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Compiled genealogical documentation on the Page and other related families of the Mud Tavern community in Davidson County, Tennessee. Includes two original photographs, one of Thomas Hayden Page (1875-1961) and one featuring Thomas E. Page, Reuben Ford Page, and Wallace A. Gleaves, Jr., seated under the Mud Tavern sign; a photocopied photograph of Minnie Irene Page beside the Lebanon Accommodation train in Mud Tavern; 334 family group sheets; and 3 handwritten documents with the following titles: The first grocery in Mud Tavern, Tennessee; My dog Prince; and Mud Tavern
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The house of Tom Ryman who personally designed much of the structure. Two-story wood frame Victorian with large wrap-around veranda, square tower on left, and second floor gazebo/porch; ornate iron fence around property. This is the earlier of two photographs in one folder. The trees around the house have just been planted
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Letter from Isaac Shelby to John Sevier regarding the pistols and swords voted to them by the North Carolina Legislature in honor of their services at the Battle of King's Mountain
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This page in Mitchener's diary from World War II includes a drawing of a group of prisoners who are passing time by playing cards. They are sitting next to a heating stove that, according to Mitchener, has a six-foot radius. He writes,"There's at least one 'Ladies Aid' per room - - Underneath the drawing he explains that the men are playing bridge, staving off hunger, and using a small amount of coal to keep warm. They are actually using wood stumps as a substitute for coal
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Consists of account books kept by T.B. and Dr. C.A. Forgey, J.W. Irwin, and Fitzgerald and Company of Maury County, Tennessee
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Consists of memoranda, reports, and correspondence used during the meetings of the Joint Business Tax Study Committee of the 95th General Assembly (1987-1988), State of Tennessee. Researchers of this material should note that the TSLA Legislative Recording Program has recordings of this committee available for use
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Provost Marshal issued oath issued to Samuel Bogart allowing him to return home to Monroe County. Signed by Samuel Wells, Capt. and Provost Marshal 1st Brig. 4th Division, 23rd Army Corps. Bogart had served in Co. G, 37th Tenn. Inf. Regt., CSA
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W. F. Foster's survey of the property of Col. John Overton in the eighth and eleventh civil districts of Davidson County, traversed by the Nashville & Decatur Railroad and the Nashville to Franklin Turnpike and showing the metes and bounds of various tracts. Included are adjoining landowners' names, house structures, a racetrack, and springs
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A Kentucky Land Office ("Warrant #630") map showing lands of the Cumberland Coal, Coke & Petroleum Company lying along the Big South Fork of the Cumberland River in Scott, Fentress and Pickett Counties. This map was part of the so-called "Big Survey." Details include metes and bounds of tracts and owners' names, county lines, rivers, and creeks as well as the size, owner, and borders of each property in the region. Surveyed by Thomas Roberts and L. Riseden in 1898, this land is now part of the Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area
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Copied from soil map, U.S. Soil Survey