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George French Documents

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1682

This collection consists of four documents transferring land to and from George French in Knox County, Tennessee. The first document is a deed dated September 2, 1816 transferring five acres of land from Foster Freeman to George French for a payment of twenty dollars. The second document is dated September 11, 1826 and grants twenty-two acres of land to George French. The third document is dated March 18, 1857 and grants three hundred acres of land to George French. The fourth document is an indenture dated February 5, 1864 transferring 171 acres of land from George French to Jacob Tarwater for a payment of one thousand dollars.

Dates

  • 1816 September 2-1864 February 5

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 Special Collections.

Extent

0.1 Linear Feet

Abstract

This collection consists of four documents transferring land to and from George French in Knox County, Tennessee. The documents date between September 2, 1816 and February 5, 1864.

Biographical/Historical Note

George French was born in 1795 in Virginia. He moved to Knox County, Tennessee and married Elizabeth Houser on July 31, 1818.

Arrangement

This collection consists of one oversize 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