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University of Memphis, Ned R. McWherter Library, Memphis

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Works: 89 works in 89 publications in 1 language and 89 library holdings
Genres: History 
Most widely held works by University of Memphis, Ned R. McWherter Library, Memphis
[Letter] 1847 Nov. 30, Memphis [to] Edward E Porter, Bridg[e]port, Con[necticut] by E. H Porter( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The following document is a letter, dated November 30, 1847, from E.H. Porter in Memphis to his son Edward E. Porter in Bridgeport, Connecticut. In the letter, the elder Porter discusses financial matters with his son and encourages him to maintain his commitment to quit smoking
[Letter] 1847 Aug. 12, Memphis [to] Miss Mary C Porter by Ben Sawtell( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The following document is a letter written by Ben Sawtell in Memphis to his niece Mary C. Porter, dated August 12, 1847. The letter is a brief note in which Sawtell extends his love to his niece and to her brother Edward
[Letter] 1840 Oct. 7 [to] Mary Jane Chester, Columbia Tennessee by Robert Chester( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

This document is a letter dated October 7, 1840 from Robert Chester to his daughter Mary Jane, who attended a female academy in Columbia Tennessee. Chester discusses family affairs and tells her that Andrew Jackson was at their house for dinner when her last letter arrived
[Letter] 1843 Jan. 28, Columbia, Tennessee [to] Col[onel] Rob[er]t J. Chester, Jackson, Tennessee by Mary Jane Chester( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

This document is a letter written by Mary Jane Chester to her father, Robert J. Chester, on January 28, 1843. In the letter Mary Jane states that she is in the middle of her examinations for the current session. She states that she would like to take French, guitar, and piano lessons the next session and requests that her father to send her the money to do so
[Letter] [1841] Apr 23, Jackson, [to] Mary J[ane] Chester, Female Institute, Columbia by Elizabeth Chester( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The following document is a letter dated April 23, 1841, from Elizabeth Chester to her daughter Mary Jane at the Female Institute in Columbia, TN. Chester updates her daughter on happenings back home while Mary Jane is away at school
[Letter] 1846 Aug. 1, Salem, Miss[issippi] [to] Mr [Howell] Taylor, near Summerville, Tenn[essee] by John D Alexander( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

This document is a letter written by John D. Alexander to Howell Taylor on August 1, 1846. In the letter, Alexander informs Taylor that the Female Academy has a new principal by the name of Mr. C.A. Sprague, who plans to invite a Miss Goode to fill the position of director of the Department of Music
[Letter] 1841 June 18, Columbia Female Institute [to] Mrs. Elizabeth Chester, Jackson, Tennessee by Mary Jane Chester( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The following document is a letter dated June 18, 1841, from Mary Jane Chester to her mother Elizabeth Chester. In the letter, Mary Jane expresses anticipation about returning home soon, and she also discusses her upcoming examination
[Letter] 1846 May 2, Memphis [Tennessee] [to] Mary C. Porter( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

This document is a letter, whose author is unidentified, addressed to Mary C. Porter on May 2, 1846. The author is most likely someone from Mary's immediate family, as the letter discusses social and family events such as Mary's brother Edward's illness, Mary joining a church, his school, and a new boat called the 'Gray Eagle'
[Letter] 1835 Dec. 8 [to] J[oh] n D. Coffee, Florence, Ala[bama] by Andrew Jackson Coffee( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

This document is a letter written from Andrew Jackson Coffee to his brother, John D. Coffee, dated December 8, 1835. In the letter, Andrew discusses his anger at John for writing him letters of unwanted advice and criticism. Andrew asks him not to write to him anymore if the subjects of the letters will be the same as the previous ones
[Letter] 1849 Feb. 15 [to] Alexander D. Coffee by Andrew Jackson Coffee( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

This document is a letter dated February 15, 1849 to Alexander D. Coffee from Andrew Jackson Coffee regarding a mix-up in their newspaper subscriptions
[Letter] 1842 Dec. 14, Columbia, Tennessee [to] Col[onel] Robert J. Chester, Jackson, Tenn[essee] by Mary Jane Chester( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The following document is a letter, dated December 14, 1842, from Mary Jane Chester to her father Robert J. Chester. Mary Jane writes urging her father to visit her, and she talks about her upcoming public examination and other issues related to her schooling and finances
[Letter] 1841 Apr 1, Columbia Female Institute [to] Mrs. Elizabeth Chester, Jackson, Tennessee by Mary Jane Chester( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

[Letter] 1841 Apr 1, Columbia Female Institute [to] Mrs. Elizabeth Chester, Jackson, Tennessee / M[ary] J[ane] Chester
[Letter] 1846 Nov. 6, Salem, Miss[issippi] [to] Mrs Susan Taylor by Mit( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The following document is a letter, dated November 6, 1846, to Susan Taylor from her sister-in-law. In the letter, the sister-in-law discusses piano lessons she will be giving as well as her current lodging and living conditions
[Letter] 1839 Dec. 25 [to] Mr. Alexander D. Coffee, Nashville, Tennessee by Andrew Jackson Coffee( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

This document is a letter dated December 25, 1839 to Alexander Coffee from his brother Andrew Jackson Coffee who writes of Christmas, their family, and a recent surveying trip
[Letter] 1844 Jul. 4, La Grange, [Alabama] [to] Mr. Edmund Taylor, Fayette Co[unty], Ten[nessee] by R. V Taylor( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

This document is a letter written by R.V. Taylor to his father, Edmund Taylor, on July 4, 1844. In the letter, Taylor tells his father about the difficulty he had in his travel to school and events happening to acquaintances he visited on the way and at the school
[Letter] 1849 Oct. 8 [to Mary Porter] by Edward E Porter( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The following document is a letter, dated October 8, 1849, from Edward E. Porter to his sister Mary Porter. In the letter, Edward discusses his busy schedule at school and his possible career plans. Edwards also expresses interest in instigating communication with a girlfriend of Mary's and speaks of matters of religion
[Letter] 1840 Nov. 28, Columbia Institute [to] Col[onel] Robert J. Chester, Jackson, Tennessee by Mary Jane Chester( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

This document is a letter dated November 28, 1840, from Mary Jane Chester, student of the Female Institute in Columbia, Tennessee, to her parents Colonel Robert J. and Elizabeth Chester. Mary Jane requests that her mother send her clothing, food, and pleads with her family to write her more often
[Letter] 1849 Feb. 23, College Hill, Hanover, [Indiana] [to] Miss Mary C. Porter by Ben Sawtelle( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

This document is a letter written by Ben Sawtelle to his niece, Mary C. Porter, on February 23, 1849. Ben attends South Hanover College in Indiana and tells Mary of the school and social events happening there. Ben also discusses events happening to acquaintances of theirs, as well as mentioning his support for the sewing and abolitionist societies with which Mary is involved
[Letter] 1840 Dec. 19, Columbia, Tennessee [to] Martha Butler Chester by Mary Jane Chester( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

This document is a letter written by Mary Jane Chester to her sister, Martha Butler Chester, on December 19, 1840. In the letter, Mary Jane describes how she will spend Christmas in Columbia, Tennessee, and wishes her sister and family a Merry Christmas at home in Jackson, Tennessee
[Letter] 1832 Aug. 25 [to] John Coffee Jr. by Andrew Jackson( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

This document is a letter dated August 25, 1832 to John Coffee Jr. from Andrew Jackson requesting that Coffee pick up his watch from a repair shop and return it to him
 
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