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Message from a Council of Officers of Franklin [state] to John Tipton concerning his surrender
Franklin (state). Council of Officers
February 27, 1788
Volume 22, Page 714

HEADQUARTERS WASHINGTON COUNTY.


State of Franklin, February 27th, 1788.

In a Council of the Officers to Secure the Rights of the Citizens in this State, and from Motives to Establish Peace and Good Order

It is our request to Colonel John Tipton, that he and the party now in his house surrender themselves to the discretion of the people of Franklin within thirty minutes from the arrival of the flag of truce.

JOHN SEVIER, C. Genl.

Honored by Colonel Conway. To Colonel John Tipton and the party in his house.