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This collection is archived in Manuscripts & Folklife Archives at Western Kentucky University; 270-745-6434;


Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 2489. Correspondence, wills, slave bills of sale, and genealogical data relating to the Bate family of Sumner County, Tennessee, and associated families. Includes a photostat of a letter of introduction for Eugenia P. (Bate) Bass written by Jefferson Davis, and a list of her assets held separately from her husband. Also includes a loyalty oath, 1865, sworn in Tennessee by H. Bate (click on "Additional Files" below for scan).


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