Found in 33 Collections and/or Records:
Account book of Absalom A. Kyle, [Jr.], ca. 1849-1853; Absalom Kyle journal entries, ca. 1861-1862; and Kyle and Graham family records.
Account book (partial) of Absalom A. Kyle, ca. 1849-1853; journal entries made by Absalom Kyle, Rogersville, Tenn., ca. 1861-1862; and family entries for Absalom Kyle [Jr.] and wife Mary Ann Graham Kyle. Mary Ann Graham Kyle was the daughter of Hugh Graham and Catherine Nenney Graham. Journal entries include purchases of slaves. Inside front cover has account of the death of President Garfield, 1881. Typed index at back of volume. AD 1 vol. [80 pp.] (some pages loose).
Alfred Easley’s petition to get daughter back from Texas; P. M. Senter document to Freedman’s Bureau, 1871.
Armstrong Family Papers, 1826-1892. Include the papers of Drury P. Armstrong and Robert Houston Armstrong.
Bachman family photographs
Photograph of John (a former Bachman slave; reputedly an African prince) and Nathan Lynn Bachman (1878-1937). Ca. 1885. Approx. 8.5x13.25” sepia print mounted on board. Portrait of the Jonathan Bachman family, ca. late 1890s. Names on back of photograph. Approx. 10.25x13.5” mounted on board.
Benjamin McNutt - Thomas Rodgers bill of sale, 1829.
Benjamin McNutt to Thomas Rodgers, both of Knox County, Tenn., bill of sale for one negro man named Philip. April 10, 1829. ADS 1 pc.
Bible record of John and Elizabeth Brabson and family letters, 1844-1877. Photocopies.
Photocopied typescripts of: - 1859 list of slaves owned by Elizabeth Brabson - family Bible record of John and Elizabeth Brabson - family letters, 1844-1877, including three 1865 letters - Brabson Cemetery (Sevier County, Tenn.) listing
Brown Family Papers and Sevier and Brown Family History by Marvin Wilson and Elnora Lloyd League.
Carson Letters (Joseph and J.G. Carson correspondence, 1812-1813, 1833-1854) (typescripts) .
Charles Freeling Welcker.
Col. James White, Abingdon, Va. Partition of estate, 1851.
Partition of the estate of Col. James White, Abingdon, Washington County, Va. 1890 copy of 1851 document. 8 numbered pages. Mentions saltworks, lead mines, slaves, property in Knoxville, Tenn., Virginia, Kentucky and Alabama.
David A. Deaderick bond and receipts, 1823, 1855-1856.
July 23, 1823 bond of David A. Deaderick, James V. Anderson and John A. Aiken to John Patton, Chairman of the (Washington) County Court. Bond for the emancipation of two slaves, Andrew and Nelly. ADS 1 p. Two receipts to Hugh White for tuition paid to East Tennessee University, Knoxville. Signed by D. A. Deaderick, treasurer, 1855, 1856. 2 pcs.
Emancipation bond for Luke, 1831.
Emancipation bond for Luke, July 11, 1831, property of John McCracken, Washington County, Tenn. ADS 1 pc. Originally collected by Seale Johnson, Jackson, Tenn.
Frank Walter Taylor Collection (1800-1868).
Governor John Reynolds’ of Illinois letters to family in Tennessee. 1823-1854. Carbon TS. Gift of W. G. Livingstone.
Carbon copies of transcripts of six letters written by Governor John Reynolds of Illinois to family members in Tennessee, 1823-1854. Mentions politics, slavery, the benefits of Illinois, family matters. + Notes on John Beaird and family.
Howard-Smith Collection (Papers of the Smith (Howard-Smith), Gaines, McKinney and allied families of Hawkins County, Tenn. 1800-1923.) (Gift of Mrs. F.A. Augsbury, Jr.).
Isaac, slave petition for freedom, 1858.
Decree. Isaac, a man of color who sues by his next friend Jacob Lamon vs. William Sliger and others. November 12, 1858. (Jonesboro, Tenn.). AD 3 pp. (1 pc.). Notes says document was probably written by T. A. R. Nelson, last paragraph by J.F. Deaderick. Re: freedom granted to Sliger’s slave Isaac, under work obligation to J. F. Deaderick until money is raised for Isaac to go to Africa.
James McBee statement. November 4, 1862.
Statement of James McBee of Grainger County, Tenn., re: management of his farm with 20 Negroes on it. Statement taken by P .R. Grills, acting Justice of the Peace for Knox County. ADS 1 pc. with note on back re: McBee not liable for conscription, signed by Sam W. Mosely.
James S. Meek letter to Lemuel McBee, May 29, 1835.
Letter from James S. Meek, Caldwell County, Ky, (postmarked Princeton, Ky.), to Lemuel McBee, Newmarket (New Market), Jefferson County, Tenn. May 29, 1835. ALS 4 pp. (1 pc.). Family news, growing and selling tobacco, U. S. Bank and bank charter, Judge White is the peoples’ candidate, caucus of nine members of Congress and David Crockett, the great coonkiller of the west, politics, let me know the price of Negroes there, wish to buy one or two negroes,
John Blair Papers, Monroe County, Tenn. + ca. 1820s-1830s papers of Charles McClung (Photocopies).
Slave receipts to John Blair, Monroe County, Tenn. + ca. 1820s-1830s land grants, deeds, etc. of Charles McClung. (Photocopies)
John Huff records.
MM-2006-010 a: John Huff’s Tax Book for 1848-1850 . MM-2006-010 b: Loose papers from John Huff’s tax book, 1848-50. No date, 1848-1851. 15 pcs. MM-2006-010 c: John Huff’s Memorandum Book, 1856-1876. Cato P.O., Cock (sic.) [Cocke] County, East Tenn. Includes costs and sales of Negroes by Wm. H. Kidd & Co. L. D. Franklin account., Expense Accounts listing names and articles, Lt. Alexander Houston account, N. Brown, Charles Stokely, etc.
John N. Fain Collection.
Joseph Brown letter to Col. James Meigs. January 3, 1815. (Photocopy)
January 3, 1815 letter from Joseph Brown, Columbia, to Col. James Meigs, Agent for the Indians. ALS 3 pp. Photocopy. Mentions Indian capture and killing of Joseph Brown’s family + reclamation of Negro slaves by Joseph Brown.
Joseph Coit receipt, sale of slaves, Norwich, Conn., 1743.
October 29, 1743, receipt / bill of sale from Joseph Coit, New London, Conn., to Elijah Hide, Norwich, Conn. Sells Negro woman and child, Sylvia and Cloea. 1 pc. (Photostat)
Joseph Jackson et al. deed, 1822.
December 19, 1822, deed between Joseph Jackson (and endorsers James and William Park, William Howell) and William C. Mynatt, all of Knoxville, for land in Knoxville and slaves Moses, Pinsy, and Mary. ADS 4 pp.
Nancy and William Williams petition. Grainger County, Tenn. 1849-1850.
Papers re: the sale of two slaves by Nancy and William Williams, guardians of the minor heirs of William F. Williams, Grainger County, Tenn., 1849-1850.
Papers of Peter, James, and William Hamilton. Knox & Grainger Counties, Tenn. 1798-1846.
Phillip Hale letter to his wife Eliza
R. G. Fain note re: hiring slave Caroline from Watterson estate, March 1, 1862.
Note signed by R. G. Fain and Geo. R. Powell agreeing to pay $52 dollars for 12 months services of Caroline, a slave belonging to the estate of Margaret Watterson. Agrees to keep her in Hawkins County, Tenn., to provide for medical needs and clothing. March 1, 1862. ADS 1 pc. (mounted to backing with tape by ETHS).