1835, Apr

State of Tennessee, Obion County,
Court of Pleas & Quarter Sessions, April Term 1835

Typed by Kathryn Broussard; Research and coding by Jane Norton Powell

Be it remembered that a Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions begun and held at the Courthouse in the Town of Troy, County of Obion and State of Tennessee on the first Monday in April A. D. 1835 and 59th year of American Independence it being the 5th day of said month present the worshipful Benjamin Totten, John Harpole, Willis Caldwell, John Parr, William Wilkinson, James Henderson and William Downey, Justices of the Peace, commissioned and assigned to hold said Tern of said Court, proclamation being made, The Court then proceeded to business.

Thomas D. Moseley came into Court and took the oath prescribed by law as a practicing attorney, it is therefore ordered by the Court that said Mosley be authorized to practice as an attorney in this court.

Ordered by the Court that the following hands be added to the hands under John Williams, to wit: Jesse Daughtery & hands and Joseph Sheeks, & that they work under him.

(p-198) Monday 6th April Term 1835

Abner Davis this day came into court and proved by his oath the killing of one wolf over four months old within the limits of this county. It is therefore ordered by the court & six Justices of the Peace that he be allowed agreeable to the statutes in such case made and provided & that the Treasurer of the Western District of Tennessee pay the sum out of any monies in his hands not otherwise appropriated.

Jesse Farmer produced in court two wolf scalps over four months, and by his own oath proved the killing of the same within the limits of this county. It is therefore considered by the court & six Justices of the Peace being present that he be allowed agreeable to the statues in that case made and provided and that the treasurer pay the sums out of any monies in his hands not otherwise appropriated.
(Issued to S. D. Wilson)

Henry Applewhite produced in court one wolf scalp over four months old, and proved the killing of the same within the limits of this county. It is therefore ordered by the court & six Justices being present that he be allowed agreeable to the statute in that case made and provided, and that the Treasurer pay the same out of any monies in his hands not otherwise appropriated.

Samuel Hutchinson produced in court one wold scalp over 4 months old and proved the killing of the same within the limits of this county. It is therefore ordered by the court six Justices being present that he be allowed agreeable to the statute in that case made and provided and that the Treasurer pay the same out of any monies in his hands not otherwise appropriated.(Issued to S. D. Wilson)

Henry J. P. Westbrook and William Hutchinson, commissioners appointed at January term 1835 of (p-199) this court, to lay off and set apart one years provisions for Clany Henna, widow of Andrew Hanna, deceased, this day made their return into court as follows, to wit; Agreeable to an order to us directed we have this day met and laid off the provisions for Clany Hanna, widow of Andrew Hanna, deceased, for one year, to wit; One hundred bushels of corn, 400# pork, 20# coffee & 50# brown sugar, 100# salt.

It appearing to the satisfaction of the court that David Durham departed this mortal life on the of February A. D. 1835 that at the time of his death he was a citizen of Obion County & that he left no last will and testament. William B. Partee thereon moved the court to appoint him administrator of said intestate, he being the highest creditor & no other person applying to administer on the same. It was therefore ordered by the court that said William B. Partee be appointed administrator of all and singular the goods and chattels, rights and credits which were of said David Durham, deceased, and thereon said William B. Partee entered into bond with John C. Wilson, Jubilee M. Bedford and A. W. O. Totten, his securities, and took the oath prescribed by law.

Robert Edmonds produced in court one wolf scalp over four months old, and proved the killing of the same within the limits of this court. It is therefore ordered by the court, six Justices being present, that he be allowed agreeable to the statute in such cases made and provided and that the Treasurer pay the same out of any monies in his hands not otherwise appropriated.

Lewis Stanley produced in court one wolf scalp over four months old, and proved the killing of the same within the limits of this county. It is therefore (p-200) ordered by the court, six Justices being present that he be allowed agreeable to the statute in that case made an provided and that the Treasurer pay the same out of any monies in his hands not otherwise appropriated.

Thomas Taylor produced in court one wolf scalp over four months old, and proved the killing of the same within the limits of this county. It is therefore ordered by the Court, six Justices being present, that he be allowed agreeable to the statute in that case made and provided and that the Treasurer pay the same out of any monies in his hands not otherwise appropriated.

It appearing to the satisfaction of the court that the late change made by John William in the road leading from Troy to Dyersburg is nearer and on better ground than where said road formally run. It is therefore ordered by the court that the overseer of said road work it where it now runs and that said road run where it now does.

Ordered by the court that James Farris be appointed overseer on the road leading from Troy to Dresden in the place of Thomas Harper, and that he have the same hand to work under him.

William Hutchinson returned here into court his list of Taxable property in Captain Darnals company, which is received by the court and ordered to be recorded.

Ordered by the court that the Sheriff receive and receipt for the Taxes due on 440 acres of land entered by Henry Rutherford, No. of entry 18993 in Range 7 and Section 6 & 7 on Clover Lick Creek, in the name of John L. Johnson.

(p-201) The following order and return thereon was made to court, to wit:

State of Tennessee ) Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions
Obion County ) Oct. Term 1834

In pursuance to a petition of sundry citizens of Obion County, it is ordered by the Court that William A. Maxwell, George W. Maxwell, Martin Tally, Alfred McDaniel, John S. Doxey, John Jones and George White be appointed Jury of review to report whether the road from the state line to Dresden cannot be so altered and laid off from the Reelfoot Bridge to the state line as to run through the plantation of James L. Mills in a different way, without detriment to said Mills plantation so as to make it run on as good ground as it now runs on and that they report to the next Term of this Court.
W. S. S. Harris, Clerk J. P.

State of Tennessee, Obion County

We, the jury, after being duly sworn & empannelled reviewed the road from Reelfoot Bridge to the state line and we believe that it may be altered running on better ground and equally near to leave the Dresden road when the Moscow road crossed said road, and running thence Northwest to the State line, so as to leave the house of Jas. L. Mills to the north side.
William A. Maxwell
George White
Martin Tally and
George W. Maxwell

And it is therefore ordered by the court that the overseer on said road cut out the road agreeable to the review.

(p-202) Ordered by the court that Joel S. Enloe, Sheriff & Collector, be released from accounting for the taxes on eleven thousand acres of land listed in the name of John G. & Thomas Blount for the year 1834, it appearing to the satisfaction of the court that there is no such land.

Ordered by the court that Thomas N. Buchannon, William Carmack, A. A. Cunningham & John Gore be appointed by a Jury of review to straighten the Mills point road near the house of Jubilee M. Bedford, and that they report to next court.

Ordered by the court that Jesse Sheeks be appointed overseer on the road leading from Nelms ferry to Mills point in the place of John J. Taylor, and that the same hand work under him & that he work the same distance.

James Caldwell was this day duly and constitutionally elected constable for Captain Henry’s company.

Jacob Long was this day duly and constitutionally elected constable for the Town Company.

Ordered by the court that Alfred Harget take charge of Barbary Andrews, a pauper until the next term of this court.

Ordered by the court that John B. Hubbard, William D. Partee and Daniel St. John be appointed to settle with Samuel D. Wilson former clerk of this court for the year 1834.

(p-203) Norton Oakes was this day duly and constitutionally elected constable for Obion County in Captain Glisson’s company, and came into court and took the oath of office and entered into bond with Alfred Harget, James M. Spight, William T. White, Wm. Downey, C. McAlister and Richard Keathley his securities, conditioned as the law directs.

William Carter produced in court one wolf scalp over four months old, and proved the killing of the same within the limits of this county. It is therefore ordered by the court that he be allowed agreeable to the statue in that case made and provided and that the Treasurer pay the some out of any monies in his hands not otherwise appropriated.
(Issued to S. D. Wilson)

Ordered by the court that Daniel St. John be appointed a commissioner in trust for the Town of Troy.

Ordered by the court that Samuel D. Wilson, former clerk of this court, be allowed the sum of ten dollars for furniture furnished the clerks office of this court and that the Trustee pay the same out of any monies in his hands not otherwise appropriated. (Issued)

Ordered by the court that Samuel D. Wilson be allowed twelve dollars and fifty cents for issuing & recording Jurors tickets for the year 1834, and that the Trustee pay the same out of any monies in his hands not otherwise appropriated. (Issued)

Ordered by the court that the following persons, to wit: James Harper, sons & hands, John Long (p-204) Thomas Russell and Henry Long be added to the hands under Samuel Hutchinson & that they work under him.

Ordered by the court that the following persons, to wit: Mr. Lomax, John D. Dickey, Seneils Russel, Nathan Morris, A. Vincent, James Guy, Wm. H. Guy, Thos. G. Jones, Moses D. Harper, Saml. Nelms, — Fulks, — Powel be added to the hands of and work under Jonathan Whitesides.

Ordered by the court that James M. Porter and William B. Partee be appointed commissioners to settle with William W. Watson, administrator of David Brown, deceased, & that they report to the next term of this court.

Ordered by the court that Thomas Taylor work under William O. Linsey on the Dresden road, and that F. Taylor release him from working under him.

William Wilkinson returned here into court his lit of Taxable property, taken in Captain Heads company & the same is received by the court and ordered to be recorded.

William Downey returned here into court his list of taxable property taken in Captain Watson’s old company which is received by the court and ordered to be recorded.

It appearing to the satisfaction of the court that the quorum court of January term 1835 served as such 3 days and that no ticket has been issued for the same, it is therefore ordered that they be allowed for three days service at (p-205) said term, and that the Trustee pay the same out of any monies in his hands not otherwise appropriated.

Ordered by the court that William Calhoun be allowed two dollars for attending on the Circuit Court at November term 1834 as constable in place of James Caldwell who had been summoned for that purpose and that the Trustee pay the same out of any monies in his hands not otherwise appropriated.

Ordered by the court that William Calhoun be allowed four dollars for furnishing wood and keeping up fires for the court at January term 1835 and that the trustee pay the same out of any monies in his hands not otherwise appropriated.

Ordered by the court that James Caldwell be allowed two dollars for furnishing wood and keeping up fires for the grand jury at January term 1835, and that the Trustee pay the same out of any monies in his hands not otherwise appropriated.

Ordered by the court that the persons taking the tax list of taxable property & rolls for the year 1835 be allowed five dollars for each captains company, that he may have been appointed in, and that the Trustee pay the same out of any monies in his hands not otherwise appropriated and that the clerk give to each a certificate for each captains company.

It appearing to the satisfaction of the court that Henry Applewhite and John Williams are overseers of roads, it is ordered that they be released from attending as Jurors (p-206) at this term of this court.

Wm. W. Watson and Claney Hanna, Administrators & Administratrix of the estate of Andrew Hanna, deceased, returned hereinto court an inventory of said intestatee personal property which was sworn to as the law prescribed, & received by the court as ordered to be recorded.

William S. S. Harris records his stock mark which is as follows, to wit: A swallow fork and under bit on the right ear, and an under slope & split in the left.

The court then adjourned until tomorrow morning at 9 o’clock.

John Parr, J. P.
James Henderson, J. P.
Willis Caldwell, J. P.

 Court met pursuant to adjournment this 7th April 1835.

Daniel St. John, who was on yesterday appointed commissioner in trust for the Town of Troy, this day came into court and took the oath of office and entered into bond conditioned as the law directs with James Davis and S. S. Calhoun his securities which was received by the court and ordered to be recorded.

It appearing to the satisfaction of the court that Edward Jones one of the original pannel summoned to attend this court as a Juror could not attend without great injury to himself, therefore it is ordered by the court that said Jones be excused from attending this court.

It appearing to the satisfaction of the court that (p-207) Sanford Bramblett, who has been summoned as one of the original pannel of this court, should be released. It is therefore ordered by the court that said Bramblett be released as a Juror from attending court.

Joel Henry, Dyer Attorney General of this Court, having failed to attend and prosecute and prosecute the pleas of the State, it is therefore ordered by the court that Felix Parker, Jr., one of the practicing attorneys of this court be appointed Attorney General pro tem for the present term of this county, who thereupon took the oath prescribed by law.

It appearing to the satisfaction of the court that Samuel Hutchinson is an overseer of a road & that he has been summoned one of the original pannel for this court, it is therefore considered by the court that said Hutchinson be released from serving as a Juror at this court.

This day Joel S. Enloe, high sheriff of this county, returned here into court the venire facias issued from the January term of this court and returnable to the present term executed on the following persons, good and lawful men, householders and free holders of this county, to wit:

1. James B. Holloman 2. Elisha Parker 3. Wyett Bettis 4. Benjamin Evans
5. Edwards Jones 6. Jonas Bedford 7. Obediah Roberts 8. James Harper
9. Samuel Hutchinson 10. Benjamin Sheeks 11. Thomas Buchannan 12. Sanford Bramblett
13. John P. Wright 14. Samuel Henry 15. Henry Applewhite 16. Hugh A. Shelton (p-208)
17. William F. Smith 18. Thomas A. Polk 19. Norton Oates 20. Richard Keathley
21. William Miles 22. Hugh A. Caruthers 23. Stephen Calhoun

To serve as grand and petit jurors at this term, all of whom appeared accordingly except James B. Holloman, Elisha Parker, Wyette Bettis, Edward Jones, Sanford Bramblett, who being called came not, and out of those present was drawn accordingly to the statute in that case made and provided, the following persons to serve as a grand jury at this term, to wit:

1. John P. Wright (Foreman)   2. Stephen S. Calhoun   3. Hugh A. Shelton   4. Benjamin Skeeks
5. Richard Keathley   6. Samuel M. Simpson   7. Thomas A. Polk   8. James Bedford
9. William F. Smith 10. Thomas N. Buchannan 11. Hugh A. Caruthers 12. Obediah Roberts
13. William Miles

who after having been empannelled, sworn and charged, retired to consider of indictment and presentments, under the leave of William Calhoun an officer sworn to attend them.

James Caldwell who was on yesterday elected constable for this county in Captain Henry’s company came into court and took the oath of office and entered into bond conditioned as the law direct, with Jacob Long, Wm. W. Watson and Joel S. Enloe this securities which was received by the court and ordered to be recorded.

Jacob Long, who was on yesterday elected constable for this county in the Town Company, came into court and took the oath of office, and entered into bond conditioned as the law directs with Jonas Caldwell, Joel S. Enloe, Jonathan Whitesides (p-209) and Wm. Miller his security was received by the court and ordered to be recorded.

Samuel T. Teater vs Robert B. Harper ) Assumpsit.
This day came the parties by their attorneys and by their consent and agreement and by the assent of the court, it is ordered by the court that this cause be transferred to the next Circuit Court of Obion County.

State of Tennessee v John Foust ) Assault
It was ordered by the court that this cause be striken from the docket, and that the County pay the cost.

John H. Guy vs Robert B. Harper) executer of A. Linn, Deceased.
This day came the parties by their attornies, and thereupon came a jury of good and lawful men, to wit: William H. Hoard, William T. Whiteside, Noah C. Johnson, Benjamin Evans, Alexander F. Polk, Fletcher G. Edwards, Ambrose Forbus, John Farr, Elisha Parker, William Buchannan, Ishmael Hamilton, Abner Harris, who being elected, tried and sworn, the truth to speak, upon the issues joined, upon their oaths to say that the defendant testator did assume and undertake in manner and form as the plaintiff is declaring hath alledged and that the defendants testator hath not kept and performed his said several promises and undertakings, but hath broken the same, and they do assess the plaintiffs damage by reason thereof, to the sum (p-210) of thirty five dollars.

It is therefore considered by the court that the plaintiff recover of the defendant the aforesaid sum of thirty five dollars the damages aforesaid in forms aforesaid and also his costs in this behalf expended, to be levied of the goods and chattels, rights and credits of the defendants testator in the hands of said defendant his executor to be administered.

Rosanna Harper vs
Richard B. Brown in his own right, ) In Debt.
Joel S. Enloe & against Richard B. Brown )
Admrs. of James M. Ross, Deceased. )
This day came the parties of their attornies, and thereupon the defendants Richard B. Brown as administrator demand to the soire facias issue in the case came on to be agreed and thereupon all the matter and things arising thereon being fully understood by the court , it is considered by the court that the demand be overruled and that this cause be reviewed against said Brown, administrator of James M. Ross.

And said Richard B. Brown excepted to the review of said cause and said Richard B. Brown as such administrator declining to file any other pleas than those in which issue were made up in the lifetime of said intestate and thereupon came the following jury, to wit:

1. William H. Hoard   2. N. C. Johnson   3. B. Evans   4. F. G. Edwards
5. A. F. Polk   6. A. Foster   7. J. D. Dickey   8. C. Sheeks
9. J. Hamilton 10. J. E. Farr 11. Wm. Edward 12. W. T. Whitesid

Who being duly elected, emplannelled and sworn the truth to speak (p-211) upon the issues joined, upon their oath do say that the defts., Enloe & Brown and said James M. Ross in lifetime did not pay the defts. in the declaration mentioned and in pleading they hath alledged and do assess the defts. damages to the sum of sixty eight dollars and twenty five cents ($68.25). It is therefore considered by the court that the plaintiff recover against said defts. said sum of seven hundred dollars ($700) in the declaration mentioned and said sum of $18.25 the damages of the Jury assessed together with the costs of this suit to be and of the proper goods and chattels, land & tenements of said Richard B. Brown and Joel S. Enloe and of the goods and Chattels of said James M. Ross in the hands of aid Richard B. Brown take administered & that execution issue thereof.

John Polk )
vs ) In Debt.
Thomas Allen )
This day came the parties by their attorneys and thereupon came a jury of good & lawful men, to wit:

1. Jno. P. Wright     2. S. S. Calhoun     3. H. A. Shelton   4. B. Sheeks
5. R. Keathly     6. J. M. Simpson     7. Jonas Bedford   8. T. W. Buchannan
9. Hugh A. Caruthers   10. Obediah Roberts   11. Wm. Miles 12. H. M. Danie

oaths do say that the defendant hath not paid the debt in the declaration mentioned (p-212) except the sum of $11.91 and that the balance of the debt detained amounts to 733.09 and assess the damages for the detention of $25.00. It is therefore ordered by the court that the plaintiff recover of the defendant said sum of seven hundred and thirty three dollars and nine cents with said sum of twenty one dollars and 25 cents the damage aforesaid assessed with the cost of this suit for which execution shall issue.

Rosanna Harper )
vs ) In Debt.
Brown & Enloe And Brown, Admr. )
In this case defendants pray an appeal in nature of a writ of error to the next Circuit Court and entered into bond in pursuance of the statutes with W. B. Partee, Charles Sinkler and Wm. A. Brown as their security with appeal in nature of a writ of error is granted

Partee and Partee )
vs ) Attachment on writ of Inquiry
A. M. L. McBean )
This day came the plaintiff by his attorney and thereupon came the following jury of good and lawful men, to wit:

1. Wm. Hoard   2. W. C. Johnson   3. B. Evans   4. G. G. Edward
5. A. T. Polk   6. A. Forster   7. J. R. Farr   8. E. Parker
9. Wm. Buchannan 10. J. Harper 11. Wm. Whiteside 12. J. Hamil

 

Who being (p-213) elected, tried and sworn well and truly to inquire of the damages upon their oaths do say they assess the plaintiff damages to the sum of two hundred and fifteen dollars and 92 cents. It is therefore considered by the court that the plaintiffs recover against said defendant said sum of $215.92 together with the cost of this suit.

Jno William )
vs ) Apl. J. P.
Wm. S. S. Harris )
This day came the parties by their attornies and therefore came the following jury of good and lawful men, to wit:

R. B. Harper, R. C. Andrews, B. Evans, F. G. Edwards, A. F. Polk, A. Forbus, C. Sheeks, J. Hamilton, F. E. Farr, W. C. Edward, Wm. T. Whiteside and M. H. Hoard who being elected, tried & sworn the truth to speak upon the matter in dispute upon their oaths to say the fine for the plaintiff the sum of $58.17 debt and assess his damages to $7.83 therefor considered by the court that the plaintiff recover of the deft. the said sum of $66, together with the cost of this suit.

Defendant moved the court for a new trial which the court referred to which opinion of the court deft. accepts and promoted a bill of exceptions which is signed & sealed by the court & much a part of the record of this case (p-214) and the court then adjourned until tomorrow at 10 o’clock.

John Parr, J. P.
James Henderson, J. P.
Willis Caldwell, J. P

Wednesday 8th April term 1835

Court met pursuant to and

Ordered by the court that James Caldwell be released from paying the double tax on 5000 acres of land for the years 1833 & 1834 entered Robert Martin by grant No. — in this county, by his paying the single taxes, costs and charges on the same.

Saml. H. Smith, asignee )
vs ) Covenant.
James Hogge )
This day came the parties by their attornies and thereupon came the following jury of good and lawful men, to wit:

1. E. Parker   2. B. Evans   3. J. Harper   4. John Hoard
5. Wm. Miller   6. M. Chamberlin   7. C. Fields   8. Wm. T. Whiteside
9. Jno. Polk 10. Jno. Linn 11. A. F. Polk 12. David Lyon

 

Who being elected, tried and sworn the truth to speak upon the issue joined upon their oaths do say fined for the defendant and it is therefore considered of the court that the defendant recover of the plaintiff the costs of this suit & the plaintiff in — from which the plaintiff — appeal to the next Circuit Court which is granted and thereupon Joel S. Enloe came into court and acknowledged himself the plff. security to present said appeal the effect (p-215) from failure thereof to pay all such costs as may be allowed for failure thereof.

D. F. John and Catharin Ingram, )
Admr. of B. Ingram, Deceased )
vs )
Wyatt Bells )
This day came the plaintiff by their attorney the defendant being solemnly called to come into court and defend his suit, came not, it is therefore considered by the court that the plaintiff recover of the defendant the damage by them in this behalf sustained but because it is unknown to the court what damages the plaintiff have sustained, it is ordered that a jury come at next court and inquire of the damages.

John Polk )
vs ) Debt.
Alexander Faris )
This day came the parties by their attornies and by their consent and agreement, it is ordered by the court that this cause stand continued until the next term of this court, and that either party have leave to take depositions by giving the opposite party legal notice.

Seth Bedford, Assignee &c )
For the use of Joel H. Wilson ) Debt.
vs )
Henry Applewhite & Ezekiel Carter )
This day came the plaintiff by his attorney and also the defendant, Applewhite, in proper person came into open court and says that he cannot gainsay the plaintiffs action and freely confesses judgment for the (p-216) sum of one hundred dollars debt, and the further sum of seven dollars and seventy three cents damages, by reason of the detention thereof. It is therefore considered by the court that the plaintiff for the use of James H. Wilson, recover of the defendant said sum of one hundred dollars and the further sum of seven dollars and seventy three cents damage as aforesaid and also the costs in this behalf expended, and execution issue.

John Polk )
vs ) Debt – Appeal in nature of a writ of errors.
Thomas Allen )
This day came the parties by their attornies and thereupon the defendant tendered here in court bond and security and prayed an appeal in the nature of a writ of error to the next Circuit Court to be holden for Obion County in May next, and theron said appeal in nature of a write of error was granted accordingly.

(p-217) Samuel D. Wilson )
vs ) Debt.
James Hogge )
This day came the parties by their attorneys, and also the plaintiff in proper person who says here in open court that he intends no further to prosecute his said suit, and assumes upon himself the costs in this suit. Therefore it is considered by the court that the defendant recover of the said plaintiff his cost in this behalf expended and that execution issue &c.

vs ) Capies ad respond.
Solomon Stoddard )
This day came the plaintiff here in open court by his attorney and says that he intends no further to prosecute his said suit, and assumes upon himself the costs of this suit, it is therefore considered by the court that the defendant recover of the plaintiff his costs by him in this behalf expended & execution issue &c.

Thomas W. Crabb )
vs ) Ca Sa
Gideon Harr (Parr? Farr? ) etals )
In this cause there appearing no plaintiff to prosecute, and for further reason shown the court, it is ordered by the court this cause be stricken from the docket and that the county pay the cost.

The court then adjourned until tomorrow 8 o’clock.
Willis Caldwell, J. P.
John Parr, J. P.
James Henderson, J. P. (Seal

(p-218) Thursday 9th April Term 1835

This day before the worshipful Willis Caldwell, John Parr & James Henderson, Justices of the said Obion County sitting and holding a court of pleas and quarter sessions for said Obion County comes into open court Joel S. Enloe, Sheriff and collector of the public taxes of Obion County and makes and presents here to the court a report in due form of law of sundress tracts of land and parts of tracts of land and town lots lying and being in the said county of Obion, which have been given in for Taxes in said county for the year A. D. 1834 the taxes upon which remain due and unpaid for said year and wherefore the respective owners of claimants thereof have no goods or chattels in said county, on which to distrain for said taxes, which report is here received by the county, and it is ordered that the clerk of this court receive & record said report which is done accordingly and is in words and figures as follows:

I, Joel S. Enloe, Sheriff and collector of the public taxes for the County of Obion, do hereby report to court the following tracts and parts of tracts of land and town lots, the taxes upon which for the year A. D. 1834, remain due and unpaid and the respective owners or claimants thereof have no goods or chattels in my county on which I can distrain for said taxes, to wit:

John Bosley, one hundred acres entry No. 329, lying in range 3 and section 6 & 7, 13th district, taxes 56 cents, clerks fees (p-219) $1.40, Sheriffs fees $1.00, Printers fees $1.50.

Elizabeth Childress heirs, 611 acres, taxes $3.43, Clerks fees $1.40, Sheriffs fees $1.00, Printers fees $1.50. Elizabeth Childress heirs, 1000 acres, taxes $56 , Clerks fees $1.40, Sheriffs Fees $1.00, printers fees $1.50.

Andrew Barnet and individual part or balance consisting of 802 acres of a tract of 1002 acres, entry No. 102, lying in Range 5, Section 9, 13th District. Balance of tract paid by J. C. McLemore. Taxes $4.51, Clerks Fee $1.40, Sheriff fee $1.00, Printers fees $1.50.

John R. Eatons being one tract of 1000 acres granted by the State of North Carolina to Adner Nash, by grant No. 147, dated 10th day of July 1788, lying in 3 & 4 ranges & 7th section, 13th district. Taxes $562, Clerks fees $1.40, Sheriffs fee $1.00, printers fee $1.50.

John R. Eatons heirs, one tract of 1318 3/4 acres, granted by the State of North Carolina No. 150, dated 10th July 1788, lying in Ranges 3 & 4 section 8, & 13th district. Taxes $7.41, Clerks fee $1.40, Sheriffs fee $1.00, printers fee $1.50.

Thomas B. L. Eaton one tract of 1000 acres, granted by the State of North Carolina to Adner Nash by grant No. 143, dated 10th July 1788, lying in range 3 & 4 and section 8 & 13th district. Taxes 562, (p-220) Clerks fee $1.40, Sheriffs fee $1.00, printers fee $1.50.

Sarah and Susan C. Eaton one tract of 1278 acres granted by the State of North Carolina, for 1000 acres to Abner Nash, by grant No. 138, dated 10th July 1788, lying in Ranges 3 & 4, section 8, 13th district. Taxes $7.18, Clerks fees $1.40, Sheriffs fees $1.00, printers fees $1.50.

Sarah and Susan C. Eaton, one tract of 1000 acres, granted by the State of North Carolina to Abner Nash by grant No. 146, dated 10th July 1788, lying in range 3 & 4, section 8, 13th district. Taxes $5.62, Clerks fees $1.40, Sheriffs fee $1.00, printers fees $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 No. 152, dated 10th July 1788, lying in range & section, 13th district. Taxes $6.60, Clerks fees $1.40, Sheriffs fees $1.00, printers fees $1.50.

Pleasant Hunter, 400 part of James Martins 5000 acre tract lying in 3 & 4 section, 13th district. Taxes $2.25, Clerks fees $1.50, Sheriffs fees $1.00, printers fees $1.50.

Andrew S. Harris one town lot in the town of (p-221) of Troy, No. 10, taxes $1.12 , clerks fees $1.40, sheriffs fees $1.00, printers fees $1.50.

Andrew S. Harris one town lot in Town of Troy, No. 29, Taxes $1.12 , Clerks fees $1.40, Sheriffs Fees $1.00, printers fees $1.50.

Thomas Henderson, one tract of 640 acres entry No. 648, lying in range 5 & section 7 & 8, 13th district. Taxes $3.60, Clerks fees $1.40, Sheriff fees $1.00, printers fees $1.50.

Heirs of John C. Hamilton, 1128 acres out of Hugh Martins 5000 acre tract entry No. 119, 5 range, 9 & 10 section 13th district. Taxes $6.32, clerks fees $1.40, Sheriffs fees $1.00, Printers fees $1.50.

Heirs of John C. Hamilton, 250 acres formally Thomas Old. Taxes $1.40, Clerks fees $1.40, Sheriffs Fees $1.00, Printers fees $1.50.

Heirs of John C. Hamilton, 640 acres entry No. 430 in the name of Willis Scoggins, in range 6 & section 8, 13th district. Taxes $3.60, Clerks fees $1.40, Sheriffs fees $1.00, printers fees $1.50.

Heirs of John C. Hamilton 140 acres entry No. 716 in the name of David O. Williams lying in 7th range & 7th section, 13th district. Taxes 78 cents, Clerks fees $1.40, Sheriffs fees $1.00, printers fees $1.50.

Heirs of John C. Hamilton, 130 acres part of Wycoff & Clarks grant, grant No. 82, for 390 acres lying in 9th range, 7th section. Taxes 73 cents, Clerks fees $1.40 (p-222) Sheriffs fees $1.00, printers fees $1.50.

Heirs of John C. Hamilton, 133 acres part of Wycoff & Clarks grant No. 57 for 400 acres lying in range 9, section 7, 13th district. Taxes 75 cents, Clerks fees $1.40, Sheriffs fees $1.00, Printers fees $1.50.

John C. Hamiltons heirs 3360 acres out of a tract of 3840 acres entry number 630 in the name of B. Stedman, lying in 10th range 6th section, 13th district. Taxes $18.90, Clerks fees $1.40, Sheriffs fees $1.00, Printers fees $1.50.

M. C. & E. E. C. Lockett one town lot in the town of Troy No. 39, Taxes $1.12 , Clerks fees $1.40, Sheriffs fees $1.00, Printers fee $1.50.

John Payne one tract of 524 acres part of a tract of 955 acres, entered in the name of Searey Payne and McLemore by entry number 575, in range 6, sections 7 & 8, 13th district. Balance paid by Moore and McLemore. Taxes $2.93, Clerks fees $1.40, Sheriffs Fees $1.00, printers fees $1.50.

Samuel Levingston 250 acres, Reelfoot Creek. Taxes $1.40, Clerks fees $1.40, Sheriffs fees $1.00, Printers fees $1.50.

Samuel Levingston 160 acres, State Line. Taxes 70 cts., Clerks fees $1.40, Sheriffs fees $1.00, Printers fees $1.50.

Joel Swindle, 230 acres in grant No. 15, granted to Edward Harris by the (p-223) State of North Carolina, and dated 10th day of July 1788, range –, section –, 13th district. Taxes $1.29, Clerks fees $1.40, Sheriffs fees $1.00, Printers fees $1.50.

Jonathan Wyatt, 160 acres, range 4, section 9, taxes 70 cents, Clerks fees $1.40, Sheriffs fees $1.00, Printers fees $1.50.

Edward Write (White?), 112 acres of land on Clover Creek. Taxes 63 cents, Clerks fees $1.40, Sheriffs fees $1.00, printers fees $1.50.

Charles White 185 , taxes $1.18, Clerks fees $1.40, Sheriffs fees $1.00, Printers fees $1.50.

Fountain Winston 500 acres on Reelfoot. Taxes. $2.81, Clerks fees $1.40, Sheriffs fees $1.00, Printers fees $1.50.

Fountain Winston 160 acres, State line. Taxes 70 cents, Clerks fees $1.40, Sheriffs fees $1.00, printers fees $1.50.

Joel S. Enloe, Sheriff & Collector for Obion County.
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 poles within said county for the year 1834, that said Justices so appointed respectively proceeded accordingly to take and receive the same and made due return thereof into said court and that the same have been duly recorded by the clerk of (p-224) this court, and it furthermore appearing here to the satisfaction of the court, from an inspection of the records so made by the clerk as aforesaid, that the foregoing tracts of land and parts of tracts of land and town lots are upon and form a part of said recorded lists and were by the respective owners or claimants thereof given in for taxes in said county for the year 1834, and are lying and being in the said County of Obion and that the Clerk of this court has within the time and in the manner prescribed by law made out and delivered to said Sheriff and collector, a list of taxable property and polls, from the said record lists, containing said lands and lots, and that said lands and lots are liable to the several amounts of taxes, costs and charges on each and all other matters and things required by law in this behalf to be done and performed appearing here to the satisfaction of the court to have been duly done and performed 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 sums annexed to each, being the amount of Taxes, costs and charged due severally thereon for the year 1834, and it is ordered by the court that said several 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 taxes, costs and charges annexed to them severally be sold as the law directs.

(p-225) Thursday 9th April Term 1835

And also here before the Justices of aforesaid setting and holding a court as aforesaid comes Joel S. Enloe, Sheriff and collector of the Public Taxes for the County of Obion and makes and presents here into court a report in due form of law of sundry tracts and parts of tracts of land and town lots lying and being in said county of Obion which were omitted to be given in for the taxes for the year 1834, and are liable for double taxes for said year, which double taxes remain due and unpaid, wherefor the owners or claimants thereof have no goods or chattels in said county on which to distrain for said double taxes, which said report is received by the court, and it is ordered by the court that the clerk receive & record said report which is done accordingly, and is in words and figures as follows, to wit:

I, Joel S. Enloe, Sheriff and Collector of the Public Taxes of the County of Obion, do hereby report to court the following tracts of land and parts of tracts of land and town lots as having been omitted to be given in for the taxes for the year 1834; that the same is liable to double taxes; that the double taxes thereon remain due and unpaid and 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:

Heirs of Isham Boyce, one tract of land containing 640 acres entry number 711 in the name of John Terrill, lying in ranges 8 & 9, section 9, 13th district. Taxes $7.20, Clerks fees $1.40, Sheriffs fees $1.00, Printers fees $1.50.

John Shaw, 800 acres, an undivided part or balance of a tract of 1000 acres entry number 427, lying in the 10th range & 7th section 13 district. Balance paid by Mc Lemore & Vaught. Taxes $9.00, Clerks fees $1.40, Sheriffs fees $1.00, printers fees $1.50.

Robert Naul, 1000 acres, an undivided part or balance of a tract of 2500 acres entry number 535, lying in ranges 10 & 11, section 6, 13th district, balance paid by James Caruthers. Taxes 20 25/100, Clerks fees $1.40, Sheriffs fees $1.00, Printers fees $1.50.

William Fowler 640 acres, entry number 613, lying in range 11, section 6, 13th district. Taxes $7.20, Clerks fees $1.40, Sheriffs fees $1.00, printers fees $1.50.

David Ross one tract of 135 acres, entry number 611, lying in range 11, section 6, 13th district. Taxes $1.25, Clerks fees $1.40, Sheriffs fees $1.00, Printers fees $1.50.

William B. Lewis, 100 acres part of 200 acres entered in the name of Hogge & McDaniel by entry 22, lying in range 7, section 6, 13th district. Taxes $1.12 1/2, Clerks fees $1.40, Sheriffs fees $1.00, printers fees $1.50.

Robert C. Williams one tract of (p-227) 101 acres, entry number 62, lying in range 7, section 6, 13th district. Taxes $1.12, Clerks fees $1.40, Sheriffs fees $1.00, printers fees $1.50.

William L. Williams, 80 acres entry number 79, lying in range 7, section 6 & 7, 13th district. Taxes $81, Clerks fees $1.40, Sheriffs fees $1.00, printers fees $1.50.

William Murfree, 1398 acres, the balance of a tract of 1500 acres, entry number 432, lying in ranges 7 & 8, section 7, 13th district after deducting 102 acres paid by McLemore & Vault. Taxes $15.68, Clerks fees $1.40, Sheriffs fees $1.00, printers fees $1.50.

Frederick Miller, one tract of 4000 acres granted by the State of North Carolina to said Miller by grant number 158, lying in ranges 8 & 9, sections 7 & 8, 13th district, after 440 acres paid by Samuel Crockett, and 745 acres paid by John W. Campbell, which leaves 2815 acres hereby reported. Taxes $31.70, Clerks fees $1.40, Sheriffs fees $1.00, printers fees $1.50.

One tract of land containing 640 acres entered by the heirs of Michael Hockley, by entry number 670, lying in the 5 & 6 range and 6 section, 13th district. Taxes $7.20, Clerks fees $1.40, Sheriffs fees $1.00, printers fees $1.50.

One tract of land containing 640 acres, entry number 743, in the name of Cullin Andrews, lying in the 6th range & 6th section, 13th district. Taxes $7.20, Clerks fees $1.40, Sheriffs fees $1.00, printers fees $1.50.

(p-228) Thomas Hopkins, one tract of land containing 5000 acres, entered on the 6th of December 1820, by entry number 7, in the names of John C. McLemore and Thomas Hopkins, lying in the 5th & 6th ranges, and 6 & 7 section, 13th district. Taxes $56.25, Clerks fees $1.40, Sheriffs fees $1.00, printers fees $1.50.

Thomas H. Williams, 250 acres, entry number 714, lying in range 5, section 8, 13th district. Taxes $2.81, Clerks fees $1.40, Sheriffs fees $1.00, printers fees $1.50.

C. Strong, one tract of 640 acres, entry number 469, lying in range 4 & 5, section 9, 13th district. Taxes $7.20, Clerks fees $1.40, Sheriffs fees $1.00, printers fees $1.50. (Paid)

One tract of land containing 640 acres entered by the Trustees of Cumberland College by entry number 653, lying in the 6th range & 8th section 13th district. Taxes $7.20, Clerks fees $1.40, Sheriffs fees $1.00, printers fees $1.50.

One tract of 5000 acres, entered in the name of Joseph Winston by entry number 386, lying in range 6, sections 9 & 10, 13th district. Excepting out of this report, Joseph Williams 400 acres, Mrs. Daulton 500 acres, 500 acres reported for single tax in the name of Fountain Winston, 500 acres paid by Lewis Winston, J. Blakemores 1000 acres, Isaac Parker 200 acres (p-229) and R. Crowders 300 acres, H. B. Sweeneys 212 acres, and R. Grimes 100 acres, which leaves 1288 acres of the original tract hereby reported. Taxes $14.75, Clerks fees $1.40, Sheriffs fees $1.00, printers fees $1.50.

One tract of 5000 acres entered by Henry Rutherford, by entry number 214, lying in range 7, section 6, 13th district, excepting out of this report, Pillows 2666, Garrett & Gardner 225, Woodridge 75 acres, and Whites 444 acres, which leaves 1590 acres of the original tract hereby reported. Taxes $17.88, Clerks fees $1.40, Sheriffs fees $1.00, Printers fees $1.50.

One tract of land containing 640 acres, entered by the heirs of Edward Hickman, by entry number 487, lying in the 5th range & 8 section, 13th district. Taxes $7.20, Clerks fees $1.40, Sheriffs fees $1.00, Printers fees $1.50.

One tract of land containing 200 acres entered in the name of Thomas Wilson, by entry number 387, lying in 5th range & 9th section, 13th district. Taxes $2.25, Clerks fees $1.40, Sheriffs fees $1.00, Printers fees $1.50.

Overton & Cage, 420 acres, entry number 328, lying in 5th range, 8 & 9 section, 13th district. Taxes $4.95, Clerks fees $1.40, Sheriffs fees $1.00, printers fees $1.50.

Wilson Cage 133 1/3 acres, entry number 390, lying in 5 & 6 ranges, 9th section, 13th district. Taxes $1.40, Clerks fees $1.40, Sheriffs fees $1.00, printers fees $1.50.

(p-230) One tract of land containing 1500 acres granted by the State of North Carolina to William T. Lewis of grant number 330 lying in the 4 range and 9 & 10 section, 13th district excepting out of this report, Martha McDaniel 160 acres, Lewis Winston 160 acres, Fountain Winston 160, Sarah Daulton 160 acres, David Johnson 160 acres which leaves 700 acres of the original tract hereby reported. Taxes $7.87, Clerks fees $1.40, Sheriffs fees $1.00, minutes fees $1.50.

One tract of land containing 294 acres, entry number 661, in the name of Benjamin Grimes. Taxes $3.12, Clerks fees $1.40, Sheriffs fees $1.00, Printers fees $1.50.

One tract of 2000 acres, granted by the State of North Carolina to Jane Davidson by grant number 52, dated 10th July 1788, lying in the 5th range, 6 section, 13th district. Clerks fees $1.40, Sheriffs fees $1.00, Printers fees $1.50, Taxes $22.50.

One tract of 2000 acres, granted by the State of North Carolina to Mary Davidson by grant number 115, dated 10th July 1788, lying in the 5th range and 6 & 7 section, excepting out of this report 620 acres including one fourth of the bluff, paid by Smith and Clouston, which leaves 1380 acres of the original tract hereby reported. Taxes $15.50, Clerks fees $1.40 Sheriffs fees $1.00, Printers fees $1.50.

One tract of land containing 3000 acres granted by the State of North Carolina to (p-231) Thomas Davidson by grant number 44, dated 10th July 1788, lying in the 4 & 5 range, 6 & 7 section, 13th district. Taxes $34.62, Clerks fees $1.40, Sheriffs fees $1.00, Printers fees $1.50.

Ephriam McBean 800 acres being that part of a tract of 2500 acres granted by the State of North Carolina, by grant number 159, which lies in Obion County, in ranges 8 & 9, and sections 5 & 6, 13th district. Taxes $9.00, Clerks fees $1.40, Sheriffs fees $1.00, Printers fees $1.50.

Hardy Murphy, one tract of 640 acres, entry number 364, being in 7 range & 9th section, 13th district. Taxes $7.20, Clerks fees $1.40, Sheriffs fees $1.00, Printers fees $1.50.

John P. & E. Hickman, one tract of 600 acres, entry number 480, lying in range 4, section 6, 13th district. Taxes $6.75, Clerks fees $1.40, Sheriffs fees $1.00, Printers fees $1.50.

Archibald Henderson, 72 acres entry number 466, in 3 range, 7th section, 13th district. Taxes 80 cents, Clerks fees $1.40, Sheriffs fees $1.00, Printers fees $1.50.

One tract of land containing 277 acres, being that part of an entry of 555 number 300, in the name of B. & G. Love & John C. McLemore, which lies in Obion County in ranges 3 & 4, section 7, 13th district. Taxes $3.12, Clerks fees $1.40, Sheriffs fees $1.00, Printers fees $1.50.

(p-232) One tract of land of 1000 acres, entered by entry number 640, by the Trustees of Cumberland College, being in the 7th range & 7th section, 13th district. Taxes $11.25, Clerks fees $1.40, Sheriffs fees $1.00, Printers fees $1.50.

Robert Holm, 1200 acres, granted by the State of North Carolina of grant number 371 being in 3 & 4 range, 5 & 6 section, 13th district, excepting out of this report 122 acres paid by R. Keathley, which leaves 1077 acres hereby reported. Taxes $12.12, Clerks fees $1.40, Sheriffs fees $1.00, Printers fees $1.50.

Alexander Read, 600 acres granted by the State of North Carolina by grant No. 33, being in 3 range & 5 & 6 section, 13th district. Taxes $6.75, clerks fees $1.40, sheriffs fees $1.00, printers fees $1.50.

Oliver D. Williams, one tract of 120 acres, entry number 713, in the 4 range and 6 section, 13th district. Taxes $1.35, clerks fees $1.40, sheriffs fees $1.00, printers fees $1.50.

James Taylor, one tract of 1000 acres granted by the State of North Carolina, to Abram Bush by grant number 141 dated 10th day of July 1788, lying in the 3 & 4 ranges & 8th section, 13th district. Taxes $11.25, clerks fees $1.40, sheriffs fee $1.00, printers fees $1.50.

One undivided part consisting of 4166 2/3 acres of a tract of 5000 acres entered by John C. McLemore by grant number 426, lying in the 9 & 10 ranges & 6 & 7 section, 13th district, balance paid by John C. McLemore. Taxes $48.00, clerks fees $1.40, sheriffs fees $1.00, printers fees $1.50.

(p-233) One tract of land granted by the State of North Carolina to John G. & Thomas Blount by grant number 226, dated the 10th day of July 1788 for 1000 acres, lying in the 7th range, 8th section, on Indian Creek. Taxes $11.25, clerks fees $1.40, sheriffs fees $1.00, printers fees $1.50.

One tract of land containing 1000 acres granted by the State of North Carolina to J. G. & Thos. Blount by grant number 327, dated 10th day of July 1788. Taxes $11.25, clerks fees $1.40, sheriffs fees $1.00, printers fees $1.50.

One tract of land of 1000 acres granted by the State of North Carolina to J. G. & Thos. Blount by grant number 217, dated 10th July 1788, lying the 5th Range & 6th Section, 13th District. Clerks fees $1.40, Sheriffs fees $1.00, printers fees $1.50 four fifths paid Taxes $2.25.

One tract of land containing 1000 acres granted by the State of North Carolina to J. G. & Thomas Blount, by grant number 240, dated the 10th of July 1788, lying in the 5th range, & 6th section, 13th district. Clerks fees $1.40, Sheriffs fees $1.00, printers fees $1.50 four fifths paid, Taxes $2.25.

One tract of land containing 1000 acres, granted by the State of North Carolina to J. G. & T. Blount by grant number 189, dated 10th July 1788. Clerks fees $1.40, Sheriffs fees $1.00, printers fees $1.50 four fifth paid, Taxes $2.25.

One tract of land containing 1000 acres granted by the State of North Carolina (p-234) to John G. & Thos. Blount, by grant number –, dated 10th July 1788. Clerks fees $1.40, Sheriffs fees $1.00, Printers fees $1.50, four fifths paid, taxes $2.25.

One tract of land, containing 3000 acres, granted by the State of North Carolina to J. G. & T. Blount by grant number 254, dated 10th July 1788, lying in the 3 & 4 range, 5 & 6 section, 13th district, one fifth of this tract only reported. Taxes $6.75, Clerks fees $1.40, Sheriffs fees $1.00, printers fees $1.50.

One tract of land containing 1000 acres granted by the State of North Carolina to John G. & Thos. Blount by grant number 246, dated 10th July 1788, lying in the 5th range, 5th & 6th section, 13th district. Taxes $4.50, Clerks fees $1.40, Sheriffs fees $1.00, printers fees $1.50. One fifth of this tract only reported.

One tract of 1000 acres, granted by the State of North Carolina to J. G. & Thos. Blount by grant number 250, dated 10th July 1788, lying in range –, section –, 13th district. One fifth of the tract only reported. Taxes $2.25, Clerks fees $1.40, Sheriffs fees $1.00, printers fees $1.50.

One tract of land containing 1000 acres granted by the State of North Carolina to J. G. & T. Blount, by grant number 328, dated 10th July 1788, lying in range –, section –, 13th district. One fifth part of this tract only reported. Taxes $2.25, Clerks fees $1.40, Sheriffs fees $1.00, printers fees $1.50.

(p-235) One tract of land containing 1000 acres granted by the State of North Carolina to J. G. & T. Blount, by grant number 172, dated 10th July 1788, lying in range –, section –, 13th surveyors district, one fifth of this tract only reported. Taxes $2.25, Clerks fees $1.40, Sheriffs fees $1.00, printers fees $1.50.

One tract of 1000 acres, granted by the State of North Carolina to J. G. & T. Blount by grant number 252 dated 10th July 1788, lying in 4th range & 6th section, 13th district. One fifth of this tract only reported. Taxes $2.25, Clerks fees $1.40, Sheriffs fees $1.00, printers fees $1.50.

One tract of land containing 1000 acres , granted by the State of North Carolina to J. G. & T. Blount, by grant number 174, dated 10th July 1788, lying in 4th range & 6 & 7 section, 13th district. One fifth of this tract only reported. Taxes $2.25, Clerks fees $1.40, Sheriffs fees $1.00, printers fees $1.50.

One tract of land containing 1000 acres, granted by the State of North Carolina to J. G. & T. Blount, by grant number 236, dated 10th July 1788, lying in the 5th range, 6th section 13th district. One fifth part of this tract only reported. Taxes $2.25, Clerks fees $1.40, Sheriffs fees $1.00, printers fees $1.50.

One tract of 1000 acres of land granted by the State of North Carolina to J. G. & T. Blount, by (p-236) grant number 227, dated 10th July 1788, lying in the 5th range, 6th section, 13th district. One fifth part of this tract only reported. Taxes $2.25, Clerks fees $1.40, Sheriffs fees $1.00, printers fees $1.50.

One tract of land containing 5000 acres granted by the State of North Carolina to J. G. & T. Blount, by grant number 232, dated 10th July 1788, lying in the 5 & 6 range, & 6th section, 13th district. One fifth part of this tract only reported. Taxes $11.25, Clerks fees $1.40, Sheriffs fees $1.00, printers fees $1.50.

One tract of land containing 1000 acres, granted by the State of North Carolina to Edward Harris by grant number 8, dated 10th July 1788, lying in the 3 range, 9 & 10 section, 13th district. One fifth part of this tract only reported. Taxes $11.25, Clerks fees $1.40, Sheriffs fees $1.00, printers fees $1.50.

One tract of land containing 196 acres, it being lot No. 1 in grant number 4, granted by the State of North Carolina to Edward Harris, dated 10th July 1788, on Clover Lick Creek. Taxes $2.20, Clerks fees $1.40, Sheriffs fees $1.00, printers fees $1.50.

One tract of land containing 166 2/3 acres, it being lot No. 2 in grant number 4, granted by the State of North Carolina to Edward Harris by grant No. 4 dated 10th July 1788 on Clover Lick Creek. Taxes $1.87, Clerks fees $1.40, Sheriffs fees $1.00, printers fees $1.50.

One tract of land containing 250 acres (p-237) it being the lot laid off to Robert Sloan and Martha, his wife, part of grant number 16 granted by the State of North Carolina to Edward Harris, dated 10th July 1788, lying on Reelfoot Lake. Taxes $2.81, Clerks fees $1.40, Sheriffs fees $1.00, printers fees $1.50.

One tract of land containing 1000 acres, granted by the State of North Carolina by grant No. 10, dated 10th July 1788 in the 7th range & 7th section, 13th district. Taxes $11.25, Clerks fees $1.40, Sheriffs fees $1.00, printers fees $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 July 1788, lying in range 7, section 6, 13th district. Taxes $11.25, Clerks fees $1.40, Sheriffs fees $1.00, printers fees $1.50.

One tract of land containing 1000 acres, granted by the State of North Carolina to Edward Harris by grant No. 7, dated 10th July 1788, lying in the 7 & 8 range, 6 & 7 section, 13th district. Taxes $11.25, Clerks fees $1.40, Sheriffs fees $1.00, printers fees $1.50.

Heirs of Eli Harris, one tract of land containing 168 acres being lot No. 11, laid off by decree of the Chancery Court to heirs of Eli Harris of Paris out of a grant of 1000 acres granted to Edward Harris by the State of North Carolina by grant No. 15, lying in the 7 & 8 range, (p-238) 6th section 13th district. Taxes $1.88, Clerks fees $1.40, Sheriffs fees $1.00, printers fees $1.50.

Heirs of Eli Harris, one tract of land containing 250 acres, being lot number 11 laid off to them by a decree of Chancery Court at Paris, part of 1000 acres granted by the State of North Carolina to Edward Harris of grant number 11, dated 10th July 1788 in Range –, Section –, 13th District. Taxes $2.81, Clerks fees $1.40, Sheriffs fees $1.00, printers fees $1.50.

Samuel Harris, one tract of land containing 250 acres, laid off by decree of the Chancery Court at Paris, to said Harris part of a 1000 acre tract granted by the State of North Carolina to Edward Harris by Grant No. 16, dated 10th July 1788, 13th District. Taxes $2.81, Clerks fees $1.40, Sheriffs fees $1.00, printers fees $1.50.

Robert McCord, one tract of land containing 250 acres laid off to said McCord and wife by lot No. 6 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 No. 6, dated 10th July 1788, 13th district. Taxes $2.81, Clerks fees $1.40, Sheriffs fees $1.00, printers fees $1.50.

(my cousin David drew a plot of the original Troy. If I ever get to Kinko’s am going to have copies made. When I get a scanner, will put it on a page.)

One town lot in Town of Troy, owner unknown, No. 9. Taxes $2.25, Clerks fees $1.40, Sheriffs fees $1.00, printers fees $1.50.

Madison G. Johns, one town lot in the Town (p-239) of Troy, No. 38. Taxes $2.25, Clerks fees $1.40, Sheriffs fees $1.00, Printers fees $1.50.

One town lot in the Town of Troy number 40, owner unknown. Taxes $2.25, Clerks fees $1.40, Sheriffs fees $1.00, Printers fees $1.50.

One town lot in the Town of Troy number 71, owners unknown. Taxes $2.25, Clerks fees $1.40, Sheriffs fees $1.00, printers fees $1.50.

John Polly, one town lot in the Town of Troy number 67. Taxes $2.25, Clerks fees $1.40, Sheriffs fees $1.00, printers fees $1.50.

One lot in the Town of Troy, owner unknown, number 83. Taxes $2.25, Clerks fees $1.40, Sheriffs fees $1.50.

One lot in the Town of Troy, owner unknown, number 89. Taxes $2.25, Clerks fees $1.40, Sheriffs fees $1.00, Printers fees $1.50.

Joel S. 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 tract of land and parts of tracts of land, and town lots, in the name of the State for the sums annexed to each, being the amount of double taxes, costs and charges due severally thereon for the year 1834 and it is ordered by the Court that said several tracts of land and parts of tracts (p-240) 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 annexed to them severally, be old as the law directs.

It appearing to the satisfaction of the Court here that the following lands, to wit: Henry A. Garrett 100 acres, Garrett & Gillespies 866 2/3, J. C. Hamilton heirs 333 1/3 acres, J. C. Hamiltons heirs 350 acres, J. C. Hamiltons heirs 217 acres and John C. Hamiltons heirs 202 acres and Garrett & Gillespies 200 acres, have been wrongly reported for the single taxes &c for the year 1834. It is therefore ordered by the court that the Sheriff and Collector (Joel S. Enloe) be released from accountability for said taxes, costs & charges for sd. year.

This day Jubilee M. Bedford, chairman of the Trustees of Obion County Academy fund, (does anyone know what this is??? jnp) presented here in open court the bonds of the several Trustees appointed by the County Court of said County for that purpose, and the Court having carefully examined said bonds and approving of the same.

It is ordered by the Court that the Clerk receive said bonds, and certify the same agreeable to the statutes in that case made and provided.

Ordered by the Court that the following persons (good and lawful men) householders and freeholders of Obion County be summoned by the Sheriff of said County to attend at the next term of this Court as Grand and Petit Jurors, to wit: (p-241)

1. Tidwell Davis   2. James Snow   3. Benjamin F. McWherter   4. Elijah Reeves
5. Hansel McCaleb   6. James Johnson   7. John L. Williams   8. John Hoard
9. Howe Legate 10. Wiley Legate 11. Thomas Linson 12. James Read
13. James Lyons 14. William Jones 15. George Read 16. Terrell L. Camp
17. Noah C. Johnson 18. Benjamin Parmar (?) 19. James Byron 20. Sion Hill
21. John Carter 22. James Crow 23. William Enloe 24. George W. Fentress
25. William T. Norrid 26. Andrew Moore
 

And that said Sheriff also summons Jacob Long and Norton Oakes, Constables, to attend on said Court at its next term.

And the Court then adjourned until Court in Course.
Willis Caldwell, J. P.
John Parr, J. P.
James Henderson, J. P.

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