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Database: Volunteer Voices: The Growth of Democracy in Tennessee
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Title: W.L. Dean in Poughkeepsie, New York to the Hon. O.P. Temple in Knoxville, Tennessee
Author : W.L. Dean
Recipient : Oliver Perry Temple, 1820-1907
Associated name : Vassar College
Date Created: 1877-04-30
Abstract: This note is written on Vassar College letterhead stating that a draft has been cashed for Temple`s daughter.
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=200800000001673
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Title: Tobacco Production Adjustment Contract of W. T. Richardson
Assignee : W.T. Richardson
Date Created: 1934-06-05
Abstract: This contract between W.J. Richardson, a tobacco farmer, and Henry A. Wallace, the Secretary of Agriculture, deals with adjustments made to tobacco production in accordance with the New Deal program, The Agricultural Adjustment Act, ammended on May 12, 1933. The purpose of the Act was to pay farmers to reduce their crop area, and thus increase its value. The Act was considered the first farm bill, and the beginning of what are referred to today as agricultural subsidies.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Great Depression and World War II (1929-1945)
Collection: Dark Fire Tobacco Collection
Contributing Institution: Customs House Museum and Cultural Center
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003334
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Title: L.C. King Manufacturing Company
Photographer : Warren Willard
Date Created: 1940 - 1965
Abstract: At the L.C. King Manufacturing Company in downtown Bristol, Tennessee women make overalls and jeans.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Postwar United States (1945-1970)
Collection: Bristol Historical Association
Contributing Institution: Bristol Historical Association
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000001628
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Title: Receipt for One Hogshead of Tobacco Purchased by E. M. Flack from Kendrick, Pettus, & Co., 1889
Assignee : Wilcox
Date Created: 1889-03-21
Abstract: This receipt documents the sale of one hogshead of tobacco from Kendrick, Pettus, & Co. to Mr. E.M. Flack in 1889. Mr. Wilcox is apparently the signing clerk for Mr. Flack. Marks for the seller are made by one T.W. Lewis. Prices and total are listed in detail.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Development of the Industrial United States (1870-1900)
Collection: Dark Fire Tobacco Collection
Contributing Institution: Customs House Museum and Cultural Center
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003329
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Title: Land grant to William B. Lenoir
Associated name : State of Tennessee
Associated name : William B. Lenoir
Date Created: 1828-07-06
Abstract: 2 tifs. A land grant from the state of Tennessee to William B. Lenoir filed in the Hiwassee District while Sam Houston was governor of the state. The one hundred and sixty acres of land was located in Monroe County, Tennessee. The grant was presented on November 8, 1823, and it was witnessed on July 6, 1828 by the Governor`s secretary Daniel Graham. The grant gives title of the tract in Monroe County to Lenoir. It was sealed by the court as well. Lenoir was a prominent military major who received 5,000 acres of land as part of his inheritance from his father. He developed plantations in Tennessee, and when he died in 1852 passed his land holdings onto his sons. The land eventually was passed onto Lenoir City, which was incorporated in 1907.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: Lenoir Family Papers
Contributing Institution: University of Tennessee Special Collections Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003481
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Title: Indenture of land sale between Joshua Jones Henry and wife with William B. Lenoir
Attributed name : State of Tennessee
Associated name : William B. Lenoir
Date Created: 1850-11-13
Abstract: 4 tifs. Two contracts, one excecuted in New York, and the other in North Carolina, giving title of land owned by Joshua Jones Henry to William B. Lenoir. The deeds convey Henry five thousand dollars in exchange for land in Shelby County and the state of Tennessee. One lot is situated on the south side of Madison Street between Mississipi Row and the front alley. The first image is the contract filed in North Carolina, the second the contract filed in New York signed by the commissioner of Tennessee, Moses Maclay. The third image lists the deed as filed in Shelby County in January 1851, and the fourth image also states that the deed was filed in January 1851. Lenoir and his family owned more than 5,000 acres in Tennessee which eventually became Lenoir City.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: Lenoir Family Papers
Contributing Institution: University of Tennessee Special Collections Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003485
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Title: Land grant to William B. Lenoir
Attributed name : State of Tennessee
Associated name : William B. Lenoir
Date Created: 1836-10-18
Abstract: 3 tifs. A land grant giving one hundred and sixty acres of land in Monroe County, Tennessee to William B. Lenoir by the state of Tennessee via Jacob Ault as "General Enterer the Cirtified copy" (sic). The document is signed by James Bridges, the Register of the Hiwassee district where it was originally recorded. The grant was given under the Governor Newton Cannon. It was sealed by the State. The second image lists the grant as number 3004, for 160 acres in the Hiwassee District. The third image states that James Bridges recorded the grant in his book page 239 on April 24, 1839.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: Lenoir Family Papers
Contributing Institution: University of Tennessee Special Collections Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003484
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Title: 1794 Sept. 30 [to John Sevier]
Author : William Blount
Recipient : John Sevier
Date Created: 1794-09-30
Abstract: This document is a receipt signed by Governor William Blount and others to allow John Sevier to receive payment for his attendance at a session of the General Assembly in Knoxville, Tennessee.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Revolution and the New Nation (1754-1820)
Collection: Governor William Blount Papers, 1790-1796, Territory of the United States of America South of the Ohio
Contributing Institution: Tennessee State Library and Archives
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002934
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Title: [Pay warrant for the protection of the frontier] 1794
Signer : William Blount
Date Created: 1794-12-03
Abstract: This document is a pay warrant, dated December 3, 1794 and signed by Governor William Blount. William Rickard, pay master, received three hundred and thirty nine dollars to pay troops under Captain Thomas Murray for protecting the frontier from October 22, 1793 to November 22, 1793.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Revolution and the New Nation (1754-1820)
Collection: Tennessee State Library, Miscellaneous documents
Contributing Institution: Tennessee State Library and Archives
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002941
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Title: 1836 Sept. 20, Floyd County, Georgia
Author : William Childers
Date Created: 1836-09-20
Abstract: This document, dated September 20, 1836, is a certified statement made by William Childers concerning the average per day income of a ferry that he ran for several 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=200800000003110
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Title: 1812 May 14, War Department [to] Return J. Meigs
Author : William Eustis, 1753-1825
Recipient : Return J. Meigs, 1740-1823
Date Created: 1812-05-14
Abstract: This is a letter from the Secretary of War, William Eustis, to Return J. Meigs, agent to the Cherokee Nation. Eustis tells Meigs to proceed with negotiations with the Cherokee to establish an Iron Works within their Nation.
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=200800000003039
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Title: 1812 May 14 [to] Colonel Elias Earle, War Department
Author : William Eustis
Recipient : Elias Earle
Date Created: 1812-05-14
Abstract: This letter, from Secretary of War William Eustis to Colonel Elias Earle, discusses the desire of Colonel Earle to establish an Ironworks in the Cherokee Nation. Eustis asks Colonel Earle to select another piece of land for the possible establishment of the Ironworks because the previous tract of land has been designated, by treaty, as a site for the Cherokee chiefs and warriors. Eustis also tells Colonel Earle that Colonel Meigs has been instructed to help in this selection of new land.
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=200800000003080
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Title: Brownlow, W.G. in Nashville, Tennessee to the Tennessee Railroad Presidents
Author : William Gannaway Brownlow, 1805-1877
Date Created: 1867-10-26
Abstract: Open letter to the Tennessee railroad presidents. Relates to the interest payments due to the state from the state sponsored railroads and their degree of indebtedness. Contains clerk`s notations.
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=200700000001813
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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: 1816 May 27, Department of War [to] Col. Return J. Meigs, Cherokee Agency
Author : William Harris Crawford
Recipient : Return J. Meigs, 1740-1823
Date Created: 1816-05-27
Abstract: This letter, dated May 27, 1816 was written to Col. Return J. Meigs, agent to the Cherokee Indians from William H. Crawford concerning the government purchase of Cherokee lands for a sum of twenty thousand dollars. Compensation to be given to the Cherokee in return for the lands are also outlined in the letter.
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=200800000003089
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Title: Letter to Joseph Richardson in Atlanta, Georgia
Attributed name : William J. Oliver
Attributed name : Joseph Richardson
Date Created: 1910-04-22
Abstract: This letter is an appeal for reduced railroad fares for Tennesseans as well as all other sectors of the country expected to attend the Appalachian Exposition of 1910. Mr. Oliver, President of the Appalachian Exposition, states that fares had been lowered for expositions held previously in other states. Mr. Oliver specifies the reduced rates he is seeking based on day(s) of week and distance travelled.
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=200700000002624
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Title: William J. Oliver in Knoxville, Tennessee to J.J. Campion in Johnson City, Tennessee
Author : William J. Oliver
Associated name : J. J. Campion
Date Created: 1910-03-23
Abstract: This letter is notification to Mr. J. J. Campion that he has been appointed Honorary Member of the Transportation Committee of the Appalachian Exposition. The Exposition is to conserve and protect the forests and water shades, and promote the development of Southern Appalachian resources. Mr. Oliver states in his letter that 300,000-400,000 people are expected to come from the eight Appalachian states.
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=200700000002625
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Title: 1808 Oct. 27, of Return J. Meigs
Signer : William McNeil
Associated name : Return J. Meigs, 1740-1823
Date Created: 1808-10-27
Abstract: This document is a receipt for one hundred fifty dollars, dated October 27, 1808, for services performed for smallpox in the Cherokee Nation.
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=200800000003072
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Title: 1846 Oct. 2 [to] Mrs. Elizabeth Caswell
Author : William R. Caswell
Recipient : Elizabeth C. Caswell
Date Created: 1846-10-02
Abstract: This document is a letter dated October 2, 1846 from Captain William R. Caswell to his wife, Elizabeth. Captain Caswell was one of many Tennessee volunteers who served in the Mexican-American War. He writes about the recent battle in Monterey, and gives his wife advice on business at home.
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=200800000003000
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Title: 1842 Aug. 6 [to] Mrs. William R. Caswell, Elizabethton, Tenn.
Author : William Richard Caswell
Recipient : E.C. Caswell
Date Created: 1842-08-06
Abstract: This document is a letter dated August 8, 1842 from William R. Caswell in Elizabethton, TN to his wife in Knoxville. Caswell writes about his travels through East Tennessee and about their financial woes.
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=200800000002996
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Title: [Letter] 1838 May 1, Brownsville [to] Edmund Taylor?
Author : William Smith
Recipient : Edmund Taylor
Date Created: 1838-05-01
Abstract: This document is a letter written from William M. Smith, possibly to Edmund Taylor, on May 1, 1838. In the letter, Smith discusses social events such as marriages and a death, his cotton not being injured by frost, and gives thanks to the letter`s recipient for a loan that he might give to Smith.
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=200800000003201
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Title: Contract between E. C. Morrow & Bro. and York Liggan for advanced sale of tobacco crop
Assignee : E.C. Morrow & Bro.
Assignee : York Liggan
Printer : Neblett & Titus
Date Created: 1890-01-21
Abstract: This contract binds the presale of entire tobacco crop to E. C. Morrow & Bro. on May 1, 1890 from the owner York Liggan. Mr. Liggan agrees to deliver it in "good keeping," meaning free of damaged tobacco, and "neatly "straightened and bulked" to be tied in "small hands of leaves." A price by weight is agreed upon and both parties sign at the bottom.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Development of the Industrial United States (1870-1900)
Collection: Dark Fire Tobacco Collection
Contributing Institution: Customs House Museum and Cultural Center
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003326
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Title: Advertisement for Gossett, Ford, and Bro's
Contractor : Gossett, Ford, and Bros.
Date Created: 1890
Abstract: Gossett, Ford and Bro's on East Side Market Square in Knoxville, TN are advertising Ladies' Misses' and Children's shoes and hats for low prices. A humorous image at the top pictures a policeman pulling a thief off a man whom he has knocked down. The victim is saying, "Officer, don't arrest the man, as he was not aware he could buy Shoes of Gossett, Ford and Bros Cheaper than he could steal them." The much larger caption underneath the image reads, "The brisk nickel is better than a slow dime." A large image of a shoe tree appears in the middle of the broadside.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Collection: Ephemera Collection
Contributing Institution: C. M. McClung Historical Collection
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000000327
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Title: African-American phosphate miners in Maury County, Tennessee
Publisher : Keystone View Company
Date Created: 1910 - 1930
Abstract: Print from a viewer image by Keystone View Company of African American phosphate miners in Maury County, Tennessee.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Collection: General Collections
Contributing Institution: Mt. Pleasant Maury Phosphate Museum
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000000381
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Title: Albert W. Gaines, 1855-1916
Photographer : Chattanooga Times
Date Created: 1895 - 1916
Abstract: A photograph of Albert W. Gaines.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Development of the Industrial United States (1870-1900)
Collection: Chattanooga Times Portrait Collection
Contributing Institution: Chattanooga-Hamilton County Bicentennial Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000001831
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