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James Scott Petition

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1555
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1799 October 19

Knox County Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions Bond

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1559
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1797 September 25

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

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1558
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1797 April 24

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 Criminal Court Witness Bonds

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1510
Abstract

This collection consists of 14 different witness bonds produced in the Knox County Criminal Court between 1879 and 1894.

Dates: 1879-1894

Samuel Newel Summons

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1584
Abstract

This handwritten document 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

Tennessee Superior Court (Hamilton District) Warrant for the Arrest of Stephen Duncan

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1556
Abstract

This warrant instructs the Sheriff of Knox County to arrest Stephen Duncan and hold him until the court's next session when he will be called upon to give testimony. Duncan, who had been charged with forgery, was acquitted on April 18, 1794.

Dates: 1793 October 14

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