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Land grants

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 46 Collections and/or Records:

McMahan Papers,1829-1923, Sevier County, Tenn.

 Collection
Identifier: MSC 0534
Scope and Contents The McMahan Papers,1829-1923, contain documents of T. W. McMahan in Sevier County, Tenn. The collection contains original manuscripts, documents, two poems by Louisa Walker, and one issue of the Republican Semi-Weekly, Sevierville, Tenn., newspaper (August 22, 1885). Also: August 1862 Volunteer Descriptive List and Account of Pay and Clothing for Private Joseph F. McClurg
Dates: 1829-1923

Morgan Davis land grant for 340 acres in Sevier County, Tenn,. signed by Governor Andrew Johnson. April 23, 1856

 Collection
Identifier: QMM.2018.006
Scope and Contents Land grant number 29661 to Morgan Davis for entry No. 2091 in Sevier County, Tenn., to Morgan Davis for 340 acres on the waters of Gist Creek. Signed by Governor Andrew Johnson. April 23, 1856. DS (printed form mostly filled in by hand). 1 pc..
Dates: 1856

Morton Rose research files.

 Collection
Identifier: MSC 0497
Scope and Contents Articles: Stream Driving Logs Down the River; William Lyon’s Log Cabin; Property Owners on Kingston Pike & Sequoyah Hills; Early Grants in Sevier County; D. M. Rose & Co. (General History, Steamboats, Three Rivers Packet Co.); Rose Fiberglass Co. (Product Pictures, General History); Pictures 2008-2500 Family & Business; tombstone Pictures (Highland Memorial, Knoxville; Old Gray, Knoxville, Seven Islands, Knox Co., Chattanooga
Dates: 2014

Noe Family Papers.

 Collection
Identifier: MSC 0188
Scope and Contents 1817-1899 papers of the Noe family, Grainger County, Tenn, + the Howell and Carmichael families. Mostly land transactions, Grainger County, Tenn.; papers from the Howell estate, ca. 1845; 1872 building bond to construct Macedonia Baptist Church; Jonathan Noe’s account book, 1827-1877; Carmichael, Howell, and Purkey genealogy Five land grants, 1795-1827. To Elijah Danthin, William Maclin, Abraham Spoon, Joseph Noe, and Charles Brooks. (Some are damaged)
Dates: 1817-1899

Paul Fink Collection--Washington County, Tenn., ca. 1781-1931. [PHOTOCOPIES].

 Collection
Identifier: MSC 0062
Scope and Contents The Paul Fink Collection contains primarily Washington Co., Tenn., manuscripts and legal records, ca. 1781-1931. Papers are arranged in two sections: chronologically, 1871-1931 (13 boxes); or by “Separate Files” for legal cases too large to be interfiled by date. There are also some subject files and account books. Many folders have detailed contents lists (handwritten) at the front of the folder. The detailed card index (4 boxes) should be consulted. (Photocopies) Paul M. Fink (1892-1980) was...
Dates: 1781-1931

Philip Foust land grant, 1846.

 Collection
Identifier: MM.1981.173
Scope and Contents Land grant #23646 to Philip Foust for 88 acres in Sullivan County, Tenn. Survey in 1843. Signed by Governor Aaron V. Brown. August 12, 1846 (backed on fabric).
Dates: 1846

Richard Henderson land grants, 1795.

 Collection
Identifier: MM.1981.001
Scope and Contents Land grants issued to Richard Henderson on the Powell and Clinch Rivers, Hawkins County, Tenn. 1795. Photocopies and typed transcriptions. The land later became part of Claiborne County, Tenn.
Dates: 1795

Richard McClure Hail (Hale?) land grant, 1842

 Collection
Identifier: QMM.2018.001
Scope and Contents January 8, 1842 grant 4385 to Richard McClure Hail (Hale?), Ocoee District, for 80 acres of land in Bradley County, Tennessee. Signed by Governor James C. Jones and J. C. Tipton, Register of Ocoee District. DS (pfa = printed form filled in by hand). 1 pc. (tape on back)
Dates: 1842

Samuel Anderson land grant, Knox County, Tenn., 1824.

 Collection
Identifier: MM.1981.082
Scope and Contents 1824 land grant to Samuel Anderson for 50 acres in Knox County, Tenn. Signed by Governor William Carroll.
Dates: 1824

Samuel Powell - Abraham Blevins land grant, Hawkins County, Tenn., 1827.

 Collection
Identifier: MM.1981.084
Scope and Contents 1827 land grant to Samuel Powell and Abraham Blevins for 100 acres in Hawkins County, Tenn. Signed by Governor William Carroll. ADS / pfa 1 pc. (sections missing; encased in fabric).
Dates: 1827

Sevier County land grants to David McCroskey. 1808, 1824. Gift of W. W. White.

 Collection
Identifier: MM.1979.048
Scope and Contents June 13, 1808 land grant to David McCroskey, Sevier County, Tenn. Signed by Governor John Sevier. (torn). July 5, 1824 land grant to David McCroskey, Sevier County, Tenn. Signed by Governor William Carroll. (torn). July 26, 1824 land grant to David McCroskey, Sevier County, Tenn. Signed by Governor William Carroll. (torn).
Dates: 1808; 1824

Smyth / Smith (North Carolina land grant no. 398 to John Smyth / John Smith for 100 acres of land in Washington County [Tenn.]. October 13, 1783

 Collection
Identifier: QMM.2003.003
Scope and Contents North Carolina land grant no. 398 to John Smyth / John Smith for 100 acres of land in Washington County [Tenn]. October 13, 1783. Authorized by Alexander Martin, Governor, Captain-General, and Commander in Chief. D 1 pc. Hole near bottom (for seal?).
Dates: 1783

Thomas Blount, Knoxville, letter to Col. Robert Hays, 1795.

 Collection
Identifier: MM.1981.046
Scope and Contents September 20, 1795, letter from Thomas Blount, Knoxville, to Col. Robert Hays. Re: Hays’ promise to assist John Womble (a man of color and a war soldier) in obtaining his grant of land. ALS 1 p.
Dates: 1795

Thomas Henderson land grant, Grainger County, Tenn. 1812 and 1825 certificate from Governor of North Carolina re: William Hill

 Collection
Identifier: QMM.2005.001
Scope and Contents Land grant #2662 to Thomas Henderson for 40 acres of land in Grainger County, Tenn. Signed by William Blount and Willie Blount. October 9, 1812. DS 1 pc. with seal. Certified statement from the Governor of North Carolina Hutchins G. Burton that William Hill was the Secretary of State of North Carolina for purposes of Hill’s validating signature. March 8, 1825. DS 1 document (poor condition, in pieces) with seal.
Dates: 1812-1825

William Cock (Cocke) land grant and plat survey for land in Hawkins County, Tenn., 1793. 1825 copy.

 Collection
Identifier: MM.2005.001
Scope and Contents March 1825 copy of January 1793 land grant to William Cock (Cocke) from the State of North Carolina for 400 acres of land in Hawkins County, Tenn. Signed by Wm. Hill, Secretary of State, North Carolina. ADS 1 pc. (torn).
Dates: 1793-1825

William Murphy land grant, Washington County, Tenn., 1782, and Greene County, Tenn. deeds. Gift of Geraldine H. Murphy.

 Collection
Identifier: Ephemera 2019.017
Scope and Contents William Murphy land grant, Washington County, Tenn. 1782 (with seal of North Carolina) + Greene County, Tenn., deeds, 19th & 20th century + land grants from Greene and Hawkins Counties, Tenn.
Dates: 1782, 19th & 20th century