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Union County Court Records

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0151

This collection houses a series of court documents created in Union County, Tennessee between 1877 and 1920. Among the cases mentioned most frequently are James Wilson v. Dapney Sweat (regarding a debt that Wilson owed Sweat), John R. Cassell v. S. M. Miller (regarding a debt that Cassell owed Miller), John R. Cassell v. Can. H. Smith (regarding a debt that Smith owed Cassell), D. F. Bowman v. John Sweat (regarding a debt that Sweat owed Bowman), Paris Weaver v. George Rutherford (regarding Rutherford's alleged theft of Weaver's roan stallion), James Sweat v. Sarah Dial (regarding a debt that Dial owed Sweat), James Sweat v. Elizabeth Demarcus (regarding a debt that Sweat owed Demarcus), and James Sweat v. Mary Dial (regarding Sweat's alleged trespass on her property).

Dates

  • 1877-1920 January 24
  • Majority of material found within 1894-1920

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 Special Collections.

Extent

0.1 Linear Feet (1 folder)

Abstract

This collection houses a series of court documents created in Union County, Tennessee between 1877 and 1920. Among the cases mentioned most frequently are James Wilson v. Dapney Sweat (regarding a debt that Wilson owed Sweat), John R. Cassell v. S. M. Miller (regarding a debt that Cassell owed Miller), John R. Cassell v. Can. H. Smith (regarding a debt that Smith owed Cassell), D. F. Bowman v. John Sweat (regarding a debt that Sweat owed Bowman), Paris Weaver v. George Rutherford (regarding Rutherford's alleged theft of Weaver's roan stallion), James Sweat v. Sarah Dial (regarding a debt that Dial owed Sweat), James Sweat v. Elizabeth Demarcus (regarding a debt that Sweat owed Demarcus), and James Sweat v. Mary Dial (regarding Sweat's alleged trespass on her property).

Biographical/Historical Note

No biographical information is available.

Arrangement

This collection consists of a single folder.

Acquisition Note

Alice Hunt Lynn Howell and Sarah O'Brien Lynn donated these papers to 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