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Fentress County (Tenn.) -- History.

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Fentress County Democratic and Conservative Meeting Minutes

Identifier: MS-1408
Abstract These minutes from the Democratic and Conservative Meeting held at the Fentress County Courthouse on September 7, 1874 discuss the meeting purpose which was to select delegates to represent them at the Congressional Convention (to be held in Carthage on October 1, 1874), at the Senatorial Convention (to be held in Crossville on September 18, 1874), and at the convention to nominate a candidate to the Legislature (if one should be held). The group argues that it is of the most vital...
Dates: 1874 September 7

Fentress County Legal Documents

Identifier: MS-1407
Abstract This collection consists of two legal documents created in Fentress County, Tennessee. The first, dated September 1826, describes an accusation of perjury that James Subtell made against Mitchell H. Fragg, who had accused Subtell of trespassing and stealing on January 15, 1825. This document is incomplete. The second document, dated January 20, 1829, verifies the legality of a deed between Jesse Wood and John Albertson. The deed documents Albertson's purchase of 200 acres of land from Wood...
Dates: 1826 September-1829 January 20

John M. Clemens Papers

Identifier: MS-1040

This collection consists of four documents related to John M. Clemens. Three of these documents concern the planning and funding of the Fentress County Courthouse. The fourth is a land indenture that was filed by Clemens during his time as court clerk.

Dates: 1827 March 20-1833 September 2

Leta Smith Colditz Letter to Richard B. Davis

Identifier: MS-1145
Abstract This collection contains two letters and three weaving drafts. One of the letters is from Leta Smith Colditz to Professor Richard B. Davis at the University of Tennessee informing him of her discovery of the three weaving drafts in the "cracks of an old mountain cabin" in Fentress County, Tennessee. The other letter is from a professor of craft design at UT, Marian G. Heard, to Davis providing an appraisal of the originality of the three weaving drafts, which she says are "familiar to this...
Dates: 1950 February 20