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Francis B. Fogg Letter to D. A. Sherman

Identifier: MS-0034
Abstract In this letter, Francis B. Fogg (Secretary of Cumberland College) tells D. A. Sherman (President of East Tennessee College) that although his institution does not object in principle to Judge White serving as council in a case involving both institutions, it does feel that the expense incurred will be too great. Fogg goes on to explain that Judge White was not willing to accept the case under the terms that Cumberland College was able to offer and so, as they had not known that East...
Dates: 1824 October 22

Mitchell Family Papers

Identifier: MS-0272

This collection houses land deeds, correspondence, indentures, other legal documents, and photographs documenting four generations of the Mitchell family in Washington County, Tennessee.

Dates: 1778 October 9-1950 February 14

North Carolina Land Grant to George Doherty

Identifier: MS-3740

This collection consists of a handwritten land grant dated July 10, 1788 from the state of North Carolina to George Doherty for 5,000 acres in Giles County (now in Tennessee) on Richland Creek.

Dates: 1788 July 10

Richard Thompson Land Grant

Identifier: MS-0412

This land grant records Richard Thompson's purchase of 200 acres in Hinds Valley for 50 shillings per acre. It was recorded in New Bern (Hawkins County) North Carolina, which has since become part of Knox County, Tennessee. The extensive description of boundary markers and neighboring plots is blotted and hard to read in parts. The document is witnessed by His Excellency Richard Dobbs Spaight, Governor, Captain General, and commander in Chief of North Carolina.

Dates: 1793 March 16

State of North Carolina Land Grant Register

Identifier: MS-0904

This register documents 89 land grants issued by the state of North Carolina between 1792 and 1794. Most of the land transferred was located in Green and Hawkins Counties, but Jefferson County and the Eastern District are also represented.

Dates: 1792-1794

State of North Carolina Land Grant to Stockley Donelson

Identifier: MS-1199

This land grant documents Stockley Donelson's purchase of 640 acres of land (at the rate of 25 shillings per acre) lying south of the Nolichucky Road and north of Wallens Ridge. At the time, the land was located in North Carolina's Eastern District. A copy of the surveyor's report is also included.

Dates: 1791 October 13, 1793 June 12