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Abijah and Josiah Fowler letter, 1832.

Identifier: MM.1981.174
Scope and Contents May 28, 1832, letter from Abijah and Josiah Fowler, Parrottsville, Cocke County, Tenn., to Editor of the Knoxville Register. ALS 1 p. Re: cost of printing and arithmetic they are writing. (Backed on fabric).
Dates: 1832

F. S. Heiskell account, 1826-1831.

Identifier: MM.1981.208
Scope and Contents F. S. Heiskell’s account with Samuel Bell, 1826-1831. 1 pc. July 21, 1834, letter from F. S. Heiskell, Register Office (Knoxville) to Isaac B. Havely (Hanly?). ALS 1 p. (torn, in fabric). Re: request to publish a communication against two Methodist preachers.
Dates: 1826-1831

F. S. Heiskell papers (photostats).

Identifier: MSC 0701
Scope and Contents Photostats of papers from Frederick S. Heiskell editor founder of the” Knoxville Register,” the leading antebellum newspaper in Knoxville. The collection includes correspondence, a few pamphlets, University Monthly (East Tennessee University) (1875-1878); “Delta Crescent” (1881)
Dates: 1828-1880

Knoxville Daily Register, Knoxville Register, The Daily Register, The Weekly Register (1861-1864) (newspaper) (title varies)

Identifier: NWP 0080
Scope and Contents Knoxville Daily Register, Knoxville Register, The Daily Register, The Weekly Register (1861-1864) (newspaper) Title varies
Dates: 1861-1864

Knoxville Register and Weekly Times (newspapers)

Identifier: NWP 0042
Scope and Contents Knoxville Register and Weekly Times (newspapers)
Dates: 1839-1840

Knoxville Register, Knoxville Daily Register, The Daily Register, The Weekly Register. (Newspapers)

Identifier: NWP 0083
Scope and Contents Confederate issues of the Knoxville newspapers - Knoxville Register, Knoxville Daily Register, The Daily Register, The Weekly Register - from the Civil War years arranged in strictly chronological order.
Dates: 1861 - 1864

Knoxville Register [newspaper] 1852 (Gift of John and Julia Armistead)

Identifier: NWP 0078
Scope and Contents Knoxville Register [newspaper] 1852 (A list in the box includes a few other titles and issues)
Dates: 1852

Knoxville Register (newspapers)

Identifier: NWP 0003
Scope and Contents Knoxville Register (newspapers) This newspaper was founded by Frederick S. Heiskell (1786-1882) and Hugh Brown in 1816. It became the most widely read and influential newspaper in East Tennessee prior to the Civil War. Frederick Heiskell sold his interest in the newspaper in 1837 In 1835 Heiskell bought the Charles McClung farm States View in Ebenezer and renamed it Fruit Hill. He was widely respected as an enlightened agriculturist. During the Civil War the Knoxville Register was a Confederate...
Dates: 1816-1818, 1822-1832, 1845, 1855-1858, 1861-1864

Sawyers/McBee Papers.

Identifier: MSC 0531
Scope and Contents The Sawyers-McBee Papers span from 1791 to 1866, including a few undated items, and pertain to the Sawyers, McBee, and Peterson families of East Tennessee. William Sawyers of Corryton, Tennessee was the Union Lieutenant Colonel of the Tennessee 3rd Infantry Regiment, Company K. Ganum McBee was a Confederate private who was married to Nancy Sawyers. Ganum received a head injury at the battle in Newtown in November 1864, and was treated at the Wayside Hospital in Bristol, Tennessee between...
Dates: 1791-1866

W. H. and J. T. Moffett Papers. New Market, Tenn. 1830s-1880s (Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John Armistead) (Account books).

Identifier: MSC 0789
Scope and Contents W. H. and J. T. Moffett Papers include store accounts, papers, and books , ca. 1830s-1880s, from New Market, Tenn. Most are from W. H. Moffett’s mercantile business, including partnerships with J. S. Moffett, General William Brazelton, and his son J. T. Moffett. Several other subjects include East Tennessee & Virginia Railroad; New Market area; account books; coal kiln; Panther Springs; tax receipts; health and medicine; Moffett & Shields Iron Founders; Andrew McMillan; Wilson &...
Dates: 1860s-1880s