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Andrew Jackson Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2173
Abstract

In a letter dated March 22, 1829, Andrew Jackson writes from Washington, D.C. to William Donelson concerning Andrew Jackson Hutchings, a ward of Jackson and his wife Rachel.

Dates: 1829 March 22

Andrew Jackson Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2230
Abstract

In a November 16, 1844 letter to Elizabeth Donelson, former President Andrew Jackson writes that the bill of Major Andrew Jackson Donelson, Jackson's adopted nephew and private secretary, has been paid and cancelled.

Dates: 1844 November 16

Andrew Jackson Letter to George Graham

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0755
Abstract

This collection includes a two-page handwritten letter from Andrew Jackson to George Graham. The letter is dated May 13, 1817 and is noted as being written from the Division of the South headquarters in Nashville, Tennessee. A typed transcription is also included.

Dates: 1817 May 13

Andrew Jackson Letter Transcript

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1820
Abstract

This collection contains the transcription of a letter written to President James Monroe by General Andrew Jackson in January of 1815. The document contains Jackson's description of the Battle of New Orleans, including Jackson's narrative timeline, the number of dead and wounded (on both sides), and atmosphere of the battle. The original letter was written in 1815, but it is unknown when this copy was transcribed.

Dates: 1815

Andrew Jackson Letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1515
Abstract

This is a collection of letters written by Andrew Jackson between 1812 and 1826.

Dates: 1812-1826

Andrew Johnson Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2213
Abstract

Andrew Johnson, then serving in the U. S. House of Representatives, writes from Elizabethton, Tenn., to his son-in-law David T. Patterson on July 10, 1845, describing the political scene and campaigning action in East Tennessee.

Dates: 1845 July 10

Andrew Johnson Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3798
Abstract

Four page personal correspondence between Andrew Johnson and his son, Robert Johnson, dated February 7, 1859 from Washington City.

Dates: 1859 February 7

Andrew Johnson Letter to E. M. Stanton

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0930
Abstract

Andrew Johnson wrote this letter to E. M. Stanton while the latter was serving as Secretary of War in order to commend his friend Edward Hazzard East to him.

Dates: 1865 June 20

Andrew Johnson Letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0763
Abstract

This collection includes two letters written by Andrew Johnson. The letters are dated March 3, 1863 and February 4, 1865 and are written from Nashville, Tennessee.

Dates: 1863 March 3, 1865 February 4

Andrew Johnson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3006
Abstract The first document in this collection is a reproduction of an 1835 contract of indentured servitude establishing that Alexander Morehead will work in Johnson's Greeneville, Tennessee tailor shop while Johnson is in Nashville. The second document is an 1866 letter from the Secretary of the Navy requesting money to defray travel expenses that Johnson has incurred. The final document is an 1867 letter from Johnson's office to the Secretary of State transmitting a proposed itinerary for the...
Dates: 1835, 1866-1867

Andrew Johnson Promissory Note

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3681
Abstract

The document is a promissory note from John Willhoit to Andrew Johnson for $5.00 and received by Johnson on January 6, 1841.

Dates: 1841

Arthur Whyte Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1220
Abstract

In this letter to an otherwise unidentified Simpson, Arthur Whyte discusses a multi-volume book that he has recently completed.

Dates: undated

Asa M. Weston Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2965
Abstract

In this letter to his sister, Asa M. Weston discusses being close to Knoxville and President Lincoln's call for more draftees.

Dates: 1864 February 18

Auguste Davezac Letter to James K. Polk

 Collection
Identifier: MS-4012
Abstract

This collections contains a letter written April 20, 1845, and sent to Washington by Auguste Davezac to President James K. Polk. Davezac recommends that President Polk appoint P. J. Sullivan to the State Department.

Dates: 1845 April 20

B. F. Sherman Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2159
Abstract

This collection consists of a receipt for corn and horses delivered to the 10th Michigan Cavalry in January of 1864 during the Knoxville Campaign.

Dates: 1865 July 2

Benjamin F. Wright Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3475
Abstract

Benjamin F. Wright wrote this letter describing encounters with Confederate sharpshooters near Bridgeport, Tennessee on March 12, 1864.

Dates: 1864 March 12

Benton L. Thompson Siege of Knoxville Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3005
Abstract

This Civil War letter was written by Benton L. Thompson of the Union Army, and contains general details of his journey to Knoxville, Tennessee by railway and by foot for the Siege of Knoxville.

Dates: 1863 November 22

Bill for Education

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3159
Abstract

A handwritten bill dated 1830 between Ezekiel Fuller and Dr. Peterson Elder in regards to the tuition for Fuller's son Arthur in the amount of $2.50.

Dates: 1830

C. A. Harris Letter to James K. Polk

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1861
Abstract

In this letter, Harris asks Polk to send him the names of anyone he would like invited to an upcoming Medical Board so that the appropriate invitations can be mailed.

Dates: circa 1836 February 12

C. Perry Goodrich Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3241
Abstract

C. Perry Goodrich of the 1st Wisconsin Cavalry wrote this letter from a camp near Kingston, Tennessee on December 12, 1863. In it, he discusses Longstreet's clash with Burnside in the Knoxville campaign and mentions rumors that are circulating, including one stating that Gen. Crook with the 2nd Div. Cav. has defeated the Rebel Gen. Wheeler.

Dates: 1863 December 12

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