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Francis B. Fogg Letter to D. A. Sherman

 Collection
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

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0272
Abstract

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

Richard Thompson Land Grant

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Identifier: MS-0412
Abstract

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

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