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Tennessee -- Politics and history -- 1840-1850.

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Absalom Arthur Kyle Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0027
Abstract

This collection houses correspondence, appointments, and other official documents related to Absalom Arthur Kyle and his son Hugh Graham Kyle. Hugh Graham Kyle was born on December 27th, 1849 to Absalom and Marry Anne in Rogersville, TN. Hugh followed in his father's footsteps and served as a judge and was a respected member of the Tennessee bar. He died on July 15th, 1927. There are also account books, private records of legal cases, and a cash book.

Dates: 1847-1914

Facts from the Record Pamphlet

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3547
Abstract This 24-page pamphlet was produced by the Nashville Banner in order to present the reply of Robert L. Caruthers to a previous statement by Cave Johnson. It offers a report on the public debt, a history of the tariff, a summary of Congressional decisions regarding a national bank, a reprint of Van Buren's 1837 message regarding bankruptcy law, and a commentary on public lands. The Nashville Banner introduced it by claiming, Its delicate, yet scathing and withering exposure of humbuggery,...
Dates: circa 1843

Letter to General Sam Houston

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0804
Abstract

This collection consists of a single letter written to General Sam Houston and signed by several parties including John Thomas, John M. Cox, and John C. Rutledge.

Dates: 1848 July 5