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Henry Huddle Letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1421

Henry Huddle wrote the majority of the letters in this collection to his cousin, Isaac N. Huddle, between October 20, 1871 and April 13, 1877. In them, he discusses his move to Hawkins County, Tennessee, purchasing a farm and a home, his crops, local events, his family's health, and the settling of various debts. N. B. Studebaker wrote the final letter to Isaac Huddle on October 30, 1885 to request that Huddle ship two crates of cabbage and to ask after Huddle's family.

Dates

  • 1871 October 20-1877 April 13, 1885 October 30

Conditions Governing Access

Collections are stored offsite, and a minimum of 2 business days are needed to retrieve these items for use. Researchers interested in consulting any of the collections are advised to contact Special Collections.

Conditions Governing Use

The copyright interests in this collection remain with the creator. For more information, contact Special Collections.

Extent

0.1 Linear Feet (1 folder)

Abstract

Henry Huddle wrote the majority of the letters in this collection to his cousin, Isaac N. Huddle, between October 20, 1871 and April 13, 1877. In them, he discusses his move to Hawkins County, Tennessee, purchasing a farm and a home, his crops, local events, his family's health, and the settling of various debts. N. B. Studebaker wrote the final letter to Isaac Huddle on October 30, 1885 to request that Huddle ship two crates of cabbage and to ask after Huddle's family.

Biographical/Historical Note

Henry Huddle was born in 1822 in Virginia. He married Polly Matilda Etter (1828-1892) in Wythe County, Virginia on May 18, 1852, and the couple had six children: Pearson Floyd (1853-1930), Joseph Francis Marion (1855-1903), Elizabeth Catherine (Huddle) Roller (1856-1938), Virginia Clementine (Huddle) Wolford (1858-1923), Caroline Buchannan (Huddle) Spahr (1859-1935), and Jefferson Davis (1861-1932). Henry Huddle died in Sullivan County, Tennessee in 1893 and is buried in the Morrison Chapel Cemetery.

Arrangement

This collection consists of a single folder.

Acquisition Note

Special Collections purchased these letters in March of 1987.

Repository Details

Part of the Betsey B. Creekmore Special Collections and University Archives, University of Tennessee, Knoxville Repository

Contact:
University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Knoxville TN 37996 USA
865-974-4480