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Court records -- Tennessee.

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

A Digest of all the Cases Reported in Tennessee and of the Cases Contained in Haywood's North Carolina Reports

Identifier: MS-1279

A single notebook of Charles Ready's, titled A Digest of all the Cases Reported in Tennessee and of the Cases Contained in Haywood's North Carolina Reports and dated October 10, 1827, in which he has handwritten legal information gleaned from cases reported in Tennessee as well as reports from North Carolina by John Haywood. The information is arranged by topic and the topics are listed alphabetically.

Dates: 1827 October 10

Carroll County Trial Docket Book

Identifier: MS-1268

This handwritten trial docket book records cases from September 1822 to March 1830 in Carroll County, TN.

Dates: 1822 September-1830 March

Greene County (Tenn.) Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions Appeal of Transcript

Identifier: MS-1599

This collection contains a transcript dated 1813-1814 of the court case of Joseph Kirk v. James Hays Jr. in the Greene County (Tenn.) Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions.

Dates: 1813 April 27-1814 February 1

Knox County Court Records

Identifier: MS-0764

This collection includes nine Knox County court records. The records are dated 1795 to 1833 and they include commands for summons of those who needing to testify in Knox County circuit court. The commands are addressed to the sheriffs of various counties including Knox, Anderson, and Cocke County.

Dates: 1795-1833

Lincoln County (Tenn.) County Court Docket

Identifier: MS-1573

This collection contains the county court docket from 1866 to 1936 for Lincoln County, Tennessee.

Dates: 1866-1936

Robert L. Taylor Notebook

Identifier: MS-2644

This collection consists of legal case summaries handwritten by Robert L. Taylor of Nashville. Dates of the cases range from 1819-1906. Topics covered include misdemeanors, contracts, and torts.

Dates: circa 1906

Union County Court Records

Identifier: MS-3691

This collection contains legal documents and magistrate dockets of Union County, Tennessee, dated from June 22, 1838 – January 7, 1904. Contained therein is a collection of legal papers, mostly warrants but also notes, bonds, receipts, letters, IOUs, checks and ledgers from Union County. Also included are two separate magistrate dockets that contain names of cases, court fees, and general remarks.

Dates: 1838-1904

U.S. District Court (Tenn.) Docket Books

Identifier: MS-0449

This collection includes docket sheets from the United States Circuit Court from 1864 to 1869. The docket sheets are from the East Tennessee District. It includes the name of the case, services, by whom, and remarks of the case.

Dates: 1864 April 20-1869 June 2