Tennessee -- Politics and government -- 1865-1950.
Found in 30 Collections and/or Records:
This political essay by R.H. Stevens calls for the revision of the constitution of the State of Tennessee.
In this letter, Tennessee State Representative Thompson McKinley of Sumner County asks Governor William G. Brownlow to appoint D. M. Biddle, Esq., T. M. McKinley, and J. H. Rees, Esq. Directors of the Louisville and Nashville Turnpike Company.
In this February 7, 1877 letter to John H. Erskine, William B. Bate describes his problematic run and subsequent defeat in his most recent senatorial race.
This April 3, 1866, letter was written by William G. Brownlow in Knoxville, Tennessee during his time as governor. In this short handwritten letter, Brownlow gives his support to Congress on an unspecified matter instead of President Andrew Johnson.
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.
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.
In this autobiographical sketch, William Jay Smith describes his military career and ends with his election to the Tennessee Senate in 1867.