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Philomathian Society Catalog

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1571
Abstract

A library catalog for the Philomathian Society at Cumberland University in Tennessee. The catalog includes a list of books in the society's library from May 20, 1844. There is also a chronological account of books borrowed between 1845 and 1848 from the library. This list includes surname of borrower, book number (which corresponds to the book list), date borrowed and returned.

Dates: 1844-1848

W. V. Giles Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3490
Abstract

In this letter, W. V. Giles of Sumner County, Tennessee tells Edwin Giles about a blood shower that took place recently in Lebanon, Tennessee. He also discusses a political demonstration in Gallatin, Tennessee in response to President Tyler's recent veto of a bill to establish a National Bank.

Dates: 1841 September 5