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Hinchey Petway Ledger

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2482

This collection consists of a memorandum of monies received by Hinchey Petway belonging to the state of Tennessee for land in Williamson County. The ledger contains fifty-six pages of entries, documenting the amount of acres and price paid by each individual. The entries span the years 1824 to 1838 with the bulk of the entries recorded prior to 1830. There are several pages of entries entitled a list of land entered under the Act of 1829.

Dates

  • 1824-1838 (Bulk 1824-1829)

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 consists of a memorandum of monies received by Hinchey Petway belonging to the state of Tennessee for land in Williamson County. The ledger contains fifty-six pages of entries which spans the years 1824 to 1838 with the bulk of the entries recorded prior to 1830.

Biographical/Historical Note

Hinchey Petway of Williamson, Tennessee was possibly a wealthy merchant and a Nolensville Turnpike Company Commissioner who died either September 6 or 13, 1856. Petway was married to Caroline Parrish on October 23, 1807. The first subdivision in Franklin, Tennessee, Hincheyville, was named in honor of Petway, who purchased the land for the purpose of forming a subdivision and reselling it as town lots in 1819.

Arrangement

Collection consists of a single folder.

Acquisition Note

This collection was donated to the University of Tennessee Libraries, Knoxville, Special Collections.

Repository Details

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

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