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Box 1


Contains 18 Results:

Letter, Nancy Park in Galleighan, Ireland to James Park in Knoxville, Tenn., 1803 May 30

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 1, item: 1
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Nancy Park sends family news from Ireland to her son.

Dates: 1803 May 30

Letter, Willie Blount in Knoxville, Tenn. to William Park in Nashville, Tenn., 1803 July 29

 File — Box: 1, item: 3
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Blount reports that the Court of Dyer [?] has dismissed without acting because in the court's opinion their commission gave them no power. He also sends word that William's brother suggests he leave the store he has put in order for Joseph Park in the hands of William Campbell and return to Knoxville.

Dates: 1803 July 29

Letter, James M. White in Herculanium to Moses White in Knoxville, Tenn., 1817 April 3

 File — Box: 1, item: 6
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White tells of trouble encountered traveling from Knoxville to Mine Sheboleth on the Mississippi River and of his approval of Major B. Smyth, for whom he will be working.

Dates: 1817 April 3

Letter, Gavid Pease in Washington, D.C. to William and James Park in Knoxville, Tenn., 1823 January 31

 File — Box: 1, item: 8
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Requests the Parks forward the judgment against D. W. Haley. Says he will give $1000 (half the judgment) to the person to whom they forward it.

Dates: 1823 January 31

Letter, H. L. White in Knoxville, Tenn. to D. A. Sherman in Knoxville, Tenn., 1824 July 20

 File — Box: 1, item: 9
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Reports paying $3 to the American Colonization Society as a donation from Wm. Deadrick. Says he sent the requested copy of the judgment of a Supreme Court case to Wm. Park for use by the board of East Tennessee College. Says he will not be available for employment by the board to represent it before the Supreme Court because he will not be in Washington at that time.

Dates: 1824 July 20

Letter, Luke Lea in Washington, D.C. to James Park in Knoxville, Tenn., 1830 April 20

 File — Box: 1, item: 11
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Expresses surprise that Park has not received more letters from him. Discusses election in Virginia and mentions that he expects Wm. Park to stop in Washington in route to Tennessee from Philadelphia.

Dates: 1830 April 20

Letter, Luke Lea in Washington, D.C. to James Park in Knoxville, Tenn., 1837 January 29

 File — Box: 1, item: 15
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Congratulates Park on Eliza's marriage to Charles H. Coffin. Talks about an investigation being conducted by the House and Pres. Jackson's reaction to it.

Dates: 1837 January 29

Letter, William Park in Franklin, Tenn. to James Park in Knoxville, Tenn., 1837 June 28

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 2, item: 1
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Discusses crops around Franklin, prevailing sickness, and the gubernatorial election.

Dates: 1837 June 28

Ledger and Bank Drafts, 1854 February 3-1874 May 1

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 3, item: 1
Scope and Contents Note From the Collection:

This collection houses correspondence, ledgers, and bank records documenting the lives of several members of the Park family in Knoxville, Tennessee and Galleighan, Ireland. Among the topics discussed are family news, national politics, and land holdings that the Parks are renting out.

Dates: 1854 February 3-1874 May 1