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George Farragut Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2406

The George Farragut Papers, 1797, contain legal documents related to a case between Farragut and John Hagey in Knox County court.

Dates

  • 1797

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

The George Farragut Papers, 1797, contain legal documents related to a case between Farragut and John Hagey in Knox County court.

Biographical/Historical Note

George Farragut, the father of Admiral David G. Farragut, was born in Minorca, Spain, on September 29, 1755. Farragut served in the Revolutionary War as well as the Indian campaigns of 1813-1814. He, his wife Elizabeth, and his five children lived in Knoxville from the late 1790s until 1806, at which time they moved to Louisiana where Farragut served as a sailing master in the Navy.

Arrangement

Collection consists of a single folder.

Acquisition Note

This collection was purchased by Special Collections in July 2000.

Repository Details

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

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