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Jacob Pardenhize Murder Indictment

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0808

This collection includes an indictment, issued by the Territory of the United States South of the River Ohio dated 1791, of Jacob Pardenhize for the murder of Joseph Mackley. The indictment charges Pardenhize of delivering a mortal blow with a wooden stake to the head of Joseph Mackley, killing him instantly.

Dates

  • 1791

Language

The material in this collection is in English.

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 includes an indictment, issued by the Territory of the United States South of the River Ohio dated 1791, of Jacob Pardenhize for the murder of Joseph Mackley.

Biographical/Historical Note

The Territory South of the River Ohio was a territory of the United States that existed from May 26, 1790, until June 1, 1796, when it was admitted to the United States as the State of Tennessee. President George Washington appointed William Blount territorial governor, and Rocky Mount became its first capital. The capital was later moved to Blount's residence in the newly laid-out town of Knoxville in 1792.

Acquisition Note

The collection was purchased by Special Collections in 1974.

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