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Title Letter from Francis O. Clarkson to F. B. Bauer
Date June 16, 1939
Description Responds to Bauer's letter of June 14, 1939. Clarkson expresses sympathy in light of the Switzerland Company's own battle against the State Highway Commission, but cannot offer legal advice.
Commentary This letter connects the struggle of the Eastern Band of Cherokee to determine where the parkway would run and how much they would be compensated with the issue of just compensation in Little Switzerland. Box 11.
Location Location Name: Cherokee
Parkway Milepost: None
Latitude: 35.4742656
Longitude: -83.3148742
Creator Individual Francis O. Clarkson
Tags Bauer, Fred
Blue Ridge Parkway--Planning
Blue Ridge Parkway--Right-of-way
Little Switzerland (N.C.)
Switzerland Company
Credit Francis O. Clarkson Papers, #3275, Southern Historical Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.