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Knox County Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions Summons Regarding Molly King

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1560
Abstract

This document instructs the Sheriff of Jefferson County to bring Molly King to give testimony before the July 27, 1795 session of the Knox County Court of Common Pleas and Quarter Sessions in the matter of Amos Byrd vs. Jacob Vanhooser.

Dates: 1795 April 25

Knox County Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions Summons Regarding Watson Reed

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1561
Abstract

This summons commands the Sheriff of Knox County to bring Watson Reed to the Knox County Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions on October 27, 1794 to give testimony in the case of James Stinson vs. William Henry. Reed is to speak on Henry's behalf.

Dates: 1794 August 4

Knox County Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions Writ Regarding Andrew Evans

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1557
Abstract

This writ instructs the Sheriff of Knox County to locate John Evans (who assumed responsibility for Andrew Evans' affairs) and procure the $32.08 that he owes Daniel Prouel as the result of a debt and court costs. The Sheriff is to present the money at the next session of the Court so that it can be transferred to Prouel. A notation on the reverse indicates that Evans satisfied his obligation.

Dates: 1797 July 31

Knox County Court Records

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0764
Abstract

This collection includes nine Knox County court records. The records are dated 1795 to 1833 and they include commands for summons of those who needing to testify in Knox County circuit court. The commands are addressed to the sheriffs of various counties including Knox, Anderson, and Cocke County.

Dates: 1795-1833

Lincoln County (Tenn.) County Court Docket

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1573
Abstract

This collection contains the county court docket from 1866 to 1936 for Lincoln County, Tennessee.

Dates: 1866-1936

Roane County Court Documents

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1050
Abstract

This collection houses three legal documents created in Roane County, Tennessee. The first document is a marriage license for Hiram Babb and Malinda Griffis dated October 28, 1847; the second appoints J. J. Scarbraugh as a notary public on October 14, 1897 and is signed by then-governor of Tennessee Robert L. Taylor; the third is a bond posted by David Ferguson on November 15, 1848 regarding the marriage of Samuel D. Elkins and Martha Jane Wilson.

Dates: 1847 October 28-1848 November 15, 1897 October 14

Samuel Newel Summons

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1584
Abstract

This handwrittendocument summons Samuel Newel to appear at the Knoxville Courthouse to testify on his possession of any of the estate of Solomon Marks.

Dates: 1794 May 29