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J. Colghborn Letter
J. Colghborn wrote this letter to Thomas Hickman of Nashville, Tennessee after he returned from a sales trip in order to finalize a land contract between the two men.
J. R. Payne Real Estate Ledger
This collection includes a ledger dated 1911 for J. R. Payne Real Estate as inscribed on the first page. The book includes information about sales, rentals, and clients of the East Tennessee-based company. Also included are some loose materials including notes, correspondence dating between 1912-1918, and company letterhead for "J. H. Payne, Farms Any Size in Any Part of East Tennessee, Timber, Mineral and Grazing Lands."
Jacob Myers Indenture
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.
Jacob Robinson Papers
This collection includes four documents detailing land indentures in Washington County, Tennessee. The first, dated February 13, 1824, was between Jacob Robinson and Richard Daniel. The second, dated April 5, 1824, was between Jacob Robinson and George Kineheloc. The third, dated March 5, 1841, was a survey for Samuel Robinson. The fourth, dated December 25, 1848, was between Samuel Robinson, executor of Jacob Robinson, and F. F. B. Robinson.
James Broderick Letter
James P. White Indenture
This document certifies that James P. White purchased 5,000 acres of land in Sullivan County, Tennessee from George Bushong for $550.
James Sheppard Survey of Lawrence County
A survey of land in Lawrence County, Tennessee, by James Sheppard in 1843.
James T. Shields Letter
James T. Shields wrote this letter on behalf of General Robert Kyle, who was then ill. In it, he asks his correspondent to purchase and execute a prosecution bond on Kyle's surety.
James White Plat
This drawing documents James White's transfer of a tract of land to his son, Hugh Lawson White, on January 13, 1797. The tract is adjacent to the Holston River and is bisected by Crozier Street and nearby First Creek. It extends approximately 154 poles to the east and 182 poles to the west. The King Wale House and Parks Mill are also indicated. The map's scale is 20 poles to 1 inch.
Jesse Morrell Survey
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."
John M. Clemens Papers
This collection consists of four documents related to John M. Clemens. Three of these documents concern the planning and funding of the Fentress County Courthouse. The fourth is a land indenture that was filed by Clemens during his time as court clerk.
John S. Brien Letter
John S. Brien wrote this letter to David Campbell of Franklin, Tennessee, to recover a tract of land in Hickman County for Colonel Richard R. Johnson of Cincinnati, Ohio.
Joseph W. Headrick Land Grant
This land grant gives Joseph W. Headrick and his heirs a tract of 231 acres in Jefferson County, Tennessee. It includes a handwritten description of the boundaries (surveyed on April 27, 1837) and was witnessed by James K. Polk on November 23, 1839.
Josiah Patty Land Grant
This document (dated October 14, 1818 and signed by Governor Joseph McMinn) describes a tract of land that the State of Tennessee granted to Josiah Patty on November 23, 1809. This tract measured 33 acres and 3 rods and was located south of the French Broad and Holston rivers. It later passed into the Gourley family, where it remained for several generations.
Land Grant to Isaac N. Thompson and Edward Williams
This document, signed by Andrew Jackson, grants a tract of land to Isaac N. Thompson and Edward Williams in recognition of David Williams' military service. The tract consists of 384 1/4 acres northwest of the Ohio River.
McMahan Family Deeds
These land deeds document the tracts that the McMahan family owned in Sevierville, Tennessee during the 19th century. All of these deeds are photocopies of the originals.
Mitchell Family Papers
This collection houses land deeds, correspondence, indentures, other legal documents, and photographs documenting four generations of the Mitchell family in Washington County, Tennessee.
Park Family Papers
This collection houses correspondence, ledgers, and bank records documenting the lives of several members of the Park family in Knoxville, Tennessee and Galleighan, Ireland. Among the topics discussed are family news, national politics, and land holdings that the Parks are renting out.
Patrick Campbell Document
This document, dated May 1, 1802, records Patrick Campbell's sale of seventy acres of land in Anderson County, Tennessee near Copper Ridge to William Ussery for a fee of $35.
Richard Thompson Land Grant
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.
- Subject: Land tenure -- Tennessee. X
- Land tenure -- Tennessee. 20
- Land tenure -- Tennessee -- Knox County. 5
- Land tenure -- Tennessee -- Sullivan County. 5
- Legal documents -- Tennessee. 5
- Land tenure -- North Carolina. 3
- Land tenure -- Tennessee -- Anderson County. 3
- Land tenure -- Tennessee -- Blount County. 3
- Land tenure -- Tennessee -- Jefferson County. 3
- Land tenure -- Tennessee -- Sevier County. 3
- Fentress County (Tenn.) -- History. 2
- General stores -- Tennessee. 2
- Kingsport (Tenn.) -- History. 2
- Land tenure -- Tennessee -- Claiborne County. 2
- Land tenure -- Tennessee -- Fentress County. 2
- Land tenure -- Tennessee -- Greene County. 2
- Land tenure -- Tennessee -- Washington County. 2
- Sevier County (Tenn.) -- History. 2
- Sevierville (Tenn.) -- History. 2
- Sullivan County (Tenn.) -- History. 2
- Tennessee -- Genealogy. 2
- Washington County (Tenn.) -- History. 2
- Account books -- Tennessee. 1
- Anderson County (Tenn.) -- History. 1
- Blount County (Tenn.) -- History. 1
- Blount County (Tenn.) -- Surveys. 1
- Blountville (Tenn.) -- Commerce. 1
- Blountville (Tenn.) -- History. 1
- Cherokee Indians -- Land tenure. 1
- Cocke County (Tenn.) -- History. 1
- Coffee County (Tenn.) -- History. 1
- Court records -- Tennessee -- Rhea County. 1
- Courthouses -- Tennessee -- Jamestown. 1
- Davidson County (Tenn.) -- History. 1
- Elkmont (Tenn.) 1
- Great Smoky Mountains (N.C. and Tenn.). 1
- Greene County (Tenn.) 1
- Greeneville (Tenn.) -- History. 1
- Hamilton County (Tenn.) -- History. 1
- Hickman County (Tenn.) -- History. 1
- Indians of North America. 1
- Ireland -- Genealogy. 1
- Jamestown (Tenn.) -- History. 1
- Jefferson County (Tenn.) -- History. 1
- Knox County (Tenn.) -- History. 1
- Land grants -- Tennessee. 1
- Land tenure -- Kentucky. 1
- Land tenure -- Tennessee -- Bledsoe County. 1
- Land tenure -- Tennessee -- Cocke County. 1
- Land tenure -- Tennessee -- Cumberland County. 1
- Land tenure -- Tennessee -- Grainger County. 1
- Land tenure -- Tennessee -- Hamblen County. 1
- Land tenure -- Tennessee -- Hamilton County (Tenn.). 1
- Land tenure -- Tennessee -- Hickman County. 1
- Land tenure -- Texas. 1
- Landowners -- Tennessee. 1
- Lawrence County (Tenn.) 1
- Legal documents -- United States. 1
- Marriage records -- Tennessee -- Rhea County. 1
- Mining corporations -- Tennessee. 1
- Nashville (Tenn.) -- History. 1
- Nolichucky River (N.C. and Tenn.) 1
- Phosphate mines and mining -- Tennessee. 1
- Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) -- Clergy. 1
- Presbyterians -- Tennessee. 1
- Real property -- Tennessee. 1
- Rhea County (Tenn.) -- History. 1
- Roane County (Tenn.) -- History. 1
- Shelby County (Tenn.) -- History. 1
- Slavery -- Tennessee -- Knox County. 1
- Tennessee -- Commerce. 1
- Tennessee -- Emigration and immigration. 1
- Tennessee -- History. 1
- Tennessee -- Politics and government -- To 1865. 1
- Tennessee, East -- History. 1
- United States -- Politics and government -- 1815-1861. 1
- United States. Army. Ohio Cavalry Regiment, 12th (1863-1865) 1
- Warren County (Tenn.) -- History. 1
- Washington County (N.C.) -- History. 1 ∧ less