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Hugh Graham Papers

Identifier: MS-0129

This collection consists of a bill of sale and a land grant, both to Hugh Graham of Claiborne County, Tennessee. The bill of sale concerns the sale of a horse and is dated January 19, 1827. The land grant concerns a 75-acre tract of land granted to Graham by the State of Tennessee. It is dated September 27, 1832.

Dates: 1827 January 19-1832 November 12

J. Colghborn Letter

Identifier: MS-1453

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.

Dates: 1797 July 1

J. R. Payne Real Estate Ledger

Identifier: MS-0615

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."

Dates: 1911-1918

Jacob Myers Indenture

Identifier: MS-1434

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

Jacob Robinson Papers

Identifier: MS-1430

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.

Dates: 1824 February 13-1848 December 25

James Broderick Letter

Identifier: MS-3416
Abstract James Broderick of Lauzon County wrote this letter to Isaac Wilson in Sussex County on April 14, 1792. In it, he discusses Robert Morris's recent purchase of land from Native Americans in Tennessee, saying that "Mr. Barten tells me that he has accomplished his ends concerned Mr. Morrises land at the Tennesseees. He was on his way to Philadelphia with fifty Indians agoing to Congress. Call upon him and he will give you a full account of Morrises land and how the Indians has mad[e] out. Mr....
Dates: 1792 April 14

James P. White Indenture

Identifier: MS-1432

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

James Sheppard Survey of Lawrence County

Identifier: MS-1240

A survey of land in Lawrence County, Tennessee, by James Sheppard in 1843.

Dates: 1843

James T. Shields Letter

Identifier: MS-1787

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.

Dates: 1870 June 28

James White Plat

Identifier: MS-0890

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.

Dates: 1797 January 13

Jesse Morrell Survey

Identifier: MS-1433

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

John M. Clemens Papers

Identifier: MS-1040

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.

Dates: 1827 March 20-1833 September 2

John S. Brien Letter

Identifier: MS-1456

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.

Dates: 1851 March 31

Joseph W. Headrick Land Grant

Identifier: MS-0921

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.

Dates: 1839 April 15

Josiah Patty Land Grant

Identifier: MS-0142

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.

Dates: 1818 October 14

Land Grant to Isaac N. Thompson and Edward Williams

Identifier: MS-0083

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.

Dates: 1830 November 18

McMahan Family Deeds

Identifier: MS-3349

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.

Dates: 1807 June 6-1874 October 13

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

Park Family Papers

Identifier: MS-0538

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.

Dates: 1803 May 30-1874 May 1

Patrick Campbell Document

Identifier: MS-1412

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.

Dates: 1802 May 1

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