Continuing with papers from Mansfield and Harriet Anderson’s pension and bounty land warrant applications file. Previous posts include:
The following letter was a bit puzzling because I couldn’t make out the location of land desired.
Franklin N C Dembr 13th 1850
Inclosed I Send you my declaration
for Land bounty & discharge which I wish
you would have the case attended to I wish
to locate my land in the [illegible]
To the commission of Pensions
The illegible location looks to me like a possible phonetic rendering of Arkansas, but you be the judge:
Any thoughts on what that word could be?