History of Tennessee: The Making of a State

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Houghton, Mifflin, 1888 - Tennessee - 478 pages

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Page 417 - I should be glad to see it, without dishonor — without war, with the common consent of the Union, and upon just and fair terms. I do not think that the subject of slavery ought to affect the question, one way or the other.
Page 460 - David Fanning, (A Tory in the Revolutionary War with Great Britain;) Giving an Account of his Adventures in North Carolina, From 1775 to 1783, As Written by Himself, With an Introduction and Explanatory Notes.
Page 146 - Army shall be considered as a common fund for the use and benefit of such of the United States as have become or shall become members of the Confederation...
Page 115 - Journal of a Voyage, intended by God's permission, in the good boat Adventure, from Fort Patrick Henry, on Holston River, to the French Salt Springs on Cumberland River, kept by John Donelson.
Page 348 - I told him I had no time to hear him pray. He turned around and dropped on his knees, and I shot him through the back of the head.
Page 116 - Robertson and his company. It is a source of satisfaction to us to be enabled to restore to him and others their families and friends, who were entrusted to our care, and who, some time since, perhaps, despaired of ever meeting again.
Page 348 - I mounted as fine a horse as ever I straddled, and directed my course for Natchez in much better style than I had been for the last five days.
Page 451 - LAWS OF THE UNITED STATES, Resolutions of Congress under the Confederation, Treaties, Proclamations, Spanish Regulations, and other documents, respecting the Public Lands...
Page 198 - ... longer than three years, in six successive years ; that no person under thirty years of age, and who has not been a resident in this state above five years, and having, in the state, a freehold in lands and tenements, above the value of one thousand pounds, shall be eligible as a governor.
Page 299 - Eliza stands acquitted by me. I have received her as a virtuous, chaste wife, and as such I pray God I may ever regard her, and I trust I ever shall. She was cold to me, and I thought did not love me ; she owns that such was one cause of my unhappiness.

About the author (1888)

James Phelan is an Australian writer, born in Melbourne, Australia in 1979. He studied architecture at RMIT, received his MA at the University of Melbourne in Creative Writing, and earned his PhD in Young Adult Literature at Swinburne University of Technology. He writes thrillers and young adult post-apocalyptic novels. His series include The Jed Walker series, The Last Thirteen series, The Lachlan Fox series, and The Alone series. He wrote a book of nonfiction entitled Literati.

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