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A Sermon By W. G. Brownlow. ‘A Sermon on Youth & Progress.’ Handwritten with tipped in sections of ‘Harris’s Sermons Of Important Subjects’ (printed) and other printed material in several places. 1 bound volume.
Handwritten petition addressed to “His Excellency Abraham Lincoln President of the United States” dated April 7, 1865 requesting the release of Confederate prisoner Alfred Layne (Company B 20th Tennessee) and signed by John B. Layne, T. H. Roberts, John Hugh Smith (Mayor of Nashville), W. G. Brownlow (Governor of Tennessee), and others.
Article by H. D. Paine on the history of W. G. Brownlow’s printing engine + 1905 article by H. H. Ingersoll on Knoxville’s 113th birthday.
Typed article by H. D. Paine on the history of W. G. Brownlow’s printing engine + 1905 article by H. H. Ingersoll on Knoxville’s 113th birthday (photocopy).
Brady CDV of William G. Brownlow (seated, right hand in coat). 1 pc. Brady’s National Photographic Portrait Galleries, NY.
Brownlow and Latta Collection (William G. Brownlow and George G. Latta scrapbook; 2 journals with names).
William G. Brownlow and George G. Latta scrapbook. Includes newspaper clippings, some printed articles and engravings, several pieces of correspondence. Fannie Brownlow married George G. Latta in 1876. 1 scrapbook (pages loose; very brittle. Interleaved with acid free paper). Also, 2 journals with names and cities, ca. 1894-1904. Theodore Roosevelt written in Sept. 8, 02. Gift of Terri Taylor.
Brownlow (Parson Brownlow’s Farewell Address in view of his imprisonment by the Rebels, October 24, 1861). (Ephemera)
Parson Brownlow’s Farewell Address in view of his imprisonment by the Rebels, October 24, 1861. Printed by Thomas W. Hartley, Philadelphia. Includes picture of Brownlow. 1 pc. 10.75 x 13.5”
CDV of William G. Brownlow. Taken from waist up, hand in pocket, light colored vest with watch chain, looking slightly to side.
CDV of William G. Brownlow (Parson Brownlow) (standing with hand on column, pointing). Made by D. Appleton & Co., N.Y. A.A. Turner, Photographer.
Senator Brownlow explaining his opposition to the appointment of General James Longstreet as Surveyor of Customs for the Port of New Orleans by President Ulysses S. Grant, 1869
Engraved portrait, W. G. Brownlow. With caption, “Very respectfully, etc. W. G. Brownlow” “R. Whitechurch, S.C.” printed under portrait.
Harper’s Weekly, April 19, 1862. Parson Brownlow of Tennessee. With etching. (page 253). Ephemera
Howard-Smith Collection (Papers of the Smith (Howard-Smith), Gaines, McKinney and allied families of Hawkins County, Tenn. 1800-1923.) (Gift of Mrs. F.A. Augsbury, Jr.).
Invitation to a public reception for Rev. W. G. Brownlow by the citizens of Philadelphia, June 13, 1862; “A Hunkey Boy Is Yankee Doodle.” (ephemera)
Invitation to James B. Longacre to the public reception of Rev. W.G. Brownlow of Tennessee by the Citizens of Philadelphia, June 13, 1862. Signed by Wm. D. Lewis. 1 pc. + “A Hunkey Boy Is Yankee Doodle.” Lyrics to a song mentioning Parson Brownlow. A.W. Auner, Song Publisher, Philadelphia. ND. 1 pc.
J. A. Mabry promissory note to W. G. Brownlow for $3,000.00. February 23, 1869. ANS 1 pc. (photocopy) Original in possession of George Fritts.
June 19, 1868, claim of James Grimes, Washington County, Tenn. vs. the United States for Q. M. Stores. $233.25. Signed by Gov. W. G. Brownlow. DS on printed form. 1 pc. (4 pp.). June 29, 1868, claim of John Rubush, Washington County, Tenn. vs. the United States for Q. M. Supplies. $125.00. Signed by Gov. W. G. Brownlow. DS on printed form. 1 pc. (4pp.).
Family Bible of James O’Brien (1786-1842) and wife Susanna (or Susan) D. Everett O”Brien (1802-1853). Their daughter Eliza O’Brien married William G. Brownlow. No title page--photocopy of a title page came with the Bible.
Jno. [John] B. Brownlow, Knoxville, Tenn., letter to E. H. Strickland, Chicago, Ill. April 25, 1880. ALS 1 p. Re: response to request for an autograph of Brownlow’s father [William G. Brownlow].
Letters of John and Rhoda Campbell Williams (Knoxville) to son Rufus Morgan Williams at Edgehill School, Princeton, N.J., 1864-1865, 1867 + one letter from Thomas L. Williams to brother, n.d. . 14 letters + one envelope. Received from donor June 23, 1987: copy photograph by Knaffl & Bro. of Rhoda Campbell Morgan Williams + photocopy of picture of Col. Joseph Williams.
Letter from John M. Lea, Mont Eagle, to Ben W. Austin. August 4, 1889. ALS 1 p. (mounted on blue paper) + 1 clipping (mounted on blue paper). Re: Austin’s request for a photograph and autograph of John M. Lea’s father and signature of Gov. Brownlow; Lea mentions he has few relics after the sacking of his home the night of the Battle of Nashville, and the burning of his home at Lealand. Clipping is a biographical sketch of John M. Lea.
Parson Brownlow (printed carte d visite, etching of Brownlow). Prang & Co., Boston and Washington. 1 pc.
Research papers on Knoxville and area topics done by the English students of Janie Cassell at Powell High School.
Envelope printed with blue and red ink published by Jas. Gates, Cincinnati. Portrait of Parson (William G.) Brownlow and April 22, 1861 excerpt from letter to General Gideon Pillow refusing to serve as chaplain. Typed note pasted to bottom of envelope ,’ He answered not in the spirit of The Master.” 1 pc.
“Ruins of Parson Brownlow’s printing office Jonesboro, Tenn.” (caption on back of mounted photograph. Seller said date was 1906. Unidentified church in background. Approx. 3.25” square sepia photograph on 5” square mount.