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Special Collections Online at The University of Tennessee

Yazoo Fraud, 1795

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Tennessee Company Land Grant

Identifier: MS-2149

This collection contains a land grant to the Tennessee Company from the State of Georgia for a parcel of land that eventually became a part of Tennessee.

Dates: 1795

Yazoo Land Deed

Identifier: MS-3680

This 1797 land deed concerns the land purchase of 20,000 acres of land surrounding a portion of the Tennessee River. The land indenture between the sellers, Zachariah Cox and Matthias Maher, and the buyer, John Sevier, details the portion of land that Sevier purchased.

Dates: 1797 September 2