Houk, Leonidas Campbell, 1836-1891
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:
Attorney Calvin J. Sawyer’s manuscript volumes of claims from after the Civil War, lecture notes, and notes from the Clinton Debating Society, Clinton, Tenn.
Identifier: MSC 0821
Scope and Contents Attorney Calvin J. Sawyer’s manuscript volumes of claims from after the Civil War, lecture notes from 1855, and notes from the Clinton Debating Society, 1866. Clinton, Tenn. (He studied law in New York State). L. C. Houk mentioned at beginning of Clinton Debating Society notes. 8 manuscript volumes.
Dates: 1855, 1866
Identifier: MSC 0019
Scope and Contents Papers include: personal and business correspondence; 9 letterbooks of outgoing correspondence; 3 ledgers with stock and personal finances; 2 account books of the American Cattle Trust; receipts, etc. Railroads include: East Tennessee, Virginia and Georgia; Memphis and Charleston; Knoxville and Kentucky; Knoxville and Ohio; Knoxville and Augusta; Southern Railway, and others. Businesses include: Southern Railway Security; American Cattle Trust; Western Union Beef; Lenoir City Company; Pacific...
Dates: 1857 - 1907
Scope and Contents 188_ letterhead from Hattie House, Knoxville, Tenn. Contains handwritten notes re: political meeting (the colored question; Mr. Gibson, LaVere, and Temple speaking, etc.) + paper ribbon “For Congress L. C. Houk.” On the back of the stationery there is a printed business directory of Knoxville.
“Hon. L. C. Houk Snubs the Alliance. He Gets Wrathy in Reply to Their Civil Questions and Pours out Vinegar on the Farmers Who Dare.”
Identifier: Ephemera 2013.026
Scope and Contents Printed with “Hon. J. C. J. Williams Keeps Serene and Answers Politely and Favorably.” Responses to a series of questions posed to both politicians by the Loudon County (Tenn.) Farmers Alliance.
Scope and Contents Stock book for interest in [Knoxville Chronicle], 1883. Names of stockholders: L. C. Houk, Jno. C. Houk, Sue E. de Tavernier, James Meek, W. L. French, O. P. Temple, Henry R. Gibson, Arch M. Hughes, W. Roberts, Richard Austin, M. J. Condon, John C. Chiles, Fr. de Tavernier. Only 7 pages were used in the 202-page volume.
Identifier: MSC 0010
Scope and Contents Leonidas Campbell Houk (1836-1891), was born in Sevier County, Tenn. He was a lawyer, judge, and congressman. He served in the Union Army from 1861 to 1863. He was circuit judge of the 17th judicial district of Tennessee (1866-1869). Moved to Knoxville in 1870 and was involved in local and national politics. He was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives in 1878 and served until his death in 1891. He was married to Elizabeth Matilda Smith (died 1879) and to Mary Belle Van Rosen. John...
Loudon County, Tennessee, Farmers Alliance and Hon. L.C. Houk and Hon. J.C.J. Williams. 1890 (ephemera)
Identifier: Q Ephemera 2016.001
Scope and Contents Political ephemera re: Loudon County, Tennessee, Farmers Alliance and Hon. L.C. Houk and Hon. J.C.J. Williams. 1890. Headline: "Hon. L.C. Houk Snubs the Alliance. He Gets Wrathy in Reply to Their Civil Questions and Pours Out Vinegar Upon the Farmers Who Dare. Hon. J.C.J. Williams Keeps Serene and Answers Politely and Favorably." 1 pc. (torn). 10 x 16.75”