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Scope and Contents May 20, 1854 letter from William Bunter, Culchote Copper Mine, Ducktown, Polk County, Tenn., to Thomas Croswell. ALS 4 pp. Mentions living conditions, mill stream, expecting a visit from one of the Directors from London, etc.
Scope and Contents William Burnett’s book, 1860s-1903, most entries in 1880s. Identified by donor as from Union County, Tenn. Includes handwriting practice and rules; accounts; physician’s records in 1890s. Binding is loose.
Identifier: MM.1991.003 a&b
Scope and Contents Autobiographical journal of William Conway Atkinson (born 1830). Includes some financial accounts and family records. Also includes his narrative of his life, including his service from 1847-48 as a drummer in Co. G, 5th Tenn. Vol. Regt. of Inf., Mexican War; his service in the U. S. Army 2nd Cav., 1855; and his service in the Confederate Army, 1st E. Tenn. Cav. He lived for a time in Russellville, Hamblen County, Tenn. MM-1991-003 a: original manuscript volume and some loose pages MM-1991-003...
Scope and Contents (December 25, 1837) letter from William C. Benton, Washington, D. C., to “Dear Sir.” ALS 3 pp. Re: copy of speech given at Faneuil Hall (Boston) by the recipient of the letter, thanking the speaker for his remarks on interference of slavery in Southern states. Says “there is no constant feeling of alarm among us.” Letter may have been written to Mr. Austin (James T. Austin, Attorney General of Massachusetts, Boston). Handwritten annotation by C. M. McClung.
Scope and Contents William C. C. Claiborne Papers, 1807-1815. 3 pcs. October 2, 1807, Justice of the Peace certificate for A. Bonamy. Signed by William C. C. Claiborne, Governor of the Territory of Orleans. DS / printed form. 1 pc. January 12, 181?, letter from William C. C. Claiborne (Governor of Louisiana), New Orleans, to Major General [Andrew] Jackson, Head Quarters. ALS 1 p. Re: General Toledo’s attempt to deliver a letter; movement of the enemy. July 29, 1815, letter from William C. C. Claiborne Papers,...
William C. George scrapbooks of Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) clippings, maps, photographs and publications. (Gift of Gayle Harvey)
Identifier: PAS 0147
Scope and Contents William C. George scrapbooks of Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) clippings, maps, photographs and publications. Three 3-ring binders. Includes: “TVA Program in text and pictures from the Architectural Forum”; clippings (1950s-1960s); navigation charts / maps; photographs from various dam projects including Wilson Dam, Pickwick, Norris, Hiwassee, Chickamauga, Watauga.
Scope and Contents June 10, 1946, letter from William C. Ross [Knoxville], to Mrs. Aubrey D. Heward, Toronto, Canada. Carbon TS 1 p. + calling card of Mrs. Aubrey Douglas Heward. Letter re: death of her brother (author) Wirt Howe (“The Judge”), and praise for her work in publishing from his manuscript.
Scope and Contents August 23, 1827, deed between Robert Campbell, attorney-in-fact for William Campbell, Morgan County, Ala., and Matthew McClung, Knox County, Tenn., for 100 acres in Roane County, Tenn. ADS 2 pp.
Scope and Contents May 10, 1822, letter from Wm. Carroll, Nashville, Tenn., to J.C. Calhoun, Secretary of War. Re: pension of James Orr. ALS 1 p.
Scope and Contents May 17, 1826, letter from William Carroll, Executive Office, Nashville, Tenn., to Col. Bumford, Ordnance Department, Washington City. Re: obtaining “one or two light brass cannon for the use of the state.” ALS 1 p.
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.
Scope and Contents March 10, 1814 order for rations. Signed by William Carroll, Inspector General, Tennessee Troops. ADS 1 pc.
Scope and Contents Captain’s commission to William Carson, Sullivan County, Tenn., 2nd regiment of state militia. December 20, 1815. Signed by Governor Joseph McMinn. With seal. (old tape on back of document). 1 pc.
Identifier: FB 0032
Scope and Contents The bible was published by Matthew Carey in Philadelphia in 1813. Front board of the binding, title page and some of the first pages missing.
Scope and Contents Notice to the Sheriff of Knox County, Territory South of Ohio, to find and bring Robert Shannon to Superior Court, Washington District, Jonesborough, September 1793. To face William Chapman on a plea of trespass. Signed and witnessed by Francis Ramsey, Clerk, February 22, 1793. Below: bond signed by William Chapman, James Henderson, Saml. Henderson, and Wm. Tatham. DS 1 pc.
Identifier: FB 0070
Scope and Contents Family Bible of William Claiborne Chumlea (born 1845 in Knox Co., Tenn). New York: American Bible Society, 1871.
Scope and Contents COPIES 1. August 19, 1780. William Cobb and Pharoah Cobb, Washington County, N.C. vs. Russell Bean. ADS 1 pc. 2. August 15, 1788. Subpoena. William Cobb and wife vs. Russell Bean et al. Washington County, N. C. ADS 1 pc. (faded). 3. January 2, 1789. Benjamin Cobb and Henry Massengill, Washington County, [N. C.] bond to Valentine Sevier. ADS 1 pc. 4. January 2, 1790. Moses Tomlinson vs. Benjamin Cobb and Henry Massengill. Washington County. Bond. ADS 1 pc. 5. August 26, 1790, note from Wm....
Scope and Contents March 1825 copy of January 1793 land grant to William Cock (Cocke) from the State of North Carolina for 400 acres of land in Hawkins County, Tenn. Signed by Wm. Hill, Secretary of State, North Carolina. ADS 1 pc. (torn).
William Cocke, attorney. Bond of Solomon Marks, Claiburn Dothens(?), and James Greenway. Re: trading with [Cherokee] Indians. 179_).
Scope and Contents February Term, 1792(?) (1799?), Washington District, Superior Court, Territory of the United States South of the River Ohio. $1,000.00 bond to be collected from Solomon Marks (seller identified name as ‘Harke’). Claiburn [sic.] Dothens(?) (seller identified name as ‘Walker’); and James Greenway. For violating rules of trade with the [Cherokee] Indians, selling them ‘prohibited commodities.’ ADS 2 pp. (1 pc.). Signed by William Cocke.
Scope and Contents September 19, 1824, letter from William Cocke, Columbus (Mississippi), to John F(?) Jack, near Rutledge, East Tenn. ALS 2 pp. (mounted). Letter to son-in-law and daughter Betsey. Mentions good relations with Choctaws and Chickasaws; friends Majoy Pytchlynn; Musshula Tubbee the Great King of the Choctaws; Genl. Pushmatahaw & Capt. David Fulsom on their way to Washington City.
Scope and Contents October 8, 1804, letter from William Cocke, Knoxville, to Col. Return J. Meigs, Tellico Blockhouse. ALS 2 pp. Requests receipt for articles delivered to Tellico Blockhouse.
Scope and Contents July 28, 1796, letter from William Cocke to William Moffat, Hawkins Co. Typed transcription. 1 p. Transcribed by C. M. McClung from the original manuscript in the possession of John T. Moffat of Knoxville, January 26, 1911. Letter re: credit for bearer; Cocke’s romantic reputation. List of Choctaw delegates on their way to Washington to negotiate a treaty with John C. Calhoun, Secretary of War. Typescript. 1 p. Transcription of September 19, 1824, letter from Wm. Cocke, Columbus, to John F....
Scope and Contents Daybook of William Conway Atkinson (1835- ). Contains notes about his life; list of novels read since 1847; note about parent’s marriage record; Anderson family records; list of purchases, 1900; Atkinson family records; “The Life of William C. Atkinson from 5 Years of Age Up to 1903” (pp. [25-69]; pp. 70-73 could not be photocopied and were typed. 1 ‘volume’ of photocopies.
Dates: circa 1900
Scope and Contents February 22, 1852, letter from Wm. Cullom, Washington City, to Hon. Wm. A. Graham, Secretary of the Navy. ALS 1 p. Recommendation of Whig members of the Tennessee legislature for appointment of R. T. Holstead in the Marine or Revenue Service.
Identifier: MSC 0210
Scope and Contents William D. Fain Collection” two journals “Records of William Deaderick Fain, 1813-1888” and “Family Records of William Deaderick Fain, 1813-1888)
Identifier: SPC 2019.061
Scope and Contents William Ellis House, Sevier County, Tenn (color photographs and negatives) The photographs taken shortly before the house was demolished in 1992. It stood above the French Broad River on the hill above Kyker’s Ferry, It was a brick Federal I -house with outbuildings. The small house built for Mary Ellis still stands. See Robbie D. Jones, The Historic Architecture of Sevier County, Tennessee. Page 205.
Identifier: FB 0029
Scope and Contents Family Bible of William F. Park. 1867 edition.
Scope and Contents October 22, 1797, North Carolina land grant to William Fain for 500 acres in Washington County. Signed by North Carolina Governor Sam Ashe. ADS 1 p. + September 39, 1797 survey of the land with plat drawing. Done by William Wood. ADS 1 p. attached to land grant by seal.
Scope and Contents November 22, 1742, deed to Amos Janney of Prince William County for 340 acres in Prince William County. Signed by William(?) Fairfax. DS 1 p. On parchment.