Sevier, John, 1745-1815
Found in 23 Collections and/or Records:
Authorization to practice law, Jefferson County, Territory South of the River Ohio. July 23, 1792 (facsimile).
Facsimile copy of July 23, 1792, document re: court held in the newly created county of Jefferson, Territory South of the River Ohio. Lists justices of the peace (including Alexander Outlaw), clerk, sheriff, and those authorized to practice law (including Alexander Outlaw, William Cocke, and donor’s note on back indicates John Sevier’s name was cut off from the copy). AD 1 pc.
Commemorative envelopes, postcards, postal cachets, and commemorative stamps, including McGhee Tyson Airport, John Sevier and others.
McGhee Tyson Airport Official Dedication Envelopes, October 15, 1937 (4 items); 1 airmail postcard; 1938 postal cachets (30 items); envelopes with stamps 1937-1965 (162 items) Printed envelope with stamps and images for the Bicentennial of the death of John Sevier [cachets are special printed or inscribed messages on the envelopes]
Handwritten COPY of letter from James King, Knoxville, to Gen. John Sevier. September 23, 1793. 1 pc. Re: Mr. Walker will bring a canoe with supplies; axes being made to be sent. Note at bottom of copy: Original in Wisconsin Historical Society in Madison, Wis. Saml. L. King.
September 4, 1797 deed between Zachariah Cox of Montgomery County, Georgia and John Sevier of Tennessee. $2, 500.00 paid by John Sevier for 20,000 acres of land described in deed. Printed document with handwritten portions. ADS 1 pc. Signed by Zach. Cox and Mathias Maher. Curved cut on top of document, seal and ribbons at lower right. Tear at lower bottom edge. Zachariah Cox, Mathias Maher, and associates called the Tennessee Company.
November 2, 1840, letter from Ephraim H. Foster, Nashville, Tenn., to Jos. B. Boyd, Cincinnati, Ohio. ALS 1 pc. Re: Foster did not know John Sevier personally; write to descendants for information.
Four letters from Hattie May to “Friends.” 1888-1889. Re: Sevier reunion in Knoxville (mentions Judge Temple, trains, etc.)., news about family matters, reburial of John Sevier(?), etc. + letter and envelope from donor. Also, typed transcriptions of the letters, copied by Mrs. C. M. McClung.
Invitation to the unveiling of the statue of John Sevier, Washington, D. C. April 19, 1931. (ephemera)
Invitation issued by the Governor of Tennessee, The Monument Memorial Commission, and the John Sevier Statue Commission to the unveiling of the statue of John Sevier, Washington, DC. April 19, 1931. Envelope addressed to Laura Luttrell. Printed response card included. Also, photocopies of 1931 newspaper articles re: the unveiling of the statue.
John Sevier, Knoxville, Tenn., letter to Col. David Henley, January 13, 1797. ALS 1 p. (Fragile; fragment of seal on outer paper). Re: Isaac Johnson’s report of several horses stolen by the Indians.
Proclamation... the good Citizens of this State...to be Obedient and Comformable to the Laws thereof. Signed John Sevier, Governor and Captain General. May 15, 1785 (first year of our Independence). Probably from Washington Court House (Jonesboro, Tenn.). [Issued to the citizens of the State of Franklin]. ADS 1 pc. Torn at top and right side; tape on back. + typed transcription from seller.
Correspondence and research done by Mrs. W. B. Bible, Johnson City, Tenn., re: memorializing John Sevier and pointing out related historical controversies. Mostly photocopies.
Fi Fa (fieri facias ). Thomas G. Watkins, Washington County, Tenn., vs. John Sevier, Knox County, Tenn. February 1804. Signed by Jas. Sevier, Clerk. DS 1 pc.