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Grainger County (Tenn.) Account Book and Magistrates’ Docket Books (Thomas E. Roach)

Identifier: MSC 0328
Scope and Contents 1 Account book, possibly for (Whitlock Store?) and 3 Magistrates Dockets: 1885-1918, Grainger County, 8th District; ca. 1876-ca. 1904, Grainger County, 7th District; and 1871-1903, unidentified county and district.
Dates: 1876-1918

Noe Family Papers.

Identifier: MSC 0188
Scope and Contents 1817-1899 papers of the Noe family, Grainger County, Tenn, + the Howell and Carmichael families. Mostly land transactions, Grainger County, Tenn.; papers from the Howell estate, ca. 1845; 1872 building bond to construct Macedonia Baptist Church; Jonathan Noe’s account book, 1827-1877; Carmichael, Howell, and Purkey genealogy Five land grants, 1795-1827. To Elijah Danthin, William Maclin, Abraham Spoon, Joseph Noe, and Charles Brooks. (Some are damaged)
Dates: 1817-1899

Passenger and Stage Travel Register, 1850-1851.

Identifier: MSC 0269
Scope and Contents Handwritten volume with entries for travelers, most from East Tennessee, 1850-1851. Categories include: names (appear to have been signed by the travelers); residence; destination; bill of fare; time of leaving; and a running total of the number of passengers (802+). One note of ‘bill of fair’ says ‘By S. C. H.’ Notes under bill of fare/fair indicate Number of diets, horses, notes re: stage passenger, etc. Believed to be the ledger of a tavern in East Tennessee (Grainger County?), which catered...
Dates: 1850-1851

Samuel Shields Store Ledger, Shield’s Station, Blaine, Tenn., 1834.

Identifier: MM.2004.014
Scope and Contents Samuel Shields store ledger, Shields Station, Blaine Tennessee, 1834. It covers the period January 1, 1834-May 13, 1834. It is one unlined and handwritten ledger with a listing of items purchased by individuals during that period. It is a dry goods store ledger and items recorded include coffee, cloth, liquor and other goods. It includes the buyers' names and the goods purchased. One volume.
Dates: 1834

Thomas Edward Roach Collection - Shields Papers (Shields and Lea family manuscripts, account books). Gift of Gracie Beatrice Jarnagin.

Identifier: MSC 0808
Scope and Contents Thomas Edward Roach (1937-1985) was a member of the East Tennessee Historical Society and an avid genealogist. He restored two structures on the National Register of Historic Places and donated a Shields family papers to the library. He wrote a number of local history articles published in the Grainger County News and the Jefferson Standard. These pieces and other writings were collected in “Gleanings from a Scrapbook” (1983). Tom started a periodical “East Tennessee Roots” and published a...
Dates: 1791-1916