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Database: Volunteer Voices: The Growth of Democracy in Tennessee
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Title: Saunders, J.M. in Warrenton, VA to Burford, David in Dixon Springs, TN
Author : J. M. Saunders
Associated name : R. M. Saunders
Date Created: 1835-01-30
Abstract: Grants power of attorney for R.M Saunders and J.M. Saunders to David Burford of Smith County, TN to sell the land of their father`s estate. Duly witnessed on February 18, 1835. Envelope enclosed.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: David Burford Papers, 1814-1856
Contributing Institution: University of Tennessee Special Collections Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001847
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Title: Saunders, J.M. in Warrenton, VA to Burford, David in Dixon Springs, TN
Author : J. M. Saunders
Date Created: 1835-04-06
Abstract: Contains the statement of settlement with Franklin and Armfield and indicates the amount Burford is due. Saunders lost two Negroes and advises Burford not to buy slaves to keep because of their high price.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: David Burford Papers, 1814-1856
Contributing Institution: University of Tennessee Special Collections Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001840
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Title: Transaction account of J.M. Saunders with James F. Purvis and Company for 1834
Author : J. M. Saunders
Date Created: 1835-04-29
Abstract: Account of last year`s transactions of J.M. Saunders with James F. Purvis and Company, Natchez. In a note on the back of the account record, Saunders tells Burford that most of the money received from the settlement is required to clear Saunders from debt. Therefore, he cannot send Burford any money at the present time.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: David Burford Papers, 1814-1856
Contributing Institution: University of Tennessee Special Collections Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001839
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Title: Saunders, J.M. in Warrenton, VA to Burford, David in Dixon Springs, TN
Author : J. M. Saunders
Date Created: 1833-08-03
Abstract: Contains a statement of business for 1833. Saunders has made the annual settlement with their business associates, Franklin and Armfield, and is advising Burford of the profit they have made.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: David Burford Papers, 1814-1856
Contributing Institution: University of Tennessee Special Collections Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001838
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Title: Saunders, J.M. in Warrenton, VA to Burford, David in Dixon Springs, TN
Author : J. M. Saunders
Date Created: 1835-10-05
Abstract: Concerns Burford`s desire to close his business association with Franklin and Armfield as soon as possible. Saunders says Burford may be able to withdraw at the end of the present year`s transactions. He too plans to withdraw as soon as he can because the business had been unprofitable.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: David Burford Papers, 1814-1856
Contributing Institution: University of Tennessee Special Collections Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001846
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Title: College Hill March
Composer : J. R. Adam
Composer : J. Lamb
Date Created: 1801 - 1877
Abstract: This holograph musical composition is included in a bound volume of sheet music that once belonged to Miss Nora Gardner, a resident of Tennessee. This piece is on two sheets of manuscript paper. The first sheet, cataloged as 006196-SMVOL, has the composer's name, J. Lamb, in pencil in upper right corner and is the melody. The melody is apparantly to be performed with the following sheet, indicated as the bass part and cataloged as 006197-SMVOL. The second sheet, composed by J.R. Adam, has a dedication to "The young ladies of the Tenn. fem. College."
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: Nora Gardner Sheet Music Volumes
Contributing Institution: Center for Popular Music
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002573
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Title: Rail Road Galop
Composer : J. Rud. Adam
Date Created: 1858 - 1876
Abstract: This piece of sheet music is included in a bound volume once owned by Miss Nora Gardner, a resident of Tennessee. Above the title on the cover reads an printed inscription "To Madame Eliza N. CHurch, Columbia, Tenn." as well as an inscription handwritten in pencil at the top that reads "To Nora from Laura Jan 1863." There is no publication date. However, this piece was published during the span of 1858 through 1876, which has been inferred from the years during which the publisher operated under the specified name and location, as listed in the Handbook of Early American Sheet Music 1768-1889 by Harry Dichter and Elliott Shapiro (Dover, 1977).
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: Nora Gardner Sheet Music Volumes
Contributing Institution: Center for Popular Music
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000001510
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Title: Swayne, J.T. in Memphis, TN to Burford, David in Dixon Springs, TN
Author : J. T. Swayne
Date Created: 1855-05-07
Abstract: Concerning the purchase of a slave for Burford. Sixteen year old boy bought for $425 and although he was stricken with rheumatism was able to work and was improving in health.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: David Burford Papers, 1814-1855
Contributing Institution: University of Tennessee Special Collections Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001836
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Title: Miller, J.W. in Jackson, MS to Burford, David in Dixon Springs, TN
Author : J. W. Miller
Date Created: 1852-02-26
Abstract: Discusses dispute over the sale of a boy and the payment of a debt. Miller alleges that Wharton has misrepresented him and his offer in his discussions with Burford.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: David Burford Papers, 1814-1855
Contributing Institution: University of Tennessee Special Collections Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001834
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Title: The Mountain Zephyr Polka
Composer : J.A. Fowler, 1822-
Date Created: 1854
Abstract: "Nora Lee Gardner Louisville KY June 1865" is inscribed in pencil at the top of the cover page. Included in a bound volume of sheet music once owned by Miss Nora Gardner of Tennessee.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: Nora Gardner Sheet Music Volumes
Contributing Institution: Center for Popular Music
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002671
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Title: Rebel Claim No. 149
Signer : J.A. Thomas
Date Created: 1868-06-23
Abstract: Claims filed by Hardeman County, Tennessee, citizens after the Civil War for damages caused by the Confederate Army. The document includes an inventory of the damages. The Confederate Army is referred to in the document as the Rebel Army. The Civil War is identified as the Rebellion. The claim had to include witnesses who could vouch that the claimant had never given "aid, comfort, countenance, or encouragement" to the rebellion.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: Rebel Claims
Contributing Institution: Bolivar-Hardeman County Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003556
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Title: Estate papers regarding the sale of the slaves of John T. Weeks
Author : J.C. Ingram
Date Created: 1842
Abstract: Estate sale of the slaves of John T. Weaks. J. C. Ingram was executor. 1841 will.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: County Records
Contributing Institution: Stewart County Archives
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002787
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Title: Beautiful Venice
Lyricist : J.E. (Joseph Edwards) Carpenter, 1813-1885
Composer : Joseph Philip Knight, 1812-1887
Date Created: 1850 - 1851
Abstract: A composition for the piano included in a bound volume of sheet music once owned by Tennessee resident Miss Nora Gardner. No publication date is listed. However, this piece was published during the span of 1850 through 1851, which has been inferred from the years during which the publisher operated under the specified name and location, as listed in the Handbook of Early American Sheet Music 1768-1889 by Harry Dichter and Elliott Shapiro (Dover, 1977).
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: Nora Gardner Sheet Music Volumes
Contributing Institution: Center for Popular Music
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002672
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Title: 1835 Apr. 8, Walnut Grove, Rutherford C[oun]ty, Tennessee [to] Cha[rle]s F. Welcker, Taladega [i.e., Talladega], Alabama
Author : J.M. Mitchell
Recipient : Charles F. Welcker
Date Created: 1835-04-08
Abstract: The following document is a letter dated April 8, 1835, from J. M. Mitchell in Walnut Grove, Tennessee, to Charles F. Welcker in Talladega, Alabama. Mitchell writes the letter to discuss Welcker`s horse breeding business. Mitchell advises Welcker that it is in the interest of his business to come to Walnut Grove, and he also informs Welcker of his plans of starting a cotton business in Mississippi.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: Charles Freeling Welcker Papers
Contributing Institution: C. M. McClung Historical Collection
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002950
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Title: Rocking Chair Polka
Composer : James Bellak
Date Created: 1854
Abstract: This piece is included in a bound volume of sheet music once owned by Miss Nora Gardner, who was a resident of Tennessee. This polka composed for the piano has a cover page that lists it as a part of a compilation of music by the same composer entitled "Dew Drops," third edition. In the top right corner are the words "Nora E. Gardner Columbia, Tenn Dec 8th/60" written in pencil.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: Nora Gardner Sheet Music Volumes
Contributing Institution: Center for Popular Music
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002564
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Title: Commissioner`s Report to Court Regarding the Old Nashville Road
Signer : James Carruth
Signer : Fergus S. Harris
Signer : James Motheral
Date Created: 1831-09
Abstract: Hand-drawn map and textual description of old road from Lebanon to Nashville. Named individuals in creator field are all signers of the document.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: Wilson County Records
Contributing Institution: Wilson County Archives
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003607
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Title: James Cook to Aaron V. Brown, Tippling License Bond, 3 Feb. 1847
Creator; Signer : James Cook
Recipient : Aaron V. Brown, 1795-1859
Witness : William Little
Date Created: 1847-02-03
Abstract: A "tippling license bond" sent from James Cook in White County, TN, to Aaron V. Brown, Esq. Governor. The bond states that Cook and Ada Lawler are bound unto the state of Tennessee for the sum of $500. The condition of this obligation is that Cook has taken out a license to run a tippling house in Sparta, TN. Cook agrees to run the tippling house for one year, then appear before the court and report on the business. Clerk William Little`s signature appears on the document.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: County Records
Contributing Institution: White County Archives
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003503
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Title: James D. Mason to State of Tennessee, Bastardy Bond, 4 June 1855
Author; Signer : James D. Mason
Signer : Richard Simpson
Signer : Dibrell G.G., 1822-1888
Date Created: 1855-06-04
Abstract: A "bastardy bond" in which James D. Mason of White County, TN agrees to pay $500 in support of a bastard child he fathered with a woman named Harriet Weaver. Mason states that the child will not become chargable to White County. He signed the document, as did Richard Simpson and clerk G.G. Dibrell. The bond was approved by David Snodgrass.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: County Records
Contributing Institution: White County Archives
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003498
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Title: Petition for the incorporation of Kingsport, Tennessee
Creator : James Fentress, 1763-1863
Date Created: 1822-08
Abstract: Act to incorporate the town of Kingsport in Sullivan County, Tennessee on August 21, 1822 by James Fentress, Speaker of the House of Representatives and F. Brewer, Speaker of the Senate.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: Ahern, L.R., Jr. Research Files, Early 1800s-1970s
Contributing Institution: Archives of the City of Kingsport
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000000823
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Title: Bill of sale for slaves sold to Britton Duke
Author : James H. Markham
Date Created: 1836-05-16
Abstract: Hand written bill of sale for slaves sold to Britton Duke on May 16, 1836. Sold by James H. Markham. The bill lists her given name as "Mariah," age "25," purchased for "one thousand dollars." The bill`s header reads "State of Tennessee Shelby County." On the verso is written an illegible name and "Bill of sail." It is the fourth item in the folder.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Contributing Institution: Memphis Public Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001909
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Title: 1829 Apr. 20 [to] Governor Sam Houston
Author : James H. Peck
Recipient : Sam Houston
Date Created: 1829-04-20
Abstract: This document is a letter dated April 20, 1829 to Sam Houston regarding Jacob Philipson a sixteen year old boy being held in jail on a larceny charge in Nashville, Tennessee. The letter pleads for the boy`s release by explaining how his respectable family suffered personal and financial hardships.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: Governor Samuel Houston Papers, 1827-1829
Contributing Institution: Tennessee State Library and Archives
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002923
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Title: 1812 Mar. 28, Maury County, Tennessee [to] Elias Earle
Author : James Holland
Recipient : Elias Earle
Date Created: 1812-03-28
Abstract: This is a copy of a letter from Major James Holland to Elias Earle dated March 28, 1812. Holland discusses the establishment of an iron works factory in the Cherokee Nation and briefly outlines the grounds on which the land for the factory was to be obtained by Earle.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: Penelope Allen Collection, 1801-1984
Contributing Institution: University of Tennessee Special Collections Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003079
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Title: Land Grant to Hiram Pettyjohn
Witness : James K. Polk, 1795-1849
Date Created: 1841-06-30
Abstract: A land grant given to Hiram Pettyjohn in Henry County, Tennessee, signed by Governor James K. Polk. The grant describes the various trees (such as black oak and poplar) growing on the land.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: Early History of Henry County, Tennessee
Contributing Institution: Henry County Archives
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002848
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Title: 1823 Aug. [to] The bank of Tennessee
Author; Signer : James K. Polk, 1795-1849
Author; Signer : William Parr
Author; Signer : George Johnston
Date Created: 1823-08
Abstract: This document is a promissory note signed by James K. Polk, William Parr, and George Johnston in August 1823. The document shows that these men have promised to repay $100 to the bank of Tennessee eighty eight days after this note was signed.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: The William A. Goodman Historic Documents Collection
Contributing Institution: Memphis Public Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003011
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Title: 1840 Oct. 12 [of] James M. Bowden [signed by] James K. Polk
Witness : James K. Polk
Date Created: 1840-10-12
Abstract: This document is a military commission dated October 12, 1840 for James M. Bowden to enter the Tennessee Militia. The commission is signed by James K. Polk, Governor of Tennessee.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: Tennessee State Library, Miscellaneous documents
Contributing Institution: Tennessee State Library and Archives
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002937
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