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Database: Volunteer Voices: The Growth of Democracy in Tennessee
Query: vvcat: "D.7"


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Title: 1847 April 14 [to] Capt[ain] William R. Caswell
Author : E.C. Caswell
Recipient : William Richard Caswell
Date Created: 1847-04-14
Abstract: This document is a letter from E. C. Caswell of Russelville, Tennessee to her husband William Richard Caswell, dated April 14, 1847. Mr. Caswell was part of the "volunteers" of Tennessee who fought in the Mexican-American War. Her letter expresses concern for him because she had just received news about the battle in Vera Cruz and had not heard from him in several weeks.
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=200800000002991
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Title: [Letter] 1847 Nov. 30, Memphis [to] Edward E Porter, Bridg[e]port, Con[necticut]
Author : E.H. Porter
Recipient : Edward E. Porter
Date Created: 1847-11-30
Abstract: The following document is a letter, dated November 30, 1847, from E. H. Porter in Memphis to his son Edward E. Porter in Bridgeport, Connecticut. In the letter, the elder Porter discusses financial matters with his son and encourages him to maintain his commitment to quit smoking.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: Porter-Rice Family Papers, 1826-1927
Contributing Institution: University of Memphis Special Collections
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003031
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Title: [Letter] 1848 Sep. 19, Steamer Palo Alto [to] Ed[ward] E Porter, South Hanover, Ind[ian]a
Author : E.H. Porter
Recipient : Edward Porter
Date Created: 1848-09-19
Abstract: The following document is a letter written by E. H. Porter, addressed to his son Edward, on September 19, 1848. The elder Porter writes this letter aboard a steamer in the midst of his travels. He talks about the places he has been and provides Edward with the good news that he may have found a cure for the son`s illness.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: Porter-Rice Family Papers, 1826-1927
Contributing Institution: University of Memphis Special Collections
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003188
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Title: [Letter] 1848 May 22, Watertown [to] E. H. Porter Esq[ui]r[e], Memphis, Tenn[essee]
Author : Edward E. Porter
Recipient : E. H. Porter
Date Created: 1848-05-22
Abstract: The following document is a letter from Edward E. Porter to his father Ethel Henry Porter, dated May 22, 1848. In the letter, Edward discusses his bad health and plans for school, and he sends his love and best wishes to others back home.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: Porter-Rice Family Papers, 1826-1927
Contributing Institution: University of Memphis Special Collections
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003129
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Title: [Letter] 1849 Oct. 8 [to Mary Porter]
Author : Edward E. Porter
Recipient : Mary Porter
Date Created: 1849-10-08
Abstract: The following document is a letter, dated October 8, 1849, from Edward E. Porter to his sister Mary Porter. In the letter, Edward discusses his busy schedule at school and his possible career plans. Edwards also expresses interest in instigating communication with a girlfriend of Mary`s and speaks of matters of religion.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: Porter-Rice Family Papers, 1826-1927
Contributing Institution: University of Memphis Special Collections
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003132
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Title: [Letter] 1848 Oct. 2, South Hanover College, I[ndian]a [to] E[thel] H[enry] Porter
Author : Edward E. Porter
Recipient : Ethel H. Porter
Date Created: 1848-10-02
Abstract: This document is a letter written by Edward E. Porter to his father, Ethel Henry Porter, on October 2, 1848. In the letter, Edward discusses seeing his father on a boat, the `Palo Alto` as he passed by, events going on at college, trips he has recently taken, and the need for Ethel to send some of his belongings to him at school.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: Porter-Rice Family Papers, 1826-1927
Contributing Institution: University of Memphis Special Collections
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003197
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Title: [Letter] 1849 Dec. 12, Hanover College [Indiana] [to] Parents [Mr. and Mrs. Ethel Henry Porter]
Author : Edward Porter
Recipient : Ethel Porter
Recipient : Henry Porter
Date Created: 1849-12-12
Abstract: This document is a letter written by Edward Porter to his parents on December 12, 1849. In the letter, Edward discusses the events taking place with his sister, Mary, at her school. He writes to their parents how unhappy she is there, and that she has not written home because she does not like her teacher, Mr. Anderson, to read her letters before she sends them. Edward tells them that the teacher will not send her letters if she writes something disagreeable to him, and has threatened her with expulsion if she does not act better and do as he wishes. Edward concludes the letter by describing what he has been doing at Hanover College and about the social events at the school and in Hanover.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: Porter-Rice Family Papers, 1826-1927
Contributing Institution: University of Memphis Special Collections
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003135
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Title: Elijah Ward to Justices of White County Court, Guardian Bond, 15th October 1827
Signer : Elijah Ward, 1816-1882
Signer : James H. Pass
Date Created: 1827-10-15
Abstract: Elijah Ward was appointed the guardian of two orphans, Nancy and James Howard. James H. Pass entered bound himself in the oath as well, in the sum of $800, to the Justices of the court - Thomas Eastland, John Bryan David Mitchell and Joseph Herd.
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=200800000003273
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Title: [Letter] 1841 Mar. 26, Jackson, [Tennessee] [to] Mary Jane Chester
Author : Elizabeth Chester
Recipient : Mary Jane Chester
Date Created: 1841-03-26
Abstract: This document is a letter written by Elizabeth Chester to her daughter, Mary Jane Chester, on March 26, 1841. In the letter, Elizabeth discusses social events taking place in Jackson, such as marriages and parties, as well as events taking place with the people in their family. She asks her daughter not to ride on horses because she could get injured, and to always tell them the truth because they need to trust her while she is away from home.
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=200800000003154
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Title: [Letter] 1840 Nov. 2, Jackson, [Tennessee] [to] Mary Jane Chester, Columbia, Ten [nessee]
Author : Elizabeth Chester
Recipient : Mary Jane Chester
Date Created: 1840-11-02
Abstract: This document is a letter written to Mary Jane Chester from her mother, Elizabeth Chester, on November 2, 1840. In the letter, Elizabeth discusses the visit between Mary Jane and "Uncle" Andrew Jackson. Elizabeth advises that even though Mary Jane is homesick, that she needs to stay at school, do well in her classes, and remain devoted to her Bible and religion.
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=200800000003147
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Title: [Letter] 1841 Feb. 15, Jackson, Tenn[essee] [to] Mary Jane Chester, Female Institute, Columbus, Ten[nessee]
Author : Elizabeth Chester
Recipient : Mary Jane Chester
Date Created: 1841-02-15
Abstract: This document is a letter, dated February 15, 1841, from Elizabeth Chester in Jackson, TN, to her daughter Mary Jane at the Female Institute in Columbia. Elizabeth writes to inquire about the latest news of her daughter`s schooling, and she also talks about visiting the Hermitage, Andrew Jackson`s home in Nashville.
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=200800000003153
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Title: [Letter] 1840 Sept. 17 [to] Mary Jane Chester, Columbia, Ten[nessee]
Author : Elizabeth Chester
Recipient : Mary Jane Chester
Date Created: 1840-09-17
Abstract: This document is a letter written by Elizabeth Chester to her daughter, Mary Jane Chester, on September 17, 1840. In the letter, Elizabeth wishes good health to her daughter, and expresses her and her family`s desire to see Mary Jane soon. Elizabeth writes of missing her daughter, the sickness of a dear relative, and information concerning the relocation of some of Mary Jane`s friends.
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=200800000003139
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Title: [Letter] 1840 Dec. 27, Jackson, Tennessee [to] Miss Mary Jane Chester, Columbia, Tennessee
Author : Elizabeth Chester
Recipient : Mary Jane Chester
Date Created: 1840-12-27
Abstract: The following document is a letter, dated December 27, 1840, from Elizabeth Chester to her daughter Mary Jane Chester. Elizabeth writes to her daughter who is being schooled at the Female Institute in Columbia, TN, and updates her on the happenings back home in Jackson. She talks of all the people who will be recently married and mentions her husband, Colonel Robert Chester`s recent trip to visit Mary Jane. Also included is a short letter written to Mary Jane from her younger sister Martha.
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=200800000003151
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Title: [Letter] 1841 May 14, Jackson, [Tennessee] [to] Mary J[ane] Chester, Female Institute, Columbia, Ten[nessee]
Author : Elizabeth Chester
Recipient : Mary Jane Chester
Date Created: 1841-05-14
Abstract: This document is a letter written by Elizabeth Chester to her daughter, Mary Jane Chester, on May 14, 1841. In the letter, Elizabeth acknowledges Mary Jane`s recent illness, and wishes her better health. Elizabeth also informs Mary Jane of events happening at home and with her family in Jackson, Tennessee.
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=200800000003019
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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: [Letter] [1841] Apr 23, Jackson, [to] Mary J[ane] Chester, Female Institute, Columbia
Author : Elizabeth Chester
Recipient : Mary Jane Chester
Date Created: 1841-04-23
Abstract: The following document is a letter dated April 23, 1841, from Elizabeth Chester to her daughter Mary Jane at the Female Institute in Columbia, TN. Chester updates her daughter on happenings back home while Mary Jane is away at school.
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=200800000003018
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Title: Civil War Diary Excerpt
Author : Emma Lane
Date Created: 1865-04-10
Abstract: On April 10, 1863, Emma Lane began a diary. A Murfreesboro tennager, her hometown was occupied by Union troops. Friends and relatives were in military service or otherwise imperiled by the Civil War. Life went on, however, and Emma chronicled it in her own, almost taciturn, way. These five pages from her diary (dating February-April 1865) describe events from Emma`s perspective at 500 North Spring Street, her childhood home.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Civil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877)
Collection: Emma Lane Collection
Contributing Institution: Albert Gore Sr. Research Center
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000002429
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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: 1816 Aug. 15, Oak Grove [to] James King, Rutherford County
Author : Ezekiel Moore
Recipient : James Moore King
Date Created: 1816-08-15
Abstract: This is a letter written on August 15, 1816 from Ezekiel Moore in Oak Grove to his nephew James Moore King in Rutherford County, Tennessee. Moore writes of illness in his neighborhood and inquires about a horse.
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=200800000002884
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Title: I Love But One I Love But Thee
Composer : F. R. Prohl
Lyricist : Will Underwood
Date Created: 1859
Abstract: This piece of sheet music is included in a bound volume that once belonged to Tennessee resident, Miss Nora Gardner. There are several inscriptions on this piece. First, the front cover has "Nora Lee Gardner inscribed in pencil along the top right hand section. Also on the front cover is "Nora L Gardner" written in pencil in the dedication banner above the title. "March 1860" is written in pencil above the composer's name on the front cover. On the first page, the words "Compliments of J R M....." is written in pencil. The song itself is an expression of undying love.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Civil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877)
Collection: Nora Gardner Sheet Music Volumes
Contributing Institution: Center for Popular Music
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000001659
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Title: Call Me Pet Names
Lyricist : F. S. Osgood
Date Created: 1852
Abstract: A woman asking her sweetheart to call her loving names like "flower," "bird," and "star" to express his admiration and love of her fine womanly qualities. This piece is part of a bound volume of sheet music that was once owned by Miss Nora Gardner, who lived in Tennessee. An inscription on the front cover reads "Nora Gardner, June 13, 186?"[possibly 1867 or 1869].
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: Nora Gardner Sheet Music Volumes
Contributing Institution: Center for Popular Music
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002592
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Title: 1834 Aug. 2, Columbus, McMinn C[oun[ty], E[ast] Tenn[essee] [to] Charles F. Welcker, Talladega Court house, Ala[bama]
Author : Frederick A. Welcker
Date Created: 1834-08-02
Abstract: The following document is a letter dated August 2, 1834, written to Charles F. Welcker by his brother Frederick A. Welcker in McMinn County, TN. In the letter, Frederick writes of his departure from home in April and his journeys since across East Tennessee in search of employment.
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=200800000002949
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Title: 1837 Apr. 20, East Tenn[essee] College, Knoxville [to] Mr. Charles F. Welcker, Talladega, Ala[bama]
Author : Frederick A. Welcker
Recipient : Charles F. Welcker
Date Created: 1837-04-20
Abstract: This document is a letter dated April 20, 1837, from Frederick A. Welcker at East Tennessee College (currently the University of Tennessee) to his brother Charles F. Welcker in Talladega, Alabama. Frederick talks about the school, his examination, and the rival social societies. He also discusses upcoming congressional elections and the candidates. Finally, he expresses shock at the news that their sister Catharine had recently gotten married.
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=200800000002966
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Title: 1836 Jun. 19, E[ast] Ten[nessee] College [to] Henry Welcker, Kingston, Tenn[essee]
Author : Frederick A. Welcker
Recipient : Henry Welcker
Date Created: 1836-06-19
Abstract: The following document is a letter dated June 19, 1836, to Henry Welcker of Roane County, TN, from his son Frederick at East Tennessee College (currently the University of Tennessee). Frederick writes about the cost of some land belonging to his late brother William, as well as other financial matters.
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=200800000002960
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Title: Thou Art Gone From My Gaze
Composer : G. Linley
Singer : G. H. Collins
Date Created: 1801 - 1877
Abstract: This piece of sheet music is included in a bound volume once belonging to Miss Nora Gardner, a Tennessee resident. Under the title reads "No. 10 Lays of Beauty." There is no creation date or publication date listed. In addition, there is no publisher name listed.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: Nora Gardner Sheet Music Volumes
Contributing Institution: Center for Popular Music
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002579
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