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Tennessee Partial Medical Ledger

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2814

This ledger begins on August 15th, 1827 and consists of thirteen pages -- or twenty six, front to back. A couple of pages have had a portion cut out, which was occasionally done when accounts were settled. The last date is 1837. The ledger was found in a grouping of papers from Wilson and Smith counties (Tenn.) and the among the names which appear on the ledger are Jones Bishop and Joseph Bishop.

Dates

  • 1827-1837

Conditions Governing Access

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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

This ledger begins on August 15th, 1827 and consists of thirteen pages -- or twenty six, front to back. A couple of pages have had a portion cut out, which was occasionally done when accounts were settled. The last date is 1837. The ledger was found in a grouping of papers from Wilson and Smith counties (Tenn.) and the among the names which appear on the ledger are Jones Bishop and Joseph Bishop.

Biographical/Historical Note

Joseph Bishop, born 1770, grew up during the Revolutionary War, which both his father, Jones, and his brother fought in. Bishop was one of the first pioneers in Tennessee and played an important part in creating many Middle Tennessee settlements. As a frontiersman and huntsman he traveled throughout North Carolina and Tennessee during his lifetime.

Arrangement

Collection consists of single folder.

Acquisition Note

Special Collections purchased item on June 2, 2006.

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