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Hamilton District Superior Court Writs

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1191

This collection includes two writs addressed to the Sheriff of Hawkins County, Tennessee, and are signed by Frances A. Ramsey, clerk of the Superior Court. The first document requires the Sheriff to collect the Eight Dollars and Fifty Nine Cents and One Tenth of a cent of court costs and charges that Samuel Smith still owes Anne Smith. The second writ instructs him to collect the Twenty Five Dollars and Forty Two Cents and two thirds that Thomas Eldridge recovered from Thomas King in court costs and charges. All of these monies are to be delivered to the Court when it meets in Knoxville on March 26, 1798.

Dates

  • 1797 October 10

Language of Materials

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 two writs addressed to the Sheriff of Hawkins County, Tennessee, and are signed by Frances A. Ramsey, clerk of the Superior Court. The first document requires the Sheriff to collect the Eight Dollars and Fifty Nine Cents and One Tenth of a cent of court costs and charges that Samuel Smith still owes Anne Smith. The second writ instructs him to collect the Twenty Five Dollars and Forty Two Cents and two thirds that Thomas Eldridge recovered from Thomas King in court costs and charges. All of these monies are to be delivered to the Court when it meets in Knoxville on March 26, 1798.

Biographical/Historical Note

No biographical information could be found.

Arrangement

This collection consists of a single 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