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Database: Volunteer Voices: The Growth of Democracy in Tennessee
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Title: John B. Brownlow in Washington, D.C. to O.P. Temple
Scribe : John Bell Brownlow, 1839-1922
Date Created: 1892-06-20
Abstract: This is a political letter written by John Bell Brownlow to O.P. Temple that talks about Johnson`s Presidency and the "whig" party.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Development of the Industrial United States (1870-1900)
Collection: The O.P. Temple Papers, 1832-1909
Contributing Institution: University of Tennessee Special Collections Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002692
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Title: John Bell, Washington to W.G. Brownlow
Author : John Bell, 1797-1869
Recipient : William G. Brownlow, 1805-1877
Date Created: 1849-01-08
Abstract: John Bell, writing from Washington, continues discussion of previous letter on Taylor cabinet. Predicts a cabinet position for former Governor James C. Jones, which Bell will protest. Also talks further about the move of Brownlow`s paper and Gentry`s and Crozier`s attitude toward the move. Discusses possible candidacy of Neill S. Brown and what attitude Brownlow should adopt toward him.
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=200700000001808
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Title: Bentley, John in Nashville, Tennessee to Prosser, W.F. in Washington, D.C.
Author : John Bentley
Recipient : W. F. Prosser
Date Created: 1870-10-19
Abstract: Affidavit certifying that H.W. Hasslock illuminated his house and drugstore along with other rebel Democrats in honor of the nomination of Seymour and Blair. Relates the wonder expressed by everyone that a known Democrat was appointed gauger under a Republican administration.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Civil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877)
Collection: John Eaton Correspondence, 1865-1905
Contributing Institution: University of Tennessee Special Collections Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000001101
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Title: John C. Harkness in Wilmington, DE to General John Eaton in Washington, D.C.
Author : John C Harkness
Recipient : John Eaton, 1829-1906
Date Created: 1871-05-22
Abstract: Harkness will arrange a mass meeting for Eaton if he comes to Delaware where he can speak on public education. He lists five obstacles to public education in Delaware. Wealthy families use of private school and teachers who are in private schools are not interested in public education. There is opposition to establishing a State Normal Scholl and public high school. General apathy and the rule of the aristocracy who wish to maintain their positions by keeping the mass of the people ignorant are the other reasons named.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Civil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877)
Collection: John H. Eaton Jr. Papers, 1865-1881
Contributing Institution: University of Tennessee Special Collections Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000000751
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Title: 1818 Apr. 22, Cherokee Agency [to] John C. Calhoun
Recipient : John C. Calhoun
Creator : Return J. Meigs, 1740-1823
Date Created: 1818-04-22
Abstract: This is a copy of a letter dated April 22, 1818 from Return J. Meigs of the Cherokee Agency to John C. Calhoun requesting the sum of $3472.00 for payment to John and Lewis Ross for expenditures in the Cherokee Agency. Following is a copy of a notice from John C. Calhoun approving the payment.
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=200800000003092
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Title: John C. Nelson in Kingston, TN to Gen. John Eaton, in Nashville, TN
Author : John C. Nelson
Recipient : John Eaton, 1829-1906
Date Created: 1868-10-30
Abstract: Encloses a printed circular which suggests that Eaton made a dishonest arrangement with the A.S. Barnes Co. whereby he agreed to recommend their text books in return for a $3000 loan for his bankrupt brother. Believes Eaton innocent of the charges but fears that if the sheet receives wide circulation his reputation will be damaged.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Civil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877)
Collection: John Eaton Correspondence, 1865-1905
Contributing Institution: University of Tennessee Special Collections Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001754
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Title: John C. Underwood, Alexandria, Virginia to Governor Brownlow
Author : John C. Underwood
Recipient : William G. Brownlow, 1805-1877
Date Created: 1865-10-07
Abstract: From John C. Underwood in Alexandria, Virginia. On the letterhead of the "United States Marshal`s Office." Praises Brownlow`s stand on Black suffrage. Contains clerk`s notations.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Civil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877)
Collection: William G. Brownlow Papers
Contributing Institution: University of Tennessee Special Collections Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001805
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Title: Lands of John Sevier
Author : John Carter
Date Created: 1803
Abstract: Broadside with letters from multiple authors, each speaking out against John Sevier, who has been accused of fraudulent behavior. The broadside contains a letter written by John Sevier in 1795, as well as multiple other authors - important figures of the day: John Carter, Andrew Jackson, Willie Blount, Will White, James P. H. Porter.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: James Robertson Papers
Contributing Institution: Vanderbilt University Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003427
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Title: New Map of Part of the United States of North America
Creator : John Cary, 1754-1835
Date Created: 1806
Abstract: Title on the map: A New Map of Part of the United States of North America containing the Carolinas and Georgia, also the Floridas and part of the Bahama Islands. Tennessee is labeled as "Tenassee."
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=200700000002687
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Title: Captain John Chisholm and S. Williams in Knoxville to William Blount
Author : John Chisholm
Author : S Williams
Recipient : William Blount, 1749-1800
Date Created: 1795-05-29
Abstract: Chisholm`s letter lists the articles necessary to outfit the Choctaw Indians for their visit to the President of the United States. Williams letter mentions his acting as a guide to five Choctaw Indians and their interpreter betwween Nashville and Knoxville. Three horses were lost or stolen on the way.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Revolution and the New Nation (1754-1820)
Collection: William Blount Papers
Contributing Institution: C. M. McClung Historical Collection
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000001256
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Title: John C. Gaut in Nashville, Tennessee to O.P. Temple in Knoxville, Tennessee
Author : John Conaway Gaut, 1813-1895
Recipient : Oliver Perry Temple, 1820-1907
Date Created: 1889-04-01
Abstract: Gaut answers Temple`s inquiry as to incidents and persons connected with arranging the Cherokee treaty of 1835-1836 and gives details of the "Jolly Island" case from Athens, Tennessee.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Development of the Industrial United States (1870-1900)
Collection: The O.P. Temple Papers, 1832-
Contributing Institution: University of Tennessee Special Collections Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000001135
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Title: Hickory tree rooted at both ends, C.C.C. Camp, Crossville, Tennessee, with Ripley's Believe It or Not letter
Photographer : John D. Howell
Date Created: 1935
Abstract: Two photographs show the bent hickory tree that is rooted at both ends. One includes the mess hall in the background and two shirtless C.C.C. workers sitting upon the tree. Included with these photographs is a letter and envelope from Ripley's Believe It or Not, which states that this item will be depicted in the Believe It or Not cartoons on about November 14, 1935. The address on the envelope shows that Howell was at C.C.C. Camp 3464, Cumberland Homesteads, in Crossville, Tennessee.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Great Depression and World War II (1929-1945)
Collection: Civilian Conservation Corps in Tennessee, 1933-1942
Contributing Institution: Tennessee State Library and Archives
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001489
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Title: W.H. Stilwell in Humboldt, Tennessee to Gen. John Eaton in Washington, D.C.
Recipient : John Eaton, 1829-1906
Date Created: 1871-12-25
Abstract: Stilwell gives Eaton a passionate warning that Grant may be assassinated. He cites Ku Klux Klan threats and fanaticism.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Civil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877)
Collection: John H. Eaton Jr. Papers, 1865-1881
Contributing Institution: University of Tennessee Special Collections Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000001329
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Title: H.B. Spelman in Cleveland, OH to Col. John Eaton in Washington, D.C.
Recipient : John Eaton, 1829-1906
Date Created: 1865-03-07
Abstract: Talks at length about the plans for establishing a newspaper in Memphis with details concerning the legal aspects of their partnership. Expresses the belief that the paper they contemplate establishing will promote democratic ideals. Lists equipment needed for furnishing the news and job offices. Estimates cost of each item. Discussion of his new work with a petroleum refinery and mention of the possibility that the Cotton agency will be open to him. Reference to the Freedmen`s Bureau.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Civil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877)
Collection: John H. Eaton Jr. Papers, 1865-1881
Contributing Institution: University of Tennessee Special Collections Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000001326
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Title: D.N. Peabody in Nashville, Tennessee to General John Eaton in Washington, D.C.
Recipient : John Eaton, 1829-1906
Date Created: 1871-11-01
Abstract: D.W. Peabody, Collector of Internal Revenue in Nashville, Tennessee describes the economy of the city as being prostrate and its people much opposed to African Americans and Northern investment. He discusses an attack upon Prosser and the good effect it produced on his standing and praises the Ku Klux Klan act passed by Congress which will prevent such violence. Peabody also gives an account of General Harrison`s death and expresses doubt about his successor. He regrets the difficulties Eaton experienced in obtaining favors for Saltmarsh, who is described as a scoundrel.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Civil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877)
Collection: John H. Eaton Jr. Papers, 1865-1881
Contributing Institution: University of Tennessee Special Collections Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000001328
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Title: W.H. Stilwell in Humboldt, Tennessee to Gen. John Eaton in Washington D.C.
Recipient : John Eaton, 1829-1906
Author : W.H. Stilwell
Date Created: 1871-01-31
Abstract: Stilwell inquires on behalf of Col. H. Duncan for a raise of salary, and he later mentions the inadequacy of compensation for the entire postal service. Entreats Eaton to exert his influence to obtain Stilwell`s son the position of Route Agent. Requests an investigattion into the rumors of dubious Republicanism on the part of Route Agent Harper of Jackson, Tenn. Stilwell laments the downward turn of the Reconstruction effort.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Civil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877)
Collection: John H. Eaton Jr. Papers, 1865-1881
Contributing Institution: University of Tennessee Special Collections Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000001333
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Title: Letter to John Eaton Jr. April 6th 1869
Recipient : John Eaton, 1829-1906
Author : N.T. Custead
Date Created: 1869-04-06
Abstract: At the Cumberland County Convention the previous day, the writer nominated Eaton to represent them in the legislature. The former tells Eaton of the very strong opposition displayed by Harriman and Mullinix, warning him that these men are avowed enemies of both free schools and of Eaton.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: John H. Eaton Jr. Papers, 1865-1881
Contributing Institution: University of Tennessee Special Collections Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000000749
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Title: Finance Committee of the Union Congressional Republican Executive Committee in Washington D.C. to Eaton, John in Washington, D.C.
Author : Finance Committee of the Union Congressional Republican Executive Committee
Associated name : John Eaton, 1829-1906
Date Created: 1870-07-29
Abstract: From Zachariah Chandler, John H. Ketcham, and J.H. Platt, Jr. who are the Finance Committee for the Union Congressional Republican Executive Committee. Request for donation to be used by the Republican party in the 1870 campaign.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Civil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877)
Collection: John Eaton Correspondence, 1865-1905
Contributing Institution: University of Tennessee Special Collections Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000001013
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Title: Eaton, John in Washington, D.C. to Senter, D.W.C. in Nashville, Tennessee
Author : John Eaton, 1829-1906
Recipient : DeWitt Clinton Senter
Date Created: 1870-06-22
Abstract: The writer has been suggested as commissioner for the Centennial Celebration of American Independence to be held in Philadelphia in 1876. Explains that each state will have a commissioner and asks that Senter appoint the writer as representative from Tennessee, pointing ou that his legal residence is in Memphis.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Civil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877)
Collection: John Eaton Correspondence, 1865-1905
Contributing Institution: University of Tennessee Special Collections Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000001335
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Title: Ticket to International Exhibition in Philadelphia
Recipient : John Eaton, 1829-1906
Date Created: 1876-05-10
Abstract: Complimentary ticket for John Eaton to attend the International Exhibition in Philadelphia which began on May 10th of 1876 and ended on November 10th of 1876. The exhibition celebrated the centennial of the United States. It is addressed to the Hon. John Eaton, Board of U.S. Exhibits in the Interior Department.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Development of the Industrial United States (1870-1900)
Collection: John Eaton Correspondence
Contributing Institution: University of Tennessee Special Collections Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001724
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Title: President Jackson's March
Composer : John F. Abercrombie
Date Created: 1829-1837
Abstract: The full title of this composition is "President Jackson's March, For ONe or Two Performers." This piece of sheet music is found in a small volume of compiled music owned by a person who lived in Murfreesboro, Tennessee.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: Andrew Jackson Sheet Music Collection
Contributing Institution: Center for Popular Music
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000001487
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Title: President Jackson's Grand March
Composer : John F. Goneke
Date Created: 1829 - 1837
Abstract: This is a Grand March composed for the Piano Forte in homage to President Jackson "As Performed at the Chesnut Theatre."
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: Andrew Jackson Sheet Music Collection
Contributing Institution: Center for Popular Music
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000001486
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Title: John F. Spence in Athens, Tennessee to O.P. Temple in Knoxville, Tennessee
Attributed name : John F. Spence
Associated name : Oliver Perry Temple, 1820-1907
Date Created: 1880-03-15
Abstract: Invitation from President John F. Spence of East Tennessee Wesleyan University and "our three literary societies" for Temple address. The students have promised to pay his expenses and a $10 honorarium.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Development of the Industrial United States (1870-1900)
Collection: The O.P. Temple Papers, 1832-
Contributing Institution: University of Tennessee Special Collections Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000002446
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Title: J. G. Parkhurst in Nashville, Tennessee to Mary E. Maxwell at the Sol Hotel
Author : John Gibson Parkhurst, 1824-1906
Date Created: 1865-02-15
Abstract: Telegram denying a pass for John Overton Jr. to visit Nashville, since he had "identified himself with the rebellion and cannot come here as an agent of rebels." Demands to know the purpose of his visit.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Civil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877)
Collection: Travellers Rest
Contributing Institution: Travellers Rest Plantation and Museum
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002792
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Title: John J. O`Conner in New York, NY, to E. H. Crump in Washington, D. C.
Author : John J. O`Conner
Date Created: 1932-11-11
Abstract: A letter discussing Democratic Party plans to modify the Volstead Act.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Great Depression and World War II (1929-1945)
Contributing Institution: Memphis Public Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001657
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