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Letter from Austin A. King, 10 September 1838

went by his authority or permission, I am unable to say,— I am at a loss to give any advice about them, If Capt Pollard or any one for him will go after them under a pledge to return them to this place I will write to you again The guns belong to the Government, & they shall not through any agency of mine be taken from you to be converted & used for illegal purposes.
I am respectfully
Austin A. King

21 Sept. 1802–22 Apr. 1870. Attorney, judge, politician, farmer. Born at Sullivan Co., Tennessee. Son of Walter King and Nancy Sevier. Married first Nancy Harris Roberts, 13 May 1828, at Jackson, Madison Co., Tennessee. In 1830, moved to Missouri, where he...

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went by his authority or  permission, I am una ble to say,— I am at a  loss to give any advice  about them, If Capt  Pollard or any one for  him will go after them  under a pledge to retu rn them to this place  I will write to you again  The guns belong to the  Government, & they  shall not through any  agency of mine be  taken from you to be  converted & used for  illegal purposes.
I am respectfully
A[ustin] A. King

21 Sept. 1802–22 Apr. 1870. Attorney, judge, politician, farmer. Born at Sullivan Co., Tennessee. Son of Walter King and Nancy Sevier. Married first Nancy Harris Roberts, 13 May 1828, at Jackson, Madison Co., Tennessee. In 1830, moved to Missouri, where he...

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Austin A. King

21 Sept. 1802–22 Apr. 1870. Attorney, judge, politician, farmer. Born at Sullivan Co., Tennessee. Son of Walter King and Nancy Sevier. Married first Nancy Harris Roberts, 13 May 1828, at Jackson, Madison Co., Tennessee. In 1830, moved to Missouri, where he...

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, MO, 10 Sep. 1838; handwriting of Austin A. King

21 Sept. 1802–22 Apr. 1870. Attorney, judge, politician, farmer. Born at Sullivan Co., Tennessee. Son of Walter King and Nancy Sevier. Married first Nancy Harris Roberts, 13 May 1828, at Jackson, Madison Co., Tennessee. In 1830, moved to Missouri, where he...

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; three pages; JS Collection, CHL. Includes endorsements.

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