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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.
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.
William D. Fain Collection” two journals “Records of William Deaderick Fain, 1813-1888” and “Family Records of William Deaderick Fain, 1813-1888)
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.
Family Bible of William F. Park. 1867 edition.
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.
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.
March 28, 1748, warrant to George Hume to survey land in Orange County, Va. Signed by W(illiam) Fairfax.
February 17, 1783, letter from William Fleming, T. Marshall, and Caleb Wallace, Jefferson County (Va. --later in Ky.), to Benjamin Harrison, Governor of Virginia. ALS 2 pp. mounted +typed transcription (4 pp.). Re: business matters, accounts.
Cartes de visite (CDVs) of William G. Brownlow. 23 pcs. Cartes de visite (CDVs) of Andrew Johnson. 14 pcs.
Photographs of William G. Brownlow (copy neg. was made 7/2001), Brownlow’s granddaughter and grandson, and family wedding pictures from 1899 (Clarence Benscoter and Lucille Boynton). 3 folders. Photograph of seated Wm. G. Brownlow with right hand in coat was made from a Matthew Brady negative (Brady’s National Portrait Gallery).
One envelope with image of William G. Brownlow and quote from him re: never deserting the Stars & Stripes. Printed in blue ink. Letters at far left edge of quote are missing. 3 cent stamp. Addressed to G. H. Skade(?) in Ohio with another handwritten note across the address dated May 27, 1862, ‘nothing worthy of note except Daniel Kurtz swindling the soldiers out of their money.’
Inaugural Address of William G. Brownlow, Governor of Tennessee to the General Assembly, April 1865. Handwritten, leather-bound volume. 1 vol., some water & mold damage. + 2 books given to McClung Collection : Sketches of the Rise, Progress and Decline of Secession... by W.G. Brownlow, 1862 (duplicate) and Life of Andrew Johnson... by James S. Jones, 1901. Inscribed in front to Jno B. Brownlow from Walter P. Brownlow. (McClung Collection has 2 copies)
Civil War diary of William George Taylor (1844-1922), written while a prisoner of war, June 21, 1864 - February 24, 1865, and after his release through May 1865. Copied by Catherine Taylor Miller in 1923. The original belonged to Mrs. Louise K. Taylor Forgey. Photocopy. W. G. Taylor was from Russellville, East Tenn. He served in Co. I, Second Tennessee Cavalry, C. S. A.
February 28, 1812, certification by William Hawkins, Governor of North Carolina, that William Hill was Secretary of State and authorized to grant certificates. DS/ printed form filled in by hand (PFA). 1 pc.
William Hunt vs. William H. Tibbs, Elija F. Johnston (Elijah F. Johnson), and James W. Gillespie. 1865. Bradley County, Tenn. Exhibit A. Transcript of Record. AD 24 pp.
William Hurst Dunn and Dorothea Catherine Snider Dunn framed crayon art portraits (Gift of Durwood C. Dunn).
William Hurst Dunn (1849-1920) and Dorothea Catherine Snider Dunn (1850-1927) Framed crayon art portraits.
In envelopes labeled with date and subject, if known; McCoy Photography glass plate negatives
Materials on the William J. Oliver family and business, especially re: William J. Oliver. Scrapbooks of newspapers clippings include: Oliver family; Panama Canal contracts; Appalachian Exposition; Theodore Roosevelt signature (on March 1, 1912 ‘The Lookout’ letterhead); Oliver business activities. The scrapbooks about the Panama Canal contracts were compiled by Dr. J. R. L. Hardesty and presented to William J. Oliver in 1907.
Wm. J. Oliver, President Appalachian Exposition. Oval portrait, B&W. 6x8”, matted and mounted. By Knaffl & Bro. Knoxville, Tenn.
October 5, 1831 deed between William John Clark and James Clark, both of Knox County, Tenn., for land in Knox County. ADS 3 pp.
Letter from “Chi Delta” or “Will” (identified by seller as William King), Knoxville, Tenn., to “Cousin Marg (Margaret King, Sapling Grove, Va.(?)). November 4, 1842. ALS 3 pp. (1 pc.). Re: dinner at the Castle; death of Mrs. Preston; seeing the Bishop in Abingdon; Lynn’s beau; good preaching at Synod; his Society at college; Knoxville; Academy girls
William Murphy land grant, Washington County, Tenn., 1782, and Greene County, Tenn. deeds. Gift of Geraldine H. Murphy.
William Murphy land grant, Washington County, Tenn. 1782 (with seal of North Carolina) + Greene County, Tenn., deeds, 19th & 20th century + land grants from Greene and Hawkins Counties, Tenn.
William N. Swift Civil War diary, May 1862-February 1863. Co. G, 34th Regt., Georgia Vol. Inf., C. S. A. (Photocopy of typescript).
William N. Swift Civil War diary, May 1862-February 1863. Co. G, 34th Regt., Ga Vol. Inf., CSA. Photocopy of typescript 25 pp.
Papers of the William P. Carter and John Roper families, Jefferson County, Tenn., 1830s. 10 pcs. Includes deeds and letters.
Personal, business and financial papers of William Park Baker of Knoxville, Tenn., and Laurel, Ky. Papers date from 1860-1904. His business in Knoxville was Baker & Stephenson; in Ky he served as postmaster of London, Ky. He married Anna (Anne) Brown of Lancaster, Ky. Correspondence is primarily between Baker, Brown, and Moses family members. Business papers include Baker & Stephenson, postmaster forms; and M. E. Church records for London, Ky.
September 20, 1787, North Carolina land grant No. 349 to William Read for 400 acres in Green County. AD / pfa 1 pc. Signed on the back by Governor R. C. Caswell.
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