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Database: Volunteer Voices: The Growth of Democracy in Tennessee
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Title: Saunders, Jordan M. in New Orleans, LA to Burford, David in Carthage, TN
Recipient : David Burford, 1791-1864
Date Created: 1829-11-17
Abstract: Letter from Jourdan Saunders, New Orleans, to Burford, Carhage, Tennessee, discussing prices for negroes in New Orleans, the quality of sugar and cotton crops, and the probability of legislation prohibiting further importation of slaves into Louisiana.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: David Burford Paper, 1814-1855
Contributing Institution: University of Tennessee Special Collections Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001824
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Title: 1836 Dec. 16, Knoxville [to] Mr. N A McBee, East Tennessee College
Author : David Campbell
Recipient : N. A. McBee
Date Created: 1836-12-16
Abstract: This document is a letter dated December 16, 1836, written by David Campbell to Mr. N. A. McBee, corresponding secretary of East Tennessee College (currently the University of Tennessee). Campbell writes to accept his nomination as honorary member of the Chi Delta Literary Society.
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=200800000002962
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Title: 1836 Dec. 16 [to] Mr. N. A. McBee
Author : David Campbell
Recipient : N. A. McBee
Date Created: 1836-12-16
Abstract: This document is a letter dated December 16, 1836 to Mr. N. A. McBee at East Tennessee College from David Campbell. Campbell thanks McBee for being invited to join the Chi Delta Society as an honorary member.
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=200800000002958
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Title: David Crockett`s open letter to the constituents of the Ninth Congressional District
Author : David Crocket, 1786-1836
Date Created: 1824-10-25
Abstract: In this typed open letter, David Crockett offers himself as a candidate for the Ninth Congressional seat from Tennessee. He writes of some of his actions in the Tennessee General Assembly, primarily dealing with internal improvements such as turnpikes and river travel. He also encourages citizens to vote to elect General Andrew Jackson as President.
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=200700000002602
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Title: David Crockett in Washington, D.C., to George Patton
Author : David Crockett, 1786-1836
Recipient : George Patton
Associated name : Rebecca Ann Burgin
Date Created: 1829-01-27
Abstract: In this letter, David Crockett writes of the death of his niece, Rebecca Ann Burgin, whose skull was crushed between the yoke of a team of oxen and a post. He also speaks of an impending trade in which he was to give a mule and 150 dollars in exchange for one "negro boy about ten years of age and well grown."
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=200700000002506
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Title: David Crockett in Washington, D.C., to A. M. Hughes in Dresden, TN
Author : David Crockett, 1786-1836
Recipient : A. M. Hughes
Associated name : Andrew Jackson, 1767-1845
Date Created: 1831-02-13
Abstract: In this letter, David Crockett tells of the political news of the day, mentioning John C. Calhoun, Martin Van Buren, Andrew Jackson and other prominent figures.
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=200700000002510
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Title: White County vs. David England
Defendant : David England
Plaintiff : Mary Jane Lackens
Scribe; Signer : Jesse M. Sullivan
Date Created: 1845-05-28
Abstract: Records of a case brought against David England by Mary Jane Lackens. A warrant from Jesse M. Sullivan, Justice of the Peace, orders the sheriff to bring England in on the charge of bastardy for fathering an illegitimate child with Lackens. England paid $90 to Lackens for support of the child and asserted that the child would not become a county charge. Lackens attested that England paid the $90 for support and signed it with her mark.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: County Records
Contributing Institution: White County Archives
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003497
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Title: 1819 Sep. 13, Choctaw Nation, Pigeon Roost [to] Reverend W. Elias Cornelius, Andover, Mass[achusetts]
Author : David Folsom, 1791-1847
Recipient : Elias Cornelius, 1794-1832
Date Created: 1819-09-13
Abstract: The following document is a letter, dated September 13, 1819, from David Folsom of the Choctaw Nation to Reverend Elias Cornelius in Andover, MA. Folsom writes in reference to an inquiries made by the United States government about a possible exchange of money for land within the Choctaw Nation. Folsom also describes plans to build a new missionary school in Yello Busha. At the close of the document, the obituary of David Folsom is attached. Folsom fought with the US army against the Creeks during the Creek War and he served as a chief of the Choctaw Nation from 1826 to 1830. He was one of the Choctaw leaders responsible for the treaty which removed the Choctaw Nation to Oklahoma.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: The William A. Goodman Historic Documents Collection
Contributing Institution: Memphis Public Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003010
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Title: Map of Kentucky and Tennessee Exhibiting the Post Offices, Post Roads, Canals, Rail Roads, andc.
Creator : David H. Burr, 1803-1875
Date Created: 1800
Abstract: Map of Kentucky and Tennessee Exhibiting the Post Offices, Post Roads, Canals, Rail Roads, and Co. David H. Burr is identified as the "Late Topographer to the Post Office, Geographer to the House of Representatives of the U.S."
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=200700000002690
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Title: 1812 Apr. 26 [to] Thomas McNeal, Duck River
Author : David Hutcheson
Recipient : Thomas McNeal
Date Created: 1812-04-26
Abstract: The following document is a letter dated April 26, 1812, from David Hutcheson to Thomas McNeal in Duck River. Hutcheson writes of business matters and debts that are due to him.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: Historical and Genealogical Collection
Contributing Institution: Memphis Public Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003014
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Title: 1817 Jan. 29, Highawassee Garrison [Tenn. to] Col[onel] Return J. Meigs, Cherokee Agency
Author : David Parkhill
Recipient : Return J. Meigs, 1740-1823
Date Created: 1817-01-29
Abstract: This is a letter, dated January 29, 1817 to Colonel Return J. Meigs, Cherokee Agent, from David Parkhill concerning accusations of injustice leveled against him by a group of Cherokee. The letter also discussed Parkhill`s concerns that a Mr. Gambill was trying to take his 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=200800000003091
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Title: James Trousdale, deed to Gallatin, 1801
Signer : David Shelby
Signer : James Trousdale
Date Created: 1802-02-25
Abstract: A deed that conveys a tract of land to several Commissioners so to establish the town of Gallatin. Includes a description of the tract of land to be conveyed in the description method of poles and degrees. On the reverse side, the Clerk of Sumner County Court, David Shelby signed as acceptable. The Register of Deeds also signed acknowledging the recording of the deed.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: Miscellaneous documents
Contributing Institution: Sumner County Archives
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002735
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Title: Petition for Emancipation of slave, Esea, 1820
Signer : David Shelby
Date Created: 1820-11-20
Abstract: This is a Petition for Emancipation made on November 20, 1820 that asks the County Court of Sumner County to free a slave of William Trigg (deceased), Esea because of the request in William Trigg`s Last Will and Testament for Esea`s freedom because of meritorious services rendered his master. In the court order granting freedom to Esea, Samuel K. Blythe was to put up $500 as security to indemnify the county of any incidental charge or expense that may be incurred by reason of the freeing of "said negro Esea."
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: Miscellaneous documents
Contributing Institution: Sumner County Archives
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002733
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Title: 1843 Nov. 3 [of] David Taylor and Gideon Morgan
Signer : David Taylor
Date Created: 1843-11-03
Abstract: This document is a sworn statement dated November 3, 1843 given by David Taylor and Gideon Morgan regarding the marriage of Rebecca Henson, of Cherokee descent, and Preston 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=200800000003107
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Title: Address of the Cherokee Chiefs to the Cherokee Nation, ca. 1806
Author; Signer : Double Head
Author; Signer : The Glass
Author; Signer : Dick Justice
Date Created: 1806
Abstract: This document is a speech given by the young Cherokee Chiefs circa 1806 in Nine Towns. The young Chiefs try to dispel rumors of the old Chiefs selling land and say they should be praised for bringing peace to the Nation. They also chose a new "Beloved Man" to replace the one who died.
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=200800000003035
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Title: Discharge of Samuel Beard from the Tennessee Volunteers
Signer : E. Bradley
Signer : John Wallace
Date Created: 1814-09-20
Abstract: The honorable discharge of Samuel Beard from the Tennessee Volunteers certifies that he served under Major General Andrew Jackson from September 26, 1813 until December 26, 1813. It states that he performed his duty faithfully as a good soldier. John Wallace was his captain, and the discharge is signed by Colonel E. Wallace.
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=200700000001686
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Title: E.J. F. Faber and Charles Hunt in Pittsburgh, PA to M. Thomas Ferguson in Lenoir Landing, TN
Author : E. J.F. Faber
Author : Charles Hunt
Recipient : M. Thomas Ferguson
Date Created: 1837-05-11
Abstract: Discussion of business transactions including the shipment of machinery via the S. Boat Delaware. Describes the purchase of looms from a factory and their willingness to sell Ferguson one or more of these. Details the purchase of bobbins for a factory.
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=200700000001815
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Title: 1847 April 14 [to] Capt[ain] William R. Caswell
Author : E.C. Caswell
Recipient : William Richard Caswell
Date Created: 1847-04-14
Abstract: This document is a letter from E. C. Caswell of Russelville, Tennessee to her husband William Richard Caswell, dated April 14, 1847. Mr. Caswell was part of the "volunteers" of Tennessee who fought in the Mexican-American War. Her letter expresses concern for him because she had just received news about the battle in Vera Cruz and had not heard from him in several weeks.
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=200800000002991
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Title: School Reports, District 17, Giles County, Tennessee, 1840
Signer : E.D. Jones
Author; Signer : Barnabas K. Collum
Date Created: 1843-07-01
Abstract: Record that lists the number of children aged six through twenty-one in each household in the 17th district of Giles county, 1843. List shows a total of 332 school age children.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: County Court Records, 1840-1853
Contributing Institution: Giles County Archives
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002819
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Title: [Letter] 1847 Nov. 30, Memphis [to] Edward E Porter, Bridg[e]port, Con[necticut]
Author : E.H. Porter
Recipient : Edward E. Porter
Date Created: 1847-11-30
Abstract: The following document is a letter, dated November 30, 1847, from E. H. Porter in Memphis to his son Edward E. Porter in Bridgeport, Connecticut. In the letter, the elder Porter discusses financial matters with his son and encourages him to maintain his commitment to quit smoking.
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=200800000003031
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Title: [Letter] 1848 Sep. 19, Steamer Palo Alto [to] Ed[ward] E Porter, South Hanover, Ind[ian]a
Author : E.H. Porter
Recipient : Edward Porter
Date Created: 1848-09-19
Abstract: The following document is a letter written by E. H. Porter, addressed to his son Edward, on September 19, 1848. The elder Porter writes this letter aboard a steamer in the midst of his travels. He talks about the places he has been and provides Edward with the good news that he may have found a cure for the son`s illness.
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=200800000003188
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Title: Emancipation Petition of slave, Sukey
Signer : Edward Douglass
Date Created: 1806-03-19
Abstract: A legal Petition for Emancipation made by a slave (Sukey) who had been emancipated by the will of her deceased master, John Headon, for the faithful attention she had given to him, especially in his illness. According to the legal order granting her freedom, Sukey was "forever free with all her future posterity born or to be born since the death of her said master." A security in the amount of $1,000 was required. Edward Douglass, chairman of the court signed the order.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: Miscellaneous documents
Contributing Institution: Sumner County Archives
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002732
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Title: [Letter] 1848 May 22, Watertown [to] E. H. Porter Esq[ui]r[e], Memphis, Tenn[essee]
Author : Edward E. Porter
Recipient : E. H. Porter
Date Created: 1848-05-22
Abstract: The following document is a letter from Edward E. Porter to his father Ethel Henry Porter, dated May 22, 1848. In the letter, Edward discusses his bad health and plans for school, and he sends his love and best wishes to others back home.
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=200800000003129
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Title: [Letter] 1849 Oct. 8 [to Mary Porter]
Author : Edward E. Porter
Recipient : Mary Porter
Date Created: 1849-10-08
Abstract: The following document is a letter, dated October 8, 1849, from Edward E. Porter to his sister Mary Porter. In the letter, Edward discusses his busy schedule at school and his possible career plans. Edwards also expresses interest in instigating communication with a girlfriend of Mary`s and speaks of matters of religion.
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=200800000003132
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Title: [Letter] 1848 Oct. 2, South Hanover College, I[ndian]a [to] E[thel] H[enry] Porter
Author : Edward E. Porter
Recipient : Ethel H. Porter
Date Created: 1848-10-02
Abstract: This document is a letter written by Edward E. Porter to his father, Ethel Henry Porter, on October 2, 1848. In the letter, Edward discusses seeing his father on a boat, the `Palo Alto` as he passed by, events going on at college, trips he has recently taken, and the need for Ethel to send some of his belongings to him at school.
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=200800000003197
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