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Court records -- Tennessee -- Davidson County.

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Davidson County (Tenn.) Deed Book

Identifier: MS-1578
Abstract This is a deed book from Davidson County, TN in the late 1700s and early 1800s. The book contains the names of people who own deeds of land in the county at that time. The names are accompanied by a description of the land indentures that act as receipts of their ownership. Dates of entries range from 1785-1831. Inscribed on the spine of the book is the name "John McNairy," a judge in the Superior Court of Law and Equity in Davidson County. Additionally, inside the book is a...
Dates: 1785-1831, 1930; Majority of material found within 1785-1831

Davidson County, Tennessee Records

Identifier: MS-1454
Abstract These fifteen documents from Davidson County, Tennessee include receipts for whiskey (March 1812) and for cotton (February 1857), bail bonds for John B. West (September 1819) and for John M. Cayce (July 1873), an indenture and a tax bill for Joseph and Robert Woods (1824), promissory notes and notarized demands for payment from W. Hassell Hunt (June 1835) and D.A. Cushman (January 1844), a fire insurance certificate from Mutual Protection Insurance of Nashville (December 1851), and letters...
Dates: 1812-1873

Levi Hewhitt and William Hunt Petition to the Confederate Court of Tennessee

Identifier: MS-2660

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.

Dates: 1861 December 8