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James P. White Indenture

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1432

This document certifies that James P. White purchased 5,000 acres of land in Sullivan County, Tennessee from George Bushong for $550.

Dates

  • 1849 August 17

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 document certifies that James P. White purchased 5,000 acres of land in Sullivan County, Tennessee from George Bushong for $550.

Biographical/Historical Note

James Patton White was born to Dr. William Ballard and Sarah (Boy) White in 1821. He married a woman named Sarah, and the couple had at least seven children: Mary, Margaret, Nancy, Francis, Malissa, Julia, and William. James White died in 1897 in Scott County, Virginia.

Arrangement

This collection consists of a single folder.

Acquisition Note

Special Collections purchased this document in February of 1987.

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