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Archive of thirty-five (35) paper ephemera items, including Tennessee Governor signed documents, Anti-Slavery Tract and other Civil War related items, early Knox County sheriff summons and legal documents, and more. 1st-2nd items: Two (2) Aaron Venable Brown, 11th Governor of Tennessee (1855-1857), signed land documents granting Thomas Shelby and Gastton Mathis land in Gibson County, witnessed by Brown and John S. Young, Secretary of State, below, dated September 29 and October 1, 1847. 3rd-5th items: Three (3) historical publications, including one (1) copy of ANTI-SLAVERY TRACTS, NO. 8: TO MOTHERS IN THE FREE STATES, by Mrs. E. L. Follen, published by the American Anti-Slavery Society, New York, n.d.; one (1) copy of NARRATIVE OF PRIVATIONS AND SUFFERINGS OF UNITED STATES OFFICERS AND SOLDIERS WHILE PRISONERS OF WAR IN THE HANDS OF THE REBEL AUTHORITIES: BEING THE REPORT OF A COMMISSION OF INQUIRY, APPOINTED BY THE UNITED STATES SANITARY COMMISSION; WITH AN APPENDIX, CONTAINING THE TESTIMONY, published by The Loyal Publication Society, New York, 1864; and one (1) author signed and inscribed copy of RICHARD HENDERSON: THE AUTHORSHIP OF THE CUMBERLAND COMPACT AND THE FOUNDING OF NASHVILLE, by Archibald Henderson, reprinted from the Tennessee Historical Magazine, September 1916. 6th item: Neill Smith Brown, 12th Governor of Tennessee (1847-1849), signed commission conferring on John W. Condy the position of Justice of the Peace for Grundy County, witness by Brown, below, dated May 3, 1848. 7th item: Gordon Weaver Browning, 38th Governor of Tennessee (1937-1939, and 1949-1953), typed letter signed, on Tennessee Executive Chamber, Nashville stationary, addressed to Chancellor Robert Boyte Crawford Howell, Chancery Court, Nashville, TN, written in regards to a previous letter from Howell, signed by Borwning, below, dated February 12, 1937. 8th-21st item: Fourteen (14) assorted paper ephemera items, including eight (8) financial related documents, with one (1) pertaining to goods obtained by Colonel William Linnard, Quartermaster General of the United States Army in War of 1812, dated December 13, 1824; four (4) letters; one (1) clipped Civil War era Harper's Weekly satrical illustration; and one (1) cabinet card depicting the bust portrait of a young woman with studio marks for Rodney Poole, Nashville, TN, dated circa November 1, 1813 to March 4, 1902. 22nd-35th items: Fourteen (14) State of Tennessee legal documents, including three (3) Knox County sheriff summons and two (2) Roane County sheriff summons, dated circa February 2, 1815 to September 1872. Many items encapsulated (not laminated) in plastic archival sleeves.
CONDITION: All items in overall good condition with foxing spots, areas of dampstaining, toning, acid burn, tears, pencil inscriptions from previous owners, to be expected from age and manner of use. 3rd-5th items: NARRATIVE OF PRIVATIONS AND SUFFERINGS cover with areas of loss, largest 2 1/4" x 2", tears repaired with scotch tape.