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Matthew McClung documents, 1754-1835.

Identifier: MM.2017.016

Scope and Contents

November 19, 1754, promissory note to James Caldwell from [Matthew McClung]. Witnessed by Hugh Cunningham. AN )signature torn off; partial document,) 1 pc. February 26, 1820, letter from Matthew McClung, Knoxville, to his brother Col. James W. McClung, Huntsville, Ala. 3 pp. ((1 pc.; letter encased in fabric film; tape on back) + envelope with the history of the letter. Re: business and family news. December 13, 1821, letter from Mat [Matthew] McClung, Knoxville, to Henry Purris (Purvis?), Kingston. ALS 1 pc. Re: money collected from Hugh Dunlap. June 5, 1829, letter from Matt. McClung, Knoxville, to John [McGhee], his brother-in-law. ALS 2 pp. (1 pc.) + typed transcription and envelope with notes (given to C.M. McClung by Mrs. Dismukes). Re: will watch children if John decides to go on trip to Kentucky. August 9, 1835, letter from Mat. [Matthew] McClung to [brother] Hugh L. McClung, Knoxville. ALS 1 pc. Re: death of their father.


  • 1754-1835

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


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Recataloged from early manuscripts in the McClung Historical Collection.

Matthew McClung documents, 1754-1835.
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Repository Details

Part of the Calvin M. McClung Historical Collection Repository

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