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Database: Volunteer Voices: The Growth of Democracy in Tennessee
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Title: 1820 Oct. 4, United States to the Cherokee Indians
Signer : Return Jonathan Meigs
Date Created: 1820-10-04
Abstract: This document is a report on the third quarter of annuities for 1820 owed to the Cherokee Indians. The document is signed by Return J. Meigs, agent to the Cherokees, on behalf of the United States.
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=200800000003119
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Title: 1820, United States to Lillecocker
Signer : Return Jonathan Meigs
Date Created: 1820
Abstract: This document is a spoliation claim made by Lillecocker of the Creek Nation. The claim states that U.S. troops killed a cow worth six dollars while passing through the Creek Nation. The claim is signed by Return J. Meigs, agent to 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=200800000003120
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Title: 1828 Apr. 19, Greeneville, Tenn[essee] [to] Governor Sam Houston, Nashville, Tennessee
Author : Richard M. Woods
Recipient : Samuel Houston
Date Created: 1828-04-19
Abstract: This document is a letter to Tennessee Governor Sam Houston from Richard M. Woods, Sheriff of Greene County regarding an escaped convict. The Sheriff asks the Governor to offer a reward for the capture of Daniel Dyche who was convicted for the murder of David Adams.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: Governor Samuel Houston Paperes, 1827-1829
Contributing Institution: Tennessee State Library and Archives
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002932
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Title: Richard Mattison to E. H. Crump in Washington, D.C.
Author : Richard Mattison
Date Created: 1932-04-02
Abstract: A letter from an anti-prohibition Republican, refers to "the American Nation the Greatest Nation of Hypocrites under the sun."
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=200700000001663
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Title: Photograph of the posthole pattern of a Cherokee townhouse at the former site of the mid-18th century Cherokee town of Toqua, take
Photographer : Robert D. Newman
Date Created: 1977
Abstract: This is a photograph of the posthole pattern of a Cherokee winter townhouse at the former site of mid-18th century Toqua. Winter townhouses were cone-shaped and appeared to look like small mountains from a distance. Townhouses were used for all public, social, and political events. Some were large enough to hold 500 people. The seats were arranged like an amphitheater with the seats rising one above another, leaving an area in the center for a fire. Excavations were conducted by the University of Tennessee in 1977 in anticipation of the flooding of the lower Little Tennessee River by the Tellico Dam Reservoir. The excavations were conducted under contract with the National Park Service and the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA). Principal investigator, Jefferson Chapman. Field Director, Robert D. Newman.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Colonization and Settlement (1585-1763)
Collection: Frank H. McClung Museum Photographic Collection
Contributing Institution: Frank H. McClung Museum
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002530
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Title: Terrell, Robert H. in Washington, D.C., to Church, R.R. Sr. in Memphis, Tennessee
Author : Robert H. Terrell, 1857-1925
Recipient : Robert Reed Church, 1839-1912
Date Created: 1898-02-19
Abstract: A letter from Church`s son-in-law drescribing the speech his daughter, Mary Eliza Church, gave before the Woman`s Suffrage Convention in Washington, D.C..
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Collection: The Robert R. Church Family Papers
Contributing Institution: University of Memphis Special Collections
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000000792
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Title: Robert Ramsey in Nashville, Tennessee to Governor Brownlow
Author : Robert Ramsey
Date Created: 1866-03-05
Abstract: On letterhead of the "Headquarters Military Division of Tennessee." Writes on behalf of Major-General George H. Thomas to decline Gov. Brownlow`s request to remove troops from East Tennessee. Says the General will not remove the troops until events show "a more decided disposition of obedience to the Gov`t..." 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=200700000001812
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Title: R. R. Church, Jr. in Memphis, TN, to William Allen White in Emporia, KS
Author : Robert Reed Church, 1885-1952
Date Created: 1920-05-01
Abstract: A letter written by Robert R. Church, Jr. addressed to several members of the Republican Party urging them to liberalize their party`s policies with respect to "Colored people," or risk losing them to other political parties. In it, he lists 10 points he would like the party to strongly consider.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Collection: The Robert R. Church Family Papers
Contributing Institution: University of Memphis Special Collections
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003309
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Title: Hughes, R.W. in Richmond, Virginia to the Brownlow, William G. in Washington, D.C.
Author : Robert W. Hughes
Recipient : William Gannaway Brownlow, 1805-1877
Date Created: 1870-01-16
Abstract: Hughes, a Virginia Republican, writes to complain to Brownlow over recent actions of the House of Representatives in the Virginia Case. "The provisions of the Paine bill or those repeated by Fartsworth is the least that could be properly hoped by Congress." With envelope.
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=200800000001352
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Title: Certificate of membership to the Ex-Slave Bounty and Pension Association.
Signer : Rollie Johnson
Date Created: 1898-11-11
Abstract: Certificate proving Rollie Johnson`s membership in the Ex-Slave Bounty and Pension Association. The association is working to promote the passage of the Ex-Slave Bounty and Pension Bill in the U.S. Senate.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Development of the Industrial United States (1870-1900)
Collection: Ex-Slave Bounty and Pension Association. Certificate, 1898
Contributing Institution: University of Tennessee Special Collections Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000001019
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Title: Commencement Exercises, Annual Commencement Debate
Director : Ruskin-Cave College
Date Created: 1912-05-11 - 1912-05-15
Abstract: This is a program for the Annual Commencement Debate at Ruskin-Cave College in the year 1912. The debate is over whether the Initiative, Referendum and Recall should be adopted in all the States. The note at the top says "Sat with Sadie just behind M. and Effie. Took our `pictures` with us." Commencement debaters on the affirmative side include: William Herbert Saxon from Burnell, Mississippi; Max Edgard Strang from Winona, Texas; For the negative: Henry Mautie McIntosh from Arrington, Tennessee; Matthew R. Allen from Four Oaks, North Carolina.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Collection: Elnora Miller Papers
Contributing Institution: Dickson County Public Library and Life Long Learning Center
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003372
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Title: S. Bradshaw in Knoxville, Tennessee to O.P. Temple
Author : S. Bradshaw
Recipient : Oliver Temple, 1820-1907
Date Created: 1884-09-14
Abstract: S. Bradshaw, Chairman of the Executive Committee of the local Republican Club, requests Temple to come speak at a "flagpole Rasen" to be held in Wartburg as Morgan County has "no publick spekers."
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=200700000002494
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Title: S.H. Melcher in LaGrange, TN to Gen. John Eaton in Nashville, TN
Author : S. H. Melcher
Recipient : John Eaton, 1829-1906
Date Created: 1868-06-06
Abstract: Explains that the rebels in LaGrange are trying, in an underhanded way, to gain control of the local post office. Asks Eaton to help prevent this by writing Nunn, their congressman. Predicts a hot political contest in LaGrange.
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=200700000001762
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Title: S.H. Melcher in LaGrange, TN to Gen. John Eaton in Nashville, TN
Author : S. L. Melcher
Date Created: 1868-08-29
Abstract: Discussion of the probability that the rebels will gain control of the post office in LaGrange and asks Eaton`s help in preventing this. Reveals the writer`s belief that Nunn is being bribed to work against them.
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=200700000001773
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Title: S.N. Clark in Chicago, TN to Genl. John Eaton, Jr. in Washington, D.C.
Author : S. N. Clark
Recipient : John Eaton, 1829-1906
Date Created: 1870-03-03
Abstract: Clark hopes that the Freedmen`s Bureau will be put under Eaton`s control without delay. He warns that the old Bureau staff, all except Howard, are antagonistic toward Eaton and the budget will be lean. He speaks of the importance of education of the Indians, and his hope that funds for this will be under Eaton`s control.
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=200700000001716
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Title: S.N. Clark in Washington, D.C. to Gen. John Eaton in Nashville, TN
Author : S. N. Clark
Recipient : John Eaton, 1829-1886
Date Created: 1867-11-14
Abstract: Asks Eaton`s help in securing a position for a mutual friend, Mr. Cendron. Is interested in Eaton`s work in the field of public education. Mention of another mutual friend who is in Washington and of the work of the Freedmen`s Bureau. Tells of a serenade at the White House, apparently staged by Negroes as a demonstration.
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=200800000001097
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Title: Sworn Statement by S.N. Clark
Author : S. N. Clark
Date Created: 1870-07-11
Abstract: Statement signed by S.N. Clark of Chicago, Illinois swearing that he has never supported any insurrection against the United States and promises to do his duty to the best of his ability in the office which he is about to enter.
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=200800000001012
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Title: S.E. De Tavernier in Careyville, Tennessee to O.P. Temple
Author : S.E. De Tavernier
Recipient : Oliver Perry Temple, 1820-1906
Date Created: 1883-07-27
Abstract: Informs Temple of the writer`s failure to secure for the recipient a maid, as there are none free, and those employed were dissuaded by their employees. Laments the general low quality in service. Discusses the presidential nomination, and expresses concern over the possible nomination of Arthur.
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=200800000003464
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Title: [Motion for Treaty to United States Senate, 1812 Jan. 10 ]
Secretary; Signer : Sam A. Otis
Associated name : Return J. Meigs, 1740-1823
Date Created: 1812-01-10
Abstract: This document is a motion to the United States Senate, dated January 10, 1812 regarding the ratification of a treaty made with the Cherokee Nation on December 2, 1807, at Chickamauga, on the Tennessee River. The senate unanimously voted no.
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=200800000003038
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Title: Milligan, Sam in Greeneville, Tennessee to Fain, John in Jonesboro, Tennessee
Author : Sam Milligan
Recipient : John Fain
Date Created: 1866-06-07
Abstract: Letter describing the state of cotton claims and the various legal measures taken to recover the property. Notes that he is awaiting a final decision and will inform Fain when he hears it.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Civil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877)
Collection: Rhea Papers
Contributing Institution: University of Tennessee Special Collections Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000001365
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Title: Rebel Claim No. 26
Applicant : Samuel Cary
Date Created: 1868-06-30
Abstract: Claims filed by Benton County, Tennessee, citizens after the Civil War for damages caused by the Confederate Army. The document includes an inventory of the damages. The Confederate Army is referred to in the document as the Rebel Army. The Civil War is identified as the Rebellion. The claim had to include witnesses who could vouch that the claimant had never given "aid, comfort, countenance, or encouragement" to the rebellion.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Civil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877)
Collection: Benton County Court Records
Contributing Institution: Benton County Archive
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000000995
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Title: Hogg, Samuel, Washington, D.C. to Burford, Carthage, TN
Author : Samuel E. Hogg, 1783-1842
Recipient : David Burford, 1791-1864
Date Created: 1818-02-03
Abstract: Letter from Representative Samuel Hogg, Washington, D.C. to Burford, Carthage, Tennessee concerning Burford`s account as quartermaster. Also related news from Washington.
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=200700000001825
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Title: 1828 Mar. 14 [to] Governor Samuel Houston, Nashville, Ten [nessee]
Author : Residents of Canton County, Kentucky
Recipient : Samuel Houston
Date Created: 1828-03-14
Abstract: This document is a letter drafted by the residents of Canton County, Kentucky to Samuel Houston (1827-1829) dated March 14, 1828. The letter asks Governor Houston to use his influence with the Governor of Kentucky to settle a boundary dispute between two counties. The existing Walker line is in dispute with the citizens. The citizens have put their signatures on the letter requesting the assistance of Governor Houston.
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=200800000002930
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Title: Samuel M. Arnell in Washington, D.C. to O.P. Temple in Knoxville, Tennessee
Author : Samuel M. Arnell
Recipient : Oliver Perry Temple, 1820-1907
Date Created: 1891-01-09
Abstract: Arnell urges Temple to write a proposed sketch of the presidential campaign of 1860 in East Tennessee. Arnell is of the opinion that Lincoln`s election resulted in a "magnificent uprising of East 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=200700000002507
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Title: Orville Bradley and others vs. Commissioners of Powell County et al.
Author : Bradley
Author : Samuel McPhetres
Date Created: 1839
Abstract: The state assembly has authorized the formation of a new county, Powell, from portions of Washington, Sullivan, Hawkins counties. Orville Bradley and Samuel McPheters (for themselves and on the behalf of the "divers citizens" of Hawkins County) argue in this complaint that the bill is unconstitutional. Filed in Chancery Court in Rogersville.
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=200800000002797
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