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Database: Volunteer Voices: The Growth of Democracy in Tennessee
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Title: Last Will and Testament of James Wright
Author; Signer : James Wright
Signer : H.R. Cheatham
Date Created: 1816-12-22
Abstract: This is the will of James Wright, a weaver of Davidson County, written on March 26, 1816 and recorded on December 22, 1816. The will states that Wright was "sick and weak in body, but of perfect memory." He asked to be buried as a Christian and bequeathed the use of his land, Negroes, and farming equipment to his beloved wife Patty for "so long as she does remain single." The slaves were later to be divided among his four daughters, and the land and farm equipment among his six sons. The will further detailed other bequests and named his wife Patty and son George as executors of the will. The will was probated May 10, 1852. H.R. Cheatham certified and signed the document.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: County Records
Contributing Institution: Jackson County Archives
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002834
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Title: 1832 Jul. 20, Sampson Co [to] Sister
Author : Jane Moore
Date Created: 1832-07-20
Abstract: This is a letter dated July 20, 1832 written by Jane Moore to her sister; with an additional page written by Jeanet Butler and is addressed to her children. The letters express the status and condition of family members as well as a longing for the family to reunite soon.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: Colonel James Moore King Collection, 1792-1877
Contributing Institution: Albert Gore Sr. Research Center
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002897
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Title: 1827 Nov. 6, [to] Major W[illia]m Crisp, Nashville, Tennessee
Author : Jas Royal
Recipient : William, Major Crisp
Date Created: 1827-11-06
Abstract: This document is a letter dated November 6th, 1827 to Major William Crisp from Jas Royall regarding a journal manuscript that Royall is waiting to be printed.
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=200800000002927
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Title: Deed of land to William B. Lenoir from J. Browder
Attributed name : Jeremiah Kennon
Date Created: 1843-11-10
Abstract: 4 tifs. In this deed, Willaim B. Lenoir of Roane County paid J. Browder of Blount County one thousand and eighty dollars for two tracts of land in Blount County. The first image is the first page of an indenture made on November 10, 1843 between Jeptha Browder of Blount County and William B. Lenoir of Roane County for and in consideration of the sum of $1,080 for the tracts of land in Blount County, which total over 200 acres. The land was originally given to Browder on May 18th, 1810. The second image details the location of the land which was previously owned by Mitchel using compass directions, rivers and trees as markers. The third image states that the land is given to Lenoir and his heirs forever, and Lenoir has the right to convey and has the title to the land. This page was signed by the Register`s office, and states where the deed and probate are registered. It was given in Maryville, Tennessee. The fourth page is a sworn statement by the clerk of the Blount county court that Browder has given this land to Lenoir. At the bottom, it states the taxes and fee upon the land. Lenoir`s family owned over 5,000 acres of land in Tennessee which became the site of Lenoir City, Tennessee in 1907.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: Lenoir Family Papers
Contributing Institution: University of Tennessee Special Collections Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003482
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Title: Eight Dollars A Day
Composer : Jesse Hutchinson, 1802-1853
Date Created: 1848
Abstract: This musical composition describes the dissatisfaction of the American people over how their Congressmen are paid eight dollars per day while "Seven dollars a month and to be shot at that is the common soldier's pay While those who send the poor fellows there get Eight dollars a day."
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: James K. Polk Sheet Music Collection
Contributing Institution: Center for Popular Music
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000001482
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Title: 1838 Aug. 30, The United States to Harry Vann of Hightower
Signer : Joe Beanstick
Signer : Loft Shell Surkle
Recipient : Harry Vann
Date Created: 1838-08-30
Abstract: This document, dated August 30, 1838, is a claim by Harry Vann of Hightower towards the United States regarding acreage and those goods needed to build on a home and surrounding land.
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=200800000003115
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Title: Boatswain Valentine vs. Alexander Walker, 1819
Signer : John Allen
Date Created: 1819
Abstract: This document dates from Feb 8, 1819 on outside, but the inner document is Sept 1819. It commands the Sheriff to make Alexander Walker pay Boatswain Valentine the $42.12 1/2 cents judgment against him for trespass as well as $18 for expenses.
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=200800000002785
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Title: 1836 Dec. 16, McMinn County [to] State of Tennessee
Author : John Austin
Date Created: 1836-12-16
Abstract: This note, dated December 16, 1836 is in reference to a murder trial in McMinn County, Tennessee. The accused murderers, James Foreman and Anderson Springstin were both Cherokee Indians. The victim, John Walker Jr. was also a native. Springstin and Foreman employeed E.M. Churchill and Spencer Jarnigan to defend them and the case was sent to the United States Supreme Court.
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=200800000003104
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Title: John Baird's Valentine
Correspondent : John Baird
Date Created: 1839-02-14
Abstract: John Baird was 26 when he created this valentine, and it's unknown who for whom it was intended, though there is the name H.H. Harris in the center. He later named Rebbecca Gwynne when he was thirty-three. The Valentine says:One the fourteenth February.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: W. G. Baird Collection
Contributing Institution: Wilson County Archives
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000001710
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Title: John B. Brownlow in Washington, D.C. to O.P. Temple
Author : John Bell Brownlow, 1839-1922
Recipient : Oliver Perry Temple, 1820-1907
Date Created: 1892-11-13
Abstract: Brownlow discusses his predicted future of the historical remembrances of East Tennessee leaders from Tennessee`s early settling through the Civil War, drawing comparisons to the Dutch Revolt. Mentions Roosevelt`s "The Winning of the West."
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: The O.P. Temple Papers, 1832-1909
Contributing Institution: University of Tennessee Special Collections Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003509
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Title: John Bell, Washington to W.G. Brownlow
Author : John Bell, 1797-1869
Recipient : William G. Brownlow, 1805-1877
Date Created: 1849-01-08
Abstract: John Bell, writing from Washington, continues discussion of previous letter on Taylor cabinet. Predicts a cabinet position for former Governor James C. Jones, which Bell will protest. Also talks further about the move of Brownlow`s paper and Gentry`s and Crozier`s attitude toward the move. Discusses possible candidacy of Neill S. Brown and what attitude Brownlow should adopt toward him.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: William G. Brownlow Papers
Contributing Institution: University of Tennessee Special Collections Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001808
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Title: 1829 May 13, Cropland [to] Issac Butler, Murfreesborough, Tennessee
Author : John Butler
Recipient : Isaac Butler
Date Created: 1829-05-13
Abstract: This is a letter dated may 13, 1829 from John Butler to his father Issac Butler. He expresses wishes of well-being for his father, and a desire to hear from him soon.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: Colonel James Moore King Collection, 1792-1877
Contributing Institution: Albert Gore Sr. Research Center
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002891
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Title: 1818 Apr. 22, Cherokee Agency [to] John C. Calhoun
Recipient : John C. Calhoun
Creator : Return J. Meigs, 1740-1823
Date Created: 1818-04-22
Abstract: This is a copy of a letter dated April 22, 1818 from Return J. Meigs of the Cherokee Agency to John C. Calhoun requesting the sum of $3472.00 for payment to John and Lewis Ross for expenditures in the Cherokee Agency. Following is a copy of a notice from John C. Calhoun approving the payment.
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=200800000003092
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Title: Lands of John Sevier
Author : John Carter
Date Created: 1803
Abstract: Broadside with letters from multiple authors, each speaking out against John Sevier, who has been accused of fraudulent behavior. The broadside contains a letter written by John Sevier in 1795, as well as multiple other authors - important figures of the day: John Carter, Andrew Jackson, Willie Blount, Will White, James P. H. Porter.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: James Robertson Papers
Contributing Institution: Vanderbilt University Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003427
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Title: New Map of Part of the United States of North America
Creator : John Cary, 1754-1835
Date Created: 1806
Abstract: Title on the map: A New Map of Part of the United States of North America containing the Carolinas and Georgia, also the Floridas and part of the Bahama Islands. Tennessee is labeled as "Tenassee."
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: Map Collection
Contributing Institution: Tennessee State Library and Archives
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000002687
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Title: 1828 Mar. 19, State of Tennessee
Signer : John Catron
Signer : Robert Whyte
Signer : Jacob Peck
Date Created: 1828-03-19
Abstract: This document is a license to practice law in the state of Tennessee granted to Sandy Owens of Davidson County. The license is dated March 19, 1828 and is signed by John Catron, Robert Whyte, and Jacob Peck, all judges in the Tennessee Supreme Court of Errors and Appeals.
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=200800000002940
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Title: [Letter] 1840 Oct. 17, Jackson, Tennessee [to] Mary Jane Chester, Columbia, Ten[nessee]
Author : John Chester
Recipient : Mary Jane Chester
Date Created: 1840-10-17
Abstract: This document is a letter written to Mary Jane Chester on October 17, 1840, and contains two letters. The first letter is from her brother John, and discusses family events, mainly one involving a dinner where Andrew Jackson, Governor Polk, and Judge Grundy were in attendance. The second letter is from her mother, Elizabeth, and expresses feelings of love for her daughter.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: Robert J. Chester Family Papers
Contributing Institution: University of Memphis Special Collections
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003145
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Title: John Coffee at a camp near New Orleans, LA to John Donelson in Nashville, TN
Author : John Coffee, 1772-1833
Recipient : John Donelson, 1755-1830
Date Created: 1815-01-25
Abstract: In this letter, John Coffee describes the Battle of New Orleans and the activities before and after the battle to John Donelson during the War of 1812. This letter is partially torn and pieced together, but still legible.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: Tennessee Historical Society Miscellaneous Files, 1688-1951
Contributing Institution: Tennessee Historical Society
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000002504
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Title: John Coffee at Fort Strother, AL, to John Donelson in Nashville, TN
Author : John Coffee, 1772-1833
Recipient : John Donelson, 1755-1830
Associated name : Sandy Donelson
Date Created: 1814-01-28
Abstract: In this four page letter, John Coffee describes the battle in which John Donelson`s son, Sandy Donelson, was killed during the Creek War. Coffee served under General Andrew Jackson and this battle was part of the larger War of 1812. The paper is thin and the ink bleeds through, but the letter is legible.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: Tennessee Historical Society Miscellaneous Files, 1688-1951
Contributing Institution: Tennessee Historical Society
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000002498
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Title: [Letter] 1846 Aug. 1, Salem, Miss[issippi] [to] Mr [Howell] Taylor, near Summerville, Tenn[essee]
Author : John D. Alexander
Recipient : Howell Taylor
Date Created: 1846-08-01
Abstract: This document is a letter written by John D. Alexander to Howell Taylor on August 1, 1846. In the letter, Alexander informs Taylor that the Female Academy has a new principal by the name of Mr. C. A. Sprague, who plans to invite a Miss Goode to fill the position of director of the Department of Music.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: Taylor Family of Fayette County, Tennessee Letters
Contributing Institution: University of Memphis Special Collections
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003195
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Title: Mexican war ordnance return of Captain John D. Goodall
Creator : John D. Goodall
Date Created: 1848-07-31
Abstract: This handwritten ordnance return report details stores received and issued by Captain John Goodall during service in the Mexican War. Supplies were issued to Col. Waterhouse in San Augustine, Capt. Whitty in Memphis, Tn, the general hospitals in Jalapa, Penote, Puebla and San Juan, Mexico. Among the supplies issued were muskets, screwdrivers, musket flints, infantry cartridge boxes, cartridge box belts, waist belts, gun slings, bayonettes and sword belts.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: Tennessee Historical Society Miscellaneous Files, 1688-1951
Contributing Institution: Tennessee Historical Society
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000001291
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Title: Mexican War quartermaster invoice of Captain John D. Goodall
Creator : John D. Goodall
Date Created: 1847-1848
Abstract: This quartermaster invoice of Captain John D. Goodall details the clothing, camp and garrison equipage of Company e, 4th Tenn., Volunteer Regt. in the Mexican War. Among the items issued were jackets, pants, drawers, caps, blankets, wall tents, common tents, kettles, pans, canteens, axes, spades, drum, fife and bedsacks.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: Tennessee Historical Society Miscellaneous Files, 1688-1951
Contributing Institution: Tennessee Historical Society
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000002516
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Title: John Donelson, Jr. at Fort William, Mississippi Territory, to Captain John Donelson, in Davidson County, Tennessee
Author : John Donelson, 1755-1830
Recipient : John Donelson, 1718-1780
Date Created: 1814-04-01
Abstract: This is one of five letters in the Tennessee Historical Society collection from John Donelson, Jr. to his father Captain John Donelson in Nashville, Tennessee during the War of 1812. John Donelson, Jr. writes from Fort William, in what was then the Mississippi Territory and currently Alabama, about the Battle of Horseshoe Bend.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: Tennessee Historical Society Miscellaneous Files, 1688-1951
Contributing Institution: Tennessee Historical Society
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000002511
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Title: John Donelson, Jr. at a camp above New Orleans, Louisiana, to Captain John Donelson in Nashville, Tennessee
Author : John Donelson, 1755-1830
Recipient : John Donelson, 1718-1780
Date Created: 1815-01-25
Abstract: One of five letters in the Tennessee Historical Society collection from John Donelson, Jr. to his father Captain John Donelson in Nashville, Tennessee during the War of 1812. This letter describes the involvement of his company in battles around New Orleans, including the Battle of New Orleans.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: Tennessee Historical Society Miscellaneous Files, 1688-1951
Contributing Institution: Tennessee Historical Society
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000002512
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Title: Letter to John Eaton Jr. April 6th 1869
Recipient : John Eaton, 1829-1906
Author : N.T. Custead
Date Created: 1869-04-06
Abstract: At the Cumberland County Convention the previous day, the writer nominated Eaton to represent them in the legislature. The former tells Eaton of the very strong opposition displayed by Harriman and Mullinix, warning him that these men are avowed enemies of both free schools and of Eaton.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: John H. Eaton Jr. Papers, 1865-1881
Contributing Institution: University of Tennessee Special Collections Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000000749
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