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    • The same night he was here I had a sick soldier-one of Morgans men, and a comrade who attended him. The name of the sick one was Rice-he was 15 years of age. We have bread & meat-wheat coffee & sassafras tea-a little milk & a very little butter....
    • 1863 January 19
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    • Page 2 fifteenth day of November, in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and sixty-nine, did provide for the calling of a Convention by the people of the State, to meet at Nashville, on the second Monday in January, in the year of our...
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    • Page 3 liberty or property, but by the judgment of his peers, or the law of the land. Section 9. That in all criminal prosecutions, the accused hath the right to be heard by himself and his counsel; to demand the nature and cause of the...
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    • Page 4 Section 21. That no man’s particular services shall be demanded, or property taken, or applied to public use, without the consent of his representatives, or without just compensation being made therefore. Section 22. That perpetuities and...
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    • In thie entry Lucy Virginia writes of Mrs A. going out her the front door and meeting a soldier who demanded 15 lbs. of bread. He proved to be part of a Confederate scout operation of about 20 men. Lucy Vriginia writes of hiding in a canister the...
    • 1863 July 12
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    • Weather is better. Mr. Wallace plans to go to Nashville & LVF will send her letters to Lide and Mrs. Armfield with him. Coggins has just returned from Nashville with newspapers. From these Lee appears to be holding his own in Virginia & Sherman has...
    • 1865 January 8
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    • that no man can of right be compelled to attend, erect or support any place of worship or to maintain any ministry against his consent, that no human authority can in any case whatever Control or interfere with the rights of conscience; and that no...
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    • not named, whose offences are not particularly described and supported by evidence are dangerous to liberty and ought not to be granted. Sect. 8th That no free man shall be taken or imprisoned, or disseized of his freehold, liberties or privileges...
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    • Sect. 26th That the freemen [i.e. free men] of this State have a right to Keep and to bear Arms for their common defence [i.e. defense]. Sect. 27th That no Soldier shall in time of peace be quartered in any House without consent of the owner, nor...
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    • accusation against him, of meeting the witnesses face to face of having compulsory process for obtaining witnesses in his favor - and in prosecutions by indictments or information, a speedy public trial by an impartial Jury of the vicinage nor...
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    • CONSTITUTION OF THE STATE OF TENNESSEE Whereas the people of the Territory of the United States, south of the river Ohio, having the right of admission into the General Government as a Member State thereof, consistent with the constitution of the...
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    • One of the Company, (John Cotton) who was moving down in a large canoe, had attached it to Robert Cartwright's boat, into which he and his family had gone for safety. The canoe was here overturned & the little cargo lost. The Company pitying his...
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    • tho poor it was palatable. Monday 27th. Set out again. Killed a Swan, which was very delicious. Tuesday 28th. Set out very early this morning. Killed some Buffaloe. [i.e. Buffalo] Wednesday 29th. Proceeded up the river. Gathered some herbs on...
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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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