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1792 HANDWRITTEN MANUSCRIPT LETTER TO FAMED TENNESSEE ATTORNEY GENERAL JOHN HAYWOOD

By: William Dearing

Price: $465.99

Publisher: Rockingham Tennessee TN North Carolina NC, 1792

Inscription: Autograph

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 info