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Database: Volunteer Voices: The Growth of Democracy in Tennessee
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Title: William H. Fogg in New York, NY to Gen. John Eaton in Nashville, TN
Author : William H. Fogg
Recipient : John Eaton, 1829-1906
Date Created: 1868-03-03
Abstract: Asks Eaton`s opinion on the bonds issued by Tennessee as an investment. Observing that a large debt has been incurred by the state for the building of railroads. Criticism of Andrew Johnson.
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=200800000001102
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Title: 1827 Dec. 4, Jackson [to] The Governor [Sam Houston] of Tennessee at Nashville
Author : William Harris
Recipient : Sam Houston
Date Created: 1827-12-04
Abstract: The following document is a letter written to Tennessee Governor Sam Houston (1827-1829) from William Harris in Jackson, TN. Harris writes in regards to a murder trial he witnessed as clerk of the Circuit Court of Madison. Harris urges the governor to exhibit clemency, particularly in regards to the branding sentence, for the defendant, a Doctor Wright.
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=200800000002925
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Title: William I. Davis in Tazewell, Tennessee to Paul E. Divine
Author : William I. Davis
Recipient : Paul E. Devine
Date Created: 1897-06-24
Abstract: Davis discusses political matters in Caliborne County. Mentions potential appointments of Raines`s as "Department Collector" and of "Mc," who Davis describes as having made a "political ass" of himself. Discusses Sherriff Tilman`s drinking problem and a recent incident when Tilman beat a negro prisoner.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Collection: Museum at Mountain Home
Contributing Institution: Museum at Mountain Home-ETSU
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002855
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Title: William I. Davis in Tazewell, Tennessee to Paul E. Devine
Author : William I. Davis
Recipient : Paul E. Devine
Date Created: 1897-05-12
Abstract: Davis discusses upcoming Caliborne County elections, including Sheriff, Circuit and County Court Clerk Trustees, and Register, hoping for a all Republican office holders.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Collection: Museum at Mountain Home
Contributing Institution: Museum at Mountain Home-ETSU
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002853
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Title: State convention and delegates election results for District 9 of Stewart County, Tennessee
Signer : William P. Dawson
Date Created: 1861-02-09
Abstract: The vote was 46-1 for a convention; 4 candidates are on the ballot: Cave Johnson - 19, G. A. Henry - 26, N. Brandon - 21, Clay Roberts - 26. Page 2 has a list of the men who voted.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Civil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877)
Collection: County Records
Contributing Institution: Stewart County Archives
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002782
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Title: Rev. William Pittenger in Woodbury, New Jersey to O.P. Temple in Knoxville, Tennessee
Attributed name : William Pittenger, 1840-1904
Associated name : Oliver Perry Temple, 1820-1907
Date Created: 1881-02-13
Abstract: Trial in Knoxville 1862; gave no information at court martial not previously agreed upon by his comrades; Temple`s argument not found in captured Confederate archives; all he found "inserted in my new book."
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=200700000002465
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Title: Funeral Invitation Inviting Col. John Overton to Serve as a Pall Bearer for Jefferson Davis
Author : William Preston Johnston, 1831-1899
Date Created: 1889-12-10
Abstract: Johnston invites Overton to serve as pall bearer for the funeral of Jefferson Davis.
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=200800000002793
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Title: 1832 Sept. 5 [to] Mr. Gillespie
Author : William Richard Caswell
Recipient : Gillespie
Date Created: 1832-09-05
Abstract: This document is a letter dated September 5, 1832, written by William Richard Caswell to one Mr. Gillespie. The letter discusses possible candidates for the Senate.
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=200800000002987
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Title: 1838 Oct. 5, Cherokee Agency
Client : William Smith
Associated name : D. M. Foreman
Date Created: 1838-10-05
Abstract: This document, dated October 5, 1838, is a petition from William Smith, Sally Bank, Cut Bread, Big Ratlinggoard, The Bank, and Laugh at Mush. The petition concerns the proceeds and net income of a Turnpike and main gate on the road from the Head of Coosa to Alabama. The petition also discusses the fact that when the laws of Alabama were extended to cover a portion of the Cherokee country, these petitioners were dispossessed of ownership of the Turnpike and main gate.
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=200800000003100
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Title: Taft, William in Washington, D.C. to Frazier, James B. in Washington, D.C.
Author : William Taft
Recipient : James Beriah Frazier, 1858-1937
Date Created: 1907-02-02
Abstract: Taft responds to Frazier`s letter which included a request by J.H. McDowell of Union City, Tennessee that confederate veterans from Tennessee be recognized by the government at the Jamestown Exposition.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Collection: James B. Frazier Papers
Contributing Institution: University of Tennessee Special Collections Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000001004
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Title: State of Tennessee Grant to John Reynolds No. 4003 for 300 Acres
Signer : Willie Blount
Date Created: 1813-05-27
Abstract: This document is titled, "State of Tennessee Grant to John Reynolds No. 4003 for 300 Acres". It is a land grant that describes the end points of the boundries of the property by specific trees. ( "a large Black Walnut", "a large Elm") Below Reynolds Grant is a will from James Read to his son Samuel Read, giving Samuel Read his father`s land and properties. On the reverse side is a copy of a letter from James Madison announcing the act of Congress that athorized the Commission and the land from whence Reynolds land grant came.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: Historical County Records
Contributing Institution: Giles County Archives
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002776
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Title: Guest's Ticket to the Republican National Convention
Printer : Woodward and Tiernan Printing Company, St. Louis
Date Created: 1896
Abstract: Robert Reed Church's guest ticket to the Republican National Convention in St. Louis on June 16, 1896.
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=200800000001525
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Title: State of Tennessee vs. Wyatt Collilns
Defendant : Wyatt Collins
Date Created: 1846
Abstract: Charges, subpoenas, and case notes involving Tennessee v. Collins, dealing with illegal voting.
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=200800000002827
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Title: Rebel Claim No. 176
Applicant : Wyly B. Edington
Date Created: 1868-06-28
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=200800000000996
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Title: A Famous Alumnus
Photographer : Middle Tennessee State University
Date Created: 1960 - 1970
Abstract: Former Tennessee senator Albert Gore Sr. is a Middle Tennessee State Colleges Teacher alumnus, having graduated in 1932 with a teaching degree. He often spoke as a guest lecturer on campus before his death in 1998.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Contemporary United States (1968-present)
Collection: MTSU News and Public Affairs Photograph Collection
Contributing Institution: Albert Gore Sr. Research Center
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002350
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Title: A Senator Returns Home
Photographer : Middle Tennessee State University
Date Created: 1961
Abstract: Senator Albert Gore ('32) visits with students. Gore served in the U.S. House of representatives from 1939 to 1953 and in the Senate from 1953 to 1971. He was best known fro co-authoring the Interstate Highway Act (1956), for his support of civil rights, and for his opposition to the Vietnam War.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Postwar United States (1945-1970)
Collection: MTSU News and Public Affairs Photograph Collection
Contributing Institution: Albert Gore Sr. Research Center
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002458
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Title: Alcoa`s Hydroelectric Developments in the Smoky Mountains
Associated name : City of Alcoa, Tennessee
Date Created: 1973-01
Abstract: From the first page of the pamphlet: "This pamphlet was prepared for publication as a part of a tour souvenir book in conjunction with the Sixth International Congress on Large Dams held September 16-19, 1958 in New York City. The Committee sponsored several `study tours` after the conclusion of the New York Congress. One of these tours was through the Southeastern United States and included inspection of certain of Alcoa`s hydroelectric developments as well as the hydroelectric developments of others." This pamphlet contains only the Alcoa portion of the souvenir book and "was prepared for distribution to members of the study tour, other visitors to Alcoa`s hydroelectric plants, and interested company personnel." The pamphlet was first published in February of 1958, reprinted in November 1958, and revised in January of 1973. 3 pages of 31.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Postwar United States (1945-1970)
Collection: Blount County Historical Collection
Contributing Institution: Blount County Public Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003214
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Title: Article of contract
Attributed name : United States Postmaster General
Date Created: 1856-11-12
Abstract: Appointment of J.F. Kent, S.W. Ficklin and W.H. Peyton for transportation of mail to Bulls Gap, Bay Mount, Gustavus, Fair Plains, Greenville, Henderon`s Mills, Rheatown, Leesburg, Jonesboro, Boon`s Creek and Hilton to Blountsville, and back three times a week, using four horse coaches. Their yearly salary was one thousand thirteen dollars. Their appointment was made on November 12, 1856.
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=200800000001309
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Title: Chancery Court Sale of Thos. A Hayes Et Al Land
Distributor : Moore County Chancery Court
Date Created: 1930-04-03
Abstract: This is a notice of the sell of land to take place on Saturday, May 3, 1930.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Great Depression and World War II (1929-1945)
Collection: Moore County Chancery Court Land Sales
Contributing Institution: Moore County Archives
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003425
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Title: Cordell Hull Stamp
Creator : United States Postal Service
Date Created: 1963-10-05
Abstract: The Cordell Hull Stamp on the first Day of issue. It was cancelled at Carthage, Tennessee. On this day there was press, and thousands of people to witness this. Cordell Hull (1871-1955) served as the U.S. Secretary of State from 1933 until 1944.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Postwar United States (1945-1970)
Collection: Smith County Museum
Contributing Institution: Smith County Heritage Museum
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002360
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Title: Election Ballot
Distributor : Election Commissioners of Tipton County
Date Created: 1924-08-07
Abstract: This is a General County Election ballot from 1924.
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=200800000003232
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Title: Flyer from the League of Women Voters
Artist : League of Women Voters
Date Created: 1920 - 1930
Abstract: A flier in the shape of a hand that served as an invitation for women to attend and become members of the League of Women Voters. The reverse side of flier state the rules of becoming a registered voter in Sullivan County on the five fingers. Contact information is listed on both sides.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Collection: Kingsport League of Women Voters, 1947-1994
Contributing Institution: Archives of the City of Kingsport
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000001588
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Title: Giles County Court House
Attributed name : Cline Photo
Date Created: 1943-11-29
Abstract: 2 tifs. A postcard featuring the Pulaski, Tennessee courthouse and the neighboring streets, lined with cars. The courthouse building features a colonnaded clock tower atop a four-sided temple style building, in the Beaux Arts design. The first courthouse was built in 1811, and due to fire the building had to be reconstructed three times. The courthouse built in 1859 by the George Moore and Sons company cost nearly $30,000 to complete. It stood through the American Civil War, but suffered much damage. The building was reconstructed in 1908 at a cost of $133, 000. The courthouse was added to the national register of historical places in 1983. The verso reads "Dear Bill: Here we are again at Pulaski, in the same cabins and every thing. You should of been here with us. We had the most marvelous supper. How's everything with you? Are maneuvers fun. We are still keeping up our physical training. We picked cotton this afternoon in Ala, and Mr. Johnson too our pictures. Love, Rosa." Sent to Pvt. Paul Wm. Moss 35893599 Co. C. 17th Bn 5 Regt. IR.TC. Fort McClellan, Ala U.S. Army. The time stamp reads Nashville, Tenn. Nov. 29 2:30 PM 1943. The stamp is a green one cent stamp featuring a bust of George Washington. It was stamped "Buy War Savings Bond and Stamps."
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Great Depression and World War II (1929-1945)
Collection: Postcard Collection
Contributing Institution: Giles County Historical Society
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000001639
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Title: Giles County Court House, Pulaski, Tenn. - 2655
Publisher : Loyd Drug Co., Pulaski, Tenn.
Printer : Dexter Press, Pearl River, N.Y.
Date Created: 1950
Abstract: 2 tifs. A postcard of the Giles County Courthouse in Pulaski, Tennessee. The black and white photograph of the building shows people sitting on the stairs and standing in front of the building's entrance arch, which is designed as a temple front. The architectural style of the building is renaissance revival or Beaux-arts style and the courthouse features a colonnaded clock tower atop the building. The entrance is framed with corinthian columns, and the facades of the building are brick arches that frame square windows. The first courthouse was built in 1811, and due to fire the building had to be reconstructed three times. The courthouse built in 1859 by the George Moore and Sons company cost nearly $30,000 to complete. It stood through the American Civil War, but suffered much damage. The courthouse was re-built in 1908 at a cost of $133,000. The building was added to the national register of historical places in 1983. The verso has no message, but lists the publisher as Loyd Drug Co., Pulaski, Tenn. and the Dexter Press, Pearl River, N.Y.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Postwar United States (1945-1970)
Collection: Postcard Collection
Contributing Institution: Giles County Historical Society
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000001637
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Title: Greater Oregon Home Rule Association in Portland, OR, to Mayor E. H. Crump in Memphis, TN
Author : Greater Oregon Home Rule Association
Date Created: 1910-10-19
Abstract: A message asking for Crump`s opinion of prohibition in Tennessee. The matter was then being debated in Oregon.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Contributing Institution: Memphis Public Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001645
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