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Bedford County

         Moving to Texas ~ 1833
         A Call from Shelbyville ~ 1847
         Dr. Irwin died at my house ~ 1855

Blount County

         Hurray for Jas K. Polk! ~ 1841
         Death, The Unconkerable King Of Terrors ~ 1841

Bradley County

         Most Unnatural, this Unholy War ~ 1862
         I Do Not Feel Inclined To Postpone Our Engagement Any Further ~ 1866
         Many Watters Cannot Quench Love ~ 1865

Campbell County

         Unsigned Letter From California (Maupin Family) ~ 1856   (Posted 10 April 2009)

Chester County

         Death in Shelbyville ~ 1846

Claiborne County

         The Jennings-Lewis Connection ~ 1850s

Coffee County

         Bragg Has Bin ... Shooting From One To Three Every Friday Evening ~ 1863
         The Value of Loose Court Records ~ 1883
         Isaac McFaddin’s Book ~ 1862
         a desperate condition with boils ~ 1853

Davidson County
         Litigation and Land ~ 1803
         Job Hunting the Old Fashioned Way ~ 1852
         A Note From Moses Fisk ~ 1796
         I am so Rejoiced to Hear that He Died Happy ~ 1893
         I Have Been Confined in This Prison Now Just Three Months ~ 1863
         Hard Times, Soft Monie ~ or “Jew Down the Price” ~ 1836
         “... the value of John & the two men I sold you ... ” ~ 1848   (Posted 1 Aug 2004)
         “... we have Instructed you to proceed by law ... ” ~ 1848   (Posted 9 June 2005)

Franklin County

         I Heard that my Sweetheart was Going to War ~ 1861
         Taylor Family Letters   (Mail to Franklin County Tennessee)

Giles County

         ... She Was Prepared To Go ~ 1841
         I Want Immediate Action ~ 1839

Hardeman County

         A Father Guides His Daughter ~ 1846  (Posted 25 September 1997)
         Flowers and Eggs ~ 1840s   (Posted 28 Aug 2004)

Hawkins County

         A Slave Buyer on a Shopping Spree ~ 1836
         Old Soldiers Never Died ~ 1860
         The K. K. K. and Wax Dolls ~ 1867

Henry County

         My Beloved Gen. Forrest ~ 1886
         Nation Now Morns the Death of Her Chief Executive ~ 1901

Jackson County

         Disappointment Has Always Been My Lot ~ 1840
         Bragg’s Army. . . Passed By My House, Ate Me Entirely Out ~ 1863

Jefferson County

         The Rebs was Croosing the River ~ 1864

Knox County

         Persons Residing in the Cherokee Country, not natives of the land ~ 1797
         Taking Tansey Bitters ~ 1863

Lawrence County

         I Have Not Yet Learned the Doctrine of Passive Obedience 1841

Lincoln County

         A Bell Tolls in Fayetteville ~ 1848
         See the Fine Looking Women Here ~ 1834

McMinn County

         Dear Mother’s Property ~ 1844

Madison County

         A Death in Denmark ~ 1848
         Our Course is to Occupy, Subjugate and Desolate ~ 1862

Marshall County

         There Has Been A Terrible Stiring Around Here ~ 1849

Maury County

         That Dreadful Disease, the Smallpox ~ 1817

Meigs County

         I Can Beat the Devil ~ 1851

Montgomery County

         My face is so plump & fresh ~ 1839

       The Howard and Young Family Letters:

Overton County

         Brother Wiley Was Killed Dead ~ 1863

Rhea County

         A Tear of Grief Shed at Vicksburg ~ 1863
         The Mississippi River Has Run Me Out ~ 1884

Roane County

         It Takes a Man with a Beard ~ 1862

Robertson County

         I do not Think Tenn. is Prepared to go With the Three Seceding States ~ 1861
         The State Will go Out and Join the Southern Confederacy ~ 1861

Rutherford County

         A Yankee Writes to God’s Land ~ 1864
         A Letter of Recommendation for a Soon to Depart Soul ~ 1863

Shelby County

         a Dozen Snoring Countrymen ~ 1837   (Posted 17 Sep 2004)
         Cholera in Memphis Tennessee ~ 1849   (Posted 1997)

Sumner County

         I Almost Hate the Name Man ~ 1847
         The Hunt~King Letters ~ 1824-1901

Warren County

         A Lawyer’s Letter from McMinnville ~ 1847
         Bed Bugs in Middle Tennessee ~ 1840
         Land Dealing in Warren County ~ 1838

Washington County

         he married in five weeks after nansy Died ~ 1841
         Gloomy Clouds Gather Thick And Fast ~ 1862

Williamson County

         Abram Maury Correspondence ~ 1820 & 1837
         A Deed from Samuel Roe to Sumersett Moore & Abraham Maury ~ 1801

Wilson County

         I Have No Dear Mother How My Heart Writhes ~ 1839





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