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Database: Volunteer Voices: The Growth of Democracy in Tennessee
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Title: Kenneth D. McKellar in Washington, D.C., to C.P. Simonton in Covington, TN
Signer : Kenneth D. McKellar, 1869-1957
Date Created: 1918-08-31
Abstract: Tennessee Senator McKeller writes to Simonton of his displeasure at having to vote to allow eighteen year olds into the draft.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Collection: Charles P. Simonton Papers
Contributing Institution: University of Memphis Special Collections
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000001668
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Title: L.B. Eaton in Memphis, TN to Gen. John Eaton in Nashville, TN
Author : L. B. Eaton
Recipient : John Eaton, 1829-1906
Date Created: 1868-05-05
Abstract: Discusses the possibility that Hamilton will run for Congress in the Memphis district and the circumstances surrounding his candidacy. Relates how various political offices were meted out at a meeting held by Hamilton, Carter, Shaw, Kennedy, Carpenter, and Lewis. Believes that Lewis and Carpenter are opportunists who show friendship for the Eatons only to advance themselves politically. Instructs him to work with Nunn for Gen. Smith`s election. Mentions Hatchett`s hatred of Beaumont and news of the paper.
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=200700000001755
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Title: L.B. Eaton in Memphis, TN to Gen. John Eaton in Nashville, TN
Author : L. B. Eaton
Recipient : John Eaton, 1829-1906
Date Created: 1867-11-06
Abstract: News of a criticism of Dr. Shaw at a meeting of colored people. Various items of news concerning politics 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=200800000000784
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Title: L.B. Eaton in Memphis, TN to John Eaton in Washington, D.C.
Author : L. B. Eaton
Recipient : John Eaton, 1829-1906
Date Created: 1869-03-07
Abstract: Informs him of the writer`s progress in his attempt to secure letters of recommendation for the Marshalcy. Tells of the enragement of Memphis`s Ku Klux Klan because of the arrest of Earle and a week full of insults and danger for Union men. Describes incidents in which the writer and Lewis were involved and refers to Charlie`s fear and the need for martial law in Memphis. Touches on Horace`s plans to obtain the post of superintendent.
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=200700000001733
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Title: L.B. Eaton in Memphis, TN to Gen. John Eaton in Nashville, TN
Author : L. B. Eaton
Recipient : John Eaton, 1829-1906
Date Created: 1868-04-13
Abstract: Reports that the first issue of the Bulletin as a radical paper took a half-hearted stand for the Republican party and made a poor showing. Observes that Tomeny`s personal debts and those owed by the Bulletin may cause it to fold financially. Warns that they still must strengthen the position of the Post through new features. Mention of debts owed by their paper; anticipates Coleman`s take over on the following day. Discloses that under pressure from Hamilton and on advice from Lewis, he nominated Hamilton as congressman-at-large.
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=200800000001108
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Title: L.B. Eaton in Memphis, TN to Gen. John Eaton in Nashville, TN
Author : L. B. Eaton
Recipient : John Eaton, 1829-1906
Date Created: 1867-10-25
Abstract: States that wet weather is having a bad effect on those already ill in Memphis. Remarks concerning his need for money. Attended a meeting, probably concerning the coming political campaign with mention of possible candidates. Expresses the belief that their paper should get ahead of the Bulletin by coming out first in support of Brownlow and Grant for vice president and president.
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=200800000000777
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Title: L.B. Eaton in Memphis, TN to Gen. John Eaton in Nashville, TN
Author : L. B. Eaton
Recipient : John Eaton, 1829-1906
Date Created: 1868-04-14
Abstract: The Bulletin viewed as a failure, antagonistic to Democrats and Republicans; Beaumont has neither financial nor personal interest in it. Conveys Hunter`s promise of articles and his assurances that party support is with the Post. News of the increasing circulation of their paper and improvement in Charlie`s work. Instructs John to write up any state political news quickly so that the Post can publish it first.
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=200800000001110
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Title: L.B. Eaton in Memphis, TN to John Eaton in Washington, D.C.
Author : L. B. Eaton
Recipient : John Eaton, 1829-1906
Date Created: 1872-05-02
Abstract: L.B. Eaton encloses letters from Nathan Eaton and Nathan`s wife, Fannie that indicate they may separate. L.B. hints at what measures they will take concerning Nathan. He gives a detailed picture of the political mood in Memphis, concluding that Grant`s strength is great among African Americans and Democrats. he relates news of his accounts for the Marshall`s office.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Civil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877)
Collection: John Eaton Correspondence
Contributing Institution: University of Tennessee Special Collections Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001721
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Title: L.B. Eaton in Memphis, TN to Gen. John Eaton in Nashville, TN
Author : L. B. Eaton
Recipient : John Eaton, 1829-1906
Date Created: 1868-04-01
Abstract: Informs him that the Post cannot include more religious and sentimental material because of lack of space and that much of John`s news is dated when it arrives. Relates how he lost his position as clerk to Sheldon Lewis through bribery on the part of Taft and Boswell. Mentions the killing of a Negro on Nunn`s farm, Barbour Lewis` cordiality since his near indictment, and the brisk business at the paper.
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=200800000001105
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Title: L.B. Eaton in Memphis, TN to General John Eaton
Author : L. B. Eaton
Date Created: 1868-02-20
Abstract: Letter from L.B. Eaton to his brother, General John Eaton that tells of Smith`s willingness to provide Eaton with money and other aid in return for a government position. Informs him that Beaumont, Hough and their group are trying to buy the Bulletin newspaper.
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=200700000001766
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Title: L.B. Eaton in Memphis, TN to Gen. John Eaton in Nashville, TN
Author : L. B. Eaton
Recipient : John Eaton, 1829-1906
Date Created: 1867-10-14
Abstract: Informs his brother that he will investigate at the post office as to the failure of the Post to reach radical representatives in Nashville. Reference to the great burden of work he has at the newspaper and its financial obligations. News of several of its employees. Mentions his hope of getting the county school bill passed, the cases of yellow fever in Memphis, and Judge Lewis` stirring up of the Negroes.
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=200700000001778
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Title: L.B. Eaton in Memphis, TN to John Eaton in Washington, D.C.
Author : L. B. Eaton
Recipient : John Eaton, 1829-1906
Date Created: 1871-03-07
Abstract: L.B. Eaton gives a detailed account of a murder in Somerville and a conflict between the U.S. government and the state government which grew out of the arrest of the murderer. L.B. tells how he prevented violence between state and federal authorities by rushing troops to Somerville and arresting all the offenders.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Civil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877)
Contributing Institution: University of Tennessee Special Collections Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001729
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Title: Orders to enforce franchise law in Nashville
Author : L. B. Gamble
Date Created: 1867-09-23
Abstract: This message on the stationery of the Tennessee State Guards transmits the orders Governor Brownlow had given General Joseph A. Cooper, ordering "all persons to desiste from any attempt to hold any election in violation of the Franchice Law." L.B. Gamble wrote the order "by Command of Brig. Gen. Joseph A. Cooper" and identifies himself as an aide-de-camp.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Civil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877)
Collection: Governor William G. Brownlow Papers, 1865-1869
Contributing Institution: Tennessee State Library and Archives
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001893
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Title: Tennessee's Shame! Convicts in the Coal Creek Mines
Attributed name : L. C. (Leonidas Campbell) Houk , 1836-1891
Attributed name : George M. Winstead
Date Created: 1892
Abstract: This is an advertisement for the Tennessee state races for governor and the U.S. Congress in favor of George M. Winstead and L.C. Houk who are running against George M. Winstead and Mr. Welcker. All four gubernatorial candidates of 1892, Turney, Buchannan, Winstead and East, pledged to end the leasing of convicts to industries which began in Tennessee in July of 1866. Coal-mining begin in Tennessee in the 1840s and continues today.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Development of the Industrial United States (1870-1900)
Collection: Ephemera Collection
Contributing Institution: C. M. McClung Historical Collection
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001238
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Title: Studio Portrait of William G. Brownlow
Photographer : L. C. Hand
Date Created: 1860 - 1869
Abstract: A studio portrait of William Gannaway Brownlow taken by L.C. Hand. Brownlow, was known as "The Fighting Parson" because of his colorful speeches and writing as a preacher, in his paper, The Knoxville Whig, and in politics. During the post-War Reconstruction period, 1865-1869, he served as Governor of Tennessee. During the Civil War he was against secession, as were many people in east Tennessee.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Civil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877)
Collection: Photo File
Contributing Institution: C. M. McClung Historical Collection
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000000321
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Title: L.C. Houk in Washington, D.C. to O.P. Temple in Knoxville, Tennessee
Attributed name : L. C. Houk, 1836-1891
Associated name : Oliver Perry Temple, 1820-1907
Date Created: 1879-12-06
Abstract: Houk writes that he will watch and press claims for the Territorial Judgeship for Temple and makes comments about the general political state of affairs.
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=200700000002442
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Title: L.C. Houk in Washington, D.C. to O.P. Temple
Attributed name : L. C. Houk, 1836-1891
Associated name : Oliver Perry Temple, 1820-1907
Date Created: 1882-04-08
Abstract: Redistricting; prefers to lose Blount and Loudon rather than Scott, Morgan or Roane counties; Temple, Gibson and Milton should have business at Nashville right away.
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=200700000002467
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Title: L.C. Houk in Washington, D.C. to O.P. Temple
Attributed name : L. C. Houk, 1836-1891
Associated name : Oliver Perry Temple, 1820-1907
Date Created: 1884-03-05
Abstract: Houk mentions Edmundson`s son; glad Chronicle is booming; opinion of Austin; praise for Temple`s articles on old and new methods of farming.
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=200700000002473
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Title: L.C. Houk in Washington, D.C. to O.P. Temple
Attributed name : L. C. Houk, 1836-1891
Associated name : Oliver Perry Temple, 1820-1907
Date Created: 1883-01-22
Abstract: Arm crippled; uses an amanuensis; the district attorneyship; the Meek Brothers; Gibson and the Chronicle, can he do both?; and Gillenwaters.
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=200700000002468
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Title: L.C. Houk in Montvale Springs, Tennessee to O.P. Temple in Knoxville, Tennessee
Attributed name : L. C. Houk, 1836-1891
Associated name : Oliver Perry Perry, 1820-1907
Date Created: 1885-08-03
Abstract: Comparison of Journal and Chronicle; action as to receipts and notes sent by Temple.
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=200700000002476
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Title: L.C. Houk in Washington, D.C. to O.P. Temple in Knoxville, Tennessee
Attributed name : L. C. Houk, 1836-1891
Associated name : Oliver Perry Temple, 1820-1907
Date Created: 1881-12-16
Abstract: Busier than ever before; organization of House, committees, office seekers, comments on Temple`s clerks; appropriation for clerk hire exhausted.
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=200700000002463
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Title: L.C. Houk in Washington, D.C. to O.P. Temple in Knoxville, Tennessee
Attributed name : L. C. Houk, 1836-1891
Associated name : Oliver Perry Temple, 1820-1907
Date Created: 1880-12-09
Abstract: Houk writes that he has no news, only private and personal opinions to write; he is for any Republican Senator who can get elected, Maynard probably has the best chance, Bailey never; opposes Judge Hawkins as candidate; and debates in Congress and political matters.
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=200700000002459
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Title: L.C. Houk in Washington, DC to O.P. Temple in Knoxville, Tennessee
Attributed name : L. C. Houk, 1836-1891
Associated name : Oliver Perry Temple, 1820-1907
Date Created: 1881-02-15
Abstract: Houk writes about applicants for Knoxville Pension Office and Post Office, friends and enemies.
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=200700000002461
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Title: L.H. Drake in Washington Co., Jonesboro, TN to Gen. John Eaton, Jr. in Nashville, TN
Author : L. H. Drake
Recipient : John Eaton, 1829-1906
Date Created: 1869-05-13
Abstract: Demands that Eaton send money for the teachers, observing that the political future of Tennessee depends on this. Senator Nelson is using the failure to pay teachers to arouse people against the free schools. Colonel Miller was nominated by Washington County Convention.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Civil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877)
Collection: John Eaton Correspondence
Contributing Institution: University of Tennessee Special Collections Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001712
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Title: Houk in 1865
Author : L.C Houk
Date Created: 1865-08-01
Abstract: This campaign letter was written and distributed by L.C. Houk to the voters of the 2nd Congressional District of Tennessee. Houk ran as a candidate for congress in 1865. He is attacking his opponent, named simply as "Maynard" for condemning the President, supporting the African American suffrage movement, as well as the failures of his professional life.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Civil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877)
Collection: Ephemera Collection
Contributing Institution: C. M. McClung Historical Collection
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003250
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