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John M. Lea Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3068

This collection consists of a letter from John M. Lea to William G. Brownlow, Governor of Tennessee. Lea briefly introduces his recommendation of H. G. Smith as Judge of the Supreme Court and refers Brownlow to a full letter of recommendation originally enclosed with this letter.

Dates

  • 1868 March 21

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

This collection consists of a letter from John M. Lea to William G. Brownlow, Governor of Tennessee. Lea briefly introduces his recommendation of H. G. Smith as Judge of the Supreme Court and refers Brownlow to a full letter of recommendation originally enclosed with this letter.

Biographical/Historical Note

John McCormick Lea was born in 1818 in Knoxville, Tennessee. He lived most of his life in Nashville, Tennessee, where he practiced law. He served as mayor of Nashville from 1848 to 1850 and was also a circuit judge. He died in Monteagle, Tennessee on September 21, 1903.

Arrangement

Collection consists of a single folder.

Acquisition Note

Collection was purchased by the University of Tennessee Libraries, Knoxville, Special Collections on February 25, 2007.

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