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Abraham Lowry (Sullivan County, Tenn.) Tax Receipt
Dated January 23, 1816, this tax receipt shows that Abraham Lowry of Sullivan County, Tenn., paid $239.44 for the Direct Tax of 1815.
J. Fain Anderson Letter
The J. Fain Anderson Letter, 1905, was written to author and historian Gentry R. McGee about the schoolbook A History of Tennessee by McGee and about the possibility of developing a history of Sullivan County.
James P. White Indenture
This document certifies that James P. White purchased 5,000 acres of land in Sullivan County, Tennessee from George Bushong for $550.
Jesse Morrell Survey
This document describes the boundaries of a plot of land by listing the trees and poles that outline it. The back of the sheet, which is appears to be part of a larger piece of paper, is stamped "Knoxville Nov 9" and seems to be addressed to "Mr Jesse M, green field, Sull."
Monument at Rocky Mount Photograph
Collection consists of a single black and white postcard photograph of the Rocky Mount monument in Bristol, Tennessee.
R. M. Peoples Loyalty Oath
The collection consists of a one half-page oath from R. M. Peoples to the State of Tennessee, declaring his faithfulness to the Constitution of the United States, laws made during the Civil War, and the promises of the Emancipation Proclamation on November 22, 1865.
Rhea Family Papers
This collection consists of material relating to the Rhea family of Sullivan County, Tennessee and covers the time period 1807-1931. Contained within the collection are Civil War-era records, John Rhea's financial transactions, Sons of Temperance financial transactions, material on Samuel Rhea's missionary trips to Persia, and John Rhea's correspondence. Also are included are Rhea genealogical material and various church records.
Samuel Houston Letter to Andrew J. Donelson
This collection features one letter from Samuel Houston to Andrew J. Donelson dated November 3, 1823.
Samuel R. McDowell Ledger
This ledger belonged to Dr. Samuel R. McDowell, who practiced medicine in Sullivan County during the first half of the 20th century. It records customers' payments for his services between 1916 and 1921.
Thomas Stringfield Letter
Reverend Thomas Stringfield wrote this letter to the Reverend J. C. Bingham and Dr. Noah Levings from Bean's Station (Grainger County) Tennessee on April 19, 1846. In it, he reports on his activities as an itinerant Methodist preacher in East Tennessee and Western North Carolina, including the sermons he has preached, the Bible Societies he has founded, and the Bibles he has distributed in such places as Bean's Station (Tennessee), Asheville (North Carolina), and Jonesboro (Tennessee).
- Subject: Sullivan County (Tenn.) -- History. X
- Land tenure -- Tennessee -- Sullivan County. 2
- Blount County (Tenn.) -- History. 1
- Buncombe County (N.C.) -- History. 1
- Cotton trade -- Southern States -- History -- 19th century. 1
- Donelson, Andrew Jackson, 1799-1871 -- Correspondence. 1
- Grainger County (Tenn.) -- History. 1
- Hawkins County (Tenn.) -- History. 1
- Land grants -- Tennessee. 1
- Loyalty oaths. 1
- Maury County (Tenn.) -- History. 1
- Medicine -- Tennessee. 1
- Methodists -- Tennessee. 1
- Missionaries, American. 1
- Physicians -- Tennessee. 1
- Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877) -- Tennessee. 1
- Rhea County (Tenn.) -- History. 1
- Scott County (Tenn.) -- History. 1
- Taxation -- Tennessee -- Sullivan County. 1
- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Claims. 1
- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 1
- United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783. 1
- United States -- History -- War of 1812. 1 ∧ less