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Sarah E. M. McClung Letter and Receipts

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3645

This collection includes a letter to Sarah E. M. McClung in Huntsville, Alabama, from her friend F. Taylor, a widow staying in Yorkville, dated October 1827. It also includes three receipts, one signed by Daniel Mitchell on November 9, 1819 for $9 paid by J. W. McClung for keeping house; one signed by Rufin Morgan on November 26, 1821 for $116.57 from the lawsuit of James Gillespie; and one signed by Sarah A. H. White on December 9, 1847 for $50 from Ruffin Coleman for some business with her husband, Chilion White.

Dates

  • 1819 November 9-1847 December 9

Language

The material in this collection is in English.

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 collection includes a letter to Sarah E. M. McClung in Huntsville, Alabama, from her friend F. Taylor, a widow staying in Yorkville, dated October 1827. It also includes three receipts, one signed by Daniel Mitchell on November 9, 1819 for $9 paid by J. W. McClung for keeping house; one signed by Rufin Morgan on November 26, 1821 for $116.57 from the lawsuit of James Gillespie; and one signed by Sarah A. H. White on December 9, 1847 for $50 from Ruffin Coleman for business with her husband, Chilion White.

Biographical/Historical Note

Sarah Elizabeth Mitchell McClung was born circa 1802 to David Brydie Mitchell (1766-1837), a governor of Georgia, and Jane Russell Mills Mitchell (1774-1847). Sarah married James White McClung (1798-1848), son of Colonel Charles McClung (1761-1835) of Knoxville, on April 29, 1823 and they had four children. She died on May 25, 1833 in Madison County, Alabama.

Arrangement

This collection consists of a single folder.

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