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Title: [Letter] 1825 Dec. 5, Harpeth, Tennessee [to] W[illia]m Carroll, Tennessee / Newton Cannon : a machine readable transcription of an image
Author:Cannon, Newton
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Date: December 5, 1825
Extent: 6p
Summary:This is a letter from Colonel Newton Cannon to Governor William Carroll, dated December 5, 1825. This is Cannon's survey report from where he worked with other engineers on the route for the proposed national road from Washington D.C. to New Orleans. Cannon lists the cities and rivers they cross, including the Cherokee Nation. He also gives details about the quality of the land. Cannon mentions the route the other engineers took before he met up with them in Knoxville.
Collection:Governor William Carroll Papers
Box:1
Folder:4
Document: sl772
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