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Elijah Embree

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Elihu and Elijah Embree Papers, 1805-1894.

Identifier: MM.2007.003 a&b
Scope and Contents MM-2007-003 a: 8 manuscript items re: Elihu and Elijah Embree. 1805-1894. Detailed listing with this folder. MM-2007-003 b: "Elihu Embree, Abolitionist" By Rev. E.E. Hoss, D.D., LL.D. (Editor of the Christian Advocate.). The American Historical Magazine, Vol. II, No. 2, April 1897. Pp. 113-138. Cover missing; Photocopy of biographical sketch of Elihu and Elijah Embree. Source not cited; Photo postcard of 'Home of "Emancipator" first abolitionist paper in America. Published in Jonesboro,...
Dates: 1805-1894

Frank Walter Taylor Collection (1800-1868).

Identifier: MSC 0186
Scope and Contents Miscellaneous Jefferson County, Tenn., deeds, letters, documents, etc. 1800-1868. Collection includes two items re: sale of slaves (Sept. 9, 1820 and Jan. 1834); letter from Elijah Embree (Jan. 30, 1843(?)); Civil War claim of Nancy Rayl for horse taken by Captain Armstrong, 9th Tennessee Cavalry; letter from D. A. Deaderick (July 26, 1868) ; among the names and subjects found in the collection are: Martha Inman, Shadrack Inman, Ezekiel Inman, Joseph Hamilton, John Roper, Joseph Roper,...
Dates: 1800-1868

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

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...
Dates: 1782-1873