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The Jonathan D. Hale Collection, 1863-1885, contains correspondence, printed materials, and handwritten notes related to the life of Hale, a Union scout and postmaster of Hale's Mill, Tenn.
This collection houses financial papers, correspondence, land grants, and other materials documenting the Lenoir family of East Tennessee and North Carolina. These items describe the family's involvement with land in North Carolina and Tennessee, slavery, manufacturing, and the Confederate States of America.
This bond lists Nathan Southern, Hilary Hurst, and Joseph Lawhorn as indebted to the State of Tennessee in the amount of $50.00 each to secure the appearance of Anderson, an enslaved person, before the court on December 19, 1856 to face a misdemeanor charge.
The O. P. Temple Papers consist of correspondence, legal and financial files, writings, newspaper clippings, awards, gifts, and photographs documenting the life and work of Knoxville businessman and politician Oliver P. Temple.
This collection contains a single note, hiring a slave belonging to Calloway Hodge to William Wilson for a year, dated February 5, 1864.
This bill of sale documents an 1846 transaction between Stephen B. Jones of Mississippi and John W. Dillahoy of Tennessee in which Jones sold Dillahoy six enslaved people for $1800.00. The people sold were Claborn and Mary, an enslaved couple with two children, Billy and Peter, and a Native American woman named Mary and her son, Daniel. They were sold on June 25th, 1846 in Lafayette County, Mississippi.
In this letter, Captain William R. Story of the 1st U.S. Colored Artillery (heavy) writes to John J. King on behalf of a soldier under his command named Tecumsey whose wife, formerly one of King's enslaved people, is still living in King's home. The soldier would like her to be able to remain in the house, and Story assures King that the man earns a reasonable wage and will be good for any small amount of a years rent.
- Slavery -- Tennessee 6
- Tennessee -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 4
- Slavery -- Tennessee -- History -- 19th century. 3
- Tennessee -- Politics and government. 2
- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 2
- Freedmen -- Tennessee. 1
- Greeneville (Tenn.) -- History. 1
- Haywood County (Tenn.) -- History. 1
- Indians of North America -- West (U.S.) -- Government relations. 1
- Knoxville (Tenn.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 1
- Legal documents -- Tennessee. 1
- Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877) -- Tennessee. 1
- Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877). 1
- Slavery -- Tennessee -- Claiborne County. 1
- Tennessee -- Commerce. 1
- Tennessee -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Participation, African-American. 1
- Tennessee -- History. 1
- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Participation, African-American. 1
- United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783. 1
- United States -- Politics and government -- 19th century. 1 ∧ less