These letters found in the Tennessee State Library and Archives, Nashville, TN give us proof that Robert and

Andrew Crockett who founded the Crockett Ironworks in the Forge Ridge section of Claiborne County were

infact the sons of Andrew Crockett, Sr., and Sarah Elliot of Williamson County, TN. (I had mistakenly posted

otherwise and apologize for the mistake.)

Title:

All information taken from the Tennessee State Library and Archives - History and Genealogy Manuscripts Section

[Letter] 1813 Aug. 29, Claiborne County, Tenissee [i.e., Tennessee] [to] Mr. Andrew Crockett, Williamson County, Tenissee [i.e., Tennessee] / Andrew & Robert Crockett : a machine readable transcription of an image

Author:

Crockett, Andrew

Author:

Crockett, Robert

Availability:

This work is the property of the Tennessee State Library and Archives, Nashville, TN. It may be used freely by individuals for research, teaching, and personal use as long as this statement of availability is included in the text. For all other use contact the Tennessee State Library and Archives, 403 Seventh Avenue North, Nashville, TN 37243-0312. (615) 741-2764.

Date:

August 29, 1813

Extent:

2p

Summary:

This document is a letter dated August 29, 1813, from Andrew and Robert Crockett to their parents Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Crockett in Williamson County, Tennessee. The brothers write this brief letter in order to update their parents on their current situation, and they mention the slow sale of cotton.

Collection:

Andrew Crockett Papers



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Claiborne County Tenissee [Tennessee] 29th august 1813

Dier [Dear] Father & mother

we take this opportun[gap] to inform you that we are well at present hoping thes [these] lines [added: may] find you injoying [enjoying] the same blessing after I left you all I oft times had a great Notion of turning back on account of my sickness about the third Day I begun to [unclear: med ] and soon I got purfectly [perfectly] well I had no bad luck on my way home but got allong [along] very well I made but little proffit [profit] on the bale of Cotton I took to kentucky I have [gap]hing particular [to to] inform you we wish to be Remmembered [Remembered] to all our Brothers and Sisters and to Cousin James Crockett also Cousin Nancy Oats we are with Respect you most affectionate Sons untill [until] Death

Andrew & Robert Crockett


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[added: 17]
[unclear: Mr. ] Andrew Crockett williamson County Tenissee [Tennessee]

Title: [Letter] 1813 Aug. 29, Claiborne County, Tenissee [i.e., Tennessee] [to] Mr. Andrew Crockett, Williamson County, Tenissee [i.e., Tennessee] / Andrew & Robert Crockett : a machine readable transcription of an image
Author: Crockett, Andrew
Availability: This work is the property of the Tennessee State Library and Archives, Nashville, TN. It may be used freely by individuals for research, teaching, and personal use as long as this statement of availability is included in the text. For all other use contact the Tennessee State Library and Archives, 403 Seventh Avenue North, Nashville, TN 37243-0312. (615) 741-2764.
Summary: This document is a letter dated August 29, 1813, from Andrew and Robert Crockett to their parents Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Crockett in Williamson County, Tennessee. The brothers write this brief letter in order to update their parents on their current situation, and they mention the slow sale of cotton.

 
 

Title:

[Letter] 1819 Oct. 27, Claiborne C[oun]ty, Ten[n]essee [to an unknown] Crockett / [Andrew Crockett?] : a machine readable transcription of an image

Author:

Crockett, Andrew

Availability:

This work is the property of the Tennessee State Library and Archives, Nashville, TN. It may be used freely by individuals for research, teaching, and personal use as long as this statement of availability is included in the text. For all other use contact the Tennessee State Library and Archives, 403 Seventh Avenue North, Nashville, TN 37243-0312. (615) 741-2764.

Date:

October 27, 1819

Extent:

2p

Summary:

This document is a letter, dated October 27, 1819, presumed to be from Andrew Crockett in Claiborne County, TN, to one of his brothers. In the letter, Andrew talks of ironworks and discourages his brother from getting involved in the business. The page is torn off at the bottom, making it unclear to whom the letter is written.

Collection:

Andrew Crockett Papers II-J-5



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Claiborne Cty [County] Tenessee [Tennessee] the 27th october 1819

Dr [Dear] Brother

I embrace the opportunity of writing to you informing you that we are all in Reasonable health at present I have been in Wythe County and Returnd [Returned] home a few Days ago and bought 2 forge hamers [hammers] at poplarcamp furnace the Drouth has been so grat [great] in that Cuntry [Country] that Near all the Iron works are stopt [stopped] I Recd [Received] a letter from you a few Days before I left home in september brother Robert promised to wright [write] you an answer he faild [failed] to do so in Respect of you Cuming [Coming] to make Iron I do Not think it would be profitable for two Reasons vz [viz.] the Coaling ought to be Don [Done] before Cold weather Chiefly [gap] in this Cuntry [Country] than [gap]


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Title: [Letter] 1819 Oct. 27, Claiborne C[oun]ty, Ten[n]essee [to an unknown] Crockett / [Andrew Crockett?] : a machine readable transcription of an image
Author: Crockett, Andrew
Availability: This work is the property of the Tennessee State Library and Archives, Nashville, TN. It may be used freely by individuals for research, teaching, and personal use as long as this statement of availability is included in the text. For all other use contact the Tennessee State Library and Archives, 403 Seventh Avenue North, Nashville, TN 37243-0312. (615) 741-2764.
Summary: This document is a letter, dated October 27, 1819, presumed to be from Andrew Crockett in Claiborne County, TN, to one of his brothers. In the letter, Andrew talks of ironworks and discourages his brother from getting involved in the business. The page is torn off at the bottom, making it unclear to whom the letter is written.

 
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