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W. H. and J. T. Moffett Papers. New Market, Tenn. 1830s-1880s (Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John Armistead) (Account books).

 Collection
Identifier: MSC 0789

Scope and Contents

W. H. and J. T. Moffett Papers include store accounts, papers, and books , ca. 1830s-1880s, from New Market, Tenn. Most are from W. H. Moffett’s mercantile business, including partnerships with J. S. Moffett, General William Brazelton, and his son J. T. Moffett. Several other subjects include East Tennessee & Virginia Railroad; New Market area; account books; coal kiln; Panther Springs; tax receipts; health and medicine; Moffett & Shields Iron Founders; Andrew McMillan; Wilson & Hankins; John Baker; deeds; Holston College; Female Academy; Ohio; maps; travel; stock certificates; R. R. Confederate States; A. L. Bethel; Arkansas; copy books; Coleman House; diaries; journals; songs; music; Ellen C. Moffett; Charles Janeway; wheat; W. Galbraith; R. M. McPherson; Scott’s Infantry Tactics III; Civil War; John P. Lynch; Virginia Military Institute; Branch Bank of Tennessee; autograph books; Bible Society of the Confederate States; Samuel Cunningham; J. C. Smith; Jacob Peck; Masons; Masonic Mutual Relief Association of Tennessee; Samuel N. Fain; John Jarnagin; W .E. Caldwell; Mrs. Nancy Gillespie; Thomas Northern; Thomas J. Earnest; recipes; Annual Register for Synodial Female College; business cards; scale; newspapers; National Intelligencer; Knoxville Register. Photocopy of Moffett Family Bible entries.

Dates

  • 1860s-1880s

Conditions Governing Access

Material is available for research. Prior arrangement MUST be made by contacting the Calvin M. McClung Historical Collection at mcclung-archivist@knoxlib.org

Extent

11 boxes

General

See also: Sallie McDowell Moffett Papers (MSC 788)
Title
W. H. and J. T. Moffett Papers. New Market, Tenn. 1830s-1880s (Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John Armistead) (Account books).
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Repository Details

Part of the Calvin M. McClung Historical Collection Repository

Contact:
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