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James K. Polk Note

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2258

In a September 5, 1846 note, President James K. Polk announces the assignment of Lieutenant Thomas Brounell to inspection duty for steam ships that the government contracted through Edward Mills for mail carrying.

Dates

  • 1846 September 5

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 the Special Collections Library.

Extent

0.1 Linear Feet

Abstract

In a September 5, 1846 note, President James K. Polk announces the assignment of Lieutenant Thomas Brounell to inspection duty for steam ships that the government contracted through Edward Mills for mail carrying.

Biographical/Historical Note

James K. Polk (1795-1849) served seven terms in Congress (1825-1839), one term as governor of Tennessee (1839-1841), and one term as U. S. President (1845-1849).Polk was born November 2, 1795 in Pineville, Mecklenburg County, North Carolina and died June 15, 1849 in Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee.

Arrangement

Collection consists of a single folder.

Acquisition Note

This collection was purchased by Special Collections in March 2004.

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