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Database: Volunteer Voices: The Growth of Democracy in Tennessee
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Title: Frost, Edward in Charleston, South Carolina to Ramsey, J.G.M. in Mecklenburg, Tennessee
Author : Edward Frost, 1801-1868
Recipient : James Gettys McGready Ramsey, 1797-1884
Date Created: 1856-07-27
Abstract: Frost, president of the Blue Ridge Railroad discusses matters concerning the railroad that is to connect East Tennessee with the coast. He writes that he has engaged a civil engineer to survey the road and discusses state legislation which will affect railroads.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Civil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877)
Collection: James Gettys McGready Ramsey Papers, 1790-1912
Contributing Institution: University of Tennessee Special Collections Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000001349
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Title: Edward Frost, Charleston, SC to J.G.M. Ramsey, Mecklenburg, TN
Author : Edward Frost, 1801-1868
Recipient : James Gettys Ramsey, 1797-1884
Date Created: 1856-07-27
Abstract: Edward Frost, president of the Blue Ridge Railroad writes from Charleston, South Carolina to J.G.M. Ramsey, at his home, Mecklenburg, near Knoxville, Tennessee. Frost is concerned with the railroad that is to connect East Tennessee to the coast. He remarks about the engaging of a civil engineer to survey the road and state legislation which will affect railroads.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: James Gettys McGready Ramsey Papers, 1790-1912
Contributing Institution: University of Tennessee Special Collections Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001903
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Title: Mayor E.H. Crump in Memphis, TN, to Greater Oregon Home Rule Assn. in Portland, OR
Author : Edward Hull Crump, 1874-1954
Date Created: 1910-10-20
Abstract: Crump responds to an inquiry about prohibtion in Tennessee from an Oregon political association. Crump writes that prohibition "is a total failure in large cities of Tennessee."
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Contributing Institution: Memphis Public Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001646
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Title: Edwin Lehman Johnson in Memphis, TN, to Mayor E. H. Crump in Memphis, TN
Author : Edwin Lehman Johnson
Date Created: 1910-06-18
Abstract: A letter complaining about "negro dives" and asking Mayor Crump for support of tougher prohibition legislation.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Contributing Institution: Memphis Public Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001648
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Title: Edwin Lehman Johnson in Memphis, TN, to Mayor E. H. Crump in Memphis, TN
Author : Edwin Lehman Johnson
Date Created: 1912-02-21
Abstract: A letter to Mayor Crump advocating a prohibition on liquor sales to negros in Memphis.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Contributing Institution: Memphis Public Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001915
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Title: Reward in murder investigation
Author : Elias Deal
Date Created: 1890-23-03
Abstract: Coroner of Hawkins County offers $100 "for the arrest and conviction of the person who shot and killed Thos. J. Berry"
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Collection: Hawkins County Archives
Contributing Institution: Hawkins County Archives
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002801
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Title: [Letter] 1840 Nov. 22, Jackson, [Tennessee] [to] Mary Jane Chester, Columbia, Ten[nessee]
Author : Elizabeth Chester
Recipient : Mary Jane Chester
Date Created: 1840-11-22
Abstract: This document is a letter written by Elizabeth Chester to her daughter Mary Jane Chester on November 22, 1840. The letter is composed of two entries. The first entry discusses Mary Jane`s birthday, family events, and the political climate in Jackson, Tennessee. The second entry, dated November 26, discusses a fire at the Institute where Mary Jane attends and alludes to possible unrest with their slaves if future president William Henry Harrison does not free them. The letter has written on it that Elizabeth Chester died twelve months after writing this letter.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: Robert J. Chester Family Papers
Contributing Institution: University of Memphis Special Collections
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003149
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Title: [Letter] 1841 May 23, Jackson, Tenn[essee] [to] Miss Mary Jane Chester, Female Institute, Columbia, Ten[nessee]
Author : Elizabeth Chester
Recipient : Mary Jane Chester
Author : Robert J. Chester
Date Created: 1841-05-23
Abstract: The following document is a letter, dated May 23, 1841, from Elizabeth Chester to her daughter Mary Jane at the Female Institute in Columbia, TN. Chester scolds her daughter for speaking of politics and fears that such talk with threaten her father`s political career. Also included in this document is a letter written to Mary Jane from her father, Colonel Robert J. Chester.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: Robert J. Chester Family Papers
Contributing Institution: University of Memphis Special Collections
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003021
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Title: Em. Etheridge in Memphis, Tennessee to O.P. Temple in Knoxville, Tennessee
Author : Emerson Etherdige, 1819-1902
Recipient : Oliver Perry Temple, 1820-1907
Date Created: 1892-07-26
Abstract: Etheridge discusses Andrew Johnson`s presidency and his change in relations with the "Rebels" in attempt to be elected. Apologizes that he is unable to provide Temple with any document or letter written by Johnson.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Civil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877)
Collection: The O.P. Temple Papers, 1832-1909
Contributing Institution: University of Tennessee Special Collections Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003479
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Title: Enom S. Meron in Washington, D.C. to the Publisher of the Post in Memphis, TN
Author : Enom S. Meron
Recipient : Publisher of the Post, Memphis, Tennessee
Date Created: 1868-12-18
Abstract: Printed letter notifying the Post that it has been chosen to publish acts and resolutions passed during the third session of the Fortieth Congress and all treaties ratified by the United States with the exception of Indian treaties. Gives instructions for printing and states that the paper will receive two dollars for each page printed.
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=200700000001745
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Title: Invitation to a ball honoring General Lafayette, 1825
Associated name : Ephraim Hubbard Foster, 1794-1854
Associated name : Lafayette, Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier, marquis de, 1757-1834
Date Created: 1825-04-7
Abstract: This invitation is for a ball in honor of General Lafayette. The date of this ball depended upon the date of the General`s arrival in Nashville - on the third evening after his arrival or on the second if he arrived on a Friday. The managers listed for this ball were E. H. Foster, S. B. Marshal, P. Parrish, J. Sommerville, B. McNairy, J. Stewart, A. McCall, J. Waters, J. W. Overton, J. Phillips, J. Vaulx, A. Latapie. The invitation is decorated with a drawing of a triumphal arch with busts of Washingon, Jackson and Lafayette. Underneath the busts of Jackson and Lafayette there is a listing of their battle victories.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Revolution and the New Nation (1754-1820)
Collection: Tennessee Historical Society Miscellaneous Files, 1688-1951
Contributing Institution: Tennessee Historical Society
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000002608
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Title: Ephraim Foster, Nashville, Tennessee to Rev. W. G. Brownlow
Author : Ephraim Hubbard Foster, 1794-1854
Date Created: 1852-07-04
Abstract: Ephraim Foster in Nashville, Tennessee writes an extensive discussion of the recent Whig convention at which Winfield Scott received the presidential nomination. Former Senator Foster expresses his disappointment with Scott and discusses the course he proposes to personally adopt toward him and what course the Tennessee Whig Party will probably follow.
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=200700000001809
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Title: Esteban Miro in New Orleans to James Robertson in Nashville
Author : Esteban Miro
Date Created: 1789-04-20
Abstract: A letter written by Miro, the governor of Louisiana which was a Spanish territory at the time, to Colonel James Robertson. In the letter Miro states that he contacted Creek Indians and they agreed to "not trouble" the white people again. He plans to go to Illinois to further urge peace with the Indians. He also agrees to give a passport to Robertson`s son-in-law who desired to settle in Louisiana, and urges the entire family to move with the assurance that they would not be bothered if they settled in the province.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Revolution and the New Nation (1754-1820)
Collection: James Robertson Papers
Contributing Institution: Vanderbilt University Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002711
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Title: 1820 Jun. 3, Oak Grove Madison County [to] James Moore King, Rutherford County, Tennessee
Author : Ezekiel Moore
Recipient : James Moore King
Date Created: 1820-06-03
Abstract: This is a letter dated June 3, 1820 from Ezekiel Moore to his nephew James Moore King. He reports on the price and sale of cotton, the Insolvent Act, and the scarcity of money.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: Colonel James Moore King Collection, 1792-1877
Contributing Institution: Albert Gore Sr. Research Center
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002889
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Title: Crumbly, F.H. in Los Angeles, California to Frazier, James B. in Washington, D.C.
Author : F. H. Crumbly
Recipient : James B. Frazier, 1858-1937
Date Created: 1909-01-21
Abstract: Crumbly, a Southern negro, writes Frazier in response to a quote in the Los Angeles Times in which Frazier stated opposition to laws forcing the races together and referred to separate railroad accomodations as being equal. Crumbly expresses a desire for racial inequality and prejudice to end.
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=200800000001310
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Title: Map of Tennessee, pre-1838
Creator : F. Lums
Date Created: 1796 - 1838
Abstract: Map is pre-1838; shows Cherokee lands in southeastern Tennessee, huge western counties.
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=200700000002685
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Title: F.W. Sparling and others in Nashville, TN to Gen. John Eaton, Jr. in Washington, D.C.
Author : F. W. Sparling
Author : P. Rexford
Author : J.A. S. Bradley
Date Created: 1870-03-19
Abstract: This telegraphed letter from 3 authors to John Eaton was sent in the care of W.F. Prosser. The authors state that at a public meeting in Nashville speakers declared reconstruction should be resisted with arms and those assisting it would be marked men.
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=200700000001695
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Title: Revised Charter and Ordinances of the Town of Lynchburg, Tenn.
Publisher : Falcon Print
Date Created: 1935
Abstract: This is a book of the revised charters and ordinances in Lynchburg, TN. Noted names: John T. Cunningham, Jr (Speaker of the House of Representatives); E.G. Tollett (Speaker of the State).
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Great Depression and World War II (1929-1945)
Collection: Lynchburg, Tennessee Minute Book
Contributing Institution: Moore County Archives
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003424
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Title: Febb E. Burn in Niota, Tennessee to Harry T. Burn in Nashville, Tennessee
Author : Febb E. Burn
Date Created: 1920-08-17
Abstract: This is the famous letter written by Harry Burn`s mother to her son in the Tennesse state legislature in which she urges him to vote for women`s suffrage. At a special session of the Tennesse Congress, Tennessee became the 36th state to ratify the 19th Amendment in order for it to become law. Harry Burn cast the deciding vote, breaking a tie of 48 to 48.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: Harry T. Burn Papers
Contributing Institution: C. M. McClung Historical Collection
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000001376
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Title: Felix A. Reeve in Washington, D.C. to O.P. Temple in Knoxville, Tennessee
Attributed name : Felix A. Reeve
Associated name : Oliver Perry Temple, 1820-1907
Date Created: 1891-07-16
Abstract: Was Reeve`s wife "the little Donelson orphan" ever legally adopted by Horace Maynard?
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=200700000002481
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Title: F.A. Reeve in Washington, D.C. to O.P. Temple in Knoxville, Tennessee
Attributed name : Felix Alexander Reeve, 1836-
Associated name : Oliver Perry Temple, 1820-1907
Date Created: 1879-02-18
Abstract: This letter refers to Reeve`s work in Washington, D. C., as a clerk seeking promotion; names books he offers to Temple from his collection with credit; and comments on Tennessee politics.
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=200700000002434
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Title: F.A. Reeve in Washington, D.C., to O.P. Temple in Knoxville, Tennessee
Attributed name : Felix Alexander Reeve, 1836-
Associated name : Oliver Perry Temple, 1820-1907
Date Created: 1879-02-22
Abstract: This letter questions Judge Andrews` resignation and the immediate recommendation of Wheeler by Thornburg when Andrews knew that Reeve wanted the position. Reeve states that it is time that the carpet bag dynasty in East Tennessee be overthrown.
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=200700000002436
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Title: Felix Grundy, in Nashville, Tennessee to Andrew J. Donelson, in Washington City
Author : Felix Grundy, 1777-1840
Recipient : Andrew Jackson Donelson, 1799-1871
Date Created: 1833-03-31
Abstract: Grundy discusses the political situation in East Tennessee and meetions the cholera epidemic. Describes John Overton as "dangerously ill." Overton died two months following.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: Travellers Rest
Contributing Institution: Travellers Rest Plantation and Museum
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002791
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Title: Zollicoffer, F.K. in Nashville, Tennessee to White, Moses in Knoxville, Tennessee
Author : Felix Kirk Zollicoffer, 1812-1862
Recipient : Moses White
Date Created: 1853-04-19
Abstract: Responds to an inquiry by Moses White as to the truth of accusations against Col. Granville D. Searcy, who was a candidate for circuit judge, such as that he was "a notorious drunkard". Zollicoffer has known Searcy to be a respectable man, but allows that the events may have happened without his hearing about it.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Civil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877)
Collection: Zollicoffer, Felix Kirk Letter 1853
Contributing Institution: University of Tennessee Special Collections Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001854
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Title: Ferdinand Pfister in Nashville, Tenn. to Gen. John Eaton in Washington, D.C.
Author : Ferdinand Pfister
Recipient : John Eaton, 1829-1906
Witness : J.C. Fowler
Date Created: 1870-10-19
Abstract: Affadavit accussing H.W. Haslock of Copperhead activities.
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=200800000001334
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