Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:
Legal terms and definitions handwritten in volume by Thomas A. R. Nelson, 1832 (also 1834 written on inside cover.) 1 volume AD 170 pp. Index on inside back cover.
A Record of all transactions as executor of the last will and testament of David Nelson, deceased’ by Thomas A.R. Nelson, 1854.
Record of all transactions as executor of the last will and testament of David Nelson, deceased, as fulfilled by his son, Thomas A. R. Nelson, 1854. 1 handwritten, bound volume 285 pp. Includes a copy of the will of David Nelson, Carter County, Tenn., 1850; and an inventory of the estate.
Attorney Calvin J. Sawyer’s manuscript volumes of claims from after the Civil War, lecture notes, and notes from the Clinton Debating Society, Clinton, Tenn.
Attorney Calvin J. Sawyer’s manuscript volumes of claims from after the Civil War, lecture notes from 1855, and notes from the Clinton Debating Society, 1866. Clinton, Tenn. (He studied law in New York State). L. C. Houk mentioned at beginning of Clinton Debating Society notes. 8 manuscript volumes.
James M. Meek, Knoxville lawyer (Meek, Kelly, Tate) documents his career as a lawyer and judge; also his personal interests (Tenn. Society, Sons of the Revolution; Huguenot Society) clippings about his role as a prosecuting attorney in the trial of the Clinton 12 and John Kasper in particular.
September 18, 1858, letter from Jno. H. Crozier, W. B. Reese, Jr., Horace Maynard, Connally F. Trigg, Jno. Baxter, and W. M. Churchwell, Knoxville, Tenn., to Governor I. G. Harris, Nashville. ALS 1 p. + other signatures on second page. Re: the undersigned lawyers’ recommendation of Thomas C. Lyon to fill the office of Circuit Court Judge.
Letter from O. P. Temple, Greeneville, to Robert H. Armstrong. ALS 3 pp. (1 pc.). Re: informing him that Temple had agreed to form a partnership with William H. Sneed of Knoxville. Armstrong may also have been a partner with Sneed at the time. Includes election results from Greene County (Sevier re-elected over Page, a Methodist preacher). Includes address panel with stampless “Greeneville, Te” CDS and manuscript “5” rate.
V. C. Allen (Allin?) legal account book, 1869-1871, 1873, 1877. [Rhea County, Tenn.]. 1 volume. Lists money owed and legal services performed. Includes several newspaper clippings glued onto pages.