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Title:[Letter] 1828 Jun. 14 [to] Samuel Houston, Nashville, Ten [nessee] / R M Woods :a machine readable transcription of an image
Author:Woods, R M

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Date: June 14, 1828
Extent: 2p
Summary:This document is a letter written to Governor Samuel Houston (1827-1829) from R M Woods on June 14, 1828. R M Woods asks for the pardon of a farmer named Daniel Allen. Woods states that this farmer is respected by his neighbors and is needed to support his family as reasons that he should be pardoned.
Collection:Governor Sam Houston Correspondence
Box:Jackson - Woods, b1

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Greeneville 14th June 1828His Excellancy [Excellency] Samuel Houston ,

Daniel Allen is a very industrious farmer and a respectable standing in this section of Country. He has a large family of children whose future character and fortune will greatly depend on that of their Father, The lamentable Situation in which he is placed at this time, was produced by a connection of circumstances of the most aggravating nature —

Should you Sir think it expedient, to extend & pardon to him entire, or in part, I have no hesitancy in saying that I believe it will meet with the entire approbation of a large majority of the most respectable citizens of this County

I am Sir your very humble servt [servant],
R M Woods

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His Excellancy [Excellency] Samuel Houston Nashville Tennessee
[added: [unclear: Favor ] of
Genl [General] F. A. Howard }]

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