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Elizabeth Goshen Indenture

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1435
Abstract

This document certifies that Elizabeth Goshen (widow of Jacob Goshen) and her children James, Alexander, Caroline, Mary, and Susan sold Lot #5 on First Street in Kingsport, Tennessee to James Haggard of Hawkins County for $20.00.

Dates: 1836 January

Gideon Cate Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0891
Abstract

This collection consists primarily of receipts and correspondence documenting Gideon Cate's general store in Blountville, Tennessee between 1837 and 1889. Also included is a photograph of the building Cate's business was housed in, several land deeds showing how Cate expanded his holdings, and Cate's phrenological profile. Additionally, the collection houses a photograph of a sophomore botany class at the University of Tennessee and a receipt of funds from Nathaniel Hart, dated from 1797.

Dates: 1797 February 27-1876 May 26, undated

Jacob Myers Indenture

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1434
Abstract

This document certifies that Jacob and Eliza Myers sold Lot #11 on Second Street in Kingsport, Tennessee to John Patton in exchange for Lot #9 so that it could be used to benefit the Presbyterian Church.

Dates: 1850 March 12

James P. White Indenture

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1432
Abstract

This document certifies that James P. White purchased 5,000 acres of land in Sullivan County, Tennessee from George Bushong for $550.

Dates: 1849 August 17

Jesse Morrell Survey

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1433
Abstract

This document describes the boundaries of a plot of land by listing the trees and poles that outline it. The back of the sheet, which is appears to be part of a larger piece of paper, is stamped "Knoxville Nov 9" and seems to be addressed to "Mr Jesse M, green field, Sull."

Dates: circa 1850

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