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|Summary:||The following document is a correspondence amongst the Welcker family, a prominent landholding family of Roane County. The letter, dated December 21, 1836, is from Catherine F. Welcker to her brother Charles F. Welcker. Catherine gives her brother news of the mill he owns, which was situated on the mouth of Poplar Creek. She also relays business advice and proposals from their father, Henry Welcker, and talks of their brother Monroe going to school in Knoxville, most likely to East Tennessee College.|