Covering the years 1769 to 1800, these 743 pages address each of the major political and governmental episodes, with their principal participants, in the formative period of the Volunteer State. To produce this achievement, the author worked assiduously in the archives of Tennessee, Georgia, North Carolina, and Virginia. as well as conversed with such founding fathers as James White, Charles McClung, and his maternal grandfather, John McKnitt Alexander, secretary of the Mecklenburg Convention of 1775. Although the researcher will discover genealogical sketches of Tennessee throughout the book. the focus of Ramsey's Annuals is narrative political history.... a few Coals of fire and kindle one at Beaver Creek Where we or any that are desirous of treating of peace may meet, aamp; consult together as we are one aamp; the same people let us join and both put our Hands together to remove it to that place When this is agreed on I shall inform all my People that the ... Archives, VII, 710- 11.
|Title||:||Frontier Retreat on the Upper Ohio, 1779-1781|
|Author||:||Louise Phelps Kellogg|
|Publisher||:||Genealogical Publishing Com - 2009-06-01|