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Database: Volunteer Voices: The Growth of Democracy in Tennessee
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Title: [Letter] 1840 Sept. 29, Jackson, Tennessee [to] Mary Jane Chester, Columbia, Ten[nessee]
Author : Martha B. Chester
Author : Robert Chester
Recipient : Mary Jane Chester
Date Created: 1840-09-29
Abstract: This document is a letter containing two parts, both written to Mary Jane Chester, on September 29, 1840. The first part of the letter is written by Mary Jane`s younger sister Martha, who discusses events going on at home. The second part is written by her father, Robert, and discusses family events and her health. Robert writes that if she is still ill by their next correspondence, he is going to send for her to come home from 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=200800000003141
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Title: Martha King in Rural Rest to Henry King in Ross Landing
Author : Martha King
Recipient : Henry King
Date Created: 838-05-29
Abstract: This is a letter dated May 29, 1838 from Mrs. James King to her son Henry King. She warns her son to take care of himself, and to observe safety and duty as a young 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=200800000002916
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Title: [Letter] 1850 Jan. 12, New Albany [to] Father [Ethel Henry Porter]
Author : Mary C. Porter
Recipient : Ethel Henry Porter
Date Created: 1850-01-12
Abstract: This document is a letter written by Mary C. Porter to her father, Ethel Henry Porter, on January 12, 1850. In the letter, Mary discusses social events happening in Connecticut, where she is attending school, and back at home, and she thanks her father for her Christmas gifts. Mary also briefly mentions her desire to find her daguerreotype, which was an early form of photography.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Civil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877)
Collection: Porter-Rice Family Papers, 1826-1927
Contributing Institution: University of Memphis Special Collections
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003133
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Title: [Letter] 1840 Dec. 8, Columbia F[emale] Institute, [Tennessee] [to] Mrs. Rob[er]t J. Chester
Author : Mary Jane Chester
Recipient : Elizabeth Chester
Date Created: 1840-12-08
Abstract: This document is a letter written by Mary Jane Chester to her mother, Elizabeth Chester, on December 8, 1840. In the letter, Mary Jane discusses events occurring at the Female Institute, her recent illnesses, and asks about events taking place at 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=200800000003150
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Title: [Letter] 1841 Mar. 28, Columbia, [Tennessee] [to] Elizabeth Chester, et al., Jackson, Tennessee
Author : Mary Jane Chester
Recipient : Elizabeth Chester
Date Created: 1841-03-28
Abstract: This document is a letter written by Mary Jane Chester to her mother, Elizabeth Chester, and other members of her family on March 28, 1841. In the series of short letters, Mary Jane discusses events going on in the family and with people she has come in contact with in Columbia, and she urges her family to keep in touch with her while she 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=200800000003155
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Title: [Letter] 1842 Nov. 13, Columbia, Tennessee [to] Col[onel] R[obert] J Chester, Jackson, Tennessee
Author : Mary Jane Chester
Recipient : Robert J. Chester
Date Created: 1842-11-13
Abstract: This document is a letter written by Mary Jane Chester to her father, Robert J. Chester, on November 13, 1842. In the letter Mary Jane tells Robert of events going on in Columbia, Tennessee, where she is attending school at the Female Institute, and inquires about events happening at home in Jackson. She tells him how upset she is that he did not visit her when he promised, and she also speaks of their cousin`s new baby, visiting with Governor Polk, and the death of her mother. Mary Jane concludes the letter by asking him to bring her a black muslin when he comes to visit her.
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=200800000003023
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Title: [Letter] 1840 Oct. 28 [to] John Chester, Jackson, Tennessee
Author : Mary Jane Chester
Recipient : John Chester
Date Created: 1840-10-28
Abstract: This document is a letter dated October 28, 1840 to John Chester from his sister Mary Jane Chester at the Female Institute, Columbia Tennessee. Mary Jane describes her daily routine at the institute and how much she misses her family. Included with her letter is a course description for the institute along with a brief note to her brother Robert.
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=200800000003146
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Title: [Letter] 1843 Jan. 28, Columbia, Tennessee [to] Col[onel] Rob[er]t J. Chester, Jackson, Tennessee
Author : Mary Jane Chester
Recipient : Robert J. Chester
Date Created: 1843-01-28
Abstract: This document is a letter written by Mary Jane Chester to her father, Robert J. Chester, on January 28, 1843. In the letter Mary Jane states that she is in the middle of her examinations for the current session. She states that she would like to take French, guitar, and piano lessons the next session and requests that her father to send her the money to do so.
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=200800000003205
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Title: [Letter] 1841 June 1, Columbia Female Institute [to] Mrs Elizabeth Chester, Jackson, Tennessee
Author : Mary Jane Chester
Recipient : Elizabeth Chester
Date Created: 1841-06-01
Abstract: The following document is a letter dated June 1, 1841, from Mary Jane Chester to her mother Elizabeth Chester. Mary Jane writes about her upcoming examination and her hopes that many members of her family will come to Columbia to attend the examination.
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=200800000003185
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Title: [Letter] 1842 Dec. 29, Columbia, Tennessee [to] Col[onel] Robert J. Chester, Jackson, Tennessee
Author : Mary Jane Chester
Recipient : Robert J. Chester
Date Created: 1842-12-29
Abstract: This document is a letter written by Mary Jane Chester to her father, Robert J. Chester, on December 29, 1842. In the letter, Mary Jane discusses her examination in January and her hopes that some of her family will be there for it. She also mentions to her father that the rumors regarding her engagement to an unnamed man are unfounded. She concludes the letter by expressing love to her family and asking her father to burn the letter once he had read it, which he obviously did not do.
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=200800000003198
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Title: [Letter] 1842 Dec. 14, Columbia, Tennessee [to] Col[onel] Robert J. Chester, Jackson, Tenn[essee]
Author : Mary Jane Chester
Recipient : Robert J. Chester
Date Created: 1842-12-14
Abstract: The following document is a letter, dated December 14, 1842, from Mary Jane Chester to her father Robert J. Chester. Mary Jane writes urging her father to visit her, and she talks about her upcoming public examination and other issues related to her schooling and finances.
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=200800000003024
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Title: [Letter] 1844 Jun. 25, Jackson, Tenn[essee] [to] Col[onel] Robert J. Chester, Jonesboro, East Tennessee
Author : Mary Jane Chester
Recipient : Robert J. Chester
Date Created: 1844-06-25
Abstract: This document is a letter, dated June 25, 1844, from Mary Jane Chester in Jackson, TN, to her father Colonel Robert J. Chester. Colonel Chester was visiting his family in Jonesboro, and Mary Jane writes this letter to update her father on the news of Jackson and the condition of all the children. Among the items she discusses are the formation of a voluntary military company to send to Texas during the Mexican-American War and the upcoming plans of Jackson`s Democratic Party.
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=200800000003027
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Title: [Letter] 1843 May, Columbia, Tenn[essee] [to] Col[onel] R[obert] J. Chester, Jackson, Tenn[essee]
Author : Mary Jane Chester
Recipient : Robert J. Chester
Date Created: 1843-05
Abstract: This document is a letter from Mary Jane Chester to her father Colonel Robert J. Chester, postmarked on either May 19 or 29, 1843. Mary writes to her father from her school in Columbia, TN, and she explains that her examination is soon approaching and that she is excited about the prospects of returning home afterwards. She also describes an encounter she had with an old friend of her father`s by the name of Mr. Trotter. Enclosed is a letter addressed to her sister, in which she discusses the death of a man by the name of W. Patton and expresses her anticipation at her sister`s expected arrival in Columbia.
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=200800000003026
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Title: [Letter] 1841 Apr 1, Columbia Female Institute [to] Mrs. Elizabeth Chester, Jackson, Tennessee
Author : Mary Jane Chester
Recipient : Elizabeth Chester
Date Created: 1841-04-01
Abstract: The following document is a letter dated April 1, 1841, from Mary Jane Chester at the Columbia (Tennessee) Female Institute to her mother Mrs. Elizabeth Chester in Jackson, Tennessee. In the letter, Mary Jane discusses a milieu of topics about life back home and life 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=200800000003156
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Title: [Letter] 1843 Feb. 17, Columbia, Tenn[essee] [to] Miss Martha B. Chester, Jackson, Tenn[essee]
Author : Mary Jane Chester
Recipient : Martha B. Chester
Date Created: 1843-02-17
Abstract: The following document is a letter addressed to Martha B. Chester from her sister Mary Jane Chester, dated February 17, 1843. Mary Jane updates her sister on her past examination and her current endeavors at the Female Institute in Columbia, TN. Mary Jane also encloses a letter to her brother John, in which she scolds him for not writing to her more frequently.
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=200800000003025
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Title: [Letter] 1842 Oct. 16, Columbia, Tennessee [to] Col[onel] Robert J. Chester, Jackson, Tennessee
Author : Mary Jane Chester
Recipient : Robert J. Chester
Date Created: 1842-10-16
Abstract: The following document is a letter, dated October 16, 1842, from Mary Jane Chester to her father Colonel Robert J. Chester in Jackson, TN. In the letter, Mary Jane writes about her social and academic affairs at the Female Institute in Columbia, TN.
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=200800000003022
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Title: [Letter] 1840 Sept. 29, Columbia [to] Elizabeth Chester, Jackson, Tennessee
Author : Mary Jane Chester
Recipient : Elizabeth Chester
Date Created: 1840-09-29
Abstract: This document is a letter written by Mary Jane Chester to her mother, Elizabeth Chester, on September 29, 1840. In the letter, Mary Jane discusses her recent illness, her desire to return home, and her schooling at the Institute. She says that the Institute is very strict against girls and that there are 112 scholars enrolled in school there.
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=200800000003140
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Title: [Letter] 1843 Apr. 30, Columbia, Tenn[essee] [to] Col[onel] R[obert] J. Chester, Jackson, Tenn[essee]
Author : Mary Jane Chester
Recipient : Robert J. Chester
Date Created: 1843-04-30
Abstract: This document is a letter, dated April 30, 1843, from Mary Jane Chester to her father Colonel Robert J. Chester in Jackson, TN. Mary updates her father on her academic progress at the Female Institute in Columbia, TN and discusses her correspondences with other family members and friends back 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=200800000003206
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Title: [Letter] 1841 May 15, Columbia, [Tennessee] [to] Elizabeth Chester, Jackson, Tennessee
Author : Mary Jane Chester
Recipient : Elizabeth Chester
Date Created: 1841-05-15
Abstract: This document is a letter written by Mary Jane Chester to her mother, Elizabeth Chester, on May 15, 1841. In the letter, Mary Jane speaks of events happening at the Female Institute, that she looks forward leaving there in 6 weeks, a funeral conducted by General Harrison, and the girls from different political parties and their actions.
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=200800000003020
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Title: State of Tennessee, US Bond for Mary Jane Williams
Signer : Mary Jane Williams
Date Created: 1871-12
Abstract: A bond statement signed by Mary Jane Williams and R. Ledbetter, witnessed by S.W. Cooley, Sheriff. Williams and Ledbetter bound themselves to the state of Tennessee in the penal sum of $250. This sum was to be voided if Williams appeared before the Circuit Court in Dover to answer an indictment in an adultery case for cohabitation.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: State Circuit Court
Contributing Institution: Stewart County Archives
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002741
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Title: [Letter] 1842 Sep. 6, Columbia, Tennessee [to] Col[onel] R[obert] J. Chester, Jackson, Tennessee
Author : Mary Jane
Recipient : Robert J. Chester
Date Created: 1842-09-06
Abstract: The following document is a letter dated September 6, 1842, written by Mary Jane Chester to her father Colonel Robert J. Chester. Mary writes the letter after returning to the Female Institute in Columbia, TN, for the commencement of the new school year.
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=200800000003207
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Title: Christmas Parade
Photographer : Matt Kirk
Date Created: 1930 - 1935
Abstract: Citizens are lined up on both sides of Franklin Street to celebrate the Christmas season. The town's Christmas parade travels through the downtown business district of Clarksville, Tennessee. Seven dogs are seen pulling a sled with attached wheels as the parade passes in front of Dunlap Shoes.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Collection: Clarksville Montgomery County Photographs
Contributing Institution: Austin Peay State University
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000002058
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Title: Walter L. Main Circus
Photographer : Matt Kirk
Date Created: 1894-11-17
Abstract: Citizens gather to watch the Walter L. Main Circus parade in Clarksville on the corner of Second and Frnaklin Streets turning North.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Collection: Clarksville Montgomery County Photographs
Contributing Institution: Austin Peay State University
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000002057
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Title: Melville C. Zener in Winchester, Tennessee to His Family in Indiana
Author : Melville C. Zener
Date Created: 1863-07-31
Abstract: A letter from Union soldier Melville C. Zener in Winchester, TN, to his parents and siblings in Indiana, dated July 31, 1863. Zener describes the battle in Shelbyville, TN at Skull Camp Bridge, where 200 "sesesh" (Confederate soldiers) were drowned in the Duck River and 900 prisoners were captured. Zener requests that his family send him more paper, and promises to send home money and a present for his mother.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Civil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877)
Collection: General Collections
Contributing Institution: Fly Cultural Arts Center
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003505
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Title: Pass Under the Rod
Lyricist : Mrs. Dana
Composer : Mrs. Sue Ingersoll Scott
Date Created: 1862
Abstract: "Nora Lee Gardner from M Walden May 1st 1865" is inscribed in pencil along the top of the cover of this mournful song about the death of a son. Included in a bound volume of sheet music that belonged to Miss Nora Gardner of Tennessee.
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=200800000002676
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