The Nuttall Encyclopedia
Capital of Tennessee, U.S., on the Cumberland River, 185 m. SW. of Louisville; a suspension bridge and railway drawbridge joins it with Edgefield suburb; it is an important railway and educational centre, the seat of the Fisk, Vanderbilt, and Nashville universities, and is actively engaged in the manufacture of cotton, tobacco, flour, paper, oil, &c.
Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Nashville'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/nut/n/nashville.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.