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Knox County (Tenn.) -- History.

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 22 Collections and/or Records:

Thomas Humes Papers

Identifier: MS-1965

This collection houses two documents dating from the early 1800s describing Thomas Humes's land holdings in Knox County near the French Broad River.

Dates: 1804 December 7-1808 February 29

William Blount vs. George Mitchell Collection

Identifier: MS-1195
Abstract These four documents illustrate a case that William Blount brought against George Mitchell in 1794. Blount accused Mitchell of stealing one of his enslaved women, Amy, and demanded that Mitchell pay him the sum of one hundred pounds current money of North Carolina equal to two hundred and fifty dollars current money. Blount won the original case, but Mitchell (who acknowledged that Amy was enslaved by Blount) did not pay. Blount asked for further damages, and the case was finally settled in...
Dates: 1794 October 12-1795 April