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Box SC1800-1849.001


Contains 1 Collection or Record:


 File — Box: SC1800-1849.001, Folder: 4150.01
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The collection contains six receipts concerning Andrew Jackson's farm, Melton's Bluff, on the Tennessee River in Alabama. Jackson purchased the land with his partner John Hutchings from David Melton, son of the original owner John Melton and his Cherokee wife. They farmed Melton's Bluff until its sale in 1827. At one point, Jackson and another partner, General John Coffey, surveyed the area and sold lots in the short-lived town of Marathon. Unfortunately the venture never materialized and...
Dates: 1817-1818