Genealogical notes written on Hotel Farragut stationery
Handwritten notes written on a piece of stationery with the letterhead of Hotel Farragut. These notes contain references to genealogical sources. queries, and an address of a genealogical research source.
For a brief history of the hotels that have occupied the Hotel Farragut site, see "Booker: Mystery of segregation law exception solved at last" by Robert Booker in the Knoxville News Sentinel, May 31, 2010.
--G. Anne Sloan and C. Sloan
WHEN IN ATLANTA STOP AT HOTEL WINECOFF WHEN IN NASHVILLE STOP AT HOTEL HERMITAGE HOTEL FARRAGUT FARRAGUT OPERATING CO., PROPS. (engraving DIRECTION ROBERT R. MEYER of hotel) 200 ROOMS EACH WITH INDIVIDUAL BATH AND ELECTRIC CEILING FANS MODERN EUROPEAN FIREPROOF KNOXVILLE, TENN. L.M. WAITE RESIDENT MANAGER (the following notes are handwritten) Wm. Randolph (Revo. Soldiers) 5 Va. Records War Dept, 111, 8 Va. R.-5 & 9 War Dept 320-1 War-4-329- (check mark) _____________________ Southy Bailey (Chesterfield Co) Rev Army-VI, Reg 99 and others over (page two) Bureau of American Genealogy Wm F. Boogher, Mgr. 1339 F St. Washington D.C. write about Wm. R in Revo War John “ “ “ “ Isham “ “ “ “ ================================================== Transcription copyright © RoaneTNHistory.org 2005. All rights reserved. Archivist: Transcription and scan by G. Anne Sloan