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


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Title: [Letter] 1840 Oct. 17, Jackson, Tennessee [to] Mary Jane Chester, Columbia, Ten[nessee]
Author : John Chester
Recipient : Mary Jane Chester
Date Created: 1840-10-17
Abstract: This document is a letter written to Mary Jane Chester on October 17, 1840, and contains two letters. The first letter is from her brother John, and discusses family events, mainly one involving a dinner where Andrew Jackson, Governor Polk, and Judge Grundy were in attendance. The second letter is from her mother, Elizabeth, and expresses feelings of love for her daughter.
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=200800000003145
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Title: J. Crozier Ramsey in Knoxville, TN to Mrs. E.A.R. Breck in Liberty, VA
Author : John Crozier Ramsey, 1824-1869
Recipient : E.A. R. Breck, 1823-
Recipient : J. H. Crozier
Date Created: 1867-03-15
Abstract: J.C. Ramsey describes the destruction caused by a disastrous flood in Knoxville and the damage done to his families` farms. He also says that Col. Ashley has been arrested for murder. The letter is to J. Crozier Ramsey`s sister, Mrs. E.A.R. Breck in Liberty, VA, in the care of their mother`s brother, J.H. Crozier.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Development of the Industrial United States (1870-1900)
Contributing Institution: University of Tennessee Special Collections Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001790
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Title: [Letter] 1849 Aug. 16, Tallahassee, [Florida] [to] Mattie [Rice]
Author : John H. Rice
Recipient : Mattie Rice
Date Created: 1849-08-16
Abstract: This document is a summary written by John H. Rice to his sister, Mattie, on August 16, 1849. In the letter, John writes about the events going on in and around where he lives in Tallahassee, Florida. He writes about his preaching, the cholera that is making many people sick, his approaching marriage, and the Indian Wars taking place in Florida at the time.
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=200800000003131
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Title: John Johnston in Memphis, TN, to Fonville Neville in Denmark, TN
Author : John Johnston
Date Created: 1910 - 1920
Abstract: A letter reminiscing about life in Denmark, Tennessee prior to the Civil War. The town of Denmark, close to Jackson, was passed up by a railroad and shrank in size until it was eventually unincorporated in the late 20th century.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: The Fonville Neville Papers
Contributing Institution: Union University
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001918
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Title: 1831 Jan. 31, Vineyard Hill [to] Mr. Walter C. Moore
Author : John Moore
Recipient : Walter C. Moore
Date Created: 1831-01-31
Abstract: This is a letter from John Moore dated January 31, 1831 to his brother Walter Moore. It is a personal correspondence updating the status of the families health and travels.
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=200800000002895
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Title: Diary of John Nick Barker
Author : John Nick Barker
Date Created: 1862
Abstract: 1862 entries from the diary of John Nick Barker. Describes the weather for every day, and notes important political and military events, as well as local ocurrences.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Civil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877)
Collection: John Nick Barker, 1796-1873, Diaries, 1843-1868
Contributing Institution: Clarksville Montgomery County Public Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003515
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Title: Guardian Bond
Signer : John Sisk
Date Created: 1857-04-06
Abstract: This is a $10,000 bond to administer the estate of William Sisk issued on April 6, 1857. Additional signers of the bond include Greed A. Taylor, R. Walker, Daniel T. Brown, H. Rutherford, and Joseph Brown.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Civil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877)
Collection: County Records
Contributing Institution: White County Archives
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003274
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Title: Joseph Brown to State of Tennessee, Marriage Bond, 8 Feb. 1870
Signer : Joseph Brown
Date Created: 1870-02-08
Abstract: This is a marriage bond for $1250 to the State of Tennessee, signed by Joseph Brown and Flavius McBride for Brown`s marriage to Miss Icey Bledsoe.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Development of the Industrial United States (1870-1900)
Collection: County Records
Contributing Institution: White County Archives
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003275
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Title: Lorena
Composer : Joseph Philbrick Webster, 1819-1875
Date Created: 1857
Abstract: The "The Universally Popular Ballad Lorena" speaks of a love lost because "A duty stern and pressing, broke/The tie which linked my soul with thee." This song became very popular during the American Civil War for soldiers and those at home on both sides.
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=200800000002595
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Title: Rhea, Joseph in Cleveland, Tennessee to Bell, Marie in Loudon, Tennessee
Author : Joseph Rhea
Recipient : Marie Bell
Date Created: 1863-09-04
Abstract: A letter to the woman he loved expressing concern for her safety in the presence of Union troops around Loudon.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Civil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877)
Collection: Joseph G. Rhea Civil War Papers
Contributing Institution: University of Memphis Special Collections
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000000805
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Title: Rhea, Joseph in Chattanooga, Tennessee to Bell, Marie in Loudon, Tennessee
Author : Joseph Rhea
Recipient : Marie Bell
Date Created: 1865-05-14
Abstract: A letter announcing the end of the Civil War and Joseph`s plan to return to Loudon to be with Marie.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Civil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877)
Collection: Joseph G. Rhea Civil War Papers
Contributing Institution: University of Memphis Special Collections
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000000806
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Title: Pussy's Polka
Composer : Kitty
Lithographer : Schnabel & Finkelday
Date Created: 1860
Abstract: This piece of sheet music is included in a bound volume once owned by Miss Nora Gardner, a Tennessee resident. The front cover has a lithograph of cats dancing in pairs with the words "Willie" and "Nora" written in pencil below the center couple. In the upper right corner of the cover reads "Nora Lee Gardner Female College Columbia Tn. Nov 18.61."
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=200800000002572
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Title: Knox County marriage license
Attributed name : Knox County Court
Date Created: 1864-07-29 - 1864-07-31
Abstract: Illustrated marriage license for Chas. E. Chapman and Sarah Mayo. William Craig is the current clerk of Knox County Court. The license was issued on June 29, 1864, and the couple was married on July 3, 1864.
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=200700000001876
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Title: Bertha Scherf vs. John Scherf
Attributed name : Knox County Criminal Court
Plaintiff : Bertha Scherf
Defendant : John Scherf
Date Created: 1888-02
Abstract: Divorce case between Bertha Scherf (plaintiff) and John Scherf (defendant). They had been married in north Georgia in September of 1880 and in 1888 were residents of Knox County.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Development of the Industrial United States (1870-1900)
Collection: Knox County Criminal Court
Contributing Institution: Knox County Archives
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001870
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Title: Case File, James R. Seawell vs. Dorothy Elizabeth Seawall
Attributed name : Knox County Fourth Circuit Court
Plaintiff : James R. Seawell
Defendant : Dorothy Elilzabeth Seawell
Date Created: 1927
Abstract: Documents from the divorce case betwen James R. Seawall and Dorothy Elizabeth Seawall. The main reason for the divorce appears to be religion. James Seawall was a Protestant while Dorothy Seawall was a Catholic. The mother and father of Dorothy are also listed as a cause, as James testified that Dorothy spent too much time at her mother`s house. F. E. Guerard testified that James Seawall complained in his letters that his wife neglected her "household duties." The case was filed on June 16, 1927 and the final decree was issued on November 22, 1927.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Collection: Knox County Fourth Circuit Court
Contributing Institution: Knox County Archives
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001594
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Title: Case File, Walter E. McDaniels vs. Anna C. McDaniels
Attributed name : Knox County Fourth Circuit Court
Plaintiff : Walter E. McDaniels
Defendant : Anna C. McDaniels
Date Created: 1926 - 1932
Abstract: This is a divorce case between Walter E. McDaniels and Anna C. McDaniels. Walter McDaniels alleges that he is not in love with Anna and that she was defiant and "dictorial as old man Musselini himself." Walter McDaniels claims that his wife was violent and once meant to kill him with either a knife or poison. He also testifies that she is "wicked and malignant...and is unforgiving, like most of foreigners". Anna McDaniels was of Italian ancestry. Anna claims that her husband`s accusations are "wicked and untrue." In her defense, she denies all allegations, states that her husband left her destitute, and had a woman other than herself pose as his wife in order for him to enlist in the U.S. Navy.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Collection: Knox County Fourth Circuit Court
Contributing Institution: Knox County Archives
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001595
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Title: L.B. Eaton in Memphis, TN to John Eaton in Washington, D.C.
Author : L. B. Eaton
Recipient : John Eaton, 1829-1906
Date Created: 1872-05-02
Abstract: L.B. Eaton encloses letters from Nathan Eaton and Nathan`s wife, Fannie that indicate they may separate. L.B. hints at what measures they will take concerning Nathan. He gives a detailed picture of the political mood in Memphis, concluding that Grant`s strength is great among African Americans and Democrats. he relates news of his accounts for the Marshall`s office.
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=200700000001721
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Title: Portrait of a Couple
Attributed name : L. D. Fagg
Date Created: 1890 - 1920
Abstract: Portrait of a couple labeled "Charles and Mary - Maryville, Tenn." Photo signed by "L.D. Fagg."
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Collection: African-American Photography Collection
Contributing Institution: Special Collections, Hoskins Library, University of Tennessee
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000002035
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Title: I'm Livin' in Hopes of Gettin' a Man, a Real Real Man
Composer; Lyricist : Lew Roberts
Date Created: 1907
Abstract: Sheet music cover of song by Nashville composer and publisher depicting a fashionable woman inspecting a long line of men in search of suitable husband.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Collection: Kenneth D. Rose Sheet Music Collection
Contributing Institution: Tennessee State Library and Archives
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001445
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Title: Come Love With Me
Composer : Lon Morris, 1830-1882
Date Created: 1858
Abstract: This piece of sheet music is included in a bound volume that was once owned by Miss Nora Gardner, a Tennessee resident. "The Music of Morris Brothers Pell and Huntley's Minstrels arranged for the Piano" is the title on the front cover. This love song tells of how "happy we will be, With you my bride down by my side, In the cottage by the sea."
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=200800000002577
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Title: I Kiss'd Her In A Dream
Lyricist : M. F. Bigney
Composer : Th. J. Martin
Date Created: 1859
Abstract: This piece of sheet music is included in a bound volume that once belonged to Miss Nora Gardner, a Tennessee resident. This particular piece is part of a collection called "Lyric Sparks" and is inscribed in pencil on the song's first page as "Compliments of J. R. Martin." The song itself is an ode to a lovely lady.
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=200800000001512
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Title: M.S. Temple in Greenville, Tennessee to O.P. Temple in Knoxville, Tennessee
Author : Major Samuel Temple, 1816-1897
Recipient : Oliver Perry Temple, 1820-1907
Date Created: 1877-09-22
Abstract: M.S. Temple comments on Broyle`s business and the prospective sale of farm to a Wisconsin man. The letter says that many northern people are migrating to the south.
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=200800000003450
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Title: M.S. Temple in Greenville, Tennessee to O.P. Temple in Knoxville, Tennessee
Author : Major Samuel Temple, 1816-1897
Recipient : Oliver Perry Temple, 1820-1907
Date Created: 1877-11-22
Abstract: M.S. Temple totals his debts which his sons believe to be insurmountable. He reports that one half of forty members of the Choctaw Council are believed to be dead because of the bad conditions north of the Red River.
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=200800000003451
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Title: M.S. Temple in Greeneville, Tennessee to O.P. Temple in Knoxville, Tennessee
Author : Major Samuel Temple, 1816-1897
Recipient : Oliver Perry Temple, 1820-1907
Date Created: 1878-01-19
Abstract: M.S. Temple remarks on the judicial sale of farm to O.P. Temple and M.S. Temple`s intention to pay all of his debts. He mentions the possibility of further surveys of Indian lands and plans of the future.
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=200800000003454
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Title: Bell, Marie in Loudon, Tennessee, to Rhea, Joseph in Loudon, Tennessee
Author : Marie Bell
Date Created: 1863-02-19
Abstract: A letter expressing her sadness at news that the man she loved, a confederate soldier, would be on the march.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Civil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877)
Collection: Joseph G. Rhea Civil War Papers
Contributing Institution: University of Memphis Special Collections
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000000804
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