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Confederate History of Hawkins County, Tennessee

Identifier: MS-0209

This collection consists of a typescript copy of the essay Confederate History of Hawkins County, Tennessee.

Dates: undated

H. G. Wax Letter

Identifier: MS-0761

This collection includes a letter written by H. G. Wax to ‘Cousin App.' It is dated February 25, 1865 and from Mill Bend located in Hawkins County, Tennessee.

Dates: 1865 February 25

Hamilton District Superior Court Writs

Identifier: MS-1191
Abstract This collection includes two writs addressed to the Sheriff of Hawkins County, Tennessee, and are signed by Frances A. Ramsey, clerk of the Superior Court. The first document requires the Sheriff to collect the Eight Dollars and Fifty Nine Cents and One Tenth of a cent of court costs and charges that Samuel Smith still owes Anne Smith. The second writ instructs him to collect the Twenty Five Dollars and Forty Two Cents and two thirds that Thomas Eldridge recovered from Thomas King in court...
Dates: 1797 October 10

Henry Huddle Letters

Identifier: MS-1421

Henry Huddle wrote the majority of the letters in this collection to his cousin, Isaac N. Huddle, between October 20, 1871 and April 13, 1877. In them, he discusses his move to Hawkins County, Tennessee, purchasing a farm and a home, his crops, local events, his family's health, and the settling of various debts. N. B. Studebaker wrote the final letter to Isaac Huddle on October 30, 1885 to request that Huddle ship two crates of cabbage and to ask after Huddle's family.

Dates: 1871 October 20-1877 April 13, 1885 October 30

Robert Taylor Lee, Jr. Papers

Identifier: MS-3002

This collection consists of genealogical information documenting John Lee, Esquire of Johnston County, North Carolina and his son Captain Thomas Lee of Hawkins County, Tennessee.

Dates: circa 1916-1996 (bulk 1969-1996)

"The Beals of Hawkins County, Tennessee and Related Lines of Bertram (Portrum), Bogar, Booth, Kuefer (Kiefer) and Lilburn"

Identifier: MS-0730

In this manuscript, Dixie Lee McCrary enumerates some of John Nicholas Beal's descendants, focusing primarily on Beal's son, also named John, who settled in Hawkins County, Tennessee in the early 1900s. McCrary draws on public and church records from Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, and Tennessee and includes photocopies of some of these documents in her final work. This manuscript was later published as The Beals of Hawkins County.

Dates: 1972

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