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Title:[Letter] 1827 Dec. 4, Jackson [to] The Governor [Sam Houston] of Tennessee at Nashville / W[illia]m Harris: a machine readable transcription of an image
Author:Harris, William

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Date: December 4, 1827
Extent: 2p
Summary:The following document is a letter written to Tennessee Governor Sam Houston (1827-1829) from William Harris in Jackson, TN. Harris writes in regards to a murder trial he witnessed as clerk of the Circuit Court of Madison. Harris urges the governor to exhibit clemency, particularly in regards to the branding sentence, for the defendant, a Doctor Wright.
Collection:Governor Sam Houston Correspondence
Box: Brown - White, b1

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