Court records -- North Carolina.
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
A Digest of all the Cases Reported in Tennessee and of the Cases Contained in Haywood's North Carolina Reports
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.
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 March 16, 1790, summons informs Benjamin Lewis of Mecklenburg County, NC, of an upcoming meeting where he may cross examine witnesses in the case of Hezekiah Balch vs. P. Benjamin Lewis. A notice on the verso confirms that the message was conveyed to Lewis and his wife.
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 Micagor Crews Slavery Documents, 1788, record a case against Crews for possessing stolen enslaved people, a man named Jack and a woman named Nanci. Later in that year, Crews sold an enslaved woman named Nancy to Andrew Jackson.