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This folder houses three account books containing lists of financial transactions. The two smaller books have notes about Wm Co, the smaller with entries in $100 increments and the larger only half full. The largest book has entries about livestock, cotton, and other agricultural transactions.
This collection houses manuscripts, correspondence, photographs, cassette tapes, videotapes, trial transcripts, and other materials documenting Alex Haley's literary career. Of particular interest are those materials showing Haley's Roots and the subsequent plagiarism trials related to the book.
This collection houses personal and professional correspondence documenting Campbell Wallace's involvement with insurance and property, requests for financial aid, references, verification of character, financial backing, railroads, private businesses, and stock companies.
This collection contains a lithograph document compiled by Captain William E. Merrill in 1864 featuring records of bridges and tunnels along the railway between Georgia and Tennessee.
This circular provides “facts and figures showing why the voters of Knox County should vote for the subscription of $100,000 at the election, Saturday, October 29.” Specifically, it lists the assessed valuation for each district in Knox County and compares the needed tax to the potential gains in markets and other value.
Charles Watts wrote this letter to his sister, Helen M. Watts, from Nashville, Tennessee on October 11, 1813. In it, he describes his journey from Lexington to Nashville (including a saltpeter cave he visited and his meeting with Lorenzo Dow), responds to news that Helen Watts sent in her last letter, and asks after his family and friends.
Commission for Ascertaining and Adjusting the Boundary Line Between the States of Virginia and Tennessee
This collection consists of one handwritten document from 1804 by William Maclin pertaining to the boundary line between Virginia and Tennessee. It also includes a handwritten letter signed by John Sevier on July 11, 1804 confirming the validity of Maclin's document. Typed transcripts of both documents are also included.
This two page report, written by a select committee of the 1st session of the 18th Congress on February 24, 1824, discusses Willie Blount's claim for reimbursement of monies borrowed on behalf of Tennessee during the War of 1812.
This collection houses 7 manuscript notebooks containing survey and engineering data.
The East Tennessee and Virginia Railroad Records Collection contains letters, legal papers, and receipts which document the development of a railroad connection between Knoxville and Virginia. Much of the material deals with a lawsuit for non-payment between the railroad and Jesse Crouch of Washington County, Tenn.
This collection contains documents from the Office of East Tennessee & Virginia Rail Road Company in 1854. Included is a dray ticket, a letter to James L. Coile and sons about money owed for shares of stock in the company, and copy of a resolution to the Board of Directors regarding stock money collection arrangements.
In a March 5, 1856 letter to his father in Chaplin, Conn., G. W. Young of Clarksville, Tenn. writes of the area's agricultural practices as well as the influence of a new railroad on coal mining and prices.
This collection houses financial papers, correspondence, land grants, and other materials documenting the Lenoir family of East Tennessee and North Carolina. These items describe the family's involvement with land in North Carolina and Tennessee, slavery, manufacturing, and the Confederate States of America.
This bill of lading indicates that J. L. Moore consigned 10 bales of cotton to Fowlkes & Co. in Memphis, Tennessee at Loone's Station.
This bond lists Nathan Southern, Hilary Hurst, and Joseph Lawhorn as indebted to the State of Tennessee in the amount of $50.00 each to secure the appearance of Anderson, an enslaved person, before the court on December 19, 1856 to face a misdemeanor charge.
This collection consists of a print of a sketch of William Blount etched by Albert Rosenthal in 1888.
This collection contains one letter written by Samuel Tate to an associate by the last name Gill about the Memphis and Charleston Railroad.
This bill of sale documents an 1846 transaction between Stephen B. Jones of Mississippi and John W. Dillahoy of Tennessee in which Jones sold Dillahoy six enslaved people for $1800.00. The people sold were Claborn and Mary, an enslaved couple with two children, Billy and Peter, and a Native American woman named Mary and her son, Daniel. They were sold on June 25th, 1846 in Lafayette County, Mississippi.
- Tennessee -- History -- 19th century. 11
- Railroads -- Tennessee -- History -- 19th century. 8
- Slavery -- Tennessee -- History -- 19th century. 3
- Agriculture -- Tennessee -- History -- 19th century. 2
- Railroads -- Georgia -- History -- 19th century. 2
- Railroads -- Virginia -- History -- 19th century. 2
- Tennessee -- History -- 20th century. 2
- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 2
- Account books -- Tennessee. 1
- African American authors. 1
- African Americans -- Tennessee -- History. 1
- Artists -- United States. 1
- Coal mines and mining -- Tennessee. 1
- Governors -- Tennessee. 1
- Indians of North America -- Relocation. 1
- Johnson, Andrew, 1808-1875 -- Bibliography. 1
- Johnson, Andrew, 1808-1875 -- Correspondence. 1
- Johnson, Andrew, 1808-1875 -- Impeachment. 1
- Knoxville (Tenn.) -- Commerce. 1
- Legal documents -- Tennessee. 1
- Nashville (Tenn.) 1
- Politicians -- Tennessee. 1
- Presidents -- Assassination -- United States. 1
- Presidents -- United States -- Biography. 1
- Railroads 1
- Railroads -- Employees. 1
- Railroads -- Mississippi. 1
- Railroads -- Southern States. 1
- Railroads -- Tennessee. 1
- Railroads -- United States. 1
- Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877). 1
- Slave trade -- United States -- History. 1
- Slavery -- Southern States. 1
- Slavery -- Tennessee -- Claiborne County. 1
- Tennessee -- Commerce. 1
- Tennessee -- Description and travel. 1
- Tennessee -- Genealogy. 1
- Tennessee -- History -- 18th century. 1
- Tennessee -- History -- Anecdotes. 1
- Tennessee -- History -- Sources. 1
- Tennessee. General Assembly. House of Representatives. 1
- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Engineering and construction. 1
- United States -- History -- War of 1812. 1
- United States -- Politics and government -- 1849-1877. 1
- United States. Army of the Cumberland. 1
- United States. Congress -- History -- 19th century. 1
- University of Tennessee, Knoxville -- History. 1
- Virginia -- History -- 1775-1865. 1
- Washington County (Tenn.) -- Genealogy. 1
- Washington County (Tenn.) -- History. 1 ∧ less