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Probate Records (County or Chancery Court)
Estates (Loose Records)
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A supplemental account of sales made of the personal property of the estate
of Mrs. E. G. Patterson dec'd, at the court house door in Gallatin Tenn,
after having advertized according to law: Decr 10th 1887.
One Sumner County Bond for $1000.00 No. 80
issued in aid of C. & O. R. R. sold to James Alexander for $790.00
One Sumner County Bond for 1000.00 No. 72
issued in aid of C. & O. R. R., sold to J. B. Alexander for $770.00
One Sumner County Bond for 1000.00 No. 122
issued in aid of C. & O. R. R., sold to Dr. R. M. Foster for $770.00
One Sumner County Bond for 1000.00 No. 202
issued to aid C. & O. R. R., sold to L. E. Burford for 770.00.
Twenty shares of stock in the Farmers & Traders
Bank, Gallatin Tenn face value of each share being
one hundred dollars, sold to James Alexander for $2520.00.
Total amount of sales $5620.00.
A dividend is due on said Bank stock or will be due Jany 1st 1888, by said Farmers & Traders Bank, amount to $100.00.
The foregoing is a full & perfect account of sales of said property
and including the property heretofore sold of which I have heretofore returned
a full & perfect account of sale, is all the property of the estate of
Mrs. E. G. Patterson, dec'd, directed by law or by the provisions of her
will to be sold except the coupons on said four R. R. Bonds due July the
1st, 1887 amounting to $120.00 which _____ yet to be disposed of.
Notes with good security due six and twelve months after date in equal installments, were taken from the purchasers, and all said notes bearing interest from dates Except the purchaser James Alexander & he paid me in cash the sum of $3310.00 in full of his purchase and purchasers L. E. Burford of R. R. Bond No. 202 also paid me in cash for the sum $770.00 in full of purchase price for the same. Dr. R. M. Foster, purchaser of R. R. Bond No. 122 transferred his bid to Mess. L. E. Burford and Thos. H. King, and said Burford & King executed their notes to me for the purchase price of said Bond ($770.00) in lieu of said Foster. This Decr. 24th 1887.
John Britton, Excr.
of Mrs. E. G. Patterson, Decd.
Sworn to in open
Court, Decr 24th 1887.
An inventory of the estate of Mrs. E. G. Patterson, dec'd.
A note on F. C. Gillespie for sixty dollars, dated Decr 10th 1882 and
due twelve months after date, bearing interest from date, secured by a lien
on a black mare.
A note on Britton & Bates, (the firm being composed of John L. Britton & W. H. Bates) for four hundred & sixty dollars, dated Oct. 10th 1886 & due one day after date.
A note on R. F. Byrns for one hundred dollars, dated Jan'y 3rd 1887 and due 12 months after date, bearing interest from date & payable to Jno. L. Britton.
A note on E. S. Carr and O. P. Jamerson for two Hundred dollars, dated January 15th 1887 and due one day after date.
A note on J. M. Bates for One hundred dollars, due & dated Decr 1st 1886.
A note on W. W. Brown and Geo. Harsh for One hundred and one dollars, dated Oct. 7th 1886 and due 12 months after date, bearing interest from date.
A note on E. F. Clark, and Chas. B. Rogan security for Thirty dollars, due one day after date & dated March 31st 1879.
A note on A. B. C. Dickerson for Forty five dollars, dated Oct. 27th 1879 and due 12 months after date, bearing interest from date Credited by eleven dollars and fifty-cents, Feb. 1st 1884.
A note on F. M. Defrees for twenty two dollars & 60 cents dated Novr 31st 1884 and due March 1st 1885. Said note is payable to F. C. Gillespie.
A note on W. R. Rogan & Chas. B. Rogan for three hundred dollars, due one day after date & dated Feby 25th 1885.
A note on J. M. Chenault & Colby Chenault for seven hundred dollars, due one day after date & dated Jan'y 13th 1884, and by $42.00 Jan'y 13th 1885 - and by $42.00 Jan'y 13th 1886 - The sum of Forty two dollars was paid to jOhn L. Britton Execr. of Mrs. E. G. Patterson decd' Jany 26th 1887 - being the interest on said note up to Jan'y 13th 1887.
A note on J. W. Byrn for ninety five dollars, due one day after date & dated March 15th 1884. Credited by six dollars, March 15th 1885 - and by five dollars & fifty cents ($5.50) March 15th 1886.
A note on W. N. Turner & J. D. Turner Jr. for Five hundred dollars due one day after date & dated Feb. 23rd 1883 and credited by interest paid up to Feby 23rd 1886.
A note on Charles W. Robb and J. Y. Robb for two hundred dollars, due one day after date & dated June 27th 1879 - and credited by interest to June 27th 1880.
A note on G. K. Smith & W. S. Smith for three hundred dollars due one day after date & dated Decr 3rd 1880 - credited by interest paid up to Decr 3rd 1881.
A note on J. B. Tolliver, N. Toliver and Saml. T. Motley security for two thousand dollars dated Oct. 23'd 1875, and payable on the 1st of July 1876 - given for two U. S. Gov. bonds of $1000.00 each and it is stipulated in said note that it should be paid in two U. S. bonds of the same denomination if demanded by Mrs. Patterson or her assigns and that the interest on said note shall be paid semi-annually in gold at the rate 6% per annum on the 1st day of Jan'y & July of each year, except on the 1st day of Jan'y 1876.
Credited by $64.80/100 cts. which was equal to $60.00 in gold Jan'y 1st 1877 & was interest up to that date. Credited by $60.00 in gold July 1st 1878.
Credited by sixty dollars being amt. of interest. to January 1st 1879 - credited by interest on the note to Jany'y 1st 1881 - credited by interest on the note to Jan'y 1st 1883. Credited by one hundred dollars, Decr. 21st 1884.
A note on Geo. E. Seay, E. T. Seay, Robt. B. Seay, C. H. Lauderdale & Ben T. Seay for one thousand dollars, dated July 1st 1871, and payable on the 1st day of Novr. 1871 - This note was given for a U. S. Gov. Bond for one thousand dollars, and it is stipulated in said note that it shall be paid in a U. S. bond of the same denomination when paid off - and that the interest on said note shall be paid semi-annually in gold at the rate of 6% per annum. This note is credited by payments of the interest thereon up to Novr. 1st 1886.
A written contract between A. J. Charlton and Mrs. E. G. Patterson dated April 6th 1881, for the lease of a tract of land described in said written contract, for the period of five years, beginning with the year 1881, and by which Charlton binds himself to pay as rental $125.00 per annum & to do & perform certain other things set out in said lease - said contract is attested by Lee Head - and is credited by one hundred & twenty five dollars, Decr. 15th 1884. The collection of this debt I regard as doubtful.
An acct. against A. J. Charlton for one hundred & twenty five dollars, for rent of land for 1886, due Jan'y 1st 1887 - I regard this claim also as doubtful.
A written contract between W. H. Bates & Mrs. E. G. Patterson for the lease of a tract of land, known as the Charlton tract, & described in said lease - running for five years, beginning with the year 1887 and by which the said Bates binds himself to pay at the rate of one hundred dollars per year - said contract is dated Jan'y 12th 1887 & attested by C. B. Rogan. It contains certain stipulations concerning repairs etc. for which the lease is hereby referred to.
An account against John L. Britton for one hundred & fifty dollars, dated Jan'y 1st 1887, being for bal. due for rent of premises for year 1886.
A certificate of the ownership of twenty shares of the capital stock of the Farmers and Traders Bank, Gallatin Tenn., the face value of each share being one hundred dollars, dated June 2nd 1884, signed by J. B. Harison President, T. L. Witherspoon Cashier.
Four bonds of the County of Sumner, issued in aid of the C & O R. R. - for one thousand dollars each - numbers 202 - 122 - 72 - and 80 with coupons attached thereto for interest, payable semi-annually, and the first one due on each of said bonds is July 1st 1887 those falling due prior to said date having been clipped.
Cash on hand, one hundred and forty three dollars, and seventy five cents.
Also, one Bureau, Bedstead, bed & washstand which were specially
bequeathed to Miss Bettie Lauderdale by the will of the testatrix.
Also a claim for a one thousand dollar gold which the testatrix says in her will she loaned to her brother Wm. Lauderdale, & which she directs to be charged to his children & be deducted from their shares in equal proportion at what it sold for.
Also a claim for a one thousand dollar gold bond which the testatrix in her will says she loaned to Mrs. Clara Robb, & which she directs to be charged to her at its value & deducted from her individual share.
Also a claim for seven hundred dollars, which the testatrix says in her will she loaned to John Lauderdale and charges to him and directs that it be deducted from his share.
Also a claim for Five hundred dollars which the testatrix says in her will she loaned to Winchester Lauderdale and charges to him & directs that it be deducted from his share.
Also a claim for six hundred dollars which the testatrix says in her will she loaned to Sy. Lauderdale & charges to him & directs it to be deducted from his share.
There is also a tract of land known as the "Charlton tract" of about 127 acres but no power of sale thereof is give to the Executor.
Also a tract of land of 350 acres or thereabouts, known as the Home place, but which is bequeathed by the will to John L. Britton to be paid for by him at 35 $ per acre & to have three years in which to pay for the same.
The above is a true & perfect inventory of all the goods & chattels, rights & credits of the said E. G. Patterson dec'd which have come to my hands, possession or knowledge or the hands of any other persons for me to the best of my knowledge and belief this the 29th of January 1887.
J. L. Britton, Executor
of Mrs. E. G. Patterson, Dec'd
Sworn to in open Court
this January 29th 1887
*Account of sale of personal property of Mrs. E. G. Patterson, Dec'd
as returned by J. L. Britton Executor
Date of Sale Feby 15, 1887 - 10 pages not transcribed.
Inventory of Ben Head
Guardian of Vallie, Dave, Polly, Pattie, & Eunice minor heirs of Rhoda Thompson dec'd.
To the Hon. County Court of Sumner County, I beg to report that as Guardian of the above minors I received as follows,
Sept. 1887 Recd. of J. Britton Extr. $100.00
Nov. 17 1887 Recd. of J. Britton Extr $100.00
Dec. 20 1887 Recd of J. Britton Extr. $100.00
Vallie's share $80.00
Dave's share $30.00
Polly's share $80.00
Pattie's share $80.00
Eunice share $30.00
This is all that has come into my hands as said guardian.
This Jany 10th 1889.
Sworn to and subscribed
before me Jany 10th 1889.
Harris Brown Clk.
Received of Ben Head my former Guardian, Eighty Dollars ($80.00) &
being now twenty one years of age, which is all coming to me from his hands
under the Will of E. G. Patterson, and I receive the same as in full of the
amount due me from my Guardian.
This Jany 10 1889.
Vallie (her mark) Thompson
O. H. Foster
To the Hon. County Court of Sumner County
As Guardian of Vallie, Alice, Polly and Pattie & Dave Thomson, who are minors and legatees under the will of Mrs. E. G. Patterson, I beg to submit the following report to wit:
On Dec. 24th 1887 I received of J. L. Britton Extr. of the will of Mrs.
E. G. Patterson the sum of Three Hundred dollars to be divided as follows:
- The will devised $100.00 to Rhoda Thompson, mother of my wards, but who
is now dead, and to Valli, Alice (now dead) & Polly & Pattie $50.00
each, & to Dave Thompson, one good young horse, which young Horse valued
at $130.00 & I have received hence, my wards are entitled to the above
Dave Thompson the young horse $30.00 cash
Vallie Thompson $80.00
Polly Thompson 80.00
Pattie Thompson 80.00
There is one, the youngest child of Rhoda Thompson named Eunice who is
not a devisee of the Will, but entitled to the 1/5 part of her mothers share,
which is $20.00 & 1/5 her sisters share which is $10.00 total due Eunice
All of which is respectfully submitted this Jany 29th 1888.
Sworn to before me Ben (his mark) Head Guardian
This Jany 19th 1888.
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