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Database: Volunteer Voices: The Growth of Democracy in Tennessee
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Title: Felix Grundy`s testimony in matter of the estate of William Hamilton
Author : Felix Grundy
Date Created: 1801 - 1877
Abstract: A written statement by Felix Grundy regarding his past involvement with the Executors of the Estate of William Hamilton. Mr. Grundy stated that he represented the Executors of said estate in their defense against a suit that argued the Executors did not "execute the will faithfully," and in response, the Executors declared that they had "carried the will into execution" and disposed of the deceased property in accordance with the will.
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=200800000001298
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Title: Wallace and Frances Robinson
Associated name : Frances Robinson
Associated name : Wallace Robinson
Date Created: 1925-07
Abstract: Photograph of Wallace and Francis Robinson in the window of their playhouse. The boy is holding a Felix the Cat toy and the girl is holding a monkey. This photograph was taken in Dayton, Tennessee during the Scopes trial.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Collection: Looking Back at Tennessee Photograph Collection
Contributing Institution: Tennessee State Library and Archives
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000002714
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Title: Receipt of bounty for the return of stolen horses
Attributed name : United States Government
Attributed name : Francis B. Sappington
Date Created: 1797-12-22
Abstract: Inventory of items paid to two Cherokee Indians in exchange for the return of ten horses stolen from the Creek Nation. In lieu of money, the payment was in goods, including a rifle, powder, buttons, thread, linen and silk cloth. The date of the original agreement was December 22, 1797. The receipt of the items was witnessed and signed by Francis B. Sappington and Edmund Crutcher, Indian Agents, on January 30, 1798.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Revolution and the New Nation (1754-1820)
Collection: Receipt of Bounty for the Return of Stolen Horses
Contributing Institution: University of Tennessee Special Collections
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001901
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Title: Franklin D. Roosevelt in Washington, D.C. to the Honorable William H. Hastie in the Virgin Islands
Author : Franklin D. Roosevelt
Date Created: 1937-07-19
Abstract: This is a letter from Franklin Roosevelt to William Hastie thanking him for the "nice letter" he received on July 3rd. Mr. Roosevelt was "glad...to hear his appointment was a happy one." Mr. Hastie was born in Knoxville, Tennessee in 1904 and graduated from Harvard Law School in 1930. He was the first black federal judge in the United States. After serving in this capacity for the Virgin Islands, he became governor of the territory from 1946-1949.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Great Depression and World War II (1929-1945)
Collection: Beck Cultural Exchange Center
Contributing Institution: Beck Cultural Exchange Center
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003367
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Title: Franklin W. Smith in London, England to O.P. Temple in Knoxville, Tennessee
Author : Franklin Webster Smith
Date Created: 1849-07-14
Abstract: Smith discusses Temple`s engagement to examine title for lands sold to board of Aid to Land Ownership.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: The O.P. Temple Papers, 1832-1909
Contributing Institution: University of Tennessee Special Collections Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003456
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Title: J. S. Menofee, Tippling Bond, 1st October 1851
Creator; Witness : G.G. Dibrell, 1822-1888
Signer : J.S. Menofee
Signer : James Cook
Date Created: 1851-10-01
Abstract: A tippling bond in which J.S. Menofee, James Cook, and Joseph Lamb state that they are bound unto the state of Tennessee in the sum of $500. The condition of this obligation is that Menofee has taken out a license to sell alcohol in Sparta, TN. Menofee agrees to run a peaceable "tippling house" and to appear before the court in one year to report on the business. Clerk G. G. Dibrell wrote and signed the document as a witness. The signatures and seals of Menofee, Cook, and Lamb also appear.
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=200800000003504
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Title: Deed of land ownership
Creator : Gabriel McCraw
Date Created: 1841-02-24 - 1855-01-24
Abstract: Deed transferring ownership of land in Hawkins County, Tennessee to Laurence Pearson by Gabriel McCraw. Also includes not from a witness for McCraw and the Register`s Office in Hawkins county.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: Pearson and Davis Families. Manuscripts, 1839-1887
Contributing Institution: Archives of the City of Kingsport
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000000819
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Title: State of Tennessee vs. George Bacon
Plaintiff : State of Tennessee
Defendant : George Bacon
Compiler : Circuit Court of Hamblen County
Date Created: 1877-11-10
Abstract: Case brought by the State of Tennessee against George Bacon in Hamblen County. The jurors on the case, including Thomas McAlister and J.M. Shannon, found Bacon guilty of unlawfully carrying deadly weapons on his person. A bill of cost signed by Clerk T.C. Cain lists the expenses of the trial, which amount to $18.40, and orders that the Sheriff take such money from Bacon and deliver it to the Courthouse in Morristown.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Development of the Industrial United States (1870-1900)
Collection: Hamblen County Archives
Contributing Institution: Hamblen County Archives
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002828
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Title: Pro Bono Publico by George J. Jones to Governor Austin Peay in Nashville, Tennessee
Author : George J Jones
Copyright claimant : J O`Conner
Associated name : William Jennings Bryan, 1860-1925
Date Created: 1923
Abstract: Circular letter regarding the attacks to William Jennings Bryan for his rebuttal of the evolutionary theory that man was descended from an ape. The letter is signed by George J. Jones, Scientist and Investigator.
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=200700000002592
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Title: George M. Lyons and others vs. George W. Wells and others
Plaintiff : George M. Lyons
Defendant : George W. Wells
Date Created: 1858
Abstract: Case file of Lyons v. Wells, against the formation of Powell County/Hawkins County Chancery Court.
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=200800000002824
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Title: George Rappelyea, Walter White, Clay Greene, F. Robinson and Owen Wasson
Associated name : George Rappelyea
Associated name : F. E. Robinson
Associated name : Owen Wasson
Date Created: 1925 - 07
Abstract: Photograph showing George W. Rappelya, Walter White, Clay Green, F. Robinson and Owen Wasson inside Robinson's Drugstore in Dayton, Tennessee.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Collection: Looking Back at Tennessee Photograph Collection
Contributing Institution: Tennessee State Library and Archives
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000002703
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Title: George Smith v. United States
Plaintiff : George Smith
Date Created: 1868
Abstract: Union Claim to the U.S. Army for 4 horses. Signed affidavit and witness.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Civil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877)
Collection: Hawkins County Archives
Contributing Institution: Hawkins County Archives
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002802
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Title: Casket Receipt
Creator : Gill, G.W.
Date Created: 1911-03-10
Abstract: This receipt dated March 10, 1911 is for the settlement of $67.50 to G.W. Gill from Albert B. McCall regardign the burial of Robert McCall.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Collection: Smith County Archives
Contributing Institution: Smith County Archives
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002686
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Title: Estate Inventory of John Gordon
Associated name : Gordon, John
Author : Wilson, F.
Date Created: 1860-02-15
Abstract: John Gordon was a prominent Smith County man evidenced by the fact that the town of Gordonsville is named for him. These pages include an inventory of the sales of items in his estate, an accounting of the money earned by the estate for the hiring out of slaves, as well as those slaves Gordon owned as part of his estate. Note that the slaves were "inspected" and a recommendation was made for their sale rather than be split between the heirs.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Civil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877)
Collection: Smith County Archives
Contributing Institution: Smith County Archives
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002763
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Title: H. Foster in Nashville, Tennessee to O.P. Temple in Knoxville, Tennessee
Attributed name : H. undefined Foster
Associated name : Oliver Perry Temple, 1820-1907
Date Created: 1879-04-02
Abstract: Foster states that he will come to Knoxville, if necessary, to participate in a deposition involving the Warren case. Certain papers pertaining to the case were destroyed when the Maryville Courthouse burned down.
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=200700000002437
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Title: Hannah and Her Children vs. Patrick McClung and James Houston
Plaintiff : Hannah Unknown
Date Created: 1837-01-30
Abstract: A complaint by a slave named Hannah against Patrick McClung and James Houston. Hannah and her children, Elias, Charles, Mary, Martha and Rhoda, were slaves of William McClung, deceased. In his will, McClung freed his slaves to go to Africa. Hannah accuses the executors if the will, Patrick McClung and James Houston, of refusing to comply with its conditions.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: Monroe County Archives
Contributing Institution: Monroe County Archives
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003582
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Title: State of Tennessee v. Hayes Eadens and William Robinett
Defendant : Hayes Eadens
Defendant : William Robinett
Date Created: 1894
Abstract: Charges against Eaden and Robinett of "unlawfully, willfully, and wickedly... disturb(ing) and disquiet(ing) an assemblage of persons met for religious worship." Claims are that Eaden brought his mule into the church.
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=200800000002826
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Title: [Certificate to study law] 1830 Oct. [for] William R. Caswell
Signer : Henry Ewing
Recipient : William R. Caswell
Associated name : Ephraim H. Foster
Date Created: 1830-08
Abstract: This document is a certificate dated August 1830, allowing William Richard Caswell to take necessary steps to obtain a license to practice law in the state of Tennessee. The certificate was granted on the motion of esquire Ephraim H. Foster.
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=200800000002997
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Title: Henry H. Curran in New York, NY, to E. H. Crump in Washington, D.C.
Author : Henry H. Curran
Associated name : Association Against the Prohibition Amendment
Date Created: 1931-12-12
Abstract: A letter to Crump which attacks the Anti-Saloon League.
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=200700000001656
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Title: Lease
Associated name : Henry S. Fitch
Date Created: 1862-08-01
Abstract: A one-year lease made between Captain Henry S. Fitch of the Union army and F. Hungerford that states that Union Major-General Sherman ordered possession of all vacant abandoned and confiscated buildings in Memphis, and that the Quartermaster`s Department of the Post will rent them to citizens. The rent was paid to the United States, and the lease for this property the rent was twenty dollars per month payable monthly. The lease states that Hungerford will use the property as his dwelling, and then describes the property`s location. The lease was signed by Fitch, McDonald and Hungerford. The lease was made on August 1, 1862. There is a later addition in pencil reading "US Army of occupation."
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Civil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877)
Collection: Memphians During War
Contributing Institution: Memphis Public Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002695
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Title: Rebel Claim No. 122
Signer : Henry Thurmond
Date Created: 1868-06-02
Abstract: This is a 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. This particular claim was rejected.
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=200800000003558
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Title: Rebel Claim No. 137
Complainant : Hill Gibson
Date Created: 1868-06-05
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=200800000003563
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Title: Agreement between the Holston Corporation and R.F. Brown
Attributed name : Holston Corporation
Attributed name : R. F. Brown
Date Created: 1910-02-19
Abstract: This agreement made between the party of the first part, Holston Corporation, organized under the laws of Virginia, and R. F. Brown, Greenville, Tennessee, party of the second part, is a legal contract for R. F. Brown to move his business, Greeneville Concrete Construction Company, to Johnson City on or around April 30, 1910. R. F. Brown`s business was to be established on the industrial line of the Carolina, Clinchfield and Ohio Railway and a corporation formed under laws of the State of Virginia. The agreement included transfer of Mr. Brown`s machinery and equipment and stock in the new corporation for the amount of $10,000. The Holston Corporation would loan to the new corporation up to the amount of $10,000 in bonds as security for a period of five years; shareholders would participate as voting members.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Collection: Carolina, Clinchfield, and Ohio Railway Records
Contributing Institution: Archives of Appalachia- ETSU
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000002616
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Title: Horace Andrews in Memphis, TN to John Eaton in Warner, NH
Author : Horace Andrews
Recipient : John Eaton, 1829-1906
Date Created: 1874-06-06
Abstract: Andrews thanks Eaton for his attention towards Andrew`s father. He reports that Callie Eaton and Christina Eaton have left for their trip to New Hampshire. Andrews says that the civil rights bill has created strong prejudice against public schools and fears that a Republican will not be sent to Congress from their district because of loss of Irish support.
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=200700000001722
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Title: Summons in the Millstone Case
Associated name : Horatio Depriest
Date Created: 1815-04
Abstract: A summons issued by the Maury County Circuit Court Clerk, Horatio Depriest, which compels Samuel H. Williams and Philip Mease to appear in said court on the third Monday in October, 1815 to testify on behalf of the defendant, John Givin.
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=200800000001297
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