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Archibald D. Paul Diaries

Identifier: MS-1081

This collection consists of two handwritten diaries belonging to Archibald D. Paul with daily recordings of his activity on his farm between 1834 and 1864.

Dates: 1834-1864

George D. Barnes Collection on Rhea County

Identifier: MS-0019

This collection contains marriage bonds, land deeds, and other legal documents of Rhea County, Tennessee, dating from 1785 to 1893.

Dates: 1785-1893

Rhea County Land Records

Identifier: MS-0533

This manuscript is composed of eight typed pages of land ownership records for Washington and Southern Liberties, Tennessee dating from 1813 to 1860. Also included are three pages of sketched plat maps and one page regarding Mrs. Martha Gist's death in 1831. Mrs. C. P. (Virginia) Kelley transcribed all of these records in 1966 and indicated the source of each item (including newspaper articles, deed indices, and tax lists) at the beginning of the relevant section.

Dates: 1813-1860, 1966 December 27

Rhea County Tax List Collection

Identifier: MS-0643

This collection houses tax lists, summons, warrants, lists, notes, deeds, wills, and inventories documenting the history of Rhea County, Tennessee.

Dates: 1808-1853

Rhea County (Tenn.) Luminary Baptist Church Minute Book

Identifier: MS-0185

This collection consists of a book of minutes for meetings of the Luminary Baptist Church (Rhea County, Tenn.) from 1819-1839.

Dates: 1819-1839

"Rhea Springs" by Amanda Neal Wheelock

Identifier: MS-0341

This collection includes a single typed manuscript, "Rhea Springs," written by Amanda Neal Wheelock. In the thirty-two page document, Wheelock details the cultural history of Rhea Springs, Tennessee, as remembered by the author. Heavily focusing on the Rhea Springs Church, she also describes its congregation and their individual lives, which paints a detailed picture of the people and life of Rhea Springs.

Dates: circa 1930

Richard Green Waterhouse Journals

Identifier: MS-0918
Abstract This collection consists of photocopied transcriptions of a journal, a memorandum book, various letters, and legal papers kept by Richard Green Waterhouse as well as genealogical information collected by his granddaughter, Alice Waterhouse. In addition to recording his activities, Waterhouse's journals include poems, financial transactions, essays, recipes for dyes and liquors, and occasional inventories of his assets. The genealogical materials include sketches of family members and...
Dates: 1795-1902

Thomas Stringfield Letter

Identifier: MS-1945
Abstract Reverend Thomas Stringfield wrote this letter to Reverend J. C. Bingham and Dr. Noah Levings from Bean's Station (Grainger County), Tennessee on April 19, 1846. In it, Stringfield reports on his activities as an itinerant Methodist preacher in East Tennessee and Western North Carolina, including the sermons he has preached, the Bible Societies he has founded, and the Bibles he has distributed in such places as Bean's Station (Tennessee), Asheville (North Carolina), and Jonesboro...
Dates: 1846 April 19