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19th Century U. S. Representatives from Tennessee Collection

Identifier: MS-2304

This collection contains letters of 19th century members of the House of Representatives from Tennessee.

Dates: 1825 December 27-1896 May 6

19th Century U. S. Senators Collection

Identifier: MS-2318

This collection contains signatures of 19th century members of the U. S. Senate from Tennessee.

Dates: 1817-1894

A. J. Donelson Letter

Identifier: MS-0931

A. J. Donelson of Nashville, Tennessee wrote this letter to General John McCalla in Lexington, Kentucky to invite him to attend a mass meeting on August 15, 1844. Donelson hopes McCalla will speak about Mr. Clay and bring Bullock and other young men who like to speak in a good cause. A typed transcript is included with the letter.

Dates: 1844 July 29

Aaron V. Brown Letter to Peter Vroom

Identifier: MS-2461

This collection contains a letter from Aaron V. Brown to Peter Vroom, August 24, 1842, written while Brown was serving his second term in the House of Representatives. In the letter, Brown discusses the current political situation in Washington before Congress breaks for summer recess.

Dates: 1842 August 24

Acts Passed by the Third U. S. Congress (printed volume)

Identifier: MS-2528

This collection contains a 1796 bound imprint of Acts Passed at the Second Session of the Third Congress of the United States of America at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, begun on November 3, 1794.

Dates: 1796

Al Gore, Jr., Papers

Identifier: MPA-0310

The three letters included in the Al Gore, Jr., Papers, 1976-1977, request Representative Benjamin S. Rosenthal to assign Gore a seat on a House committee - Interstate and Foreign Commerce Committee, Appropriations Committee, and a number of other possible seats.

Dates: 1976-1977

Allen A. Hall Letters

Identifier: MS-1635

In these four letters, Allen Hall's correspondents discuss such political matters as appointments to the Post Office, removals of political officeholders, and the political situation in Knoxville and East Tennessee.

Dates: 1849 May 22-November 8

Andrew Jackson Donelson Correspondence

Identifier: MS-3653

This collection consists of sixteen Andrew Jackson Donelson correspondences about plantation life, slavery, and politics in Tennessee.

Dates: 1851 May 30-1869 August 3

Andrew Jackson Donelson Letters

Identifier: MS-1158

This collection consists of three letters, two of which are from Andrew Jackson Donelson. The other is addressed to Donelson. Two of the letters are written during his tenure as Andrew Jackson's private secretary. The other is written from Berlin during his service with President John Tyler.

Dates: 1831-1846

Andrew Jackson Letter of Recommendation for Robert Beale

Identifier: MS-0929

Andrew Jackson wrote this letter to Secretary of State Edward Livingston to recommend Robert Beale for a clerk position in the U. S. Patent Office. Beale delivered the letter to Livingston in person.

Dates: 1832 March 5

Andrew Jackson Note

Identifier: MS-1086

This collection is a brief note written by Andrew Jackson in pencil circa 1829 regarding the U.S. Constitution.

Dates: circa 1829

Andrew Jackson Papers

Identifier: MS-1038
Abstract This collection consists of five documents. The first is a duplicate receipt for payments to soldiers dated January 11, 1813. The second and third are the original and typescript versions of a letter from Andrew Jackson to Captain Richard K. Call telling him that Jackson wants to withdraw his resignation. The fourth is a letter from Jackson to Mayor William B. Lewis, dated November 2, 1843, asking Lewis to keep two messages safe. The last is an undated note from Jackson to J. D. Ingham...
Dates: 1813 January 11-1843 November 2

Andrew Johnson Carte de Visite

Identifier: MS-2284

This collection consists of an undated printed portrait of President Andrew Johnson, mounted on cardstock.

Dates: undated

Andrew Johnson Letter to E. M. Stanton

Identifier: MS-0930

Andrew Johnson wrote this letter to E. M. Stanton while the latter was serving as Secretary of War in order to commend his friend Edward Hazzard East to him.

Dates: 1865 June 20

Andrew Johnson President's Message

Identifier: MS-3421
Abstract This double-sided broadside presents the President's Message to the Senate and House of Representatives on December 13, 1866. Johnson opened by reviewing the progress of restoration since December 4, 1865, then asked Congress to accept the credentials of the representatives from the states that had engaged in the rebillion (sic). Following the President's Message is an editorial from the New York Evening Post about the proposition to extend amnesty to the residents of Confederate states in...
Dates: 1866 December 13

Andrew Johnson Veto of the Military Despotism Bill

Identifier: MS-3320

This rare printing, authorized by Johnson, contains the text of his veto rejecting Congress's plan to divide the former Confederate States into military districts.

Dates: 1867 March 2

B. Carroll Reece Papers

Identifier: MS-2298

The B. Carroll Reece Papers, 1921-1944, consists of letters and envelopes to or concerning George S. C. Slagle of Jonesboro, Tenn., or dealing with disabled WWI soldiers. It also includes a copy of the book about the contested Congressional election between Reece and O. B. Lovette in 1932.

Dates: 1921-1944

Broadsheet from U. S. Senate

Identifier: MS-3739

The collection is a single page listing resolutions in the United States Senate from January 8, 1805. Included is a resolution that land offices be opened in the state of Tennessee for the sale of public lands.

Dates: 1805 January 8

Cave Johnson Letters

Identifier: MS-0888

Two of these letters, both addressed to an unknown recipient, concern subscriptions to the Weekly Globe. The third (dated 1843) is addressed to John H. Caustine and concerns fees for dealing with spoliation claims.

Dates: 1832 June 17-1843 December 23

Charles L. Stephenson Letter

Identifier: MS-2249

In a July 23, 1868 letter to George S. Stephenson, Charles L. Stephenson of Galena, Ill., writes of news from home as well as his feelings about President Andrew Johnson, who he calls a bad man.

Dates: 1868 July 23

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