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Richard Pearson Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0991

This collection consists of a single handwritten letter written by Richard Pearson in 1844. In the letter, Pearson discusses a recent claim by William G. Brownlow about letters from Andrew Jackson.

Dates

  • 1844 July 2

Language

English

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 (1 folder)

Abstract

This collection consists of a single handwritten letter written by Richard Pearson in 1844. In the letter, Pearson discusses a recent claim by William G. Brownlow about letters from Andrew Jackson.

Biographical/Historical Note

Richard Pearson was born on December 17, 1819 to John Mitchell Palmer Pearson (1782-1854) and Jincy Muse (Taylor) Pearson (1789-1825) in McMinnville, Tennessee. He married Nancy C. Locke (1826-1886) in 1851. The couple had three children: Samuel Jones Pearson (1851-1923), Alexander Franklin Pearson (1855-1942), Elsie J. Pearson (1857-1929), and Mary Esther Pearson (1864-1888). Richard Pearson died on December 10th, 1900 and is buried in Greenville, Kentucky.

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