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Blount County (Tenn.) -- History.

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Blount County (Tenn.) Textbook List

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2847
Abstract

This collection consists of a list of textbooks approved for use in the Blount County public schools, under Robert Walker, superintendent. The paper also contains handwritten notes relating to anatomy.

Dates: 1894 March 15

Johnson Family Letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3323
Abstract

This collection houses nine letters written to and from members of the Johnson family of Blount County, Tennessee between 1884 and 1888. Among the topics discussed are farm work, prices of livestock and crops, illnesses, travel, the children's education, and other aspects of family life.

Dates: 1884-1888

Rhea Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0002
Abstract

This collection consists of material relating to the Rhea family of Sullivan County, Tennessee and covers the time period 1807-1931. Contained within the collection are Civil War-era records, John Rhea's financial transactions, Sons of Temperance financial transactions, material on Samuel Rhea's missionary trips to Persia, and John Rhea's correspondence. Also are included are Rhea genealogical material and various church records.

Dates: 1807-1931

Richard M. Saffell Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1333
Abstract

A collection of letters between various members of the Saffell and Bogle families largely documenting their experiences during the Civil War. Of particular interest are the letters to and from Sam and Dick Saffell describing their service with the Confederate Army.

Dates: 1837 April 18-1889 December 25

Tennessee Militia Record Book and James Thompson Gamble Account Book

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2218
Abstract

The Tennessee Militia Record Book and James Thompson Gamble Account Book, 1840-1885, contains the records of both the 20th Regiment of the Tennessee Militia in Blount County (1840-1854) and the business of Gamble in Maryville (1870-1885).

Dates: 1840-1885

William Harris Land Grant

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1413
Abstract

This document, signed by Governor Willie Blount on August 6, 1812, grants a parcel of land in Blount County to William Harris. It includes a detailed table and map showing the tract's exact location.

Dates: 1812 August 6