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


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Title: M.B.C. and J.G.M. Ramsey at Exile`s Retreat near Charlotte, North Carolina to their children in Knoxville, Tennessee
Author : James Gettys Ramsey, 1797-1884
Author : Margaret Barton Ramsey, 1802-1889
Date Created: 1866-09-09
Abstract: Mrs. M.B.C. Ramsey writes to her daughter, Mrs. E.A.R. Breck and relates the resignation of their pastor because he wished to preach to freed slaves and his congregation opposed this. She discusses the family`s plans to settle in Alabama and her expectations of their new home. She relays news from Uncle Arthur and his family, including his fears about Crozier`s remaining in Knoxville during Reconstruction and his family`s plans to return there. In the same letter, Mr. J.G.M Ramsey adds a note to their children, Margaret Jane, Lizzie, and Crozier. He reports that he has been suffering from rheumatism and expresses a wish that they could raise Henrietta`s two sons. He discusses the present low value of land and the future of politics in the country.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Civil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877)
Collection: James Gettys McGready Ramsey Papers, 1790-1912
Contributing Institution: University of Tennessee Special Collections
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001902
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Title: Marriage license from Hawkins County
Creator : James H. Vance
Associated name : Stokely Pearson
Date Created: 1858-04-03 - 1858-04-18
Abstract: Marriage license for the Hawkins county couple Stokely Pearson and Elizabeth Jones. Hakwins County Court Clerk James H. Vance on April 3, 1858 gives license for a minister to marry them and F. Brewer marries them on April 18, 1858.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Civil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877)
Collection: Pearson and Davis Families. Manuscripts, 1839-1887
Contributing Institution: Archives of the City of Kingsport
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000000821
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Title: 1835 Oct. 21, Memphis, [to] Mrs. James King
Author : James King
Recipient : Mrs. James King
Date Created: 1835-10-21
Abstract: This document is a letter written by James King to his wife dated October 21, 1835. King writes the letter from Memphis, Tennessee, where yellow fever has killed many of its residents and has caused others to flee the city. King writes of his good health and of hers, certain business matters involving himself, and states that the fever will soon be gone so that Mrs. King can return home. King speaks of many of their friends in the city that have become ill, or were ill due to the fever. He concludes by wishing her and their family continued health and a prompt reunion.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: James King Papers
Contributing Institution: C. M. McClung Historical Collection
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002985
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Title: James King in Rural Rest to Henry King in Ross Landing
Author : James King
Date Created: 1838-06-05
Abstract: This is a letter dated July 5, 1838 from James King to his son Henry King. In much of the letter, King offers advice to his son concerning military matters, discipline, and the attributes of a good soldier.
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=200800000002875
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Title: James King in Rural Rest to Henry King in Ross Landing
Author : James M. King
Date Created: 1838-06-16
Abstract: This is a letter dated June 16, 1838 from James King to his son, Henry King. He praises his son for his achievements as a volunteer in the army and is grateful for the letters Henry has written to him. He urges him to write with more information on army movements and other inside information.
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=200800000002874
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Title: 1839 Apr. 15, Roane County [to] Mr. Cha[rle]s F. Welcker, Kingston, Tennessee
Author : James Monroe Welcker
Recipient : Charles Frederick Welcker
Date Created: 1839-04-15
Abstract: This document is a letter dated April 15, 1839, from James Monroe Welcker to his brother Charles Frederick Welcker in Kingston, Tennessee. James writes from the home of a Captain Lackey, whom he says has two mules that Charles may like to employ for ploughing.
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=200800000002978
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Title: 1837 May 13, E[ast] T[ennessee] College [to] Mr. Charles F. Welcker, Talladega, Alabama
Author : James Monroe Welcker
Recipient : Charles F. Welcker
Date Created: 1837-05-13
Abstract: This document is a letter dated May 13, 1837, from James Monroe Welcker at East Tennessee College to his brother Charles F. Welcker in Talladega, Alabama. James writes to his brother about personal and family matters. He speaks of the latest news of their siblings, two of whom--Frederick and Benjamin Franklin--are also attending school in Knoxville. James also talks of his displeasure in hearing of the recent sickness in his brother`s family.
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=200800000002968
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Title: 1838 Feb. 13, Knoxville, TN [to] Henry I. Welcker, Kingston, Tennessee
Author : James Monroe Welcker
Recipient : Henry Inman Welcker
Date Created: 1838-02-13
Abstract: This document is a letter dated February 13, 1838, from James Monroe Welcker to his brother Henry Inman Welcker in Kingston, Tennessee. The Welckers were a prominent family from Roane County. James writes this letter from Knoxville, where he is studying law and their younger brother Albert is attending school. James responds to Henry`s earlier enquiry regarding merchants going east, and he discusses family matters as well.
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=200800000002973
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Title: 1839 Dec. 28, Knoxville, Tennessee [to] Charles F. Welcker, Laurel Banks, Roane County
Author : James Monroe Welcker
Recipient : Welcker
Date Created: 1839-12-28
Abstract: This document is a letter dated December 28, 1839 from James Monroe Welcker in Knoxville, Tennessee to his brother Charles Frederick Welcker in Roane County, Tennessee. James writes briefly about Christmas in Knoxville and his disappointment at not seeing their brother Lewis. He also talks quite extensively about livestock.
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=200800000002984
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Title: Colonel James Moore King to wife
Author : James Moore King, 1792-1877
Date Created: 1863-03-02
Abstract: This letter, written by Colonel James Moore King to his wife, Martha Batey King, provides instructions for tending the family farm during his service to the Confederate Army.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Civil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877)
Collection: Colonel James Moore King Collection, 1792-1877
Contributing Institution: Albert Gore Sr. Research Center
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002859
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Title: James Moore King to Martha Batey King, 2
Author : James Moore King, 1792-1877
Date Created: 1863-05-18
Abstract: This letter, written by James Moore King, informs his wife, Martha Batey King, that he received the clothes she sent to him. He also discusses a possible Confederate move to a front near Guyes Gap, Lee`s victory at Rapahanock, and General Kirby. King also relates that the army is in good health and asks about the return of men taken at Murfreesboro. He closes the letter with farm care instructions.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Civil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877)
Collection: Colonel James Moore King Collection, 1792-1877
Contributing Institution: Albert Gore Sr. Research Center
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002861
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Title: James Moore King to son Charles
Author : James Moore King, 1792-1877
Date Created: 1864-09-15
Abstract: This letter, written by James Moore King to his son Charles, discusses the evacuation of Atlanta, a political convention, the nomination of McClenan, and King`s beliefs that Lincoln will be defeated in the presidential election. He also asks his son about Hardee`s fight.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Civil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877)
Collection: Colonel James Moore King Collection, 1792-1877
Contributing Institution: Albert Gore Sr. Research Center
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002862
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Title: James Moore King to Martha Batey King
Author : James Moore King, 1792-1877
Date Created: 1863-04-27
Abstract: This letter, written by James Moore King to his wife, Martha Batey King, describes problems with their slaves on their Tennessee farm. He also gives his wife instructions about how to leave the farm and rants about Yankee deception.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Civil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877)
Collection: Colonel James Moore King Collection, 1792-1877
Contributing Institution: Albert Gore Sr. Research Center
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002860
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Title: 1815 Mar. 16, Camp Coffee [to] Mother, Davidson County
Author : James Moore King
Date Created: 1815-03-16
Abstract: This is a letter written by James Moore King from Camp Coffee, New Orleans on March 16, 1815 to his mother. He writes that he, as many in the camp, suffers from a cold. He anticipates arriving at home in April.
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=200800000002945
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Title: 1834 Jan. 26, Rural Rest [to] Major Sims
Author : James Moore King
Date Created: 1834-01-26
Abstract: This is a one page letter dated January 26, 1834 from James Moore King to Major Sims. The subject of the letter is the preparation of a dinner for the volunteer soldiers.
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=200800000002906
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Title: 1813 Oct. 20, North Carolina, Sampson Co [to] Mr. Henry King, Davidson Co Tennessee
Author : James Moore King
Recipient : Henry King
Date Created: 1813-10-20
Abstract: This document is a letter from James Moore King to his brother Henry King in Davidson County, Tennessee, dated October 20, 1813. He is conveying that he cannot send money at the time, and offering his regards for a future visit.
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=200800000003006
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Title: 1839 Jun. 13, Moringo County, McKinley, Alabama [to] Henry King, Rural Rest, Rutherford County, Murfreesboro, Tennessee
Author : James Moore King
Recipient : Henry King
Date Created: 1839-06-13
Abstract: This is a letter dated June 13, 1839 from James King to his son Henry King. James King gives his son several directions for looking after the plantation, and requests that every thing be well tended to.
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=200800000002882
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Title: 1818 Bachelors Hall, Ladies Choice [to] Ann Eliza King
Author : James Moore King
Date Created: 1818
Abstract: This is an unmailed letter from James Moore King to his cousin Ann Eliza King, dated about 1818. He apologizes for not writing sooner, and of his various tours of duty, travels, confrontations with Indians and his desire to find a wife.
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=200800000002886
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Title: 1831, [to] William
Author : James Moore King
Date Created: 1831
Abstract: This is a letter written ca. 1831, presumably from James Moore King; the recipient is only identified by William. The letter consists of adulation, and highly descriptive language of audience reactions to colts and stallions at an exhibition in Murfreesboro.
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=200800000002893
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Title: James Moore King in Rural Rest to Henry King in McMinn County, Tennessee
Author : James Moore King
Date Created: 1838-05-18
Abstract: This is a letter dated May 18, 1838 from James King to his son Henry King. He instructs his son on the virtues of being a good soldier, as well as his various duties and responsibilities.
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=200800000002915
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Title: 1815, Bachelors Hall The Ladies Choice [to] Uncle
Author : James Moore King
Date Created: 1815
Abstract: This is a letter from James Moore King to his uncle announcing his return home to Tennessee following a seven month campaign against the British in New Orleans. It outlines a vivid description of battle and narrow escape.
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=200800000002883
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Title: 1831 Mar. 5 [to] Hardy Moore
Author : James Moore King
Recipient : Hardy Moore
Date Created: 1831-03-05
Abstract: This is a letter that dates March 5, 1831 from James Moore King to Hardy Moore. The letter concerns the exhibition, performance and praise of fine horses, as well as the acquisition of new animals.
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=200800000002896
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Title: Last Will and Testament of James Wright
Author; Signer : James Wright
Signer : H.R. Cheatham
Date Created: 1816-12-22
Abstract: This is the will of James Wright, a weaver of Davidson County, written on March 26, 1816 and recorded on December 22, 1816. The will states that Wright was "sick and weak in body, but of perfect memory." He asked to be buried as a Christian and bequeathed the use of his land, Negroes, and farming equipment to his beloved wife Patty for "so long as she does remain single." The slaves were later to be divided among his four daughters, and the land and farm equipment among his six sons. The will further detailed other bequests and named his wife Patty and son George as executors of the will. The will was probated May 10, 1852. H.R. Cheatham certified and signed the document.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: County Records
Contributing Institution: Jackson County Archives
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002834
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Title: 1832 Jul. 20, Sampson Co [to] Sister
Author : Jane Moore
Date Created: 1832-07-20
Abstract: This is a letter dated July 20, 1832 written by Jane Moore to her sister; with an additional page written by Jeanet Butler and is addressed to her children. The letters express the status and condition of family members as well as a longing for the family to reunite soon.
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=200800000002897
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Title: 1829 May 13, Cropland [to] Issac Butler, Murfreesborough, Tennessee
Author : John Butler
Recipient : Isaac Butler
Date Created: 1829-05-13
Abstract: This is a letter dated may 13, 1829 from John Butler to his father Issac Butler. He expresses wishes of well-being for his father, and a desire to hear from him soon.
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=200800000002891
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