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Found in 16 Collections and/or Records:

David Henley correspondence, 1794-1800.

Identifier: MM.1981.212
Scope and Contents July 31, 1794, David Henley’s statement for money due to him as agent for the War Department, Southwestern Territory, July 1793-June 1794 + receipt for sums received. ADS 1 p. April 30, 1796, fragment of account for clothing delivered to wounded militia man. Signed by David Henley. ADS 1 pc. May 14, 1798, David Henley’s statement for traveling expenses from Tellico to Knox. + whiskey for Hanging Maw to preserve his friendship. ADS 1 pc. May 14, 1796, David Henley’s statement re: traveling...
Dates: 1794-1800

David Henley Waste Book, January 2, 1797-December 31, 1798

Identifier: MSC 0400
Scope and Contents

David Henley Waste Book, January 2, 1797-December 31, 1798. 268 pp. (penciled page numbers ; done prior to receipt by McClung Collection). 1 volume. Original volume.

Dates: 1797-1798

Henry Parker letter to Rev. John D. Wilson, November 25, 1838 (Photocopy).

Identifier: MM.1977.007
Scope and Contents

Henry Parker, Ky., letter to Rev. John D. Wilson, Maryville. November 25, 1838. Re: trip with Indians, probably the Cherokee Removal. (photocopy) 2 copies.

Dates: 1838

Laura E. Luttrell Papers.

Identifier: MSC 0146
Scope and Contents Laura E. Luttrell Papers, gift of Ella Luttrell. Boxes 1-29 located 3rd floor genealogies. 8+ boxes newspaper clippings & 1-box government projects moved to 3rd floor files. Many other items moved into catalogued collection. 3 folders of family charts moved to oversize family charts: Murphy; McCutchen; and Luttrell & McMillan. Collection includes photographs, CDVs, photograph album, 1-box originals, personal and professional papers, and LEL's research note cards. Also, Mary M....
Dates: 1969

Marshall A. Wilson Collection (Gift of Gail Wilson Knoll).

Identifier: MSC 0919
Scope and Contents Marshall A. Wilson Collection: Norris material: Families of Norris Reservoir Area (Author’s original manuscript copy--some photographs different from copy in McClung Collection); Norris area photographs & negatives ; Norris Reservoir Land Map (TVA, July 1936) (Marshall A. Wilson’s copy, hand colored & marked); “Norris Dam At Night” (panoramic photograph by Rell Clements). Tennessee Land Warrants: John and Landon Carter books, 1778-1784 (now published). Researched, abstracted and...
Dates: 1910 - 1972

R. Houston letter to J. C. Calhoun. May 3, 1819 (Photostat)

Identifier: MM.1979.037
Scope and Contents

1926 photostat of May 3, 1819 letter from R. Houston to Secretary of War J. C. Calhoun. 2 pp. Re: Cherokee land claims under new treaty. Photostat has cover letter from E. B. Merritt, Office of Indian Affairs, 1926.

Dates: 1819; 1926

Rhea Alexander Genealogical and Historical Research (mostly Loudon County, Tenn.).

Identifier: MSC 0371
Scope and Contents Loudon County Historian Rhea Alexander’s collection includes correspondence and papers, photographs, research on families of Loudon, Blount, Monroe, Rhea, and Roane counties, Cherokee Indian families and records, typescripts of treaties with the Cherokee, Colony of Virginia Fort, historic buildings, “Beloved Landmarks of Loudon County,” Hiwassee District, Loudon Co. Bicentennial Film, tax lists, Civil War soldiers, Pioneers of Roane County, James Wyly grave, Regent Hiwassee Chapter DAR. Some...
Dates: 1965 - 2005

Robert Houston Papers.

Identifier: MSC 0236
Scope and Contents Papers of Robert Houston of Knox County, Tenn,. Ca. 1793-1878. Includes: 1793, 1794, 1795, 1796 appointments of Robert Houston as Knox County Sheriff, signed by William Blount; pardon for Thomas Nelson, 17--; 1803 John Sevier and Robert Houston account; Stokely Donelson land sale certificate signed by F.A. Ramsey, 1800; Receipt from Andrew Jackson, 1803; note from William Blount, 1793; re: subscription to Knoxville Library, 1795; re: cessions of lands from the Indians, 1819; survey of Indian...
Dates: 1793-1834

Samuel Riley’s testimony, 1807.

Identifier: MM.1981.103
Scope and Contents

August 11, 1807 testimony of Samuel Riley, interpreter, re: disruption by Cherokees of Captain Armistead’s attempt to move prisoner James Chisholm on August 9, 1807. In the Cherokee Nation, near Walker’s Ferry. Mentions Cherokee Samuel Graves, Hanging Maw’s sons Willioa and Tom, James Rogers, Cotiquskee, the Ridge. ADS 2 pp.

Dates: 1807

Solomon Marks bond for Indian trade, July 7, 1791.

Identifier: MM.1995.04
Scope and Contents

Rules, regulations, and restrictions to be observed by Solomon Marks in his trade with the Cherokee Indians...July 7, 1791. ADS 1 pc. + Bond of Solomon Marks, Clayborne Watkins, and James Greenaway, Washington County, Va., for $1,000.00 to the President of the United States, re: Solomon Marks’ license to trade with the Cherokee Indians. ADS 1 pc. July 7, 1791.

Dates: 1791

Thomas Legion (Cherokee Indians in the Confederate Army)

Identifier: QSPC 2014.004
Scope and Contents Thomas Legion (Cherokee Indians in the Confederate Army). Banner: Cherokee Veteran Indians of Thomas Legion 69 N.C. Rec Sou-Noo-Kee Camp. Copy photograph + caption + Hymn to the Great Smokies by Eva Plamondon Boyd and Margaret Stringfield. All three items glued to board backing. 10 x 16” . 1 pc. The following caption was under the image: Above is shown the last photograph ever taken of the remaining members of the famous Thomas Legion, composed of Cherokee Indians in the Confederate Army....
Dates: 1903

Thos. Calhoon (Calhoun?) letter to Rev. Robert Bell. April 25, 1825.

Identifier: MM.2000.015
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April 25, 1825, letter from Thos. Calhoon (Calhoun?), Wilson County, to Rev. Robert Bell, Cherokee Nation, Charity Hall. ALS 1 p. Re: Bro. Guthrie at Calhoon’s house; wife sending Bell a jacket; “...hope you will have stars in your crown from the heathen work.”

Dates: 1825

William Ballard Lenoir Papers.

Identifier: MSC 0011
Scope and Contents Papers of William Ballard Lenoir (1775-1852), merchant, farmer, justice of the peace. Moved with wife Elizabeth Avery Lenoir to land grant in Roane County, Tenn. Built the Lenoir Inn there, and had a farm, general store, cotton factory, and flour mill. Papers include personal and business correspondence re: family in Tennessee and North Carolina; bills; accounts; deeds. Some letters have typed transcriptions. Topics include Lenoir family; Cherokee Indian removal to Oklahoma, 1838; business,...
Dates: 1798-1882

William Cocke, attorney. Bond of Solomon Marks, Claiburn Dothens(?), and James Greenway. Re: trading with [Cherokee] Indians. 179_).

Identifier: MM.2000.001
Scope and Contents

February Term, 1792(?) (1799?), Washington District, Superior Court, Territory of the United States South of the River Ohio. $1,000.00 bond to be collected from Solomon Marks (seller identified name as ‘Harke’). Claiburn [sic.] Dothens(?) (seller identified name as ‘Walker’); and James Greenway. For violating rules of trade with the [Cherokee] Indians, selling them ‘prohibited commodities.’ ADS 2 pp. (1 pc.). Signed by William Cocke.

Dates: 1790s

William H. Crawford letters, 1816.

Identifier: MM.1981.131 a&b
Scope and Contents MM.1981.131 a contains the seven original letters. January 27, May 20, May 24, June 4, June 19 and July 5, 1816, letters from William H. Crawford, Department of War, Washington, D. C., to Major General Andrew Jackson, Nashville, Tenn. ALS 6 letters. April 16, 1816 letter from Wm. H. Crawford, Dept. of War, to General William Cocke, Agent of the Chickasaw Nation. ALS 1 p. MM.1981.131 b contains two sets of transcriptions of the letters. Re: removal of intruders on Indian lands; boundary...
Dates: 1816

Willie Blount Papers, 1801-1815.

Identifier: MSC 0132
Scope and Contents Thirty-one documents from the Willie Blount Papers. No date, 1801-1815. Willie Blount (1768-1835) was Governor of Tennessee from 1809-1815. Correspondents include: Andrew Jackson, John Hutchins, Henry Dearborn, R. J. Meigs, Glass (Cherokee Chief), John Sevier, Archibald Roane, Major Lovely, James [Frimble], Robert Hoyle, [Josiah] Meigs, Willie Blount, Judge Locke of Rutledge, James White. Blount’s correspondence covers 1809-1815, and is primarily with R. J. Meigs, Agent of the Highwassee...
Dates: 1801-1815