Blount, Willie, 1768-1835
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 16 Collections and/or Records:
Alexander Douglass’s commission as Captain in 10th Regiment of Tennessee Militia, 1813. Signed by Governor Willie Blount.
Scope and Contents Commission as Captain in 10th Regiment of Tennessee Militia to Alexander Douglass, Knox County, Tenn. 1813. Signed by Governor Willie Blount. DS 1 pc. (seal missing; hole in document).
Scope and Contents February 9, 1918 order from C.M. McClung for manuscript items re: Willie Blount (May 1, 1835 and 1813). ALS 1 p.
Identifier: PAS 0120
Scope and Contents The scrapbook, assembled around 1910, contains documents collected by Eleanor Wilson White (1842-1889), daughter of Hugh A.M. White, granddaughter of Knoxville’s founder, General James White. The documents apparently passed to her sister Lucy Graham White Rodgers (1847-1925), who compiled the scrapbook and added newspaper clippings. The scrapbook is seriously degraded, but of real interest are the 36 original documents glued into it. Among these papers are deeds and documents for early...
Scope and Contents July 2, 1810, land grant to Frederick Ault for 74 acres of land in Knox County, Tenn. Land in “the Rocky Valley Joining Blounts.” Grant # 1568. Signed by Willie Blount. DS 1 pc.
Grant of land in Knox County, Tenn., to William Anderson. July 31, 1812. Signed by Governor Willie Blount + survey by Robert Armstrong, April 3, 1807.
Scope and Contents Land in Knox County, Tenn., granted to William Anderson. #2581. Signed by Governor Willie Blount. July 31, 1812. ADS 1 pc. (silk backing) + attached plat survey for William Anderson’s land done by Robert Armstrong, April 3, 1807. ADS 1 pc.
Hardy Hunt land grant in Wilson County, Tenn., September 10, 1813. Signed by Governor Willie Blount.
Scope and Contents Land grant No. 4978 to Hardy Hunt, assignee of the heirs of Benjamin Simpson of North Carolina, for 310 acres in Wilson County, Tenn. Signed by Governor Willie Blount. September 10, 1813. ADS 1 pc.
Knox County, Tenn., land grant to James Gillespie. August 1, 1812. Signed by Governor Willie Blount. + survey by Robert Armstrong, August 5, 1807.
Scope and Contents Knox County, Tenn., land grant to James Gillespie. # 2502. Signed by Governor Willie Blount, August 1, 1812. ADS 1 pc. + attached plat survey by Robert Armstrong, August 5, 1807. ADS 1 pc.
Scope and Contents Letter from Willie Blount (1768-1835), former Governor of Tennessee, to Dr. J. G. M. Ramsey , Mecklinburgh, near Knoxville, East Tennessee (president of the Antiquarian Historical Society of East Tennessee), Clarksville (Montgomery County), Tenn. January 1835, ALS 1 pc. Brief paragraph by Ramsey added to bottom. Integral address leaf present, with black CDS "CLARKSVILLE, TEN" and "FREE" hand stamp in top right corner. (Free franked on Ramsey's appointment as postmaster at Knoxville.) Small seal...
Nuncupative will of David Greer, September 1795. Territory South of the River Ohio, Knox County, Tenn.
Scope and Contents Nuncupative will of David Greer made to John Chisholm, signed by John Chisholm. Statement and seal by James White, Justice of the Peace re: John Chisholm’s oath. September 19, 1795. Followed by certification of James White as a Justice of the Peace, made by William Blount, Governor, Territory in the United States of America South of the river Ohio. Signed and sealed September 20, 1795. Also signed by Willie Blount. Note on back by John Sevier that will was non proven in Open Court and will is...
Sheriff’s commission for James Patterson, Greene County, Tenn., Signed by Governor Willie Blount. May 26, 1812.
Scope and Contents Sheriff’s commission for James Patterson, Greene County, Tenn. Signed by Governor Willie Blount. May 26, 1812. DS 1 pc. with state seal.
Thomas Henderson land grant, Grainger County, Tenn. 1812 and 1825 certificate from Governor of North Carolina re: William Hill
Scope and Contents Land grant #2662 to Thomas Henderson for 40 acres of land in Grainger County, Tenn. Signed by William Blount and Willie Blount. October 9, 1812. DS 1 pc. with seal. Certified statement from the Governor of North Carolina Hutchins G. Burton that William Hill was the Secretary of State of North Carolina for purposes of Hill’s validating signature. March 8, 1825. DS 1 document (poor condition, in pieces) with seal.
Scope and Contents Deed between Willie Blount, Montgomery County, Tenn., and Donald McIntosh, Knox County, Tenn., for land in Knox County, Tenn. ADS 1 pc. (+loose cover sheet). Witnesses: William C. Hazen and W. G. Blount.
Scope and Contents Letter from Willie Blount, Knoxville, to Col. Meigs, Highwassee Garrison. December 12, 1811. ALS 1 pc. Re: Tecumseh recruiting Creek Indians for battle. Small section missing from left side of letter.
Scope and Contents Willie Blount, Knoxville, letter to Colonel David Henley, Knoxville. November 19, 1797. ALS 1 pc. Requests payment of note.
Scope and Contents Letter from Willie Blount, Clarksville, Tenn., to the Editors of the Globe, Washington City. May 1, 1835. ALS 3 pp. + unsigned, endorsed note on cover. Re: errors in April 15 editorial about Tennessee Convention, nomination of Judge White for President, and President Jackson.
Identifier: MSC 0132
Scope and Contents Thirty-one documents from the Willie Blount Papers. No date, 1801-1815. Willie Blount (1768-1835) was Governor of Tennessee from 1809-1815. Correspondents include: Andrew Jackson, John Hutchins, Henry Dearborn, R. J. Meigs, Glass (Cherokee Chief), John Sevier, Archibald Roane, Major Lovely, James [Frimble], Robert Hoyle, [Josiah] Meigs, Willie Blount, Judge Locke of Rutledge, James White. Blount’s correspondence covers 1809-1815, and is primarily with R. J. Meigs, Agent of the Highwassee...