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Grainger County Surveyors' Book

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1673

This collection features a book containing records of surveyed land within Grainger County, Fifth District, 40th Section, in the state of Tennessee. The book contains sketches of the land surveyed as well as information about each plot of land. The entries in the book date from December 23, 1807, to November 9, 1810.

Dates

  • 1807 December 23-1810 November 9

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

0.69 Linear Feet

Abstract

This collection features a book containing records of surveyed land within Grainger County, Fifth District, 40th Section, in the state of Tennessee. The entries in the book date from December 23, 1807, to November 9, 1810.

Biographical/Historical Note

Grainger County, Tennessee, was founded in 1796. It was named for Mary Grainger, the wife of William Blount, who served as the first governor of Tennessee. The county includes three incorporated cities: Rutledge, Bean Station, and Blaine.

Arrangement

This collection consists of a single box.

Acquisition Note

This manuscript is the property of Special Collections.

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