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John Crozier/L. B. True/Levi Truehitt Correspondence

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Identifier: MS-2437

This collection, the John Crozier/L. B. True/Levi Truehitt Correspondence, 1848, consists of one sheet of paper containing two separate letters regarding the pension claim of a Mrs. Jamison: one note from L. B. True to John Crozier (dated January 7, 1848) and a second from Crozier to Levi Truehitt (dated January 8, 1848). In the first letter, L. B. True of the pension office in Washington, D.C. tells John Crozier in D.C. about not being able to locate the name of Mr. Jamison in muster rolls. In the second, Crozier informs Levi Truehitt about L. B. True's response and asks for another man, Mr. Edwards, to help. An envelope addressed to Truehitt in Cleveland, Tenn. is also included.

See also the Ramsey Family Papers in MS.253. Crozier was brother of Margaret Barton Crozier Ramsey, and there are several letters to or from him in this collection.

Dates

  • 1848 January 7-1848 January 8

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Extent

0.1 Linear Feet

Abstract

This collection, the John Crozier/L. B. True/Levi Truehitt Correspondence, 1848, consists of one sheet of paper containing two separate letters regarding the pension claim of a Mrs. Jamison: one note from L. B. True to John Crozier and a second from Crozier to Levi Truehitt.

Biographical/Historical Note

Col. John Hervey Crozier was born in Knoxville, Tenn., on February 10, 1812. He graduated from the University of Tennessee at Knoxville in 1829. At the lawfirm of Cornick & Crozier in Knoxville, he practiced law. From 1837 to 1839, he belonged to the State House of Representatives. In 1845 Crozier became a member of Congress for two terms, serving as chairman as Committee on Expenditures in the Department of War. He was also president of the Knoxville and Kentucky Railroad and on the board of trustees for (now Old) Gray Cemetery in 1950. He returned to practicing law in Knoxville, until his retirement in 1866, at which point he persued literary and historical research. He died on October 25, 1889, in Knoxville, Tenn., where he is also buried.

No information could be located on L. B. True or Levi Truehitt.

Arrangement

Collection consists of a single folder.

Acquisition Note

Collection was purchased in August 1994.

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