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This information from the Bureau of Agriculture, Mines, and Statistics communicates on a county-by-county basis (though not all counties are profiled) a kind of manufacturing census for the State of Tennessee. By including the manufacturer name, date of formation, type of business, capital invested, number of men, women, and children employed, wages, materials, annual production, and value, the manufacturing capacity of the state is illustrated
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A short one page, typed letter from A.L. Maxwell of Los Angeles, California. His company's letterhead is included in the letter
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Consists of business ledgers covering the years 1892-1948
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Consists of six record books from the Tennessee General Claims Commission, which fall into one of three categories: Government Accounts contains claims for property taken by federal forces; Rebel Accounts contains claims by proven Unionists whose property was taken or destroyed by Confederate forces; and Wages Accounts contains claims for unpaid services performed in the Quartermaster, Commissary, Engineering, or Medical departments. Also included are two examples of the record books that would have been kept at the county clerk's offices in Davidson and Sumner counties
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Consists of records of the Fayetteville and Columbia Turnpike Company; commendation of Mrs. Sarah C. Brady to be State Librarian of Tennessee; and copied passages from the diary of Mr. Marion Childress, 1880-1886
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Drawing of the building on Royal Street in New Orleans, Louisiana, that served as the courtroom where General Andrew Jackson was tried for contempt of court in April 1815. He was fined $1,000 by Judge Dominick Hall
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Article from the Chicago Tribune entitled "The Latest Slaughter." Article discusses the 19th Illinois Regiment
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Walker served as a private in Co. B, 12th (Day's) Tenn. Cav. Bn., CSA
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Mentions his regiment getting ready "to go to Nashville," from whence he was sent to Johnsonville (Tenn.). He was present for the Battle of Johnsonville on Nov. 4-5, 1864. In this letter he is discussing pay says he "had to pay $1.50 for the stripes on my coat and pants but they have saved me a good many hard days work of guard duty." Tells Cordelia, his wife: "If the cows are destroying the corn make a frollic and get it picked.".
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Part of the Haywood County Museum collections, this picture shows members of the Hiram Bradford Bivouac of the United Confederate Veterans (UCV) at a reunion on the Robert Johnson farm near Brownsville (Tenn.).