William Gannaway Brownlow certificate of appointment

William Gannaway Brownlow certificate of appointment

Dates: 1860

Printed and signed document dated 25 September 1860 designating John Armstrong as Justice of the Peace in Franklin County, Tennessee.

  • Extent: 1 item (1 leaf)
  • Creator: Brownlow, William Gannaway, 1805-1877
  • Call Number: MSS SC 1211
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84606; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
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Materials are in English.
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It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from William Gannaway Brownlow certificate of appointment must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Preferred Citation
Initial citation: MSS SC 1211; William Gannaway Brownlow certificate of appointment; 19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 1211, LTPSC.
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Subject Terms
Armstrong, John; Brownlow, William Gannaway, 1805-1877; Civil Procedure and Courts; Governors--Tennessee--Autographs; Justices of the peace--Selection and appointment; Politics, Government, and Law
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Appraisal Information
Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (19th century Western and Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy).
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Finding Aid Title
Brownlow (William Gannaway) certificate of appointment
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Finding aid prepared by Elisa Visick
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This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2010-10-04T16:43-0600
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Biographical History

U.S. Senator, governor of Tennessee, Methodist minister, and editor of the Tennessee Whig newspaper. Known as "the fighting parson," Brownlow was the leader of Union sympathizers during the Civil War.

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Ryan Lee
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