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John C. Gunn Circular

Identifier: MS-3615

This eight-page circular, addressed to the voters of Knox and Anderson counties, provides a brief history of Gunn’s life with references to his character, as part of his campaign for the Tennessee House of Representatives against General Dunlap and Colonel Tunnel.

Dates: 1829 July 24

John W. Cleland Letters

Identifier: MS-3834

This collection includes two handwritten letters by John Cleland, Union soldier during the Civil War, written to his family from outside Knoxville, Tenn. during February and March 1864.

Dates: 1864 February-March

John Watkins Letters and Poem

Identifier: MS-1781

This collection consists primarily of two undated, fragmentary letters that John Watkins wrote during the Civil War. One is written on United States Sanitary Commission letterhead. These two items are accompanied by a poem entitled "The Union," which Watkins apparently authored.

Dates: circa 1860s

John Williams Certificate and Plat Regarding Williamsburgh, Tennessee

Identifier: MS-0889
Abstract This plat shows Williamsburgh, Tennessee (intended to be a suburb of Knoxville, Tennessee) as it was surveyed by John Williams in 1819. The area is bounded by Hugh White's land to the north, Water Street and Second Creek to the east, Market (or Main) Street to the south, and West Street to the west. The Holston River and the proposed course of Cumberland Street are also shown. Most of the plots in Williamsburgh are owned by someone surnamed Strong. The document also bears a notation made by...
Dates: 1873 October 14

Joseph A. Mabry Receipt

Identifier: MS-2426

This collection contains a receipt to Joseph A. Mabry from Rolfe S. (?) Saunders, promising repayment of a loan, dated August 22, 1870.

Dates: 1870 August 22

Kenneth Palmer Papers

Identifier: MS-3774

This collection contains material collected during the excavation and archaeological research conducted of Fort Loudoun, TN in the 1950s and 1960s. In addition, there are a few documents from Knox County, TN from the late 18th century and the early 19th century concerning property and land ownership.

Dates: 1797, 1816-1817, 1936-1964

Knox County Court Bonds

Identifier: MS-1196

These two documents (signed by William Blount) compel William McNamee, Thomas McGilton, and Samuel Hindman to appear at the session of the Knox County Court to be held on July 14, 1799. All three men were apparently summoned to serve on juries.

Dates: 1799 January 22

Knox County Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions Bond

Identifier: MS-1559

This bond (worth $500) guarantees that William Overstreet, James Davis, and Jeremiah Rogers will appear before the Knox County Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions on October 30, 1797 to answer William and Phebe Tipton's charges of trespass and property damage.

Dates: 1797 September 25

Knox County Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions Summons Regarding John Watson

Identifier: MS-1558

This document instructs the Sheriff of Sevier County to summon John Watson to appear before the Knox County Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions on July 31, 1797 to give testimony in the matter of John Frazier vs. Thomas Carnes.

Dates: 1797 April 24

Knox County Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions Writ Regarding Andrew Evans

Identifier: MS-1557

This writ instructs the Sheriff of Knox County to locate John Evans (who assumed responsibility for Andrew Evans' affairs) and procure the $32.08 that he owes Daniel Prouel as the result of a debt and court costs. The Sheriff is to present the money at the next session of the Court so that it can be transferred to Prouel. A notation on the reverse indicates that Evans satisfied his obligation.

Dates: 1797 July 31

Knox County Courthouse Photograph

Identifier: MS-2979

This collection consists of a framed black and white photograph of seven men in the 3rd floor courtroom of the Knox County Courthouse, circa 1943-1947.

Dates: circa 1943-1947

Knox County Criminal Court Witness Bonds

Identifier: MS-1510

This collection consists of 14 different witness bonds produced in the Knox County Criminal Court between 1879 and 1894.

Dates: 1879-1894

Knox County Health Department Records

Identifier: MS-3301

This collection houses vital statistics reports, photographs, slides, budgets, scrapbooks, and other materials documenting over a century of health care in Knoxville and Knox County, Tennessee. The bulk of the material is composed of news articles collected in scrapbooks dating from 1931 to 1991 and vital statistics showing Knoxville, Knox County, and Tennessee between 1909 and 1996.

Dates: 1874-1998

Knox County (Tenn.) Election Ledger

Identifier: MS-2884

This collection consists of the Knox County Election Ledger, a bound volume including newspaper clippings and handwritten notes, covering elections in Knox County, Tenn. in the years 1909-1916.

Dates: 1909-1916

Knoxville-Knox County Metropolitan Government Charter Commission Records

Identifier: MS-0827

This collection houses records documenting an attempt to consolidate Knoxville and Knox County in the late 1950s and early 1960s.

Dates: 1947-1959

Knoxville, Tennessee Account Book

Identifier: MS-1577

This collection contains a large account book for an unidentified business in Knoxville, Tennessee in with entries dating between January and July 1884.

Dates: 1884 January 1-July 21

Love Family Papers

Identifier: MS-0227

This collection contains materials concerning the Love family of Knoxville, Tennessee, from 1837 to 1912. Materials include deeds to homesteads and acquired lands, personal notes, receipts, a newspaper subscription, citizenship papers (post-Confederacy), and a certificate from the Democratic National Convention for the Wilson campaign.

Dates: 1837 February 10-1912 October 7

Nancy Miller Deposition

Identifier: MS-1036

Nancy Miller gave this deposition to Charles McClung, Court Clerk of Knox County, as part of a lawsuit between Judith Miller (plaintiff) and John Smith (defendant). In it, Nancy Miller testifies that in 1798 Zachary Cox told her to get the money that he owed her from his store and that he would tell John Smith to let her have what she asked. The case was heard before the Knox County Superior Court on April 2, 1800, and Judith Miller was awarded $77.39, including $0.16 in court costs.

Dates: 1799 February 15

R. B. Purdom Letter

Identifier: MS-1450

In this letter, R. B. Purdom asks Major John Childs about some deposits in favor of Robert Davis that were supposed to have been forwarded to Childs by way of William Bunch and Dr. Frost and then returned (apparently to Purdom) in Huntsville, Alabama. Since they have not been received, Purdom asks Childs to search for them and send them to Davis if they are found.

Dates: 1819 July 9

Richard Green Waterhouse Journals

Identifier: MS-0918
Abstract This collection consists of photocopied transcriptions of a journal, a memorandum book, various letters, and legal papers kept by Richard Green Waterhouse as well as genealogical information collected by his granddaughter, Alice Waterhouse. In addition to recording his activities, Waterhouse's journals include poems, financial transactions, essays, recipes for dyes and liquors, and occasional inventories of his assets. The genealogical materials include sketches of family members and...
Dates: 1795-1902

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