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Governor of Tennessee Willie Blount signed land grant and archival items pertaining to Johnson County and Burns, TN, 19 items total. 1st item: Governor of Tennessee Willie Blount (1768-1835) and Secretary William Grainger Blount (1784-1827) signed land document, granting David Pasmore, assignee of Peter Burgess, ten acres in Dickson County, "…lying in the First District, and on the waters of Jones Creek and on the Beaver Creek Dam fork of Turnbull…," dated August 19, 1814. 15 3/4" H x 13" W. Note: William Grainger Blount was the eldest son of William Blount, nephew of Governor Willie Blount. He practiced law in Knoxville and became the owner of Blount Mansion after serving three terms in the Tennessee House of Representatives. 2nd item: Johnson County, TN grocery store ledger, dated August 13, 1850. Oblong hardcover octavo, originally published by The Christian Advocate and Journal as a ledger for agents to record subscribers. Hardbound in three-quarter brown leather with marbled-paper sides. 6 1/2" H x 8 1/2" W. 3rd item: Fabric apron sorter, having eight pockets with alphabetical pencil lettering. 9 3/4" H x 25" W. 4th item: Pamphlet titled AN ACT TO REGULATE THE WORKING AND LAYING OUT OF PUBLIC ROADS, H. B. Ramsey, Speaker of the House of Representatives, George H. Morgan, Speaker of the Senate, and Alvin Hawkis, Governor, approved March 30, 1881. Softcover octavo, 14 pages, does not retain wrappers. 8 1/2" H x 5 5/8" W. 5th item: Two page hymnal pamphlet from The Brooklyn Tabernacle, 13-15-17 Hicks Street, Brooklyn, New York, undated. 10 1/4" H x 6 3/4" W. 6th-19th items: Group of fourteen (14) receipts, bank statements, and one (1) letter, dated between November 15, 1877-June 8, 1898. descended in a Middle Tennessee family to current consignor. Condition: 1st item: Overall good condition with toning/acid burn, scattered foxing spots. Tears, largest 5/8", to fold lines. Signatures in overall good, legible condition. 2nd item: Overall good condition with expect wear, bumped corners to covers. Pages with toning. 3rd item: Wear, staining, to fabric. 4th item: Does not retain wrappers. Some stitching present to spine. Light toning, creases to pages. 5th-19th items: All paper items with toning, foxing spots, tears, general handling wear to be expected from age.