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This collection contains one appearance bond from Washington County, NC (now Tennessee), for William Hall and William Porsley, who are bound to Sheriff Edmond Williamson for $1000. It is signed by William Hall, William Porsley, and Deputy Sheriff Alexander Moffitt. December 8, 1788.
This collection contains an 1822 bond for a $3,500 suit brought by Bennett Smith against the estate of his son-in-law John Hutchings. From Hutchings, Andrew Jackson's business partner, Smith sought to recover a debt arising over the sale of slaves. Andrew Jackson represented Hutchings' son, Andrew Jackson Hutchings, as guardian in the suit.
This collection houses records documenting the Cline family. It includes a delayed birth certificate for Charlie Winford Cline (born 1889) from 1955, an agreement of Joe Cline's heirs in 1930, and a deed recording property sold to the family in 1927.
This June 26, 1841, indenture between Sheriff David Mabray and Robert D. McLean of Yallabusha County, Mississippi, pertains to a transfer of property. It is recorded and signed by clerk D. M. Rayburn on the 20th of July, 1841.
In this indenture document, Waightstile (usually spelled Waightstill) Avery, John Blair McMahon, and John Thomas of North Carolina indebt themselves jointly to George Barkley for the sum of 44 pounds. Additionally, Avery alone indebts himself to Barkley for 22 pounds.
The George Farragut Papers, 1797, contain legal documents related to a case between Farragut and John Hagey in Knox County court.
In this March 7, 1869 letter to Austin L. Green (Clerk of the County Court in Kingston, Tenn.), Horace Maynard apologizes for leaving court with a note that Green had given him to examine. He goes on to ask Green to search the family's papers to see if any similar notes are present.
This tax receipt notes John Hillsman's return of 68,200 acres of land in Grainger County, Tenn., as payment for taxes for the year 1799.
This collection contains a receipt to Joseph A. Mabry from Rolfe S. (?) Saunders, promising repayment of a loan, dated August 22, 1870.
This collection consists of two documents recording transactions involving Joseph Bates and witnessed by Overton county clerk John Daugherty. The first document, dated November 5, 1838, records Bates' loaning of an enslaved woman of forty named Tiller and a boy of 10 named Thomas to Robert Mitchell. The second, dated August 4, 1845 concerns land sold to Bates by Martin Cox, detailing the exact boundaries of the tract.
This collection houses primarily legal documents (including land transfers and deeds) documenting the Joseph Bates family from 1833 to 1919. There are also descriptions of each document and information about the Bates family provided by donor Jerry Brooks.
In a deposition in Burke County, NC, court, dated March 4, 1789, Joseph McDowell testifies that James Cook told him that David Nelson had taken a gun and an otter skin shot pouch from him in 1780. While Cook has attempted to get payment from Nelson, Nelson would not pay. The testimony notes that this took place shortly before the action at King's Mountain.
The Knox County Records, 1794-1832, contain four items pertaining to Knox County, Tenn. They consist of a court testimony from 1794, signed by F. A. Ramsey and Gavin Black, a court order and a marriage certificate from 1821, and a State of Tennessee Bank receipt from 1832.
This collection consists of a legal petition for a Writ of Habeas Corpus for two men, Levi Hewhitt and William Hunt, written on December 8, 1861 in Davidson County, Tenn., to The Honorable West H. Humphreys, a Confederate court judge.
This receipt, dated February 20, 1847, records that Luke Lea paid $52.78 to John Swan to settle the findings of a case heard by the Supreme Court in Knoxville, Tenn., on October 12, 1846.
This collection consists of a document dated 1871 describing the conditions for a purchase by John H. Polk from P. G. Sullivan.
The Ripley Family Papers, 1811-1930, contain correspondence, legal papers, bill and receipts, and other papers of the members of a Greene County, Tenn., family. The bulk of the collection consists of documents noting the sale of plots of land.
This handwritten document summons Samuel Newel to appear at the Knoxville Courthouse to testify on his possession of any of the estate of Solomon Marks.
This bond, issued in North Carolina on September 12, 1787, declares that Titus Ogden (executor of Thomas Ogden), William Blount, and John Sitgreaves will owe the State 5,000 Pounds if they fail to administer Ogden's estate properly. The bond is signed by all of the parties involved.
- Subject: Legal documents -- United States. X
- Court records -- Tennessee -- Knox County. 3
- Slavery -- Tennessee 3
- Court records -- North Carolina. 2
- Justice, Administration of -- Tennessee. 2
- Knox County (Tenn.) -- History. 2
- Overton County (Tenn.) -- History. 2
- County courts -- Tennessee -- Roane County. 1
- County courts -- Tennessee. 1
- Court records -- Mississippi. 1
- Court records -- Tennessee -- Davidson County. 1
- Davidson County (Tenn.) -- History. 1
- Debt. 1
- Debts, Public -- United States -- History. 1
- Deeds 1
- Estates (Law) -- North Carolina. 1
- Estates (Law) -- Tennessee. 1
- Grainger County (Tenn.) -- History. 1
- Greene County (Tenn.) -- Commerce. 1
- Justice, Administration of -- North Carolina. 1
- Knoxville (Tenn.) -- History. 1
- Land tenure -- Tennessee. 1
- Legal documents -- Tennessee. 1
- Mississippi -- History -- 19th century. 1
- Nolichucky River (N.C. and Tenn.) 1
- North Carolina -- History -- 1775-1865. 1
- North Carolina -- History. 1
- Registers of birth, etc. -- Tennessee -- Knox County. 1
- Shelby County (Tenn.) -- History. 1
- Taxation -- Tennessee -- Grainger County. 1
- World War, 1914-1918. 1 ∧ less