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Carrie S. Hall Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1103
Abstract

This collection is a letter from Carrie S. Hall, addressed to her "Dear Cousin," dated from Knoxville, Tennessee, on March 8, 1897.

Dates: 1897 March 8

D. H. Bales Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1098
Abstract

This collection contains papers relating to schools in Jefferson County, Tennessee.

Dates: 1895-1922

James L. Coile Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1099
Abstract

This collection consist of an assortment of small handwritten notes and records from James L. Coile dated between 1839 and 1902.

Dates: 1839-1902

Jefferson Cate Rejected Ballot

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2363
Abstract

This collection contains the rejected ballot of Jefferson Cate for General Election in the 5th Civil District of Jefferson County, Tenn., and is signed by J. C. Turnley on May 27, 1869.

Dates: 1869 May 27

John and Lou (Franklin) Walters Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0863
Abstract

This collection houses bonds, land deeds, and correspondence documenting John and Lou (Franklin) Walters of Jefferson County, Tennessee.

Dates: 1867 April-1927 September 8 (bulk circa 1880s-1910s)

Joseph W. Headrick Land Grant

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0921
Abstract

This land grant gives Joseph W. Headrick and his heirs a tract of 231 acres in Jefferson County, Tennessee. It includes a handwritten description of the boundaries (surveyed on April 27, 1837) and was witnessed by James K. Polk on November 23, 1839.

Dates: 1839 April 15

Lawson D. Franklin Estate Administration Book

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0397
Abstract

This large, leather-bound ledger records the settlement of Lawson D. Franklin's estate, in the absence of a will. It begins with ten pages setting out the 29 articles of agreement between Franklin's heirs and the two administrators hired to fulfill that agreement and then goes on to provide over 450 pages of documentation covering every step taken by those administrators over the seventeen years required to finish.

Dates: 1861 May 25-1880 May 11

Lawson D. Franklin Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0780
Abstract

This collection houses 303 items documenting Jefferson County, and specifically Lawson D. Franklin and his family, between 1809 and 1874. The majority of the papers, including correspondence, accounts, indentures, plats, records of enslaved persons, and administration of his estate, document Franklin's business dealings.

Dates: 1809-1874

Shepard Inn Register

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0605
Abstract

This collection houses five volumes documenting the guests of Dandridge's Shepard Inn between 1907 and 1928.

Dates: 1907 February 6-1928 July 31

Turnley Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2023
Abstract

The Turnley Collection houses papers dating from 1763 to 1920. These papers document early East Tennessee history (folders 7-10), the daily and business lives of early Tennessee settlers (folders 13-18), Turnley family history (folders 25-26), and George Turnley's estate (folder 27).

Dates: 1763-1920

William B. Carter Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0374
Abstract

This collection consists of a single letter addressed to the County Court of Jefferson County, Tennessee, from William B. Carter.

Dates: 1837 July 24