1834, Apr

State of Tennessee, Obion County,
Court of Pleas & Quarter Sessions, April Term 1834

Typed by Donna Martin, 1997. Research and coding by Jane Norton Powell

(p-31) Monday April 7th 1834.

Be it remembered that at a Court of Pleas & Quarter Sessions begun & held at the Courthouse in the town of Troy for the County of Obion in the State of Tennessee on the 7th day of April being the first Monday in the same A.D. 1834. Present the worshipful Benjamin Totten, John Harpole, John Parr, Willis Caldwell, R. B. Brown, H. I. P. Westbrook and James Henderson commissioners and assignee to hold said term qualified accordingly.

Stancel Moore came into court and proved the killing of a wolf in the limits of this County over four months old and it was ordered by the Court five Justices being present that he receive out of the Treasury agreeable to the statutes of the State of Tennessee in such cases made and produced.

I. Nuton came in to open court and proved the killing of two wolves in the limits of this county over four months old and thereupon on motion it was ordered by the court, five Justices being present, that the State of Tennessee pay him therefore according to law.

(p-32) April Term 1834.

It being made to appear to the court that Polly Parr, on the day of A.D. 1834 departed this life in the limits of Obion County and she made no deposition by will of her goods & chattels, rights & credits thereupon on motion it was ordered by the court that William Parr, be appointed Administrator of all and singular the goods and chattels, rights & credits which were of the said Polly Parr deceased and that he have the rights & incur the liability of that office and thereupon the said William Parr entered into bond as administrator. John Parr his security & took the oath prescribed by law. And the said William Parr administrator as aforesaid filed in court an inventory of the goods & chattels, rights & c of the said deceased.

William Parr, administrator of all and singular the goods & chattels, rights & c which were of Polly Parr deceased have moved the court for an order to sell two negro girl slaves belonging to said estate, to wit: Peggy, five years of age and Emelin, about three years of age, that a division among the heirs and legal representatives of said Polly Parr deceased may be made and it was therein ordered by the court that the said Administrator sell the said negroes upon a credit of twelve months giving legal notice of the terms and place of such sale and that he take bond and security for the purchase money.

(Letters issued 14th April 1834)

(p-33) April term Monday 7th 1834.

Jesse S. Ross returned into court his resignation as a Justice of the Peace with his papers which was ordered by the court to be void.

Jourdan Hassell by his attorney came into court as administrators of the estate of J. C. Houghton, deceased of all and singular the goods and chattels of said estate and by petition in writing sworn to &c here moved the court to sell two slaves Peter & his wife, Neryah, for the purpose of satisfying claims that yet remain due against said state. It was therefore ordered by the court that said Administrators sell the said negroes accordingly on six months credit giving legal notice.
(Copy issued to Hassell 1st August 1836)

R. B. Brown returned into court a list of taxable property in Captain Head’s Company which was ordered to be received and recorded.

James Henderson returned into court a list of taxable property in Capt. Vaughn’s Company which was ordered to be received and recorded.

William Downey returned into court a list of taxable property in Capt. Watson’s old company which was ordered to be received and ordered to be recorded.

John Harpole returned into court a list of taxable property in Capt. Hill’s Company which was ordered by the court to be received and recorded.

(p-34) April Term 1834, Monday 7th

State of Tennessee Vs Samuel L. McDaniel)

Ordered by the Court that the clerk of this Court is hereby instructed not to issue an alias execution on the case of Jonathan Badgett against Samuel L. McDaniel which suit was commenced by Sci Fa because the court was of the opinion that they had not the power to tax the Defendant with the case.

State Vs John Mosier)
Ordered by the court that the excuse of said Defendant is sufficient to exhonarate him for further trouble or damages and that he the Defendant go without pay.

William U. Watson by request of James Bedford, Ranger of this County, was qualified as Deputy Ranger.

(p-35) Tuesday April 8th 1834

Court adjourned until tomorrow morning eight o’ clock.

Willis Caldwell, J.P.
B. Totten, J. P.
R. B. Brown, J.P.

Court met agreeable to adjournment present the worshipful Benjamin Totten, Willis Caldwell & R. B. Brown, Esqrs.

A deed of bargain and sale for 250 acres of land from Joseph Wilson to Amosa Webb was produced in open court and acknowledged by the said Joseph Wilson and ordered by the court to be certified for registration.

The State of Tennessee Vs Daniel Brown)
Daniel Brown having been summoned as a Juror at the October term of this court 1833 and failing to appear was ordered by the court that Sci Fa should issue against him whereupon the said Daniel Brown came into court and the court being of the opinion that his excuse was sufficient ordered that he should be dismissed and that the Defendant go without pay.

(p-36) Tuesday April 8, 1834

Joel H. Dyer Solicitor General being absent and upon motion it was ordered by the court that Felin Parker Jr. one of the attorneys of this court be sworn in as solicitor protem which was done accordingly.

The sheriff returned into court the venire facias awarded at that term of this court executed on all the persons therein named except Robert Dickinson and the following Jurors appeared, to wit:

1. John Jones   2. Levi Cooke   3. Jesse Cooke   4. Sion Hill
5. James Elder   6. Samuel Henry   7. Benjamin Sheeks   8. James H. Guy
9. Thomas W. Dean

10. Thomas Taylor

11. John Polk 12. Jesse Sheeks
13. Abram Henning 14. Harry Pryor 15. Wm. Haselip 16. John Taylor
17. Benjamin Farris 18. Thomas Tanner 19. Porter A. Davis 20. Joseph Wilson
21. A. A. Fosler 22. Theodore Staley 23. A. A. Cunningham 24. William T. Whiteside

 

Out of which number the following persons were drawn as a Grand Jury, to wit: Joseph Wilson, Henry Pryor, Thomas Tanner, William T. Whiteside, A.A. Fosler, John I. Taylor, Thomas W. Dean, Jesse Cooke, A.A. Cunningham, William Haselip, James Elder, Theodore Staley, and Samuel C. Henry.

(p-37) Whereupon Joseph Wilson was appointed (p-37) foreman of the Grand Jury and after being sworn William Calhoon was sworn to attend on the Grand Jury and they retired.

Whereas it appears to the satisfaction of the court that Andrew Lynn has departed this life leaving a Last Will and Testament in which he appointed Robert B. Harper his Executor whereupon it is ordered by the court that letters testamentary issue to said Robert B. Harper upon his giving bond and security in the sum of seven thousand dollars whereupon the said Robert B. Harper came into court and entered into bond with James Harper, Samuel Hutchinson, John Lynn and Samuel L. Tetter securities and took the oath prescribed by law.

Ordered by the court that John Lynn be excused from attending as a Juror at this term of the court.

A Deed of bargain and sale from John S. Docksey to Daniel Brown was produced in court and execution thereof proven by the oaths Daniel St. John and Benjamin Totten the subscribing thereto and ordered to be certified for registration.

(p-38) Ordered by the court that William W. Watson, J. M. Bedford and W. S. S. Harris be appointed commissioners to settle with Jordan Hossitt Administrator of John C. Horton deceased (p-38) and that they report to this court.

James F. Bedford Vs B. D. Logan & H. D. Logan) Certiorian

This day came the parties by their attorneys and the Plaintiff by his attorney moved the court to dismiss the Defendant Certiorian and upon agreement being had thereon and the matters of law answering thereon being fully understood by the court it is understood by the court that the Defendants petition for writs of Certiorari and Supercedias be dismissed and it is further considered by the court that the Plaintiff recover of the Defendants the sum of a twenty dollar debt the sum recovered in the court below and the sum of one dollar and fifty cents damages sustained by reason of the detention thereof and also his costs by him in and about his suit expended and on motion it is further considered by the court that the Plaintiff have judgment against Joseph C. Culperson & Charles McAlister jointly with the defendants for his debt damages and cost aforesaid and that execution issue accordingly &c. Willis Caldwell, Benjamin Totten and Richard B. Brown, Esqrs. present and presiding, whereupon the Defendants prayed an appeal in the nature of a writ of error to the Circuit Court for said County.

(p-39) April Term A.D. 1834

Benjamin Totten Vs George W. L. Marr) Debt

This day came the parties by their attorneys, John Parr, Willis Caldwell & Richard B. Brown, Justices of the Peace in and for Obion County, presiding and holding said Court and thereupon came a jury of good and lawful men, to wit: John Long, Levi Cook, Benjamin Sheeks, James H. Guy, Cornelius Sheeks, William Carmach, Samuel Hutchinson, Sion Hill & Abram Herrin, Thomas Taylor, John Polk and Benjamin Farris who being elected tried and sworn the truth to speak upon the issue joined, upon their oath do say, that said Defendants have not paid the debt in said Plaintiffs said declaration alledged, but that said Defendants owe and are indebted to said Plaintiff in the sum of seventeen hundred and sixty two dollars four and two third cents, as said Plaintiff hath alledged and they do assess said Plaintiff damages, by reason of detention thereof to seventy eight dollars and fifty cents besides costs.

It is further considered by the court that said Plaintiff recover of said Defendants seventeen hundred and sixty two dollars four and two third cents the debt aforesaid, found to be due and owing as aforesaid and seventy eight dollars and fifty cents, the damages aforesaid by the Jury aforesaid found and assessed in manner and form aforesaid and also his costs by him in an about his suit in this behalf expended.

(p-40) And thereupon the said Defendants by attorney here pray and appeal in the nature of a writ of error to the Circuit Court to be holden for said County of Obion at the Courthouse in Troy on the second Monday of May next (p-40) which was granted upon said Defendants entering into bond with Joseph Wilson and Lewis Foust as their securites to prosecute said appeal with effect &c.

Samuel Nelson Vs Lucy Byrd ) Debt

This day came the parties by their attorneys, and thereupon came a jury of good and lawful men, to wit: John Jones, Levi Cook, Benjamin Sheeks, James H. Guy, Thomas Taylor, John Polk, Benjamin Farris, Cornelius Sheeks, William Carmack, Samuel Hutchinson, Sion Hill and Abraham Herring, who being elected, tried and sworn the truth to speak upon the issue joined upon their oaths do say that said Defendant has not paid the debt in said Plaintiff declaration mentioned as said Plaintiff has alledged by reason of detention thereof to two dollars and twenty five cents besides costs.

It is therefore considered by the court that said Plaintiff recover of said Defendant one hundred dollars, the debt in said declaration mentioned and two dollars and twenty five cents the damages aforesaid by the jury aforesaid in manner and form aforesaid assessed and also his costs, by him in and about his suit in this behalf expended and that execution upon &c.

(p-41) April Term A.D. 1834

John C. Wilson Vs Horace Head & Samuel D. Wilson) Debt

This day came the parties by their attorneys and thereupon came a jury of good and lawful men, to wit: John Jones, Levi Cook, Benjamin Sheeks, James H. Guy, Thomas Taylor, John Polk, Benjamin Farris, Cornelius Sheeks, William Carmack, Samuel Hutchinson, Sion Hill, Abraham Herrin, who being elected tried and sworn the truth to speak upon the issues joined upon their oaths do say that said Defendant Wilson did assign to said Plaintiff the said writing obligatory in said Plaintiffs declaration mentioned as said Plaintiff hath alledged, and that said Defendants have not paid said Plaintiff the said money in said Plaintiffs declaration mentioned, but that they owe and are indebted to said Plaintiff in the sum of one hundred and fifty dollars and they do assess his damages by reason of detention thereof to two dollars and fifty cents besides costs.

It is therefore considered by the court that said Plaintiff recover of said Defendants one hundred and fifty dollars the debt aforesaid and two dollars and fifty cents the damages aforesaid by the Jury aforesaid in manner and form aforesaid assessed and also his costs by him in and about his suit in this behalf expended.

(p-42) And thereupon said defendants prayed an appeal to the Circuit Court to be holden for said County of Obion, on the second Monday of May next, which was granted upon their entering into bond with James M. Porter and A. M. L. McBean (p-42) securites for prosecuting said appeal with effects &c.

Samuel H. Cole Vs Littleton Hubbard) Covenant

This day came the parties by their attorneys, and thereupon came on to be heard the Plaintiff demurrer to Defendant second and third pleas, by heirs in this behalf pleaded, and the matters of law arising thereon being seen and by the court fully understood, it seems to the court here that the law is with the Plaintiff and that said demurrer ought to be sustained.

It is therefore considered by the court that said pleas be overruled and for nothing extended and that said demurrer be sustained.

And thereupon came a jury of good and lawful men to try the issue of fact between the said parties in this behalf, to wit: John Jones, Levi Cook, Benjamin Sheeks, James H. Guy, Thomas Taylor, John Polk, Benjamin Farris, Cornelius Cheeks, William Carmack, Samuel Hutchinson, Sion Hill and Abram Herrin, who being elected tried and sworn the truth to speak upon the issue joined, upon their oaths do say that said Defendant did not pay to said Plaintiff in twenty dollars current money the said sum of money in the covenant in said Plaintiffs said declaration mentioned, but he broke said Covenant as said Plaintiff hath alledged and they do assess the said Plaintiffs damages by reason thereof to two hundred and eighteen dollars besides costs.

(p-43) Therefore it is considered by the court that said Plaintiff recover of said Defendant two hundred and eighteen dollars the damages aforesaid by the Jury aforesaid, in manner (p-43) and form aforesaid assessed and also his costs by him in this behalf empended and that execution issue &c.

Frederick Johns & John H. Kelton, admrs. of Wm. L. Thompson, dec’d
Vs David Thompson) Debt

This day came the parties by their attorneys and thereupon came a jury of good and lawful men, to wit: John Jones, Levi Cook, Benj. Sheeks, James H. Guy, Thomas Taylor, John Polk, Benjamin Farris, Cornelius Sheeks, William Carmack, Samuel Hutchinson, Sion Hill, Abraham Herring, who being elected, tried and sworn the truth to speak upon the issue joined upon their oath do say that said Defendant has not paid the debt in said Plaintiff’s declaration mentioned, nor has he set off against the same, but that detains from Plaintiff one hundred and forty dollars and they assess the Plaintifs damages for detention thereof to nine dollars and eighteen three fourths cents besides costs.

Thereupon it is considered by the court that said Plaintiff recover said Defendant one hundred and forty one dollars the debt aforesaid and nine dollars and eighteen three fourths cents the damages aforesaid and also their costs by them in this behalf expended.

Frederick Johns & John H. Kelton, admrs. of W.L. Thompson, dec’d)
Vs David Thompson ) Debt

(p-44) This day came the parties by their attornies and thereupon came a jury of good (p-44) and lawful men, to wit: John Long, Levi Cook, Benjamin Sheeks, James H. Guy, Thomas Taylor, John Polk, Benjamin Farris, Cornelius Sheeks, William Carmack, Samuel Hutchinson, Sion Hill and Abraham Hennin who being elected tried and sworn the truth to speak upon the issue joined upon their oath do say that said Defendant has not paid the Plaintiffs Intestate the debt in said Plaintiffs declaration mentioned, but that he distrain from the said Plaintiff the sum two hundred dollars as said Plaintiffs have obliged and they do assess said Plaintiffs damages by reason of detention thereof to four dollars and ten cents besides costs.

It is therefore considered by the court that said Plaintiff recover of said Defendants the said sum of two hundred dollars the debt aforesaid, and four dollars and ten cents the damages aforesaid by the Jury aforesaid in manner and form aforesaid assessed and also his costs by them in and about this suit in this behalf expended.

Enus W. Wood & A. M. L. McBean, admrs. of A.C. Pagan, deceased )
Vs Thomas Allison ) Debt Certiorari

This day came the parties by their attornies and thereupon by consent it was ordered by the court that this cause be continued to the next term of this court.

(p-45) April Term 1834

McEwing & Cassady Vs Jesse S. Ross & James M. Ross )Assumpsit

This day came the parties by their attorneys and the said Plaintiff by attorney here dismiss their said suit and here say they intend no further to prosecute the same.

Therefore it is considered by the court that said cause stand dismissed and that said Defendants recover of said Plaintiff their costs by them in and about their defense in this behalf expended and that execution issue &c.

G.W. Wood A.S.M. McBean, admrs. Vs John Parr ) Debt

This day came the parties by their attorneys and thereupon by consent of parties it was ordered that this cause be continued to the next term of this court.

It appearing to the satisfaction of the court that Jane A. Linn requested that Joel A. Enloe should be her guardian, it was ordered by the court that he be appointed and that he enter into bond in the sum of seven thousand dollars with William Miller, William W. Watson and Joseph Wilson his securities and took the oath prescribed by law.

(p-46) April Term 1834

The State of Tennessee Vs Edward Roberts ) Affray

This day came the Defendant and moved he court for continuance of this cause and be consent of The Attorney General it was ordered by the court that it be continued to the next term of this court.

The State Vs John Hublett) Sci Fa as Juror

This day came the Defendant and made his excuse for his non-attendance as a Juror at the Oct. term of this 1833 court which was considered by the court to be sufficient therefore it was considered by the court that he be discharged and go without pay.

A Bill of Sale from Stancil Moore to Lonsdale Watson was duly acknowledged in Open Court and ordered to be certified for registration.

J.M. Bedford, W.S.S. Harris and William U. Watson who were appointed commissioners to settle with Jourdan (B?)assel as administrators of J.C. Horton, deceased, produced in Open Court a settlement which was ordered by the court to be received and recorded.

(p-47) April Term 1834

John McClure Vs W. S. S. Harris)

This day came the parties by these attorneys and upon motion of the Defendants it was ordered that the Plaintiff give additional security for the prosecution of this suit the court allowing him until tomorrow evening to bring in his security.

State Vs George W. Fentress) Affray

This day came the solicitor in behalf of the State and read his prosecution to which the Defendant pled not guilty and thereupon came a Jury of good and lawful men, to wit: John Jones, Levi Cook, Benjamin Sheeks, Thomas Taylor, John Polk, Benjamin Farris, Cornelius Sheeks, James L. Brown, Samuel E. Allen, Benjamin Ross, B. H. Linn who being elected tried and sworn the truth to speak upon the matters of traverse joined upon their oaths do say that the Defendant is not guilty in manner and form as charged in the indictment.

Whereupon it is considered by the court that the Defendant go hence without pay and that the said County of Obion pay the costs of this prosecution and that the clerk issue a copy of this order to the Trustee &c.

(p-48) Tuesday April Term 1834

John Linn Vs Tyra Dabney)

This day came the Plaintiff by his attorney and filed his petition in writing and moved the court for Writs of Certiorari & Supersedes in this cause which was ordered by the court to be issued agreeably to the prayer of said petition on his giving bond with security agreeably by law.

State Vs David W. Pound)

By consent of parties this cause is continued until the next term of this court.

James B. Hogge, assignee &c for the use of Henry Chiger)

Vs Seth Bedford & Lysander Adams, admrs.) Sci Fa, Motion to quash

(p-49) This day came the parties by their consent and the Defendants here moved the court to quash the proceedings in this cause, and the matters of law arising out of the said motion to dismiss being argued and by the court, here fully understood, it seems here to the court that the law is with the Defendant. It is therefore considered by the court that the proceedings in said cause be quashed, that the Defendants (p-49) go hence thereof without pay and recovers of the said James B. Hogge the Plaintiff and of the said Henry Chiger for whose use the action is brought the cost of this suit, in this behalf expended.

Court thus adjourned until tomorrow 8 o’clock.

B. Totten, J.P. in all Tuesday minutes,
except in the suit Benjamin Totten Vs
George W.L. Marr & Joel S. Enloe
Willis Caldwell, J.P.
John Parr, J.P.
R. B. Brown, so far as respects the suit
of Benjamin Totten by G. W. L. Marr &
Joel S. Enloe.

Court met pursuant to adjournment of proclamation being proceeded to business.

Frederick John & John H. Kelton, admrs. of Wm. L. Thompson, dec’d)
Vs David Thompson )Trespass in this case

This day came the parties by their attorneys, and thereupon the said Plaintiff here dismiss their said suit in this behalf, and say they intend no further to prosecute the same and that the consideration upon which the suit is brought is satisfied and & Deft. assumes the cost &c.

Therefore it is considered by the court that this cause stands dismissed and that the Plaintiff recover of Defendant the cost of court in this behalf &c.

(p-50) April Term 1834

Frederick Johns, John H. Kelton, admr. )
Vs David Thompson of Wm. L. Thompson, dec’d.) Debt

This day came the parties by their attorneys and thereupon by consent of parties it is ruled and ordered by the court that execution upon the judgment, which the Plaintiff recorded against Defendant at the present term of this court, for one hundred and forty one dollars debt and nine dollars and eighteen cents damages and costs by stayed and enjoined until the expiration of three months from and after the date hereof &c.

Frederick Johns, John H. Kelton )
admrs. of Wm. L. Thompson, dec’d.)
Vs David Thompson )Debt

This day came the parties by their attorneys and thereupon by consent of parties, it is ruled and ordered by the Court, that execution of the judgment obtained by the Plaintiff against the Defendant for the sum of two hundred dollars debt and four dollars and ten cents damages and costs be stayed and enjoined for the term of three months from and after the date thereof.

(p-51) Wednesday April Term 9th 1834

This day before the worshipful Benjamin Totten, Willis Caldwell and John Parr, Justices of Obion County sitting and holding a Court of Pleas & Quarter Sessions for said County of Obion came into court Joel S. Enloe Sheriff and Collector of public taxes of said County and makes and presents here to the court a report in due form of Law of Sundries tracts of Land and parts of tracts of Land & Town Lots lying and being in the said County of Obion which have been given in for Taxes upon which remain due and unpaid, for the year 1833, and who for the owners and claimants thereof have no goods or chattels within said County on which to distrain for said taxes which report is here received by the court and it is ordered by the Court that the Clerk record said report which is done and reads as follows, to wit:

I, Joel S. Enloe, Sheriff and Collector of the public taxes for the County of Obion, do hereby report to the court the following tracts and parts of tracts of land and town lots, the taxes upon which for the year 1833 remain due and unpaid, and that the respective owners and claimants thereof have no goods or chattels within my County on which I can distrain for said taxes, to wit:

John R. Eaton heirs, one tract of 1000 acres granted by the State of North Carolina by grant number 147 to Abner Nash lying in the 3 & 4 Range and 7th Section, 13th District, Taxes $5.62 1/2 cents, Clerk’s fee $1.40, Sheriff’s fee $1.00, Printer’s fee $1.50.

(p-52) John R. Eaton heirs, one tract of 1318 3/4 acres granted by the State of North Carolina to Abner Nash by grant number 150 for (p-52) 1000 acres lying in the 3 & 4 Range and 8th Section, 13th District, Taxes $7.41, Clerk’s fee $1.40, Sheriff’s fee $1.00, Printer’s fee $1.50.

Thomas R.L. Eaton, one tract of 1000 acres granted by the State of North Carolina to Abner Nash by grant number 143 lying in the 3 & 4 Range and 8th Section, 13th District, Taxes $5.62 1/2 cents, Clerk’s fee $1.40, Sheriff’s fee $1.00, Printer’s fee $1.50.

Thomas R.L. Eaton, one tract of 1175 acres granted by the State of North Carolina to Abner Nash for 1000 acres by grant number 152 lying in 3& 4 Range & 7th Section, 13th District. Taxes $6.60, Clerk’s fee $1.40, Sheriff’s fee $1.00, Printer’s fee $1.50.

Sarah A. and Susan Eaton, one tract of 1278 acres granted by the State of North Carolina to Abner Nash by grant number 138 per 1000 acres, lying in the 3& 4 Range, 7th & 8th Section, 13th District, Taxes $7.18, Clerk’s fee $1.40, Sheriff’s fee $1.00, Printer’s fee $1.50.

(p-53) William Flemming, one tract of 313 acres part of a tract of 3000 acres granted by the State of North Carolina to William Hublett by grant number—dated 10th. July 1788. Taxes $1.75, Clerk’s fee $1.40, Sheriff’s fee $1.00, Printer’s fee $1.50.

Archibald Henderson, one tract of 72 acres entry number 466 lying in the 3rd Range, 2nd Section, 13th District. Taxes .40, Clerk’s fee $1.40, Sheriff’s fee $1.00, Printer’s fee $1.50.

John C. Hamilton, one tract of 1128 acres part of a 5000 acre tract entered by Hugh Martin number of entry 119, lying in the 8th Range and 6th Section. Taxes $5.34, Clerk’s fee $1.40, Sheriff’s fee $1.00, Printer’s fee $1.50.

Edward Hickmans heirs, 640 acres, number of entry 487 lying in the 5th Range, and 8th Section, 13th District. Taxes $3.11, Clerk’s fee $1.40, Sheriff’s fee $1.00, Printer’s fee $1.50.

I.P. and E. Hickman, one tract of 100 acres number of entry 480 lying in the 4th Range and 6th Section, 13th District. Taxes $3.10, Clerk’s fee $1.40, Sheriff’s fee $1.00, Printer’s fee $1.50.

(p-54) William Lyth, 631 2/3 acres an undivided part or balance of a tract of 848 acres entry by I.C. McLemore and Lythe by entry number 416 lying in the 9th Range, 8th Section, 13th District balance paid Taxes $3.56 1/2 cents, Clerk’s fee $1.40, Sheriff’s fee $1.00, Printer’s $1.50.

John McAdams, 100 part of a 1000 acre tract granted by Edward Harris by grant number 14 lying in the 7th Range & 8th Section, 13th District. Taxes .56 cents, Clerk’s fee $1.40, Sheriff’s fee $1.00, Printer’s fee $1.50.

Michiel McLeann, 500 acres part of a tract entry in the name of C.W.L. Marr lying on The Mississippi River. Taxes $2.81, Clerk’s fee $1.40, Sheriff’s fee $1.00, Printer’s fee $1.50.

John P. Mathews, one tract of 500 acres formally owned by P. Parmer laid off out of a 1000 acre tract granted to Edward Harris lying in the 7th Range and 6th Section, 13th District. Taxes $2.81 1/4 cents, Clerk’s fee $1.50, Sheriff’s fee $1.00, Printer’s fee $1.50.

G.W. Campbell, one tract of 1000 acres part of William & Thomas, D. Porter Hubletts tract of 3000 acres. Taxes $5.12 1/2 cents, Clerk’s fee $1.40, Sheriff’s fee $1.00, Printer’s fee $1.50.

(p-55) April Term 1834

John Page, one tract of 400 acres. Taxes $2.35, Clerk’s fee $1.40, Sheriff’s fee $1.00, Printer’s fee $1.50.

Washington Shelton, 400 acres. Taxes $2.25, Clerk’s fee $1.40, Sheriff’s fee $1.00, Printer’s fee $1.50.

Joel R. Smith, 200 acres part of a tract of 1834 acres entered in the name of A. Little. Taxes $7.12 1/2 cents, Clerk’s fee $1.40, Sheriff’s fee $1.00, Printer’s fee $1.50.

William Townsend, one tract of 200 acres entry number 477 lying in the 3rd Range and 9th Section, 13th District. Taxes $1.12 1/2 cents, Clerk’s fee $1.40, Sheriff’s fee $1.00, Printer’s fee $1.50.

I.P. & A. Taylor, one tract of 640 acres entry number 144 lying in this 7th Range and 8th Section, 13th District. Taxes $3.60, Clerk’s fee $1.40, Sheriff’s fee $1.00, Printer’s fee $1.50.

Edward Thurslys heirs, one tract of 2020 acres being the balance of an original tract not conveyed away of 2500 acres entered in the name of Edward Thursly by number of entry 9th Section, Range 5. Taxes $11.35, Clerk’s fee $1.40, Sheriff’s fee $1.00, Printer’s fee $1.50.

(p-56) April Term 1834

Edward Thurslys heirs, one tract of 1520 acres the balance of a tract not paid of 1900 acres. Entry in the name of Edward Thursly by entry number 419 lying in the 9th Range and 8th Section, 13th District. Taxes $8.50, Clerk’s fee $1.40, Sheriff’s fee $1.00, Printer’s fee $1.50.

James Taylor, one tract of 1000 acres granted by the State of North Carolina to Abner Nash by grant number 141 lying in the 3rd & 4th Range and 8th Section, 13th District. Taxes $5.62, Clerk’s fee $1.40, Sheriff’s fee $1.00, Printer’s fee $1.50.

James Whitesell, one tract of 274 acres. Entry number 211 lying in the 6th Range and 6th Section, 13th District. Taxes $1.50, Clerk’s fee $1.40, Sheriff’s fee $1.00, Printer’s fee $1.50.

Hugh Ritcheys heirs, one undivided fifth part of a tract granted by the State of North Carolina to J.G. and T. Blount by grant number 327 dated 10th of July 1788 for 1000 acres and annexed of said Blounts to Hugh Williams. Taxes $1.12 1/2 cents, Clerk’s fee $1.40, Sheriff’s fee $1.00, Printer’s fee $1.50.

(p-57) Hugh Ritcheys heirs, one undivided fifth part of a tract granted by the State of North Carolina to J.G. and T. Blounts by grant number 217 dated 10th July 1788 for 1000 acres and by said Blounts conveyed to Hugh Williamson. Taxes $1.12 1/2 cents, Clerk’s fee $1.40, Sheriff’s fee $1.00, Printer’s fee $1.50.

Hugh Ritcheys heirs, one undivided fifth part of a tract granted by the State of North Carolina to J.G. and T. Blount by grant number 240 dated 10th July 1788 for 1000 acres and by said Blounts conveyed to Hugh Williamson. Taxes $1.12 1/2 cents, Clerk’s fee $1.40, Sheriff’s fee $1.00, Printer’s fee $1.50.

Hugh Ritcheys heirs, one fifth of an undivided tract granted from the State of North Carolina to John G. & Thomas Blount by grant number 189 dated 10th July 1788 for 1000 acres and being conveyed to Hugh Williamson. Taxes $1.12 1/2 cents, Clerk’s fee $1.40, Sheriff’s fee $1.00, Printer’s fee $1.50.

Hugh Ritcheys heirs, one undivided fifth part of a tract of 1000 acres granted by the State of North Carolina to J.G. and Thomas Blount by grant number 232 dated 10th July 1788 and said Blounts convey to Hugh Williamson. Taxes $1.12 1/2 cents, Clerk’s fee $1.40, Sheriff’s fee $1.00, Printer’s fee $1.50.

(p-58) Hugh Ritcheys heirs, one undivided fifth part of a tract of 3000 acres granted by the State of North Carolina to J.G. and Thomas Blount by grant number 234 dated 10th July 1788 and by said (p-58) Blounts conveyed to Hugh Williamson. Taxes $3.37 1/2 cents, Clerk’s fee $1.40, Sheriff’s fee $1.00, Printer’s fee $1.50.

Hugh Ritcheys heirs, one undivided fifth part of a tract of 2000 acres granted by the State of North Carolina to J.G. and Thomas Blount by grant number 246 dated 10th July 1788 and conveyed by Blount to Hugh Williamson. Taxes 2.25, Clerk’s fee $1.40, Sheriff’s fee $1.00, Printer’s fee $1.50.

Hugh Ritcheys heirs, one undivided fifth part of a 1000 acre tract granted by the State of North Carolina to J.G. and Thomas Blount by grant number 205 dated 10th July 1788 and by said Blount conveyed to Hugh Williamson. Taxes $1.12 1/2 cents, Clerk’s fee $1.40, Sheriff’s fee $1.00, Printer’s fee $1.50.

Hugh Ritcheys heirs, one undivided fifth part of a tract of 1000 acres granted by the State of North Carolina to John G. and Thomas Blount by grant number 328 dated 10th July 1788 and by said Blounts conveyed to Hugh Williamson. Taxes $1.12 1/2 cents, Clerk’s fee $1.40, Sheriff’s fee $1.00, Printer’s fee $1.50.

(p-58) Hugh Ritcheys heirs, one undivided fifth part of a tract of 3000 acres granted from the State of North Carolina to J.G. and Thomas Blount by grant number 234 dated 10th July 1788 and by said (p-59) Blounts conveyed to Hugh Williamson. Taxes $ 3.37 cents, Clerk’s fee $1.40, Sheriff’s fee $1.00, Printer’s fee $1.50.

Hugh Ritcheys heirs, one undivided fifth part of a tract of 2000 acres granted by the State of North Carolina to J.G. and Thomas Blount by grant number 246 dated 10th July 1788 and by said Blount conveyed to Hugh Williamson. Taxes $1.12 cents, Clerk’s fee $1.40, Sheriff’s fee $1.00, Printer’s fee $1.50.

Hugh Ritcheys heirs, one undivided fifth part of a 1000 acre tract granted by the State of North Carolina to J.G. and Thomas Blount by grant number 205 dated 10th July 1788 and by said Blount conveyed to Hugh Williamson. Taxes $1.12 cents, Clerk’s fee $1.40, Sheriff’s fee $1.00, Printer’s fee $1.50.

Hugh Ritcheys heirs, one undivided fifth part of a tract of 1000 acres granted from the State of North Carolina to John G. and Thomas Blount by grant number 328 dated 10th July 1788 and by said Blounts conveyed to Hugh Williamson. Taxes $1.12 cents, Clerk’s fee $1.40, Sheriff’s fee $1.00, Printer’s fee $1.50.

(p-59) Hugh Ritcheys heirs, one undivided fifth part of a tract of 1000 acres granted from the State of North Carolina (p-59) to John G. and Thomas Blount by grant number 172 dated 10th July 1788 and one of said Blounts conveyed to Hugh Williamson. Taxes $1.12 cents, Clerk’s fee $1.40, Sheriff’s fee $1.00, Printer’s fee $1.50.

Hugh Ritcheys heirs, one undivided fifth part of a tract of 1000 acres granted from the State of North Carolina to John G. and Thomas Blount by grant number 252 dated 10th July 1788 and by Blounts conveyed to Hugh Williamson. Taxes $1.12 cents, Clerk’s fee $1.40, Sheriff’s fee $1.00, Printer’s fee $1.50.

Hugh Ritcheys heirs, one undivided fifth part of a tract of 1000 acres granted by the State of North Carolina to John G. and Thomas Blount by grant number 174 dated 10th July 1788 and by said Blounts conveyed to Hugh Williamson. Taxes $1.12, Clerk’s fee $1.40, Sheriff’s fee $1.00, Printer’s fee $1.50.

Hugh Ritcheys heirs, one undivided fifth part of a tract of 1000 acres granted by the State of North Carolina to J.G. and T. Blount by grant number 236 dated 10th July 1788 and by said Blounts conveyed to Hugh Williamson. Taxes $1.12, Clerk’s fee $1.40, Sheriff’s fee $1.00, Printer’s fee $1.50.

(p-60) Hugh Ritcheys heirs, one undivided fifth part of a tract of 1000 acres granted by the State of North Carolina to J.G. and T. Blount by grant number 227 dated 10th July 1788 and by said Blounts conveyed to Hugh (p-60) Williamson. Taxes $1.12 cents, Clerk’s fee $1.40, Sheriff’s fee $1.00, Printer’s fee $1.50.

Hugh Ritcheys heirs, one undivided fifth part of a 5000 acre tract granted by the State of North Carolina to John G. and Thomas Blount by grant number 232 dated 10th July 1788 and by said Blounts conveyed to Hugh Williamson. Taxes $5.62, Clerk’s fee $1.40, Sheriff’s fee $1.00, Printer’s fee $1.50.

Hugh Ritcheys heirs, one undivided fifth part of a 5000 acre tract granted by the State of North Carolina to J.G. and T. Blounts grant number 2813 grant dated 10th July 1788 and by said Blounts conveyed to Hugh Williamson. Taxes $10.56 cents, Clerk’s fee $1.40, Sheriff’s fee $1.00, Printer’s fee $1.50.

Joel S. Enloe, Sheriff
& Collector of Obion County

(p-61) Whereupon it duly appearing to the satisfaction of the Court here that Justices of the Peace one for each Captains Company in said County had been duly appointed to take and receive lists of taxable property and polls within said County for the year 1833. That said Justices so appointed respectively proceeds accordingly to take and receive the same, and made and return thereof unto said Court and that the same have been duly recorded by the Clerk of this Court, and it is furthermore appearing hereto the satisfaction of the Court from an inspection of the said record so much by the Clerk as aforesaid that therefore giving tracts of land and parts of tracts of (p-61) land are upon and from a part of said recorded lists and are lying and being in the said County and that the Clerk had within the time and in the manner prescribed by law made out and delivered to said Sheriff and Collector of Taxes, a list of Taxable property and property from said recorded lists and that said lands are liable to the small amount of taxes charged on each, and that all other matters and things required by law in this behalf to be done and performed, have been duly done and performed. It is therefore considered by the Court that judgment be and it is hereby entered against the aforesaid tracts and parts of tracts of land in the name of the State for the sum annexed to each, being the amount of Taxes, costs and charges due severally thereon for the year 1833, and it is ordered by the Court that said small tracts of land and parts of tracts of land, or so much there of as shall be sufficient of each of them to satisfy the Taxes, costs and charged annexed to them annually be sold as the law directs. (p-62) And also here before the Justices aforesaid sitting and holding a Court as aforesaid comes Joel S. Enloe, Sheriff and Collector of public Taxes for the County of Obion here into Court, and makes and presents hereunto Court, a report in due form of Law of Sundries tracts and parts of tracts of land and seven lots lying and being in said County of Obion which were given in for the Taxes for the year 1833, (p-62) and are liable to double Tax for said year which Taxes remain due and unpaid and wherefore the owners or claimants have no goods and chattels within said County on which to distrain for said double Taxes, which said report is recorded by the Court is ordered by the Court that the Clerk receive said report which is here done in words and figures as follows, to wit:

I, Joel S. Enloe, Sheriff and Collector of the public Taxes for the County of Obion, do hereby report to Court the following tracts of land and parts of tracts of land Town Lots as having been omitted to be given in for Taxes for the year 1833 that the same is liable to double Taxes, that the double Taxes therein remain due and unpaid and that the respective owners or claimants thereof have no goods or chattels within my County on which I can distrain for said double Taxes to wit:

One tract of land supposed to contain 1200 acres granted by the State of North Carolina to William T. Lewis by grant number 330 for 1500 acres part of which 1500 acres is cut off by the Kentucky line lying in the 4th Range and 9 & 10 Sections, 13th District. Of this report 159 3/8 acres given in and paid by Samuel L. McDaniel. Taxes $13.40, Clerk’s fee $1.40, Sheriff’s fee $1.00, Printer’s fee $1.50.

(p-63) One tract of land containing 500 acres entree in the name of George Wilson by entry number 353, 4 Range and 9 Section, !3th District. Taxes $5.62 cents, Clerk’s fee $1.40, Sheriff’s fee $1.00, Printer’s fee $1.50. (fee received into office $2.40).

One tract of land containing 85 acres entered in the name of Daniel Montgomery by entry number 513 lying in the 4 & 5 Range and 9th Section. Taxes .96, Clerk’s fee $1.40, Sheriff’s fee $1.00, Printer’s fee $1.50.

One tract of land supposed to contain 1128 acres granted by the State of North Carolina to James Coor by grant number 72 dated 10th July 1788 for 1000 acres lying in the 5th Range and 6th Section, 13th District. Taxes $12.68, Clerk’s fee $1.40, Sheriff’s fee $1.00, Printer’s fee $1.50.

One tract of land supposed to contain 1128 acres granted by the State of North Carolina by grant 85 dated–day of July 1788 for 1000 acres lying in the 5th Range, 6th Section, 13th District. Taxes $12.64, Clerk’s fee $1.40, Sheriff’s fee $1.00, Printer’s fee $1.50

(p-64) April Term 9th 1834

One tract of land containg 640 acres number of entry 2, entered in the name of Thomas McWrey lying in the 6th Range and 7th Section, 13th District. Taxes $7.90, Clerk’s fee $1.40, Sheriff’s fee $1.00, Printer’s fee $1.50.

One tract of land containing 640 acres entered in the name of Archibald G. Anderson by entry number 332 lying in the 5th Range, 8 & 9 Sections, 13th District. Taxes $7.20, Clerk’s fee $1.40, Sheriff’s fee $1.00, Printer’s fee $1.50.

One undivided part or balance consisting of 802 acres of a tract of 1002 acres entered in the name of Andrew Barnett by entry number 102 lying in the 5th Range and 9th Section, 13th District, balance paid by John C. McLamore. Taxes $1.69, Clerk’s fee $1.40, Sheriff’s fee $1.00, Printer’s fee $1.50.

One tract of land containing 200 acres entered in the name of Thomas Wilson by entry number 387, lying in the 5th Range and 9th Section, 13th District. Taxes $2.25, Clerk’s fee $1.40, Sheriff’s fee $1.00, Printer’s fee $1.50.

(p-65) April Term 9th day 1834

One tract of land containing 640 acres entered in the name of Mickel Hackney heirs by entry number 670, lying in the 5th & 6th Range, 6th Section, 13th District. Taxes $7.20, Clerk’s fee $1.40, Sheriff’s fee $1.00, Printer’s fee $1.50.

George W. Campbell 2000 acres the balance of a tract of 2500 acres entered by said Campbell by entry number 5 in 6 & 7 Range, Section 6 & 7, 13th District. After deducting 500 acres by John Mclamore & wife. Taxes $22.30, Clerk’s fee $1.40, Sheriff’s fee $1.00, Printer’s fee $1.50.

Samuel L. Winston one tract of 250 acres of land a part of a 5000 acre tract entered in the name of Joseph Winston lying in the 6th Range and 9th Section, number of entry 13th District. Taxes (p-66) $2.81 1/2 cents, Clerk’s fee $1.40, (p-66) Sheriff’s fee $1.00, Printer’s fee $1.50.

Lewis Winstons 500 acres laid off into a tract of 5000 acres entered in the name of Joseph Winstons lying in the 6th Range and 9 & 10 Section, 13th District. Taxes $3.62 1/2 cents, Clerk’s fee $1.40, Sheriff’s fee $1.00, Printer’s fee $1.50.

Joel Laudettes 63 1/3 acres balance of a tract of 230 acres conveyed by A.L. Harris to said Laudetts after deducting 166 2/3 acres paid by him. Taxes .70, Clerk’s fee $1.40, Sheriff’s fee $1.00, Printer’s fee $1.50.

One undivided part or balance consisting of 3360 acres of a tract of 3840 acres entered in the name of Benjamin Stedman by entry number 650 made 14th December 1822, lying in the 10th Range and 6 Section on the bank of the Mississippi in 13th District. Taxes $39.80, Clerk’s fee $1.40, Sheriff’s fee $1.00, Printer’s fee $1.50, balance paid John C. McLamore.

Fountain Winston one tract of 500 acres laid off to said Winston out of a 5000 acres tract entered in the name of Joseph Winston by entry number 386 lying in the 6th Range, 9 & 10 Section, 13th District. Taxes $5.62 cents, Clerk’s fee $1.40, Sheriff’s fee $1.00, Printer’s fee $1.50.

(p-67) One tract of land containing 25 acres entered in the name of John Wood by entry number 1000 lying in Range–, 9th Section, 13th District. Taxes .25, Clerk’s fee $1.40, Sheriff’s fee $1.00, Printer’s fee $1.50.

Joseph Winston 5000 acres entry number 386 lying in the 6th Range and 9th & 10th Section, 13th District excepting out of this report 1000 acres claimed by Fountain Winston, 400 acres by Joseph Williams heirs, 200 acres by Isaac Parks, 250 acres by Samuel L. Winston, 500 acres by Lewis Winston, 600 acres by Sarah Dalton, which leaves 1650 acres to be sold, for taxes (p-68) Taxes $18.56 1/4 cents, Clerk’s fee $1.40, Sheriff’s fee $1.00, Printer’s fee $1.50.

One tract of land containing 3840 acres entered in the name of the President & Trustees of The University of North Carolina by entry number 656 lying in the 6 & 7 Range and 7th Section, 13th District and conveyed by them by Deed to James H. Wood, Thomas, Pete and Mathew Dabney, dated December 27th 1830. Taxes $43.00, Clerk’s fee $1.40, Sheriff’s fee $1.00, Printer’s fee $1.50.

Daniel Masons heirs one tract of 640 acres entered in the name of Bryant Watson by entry number 4 lying in the 7th Range and 7th Section, 13th District. Taxes $5.20, Clerk’s fee $1.40, Sheriff’s fee $1.00, Printer’s fee $1.50.

One tract of land containing 640 acres entered in the name of William Scoggins by entry number 430 lying in the 6th Range and 8th Section. Taxes $7.20, Clerk’s fee $1.40, Sheriff’s fee $1.00, Printer’s fee $1.50.

One tract of land containing 150 acres entered in the name of Josias Anthony by entry number 391 lying in the 6th Range and 9th Section, 13th District. Taxes $1.68, Clerk’s fee $1.40, Sheriff’s fee $1.00, Printer’s fee $1.50.

(p-69) April Term 1834

One tract of land containing 489 1/4 acres entered in the name of William E. Anderson by entry number 357 lying in the 6th Range and 9 & 10 Section, 13th District. Taxes $5.50, Clerk’s fee $1.40, Sheriff’s fee $1.00, Printer’s fee $1.50.

One tract of land containing 134 acres entered in the name of Callow Wheeton by entry number 1855 lying in the 7th Range and 6th Section, 13th District. Taxes $1.40, Clerk’s fee $1.40, Sheriff’s fee $1.00, Printer’s fee $1.50.

One tract of land containing 640 acres entered in the name of Thomas Henderson by entry number 368 lying in the 7th Range, 6th Section, 13th District. Taxes $7.20, Clerk’s fee $1.40, Sheriff’s fee $1.00, Printer’s fee $1.50.

One tract of land containing 284 acres entered in the name of Daniel McKinley by entry number 450 lying in the 7th Range and 7th Section, 13th District. Taxes $3.20, Clerk’s fee $1.40, Sheriff’s fee $1.00, Printer’s fee $1.50.

(p-70) April Term 1834

One tract of land containing 266 1/2 acres entered in the name of Ann and Henry by entry number 686 lying in the 6 & 7 Range and 9th Section, 13th District. Taxes $3.00, Clerk’s fee $1.40, Sheriff’s fee $1.00, Printer’s fee $1.50.

One tract of land containing 640 acres entered in the name of Jno. Anderson by entry number 363 lyin in the 7th Range and 9th Section, 13th District. Taxes $7.20, Clerk’s fee $1.40, Sheriff’s fee $1.00, Printer’s fee $1.50.

One tract of land containing 640 acres entered in the name of Hardy Winford entry number 364 lying in the 7th Range and 9th Section, 13th District. Taxes $7.20, Clerk’s fee $1.40, Sheriff’s fee $1.00, Printer’s fee $1.50.

John C. Hamiltons heirs 640 acres entered in the name of Edmund Diggs entry number 429 lying in the 7th Range and 9th Section, 13th District. Taxes $7.20, Clerk’s fee $1.40, Sheriff’s fee$1.00, Printer’s fee $1.50.

One tract of land supposed to contain 833 1/3 acres being that part of a tract of 2500 acres granted by the State of North Carolina to Ephsium McLain by grant number 159 which lies in Obion County in the 8th and 9th Range and 6th Section, 13th District. Taxes $9.37, Clerk’s fee $1.40, Sheriff’s fee $1.00, Printer’s fee $1.50.

(p-71) April Term 1834

Jonathan Hampton one tract of land containing 1500 acres granted by the State of North Carolina to William T. Lewis by grant No. 166 lying in the 8th Range and 9th Section, 13th District. Taxes $16.87, Clerk’s fee $1.40, Sheriff’s fee $1.00, Printer’s fee $1.50.

William M. Berryhill one undivided part or balance consisting of 605 acres of a tract of 756 3/4 acres entry number 422 lying in the 9 & 10 Range and 7th Section, 13th District. Taxes $6.80, Clerk’s fee $1.40, Sheriff’s fee $1.00, Printer’s fee $1.50.

One undivided part or balance consisting of 152 acres of a tract of 197 acres entered in the name of William Hitly heirs by entry number 425 lying in the 9th Range, 7th Section, 13th District. Taxes $17.10, Clerk’s fee $1.40, Sheriff’s fee $1.00, Printer’s fee $1.50.

One tract of land containing 600 acres being that part of a tract of 1200 acres granted by the State of North Carolina to Hubert Holmes by grant number 371 which lies in Obion County in the 3 & 4 Range and 6th Section, 13th District. Taxes $6.75, Clerk’s fee $1.40, Sheriff’s fee $1.00, Printer’s fee $1.50.

One tract of land containing 200 acres being that part of a tract of 600 acres granted by the State of North Carolina to Anna — by grant number 33 which lies in Obion County in the 3 & 4 Range and 6th Section, 13th District. Taxes $2.25, Clerk’s fee $1.40, Sheriff’s fee $1.00, Printer’s fee $1.50.

One tract of land containing 120 acres entered in the name of Alvin D. Williams by entry number 712 lying in the 4th Range and 6th Section, 13th District. Taxes $1.45, Clerk’s fee $1.40, Sheriff’s fee $1.00, Printer’s fee $1.50.

(p-72) April Term 1834

One tract of land containing 1000 acres entered in the name of Isiah P. Hackett by entry number 497 lying in the 5th Range and & & 8th Sections, 13th District. Taxes $11.12 cents, Clerk’s fee $1.40, Sheriff’s fee $1.00, Printer’s fee $1.50.

One tract of land containing 1854 acres entered in the name of Joseph Kerr by entry number 442 lying in the 9 & 10 Ranges, 6 & 7 Sections, 13th District. Taxes $20.87, Clerk’s fee $1.40, Sheriff’s fee $1.00, Printer’s fee $1.50.

One tract of land containing 1500 acres entered in the name of William Murphy by entry number 432 lying in the 8 & 9th Range and 7th Section, 13th District–out of this report 102 acres paid in by McLemore which leaves 1398 acres reported. Taxes $15.72, Clerk’s fee $1.40, Sheriff’s fee $1.00, Printer’s fee $1.50.

One tract of land containing 191 acres entered in the name of Trust & McMillan by entry number 143 lying in the 6th Range, 7th Section, 13th District. Taxes $2.14, Clerk’s fee $1.40, Sheriff’s fee $1.00, Printer’s fee $1.50.

One tract of land containing 1000 acres granted by the State of North Carolina to John G. and Thomas Blount by grant number 244 dated 10th July 1788 lying in the 3 & 4 Range and 6th Section of the 13th District. Taxes $11.12 cents, Clerk’s fee $1.40, Sheriff’s fee $1.00, Printer’s fee $1.50.

Isham Boyce heirs 640 acres entered in the name of John Linell by entry number 711 lying in the 8 & 9 Range and 9th Section, 13th District. Taxes $7.20, Clerk’s fee $1.40, Sheriff’s fee $1.00, Printer’s fee $1.50.

Isham Boyce heirs 640 acres entry number 712 in the name of Jno. Lenell lying in the 8 & 9 Range and 9th Section, 13th District. Taxes $7.20, Clerk’s fee $1.40, Sheriff’s fee $1.00, Printer’s fee $1.50.

One tract of land containing 2500 acres entered in the name of Robert Naul by entry number 535 lying in the 10 & 11th Range and 6th Section of the 13th District. Taxes $28,12 cents, Clerk’s fee $1.40, Sheriff’s fee $1.00, Printer’s fee $1.50.

One tract of land containing 1000 acres granted by the State of Tennessee to Edward Harris by grant number 14, dated 10th of July 1788 lying in the 7th Range and 6th Section of the 13th District. Taxes $11.12 cents, Clerk’s fee $1.40, Sheriff’s fee $1.00, Printer’s fee $1.50.

(p-73) One tract of land containing 1000 acres granted by the State of (p-73) North Carolina to Edward Harris grant number 10, dated 10th of July 1788, lying in the 7th Range and 7th Section, 13th District. Taxes $11.12 cents, Clerk’s fee $1.40, Sheriff’s fee $1.00, Printer’s fee $1.50.

One tract of land containing 1000 acres granted by the State of North Carolina to Edward Harris by grant number 6, dated 10th of July 1788 lying in the 7th Range and 6th Section, 13th District. Taxes $11.12 cents, Clerk’s fee $1.40, Sheriff’s fee $1.00, Printer’s fee $1.50.

One tract of land containing 1000 acres granted by the State of North Carolina to Edward Harris by grant number 7, dated 10th of July 1788 lying in the 7 & 8th Range and 6 & 7th Section, 13th District. Taxes $11.12 cents, Clerk’s fee $1.40, Sheriff’s fee $1.00, Printer’s fee $1.50.

(p-74) April Term

One undivided part or balance consisting of 1400 acres of a tract of 2000 acres entered in the name of Wheaton & Lindell by entry number 420 lying in the 9th Range and 8th Section, 13th District. Balance paid by H. McLemore & Vaughn. Taxes $15.10, Clerk’s fee $1.40, Sheriff’s fee $1.00, Printer’s fee $1.50.

One tract of land of 1834 acres entered in the name of Archibald Lyth by entry number 181 lying in the 4 & 5th Range and 9th Section, 13th District, including out of this report 355 acres paid by McLemore and 200 acres given in by Joel R. Smith which leaves 1279 acres of original tract hereby reported. Taxes $14.00, Clerk’s fee $1.40, Sheriff’s fee $1.00, Printer’s fee $1.50.

Heirs of Eli Harris one tract of 168 acres being lot number 11 laid off to Eli Harris heirs by a Decree of the Chancery Court at Paris out of a grant of 1000 acres to Edward Harris granted by the State of North Carolina by grant number 15, dated 10th July 1788 lying in the 7 & 8th Range and 9th Section, 13th District. Taxes $1.88, Clerk’s fee $1.40, Sheriff’s fee $1.00, Printer’s fee $1.50.

James McColum and May, his wife, one tract of 129 acres being lot number 12 laid off to them by a Decree of Chancery Court at Paris out of a tract of 1000 acres granted by the State of North Carolina to Edward Harris by grant number 15 dated 10th of July 1788 lying in the 7 & 8th Range and 6th Section, 13th District. Taxes $1.45, Clerk’s fee $1.40, Sheriff’s fee $1.00, Printer’s fee $1.50.

(p-75) April Term 1834

James McColum and wife one tract of 185 acres being lot number 12 laid off to them by Decree of the Chancery Court at Paris out of a grant of 1000 acres granted by the State of North Carolina to Edwin Harris by grant number 9, dated 10th July 1788, lying in the 7th Range and 6th & 7th Section, 13th District. Taxes $2.08, Clerk’s fee $1.40, Sheriff’s fee $1.00, Printer’s fee $1.50.

Heirs of Eli Harris one tract of 250 acres being lot number 11 laid off to them by a Decree of the Chancery Court at Paris out of a 1000 acres tract granted by the State of North Carolina to Edward Harris by grant number 11 dated 10th July 1788, lying in — Range, Section –, 13th District. Taxes $2.81 1/4 cents, Clerk’s fee $1.40, Sheriff’s fee $1.00, Printer’s fee $1.50.

Heirs of William Harris one tract of 250 acres being lot number 7 laid off to said heirs by a Decree of the Chancery Court at Paris out of a tract of 1000 acres granted by the State of North Carolina to Edward Harris by grant number 16, dated 10th July 1788. Taxes $2.81, Clerk’s fee $1.40, Sheriff’s fee $1.00, Printer’s fee $1.50.

Samuel Harris 250 acres being lot number 10 laid off to said Harris by Decree of the Chancery Court at Paris out of a tract of 1000 acres granted by the State of North Carolina to Edward Harris by grant number 16 dated 10th July 1788. (p-76) Taxes $2.81, Clerk’s fee $1.40, Sheriff’s fee $1.00, Printer’s fee $1.50.

Robert McCord 250 acres of land lot number 6 laid off to said McCord by a Decree of the Chancery Court at Paris and out of a tract of 1000 acres granted by the State of North Carolina to Edward Harris by grant number 16 dated 10th July 1788. Taxes $2.81, Clerk’s fee $1.40, Sheriff’s fee $1.00, Printer’s fee $1.50.

James Harris one tract of land of 168 acres being lot number 1 laid off to said James Harris by a Decree of the Chancery Court at Paris out of a tract of 1000 acres granted by the State of North Carolina to Edward Harris by grant number 4, dated the 10th July 1788, lying in the 7th Range and 6th Section, 13th District. Taxes $1.89, Clerk’s fee $1.40, Sheriff’s fee $1.00, Printer’s fee $1.50.

One tract of original tract 629 acres entered in the name of Edward Harris (p-77) by entry number 421 lying in the 9th Range and 7 & 8th Section, 13th District. 40 acres laid off to A. Province, 40 acres laid off to Stephenson, 40 acres laid off to M. Rosbrough, 40 acres to Abner Harris, the location intrust 126 acres given in for taxes $4.98, Clerk’s fee $1.40, Sheriff’s fee $1.00, Printer’s fee $1.50.

Thomas Davidson one tract of 1100 acres being the balance of a tract of 3000 acres granted by the State of North Carolina to Thomas Davidson by grant number 44 lying in the 4 & 5th Range and 6 & 7th Section. After deducting a tract of 1400 acres paid by Samuel Ragsdale.

Taxes $18.00, Clerk’s fee $1.40, Sheriff’s fee $1.00, Printer’s fee $1.50.

Jane Davidson 1775 acres being the balance of a tract of 2000 acres granted by the State of North Carolina to Jane Davidson by grant number 52 after deducting 225 acres paid by — lying in the 5th Range and 6th Section, 13th District. Taxes $19.81, Clerk’s fee $1.40, Sheriff’s fee $1.00, Printer’s fee $1.50.

Isaac Parker one tract of 200 acres part of a tract of 5000 acres entered in the name of Joseph Winston by entry number 386 lying in the 6th Range, 9th Section, 13th District. Taxes $2.25, Clerk’s fee $1.40, Sheriff’s fee $1.00, Printer’s fee $1.50.

(p-78) April Term 1834

One tract of land of 1000 acres granted by the State of North Carolina to John G. and Thomas Blount, grant number 226 dated 10th July 1788 lying in the 7th Range and 8th Section of the 13th District. Taxes $11.12 cents, Clerk’s fee $1.40, Sheriff’s fee $1.00, Printer’s fee $1.50.

Henry Winthrop 5000 acres entry number 214 lying in the 7th Range and 6th Section of the 13th District on Bib Clover Lick Creek excepting out of this report 1550 acres assessed to Gideon Pillow and 1333 acres laid off to White Dunlapp and Johnson and 225 acres conveyed to Luke Lieman which leaves 1892 acres of the original tract being reported. Taxes $21.28, Clerk’s fee $1.40, Sheriff’s fee $1.00, Printer’s fee $1.50.

One tract of land containing 400 acres granted by the State of North Carolina to Wycoff & Clark grant number 57, dated 10th of July 1788, lying in the 9th Range and 7th Section of the 13th District. Taxes $4.36 1/4 cents, Clerk’s fee $1.40, Sheriff’s fee $1.00, Printer’s fee $1.50.

One tract of land containing 390 acres granted by the State of North Carolina to Wycoff & Clark by grant number 82 dated 10th of July 1788, lying in the 9th Range and 7th Section of the District. Taxes $4.36 1/4 cents, Clerk’s fee $1.40, Sheriff’s fee $1.00, Printer’s fee $1.50.

(p-79) April Term 1834

Wm. C. Carmac 1 town lot in town of Troy, lot number 8. Taxes $1.50, Clerk’s fee $1.40, Sheriff’s fee $1.00, Printer’s fee $1.50.

Wm C. Carmac 1 town lot in Troy, number 25. Taxes $11.50, Clerk’s fee $1.40, Sheriff’s fee $1.00, Printer’s fee $1.50.

Jno. W(?). Gibson 1 town lot in Troy, number 47. Taxes $1.50, Clerk’s fee $1.40, Sheriff’s fee $1.00, Printer’s fee $1.50.

G.W. Gibson 1 lot in town of Troy, number 48. Taxes $1.50, Clerk’s fee $1.40, Sheriff’s fee $1.00, Printer’s fee $1.50.

G.W. Gibson 1 lot in Troy, number 8(?)0. Taxes $1.50, Clerk’s fee $1.40, Sheriff’s fee $1.00, Printer’s fee $1.50.

G.W. Gibson 1 town lot in Troy, number 81. Taxes $1.50, Clerk’s fee $1.40, Sheriff’s fee $1.00, Printer’s fee $1.50.

Wm. Posts heirs 1 town lot in Troy, number 9. Taxes $11.10, Clerk’s fee $1.40, Sheriff’s fee $1.00, Printer’s fee $1.50.

Jerimiah Westcott one half being the south half of lots number 15 in town of Troy. Taxes $10.75, Clerk’s fee $1.40, Sheriff’s fee $1.00, Printer’s fee $1.50.

Jno. Lieman 1 town lot in Troy, No. 16. Taxes $1.50, Clerk’s fee $1.40, Sheriff’s fee $1.00, Printer’s fee $1.50.

J.G. Edmund 1 town lot in Troy, number 26. Taxes $11.50, Clerk’s fee $1.40, Sheriff’s fee $1.00, Printer’s fee $1.50.

J.G. Edmund 1 town lot in town of Troy, number 28. Taxes $1.50, Clerk’s fee $1.40, Sheriff’s fee $1.00, Printer’s fee $1.50.

Heirs of Will (W?)illingham 1 town lot in town of Troy, number 33. Taxes $1.50, Clerk’s fee $1.40, Sheriff’s fee $1.00, Printer’s fee $1.50.

Wm. Ratcliff 1 lot in town of Troy, number 34. Taxes $1.50, Clerk’s fee $1.40, Sheriff’s fee $1.00, Printer’s fee $1.50.

M.G. Johns 1 town lot in town of Troy, number 38. Taxes $1.50, Clerk’s fee $1.40, Sheriff’s fee $1.00, Printer’s fee $1.50.

John Lieman 1 lot in town of Troy, number 44. Taxes $1.50, Clerk’s fee $1.40, Sheriff’s fee $1.00, Printer’s fee $1.50.

Wm. Willingham 1 town lot in Troy, number 49. Taxes $1.50, Clerk’s fee $1.40, Sheriff’s fee $1.00, Printer’s fee $1.50.

(p-80) April Term 1834

One lot in town of Troy, owner not known, number 50. Taxes $1.50, Clerk’s fee $1.40, Sheriff’s fee $1.00, Printer’s fee $1.50.

One lot in town of Troy, owner not known, number 53. Taxes $1.50, Clerk’s fee $1.40, Sheriff’s fee $1.00, Printer’s fee $1.50.

One lot in town of Troy, owner not known, number 59. Taxes $1.50, Clerk’s fee $1.40, Sheriff’s fee $1.00, Printer’s fee $1.50.

Amy Ratliff 1 town lot in Troy, number 63. Taxes $1.50, Clerk’s fee $1.40, Sheriff’s fee $1.00, Printer’s fee $1.50.

Jno. Polk 1 town lot in Troy, number 67. Taxes $1.50, Clerk’s fee $1.40, Sheriff’s fee $1.00, Printer’s fee $1.50.

James Buin 1 lot in Troy, number 70. Taxes $1.50, Clerk’s fee $1.40, Sheriff’s fee $1.00, Printer’s fee $1.50.

One lot in town of Troy, owners name not known, number 75. Taxes $1.50, Clerk’s fee $1.40, Sheriff’s fee $1.00, Printer’s fee $1.50.

One lot in town of Troy, owners name not known, number 76. Taxes $1.50, Clerk’s fee $1.40, Sheriff’s fee $1.00, Printer’s fee $1.50.

One lot in town of Troy, owners name not known, number 83. Taxes $1.50, Clerk’s fee $1.40, Sheriff’s fee $1.00, Printer’s fee $1.50.

One lot in town of Troy, owners name not known, number 84. Taxes $1.50, Clerk’s fee $1.40, Sheriff’s fee $1.00, Printer’s fee $1.50.

One lot in town of Troy, owners name not known, number 86. Taxes $1.50, Clerk’s fee $1.40, Sheriff’s fee $1.00, Printer’s fee $1.50.

One lot in town of Troy, owners name not known, number 92. Taxes $1.50, Clerk’s fee $1.40, Sheriff’s fee $1.00, Printer’s fee $1.50.

One lot in town of Troy, owners name not known, number 93. Taxes $1.50, Clerk’s fee $1.40, Sheriff’s fee $1.00, Printer’s fee $1.50.

(p-81) April Term 1834

One lot in town of Troy, owners name not known, number 95. Taxes $1.50, Clerk’s fee $1.40, Sheriff’s fee $1.00, Printer’s fee $1.50.

One lot in town of Troy, owners name not known, number 94. Taxes $1.50, Clerk’s fee $1.40, Sheriff’s fee $1.00, Printer’s fee $1.50.

Joel Enloe,
Sheriff and Collector of Obion County

Whereupon it is considered by the Court that Judgment be and it is hereby entered against the aforesaid tracts and parts of tracts of land and Town Lots in the name of the State for the sum annexed to each being the amount of Double Taxes, cash and charges due severally thereon for the year 1833, and it is ordered by the Court that said small tracts of land and parts of tracts of land and Town Lots or so much thereof as shall be sufficient of each of them to satisfy the Double Taxes, costs and charges assessed therein severally be sold as the law directs.

John McClure Vs W.S.S. Harris)Appeal

This day came William Cathey into the Court and here acknowledged himself as Security for the Plaintiff for the Prosecution of this suit, or in case he fail and the Court therein pay and satisfy all such costs and charges as may be recovered against him for services. Whereupon by consent of the parties the cause may continue till the next term of this Court.

(p-82) Ordered by the Court that the reviewed commissioners settle with John C. Wilson, former Trustee of said County of Obion, and report the same to the next term of this Court.

Ordered by the Court that the reviewed commissioners in their settlement with the Sheriff of Obion County, credit him the said Sheriff with the taxes due on 2846 2/3 acres of land, listed in 1833, but not yet collected as appears by his report &c.

Robert B. Harper, Executor of all and singular the goods & chattels, rights & credits which were of Andrew Lieman, deceased, returned here in Court an inventory of the goods & effects, rights & credits, sworn to, which was received by the Court, and ordered to be recorded.

John Parr, Justice of the Peace in and for Obion County, returned here in Court, a list of taxable property for the year 1834 in Captain Williams Company, which was received and ordered to be recorded.

(p-83) April Term 1834

Willis Caldwell returned here in Court a list of taxable property given in for taxes, for the 1834, for Captain Henry’s Company, which was received and ordered to be recorded.

State of Tennessee Vs James Walker ) Riot

This day came the solicitors, who prosecutes for the State and the said Defendant, James Walker, being solemnly called to come into Court to answer the aforesaid charged, according to the taxes and effect of his said recognisance entered into at the last term of this Court, come not but made default.

Therefore it is considered by the Court that the State of Tennessee recover of said Defendant two hundred and fifty dollars, the amount of his said recognisance, unless he the said Defendant appear here at the next term of this Court and show cause to the contrary and that Sci Fa issue to make known &c.

State of Tennessee Vs James Walker ) Riot

This day came the solicitor who prosecutes for the State, and the said Defendant being solemnly called came not but made default and thereupon John McDaniel, who was security of said Defendant for his appearance here at the present term of this Court to answer the aforesaid charges being solemnly called to come into Court and bring with him the body of James Walker the said Defendant (p-84) came not but made default.

Thereupon it is considered by the Court that the State of Tennessee recover of the said John McDaniel, two hundred and fifty dollars the amount of his recognisance entered into in this behalf, unless he appears here at the next term of this Court and show cause to the contrary and that Sci Fa issue to make known &c.

State of Tennessee Vs John Payne ) Forfeiture

This day came the solicitor who prosecutes for the State, and it being made to appear to the Court that John Payne the said Defendant was duly summoned by subpoena to appear here at the present term of this Court to give evidence and testify in behalf of the Plaintiff in a prosecution here pending in the name of the State of Tennessee against Cornelius Sheeks for selling spirituous liquors illegally near a place of public worship and the said John Payne being here solemnly called to come into Court according to the exigence of said subpoena, came not but made default.

Therefore it is considered by the Court that the State of Tennessee recover of said John Payne one hundred and twenty five dollars by marring the premises unless he appear here at the next term of this Court and show cause to the contrary and that Sci Fa issue &c.

(p-85) April Term 1834

State of Tennessee)
Vs ) Selling spirituous liquors near a place of public worship.
Cornelius Sheeks )

Ordered by the Court than an alias capias issue against the Defendant, that he be before the Court at the next term of this Court to answer the aforesaid charges.

John Edmond )
Vs ) Debt
John D. Dickey)

This day came the parties by their Attorneys John Parr, Richard B. Brown & Benjamin Totten, Justices being present holding said Court and thereupon by consent of parties it was ordered by the Court this cause be transferred to the Circuit Court of Obion County, to be holden in May next.

Eachbaum & Norvell)
Vs ) Assumpit
Charles McAlister )

This day came the parties by their attorney and thereupon by consent it is ordered by the Court that a general order to take depositions be made each party, giving to the others legal notice of the time and place of taking &c.

Jonathan Badget )
Vs ) Sci-facias
Robert Dickinson)

This day came the parties by their attorneys and thereupon by consent it is ordered by the Court that this cause be continued to the next term of this Court.

(p-86) April Term 1834

Mathew Young Vs Lysander Adams & Seth Bedford,
admrs. of Jonas Bedford, deceased ) Sci-Fa, Demurrer to Defts. Pleas.

This day came the parties by their attorneys and thereupon came on the Plaintiff demurrer to Defendants plea to be agreed and it appears here to the Court that the law is with the Plaintiff. It is therefore considered by the Court that the Plaintiff — to the Defendants pleas be sustained and the Defendants having failed to make any other defense, it is considered by the Court that the Plaintiff have executed judgment against the Defendants for the sum of fourteen dollars and twenty three cents it being the amount of the Judgment heretofore rendered in this case on the 8th day of January 1833, also the costs of said suit before the Justice of the Peace amounting to one dollar and that he recover against said Defendants the costs of their Sci-fa for all which execution may issue to be levied first of the goods and chattels of the Intestate in their hand are administered if any there be, and if not then to be levied of the proper goods and chattels, lands and tenaments of said Defendants.

(p-87) April Term

Samuel D. Wilson )
Vs ) Sci fa
Lysander Adams and ) Demurrer to Defts.
Seth Bedford, Admr. of ) Pleas
Jonas Bedford, deceased)

This day came the parties by their attorneys and thereupon came in Defendants pleas to the agreement on Plaintiff to be assigned and it appears here to the Court it is therefore agreed that the demand be sustained that the law is with the Plaintiff & Defts. make no further defense. It is therefore considered by the Court that the Plaintiff recover against the Defendant and have Judgment and Execution against them for the sum of seventy five dollars the Judgment rendered by the Justice on the 8th day of January 1833 with the sum of one dollar the costs of said Judgment and recover against the Defendants the cost of their Sci-facias for all which mention shall issue to be levied first of the goods and chattels of said Intestate in their hand to be administered if any there be and if not then to be levied of the proper goods and chattels, lands and tenaments of said Defendants.

This day William U. Watson and S. S. Henry, commissioners heretofore appointed and Seth Bedford, admrs. of Jonas Bedford, deceased, made a petition of a settlement which is received by the Court and recorded.

(p-88) April Term 1834

Court adjourned until tomorrow morning 9 o’clock.

B. Totten, J.P.
John Parr, J.P.
Willis Caldwell, J.P.

Thursday, April 10th.

Court met pursuant to adjournment.

Ordered by the Court that William U. Watson be appointed commissioners to attend with A. W. L. McBain and Scott Wood, Administrators of Anderson C. Payne, deceased, and make returns thereof with secret decree of this Court.

Court adjurned until Court in course.


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