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Letter, Charles A. Thornton to George Fayette Washington, 1846 May 29

 Item — Box: 67, Folder: 1846.05.29
Identifier: A-698

Scope and Contents

A.L.S. 3 pages. Bayou Goula to Frederick County, Virginia. Will try once more to come to terms regarding their business, before going to extreme measures--he is already yielding more than half his rights--dislike taking an honored relative to court--will he settle as he proposes or abide by decision of a court?--late brother [Churchill J. Thornton] owed him much at his death, and has title to their Ohio lands. Name on original manuscript appears as "C. A. Thornton." Autograph letter signed, integral cover postmarked by hand "Bayou Goula May 29th," laminated.

Dates

  • 1846 May 29

Creator

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Extent

From the Collection: 22.25 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

From the Box: English

Repository Details

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