Rockingham Tennessee TN North Carolina NC, 1792
Seller ID: 000644
Condition: Very Good
On offer an autograph letter signed by William Dearing, Rockingham, 30 October 1792, to John Haywood, Attorney General, Halifax [North Carolina], regarding a land dispute. John Haywood, pioneer jurist and historian of early Tennessee history, was born in Halifax County, North Carolina, in 1762, the son of prosperous tobacco producer Egbert Haywood. Despite limited educational opportunities on the colonial frontier, Haywood taught himself law and in later life became widely read. Admitted to the bar in 1786, he quickly gained a reputation as one of the best legal minds in the state. After ser... View More...