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    • Sam Houston giving order

    • Engraving showing Sam Houston (1793-1863) and Hockley. Both men seated in a cabin. Houston has legs outstretch and wears a long cape, and Hockley sits with legs crossed, writing on a paper. Hockley wears a hate and mustache. Houston's hat on the...
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    • Nations or Tribes of Indians with whom We are connected, and who live under our Protection, should not be molested or disturbed in the Possession of such Parts of Our Dominions and Territories as, not having been ceded to or purchased by Us, are...
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    • Act Purpose of Raising a Fund for Erecting a District Jail and Stocks in the Town of Nashville in the Mero District. =============================================================== An act to authorize the drawing a lottery in the district of Mero,...
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    • And. We do further strictly enjoin and require all Persons whatever who have either wilfully or inadvertently seated themselves upon any Lands within the Countries above described. or upon any other Lands which, not having been ceded to or...
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    • made for such allowance, shall appear to be just. WILLIAM BLOUNT, Governor. (signed) GRIFFITH RUTHERFORD, P. L. C. DAVID WILSON, S. H. R. September 27, 1794. ===============================================================
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    • An Act for the Enumeration of the Inhabitants of the Territory of the United States of America South of the River Ohio. Acts passed at the second session of the General Assembly of the Territory of the United States of America south of the river...
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    • by their deputies; and the Sheriffs of each county shall assign to each deputy employed in aid to himself in taking the enumeration, a certain division of his county plainly described in writing. The Sheriffs and their deputies shall respectively...
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    • Sam Houston at Horseshoe Bend

    • Engraving of Sam Houston (1793-1863) in battle, holding a gun and sword. A soldier pulls an arrow out of Houston's leg. Several soldiers and Indian warriors lay dead. Indian warriors shooting arrows on the left. Image 9 of 16 in folder. From The...
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    • =============================================================== Name of heads of Families. Free white males sixteen years and upwards including heads of families. Free white males under sixteen years. Free white Females including heads of families....
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    • hundred dollars; which forfeitures shall be recoverable in the courts of the County where the Sheriff or deputy sheriff shall reside, by action of debt or information, the one half thereof to the use of the Territory and the other half to the use...
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    • And be it enacted, That the sheriffs of the respective counties may appoint deputies in addition to those already in commission not exceeding five to a county, for the special purpose and no other of aiding in making the enumeration of the people...
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    • States by an act, entitled, “An act for the purpose of ceding to the United States of America certain western lands therein described.” And whereas upon taking the enumeration there may eventually be found, to be a less number of persons than...
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    • and the question determined in the affirmative, the Governor is requested to call the General Assembly into session as early as may be. And be it enacted, That each member of Convention shall be entitled to receive the same wages, as a member of...
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    • John Sevier

    • Painted portrait of John Sevier (1745-1815) by Washington B. Cooper. The painting is a copy of Charles Willson Peale's portrait of the same. Print is cropped and does not show lower portion of portrait, including subject's right hand.
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    • An Act to authorize the raising a fund, for the purpose of discharging the cost of cutting and clearing a wagon road from south West Point to the settlement on Cumberland River, in Mero district, by lottery. Section 1. Be it enacted by the...
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