Source: TSL&A Microfilm A 5078
Loose Record #4996
Transcribed by Jan J. Barnes
State of Tennessee
Sumner County February Term 1853
William F. Andrews by attorney complains of Jones W. Locke who has been summoned by the sheriff of Sumner to answer the said Wm. F. Andrews in a plea of Trespass with force and arms.
For that whereas heretofore to wit on the 15th day of October 1850 he the Plaintiff obtained the title of Sarah Weems the widow of William H. Weems - she being entitled to Dower, an undivided one third of a lot of ground situated in the Town of Hartsville bounded on the north by Martin Street south by main street west by the lot formerly owned by David Vance & East by the cross street dividing said lot & Josiah Anthony including the House by a sale of the same - under an Execution issue from the Macon Circuit Court to the sheriff of Sumner - who on (left blank) day of October 1850 sold the same to satisfy said Execution and afterwards he obtained the said Sheriffs deed for the same on the 6th October 1851 and which was registered in Sumner County where said Lot is situated on the 15th day of October 1851 and the plaintiff being seized of said title in said lot has aforesaid - the Defendant afterwards to wit on (left blank) day of (left blank) 1851 he the Defendant Jones W. Locke entered upon the said lot and deprived the plaintiff of the possession and entered and drove him out - and still holds and keeps the Plaintiff out of possession of the same or any part thereof and other wrongs he the Deft. has committed against the peace and dignity of the state & to the damage of the plaintiff $500 therefore he sues.
Guild & Bennett