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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

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

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

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

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