Re: 4 BIRD LOCKHARTS AND THE TOTTENS
Donald Totten is having surgery right now he has some of the full letters I have exceprts.
I think we need to take a good look. becuse I show Andrew Lockharts will in Tazewell. whereas the Williams- lockharts remained in Russell Co.
I have this exceprpt here from Davy Crockett Alamo fame to James Lockhart Totten.
A excerpt from letter by Davy Crockett to James L Totten 1825.
From Davy Crockett.
11 Febry 1825.
I recd your polite favor 13 Jany and purused it.
Old Hickery is like a daimond in the hill of no value until its rubed and polished. So with Gen Jackson the harder they rub him the Brighter he shines.
I have the subject of[ our] vacant land under train and litle doubt of obtaining a relinquishment. I wish you to write me often.
Lenthy tender my best regards to all friends excuse my scrall iam in great hast.
your friend &humble servant.
signed David Crockett.