Land tenure -- Tennessee.
Found in 20 Collections and/or Records:
A. H. Hubbs Papers
This collection houses legal documents, correspondence, and other materials documenting A. H. Hubbs' efforts to purchase land in Tennessee and establish the Tennessee Phosphate Rock Co.
Abraham Swaggerty Deposition
In this deposition, Abraham Swaggerty testifies that he helped to survey 675 acres of land that the State of North Carolina granted to Robert Reed in 1787. This tract was included in a parcel of which James Corbus and William Murphy disputed ownership.
Andrew Jackson Indenture of Partition, Conveyance, and Release
This indenture, made on December 5, 1822 and proven in January 1825, divides a 5,000 acre tract of land in Shelby County, Tennessee, between John Overton, James Winchester, Andrew Jackson, William Winchester, and George Winchester.
Elkmont Property Papers
This collection houses photocopies of deeds and other documents showing land transfers and recording land owned by the Little River Company and the Appalachian Club in Elkmont, Tennessee. The bulk of the collection consists of land transfer deeds dating from 1881 to 1929.
Francis B. Fogg Letter to D. A. Sherman
George D. Barnes Collection on Rhea County
This collection contains marriage bonds, land deeds, and other legal documents of Rhea County, Tennessee, dating from 1785 to 1893.
Gideon Morgan Letter to John C. Calhoun
In a letter dated August 16th, 1820, Gideon Morgan writes to John C. Calhoun regarding the lands he obtained in 1819 around the Citico Creek area of Tennessee.
J. Colghborn Letter
J. Colghborn wrote this letter to Thomas Hickman of Nashville, Tennessee after he returned from a sales trip in order to finalize a land contract between the two men.
J. R. Payne Real Estate Ledger
This collection includes a ledger dated 1911 for J. R. Payne Real Estate as inscribed on the first page. The book includes information about sales, rentals, and clients of the East Tennessee-based company. Also included are some loose materials including notes, correspondence dating between 1912-1918, and company letterhead for "J. H. Payne, Farms Any Size in Any Part of East Tennessee, Timber, Mineral and Grazing Lands."
James Broderick Letter
James Sheppard Survey of Lawrence County
A survey of land in Lawrence County, Tennessee, by James Sheppard in 1843.
James T. Shields Letter
James T. Shields wrote this letter on behalf of General Robert Kyle, who was then ill. In it, he asks his correspondent to purchase and execute a prosecution bond on Kyle's surety.
Land Grant to Isaac N. Thompson and Edward Williams
This document, signed by Andrew Jackson, grants a tract of land to Isaac N. Thompson and Edward Williams in recognition of David Williams' military service. The tract consists of 384 1/4 acres northwest of the Ohio River.
Mitchell Family Papers
This collection houses land deeds, correspondence, indentures, other legal documents, and photographs documenting four generations of the Mitchell family in Washington County, Tennessee.
Roberts Family Papers
This collection consists primarily of correspondence between Thomas Roberts and several members of his family dating from 1842 to 1913. Also included are genealogical records (including handwritten narratives and lists of births, deaths, and marriages), military papers, land records (documenting holdings in Tennessee, Kentucky, and Texas), sermons and religious reflections, and a scrapbook.
Thomas Brantingham Letter
This collection contains one letter, dated January 12, 1816, from Thomas D. Brantingham to John Sanders, both of New York. Brantingham discusses property he has for sale, including land in Tennessee warranted by John Sevier.
Thomas Hopkins Family Papers
This collection houses land deeds, genealogical notes, and other papers documenting Thomas Hopkins (1764-1836) and his family in Tennessee.
William Polk Indenture
This collection includes a land indenture dated March 24, 1824 signed by William Polk.
William S. Shoemaker Land Deed
This land deed assigns ownership of 80 acres of land in Hamilton County, Tennessee to William S. Shoemaker. It was issued and signed by Governor James C. Jones and dated April 5, 1842.
William Ward Land Entry
This collection contains one document from 1791 by entry taker Landon Carter. It notes a land entry taken in 1778 for William Ward on the Little Nolichucky Creek. On the back is a handwritten copy of the original survey. The document is signed by Landon Carter as entry-taker.