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Database: Volunteer Voices: The Growth of Democracy in Tennessee
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Title: 1812 May 14, War Department [to] Return J. Meigs
Author : William Eustis, 1753-1825
Recipient : Return J. Meigs, 1740-1823
Date Created: 1812-05-14
Abstract: This is a letter from the Secretary of War, William Eustis, to Return J. Meigs, agent to the Cherokee Nation. Eustis tells Meigs to proceed with negotiations with the Cherokee to establish an Iron Works within their Nation.
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=200800000003039
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Title: 1812 May 14 [to] Colonel Elias Earle, War Department
Author : William Eustis
Recipient : Elias Earle
Date Created: 1812-05-14
Abstract: This letter, from Secretary of War William Eustis to Colonel Elias Earle, discusses the desire of Colonel Earle to establish an Ironworks in the Cherokee Nation. Eustis asks Colonel Earle to select another piece of land for the possible establishment of the Ironworks because the previous tract of land has been designated, by treaty, as a site for the Cherokee chiefs and warriors. Eustis also tells Colonel Earle that Colonel Meigs has been instructed to help in this selection of new 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=200800000003080
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Title: 1820 Dec. 14, Cahaba [to] James Moore King, Rutherford County, Tennessee
Author : William G. Parrish
Recipient : James Moore King
Date Created: 1820-12-14
Abstract: This document is a letter dated December 14, 1820 to James Moore King from William G. Parrish. Parrish writes of crop yields, and a disappointment at King for not relocating nearby.
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=200800000002890
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Title: Brownlow, W.G. in Nashville, Tennessee to the Tennessee Railroad Presidents
Author : William Gannaway Brownlow, 1805-1877
Date Created: 1867-10-26
Abstract: Open letter to the Tennessee railroad presidents. Relates to the interest payments due to the state from the state sponsored railroads and their degree of indebtedness. Contains clerk`s notations.
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=200700000001813
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Title: Portrait of William Gannaway Brownlow
Associated name : William Gannaway Brownlow, 1805-1877
Date Created: 1836 - 1862
Abstract: Portrait of William Gannaway Brownlow, a famous anti-Confederate Tennessean.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: William Gannaway Brownlow Papers, 1836-1862
Contributing Institution: University of Tennessee Special Collections Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000002036
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Title: Brownlow, W.G. in New York, NY to Childs in Washington, D.C.
Author : William Gannaway Brownlow, 1805-1877
Date Created: 1862-09-15
Abstract: Discusses Brownlow`s recent speaking engagements, including one at an agricultural fair in Orleans County, NY and one in Grove Park, and his travel plans.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: William Gannaway Brownlow Papers, 1836-1862
Contributing Institution: University of Tennessee Special Collections Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001941
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Title: Brownlow, W.G. in Knoxville, TN to unidentified recipient
Author : William Gannaway Brownlow, 1805-1877
Date Created: 1856-08-26
Abstract: Requests that recipient come as a speaker for a political rally for East Tennessee, which he notes is being made the battle ground of the state.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: William Gannaway Brownlow Papers, 1836-1862
Contributing Institution: University of Tennessee Special Collections Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001792
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Title: Signed photograph of William Gannaway Brownlow
Associated name : William Gannnaway Brownlow, 1805-1877
Date Created: 1836 - 1862
Abstract: Signed photograph of William G. Brownlow, a famous anti-Confederate Tennessean.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: William Gannaway Brownlow Papers, 1836-1862
Contributing Institution: University of Tennessee Special Collections Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000002037
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Title: 1837 August 14, Cherokee County Georgia
Signer : William Grisham
Associated name : Whitaker
Associated name : Eleanor Ragsdale
Date Created: 1837-08-14
Abstract: This document is a claim, dated August 14, 1837 made by Eleanor Ragsdale, a Cherokee woman who possessed property in the state of Georgia. Ragsdale is requesting a valuation of her property and to be compensated under the Treaties of 1817 and 1819.
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=200800000003058
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Title: 1843 Nov. 4 [of] William H. Thomas regarding the improvements of Rebecca Starritt
Author : William H. Thomas
Date Created: 1843-11-04
Abstract: This document is a sworn statement given by William H. Thomas. Thomas claims he was employed by Rebecca Starritt in 1838 to help her receive compensation for improvements to her land. Thomas also states that he failed to obtain compensation for Rebecca Starritt.
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=200800000003109
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Title: Abstract of Provisions issued to Tennessee Volunteers on their return from the Creek Nation
Author : William Hall, 1775-1856
Date Created: 1813-12
Abstract: This document contains an accounting with notes of the provisions provided to the Tennessee Volunteers upon their return from the Creek Nation while they were at Fayetteville, Tennessee under the command of Brigadier General William Hall. It lists the number of men, the days included, the number of complete rations and extra provisions such as meat, flour, whiskey and salt. There is a section for remarks that lists the regiment of the Tennessee Volunteers with the name of their commander.
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=200700000001679
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Title: 1816 May 27, Department of War [to] Col. Return J. Meigs, Cherokee Agency
Author : William Harris Crawford
Recipient : Return J. Meigs, 1740-1823
Date Created: 1816-05-27
Abstract: This letter, dated May 27, 1816 was written to Col. Return J. Meigs, agent to the Cherokee Indians from William H. Crawford concerning the government purchase of Cherokee lands for a sum of twenty thousand dollars. Compensation to be given to the Cherokee in return for the lands are also outlined in the letter.
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=200800000003089
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Title: 1827 Dec. 4, Jackson [to] The Governor [Sam Houston] of Tennessee at Nashville
Author : William Harris
Recipient : Sam Houston
Date Created: 1827-12-04
Abstract: The following document is a letter written to Tennessee Governor Sam Houston (1827-1829) from William Harris in Jackson, TN. Harris writes in regards to a murder trial he witnessed as clerk of the Circuit Court of Madison. Harris urges the governor to exhibit clemency, particularly in regards to the branding sentence, for the defendant, a Doctor Wright.
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=200800000002925
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Title: 1808 Oct. 27, of Return J. Meigs
Signer : William McNeil
Associated name : Return J. Meigs, 1740-1823
Date Created: 1808-10-27
Abstract: This document is a receipt for one hundred fifty dollars, dated October 27, 1808, for services performed for smallpox in the Cherokee Nation.
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=200800000003072
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Title: Benjamin, a man of color, by next friend William Miller vs. James G. Simmons
Author : William Miller
Recipient : James G. Simmons
Date Created: 1859
Abstract: Benjamin, a man of color, by next friend William Miller vs. Simmons, James G. Hawkins County Chancery Court. Miller argues for the freedom of Benjamin, a slave who was owned by Simmons, now deceased. Miller claims that Simmons raised Ben as child rather than a slave. Simmons evidently gave Ben his freedom in his will upon Simmons death.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: Hawkins County Archives
Contributing Institution: Hawkins County Archives
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002796
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Title: Bill of sale for slaves sold to Britton Duke
Author : William Nickels
Date Created: 1828-06-21
Abstract: Hand written bill of sale - from Halifax County, North Carolina - for slaves sold to Britton Duke on June 21, 1828. Sold by William Nickels. Includes the names of the slaves and the price paid for them. It is the second 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=200700000001908
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Title: 1808 March 6, Federal Bottoms, [to] Return J. Meigs, Highwassee
Signer : William P. Anderson
Associated name : Return J. Meigs
Date Created: 1808-03-06
Abstract: This document is a letter to Return J. Meigs, agent of the War department from William P. Anderson. Anderson asks that Meigs help a Mr. Barclay with a business enterprise in Cherokee territory.
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=200800000003161
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Title: 1847 Mar. 11 [to] Mrs. William R. Caswell, Russelville, Tenn.
Author : William R. Caswell
Recipient : Mrs. William R. Caswell
Date Created: 1847-03-11
Abstract: This document is a letter written by William Richard Caswell, March 11th, 1847, to his wife while on board the "St. Patrick" during the Mexican-American War. Caswell was part of the many "volunteers" from Tennessee to fight in the war.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: William Richard Caswell Papers
Contributing Institution: C. M. McClung Historical Collection
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002990
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Title: 1846 Oct. 13 [to] Mrs. Sarah McCulloch
Author : William R. Caswell
Recipient : Sarah McCulloch
Date Created: 1846-10-13
Abstract: This document is a letter dated October 13, 1846 from Captain William R. Caswell to his mother Sarah McCulloch. Captain Caswell served during the Mexican-American War, and was one of the Tennessee "Volunteers".
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: William Richard Caswell Papers
Contributing Institution: C. M. McClung Historical Collection
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002999
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Title: 1846 Oct. 31 [to] Mrs. William R. Caswell
Author : William R. Caswell
Recipient : Elizabeth C. Caswell
Date Created: 1846-10-31
Abstract: This document is a letter dated October 31, 1846 from Captain William R. Caswell to his wife in Jefferson County, Tennessee. Captain Caswell served in the Mexican-American War and was part of the Tennessee "Volunteers." Caswell wrote numerous letters to his wife while on duty in and around Mexico.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: William Richard Caswell Papers
Contributing Institution: C. M. McClung Historical Collection
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002998
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Title: 1846 June 14 [to] Mrs. William R. Caswell
Author : William R. Caswell
Recipient : Elizabeth C. Caswell
Date Created: 1846-06-14
Abstract: This document is letter dated June 14, 1846 from William R. Caswell to his wife in Jefferson County, Tennessee. Caswell writes that he is marching his troops to Memphis where they will go to Mexico to fight in the Mexican-American War.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: William Richard Caswell Papers
Contributing Institution: C. M. McClung Historical Collection
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003005
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Title: 1846 Oct. 2 [to] Mrs. Elizabeth Caswell
Author : William R. Caswell
Recipient : Elizabeth C. Caswell
Date Created: 1846-10-02
Abstract: This document is a letter dated October 2, 1846 from Captain William R. Caswell to his wife, Elizabeth. Captain Caswell was one of many Tennessee volunteers who served in the Mexican-American War. He writes about the recent battle in Monterey, and gives his wife advice on business at home.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: William Richard Caswell Papers
Contributing Institution: C. M. McClung Historical Collection
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003000
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Title: 1847 Mar. 29 [to] Mrs. W[illia]m R. Caswell
Author : William R. Caswell
Recipient : E.C. Caswell
Date Created: 1847-03-29
Abstract: This document is a letter written by William R. Caswell to his wife on March 29, 1847. In the letter, Caswell states that he is stationed near Vera Cruz and gives accounts of events going on in the war and with himself. He describes buildings in the area, some of which have been destroyed by bomb shells. Caswell expresses the mood of the men and his desire to come home, as well as describing the character of several other soldiers. Caswell concludes the letter by stating where his Regiment will be stationed next, and his opinion that the war is almost over.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: William Richard Caswell Papers
Contributing Institution: C. M. McClung Historical Collection
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002992
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Title: 1847 Apr. 24, Camp near Jalaka [to] Mrs. W[illia]m R. Caswell, Jefferson County, Tennessee
Author : William R. Caswell
Recipient : Mrs. W.R. Caswell
Date Created: 1847-04-24
Abstract: The following document, dated April 24, 1847, is a letter written by William R. Caswell to his wife during the Mexican-American war. Caswell was one of many Tennessee volunteers to fight in the war. He writes to assure his wife that he is safe and well after the battle of Vera Cruz, and he expresses hope of returning home soon.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: William Richard Caswell Papers
Contributing Institution: C. M. McClung Historical Collection
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002989
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Title: 1846 Jul. 21 [to] Mrs. William Caswell
Author : William R. Caswell
Recipient : Elizabeth C. Caswell
Date Created: 1846-07-21
Abstract: This document is a letter dated July 21, 1846 from Captain William R. Caswell to his wife in Jefferson County, Tennessee. Captain Caswell writes that he is awaiting passage by steamship to New Orleans where he will then go to Mexico to serve in the Mexican-American War.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: William Richard Caswell Papers
Contributing Institution: C. M. McClung Historical Collection
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003004
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