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|Abstract||James Cunningham (fl. 1797) lived in Blount County, Tenn., with his wife and children and is believed to have moved from there to Knox County, Tenn. The collection consists of one letter, 25 January 1797, from James Cunningham to his uncle Robert Cunningham of Pennsylvania, containing updates on the health, marital, and financial situations of various family members, commenting on a recent church (denomination unknown) split, and describing the physical characteristics of his Blount County neighborhood and land on which he intended to build in Knox County.|
|Creator||Cunningham, James, fl. 1797.|
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James Cunningham (fl. 1797) lived in Blount County, Tenn., with his wife and children and is later believed to have moved to Knox County, Tenn.Back to Top
The collection consists of one letter, 25 January 1797, from James Cunningham (fl. 1797) of Blount County, Tenn., to his uncle Robert Cunningham and family in Pennsylvania. The letter contains updates on the health, marital, and financial situations of various family members, as well as physical descriptions of Blount County and of land James Cunningham had purchased in Knox County, Tenn., where he intended to relocate. Also included are some comments on the decision of three local church members, denomination unclear, to form another church after quarrelling over a newly written creed.Back to Top