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Sevier, John 1745-1815

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Works: 171 works in 244 publications in 1 language and 2,369 library holdings
Genres: History  Genealogy  Registers  Sources  Records and correspondence  Treaties 
Roles: Author
Classifications: E302.6.S45, 923.273
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Most widely held works about John Sevier
 
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Andrew Jackson and early Tennessee history by Samuel Gordon Heiskell( Book )
4 editions published in 1920 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sir, no doubt you have frequently heard the manner in which my enemies have been calumniating my character by John Sevier( Book )
4 editions published in 1805 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Commission book, 1796-1801 by Tennessee( Book )
4 editions published in 1957 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Knoxville, May 10th, 1805. Sir, No doubt you have frequently heard the manner in which my enemies have been calumniating my character by John Sevier( Book )
3 editions published in 1805 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A letter from James Robertson of Tennessee, to his excellency John Sevier, Esquire, governor of the state of Franklin, 1 August, 1907 [i.e. 1787] by James Robertson( Book )
1 edition published in 1908 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
John Sevier, pioneer of the old Southwest by Carl S DRIVER( Book )
3 editions published in 1932 in English and Undetermined and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Executive journal of Gov. John Sevier by Tennessee( )
in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
[Letter] 1799 June 24, [to] the warriors & chiefs of the Cherokee Nation by Tennessee( )
1 edition published in 1799 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This document is a letter written to the Warriors and Chiefs of the Cherokee Nation by Governor John Sevier (1796-1801, 1803-1809) on June 24, 1799. In the letter, Sevier tells the Cherokees thatReverend Lyman Potter has offered his services to teach education, religion, and the fine arts to their people. Sevier praises Potter and gives hisrecommendation to the Cherokee of Potter's qualifications
Land grant by Tennessee Company( )
2 editions published in 1790 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This land grant is numbered 142 out of an unknown number. It is printed and signed, but the recipient and price of the land are blank. It is signed by Zachariah Cox and witnessed by William Smith and J.S. Young
[Letter] 1799 Jun. 24, Knoxville, [Tennessee, to] Cap[tain] Edm[un]d Butler by Tennessee( )
1 edition published in 1799 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This is a letter written by Governor John Sevier (1796-1801, 1803-1809) to introduce Reverend Lyman Potter to Captain EdmundButler. Sevier explains that Mr. Potter has business in the Cherokee Nation to discuss with Captain Butler
Really getting industry to partner in manufacturing education by Charles S Elliott( Book )
2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Autograph letter signed James Monroe to: The Governor of the State of Tennessee [John Sevier] by James Monroe( Book )
1 edition published in 1800 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
[Letter] 1786 May 14, State of Franklin, Washington County [Tennessee to] Governor Telfair by John Sevier( )
1 edition published in 1786 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
This document is a letter, dated May 14, 1786, from John Sevier of the State of Franklin, Washington County (Tennessee) to Governor Edward Telfair of Georgia. The letter describes the situation in and near Cumberland and apprehensions among the inhabitants of impending Indian hostilities. Also discussed is a planned settlement at (Muscle Shoals.)
[Letter] 1804 Aug. 9, Knoxville, [Tennessee to] Colo[nel] Joseph McMin [i.e. McMinn], Colo[nel] Samuel Wear, and Maj[or] John Cowan by Tennessee( )
1 edition published in 1804 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
This is a letter written by John Sevier, Governor of Tennessee (1796-1801, 1803-1809), to Colonel Joseph McMinn, Colonel Samuel Wear, and Major John Cowan, dated August 9, 1804. Sevier informs the men that he has received word of a meeting to be held with the commissioners of Georgia regarding a road, connecting the two states, that would be run through Cherokee lands. Sevier commands the men to attend the meeting at James Vann's, and he gives further instruction regarding equity in the amount of work and advantages gleaned by the two states in the construction of the road
John Sevier correspondence by John Sevier( )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Clerk's copy of a letter (1797 January 12) from Sevier, governor of Tennessee, to Silas Dinsmore, Indian agent, relating to Tennessee boundaries and to the Cherokee Indians; and ALS (1812 May 31) from Sevier to his son, George Washington Sevier, concerning the impending war with Great Britain and British alliances with the Cherokee, Chickasaw, and Creek Indians
[Letter] 1798 July 4, [to] James Robertson, James Stuart, Lochlen [i.e. Lachlan] McIntosh by Tennessee( )
1 edition published in 1798 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
This document is a letter of instructions written by the Governor of Tennessee, John Sevier (1796-1801,1803-1809) to state agents James Robertson, James Stuart, and Lachlan McIntosh. The letter is dated July 4, 1798. Sevier stated that he appointed the agents to represent the interests of the state of Tennessee on the issues of a treaty to be made between the United States and the Cherokee. Among the issues Sevier noted for the three men to pay close attention to were the Indian boundary lines and the state districts in close contact with those boundaries. Sevier also commanded the men to examine the grounds of the Cherokee, to question the constitutionality of Cherokee land claims whenever possible, and to try to get more roads, rivers, and ports in the possession of the state
Papers by John Sevier( )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Papers include a letter, 1787, from Richard Caswell, governor of North Carolina, concerning land speculation in Tennessee, trials for fraud in the purchase of army supplies, opposition of the North Carolina assembly to recent Indian treaties, and road construction in the mountains; directive, 1800, granting permission to William Lindsy and Zaduch Bowshairs to transport slaves from Tennessee to Natchez in the Mississippi Territory; a copy of a memorial sent in 1812 to the North Carolina legislature by Sevier and Isaac Shelby, first governor of Kentucky, requesting that the Assembly honor its commitment to grant the two men the sword and pistols that it had voted them for their service in the battle of King's Mountain; and the reply from John Steele; and routine papers concerning legal matters
[Letter] 1807 Aug. 2, Knoxville, [Tennessee to] Col[onel Return J.] Meigs by Tennessee( )
1 edition published in 1807 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
This is a letter written by Tennessee Governor John Sevier (1796-1801, 1803-1809) to Cherokee agent Return J. Meigs, dated August 2, 1807. Sevier discusses the murders of two white men, John Prigmore and Leonard Cash, assumed to have been committed by Indians. He expresses his condemnation of such acts and says that he hopes that the Cherokee Nation will investigate the crimes and apprehend the guilty party. The enclosure mentioned is no longer attached
 
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