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Aaron Eley Letter

Identifier: MS-3535

This collection consists of a letter written by Aaron Eley to his father, dated April 20, 1863. The letter describes Eley's unit's camp at the depot at Murfreesboro, Tennessee.

Dates: 1863 April 20

Bill Rice Papers

Identifier: MS-3117

This collection houses two song sheets and a ribbon from Bill Rice's Rice Revival, held in Murfreesboro, Tennessee, in 1946. Song sheets include lyrics for "Everybody Ought to Know" and lyrics and music for "Sing As You Ride." Photographs are printed on all items and include pictures of Bill Rice, his wife, and their children.

Dates: 1946

Fanny N. D. Murfree Collection Regarding Mary Noailles Murfree

Identifier: MS-0169

This collection houses newspaper clippings describing Mary Noailles Murfree and her work, lists of Murfree's books in U.T.'s library, a postcard depicting the Stones River Battlefield, a photograph of William Law Murfree's home in Nashville, and a typewritten manuscript entitled "Grantland Before the Civil War" by Fanny N. D. Murfree.

Dates: 1895 February 24-1945 August, undated

George Sowers Letters

Identifier: MS-0855

In these two letters to his brother, George Sowers mentions getting some tobacco (which is scarce in Tennessee), discusses his regiment's opinion of their Lieutenant Berry, and reports on his health. He also implores his brother to write him more often and asks for news of his family.

Dates: 1863 February 1-May 15

William Carroll Broadside

Identifier: MS-3611
Abstract This speech by Governor William Carroll was an extra printed by the Murfreesborough Courier [sic]. Carroll introduces this session of the 15th General Assembly by noting an error in the law regarding presidential electors, progress toward a stable state currency, a request to construct turnpikes, the upcoming need for elections to replace temporary office holders, and General La Fayette’s [sic] upcoming visit. It is signed in type by William Carroll, executive office,...
Dates: 1824 September 20