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Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — Knoxville weekly chronicle. — 11 October 1871

JAiwdiillc Mcchlii Gnmick, fttfctmcstmo, October 11, 1871. The Brndlcy County Fnlr Third Iny Articles, ob ExIilbUiOH-Tlio Knees, Ac, Ac. Correspondence of tho Chronicle, Clkvklamd, Oct. 6th. 1871. I arrived hero this morning, putting up nt tho Delano House, ami after breakfnst proceeded to "do" tho town, which, by tho way, I found n bigger undertaking than I liad supposed. Cleveland boasts a population of 2,600 or 3,000, and occupies a cousldorablo extent of territory, having been laid out evidently when land was cheap, and the advantages aro seen in tho many beautiful yards and gardens through out the place. Yesterday morning nil tho stores were closed and business generally suspended on account of tho funeral of Col. John 1 ltogers, lato an oillccr of the C. 8. A. Col. It. had formorly been a merchant, but had retired from business. Ho was buried with tho honors of Odd Fellowship and hundreds of ids fellow-citizens followed his remains to tho grave, showing tlto es timation In whi...

Publication Title: Knoxville Weekly Chronicle
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Tennessee, United States
Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — Knoxville weekly chronicle. — 11 October 1871

8- JItAMl"ATJIi:K. HY MAMA KADCUirt HUTLEK. (iraiulfnther's old, and liis ahlldron said Tlmt sovontv -winters linvo whitened his head: Hut wo think, that seventy summers' skies JInvo left their sunshine in Grandfather's oyo ; inu 1110 sunny iigut 01 tnom an appears AVlicn (Jrnndfnther sneaks of his seventy years "VVhilo liis form is withered, and Lent and thin, His dear old heart is all warm within : And you soo where tho smiles have loft their trace, In tho lines that wrinklo his dear old face ; Could you onlv hear the tnlrw lm linn told. You would think it was grand to bo grow, ing oiu. Grandfather's lifo has not always been Frco from sorrow and toil and sin ; llo had his troubles, and boro them too, And tho Onu liclned him who is helnine von : Ho toiled for knowledge, and fought for truth, Ana Kept lor ins ago 1110 ncari 01 ins youin. Grandfather's happy and wiso and good, Yet he's not dona all that ho thoucht he would "When ho dreamed and planned what his life siiouiu oc, JJefor...

Publication Title: Knoxville Weekly Chronicle
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Tennessee, United States
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Knoxville weekly chronicle. — 18 October 1871

mr a; 4 nii m' VOL. IT. KNOXYILLE, TENN., WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER IS. 1871. NO. 2U. wmmmtlt; ABOUT EAST TENNESSEE. itlorgltll Count'. NO. XI. I. AVo expected to have prepared it 1 1 article ott "Wool Growing" for tho present Issue, butu press of business bus prevented us, and wo glyo tho following from nit es teemed and reliable correspondent of Mor gan county : Wahthuku, Tk.nn., Oct. 1, 1871. 1)i:ak CiutoNici.K Let mo say, through tho CmtoNiCM", to those concerned, that there la not a region of country In all the South more romantic, Inviting and varied in phase, fertility and production than Morgan county. Wartburg, the county aeat, In thirty-three miles west of tho depot atCllntOtr, on the Knoxvlllennd Kentucky Ballroad, twenty-one miles from Kingston, tho nearest point or navigation that con tinues the year round, and fourteen' miles from Cooper's Landing, to which point" boats run eight ornjnoiiionths in thoycar. Speaking of minerals, I could only fay that 1 do not understand geolog...

Publication Title: Knoxville Weekly Chronicle
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Tennessee, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Knoxville weekly chronicle. — 18 October 1871

ItiWttbHje MttUu &tyamikt Whjag, ftxtofer 13, ISA. m w 1Y sriul TufUf r -v. ArlcMttural Warehouse. DriiKH rtHil fllcrilclnCK. . . WEDNESDAY, . v .OCOnEUgll, 871. A OA It I) I-'KOM SEXATOK IHtOAV.NLOW. To the Public. The Rebel Governor of Tennessee deliv ered his inaugural address ou Tuesday Inst, mid In UlnfcXtMortlliinry'Bpefeinrc inado tills most extraordinary assertion : "The public debt, in the short period of four years, swelled from sixteen to forty two millions of dollars." Had some newspaper scribbler nnd parti san reporter for a parlizan sheet made the foregoing statement, I eould huvo excused it, but In the Governor of a Slate, who is presumed to inform himself on the con dition of the, State whoso Chief Magistrate he is, such recklessness of assertion is ivholly .iwexcusabli!. It is such a monstrous perversion of truth that in charity T attribute It to His Excel lency's ignorance, and in his zeal to curry favor witli his new associates the virtu ous (?) Democracy. I p...

Publication Title: Knoxville Weekly Chronicle
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Tennessee, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Knoxville weekly chronicle. — 18 October 1871

' Acknowledgement. JlKssitsHEiiiTSR!? I'Vcsif? lo mnko, through your columns, u public acknowl edgement to ScutUor Cfibsoh, for hid valu ablo services rendered in Uio nctlon which ho has initiated to expose tho fmtu!s here tofore perpetrated and to jirecludo othor peculations on tho public Treasury in con nection with tho public printing. He has undertaken to explore a rich mine nnd tho farther ho penetrates it tho rlehcM tho de velopments Mill become. Jly exposing theso frauds ho will render similar depre dations on tho public Treasury improbable in the future, and bavo not less thnu $23,000 per annum to tho overburdened tax payers of tho State. The saving carefully hus banded and well Invested for twenty years would aggrcgato $1,000,000 enough to en dow tho Universities of Nnshvillo and Jackson with larger endowments than that derived by the University or East Tennessee from the agricultural fund so generously bestowed by tho joint nctlon of Congress and our own Legislature. Ho wi...

Publication Title: Knoxville Weekly Chronicle
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Tennessee, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Knoxville weekly chronicle. — 18 October 1871

-' ' " r B--tt (She J&tcchln Chronicle. RULE & RICKS, Publishers, iXiimbcr 10 Market J'lacc, Jtasl Side. Ti:il.llS OT NiritSCItll'TION. int . nfiy, oni' your, 00 lino vctj.y. ix uionllis,...,..... 1 00 Ten 'iiit, '! year i) JO Twenty WJr, 6d' yenr, 00 WEDNISSDAY, .OCT011KR 11, 1871. W K UK LY SUM )I A HY (!' XKWS. !i.un. Tin tfrtfftt'tjMciiiro Art- Is the nil idMorbing i : ;n of the week. X)io first confUgralten broko 0 i N.turdny night tho Ttl, inst., which nftor n 1 iii.". tltotruction uf pmperty was auhduod. Un . , ,lay night tho fire ngiiin broko out and i ! until Tuesday noon, when it war stopped V ;.'iiorHl Sheridan, who blowup lit build i ig. in its couw. A district thco mile long by , tnile wide, in the vury heart of Ihg city, ntul i. Killing fdrnotlt nil tho business portion, was s ,. qit oloan by the llrp. From fifteen to twenty thousand housus wore burned nt n luss of about hreo hundrod million of dollars. Onohundrcd thousand people wore rendered houseless and th ...

Publication Title: Knoxville Weekly Chronicle
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Tennessee, United States
Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — Knoxville weekly chronicle. — 18 October 1871

II LJl ILJ1U.IJ WEDNESDAY .' . . OCTOIIEU 11, 1871. sii:ci.mi:x corn.s of tlio Chronicle mailed free to nny address on np r :itiun. iiati'.s or Aivi:i:risi.(j i.v wi:i:ki.y. Ten lines, or lcj, solid, to contitute a square. a fi s i-t lUnre..., mares.... ' IU.110..... iitnros.... ,'11'C.... 4H on 00 50 (X) 4 &J f MM 11 Ml, U 60 !J! 8n :.7 6 V 11 M 14 001 IS 00' 80 00, 4.' 65 50 HI 00 uatei.. J. II. Cnlfer's (Iront Liver Compound is war Mr trd to cure all diseases of tho Liver and its on. .Jiiiitanto, or money refunded, l'or fide by o ' iJrnggitt. oetllwlm" I'l'Olll liruvei' Creole. On Hundny last, Oloin. llrnwu, who has been t alf crnzy for sovoral years, becaino enraged at h.s brother, .Innioa Itrown, nnd struck him fov rsl times witli u chair, fracturing hi skull in j wo different places. I-'haxk. Ho i n Iliii'urd. "YTo lenrn that iho barn of Mr. Kurd, a farmer 'ivingon l'owcll's river, Campbell county, was burned on tho 1th instant. A horso worth $17" poridicd in 'tho flame-.....

Publication Title: Knoxville Weekly Chronicle
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — Knoxville weekly chronicle. — 18 October 1871

OCTODEK 18, 1871. PJIKVIOUS (3 HEAT HUES. Some Fiffiircs and Comparisons. Tlio only great conflagration eclipsed by the recent terrible lire at Chicago was that which visited London on the 12d of Sep tember, 1CG0. A writer, describing that fire, gave the following incidcnU: , " There was suddenly and unexpectedly yeen a glorious city laid in waste ; the hab itations turned into rubbish ; estates de stroyed ; the produce and Increase of innnv years' hard labor and careful industry all in a few momenta swept away and con sumed by devouring ilames. To have seen dear relatives, faithtul servants, even your selves and families, reduced from plenti ful, afllucnt, comfortable trade and fortune over night, to tho extremist misery next morning! Without a house to shelter goods, to accommodate, or settled course of trade to support. Many forced in old ago to begin the world anew ; and exposed to all the hardships and inconveniences of poverty." Could the condition of Chicago be more faithfull...

Publication Title: Knoxville Weekly Chronicle
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — Knoxville weekly chronicle. — 18 October 1871

r ?i ?lcu Ti& ry.tr t -Ph. :.fvv,v hnM, ?!lJsf The American Washer ! PRICE S?5..'0. The Ainerlcnii Wn!icr Havf Money, Time, nuil lriilf;rr.y. Tho Fatigue of Woslilng Day no Lonccr Drenlcil, but Kconomy, Efficiency and Clean Clothing Sure. In calling public attention to this llttlo machine, a lew of tho Invaluablo qualities, (not posscsso-l by any other washing machine yet Invented,' are hero enume rated. It Is the smallest, most comraif, most portable, mot rimplo In construction, most easily operated. A child ten years old, with a fov hours' pra tico, can thorough ly comprehend and effectually uso it. There is no ad justing, no screws to annoy, no delay In adapting! It is always ready for use 1 It Is a perfect littlo wonder I 1' is a niiniaturo giant, doing moro work and cf a bet ter quality, than the most claborato nnd costly, Ono half of tho labor is fully saved by Its use, and tho clothes will last ono-Ualf longer than by tlio old plan of tho rub board. It will wah the larges...

Publication Title: Knoxville Weekly Chronicle
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Country/State of Publication: Tennessee, United States
Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — Knoxville weekly chronicle. — 18 October 1871

Eastern division Fair. Nearly $2,000 In Premiums Awarded. Closing SCCUCS or the Exhibition. TOUKTII DAY. Yostordav was by fur tlic best of tlio week. the pleasant weather mid increased attractions proving too strong n, temptation for our citizens and visitors from a distance to withstand. The number of persons on the grounds va3 immense, and swelled it among tho thousands. The TIK1VJSKS1TY CADKTP, Nearly 100 strong, under commnnd of Colonel A. S. Mariner, inarched out to tho ground?, and preceded by the Mechanics' Cornet Hand entered tho gate, and, niter marching and coun termarching, and executing a number of evo lution?, stacked arms and wcro addressed by Col. 31. In a few roinnrks, when they gave three cheers for tho Eastern Division Fair, and three with a "tiger";for tho Unlvuwity. At tho latter ovcry cap was thrown in tho air, presenting n very animated scone. Tho prolicicnc.y tnado by tho cadets within tho short time.Col.ilarincr has been drilling them only four days U remark ...

Publication Title: Knoxville Weekly Chronicle
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Knoxville weekly chronicle. — 25 October 1871

dkmnidt VOL. II. KNOXYILLE, TENN., WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 25, 1871. NO. 30. FACTS ABOUT EAST TENNESSEE Wool Ciroivliig. No. XMI. Wo havo no reluctniice In nvcrlng that there aro but few sections on this Conti nent superior to East Tennesseo as a wool growing region. Nor are wo alono in this opinion. An Intelligent manufacturer of woolen goods, of New York, tak6s the same view after traveling extensively over many of the States expressly for the pur pose of investigating this matter. Ho is of tho opinion that there is no section bet ter adapted to this business than that belt of country stretching from Gordousvllle, Virginia, to Chattanooga, Tennessee. Ho says: "The land Is rolling, well fenced, well watered, good climate, and ranging in prico from o to $25 per acre, with good improvements." There aro several considerations why East Tennessee is so admirably adapted to wool growing, which wo will now proceed to unfold. In thollrst place, it costs but a trillo to rear and tako care of she...

Publication Title: Knoxville Weekly Chronicle
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Tennessee, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Knoxville weekly chronicle. — 25 October 1871

r Wi7 WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 25, 1671. 1 '" nunHTHhiiiB"--1- l- "- - -- jjL- - ( A Kisln; and Excited Market for 11 room ..Corn...,..-,,, It Is not known to bo n positive fucLtlint the recent fire in Chicago destroyed 2.500 ton of broom com. nud tbo excitement of Mommy nud Tuesday continues, tmu prices have still further largely advanced. In fact, It Is almost Impossible to buy even common trades under 12 to 15 cents per pound. Telegrams come pouring in to holders in tills market from the growers In the West ordering their brush held for fabulous prices. The crop of 1871 is well known to bo a. partial failure it being es timated by the most liberal and best posted dealers at not over one-tnlrd ; but the im mense stock of old corn that was held in Chicago prevented prices from materially advancing, although It was generally con ceded that they would have been high anyhow later In the tcason, but now. since the destruction of about one-fourtli the entire stock in the United States, it Is ...

Publication Title: Knoxville Weekly Chronicle
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Tennessee, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Knoxville weekly chronicle. — 25 October 1871

lnobiIlc Mtcchln Cjjnmielc, Mlcimcsbaij, (October 3, 1871. 3 jnK.KQKTHEUJLriKES.. . . More than ruTliousniul 1'crsoiis JUnrnril to Dcntli. Dethoit, Oct. IS. Full pnrtlculnra of tlio burning of Manistee on Sunday night are received. About 10 o'clock the lire engine gave out, after which the Haines rnvnged, with out resistance, the helpless to,vn. The si ml was blowing a gale all night. The loss ia estimated at nearly a million dol lars, on which there is but $SO,000 insur ance. The sum-rings of the people arc be yond description, ilanisteo bciugbo far beyond immediate communication Hint considerable tlmo passed before their wants could bo made known. The people of Grand Rapids and Grand Haven promptly supplied Immediate necessities, and Sena tor Ferry and the Mayor of Grand Kapids have issued an earnest lippeal to the peo ple of the whole Stnto for aid. They wiy tlio latest news from Mauistcu more than confirms all previous reports of the sutler lug there-existing. The necessities of...

Publication Title: Knoxville Weekly Chronicle
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Tennessee, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Knoxville weekly chronicle. — 25 October 1871

JtowbilU tSStethlji (Npamtlt, Witim&ixz, ttokr 25, 1871. (t'jjc Mcchlj) (ibroniclc. RULE St RICKS, Publishers, If umber 19 Market Place, East Side. TKKMS OI' ftUIIKVItllTIOV. Ono copy, one year, - 2 00 One copy, fix months, 1 00 Ten copies, one year - 16 0 Twenty copies, one year 30 00 WEDNESDAY OCTOBEIl 23, 1871. WEEKLY SUMMARY OF NEWS. n om:. 1'Jie weather ii dry and hot in Snn Francisco. Tho Chicago Are lins tent a number of in surance companies beneath tho waves. Tho people of Chicago aro going to work jvith a will to rebuild their city. Contributions continue to pour in for tho relief of tho sufferers. Brig ham Young pleads not guilty to tho chargo of adultery. Tho banks of Chicago pay every dollar on demand. Tho exhibition of hogs, cat tlo and horses at the North Carolina Stato Fair is unsurpassed. The writ of habeas corpus has been suspended in certain parts of North Caro lina. A third party, consisting of the Union wing of tho Democracy, has bcon organized at Nashville. ...

Publication Title: Knoxville Weekly Chronicle
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Tennessee, United States
Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — Knoxville weekly chronicle. — 25 October 1871

gJnaMllc SBfcchljj (Kjjrnmdc, Mr&Kcsbajr, (ftjctoicr 3, 1871. WEDNESDAY, OOTOBEH 2.3, 1871. siT.ci.tir.jr cowra Oftlie Chronicle mailed free to any address on np i Mention. RATEK OI' AUVEKTINIXM IN WKnKI.Y. Ten line, or let, (olid, to constitute a square. 8 & M B o H p K rH CO r-l $ 1 BO $360 $ 4 60 3 (K) G 00 8 60 4 60 00 11 60 0 00 11 60 14 00 7 60 14 00 16 60 18 00 30 00 33 00 o o S3 1 Square.,,, 2 Squares.. 3 Squares,, 4 Squares,. G Squares.. 12 Squares.. $ 0 60 t 0 00 J15 00 10 60 1G 60l 27 00 87 60 45 00 65 60 00 00 14 60 is oo; 2 00 GO 00 23 60 30 00 39 60 75 00 J. II. Culler's Great Liver Compound is war ranted to euro nil diseases of tho Liver find its .concomitants, or money refunded. For salo by Jill Druggists. octllwlm Klrnubcrry rinulN Tor Snip. All tho best varieties for salo by mo at tho farm of Judgo Temple, near Knozvillc. octl3w4t Edwamj BAiiTOJf, Gardener. I'niicrnl ItiJUBiirNe. The funeral discoursoTfKio lato Lewis Wnv land, Esq., will bo preached by Nov....

Publication Title: Knoxville Weekly Chronicle
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Tennessee, United States
Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — Knoxville weekly chronicle. — 25 October 1871

ln0bil(c Mtthlj) GDjjrmudc, Mcimcsbaj), &dohtx 25, 187L Drugrt ami Medicines. Art ullcrj Itcai ICslate.- "WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 25, 1871. CHICAGO. George Alfred Townseml has recently visited the Phrenlx city, for such we must call it, and gives a graphic account of his observations there. As he rode on the train, he .says: Tho haunted, haunting something which tells tho unwelcome tale wes still half vis ible on every side, although wo saw no. vmu uesoiauon. wowero entering vm cago by the still Intact West side, and the first queer signification was tho very many children pressing tllelr noses against tho windows of the frame shanties, as if each humble habitation held unprofitablcguests; next the quantity of people carrying wa tering palls everybody, bare-footed or booted, liad n bucket, and still there were no visible wells; it was puddle water. Next again, the men were all listless and idle, and wo saw one philosophic son of toll beating his wife, as if, by woman, fire as well as ...

Publication Title: Knoxville Weekly Chronicle
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Tennessee, United States
Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — Knoxville weekly chronicle. — 25 October 1871

FROM NASHVILLE. Nashville, October 17th. To Thk CintoNicLE : I soo a member of your staff here this morning, Mr. Tllgh man Haws. who. I understand, is attend ing as a witness before the Printing Fraud Committee. If Mr. Haws' appearance and reputation aro not deceptive, his tes timony will shed much light upon tho lark matters to bo investigated. I am told Col. John Baxter will bo here to-morrow. It Is ovident that thoro is consider able uneasiness in a certain crowd, as tho warwhoop has been already raised, and an effort is being made to discount tho Com mittee's report in advance of its forthcom ing. Tho resolutions favoring Low Taxation wero voted down in tho House, mainly on tho ground that action was, premature. But not withstanding tho vole in "Mho House, it may bo set down as certain that tho rato of taxation will be reduced. A little Incident occurred tho other day, indicative of tho heart of your member in tho Senate, Mr. Staley. A feeble rheu matic man, on his way from Arka...

Publication Title: Knoxville Weekly Chronicle
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Tennessee, United States
Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — Knoxville weekly chronicle. — 25 October 1871

JlMtfLnllc SBItchlfi (fernicU, McDncsban, (ftriokr 25, 1871, "woims and Turin rsr.s: llY A MISTirlED (ll'AKKll. Nkv YoitK, 6th Month, 20th, 1871. lti:si'ECTEi) "Vifi: l'rom thoso few linos my whereabouts tho '11 lwtrn. Moreover I import to thcc my serious concern; Tho lnngungo of this yiooplo is n riddlo unto me, And words with thorn nro figments of a reckless mockery 1 i'or instance, ns 1 loft tho enrs, nn imp with smutty fivco, Said, " Shino ?" " Kny, I '11 notshine," I snid, " except witu niwnra erncoi" "Is ' inwnrd graco' n liquid or n paste i?" asked tins young Tunc ; " Hi dnddy 1 wlint is inwnrd grnco? How does tho old thing work ?" " Friend," said I to n Jchti, wlioso hrcatli sug gested gin, " Cnn tlioo convoy mo straightway to n rcspoct nbloinn7" , , T , ,, . His nnswor's gross irrolovnnco 1 snail not soon forget . , Instead of simplo yea or nay, ho gruffly said, "You bet 1" "Xnv. nav. 1 shall not bet." said I, "for that wmilii ln n sin "Why don't thee answer plainly : Can t...

Publication Title: Knoxville Weekly Chronicle
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Knoxville weekly chronicle. — 1 November 1871

r wJ Y0L. II. . KNokyitLE,1 TENN., WEBNESBAY. tfOYEMBER 1, 1871. NO: 31. TENNESSEE. !TIo Culture of Fruit. Wo recently had an IntorvloW'-wlth two intelligent gentlemen from tho Stnto of Pennsylvania, who woro on a tour of ob scrvation in East Tonncss6c, and woro en deavorlng to find a sectioip-whcro they could cultivnto tho different fruits -with success. Thoy asked us numerous ques Hons touching tho matter, and scorned very desirous of settling in our midst, pro vlded they could bo assured that East Ten nesaeo was tho placo for their business Tho Interview In question has led to tho production of this article. Wo want, before entering Into tho merits of this subject, to state a few unvarnished iacts, wnicn win go to show how vastly ociiiiim hub ui'uii injured uy tno care' leoauesa uuu mo want oi enterprise on tno part of our own people In their attention to tno iruit business. In this, as in utuiuiiug eise, tuey navo undertaken in developing our resources and of thus turning to our...

Publication Title: Knoxville Weekly Chronicle
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Tennessee, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Knoxville weekly chronicle. — 1 November 1871

ptaMU MttUu mtixk, Wtitxi&nn, 'gobtmkx 1, 1871. n - 5 WKDNESDAT, . . NOVEMBKK 1, 187U- Lcttcr from a Veteran or 181?. Eorroita Chkonicje : I hopo you vill not regard It tin arrogant in mu for detail ing, as best I can from memory, incidents detailed to irie of tho war of 1812. In tiio year 1802 tho rebels made it no dangerous for mo to remain at my own domicll in Tennessee. I lied In tho spring of that year and went to the East, spend ing most of my time in Wnshiuctoti City. In tho mean time, in tho month of May of mat year, tho l'resluent of tho united States, Mr. Lincoln, appointed mo a vis itor to the Military Academy at West Point. Through the courtesy of the board of visitors, I was appointed secretary of the board, when duties devolved on mo of a multifurious character: First, That of keeping a correct record of their proceed ings; secondly, of causing the proper at tention to bo paid to distinguished visitors; thirdly, of causing the proper attention to be paid to the com...

Publication Title: Knoxville Weekly Chronicle
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