Consists of an autobiography, a biography, church records, correspondence, a diary, genealogical data, lists, a military commission, an obituary and photographs relating to the life and career of A.W. Putnam, President of the Tennessee Historical Society, 1857-1860.
Incoming correspondence. Many letters are from James Smith, Rev. Ewing's nephew and editor of the Revivalist, a publication of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church. Most of Smith's letters relate to publishing Ewing's lectures and answering Ewing's criticism of some of Smith's writings. He also writes on the subjects of baptism, camp meetings, Andrew Jackson's religious faith, and his own church writings. Other letters are from Franceway R. Cossitt, first president of Cumberland College in Princeton, Ky.; David Laury, minister, writer, and teacher; John Young of St. Louis, Mo.; and Cumberland Presbyterian ministers William Barnett, Robert Bell, A. Benton, H. Chamberlin, George and Robert Donnell, Salmon Giddings, W. Hylpay, B.H. Pierson, and William S. Potts.
Consists of materials relating to the life and career of Robert Walter Kemmer, Tennessee state senator and attorney, of Rhea County. This addition includes baggage cards, correspondence, an article of agreement, newspapers, a program, and various legal and legislative documents.
Consists of correspondence, financial records, land records, and legal documents pertaining to the Robert Montgomery family of Arkansas, Illinois, Missouri, and Jackson County, Tennessee. Of special interest are letters written by Robert Montgomery during the Civil War, a letter from Hamilton Montgomery to Alexander Montgomery from Mexico, Nov. 18, 1852, and an article of agreement between Alexander Montgomery and John Clemens for a merchandising business in Fentress County, Tenn., 1829.
Consists of tax aggregates for Tennessee counties from 1795-1860. They list taxes owed by category and give total amount paid into the state treasury. They do not list individual properties. All 95 counties are represented in this collection.
Consists of papers centered around the Dake family of Nashville, Tennessee, including Jabez P. Dake and his wife, Elizabeth Church Dake. Includes genealogical data, photographs, and information on homeopathic medicine.
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