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19th Century Hamilton County Tennessee Legal Documents

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2531

This collection contains fifteen legal documents from Hamilton County, Tennessee, 1840-1860. A majority of the items are copies of bills of complaints sent between parties. The collection also includes an estate record, a record of rent paid, a divorce document, a grand jury indictment, a plea statement, and a search warrant executed in 1840.

Dates

  • 1840-1860

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 fifteen legal documents from Hamilton County, Tennessee, 1840-1860. A majority of the items are copies of bills of complaints sent between parties.

Biographical/Historical Note

Hamilton County, Tennessee was founded on October 25th, 1819. It was named for the first Secretary of Treasury, Alexander Hamilton, and its largest city is Chattanooga.

Arrangement

Collection consists of a single folder.

Acquisition Note

This collection was purchased in December 2003.

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