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Lawson D. Franklin Estate Administration Book

Identifier: MS-0397

This large, leather-bound ledger records the settlement of Lawson D. Franklin's estate, in the absence of a will. It begins with ten pages setting out the 29 articles of agreement between Franklin's heirs and the two administrators hired to fulfill that agreement and then goes on to provide over 450 pages of documentation covering every step taken by those administrators over the seventeen years required to finish.

Dates: 1861 May 25-1880 May 11

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  • Subject: Jefferson County (Tenn.) -- History. X
  • Subject: Distribution of decedents' estates. X