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Scope and Contents Letter from Richard Henry Lee, Washington, Penn., to Nicholas Biddle, President of the B. U. S. (Bank of the United States), Philadelphia, Penn. March 17, 1838. ALS 3 pp. (1 pc.). Re: requests advance of money on copyright of two books by Lee.
Scope and Contents Letter from Richard Lee, Richmond, to Robert Carter, Westmoreland. December 15, 1785. Re: liquidating Continental or State Loan Office certificates; Religious Bill, Jefferson and Wythe. ALS 1 p. Letter from Richard Lee, Westmoreland, to Robert Carter, Westmoreland. November 2, 1786. Re: no Senate yet; nominations for governor; petitions for and against paper money. ALS 1 pc. Letter from Richard Lee, Lee Hall, to Robert Carter, Nomony. July 6, 1790. Re: attend a survey. ALS 1 p.
Scope and Contents Letter from R[obert] E. Lee, Arlington, to daughter Agnes. December 16, 1855. ALS 3 pp. (1 pc.). Re: arrangements for her to come home for Christmas and sending money to her. Letter to Wm. W. Carson from R[obert] E. Lee, Lexington, Va. June 29, 1869. ALS 1 p. Re: Lee recommending him for professor of mathematics job at West Tennessee College in Jackson, Tenn. + typed transcription of letter.
Dates: 1855, 1869
Identifier: MSC 0214
Scope and Contents Papers of the Roberts Family (William and Elizabeth, Henry, James, John and David Roberts and others) of Knox County, Tenn. (also Indiana and Texas). Collection includes family correspondence, N.D., 1837-1891. Business papers, ephemera, and land records, N.D., 1792-1837 are in separate folders. Undated petition to remove James E. Carter from office of Col. Commandant of 22nd Regt. of Tennessee Militia is located in the Business Papers folder. 9 folders in one box. Correspondents include Samuel...
Rockwood, Tenn. Letter from Stark Mills August 16, 1933, to Miss Florence Mills of New York City, describing effects of Great Depression.
Scope and Contents Rockwood, Tenn. Letter from Stark Mills August 16, 1933, to Miss Florence Mills of New York City, describing effects of Great Depression.
Scope and Contents July 2, 1862, letter to Mother from Sam B. Palmer, Loudon, Tenn. ALS 1 p. Mentions cooking and baking bread at the camp. July 23, 1862, letter to Mother from Sam B. Palmer, Camp Bill Parker, Loudon, Tenn. ALS 2 pp. (1 pc.). Mentions cooking at camp, shelter, firing shells on the anniversary of the Battle of Manassas, friends killed. Includes a sketch labeled ‘Our parlor, bedroom, dining room & kitchen.’
Identifier: MSC 0102
Scope and Contents (Folders 26, 43, 49, & 75 tell of the location of Smith Family artifacts, portraits, and papers located in libraries and museums other than the McClung Collection.) Includes Tomlinson family material & Tate Springs material. Folder 13 contains postcards showing views and bldgs. of the Tate Springs Hotel. Many other postcards are in this collection, most are 19th century. Tate Springs Hotel (Inn), Knoxville Farmers Convention, agriculture, Appalachian Exposition award ribbons and cards,...
Identifier: MSC 0939
Scope and Contents Charles H. Smith of Corryton and later Fountain City.Folder 1: Letters re: Charles H. Smith Civil War Record Folder 2a: Correspondence re: Charles H. Smith debt (1917) Folder 2b: Correspondence re: Charles H. Smith death + obituary (1916) Folder 3: Deeds (1894 and 1918) Folder 4: Black River Oil & Gas Company Stock Certificate (1919) Folder 5: Obituary for Mrs. Martha M. Floyd Smith (1941) Folder 6: Photo of Anna Louise Smith Folder 7: Central High School (Anna Smith)...
Scope and Contents October 10, 1899, letter from Thomas F. Gailor, Bishop of Tennessee, Sewanee, Tenn., to Right Rev. W. C. Doane, Albany, N. Y. LS 1 p. Gives canonical consent to the consecration of Rev. William Loyall as Bishop Coadjutor of the diocese of West Virginia. March 4, 1934, letter from Thomas F. Gailor, Bishop’s House, Diocese of Tennessee, to Mary U. Rothrock, Knoxville, Tenn. ALS 1 p. Gives up membership in the East Tennessee Historical Society.
Dates: 1899; 1934
Scope and Contents Letter from Thos. Lud. Lee (Thomas Ludwell Lee) to George Carter, Oatlands. September 28, 1805. ALS 1 pc. (2 holes in document). Re: corn, wheat.
Identifier: MSC 0022b
Scope and Contents (Folder 1 of 2): Transcriptions of Eliza Mills McClung’s original letters (1874-1879) to her son, Calvin Morgan McClung. Letters are in covers. Folder includes typed “Notes” with added notations which identify and describe people and places in Mrs. McClung’s letters. Transcriptions and “Notes” were probably done by Barbara McClung or Mary Rothrock. (Folder 2 of 2): Unidentified index found with the transcriptions. Not an index of the transcriptions. Index was probably prepared by Mary Rothrock...
Scope and Contents Letter from W. G. [William Grainger] Blount (son of Governor William Blount), Washington, to W. C. Mynatt, Knoxville, Tenn. ALS 1 p. Re: thanks Mynatt for letter; sad about death of John Gamble; health not good, contracted fever while in New York.
Scope and Contents Letter from W. G. McAdoo, Jr., New York, to Col. Moses White. October 20, 1894. ALS 1 pc. Re: thanks White for remarks made to the Bar Association in memory of McAdoo’s father.
Scope and Contents Letter from W. Meade ([Bishop William Meade}, Millwood, to Philip Williams, Winchester, Va. September 9, [17?]61. ALS 2 pp. (1 pc.). Re: Diocesan Conference on Columbia, S. C., etc.
Scope and Contents Photocopy of October 26, 1813, letter from Ch. Watts, Knoxville, Tenn., to Mother & Sister (M. H. Watts, Beachtree, N. Y.). ALS 3 pp. + printed cover. Mentions his travels, brief description of Knoxville, business in Charleston, Creek Indians, etc.
Scope and Contents March 8, 1831, letter from William Carroll, Nashville, Tenn., to Mrs. Holley, near New Orleans. Letter of introduction for Rev. Dr. (Charles) Coffin, President of East Tennessee College, who is in Louisiana to solicit donations for the college library. ALS 1 p.
Identifier: MSC 0285
Scope and Contents Personal, business and financial papers of William Park Baker of Knoxville, Tenn., and Laurel, Ky. Papers date from 1860-1904. His business in Knoxville was Baker & Stephenson; in Ky he served as postmaster of London, Ky. He married Anna (Anne) Brown of Lancaster, Ky. Correspondence is primarily between Baker, Brown, and Moses family members. Business papers include Baker & Stephenson, postmaster forms; and M. E. Church records for London, Ky.
Scope and Contents Correspondence to and from William S. McEwen, Kingston, Tenn. June 24, 1830; June 6, 1840 (in pieces); June 15, 1842; Dec. 6, 1842; Dec. 6, 1842 (partial); March 4, 1844; March 18, 1844; April 24, 1844; July 12, 1955; Oct. 29, 1856 (partial); May 28, 1860; Jan. 9, 1862 (Rachel and her children); July 31, 1862; to Jno. F. McEwen, Sept. 8, `875, from Henry Wiley? Coal Creek M& M Co. 14 items.
Identifier: MSC 0865
Scope and Contents WWII letters and cards to Mrs. J. M. Bevins, Knoxville, Tenn Misc. letterheads and other items.
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