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E. J. Gregory Notes during Knoxville, TN trip
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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 === 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 ------------------------------ 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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