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Andrew Roberts Petition

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1929
Abstract

In this document Andrew Roberts, administrator of Adam Clapp's estate, petitions the Knox County Court to allow the sale of a slave named Roy so that the proceeds may be divided among Clapp's eight heirs.

Dates: 1852 October

B. S. Williams Collection of 19th Century Knox County Deeds

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1049
Abstract

This collection consists of three deeds created in Knox County, Tennessee, between 1823 and 1836. The first, dated September 2, 1836, records a sale of seven enslaved people between Robert Campbell and Andrew McMillan. The second, dated September 7, 1823, is a deed for land in Knox County between John Rutherford and Richard Monds. The third, dated January 6, 1825, is a deed for land in Knox County between James Blackwell and his wife Elizabeth and John R. Nelson.

Dates: 1823 September 7-1836 September 2

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