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Database: Volunteer Voices: The Growth of Democracy in Tennessee
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Title: John P. Buchanan in Nashville, Tennessee to O.P. Temple in Knoxville, Tennessee
Author : John P. Buchanan
Recipient : Oliver Perry Temple, 1820-1907
Date Created: 1891-10-22
Abstract: Buchanan directs to Temple a commission to become a member of the Board of World`s Fair Managers of Tennessee.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Collection: The O.P. Temple Papers, 1832-1909
Contributing Institution: University of Tennessee Special Collections Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003472
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Title: James Aiken Tobacco Bill of Sale, 1791
Creator : John Shaw
Associated name : James Aiken
Associated name : Stuart J. Barn
Date Created: 1971-04-16
Abstract: In a bill of sale dated April 16, 1791, John Shaw, on behalf of Stuart J. Barn, notes the sale of tobacco for the account of James Aiken on April 29, 1790. In addition to the amount earned for the sale, the bill also lists other charges such as freight, storage, and weighing.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Revolution and the New Nation (1754-1820)
Collection: The James Aiken Tobacco Bill of Sale
Contributing Institution: University of Tennessee Special Collections Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001855
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Title: Receipt of John Overton for partial payment for land tract
Author : John Tager
Associated name : John Overton
Date Created: 1790-11-01
Abstract: Receipt of John Overton for 25 pounds Virginia currency for part of payment for a tract of land owned by Mary Luper. Author is attorney John Tager.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Revolution and the New Nation (1754-1820)
Collection: Travellers Rest
Contributing Institution: Travellers Rest Plantation and Museum
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002788
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Title: Slave bill of sale for Sam, purchased by Lipscomb
Author : John Tull
Assignee : Robert Hurst
Associated name : Thomas Lipscomb
Date Created: 1843-04-17
Abstract: Bill of sale to Thomas Lipscomb for a slave boy named Sam, age 6-7, purchased for $175. The deed is registered with Bedford County clerk. Tull warrants that the boy is "sound in body," possesses a good mind, and is a slave for life.
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=200800000002789
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Title: 1838 Sep. 15, Elyton, Alabama [to] Henry King, Tuscaloosa, Alabama
Author : John Woods
Recipient : Henry King
Date Created: 1838-09-15
Abstract: This is a short letter dated September 15, 1838 from J. Woods to Henry King. The content of the letter concerns the selling price of meat in different areas of the South, including North Carolina and Alabama.
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=200800000002878
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Title: J.B. Heiskell in Memphis, Tennessee to O.P. Temple
Author : Joseph Brown Heiskell, 1823-1913
Recipient : Oliver Perry Temple, 1820-1907
Date Created: 1892-01-05
Abstract: Heiskell discusses matters in regard to the World`s Fair. Makes mention of his wife`s illness.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Collection: The O.P. Temple Papers, 1832-1909
Contributing Institution: University of Tennessee Special Collections Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003474
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Title: 1818 May 4, Cherokee Agency [to] Colo[nel] Geo[rge] Gillespie
Author : Joseph McMinn
Recipient : Colonel George Gillespie
Date Created: 1818-05-04
Abstract: This document is a letter dated May 4, 1818, from Tennessee Governor Joseph McMinn to Colonel George Gillespie. Governor McMinn writes this letter in regards to the compensation Gillespie will receive for his work as commissioner for valuing Cherokee improvements. The letter also includes a table of goods received to be distributed amongst 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=200800000003053
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Title: Saunders, Jourdan, New Orleans, LA to Burford, Carthage
Author : Jourdan Saunders
Recipient : David Burford, 1791-1864
Date Created: 1830-02-13
Abstract: Letter from Jourdan Saunders, New Orleans, to Burford, Carthage, Tennessee describing new purchases and relating his interest in Louisiana slavery laws. He asks for Burford`s advice on continuing the partnership and on a possible association with the Franklins.
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=200700000001829
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Title: Saunders, Jourdan, Norfolk, VA to Burford, Carthage, TN
Author : Jourdan Saunders
Author : David Burford, 1791-1864
Date Created: 1830-05-21
Abstract: Letter from Jourdan Saunders, Norfolk, Virginia to Burford, Carthage, Tennessee in regard to their accounts and to the agreements reached with Franklin.
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=200700000001830
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Title: Saunders, Jourdan, Warrenton, VA to Burford, Dixson Springs
Author : Jourdan Saunders
Date Created: 1831-12-20
Abstract: Letter from Saunders, Warrenton, Virginia to Burford at Dixon Springs revealing Burford`s plan to withdraw his capital from Saunders` slave trading company in the summer of 1832. Comments on their continuing involvement in a lawsuit in federal court of land, and reveals tha Burford sought to buy a "boy." Suanders could not fulfill the request at that time.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: David Burford Papers, 1814-1856
Contributing Institution: University of Tennessee Special Collections Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001841
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Title: Saunders, Jourdan in Warrenton, VA to Burford at Dixon Springs, TN
Author : Jourdan Saunders
Recipient : David Burford, 1791-1864
Date Created: 1833-05-06
Abstract: Letter form Saunders, Warrenton, Virginia, to Burford at Dixon Springs, Tennessee, noting that Saunders renewed his agreement with Armfield and will remain in the slave trading buisness. Tells Burford that their profits should be larger than last year`s. Reference is made to Mr. Franklin. Tells Burford to settle their joint lawsuit over land during the next court term. Notes the deline in slave prices and again offers to sell Mary and her child Lucy to Burford. Burford`s notation on this leter indicates that he bought them for $500.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: David Burford Papers, 1814-1856
Contributing Institution: University of Tennessee Special Collections Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001845
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Title: Saunders, Jourdan, Warrenton, VA to Burford at Dixon Springs
Author : Jourdan Saunders
Recipient : David Burford, 1791-1864
Date Created: 1832-10-30
Abstract: Letter from Saunders in Warrenton, Virginia to Burford at Dixon Springs, Tennessee revealing Saunders` current activities in the slave trade. Casual description of a slave auction and comments on prices. Saunders reveals that Burford placed a second order and then canceled it. Discussion of slave deaths and disease in one of Saunders` slave gangs coming into the South [?].
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: David Burford Papers, 1814-1856
Contributing Institution: University of Tennessee Special Collections Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001844
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Title: Saunders, Jourdan, Warrenton, VA to Burford, Dixon Springs
Author : Jourdan Saunders
Recipient : David Burford, 1791-1864
Date Created: 1832-07-04
Abstract: Letter with separate envelope from Saunders in Warrenton, Virginia to Burford at Dixon Springs, Tennessee written on the blank page of a letter Armfield wronte on July 2 in Alexandria, Virginia to Saunders. Reports the state of their common business concern and reveals Burford`s share of the year`s profits. General comments on the slave trade and on the Burford-Saunders Lawsuit in federal court.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: David Burford Papers, 1814-1856
Contributing Institution: University of Tennessee Special Collections Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001842
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Title: Saunders, Jourdan, Warrenton, VA to Burford at Nashville
Author : Jourdan Saunders
Date Created: 1832-09-30
Abstract: Letter from Saunders, Warrenton, Virginia, to Burford at Nashville confirming the receipt of $1,200 for an undisclosed number of slaves. Saunders, who apparently has the slaves, tells Burford to send an agent for them.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: David Burford Papers, 1814-1856
Contributing Institution: University of Tennessee Special Collections Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001843
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Title: Franklin and Armfield, Alexandria, VA to Saunders, Warrenton, VA
Recipient : Jourdan Saunders
Date Created: 1830-12-06
Abstract: Letter from Franklin and Armfield, Alexandria, Virginia to Saunders, Warrenton, Virginia, asking for delivery of all Negroes on hand to Alexandria for shipment to New Orleans.
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=200700000001831
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Title: 1813 Mar. 13 [of] merchandise forwarded to that part of the Cherokee Nation removed to the River Arkansas
Signer : Kannetoo
Signer : Talontiskee
Date Created: 1813-03-13
Abstract: This document dated March 13, 1813 is an invoice for seven hundred and fifty dollars worth of merchandise from Return J. Meigs, federal agent to the Cherokees, given to interpreter Samuel Riley to be delivered to those Cherokee who had emigrated west to the Arkansas River. These goods, which are mainly clothing and fabrics, constitute a portion of the federal annuity promised to the Cherokees for the year 1811.
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=200800000003077
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Title: Receipt of One Hogshead of Tobacco, Purchased by E.C. Morrow & Bro. from Kendrick & Runyon
Recipient : Kendrick & Runyon
Date Created: 1898-07-27
Abstract: This receipt is for the sale of one hogshead of tobacco by Kendrick & Runyon to E.C. Murrow & Co.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Collection: Dark Fire Tobacco Collection
Contributing Institution: Customs House Museum and Cultural Center
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003328
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Title: Clerk`s report on sale of slaves
Attributed name : Knox County Court
Plaintiff : A. E. Wilkins
Defendant : Margaret Wilkins
Date Created: 1863-07-06
Abstract: This case is between A.E. Wilkins (plaintiff) vs. Margaret Wilkins and others (defendants) over the sale of seven slaves: Bob, Harry Sr., Hank, Eliza, Amanda, John and Harry Jr. These individuals were sold for a total price of $2470 U.S. dollars, with $700 dollars in Confederate notes. William Craig, Clerk of the Knox County Court signed the document on July 6, 1863.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Civil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877)
Collection: Knox County Court
Contributing Institution: Knox County Archives
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001874
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Title: L.B. Eaton in Memphis, TN to Gen. John Eaton in Nashville, TN
Author : L. B. Eaton
Recipient : John Eaton, 1829-1906
Date Created: 1868-04-10
Abstract: Comments on the publication of the Bulletin as a radical paper to begin within a few days. Passes on news regarding the format of the new paper and the rumor that Brownlow will give it official printing. Favors an alliance with Smith, Hunger, Lewis, and Nunn. Urges John to see that Brownlow and Nunn foil the plans of Beaumont and H.G. Smith. News of the operation of the Post.
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=200800000000787
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Title: L.B. Eaton in Memphis, TN to Gen. John Eaton in Nashville, TN
Author : L. B. Eaton
Recipient : John Eaton, 1829-1906
Date Created: 1868-04-13
Abstract: Reports that the first issue of the Bulletin as a radical paper took a half-hearted stand for the Republican party and made a poor showing. Observes that Tomeny`s personal debts and those owed by the Bulletin may cause it to fold financially. Warns that they still must strengthen the position of the Post through new features. Mention of debts owed by their paper; anticipates Coleman`s take over on the following day. Discloses that under pressure from Hamilton and on advice from Lewis, he nominated Hamilton as congressman-at-large.
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=200800000001108
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Title: L.B. Eaton in Memphis, TN to Gen. John Eaton in Nashville, TN
Author : L. B. Eaton
Recipient : John Eaton, 1829-1906
Date Created: 1868-04-14
Abstract: The Bulletin viewed as a failure, antagonistic to Democrats and Republicans; Beaumont has neither financial nor personal interest in it. Conveys Hunter`s promise of articles and his assurances that party support is with the Post. News of the increasing circulation of their paper and improvement in Charlie`s work. Instructs John to write up any state political news quickly so that the Post can publish it first.
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=200800000001110
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Title: L.B. Eaton in Memphis, TN to General John Eaton
Author : L. B. Eaton
Date Created: 1868-02-20
Abstract: Letter from L.B. Eaton to his brother, General John Eaton that tells of Smith`s willingness to provide Eaton with money and other aid in return for a government position. Informs him that Beaumont, Hough and their group are trying to buy the Bulletin newspaper.
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=200700000001766
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Title: Tennessee's Shame! Convicts in the Coal Creek Mines
Attributed name : L. C. (Leonidas Campbell) Houk , 1836-1891
Attributed name : George M. Winstead
Date Created: 1892
Abstract: This is an advertisement for the Tennessee state races for governor and the U.S. Congress in favor of George M. Winstead and L.C. Houk who are running against George M. Winstead and Mr. Welcker. All four gubernatorial candidates of 1892, Turney, Buchannan, Winstead and East, pledged to end the leasing of convicts to industries which began in Tennessee in July of 1866. Coal-mining begin in Tennessee in the 1840s and continues today.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Development of the Industrial United States (1870-1900)
Collection: Ephemera Collection
Contributing Institution: C. M. McClung Historical Collection
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001238
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Title: Patent for ice-making machine
Associated name : L. D. Barlsback
Associated name : N. H. Murphy
Date Created: 1890-05-28
Abstract: The patent for an ice-making machine was owned by L.D. Barlsback and purchased by N.H. Murphy for the area of Tipton County, Tennessee.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Development of the Industrial United States (1870-1900)
Collection: Charles P. Simonton Papers
Contributing Institution: University of Memphis Special Collections
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000000810
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Title: L.C. Houk in Washington, D.C. to O.P. Temple
Author : Leonidas Campbell Houk, 1836-1891
Recipient : Oliver Perry Temple, 1820-1906
Date Created: 1884-02-07
Abstract: Discusses the problem of Gibson and the trouble he has caused. Urges Temple to help solve the problem.
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=200800000003463
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