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Stephen B. Jones Bill of Sale

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2722
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1846

Tennessee Documents Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2200
Abstract

This collection contains over 100 legal and government documents from the late 18th century through the late 19th century from across Tennessee. Included are court documents, warrants, bonds, indentures, receipts, bills, and more. Around half of the documents are from the Knox County area while the remaining represent counties and areas across the state.

Dates: 1783 October 8-1889 October 31

Tennessee Historical Society Newsclippings

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1614
Abstract

This collection consists of newspaper clippings advertising the meetings of the Tennessee Historical Society from August to October 1859.

Dates: 1859 August-October

Tennessee Senate Bill for Sinking Fund

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3591
Abstract

This bill, no. 76, was introduced by Landon C. Haynes in order to provide for a Sinking Fund to be used to reduce the state's debt. It has three sections, the first establishing the sinking fund and its funding. The second section explains that the funds will be paid to the Bank of Tennessee for the purchase of state bonds. The third calls for the Bank to provide a report to each session of the General Assembly.

Dates: 1847 November 30

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Railroads -- Virginia -- History -- 19th century. 2
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Account books -- Tennessee. 1
African American authors. 1
African Americans -- Tennessee -- History. 1
Artists -- United States. 1
Baptists -- Tennessee -- Clergy. 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
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Railroads -- Mississippi. 1
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Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877). 1
Rutherford County (Tenn.) -- History. 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 -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 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
Veterans -- Confederate States of America. 1
Virginia -- History -- 1775-1865. 1
Washington County (Tenn.) -- Genealogy. 1
Washington County (Tenn.) -- History. 1
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