Goodspeed's History of Tennessee

The Goodspeed Publishing Co., Nashville TN, 1886-1887

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The Goodspeed brothers originally published their A History of Tennessee from the Earliest Times to the Present, together with an Historical and a Biographical Sketch of ... , they would usually combine the general state history with group of county histories including the associated vanity biographies into a single volume. The general history would take up the first 796 pages, with the county pages following. Example: Cannon, Coffee, DeKalb, Warren, and White counties would complete a volume, with the counties pages running 797 to 992.

When Rev. S. Emmett Lucas, Jr., of Southern Historical Press reprinted the Goodspeed History of Tennessee ... , Rev. Lucas printed the main state history as a separate volume but retained the county groupings as found in the originals and printed them apart from the general history.

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How Goodspeed Divided the Counties