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Title:[Letter] to Andrew Jackson / S[ampson] Williams : a machine-readable transcription of an image
Author:Williams, Sampson

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Date: ca. 1820
Extent: 3p
Summary:This document is a letter whose date is unknown, written from Sampson Williams to Andrew Jackson when Jackson was a member of Congress. In the letter, Williams asked Jackson to support his proposal to establish a trading post at Fort Blount. Williams also discussed the conflicts between the Indians and Whites of the Cumberland area, and he stated that some 500 families were currently residing on Indian lands. At the end of the letter, Williams also briefly mentioned the possibility of appointing a man by the name of Overton as Federal Judge.
Collection:Sampson Williams
Folder: MS-1959

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