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Title:[Letter] 1829 May 28, Campbell Station, Tennessee [to] unnamed / Samuel Martin : a machine readable transcription of an image
Author: Martin, Samuel

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Date: May 28, 1829
Extent: 1p
Summary:This document is a portion of a letter dated May 28, 1829 from Samuel Martin to an unnamed person. In the short letter, Martin expresses disappointment that governor Sam Houston has not collected information from other states concerning their laws and regulations of their schools. He goes on to convey how important a service would be, when given to the state legislature.
Collection:Governor Sam Houston Papers
Document: sl696

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Campbell station
28 may 1829Sir

there is much disappointment caused, by being that governor Huston [Houston] has not as (Expected he would) anything, toward collecting information, from the different states, of their laws & regulations about their schools look at general Howards [Howard's], Circular, printed in the Republican, a few week weeks ago, if you would take the trouble to collect this information, & lay it before the Legislature, you would do for the people, what no other governor [added: of Tennessee] has yet done what these will do, who is to be, I cannot say but were these whose situation admits of it, to [unclear: them ] themselves more worthy I think the people [gap] them as their works deserved

Samuel Martin

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