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Letter #14 FEBRUARY 22,
1859

1859-02-22

A fiery letter, among other things, supporting stopping possible slaving ships, even if they are flying the stars and stripes. Also claiming that the war of 1812 "taught America a lesson"

Letter #14 FEBRUARY 25,
1859

1859-02-25

And Thomas Jackson's vigorous defense of his opinions.

Letter #14 MARCH 01,
1859

1859-03-01

TJ's father imprisoned for a year. Also, no surprise that Britain damaged the white house.

1859-03-02

Briefer communications requested

Letter #14 MARCH 03,
1859

1859-03-03

TJ on how English and US navies performed

Letter #14 MARCH 22,
1859

1859-03-22

Editor announces that he does not have space for TJ's recent letter.

Letter #14 JUNE 06,
1859

1859-06-06

Supporting collection for local flood victims

Letter #14 JULY 01,
1859

1859-07-01

TJ is Chief Marshal of parade. Honorary position for prominent local citizen

1862-05-25

Claims Feds well behaved taking over New Orleans

Letter #14 FEBRUARY 19,
1863

1863-02-19

From second business

Letter #14 JUNE 25,
1863

1863-06-25

VP of Commissioners of Berks County. Voted to pay Bounties to local volunteers.

1865-03-17

Pays TJ for ropes

Letter #14 JUNE 19,
1865

1865-06-19

Planning a grand Celebration for first post war 4th July

Letter #14 MARCH 07,
1867

1867-03-07

Claims Feds well behaved taking over New Orleans

1868-08-14

Formal proving of TJ's will

Letter #14 SEPTEMBER 02,
1869

1869-09-02

TJ was thrown from a cart at his rope walk

Letter #14 SEPTEMBER 09,
1870

1870-09-09

About TJ's arrival IN USA and founding his rope walks

Letter #14 JANUARY 26,
1871

1871-01-26

Advertisement of business

Letter #14 APRIL 06,
1871

1871-04-06

Also in newly discovered letters: TJ vs. Horace Greely

Letter #14 AUGUST 10,
1871

1871-08-10

The gas works purchased TJ's old property

Letter #14 OCTOBER 10,
1871

1871-10-10

Announcement of improvements after flood of 1850. Gratitude to customers

Letter #14 SEPTEMBER 13,
1872

1872-09-13

Unusually using his home address to sell coal

Letter #14 MARCH 03,
1873

1873-03-03

Selling coal alongside making ropes

Letter #14 JUNE 25,
1873

1873-06-25

Third ropewalk burned down. TJ undecided whether he will ever rebuild

Letter #14 OCTOBER 27,
1873

1873-10-27

Thomas Jackson appointed to administer the estate of Thomas H Jackson

Letter #14 FEBRUARY 10,
1875

1875-02-10

TJ's property used as venue for routine republican party meeting

Letter #14 FEBRUARY 11,
1875

1875-02-11

Democrats neglected to treat surviving slaves as "Wards of our Nation"

Letter #14 OCTOBER 02,
1875

1875-10-02

Tj seeking insurance payment for his burnt down building

Letter #14 MAY 23,
1876

1876-05-23

Trying to catch the arsonists who burned his ropewalk down on May 22, 1876

Letter #14 JUNE 09,
1876

1876-06-09

May indicate this is a visit to relatives?

Letter #14 OCTOBER 17,
1877

1877-10-17

A report that mentions the grief of her aged father

Letter #14 NOVEMBER 16,
1877

1877-11-16

Claims arising out to TJ's estate

Letter #14 AUGUST 07,
1878

1878-08-07

Obit for Thomas Jackson

Letter #14 AUGUST 12,
1878

1878-08-12

TJ's work to abolish slavery acknowledged by colored citizens

1878-08-14

Formal proving of TJ's will

Letter #14 AUGUST 08,
1879

1879-08-08

Sale of property. No known historical significance

Letter #14 NOVEMBER 13,
1880

1880-11-15

Another TJ property offered by Sheriff's Sale

1881-05-27

Thomas Jackson's Business at last connected by telephone

Letter #14 AUGUST 12,
1881

1881-08-12

Claims arising out to TJ's estate

Letter #14 MAY 22,
1883

1883-05-22

Evidence of extensive property holdings

Letter #14 MAY 30,
1883

1883-05-30

Sale of Property by TJ's estate

Letter #14 SEPTEMBER 14,
1885

1885-09-14

Insurance company pays

Letter #14 APRIL 27,
1896

1896-04-27

Company sued by employee long after TJ's death