In the letter Troup introduces the men to a Colonel Brearly and asks for their cooperation (though he does not give details about Brearly's work): "he stands in need of all the support we can extend in the execution of his delicate & difficult...
In the letter Troup commends the decisions the men have made regarding the route of the survey, and he asks that they "continue to place me in possession of every occurrence which you may deem important or interesting."
In the letter the men explain the causes of the commission's "apparent slothfulness": their "progress has been greatly retarded by frequent recurrences of local attraction" and the trees and uneven landscape have made it "almost impossible to be...
In the letter Troup discusses the conflict between Georgia and Alabama over the boundary, including the extra commissioner Alabama appointed. He approves the report that Crawford, Blount, and Hamilton submitted; warns that they "will have to...
The three men represented Georgia on the Georgia-Alabama Survey Commission. In the letter Crawford explains that he has just "borrowed a sufficient sum of money to meet our immediate wants," and he has written the governor to request more funds. He...
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