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    • interest touching the rights of the citizens of this nation, which may require attention of the United States Government. The principal Chief shall keep a friendly correspondence with government through the medium of the proper officers. Art. 20....
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    • Thursday 9th. Proceed on our journey, nothing happening worthy attention today, floated till about midnight, & encamped on the northern shore. Friday 10th. This morning about 4 o'clk, [i.e. o’clock] we were surprised by the cries of "help poor...
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    • 1818 Letter from Cherokee Chiefs to Gov. McMinn For the Raleigh Register. A letter from the Cherokee Chiefs to his Excellency, Gov. Jos. McMinn, in answer to certain communications of his respecting their land and removal to the west. Friend and...
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    • Knoxville 30th July 1796 Gentlemen of the Senate and of the House of Representatives. The Short time in which I conceived it was necessarily my duty to convene the Legislature, compelled me to call you together on so short a notice: In the first...
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    • Resting a Bit

    • This page in Mitchener's diary shows a bedroom in what appears to be a private home. One prisoner can be seen by the bed, resting. Mitchener writes,"About thirteen hours later & 29 km. -- 'Resting a Bit' - In the hamlet of Freiwaldau, the caravan...
    • 1944-1945
    • A monkey meeting

    • Caricature of a politician addressing an audience of monkeys from a cracker box platform. The monkeys beg for food while the largest of them warns the others to "pay no attention to that boob, he thinks you can vote." Accompanying the caricature...
    • 1925 August 21
    • Terminal Building

    • Terminal Building at the Tennessee Centennial and International Exposition. The image features a front and side view of the building. The top of the building carries the lettering "Railway Exhibits." The grounds clearly contain decorative...
    • 1897
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    • L.V.F. diary entry Yankees continued to forage roughly about the area. I judge that about 30,000 men have left this place and Hickory Creek this morning - Thomas division - Woods to [sic] - and Nelsons - and this is a better riddance for which I...
    • 1862 Septmber 3
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    • Santa Claus couldnt get thro the pickets, - Jessie wanted to know why the old fellow couldnt go to his Quartermaster and get him a pass? They seemed to enjoy their Christmas quite as well as usual however, notwithstanding that Santa Claus was...
    • 1862 December 28
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    • In the entry Darlin comes back from a visit to town and announces that the Yankees are coming again. The Yankees burned the stables; however, Darlin was able to save about half of one poultry house, by ripping off roofing and planking to stop the...
    • 1863 April 26
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    • The Battle of Stones River was to decide whether or not the French family were still to have a home, or be sent forth as refugees to find a sojourning place in a land of strangers. Cannonading was heard in the direction of Murfreesboro. Everything...
    • 1862 December 31

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