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Madison County (Tenn.) -- History.

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Adam Huntsman Broadside

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3632
Abstract This double-sided broadside is addressed to “the free and independent voters of Madison County,” and presents to them Huntsman’s positions on the upcoming constitutional convention so they can decide whether or not to elect him as their delegate. He offers suggestions for the legislative, executive, and judicial branches, then lists ideas for justices of the peace before he turns back to his own candidacy for convention delegate, promising to do his best and praising the state of...
Dates: 1834 February 1

H.F. Cummins Broadside

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3620
Abstract

H.F. Cummins published this four-column broadside from Paris, Tennessee in order to share his political goals, should he be elected to the state legislature.

Dates: 1853 July 7

John Jackson Polk Ledger

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0258
Abstract

This collection consists of a single ledger, which records the goods and services purchased from John Jackson Polk from January-September 1891.

Dates: 1891 January 1-September 1

Madison County (Tenn.) Chancery Court Proceedings

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0686
Abstract This collection consists of a single volume documenting the case of Robert W. Chester vs. Robert W. Crockett and William Groom, which was heard before the Madison County Chancery Court on January 15, 1851. This case had to do with money that Crockett (who was co-executor of Terrill L. Camp's estate with William Groom) was supposedly illegally withholding from Chester without Groom's knowledge. The ledger includes transcriptions of Chester's original complaint, Crockett's answer, exhibits for...
Dates: 1851 January 15

R. B. Purdom Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1450
Abstract

In this letter, R. B. Purdom asks Major John Childs about some deposits in favor of Robert Davis that were supposed to have been forwarded to Childs by way of William Bunch and Dr. Frost and then returned (apparently to Purdom) in Huntsville, Alabama. Since they have not been received, Purdom asks Childs to search for them and send them to Davis if they are found.

Dates: 1819 July 9