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Frank Walter Taylor Collection (1800-1868).

Identifier: MSC 0186

Scope and Contents

Miscellaneous Jefferson County, Tenn., deeds, letters, documents, etc. 1800-1868. Collection includes two items re: sale of slaves (Sept. 9, 1820 and Jan. 1834); letter from Elijah Embree (Jan. 30, 1843(?)); Civil War claim of Nancy Rayl for horse taken by Captain Armstrong, 9th Tennessee Cavalry; letter from D. A. Deaderick (July 26, 1868) ; among the names and subjects found in the collection are: Martha Inman, Shadrack Inman, Ezekiel Inman, Joseph Hamilton, John Roper, Joseph Roper, Francis Hickman, Henry Bare, Joseph Langdo, Elijah Embree, Nancy Rayl, D. A. Deaderick, Captain Armstrong, Murray Academy, slaves, and Civil War. Collected by Mr. Frank W. Taylor, Morristown, Tenn.


  • Creation: 1800-1868

Conditions Governing Access

Material is available for research. Prior arrangement MUST be made by contacting the Calvin M. McClung Historical Collection at


1 box


Original arrangement changed to chronological arrangement, July 1997. See finding aid for detailed list of material. Names in subject category taken from finding aid.

Frank Walter Taylor Collection (1800-1868).
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Repository Details

Part of the Calvin M. McClung Historical Collection Repository

601 S Gay Street
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Knoxville Tennessee 37902 United States