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Collection Number: 01684-z

Collection Title: William Johnston Cocke's Compilation of the Colonel William M. Cocke (1815-1896) Manuscript, 1949

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Abstract William Michael Cocke (1815-1896) of Tennessee was a lawyer, judge, and United States representative, 1845-1849. The collection contains material compiled by William Johnston Cocke about William Michael Cocke, including newspaper interviews and biographical tributes; Cocke's address on the death of John Quincy Adams; transcriptions of Cocke family letters, 1815- 1832; two photographs; and a sketch of his grandfather William Cocke, Indian fighter and United States senator.
Creator Cocke, William Johnston.
Language English
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Restrictions to Access
No restrictions. Open for research.
Copyright Notice
Copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.
Preferred Citation
[Identification of item], in the William Johnston Cocke's Compilation of the Colonel William M. Cocke (1815-1896) Manuscript, #1684-z, Southern Historical Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Acquisitions Information
Gift 1950
Sensitive Materials Statement
Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, the North Carolina Public Records Act (N.C.G.S. § 132 1 et seq.), and Article 7 of the North Carolina State Personnel Act (Privacy of State Employee Personnel Records, N.C.G.S. § 126-22 et seq.). Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill assumes no responsibility.
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William Michael Cocke (1815-1896) of Tennessee was a lawyer, judge, and United States representative, 1845-1849.

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The collection contains material compiled by William Johnston Cocke about William Michael Cocke, including newspaper interviews and biographical tributes; Cocke's address on the death of John Quincy Adams; transcriptions of Cocke family letters, 1815- 1832; two photographs; and a sketch of his grandfather William Cocke, Indian fighter and United States senator.

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Processed by: SHC Staff

Encoded by: Noah Huffman, December 2007

Updated by: Kathryn Michaelis, February 2011

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