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George D. Barnes Collection on Rhea County

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0019
Abstract

This collection contains marriage bonds, land deeds, and other legal documents of Rhea County, Tennessee, dating from 1785 to 1893.

Dates: 1785-1893

Tennessee Company Land Grant

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1898
Abstract

Colletion consists of an original document confirming the sale of land from the state of Georgia to the Tennessee Company, owned by Zachariah Cox and Matthias Maber. The item was signed on January 24th, 1795. It specifies the amount of land and its boundaries, marking starting and ending areas with waterways like Bear Creek and the Tennessee River.

Dates: 1795 January 24

Tennessee Company Land Grant

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1899
Abstract

Collection consists of an original document confirming the sale of land from the state of Georgia to the Tennessee Company, owned by Zachariah Cox and Matthias Maber. The item was signed on January 24, 1795. It specifies the amount of land and its boundaries, marking starting and ending areas with waterways like the Tennessee River and uses latitude and longitude.

Dates: 1795 January 24

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