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German and Swiss Colonization in Morgan County, Tennessee

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1026
Abstract

In this thesis (submitted to the University of Tennessee in 1925), author Hobart Cooper describes an apparent first attempt to colonize foreign immigrants in Tennessee. His sources include interviews, letters, diaries, maps, court records, newspapers, and census reports. Also included are photographs, negatives, several blueprints, a map, and excerpts from his interviews and documents.

Dates: 1925

Welsh Colony Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1813
Abstract

William Jones (nephew of Samuel Roberts) collected these papers. He and Richard Roberts were the trustees of Samuel Roberts' will and were entrusted with the responsibility of seeing the land claims through to resolution. Included are copies of documents dealing with original land purchases from E. D. Saxton, maps showing the locations of the purchased tracts, testimonies of William and Richard Edward Jones, and brief accounts of the history of the Welsh Colony written by William Jones.

Dates: 1836-1937

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  • Subject: Morgan County (Tenn.) -- History. X
  • Subject: Tennessee -- Emigration and immigration. X
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