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Brownsville (Tenn.) -- History.

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Henry Bell and Son Special License

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3636
Abstract

This Special License to Ship into Insurrectionary States and Districts was awarded to Henry Bell and Son to enable them to ship merchandise to James Bond in Brownville, Tennessee. It is attached to a three-page inventory amounting to $1083.26. The inventory contains various articles of clothing and shoes, an assortment of fabric and sewing notions, coffee and several different kinds of spice, nails, and a saddle and harness.

Dates: 1863 September 19

Romulus Riggs Estate Letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3086
Abstract

This collection contains three 1847 letters to the executor (Charles H. Graff) of the estate of Romulus Riggs. Primarily, the contents concern settlements of debts for Col. Sanders, Henry S. Peyton, J. F. Wilkinson, and others.

Dates: 1847

William Conner Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3110
Abstract

This collection consists of a letter dated March 3, 1848 from General William Conner to President James Polk, written from Brownsville, Tennessee. Conner requests the appointment of his son, John Conner, as a captain in the U. S. Army. John was enlisted in the 4th regiment of the Tennessee Volunteers at the time this letter was written.

Dates: 1848 March 3