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Knox County (Tenn.) Records

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2452
Abstract

The Knox County Records, 1794-1832, contain four items pertaining to Knox County, Tenn. They consist of a court testimony from 1794, signed by F. A. Ramsey and Gavin Black, a court order and a marriage certificate from 1821, and a State of Tennessee Bank receipt from 1832.

Dates: 1794-1832

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

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

Luke Lea Receipt

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2399
Abstract

This receipt, dated February 20, 1847, records that Luke Lea paid $52.78 to John Swan to settle the findings of a case heard by the Supreme Court in Knoxville, Tenn., on October 12, 1846.

Dates: 1847 February 20

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

Robert L. Taylor Notebook

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2644
Abstract

This collection consists of legal case summaries handwritten by Robert L. Taylor of Nashville. Dates of the cases range from 1819-1906. Topics covered include misdemeanors, contracts, and torts.

Dates: circa 1906

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

Thomas Humes' Court Summons

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2521
Abstract

This collection contains one Knox County court summons for the Union Bank president, Thomas William Humes, to answer a Bill in Equity, filed against him by John Caniger, Sr.

Dates: 1842 November 1

Union County Court Records

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3691
Abstract

This collection contains legal documents and magistrate dockets of Union County, Tennessee, dated from June 22, 1838 – January 7, 1904. Contained therein is a collection of legal papers, mostly warrants but also notes, bonds, receipts, letters, IOUs, checks and ledgers from Union County. Also included are two separate magistrate dockets that contain names of cases, court fees, and general remarks.

Dates: 1838-1904

U.S. District Court (Tenn.) Docket Books

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0449
Abstract

This collection includes docket sheets from the United States Circuit Court from 1864 to 1869. The docket sheets are from the East Tennessee District. It includes the name of the case, services, by whom, and remarks of the case.

Dates: 1864 April 20-1869 June 2

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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