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J. T. Sloan Correspondence and Other Materials

Identifier: MS-3514
Abstract The first section of this collection houses letters written to J. T. Sloan regarding events at home. Although the majority of Sloan's correspondents lived in Nashville, he also received letters from friends and family in Murfreesboro (Tenn.), Birmingham (Ala.), Memphis (Tenn.), and Atlanta (Ga.). The second section houses letters that J. T. Sloan wrote describing his life in camp and in the field, reporting on family members and friends also serving in the Army, and expressing his desire...
Dates: 1914 December 25-1920 January 13, 1938 July 4-11

Jane Ellen Foster Letter

Identifier: MS-3072

This collection consists of a letter from Martha of Columbia, Tennessee to her friend Jane Ellen Foster in Nashville on June 8, 1839. Martha describes her trip from Nashville, personal news, friends, and heartbreak.

Dates: 1839 June 8

John L. Davidson Letter

Identifier: MS-3102

This collection consists of a letter from John L. Davidson of Nashville, dated October 1st, 1850, to his sister Harriet Ann Davidson of Logan City, Kentucky. John discusses his job in a dry goods store, dancing, love affairs, and family news.

Dates: 1850 October 1

Mary Ann Birchett's Autograph Book

Identifier: MS-2509

This collection contains the 1842-1864 autograph book of Mary Ann Birchett (Mary Lusk) of Nashville, Tenn. There are entries from friends and family, including Maggie and Lilly Ramsey and Cousin Will.

Dates: 1842-1864

Mary Jane McNairy Letter

Identifier: MS-3075

This collection consists of a letter from Mary Jane McNairy in Nashville, dated December 19, 1838, to (Jane) Ellen Foster in Philadelphia. Mary discusses her plans for Christmas break, local parties and gossip about friends and love affairs.

Dates: 1838 December 19