GENEALOGICAL AND HISTORICAL GLEANINGS FROM THE
FREEDMENíS BUREAU RECORDS WEST TENNESSEE

Compiled by Jonathan Kennon Thompson Smith
Copyright, Jonathan K.T. Smith, 2003

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ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

            Dr. James R. Johnson, manager, history-genealogy department, Memphis Public Library and Information Center, generously allowed the present compiler to use the microfilmed records of the Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen and Abandoned Lands available in his department. Without the loan of these materials this publication would not have been possible. As always, Dr. Johnson's staff contributed to the compilerís successful use of the varied research materials available in this department of the Memphis library.

            Mr. Ed Frank, curator, Special Collections, McWherter Library, University of Memphis, generously made available the collection of manuscript Bureau papers in his department.

 

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