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William H. Lambert Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3260
Abstract

William H. Lambert wrote this letter to George and Jesse Cox of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on 24 February 1863 while he was stationed in Lookout Valley, Tennessee. In it, Lambert discusses the bureaucratic processes of discharge and resignation. He also mentions that he has been promoted from Adjutant to Captain and recounts meeting a friend, Colonel Joseph B. Palmer, who he had not seen since the Battle of Antietam in Chattanooga the previous week.

Dates: 1863 February 24

William H. Polk Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1977
Abstract

This collection consists of a single letter written by William H. Polk on 17 May 1843 regarding the prospects of his party in the upcoming election. The letter, which is marked private, was written from Columbia. In it, Polk discusses the results of canvassing in Western and Middle Tennessee. He predicts that his party will gain three to seven members in the Legislature in the western counties and surpass the Whig Party in Middle Tennessee.

Dates: 1843 May 17

William H. Seward Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0859
Abstract

In this letter, William Seward declines an invitation to address the Citizens of Rhode Island on the grounds that he has been away from home for nine months and his family, affairs, and health all require him to return there as soon as he can leave the Capital.

Dates: 1856 August 20

William H. Stokes Bill of Sale for Enslaved Family

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2396
Abstract

In this bill of sale, dated August, 1850, William H. Stokes transfers his ownership of a family of five enslaved people to L. Cook and R. B. Hanley of the firm of Cook & Hanley in Shelby County, Tenn. The family consists of Charles, aged 26 or 27 years; Anna, aged 20 years; and three children, Nelly, about 4 years old, Betty about 3 years old, and a female infant.

Dates: 1850 August 1

William Harris Land Grant

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1413
Abstract

This document, signed by Governor Willie Blount on August 6, 1812, grants a parcel of land in Blount County to William Harris. It includes a detailed table and map showing the tract's exact location.

Dates: 1812 August 6

William Henry Bail Bond

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1730
Abstract

This July 25, 1794 bail bond is for William Henry, written by Henry Breazeale, to be served by Sheriff Robert Houston of Knox County, Tennessee. The bond is set at $1,000 for alleged trespassing and damages of $500 to James Stinson. The bond summons William Henry to appear at Knox Courthouse, verified by a signed note on the reverse by Robert Houston, dated August 2, 1794.

Dates: 1794 July 25

William Holland Thomas and James Robert Thomas Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2072
Abstract

The William Holland Thomas and James Robert Thomas collection consists of five boxes of materials broken down into two series. The collection spans the years 1812-1939. The first series contains William Holland Thomas's personal Bibles, correspondence, and business papers. The second series contains his son James Robert Thomas's personal items, business materials, legal documents, correspondence, maps, newspaper articles, and supplemental materials.

Dates: 1812-1939, 1968

William Houston Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0496
Abstract

This collection contains a letter from October 13, 1843 written by William Houston to his brother-in-law Thomas Wier of Jacksboro, Tennessee.

Dates: 1843 October 13

William Hunt Scrapbooks and Other Materials

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3455
Abstract This collection consists primarily of two scrapbooks documenting William H. Hunt's service in the Army Corps of Engineers between 1942 and 1946. The larger scrapbook contains three professional portraits of Hunt in uniform, snapshots, magazine and newspaper clippings dating from 1945 and 1984, a telegraph that Hunt sent to his parents, a copy of a letter of commendation, and a propaganda leaflet that the Japanese dropped while he as stationed on Leyte. Two photographs of Hunt at a military...
Dates: 1942-2008 (Bulk 1942-1946)

William I. Davis Denial

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3585
Abstract

This small leaflet records the oath of William I. Davis in which he denies the charge that Isham G. Leabow made against him. Davis swears that he did not tell Leabow that T.H. Ford, candidate for sheriff, had been paid $600 to run.

Dates: 1900 July 27

William J. Bradley Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0264
Overview

This collection includes a memoir and photographs documenting William Bradley’s World War II military service. The memoir, “World War Two – My War,” is a typescript document written between 1989 and 1991 detailing Bradley’s journey to and service in the China Burma India Theater of War with the 151st Medical Battalion. Also included are fifteen photographs from this time; a page of handwritten captions accompanies the images.

Dates: 1989-1991

William J. Crook Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3064
Abstract

William J. Crook wrote this letter to his cousin from the field in Kentucky on October 7, 1862. He discusses his regiment's campaign in Kentucky, including the recent Confederate victory in the Battle of Richmond. He also proclaims his belief in the Southern cause, praises Southern womanhood, and discusses religion and family life.

Dates: 1862 October 7

William J. Crook Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3069
Abstract

William J. Crook wrote this letter to his cousin Hattie from Tullahoma, Tennessee on November 12, 1862. He discusses the failure of the Kentucky campaign, the hardships accompanying the retreat, Northern politics, and the future course of the war. He also asks for news of his other cousins.

Dates: 1862 November 12

William J. Crook Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3412
Abstract

William J. Crook wrote this letter to his cousin, Hattie Crook, at Columbia Female College in Columbia, South Carolina on May 4, 1864. In it, he describes enemy reconnaissance, discusses the upcoming Northern Presidential election, relates news about family and friends, enumerates his thoughts on marriage, and mentions that the enemy is advancing on Cleveland road.

Dates: 1864 May 4

William J. Ham Claim for Quartermaster Stores

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0758
Abstract

This collection includes a claim of William J. Ham for quartermaster stores. This claim is dated May 27, 1868 and is from Lawrence County, Tennessee. The claim includes many signatures including the Governor of Tennessee, Dewitt Clinton Senter.

Dates: 1868 May 27

William J. Helsley Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3929
Overview

Collection contains a single letter written by William Helsley, a soldier in the 19th Ohio Volunteer Infantry, on August 29, 1864. Helsley penned this letter to his wife, Mary Yauser Helsley, while stationed in Chattanooga, Tennessee. In the letter, Helsley discusses a scare in which he and others were warned of activities by Confederate Colonel Wheeler that ultimately never happened.

Dates: 1864 August 29

William J. Helsley Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1460
Abstract

William Helsley wrote this letter to his wife, Mary (Yancer) Helsley, from Chattanooga, Tennessee between August 6 and 10 of 1864.

Dates: 1864 August 6-10

William J. Helsley Letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1439
Abstract

William J. Helsley wrote these two letters to his wife, Mary, on July 23 and September 7, 1864 during the Civil War. In them, he describes guarding a bridge over the Tennessee River, the Confederate retreat from Atlanta, and General Morgan's death.

Dates: 1864 July 23-September 7

William J. Knox Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2913
Abstract

In this July 11, 1863 letter to his cousin Malvina Brunnemer, William J. Knox writes about his travels to Murfreesboro, Tennessee, and his company's movement's in the south.

Dates: 1863 July 11

William J. McCoy Jr.'s "Recollections of an Early Fish Trap on the Holston River"

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1058
Abstract

This collection contains a photocopy of William J. McCoy Jr.'s article "Recollections of an Early Fish Trap on the Holston River" and seventeen photos of family members and friends.

Dates: circa 1915, circa 1979

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Radiation -- Research. 51
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