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A. W. Venable letter to Andrew Johnson. November 5, 1854.

Identifier: MM.1976.004
Scope and Contents November 5, 1854 letter from A. W. Venable to Andrew Johnson. ALS 1 p. Re: Appointment for Eugene Grissom. Penciled note added by A. Johnson.
Dates: 1854

Abraham Lincoln-Andrew Johnson Postal Cachet. (Commemorative envelopes) (stamps).

Identifier: Ephemera 2019.035
Scope and Contents February 2009 marked the bicentennial of the birth of Abraham Lincoln. This is one of four bicentennial postage stamps. This one commemorates the 1864 presidential campaign and has images of Lincoln and Johnson from the campaign poster.
Dates: 2009

Andrew Johnson document, 1864.

Identifier: MM.1990.007
Scope and Contents Anderson County, Tenn., commission for eight Justices of the Peace. Signed by Governor Andrew Johnson and Secretary of State Edward East. March 6, 1864. DS 1 pc.
Dates: 1864

Andrew Johnson political cartoon ‘Johnson’s Love For the Soldier’ ca. 1866. (ephemera)

Identifier: Ephemera 2000.010
Scope and Contents Printed political cartoon re: Andrew Johnson entitled ‘Johnson’s Love For the Soldier.’ Ca. 1866. Portrays favoritism of African American solders over white soldiers. Back of card is printed with information about paying Black soldiers $300.00 and not having money to pay White soldiers $100.00. Anti-Johnson. 3 x 4.25.” 7 copies.
Dates: circa 1866

Andrew Johnson Portrait. Currier & Ives Lithograph.

Identifier: Ephemera 2014.014
Scope and Contents “Andrew Johnson: Seventeenth President of the United States” Currier & Ives Lithograph (no date)
Dates: 1865-1875

Austin Hall pardon, 1866.

Identifier: MM.1981.196
Scope and Contents Presidential pardon (Andrew Johnson) to Austin Hall, Sevier County, Tenn. Signed by Acting Secretary of State Seward. May 16, 1866. pfa 1 pc.
Dates: 1866

Boren Family Papers, 1839-1909.

Identifier: MSC 0001
Scope and Contents Papers of Dr. Montgomery Decater Lasley Boren and his sons David C., John C., and William G. Boren. From Carter County and East Tennessee. 1839-1909. Papers include family matters, correspondence, receipts, pension materials, distillery records, and a photograph album owned by M. D. L. Boren, which contains pictures of Union generals, Abraham Lincoln, Andrew Johnson, and Hesikiah Boring. Topics include farming, business, medical practice, distillation of alcoholic beverages, and the Civil War...
Dates: 1839-1909

C. M. McGhee, Thomas O’Connor and John Fleming letter to Andrew Johnson.

Identifier: MM.nd.052
Scope and Contents C. M. McGhee, Thomas O’Connor and John Fleming, Knoxville, Tenn., letter to Andrew Johnson. 1872. Photocopy. ALS 1 p. Re: political meeting in Knoxville. Photocopy of three page outline by Rebecca Hunt Moulder for her thesis May the Sod Rest Lightly, based on the life of Thomas O’Connor. Also includes one folder of photocopies of 1850s correspondence of John Mitchel, Irishman in East Tenn.
Dates: 1872;1850-1860

David M. Nelson military appointment made by Andrew Johnson, Governor of Tennessee. November 7, 1864

Identifier: QMM.2018.005
Scope and Contents David M. Nelson, Washington County, Tenn., appointment as First Lieutenant and Adjutant., Ninth Regiment of Cavalry of Tennessee Volunteers. Signed by Andrew Johnson, Governor of Tennessee, and Edward H. East, Secretary of State. November 7, 1864. DS (pfa) 1 pc. with seal.
Dates: 1864

Dick Papers.

Identifier: MM.1979.076 a&b
Scope and Contents MM-1979 076 a: Blagg Family Bible records, 1 p.; Wm. Dick, New Market, Tenn., correspondence, 1838, 1849; Calvin M. Dyer Civil War papers and correspondence; January 3, 1852 Christian Observer; 1855 American Presbyterian Almanac; Thornburgh and O’Conner clippings. MM.1979.076 b: photographs of New Market, Tenn., and Yellow Store in New Market, ca. 1890s-1910s; old mill in upper East Tenn.; Market Square, 1899; Dyer House, Grainger County, Tenn., ca. 1870s; Sarah Dick, C. M. Dyer, and Andrew...
Dates: 1838-1920

Funeral Service of Ex-President Andrew Johnson [August 1875]. (ephemera)

Identifier: Ephemera 2014.002
Scope and Contents Funeral Service of Ex-President Andrew Johnson [August 1875]. Unrecorded broadside. H. H. Ingersoll, Chief Marshall. Greeneville, Tenn.. 1 pc. Ephemera
Dates: 1875

Henry Papers, 1791-1855.

Identifier: MM.1985.007
Scope and Contents 1. Feb. 13, 1791, North Carolina land grant no. 835 to Hugh Henry for 100 acres in Greene Co. Signed by Alex. Martin. ADS on printed form. 1 pc. (+ portion of broken seal). 2. Aug. 17, 1826, land grant to Hugh Henry for 60 acres in Sevier County, Tenn. Signed by Gov. Wm. Carroll. ADS on printed form. 1 document (torn, 3 pcs.). 3. The division of the Estate of Hugh Henry Deceased between his heirs. Oct. 9, 1849. ADS 1 pc. (torn). 4. Copy of the Division of the Estate of Hugh Henry, Decd. Oct. 9,...
Dates: 1791-1855

Horace Maynard letter, November 6, 1861.

Identifier: MM.1997.010
Scope and Contents Letter from Horace Maynard, Burnet House, Cincinnati, O., to General W. T. Sherman. November 6, 1861. ALS 2 pp. (1 pc.) Re: Civil War, Department of the Cumberland, operations in Tennessee, Lee in Virginia, Governor Johnson, protection from the government.
Dates: 1861

James Sawyer Jones Papers.

Identifier: MSC 0722
Scope and Contents James Sawyer Jones (1861-1924) was an educator, writer, and elder in the Methodist Episcopal Church Holston Conference (1893-1908) These papers include his private journal 1911-1921, a typescript of the journal, poetry, and personal correspondence 1921-1923. He wrote several books, the most noted being “Life of Andrew Johnson: Seventeenth President of the United States” (Greeneville, Tenn.: East Tennessee Publishing Co., c1901)
Dates: 1893-1924

John Easly Justice of the Peace commission, signed by Andrew Johnson. 1855.

Identifier: MM.1997.047
Scope and Contents Justice of the Peace commission to John Easly, Grainger County, Tenn. Signed by Governor Andrew Johnson and W. B. A. Ramsey, Secretary of State. March 1, 1855. DS 1 pc.
Dates: 1855

John Francis letter to Andrew Johnson, June 2, 1862.

Identifier: MM.1997.048
Scope and Contents Letter from John Francis, Nashville, Tenn., to Andrew Johnson (Military) Governor of Tennessee, June 2, 1862. ALS 1 p. + Andrew Johnson note on back. Re: relief for his niece and her five children (husband ‘deceived’ into the Confederate Army).
Dates: 1862

John L. Rhea warrant of pardon signed by President Andrew Johnson, May 31, 1865

Identifier: QMM.2018.004
Scope and Contents Order of Executive Clemency / warrant of pardon issued to John L. Rhea, Sullivan County, Tenn. by Andrew Johnson, President of the United States. ADS 1 pc. (2 pp. + note of third page). Two stamps of upper left of first page; seal on second page. May 31, 1865. .
Dates: 1865

Joseph Etter pardon, 1866.

Identifier: MM.1981.157
Scope and Contents Presidential pardon (Andrew Johnson) to Joseph Etter, Greene County, Tenn. Signed by William H. Seward, Secretary of State. April 9, 1866. DS 2 pp. + Ellis’ oath on back from Marion County, Ind. ADS 1p.
Dates: 1866

Land grant to Isaac Bible (1824); Military Appointment to Lemuel Bible by Andrew Johnson (1863).

Identifier: QMM.2021.001
Scope and Contents Land grant to Isaac Bible #15024 on Little Chuckey (25 Nov. 1824) signed by Sam Houston; Military Appointment to Lemuel Bible as First Lt. signed by Military Governor Andrew Johnson (30 June 1863).
Dates: 1824; 1863

Letter from Capt. N. J. Collum to Lt. Col. S J. MacKay. Chief Q. M. A. C., Greeneville, Tenn., Apr. 26, 1865.

Identifier: MM.2015.010
Scope and Contents Letter reporting on providing a railway car for the son and daughter of President Andrew Johnson at Bulls Gap. Apparently Collum also took train cars on which rebel prisoners were being moved from Greeneville on the orders of General Stoneman at Bulls Gap for transport of Union soldiers.
Dates: 1865

Miniature portraits by Eleanor Wiley.

Identifier: Artifact 2011.003
Scope and Contents Five miniatures painted by Eleanor Wiley. Previously cataloged as Artifacts --.5. Artifact 2011.003.001 Miniature of William Blount. On celluloid. Badly damaged. Scanned and a restored image available on CD, Oct. 2011 by Tony Long. Restored digital image printed and placed in original frame as Artifact 2011.003.001 copy. Artifact 2011.003.002 Miniature of John Crozier. On celluloid. Badly damaged. Scanned and a restored image available on CD, Oct. 2011 by Tony Long. Restored digital image...
Dates: 1920 - 1935

Morgan Davis land grant for 340 acres in Sevier County, Tenn,. signed by Governor Andrew Johnson. April 23, 1856

Identifier: QMM.2018.006
Scope and Contents Land grant number 29661 to Morgan Davis for entry No. 2091 in Sevier County, Tenn., to Morgan Davis for 340 acres on the waters of Gist Creek. Signed by Governor Andrew Johnson. April 23, 1856. DS (printed form mostly filled in by hand). 1 pc..
Dates: 1856

President A. Johnson (Andrew Johnson) carte-de-visite.

Identifier: SPC 2012.009
Scope and Contents SPC 2012.009.001 President A. Johnson (Andrew Johnson) carte de visite. No photographer listed. 1 pc.
Dates: ca. 1870

President Andrew Johnson Proclamation, September 9, 1867. (ephemera)

Identifier: Ephemera 2012.001
Scope and Contents General Orders No. 58 By the President of the United States (Andrew Johnson). Headquarters of the Army, Adjutant General’s Office, Washington, September 9, 1867. By the President: William H. Seward, Secretary of State. The orders and Proclamation published by the command of General Grant. Printed, pages 1-3. 1 pc. Torn from binding. Re: Presidential and Constitutional rights of the President to command the armed forces. Mentions recent obstructions in North Carolina and South Carolina.
Dates: 1867

Presidential Pardon from President Andrew Johnson for Mrs. E. C. Woodward of Baldwin County, Ga., date 25 August 1865.

Identifier: Artifact 2019.025
Scope and Contents Mrs. E. C. Woodward of Baldwin County, Georgia was given a pardon by President Andrew Johnson on August 25, 1865. Apparently a pardon was required because she owned property in excess of $20,000 in her own right in 1860 before the Civil War began. Thousands of these pardons were being granted. Therefore, President Johnson was allowed to used special steel stamp on the documents in lieu of signing so many of them. Dr. Paul Bergeron estimated that less than 5% of all pardons issued were actually...
Dates: 1865

Stereograph view of the Funeral of Ex-President Andrew Johnson

Identifier: SPC 2014.010
Scope and Contents SPC 2014.010.001 a Stereograph view of the Funeral of Ex-President Andrew Johnson at Greeneville, Tenn. August 3d, 1875. Court House where the remain were Lying in State. The Hearse in front waiting for the delayed train from Knoxville. From Brown’s Building looking South-East. A series of 12 of these views taken on the same day form an interesting and comprehensive idea of the occasion. Greeneville, &c., surroundings. Published by L.W. Keen, Photographer, Jonesboro’, Tenn. SPC 2014.010.001...
Dates: 1875

T. A. R. (Thomas Amis Rogers) Nelson Papers.

Identifier: MSC 0002
Scope and Contents Papers of Thomas Amis Rogers Nelson (1812-1873), a lawyer, judge, congressman, and defense counsel for President Andrew Johnson in his impeachment trial of 1868. Nelson began law practice in Washington County, Tenn, in 1832, served two terms as attorney general of the 1st judicial circuit, and was presidential elector on the Whig ticket in 1844 and 1848. Strong Unionist, elected to the 36th Congress in 1859 and 1861; was captured by Confederate forces and imprisoned in Richmond, Va.. He moved...
Dates: 1782-1873

Ticket, Andrew Johnson Impeachment Trial, 1868. (ephemera)

Identifier: Ephemera 2011.007
Scope and Contents Senate gallery ticket to the impeachment hearing of President Andrew Johnson, dated April 13, 1868. Printed on yellow card stock with green ink and signed by Sergeant at Arms George Brown. Contemporary mat and gilt wood frame. Ticket 3 x 3 1/2″ sight, 10″ square framed. Ephemera.
Dates: 1868

William G. Brownlow and Andrew Johnson carte de visite photographs

Identifier: PC 0096
Scope and Contents Cartes de visite (CDVs) of William G. Brownlow. 23 pcs. Cartes de visite (CDVs) of Andrew Johnson. 14 pcs.
Dates: 1850-1870

William Rule military commission signed by Andrew Johnson, Military Governor of Tenn.

Identifier: Artifact 2019.020
Scope and Contents William Rule military commission signed by Andrew Johnson, Military Governor of Tenn. November 28, 1863.
Dates: 1863