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J.S. Golladay Speech

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3565
Abstract This speech, printed in a nine-page booklet, is Golladay's response to Horace Maynard's December 12 speech. It was given in the U.S. House of Representatives on June 15, 1868, and concerns the Reconstruction of Tennessee. In it, Golladay claims that Maynard and the other delegates from Tennessee do not accurately represent the wishes of the citizens, nor does Governor Brownlow, because they were elected by the small fraction of voters who swore loyalty to the U.S. Constitution. He insists...
Dates: 1868 June 15

L. H. Passmore Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3083
Abstract

This collection consists of a letter from L. H. Passmore of Ducktown, Tennessee to Senator William G. Brownlow. Passmore asks Brownlow's advice on with candidate the Republican party should nominate for governor of Tennessee, given that both support giving former Confederate soldiers back the vote, a policy that Passmore opposes.

Dates: 1869 June 17

William G. Brownlow Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1940
Abstract

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

William G. Brownlow Tennessee Bonds Circular

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2750
Abstract

This collection consists of a Tennessee Bonds Circular dated May 9, 1866 and signed by Governor William G. Brownlow. In addition, the collection also contains an Executive Department envelope that includes an image of the Tennessee seal.

Dates: 1866 May 9

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