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John Haywood Receipt

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1729

This collection consists of a single receipt from John Haywood, dated December 1, 1788. The receipt was sent from North Carolina to Greene County, Tennessee. The receipt was to confirm payment from Daniel Kennedy of six pounds of tar fees for his farm field.

Dates

  • 1788 December 1

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 consists of a single receipt from John Haywood, dated December 1, 1788. The receipt was sent from North Carolina to Greene County, Tennessee.

Biographical/Historical Note

John Haywood was born in North Carolina in 1762. He served in the lower house of the North Carolina State Senate and as North Carolina's solicitor general and attorney general before joining the State Supreme Court. He resigned in 1800 to defend his friend, North Carolina's Secretary of State, ultimately injuring his own reputation. He returned to private practice and concentrated on working as a legal scholar through his death.

After moving to Tennessee, he served on the Tennessee Supreme Court of Errors and Appeals for a decade. He also began religious and historical writings and research. He died on December 22, 1826.

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