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Scope and Contents August 17, 1829, letter from B. Brewer to brother Samuel in Greeneville. ALS 1 p. Mentions scarcity of iron and using castings as payment. January 18, 1840, letter from Benjamin Brewer, Elizabethton, to his brother Samuel in Greeneville. ALS 2 pp. Mentions hard financial times. Swatch of red & blue plaid fabric (about 2x3”) from a dress made in 1860 for Margaret Moore Garrison Rankin by her mother Frances Brewer Garrison.
Dates: 1829, 1840
Identifier: MSC 0019
Scope and Contents Charles McClung McGhee (1828-1907) was the son of John and Elizabeth McClung McGhee and the great-grandson of James White. He was a financier, railroad executive, and a philanthropist. He graduated from East Tennessee University in 1846 and married Isabella White, daughter of Hugh White. She died in 1848 and in 1857 he married her sister Cornelia. McGhee was involved in the growth of railroads in the South, and had coal and iron interests. He was on the Board of Trustees of the University of...