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Grainger County (Tenn.)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Agricultural Extension Service Collection

Identifier: AR-0160

This collection houses materials documenting the University of Tennessee's Agricultural Extension Service.

Dates: 1938-1947

Appointment of E. French Fugate as Postmaster of Grainger County, Tennessee

Identifier: MS-3818

A document appointing Mr. Eugene French Fugate as Postmaster of Grainger County, Tennessee in 1935. It is signed by Postmaster General James A. Farley and President of the United States Franklin D. Roosevelt.

Dates: 1935 February 1

E. Tate License

Identifier: MS-1513

This license was written by a Grainger County clerk named E. Tate in 1839 for Nathan Gray.

Dates: 1839

East Tennessee Postcards

Identifier: MS-3948

This collection includes three postcards depicting places in East Tennessee. The first, used in 1909, depicts a photograph of a hotel in Lea's Springs and was printed by Earle Harrison on Knoxville. The second, used in 1911, depicts a drawing of Knoxville in 1793. The third, used in 1912, depicts coke ovens in Lafollette. Each postcard has been used and includes a message on the back side of the postcard.

Dates: 1909 August 12-1912 August 29

Grainger County Surveyors' Book

Identifier: MS-1673

This collection features a book containing records of surveyed land within Grainger County, Fifth District, 40th Section, in the state of Tennessee. The entries in the book date from December 23, 1807, to November 9, 1810.

Dates: 1807 December 23-1810 November 9

Grainger County (Tenn.) Courts Trial Docket

Identifier: MS-1822

This collection contains original court documents from Grainger County, Tennessee, for the February 1800 term. The item is eleven pages long and documents the names and case numbers of Grainger County trials.

Dates: 1800 February

Hardin P. Shannon Letter to Harmon G. Lea

Identifier: MS-1347

This letter, to Harmon G. Lea, shares Hardin Shannon's concerns about the upcoming election for representative from Grainger County, Tennessee, and discusses Shannon's affiliation with the Whig Party. Shannon is particularly worried that Colonel Cleveland and Esquire Moore will manipulate the election to Shannon's detriment so that Cleveland will be elected.

Dates: 1845 June 3