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1798 Court of Pleas & Quarter Session Records

Pages 96 - 99

Source: Book located at Sumner County Archives
 
Transcribed by Linda Carpenter

© 2002

 

(Page 96)

Deed from Thomas Harris by his attorney in fact David Wilson to James Hart for 1000 acres of land duly acknowledged by David Wilson.

Deed from James Winchester to James Blythe for 29 acres of land was duly acknowledge.

Deed from John Payton to William Crabtree for 400 acres of land was duly acknowledged.

Deed from Robert Dobbins to Whitehead Joiner for 70 acres of land was duly acknowledged.

Deed from Robert Dobbins to George Watwood for 108 acres of land was duly acknowledged.

Deed from Henry Turney to John Barnes for 200 acres of land was proved by Peter Turney.

Bill of Sale from Thomas Cocke to William Beard of boy named Charles was proved by George Black.

An instrument of writing in the nature of a release for *(page torn) Payton to John Payton was proved by Charles *(page torn).

Bill of sale from Euridice Miars Admr. of Benj. Miars dec'd Nathan Edwards for two negroes names Esther & Fran was proved by James Douglass.

Bond from Amanias McCoy to Peter Turney for four hundred acres of land was proved by John Roberts a subscribing witness thereto which is A. R.

The commissioners & Surveyor appointed at January Term 1798 on Petition of Edmund Jennings to divide a tract of land of Francis Graves dec'd agreeable to a bond from the said dec'd and to the said Jennings, have reported their proceedings in writing and in their hand & seals with a plan or plat of Jennings part of said tract which are ordered to be filed of record.

A supplement to the amount of sale of the goods & etc. of John Edward dec'd was rendered into Court by the Admr. & duly proved.

James Reese Esq. returns a list of the Taxable property by him taken in Capt Reeds Company.

(Page 97)

*(Page torn) of conveyance from John Hinds to William Campbell for sundry tracts of land was exhibited to Court with a certificate of the acknowledgment of said deed certified by Thomas Bradley esq. clerk of Lexington District in the state of Kentucky with his seal of  office thereto annexed which deed is thereby admitted to record & ordered to registration.

The court adjourns until tomorrow at 8 o'clock.

Wednesday April the 4th 1798

The court met according to agreement

Present:
David Wilson
James Winchester
James Douglass

Deed from Thomas Donoho to Patrick Donoho for 100 acres of land was proved by Charles Donoho.

Deed from Hardy Royall and Rachel Royall to Charles Hays 640 acres of land was proved by Ann Mc Lendon.

*(Page torn) Deed of lease for William Pryor to Henry Newby for 200 acres of land was proved by Thompson Newby, Juart.

*(Page torn) Douglass esq. rendered into Court a list of the Taxable Del. property by him taken in Capt Snoddies District.

On motion ordered that Edward Douglas & Stephen Cantrell esquires be appointed to settle with the Admr. of John Edwards dec'd and that they report their settlement to the Court now selling.

Deed from Thomas Donoho to Arthur Exum for 476 acres of land was proved by William Cathy.

William Cage esq. returns a list of the taxable property by him taken in Capt. Luna's company.

Deed from Thomas Donoho to Charles Donoho for 360 acres & 36 polls of land was proved by William Cathy.

Deed from Thomas Donoho to William Sanders for 790 acres was proved by William Cathy.

State vs. Edward Bradley - LAB- The defendant submits and the court fines him one dollar.

(Page 98)

A Letter of Attorney from Eusebius Bushnell to his son Ezra Bushnell was exhibited in Court, with letter of attorney was proven by one of the subscribing witnesses thereto before the notary public for the city of Charleston in the State of South Carolina as appears by the certificate & seal of the said notary public and is thereupon admitted to Runded & ordered to be recorded.

On motion ordered that ordinary license be granted to Shadrach Nye who entered into bond in the penal sum of Two thousand five hundred dollars with Sam'l. Donaldson Security.

On motion ordered that William Allen be appointed into Constable for Capt. John Harpoles district who entered into bond in the penal sum of six hundred & twenty five Dollars with Andrew Steel Security & took the oath prescribed by law.

Edward Douglas & James Reese esqs. appears & takes their test'y.

John Overton vs. Thomas Murray - Case - The defendant in proper person comes into Court & confesses judgment for twenty five dollars with stay of execution six months from the present date.

Isaac Walton vs. John Young - Debt - The defendant in proper person comes into Court & confesses judgment for thirty four dollars.

An inventory of the goods & chattels etc. of Thomas Cummins dec'd was rendered into Court & duly proved by the executor of said decedent.

A Bill of Sale from John Harpole to Robert Wynne for a negro boy named Damarcus, was duly acknowledged.

Deed from Rubin Cage Shff. to Charles Dement for 500 acres of land was duly acknowledged.

(Page 99)

The jury appointed to view and lay off a road from Bledsoebourough to the Davidson County line in a direct way to the Town of Nashville , report their proceedings as follow to wit, In obedience to an order from Sumner Court Jany. Term 1799 to lay off a road from Bledsoebourough to Nashville we the subscribing hath viewed & marked the same from Bledsoebourough to the Davidson County line, keeping near majr. Fyer on little Cedar Creek thence to Browns Mill on the waters of Barton's Creek thence to John Hayes on Cedar lick Creek thence to a road that leads from Nashville at the Davidson line given under our hands signed John Harpole, John Brown, Elmore Douglas, Thos George, Willis Jones, John Ward, Solomon Harpole, Richard Banks.

James McKain vs. John Mansker and Wm Hankins - Case - Isaac Walton and Wm McWhirter acknowledges themselves bound to the Plt. McKain in the sum of one hundred & sixty dollars for the appearance of John Mansker, one of the Defds. in said suit and to stand as bail for the said deft. agreeable to act of assembly.

James Douglas esq. appeared and took his seat.

Bill of sale from Euridice Miars to Rubin Douglas for a negro woman named Sylvia was approved by Rubin Cage.


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