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Title:[Letter] 1828 Feb. 23 [to] Sam Houston, Nashville, Tennessee / J. Hamilton : a machine readable transcription of an image
Author:Hamilton, J.

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Date: February 23, 1828
Extent: 2p
Summary:This document is a recommendation by J. C. Hamilton for G. W. Terrell to receive the job of Attorney General under Governor Sam Houston.
Collection:Governor Sam Houston Correspondence
Box:Aiken - Humphreys, b1

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Paris February 23rd 1828
My dear Sir—

I fear your patience will be exhausted with the number of applications for the office of attorney general for this District. But the situation of the gentlemen who is the subject of this letter is peculiarly interesting God never made a more high minded honorable man, he has fine talents, I granted him a law licence, [license] he underwent a most excellent examination, he has not long since married a very amiable girl both very poor, & the first fruits of their love is a fine son whom they call Sam Houston . Now you know this son must be raised & educated— Major Terrell has talents sufficient to discharge the duties of the office with great propriety

Yours with respect
J. C. Hamilton

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Hon Saml [Honorable Samuel]HHuston [Houston] Execution Office Nashville
[added: J. C. Hamilton for G. W. Terrell]

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