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Shelby County (Tenn.)

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Attwood Ledger

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2787
Abstract

This collection consists of a 1853-1870 ledger book by Attwood from the Memphis, Tennessee area. Transactions involve the purchase of lumber, stone cutters, and sales of building lots. This collection also contains two loose receipts one of which is undated while the other is dated 1878.

Dates: 1853-1878

Early Map of Memphis, Tennessee

 Collection
Identifier: MS-4013
Abstract

This collection contains a a rare, early map of what would eventually become Memphis, Tennessee. This map shows the divisions of a tract of land belonging to Andrew Jackson, John Overton, and James Winchester. This copy of the map is thought to have been created on June 8, 1836.

Dates: 1836 June 8

J. B. Kirkland Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1597
Abstract

This collection consists of a two-page handwritten letter from J. B. Kirkland to his cousin, Henry Kirkland in Trumbull County, Ohio, dated January 2, 1849. In the letter, J. B. Kirkland, writing from Memphis, Tenn., describes the area and his business.

Dates: 1849 January 2