T.E. Thatch

In presenting this little pamphlet or neighborhood sketch to my neighbors, I have endeavored to give a little sketch of all the first settlers and of all who live here at present.  It may be that I have omitted some, unintentionally, as my means of gathering information has been conversing with my neighbors and by depending alone upon memory of what they said.

All that the neighbors have told me, is used without quotation marks, but acknowledging my thanks to you all, I am

Yours truly,
T.E. Thatch
January 1, 1894

Note:  This typed copy is a duplicate of a typed copy furnished by Clarence Thatch, Cleveland, Tennessee, from a printed copy held by some member of his family.  This copy was made June 11, 1939, by Inez Igou Lusk (Mrs. Joseph Lusk.)

Retyped February 13, 2001 by Barbara FagenCGRS
History Branch
Cleveland Public LibraryCleveland, Tennessee

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Brief Sketch of a Country Neighborhood in
Bradley County, Eight Miles South of Cleveland, Tennessee
Including the First Settlers and Present Citizens:
Their Mode of Living in the Past and the Present