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William Ward Land Entry

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2446

This collection contains one document from 1791 by entry taker Landon Carter. It notes a land entry taken in 1778 for William Ward on the Little Nolichucky Creek. On the back is a handwritten copy of the original survey. The document is signed by Landon Carter as entry-taker.

Dates

  • 1791 August 15

Conditions Governing Access

Collections are stored offsite, and a minimum of 2 business days are needed to retrieve these items for use. Researchers interested in consulting any of the collections are advised to contact Special Collections.

Conditions Governing Use

The copyright interests in this collection remain with the creator. For more information, contact the Special Collections Library.

Extent

0.1 Linear Feet

Abstract

This collection contains one document from 1791 by entry taker Landon Carter. It notes a land entry taken in 1778 for William Ward on the Little Nolichucky Creek. On the back is a handwritten copy of the original survey. The document is signed by Landon Carter as entry-taker.

Biographical/Historical Note

Landon Carter (1760-1800) was a Revolutionary War captain, who also fought alongside John Sevier, a member of the North Carolina General Assembly and the 1796 Tennessee constitutional convention, Secretary of State for the State of Franklin, and a trustee for what are now Washington and Tusculum Colleges. Carter County is named for him, and Elizabethton, the county seat, is named for his wife, Elizabeth MacLin Carter.

Arrangement

Collection consists of a single folder.

Acquisition Note

Collection purchased in June 2002.

Repository Details

Part of the Betsey B. Creekmore Special Collections and University Archives, University of Tennessee, Knoxville Repository

Contact:
University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Knoxville TN 37996 USA
865-974-4480