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Robert Houston Armstrong Private Journal

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1123
Abstract

A bound typescript of Robert Houston Armstrong's journal recording information about his travels during 1850 and 1851, including expenditures and information about the places he visited during this time. His writings focus on his personal observations and opinions, as well as descriptions and some history of the sites.

Dates: 1850-1851

Sampson Williams Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1957
Abstract

In this letter to Colonel David Henley (then serving in Knoxville as the War Department's agent in charge of Indian Affairs), Sampson Williams reports a number of robberies that he believes were committed by Cherokee Indians.

Dates: 1798 December

Samuel Newel Summons

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1584
Abstract

This handwritten document summons Samuel Newel to appear at the Knoxville Courthouse to testify on his possession of any of the estate of Solomon Marks.

Dates: 1794 May 29

Sgt. William A. Smith Letter to J. O. Jones

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3776
Abstract

A letter was written by Sgt. William A. Smith, Co. B 71 Ind. 6th Cav., on October 5, 1863. He talks about Union occupation north of Knoxville, TN and the increased price of goods and foods in the Confederate states as oppsosed to the Union. He also writes about a brigade of women marching and carrying the U.S. flag. The letter was submitted to Mr. J. O. Jones, postmaster of Terre Haute, Indiana, in hopes that he could get it published in the local newspaper.

Dates: 1863 October 5

Strawberry Plains Bridge (Tenn.) Stereoview

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2283
Abstract

This undated stereoview photograph pictures the Strawberry Plains Bridge during the Civil War. Also seen are the ruins of a nearby house and a soldier standing guard.

Dates: undated

Tennessee Superior Court (Hamilton District) Warrant for the Arrest of Stephen Duncan

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1556
Abstract

This warrant instructs the Sheriff of Knox County to arrest Stephen Duncan and hold him until the court's next session when he will be called upon to give testimony. Duncan, who had been charged with forgery, was acquitted on April 18, 1794.

Dates: 1793 October 14

Thomas Humes Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1965
Abstract

This collection houses two documents dating from the early 1800s describing Thomas Humes's land holdings in Knox County near the French Broad River.

Dates: 1804 December 7-1808 February 29

William Blount vs. George Mitchell Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1195
Abstract These four documents illustrate a case that William Blount brought against George Mitchell in 1794. Blount accused Mitchell of stealing one of his enslaved women, Amy, and demanded that Mitchell pay him the sum of one hundred pounds current money of North Carolina equal to two hundred and fifty dollars current money. Blount won the original case, but Mitchell (who acknowledged that Amy was enslaved by Blount) did not pay. Blount asked for further damages, and the case was finally settled in...
Dates: 1794 October 12-1795 April

William Henry Bail Bond

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1730
Abstract

This July 25, 1794 bail bond is for William Henry, written by Henry Breazeale, to be served by Sheriff Robert Houston of Knox County, Tennessee. The bond is set at $1,000 for alleged trespassing and damages of $500 to James Stinson. The bond summons William Henry to appear at Knox Courthouse, verified by a signed note on the reverse by Robert Houston, dated August 2, 1794.

Dates: 1794 July 25

William W. Fish Civil War Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3836
Abstract

A handwritten letter from soldier William W. Fish dated January 25, 1864 and written from a camp five miles outside of Knoxville, Tenn.

Dates: 1864 January 25

William W. Fish Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3829
Abstract

The material consists of two handwritten letters by William W. Fish during February 1864.

Dates: 1864 February 9-20

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United States. Army. Ohio Infantry Regiment, 111th (1862-1865). 1
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