Bibliographic Records


Database: Volunteer Voices: The Growth of Democracy in Tennessee
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Title: William Walton appointed Justic of the Peace by Governor William Blount
Signer : William Blount, 1749-1800
Date Created: 1790-12-15
Abstract: This commission dated 1790 signed by William Blount in his capacity of "Governor in and over the Territory of the United States of America South of the River Ohio" grants a Justice of the Peace Commission to William Dillion, Esquire of Sumner County. On the reverse side, is sworn testimony by John McNairy that William Dillion swore an oath to uphold the Constitution of the United States.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Revolution and the New Nation (1754-1820)
Collection: Miscellaneous documents
Contributing Institution: Sumner County Archives
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002734
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Title: 1843 Nov. 4 [of] William H. Thomas regarding the improvements of Rebecca Starritt
Author : William H. Thomas
Date Created: 1843-11-04
Abstract: This document is a sworn statement given by William H. Thomas. Thomas claims he was employed by Rebecca Starritt in 1838 to help her receive compensation for improvements to her land. Thomas also states that he failed to obtain compensation for Rebecca Starritt.
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=200800000003109
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Title: Rations receipts - Cumberland Battalion, 1789
Creator : William Martin
Creator : Joseph Hadly
Associated name : Isaac Bledso
Date Created: 1789-02
Abstract: Rations receipts for four members of the Cumberland Battalion, Sumner County in 1789: Joel Eckols, lighthorseman, Henry Robertson, McLaughlin, and John Brolly. They are signed by either William Martin or Joseph Hadly and approved by Isaac Bledsoe.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Revolution and the New Nation (1754-1820)
Collection: Miscellaneous documents
Contributing Institution: Sumner County Archives
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000002518
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Title: Voucher No. 3, 1798 Sep. 5 [to] William Mizell
Author : United States
Recipient : William Mizell
Date Created: 1798-09-05
Abstract: The following document is a voucher dated September 5, 1798, for William Mizell. Mizell served as interpreter for the Chickasaw Indians at the post at Chickasaw Bluffs, and he was to be paid 369 dollars and 02 cents for his services.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Revolution and the New Nation (1754-1820)
Collection: The William A. Goodman Historic Documents Collection
Contributing Institution: Memphis Public Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003118
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Title: Santa Anna's March
Arranger : William Ratel
Date Created: 1847
Abstract: This piano forte composition is supposed to be a duplication of the march "As played by the Bands of the Mexican Army On the field of Buena Vista, the night previous to the battle." "NB. This beautiful air was brought on by some Kentucky Volunteers having heard it played by the Mexican Bands at Buena Vista while on sentry duty."
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: James K. Polk Sheet Music Collection
Contributing Institution: Center for Popular Music
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000001483
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Title: State of Tennessee Grant to John Reynolds No. 4003 for 300 Acres
Signer : Willie Blount
Date Created: 1813-05-27
Abstract: This document is titled, "State of Tennessee Grant to John Reynolds No. 4003 for 300 Acres". It is a land grant that describes the end points of the boundries of the property by specific trees. ( "a large Black Walnut", "a large Elm") Below Reynolds Grant is a will from James Read to his son Samuel Read, giving Samuel Read his father`s land and properties. On the reverse side is a copy of a letter from James Madison announcing the act of Congress that athorized the Commission and the land from whence Reynolds land grant came.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: Historical County Records
Contributing Institution: Giles County Archives
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002776
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Title: Map of the State of Franklin
Associated name : State of Franklin
Date Created: 1785 - 1790
Abstract: This map shows Tennessee at the time an attempt was made to achieve statehood as the State of Franklin (Frankland). Two counties are identified - Davidson and Greene. The map shows rivers, but not towns. There are notations with both the name of Franklin, with Henderson and Turner written beside it, and Frankland, with notes referring to a first petition April 7, 1785 and the names Campbell and Haywood.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Revolution and the New Nation (1754-1820)
Collection: Map Collection
Contributing Institution: Tennessee State Library and Archives
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000001994
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Title: Map of the State of Tennessee
Associated name : State of Tennessee
Date Created: 1819-1826
Abstract: East Tennessee is labeled as Washington District; among the towns on map: Knoxville, Kingston, Tellico, Maryville, Jefferson, Sevier, Rogersville, Greene, Limestone. Middle Tennessee referred to as Metro District Clarksville, Nashville labeled Murfreesboro is in darkest letters, perhaps is capital at the time. Site of present-day Memphis identified as Fort Pickering, Chickasaw Bluff Indian line drawn south of the Harpeth River in middle tn. up to KY border, then down along Powell's Valley to Kingston where it goes along the lower part of the Holston River, this is important because two sections of state were split by Indian lands. Handwritten notation says Careys Atlas, 1814.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: Map Collection
Contributing Institution: Tennessee State Library and Archives
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000001993
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Title: The debt of our country to the American Highlanders during the war
Author : Ryder
Date Created: 1889
Abstract: This pamphlet was enclosed in a letter from J. B. Brownlow to O. P. Temple, dated Feb. 11, 1891. The pamphlet is an Address delivered by Reb. C. J. Ryder, District Secretary, at the Annual Meeting of the American Missionary Association, at Chicago, Ill., 1889. It discusses East Tennessee and refers to its people as mountaineers or Highlanders and "our country`s debt to these patriotic Highlanders" during the Revolutionary War.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Development of the Industrial United States (1870-1900)
Collection: The O.P. Temple Papers, 1832-
Contributing Institution: University of Tennessee Special Collections Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000002598
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