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Database: Volunteer Voices: The Growth of Democracy in Tennessee
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Title: Genius of Universal Emancipation v.1, no. 10; v. 2 no. 2-4
Editor : Benjamin Lundy
Date Created: 1822
Abstract: The Genius of Universal Emancipation is a periodical containing essays, letters, and poems from England and America denouncing slavery. A significant amount of the publications was written in Tennessee, where it was published. Much of the rhetoric uses Christianity and verses from the Christian Bible as an argument against slavery. It is one of the first abolitionist serials published in the United States.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: Cataloged Items in the McClung Historical Collection
Contributing Institution: C. M. McClung Historical Collection
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000001247
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Title: Black Fox in Highwassee, TN, to John Sevier in Knoxville, TN
Author : Black Fox
Recipient : John Sevier, 1745-1815
Date Created: 1807-08-27
Abstract: Letter from Black Fox, Head Chief of the Cherokees, to John Sevier, Governor of the State of Tennessee, blaming the Creeks for killing people, killing cattle and stealing horses. Black Fox states that he feels his people will be blamed for this and he wants to tell John Sevier that the Creeks did these things. Black Fox also states that his people have lost much property because some of their hogs and cattle have been killed by the Creeks.
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=200700000001687
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Title: Black Fox in Creek Path to John Sevier in Knoxville, TN
Author : Black Fox
Date Created: 1808-03-08
Abstract: Friendly letter written by Black Fox, Chief of the Cherokees, to John Sevier. In this letter, Black Fox states that his warriors were much pleased to hear John Sevier`s "good talk". Black Fox also states that he will make John Sevier`s letter known to the heads of the Creek Nation.
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=200700000001688
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Title: 1838 May 23, United States to Black Fox
Recipient : Black Fox
Author : Collins McDonald
Date Created: 1838-05-23
Abstract: This document is a spoliation claim dated May 23, 1838, by the United States to Black Fox for improvements made to the land he owned before he was removed by the US authorities. The case was referred to Major General Scott for settlement.
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=200800000003114
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Title: [Letter] 1845 Mar. 21, Paradise LaGrange, Ala[bama] [to] Brother & Sister
Author : Bob Taylor
Date Created: 1845-03-21
Abstract: This document is a letter written by Bob Taylor to his brother and sister, Susan, on March 21, 1845. Bob writes about events happening to him while at school in Alabama.
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=200800000003193
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Title: Preamble and Resolutions for the Senate of Tennessee
Author : Bradford
Date Created: 1832-09-26
Abstract: Bradford presents a resolution in the Senate of Tennessee resolving that the state of Tennessee was in support of the preservation of the Federal Union and against secession.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: Preamble and Resolutions for the Senate of Tennessee
Contributing Institution: University of Tennessee Special Collections Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001589
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Title: Bill of Complaint of Sam a Man of Colour vs. Hamilton
Signer : Bromfield Reily
Date Created: 1846-04-16
Abstract: Sam was supposed to have been freed and given the use of the farm, equipment, and livestock for his natural life, but was not honored by Hamilton heirs. A white man who is identified as a "next friend" Alfred is also involved.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: County Records
Contributing Institution: Robertson County Archives
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003604
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Title: 1839 Jun. 4, Rutherford County, Tennessee [to] James King, Tuscaloosa, Alabama
Author : Burl Gannaway
Recipient : James Moore King
Date Created: 1839-06-04
Abstract: This is a letter dated June 4, 1839 from Burl Gannaway to James Moore King. The contents of the letter focus on daily life events and serves to update King on many matters of business.
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=200800000002880
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Title: Justice of the Peace Commission
Recipient : Burton, L.M.W.
Signer : Johnson, Andrew, 1808-1875
Date Created: 1856-10-22
Abstract: A form signed by Andrew Johnson when he was governor of Tennessee appointing three Justices of the Peace in Smith County. Notice the Tennessee State Sealat the top left that has the symbols for Agriculture and Commerce on it.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: Smith County Archives
Contributing Institution: Smith County Archives
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003414
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Title: Jimmy Polk of Tennessee
Composer : C. B. French
Date Created: 1844
Abstract: Sheet music of a song deriding James K. Polk as a candidate for president, written by a supporter of Henry Clay.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Contributing Institution: Tennessee State Library and Archives
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001511
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Title: Rio Grande March
Composer : C. F. Koch
Date Created: 1846
Abstract: This piano forte was "respectfully dedicated to the Philadelphia Volunteers" who may have been a part of the American forces that traveled to the area around the Rio Grande River that America wanted to claim from Mexico during the presidency of James K. Polk.
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=200800000001480
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Title: Franklin College
Illustrator : C. Foster
Date Created: 1845
Abstract: This is an sketch of Franklin College in Franklin, Tennessee. Franklin College was founded in 1845 by Rev. Tolbert Fanning in an attempt to bring education to the poor. The college was closed at the outbreak of the Civil War. The building was burned in 1866 and is now the property of Fanning Orphan School. In front of the main building is a large circle drive. Several house-size buildings are next it. In the foreground is a large courtyard with newly planted trees.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: Franklin College Collection
Contributing Institution: Lipscomb University -Beaman Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002288
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Title: 1837 Mar. 15, Winchester, Tennessee [to] C[harles] F. and C[arolyn] V. Welcker, Talladega, Ala[bama]
Author : C. J. F. Mitchell
Recipient : Charles F. Welcker
Recipient : Carolyn V. Welcker
Date Created: 1837-03-15
Abstract: This document is a letter written by C. J. F. Mitchell, the sister-in-law of Charles F. Welcker, dated March 15, 1837. Mitchell writes to her sister and brother-in-law in Talladega, Alabama and informs them of the latest news from her school in Winchester, Tennessee, and she asks about the condition of all the family.
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=200800000002965
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Title: 1838 Sept. 29, The United States to John Vann
Signer : C. McDonald
Author : John Vann
Signer : Standing Buffalo
Date Created: 1838-09-29
Abstract: This document is a spoliation claim of John Vann concerning property taken from him by white man citizens of the United States. The property taken from him include both livestock and household items totaling $2237.87 in value.
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=200800000003117
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Title: 1846 Aug. 7 [to] Mrs. William R. Caswell
Author : Caswell, William R.
Recipient : Elizabeth C. Caswell
Date Created: 1846-08-07
Abstract: This document is a letter dated August 7, 1846 from Captain William Caswell to his wife in Jefferson County, Tennessee. Caswell served during the Mexican-American War and was part of the Tennessee volunteers. In this letter Caswell describes his trip down the Mississippi river and the islands along the coast of 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=200800000003002
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Title: 1836 Dec. 21, Mouth of Poplar Creek [to] Charles F. Welcker
Author : Catharine F. Welcker
Recipient : Charles F. Welcker
Date Created: 1836-12-21
Abstract: The following document is a correspondence amongst the Welcker family, a prominent landholding family of Roane County. The letter, dated December 21, 1836, is from Catharine F. Welcker to her brother Charles F. Welcker. Catharine gives her brother news of the mill he owns, which was situated on the mouth of Poplar Creek. She also relays business advice and proposals from their father, Henry Welcker, and talks of their brother Monroe going to school in Knoxville, most likely to East Tennessee College.
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=200800000002963
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Title: 1835 Dec. 18 [to] Henry Welcker
Author : Catharine Welcker
Recipient : Henry Welcker
Date Created: 1835-12-18
Abstract: This document is a letter dated December 18, 1835 to Henry Welcker from his sister Catharine Welcker. Catharine writes of various events that occurred in her boarding school in Kingston Tennessee.
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=200800000002956
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Title: Petition for a Road and Ferry to Cross at Hastings
Signer : Chapman W.H.
Signer : Elias Ferguson
Signer : Edmund Bean
Date Created: 1886
Abstract: A petition requesting that a new road be built and a ferry constructed to cross the Tennessee River at Hastings in Rhea County. After crossing the river, the road would continue into McMinn County and from there go into Bledsoe County. 104 citizens of Rhea County signed the petition.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: Clyde W. Roddy Public Library
Contributing Institution: Clyde W. Roddy Public Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003494
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Title: THe Rain Upon The Roof
Composer : Charles C. (Charles Crozat) Converse, 1832-1918
Date Created: 1856
Abstract: A song that tells of how a rainfall will evoke memories of the past. Included in a bound volume of sheet music that once belonged to Tennessee resident Nora Gardner.
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=200800000002627
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Title: Unidentified manuscript
Author : Charles Cansler
Date Created: 1831 - 1839
Abstract: These 2 pages are from the Charles Cansler Collection at the Beck Cultural Exchange Center. The author is not identified. Background information: Charles W. Cansler (1871-1953), Professor Cansler was born near Maryville, Tennessee in 1871. He was educated at Freedmen`s Normal Institue and attended Maryille college. He became the first Black railroad postal clerk in East Tennessee. At age 19 he passsed the bar examination. After practicing law for two years, he became principal of Austin High School. Under his leadership, the school grew from 80 to 437 students. Professor Cansler organized the East Tennessee Association of Teachers in Colored Schools and wass its first President. He also led the movement for parks and playgrounds in Knoxville. He became the first African-American to be nominated to the Tennessee State Legislature. Professor Cansler is the author of Three Generations, the story of a free Negro family in Tennessee from 1831-1939.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: Beck Cultural Exchange Center
Contributing Institution: Beck Cultural Exchange Center
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002756
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Title: Charles Coffin in Greene Co, to Cornelius W. Coffin in Madisonville, TN
Author : Charles Coffin, 1775-1853
Recipient : Cornelius W. Coffin
Date Created: 1851-10-20
Abstract: In this letter to his son, Charles Coffin discusses family matters, the legalizing of Thanksgiving Day, and religion. He inquires of Cornelius if he`s heard anything about secession during his recent trip to South Carolina and comments on the current political scene. Charles also asks how the market in Charleston compares to the "purchasing opportunities" in New York.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: Charles Coffin Papers
Contributing Institution: C. M. McClung Historical Collection
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000001264
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Title: Lines on Greenville College
Creator : Charles Coffin, 1775-1853
Date Created: 1800 - 1830
Abstract: This is a poem about Greenville College, which Coffin helped found in 1794 and is the oldest college in Tennessee. Greenville College became Tusculum College after a merger between the two schools. Reverend Charles Coffin was President of Greenville College from 1810 until 1827.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: Coffin Papers
Contributing Institution: C. M. McClung Historical Collection
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000001266
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Title: Letter to John S. Williams, Sr.
Author : Charles Coffin
Date Created: 1835-09-17
Abstract: A letter written by Charles Coffin on September 17, 1835 in Greeneville, Tennessee to John S. Williams Sr. The writer discusses the coming railroad in East Tennessee, which will benefit the region as well as the entire country. The writer lists the abundant natural resources in the area, including timber, iron, and marble. He also mentions whiskey, ginseng, dried fruit, and livestock being transported by the railroad. The second page of this letter is not in this collection, and the first page (presented here) is in fragments. The letter may be from Charles Coffin, but this is not certain.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: Coffin Papers
Contributing Institution: C. M. McClung Historical Collection
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002726
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Title: McGuffey, Charles D. in Cincinnati, Ohio to Eaton, Gen. John in Washington, D.C.
Author : Charles D. McGuffey
Recipient : John Eaton, 1829-1906
Date Created: 1870-10-24
Abstract: Bewails the state into which public education in Tennessee has fallen, noting that the new law leaves to each county the choice of whether or not it is to have schools. Davidson County is the only county to have organized free schools. Expresses belief that Tennessee will eventually return to the well organized, well administered school system introduced by Eaton.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: John Eaton Correspondence, 1865-1905
Contributing Institution: University of Tennessee Special Collections Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000001088
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Title: 1833 Aug. 18, Mouth of Poplar Creek [to] Geo[rge] L. Welcker, W[est] Point, New York
Author : Charles F. Welcker
Recipient : George L. Welcker
Date Created: 1833-08-18
Abstract: The following document is a letter dated August 18, 1833, written by Charles F. Welcker in East Tennessee to his brother George L. Welcker in West Point, New York. Charles writes to inform his brother of the latest news from home, including the results of recent elections and an update on the well-being of friends and family.
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=200800000002947
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