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This collection consists of sixteen Andrew Jackson Donelson correspondences about plantation life, slavery, and politics in Tennessee.
In this document Andrew Roberts, administrator of Adam Clapp's estate, petitions the Knox County Court to allow the sale of a slave named Roy so that the proceeds may be divided among Clapp's eight heirs.
This collection houses 29 letters written to Tennessee businessman and politician David Burford between 1820 and 1860.
This collection documents David Burford's political and business activities between 1814 and 1864, including his service in the Tennessee State Senate (1829-1835) and his involvement in the slave trade.
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 petition asks the Tennessee Legislature to pass a law that will free the state's enslaved peoples and their descendants. The petition is signed by 75 residents of Bedford County, Tennessee.
- Tennessee -- Politics and government. 4
- Tennessee -- Politics and government -- To 1865. 3
- Bedford County (Tenn.) -- History. 1
- Haywood County (Tenn.) -- History. 1
- Indians of North America -- West (U.S.) -- Government relations. 1
- Slave trade -- Southern States. 1
- Slavery -- Tennessee -- Knox County. 1
- Smith County (Tenn.) -- History. 1
- Tennessee -- Commerce. 1
- Tennessee -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 1
- Tennessee -- History. 1
- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 1
- United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783. 1
- United States -- Politics and government -- 1857-1861. 1
- United States -- Politics and government -- 19th century. 1 ∧ less