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Database: Volunteer Voices: The Growth of Democracy in Tennessee
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Title: 1804 Apr 4, Resolutions of the National Council of Cherokee Chiefs at Eustinalee
Author : Cherokee Nation
Date Created: 1804-04-04
Abstract: This document outlines various resolutions passed by the National Council of the Cherokee Chiefs between the dates of April 4-10, 1804. Resolutions include that the six Stands for Housed of Entertainment on the Cumberland Road be leased for five years to Thomas N. Clark, Sampson Williams, and Hugh Beatty, and that the rest shall be two hundred dollars for each stand. Also resolved, that the Moravian ministers residing near Mr. James Vann may continue in the Nation until December 25, 1804 and at that time will be reviewed to remain if they proceed in the education of said Nation`s children. Further, the Nation agrees to lease a salt peter cave near the boundary line of Tellico and that said cave be leased for five years.
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=200800000003071
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Title: 1806, Cherokee Claim
Complainant : Cherokee Nation
Recipient : United States Government
Date Created: 1806
Abstract: This is a claim made by the Cherokee Nation towards the President and people of the United States. This claim involved the Cherokee paying a sum of two thousand dollars to the President in return for the maintenance of roads between Tennessee and Georgia.
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=200800000003102
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Title: A. L. Markwell in Los Angeles, California to Governor Austin Peay in Nashville, Tennessee
Author : A L Markwell
Recipient : Austin Peay, 1876-1927
Date Created: 1925-03-24
Abstract: Letter from A. L. Markwell to Austin Peay, then Governor of the State of Tennessee. In the letter, Mr. Markwell espresses his elation at reading about the State of Tennessee tabooing the Darwin-Huxely theory of evolution.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Collection: Governor Austin Peay Papers, 1923-1927
Contributing Institution: Tennessee State Library and Archives
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000002593
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Title: Bright, A.B. in Sunbright, Tennessee to Temple, O.P. in Knoxville, Tennessee
Author : A. B. Bright
Recipient : Oliver Perry Temple, 1820-1907
Date Created: 1881-08-31
Abstract: Letter discusses Hannah case and Bright notes his preference for Mr. Clarke to give an oral testimony rather than a deposition. Also discusses Rugby, stating that it is "on its last legs" and notes bad management and short sighted policy as reasons for its failure.
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=200800000000760
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Title: Bright, A.B. in Rugby, Tennessee to Temple, O.P. in Knoxville, Tennessee
Author : A. B. Bright
Recipient : Oliver Perry Temple, 1820-1907
Date Created: 1881-01-14
Abstract: Letter describing two cases - Sedgbeer vs. the Board and one involving a Mrs. Hannah. Discussion of other land matters in Rugby.
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=200800000000770
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Title: Order of the Court to Sheriff of White County, to Take Orphans in Custody
Scribe; Secretary; Signer : A. Blane
Author; Recipient : M. Fisk
Date Created: 1819-10-29
Abstract: A court order issued by Jacob A. Lane, Clerk of White County Court, through his Deputy A. Blane. The order instructs Sheriff M. Fisk to bring in the orphans Catharine, John, Elizabeth and Hannah Shoemaker, who are "in a state of suffering," to be "dealt by as the court may think fit." There is a note on the back in which Fisk replies that the children were not found.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: County Records
Contributing Institution: White County Archives
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003500
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Title: Affidavit As to Loss of Poll Tax Receipts
Author : A. Miller
Author : T. Stone
Signer : T.J. Grass
Date Created: 1898-08-04
Abstract: Two affidavits regarding the poll tax in Sullivan County, TN. Both A. Miller and T. Stone swear that they paid their poll tax to John Slack, County Trustee, and that Slack must have lost the receipt. These statements were sworn before Judge T.J. Grass, whose signature appears on the document.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Collection: Bristol Historical Association
Contributing Institution: Bristol Historical Association
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002833
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Title: State of Tennessee vs. Hakes
Author : A.B. Ross
Date Created: 1856-08-04
Abstract: Hakes charged with selling liquor to slaves. Order to sheriff to bring him in. Sheriff declares that the defendent could not be found in the county.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: County Records
Contributing Institution: Stewart County Archives
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002786
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Title: [Letter] 1846 Nov. 16, Bellemont, [to] Mr. H[owell] A. Taylor
Author : A.W. Littlejohn
Recipient : Howell Taylor
Date Created: 1846-11-16
Abstract: This document is a letter written by A.W. Littlejohn to Howell A. Taylor, dated November 16, 1846. In the letter, Littlejohn asks for Taylor`s certificate testifying to allegations made by a man named J.J. Alison. Alison had made bad remarks about Littlejohn`s character.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: Taylor Family of Fayette County, Tennessee Letters
Contributing Institution: University of Memphis Special Collections
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003196
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Title: No. 27636, Joshua Morris, 17 Acres, Giles County
Signer; Witness : Aaron V. Brown, 1795-1859
Signer : John J. Young
Date Created: 1843-10-17
Abstract: Deed of 17 acres of land in Giles County to Joshua Morris. Witnessed by Governor Aaron V. Brown, signed also by John Young and L.M. Bransford, Register of West Tennessee.
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=200800000002808
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Title: Rebel Claim No. 60
Applicant : Abner Nelms
Date Created: 1868-05-15
Abstract: These are approved claims by a Hardeman County citizen for damaged property by the "rebel army".
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Civil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877)
Collection: Rebel Claims
Contributing Institution: Bolivar-Hardeman County Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002753
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Title: Rebel Claim No. 60
Signer : Abner Nelms
Date Created: 1868-05-15
Abstract: Claims filed by Hardeman 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: Rebel Claims
Contributing Institution: Bolivar-Hardeman County Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003550
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Title: Card from President Lincoln
Author; Signer : Abraham Lincoln, 1809-1865
Recipient : F.S. Ewing
Date Created: 1862-11-24
Abstract: A card written by President Abraham Lincoln, dated November 24, 1862 and addressed to F.S. Ewing in Chicago. In the card, Lincoln writes, "I expect a general order will soon be issued by which your friend will be released."
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Civil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877)
Collection: Miscellaneous History
Contributing Institution: Pink Palace Museum
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003590
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Title: Letter on Firearms, 1965
Author : Albert Gore, Sr., 1907-1998
Date Created: 1965-04-21
Abstract: This letter is a response from Senator Albert Gore to Tennesseans who contacted the senator with their views on the 1965 Dodd Bill (S-1592), a bill which addressed firearms regulation.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Postwar United States (1945-1970)
Collection: Albert Gore Sr. Senate Collection
Contributing Institution: Albert Gore Sr. Research Center
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000002563
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Title: A.P. Marble in Worcester, MA to Gen. John Eaton in Washington, D.C.
Attributed name : Albert P. Marble, 1836-1906
Recipient : John Eaton, 1829-1906
Date Created: 1874-10-13
Abstract: Marble has sent a note and a copy of the resolution proposed at the state Republican convention deploring the treatment of loyal Southerners and advocating a national program of education to be prevent such outrages in the future.
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=200700000001723
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Title: 1839 Mar. 2 [with Charles F. Welcker for slave hire]
Author : Albert S. Lenoir
Associated name : Charles F. Welcker
Date Created: 1839-03-02
Abstract: This document is a contract dated March 2, 1839, written by Albert S. Lenoir. It involves the hire of two slaves from the property of his deceased father-in-law Henry Welcker and is arranged with Charles F. Welcker, son and agent to the deceased Welcker. Lenoir agrees to pay 100 dollars for each of the slaves for a term of one year.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: Charles Freeling Welcker Papers
Contributing Institution: C. M. McClung Historical Collection
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002977
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Title: Apprentice Indenture of Moses H. Ferguson to Bryant Dennis
Signer; Witness : Alexander Black
Signer : Bryant Dennis
Associated name : Moses H. Ferguson
Date Created: 1840-11-02
Abstract: Apprentice Indenture of Moses H. Ferguson, an orphan of 13 years of age, to Bryant Dennis. Ferguson was to serve as Dennis`s apprentice until age 21. Dennis agreed to teach Ferguson the trade of blacksmithing and to provide him with 1 year of schooling, the tools and apparatus of the blacksmith trade worth $25, and a suit of "strong decent cloth."
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: County Court Records, 1840-1853
Contributing Institution: Giles County Archives
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002815
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Title: Apprentice Indenture of Daniel Lee Ferguson to Bryant Dennis
Signer; Witness : Alexander Black
Signer : Bryant Dennis
Associated name : Daniel Lee Ferguson
Date Created: 1840-11-02
Abstract: Apprentice Indenture of Daniel Lee Ferguson, orphan of 8 years of age, to Bryant Dennis. Ferguson was to serve as Dennis`s apprentice until age 21. Dennis agreed to teach Ferguson the trade of blacksmithing and to provide 2 years of schooling, the tools and apparatus of blacksmith trade worth $25, plus a suit of "strong decent cloth." Ferguson was the brother of Moses H. Ferguson.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: County Court Records, 1840-1853
Contributing Institution: Giles County Archives
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002814
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Title: Court records
Creator : Alexander Cathey
Date Created: 1813-10-18
Abstract: Court records including arrest warrants, remanding the prisoners to Maury County jail for trial, trial transcipt with testimonies of defendants and witnesses, as well as the indictments of John Campbell and Thomas Duff, who were accused of stealing the saddlebags of one "Cheekesaw Indian" whose name appears as both "Turk Tomby" or "Tuscombea."
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: General Records
Contributing Institution: Maury County Archives
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000001300
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Title: 1837 Jan. 28, New Echota
Signer : Alexander McCoy
Date Created: 1837-01-28
Abstract: This is a testimonial given by Alexander McCoy concerning the rendering of services by Henry L. Sims to the Cherokee.
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=200800000003113
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Title: State of Tennessee v. Amanda Gibbons
Defendant : Amanda Gibbons
Plaintiff : State of Tennessee
Date Created: 1879-05
Abstract: Case file State of Tennessee v. Amanda Gibbons, who is charged with public profanity.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Development of the Industrial United States (1870-1900)
Collection: Hawkins County Archives
Contributing Institution: Hawkins County Archives
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002795
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Title: Summons for Collins Roberts
Plaintiff : Amelia Peck
Defendant : Collins Roberts
Associated name : Richard Oliver
Date Created: 1851
Abstract: Summons for Collins Roberts to appear in court in Clinton, Tennessee for a crime of trespassing on the property of Amelia Peck. Richard Oliver is the attorney in the case. Peck appears to be seeking $5000 in damages.
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=200800000001308
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Title: Marriage license of Robert Thompson and Sarah Castleman in Davidson County, North Carolina.
Signer : Andrew Ewing
Associated name : Robert Thompson, 1763-1822
Associated name : Sarah Castleman, 1769-1808
Date Created: 1785-04-11
Abstract: This marriage license for Robert Thompson and Sarah Castleman dates from the time when the land that is now Tennessee was part of North Carolina, before Tennessee became a state. The date has an interesting addition: "This 11th day of Apr. 1785 and 9th of our Independence."
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=200700000002514
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Title: Rebel Claim No. 168
Complainant : Andrew J. Mills
Date Created: 1868-06-27
Abstract: This is an approved claim filed by Hardeman 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: Rebel Claims
Contributing Institution: Bolivar-Hardeman County Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003576
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Title: Land Certificate, No. 1182, 1833 Jun. 3 [to] Samuel Gragg
Author; Signer : Andrew Jackson, 1767-1845
Recipient : Samuel Gragg
Signer : John Gregg
Date Created: 1833-06-03
Abstract: The following document is a certificate issued to Samuel Gragg of Lawrence County, Alabama, by the office of Andrew Jackson, United States President, June 3, 1833. This certificate sanctions Gragg`s purchase of land in Alabama, to be sold in Huntsville.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: The William A. Goodman Historic Documents Collection
Contributing Institution: Memphis Public Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003012
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