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Database: Volunteer Voices: The Growth of Democracy in Tennessee
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Title: 1836 Jan. 21, Washington City [to] Lewis Cass, Secretary of War
Author : Lewis Ross
Recipient : Lewis Cass
Date Created: 1836-01-21
Abstract: This document is a letter dated January 21, 1836 from Lewis Ross to Lewis Cass, Secretary of War. Ross has been asked to move from the Agency Reservation that he has lived on since 1820. Ross explains that he was moved to his current residence by Agent Return J. Meigs and believed it to be his permanent home. Ross further writes that he has invested thousands of dollars in improvements to his home and begs for the opportunity to stay.
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=200800000003097
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Title: 1820 May 1 [between] Rhea County Court and Lewis Ross
Signer : Rhea County (Tenn.)
Signer : Lewis Ross
Signer : Thomas Kelly
Date Created: 1820-05-01
Abstract: This document is a legal agreement between Rhea County in Tennessee and Lewis Ross, Thomas Kelly, and Miller Frances to operate a ferry on the Highwassee River dated May 1st 1820.
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=200800000003093
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Title: Southern Tournament
Composer : Louis Lybecker
Date Created: 1866
Abstract: This piece is included in a volume of bound sheet music once owned by Miss Nora Gardner, a Tennessee resident. A pencil inscription of her name is at the top of the front cover.
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=200800000002634
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Title: The Burman Lover
Composer : Louis Tripp
Singer : Jenny Staley
Date Created: 1851
Abstract: This piece of sheet music is included in a bound volume that once belonged to Tennessee resident, Miss Nora Gardner. Inscribed in pencil on the front cover are the words "Nora E. Gardner Dresden Tenn." Under the title, are the words "Oh Come With Me In My Little Canoe," which is the opening line of the song.
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=200800000001656
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Title: Miniature portrait of Rachel Jackson
Creator : Louisa Catherine Strobel
Date Created: 1830
Abstract: Oil on ivory portrait of Rachel Donelson Jackson. Likely copied from a portrait by Ralph E. W. Earl.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: The Hermitage Historic Collection
Contributing Institution: The Hermitage
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000000352
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Title: Lea, Luke in Knoxville, Tennessee to Rodgers, Capt. John A.
Author : Luke Lea
Recipient : John A. Rodgers
Date Created: 1832-03-07
Abstract: Letter from Luke Lea a banker at the Bank of the State of Tennessee to Capt. John A. Rodgers regarding payments for a judgement against him in Hawkins County and a judgement against him by the Branch Bank at Jonesborough and the balance on the judgement.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: 19th Century U.S. Representatives from Tennessee collection
Contributing Institution: University of Tennessee Special Collections Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001938
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Title: [Letter] 1840 Sept. 29, Jackson, Tennessee [to] Mary Jane Chester, Columbia, Ten[nessee]
Author : Martha B. Chester
Author : Robert Chester
Recipient : Mary Jane Chester
Date Created: 1840-09-29
Abstract: This document is a letter containing two parts, both written to Mary Jane Chester, on September 29, 1840. The first part of the letter is written by Mary Jane`s younger sister Martha, who discusses events going on at home. The second part is written by her father, Robert, and discusses family events and her health. Robert writes that if she is still ill by their next correspondence, he is going to send for her to come home from school.
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=200800000003141
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Title: Martha King in Rural Rest to Henry King in Ross Landing
Author : Martha King
Recipient : Henry King
Date Created: 838-05-29
Abstract: This is a letter dated May 29, 1838 from Mrs. James King to her son Henry King. She warns her son to take care of himself, and to observe safety and duty as a young soldier.
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=200800000002916
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Title: [Letter] 1840 Dec. 8, Columbia F[emale] Institute, [Tennessee] [to] Mrs. Rob[er]t J. Chester
Author : Mary Jane Chester
Recipient : Elizabeth Chester
Date Created: 1840-12-08
Abstract: This document is a letter written by Mary Jane Chester to her mother, Elizabeth Chester, on December 8, 1840. In the letter, Mary Jane discusses events occurring at the Female Institute, her recent illnesses, and asks about events taking place at home.
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=200800000003150
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Title: [Letter] 1843 Jan. 14, Columbia, Tennessee [to] Col[onel] R[obert] J. Chester, Jackson, Tennessee
Author : Mary Jane Chester
Recipient : Robert J. Chester
Date Created: 1843-01-14
Abstract: The following document is a letter dated January 14, 1843, from Mary Jane Chester to her father Colonel Robert J. Chester of Jackson, TN. Mary writes from the Female Institute in Columbia, TN and discusses her busy school schedule and upcoming examination.
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=200800000003203
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Title: [Letter] 1842 Nov. 13, Columbia, Tennessee [to] Col[onel] R[obert] J Chester, Jackson, Tennessee
Author : Mary Jane Chester
Recipient : Robert J. Chester
Date Created: 1842-11-13
Abstract: This document is a letter written by Mary Jane Chester to her father, Robert J. Chester, on November 13, 1842. In the letter Mary Jane tells Robert of events going on in Columbia, Tennessee, where she is attending school at the Female Institute, and inquires about events happening at home in Jackson. She tells him how upset she is that he did not visit her when he promised, and she also speaks of their cousin`s new baby, visiting with Governor Polk, and the death of her mother. Mary Jane concludes the letter by asking him to bring her a black muslin when he comes to visit her.
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=200800000003023
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Title: [Letter] 1840 Oct. 28 [to] John Chester, Jackson, Tennessee
Author : Mary Jane Chester
Recipient : John Chester
Date Created: 1840-10-28
Abstract: This document is a letter dated October 28, 1840 to John Chester from his sister Mary Jane Chester at the Female Institute, Columbia Tennessee. Mary Jane describes her daily routine at the institute and how much she misses her family. Included with her letter is a course description for the institute along with a brief note to her brother Robert.
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=200800000003146
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Title: [Letter] 1841 June 1, Columbia Female Institute [to] Mrs Elizabeth Chester, Jackson, Tennessee
Author : Mary Jane Chester
Recipient : Elizabeth Chester
Date Created: 1841-06-01
Abstract: The following document is a letter dated June 1, 1841, from Mary Jane Chester to her mother Elizabeth Chester. Mary Jane writes about her upcoming examination and her hopes that many members of her family will come to Columbia to attend the examination.
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=200800000003185
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Title: [Letter] 1842 Dec. 14, Columbia, Tennessee [to] Col[onel] Robert J. Chester, Jackson, Tenn[essee]
Author : Mary Jane Chester
Recipient : Robert J. Chester
Date Created: 1842-12-14
Abstract: The following document is a letter, dated December 14, 1842, from Mary Jane Chester to her father Robert J. Chester. Mary Jane writes urging her father to visit her, and she talks about her upcoming public examination and other issues related to her schooling and finances.
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=200800000003024
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Title: [Letter] 1844 Jun. 25, Jackson, Tenn[essee] [to] Col[onel] Robert J. Chester, Jonesboro, East Tennessee
Author : Mary Jane Chester
Recipient : Robert J. Chester
Date Created: 1844-06-25
Abstract: This document is a letter, dated June 25, 1844, from Mary Jane Chester in Jackson, TN, to her father Colonel Robert J. Chester. Colonel Chester was visiting his family in Jonesboro, and Mary Jane writes this letter to update her father on the news of Jackson and the condition of all the children. Among the items she discusses are the formation of a voluntary military company to send to Texas during the Mexican-American War and the upcoming plans of Jackson`s Democratic Party.
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=200800000003027
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Title: [Letter] 1841 Apr 1, Columbia Female Institute [to] Mrs. Elizabeth Chester, Jackson, Tennessee
Author : Mary Jane Chester
Recipient : Elizabeth Chester
Date Created: 1841-04-01
Abstract: The following document is a letter dated April 1, 1841, from Mary Jane Chester at the Columbia (Tennessee) Female Institute to her mother Mrs. Elizabeth Chester in Jackson, Tennessee. In the letter, Mary Jane discusses a milieu of topics about life back home and life at school.
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=200800000003156
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Title: [Letter] 1843 Mar. 28, Columbia, Tennessee [to] Col[onel] Robert J. Chester, Jackson, Tenn[essee]
Author : Mary Jane Chester
Recipient : Robert J. Chester
Date Created: 1843-03-08
Abstract: This document is a letter written by Mary Jane Chester to her father, Robert J. Chester, on March 28, 1843. Mary Jane discusses events going on at school, thanks her father for money that he sent her, and talks about a comet viewed by a telescope that is passing near Earth.
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=200800000003204
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Title: [Letter] 1841 Jan. 7, Columbia Female Institute, [Tennessee] [to] Elizabeth Chester
Author : Mary Jane Chester
Recipient : Elizabeth Chester
Date Created: 1841-01-07
Abstract: This document is a letter written by Mary Jane Chester to her mother, Elizabeth Chester, on January 7, 1841. In the letter, Mary discusses events taking place at the Female Institute in Columbia, Tennessee. She mentions classes she is taking and planning to take, making clothes for herself and her sister, and a story involving a mail carrier.
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=200800000003152
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Title: [Letter] 1843 Apr. 30, Columbia, Tenn[essee] [to] Col[onel] R[obert] J. Chester, Jackson, Tenn[essee]
Author : Mary Jane Chester
Recipient : Robert J. Chester
Date Created: 1843-04-30
Abstract: This document is a letter, dated April 30, 1843, from Mary Jane Chester to her father Colonel Robert J. Chester in Jackson, TN. Mary updates her father on her academic progress at the Female Institute in Columbia, TN and discusses her correspondences with other family members and friends back home.
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=200800000003206
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Title: [Letter] 1841 May 15, Columbia, [Tennessee] [to] Elizabeth Chester, Jackson, Tennessee
Author : Mary Jane Chester
Recipient : Elizabeth Chester
Date Created: 1841-05-15
Abstract: This document is a letter written by Mary Jane Chester to her mother, Elizabeth Chester, on May 15, 1841. In the letter, Mary Jane speaks of events happening at the Female Institute, that she looks forward leaving there in 6 weeks, a funeral conducted by General Harrison, and the girls from different political parties and their actions.
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=200800000003020
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Title: [Letter] 1841 Mar. 28, Columbia, [Tennessee] [to] Elizabeth Chester, et al., Jackson, Tennessee
Author : Mary Jane Chester
Recipient : Elizabeth Chester
Date Created: 1841-03-28
Abstract: This document is a letter written by Mary Jane Chester to her mother, Elizabeth Chester, and other members of her family on March 28, 1841. In the series of short letters, Mary Jane discusses events going on in the family and with people she has come in contact with in Columbia, and she urges her family to keep in touch with her while she is away at school.
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=200800000003155
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Title: [Letter] 1843 Jan. 28, Columbia, Tennessee [to] Col[onel] Rob[er]t J. Chester, Jackson, Tennessee
Author : Mary Jane Chester
Recipient : Robert J. Chester
Date Created: 1843-01-28
Abstract: This document is a letter written by Mary Jane Chester to her father, Robert J. Chester, on January 28, 1843. In the letter Mary Jane states that she is in the middle of her examinations for the current session. She states that she would like to take French, guitar, and piano lessons the next session and requests that her father to send her the money to do so.
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=200800000003205
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Title: [Letter] 1842 Dec. 29, Columbia, Tennessee [to] Col[onel] Robert J. Chester, Jackson, Tennessee
Author : Mary Jane Chester
Recipient : Robert J. Chester
Date Created: 1842-12-29
Abstract: This document is a letter written by Mary Jane Chester to her father, Robert J. Chester, on December 29, 1842. In the letter, Mary Jane discusses her examination in January and her hopes that some of her family will be there for it. She also mentions to her father that the rumors regarding her engagement to an unnamed man are unfounded. She concludes the letter by expressing love to her family and asking her father to burn the letter once he had read it, which he obviously did not do.
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=200800000003198
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Title: [Letter] 1843 May, Columbia, Tenn[essee] [to] Col[onel] R[obert] J. Chester, Jackson, Tenn[essee]
Author : Mary Jane Chester
Recipient : Robert J. Chester
Date Created: 1843-05
Abstract: This document is a letter from Mary Jane Chester to her father Colonel Robert J. Chester, postmarked on either May 19 or 29, 1843. Mary writes to her father from her school in Columbia, TN, and she explains that her examination is soon approaching and that she is excited about the prospects of returning home afterwards. She also describes an encounter she had with an old friend of her father`s by the name of Mr. Trotter. Enclosed is a letter addressed to her sister, in which she discusses the death of a man by the name of W. Patton and expresses her anticipation at her sister`s expected arrival in Columbia.
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=200800000003026
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Title: [Letter] 1840 Oct. 6 [to] Martha B.Chester, Jackson Tennessee
Author : Mary Jane Chester
Recipient : Martha B. Chester
Date Created: 1840-10-06
Abstract: This document is a letter from Mary Jane Chester to her sister Martha Chester in Jackson, Tennessee. Mary Jane discusses her daily routine at the girls institute that she attends.
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=200800000003143
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