On this date in our family history . . . the 29th day of April . . . in the year 1822 . . . a letter of reference is drawn up in St. Tammany Parish, Louisiana for our Elisha Roberts (c.1774-1844) in preparation for his planned trip into the area we now know as East Texas . . . this Elisha is a 4th great-grandpa to the Keeper of this family history timeline . . . click > HERE < to view a scan of the three-page letter of reference which was shared by our cousin, Diane Baldwin . . .