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1 Title:   Joseph Wheaton papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Wheaton, Joseph, 1755-1828  
  Dates:   1805-1808  
The collection consists of papers of Joseph Wheaton pertaining to the development of the U.S. postal route from Washington D.C. to New Orleans, Louisiana from 1805-1808. Correspondence and legal dispositions regard misuse of federal funds against Wheaton and the U.S. Post Office under Postmaster Gideon Granger. Materials also document the development of the road, the frontier postal system, problems with mail delivery, and descriptions of the territory from "Coweta Town to the Tombigby" river, the "high Shoals of Appalachy River on the frontier of Georgia" to Fort Stoddert and the Athens, Georgia vicinity.
  Identifier:   ms1124  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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