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A single letter, written October 26, 1863, by Alfred Edward Waldo to his parents. In the letter, he details the defense of Knoxville, Tennessee against General James Longstreet's attack as well as writing of his rations and requesting for new clothes.
This collection houses correspondence, invoices, receipts, lease agreements, mortgages, and other materials documenting B. R. Strong's business activities between 1880 and 1918.
This collection houses letters that Betsey Beeler Creekmore wrote to her mother, Betsey (Beeler) Creekmore, between 1934 and 1935. Also included are newspaper clippings documenting the Creekmore family and the history of Knoxville, Tennessee.
This collection includes genealogical information and histories of various Tennessee families. The family surnames include: West, Hadley, Stout, Kelly, and Roberts. The collection also includes a Roberts Family attendee list for Washington Presbyterian Church of Corryton, Knox County, Tennessee. The papers include days of birth and death, titles, and places of residence within the family histories. Family origins and members are also listed in chronological order.
This collection contains seven land deeds and six land grants from Knox County and, specifically, Knoxville, Tennessee. Two of the land grants are signed by governors of Tennessee, William Carroll in 1839 and William B. Campbell in 1852. Another land grant is signed by John Sevier. Two clerks, M. S. Patterson and R. A. Brown signed the Clerk and Master's Deeds.
This collection includes a cash sales account book for the Economy Millwork Manufacturing Company in Vestal, Tennessee from 1828-1829.
This collection is made up of Gray Cemetery's original memorandum of interments covering the years 1851 to 1877. The back portion of the ledger includes a separate list of African Americans that were buried in the cemetery during the same time period.
This collection of tombstone inscriptions was handwritten by Ina Fields Wayland. It is made up of approximately 2100 cards with the tombstone inscriptions from the old Gray Cemetery.
This writ, signed by Francis A. Ramsey, instructs the Sheriff of Jefferson County to bring John Stevenson to the next session of the Tennessee Superior Court (Hamilton District) to be held on April 14, 1795. At the time, Stevenson had not paid the $10.00 in judgment and approximately $21.44 in costs that he owed to James Campbell as a result of a recent court case.
This collection houses 19 scrapbooks assembled by Eleanor Harrison documenting Franklin Delano Roosevelt and his administration, Knoxville and Knox County history, the Blount Mansion, the Daughters of the American Revolution, the United Daughters of the Confederacy, St. John's Episcopal Church, and England's Royal visitors to the United States.
The collection consists of an eight-page document about the history of Methodism in the Corryton community of Knox County, Tennessee.
The legal papers housed in this collection document three lawsuits arising from the dissolution of the Mascot Milling Company in 1894.
In this letter, James C. Luttrell informs Robert Armstrong that he and Thomas Brown have arranged for Luttrell to provide Armstrong with an order for the amount that Luttrell owes on a debt. Armstrong will then give the order to Brown, who will pay the amount indicated. Luttrell had originally borrowed $110.75 and calculates that he still owes Armstrong $63.75.
In this petition to the Knox County Court, James Scott explains how he came to be in debt to Douglas Olliver, declares that he has attempted to repay this obligation, and accuses Olliver of refusing to accept his payment in order to extract a larger settlement. Scott asks that the relevant paperwork be collected and examined at the court's next session so that right may be done. The document is also signed by the court's clerk, Charles McClung.
This drawing documents James White's transfer of a tract of land to his son, Hugh Lawson White, on January 13, 1797. The tract is adjacent to the Holston River and is bisected by Crozier Street and nearby First Creek. It extends approximately 154 poles to the east and 182 poles to the west. The King Wale House and Parks Mill are also indicated. The map's scale is 20 poles to 1 inch.
This collection contains one journal documenting sales and purchases for the Jellico Coal Mining Company of Knoxville, Tennessee from 1909 to 1916.
This collection includes four claims filed by John Baxter Edmondson on June 1, 1868 for compensation as a result of the Confederate Army using his Knox County, Tenn. farm for resources.
- Subject: Knox County (Tenn.). X
- Knox County (Tenn.) -- History. 22
- Knox County (Tenn.). 11
- County courts -- Tennessee. 8
- Knox County (Tenn.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 8
- Court records -- Tennessee -- Knox County. 7
- Knox County (Tenn.) -- Politics and government. 5
- Knoxville (Tenn.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 5
- Knoxville (Tenn.) -- History. 5
- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Correspondence. 5
- Tennessee -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 4
- Knox County (Tenn.) -- Commerce. 3
- Knox County (Tenn.) -- Genealogy. 3
- Legal instruments -- Tennessee. 3
- Account books. 2
- Burial records -- Tennessee -- Knoxville. 2
- Businessmen -- Tennessee. 2
- Cemeteries -- Tennessee -- Knoxville. 2
- Cherokee Indians -- Tennessee. 2
- Correspondence. 2
- Knoxville (Tenn.) 2
- Legal documents -- United States. 2
- Registers of birth, etc. -- Tennessee -- Knox County. 2
- Tennessee -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives. 2
- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives. 2
- African Americans -- Tennessee -- Knoxville. 1
- Anderson County (Tenn.) -- History. 1
- Bail -- Tennessee. 1
- Blount Mansion (Knoxville, Tenn.) 1
- Business -- Tennessee. 1
- Cherokee Indians -- History. 1
- Cherokee Nation. 1
- Civil procedure -- Tennessee. 1
- Coal mines and mining -- Tennessee. 1
- Communicable diseases -- Tennessee. 1
- Deeds -- Tennessee -- Knox County. 1
- Excavations (Archaeology) 1
- Fort Loudon (Tenn. : Fort) 1
- French Broad River (N.C. and Tenn.). 1
- Genealogy -- Charts, diagrams, etc. 1
- Genealogy. 1
- General stores -- Tennessee. 1
- Greene County (Tenn.) -- Commerce. 1
- Gristmills -- Tennessee. 1
- Historians -- United States -- Biography. 1
- Historic preservation -- Tennessee. 1
- Historic sites -- Tennessee. 1
- Judges -- Tennessee. 1
- Knox County (Tenn.) -- Charters. 1
- Knoxville (Tenn.) -- Charters. 1
- Knoxville (Tenn.) -- Commerce. 1
- Knoxville (Tenn.) -- Politics and government. 1
- Knoxville (Tenn.) -- Societies and clubs. 1
- Land grants -- Tennessee. 1
- Land tenure -- Tennessee -- Knox County. 1
- Land titles -- Tennessee. 1
- Landowners -- Tennessee. 1
- Legal documents -- Tennessee. 1
- Legal instruments -- United States. 1
- Madison County (Tenn.) -- History. 1
- Medicine -- Tennessee. 1
- Methodist Church -- Tennessee -- History. 1
- Methodists -- Tennessee. 1
- Military pay 1
- Monroe County (Tenn.) 1
- Morristown (Tenn.) 1
- Public health -- Tennessee. 1
- Public health administration -- Tennessee. 1
- Rhea County (Tenn.) -- History. 1
- Slavery -- Tennessee 1
- Soldiers -- Indiana -- Correspondence. 1
- Soldiers -- Massachusetts -- Correspondence. 1
- St. John's Episcopal Church, Knoxville, Tenn. 1
- Tennessee -- Church history. 1
- Tennessee -- Genealogy. 1
- Tennessee -- History -- 18th century. 1
- Tennessee -- History -- 20th century. 1
- Tennessee -- Religion. 1
- Tennessee -- Statistics, Vital. 1
- Tennessee, East -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 1
- Tennessee. Supreme Court -- Officials and employees. 1
- United States -- Description and travel. 1
- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Campaigns. 1
- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Food supply. 1
- United States. Army. Ohio Infantry Regiment, 111th (1862-1865). 1
- Women -- Societies and clubs. 1 ∧ less