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Madison County (Tenn.) Chancery Court Proceedings

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0686
Abstract This collection consists of a single volume documenting the case of Robert W. Chester vs. Robert W. Crockett and William Groom, which was heard before the Madison County Chancery Court on January 15, 1851. This case had to do with money that Crockett (who was co-executor of Terrill L. Camp's estate with William Groom) was supposedly illegally withholding from Chester without Groom's knowledge. The ledger includes transcriptions of Chester's original complaint, Crockett's answer, exhibits for...
Dates: 1851 January 15

William R. Caswell Account Book

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0357
Abstract

This account book houses the records of Dandridge attorney and merchant William Caswell. Of particular interest are the docket of the 12th Judicial Circuit (1843 to 1854), slave records, estate inventories, and personal accounts.

Dates: 1836-1862

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