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1892 examples of tennessee in sentences

The message was referred to the committee on foreign relations, when a majority of themJohn C. Calhoun of South Carolinia, Felix Grundy of Tennessee, John Smillie of Pennsylvania, John A. Harper of New Hampshire, Joseph Desha of Kentucky and Seaver of Massachusetts reported, June 3, a manifesto as the basis of a declaration of war.

Mr. Stanton, of Tennessee, and others, spoke in a strain equally fervid and philanthropic.

He had removed to Tennessee, and had set up cotton-planting there; but, failing in that business, had returned back with the small remnants of his property, and Polk provided for him by making him marshal.

The base and cap are of pink Tennessee marble.

" Mr. Stanton, of Tennessee, in his reply, said:

They agreed to retire in the rear of the army, and occupy the country to the east of the Coosa; while a line of American posts was established from Tennessee and Georgia, to the Alabama, and the power and resources of these tribes were thus effectually destroyed.

The state of Tennessee immediately took active measures for punishing the aggressors.

The former, having collected a part of his force, joined General Coffee on the 12th of October, at Ditto's landing, on the Tennessee.

Their purpose was to capture a train, burn the bridges on the northern part of the Georgia State Railroad, and also on the East Tennessee Railroad, where it approaches the Georgia State line, thus completely isolating Chattanooga, which was then virtually ungarrisoned.

The Mississippi itself runs through Minnesota, Wisconsin, Illinois, Iowa, Missouri, Arkansas, Kentucky, Tennessee, Mississippi and Louisiana.

The Tennessee River is a tributary of the Ohio, which it enters so near the Mississippi as to have a very close connection with that great river.

Entering the Ohio at Paducah, Kentucky, the Tennessee is one of the largest and most important rivers east of the Mississippi.

It is formed by the union of two rivers which rise in the Allegheny Mountains and unite at Kingston, Tennessee.

The river then runs southwest through Alabama, and turning northward, passes through portions of Tennessee and Kentucky.

In length the Tennessee exceeds 1,200 miles, and, with the exception of very dangerous places here and there, it is strictly a navigable river.

Running as it does, through a country not yet thoroughly supplied with railroad accommodation, the Tennessee forms an important connection between a number of small shipping points, which would otherwise be cut off from commercial intercourse with large centers.

The passenger on a Tennessee River boat is almost sure to be told how a very popular first mate escaped arrest by disguising himself as a cook.

He was a member of the convention which framed the constitution of Tennessee in 1796, and in the autumn of that year was elected Representative to Congress by the people of Tennessee, which State was then entitled to only one member.

He was a member of the convention which framed the constitution of Tennessee in 1796, and in the autumn of that year was elected Representative to Congress by the people of Tennessee, which State was then entitled to only one member.

In 1797 became a Senator of the United States for the State of Tennessee.

Resigned his seat in the Senate in 1798; was a judge of the supreme court of Tennessee from 1798 till 1804.

In 1823 was elected a Senator of the United States, and nominated as candidate for the Presidency by the legislature of Tennessee.

The Speaker of the House of Representatives: I transmit herewith to the House the report and estimate of the survey made in pursuance of the act of the 30th April, 1824, in order to ascertain the practicability of connecting the waters of the Altamaha and Tennessee rivers by a canal and railroad, and request, as there is no duplicate of the same prepared, that the House will cause it to be laid before the Senate.

That bay takes its name from the Mobile River, which is formed by the junction of the Alabama and Tombigbee, which extend each about 300 miles into the interior, approaching at their head waters near the Tennessee River.

Statistics of this period show that the proportionately largest number of Negroes who learned in spite of opposition were found among the Scotch-Irish of Kentucky and Tennessee.

This element of the population had only slightly increased in Alabama, Kentucky, Missouri, Tennessee, Virginia, Louisiana, South Carolina, and the District of Columbia.

As Spain owned both banks at the mouth of the river, she claimed that American ships had no right to go in or out without her consent, and so prevented the people of Kentucky and Tennessee from trading in foreign markets.

The Democrats, however, took it up and in their platform declared for "the reannexation of Texas," and nominated James K. Polk of Tennessee for President and George Mifflin Dallas of Pennsylvania for Vice President.

A part of the Cherokees, known by the name of Chickamaugas, inhabiting five villages on the Tennessee River, have long been in the practice of committing depredations on the neighboring settlements.

Charles Egbert Craddock, In the Tennessee Mountains (1884).

In the Tennessee Mountains (1884).

The legislation of North Carolina regarding racial control, like that of the period in South Carolina, Georgia, Tennessee and Kentucky, was more conservative than liberal.

"My mama and daddy said they was born in Tennessee and was bought and brought here.

We come to Memphis, Tennessee in a wagon.

Enroute tuh dis country we come through Tennessee an ah membuh comin through Memphis an Pine Bluff to Fordyce.

I was born in White County, Tennessee and moved to Missouri but the folks did not like it there so we come to Benton County, Arkansas.

I was born in Murray County, Tennessee.

It was middle Tennessee.

I was born in ArkansasCrittenden County near Memphis, Tennessee.

"My father was born in MississippiSardis, Mississippiand my mother was a TennesseeanCartersville[HW:?] Tennessee, twenty-five miles above Memphis.

"After peace was declared, they met in Tennessee.

"Right after the War, my mother come further down in Tennessee, and that is how she met my father where she was when she was married.

"My mother belong to the Taylors close to Carterville, Tennessee.

Old master, Henry Stanley of Athens, Alabama, moved to Palaski, Tennessee and left me with young mistress to take care of things.

They didn't low the chillun to lay around, and while I was at the mill a Yankee soldier ridin' a white hoss captured me and took me to Pulaski, Tennessee and then I was in the Yankee army.

Born in Knoxville, Tennessee.

They remained with Johnson till freedom, in Tennessee.

"They bought my mother in Tennessee when she was a child.

Mr. Greene was born in Tennessee in 1812, and went to Illinois in 1822.

In 1828 Andrew Jackson, of Tennessee, and John C. Calhoun, of South Carolina, were elected President and Vice-President, both from slave-States; but no one thought of dissolving the Union then on that account.

The vote more in detail was as follows: For Buchanan, slave-States, Alabama, 9; Arkansas, 4; Delaware, 3; Florida, 3; Georgia, 10; Kentucky, 12; Louisiana, 6; Mississippi, 7; Missouri, 9; North Carolina, 10; South Carolina, 8; Tennessee, 12; Texas, 4; Virginia, 15.

" Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Florida, Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi, Texas, Arkansas, Missouri, Tennessee, Kentucky, California, Oregon.

Charles E. Stuart, of Michigan, tried vainly to obtain the liberal interpretation, that this meant "two-thirds of the votes given," but Chairman Cushing ruled remorselessly against him, and at the instance of John B. Howard, of Tennessee, the convention voted (141 to 112) that no person should be declared nominated who did not receive two-thirds of all the votes the full convention was entitled to cast.

Under an apparent plea for harmony lurked an insidious invitation to Delaware, Virginia, North Carolina, Missouri, Tennessee, Kentucky, California, Oregon, and Pennsylvania to join the seceders, reconstruct the Democratic party, cut off all the "popular sovereignty" recusants, and secure perpetual ascendency in national politics through the consolidated South.

This time the secession was somewhat broadened; Chairman Cushing resigned his seat, and Virginia, North Carolina, Tennessee, Delaware, Maryland, Kentucky, and California withdrew wholly or in part to join the States which had gone out at Charleston.

On their second ballot, a slight preponderance of votes indicated John Bell, of Tennessee, as the favorite, and the convention made his nomination unanimous.

The first ballot stood: Stephen A. Douglas, of Illinois, 145-1/2; James Guthrie, of Kentucky, 35-1/2; Daniel S. Dickinson, of New York, 7; R.M.T. Hunter, of Virginia, 42; Andrew Johnson, of Tennessee, 12; Joseph Lane, of Oregon, 6; Jefferson Davis, of Mississippi, 1-1/2; Isaac Toncey, of Connecticut; 2-1/2; Franklin Pierce, of New Hampshire, 1.

Master Dock be coming horseback from Franklin, Tennessee.

Miss Irene Robertson Person interviewed: Cora Scroggins, Clarendon, Arkansas Age: 48 or 50 "My mother was born in Spring Hill, Tennessee and brought to Arkansas by her master.

"Mr. William Brook (white) came to De Valls Bluff from Tennessee and brought her sister soon after the War.

They took her in a wagon to Jackson, Tennessee.

She was a house woman in Jackson, Tennessee.

She said they was good to her in Tennessee.

Grandma come from Oakland, Tennessee to Mississippi.

I was born In Tennessee.

but we lived in Tennessee a few years.

He brought families from Tennessee.

The Callenders were as eager for all the facts and counsel he could give on it as if they were the "big generals" and his facts and counsel were as to the creeks, swamps, ridges, tangled ravines, few small clearings, and many roads and by-roads in the vast, thinly settled, small-farmed, rain-drenched forests between Corinth and the clay bluffs of the Tennessee.

Here at Chattanooga, so impregnably ours, issued Tennessee river and the Memphis and Charleston railroad from the mountain gateway between our eastern and western seats of war.

Back here in Alabama the Tennessee turned north to seek the Ohio, and here, just over the Mississippi state line, in Tennessee, some twenty miles north of Corinth, it became navigable for the Ohio's steamboatsgunboatstransportsat a place called in the letter "Pittsburg Landing.

Back here in Alabama the Tennessee turned north to seek the Ohio, and here, just over the Mississippi state line, in Tennessee, some twenty miles north of Corinth, it became navigable for the Ohio's steamboatsgunboatstransportsat a place called in the letter "Pittsburg Landing.

"I heard it as pl'" "Beauregard! Tennessee!" exclaimed both sisters.

Rarely and only in guarded tones were they spoken of now in Kincaid's Battery, lately arrived here, covered with the glory of their part in Bragg's autumn and winter campaign through Tennessee and Kentucky, and with Perryville, Murfreesboro' and Stone River added to the long list on their standard.

Its whole proceedings from the time this question was first agitated to the present, but too clearly indicate this intention; and if we wanted proof, that the executive government of the United States would act on so barbarous and inhuman a policy, we need only refer to the allocation of the Cherokees, who exchanged lands in Tennessee for lands west of the Mississippi, pursuant to the treaty of 1819.

The natives carry on a considerable trade with the adjoining states, and some of them export cotton in boats down the Tennessee to the Mississippi, and down that river to New Orleans.

Mr. Houston of Tennessee, after having attained the honour of being governor of his state, and having enjoyed all the consideration necessarily attached to that office, at length became tired of civilized life, and retired among the Creeks to end his days.

No great while after the adoption of the original Constitution, North Carolina ceded to the Federal Government the country now constituting the State of Tennessee; and a few years later Georgia ceded that which now constitutes the States of Mississippi and Alabama.

Table Showing Corresponding Sections, Smith-Hurd Illinois Statutes and Cahill Illinois Statute. Tennessee Decisions Reported in South Western Reporter, Second Series.


ยฉ 10Jul36; B310043. Tennessee Williams (A); 16Mar64; R333930. WILLIAMSON, JACK.

South Western Reporter, Second Series. Tennessee Decisions Reported In South Western Reporter, Second Series.

SEE Miller, Edwin L. WICKER, WILLIAM H. SEE Michie's Digest of Tennessee Reports.



Tennessee digest; 1791 to date.

By Tennessee Eastman Corporation.

By Tennessee Williams.

Tennessee Williams (A); 25Oct77; R675038.

By Tennessee Williams.

Tennessee Williams (A); 25Oct77; R675051. R675053.

He went to Georgia, and was told they had been sold to a man in Tennessee.

He followed them into Tennessee, but there he lost all track of them.

He was bought to dis country by a slave dealer from Nashville, Tennessee.

And without disposition to press historic parallels, we cannot but compare Arnold and Tryon's raid along the south shore of Connecticut with a certain sail recently made up the Tennessee River to the foot of the Muscle Shoals by the command of a modern Connecticut officer.

Tennessee was forced out.

It is, in fact, wrong that the Master should even by courtesy permit such an appeal to be taken; because, as the Committee of Correspondence of the Grand Lodge of Tennessee have wisely remarked, by the admission of such appeals by courtesy, "is established ultimately a precedent from which will be claimed the right to take appeals."

" "Is it not winter in Kentucky and Tennessee?" "Grant has the help of the navy; McClellan will move when he gets the help of the navy.

Butler, in command at New Orleans, has several regiments of negroes; and Colonel Adams, in command of one of our brigades in Tennessee, has reported that the Yankees in that State are enticing the negroes away from their owners and putting arms into their hands.

This is a typical example of the "authorized" revision, and this is the state of things that exists in such important States as Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, Hawaii, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oregon, South Dakota, Tennessee, Utah, Virginia, and Wyoming (twenty in all).

Was it for this they had left homes in Oregon, Montana, Pennsylvania, Wisconsin, Tennessee, Nebraska, Utah, California and Colorado?