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Database: Volunteer Voices: The Growth of Democracy in Tennessee
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Title: Miniature Portrait of Judge John Overton, 1804
Artist : unknown
Date Created: 1804
Abstract: Miniature portrait of Judge John Overton; watercolor on ivory; inscribed "F.R.1803" and "Judge Overton 1804" on back; painter unknown.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: Travellers Rest
Contributing Institution: Travellers Rest Plantation and Museum
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002106
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Title: From Florida, Indian Fight
Author : unknown
Date Created: 1840-06-04
Abstract: This editorial is from The Clarksville Chronicle of June 4, 1840, though the dateline on the story is May 18, 1840, from St. Augustine, Florida. The article describes in laudatory words the actions of Captain Rains in fighting the Seminoles of Florida near St. Augustine after an Indian attack upon his men. The captain was mortally wounded by the chief Alectuatenugge, and then avenged by his Sergeant Jackson.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: General Special Collections
Contributing Institution: Clarksville Montgomery County Public Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003260
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Title: 1805 Jun. 1 [between the United States and the Cherokee Nation]
Author : unknown
Date Created: 1805-06-01
Abstract: This document dated June 1, 1805 is an article of agreement between the United States and the Cherokee Nation for a turnpike across the mountains of Tennessee into Georgia.
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=200800000003060
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Title: Blue ink recipe and puzzle
Author : unknown
Date Created: 1850
Abstract: 2 tifs. A handwritten recipe for ink and a three by three number puzzle on blue-lined paper. The recipe reads [sic]: "To make Blue ink: Saluble blue 1 oz, Gum Arabic 1/2 oz, Soft-boiling water 1/2 gal." The verso reads "to make blue ink & puzzle."
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: Lawson D. Franklin Papers
Contributing Institution: University of Tennessee Special Collections Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003488
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Title: 1813 Mar. 13, merchandise forwarded to that part of the Cherokee Nation which has migrated to the River Arkansas
Author : unknown
Date Created: 1813-03-13
Abstract: This document dated March 13, 1813 is an invoice for seven hundred and fifty dollars worth of merchandise for the Cherokees who removed to the area of the Arkansas River. These goods, which are mainly textiles are a portion of the annuity due the Cherokees for the year 1811. The merchandise was received by U.S. Agent to the Cherokee Return J. Meigs, delivered by John Ross, signed by several Cherokees.
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=200800000003068
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Title: [Letter] 1846 Nov. 6, Salem, Miss[issippi] [to] Mrs Susan Taylor
Author : unknown
Recipient : Susan Taylor
Date Created: 1846-11-06
Abstract: The following document is a letter, dated November 6, 1846, to Susan Taylor from her sister-in-law. In the letter, the sister-in-law discusses piano lessons she will be giving as well as her current lodging and living conditions.
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=200800000003028
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Title: Distribution of slaves in settlement of estate of Britton Duke
Author : unknown
Date Created: 1856
Abstract: This document outlines the distribution of slaves in settlement of the estate of Britton Duke. This is the eighth 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=200700000001913
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Title: Invoice and receipts of articles of merchandize delivered [to] the Cherokees 1813 Mar. 13
Author : unknown
Date Created: 1813-03-13
Abstract: This document is an invoice and a receipt for merchandize delivered to the Cherokee Indians March 13, 1813 by John Ross.
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=200800000003083
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Title: Articles of Agreement [1803 Oct. 20] between the United States and the Cherokee Nation
Author : unknown
Date Created: 1803-10-20
Abstract: This document is a legal agreement dated October 20, 1803, between the Cherokee Nation and the United States to build a turnpike through Tennessee to Georgia.
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=200800000003059
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Title: 1834 Apr. 9 [Certificates concerning the enrollment of Charles Jones and Edward Welch]
Author : unknown
Date Created: 1834-04-09
Abstract: This document, dated April 9, 1834, is statements regarding the alleged false enrollment of Charles Jones and Edward Welch into the Cherokee Nation by the United States agent to the Cherokee, Major Curry. The men claim to have been coerced into signing the enrollment papers.
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=200800000003057
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Title: Two Valuable House Servants
Author : unknown
Date Created: 1840
Abstract: Advertisement in a newspaper for the sale of two servants - actually slaves - a 26-year-old woman and a 30-year-old man "of approved character and habits" to sell or exchange for two field hands. No name is given for the seller; instead it says to "enquire at office."
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: General Special Collections
Contributing Institution: Clarksville Montgomery County Public Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003262
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Title: Articles of a treaty between the United States [and] the Cherokee [Nation], Dec. 2, 1807, Chickama[u]ga
Author : unknown
Date Created: 1807-12-02
Abstract: This document is a copy of a treaty made between the Cherokee headmen and the U.S. government through their commissioner, Return J. Meigs, at Chickamauga, December 2, 1807. The first article of the treaty allows for the sale of six square miles north of Chickamauga Creek by the Cherokees to the U.S. for the purpose of mining iron. The second article states that the U.S. shall agree to pay the sum of five thousand dollars and one thousand bushels of corn upon ratification of the treaty. The treaty further states that if the U.S. should fail to find iron ore within the ceded land, they shall be able to get the ore in another place.
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=200800000003075
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Title: 1816 Jun. 29, Cherokee Agency [to William H. Crawford, Secretary of War]
Author : unknown
Associated name : William H. Crawford
Date Created: 1816-06-29
Abstract: This document is a letter dated June 29, 1816, possibly written to William H. Crawford, Secretary of War, from an unknown author. The letter includes a detailed description of an incident in which a Cherokee named Goodwoman was murdered by a white man named Vincent Davis. In revenge, two Cherokees warriors named Woodpecker and Connoclugh then killed Davis, and are now awaiting trial for the murder.
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=200800000003034
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Title: Record of slaves sold by order of Halifax County Court
Author : unknown
Date Created: 1828-06-21
Abstract: Handwritten account of the prices for slaves sold on June, 21, 1828. Includes the names of the slaves and the family that purchased them. It is the first 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=200700000001907
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Title: Petition to sell slaves
Author : unknown
Date Created: 1849-05-16
Abstract: This is a petition for the right to sell certain slaves.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: Benton County Court Records
Contributing Institution: Benton County Archive
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003512
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Title: Itemized valuation of slaves of Marmaduke Duke
Author : unknown
Date Created: 1800 - 1856
Abstract: Itemized valuation of slaves of Marmaduke Duke. This is the ninth and last 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=200800000001216
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Title: State of Tennessee vs. William Whitley, September, 1811
Author : unknown
Date Created: 1811*
Abstract: Summons for March 4, 1811. Grand jury paper has dates for September term, 1811. Decision and fine noted Oct 8, 1811. Whitley charged with assault on James Rawls. Names on summons.
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=200800000002784
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Title: [Legal report consisting of the] names of persons charged with the killing of Cherokee Indians on or about Jan. 24, 1813
Author : unknown
Date Created: 1813-01-24
Abstract: This legal report consists of a list of names of men who were present and involved in the shooting of two Cherokee men, Dick Benge and Jacket, in the vicinity of Battle Creek on or around January 24, 1813.
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=200800000003082
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Title: Plans for Knoxville`s First Jail
Author : unknown
Date Created: 1807-05-09
Abstract: This document lists materials and costs for the building of Knoxville`s first jail (at a total cost of $824.80). Dated May 9th, 1807, it is labeled "Long & Booths Bill." The work includes such tasks and materials as "hanging dungeon grate," "fixing trap door in Garret," and "putting grates in window frames." The bottom of the first page bears the name "P Miller" in pencil. The recto page also has various calculations.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: Plans for the first jail of Knoxville, 1807
Contributing Institution: University of Tennessee Special Collections Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000001342
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Title: [Letter] 1846 May 2, Memphis [Tennessee] [to] Mary C. Porter
Author : unknown
Recipient : Mary C. Porter
Date Created: 1846-05-02
Abstract: This document is a letter, whose author is unidentified, addressed to Mary C. Porter on May 2, 1846. The author is most likely someone from Mary`s immediate family, as the letter discusses social and family events such as Mary`s brother Edward`s illness, Mary joining a church, his school, and a new boat called the `Gray Eagle`.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: Porter-Rice Family Papers, 1826-1927
Contributing Institution: University of Memphis Special Collections
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003033
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Title: Receipt for annuities paid to the Cherokee, 1812
Author : unknown
Recipient : Cherokee Indians
Date Created: 1812
Abstract: This document is a receipt dated 1812 for annuities paid to the Cherokee Indians. Many Cherokee were paid individual sums that totaled 7,550.90 and the rest were paid a lump sum of 1,449.10.
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=200800000003043
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Title: 1806 Aug. 18, Vannsville [Charter of the Cherokee Turnpike Company]
Author : unknown
Date Created: 1806-08-18
Abstract: This document dated August 18, 1806 is the terms of the agreement between the United States and the Cherokee Nation to operate the Cherokee Turnpike Company. The turnpike crosses the mountains of Tennessee into Georgia.
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=200800000003061
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Title: Within A Mile of Edinburg Town
Composer : unknown
Singer : Jenny Lind, 1820-1887
Date Created: 1859
Abstract: This piece of sheet music is included in a bound volume once owed by Miss Nora Gardner, a Tennessee resident. This particular composition has an inscription on the front cover in pencil that reads "Nora Gardner Columbia Tenn Jan 30th 1863." The song is a Scotch ballad sung by Jenny Lind that tells of the courtship of a Scottish lass by her "Bonny Jocky" and the fact that she would not give in to his affection unless he married her.
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=200800000001508
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Title: Marseillais Hymn
Composer : unknown
Date Created: 1750-1850
Abstract: This piece of sheet music is included in a bound volume that belonged to Tennessee resident, Miss Nora Gardner, and is inscribed in pencil on the front cover with these words "Presented to Nora by Dr. J. Frank Bell November [date unclear]" At the bottom of that page is another handwritten note "Compliments of J. Frank Bell." The hymn has the lyrics in both English and French and is a patriotic cry for freedom from tyranny. No publication date is listed. However, this piece was published during the span of 1845 through 1856, 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=200800000001506
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Title: The Morning Star
Composer : unknown
Date Created: 1848-1855
Abstract: This composition for the piano was printed on the same page with "Hob Nob or The Campbells are Comin" and was published during the span of 1848 through 1855, 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). The inscription at the top of the page reads "Nora E. Gardner, D. [Dresden] F. [Female] Academy," and is part of a bound volume of sheet music once owned by Miss Nora Gardner, a Tennessee resident.
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=200800000002568
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