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JoLee Gregory Spears


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E. J. Gregory Notes during Knoxville, TN trip

For more on R. R. Swepson, see: Some Descendants of William Mallory Swepson.

Visit with R. R. Swepson, Knoxville, TN
E. J. Gregory's notes
1892 Apl
14 Left for Knoxville, had to lay over at Burkeville until 5 a.m. tomorrow
   Cost of tickets $13.25
   Met Dr. Cridlen (?) and Dr. Crittenden, had a pleasant talk 
      with each and invited  to spend night with each but staid 
      at Mrs. Overton's boarding house.
   Went to church at night
15 Left B. at 5 a.m.
   Breakfast at Lynchburg at 7:29
   Passed Bedford City at 8:30 a.m.
   Mountains covered in snow
   Dinner at Bristol
[The next page were notes to himself made in Knoxville:]
Learn about Est of E. C. Winn for R. R. Swepson
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Give Geo E.? Ellis key & tell him to get vouchers for Col. Ellis 
     for amts paid for Est Dr. Saunders by Hep.?  Key to writing desk.
===
Send R.R.S. some leaves of Rob? Snake Mastor? [tobacco?/jgs]
===
Give Clarissa Hepbourn $10.00 from R. R. Swepson
[Expenses on another page]
1892 Apl
Cash Expenses to Knoxville
Tickets 13.25
14 Dinner .50
 "  Supper & lodging 1.00
15 Breakfast at L  .50
 "  Dinner at Bristol  .50
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Note: re Clarissa Hepbourn.  A Clarissa Hepbourn, 50, black, appears on
the 1880 census of Lunenburg.  Perhaps she was a former slave in the
Swepson/Hepbourn household.

 


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