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Murray, Kentucky 42071

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John Sevier Letter Seals

Collection Title: John Sevier Letter Seals

 

Series Number: MS10-33

 

Processed and Cataloged by: Processed by Dieter C. Ullrich on June 11, 2010.

 

Date Listed: June 11, 2010

 

Date Span: 1796

 

Size of Collection: 0.10 linear feet.

 

Number of Boxes: 1 legal size file folder; 2 items.

 

Type of Material: Seals.

 

Condition of Material: Acidic staining caused by adhesive tape.

 

Arrangement: Chronological arrangement.

 

Biographical / Historical Information: John Sevier was the first governor of the State of Tennessee, an office he held from 1796 to 1801 and from 1803 to 1809. He also served in the United States House of Representatives from 1811 until his death in 1815.    

 

Scope and Content: Collection consists of two stenciled seals used by Governor John Sevier of Tennessee in 1796.

 

Subject Headings / Descriptors:

Sevier, John, 1745-1815.

Seals (Numismatics)

Seals and labels (Philately)

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