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

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:

A Notebook of Legal Points by Thomas A. R. Nelson, 1832.

 Collection
Identifier: MM.1997.101
Scope and Contents Legal terms and definitions handwritten in volume by Thomas A. R. Nelson, 1832 (also 1834 written on inside cover.) 1 volume AD 170 pp. Index on inside back cover.
Dates: 1832

A Record of all transactions as executor of the last will and testament of David Nelson, deceased’ by Thomas A.R. Nelson, 1854.

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Identifier: MM.1997.102a
Scope and Contents Record of all transactions as executor of the last will and testament of David Nelson, deceased, as fulfilled by his son, Thomas A. R. Nelson, 1854. 1 handwritten, bound volume 285 pp. Includes a copy of the will of David Nelson, Carter County, Tenn., 1850; and an inventory of the estate.
Dates: 1854

Isaac, slave petition for freedom, 1858.

 Collection
Identifier: MM.1995.03
Scope and Contents Decree. Isaac, a man of color who sues by his next friend Jacob Lamon vs. William Sliger and others. November 12, 1858. (Jonesboro, Tenn.). AD 3 pp. (1 pc.). Notes says document was probably written by T. A. R. Nelson, last paragraph by J.F. Deaderick. Re: freedom granted to Sliger’s slave Isaac, under work obligation to J. F. Deaderick until money is raised for Isaac to go to Africa.
Dates: 1858

List of applications made through Thomas A. R. Nelson to the East Tennessee Relief Association in 1864.

 Collection
Identifier: MM.1997.103
Scope and Contents List of applications made through Thomas A. R. Nelson to the East Tennessee Relief Association in 1864. Small, handwritten volume (no cover), 48 pp. Names and cases are listed by county.
Dates: 1864

Sale book of property belonging to the estate of David Nelson, deceased. Ca. 1850. [By Thomas A. R. Nelson].

 Collection
Identifier: MM.1997.102b
Scope and Contents Sale book of property belonging to the estate of David Nelson, deceased, ca. 1850. [By Thomas A. R. Nelson]. Most accounts re: Moses W. Nelson. 1 handwritten volume.
Dates: circa 1850

Sampson Lanier letter to T. A. R. Nelson, January 3, 185[8].

 Collection
Identifier: MM.nd.042
Scope and Contents Letter dated January 3, 1857 (on the back corrected to 1858) from Sampson Lanier, Knoxville, to T. A. R. Nelson. ALS 1 pc. Tells about Lanier’s takeover of the Lanier House (formerly the Bell House) + one business card from the Lanier House.
Dates: 1857-1858

T. A. R. Nelson Legal Scrapbook 1867-1868.

 Collection
Identifier: PAS 0161
Scope and Contents T. A. R. Nelson Legal Scrapbook 1867-1868.
Dates: 1867-1868

T. A. R. Nelson opinion, no date.

 Collection
Identifier: MM.1986.002
Scope and Contents R. D. Thomason vs. Daniel Glisson. Opinion by [T. A. R.] Nelson, Judge. No date (after 1864). ADS 2 sheets. Re: Gen. Smith, U. S. Army, removing 600 horses from Weakley and Henry Counties, to keep them from Gen. Forrest, C. S. A. Plaintiff’s horse was taken.
Dates: 1864

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

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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

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

 Collection
Identifier: PAS 0051
Scope and Contents Scrapbooks of newspaper clippings kept by T.A.R. Nelson. 19 vols. in 9 boxes. 1843-1872. Mostly political + Legal Scrapbook 1867-1868 donated in 2017.
Dates: 1843-1872

Thomas A. R. Nelson account book, 1848-1853, 1854, 1855. (account books)

 Collection
Identifier: MM.2000.002
Scope and Contents Account book of Thomas A. R. Nelson (1812-1873), 1848-1853, 1854, 1855. Jonesboro, Tenn. Includes money owed, money paid, articles of agreement with various individuals, accounts. 1 vol.
Dates: 1848-1855