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This writ instructs the Sheriff of Davidson County to sell a tract of land belonging to Hugh Hays in order to obtain the $290.78 that Thomas Blackamore recovered against him in a case heard in the April 1796 session of the Davidson County Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions. The Sheriff is to bring the money to the Court's July session so that it can be formally issued to Blackamore.
This writ instructs the Sheriff of Davidson County to sell a parcel of land belonging to James Montflorence in order to satisfy a debt of "Sixty nine pounds fourteen Shillings & four pence half penny" that Montflorence owes to Howel Tatum. The document also mentions that an unspecified debt to Andrew Jackson must be settled before Tatum can be paid.
In this writ, the Davidson County Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions instructs the Sheriff of Davidson County to sell some of James Bosley's and James Robertson's lands in order to recover the remaining 23 pounds and 4 shillings that the two men owe to John Logan and William Taitt as a result of a recent court case.
This writ instructs the Sheriff of Davidson County to recover the 18 shillings that John Shannon owes Patrick Lyons as a result of a court case that was decided in October 1794. The Sheriff is to bring this sum to the January 12, 1795 session of the Davidson County Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions so that it can be officially transferred to Lyons.
This writ instructs the Sheriff of Davidson County to sell 1,000 acres of land belonging to Martin Armstrong and bring the proceeds to the January 1795 session of the Davidson County Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions so that the money can be applied to the 200 pounds that Bennett Searcy recovered against Armstrong during the court's previous session. The reverse contains a calculation of the fees Searcy incurred during the trial and that Armstrong has been ordered to pay.
This writ instructs the Sheriff of Davidson County to collect the money that George A. Suggs owes to James Meness as a result of a court case heard in the April 1796 session of the Davidson County Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions. Once he has obtained the money, the Sheriff is to bring it to the court's July 1796 session so that it can be formally transferred to Meness. A notation on the reverse indicates that Suggs paid his debt on June 20, 1796.
This collection contains a transcript dated 1813-1814 of the court case of Joseph Kirk v. James Hays Jr. in the Greene County (Tenn.) Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions.
The collection contains the personal and professional papers of Henry G. Killgore, a Justice of the Peace in Cocke County, Tennessee. Included in these documents are legal papers and write-ups, account keepers and receipts, and personal letters to family and friends.
In this March 7, 1869 letter to Austin L. Green (Clerk of the County Court in Kingston, Tenn.), Horace Maynard apologizes for leaving court with a note that Green had given him to examine. He goes on to ask Green to search the family's papers to see if any similar notes are present.
In this petition to the Knox County Court, James Scott explains how he came to be in debt to Douglas Olliver, declares that he has attempted to repay this obligation, and accuses Olliver of refusing to accept his payment in order to extract a larger settlement. Scott asks that the relevant paperwork be collected and examined at the court's next session so that right may be done. The document is also signed by the court's clerk, Charles McClung.
This collection has five court summonses for the Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions for Greene County, Tennessee dating between January and April 1822. Each summons is on behalf of Jane Russell, acting for her deceased husband, John Russell.
This collection contains a single document written by David Campbell on August 15, 1794. The document is a court summons for John Collinsworth, a Washington County, Tennessee resident, to receive judgment for the money he owed fellow Washington County resident John King.
These two documents (signed by William Blount) compel William McNamee, Thomas McGilton, and Samuel Hindman to appear at the session of the Knox County Court to be held on July 14, 1799. All three men were apparently summoned to serve on juries.
This bond (worth $500) guarantees that William Overstreet, James Davis, and Jeremiah Rogers will appear before the Knox County Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions on October 30, 1797 to answer William and Phebe Tipton's charges of trespass and property damage.
This summons instructs the Sheriff of Jefferson County to bring Abraham Howard and Jesse Hawkins to the August 7, 1797 session of the Knox County Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions to give testimony in the case of Jacob Vanhooser vs. Amos Byrd.
This document instructs the Sheriff of Sevier County to summon John Watson to appear before the Knox County Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions on July 31, 1797 to give testimony in the matter of John Frazier vs. Thomas Carnes.
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