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Nine (9) Nashville historical related publications, including Tax Ledger, Legal Books, and Directories. 1st item: NASHVILLE, DAVIDSON COUNTY, WARD NO. 9 TAX LEDGER, for 1936-1938, complied by Joe P. McCord, tax assessor, sworn before a county judge, June 14, 1936. Hardbound in brown leather with handwritten entries arranged in alphabetical tabs. 16" H x 11 1/4" W x 1 5/8" D. Note: This ledger was featured in THE NASHVILLE RETROSPECTIVE, Vol. XI, No. 12, June 2020, p. 2. 2nd item: ACTS PASSED AT THE STATED SESSION OF THE EIGHTEENTH GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF TENNESSEE, 1829, printed by Allen A. Hall and Frederick S. Heiskell, Nashville, 1829. Hardcover octavo, 147 pages with index, includes Chapter XXIX, An Act more effectually to provide for Emancipating Slaves, Ephraim H. Foster, Speaker of the House, Joel Walker, Speaker of the Senate, December 7, 1829, pp. 49-50. 9" H x 5 1/4" W x 3/4" D. 3rd item: PUBLIC ACTS PASSED AT THE FIRST SESSION OF THE TWENTIETH GENERAL ASSEMBLEY OF THE STATE OF TENNESSEE, 1833, printed by Allen A. Hall and Frederick S. Heiskell, Nashville, 1833. Hardcover octavo, 147 pages including index and Chapter III, An Act more effectually to prevent the owners of steam boats and stages from carrying off slaves without the knowledge or consent of the owners, F. W. Huling, Speaker of the House, D. Buford, Speaker of the Senate, passed September 25, 1833, pp. 2-3. 9" H x 5 1/4" W x 3/4" D. 4th item: CAMPBELL'S NASHVILLE BUSINESS DIRECTORY, Vol. III, by Reverand John P. Campbell, published by Smith, Camp, and Company, Nashville, 1857. Hardcover octavo, 356 pages with index and back advertisements, includes full-page advertisement for Rees W. Porter, General Agent for the Sale of Negroes; also, Dealer in Real Estate and City Property, Nashville, p. 172. 8" H x 5 1/2" W x 1 1/8" D. Note: This directory and Porter's advertisement were featured in THE NASHVILLE RETROSPECTIVE, Vol. VIII, No. 5, November 2016, p. 2. 5th item: NASHVILLE AMERICAN (CUMBERLAND) ALMANAC FOR THE YEAR 1898: A CYCLOPAEDIA OF HISTORIC AND STATISTIC FACTS, Vol. 3, No. 1, January, 1898. Softcover octavo, 542 pages with front and back advertisements. 8 3/4" H x 5 3/4" W x 1" D. 6th item: THE CHARTER OF THE CITY OF NASHVILLE, compiled by A. G. Ewing, Jr., and F. M. Garard, printed by McQuiddy Printing Company, Nashville, 1913. Hardcover octavo, 107 pages. 9 1/4" H x 6 1/4" W x 1/2" D. 7th item: RULES OF ORDER OF THE SENATE OF THE SIXTY-SEVENTH GENERAL ASSEMBLY STATE OF TENNESSEE, SESSION OF 1931, prepared by Cedric Hunt, Chief Clerk, printed by Baird-Ward Printing Company, Nashville, circa 1931. Softcover octavo, 59 pages. 8" H x 5" W x 1/4" D. 8th item: Reprint of THE ANNUALS OF TENNESSEE TO THE END OF THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY, by J. G. M. Ramsey, originally printed by Walker and James, Charleston, reprinted with the addition of FAIN'S INDEX by the Kingsport Press, Kingsport, 1926. Hardcover octavo, 832 pages including frontispiece fold-out map. 9 1/4" H x 6 5/8" W x 2 1/8" D. 9th item: Reprint of CAMPBELL'S NASHVILLE BUSINESS DIRECTORY, Vol. III, by Reverand John P. Campbell, originally published by Smith, Camp, and Company, Nashville, 1857, reprinted for Century III Nashville, circa 1980. Hardcover octavo, 356 pages with index and back advertisements. 8" H x 5 1/4" W x 1" D. Private Nashville Collection. Condition: All items in overall good condition. 19th century books with expected wear to covers, toning/acid burn, areas of loss, tears, dampstaining, to be expected from age and manner of use. 1st item: Staining, areas of loss, largest 4 3/4" x 3/4", to covers and spine, corners bumped. 2nd-3rd items: Front covers are separated from spine. 4th item: Front end paper and title page are not present. Front cover is loose from binding. 5th item: Covers and spine with old tape repairs, largest 8 3/4". Areas of loss, flaking to covers and pages. 7th item: Black leather to front cover is separated from binding. 8th-9th items: Overall very good condition.