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19th Century Hamilton County Tennessee Legal Documents
This collection contains fifteen legal documents from Hamilton County, Tennessee, 1840-1860. A majority of the items are copies of bills of complaints sent between parties.
A Digest of all the Cases Reported in Tennessee and of the Cases Contained in Haywood's North Carolina Reports
A single notebook of Charles Ready's, titled A Digest of all the Cases Reported in Tennessee and of the Cases Contained in Haywood's North Carolina Reports and dated October 10, 1827, in which he has handwritten legal information gleaned from cases reported in Tennessee as well as reports from North Carolina by John Haywood. The information is arranged by topic and the topics are listed alphabetically.
Carroll County Trial Docket Book
This handwritten trial docket book records cases from September 1822 to March 1830 in Carroll County, TN.
David Campbell Deposition
The David Campbell Deposition, dated August 8, 1798, contains the summary of an August 11, 1790, case heard by Campbell as a judge of the Superior Court for the Washington District of the State of Tennessee.
Davidson County (Tenn.) Deed Book
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.
Davidson County, Tennessee Records
George D. Barnes Collection on Rhea County
This collection contains marriage bonds, land deeds, and other legal documents of Rhea County, Tennessee, dating from 1785 to 1893.
Greene County (Tenn.) Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions Appeal of Transcript
This collection contains a transcript dated 1813-1814 of the court case of Joseph Kirk v. James Hays Jr. in the Greene County (Tenn.) Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions.
James Scott Petition
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.
J.C. Steger vs. John M. Lea Court Verdict
John Collinsworth Court Summons
This collection contains a single document written by David Campbell on August 15, 1794. The document is a court summons for John Collinsworth, a Washington County, Tennessee resident, to receive judgment for the money he owed fellow Washington County resident John King.
Knox County Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions Bond
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.
Knox County Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions Summons Regarding Abraham Howard and Jessie Hawkins
This summons instructs the Sheriff of Jefferson County to bring Abraham Howard and Jesse Hawkins to the August 7, 1797 session of the Knox County Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions to give testimony in the case of Jacob Vanhooser vs. Amos Byrd.
Knox County Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions Summons Regarding John Watson
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.
Knox County Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions Summons Regarding Molly King
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.
Knox County Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions Summons Regarding Watson Reed
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.
Knox County Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions Writ Regarding Andrew Evans
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.
Knox County Court Records
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.
Knox County Criminal Court Witness Bonds
This collection consists of 14 different witness bonds produced in the Knox County Criminal Court between 1879 and 1894.
Knox County (Tenn.) Records
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.
- Subject: Court records -- Tennessee. X
- Court records -- Tennessee -- Knox County. 14
- County courts -- Tennessee. 12
- Court records -- Tennessee. 10
- Legal instruments -- Tennessee. 6
- Knox County (Tenn.). 5
- Legal documents -- Tennessee. 4
- Legal documents -- United States. 4
- Court records -- Tennessee -- Davidson County. 3
- Courts -- Tennessee -- History. 3
- Davidson County (Tenn.) -- History. 3
- Courts -- United States. 2
- Slavery -- Tennessee 2
- Trials -- Tennessee. 2
- Carroll County (Tenn.) 1
- Court records -- North Carolina. 1
- Court records -- Tennessee -- Hamilton County. 1
- Court records -- Tennessee -- Jefferson County. 1
- Court records -- Tennessee -- Madison County. 1
- Court records -- Tennessee -- Rhea County. 1
- Court records -- Tennessee -- Stewart County. 1
- Court records -- United States. 1
- Dandridge (Tenn.) -- History. 1
- Debt. 1
- Deeds 1
- Fayetteville (Tenn.) -- History. 1
- Greene County (Tenn.) 1
- Jonesborough (Tenn.) 1
- Knox County (Tenn.) -- History. 1
- Knox County (Tenn.) -- Politics and government. 1
- Knoxville (Tenn.) -- History. 1
- Land grants -- Tennessee. 1
- Land tenure -- Tennessee. 1
- Landowners -- Tennessee. 1
- Law -- Tennessee. 1
- Lawyers -- Tennessee. 1
- Legal instruments -- United States. 1
- Lincoln County (Tenn.) 1
- Liquidation -- cases. 1
- Madison County (Tenn.) -- History. 1
- Marriage records -- Tennessee -- Rhea County. 1
- Rhea County (Tenn.) -- History. 1
- Slave trade -- Tennessee. 1
- United States. District Court (Tennessee : Eastern District) 1
- Verdicts 1
- Washington County (Tenn.) 1
- Washington County (Tenn.) -- History. 1 ∧ less