Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:
Amnesty Petition for Alfred Layne
Handwritten petition addressed to “His Excellency Abraham Lincoln President of the United States” dated April 7, 1865 requesting the release of Confederate prisoner Alfred Layne (Company B 20th Tennessee) and signed by John B. Layne, T. H. Roberts, John Hugh Smith (Mayor of Nashville), W. G. Brownlow (Governor of Tennessee), and others.
Bedford County (Tenn.) petition re: selling school tract, 1843.
Bedford County (Tenn.) petition to Tennessee General Assembly re: selling school tract of land. October 27, 1843. Includes signatures. 1 pc.
Dr. Frank A. Ramsey petition, 1881.
Two pages of notes on a speech given by Dr. G. Devron to the American Public Health Association. Re: abattoirs/slaughter houses. No date. Petition to the State Board of Health containing names of 11 Knoxville area doctors. 1881. 1 p.
Hawkins County, Tenn. Petitions to N. C., 1788. (Photocopies of original mss)
Hawkins County, Tenn. Petitions to N. C., 1788. (Photocopies of original mss) Copies of original petitions transcribed and published by Cherel Henderson in Tennessee Ancestors 2002.
Lincoln County, Tenn., election petition, 1813.
Petition to the General Assembly of Tennessee from Citizens of Lincoln County, Tenn., re: additional site for voting at elections. September 1813. Includes signatures. ADS 1 Pc. (2 sheets, attached).
Petition for Main Street (Knoxville) to be improved. September 1, 1826.
Petition for Main Street of Knoxville to be improved. September 1, 1826. Signed by Pryor Lea, Hu L. White, Mat. McClung, James H. Cown, H. A. M. White, D. Campbell, David Nelson, Spencer Jarnagin, William Bowen. Daniel McMullen, James Park, Wm. Swan. ADS 1 p.
Prentiss Price Papers. Hawkins County, Tenn., Court Cases. (1788 -1897).
Sullivan County, Tenn., petitions for Justices of the Peace. . (photocopies)
Petition for Richard Murrell to be Justice of the Peace for Sullivan County, Tenn.; 3 sheets. Petition for George Gammon to be Justice of the Peace for Sullivan County, Tenn. 2 sheets. [1826?].
W. G. McAdoo petition, ca. 1880’s.
Ca. 1880’s petition of W. G. McAdoo, president of the East Tennessee Historical Society, to the Knox County Court re: use of room in courthouse basement for the Society’s collection. ADS 1 p.