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Carter County (Tenn.) -- History.

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Charles P. Toncray Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2366
Abstract

This collection consists of correspondence to Charles P. Toncray from 1901 to 1909, a land deed from 1881, and three checks from 1906 written by Toncray.

Dates: 1886-1909

John Shoun Circular

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3606
Abstract This tongue-in-cheek circular purports to be a plea for votes, based on evidence that Shoun is the "slickest duck on the pond." However, it consists primarily of descriptions of Shoun's transgressions, particularly not paying his bills, and it includes a paragraph that describes the experience and virtues of his opponent, J.W. Cole. It concludes by reporting that "my friends say that I am a wart on the back of progress," before appealing to the voters of Johnson and Carter counties to send...
Dates: 1902 October 29

John Tipton Testimony

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2086
Abstract John Tipton gave this testimony during the course of a legal dispute between Cottral Bailey and Andrew Greer that took place in Carter County, Tennessee in 1799. In it, Tipton states that Bailey directed him to give Greer 35 pounds of Virginia money. Instead of paying Greer in cash, Tipton (in his capacity of one of Jonathan Pugh's executors) allowed Greer 35 pounds of credit at the auction of Pugh's estate. Greer was to have six months from the time of the sale to pay his debt. The document...
Dates: 1799 July 25