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John Thomas Wheat papers, 1806-1896

Author: John Thomas Wheat
Edition/Format:   Archival material : English
Database:WorldCat
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The papers, chiefly 1850-1880, include Wheat's family correspondence, sermons, reminiscences (in verse), commonplace books, diary, 1837, and record books of Christ Church and school, Nashville, Tenn., 1840-1846, and St. Lazarus's Church, Memphis, Tenn., 1867-1868. Correspondence and other papers pertain to his children: J.T. Wheat, Jr. (1830-1862), Louisiana lawyer and Confederate Army officer, including a diary  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Diaries (Blank-books)
Correspondence
Named Person: Selina Wheat Seay; Francis E Shober; Josephine May Wheat Shober; C R Wheat; John Thomas Wheat; John Thomas Wheat; Leo P Wheat; Wheat family.
Document Type: Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: John Thomas Wheat
OCLC Number: 24639095
Notes: In the Southern Historical Collection, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (#1832).
Description: ca. 1,200 items ; (4.0 linear feet)
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The papers, chiefly 1850-1880, include Wheat's family correspondence, sermons, reminiscences (in verse), commonplace books, diary, 1837, and record books of Christ Church and school, Nashville, Tenn., 1840-1846, and St. Lazarus's Church, Memphis, Tenn., 1867-1868. Correspondence and other papers pertain to his children: J.T. Wheat, Jr. (1830-1862), Louisiana lawyer and Confederate Army officer, including a diary while studying law at Wheeling, Va. [now W. Va.], 1849; Chatham Roberdeau Wheat (1825-1862), soldier of fortune during the Mexican War and in Cuba, Nicaragua, Italy, and in the Confederate Army (a small amount); Leonidas Polk Wheat (1841-1915), who studied music in Europe; Selina (Wheat) Seay of Alabama; and Josephine May (Wheat) Shober and her husband, Francis Edwin Shober (1831-1896), lawyer, legislator, and member of Congress from Rowan County, N.C., including letters written while he was a member of the North Carolina legislature during the Civil War and a U.S. representative, 1869-1873. Also included are albums, estate accounts, general merchandise accounts, 1814-1815, accounts for day labor and blacksmith and carpentry work, in Rowan County, 1851-1858, poems and dramas written by members of the family, and other items.

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