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Bedford County Petition to the Tennessee Constitutional Convention

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1190
Abstract

This petition, submitted to the Tennessee Constitutional Convention by a group of citizens from Bedford County, asks that body to "insert a clause in the revized or amended Constitution of this State, affecting the gradual emancipation of Slaves, so that it shall be a free state against the year 1866."

Dates: circa 1834

Duggan & Moon Account Book

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1581
Abstract

This collection consists of one account book belonging to Duggan & Moon of Unionville, Tennessee. The account entries are dated from 1860-1876. A latter portion of the book was used to document an annual reunion (including names of attendees and minutes) of the pupils of W. E. Thompson in Unionville from 1927-1938.

Dates: 1860-1876, 1927-1938

John H. Kain Ledger

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0617
Abstract

This collection contains a ledger book belong to John H. Kain, a resident of Shelbyville, Tennessee. The dates of the ledger range from 1828 to 1848.

Dates: 1828-1848

Petition to Abolish Slavery

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1204
Abstract

This petition asks the Tennessee Legislature to pass a law that will free the state's enslaved peoples and their descendants. The petition is signed by 75 residents of Bedford County, Tennessee.

Dates: circa 1830

Third Army Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0762
Abstract

This collection includes photographs of the Third Army (U.S. Army) in Tennessee. Towns depicted include Shelbyville and Haley, Bedford County, Tenn. The photographs are of maneuvers, soldiers, and the Army’s camp, dated 1941.

Dates: 1941

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