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Franklin (Tenn.) -- History

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Henry Van Pelt Letter to W. Thomas Park

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1416
Abstract

Henry Van Pelt wrote this letter to Franklin merchant W. Thomas Park to ask his help in starting a new career. He tells Park that he wants to better his family's situation, which was degraded by his alcoholism, but has so far been unable to secure a position that would allow him to do so. Van Pelt goes on to lament the pain that he has caused his family, expound upon the evils of drink, and detail his qualifications as a pumpmaker and as a printer.

Dates: circa 1835

Jennie McEwen Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2157
Abstract

This collection consists of one photograph whose subject is identified as Jennie McEwen.

Dates: circa 1860

Joseph E. Clemm Journal

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1549
Abstract

Joseph E. Clemm began this diary on June 22, 1819 with the intention of making the gift of this journal to him [the reader] at some future period. The early part of this work is devoted to Clemm's activities in Augusta, Georgia. Later on, Clemm describes a trip to Tennessee to collect an overdue debt, during which he passes through the Cherokee Nation.

Dates: 1819 June 22-October

Tennessee State Guard Broadside

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3581
Abstract

This small leaflet responds to citizen concerns by assuring them that the State Guard will in no way molest law abiding citizens.

Dates: 1867 May 7