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John Overton papers, 1790-1840

Author: John Overton
Edition/Format:   Archival material : Manuscript : Microfilm : English
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Correspondence, chiefly of John Overton, Nashville, Tenn., lawyer, judge, and land speculator. Topics include Tennessee and national politics, legal issues, land speculation, and Andrew Jackson's political career. Correspondents include Joseph Anderson (1757-1837), John Bell (1797-1869), Thomas Hart Benton (1782-1858), William Blount (1749-1800), Willie Blount (1767-1835), George Washington Campbell (1769-1848),  Read more...
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Named Person: Joseph Anderson; John Bell; Thomas Hart Benton; William Blount; Willie Blount; George Washington Campbell; Newton Cannon; William C C Claiborne; Henry Clay; William Cocke; John Coffee; William Dickson; Thomas Emmerson; John Henry Eaton; Edmund Pendleton Gaines; John Haywood; Andrew Jackson; Thomas Jefferson; William Berkeley Lewis; Philip Lindsley; John Overton; John Sevier; Martin Van Buren; Hugh Lawson White; James Winchester
Material Type: Manuscript
Document Type: Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: John Overton
OCLC Number: 24678705
Notes: In the Southern Historical Collection, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (#1863).
Originals may be located at the Tennessee State Library and Archives. See MS68-479, John Samuel Claybrooke Papers.
Reproduction Notes: Microfilm. Nashville, Tenn. : Joint University Libraries, 1951. 2 microfilm reels ; 35 mm.
Description: 468 items.
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Correspondence, chiefly of John Overton, Nashville, Tenn., lawyer, judge, and land speculator. Topics include Tennessee and national politics, legal issues, land speculation, and Andrew Jackson's political career. Correspondents include Joseph Anderson (1757-1837), John Bell (1797-1869), Thomas Hart Benton (1782-1858), William Blount (1749-1800), Willie Blount (1767-1835), George Washington Campbell (1769-1848), Newton Cannon (1781-1841), William Charles Coles Claiborne (1775-1817), Henry Clay (1777-1852), William Cocke (1747-1828), John Coffee, William Dickson (1770-1816), John Henry Eaton (1790-1856), Thomas Emmerson, Edmund Pendleton Gaines (1777-1849), John Haywood (1762-1826), Andrew Jackson, Thomas Jefferson (1843-1926), William Berkeley Lewis (1784-1866), Philip Lindsley (1786-1855), John Sevier (1745-1815), Martin Van Buren, Hugh Lawson White (1773-1840), and James Winchester (1752-1826). Also included are eight original items, primarily Overton family personal correspondence.

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