Article appearing under the title of "Agricultural Society in Middle Tennessee" in the May 1, 1838, issue of the "Tennessee Farmer" conveys the importance of not only agricultural organization on the county level, but on the state level as well.
Merriman was from Hawkins County, Tennessee, and served in Co. B., 60th Tennessee Volunteers. He was captured at Big Black River, Mississippi, and held at Point Lookout, Maryland, as a prisoner of war. Later he enlisted in the Union army to fight...
One-sheet certificate of enlistment for Dennis Morgan, "a Colored man whom W. H. Morgan claims as his slave, April 5, 1864." Certificate includes Morgan's age and physical description, as well as the signature of L. E. Davis, First Sergeant, 17th...
William Strickland's watercolor sketch of the north entrance of Crosby Hall in London. The sketch provides details of the doorway and the arch overhead. Included are Strickland's description of the doorway and the hall.
Monuments & Memorials; Basilicas; Popes; Domes; Latin cross-plan buildings; Plazas
William Strickland's watercolor sketch of the Basilica of St. Peter, Rome. Strickland gives handwritten descriptions and dimensions of the building porticoes. He describes the dome as being "decidedly ugly."
William Strickland's watercolor sketch of the columns in the cloister of Basilica de S. Giovanni in Laterano. The sketch shows an unfinished drawing and next to it a finished sketch. Strickland gives a handwritten description of the columns.