Caldwell collection, 1795-1919.


Caldwell collection, 1795-1919.

Consists of documents, mostly correspondence, generated by various Tennessee politicians and businessmen, including Willie Blount, William Blount, W.B. Campbell, William Carroll, Isham G. Harris, B.W. Hooper, Joseph McMinn, Josiah Patterson, Malcolm R. Patterson, Sidney L. Peeler, A.H. Roberts, Tom C. Rye, John M. Taylor, and Paul M. Ryman. Also includes 2 court records involving Thomas Seawell, C.Y. Oliver, Charles McCormick, and J.C. Moore, and a militia commission for William Williams, Bedford County, 1832.

19 items.


SNAC Resource ID: 7273269

Related Entities

There are 23 Entities related to this resource.

Blount, William, 1749-1800 (person)

William Blount (March 26, 1749 – March 21, 1800) was an American Founding Father, statesman, and land speculator who signed the United States Constitution. He was a member of the North Carolina delegation at the Constitutional Convention of 1787 and led the efforts for North Carolina to ratify the Constitution in 1789 at the Fayetteville Convention. He then served as the only governor of the Southwest Territory and played a leading role in helping the territory gain admission to the union as the...

McMinn, Joseph, 1758-1824 (person)

Governor of Tennessee and Indian agent. From the description of Letter of Joseph McMinn, 1819. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79454546 ...

Blount, Willie, 1768-1835 (person)

Tennessee legislator and governor. From the description of Letters, 1809, 1810. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 34122352 Governor of Tennessee (1809-1815). From the description of Willie Blount papers, 1779-1800. (Detroit Public Library). WorldCat record id: 312149318 American lawyer, congressman, and governor of Tennessee. Blount was a delegate to the Tennessee Constitutional Convention. From the description of Land grant, 181...

Oliver, C. Y. (person)

Buford, John W., b. 1836. (person)

Patterson, Josiah, 1837-1904 (person)

Williams, William, 1776-1862. (person)

Harris, Isham G. (Isham Green), 1818-1897 (person)

Governor of Tennessee, United States senator. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Washington, to President Hayes, 1877 Oct. 17. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270506120 Isham Green Harris (1818-1897) was a state legislator and governor of Tennessee. During the Civil War, he was a voluntary member of the staffs of A. S. Johnston, Braxton Bragg, and J. E. Johnston. From the guide to the Isham G. Harris Letter, ., 22 August 1863, (University of North C...

McCormick, Charles L., 1946-.... (person)

Patterson, Malcolm R. (Malcolm Rice), 1861-1935 (person)

Moore, John C. (John Coleman) (person)

Roberts, Albert Houston, 1868-1946. (person)

Rye, Tom C., 1863-1953 (person)

Rickard, W. H. (William Howard), 1926- (person)

Hooper, Ben W., 1870-1957 (person)

Ryman, Paul M. (person)


Tigrett, Isaac Burton (person)

Peeler, Sidney L. (person)

Campbell, William Bowen, 1807-1867 (person)

Campbell was born on Mansker's Creek in Sumner County, Tennessee, to David and Catherine Bowen Campbell. He studied law at Abingdon, Virginia, with his father's cousin, Virginia Governor David Campbell, and attended lectures at Winchester Law School. He returned to Tennessee in 1829 in order to establish a law practice at Carthage, in Smith County. He was admitted to the bar in 1830. In 1831, he was appointed attorney general for a state circuit, and moved to Sparta, Tennessee. In 1835, Campb...

Taylor, John M. (John May), 1838-1911 (person)

Carroll, William, 1788-1844 (person)

Governor of Tennessee and army officer. From the description of William Carroll correspondence, 1815. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79452688 ...

Hynes, Andrew, 1785-1849. (person)