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This collection contains one short essay on H. Clay Evans' run for governor of Tennessee in 1894. It mentions his opponent Walter Brownlow and Evans' asking that soldiers from the Civil War not be allowed to vote in the election for the Republican nomination.
This collection consists of a letter from Union solider H. H. Thomas to William G. Brownlow in Knoxville, Tennessee. Thomas congratulates Brownlow on his nomination for governor of Tennessee, praises him as a supporter of the Union, and asks for a position in his administration.
In this letter, Tennessee State Representative Thompson McKinley of Sumner County asks Governor William G. Brownlow to appoint D. M. Biddle, Esq., T. M. McKinley, and J. H. Rees, Esq. Directors of the Louisville and Nashville Turnpike Company.
In this autobiographical sketch, William Jay Smith describes his military career and ends with his election to the Tennessee Senate in 1867.
- Elections -- Tennessee -- History. 2
- Mexican War, 1846-1848 -- Personal narratives, American. 1
- Roads -- Tennessee. 1
- Rutherford County (Tenn.) -- History. 1
- Sumner County (Tenn.) -- History. 1
- Tennessee -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives. 1
- Tennessee -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 1
- Tennessee -- History. 1
- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives. 1
- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 1
- Veterans -- Tennessee. 1 ∧ less