19th and 20th Century Letters and Documents
This collection features a number of letters, legal documents, receipts, photographs and other papers from the second half of the 19th century through the first quarter of the 20th century. The correspondence contains a letter in German dated 1858, as well as more local materials from Nashville and Memphis, Tennessee. Among the legal documents are a deed of land purchase from Arkansas, a deed of purchase for a cemetery plot in Pennsylvania, and a teacher's license for Erle Drake in Miller County, Ga. The folder labeled Other Papers contains some handwritten notes, a list of the men in the 17th Tennessee Regiment, Company H, and part of a handwritten sermon from 1836. Two of the photographs in this collection are labeled Dora Hunt on the verso. Also included are the photograph of an unidentified woman and a tintype of a man. The last folder contains deposit slips, a McMinnville tax receipt from 1898, and three loan slips.
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0.1 Linear Feet (5 folders)
This collection features a number of letters, legal documents, receipts, photographs, and other papers from the second half of the 19th century through the first quarter of the 20th century.
No biographical information is available.
Collection consists of five folders.
These materials were purchased by Special Collections in August 1991.