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Gideon Cate Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0891
Abstract

This collection consists primarily of receipts and correspondence documenting Gideon Cate's general store in Blountville, Tennessee between 1837 and 1889. Also included is a photograph of the building Cate's business was housed in, several land deeds showing how Cate expanded his holdings, and Cate's phrenological profile. Additionally, the collection houses a photograph of a sophomore botany class at the University of Tennessee and a receipt of funds from Nathaniel Hart, dated from 1797.

Dates: 1797 February 27-1876 May 26, undated

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  • Subject: Land tenure -- Tennessee. X
  • Subject: General stores -- Tennessee. X
  • Subject: Land tenure -- Tennessee -- Sullivan County. X