John Overton papers, 1790-1840 [microfilm manuscript].

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Overton, John, 1766-1833. John Overton papers, 1790-1840 [microfilm manuscript].

John Overton papers, 1790-1840 [microfilm manuscript].

Correspondence, chiefly of John Overton, Nashville, Tenn., lawyer, judge, and land speculator. Topics include Tennessee and national politics, legal issues, land speculation, and Andrew Jackson's political career. Correspondents include Joseph Anderson (1757-1837), John Bell (1797-1869), Thomas Hart Benton (1782-1858), William Blount (1749-1800), Willie Blount (1767-1835), George Washington Campbell (1769-1848), Newton Cannon (1781-1841), William Charles Coles Claiborne (1775-1817), Henry Clay (1777-1852), William Cocke (1747-1828), John Coffee, William Dickson (1770-1816), John Henry Eaton (1790-1856), Thomas Emmerson, Edmund Pendleton Gaines (1777-1849), John Haywood (1762-1826), Andrew Jackson, Thomas Jefferson (1843-1926), William Berkeley Lewis (1784-1866), Philip Lindsley (1786-1855), John Sevier (1745-1815), Martin Van Buren, Hugh Lawson White (1773-1840), and James Winchester (1752-1826). Also included are eight original items, primarily Overton family personal correspondence.

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