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|Summary:||This document is a letter dated March 10, 1816 from Thomas Ridley, the Sheriff of Williamson County, Tennessee to the governor of the state, Joseph McMinn. The subject of the letter is Aaron Gladden, a convicted horse thief who escaped from jail after it burned. Gladden is described by the Sheriff as a man of exceedingly bad character, and asks the governor whether or not a reward for his arrest is warranted. |