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Dandridge the seat of justice of Jefferson County, situated on the right bank of French Broad river, on the road from Knoxville to Greenville, 45 miles from the former place. It was laid out in the year 1792, on the land of Francis Dean, and established in 1799. It contains about 300 inhabitants, three lawyers, three doctors, two divines, one academy, two schools, four stores, two taverns, four blacksmiths, one bricklayer, two carpenters, three cabinet makers, one painter, one hatter, two tailors, two shoemakers, one saddler, two tanners, one wagonmaker, and one wheelwright. (Source: The Tennessee Gazetteer, Eastin Morris, 1834, p.124)

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