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Land grants

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 46 Collections and/or Records:

Abraham Fulkerson land grant, Green County, 1787.

 Collection
Identifier: MM.1981.098
Scope and Contents September 20, 1787, land grant for 500 acres in Green County to Abraham Fulkerson. Signed by Governor R. C. Caswell. (Copy?). ADS 1 p.
Dates: 1787

Buckner Walker land grant, Roane County, Tenn., 1830

 Collection
Identifier: QMM.1996.002
Scope and Contents Land grant to Buckner Walker for 155 acres in Roane County, Tenn. No. 1522. Hiwassee District. 1830. Signed by Governor William Carroll. DS 1 pc.
Dates: 1830

Carl York, Knox County Land Grants Plats, being expanded by Luther Wilhelm.

 Collection
Identifier: MSC 0848
Scope and Contents Carl York’s Knox County Land Grants Platting, being expanded by Luther Wilhelm
Dates: 1990-2005

Charles McClung documents, 1791-1827.

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Identifier: MM.1999.048
Scope and Contents Seven documents by or about Charles McClung, ranging in date from 1791-1827. 1. Grant no. 1911 North Carolina to Charles McClung for 1000 acres of land. July 13, 1791. AD 1 pc. 2. Christian Pickle and Charles McClung bond for John Aronwine. April 25, 1796. DS 1 pc. Given to C.M. McClung by S.C. Williams of Johnson City, Tenn. 3. Charles McClung letter to sister Mrs. Elizabeth McClung, near Lancaster, Penn. April 21, 1804. ALS 1 pc. Re: bearer of letter Hillis; Hugh McClung home from school. 4....
Dates: 1791-1827

Cleveland Harris Collection: S. Lyons & Co. receipts and miscellaneous East Tennessee documents.

 Collection
Identifier: MM.1979.072
Scope and Contents MM.1979.072a: accounts, receipts, etc. of S. Lyons & Co. Knoxville, Tenn. No date, 1859 (1862-1863)-1901. MM.1979.072b: five land entries in Hawkins County, Tenn. (Lewis Davis, 1819, signed by Jos. McMinn; Robert Smith, 1823; John Tucker, 1824; Robert Nall, 1825; David Ballard, 1825, signed by Wm. Carroll); [ca. 1840s] letter from John Carriger to son Dr. M. Carriger, Tazewell, re: national politics, murder in Jonesborough. ALS 3 pp.; 1854 letter to Nichols Barzar (?), Knoxville, from...
Dates: 1800s - early 1900s

Douthit land grants and deeds. Gift of Earl Alexander.

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Identifier: QMM.2018.007
Scope and Contents 1. Land grant no. 288 to Samuel Douthitt 248.75 access in Blount County figured by John Sevier and R. Houston, 4 Oct 1808. ADS 1 pc. 2. Land grant no. 13024 to Samuel Douthitt 100 acres in Blount Co — signed by William Carroll and David Graham, 3 Aug 1826. ADS 1 pc. 3. Land grant no. 3804 to Isaac Douthitt 120 acres of land in Blount County signed by N. Brown and James S. Bridges, 12 Feb 1848. DS 1 pc. 4. "Exhibit A" Will of William Rockhold of Sullivan County. 7 January 1856 prov. 8 Jan 1861....
Dates: 1808-1884

Drury A. Bacon land grant, Roane County, Tenn., 1849

 Collection
Identifier: QMM.1996.003
Scope and Contents Land grant to Drury A. Bacon for 160 acres in Roane County, Tenn.. September 3, 1849. Signed by Governor N. Brown. DS 1 pc.
Dates: 1849

Edmund Pendleton land grant, 1751.

 Collection
Identifier: MM.1981.147
Scope and Contents August 17, 1751, land grant to Edmund Pendleton for 950 acres in Augusta County, Va. Signed by Governor Robert Dinwiddie. ADS / pfa 1 pc. (On sheepskin? several small tears; portion of seal intact).
Dates: 1751

Frederick Ault land grant, Knox County, Tenn., 1810.

 Collection
Identifier: MM.1981.029
Scope and Contents July 2, 1810, land grant to Frederick Ault for 74 acres of land in Knox County, Tenn. Land in “the Rocky Valley Joining Blounts.” Grant # 1568. Signed by Willie Blount. DS 1 pc.
Dates: 1810

Grant of land in Knox County, Tenn., to William Anderson. July 31, 1812. Signed by Governor Willie Blount + survey by Robert Armstrong, April 3, 1807.

 Collection
Identifier: QMM.1999.003
Scope and Contents Land in Knox County, Tenn., granted to William Anderson. #2581. Signed by Governor Willie Blount. July 31, 1812. ADS 1 pc. (silk backing) + attached plat survey for William Anderson’s land done by Robert Armstrong, April 3, 1807. ADS 1 pc.
Dates: 1812

Hardy Hunt land grant in Wilson County, Tenn., September 10, 1813. Signed by Governor Willie Blount.

 Collection
Identifier: QMM.1999.005
Scope and Contents Land grant No. 4978 to Hardy Hunt, assignee of the heirs of Benjamin Simpson of North Carolina, for 310 acres in Wilson County, Tenn. Signed by Governor Willie Blount. September 10, 1813. ADS 1 pc.
Dates: 1813

Hawkins County, Tenn. Grant Books 1 & 2 (photocopies) (Gift of Billie McNamara).

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Identifier: MSC 0698
Scope and Contents Hawkins County (Tenn.) Grant Books 1 & 2 (photocopies).
Dates: 1998

Henry and William McCallough deed. Hawkins County, Tenn. November 9, 1814.

 Collection
Identifier: MM.1997.097
Scope and Contents Land grant no. 8035 to Henry and William McCallough for 170 acres in Hawkins County, Tenn. November 9, 1814 (date at bottom: July 15, 1822). (Land originally assigned to Absolom Kyle). D 1 oversize document (torn in two pieces). + carbon TS 1 p.
Dates: 1814

Henry Lee document, 1792

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Identifier: QMM.1987.001
Scope and Contents December 21, 1792 land grant to John Holton (Horton?) for 129 acres in Washington County, Va.. Signed by Governor Henry Lee (Lighthorse Harry Lee). Vellum/parchment. ADS 1 pc.
Dates: 1792

Hiwassee District land grant to Nathan Hendrix et al., 1823. + 1841 description of Madisonville, Tenn., by James Perry.

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Identifier: MM.nd.033
Scope and Contents Land grant in the Hiwassee District to Nathan Hendrix et al. Signed by Governor William Carroll. 1823. ADS 2 pp. (torn) + 1841 description of Madisonville, Monroe County, Tenn., by James Perry. 1 p. (Photocopy).
Dates: 1823, 1841

James Charles land grant, Hawkins County, Tenn., 1825.

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Identifier: MM.1981.083
Scope and Contents December 24, 1825, land grant to James Charles for 50 acres in Hawkins County, Tenn. Signed by Governor William Carroll. ADS / pfa 1 pc.
Dates: 1825

James Charles land grant, Hawkins County, Tenn., 1834.

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Identifier: MM.1981.102
Scope and Contents Tennessee land grant for 6 1/4 acres in Hawkins County, Tenn., to James Charles (#19128). Signed by Gov. Wm. Carroll, April 27, 1834. DS / pfa 1 pc.
Dates: 1834

James Dogan land grant, 1828.

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Identifier: MM.1981.217
Scope and Contents Land grant #8550 to James Dogan for 250 acres in Wilson County, Tenn. Signed by Governor Sam Houston. September 17, 1828. (encased in fabric). DS / pfa
Dates: 1828

James Parbour land grant, Stewart County, 1823.

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Identifier: MM.1979.071
Scope and Contents 1823 land grant of James Parbour, Stewart County. Signed by Governor Wm. Carroll. 1 document (torn in 3 pcs.).
Dates: 1823

Jefferson County, Tenn. Deeds and land grants. A series of 10 documents relating to a tract of land passing through the Gordon and Formwalt families.

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Identifier: MM.2011.002
Scope and Contents 110. The following land grant group consists of 10 documents from the George Gordon soldier’s grant in Jefferson County. A. Territory South of River Ohio, 1792. Green Co., survey for Geo. Gordon war land grant. Hand drawn plot, handwritten doc., signed by Hart? Armstrong, surveyor and John Shield. Sep. at fold. B. Tenn., Jeff. Co. 1794, Orig. N.C. Land Grant to Geo. Gordon, (see above) soldiers land grant, orig. in Greene Co., surveyed by Martin Armstrong. Signed by N. C. Gov. Richard Dobbs...
Dates: 1792-1860

Jefferson County, Tenn., land grants, 1792-1806.

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Identifier: MM.1994.004
Scope and Contents Jefferson County, Tenn., land grants, 1792-1806. March 1807 copy of grants in one volume (see page 209). Index for names beginning with A-F on pages 210-211.
Dates: 1792-1806

Jesse Brown (1776-1847) Family Papers.

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Identifier: MSC 0303
Scope and Contents Family papers of Jesse Brown (1776-1847) of Washington County, Va., and Carter County, Tenn., and descendants, especially Jesse Brown's son Elijah Brown (1817-1891) of Blount County, Tenn., as well as his family and descendants. The gift includes four Bibles, three having family records (Jesse Brown, Enoch Dexter Brown, and W. R. Hood-S. A. Rule). The collection includes a handmade record book on Jesse Brown's family, as well as land transaction documents regarding tracts in the following...
Dates: 1803-1952

John Beene land grant, Bradley County, Tenn., 1843.

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Identifier: MM.1981.041
Scope and Contents Land grant 6355 to John Beene for 160 acres in Bradley County, Ocoee District. Signed by Governor James C. Jones. DS 1 pc.
Dates: 1843

John Cockrell land grant, Shelby County, Tenn., 1822.

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Identifier: MM.1981.119
Scope and Contents May 29, 1822, land grant #17163 to John Cockrell, Sr., assignee of William Lytle. 480 acres in Shelby County, Tenn. Signed by Governor William Carroll. ADS / pfa 1 pc.
Dates: 1822

John Ruble land grant, Washington County, N. C. (Tenn.) 1797.

 Collection
Identifier: MM.1981.028
Scope and Contents October 19, 1797 land grant to John Ruble, Washington County, N. C. Signed by N. C. Governor Samuel Ashe. DS 1 pc. + attached survey of John Ruble’s land in Washington County, N. C. Signed by William Wood. ADS 1 pc.
Dates: 1797

John Walker and Elisha Baker land entries, 1783. James White vs. John Walker, 1794. Jacob Newman promissory note to John Patterson, 1798.

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Identifier: MM.nd.041
Scope and Contents Land entries from Stokes County, N.C. 1) 600 acres in Green County to John Walker, 1783; and 2) 640 acres in Green County to Elisha Baker, 1783. James White vs. John Walker, Knox County, Tenn. February 1794 Transcript of court session written by Chas. McClung, Clerk. ADS 5 pp. + related documents. 1798 promissory note to John Patterson, signed by Jacob Newman. Witnessed by R. Houston and Saml. Doak.
Dates: 1783-1798

Knox County, Tenn., land grant to James Gillespie. August 1, 1812. Signed by Governor Willie Blount. + survey by Robert Armstrong, August 5, 1807.

 Collection
Identifier: QMM.1999.004
Scope and Contents Knox County, Tenn., land grant to James Gillespie. # 2502. Signed by Governor Willie Blount, August 1, 1812. ADS 1 pc. + attached plat survey by Robert Armstrong, August 5, 1807. ADS 1 pc.
Dates: 1812

Land grant to Isaac Bible (1824); Military Appointment to Lemuel Bible by Andrew Johnson (1863).

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Identifier: MM.2019.037
Scope and Contents Land grant to Isaac Bible #15024 on Little Chuckey (25 Nov. 1824) signed by Sam Houston; Military Appointment to Lemuel Bible as First Lt. signed by Military Governor Andrew Johnson (30 June 1863).
Dates: 1824; 1863

Land grant to John Lewis, Hamilton County, Tenn.,1839

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Identifier: QMM.2017.003
Scope and Contents State of Tennessee land grant No. 22707 to John Lewis for 250 acres in Hamilton County. June 1, 1839. Signed by Governor N. Cannon (Newton Cannon) and Secretary Luke Lea. ADS 1 pc. (encased in plastic/adhesive).
Dates: 1839

McMahan Land Grant

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Identifier: QMM.2020.001
Scope and Contents Tenn., Sevier Co. 1857 State Land Grant doc., printed. To Redmon N. McMahan, 320 acres in Jones Cove. Signed Gov. Isham G. Harris and Sec.J.R.Ray, A.B.SmaIl. This land was surveyed on May 1, 1861, just a few weeks before Tenn. was led to seceed from the Union by Gov. Harris. Good early signature of Harris. Doc. waterstained at Harris sig., affecting "Isharn' but still legible. State seal affixed.
Dates: 1857