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Greene County Registers Office Documents

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0997

This collection includes three documents that dictate the release and sale of Alexander Thompson's lands in part to Jacob Newman in Greene County, Tennessee.

The first document, signed by multiple witnesses, allows for the sale of the deceased Alexander Thompson's lands. The second document is a notice that those in the agreement, Alexander Thompson and Jacob Newman, appeared before the county clerk; George W. Foute, the clerk, signed the document. The third is a contract showing that Jacob Newman purchased tracts of land from the real estate of deceased Alexander Thompson.

Dates

  • 1845-1846

Language

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 (1 folder)

Abstract

This collection includes three documents that dictate the release and sale of Alexander Thompson's lands in part to Jacob Newman in Greene County, Tennessee.

Biographical/Historical Note

Alexander Thompson was born on January 25, 1782. He died on March 2, 1843.

Jacob Newman was born on March 9, 1803 in Shenandoah County, Virginia. He died on April 4, 1855, and is buried in Old Gray Cemetery in Knoxville, Tennessee.

Arrangement

This collection is in one folder.

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