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Levi Hewhitt and William Hunt Petition to the Confederate Court of Tennessee

Identifier: MS-2660

This collection consists of a legal petition for a Writ of Habeas Corpus for two men, Levi Hewhitt and William Hunt, written on December 8, 1861 in Davidson County, Tenn., to The Honorable West H. Humphreys, a Confederate court judge.

Dates: 1861 December 8

Lucinda Granny White Property Deed

Identifier: MS-2354

The collection contains the original deed for the land on which Lucinda Granny White operated a tavern beginning in 1803.

Dates: 1803 January 22

Lucius Brown Journal

Identifier: MS-2421

This daily journal of Lucius Polk Brown was written in every day of 1921 and contains detailed information of his daily routines, his work, the trips he took, and operation of his several farms in Spring Hill and the Nashville area of Tennessee.

Dates: 1921

Lucius P. Brown Herd Records

Identifier: MS-0628

This collection houses 21 volumes documenting the activities of Lucius Polk Brown's Ewell Farm and Spring Hill Plantation between 1856 and 1916.

Dates: 1856-1916

Morris Shean/Tennessee Militia Documents

Identifier: MS-2808

Collection consists of four early militia documents from the Nashville area. Dated 1793 and 1794, the documents record the actions of Morris Shean, a soldier in Captain Joseph McElwrath's Company of Militia.

Dates: 1793-1794

Paul F. Tavel Account Book

Identifier: MS-1365

This collection consists of a small bound notebook kept by Paul F. Tavel containing financial records for his bookbinding business from 1861 to 1864 in and around Davidson County, Tennessee.

Dates: 1861-1864

R. L. Co. Sales Ledger

Identifier: MS-3484

This sales ledger records the transactions of lumber company R. L. and Co. between 1905 February 23 and 1906 February 15. Each record includes the names of the customers, the items they purchased, and the applicable prices.

Dates: 1905 February 23-1906 February 15

Sallie Morgan House Notebook

Identifier: MS-1363

Sallie Morgan House Ewin used this notebook to record the song lyrics to popular songs in the American South during the time of the Civil War, as well as some of her own notes.

Dates: circa 1863-1867

Spence Family Ledger and Diary

Identifier: MS-1925
Abstract Collection contains a bound notebook used by the Spence family from 1813-1862. Half of the book is a ledger for Porter & Spence, a Nashville company partly owned by John Spence. The ledger contains receipts, copies of invoices, and a comprehensive inventory of merchandise for the company from 1813-1821. Later, after John passed away, the back portion of the book was used by John's widow, Rebecca, as a diary from 1833-1862. Rebecca wrote poetry and also documented her expenses in a...
Dates: 1813-1862