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Davidson County (Tenn.) Deed Book

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1578
Abstract

This collection consists of a deed book from Davidson County, Tennessee in the late 1700s and early 1800s containing a list of people who owned deeds of land along with descriptions of the land indentures to act as receipts of ownership. Additionally, inside the book is a newspaper clipping from the January 13, 1930 issue of the Nashville Banner newspaper.

Dates: 1785-1831, 1930; Majority of material found within 1785-1831

Davidson County, Tennessee Records

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1454
Abstract These fifteen documents from Davidson County, Tennessee include receipts for whiskey (March 1812) and for cotton (February 1857), bail bonds for John B. West (September 1819) and for John M. Cayce (July 1873), an indenture and a tax bill for Joseph and Robert Woods (1824), promissory notes and notarized demands for payment from W. Hassell Hunt (June 1835) and D.A. Cushman (January 1844), a fire insurance certificate from Mutual Protection Insurance of Nashville (December 1851), and letters...
Dates: 1812-1873

Levi Hewhitt and William Hunt Petition to the Confederate Court of Tennessee

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2660
Abstract

This collection consists of a legal petition for a Writ of Habeas Corpus for two men, Levi Hewhitt and William Hunt, written on December 8, 1861 in Davidson County, Tenn., to The Honorable West H. Humphreys, a Confederate court judge.

Dates: 1861 December 8

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