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East Tennessee Claim Books
This collection consists of four ledger books that contain property and pension claims made by East Tennesseans following the Civil War.
Dates: circa 1860-1890
Hannah W. Swan Grant of Pardon and Amnesty
Abstract In this document, President Andrew Johnson pardons Hannah W. Swan of Knox County for her rebellion against the United States of America on the conditions that she take the oath given in the May 29, 1865 Proclamation of the President, never owns slaves nor uses slave labor, pays all costs from any previous legal proceedings, doesn't attempt to recover any property seized by the government during the Civil War, and notifies the Secretary of State in writing that she has received and accepted...
Dates: 1865 October 27
William G. Brownlow Papers
This collection consists primarily of letters documenting William Gannaway Parson Brownlow's service as Governor of Tennessee and showing the problems that Tennessee faced during the Civil War and Reconstruction. Also included are letters to and from Brownlow's son John Bell Brownlow.
Dates: 1848 December 18-1902 August 5