ADMINISTRATOR'S RECEIPT BOOK © SMITH CO, TN

1854 © 1858

 

TENNESSEE SMITH COUNTY Roll #38 Probate Records

(County or Chancery Court) Misc. Receipts,

Administrators Vol:  Nov 1854 - Jul 1877

Section - I

Transcribed By Diane Surtees

Go To Section I - Index Of Names

 

    

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Received of W VR.HALLUM clerk four hundred & twenty four dollars & 27 cents part of the amount due us from the sale of the DILLAN tract of land this 23 Sept 1854      D.C. WILLIAMS   Martha J WILLAIMS

 Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me William VR. HALLUM Smith County Court clerk Dixan C. WILLIAMS & his wife Martha J. with whom I am personally acquainted & who acknowledged that they executed the foregoing receipt for the purposes therein contained  Witness my hand at office this 23 Sept 1854   WVR HALLUM clk recorded 13 Nov 1854 See file date 1854

 

Received of W VR HALLUM clerk four hundred & twenty four dollars & 27 cents part of the amount due me from the sale of the DILLAN tract of land this 23 Sept 1854         J H. DILLAN

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me William VR. HALLUM Smith County Court clerk John H DILLAN with whom I am personally acquainted and who acknowledged that he executed the foregoing receipt for the purposes        therein contained. Witness my hand at office this 23d of Sept 1854 WVR. HALLUM

recorded 13 Nov 1854 See file dated 1854

 

Received of WVR. HALLUM twelve hundred & seventy two dollars & 81 cents part of the amount due Andrew J, Thomas C, William C DILLAN from the sale of the DILLAN tract of land this 23 Sept 1854    Harriet A DILLAN

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me William VR. HALLUM clerk of the County Court of Smith County, Harriet A DILLAN guardian of Andrew J, Thomas C, & William C DILLAN with whom I am personally acquainted & who acknowledged that she executed the foregoing receipt for the purposes therein contained. Witness my hand at office this 23d day of Sept 1854 WVR.HALLUM       clk  Recorded 13th Nov 1854 See file dated 1854

 

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Received of WVR. HALLUM clerk Seventy Seven dollars & 82 cents amount now due us from the sale of the slaves & part of the land belonging to the estate of Jonathan H. GULLICK we being a daughter & son in law of Martha M. SQUIRES & She a sister of said GULLICK This 7th August 1854  Meredith BALLINGER Tabithia BALLINGER

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me William VR. HALLUM clerk of Smith County Court Meridith BALLINGER with whom I am personally acquainted & who acknowledged that he executed the foregoing receipt for the purposes therein contained And Tabithia BALLINGER having also personally appeared before me privately and apart from her husband, the said Meridith BALLINGER & acknowledged the execution of said receipt to have been done by her freely, voluntarily & understandingly without compulsion or restraint from her said husband & for the purposes therein afforesaid.  Witness  WmVR HALLUM clk of said court at office this 27th day of September 1854 WVR. HALLUM clk

recorded 13th Nov 1854 See file dated 1854

 

Received of WVR. HALLUM Smith County Court clerk one hundred & eighty nine dollars & 54 cents amount due George CLARK in his own right & in right of purchase of E.P. CLARKs interest in his fathers land Andrew CLARK decd these amounts are from the first payments on said land, this 4th Oct 1854 William HOLLIMAN admn of George CLARK decd

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me William VR HALLUM Smith County Court clerk William HOLLIMAN with whom I am personally acquainted & who acknowledged that he executed the foregoing receipt for the purposes therein contained. Witness my hand at office this 4” day of October 1854 recorded 14” November 1854 See file dated 1854  WVR HALLUM clk

 

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Received of WVR HALLUM clerk, Seventy-Seven dollars & 82 cents amount now due from said clerk from the sale of slaves & part of the land ______ from the estate of Jonathon H. GULLICK to William HASTIING & his wife Mary B. Daughter & son in law of Martha M SQUIRES the sister of Jonathon H. GULLICK decd this 15” day of August 1854 NB BURLINE atto in fact

Tennessee, Smith CO > Personally appeared before me William VR HALLUM Smith Co Court Clerk Nathan B. BURLINE with whom I am personally acquainted & who acknowledged that he executed the foregoing receipt for the purposes therein contained. Witness my hand at office this 27” day of September 1854 WVR HALLUM clk     BURDINE atto paid the ________ amount this _____ _____ Recorded 14” Nov 1854 See file dated 1854

 

Received of WVR HALLUM clk Six Hundred and twenty two dollars & 59 cents the amount now due me from the sale of slaves & part of the land found belonging to the estate of Jonathon H. GULLICK decd  21” of August 1854    JB GULLICK

Tennessee Smith CO > Personally appeared before me William VR HALLUM clerk of the county court of Smith County John B GULLICK with whom I am personally acquainted & who acknowledged that he executed the foregoing receipt for the purposes therein contained. Witness my hand at office this 21st day of August 1854   WVR HALLUM clk  recorded 14” of Nov 1854 See file dated 1854

 

Received of WVR HALLUM clerk Seventy Seven dollars & 82 cents amount due me from the sale of slaves & part of the land fund belonging to the estate of Jonathon H. GULLICK decd. I being a son of Martha M SQUIRES & she being a sister of said GULLICK this 7” August 1854     John A SQUIRES

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me WVR HALLUM clerk of the Smith County Court John A. SQUIRES with whom I am personally acquainted & who acknowledged that he executed the foregoing receipt for the purposes therein contained. Witness my hand at office this 27” day of Sept 1854  WVR HALLUM clk recorded 14” Nov 1854    see file dated 1854

 

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Received of WVR HALLUM clk Seventy-Six dollars & 57 cents now due from him to my ward (James?) M. SQUIRES which sum arises from the sale of J H GULLICK’s slaves and land this 4” Sept 1854         John A SQUIRES

Tennessee Smith Co > Personally appeared before me William VR HALLUM clerk of the county court of Smith County John A SQUIRES with whom I am personally acquainted & who acknowledged that he executed the foregoing receipt for the purposes therein contained. Witness my hand at office this 27” day of Sept 1854 WVR HALLUM clk  recorded 14” Nov 1854    See file dated 1854

 

Received of WVR HALLUM clerk Seventy-Seven dollars & 82 cts amount due me from the sale of the slaves & part of the land found belonging to the estate of Jonathon H GULLICK decd I being a son of Martha M SQUIRES & she being a sister of said decd this 13” Sept 1854  Levi H SQUIRES

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me William VR. HALLUM clerk of the Smith County Court Levi H SQUIRES with whom I am personally acquainted and who acknowledged that he executed the foregoing receipt for the purposes therein contained  Witness my hand at office this 27th day of Sept 1854  WVR. HALLUM clk           Recorded 14 Nov 1854 See file dated 1854

 

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Received of WVR HALLUM clk two hundred & thirty three dollars & 46 cts amount now due Thomas M. Jonathon G & William T. SQUIRES amount due from the sale of Jonathon H GULLICK’s Slaves & part of the land I being their guardian & they being sons of Martha M. SQUIRES & she being a sister of Jo H GULLICK this 7th Nov 1854                                     John R MOON

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me William VR HALLUM clerk of the county court of Smith County John R MOON with whom I am personally acquainted who acknowledged that he executed the foregoing receipt for the purposes therein contained. Witness my hand at office this 13” day of November 1854 WVR HALLUM clk     Recorded 14 Nov 1854 See file dated 1854

 

Received of WVR HALLUM Smith County Court clerk forty four dollars & 46 cts amount due John H. & Sarah J DAVIDSON from the sale of land of which Leander HUGHS decd ______ and possessed, Sarah J being an heir to said estate this Sept 26" 1854    H B. GOSS attorney

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me William VR. HALLUM clerk of the County Court of Smith County Hardy B. GOSS with whom I am personally acquainted and who acknowledged that he executed the foregoing receipt for the purposes therein contained Witness my hand at office this 25" September 1854

WVR HALLUM clk     Recorded 14" Nov 1854      See file dated 1854

 

Received of WVR HALLUM clk fifty Six dollars & one cent, amount now due me in his hand from the sale of slaves this 5" of Sept 1854    Thomas ARINGTON

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me William VR. HALLUM clerk of Smith County, Thomas ARINGTON with whom I am personally acquainted & who acknowledged that he executed the foregoing receipt for the purposes therein contained Witness my hand at office this 27" day of Sept 1854 WVR. HALLUM clk

Recorded 14" Nov 1854     See file dated 1854

 

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Received of WVR.HALLUM clerk ninety two dollars & 84 cents the full distributive share belonging to Isabell HAYNES a minor, from the sale of land belonging to the estate of Robert McHOOD decd, this 4 Sept 1854 Samuel McHOOD gard

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me William VR HALLUM clerk of Smith County Court Samuel McHOOD with whom I am personally acquainted & who acknowledged that he executed the foregoing receipt for the purposes therein

contained. Witness my hand at office this 27" day of 1854 WVR HALLUM clk Recorded 14" Nov 1854 See file dated 1854

 

Received of WVR HALLUM Smith County Court clk one hundred & eighty two dollars & 19 cts the full amount due George Nancy & Rebecca NASH my three wards amount

due them from the sale of George NASH’s land this 4" day of October 1854  William L SMITH gard

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me William VR. HALLUM clerk of Smith County Court, William L. SMITH, with whom I am personally acquainted & who acknowledged that he executed the foregoing receipt for the purposes therein contained   Witness my hand at office this 4" day Of October 1854 WVR HALLUM clk recorded 14” Nov 1854    See file dated 1854

 

Received of Robert H. CATE (CARTER?) administrator of Malissa HUGGINS dec’d one hundred & thirty one dollars & 73 cts in full of my interest in said estate which interest arise in right of my wife this 18” of August 1854  Wm P BEASLY

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me William VR HALLUM clerk of the County Court of Smith County William P BEASLY with whom I am personally acquainted and who acknowledged that he executed the foregoing receipt for the purposes therein contained. Witness my hand at office this 18” August 1854    WVR HALLUM clk   recorded 14” Nov 1854       See file dated 1854

 

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Received of Vincent R. BRADFORD as administrator of Jonathon H. GULLICK decd nine dollars & 88 cts in full of my distributive share of the personal estate of Jonathon H. GULLICK in the hands of sd VR BRADFORD to be administered this Nov 6” 1854       L H SQUIRES

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me William VR HALLUM clerk of the County Court of Smith County LH SQUIRES with whom I am personally acquainted and who acknowledged that he executed the foregoing receipt for the purposes therein contained  Witness my hand at office this 13 day of Nov 1854  WVR HALLUM clk   recorded 14 Nov 1854 See file dated 1854

 

Received of VR BRADFORD as administrator of Jonathon H. GULLICK decd nine dollars & 88 cts in full of my distributive share of the personal estate of Jonathon H. GULLICK in the hands of sd VR BRADFORD to be administered this Nov 6” 1854 Meredith BALLINGER

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me William VR HALLUM clerk of the County Court of Smith County Meredith BALLINGER with whom I am personally acquainted and who acknowledged that he executed the foregoing receipt for the purposes therein contained  Witness my hand at office this 13” day of Nov 1854  WVR HALLUM clk recorded 14 Nov 1854 See file dated 1854

 

Received of VR BRADFORD as administrator of Jonathon GULLICK decd Seventy nine dollars & 11 cts in full of my distributive share of the personal estate of Jonathon H. GULLICK in the hands of the said VR BRADFORD to be administered this November 6” 1854  J.B. GULLICK   by W.B. DENTON atty

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me William VR HALLUM clerk of the County Court of Smith County William B DENTON with whom I am personally acquainted and who acknowledged that he executed the foregoing receipt for the

purposes therein contained  Witness my hand at office this 13” day of Nov 1854 

WVR HALLUM clk     recorded 14 Nov 1854 See file dated 1854

 

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Received of James PIPER Jr Administrator of Marinda PIPER one hundred and twenty three dollars & 31 cts the full amount due us as one of the heirs of sd Marinda PIPER in said administrators hands. Witness my hand & seal this 11” day of November 1854  attest: Henry PIPER        Robert OLDHAM Rhoda OLDHAM

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me William VR HALLUM clerk of Smith County Court Robert OLDHAM & Rhoda OLDHAM with whom I am personally acquainted and who acknowledged that they executed the foregoing receipt for the

purposes therein contained. Witness my hand at office this 11” day of November 1854    WVR HALLUM clk       recorded 14 Nov 1854 See file dated 1854

 

Carthage Sept 6” 1854

Received of James B MOORES guardian of Alethia B ALLEN deceased the following notes to wit,

No 1 Drawn by John A MOORES, G.F. CARPENTER and Saml ALLISON for fifty dollars

     due 10” June 1851    $50.00 Interest to this date 9.66

No 2 Drawn by JC SANDERS & William DAWSON for one hundred & fifty dollars due

     15 Feb 1851   $150.00       Interest to this date $31.37

No 3 Drawn by John BRIDGES, James G. BRIDGES & William DAWSON for one hundred &

fifty dollars due 21st March 1853 $160.00      Interest to this date 14.00

4 Drawn by AP CARDWELL, BJ CARDWELL and Spearman ROBINSON for eighty dollars &

     66 cts Due 28 March 1853 $80.66   Interest to this date      6.95

5 Drawn by John BRIDGES, William T WILLIAMS & William DAWSON for forty one

dollars & eight cts including slave tax $1.08 due 25 Dec 1851  $41.08

Interest to this date 6.77

6 Drawn by C & JH ANDERSON & AH KING for sixty five dollars due 25 Dec 1852

with a credit of ten dollars & 97 cts 17” June 185_ Balance principal

$64.03      Interest to this date 6.60

 

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7 Drawn by LH CARDWELL & VH ALLEN for sixty one dollars 40 cts including one

dollar 40 cts tax for slave due 25 Dec 1852   61.40  Interest to this

date $6.22

8 Drawn by J.C. SANDERS & AH KING for sixty two dollars fifty cents due 25 Dec

     1852   62.50  Interest to this date      6.34

9 Drawn by GH Burnett JJ Burnett, John Bridges & W.T. Williams for twenty six

dollars 7 cts including $1.70 Slave tax $ 26.70       Int.      1.10

_____ 6” Sept 1854 of $6.73

 

10 drawn by JC Sanders & Jesse B Andrews for seventy five dollars due 25th 1853  $ 75.00       Int    $  3.15

11 Received also E.M.GLASCOCK receipt constable of Nashville for collection of

note on SNELL & HINDLY & _W. WOODSON for one hundred fifty dollars due 25

Dec 1853    150.00 Int 6.22

12 note drawn by WRIGHT & ALLISON & John A MOORES for two hundred dollars due 25

Dec 1854 besides tax for 1854 on two slaves __nd in said note      $200.00

13 note drawn by AD CRAIGHTON WJ TAYLOR & JN ALEXANDER for one hundred & fifty

dollars besides tax for slaves in note 1854 due 25 Dec 1854 $150.00

14 note drawn by JH ANDERSON DH CAMPBELL & NB BURDINE for forty five dollars

besides tax for slaves ________ for 1854 due 25 Dec 1854    45.00

15 drawn by JC Sanders Jesse B ANDREWS and Vincent THOMPSON for seventy five

     dollars due 25 Dec 1854           75.00

16 drawn by Jackson ROSS, Joseph A PINDORNIS & DA ROWLEY for thirty dollars due

     25 Dec 1854

17 drawn by WH DARTER (PORTER?) Edwin KITRELL Wm KITRELL & Spearman ROBINSON for

thirty dollars due 25 Dec 1854   30.00

 

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18 drawn by Richard GREEN (?) & AH KING for forty two dollars 50 cts due 25 Dec

1854 one half due to Virginia D ALLEN  21.25

19 drawn by FG M______ & HW MORLEY for seventy five dollars due 25 Dec 1854 one

     half of which belongs to Virginia D ALLEN              37.50

20 note drawn by DC SANDERS & LH CARDWELL for twenty five dollars due 25 Dec

1854                                  $25.00

Making in the whole from no 1 to 21 Sixteen hundred and twenty eight dollars and 77 cts $1628.77

Received note drawn by HOWARD & MITCHELL due 25 Dec 1849 for fifty dollars with a credit of sixteen dollars 66 cts 25 Dec 1849 one half of which belongs to Virginia D ALLEN Insolvent. Also received some old constables receipts on Wm FARLEY & RW MANN for the collection of some claims due R ALLEN & Son, bearing dates as early some of them as 1842, and one note for eleven dollars drawn by Jonathan WRIGHT 1840 payable to R ALLEN & Son, nominal amount of all which were estimated by the commissioners appointed by the County Court to divide the insolvent claims among the legatees at $164.75 all of which are worthless, hopeless & insolvent. Also received the following slaves subject to the control of persons who have hired them until 25 Dec 1854 to wit PETER, NAT, JERAM, CAMPBELL, SALLY & child, MINTA & KITTY.     WW WARD admtr

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me William VR HALLUM Smith County Court Clerk William W. Ward with whom I am personally acquainted and who acknowledged that he executed the foregoing receipt for the purposes therein contained. Witness my hand at office this 27” day of September 1854 WVR HALLUM clk   Recorded 15” Nov 1854     See guardians file dated 1854

 

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We do hereby nominate & appoint Nathan B BURDINE attorney in fact to demand & receive for us from WVR HALLUM Smith County Court Clerk our share of a distributive share which has descended to us from one Jonathan H GULLICK now deceased late of Smith County and in our names to receipt & give any other acquitances for the same that may be necessary for what he has or may receive for us from said estate & we do hereby confirm all the lawful acts of our said attorney in the premises. In testimony whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this 12” day of August 1854     William HASTING   Mary B HASTING  test: WW REEVES   J CLARIDY

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me William VR HALLUM clerk of the County Court of Smith County William HASTING with whom I am personally acquainted and who acknowledged that he executed the foregoing power of attorney for the purposes therein contained Witness my hand at office this 12 day of August 1854   WVR HALLUM

State of Tennessee Smith County > To John GUNN Esquire you are hereby authorized & empowered to _________ the examination of Mary b HASTING, privately and apart from her husband relative to her free execution of the within power of attorney & the same so taken certify under your hand and seal Witness WVR HALLUM Smith County Court Clerk at office this 12” day of August 1854     WVR HALLUM clk

Tennessee Smith County > Mary B HASTING having personally appeared before me & by virtue of authority in me vested been examined privately and apart from her husband Wm HASTING and she having acknowledged the due execution of the foregoing power of attorney by her freely, voluntarily without compulsion constraint or coercion by her said husband the same is therefore certified. Witness my hand and seal the 14” day of August 1854  John GUNN     Recorded 16” of Nov 1854   See file dated 1854

 

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We do hereby nominate and appoint Hardy B GOSS our attorney in fact to demand & receive of WVR HALLUM Smith County Court Clerk our distributive share of the proceeds of the sale of the land sold by sd clerk belonging to the heirs of Leander HUGHS decd and receipts & other acquitances to execute in our names and to do all other things which may be necessary in and about said business. And we do hereby ratify & confirm all the lawful actings and doings of said Hardy B GOSS in pursuance of the power and authority hereby communicated as fully as if we were present and doing the same ourselves This 26” day of September 1854

John H DAVIDSON    Sarah Jane DAVIDSON  Test: John McCLAREN

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me William VR HALLUM clerk of the County Court of Smith County John H DAVIDSON with whom I am personally acquainted and who acknowledged that he executed the foregoing power of attorney for the purposes therein contained & Sarah Jane DAVIDSON having also personally appeared before me privately and apart from her husband the said John H Davidson & acknowledged the execution of said power of attorney to have been done by her free voluntarily & understandingly without compulsion or restraint from her said husband and for the purposes therein contained. Witness WVR HALLUM Smith county Court Clerk at office this 25” day of September 1854 WVR HALLUM clk       Recorded 16” Nov 1854      See file dated 1854 recpt  Receipt recorded on page 5

 

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Received of Robert H CATE Administrator of Malissa HUGGINS estate, two hundred & ninety dollars & 90 cts in full of my ward Margaret MERIDETHs interest in the estate of Louisa & Malissa HUGGINS decd ______ from Louisas estate &159.17 from Malissa $131.73. This 26’ day of Sept 1854   Willis L CHARLTON guardian for Margaret MERIDETH            JA CRUTCHER   HD WILSON

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me William VR HALLUM Clerk of the County Court of Smith County James A CRUTCHER & Harvey D WILSON subscribing witnesses to the within receipt who being first sworn, depose and say that they are acquainted with Willis L CHARLTON & that he acknowledged in their presence that he executed the within receipt for the purposes therein contained. Witness my hand at office this 30th day of November 1854  WVR HALLUM clk       recorded 1st Dec 1854       See file receipts dated 1854.

 

Received of VR. BRADFORD as administrator of Jonathon H. GULLICK decd, twenty eight dollars & 14 cents in full of Thomas B SQUIRES, Jonathon G SQUIRES & William F. SQUIRES distributive shares of the personal estate of Jonathon H GULLICK in the hands of said VR BRADFORD this December 4” 1854  John R MOORES

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me William VR HALLUM clerk of the County Court of Smith County John R MOORES with whom I am personally acquainted and who acknowledged that he executed the annexed receipt for the purposes therein contained. Witness my hand at office this 7" day of December 1854     WVR HALLUM clk     Recorded 7" December 1854  See file dated 1854

 

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Received of VR BRADFORD as administrator of Jonathon H. GULLICK decesd Eighteen dollars 76 cts in full of my own and James M. SQUIRES distributive shares of the personal estate of Jonathon H. GULLICK in the hands of said VR BRADFORD this December 4" 1854   John A SQUIRES

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me William VR HALLUM clerk of the County Court of Smith County John A SQUIRES with whom I am personally acquainted and who acknowledged that he executed the annexed receipt for the purposes therein contained. Witness my hand at office this 7" day of December 1854   WVR HALLUM clk  Recorded 7" Dece 1854.      See file dated 1854

 

Received of WVR. HALLUM clk Sixty nine dollars & 35 cents in full of the amount due me from the sale of land & slave belonging to the estate of William GREGARY Sr decd, this 7" Dece 1854  Jas D GREGARY        Test Henry PIPER

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me William VR HALLUM clerk of the County Court of Smith County, James D GREGARY with whom I am personally acquainted & who acknowledged that he executed the foregoing receipt for the purpose therein contained. Witness my hand at office this 7" dy of December 1854     WVR HALLUM clk      Recorded 7" Dec 1854 See file dated 1854

 

Received of WVR HALLUM clk Seven dollars & 70 cts in full of my share of the land & slave fund due me from the estate of William GREGARY Sr decd I being a Son of Patsy GRISSIM this 7" Dec 1854         Henry PIPER

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me William VR HALLUM clerk of the county court of Smith County Henry PIPER with whom I am personally acquainted and who acknowledged that he executed the foregoing receipt, for the

purposes therein contained. Witness my hand at office this 7" December 1854 WVR HALLUM clk    Recorded 7" Dece 1854      See file dated 1854.

 

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Received of WVR HALLUM clerk Seven hundred & thirty one dollars & 42 cts the full amount due me in his hands from the sale of Wm MOORES land except fifty

dollars retained for expenses. This 15" Dece 1854   John R MOORES

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me William VR HALLUM clerk of the County Court of Smith County John R MOORES with whom I am personally acquainted and who acknowledged that he executed the foregoing receipt for the purposes therein contained. Witness my hand at office this 15 day of December 1854   WVR HALLUM clk     Recorded 15" Dec 1854      See file dated 1854

 

Received of WVR HALLUM clerk twenty dollars & 10 cts the balance & in full of our interest in his hands arising from the sale of land & a slave belonging to

the estate of William GREGARY Sr decd this 18" decr 1854 Joseph B GREGARY

attorney in fact for Alford DAVIS & his wife Polly.

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me William VR HALLUM clerk of the County Court of Smith County Joseph B GREGARY with whom I am personally acquainted and who acknowledged that he executed the foregoing receipt for the purposes therein contained. Witness my hand at office this 18" Decr 1854

WVR HALLUM clk     Recorded 18" Decr 1854     See file dated 1854

 

Received of William VR HALLUM clerk twenty dollars & 10 cts the balance & in full of our interest in his hands arising from the sale of land & a slave belonging to the estate of Wm GREGARY Sr Decd this 18" Decr 1854      Joseph B GREGARY attorney in fact for John NICKSON & wife Mary Ann

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me William VR HALLUM clerk of the County Court of Smith County Joseph B GREGARY with whom I am personally acquainted and who acknowledged that he executed the foregoing receipt for the purposes therein contained Witness my hand at office this 18" day of December 1854      WVR HALLUM clk     Recorded 18" Decr 1854     See file dated 1854

 

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Received of WVR HALLUM clerk twenty dollars & 10 cts the balance & in full of my interest in his hands arising from the sale of land and a slave belonging to

the estate of Wm GREGARY Sr decd this 18" Decr 1854 Joseph B GREGARY

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me William VR HALLUM clerk of the County Court of Smith County Joseph B. GREGARY with whom I am personally acquainted and who acknowledged that he executed the foregoing receipt for the purposes therein contained. Witness my hand at office this 18" day of December 1854                        WVR HALLUM clk

 

Received of WVR HALLUM clerk nine dollars & ninety six cts in full of the amount due me from the sale of land & slave belonging to the estate of Wm GREGARY Sr decd, I being a Son of Smith GREGARY. this 28" December 1854

William H GREGARY

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me William VR  HALLUM clerk of the County Court of Smith County William H GREGARY with whom I am personally acquainted & who acknowledged that he executed the foregoing receipt for the purposes therein contained. Witness my hand at office this 28th day of December 1854      WVR HALLUM clk     Recorded 28 Decr 1854      See file dated 1854

 

Received of WVR HALLUM clerk nine dollars and ninty six cents in full of the amount due me from the sale of land & slave belonging to the estate of Wm GREGARY Sr decd I being a Son of Smith GREGARY this 28" December 1854

Joseph N GREGARY

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me William VR  HALLUM clerk of the county court of Smith County, Joseph N GREGARY with whom I am personally acquainted and who acknowledged that he executed the foregoing receipt for the purposes therein contained. Witness my hand at office this 28" day of December 1854     WVR HALLUM clk     Recorded 28 Decr 1854      See file dated 1854

 

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Received of WVR HALLUM clerk nine dollars & ninety six cents in full of the amount due me from the sale of land & slave belonging to the estate of Wm GREGARY Sr decd I being a Son of Smith GREGARY this 28" Decr 1854 Curtes GREGARY

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me WVR HALLUM clerk of the County Court of Smith County Curtes GREGARY with whom I am personally acquainted & who acknowledged that he executed the foregoing receipt for the purposes therein contained. Witness my hand at office this 28" day of December 1854   WVR HALLUM clk   Recorded 28" Decr 1854      See file dated 1854

 

Received of WVR HALLUM clerk Sixty dollars & 73 cnts in full due me in his hand arising from the sale of George NASHes land this 28" of December 1854

Mary NASH   Test Wm NASH  Jurat MJ MINTON

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me William VR HALLUM clerk of the County Court of Smith County, Mary NASH with whom I am personally acquainted and who acknowledged that she executed the foregoing receipt for the purposes therein contained Witness my hand at office this 28" day of December 1854   WVR HALLUM clk   Recorded 28" Decr 1854      See file dated 1854

 

Know all men by these presents that we, Davis GRISHUM and Sally GRISHUM his wife of the county of Pope and State of Illinois reposing special trust and confidence in Peter GRISHUM of Same County & State have this day & do by these presents nominate constitute and appoint him our true & lawful attorney for us and in our names to ask for & receive or Sue for and collect of and from James D GREGARY or any other person or persons who may be the holders through all and singular the rights & credits moneys and effects which may be due us or either of us as the distributive share of the estate of William GREGARY deceased late of the county of Smith & State of Tennessee, the said Sally GRISHAM wife of the said Davis GRISHAM being a daughter of the said William GREGARY deceased &

 

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thereby being entitled to a childs part in said estate after the payment of debts etc. We do further authorise the said Peter GRISHAM if he receives anything from said estate to receipt for the same for us & in our names And if necessary one or more attorneys to appoint, and at pleasure to revoke the same and to do and perform all other acts proper for him to perform in the premises, hereby ratifying & confirming all and every the acts of our said attorney properly done & performed in the premises. Witness hand & seals this 14" day of December AD 1854   Davis GRISHAM     Sally GRISHAM

State of Illinois Pope County > On this 14" day of December A.D. 1854 before Green B RAINES Notary Public in & for said County & State personally came Davis GRISHAM and Sally GRISHAM to me well known as the identical persons who signed sealed & delivered the within power of attorney and who then & there jointly & severally acknowledged the execution thereof as their acts and deed for the purposes therein expressed Witness my hand & Notorial seal at office in Galconda Pope County, Illinois day & year above written. Green B RAINES Notary Public  Recorded 9’ January 1855     See file dated 1854

 

Received of WVR HALLUM clerk Sixty nine dollars & 35 cts in full of the amount due us from the sale of land & slave belonging to the estate of William GREGARY Sr decd this 3rd January 1855   Peter GRISHAM attorney in fact for Davis & Sally GRISHAM

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me William VR HALLUM clerk of the county court of Smith County, Peter GRISHAM with whom I am personally acquainted & who acknowledged that he executed the foregoing receipt for the purposes therein contained. Witness my hand at office this 9" day of January 1855  WVR HALLUM clk  Recorded 9" January 1855    See file dated 1854

 

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January 8" 1855 Received of Campbell CRUTCHFIELD executor of the last will & testament of Thomas CRUTCHFIELD deceased Slave Peter alloted to Dudley & Thomas MOORES the commissioners valued at eight hundred & fifty dollars we having to pay said executor forty five dollars 83 cts cash in equalizing the value of the slaves of said deceased estate & we bind ourselves to    pay our rateable portion of any legal demands, which hereafter may be established against said estate       Thomas MOORES         Dudley MOORES

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me William VR HALLUM clerk of the county Court of Smith County Thomas and Dudley MOORES with whom I am personally acquainted and who acknowledged that they executed the within receipt for the purposes therein contained. Witness my hand at office this 9th day of January 1855   WVR HALLUM clk  Recorded 12th January 1855

See file dated 1854

 

January 8th 1855 Received of Campbell CRUTCHFIELD executor of the last will & testament of Thomas CRUTCHFIELD deceased Slaves Sam & Rebecca valued at Seven hundred and fifty dollars alloted to my first wifes children by the commissioners the said the said executor paying to me as executor fifty four dollars 16 2/3 cts in equalizing the value of the slaves of said decd, I, James C SANDERS as guardian aforesaid bind myself to pay my rateable proportion of any legal demands which hereafter maybe established against said deceased estate                         J.C SANDERS

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me William VR  HALLUM clerk of the county court of Smith County James C. SANDERS with whom I am personally acquainted & who acknowledged that he executed the within receipt for the purposes therein contained Witness my hand at office this 9th day of January 1855 WVR HALLUM clk      Recorded 12th January 1855  See file dated 1854

 

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January 8" 1855 Received of Campbell CRUTCHFIELD executor of the last will & testament of Thomas CRUTCHFIELD deceased Slaves Henry, Ann & child valued at nine hundred & twenty five dollars to me T. CRUTCHFIELD by the commissioners by my having to pay said executor one hundred & twenty dollars 83 cts in equalizing the value of the slaves of said deceased estate. I bind myself to pay my rateable proportion of any legal demands which may hereafter be established against said estate   T. CRUTCHFIELD

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me William VR HALLUM clerk of the County Court of Smith County Thomas CRUTCHFIELD with whom I am personally acquainted & who acknowledged that he executed the within receipt for the purposes therein contained Witness my hand at office this 9" day of January 1855 Recorded 12' January 1855 WVR HALLUM clk See file dated 1854

 

January 8" 1855 Received of Campbell CRUTCHFIELD executor of the last will & testament of Thomas CRUTCHFIELD deceased slaves named Lucy & Julia alloted to my first wifes children by the commissioners valued at eight hundred dollars said executor paying me Vincent R BRADFORD as guardian four dollars 16 2/3 cts to equalize the value of the lot of slaves of the estate of said deceased, I VR BRADFORD as guardian aforesaid bind myself to pay my rateable proportion

of any legal demands which hereafter may be established against said deceased estate                 VR BRADFORD

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me William VR HALLUM clerk of the County Court of Smith County Vincent R BRADFORD with whom I am personally acquainted & who acknowledged that he executed the within receipt for the purposes therein contained  Witness my hand at office this 9" day of January 1855  WVR Holliman clk  Recorded 13" January 1855 See file dated 1854

 

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January 8" 1855 Received of Campbell CRUTCHFIELD executor of the last will & testament Slaves named Frank & Aggy allotted to my wife Dicy by the commissioners and valued at Seven hundred & Seventy five dollars Said executor paying me twenty nine dollars 16 2/3 cts in equalizing the value of the lots of slaves of said deceased estate I, William STRUTHER bind myself to pay rateable portion of any legal demand which hereafter may be established against said estate  William STRUTHER

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me William VR Hallum clerk of the County Court of Smith County William STRUTHER with whom I am personally acquainted & who acknowledged that he executed the within receipt for the purposes therein contained. Witness my hand at office this 9" day of January 1855 WVR HALLUM clk       Recorded 13' January 1855   See file dated 1854   

 

Received of WVR HALLUM clerk five hundred & fifty three dollars & 66 cts amount due Vincent R BRADFORD in right of his wife Charlotte arising from the first sale notes of Jonathon H GULLICKs real estate She being a sister of said deceased this 8" January 1855 Sold by decree of court   John McCLARIN atty in fact At same time paid over to VR BRADFORD

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me William VR HALLUM clerk of the County Court of Smith County John McCLARIN with whom I am personally acquainted & who acknowledged that he executed the foregoing receipt for the purposes therein contained Witness my hand at office this 9" day of January 1855  WVR HALLUM clk       Recorded 12" January 1855   See file dated 1954

 

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Received Of WVR HALLUM clerk etc nine dollars & 96 cnts in full of the amount due me in the right of my wife Elizabeth arising from the sale of land & a slave belonging to the estate of Wm GREGARY Sr decd I being the husband of said Elizabeth & she being a Daughter of Smith GREGARY decd. this 2nd January 1855    Wiley KEMP

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me William VR HALLUM clerk of the County Court of Smith County Wiley KEMP with whom I am personally acquainted & who acknowledged that he executed the foregoing receipt for the purposes therein contained Witness my hand at office this 9" day of January 1855   WVR HALLUM clk      Recorded 13" January 1855   See file dated 1854

 

Received of WVR HALLUM clerk etc two hundred & eighty eight dollars & 75 cts the balance & in full of my interest in the slaves sold by him by order of the court belonging to the heirs of Nancy ARINGTON this 23d January 1855 Thomas ARINGTON

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me William VR HALLUM clerk of the County Court of Smith County Thomas ARINGTON with whom I am personally acquainted & who acknowledged that he executed the foregoing receipt for the purposes therein contained. Witness my hand at office this 9' day of January 1855    WVR HALLUM clk     Recorded 13' January 1855  See file dated 1854

 

Received of WVR HALLUM clerk etc fifty three dollars & 25 cts the full amount due me from the sale of land belonging to the heirs of George BAKER decd sold by order of court this 6" January 1855       Jacob BAKER

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me William VR HALLUM clerk of the County Court of Smith County, Jacob BAKER with whom I am personally acquainted & who acknowledged that he executed the foregoing receipt for the purposes therein contained. Witness my hand at office this 9" day of January 1855 WVR HALLUM clk       Recorded 13" January 1855   See file dated 1854

 

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Received of WVR HALLUM clk etc Sixty nine dollars and 20 cents it being the amount now due me arising from the sale of Jonathon H GULLICKs lands sold by order of court & now in the hands of sd clerk, I being a son of Martha M SQUIRES & she being a sister of sd GULLICK decd this 9" January 1855  John A SQUIRES

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me William VR HALLUM clerk of the County Court of Smith County John A SQUIRES with whom I am personally acquainted & who acknowledged that he executed the foregoing receipt for the purposes therein contained Witness my hand at office this 9" day of January 1855     WVR HALLUM clk     Recorded 19" January 1855  See file dated 1854

 

January 18" 1855 Received of Campbell CRUTCHFIELD administrator of the estate of Elizabeth CRUTCHFIELD decd ($304.82) three hundred and four dollars 82 cts my wife Dicy’s distributive Share of said estate. I William STROTHER bind myself to pay my rateable proportion of any legal demands which may hereafter be established against said estate     William STROTHER

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me William VR HALLUM clerk of the County Court of Smith County William STROTHER with whom I am personally acquainted & who acknowledged that he executed the within receipt for the purposes therein contained  Witness my hand at office this 19" day of January 1855      WVR HALLUM clk     Recorded 17" Jany 55 See file 1854       

 

Received of WVR HALLUM clerk Sixty nine dollars & 20 cts it being the amount now due me arising from the sale of Jonathon H GULLICKs lands sold by order of court & now in the hands of sd clerk I being a son of Martha M SQUIRES & She being a Sister of sd GULLICK decd this 9 January 1855       L.H SQUIRES  

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me William VR HALLUM clerk of the County Court of Smith County Levi H SQUIRES with whom I am personally acquainted & who acknowledged that he executed the foregoing receipt for the purposes therein contained. Witness my hand at office this 9" day of January 1855    WVR HALLUM clk     Recorded 19' January 1855  See file dated 1854

 

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January 18" 1855 I, Thomas MOORE have this day received of Campbell CRUTCHFIELD administrator of the estate of Elizabeth CRUTCHFIELD ($147.41) one hundred forty seven dollars & 41 cts my distributive share of said estate. I bind myself to pay my rateable proportion of any legal demands which hereafter may be established against said estate      Thomas MOORE

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me William VR Hallum clerk of the County Court of Smith County, Thomas MOORE with whom I am personally acquainted & who acknowledged that he executed the written receipt for the purposes therein contained. Witness my hand at office this 19" day of January 1855  WVR HALLUM    recorded 19" January 1855       See file dated 1854 

 

Received of WVR HALLUM clerk etc Thirteen hundred & Sixty two dollars & 84 cents the full amount due me in the right of my wife Harriet R & in right of purchase of WB MOORES interest in the estate of Wm MOORES estate in his hands from the sale of said Wm MOORES lands except one hundred dollars retained by order of court to pay the expenses of Law Suits now in progress this 2nd January 1855  N WARD 

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me William VR HALLUM clerk of the County Court of Smith County Nathan WARD with whom I am personally acquainted and who acknowledged that he executed the foregoing receipt for the purposes therein contained Witness my hand at office this 9" day of January 1855  WVR HALLUM    Recorded 19" January 1855       See file dated 1854

 

Received of WVR HALLUM clerk Sixty nine dollars & 20 cts it being the amount now due James M. SQUIRES my Ward arising from the sale of Jonathon H GULLICKs land, sold by decree of court & now in the hands of said clerk he being a son of Martha M SQUIRES & she being a sister of sd GULLICK decd This 9" January 1855            John A Squires

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me William VR HALLUM clerk of the County Court of Smith County

 

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John A SQUIRES with whom I am personally acquainted & who acknowledged that he executed the foregoing receipt for the purposes therein contained. Witness my hand at office this 9" day of January 1855      WVR HALLUM    Recorded 19" January 1855  See file dated 1854 

 

Received of WVR HALLUM clerk two hundred and seven dollars & 60 cts it being the amount now due Thomas M. Jonathon G. & William T. SQUIRES arising from the sale of lands belonging to the heirs of Jonathon H GULLICK decd I being their guardian & they being sons of Martha M SQUIRES & She being a sister of Jonathon H GULLICK decd. This 9th January 1855                     John R MOORE

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me William VR HALLUM clerk of the County Court of Smith County, John R MOORE with whom I am personally acquainted and who acknowledged that he executed the foregoing receipt for the purposes therein contained Witness my hand at office this 9" day of January 1855     WVR HALLUM clk     Recorded 19" January 1855  See file dated 1854

 

Received of WVR HALLUM clerk five hundred & nine dollars & 39 cts the full amount due me in my own right & in the purchase of George BAKER, Mary NEAL, Soloman BAKER Susan NEAL, Samuel BAKER, Joseph H BAKER, Mary L  BRASWELL, Philip J BAKER & Archible WO BAKER being the purchasee of eight full shares and one third of another share of the proceeds of the tract of land decended from George BAKER Sr decd, Sold by order of Smith County Court this 5" day of January 1855             A.J. BAKER

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me William VR HALLUM clerk of the County Court of Smith County, Andrew J BAKER with whom I am personally acquainted & who acknowledged that he executed the within receipt for the purposes therein contained. Witness my hand at office this 9" day of January 1855 WVR HALLUM    Recorded 19" January 1855       See file dated 1854

 

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Received of WVR HALLUM clk etc Seven dollars & 70 cts in full of my wifes Share of the land & slave fund due me in right of my wife Matilda She having made the necessary acknowledgement in open court due from the estate of Wm GREGARY Sr decd my wife being a daughter of Patsey GRISSIM  This 19" of Janary 1855

Test. John H SMITH     Henry M GREGARY

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me William VR HALLUM clerk of the County Court of Smith County Henry M GREGARY with whom I am personally acquainted & who acknowledged that he executed the foregoing receipt for the purposes therein contained. Witness my hand at office this 19" day of Janary 1855    WVR HALLUM clk     Recorded Same day    See file dated 1854

 

Received of WVR HALLUM clerk etc Seven dollars & 70 cts in full of the amount due Isaac and Americus J GRISHAM Sons of Americus GRISHAM who was the son of Patsey GRISHAM arising from the sale of a Slave & land Sold by order of court belonging to the estate of Wm GREGARY Sr decd This 3rd Janary 1855  Abel SMITH gard

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me William VR HALLUM clerk of the County Court of Smith County Abel SMITH with whom I am personally acquainted & who acknowledged that he executed the foregoing receipt for the purposes therein contained Witness my hand at office this 9" day of Janary 1855   WVR HALLUM clk       Recorded 22nd Janary 1855   See file dated 1854

 

Received of WVR HALLUM clerk Six hundred & eighty three dollars & 24 cts the balance & in full of the amount due me in right of my wife Elizabeth arising from the sale of the lands belonging to the heirs of Wm MOORES decd except fifty dollars retained to pay expences of lawsuits now and ---d the estimate being made upon the assumpsion that there are 7 legatees to sd land fund, this 4" Janary 1855     JB MOORES

 

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Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me William VR HALLUM clerk of the County Court of Smith County James B MOORES with whom I am personally acquainted & who acknowledged that he executed the foregoing receipt for the purposes therein contained    Witness my hand at office this 9" day of Janary 1855   WVR HALLUM clk     Recorded 2d Janary 1855    See file dated 1854

 

Know all men by these presents that we hereby authorize and empower Nathan B BURDINE our true & lawful attorney in fact, to receive from WVR HALLUM clk any moneys now due or may hereafter be due us from the estate of Jonathon H GULLICK

decd & to receipt or give any other acquitances in our names necessary in the premises & we do hereby authorize our Said attorney to Sue for & employ concel one or more if necessary & we do hereby ratify all the lawful actings & doings of our said attorney he paying the same over to us or either of us Witness our hands & seals this 17" day of Janary 1855     Merideth BALLINGER   Tabitha BALLINGER

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me William VR HALLUM clerk of the County Court of Smith County Merideth BALLINGER with whom I am personally acquainted and who acknowledged that he executed the foregoing power of attorney for the purposes therein contained. And Tabitha BALLINGER having also personally appeared before me privately & apart from her husband the said Merideth & acknowledged the execution of said power of attorney to have been done by her freely, voluntarily & understandingly without compulsion constraint or coercion from her said husband & for the purposes therein expressed. Witness my hand at office this 22d day of Janary 1855 WVR HALLUM clk     Recorded 22d January 1855  See file dated 1854

 

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Received of WVR HALLUM clerk etc sixty nine dollars & 20 cts it being the amount now due Merideth BALLINGER in right of his wife Tabitha she being a daughter of Martha M SQUIRES & She the sister of Jonathon H GULLICK decd Said fund arises from the sale of the real estate of sd Jonathon H GULLICK decd This 17" Janary 1855  Nathan B BURDINE atty Paid over at same time to Merideth BALLINGER

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me William VR HALLUM clerk of the County Court of Smith County Nathan B BURDINE with whom I am personally acquainted & who acknowledged that he executed the foregoing receipt for the purposes therein contained Witness my hand at office this 22d day of Janary 1855     WVR HALLUM clk     Recorded 22d Janary 1855   See file dated 1854

 

We do hereby nominate & Appoint Nathan B BURDINE our true & lawful attorney in fact to demand & receive of WVR HALLUM Smith County Court clerk any moneys he may have or may hereafter receive for us from the estate of John CARTER or any other person & pay the same over to us or either of us & receipt or give bond or any other acquitance in our names for the Same & we do hereby ratify & confirm all the lawful actings & doings of our said attorney In testimony whereof we have hereunto set our hands and seals this 20" day of January 1855

L F WILLIAMS       Eliza A WILLIAMS

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me William clerk of the County Court of Smith County Leighton F WILLIAMS with whom I am personally acquainted & who acknowledged that he executed the within power of attorney for the purposes therein contained. And Eliza A WILLIAMS having also personally appeared before me privately & apart from her husband the sd Leighton F. & acknowledged the execution of said power of attorney to have been done by her freely, voluntarily & understandingly without compulsion, constraint

 

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or coercion from her said husband & for the purposes therein expressed. Witness my hand at office this 22d day of Janary 1855    WVR HALLUM clk      Recorded 22d Janary 1855        See file dated 1855

 

State of Arkansas  County of Lawrence > To all to whom these presents may come; I,Josiah M. BAIRD, one of the heirs & legatees of Reubin BAIRD late of Smith County in the State of Tennessee deceased, Send Greeting. That I the said Josiah M. BAIRD son of the said Reubin BAIRD deceased do make & appoint William B. BAIRD of Lawrence County in the State of Arkansas, my true & lawful attorney for me and in my name to receive the dividends which are or shall be payable to me according to law from the estate of the said Reubin BAIRD deceased, in my name to ask, demand, Sue for or recover and receive of the clerk of the County Court of Smith County in the State of Tennessee, having charge of the Same my interest in a certain tract or tracts of land in Smith County State of Tennessee belonging to the late Reubin BAIRD deceased, of said County & State aforesaid & sold by order of the County Court aforesaid or in whose hands Since the Same may be found, and all such other sums of money debts or goods belonging & coming to me from the said estate authorising the said Wm B BAIRD my attorney to dispose of my interest in said proceeds of the sale of said lands in case they are not due, to the best advantage he can & receipt therefor. And I the said Josiah M BAIRD do constitute & impower my attorney the said William B. BAIRD with full power to sell and convey all my interest or demands whatsoever in the Dower assigned & adjudged to my fathers widow Mary BAIRD in the aforesaid tract or parcel of land Sold by order of the Court aforesaid, & I authorize him to quit claim & release the same forever any demands I the said Josiah M BAIRD my heirs or assigns may have in or appertaining to the Same In Witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand & Seal on this the 27th day of November A.D. 1854  inter---- before signed   Josiah M BAIRD

State of Arkansas County of Lawrence > Be it remembered that on this the 27 day of November A.D. 1854 Personally appeared before

 

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me Josiah M BAIRD to me well known & acknowledged He had made the foregoing power of attorney for the use & purposes therein set forth & desired the same to be certified, done on the day and date above written Rufus W MARTIN J.P.

State of Arkansas County of Lawrence > I Jasper W MILLHOUSE clerk of the circuit Court in and for the county & State aforesaid do hereby certify that Rufus W. MARTIN whose own proper & genuine Signature appears to the foregoing certificate is & was at the date thereof an acting and duly commissioned Justice of the Peace in & for the county & state aforesaid and that his acts as such Justice are entitled to full faith and credit In Testimony whereof I have hereunto set my hand and affixed my official seal at my office at Smithville on this the 29" day of November A.D. 1854 & of the independence of the United States the 79" year and of the State of Arkansas the 19" year Jasper W MILLHOUSE clk  Cir Court Lawrence Co  Recorded 13 Janry 55 See file dated 1854

 

For and in consideration of three hundred & Twenty five dollars to me paid & it being a valuable & full consideration for the interest that, William B BAIRD & Josiah M BAIRD have in & to the amount of funds arising from the sale of land sold by order of the Smith County Court, belonging to the heirs of Reubin BAIRD deceased This is in full consideration of our interest in said estate paid to me & as attorney for Josiah M. BAIRD by Jeremiah H. BAIRD & we do hereby authorize him the said Jeremiah H. BAIRD to receive from clerk Hallum or any other person who may have any of the effects of said deceaseds estate & receipt therefor & in case of failure to pay he is authorized to Sue for & recover the Same hereby investing him with full & all the power in me vested by right of my own interest & the within power of attorney. In testimony whereof I have hereunto set my hand & Seal & the name of Josiah M BAIRD as his attorney this 22nd day of January 1855  WB BAIRD   Josiah M BAIRD By William B BAIRD attorney in fact

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me William VR HALLUM clerk of the County Court of Smith County William B.

 

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BAIRD with whom I am personally acquainted & who acknowledged that he executed the foregoing transfer for the purposes therein contained Witness my hand at office this 23d day of Janary 1855 WVR HALLUM clk       Recorded 23 Jany 1855      See file dated 1854 

 

Received of WVR HALLUM clk etc Three hundred & forty four dollars & 76 cts the full amount due me from the Sale of the Slaves belonging to the heirs of Nancy ARINGTON decd Sold by order of Smith County Court this 30" January 1855   Albert ARINGTON      Recorded 30" Jany 1855     See file dated 1854

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me William VR HALLUM clerk of the County Court of Smith County, Albert ARINGTON with whom I am personally acquainted & who acknowledged that he executed the foregoing receipt

for the purposes therein contained Wit my hand at office this 30" day of Janary 1855  WVR HALLUM clk Recorded 30" Janary 1855   See file dated 1854

 

Received of WVR HALLUM clerk Three hundred & forty four dollars & 76 cts the full amount due me from the sale of the Slaves belonging to the heirs of Nancy ARINGTON decd Sold by order of Court this 30" Janary 1855   Calvin ARINGTON

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me William VR HALLUM clerk of the County Court of Smith County Calvin ARINGTON with whom I am personally acquainted & who acknowledged that he executed the foregoing receipt for the purposes therein contained. Witness my hand at office this 30" Janary 1855    WVR HALLUM  Recorded 30" Janary 1855 See file dated 1854

 

I do hereby nominate & appoint William B DENTON my attorney in fact to attend to all & every interest I have in the estate of Johnathon H GULLICK and to act for me in all matters relating to said interest, and authorize him to demand & receive for me from Vincent R BRADFORD his administrator or any other person having possesion of or liable for the same a distributive share which has descended to me from said Jonathon H GULLICK now deceased; and also to receive for me any money that now is or may be coming to

 

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me as an heir of said Johnathan H, arising from the real estate of said Jonathon H, and all necessary receipts and acquittances for me and in my name to execute, for and about the same. I further empower my said attorney to execute all bonds necessary & proper to be executed as the receipt of said funds. And I further empower him to sue for & recover the same whether real or personal estate, and for that purpose to make and employ one or more attorneys under him, and to do all other acts & things neccessary to accomplish the objects of this power, at my expense & charge And I do hereby notify and confirm all the lawful actings & doings of my said Attorney, in the premises as fully as if I were present & doing the same myself This The 27" of August 1853

J.B. GULLICK       Test  SM. FITE       J.G. FRAZER

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me William VR HALLUM Clerk of the County Court of Smith County Samuel M FITE & Jesse G FRAZER subscribing witnesses to the within power of attorney who being first sworn depose & say that they are acquainted with John B GULLICK & that he acknowledged the same in their presence to be his act & deed upon the day it bears date. Witness my hand at office This the 13" day of Febuary 1855  W.V.R. HALLUM clerk    See file dated 1854       

 

Received of WVR. HALLUM clerk etc five hundred and fifty three dollars & 66 cents amount due me from the sale of Jonathon H GULLICKs land I being a brother of sd deceased  This 10" day of January 1855  John B GULLICK  by Wm B DENTON  Attorney in fact   acknd same day                                 

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me William B DENTON with whom I am personally acquainted & who acknowledged that he executed the foregoing

 

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receipt for the purposes therein contained  Witness my hand at office This 13" day of Febuary 1855   WV.R. HALLUM Clerk  Recorded 13" Feb 1855      See file dated 1854 

 

Received of Isaac R MOORES Adm & Commissioner to Sell Slaves of Isaac H DAVIS decd, one hundred & Twenty four dollars & 46 cts in full of my part in Said estate & I bind myself to refund my proportionable part provided their comes any legal claims against said estate. Given under my hand this the 8" Decr 1853 Lucinda RM DAVIS  attest James BRADLEY  I JONES, AJ COMPTON          

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me William VR HALLUM clerk of the County Court of Smith County Isaac JONES & AJ COMPTON Subscribing witnesses to the within receipt who being first sworn depose & say that they are acquainted with Lucinda RM DAVIS & that she acknowledged the same in their presence to be her act and deed upon the day it bears date. Witness my hand at office this 14" day of February 1855  WVR HALLUM clk  Recorded 14" Feb 1855       See file dated 1854

 

Received of Isaac R MOORES admst. & comissioner to sell Slaves of Isaac H DAVIS decd one hundred & twenty four dollars & 46 cts in full of my part in sd estate & I bind myself to refund my proportionable part provided there comes any legal claims against sd estate given under my hand this 8th Dec 1853  Rebecca DAVIS Attest James BRADLEY     Isaac JONES   AJ COMPTON                       

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me William VR HALLUM clerk of the county court of Smith County Isaac JONES & AJ COMPTON subscribing witnesses to the within receipt who being first sworn depose & say that they are acquainted with Rebecca DAVIS & that She acknowledged the same in their presence to be her act & deed upon the day it bears date. Witness my hand at office this 14" day of February 1855  WVR HALLUM clk  Recorded 14 Feb 1855      See file dated 1854

 

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Received of Isaac R MOORES adms & Commissioner to sell Slaves of Isaac H DAVIS decd one hundred & Twenty four dollars & 46 cts in full of my part of sd estate, and I bind myself to refund my proportionable part provided there comes any lawful claims against sd estate. Given under my hand this 29th Decr 1854

Brown R DAVIS      Attest T. KITCHING   I JONES       AJ COMPTON

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me William VR HALLUM clerk of the County Court of Smith County Is. JONES & A J. COMPTON subscribing witnesses to the within receipt who being first sworn depose & say that they are acquainted with Brown R DAVIS & That he acknowledged the same in their presence to be his act & deed upon the day it bears date. Witness my hand at office this 14" day of February 1855   WVR HALLUM clk       Recorded 14 Feb 1855 See file dated 1854 

 

We do hereby nominate & appoint David C SANDERS our attorney in fact to demand & receive for us from W V R Hallum Smith County Court clerk our share of a distributive share, which has descended to us from one Wm GREGORY sr deceased late of Smith County and in our names receipt & give any other acquitance for the same that may be necessary, for what he has in his hands arising from the sale of lands & a slave belonging to the heirs of said Wm GREGARY sr decd & we do hereby confirm all the lawful acts of our said attorney in the premises In testimony where of we have hereunto set our hands and seals this 2nd day of Janary 1855   Luther RUSSELL  Minerva RUSSELL     Test James T SUTTON

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me William VR HALLUM clerk of the County Court of Smith County Luther RUSSELL with whom I am personally acquainted & who acknowledged that he executed the foregoing power for purposes therein contained

 

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Witness my hand at office This 2nd day of January 1855  WVR HALLUM clerk

Tennessee Smith County > To James T SUTTON Esquire. You are hereby authorized and empowered to take the examination of Minerva Russell privately and apart from her husband relative to her free execution of the foregoing power of attorney & the same sd taken certify under your hand and seal Witness WVR HALLUM clk of Smith County Court at office This 2nd day of January 1855

WVR HALLUM Clerk

Tennessee Smith County > Minerva Russell having personally appeared before me and having by virtue of the authority in me vested been examined privately & apart from her husband Luther Russell & she having acknowledged the due execution of the within power of attorney by her freely voluntarily, without compulsion constraint or coercion by her said husband the same is therefore certified     Witness my hand & seal this 3d day of January 1855     James T SUTTON JP for Smith County  Recorded 14 Feb 1855  See file dated 1854          

 

Received of WVR Hallum clk nine dollars and ninety six cents in full of the amount due Luther RUSSELL & his wife Minerva arising from the sale of land & a slave belonging to the estate of Wm GREGARY sr decd She being a daughter of Smith GREGARY decd this 6" Feb 1855      D.C.SANDERS atto in fact

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me William VR HALLUM clerk of the County Court of Smith County David C. SANDERS with whom I am personally acquainted & who acknowledged that he executed the foregoing receipt for the purposes therein contained. Witness my hand at office this 14" day of February 1855  WVR HALLUM clk     Recorded 14 Feb 1855       See file dated 1854

 

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I do hereby nominate & appoint John WILLIS my attorney in fact to demand & receive from one Rance HALLUM a distributive share which has descended to me from one William GREGARY now decd late of the County of Smith & State of Tennessee, & all necessary receipts bonds and acquitances for me & in my name to execute for & about the same, I do further empower my said attorney to Sue for & receive the same or any part thereof whether the same be real or personal estate, & for that purpose to make & employ one or more attorneys under him & to do all other acts & things necessary to accomplish the objects of this power at my expense & charge, & I do hereby ratify & confirm all the lawful actings & doings of my said attorney in the premises as fully as if I were present & doing the same myself This 15" day of January 1855  Delphia WILLIS     Larkin WILLIS      Gregary W. WILLIS                                            

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me William VR HALLUM clerk of the County Court of Smith County. Larkin WILLIS & Gregary W. WILLIS subscribing Witnesses to the within or foregoing power of attorney who being first Sworn depose & say that thay are acquainted with Delphia WILLIS & that she acknowledged tha same in their presence to be her act & deed upon the day it bears date. Witness my hand at office this 14 day of February 1855   WVR HALLUM clk       Recorded 14 Feb 1855 See file dated 1854

 

Received of WVR HALLUM clk Sixty nine dollars & 35 cents in full of the amount due me from the sale of land & a slave belonging to the estate of William GREGARY sr. decd Sold by order of County Court, this 7" of February 1855

Delphia WILLIS  John WILLIS her attorney in fact  Test. WB SHOMAK   NB BURDINE Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me William VR HALLUM clerk of the County Court of Smith County, John WILLIS with whom I am personally acquainted & who acknowledged that he executed the foregoing receipt for the purposes therein contained Witness my hand at office this 14" day of February 1855     WVR HALLUM clk       Recorded 15 Feb 1855 See file dated 1854

 

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Received heretofore of William C. DENNY Executor of William DENNY decd the following negro Slaves Parham, Lydia & Adam. The Slaves valued to me in right of my wife Frances by Commissioners appointed by Smith County Court to divide

slaves under the will of William DENNY. Received also the sum of thirteen hundred & Seventy Seven dollars & 6 cnts amount due (as per settlement with Smith County Court Clerk) me in right of my wife being my share of the personal estate of the said William DENNY under his will except any interest in the claims reported insolvent by sd Executor & except my share in the slaves in possession of the widow of sd Wm DENNY. It is understood that the slaves Hartwell & Rachel now in the possession of Carroll DENNY about which a law suit is now pending between the sd Carroll & B & J UNDERWOOD is not included in the above receipt this 12" day of February 1855  B. UNDERWOOD

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me William VR HALLUM clerk of the County Court of Smith County Bertam UNDERWOOD with whom I am personally acquainted & who acknowledged that he executed the within receipt for the

purposes therein contained  Witness my hand at office this 14" day of February 1855  WVR HALLUM clk         Recorded 15 Feb 1855 See file dated 1854

 

Received of Thomas P KINEY administrator of William REEVES thirty four dollars & 14 cts the full amount due me as the purchaser of James WHITEs interest in the personal estate of Wm REEVES decd this 6" Feb 1855    John REEVES

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me William VR HALLUM clk of the County Court of Smith County John REEVES with whom I am personally acquainted & who acknowledged that he executed the foregoing receipt for the purposes therein contained Witness my hand at office this 14" dy of February 1855 WVR HALLUM clk       Recorded 15 Feb 1855 See file dated 1854

 

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Received heretofore of William C. DENNY executor of William DENNY decd the following negro Slaves Lucy, Archible, Milly & Dugg the slaves allotted to me in right of my wife Harriet by commissioners appointed by Smith County Court to divide Slaves under the will of William DENNY Received also the sum of Thirteen hundred & Seventy Seven dollars & 6 cts amt due me as per settlement with the Smith County Court clerk in right of my wife being my share of the personal estate of the said William DENNY under his will except my interest in the claims reported insolvent by said executor & except my share in the slaves in the possession of the widow of said Wm DENNY. It is understood that the slaves Hartwell & Rachel now in the possession of Carroll DENNY about which a lawsuit is now pending between the said Carroll & B & J Underwood is not included in the above receipt this 12th Febuay 1855 Johnson UNDERWOOD

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me William VR HALLUM clerk of the County Court of Smith County Johnson UNDERWOOD with whom I am personally acquainted & who acknowledged that he executed the within receipt for the purposes therein contained. Witness my hand at offfice this 14" day of February 1855    WVR HALLUM clk     Recorded 15’ Feb 1855      See file dated 1854

 

Received of Thomas P.KINEY administrator of William REEVES decd two hundred & Seventy Three dollars & 14 cts due my wards 8 in number of Wm REEVES children of the personal estate of sd Wm REEVES decd this 6" Feb 1855 James BARRETT,gard

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me William VR HALLUM clerk of the County Court of Smith County James BARRETT with whom I am personally acquainted & who acknowledged that he executed the foregoing receipt for the purposes therein contained Witness my hand at office this 14’ day of February 1855       WVR HALLUM clk       Recorded 15" Feb 1855 See file dated 1854

 

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Received of WVR HALLUM clerk Six hundred & eighty three dollars & 24 cts the balance & in full of the amount due me in right of my wife Ameliah H sd fund arises from the sale of land belonging to the heirs of William MOORES decd except fifty dollars retained to pay expenses of lawsuits etc. The estimate being made upon the assumption that there are 7 Legatees only to said estate this 12" Feb 1855  SC BRIDGEWATER

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me William VR HALLUM clerk of the County Court of Smith County Court Samuel C BRIDGEWATER with whom I am personally acquainted & who acknowledged that he executed the foregoing receipt for the purposes therein contained  Witness my hand at office this 14’ day of Febuary 1855    WVR HALLUM clk  Recorded 15 Feb 1855 See file dated 1854

 

March 7" 1855 Received of William L. ALEXANDER Jr surviving executor of the last will and testament of Grant ALLEN deceased twelve hundred & ninety two dollars 25 cts which sum is made up of several receipts heretofore executed by myself & John H BEDFORD two receipts one for $380.00 & one for $636.80. are for 1124.87. one for $1050.00 these given jointly by myself & John H BEDFORD in right of their wifes one half to each & also one receipt for $80.00 by myself individually & this is intended to be a general receipt to cover the above specified receipts, and also received, one hundred & thirty one dollars 65 cts it being one half of one fourth coming by agreement, on the bond called the Bowen Bond.        John M CALL  

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me William VR HALLUM clerk of the County Court of Smith County John M CALL with whom I am personally acquainted and whom acknowledged that he executed the foregoing receipt for the purposes therein contained Witness my hand at office this 14" day of March 1855

WVR HALLUM clk  Recorded 17" March 1855 See file dated 1854

 

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March 7" 1855. Received of Wm L ALEXANDER Jr Surviving Executor of the last will & testament of Grant ALLEN decd twelve hundred & ninety two dollars & 25/100 which Sum is made up of several receipts heretofore executed by John M CALL & John H BEDFORD to wit, one for $380.00, one for $636.80/100 one for $1124.87 one for $1050.00 these given by John M CALL & John H BEDFORD in right of their wives one half to each and also one receipt for $80. given by John H BEDFORD and this is intended to be a general receipt to cover the above mentioned receipts and also received one hundred & thirty one dollars 65/100 it being one half of one fourth coming by agreement, on the bond called the Bowen Bond.        Elizabeth A BEDFORD by John M CALL atorny in fact

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me William VR HALLUM clerk of the County Court of Smith County. John M CALL with whom I am personally acquainted who acknowledged that he executed the foregoing receipt for the purposes therein contained. Witness my hand at office this 14" day of March 1855 WVR Hallum clk  Recorded 17 March 1855. See file dated 1854

 

Heretofore & now received of William L. ALEXANDER one of the executors of Grant ALLEN decd twenty eight hundred & seven dollars & 81 cts the amount due me in right of my wife from the estate of Grant ALLEN decd, two hundred & sixty three dollars of which sum is from the Bowen Bond. this 7" March 1855    William ALLEN by WA CARUTHERS, Atto

Tennessee, Smith County > Personally appeared before me William VR HALLUM clerk of the County Court of Smith County. William A CARUTHERS with whom I am personally acquainted and who acknowledged that he executed the foregoing receipt for the purposes therein contained  Witness my hand at office this 14’ day of March 1855 WVR HALLUM clk  Recorded 17" March 1855 See file dated 1854

 

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Received heretofore of William C. DENNY Executor of William DENNY decd the following slaves in right of my wife Mary Ann  Jane, Dred, Ellirk & Wily said Slaves were alloted to me by the commissioners appointed by the Smith County Court to divide the slaves among the heirs of Wm Denny decd under his will & now received thirteen hundred & Seventy Seven dollars & 6 cents amount due me in right of my wife aforesaid under the last will & testament of said decd as per settlement with the County Court Clerk except the claims reported by sd Executor insolvent. It is understood that the Slaves Hartwell & Rachel now in litigation by Burt & Johnson UNDERWOOD vs Carroll DENNY is not included in the above receipt this 1st March 1855                            Stephen STONE

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me William VR HALLUM clerk of the County Court of Smith County, Stephen STONE with whom I am personally acquainted & who acknowledged that he executed the foregoing receipt for the purposes therein contained. Witness my hand at office this 14" day of March 1855  WVR HALLUM clk   Recorded 17" March 1855.    See file dated 1854

 

Received of James C. SANDERS Admr of William DENNIS decd, thirty Six dollars & 17 cts in full of my part of the estate of the sd William DENNIS decd & bind myself to pay my rateable part of any debts that may hereafter come against the estate of sd William DENNIS this 14 of Febry 1855       Wesly DENNIS

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me William VR HALLUM clerk of the County Court of Smith County Wesly DENNIS with whom I am personally acquainted & who acknowledged that he executed the within receipt for the purposes therein contained Witness my hand at office this 14" day of March 1855

WVR HALLUM clk     Recorded 17" March 1855    See file dated 1854

 

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Received of James C SANDERS Administrator of William DENNIS decd thirty Six dollars & 17 cts in full of the proportion of the estate of William DENNIS decd coming to Louisa C DENNIS this 15" day of Feb 1855      Wesly DENNIS Guardian

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me William VR HALLUM clerk of the County Court of Smith County Wesly DENNIS with whom I am personally acquainted & who acknowledged that he executed the within receipt for the purposes therein contained. Witness my hand at office this 14" dy of March 1855

WVR HALLUM clk  Recorded 17" March 1855 See file dated 1854

 

Received of WVR HALLUM clerk ninety five dollars & 82 cts the amount due me from the sale of Andrew CLARKs real estate sold by order of Smith County Court. this 7" day of March 1855  Andrew J CLARK       Test JC SANDERS      Thomas FISHER

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me William VR HALLUM clerk of the County Court of Smith County Andrew J CLARK with whom I am personally acquainted & who acknowledged that he executed the foregoing receipt for the purposes therein contained. Witness my hand at office this 14" day of March 1855  WVR HALLUM clk  Recorded 19" March 1855 See file dated 1854

 

Received of WVR Hallum clerk one hundred & ninety one dollars & 64 cts the full amount due me in the case of James SADLER & CLARK. vs. Andrew CLARKs heirs for the sale of A CLARKs land I being the purchaser of Mary & Rachel A's interest in said real estate as set forth in the Bill this 6" March 1855      James SADLER

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me William VR HALLUM clerk of the County Court of Smith County James SADLER with whom I am personally acquainted & who acknowledged that he executed the foregoing receipt for the purposes therein contained  Witness my hand at office this 14" day of March 1855.  WVR HALLUM clk      Recorded 19" day of March 1855     See file dated 1854

 

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Received of WVR HALLUM clerk etc three hundred & forty eight dollars & 20 cts $3.44 cts of which is interest, the amount due me in right of my wife Meheney from the sale of Slaves belonging to the heirs of Nancy ARINGTON decd Sold by order of Smith County Court. this 8" of March 1855               H. BRADLY

Tennessee Smith County >  Personally appeared before me William VR HALLUM clerk of the County Court of Smith County Henry BRADLY with whom I am personally acquainted & who acknowledged that he executed the foregoing receipt for the purposes therein contained. Witness my hand at office this 13" day of March 1855  WVR HALLUM clk       Recorded 19" of March 1855 See file dated 1854

 

Received of WVR Hallum clerk etc ninety five dollars & 38 cts in the case of LH CARDWELL & others vs Elizabeth D LEFTAN & others Sale of land by order of Smith County Court it being the amount due me in my own right & by right of my wife to Eli POWELLs interest in said land fund. This  15" March 1855  John H. BIELLS

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me William VR HALLUM clerk of the County Court of Smith County John H BILLS with whom I am personally acquainted & who acknowledged that he executed the foregoing receipt for the purposes therein contained. Witness my hand at office this 19" day of March 1855         WVR HALLUM clk   Recorded 19’ March 1855   See file dated 1854

 

Received of WVR HALLUM clerk of the County Court three hundred & forty eight dollars & 20 cts. $3.40 of which Sum is interest the amount due my wards to wit, Melvina I. Robert J and Moses H. ALLEN minor heirs of Archib ALLEN who married an ARINGTON Said sum arises from the sale of Nancy ARINGTONs Slaves, Sold by order of Smith County Court This 27 March 1855  D.J. CARDWELL

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me William VR HALLUM clerk of the County Court of Smith County David J. CARDWELL with whom I am personally acquainted & who acknowledged that he executed the foregoing receipt for the purposes therein contained

 

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Witness my hand at office this 27" day of March 1855 WVR HALLUM clk  Recorded 27" March 1855  See file dated 1854

 

Received of WVR HALLUM clk ninety five dollars & 82 cents the amount due me of the sale of Andrew CLARKs real estate sold by order of Smith County Court. This 27 March 1855 H B CLARK

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me William VR HALLUM clerk of the County Court of Smith County Henry B. CLARK with whom I am personally acquainted & who acknowledged that he executed the foregoing receipt for the

purposes therein contained  Witness my hand at office this 27" day of March 1855       WVR HALLUM clk       Recorded 27 March 1855     See file dated 1854

 

State of Texas Collin County > Know all men by these presents that we L.A BILES and Priscilla BILES his wife of Collin County Texas, do by these presents make constitute and appoint Albert ARINGTON of Smith County State of Tennessee, our true and lawful agent and attorney in fact for us and in our names to take charge and care of all moneys that may be due or owing & ----- We the said Priscilla BILES as heir of Nancy ARINGTON deceased, & to retain the same subject to our order or orders. We also authorize said Attorney to make or draw upon the Clerk of The County Court of said County & State or person in whose care our estate is for all such money due us, & to receive the same & to give proper acquitances therefor. We also authorize Said Attorney to act as our agent and Attorney Generally in & as respects our estate in Said County and to do and perform all things necessary in as good and lawful manner as if we were

personally present to do & perform the same hereby ratifying all things lawfully done in the premises  Given under our hands & Seals This Feb 6 1855

The wards or persons in whose care our Estate is in ---- before signing   TA BILES     Priscilla BILES

 

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State of Texas Collin County > Before me John L LOVEJOY clerk County Court in & for Collin County State of Texas Personally appeared TA BILES to me well known & signed sealed & delivered Said within power of Attorney and acknowledged the same to be his act and deed for the true intent & purposes therein contained Also came Priscilla BILES his wife and after  having Said power of Attorney fully explained to her by me privately and apart from her said husband She the Said Priscilla acknowledged the same to be her act and deed for the true intent & purposes therein contained & said that She willingly Signed Sealed & delivered the Same & That She wished not to retract it.  Given under my hand and Seal of office at McKing  February 6" 1855        John L LOVEJOY clk  Col. C. C. Texas

State of Texas County of Collin > I Harrison JAMESON Chief Justice of the County Court within & for the County State aforesaid do hereby certify that John L LOVEJOY whose name is subscribed to the foregoing instant of writing was & is clerk of the Court of Collin County State aforesaid duly elected & qualified according to the constitution & laws of the State of Texas aforesaid and that faith and credit may be given to his ofitial acts as Such Given under my hand and the Seal of the County Court done at office in the Town of McKing this 13" day of April AD 1855   Harrison JAMESON  Chief Justice C C. T.

State of Texas Collin County > I, John L LOVEJOY clerk County Court in & for Collin County Texas do certify that Harrison JAMESON whose name appears to the above certificate is and was at the time Chief Justice of Collin County Texas duly commissioned & qualified, according to law & that full faith & credit may be given his official acts as such Chief Justice that his certificate above is in due form of same & that

 

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his signature as appears is genuine Given under my hand & Seal of office April 13" 1855  John L LOVEJOY clk C C C Texas  Recorded 30 May 1855 See file dated 1855

 

Received of WVR HALLUM clerk etc of the County Court of Smith County Three Hundred & forty eight dollars & 20 cts #3.40 of which sum is interest the amount due us as heirs of Nancy ARINGTON Said sum arises from the sale of sd deceaseds Slaves, sold by decree of Smith County Court sd sum being the full amount due us this 14" of May 1855   T.A BILES       Priscilla BILES  By Albert ARINGTON attorney in fact

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me William VR HALLUM clerk of the County Court of Smith County Albert ARINGTON with whom I am personally acquainted & who acknowledged that he executed the foregoing receipt for the purposes therein contained Witness my hand at office this 30" day of May 1855 WVR HALLUM clk  recorded 30" May 1855    See file dated 1855

 

Received of William VR HALLUM clerk Twenty four dollars & 25 cts the amount due William A HARRIS from the sale of Thomas HOOKERs real estate sold by order of Smith County Court I being the purchaser of sd W A. HARRIS interest in said fund this 8" of May 1855 S. ALLISON

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me William VR HALLUM clerk etc of the County Court of Smith County Samuel ALLISON with whom I am personally acquainted & who acknowledged that he executed the foregoing receipt for the purposes therein contained Witness my hand at office This 30" day of May 1855 WVR HALLUM clk   Recorded 30 May 1855 See file dated 1855

 

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Received of WVR HALLUM clerk of Smith County Court eight hundred & Thirty five dollars & 85 cts the amount due my wards, Mary E, Reubin, Hannah P, Martha F & Jesse BAIRD said fund arises from the sale of Reubin BAIRDs real estate Sold by order of Smith County Court this 19" of May 1855      Josiah BAIRD Sr Gurd

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me William VR HALLUM clerk of the County Court of Smith County, Josiah BAIRD Sr with whom I am personally acquainted & who acknowledged that he executed the foregoing receipt for the purposes therein contained. Witness my hand at office this 30" day of May 1855

WVR HALLUM clk  Recorded 30 May 1855 See file dated 1855

 

Received of WVR HALLUM clerk my own distributive share & as the purchasee of Josiah M BAIRDs & Wm B BAIRDs interest in Reubin BAIRDs real estate etc Sold by order of Smith County Court amounting in the whole due me as above to five hundred & one dollars & 51 cts this 19" of May 1855 Jeremiah H. BAIRD

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me William VR HALLUM clerk of the County Court of Smith County Jeremiah H. BAIRD with whom I am personally acquainted & who acknowledged that he executed the foregoing receipt for the purposes therein contained Witness my hand at office this 30" day of May 1855 WVR HALLUM  Recorded Same day See file dated 1855

 

Isaiah WHITE & wife Jane to John REEVES Deed of Conveyance & See John REEVES Receipt ..47.page Recorded in Registers office Book V 237 & 8 & filed with receipts dated 1855.

 

Received of WVR HALLUM clk Sixty eight dollars & 20 cts the full amount due me as the purchasee of Jane WHITEs interest in the Slaves of Wm REEVES decd Sold by Smith County Court clk this 6" Feb 1855  John REEVES

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Smith County > Personally appeared before me William VR HALLUM clerk of the County Court of Smith County John REEVES with whom I am personally acquainted & who acknowledged that he executed the foregoing receipt for the purposes therein contained. Witness my hand at office this 30" day of May 1855

WVR HALLUM clk     Recorded Same Day    See file dated 1855               

 

Received of WVR HALLUM clerk Seventeen dollars & 75 cts the amount due me as one of the heirs of John BAKER decd said amount arises from the sale of George BAKERs land sold by order of Smith County Court this 19"of May 1855  John BAKER

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me William VR HALLUM clerk of the County Court of Smith County, John BAKER with whom I am personally acquainted & who acknowledged that he executed the foregoing receipt for the purposes therein contained Witness my hand at office 30" day of May 1855

WVR HALLUM clk     Recorded Same day    See file dated 1855

 

Received of WVR HALLUM clerk  Three hundred and eighty three dollars & 28 cts the full amount due my wards Susan, Robert, Richard & Henry CLARK from the sale of Andrew CLARKs real estate sold by order of Smith County Court, This 8" of May 1855            Ephraim ELROD

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me William VR HALLUM clerk of the County Court of Smith County, Ephraim ELROD with whom I am personally acquainted and who acknowledged that he executed the foregoing receipt for the purposes therein contained Witness my hand at office This 30" day of May 1855

WVR HALLUM clk     Recorded Same day    See file dated 1855

 

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Received of WVR HALLUM clerk five hundred and forty five dollars & 60 cts in full in right of my wards of the sale of the Slaves sold by order of Smith County Court belonging to the heirs of William REEVES decd I being guardian of eight This 6" Feb 1855             James BARRETT

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me William VR HALLUM clerk of the County Court of Smith County, James BARRETT with whom I am personally acquainted and who acknowledged that he executed the foregoing receipt for the purposes therein contained Witness my hand at office this 14" day of March 1855

WVR HALLUM clk  Recorded 30" May 1855, See file dated 1855

 

Received of WVR HALLUM clerk of the County Court of Smith County one hundred & ninety S---- dollars & 64 cents the amount in full due George CLARK in his own right & in right of purchase of E P CLARKs interest in his father Andrew CLARKs real estate; this 16" of April 1855           William HOLLIMAN Advocate

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me William VR HALLUM clerk of the County Court of Smith County William HOLLIMAN, with whom I am personally acquainted & who acknowledged that he executed the foregoing receipt for the purposes therein contained Witness my hand at office this 30" day of May 1855        WVR HALLUM clk  Recorded Same day  See file dated 1855

 

Received of WVR HALLUM clerk Seven dollars and 70 cts in right of my wife in full of my share of the money arising from the sale of the land & Slaves of Wm GREGARY Sr decd, Sold by order of Smith County Court She being a daughter of Patsey GRISSIM This 8" of May 1855  Arthur JINKINS   Witness JC SANDERS    

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me William VR HALLUM clerk of the County Court of Smith County. Arthur JINKINS with whom I am personally acquainted and who acknowledged that he executed the foregoing receipt for the purposes therein contained Witness my hand at office this 30" dy of May 1855

WVR Hllum clk   Recorded Same dy See file dated 1855

 

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Received of William F. McALISTER Executor of Garland McALISTER decd fourteen hundred & thirty nine dollars & 60 cts the amount due me in right of my wife Sarah B from said deceased, estate. this 4" June 1855  E L. PAYNE

Said Sarah B having made the necessary acknowledgement in open court   

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me William VR HALLUM clerk of the County Court of Smith County E L PAYNE with whom I am personally acquainted and who acknowledged that he executed the foregoing receipt for the purposes therein contained Witness my hand at office this the 7" dy of June 1855  WVR HALLUM clk       Recorded 7" Jun 1855 See file dated 1855

 

Received of William F McALISTER Executor of Garland McALISTER decd five hundred & twenty one dollars & 76 cts the balance due William S. BRADLY guardian of Drucilla & Mary BRADLY as appears from the calculations of sd Executor This 1st March 1855                                                       W L. ALEXANDER admr.

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me William VR HALLUM clerk of the County Court of Smith County William L. ALEXANDER with whom I am personally acquainted & who acknowledged that he executed the foregoing receipt for the purposes therein contained Witness my hand at office this the 7" dy of June 1855   WVR HALLUM clk   Recorded 7" Jun 1855       See file dated 1855

 

Received of WVR HALLUM clerk Seven dollars & 91 The full amount due my ward Polly I ROBINSON it being the amount due her from the sale of Charlotte ----------- This the 31st May 1855                    L.H CARDWELL

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me William VR HALLUM clerk of the County Court of Smith County, Leonard H CARDWELL with whom I am personally acquainted & who acknowledged that he executed the foregoing receipt for the purposes therein contained. Witness my hand at office this 7" June 1855

WVR HALLUM clk     Recorded 7 june 1855 See file dated 1855

 

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Received of WVR HALLUM clerk One hundred & Sixty Seven dollars & 16 cts the amount due me in right of my wife Amanda M. it being her distributive share of the real estate of Reubin BAIRDs sold by order of Smith County Court. This 5" June 1855  Daniel B AGEE

Tennessee Smith County > Amanda M. his wife having made in open court, the

necessary acknowledgement. Personally appeared before me William VR HALLUM clerk of the County Court of Smith County Daniel B AGEE with whom I am personally acquainted & who acknowledged that he executed the foregoing receipt for the purposes therein contained  Witness my hand at office this 7" day of June 1855  WVR HALLUM clk     Recorded 7" June 1855.      See file dated 1855

 

Received of Campbell CRUTCHFIELD administrator of David ROBINSON decd with the will annexed four hundred & fifty.100.dollars in full of my interest in the estate of said David ROBINSON. I being a grandson of said David ROBINSON. In Testimony whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this 25" of April 1855

Wm H.CRUTCHFIELD   test H B.McDONALD  George L.CARTER

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me William VR HALLUM clerk of the County Court of Smith County William H. CRUTCHFIELD with whom I am personally acquainted and who acknowledged that he executed within receipt for the purposes therein contained Witness my hand at office this 8" day of August

1855  WVR. HALLUM clk   Recorded 9" August 1855      See file dated 1855

 

Received of Campbell CRUTCHFIELD administrator of David ROBINSON with the will annexed, four hundred and fifty /100 dollars in full of my interest in the estate of said David ROBINSON decd due in right of my wife Elizabeth OLIVER formerly Elizabeth CRUTCHFIELD who is a granddaughter of said David ROBINSON. In Testimony whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this 25" of April 1855 Luther OLIVER  test H.B.McDONALD  George L.CARTER

 

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Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me William VR HALLUM clerk of the County Court of Smith County Luther OLIVER with whom I am personally acquainted and who acknowledged that he executed the within receipt for the purposes therein contained. Witness my hand at office this 8" day of August 1855 WVR. HALLUM clk      Recorded 9" August, 1855    See file dated 1855

 

State of Texas County of Titus > Know all men by these presents that I Joel

ARINGTON of the County and State aforesaid have made constituted and appointed and by these presents do make constitute and appoint Thomas ARINGTON of the County of Smith and State of Tennessee my true and lawful Attorney for me and in my name and for me to receive and receipt for all the money which is or may be due me from the estate of my mother Nancy ARINGTON decd and I do hereby ratify and confirm whatever my said attorney may do or cause to be done. In the premises In testimony of which I hereunto set my hand and seal by way of -----. this the 28" day of Febry A.D. 1855  Joel ARINGTON

The State of Texas County of Titus > Before me John R. HILL clerk of the County Court of Titus County personally appeared Joel ARINGTON and acknowledged to me, that he had signed sealed and delivered the above power of attorney to Thomas ARINGTON for the use and purposes therein contained Given under my hand and seal of office at Mount Pleasant on this the 14" March 1855 John R HILL clerk of Titus Co Texas

The State of Texas County of Titus > I, James COWAN Chief Justice for said County do hereby certify that the acknowledgement of the within Power of

Attorney was taken by John R HILL whose genuine Signature appears to the certificate of the Same that said HILL was at the date of the Same clerk of the County Court of Said County. That Said Court is a Court of record. That said HILL as such clk was at the date of the same as aforesaid duly commissioned and sworn & that he is authorized by law

 

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to administer oaths & take acknowledgements that all his acts as such are entitled to full faith and credit, and that his said certificate is in due form of law both here & elsewhere.       Given under my hand and seal of the County Court of said County. done at office in the Town of Mount Pleasant on this 14" day of March 1855                 James COWAN  Chief Justice of Titus County Texas

State of Texas Titus County > I. Thomas R HILL clerk of the County Court of

Titus County Texas do hereby certify that James COWAN whose signature appears officialy to the foregoing certificate of attestation is Chief Justice of Said Court, duly commissioned and qualified as the law directs In testimony whereof I have hereunto set my hand and the seal of my office this 21" day of March 1855  John R HILL Clerk  Recorded 10 August 1855   See file dated 1855

 

Know all men by these presents that I Wm H GREGARY of the County of Hickory and State of Missouri do hereby constitute & appoint Mathew C HAWKINS of Wilson County State of Tennessee, my attorney for me and in my name and for any wise to collect by Suit or otherwise and upon payments to him to receipt for the same all debts due me at this Time in the State of Tennessee. whatsoever my said attorney Shall Lawfully do in the premises, I do hereby Confirm the same as if I were present and did the same as my own proper person. In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and Seal this fifth day of February Eight Teen hundred and fifty five   William H GREGARY    Witness Richard ROBERTSON

Be it remembered That Wm H GREGARY who is personally known to the undersigned Clerk of Circuit Court to be the person whose name is subscribed

 

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to the foregoing instrument of writing this day appeared before me and acknowledged that he Executed and delivered the same as his act and did for the uses and purposes therein contained  Given under my hand and the seal of my office this the 5th day of February 1855          William PAXTON Clerk

 

State of Missouri County of Benton > I DeWitt C BALLEN Sole M------- Judge of the 7" Judicial Court and of the Circuit Court of Hickory County in the State of Missouri aforesaid do hereby certify That William PAXTON whose name is subscribed to the foregoing certificate was at the time the same purports to be was and still is Clerk of said Hickory County Court duly commissioned and qualified as such. That his signature is genuine and that his acts as Clerk of

Said Court and entitled to full faith and credit and that his Said certificate is in due form of law. Given under my hand at the City of Waiser in the County of Benton aforesaid This 26" day of June AD 1855 DeWitt C BALLEN Circuit Judge 

                                                    

State of Missouri County of Hickory > I William PAXTON clerk of the County Court of Hickory County in the State of Missouri aforesaid do hereby certify that DeWitt C BALLEN whose name is subscribed to the foregoing certificate was at the time the same purports to have been done, and still is, the sole presiding Judge of the circuit Court of the County of Hickory Missouri duly commissioned and qualified as such that his acts as such Judge are entitled to

full faith and credit & that his signature is genuine & in due form of law

In testimony whereof I the Said William PAXTON clerk of said Hickory Circuit Court have hereunto set my hand and affixed the official seal of Said Court at office in the town of H-------- this 9" day of July 1855 William PAXTON clk of Hickory cir Court     Recorded 10 August 1855    See file dated 1855

 

I hereby appoint Duct John McCALL my agent to Settle with & receive from William L ALEXANDER as Executor of the will of Grant ALLEN decd whatever may be coming to me out of the estate of said decd & execute all such instruments as may be necessary or proper in the matter Witness my hand & seal this 5” March 1855      E.A. BEDFORD                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           

State of Tennessee Wilson County > Personally appeared before me Josiah S McCLAIN clerk of the County Court of Said County of Wilson E.A. BEDFORD with whom I am personally acquainted and who acknowledged that She executed the within Powr of attory for the purposes therein aforesaid. Witness my hand and seal of office at office in Lebanon this 24" day of April 1855 J.S. McCLAIN

Recorded 10 August 1855   See file dated 1855

 

Received of WVR.HALLUM Smith County Court clerk Three hundred and forty eight dollars & 20 cts # 3.40 of which Sum is interest being the full amount due me from the sale of the slaves of Nancy ARINGTON decd this 5" July 1855        Joel ARINGTON                   by Thomas ARINGTON attorney in fact

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me William VR.HALLUM of

the County Court of Smith County, Thomas ARINGTON with whom I am personally acquainted and who acknowledged that he executed the foregoing receipt for the purposes therein contained. Witness my hand at office this 9" dy of August 1855

WVR.HALLUM clk     Recorded 10" August 1855   See file dated 1855

 

Received of WVR. HALLUM clerk Sixty nine dollars & 35 cts amount due me, in said clks hands arising from the sale of William GREGARYs real estate & Slave this 8" of August 1855        William H. GREGARY by      M.C. HAWKINS attory infact

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me William VR.HALLUM clerk of the County Court of Smith County, Mathew C. HAWKINS with whom I am personally acquainted and who acknowledged that he executed the foregoing receipt

 

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for the purposes therein contained. Witness my hand at office this 8" day of August 1855      WVR.HALLUM clk       Recorded 10" August 1855   See file dated 1855

 

Received of David C SANDERS Special Commissioner appointed by the Smith County Court in the case of V. THOMPSON & others Exparte ---- to Sell the Slaves belonging to the heirs of Elizabeth BLACK decd five hundred & ninety four dollars the full amount due my wards to wit, WJ.CHISUM, Elizabeth, Priscilla A. & Robert B. CHISUM from sd estate this 29" dy of June 1855  William CHISUM

Test. Harbert W.HAYNES    John McGEE

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me William VR. HALLUM clerk of the County Court of Smith County William CHISUM with whom I am personally acquainted and who acknowledged that he executed the foregoing receipt for the purposes therein contained. Witness my hand at office this 8" day of August 1855  WVR.HALLUM clk  Recorded 10" of August 1855 See file dated 1855

 

Received of WVR. HALLUM clerk eight hundred and twenty two dollars & 94 cts in a note on John R MOORES N WARD & E.A. WRIGHT due 1st Februy 1854 also one other note on John R. MOORES for three hundred and thirty one dollars & 42 cts amount due my ward Rhoda M. GARDENER as per calculation of clerk HALLUM which amounts arise from the sale of William MOORES real estate, Sold by order of Smith County Court. This 13" July 1855  F. H. GARDENER Guardian of R. M. GARDENER Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me William VR HALLUM clerk of the County Court of Smith County Francis H. GARDENER with whom I am personally acquainted and who acknowledged that he executed the foregoing receipt for the purposes therein contained Witness my hand at office this 9" day of August 1855   WVR. HALLUM clk      Recorded 10" August 1855   See file dated 1855

 

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Received of WVR. HALLUM clk forty two dollars & 14 cts the balance & the full amount due me as the administrator de----now of Archible A MARTIN decd, his distributive Share of the proceeds arising from the sale of Thomas MARTINs real estate this 27" June 1855  EW.CORNWELL administrator

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me William VR. HALLUM clerk of the County Court of Smith County Elijah W. CORNWELL with whom I am personally acquainted and who acknowledged that he executed the foregoing receipt for the purposes therein contained Witness my hand at office this 8" day of August 1855  WVR. HALLUM clk     Recorded 10" August 1855   See file dated 1855

 

Received of WVR. HALLUM clk forty eight dollars & 60 cts the full amount due me as the assignee of William H, & John HOOKER being their interest in the fund arising from the sale of Thomas HOOKERs real estate this 12" of July 1855

G.F. CARPENTER

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me William VR. HALLUM clerk of the County Court of Smith County, George F. CARPENTER with whom I am personally acquainted and who acknowledged that he executed the foregoing receipt for the purposes therein contained. Witness my hand at office this 8" day of August 1855    WVR HALLUM clk  Recorded 10" of August 1855 See file dated 1855

 

Received of James R. NEWLY & John REEVES executors of the estate of Whaly NEWLY decd three hundred & forty two dollars & 81 cts the full amount that Whaly NEWLY decd had in his hands as guardian for Whaly COOKSEY this 1st July 1855

James B. COOKSEY

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me William VR HALLUM clerk of the County Court of Smith County James B. COOKSEY with whom I am personally acquainted & who acknowledged that he executed the within receipt for the purposes therein contained. Witness my hand at office this 8" day of August 1855 WVR. HALLUM clk      Recorded 10" August 1855    See file dated 1855

 

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Received of W.VR. HALLUM Smith County Court Clerk Seven dollars & 91 cts the full amount due me in rights of my wife from the sale of John CARTERs real estate this 26. June 1855.  L.F. WILLIAMS  Eliza WILLIAMS

Received of N B. BURDINE, the above amounts for L F & Eliza WILLIAMS         Jas C. WILLIAMS By N B BURDINE attorney in fact  Acknowledged sol date

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me William VR. HALLUM clerk of the County Court of Smith County Nathan B. BURDINE with whom I am personally acquainted and who acknowledged that he executed the foregoing receipt for the purposes contained Witness my hand at office this the 8" day of August 1855

WVR HALLUM Clerk  Recorded 10" August 1855    See file dated 1855

 

Know all men by these presents that I Creed H TUCKER of the County of Barren in the state of Kentucky do by these presents, nominate constitute and appoint, my brother William H TUCKER of the County of Madison in the State of Alabama, my true and lawful attorney for me and in my name to ask demand collect or Sue for

any money or other property that is now or may hereafter be coming to or due me from the estate of my grandfather WORLY late of Smith County in the State of Tennessee, now deceased be it in the hands of Elisha WORLY Admr of Said estate or any other person or persons whatsoever and to receive and receipt for the same in my name and any other proper acquitances or other writings as touching the premises aforesaid and the same shall be as binding on me my heirs and assigns as if done by me in proper person hereby ratifying and confirming whatsoever my said attorney Shall as my lawful do, in and about the premises aforesaid. Witness my hand and seal this 16" day of August 1855  Creed H TUCKER

Test. WH McMURRY   JB THOMAS

 

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State of Kentucky County of Barren Town of Glasgow > This day personally appeared before the undersigned an acting & legally qualified Justice of the Peace for Said County Creed H. TUCKER who is personally known to me and in my presence Subscribed and acknowledged the foregoing power of Attorney from

himself to William H TUCKER. Given under my hand and seal this 16" August 1855 Wm. H. McMURRY JP

State of Kentucky Barren County > I, Travis COCKRELL clerk of the County Court for said county certify that Wm H McMURRY Esqr whose genuine Signature appears

above is and was at the time of Signing the Same an acting Justice of the Peace in and for Barren County duly commissioned and qualified and that his official acts are entitled to full credit.  In testimony whereof I have hereunto set my hand and affixed the seal of office done at Glasgow this 16" day of August 1855

Travis COCKRELL CBCC  by H. CRENSHAW D.C. Recorded 29 August 1855 See file dated 1855

 

I, Jesse C. TUCKER of the County of Humphreys and State of Tennessee, do hereby nominate and appoint my Brother John N TUCKER of Allen County and State of Kentucky my lawful agent and attorney in fact to demand and receive for me from the representatives of my Grandfather Zachariah WORLY decd late of Smith County Tennessee or any person having possession of or liable for the Same any legacy or distributive Share bequeath to me by or which has descended to me from my said Grandfather Zachariah WORLY deceased in right of my mother Lucy TUCKER,

deceased formerly Lucy WORLY and all necessary receipts ---- or acquitances for me and in my name to execute for and about the Same I do further empower my Said attorney to Sue for & receive the same or any part thereof whither the same be real or personal estate and for that purpose make and employ one or more attorneys under him and to do all other acts and things necessary to accomplish the objects of this

 

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power at my expense & charge & I do hereby ratify & confirm all the lawful actings and doings of my Said attorney in the premises as fully as if I were present and doing the same myself.

Witness my hand and seal This The 15" day of February AD. 1849     J.C. TUCKER

Attest AJ SANDERS  JN L----

State of Tennessee Humphreys County > Personally appeared before me Coleman E.

HARRIS clerk of The County Court of Said County Jesse C. TUCKER with whom I am personally acquainted, and who acknowledged the execution of the within Power of attorney to John N TUCKER to be his act & deed for the purposes therein contained. Witness my hand at office in the Town of Waverly This 15" February A.D. 1849                            C.E.HARRIS, clerk

 

Allen County Kentucky > I, John N TUCKER of the County of Allen & State of Kentucky do by these presents and by virtue of the within Power of Attorney to me, authorize and empower my Brother William H TUCKER to receive any money or other property that may be due & coming to either myself or my brother JC TUCKER, from the estate of Grandfather Zachariah WORLY decd and proper receipts & acquitances to execute for the same & the same shall be as binding on me my heirs & assigns & in my brother JC TUCKER & his heirs & assigns as if done by us in proper persons Given under my hand this 18" day of August 1855

J.N. TUCKER for himself & as attorney in fact for J.C. TUCKER 

Attest John M H---TH

State of Kentucky Allen County > Personally appeared before me James C.MILLIGAN clerk of the Allen Circuit Court John N TUCKER with whom I am personally acquainted & who subscribed & acknowledged in my presence the execution of the above & foregoing power of attorney to WH TUCKER to be his act and deed for the purposes therein mentioned Witness my hand at office in the town of Scottsville Ky. this the 18" dy of Augst 1855   J.C. MILLIGAN clk

Recorded 29 August 1855   See file dated 1855

 

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Received of Elisha WORLY administrator of Zachariah WORLY decd twenty seven dollars & 82 cts the amount due us from Said Administrator Said fund is from Said deceaseds estate this 21st August 1855  Creed H TUCKER   Jesse C. TUCKER John N. TUCKER William H TUCKER attorney in fact for the above

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me William VR.HALLUM clerk of the County Court of Smith County William H. TUCKER with whom I am personally acquainted and who acknowledged that he executed the foregoing receipt for the purposes therein contained Witness my hand at office this 29" day of August 1855  WVR. HALLUM clk  Recorded 29" August 1855. See file dated 1855

 

Received of Thomas D. KINNY administrator twenty one dollars & 77 cts the full amount of the personal estate of William REEVES decd due me this 1st day of October 1855  Jemima REEVES  AB KINNY  JW HALE

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me William VR. HALLUM clerk of the County Court of Smith County AB.KINNY & J.W. HALE Subscribing witnesses to the above receipt, who being first sworn depose and say that they are acquainted with Jemima REEVES & that She acknowledged the same in their presence to be her act and deed upon the day it bears date Witness my hand at office this 29" day of October 1855   WVR HALLUM clk Recorded 29 Oct 1855 See file dated 1855

 

Received of WVR. HALLUM Smith County Court clerk three dollars & 92 cts amount due me in right of my wife Martha She having made the necessary acknowledgement in Court in the case of L H. CARDWELL & others vs LEFTAIN & others this 19" of September 1855      Joshua SNODDY

 

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Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me William VR HALLUM clerk of the County Court of Smith County Joshua SNODDY with whom I am personally acquainted & who acknowledged that he executed the foregoing receipt for the purposes therein contained. Witness my hand at office this 29" day of October 1855  WVR HALLUM clk  Recorded 29" Oct 1855 See file dated 1855

 

Received of WVR HALLUM clk three hundred and eighteen dollars & 18 cts the full amount due, Francis & Prudence HOLLIMAN heirs of John HOLLIMAN from the sale of land & Slaves of which Andrew CLARK decd seized and possessed this 4" of October 1855   Ephraim ELROD guardian of Prudence & Francis

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me William VR HALLUM clerk of the County Court of Smith County, Ephraim ELROD with whom I am personally acquainted & who acknowledged that he executed the foregoing receipt for the purposes therein contained. Witness my hand at office this 29" day of October 1855  WVR HALLUM clk  Recorded 29" Oct 1855     See file dated 1855

 

Received of WVR. HALLUM clerk of the County Court of Smith County, Seven hundred & seventy two dollars & 74 cts the amount due my wards Horace P, Robert A, Mary C, Elizabeth J, Nancy J, & Jonathon S. DAWELL minor heirs of Willis DAWELL decd Said fund is the proceeds of the sale of land in the case of Bartlet JAMES & wife vs William F. DAWELL & others this 6" Sept 1855

Francis DAWELL

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me William VR. HALLUM clk of the County Court of Smith County Francis DAWELL with whom I am personally acquainted and who acknowledged that he executed the foregoing receipt for the purposes therein contained. Witness my hand at office this 16" day of September 1855  WVR HALLUM clk  Recorded 29 Oct 1855 See file dated 1855

 

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Received of WVR. HALLUM clk one hundred amd twenty eight dollars & 79 cents the amount due me in right of my wife Elizabeth A in the case of Bartlett A JAMES & wife vs Wm F. DOWELL & others this 10" of September 1855  B.A JAMES    Elizabeth A JAMES by J.R. JAMES Atto in fact  The power of Attorney registered in registers office                                     

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me William VR. HALLUM clerk of the County Court of Smith County John R JAMES with whom I am personally acquainted  & who acknowledged that he executed the foregoing receipt for the purposes therein contained. Witness my hand at office this 16" day of September 1855 WVR.HALLUM    Recorded 29 Oct 1855 See file dated 1855

 

Received of WVR. HALLUM clk two hundred and fifty Seven dollars & 58 cts my own share & the share of James D. DOWELL in the case of Bartlett JAMES & wife vs Wm F. DOWELL & others being the amount due me in right of these two shares this 6" Sept 1855  WF DOWELL

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me William VR. HALLUM clerk of the County Court of Smith County. William F DOWELL with whom I am personally acquainted & who acknowledged that he executed the foregoing receipt for the purposes therein contained Witness my hand at office this 16" day of September 1855  WVR. HALLUM  Recorded 29 Oct 1855      See file dated 1855

 

Know all men by these presence that we Leonard H CARDWELL & Martha CARDWELL do hereby nominate and appoint Nathan B. BURDINE our true and lawful attorney in fact to demand & receive for us from WVR. HALLUM Smith County Court clerk our distributive share of the proceeds arising from the Sale of Charlotte WARRENs real estate & receipt in our names therefor. we do hereby ratify & confirm all the lawful actings & doings of our said attorney in as full & complete a manner as if we were present

 

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& doing the same ourselves this 1st day of June 1855 L.H Cardwell   Martha Cardwell 

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me William VR. HALLUM clerk of the County Court of Smith County Leanard H. CARDWELL with whom I am personally acquainted & who acknowledged that he executed the foregoing power of attorney for the purposes therein contained. Witness my hand at office this 1st day of June 1855 WVR HALLUM clk

State of Tennessee Smith County > To Elijah W CORNWELL Esquire You are hereby

authorised & empowered to take the examination of Martha CARDWELL privately & apart from her husband relative to her free execution of the within power of Attorney & the Same So taken certify under your hand and seal Witness WVR. HALLUM clerk of the Smith County Court at office this 1st day of June 1855

WVR HALLUM clk

State of Tennessee Smith County > Martha CARDWELL having personally appeared

before me & having by virtue of the authority in me vested been examined privately & apart from her husband Leanard H. CARDWELL & She having acknowledged the due execution of the within power of attorney by her freely voluntarily without compulsion constraint or coercion by her said husband the same is therefore certified. Witness my hand and seal this 30" dy of June 1855    EW CORNWELL     Recorded 29 Oct 1855 See file dated 1855

Received of WVR. Hallum clk forty seven dollars & 69 cts amount due Leanard H CARDWELL in right of his wife Martha in the case of LH CARDWELL & others vs Elizabeth D LEFTAIN & others this 4" Sept 1855  NB BURDINE atto in fact

I have received the funds  LH CARDWELL

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me William VR. HALLUM clerk of the County Court

 

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of Smith County Nathan B BURDINE with whom I am personally acquainted & who acknowledged that he executed the foregoing receipt for the purposes therein contained Witness my hand at office this 16" day of September 1855  WVR HALLUM clk  Recorded 29 Oct 1855 See file dated 1855

 

Know all men by these presents that we James POWELL and Sarah POWELL do hereby nominate and appoint Leonard H CARDWELL our true and lawful attorney in fact to demand and receive for us from WVR. HALLUM Smith County Court Clerk our distributive share of the proceeds arising from the sale of Charlotte WARRENs real estate and receipt in our name therefor we do hereby ratify and confirm all the lawful actings & doings of our sd attorney in as full and complete a manner as if we were present and doing the same ourselves. This 6th day of August 1855  James POWELL  Sarah POWELL   Witness EW CORNWELL            

State of Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me WVR HALLUM

Clerk of the County Court of Smith County Jas POWELL with whom I am acquainted and acknowledged that he executed the foregoing power of attorney for the purposes therein contained Witness my hand at office This the 6" day of August 1855  W.V.R. HALLUM Clerk

State of Tennessee Smith County > To Elijah W CORNWELL Esquire. you are hereby

authorized and empowered to take the examination of Sarah POWELL privately and apart from her husband relative to her free Execution of the within Power of Attorney and the same taken certify under your hand and seal Witness WVR HALLUM Clerk of the Smith County Court at office  This 6th day of August 1855

WVR HALLUM Clerk

 

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State of Tennessee Smith County > Sarah POWELL having personally appeared before me & having by virtue of the authority in me vested her examined privately and apart from her husband James Powell and she acknowledged the due execution of the within Power of Attorney by her freely voluntarily without compulsion or corectin by her said husband the same is therefore certified

Witness my hand and seal This 7th of August 1855     EW CORNWELL JP for Smith County   Recorded 30" Oct 1855      See file dated 1855

 

Received of WVR HALLUM clerk of the County Court Twenty three dollars & 53 in the case of LH CARDWELL & others against Elizabeth D LEFTIN & others sale of land by order of Smith County Court it being the amount due James POWELL in right of his wife Sarah. This being the full amount due him in this case  This 4" Sept 1855  James POWELL  & Sarah POWELL by LH CARDWELL Attorney in fact

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Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me William VR HALLUM Clerk of the County Court of Smith County Leonard H CARDWELL with whom I am personally acquainted & who acknowledged that he executed the foregoing receipt for the purposes therein contained Witness my hand at office this 6" day of September 1855  WVR HALLUM Clerk  Recorded 30 Oct 1855      See file dated 1855

 

Received of WVR HALLUM Smith County Court Clerk Three hundred & forty eight dollars & 20 cts $3.40 of which sum is interest being the full amount due me from the sale of the slaves of Nancy ARINGTON decd This 16" of Nov 1855

William ARINGTON

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me

 

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William VR HALLUM Clerk of the County Court of Smith County William ARINGTON with whom I am personally acquainted & who acknowledged that he executed the foregoing receipt for the purposes therein contained Witness my hand at office this 16" day of November 1855  WVR HALLUM Clk  Recorded 21 Nov 1855 See file dated 1855

 

Know all men by these presents that we Alexander DUNHAM & Martha DUNHAM do hereby nominate & appoint Henry PIPER our true and lawful Attorney in fact to demand & receive for us from WVR HALLUM clk our distributive share of the proceeds arising from the sale of land & Slave of which Wm GREGARY Sr decd seized & possessed & receipt in our names therefor we do hereby ratify & confirm all the lawful actings & doings of our said attorney as fully & as completely as if we were doing the same ourselves. This 2nd of November 1855  

Alexander DUNHAM  Martha DUNHAM   Test. Alexander N. PIPER        

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me William VR. HALLUM clerk of the County Court of Smith County Alexander DUNHAM with whom I am personally acquainted and who acknowledged that he executed the foregoing power of attorney for the purposes therein contained. And Martha DUNHAM having also personally appeared before me privately & apart from her husband the said Alexander DUNHAM & acknowledged that she executed the within power of Attorney freely voluntarily & understandingly without compulsion constraint or coercion from her said husband & for the purposes therein expressed. Witness WVR HALLUM clk of Smith County Court at office this 16" day of November 1855      WVR HALLUM clk

 

Received of WVR. HALLUM clerk Seven dollars & 70 cts in full of our distributive share of the real estate & Slave sold by order of Smith County Court in the case of Jas D. GREGARY & others vs PA GREGARY & others this 2nd November 1855     Alexander DUNHAM     Martha DUNHAM

Paid to DUNHAM at ---------- by Henry PIPER attorney in fact

 

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Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me William VR HALLUM clerk of the County Court of Smith County Henry PIPER with whom I am personally acquainted & who acknowledged that he executed the foregoing receipt for the purposes therein contained. Witness my hand at office this 16" day of November 1855  WVR HALLUM clk  Recorded 21 Nov 1855 See file dated 1855

 

Received of WVR Hallum clerk two hundred and twenty dollars & 56 cts the amount due me from the first sale note taken for the land sold by order of Smith County Court of which Thomas S. DILLAN decd seized & possessed this 6" of November 1855  John H. DILLAN

Tennessee Smith county > Personally appeared before me William VR HALLUM clerk of the County Court of Smith County John H. DILLAN with whom I am personally acquainted & who acknowledged that he executed the foregoing receipt for the purposes therein contained. Witness my hand at office this 16" day of November

1855 WVR HALLUM clk  Recorded 21 Nov 1855     See file dated 1855

 

Received of Wm S. ALEXANDER Administrator of the estate of James MARTIN with the will annexed Three hundred & Seventy four dollars my share of the estate of the said James MARTIN under his will This 10th October 1855  John G. MARTIN

Witness C.W. BRIDGEWATER

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me William VR HALLUM clerk of the County Court of Smith County, John G. MARTIN with whom I am personally acquainted & who acknowledged that he executed the foregoing receipt for the purposes therein contained Witness my hand at office this 16" day of November 1855  WVR HALLUM clk  Recorded 21 Nov 1855      See file dated 1855

 

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Received of Hensly SMITH Executor of Daniel SMITH decd Sixty Four dollars & eighty six cnts in full of our rateable share personal estate of Said Daniel SMITH under his will this 29" day of September 1855  Wm B SMITH 

Test Wm A SMITH  Houston SMITH

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me William VR HALLUM clerk of the County Court of Smith County, William B. SMITH with whom I am personally acquainted & who acknowledged that he executed the foregoing receipt for the purposes therein contained. Witness my hand at office this 16" day of November

1855 WVR HALLUM clk  Recorded 21 Nov 1855     See file dated 1855

 

Received of Hensly SMITH Executor of Daniel SMITH decd Sixty four dollars & 86 cnts in full of my rateable Share of the personal estate of Said Daniel SMITH under his will this 20" September 1855   Jesse BEASLY 

Test Houstan SMITH   John K. SMITH

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me William VR HALLUM clerk of the County Court of Smith County, Jesse Beasly with whom I am personally acquainted & who acknowledged that he executed the foregoing receipt for the purposes therein contained Witness my hand at office this 16" day of November 1855  WVR HALLUM clk     Recorded 21 Nov 1855   See file dated 1855

 

Received of Hensly SMITH Executor of Daniel decd Sixty four dollars & 86 cts in full of my rateable share of the estate of the sd Daniel SMITH decd under his last will this 29" September 1855   Houston SMITH

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me William VR HALLUM clerk of the County Court of Smith County. Houston SMITH with whom I am personally acquainted and who acknowledged that he executed the foregoing receipt for the purposes therein contained Witness my hand at office this 16" day of November 1855  WVR HALLUM clk  Recorded 21 Nov 1855      See file dated 1855

 

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Received of Hensly SMITH Executor of Daniel SMITH decd Sixty four dollars & 86 cts in full of our rateable Share of the personal estate of Daniel SMITH decd under his last will This 29" day of September 1855  Wm A. SMITH

Test Houstan SMITH John K SMITH

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me William VR. HALLUM clerk of the County Court of Smith county, William B. SMITH with whom I am personally acquainted & who acknowledged that he executed the foregoing receipt for the purposes therein contained Witness my hand at office this 16" day of November 1855 WVR. HALLUM clk     Recorded 21 Nov 1855 See file dated 1855

 

Know all men by these presents that we Dixon C. WILLIAMS & his wife Martha J WILLIAMS both of the County of Marion & State of Arkansas  have made, nominated & appointed Sampson McCLELLAN of the County of Smith & State of Tennessee, our true & lawful attorney for us & in our names & for our use & benefit to ask for

& demand & receive of any & all persons whatsoever whether indebted to us jointly or individually and also of the clerk of the County Court of Smith County, Tennessee all Sums of Mony debts & demands whatsoever whether coming to us individually or collectively as debts or individually or collectively as heirs to Thomas DILLAN decd which are now due and owing and which will hereafter be due to us either individually or collectively & to give sufficient acquitances therefor And to this end we authorize and empower our said attorney to institute proper suits for recovery Thereof and the Same to prosecute to final judgement & execution & we hereby ratify & confirm all and singular

whatsoever our Said attorney Shall lawfully do in the premises.  In witness whereof we have hereunto set our hands & seals this Sept 4" 1855 

Dixon C. WILLIAMS   Martha J. WILLIAMS

State of Arkansas County of Marion > Personally appeared before me Thomas F AUSTIN clerk of the Circuit Court and Exofficia

 

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clerk of the County Court of Said County Dixan C & his wife Martha J WILLIAMS to me personally & well known to be the persons described in and who executed the foregoing power of attorney & severaly acknowledged that they executed the same for the purposes therein mentioned & the Said Martha J. WILLIAMS having voluntarily appeared before me in the absence of her husband & declared that she had of her own free will executed the said power of attorney & had signed and sealed the same for the purposes therein contained & set forth without compulsion or undo influence of her husband this 5" Sept A.D. 1855. In testimony whereof I have hereunto set my hand as such clerk & affixed the seal of said Court at office this 5" day

of September 1855         Thomas F. AUSTIN clk

State of Arkansas County of Marion > I John H SWAFORD Judge of the County Court of Marion County Ark do hereby certify that Thomas F. AUSTIN is and was at the time of assigning the above certificate duly commissioned and qualified clerk of the circuit court, & Ex officia clerk of the County Court. Given under my hand & Seal This the 12 day of Sept A.D. 1855            JH SWOFFORD Co Judge

State of Arkansas County of Marion > I, Thomas F. AUSTIN clerk of the Circuit Court and EX officia clerk of the County Court do hereby certify that John H SWOFFORD whose genuine signature appears to the foregoing certificate is and was at the time of signing the same Judge of the County Court. In testimony whereof I, Thomas F. AUSTIN clerk of the circuit Court & Ex officia clerk of the County Court have hereunto Set my hand and affixed the seal of Said Court, at office Sept 13" 1855                       Thomas F. AUSTIN clk

Recorded 24" Dec 1855 See file dated 1855

 

Received of WVR HALLUM clerk Two hundred & Twenty one dollars & 31 cts the amount due me in right of my wife from the first sale note taken for the land sold by order of Smith County Court of which Thomas S. DILLAN decd seized & possessed this 27 of November 1855 Dixon C. WILLIAMS   Martha J WILLIAMS

by Sampson McCLELLAN atty in fact

Received the above of Sampson    McCLELLAN same day   JH DILLAN

 

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Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me William VR HALLUM clerk of the County Court of Smith County Sampson McCLELLAN with whom I am  personally acquainted & who acknowledged that he executed the foregoing receipt for the purposes therein contained. Witness my hand at office 24" day of December 1855   WVR HALLUM clk   Recorded 25 Dec 1855      See file dated 1855

 

Know all men by these presents that we Andrew J MINTAN & Luvenia Mintando hereby nominate & appoint Henry PIPER our true and lawful attorney in fact to demand & receive for us from the clerk of Smith County Court our distributive Share of the funds arising from the sale of John HOUSE decd estate Sold by order of Said court we further authorize & empower our Said attorney to Sue for Said funds Should it become necessary to recover the same & employ one or more attorneys to attend to Said Suit & receipt for the same in our names & to give other acquitances necessary etc We do hereby ratify & confirm all the lawful actings & doings of our Said attorney In testimony whereof we have hereunto set our hands & seals this 7” December 1855 AJ MINTON Luvenia MINTAN  test PB HOUSE

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me William VR HALLUM clerk of the County Court of Smith County Andrew J MINTAN with whom I am personally acquainted & who acknowledged that he executed the within power of attorney for the purposes therein contained. And also Luvenia MINTAN having personally appeared before me privately & apart from her husband the said Andrew J MINTAN & acknowledged that She executed said power of attorney freely voluntarily understandingly without compulsion constraint or coercion from her said husband for the purposes therein expressed. Witness my hand at office this 24” dy of December 1855 WVR HALLUM clk      Recorded 25 Decr 1855     See file dated 1855

 

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Received of WVR. HALLUM clerk of Smith County Court ninety five dollars & 7 cents the amount due us from the first sales note taken for the land sold by order of Smith County Court of which John HOUSE decd Seized & possessed this 7” Decr 1855 AJ MINTAN Luvenia MINTAN  Henry PIPER atto in fact   Received the above from Said attorney at same date   AJ MINTAN     Recorded 25 Decr 1855      See file dated 1855

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me William VR HALLUM clerk of Smith County Henry PIPER with whom I am personally acquainted & who acknowledged that he executed the foregoing receipt for the purposes therein contained Witness my hand at office this 24” December 1855 WVR HALLUM    Recorded 25 Decr 1855      See file dated 1855

 

Know all men by these presents that we Levi J. SQUIRES & Susan SQUIRES do hereby nominate & appoint Henry PIPER our true & lawful attorney in fact, to demand and receive for us from the clerk of Smith County Court, our distributive share of the funds arising from the sale of John HOUSEs real estate sold by order of Said Court we further authorize & empower our Said attorney to Sue for Said funds Should it be necessary to recover the Same & employ one or more attorneys to attend to Said Suit & receipt for the same in our names & to give other acquitances as necessary etc We do hereby ratify & confirm all the lawful actings & doings of our said attorney In testimony whereof we have hereunto Set our hands & Seals this 7 December 1855 LJ SQUIRES    Susan AB SQUIRES

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me William VR HALLUM clerk of the County Court of Smith County Levi J SQUIRES with whom I am personally acquainted & who acknowledged that he executed the within power of attorney for the purposes therein contained. And Susan AB SQUIRES having also personally appeared before me privately & apart from husband the Said Levi J SQUIRES & acknowledged that She executed the Said power of attorney understandingly freely, voluntarily without compulsion constraint or coercion from her Said husband & for the purposes therein expressed Witness my hand at office this 24 day of December 1855    WVR HALLUM    Recorded 25 Decr 1855     See file dated 1855

 

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Received of WVR HALLUM clerk etc of Smith County Court ninety five dollars & 7 cnts the amount due us from the first sale note taken for the land Sold by order of Smith County Court of which John HOUSE decd Seized & possessed this 12” of December 1855     LJ SQUIRES Susan AB SQUIRES By Henry PIPER atto in fact Received above of our attorney Same day LJ SQUIRES

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me William VR HALLUM clerk of the County Court of Smith County Henry PIPER with whom I am personally acquainted & who acknowledged that he executed the foregoing receipt for the purposes therein contained. Witness my hand at office this 24” day of December 1855      WVR HALLUM clk     Recorded 25 Decr 1855      See file dated 1855

 

Received of WVR HALLUM clerk etc of Smith County Court ninety five dollars & 7 cnts the amount due me from the first Sale note taken for the land Sold by order of Smith County Court of which John HOUSE decd Seized & possessed this 7” Decr 1855       P.B HOUSE

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me William VR. HALLUM clerk of the County Court of Smith County Pleasant B. HOUSE with whom I am personally acquainted & who acknowledged that he executed the foregoing receipt for the purposes therein contained. Witness my hand at office this 24” day of December 1855       WVR HALLUM clk     Recorded 25 Decr 1855      See file dated 1855

 

Received of WVR. HALLUM clerk of Smith County Court ninety five dollars & 7 cts the amount due me from the 1st Sale note taken for the land sold by order of Smith County Court of which John HOUSE decd Seized & possessed this 5’ December 1855   Green L. HOUSE

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me William V.R. HALLUM clerk of the County Court of Smith County. Green L. HOUSE with whom I am personally acquainted & who acknowledged that he executed the foregoing receipt for the purposes therein contained Witness my hand at office this 24” day of December 1855   WVR HALLUM clk     Recorded 25 Decr 1855      See file dated 1855

 

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Received of WVR. HALLUM clerk etc ninety five dollars & 7 cnts the amount due me as the administrator of Robert HOUSE deceased from the first Sale note taken for the land sold order of Smith County Court of which John HOUSE decd Seized & possessed this 5’ December 1855   Green L. HOUSE Admnstr

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me William VR. HALLUM clerk of the County Court of Smith County Green L. HOUSE with whom I am personally acquainted & who acknowledged that he executed the foregoing receipt for the purposes therein contained Witness my hand at office this 24” day of December 1855   WVR HALLUM clk     Recorded 25 Decr 1855      See file dated 1855

 

Received of WVR HALLUM clk etc ninety five dollars & 7 cnts the amount due me from the 1st Sale note taken for the sale of land sold by order of Smith County Court of which John HOUSE decd Seized & possessed this 5’ of December 1855  WH HOUSE

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me William VR HALLUM clerk of the County Court of Smith County William H HOUSE with whom I am personally acquainted and who acknowledged that he executed the foregoing receipt for the purposes therein contained. Witness my hand at office this 24” day of December 1855  WVR. HALLUM clk     Recorded 25 Decr 1855      See file dated 1855

 

Received of WVR HALLUM etc two hundred & eighty five dollars & 21 cents the amount due my wards, John, Harrison, & Mary HOUSE from the first Sale note taken for the land of which John HOUSE decd Seized & possessed sold by order of Smith County Court, this 17” December 1855     S. ALLISON Grd

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me William VR HALLUM clerk of the County Court of Smith County Saml ALLISON with whom I am personally acquainted & who acknowledged that he executed the foregoing receipt for the purposes therein contained. Witness my hand at office this 24” day of December 1855      WVR HALLUM clk     Recorded 25’ Decr 1855     See file dated 1855

 

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Received of WVR HALLUM clerk etc ninety five dollars and 82 cnts the balance the full amount due me from the sale of the real estate of which Andrew CLARK decd Seized & possessed. Sold by order of Smith County Court this 6” December 1855      Nancy Ann CLARK      test Ridly APPLE

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me William VR. HALLUM clerk of Smith County Nancy A CLARK with whom I am personally acquainted & who acknowledged that she executed the foregoing receipt for the purposes therein contained. Witness my hand at office this 24” day of December 1855   WVR. HALLUM clk      Recorded 25 Decr 1855     See file dated 1855

 

Know all men by these presents that I, Harriet A. DILLAN of the County of Marian & State of Arkansas guardian of Andrew J DILLAN, Thomas C. DILLAN, & William C. DILLAN, minor heirs of Thomas DILLAN, deceased late of Smith Co Tennessee, have made constituted and appointed & by these presents, do make constitute and, appoint John H. DILLAN of the County of Marian & State of Arkansas my true and lawful attorney for me & in my name place & stead to apply to the clerk of the County Court, of Smith County Tennessee, to collect & receive & receipt for all the money, coming to the said Andrew J, Thomas C. & William C. DILLAN as the minor heirs of Thomas DILLAN decd, late of Smith County, Tennessee, which may be in the hands of or under the control, of the clerk of the County Court of Smith County, Tennessee. Giving & granting unto my said attorney full power and authority, to do & perform all and every act & thing whatsoever, requisite, and necessary to be done in and about the premises as fully to all intents & purposes as I might or would do if personally present, hereby ratifying & confirming all that my said attorney shall lawfully do by virtue hereof. In testimony whereof I hereunto set my hand & seal, this 19” day of October A.D. 1855  Harriet A. DILLAN

State of Arkansas County of Marian > Personally appeared before

 

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me Thomas F AUSTIN Clerk of the Circuit Court of Marian County & Ex Officia clerk of the County Court of Marian County State of Arkansas the within named Harriet A DILLAN with whom I am personally & well acquainted and who acknowledged that She executed the within power of attorney for the purposes therein contained. In testimony whereof I, Thomas F AUSTIN clerk of the Circuit Court & Ex Offic clerk of the County Court have hereunto set my hand as such clerk and affixed the Seal of Said Court at office this 19” Oct A.D. 1855  Thomas F AUSTIN clerk

State of Arkansas County of Marian > I John H SWOFFORD do hereby certify that Thomas F AUSTIN whose name appears to the above certificate is and was at the time of certifying the same clerk of the circuit court and Ex Officia clerk of the County Court and that all his official acts as such are entitled to full faith and credit In testimony whereof I have hereunto Set my hand and Seal this the 20” dy of October A.D. 1855   J.H SWOFFORD Judge of the County Court of Marian County & Exofficia Judge of the probate court of Said County.      Recorded 25 Decr 1855      See file dated 1855

Received of WVR HALLUM clerk etc Six hundred & Sixty three dollars & 93 cts the amount now due my wards And J, Wm C, & Thomas C DILLAN from the first sale taken for the land sold by order of Smith County Court of which Thomas S DILLAN decd Seized & possessed this 26 November 1855    Harriet A DILLAN guardian by J.H.DILLAN attorney in fact

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me William VR HALLUM clerk of the County Court of Smith County J.H.DILLAN with whom I am personally acquainted & who acknowledged that he executed the foregoing receipt for the purposes therein contained Witness my hand at office this 24’ day of December 1855 WVR HALLUM clk       Recorded 24 Decr 1855       See file dated 1855

 

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Received of WVR HALLUM clerk etc Seventy Six dollars & 89 cnt the balance & in full of the amount due me in the hands of said clerk from the Sale of Jonathan H GULLICKs real estate I being a Son of Martha M SQUIRES & She a Sister of Sd deceased this 10” January 1856    John A SQUIRES

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me William VR HALLUM clerk of the County Court of Smith County John A SQUIRES with whom I am personally acquainted & who acknowledged that he executed the foregoing receipt for the purposes therein contained. Witness my hand at office this 14” day of January 1856   WVR HALLUM clk     Recorded 14” Jary 1856     See file dated 1856

 

Received of WVR Hallum clk etc Seventy Six dollars & 89 cnts the balance & in full, of the amount due my ward James M. SQUIRES in the hands of Said clerk from the Sale of Jonathan H GULLICKs real estate he being a Son of Martha M SQUIRES & She the Sister of Said deceased this 10” of January 1856    John A SQUIRES guardian

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me William VR HALLUM clerk of the County Court of Smith County James A SQUIRES with whom I am personally acquainted & who acknowledged that he executed the foregoing receipt for the purposes therein contained. Witness my hand at office this 14” day of January 1856   WVR HALLUM clk     Recorded 14” January 1856  See file dated 1856

 

Received of LP. McMURRY admiti----- of Grant A McCLANAHAN decd Seven dollars & 17 cts in full of said estate this 18” dy of December 1855     Wm McCLANAHAN Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me ES.BRADLY a Justice of the peace for Said County, the within named assignor with whom I am personally acquainted & who acknowledged that he executed the within receipt for the purposes therein contained. Witness my hand this 18” day of December 1855     ES BRADLY JP  Recorded 14” Jany 1856     See file dated 1856

 

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Received of L.P.McMURRY and of Morly LIPSCOMB admr of Samuel N.McMURRY decd in full of my part of his personal estate this 17” day of December 1855  Eveline McMURRY

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me ES BRADLY a Justice of the Peace for Said County the above named assignor with whom I am personally acquainted and who acknowledged that She executed the above receipt for the purposes therein contained. Witness my hand this 17” day of December 1855 ES.BRADLY JP  Recorded 14’ Jany 1856     See file dated 1855

 

Received of WVR.HALLUM Smith County Court Clerk fifteen hundred & one dollars & 74 cents the amount due me in my own right & by right of purchase of James D.DAWELLs & Bartlett A JAMES & his wife Elizabeth A JAMES’s Interest being the amount due me as above from the proceeds of the Sale of the Slaves of which Willis DAWELL decd Seized & possessed this 25 of Jany 1856   WF.DAWELL

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me  William VR.HALLUM clerk of the County Court of Smith County William F DAWELL with whom I am personally acquainted & who acknowledged that he executed the foregoing receipt for the purposes therein contained Witness my hand at office this 25” day of Jany 1856 WVR.HALLUM clk       Recorded 25 Jany 1856       See file dated 1855

 

Received of WVR.HALLUM Smith County Court Clerk twenty five hundred & two dollars & 90 cents the amount due my wards Robert A, Caroline C, Jonathon S, Eliza J, & Nancy J DAWELL in the hands of said clerk from the proceeds of the Sale of the Slaves of which Willis DAWELL decd Seized & possessed this 25’ day of Jany 1856      WF.DAWELL GRD

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me William VR.HALLUM clerk of the County Court of Smith County William F DAWELL with whom I am personally acquainted & who acknowledged that he executed the foregoing receipt for the purposes therein contained. Witness my hand at office this 25 day of Jany 1856 WVR HALLUM clk       Recorded 25 Jany 1856       See file dated 1855

 

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Know all men by these presents that we Josiah BAIRD & Martha J BAIRD do hereby nominate and appoint William F. DAWELL our true and lawful attorney in fact to demand & receive for us from WVR.HALLUM Smith County Court clerk our distributive share of the Sale of the Slaves of which Willis DAWELL decd Seized & possessed & receipt in our names for the Same & give any other acquitances necessary to accomplish the object of this power and we do hereby ratify & confirm all the lawful actings & doings of our Said attorney in the premises. Witness our hands & Seals this 25’ day of Janry 1856    Josiah BAIRD  Martha J BAIRD

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me William VR.HALLUM clerk of the County Court of Smith County Josiah BAIRD with whom I am personally acquainted and who acknowledged that he executed the foregoing power of Attorney for the purposes therein contained. And Martha BAIRD having also appeared before me privately and apart from her husband the Said Josiah BAIRD acknowledged this execution of said power of attorney to have been done by her freely voluntarily & understandingly without compulsion or restraint from her said husband & for the purposes therein expressed Witness my hand at office this 25’ dy of Jany 1856  WVR.HALLUM clk       Recorded 25 Jany 1856   See file dated 1855

 

Received of WVR.HALLUM clerk of Smith County Court five hundred dollars & 58 cents the amount due us in Said clerk’s hands from the Sale of Willis DAWELLs Slaves this 25’ day of Jany 1856   Josiah BAIRD Martha J BAIRD By WF.DAWELL atto in fact  Received the above amt of our atto Josiah BAIRD

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me William VR.HALLUM clerk of the County Court of Smith County William F.DAWELL with whom I am personally acquainted & who acknowledged that he executed the foregoing receipt for the purposes therein contained Witness my hand at office this 25 dy of Jany 1856  WVR HALLUM clk       Recorded 25 Jany 1856       See file dated 1855

 

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Received of WVR.HALLUM Smith County Court Clerk five hundred dollars & 58 cent the amount due me from the proceeds of the sale of the Slaves of which Willis DAWELL decd Seized & possessed this 25’ day of Jany 1856  Horace P.DAWELL

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me William VR.HALLUM clerk of the County Court of Smith County, Horace P.DAWELL with whom I am personally acquainted & who acknowledged that he executed the foregoing receipt for the purposes therein contained. Witness my hand at office this 25’ day of January 1856   WVR.HALLUM clk     Recorded 25 Jany 1856      See file dated 1855

 

Received of WVR.HALLUM Six hundred & fifteen dollars and 16 cts the balance & in full of the amount due us from the proceeds of the sale of the real estate of Jonathan H.GULLICK decd this 17” Jany 1856      John McCLARIN atto in fact for VR.BRADFORD & his wife Charlotte      Received the above amount from our said attory 17” Janury 1856 VR.BRADFORD

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me William VR HALLUM clerk of the County Court of Smith County, John McCLELARIN with whom I am personaly acquainted & who acknowledged that he executed the foregoing receipt for the purposes therein contained. Witness my hand at office this 25” day of January 1856   WVR HALLUM clk     Recorded 25 Jany 1856      See file dated 1855

 

Received of WVR.HALLUM clerk etc Seventy Six dollars & 89 cts the balance & in full of the amount due me in the hand of sd clerk the proceeds of the Sale of Jonathan H GULLICKs real estate I being a son of Martha M SQUIRES & she the Sister of Sd decd this 16” Jany 1856       LH.SQUIRES

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me William VR.HALLUM clerk of the County Court of Smith County, LH.SQUIRES with whom I am personally acquainted & who acknowledged that he executed the foregoing receipt for the purposes therein contained. Witness my hand at office this 25’ dy of January 1856 WVR HALLUM clk       Recorded 25 Jany 1856       See file dated 1856

 

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Received of WVR.HALLUM clk etc Seventy Six dollars and 89 cents the balance & in full of the amount due us in the hands of Said clerk it being the proceeds of the Sale of the real estate of which Jonathan H.GULLICK decd Seized and possessed we being the Son in law & daughter of Martha M SQUIRES & She the Sister of Said deceased this 18” of Jany 1856   Merideth BALLINGER & Tabitha BALLINGER by NB.BURDINE atto in fact    Received the above amount of our Said Attorney  Merideth BALLINGER

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me William VR.HALLUM clerk of Smith County Court Nathan B BURDINE with whom I am personally acquainted and who acknowledged that he executed the foregoing receipt for the purposes therein contained Witness my hand at office this 28” dy of Jany 1856     WVR. HALLUM clk      Recorded 25 Jany 1856       See file dated 1855

 

Received of WVR.HALLUM clerk etc two hundred & thirty dollars & 67 cents the balance & in full of the amount due my wards Thomas M, Jonathan G, & William T SQUIRES in the hands of Said clerk being the balance of the proceeds of the Sale of Jonathan H.GULLICKs real estate I being their guardian & they the children of Martha M SQUIRES & she the Sister of sd decd. This 16 Jany 1856 John R MOORES, grd

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me William VR. HALLUM clerk of the County Court of Smith County, John R MOORES with whom I am personally acquainted & who acknowledged that he executed the foregoing receipt for the purposes therein contained    Witness my hand at office this 25 dy of Jany 1856      WVR. HALLUM clk     Recorded 25 Jany 1856      See file dated 1855

 

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Know all men by these presents that we James E FRY & Sarah J FRY & Elias J JINKINS & wife Elizabeth A. JINKINS do hereby nominate and appoint Henry PIPER our true & lawful attorney to demand and receive for us & in our names receipt therefore & give any other acquitance necessary the proceeds in the hands of WVR HALLUM, Smith County Court clerk being the proceeds of the Sale of land of which Nehemiah DAWELL decd Seized & possessed Sold by order of Smith County Court in the case of Francis HARRIS & others vs R. HARRIS & others & we do hereby ratify & confirm all the lawful actings & doings of our Said attorney in the premises. Witness our hands and Seals this 30” Jany 1856     James E FRY   Sarah J FRY   EJ JINKINS    EA JINKINS

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me William VR.HALLUM clerk of the County Court of Smith County James E FRY & Elias J JINKINS with whom I am personally acquainted & who acknowledged that they executed the foregoing power of attorney for the purposes therein contained Witness my hand at office this 31 Jany 1856     WVR.HALLUM clk

Tennessee Smith County > To Francis P. GILL Esquire, you are hereby authorized & empowered to take the examination of Sarah J.FRY & Elizabeth A.JINKINS privately and apart from their husbands relative to their free execution of the within power of attorney & the Same So taken certify under your hand & Seal, Witness WVR.HALLUM clk of Smith County Court at office the 30” dy of Janry 1856 WVR.HALLUM clk

State of Tennessee Smith County > Sarah J.FRY & Elizabeth A.JINKINS having personally appeared before me & having by virtue of the Authority in me vested been examined privately and apart from their husbands James E. & Elias J. & they having acknowledged the due execution of the within power of attorney, by them freely voluntarily without compulsion constraint or coercion by their said husbands the same is therefore certify Witness my hand & Seal 31. day of Janry 1856 FP GILL JP       Recorded 31st Jany 1856   See file dated 1856

 

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Received of WVR.HALLUM Smith County Court clerk one hundred & thirteen dollars & 86 the amount due James E.FRY & wife & Elias J.JINKINS & wife from the Sale of land of which Nehemiah DAWELL decd Seized & possessed Sold by order of Smith County Court in the case of Francis HARRIS & others vs R.HARRIS & others this 31 Janry 1856   Henry PIPER Atto in fact Received the above amt Same dy from our sd Attorney    EJ JINKINS    James E.FRY

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me William VR.HALLUM clerk of the County Court of Smith County. Henry PIPER with whom I am personally acquainted & who acknowledged that he executed the foregoing receipt for the purposes therein contained. Witness my hand at office this 31. day of Janry 1856  WVR.HALLUM clk       Recorded 1st Feb 1856 See file dated 1856

 

Received of WVR.HALLUM Smith County Court clerk one hundred & thirteen dollars & 86 cts the amount due me as the guardian of Robert HARRIS & Mary ROLLINGS being the amount due my said wards in Said clerks hands from the Sale of the land of which Nehemiah DAWELL decd Seized & possessed Sold by order of Smith County Court in the case of Francis HARRIS & others vs R.HARRIS & others this 31.Jany 1856     James E.FRY

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me William VR.HALLUM clerk of the County Court of Smith County James E FRY with whom I am personally acquainted and who acknowledged that he executed the foregoing receipt, for the purposes therein contained. Witness my hand at office this 31 day of Janry 1856  WVR.HALLUM clk       Recorded 1st Feb 1856 See file dated 1856

 

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Received of WVR.HALLUM Smith County Court clerk fifty six dollars & 98 cnts the amount due me as the purchaser of Francis HARRIS interest in the land sold by order of Smith County Court of which Nehemiah DAWELL decd seized & possessed in the case of Francis HARRIS & others vs R HARRIS & others this 31st Janury 1856 S. ALLISON

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me William VR.HALLUM clerk of the County Court of Smith County Samuel ALLISON with whom I am personally acquainted and who acknowledged that he executed the foregoing receipt for the purposes therein contained. Witness my hand at office this 1st day of February 1856  WVR.HALLUM clk The deed from HARRIS to ALLISON is recorded in the Registers office    Recorded 1st Feb 1856       See file dated 1856

 

 

Received of WVR.HALLUM clerk Six hundred & fifteen dollars & 16 cts the balance in full of the amount due me from the proceeds of the Sale of the real estate of Jonathon H GULLICK decd this 19” of Janry 1856 I have received the above of Sum from Wm B GULLICK 19” Janry 1856       John REEVES          John B GULLICK By William B DENTON Atto in fact

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me William VR.HALLUM clerk of the County Court of Smith County William B DENTON with whom I am personally acquainted and who acknowledged that he executed the foregoing receipt for the purposes therein contained. Witness my hand at office this 2nd day of February 1856     WVR.HALLUM clk     Recorded 9” February 1856  See file dated 1856

 

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Received of William F. McALISTER Exec of G McALISTER decd fourteen hundred & eighteen dollars & 44 cts & one Negro girl May valued at five hundred dollars in part of L.W. McALISTERs interest of the personal estate of G McALISTER decd under his will in the years 1852 & 3. This 4” of August 1853     AS EWING Grd for LW. McALISTER

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me William VR.HALLUM clerk of the County Court of Smith County Oscar S.EWING with whom I am personally acquainted & who acknowledged that he executed the foregoing receipt for the purposes therein contained Witness my hand at office this 7” day of February 1856 WVR HALLUM clk       Recorded 9” Feb 1856 See file dated 1856.

 

Received of WF. McALISTER eight hundred and eighty four dollars and 65 cts Seven hundred and ninety three & 32 cts of which is principal and fifty dollars & 83 cts Interest the amount due my ward EG. McALISTER also the slaves allotted to her by the commissioners appointed by the Smith County Court to divide the slaves belonging to the estate of sd deceased this 1st March 1855  JR. HIBBITT Gard for EG. McALISTER

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me William VR.HALLUM clerk of the County Court of Smith County, James R HIBBITT with whom I am personally acquainted and who acknowledged that he executed the within receipt for the purposes therein contained   Witness my hand at office this 7”dy of February 1856   WVR. HALLUM clk     Recorded 9” Feb 1856 See file dated 1856

 

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Received of Wm F. McALISTER Executor of Garland McALISTER decd Eight hundred and thirty nine dollars & 65 cts the whole of my share of the estate of Said G. McALISTER under his will This March 1st 1855      J.R. HIBBITT

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me William VR. HALLUM clerk of the County Court of Smith County, James R HIBBITT with whom I am personally acquainted & who acknowledged that he executed the annexed receipt for the purposes therein contained. Witness my hand at office this 7” day of February 1856     WVR. HALLUM clk     Recorded 9” February 1856  See file dated 1856

 

Received of Wm F. McALISTER Exec of Garland McALISTER decd two hundred & twenty dollars & 15 cts the whole of my share of the estate of the Said G McALISTER under his will This March 1st 1855 O.S. EWING

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me William VR. HALLUM clerk of the County Court of Smith County Oscar S. EWING with whom I am personally acquainted and who acknowledged that he executed the annexed receipt for the purposes therein contained. Witness my hand at office this 7” day of February 1856     WVR. HALLUM clk     Recorded 9” February 1856  See file dated 1856

 

Know all men by these presents that we Andrew CLARK guardian of John DAWELL, a minor child & heir of William DAWELL deceased and William DAWELL George DAWELL and Nehemiah DAWELL children and heirs of said William DAWELL Deceased who have attained the age of Majority all living in the County of Pike of the State of Missouri do hereby make Constitute and appoint William WATERS of the County of Wilson in the State of Tennessee our true and lawful attorney for us and in our names to demand ask for, Sue and recover any and all money and property which may be due and coming to us in the County of Smith in the State of Tennessee and especially to demand ask for Sue for & receive any & all moneys and property which now is or may hereafter become due to

 

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us or which has decended or hereafter may in any manner decend to us through the Said William DAWELL deceased as heirs and legal representatives of Nehemiah DAWELL deceased late of the County of Smith in Said State of Tennessee and for us and in our names to make execute and deliver all receipts and acquitances therefore which shall be as binding and effectual against us as if made executed Signed delivered in all our proper persons. And in general to do and perform all other acts & things in relation to the collection of any and all money & property in the Said State of Tennessee & county of Smith which we could of right do in our own proper persons Hereby ratifying & confirming any and all acts of our said attorney made constituted and appointed as aforesaid Given under our hands & Seals this third day of February 1854  Andrew CLARK grd of John DAWELL  George DAWELL  Nehemiah Dawson DAWELL  William W DAWELL

 

State of Missouri County of Pike >  I Samuel F MURRAY clerk of the County Court in and for Said County certify that Andrew CLARK Guardian of John DAWELL, and George DAWELL Nehemiah Dawson DAWELL, and William W. DAWELL all of whom are personally known to me to be the Same persons whose names are Subscribed to the within and foregoing instrument in writing as parties thereto this day came Personally before me and severally acknowledged that they executed and delivered the Same as their voluntary act and done for the uses & purposes therein contained Given under my hand and The seal of Said Court at office in Said County 3rd day of February 1854              SF. MURRAY clk

 

State of Missouri County of Pike > I, William KELLY presiding Justice of the County Court in and for said County Certify That  Samuel F. MURRAY whose signature is subscribed to the within and foregoing certificates is and was at the

 

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time he subscribed his name to said certificates acting clerk of our said County Court lawfully commissioned and qualified and that his attestation thereto is in due form of law. Given under my hand this 10th day of February 1854         William KELLY

 

State of Missouri County of Pike > I Samuel F. MURRAY Clerk of the County Court in and for same County certify that William KELLY whose name is subscribed to the foregoing certificate is and was at the time he subscribed his name to said certificate acting presiding justice of our said County Court lawfully commissioned and qualified that his signature Thereto is genuine and that as such Justice all his official acts are entitled to full faith & credit  Given under my hand and the seal of said Court at office in said County this 17th day of February 1854  SF MURRAY

 

Know all men by these presents that we Nathaniel DAWELL of the County of Pike and Pallis NEAL and Mary Ann NEAL his wife formerly Mary Ann DAWELL a daughter of William DAWELL late of the County of Pike in the State of Missouri of the County of Ralls Missouri, do by These presents make constitute and appoint William WATERS of the County of Wilson in the State of Tennessee our true and lawful attorney for us and in our names to ask for demand sue for and recover any and all money which may have descended or which may be coming to us from the estate of our grandfather Nehemiah DAWELL deceased late of the County of Smith in the State of Tennessee and in general to ask for demand sue for and recover any and all money which may be due or may be coming to us in the said County of Smith in the State of Tennessee aforesaid and to be given in our names full receipts and acquitances as therefore. Thereby ratifying and confirming any and all acts of our said

 

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attorney made constituted and appointed as aforesaid of touching and concerning the premises aforesaid, given under our hands and seals at our said County of Pike in the state of Missouri This 13th day of November A.D. eighteen hundred and fifty-three. Pollis NEAL Mary A. NEAL  Nathaniel DAWELL

 

State of Missouri County of Pike > Be it remembered That Nathaniel DAWELL Pollis NEAL and Mary Ann NEAL wife of said Pollis NEAL all of whom are personally known to the undersigned justice of the peace to be the same persons whose names are subscribed to the within Power of attorney this day appeared before me in said County and that Nathaniel DAWELL and Pollis NEAL then and there acknowledged That They executed the said Power of attorney for the uses and purposes therein expressed; and the said Mary Ann NEAL having been by us made acquainted with the contents of said instrument and in examination apart from her said husband acknowledged That she executed the said Power of attorney freely and without any undue influence of her said husband. In testimony whereof we have hereunto set our hands and seals 12th day of November A.D.1853 Richard MATHEWS    Powhattan BRYAN

State of Missouri County of Pike > I Samuel F. MURRAY Clerk of the County Court in aforesaid County of Pike Certify that Richard MATHEWS and Powhattan BRYAN whose names are subscribed to the foregoing certificates of acknowledgement are and were at the time they subscribed their names to said certificate acting Justices of the Peace in and for said County Lawfully Commissioned and qualified that their signatures to said certificate are genuine and that as such Justices all their official acts are entitled to full faith and credit Given under my hand and the seal of

 

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said Court at office in said County this 14th day of November 1853 S.F. MURRAY Clerk

State of Missouri County of Pike > I William KELLEY Presiding Justice of the County Court in and for said County of Pike Certify that Samuel F MURRAY whose genuine signature is subscribed to the within and foregoing certificate is and was at the time he subscribed his name thereunto acting Clerk of our said County lawfully commissioned and qualified and that his attestation thereunto is in due form of law, Given under my hand as Presiding Justice of said County Court this 14th day of November 1853             William KELLEY Presiding Justice of Pike County Court

State of Missouri County of Pike > I Samuel F. MURRAY Clerk of the County Court in and for said County certify That William KELLEY whose name is subscribed to the within and foregoing certificate is and was at the time he subscribed his name to said certificate acting Presiding Justice of our said County Court lawfully commissioned and qualified that his signature to said certificate is genuine and that as such Justice all his official acts are entitled to full faith and credit Given under my hand and the seal of said Court at office in said County This 23rd day of November 1853          S.F.MURRAY Clerk

 

Know all men by these presents that we Joseph McCOLLUM and Nancy Jane McCOLLUM wife of said Joseph McCOLLUM formerly Nancy Jane DAWELL a daughter of William DAWELL late of the County of Pike

 

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in the State of Missouri do by these presents make constitute and appoint Wilson WATERS of the County of Wilson in the State of Tennessee our true and lawful attorney for us and in our names to ask for demand and sue for and recover any and all money which may have descended or which may be coming to us from the Estate of grandfather Nehemiah DAWELL deceased late of the County of Smith in the State of Tennessee and in general to ask for demand sue for and recover any and all money which may be due or may be coming to us in the said County of Smith in the State of Tennessee aforesaid and to give in our names free receipts and acquitances therefore

Hereby ratifying and confirming any and all acts of our said attorney made constituted and appointed as aforesaid of touching and concerning the premises aforesaid     Given under our hands and seals at our said County of Pike in the State of Missouri this 8th day of November A.D. eighteen hundred and fifty three (1853)     Joseph McCOLLUM    Nancy Jane McCOLLUM

 

State of Missouri County of Pike > Be it remembered that on 8th day of November 1858 before us Richard MATHEWS and Powhattan BRYAN Justices of the Peace in and for said County of Pike duly Commissioned and qualified under the laws of said state to take the acknowledgements of deeds and other conveyances personally appeared Joseph McCOLLUM and Nancy Jane McCOLLUM his wife formerly Nancy Jane DAWELL daughter of William DAWELL deceased late of said County both personally known to us to be the same persons whose names are subscribed to the within and foregoing instrument in writing as parties thereto and they severally acknowledge that they executed and delivered the same as their

 

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voluntary act and deed for the uses and purposes therein contained. And Nancy Jane McCOLLUM wife of said Joseph McCOLLUM having also personally appeared before us privately and apart from her said husband acknowledged the execution of the said instrument in writing to have been done by her freely voluntarily and understandingly without compulsion or constraint of or from her said husband and for the purposes therein expressed. Given under our hands the day and date first above written.   Richard MATHEWS Justice of the Peace   Powhattan BRYAN Justice of the Peace.

State of Missouri County of Pike > I Samuel F MURRAY Clerk of the County Court in and for said County of Pike Certify That Richard MATHEWS and Powhattan BRYAN whose names are subscribed to the written and foregoing certificate of acknowledgement are and were at the time They subscribed Their names to said certificate acting Justices of the Peace in and for said County lawfully commissioned and qualified that their signatures to said certificate are genuine and that as such Justices all their official acts are entitled to full faith and credit Given under my hand and the seal of said County at office in said County This 14th day of November 1853  S.F.MURRAY, clerk

 

State of Missouri County of Pike > I William KELLEY Presiding Justice of The County Court in and for said County certify that Samuel F MURRAY whose name is subscribed to the foregoing certificate is and was at the time he subscribed his name to said certificate acting clerk of our said County Court and that his attestation to said certificate is in due form of law.  Given under my hand

 

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as Presiding Justice of said Court this 14th day of November 1853. William KELLEY Justice of Pike County Court.

State of Missouri County of Pike > I Samuel F MURRAY Clerk of the County Court in and for said County of Pike certify That William KELLEY whose name is subscribed to the within and foregoing certificate as and was at the time he subscribed his name to said certificate acting Presiding Justice of our said County Court lawfully commissioned and qualified That his signature to said certificate is genuine and That as such Justice all his official acts are entitled to full faith and credit Given under my hand and the seal of said County at office in said County This 23rd day of November 1853 S.F.MURRAY clerk

 

Received of WVR.HALLUM clerk etc one hundred and forty one dollars & 80 cts the full amount due us from the proceeds of the Sale of land in the case of Nathaniel DAWELL vs Pollis NEAL & others Sold by order of Smith County Court This 23rd February 1856 Andrew CLARK Gard of John DAWELL  George DAWELL Nehemiah D.DAWELL    Wm W.DAWELL   by Wm L.WATERS atto in fact

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me William VR.HALLUM clerk of the County Court of Smith County William L.WATERS with whom I am personally acquainted & who acknowledged that he executed the foregoing receipt for the purposes therein contained.   Witness my hand at office this 26” day of February 1856       WVR.HALLUM clk     Recorded 26 Feb 1856 See file dated 1856

 

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Received of WVR.HALLUM clerk etc Seventy dollars and 90 cents the full amount due us from the proceeds of the sale of land in the case of Nehemiah DAWELL vs Pollis NEAL & others Sold by order of Smith County Court This 23rd Feby 1856   Pollis NEAL & wife  Mary A NEAL  Nathaniel DAWELL  Wm L.WATERS atto in fact

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me William VR HALLUM clerk of the County Court of Smith County William L.WATERS with whom I am personally acquainted & who acknowledged that he executed the foregoing receipt for the purposes therein contained    Witness my hand at office This 25” day of Feb 1856     WVR. HALLUM clk     Recorded 25” Feb 1856      See file dated 1856

 

Received of WVR.HALLUM clerk etc Thirty five dollars & 45 cts the full amount due us from the proceeds of the sale of land in the case of Nathaniel DAWELL vs Pollis NEAL & others Sold by order of Smith County Court This 23rd February 1856 Joseph McCULLUM & wife Mary Jane McCULLUM By WL WATERS atto in fact

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me William VR.HALLUM clerk of the County Court of Smith County Wilson L.WATERS with whom I am personally acquainted & who acknowledged that he executed the foregoing receipt for the purposes therein contained.   Witness my hand at office This 26” day of Feb 1856     See file dated 1856

 

Received of Hensly Smith Executer of David SMITH decd one hundred & twenty nine dollars & 72 cts in full of Heslin SMITH & Harrison SMITHs rateable Share of the estate of said David SMITH Estate under his will, This the 26” day of February 1856 Houston SMITH Gard.

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me William VR.HALLUM clerk of the County Court of Smith County Houston SMITH with whom I am personally acquainted & who acknowledged That he executed the foregoing receipt for the purposes therein contained. Witness my hand at office This 5 day of March 1856     WVR.HALLUM clk       Recorded 7” March 1856      See file dated 1856

 

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Received of Hensly SMITH Executor of Daniel SMITH decd Sixty four dollars and eighty Six cents in full of our total part of the personal estate of Said Daniel SMITH under his will this 29th day of September 1855       Madison M C ANGEL    Martha ANGEL  Wm A SMITH    Wm B SMITH

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me William VR.HALLUM clerk of the County, William A SMITH & Wm B SMITH Subscribing witnesses to the foregoing receipt who being first Sworn depose and say that they are acquainted with Madison M C.ANGEL and Martha ANGEL & that they acknowledged that they executed the foregoing receipt for the purposes therein contained. Witness my hand at office this 5th day of March 1856    WVR.HALLUM clk       Recorded 27th March 1856    See file dated 1856 

 

Received of Robert H.CATO administrator of Martha HUGGINS decd in right of my wife Mary C.BEASLY formerly Mary C.HUGGINS three hundred and fifty one dollars & 83 cts being the full amount due me as above This 25th of March 1856      William P BEASLY     test AS.EWING

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me William VR.HALLUM clerk of the County Court of Smith County William P BEASLY with whom I am personally acquainted and who acknowledged that he executed the foregoing receipt for the purposes therein contained Witness my hand at office this 25 day of March 1856   WVR.HALLUM clk     Recorded 25 March 1856     See file dated 1856

 

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We, James HOOKER, Samuel HOOKER, Walker HOOKER William KITCHING and wife Charlotte formerly Charlotte HOOKER; do hereby nominate and appoint J.L.FARR our attorney in fact to demand and receive for us & each of us, from the clerk of the County Court of Smith County in the State of Tennessee, or any other person having possession of or being liable for the Same, our distributive, which has decended to us from the estate of one Thomas HOOKER now deceased, late of the County of Smith and State of Tennessee and all necessary receipts bonds and other acquitances for us and in our name to execute for and about the Same, we do further authorize our said attorney to Sue for and recover the Same or any part thereof whether the Same be the proceeds of real or personal estate, and for that purpose may employ one or more attorneys or agents under him and to do all other acts and things necessary to accomplish the object of this power, and we do hereby ratify and confirm all the lawful actings and doings of our said attorney in the premises as fully as if we were present and doing the Same ourselves. This 13th day of October 1855 James HOOKER  Samuel HOOKER Walker HOOKER William KITCHING    Charlotte KITCHING   test Wm HARRIS      James SMITH

State of Texas County of Hunt > I, William H.KUYKENDALL clerk of the County Court of Hunt County, and State of Texas do hereby certify that James HOOKER, Samuel HOOKER, Walker HOOKER, & William KITCHING & wife Charlotte KITCHING, with whom I am personally acquainted and who acknowledged that they executed the within power of attorney to J.L.FARR, for the purposes therein expressed & Charlotte KITCHING wife of the Said William KITCHING personally appeared before me, privately and apart, from her Said husband and acknowledged that She executed the Same freely & voluntarily and without restraint or compulsion on the part of her said husband In testimony whereof I have hereunto set my hand and affixed my seal of office at office in G-------- This 15th day of October 1855 William H KUYKENDALL clk CC Hunt

 

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State of Texas County of Hunt > I, Lewis W. MOORE presiding & Chief Justice of Hunt County & State of Texas, do hereby certify that William KUYKENDALL Hunt, whose official signature appears to the foregoing acknowledgement is and was at the time of taking Said acknowledgement Clerk of the County Court of Said Hunt County duly commissioned and qualified, and that full faith and credit are due all his official acts as Such and that the Signature purporting to be his are genuine. Given under my hand and Seal this 15th day of October 1855    Lewis W.MOORE Chief Justice of Hunt County State of Texas

State of Texas County of Hunt > I, William H.KUYKENDALL clerk of the County Court of Said Hunt County in the State of Texas do hereby certify that Lewis W.MOORE, Esqr whose official signature appears to the foregoing certificate is and was at the time of signing the same Chief Justice and presiding Magistrate over the County Court of Hunt County duly commissioned and qualified and that full faith and credit are due all his official acts as Such and that the Signature purporting to be his are genuine In Testimony whereof I, having hereunto Set my hand and affixed my Seal of office This 15th day of October 1855 William H.KUYKENDALL clk Co C H C Texas  Recorded 9th April 1856 See file dated 1856

 

Received of WVR. Clk. Forty Seven dollars & 92 cts each there being 4 Shares amounting to one hundred and ninety one dollars & 68 cts in full of our distributive Share of the real estate, of which Thomas HOOKER decd Seized & possessed, Sold by order of Smith County Court in the case of Wm H.HOOKER & others vs Wm KITCHING & others This 5th of April 1856      James HOOKER  Samuel HOOKER Walker HOOKER Wm KITCHING and wife Charlotte KITCHING  By J.L.FARR, Atto in fact

 

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Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me William VR.HALLUM clerk of the County Court of Smith County Jonathon L.FARR with whom I am personally acquainted and who acknowledged that he executed the foregoing receipt for the purposes therein contained. Witness my hand at office this 5th day of April 1856      WVR.HALLUM clk     Recorded 11th April 1856    See file dated 1856

 

Received of WS.ALEXANDER Administrator with the will annexed of the estate of James MARTIN Three hundred & Seventy four dollars Eliza L.MARTINs Share in the estate of Said James MARTIN under his will This 4th day of March 1856       Wm C. MARTIN  Elizabeth L MARTIN   Witnesses J.W HUGHS  B M RICHARDSON

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me William VR.HALLUM clerk of the County Court of Smith County John W.HUGHS & B.M RICHARDSON Subscribing witnesses to the within Receipt who being first Sworn depose and Say that they are acquainted with W.C.MARTIN & Elizabeth L. MARTIN & that they acknowledged in their presence that they executed the within receipt upon the day it bears date Witness my hand at office this 7th day of April 1856  WVR.HALLUM    Recorded 11th of April 1856 See file dated 1856

 

Received of William VR.HALLUM clerk Twenty four dollars & 29 cts the balance & in full of the amount in Clerk HALLUMs hands due N & M.G.WARD by decree in Chancery Court against Thomas HOOKER being his distributive Share of the real estate of Thomas HOOKER Sr decd Sold by decree of Smith County Court. This 5th of April 1856  W W WARD atto for N & MG.WARD

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me William VR.HALLUM clerk of the County Court of Smith County William W. WARD with whom I am personally acquainted & who acknowledged that he executed the foregoing receipt for the purposes therein contained

 

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Witness my hand at office This 5th day of April WVR. HALLUM clk    Recorded 12th April 1856    See file dated 1856

 

Received of WVR Hallum clk etc two hundred & thirty two dollars & 60 cnts amount due me from the Sale of Alethia B.ALLENs real estate Sold by order of Smith County Court except the town property not yet Sold out of the 1st Sale notes this 5th of April 1856   VH.ALLEN

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me William VR.HALLUM clerk of the County Court of Smith County Van H ALLEN with whom I am personally acquainted and who acknowledged that he executed the foregoing receipt for the purposes therein contained. Witness my hand at office this 7th day of April 1856 WVR.HALLUM clk  Recorded 12 April 1856  See file dated 1856 

 

Received of WVR Hallum clk etc two hundred & thirty two dollars & 60 cnts amount due my ward John ALLEN from the Sale of Alethia B.ALLENs real estate except the town property not yet Sold Sale made by order of Smith County Court, the above is the amount due from the 1st Sale notes This 5th April 1856  VH.ALLEN Gurd of John ALLEN

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me William VR.HALLUM clerk of the County Court of Smith County Van H ALLEN with whom I am personally acquainted and who acknowledged that he executed the foregoing receipt for the purposes therein contained. Witness my hand at office this 7th day of April 1856 WVR.HALLUM clk

 

Received of WVR Hallum clk etc two hundred & thirty two dollars & 60 cnts amount now due me as the Administrator of David B.ALLEN decd from the sale of the land sold by order of the Smith County Court of which Alethia B.ALLEN decd Seized & possessed this 7th of April 1856      S M FITE admrtr

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me William

 

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VR.HALLUM clerk of the County Court of Smith County Samuel M FITE with whom I am personally acquainted and who acknowledged that he executed the foregoing receipt for the purposes therein contained       Witness my hand at office this 7th day of April 1856   WVR HALLUM clk       Recorded 12th April 1856    See file dated 1856

 

Received of WVR HALLUM former clerk of Smith County Court two hundred & thirty two dollars & 60 amount now due our ward Virginia D ALLEN from Sale of the land Sold by order of Smith County Court of which Alethia B ALLEN decst Seized & possessed This 24th of April 1856 R A & A LOPSLY guardians of V D ALLEN    Test N B BURDINE Thos FISHER

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me David C SANDERS clerk of the County Court of Smith County Nathan B BURDINE & Thomas FISHER Subscribing witnesses to the foregoing receipt who being first sworn Depose & Say that they are acquainted with Robert A LAPSLY & that he acknowledged the Same in their presence to be their act and Deed upon the Day it bears Date    Witness my hand at office This 29 Day of April 1856    DC SANDERS clk       Recorded 29th April 1856    See file dated 1856

 

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Received of WVR HALLUM former clerk etc Six hundred & ninety Seven Dollars & 80 cents the amount now due me in ------ right & in right of ------ as the assignor of James ALLEN & Joseph W ALLEN in said former clerks hands arising from the sale of the real Estate of Alethia B ALLEN decst This 2nd of May 1856      GC ALLEN By his attorney JB MOORES      $125 retained to pay clks fees

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me David C SANDERS Clerk of the County Court of Smith County James B.MOORES with whom I am personally acquainted and who acknowledged that he Executed the forgoing receipt for the purposes therein contained     Witness my hand at office the 2nd day of May 1856      DC SANDERS clk     See file dated 1856

 

Received of WVR HALLUM former clerk Eighteen Dollars and twenty cents the full amount Due me from Said HALLUM from the proceeds of the Sale of the Real Estate of which George BAKER decd seized and possessed Sold by order of Smith County Court in the case of Andrew J BAKER & others vs Jacob BAKER & others This 6th June 1856 Louisa J BAKER

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me David C SANDERS Clerk of the County Court of Smith County Louisa J BAKER with whom I am personally acquainted and who acknowledged that  she executed the within Receipt for the purposes Therein contained     Witness my hand at office the 6th June 1856      DC Sanders Clk       Recorded 12 June 1856       See file dated 1856

 

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Know all men by these presents that we Alx M CAMPBELL and Anne DIXON his wife of the County of Madderson State of Tennessee do hereby nominate Constitute and appoint James B MOORES our true and lawful attorney in fact for us and in our names to Demand and receive from clerks of the Court of Smith County Tennessee, or any person having possession of or liable for the Same any property lands or effects arising from the proceeds of the sale of real estate rents, or otherwise coming to us, in the rights of Said Ann DIXON, as one of the heirs and distributees, of the Estate of Alethia B ALLEN Deceased late of Said County of Smith and to make and execute all necessary receipts and acquitances for the Same Hereby ratifying and confirming The acts of our said attorney in this behalf in as full and ample manner as if we were present and Did the same in person     This 2nd day of may 1856    Alx W CAMPBELL  Ann DIXON CAMPBELL

State of Tennessee Madderson County > Personally appeared before me Thos W GAMEWELL clerk of the County Court of Said County Alaxander W Campbell one of the bargainors to the foregoing power of attorney with whom I am personally acquainted and who acknowledged that he executed the same for the purposes therein contained: also appeared before me the ---------- bargainor to said Power of attorney Ann DIXON CAMPBELL separately and apart from her husband the aforesaid Alaxander Campbell and acknowledged that she executed the Same freely voluntarily and without compulsion or constraint on the part of her said husband and for the purposes therein contained Witness my hand at office this 2nd day of May 1856      Thos W CORNWELL clerk by ------------- clk

 

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Received of WVR HALLUM former clerk of Smith County Court Two hundred and fifty two dollars & 60 cts the amount now due us in Said clerks hands from the of land Sold by order of Said Court of which Alethia B ALLEN Decd Seized and possessed this 10th of May 1856   A W CAMPBELL  Ann D CAMPBELL  by their attorney in fact  James B MOORES     Two dollars 25 cts retained to pay for recording receipt & power of attorney      JB MOORES

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me David C SANDERS Clerk of the County Court of Smith County James B MOORES attorney in fact for A W CAMPBELL & A D CAMPBELL with whom I am personally acquainted and who acknowledged that he executed the foregoing receipt for the purposes Therein contained Witness my hand at office the 10th May 1856      DC SANDERS clk   Recorded 13th June 1856  See file dated 1856

 

Know all men by these presents that I J D DRAKE and Charlotte DRAKE his wife of the County of Desoto and State of Mississippi have made constituted and appointed and by these presents do make constitute and appoint L H CARDWELL of Smith County Tennessee my true and Lawful attorney for me and in my place and stead to collect and receipt for our interest in the Estate of John CARTER Deceast late of said County giving and granting unto our said attorney full power and authority to do and perform all and every act and thing whatsoever requisite and necessary in collecting our interest in Said Estate as ------ to all interests and purposes as we might or could do if personally present with full power of substituting and revocating hearby ratifying

 

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And confirming all That our Said attorney or his substitute shall lawfully do or cause to be done by virtue hearof In witness whereof we have hearunto set our hands and seals This 31st Day of March one thousand eight hundred and fifty six signed and Delivered in the presents of   J.D.DRAKE  Charlotte DRAKE

The State of Mississippi Desoto County > Personally appeared before me W.L. OWEN an acting Justice of the Peace in and for Said County J D DRAKE and Charlotte DRAKE his wife who acknowledged that they signed sealed and delivered the within Power of Attorney for the purposes and considerations therein mentioned and Charlotte DRAKE in a private examination separate and apart from her Said husband acknowledged that She signed sealed and Delivered the Same freely and voluntarily without any ---- threats or compulsion on the part of her Said husband but on her own act and deed    Given under my hand and seal this the 31st Day of March AD 1856      Wm L OWEN Justice of the peace

The State of Mississippi Desoto County > I R.R.WEST clerk of the Probate Court of the County of Desoto & state aforesaid Do hearby certify that Wm L OWEN whose genuine Signature appears to the foregoing certificate is and was at the time of signing the Same an acting Justice of the peace in and for Said County Duly Elected qualified and commissioned and that all of his acts in the premises are and ought to be entitled to full faith and credit Given under my hand and the seal of Said Court at office the 1st Day of Ap AD 1856     R R WEST clk

 

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The State of Mississippi Desoto County > I George FOOTE presiding Judge of the probate Court of the County of Desoto State aforesaid Do hearby certify that R R WEST whose genuine signature appears to the forgoing certificate and attestation is now and was at the date thereof clerk of Said court Duly elected qualified and commissioned that his Said certificate and attestation are in due form of law and that all of his acts in the premises are and ought to be entitled to full faith and credit  Given under my hand and official seal the first Day of April AD 1856       George FOOTE Judge of Probate

 

Received of WVR HALLUM former clerk etc forty Seven Dollars & 69 cents (less $3.00 fees paid clerk for recording power of attorney & receipt) being the full amount Due us in the case of L H CARDWELL & others vs Elizabeth J Leftan & others for the sale of the land Sold by order of Smith County Court This 6th May 1856    L D DRAKE     Catherine DRAKE by L H CARDWELL attorney in fact

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me David C SANDERS clerk of the County Court of Smith County L H CARDWELL with whom I am personally acquainted and who acknowledged that he executed the foregoing receipt for the purposes Therein contained Witness my hand at office This 6th May 1856      D C SANDERS clk     See file dated 1856

 

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The Commonwealth of Kentucky > I A.N. DAWS of the County of Muhlenburg and state aforsaid do by these presents empower W.B. DAVIS of Smith County Tennessee to collect and receive all money etc due my ward, John S LUCAS, he having removed to this State and chose me his guardian instead of his former guardian James H DAWS who also lives in Smith County Tennessee The above named Wm B DAVIS having all the power to collect receive and settle with guardian that I would have if present I also empower to make settlement with the clerk if it becomes necessary and with Said Guardian James H DAVIS Witness my hand etc This May 12th 1856    A.N.DAVIS

State of Kentucky Muhlenburg County > A.N. DAVIS appeared before me on the 12th Day of May 1856 and made oath that he was the Identical person that was appointed for J.S.LUCAS and that he does by the fourgoing power of attorney Empower William B DAVIS to settle with Said James H DAWS and that he have been appointed Guardian for Said J S LUCAS by the Muhlenburg County Court Guardian for Said JS LUCAS and that sd John S LUCAS lives in this County and State aforsaid     Thos P BOGGESS R.J.T.G.

State of Kentucky Muhlenburg County > I Jesse RENO clerk of the County Court for the County above named Do certify that Thomas P BOGGESS whose Signature appears to the forgoing certificate is and was at the time P----- Judge of the Town of Greenville Duly commissioned and Sworned and that all his official acts as such are entitled and should have full faith and credit and that his said signature is Genuine

 

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In Witness whereof I have hearunto affixed the Seal of Said County and Signed my name as clerk May 12th 1856 Jesse H RENO clk

State of Kentucky Muhlenburg County > I GW ---- presiding Judge of the Muhlenburg County Court certify that Jesse H RENO whose genuine signature appears to the forgoing certificate is clerk of the Muhlenburg County Court and that his Said Signature is in --- form of law       Given under my hand this 12th Day of May 1856    WG J---- Judge of the Muhlenburg C Court

 

Received of James H DAWS former Guardian one hundred and fourteen Dollars & 91 cents in full of his claim against me as Guardian for John S LUCAS Minor     This 23 May 1856 Wm B DAVIS agent for AN DAWS guardian for JS LUCAS

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me David C SANDERS clerk of the County Court of Smith County Wm B DAVIS with whom I am personally acquainted and who acknowledged that he executed the forgoing receipt for the purposes therein contained  Witness my hand at office the 23 Day of May 1856       DC SANDERS clk       See file dated 1856

 

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Received of James C SANDERS administrator of the Estate of William DENNIS Deceased Thirty Six Dollars & 17 cents in full of my Distributive Share of Said Estate this 13th June 1856   Rilla DENNIS

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me David C SANDERS clerk of the County Court of Smith County Rilla DENNIS the forgoing assignor with whom I am personally acquainted and who acknowledged that She executed the forgoing receipt for the purposes therein contained      Witness my hand at office the 13th day of June 1856 D.C.SANDERS clk      See file dated 1856 

 

Received of Joseph C DICKENS my guardian forty eight dollars & 24 cts in full of all Demands in money it being my Distributive Share of the Estate of my mother Hester E BENNETT This 14th Day of June 1856      George BENNETT

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me David C SANDERS clerk of the County Court of Smith County George BENNETT with whom I am personally acquainted and who acknowledged that he executed the fourgoing receipt for the purposes therein contained    Witness my hand at office the 14th June 1856     DC SANDERS clk       See file dated 1856

 

Received of Campbell Crutchfield administrator of the Estate of Elizabeth Crutchfield Decst. Three hundred and twenty four Dollars & 68 cts in full of my Distributive Share in money coming to me from Said Administrator This 14th June 1856   Thomas Crutchfield

 

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Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me David C SANDERS clerk of the County Court of Smith County Thomas CRUTCHFIELD with whom I am personally and who acknowledged that he Executed the fourgoing receipt for the purpose therein contained This 14th June 1856    DC SANDERS clk       See file dated 1856

 

Received of Campbell CRUTCHFIELD administrator of the Estate of Elizabeth CRUTCHFIELD Desct Three hundred and twenty four dollars & 68 cents the Distributive Share in full in money coming from the hands of Said Administrator to my children to wit: Matilda AE_ Thomas C. David C BRADFORD for whom I am Guardian This 14th June 1856 V R BRADFORD

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me David C SANDERS clerk of the County Court of Smith County VR BRADFORD with whom I am personally acquainted and who acknowledged that he executed the forgoing receipt for the purposes therein contained  Witness my hand at office the 14th Day of June 1856    DC SANDERS clk       See file dated 1856

 

June 14th 1856     Received of Campbell Crutchfield administrator of Elizabeth Crutchfield Decst. Three hundred & twenty four Dollars and 68 cts the Distributive Share in full in money coming from the hands of said administrator to my children viz Matildy A.. Elizabeth.. John C.. Victoria.. Thomas C. Adrian C.. & Richard J..SANDERS for whom I am Guardian      J C SANDERS

 

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Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me David C SANDERS clerk of the County Court of Smith County JC SANDERS with whom I am personally  acquainted and who acknowledged that he executed the forgoing receipt for the purposes therein contained  Witness my hand at office the 14th June 1856     DC SANDERS clk       See file dated 1856

 

Received of Campbell CRUTCHFIELD Administrator of Elizabeth CRUTCHFIELD Deceased one hundred & Sixty two Dollars & 34 cts in full of my Distributive Share in money coming to me from Said Estate this 14th June 1856     Dudly MOORE

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me David C SANDERS clerk of the County Court of Smith County Dudly MOORE with whom I am personally acquainted and who acknowledged that he Executed the fourgoing receipt for the purposes therein contained Witness my hand at office this 14th June 1856    DC SANDERS clk

 

We Andrew ALLISON and Rebecca his wife hearby nominate and appoint James B MOORES our attorney in fact to demand and receive for us from the Clerks of any of the Courts of Smith County Tennessee or any other person or persons having possession of or holding for the Same any property funds or effects arising from the proceeds of the sale of real estate rents or -------- coming to us as heirs and Distributees of the Estate of Alethia B ALLEN Deceased late of Smith County Tennessee and all nessary receipts bonds and acquitances

 

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For us and in our names to Execute for and about the Same and we hearby ratify the lawful actings of our said attorney in the same manner as if we were present acting for ourselves This the 30th June 1856       Andrew ALLISON       Rebecca G ALLISON

State of Tennessee Wilson County > Personally appeared before me Josiah S McCLAIN clerk of the County Court of Said County of Wilson the within named Andrew ALLISON and Rebecca G ALLISON with whom I am personally and who acknowledged that they Executed the within power of Attorney for the purposes therein contained and the Said Rebecca G ALLISON also appeared before me privately and apart from her husband the Said Andrew and acknowledged the Execution of Said Power of Attorney to have been done by her freely voluntarily and understandingly without compulsion restraint or coercion from her said husband and for the purposes therein Expressed  Witness Josiah S McCLAIN clerk of said County Court at office this 30th Day of June AD 1856 JS McCLAIN clk       Recorded 2 July 1856 See file date 1856  Sanders clk

 

Received of WVR HALLUM former clerk etc two hundred & thirty two Dollars & 60 cts the amount now due us in Said Clerks hands arising from the sale of the real estate of Alethia B ALLEN Decst this 2nd of July 1856    JB MOORES attorney in fact for Andrew & Rebecca G ALLISON     Two Dollars & 50 cts paid by me for recording receipt & power of attorney July 2nd 1856 JB MOORES

 

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Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me David C SANDERS Clerk of the County Court of Smith County James B MOORES with whom I am personally acquainted and who acknowledged that he executed the forgoing receipt for the purposes therein contained     Witness my hand at office the 3rd Day of July 1856     DC SANDERS clk     Recorded Same Day    See file dated 1856  SANDERS clk

 

Received of WVR HALLUM former clerk of Smith County Court Seven dollars & 94 Each the amount due each of us in the Said clerks hands from the sale of real estate sold by order of Smith County Court in the case of L.H.CARDWELL & others vs Elizabeth D. LEFTAIN & others this the 30th of May 1856      Wm ROBINSON

 

The State of Mississippi Desoto County > Know all men by these presents that I William ROBINSON of the County and State above do by these presents constitute and appoint L.F.WILLIAMS of the County of Smith and State of Tennessee my true and lawful attorney for me and in my name place and stead to collect all my interest in the real estate due me in the hands of WVR HALLUM former clerk of Smith County Court giving and granting unto my said attorney full power and authority to do and perform all and every act and thing whatsoever nessary to be done in and about the premises as fully to all interests and purposes as if I were personally present my self with full power of ----titution and revocation hearby ratifying and confirming all that  my said attorney may do or cause to be done by virtue thereof Given under my hand and seal this the 9th day of June AD 1856       Wm ROBINSON

 

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The State of Mississippi Desoto County > Personally appeared before me WL OWEN and acting Justice of the peace in and for said county William Robinson who acknowledged that he signed sealed and delivered the porposed and ------- everything therein mentioned     Given under my hand and Seal this the 9th Day of June AD 1856 WL OWEN

The State of Mississippi Desoto County > I RR WEST clerk of the probate court of the County of Desoto State aforsaid do hearby certify that WL OWEN whose genuine signature appears to the forgoing certificate is at the date hearof and acting Justice of the peace in and for said county duly elected qualified and commissioned and that all of his acts in the premises are and ought to be entitled to full faith and credit   In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and the seal of said court at office the 9th day of June AD 1856       RR WEST clerk

The State of Mississippi Desoto County > I George FOOTE presiding Judge of the probate court of the County of Desoto State aforsaid do hearby certify that RR WEST who’s Genuine signature appears to the forgoing certificate and attestation is and was at the date thereof clerk of said court duly elected qualified and commissioned that his said certificate and attestation are in due form of law and that all of his acts in the premises are and ought to be entitled to full faith and credit      Given under my hand and official seal at office in Hurnando the ninth day of June AD 1856       George FOOTE Judge of the probate ct

 

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The State of Mississippi Desoto County > I RR West clerk of the county of Desoto State aforsaid do hearby certify that George FOOTE whos Genuine signature appears to the forgoing certificate is and was at the date thereof presiding Judge of Said court duly elected and qualified and commissioned and that all of his acts in the premises are and ought to be entitled to full faith and credit    In testimony whereof I have hearunto set my hand and the seal of said court at office the 9th Day of June AD 1856         RR WEST clerk Recorded the 19 July 1856  Sanders clk

 

Received of WVR HALLUM former clerk of Smith County Court Tennessee forty seven dollars & 64 cents being the amount due the Estate of Rufus CARTER Decd in Said clerks hands from the sale of real estate sold by order of Smith County Court in the case of LH CARDWELL & others vs Elizabeth D LEFTAN & others this 30th of May 1856    HD ALLEN Executor & etc

 

The State of Mississippi Desoto County > Personally appeared before me WL OWEN an acting Justice of the peace in and for said county HD ALLEN Executor of the Estate of Rufus CARTER Decd who acknowledged that he signed sealed and delivered the within power of attorney for the purposes and considerations therein mentioned   Given under my hand and seal this the 9th Day of June AD 1856 WL OWEN

 

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The State of Mississippi Desoto County > I RR WEST clerk of the probate court of the county and in the State aforsaid do hearby certify that WL OWEN whos genuine signature appears to the forgoing certificate is at the date hearof an acting Justice of the peace in and for said county duly elected qualified and commissioned and that all of his acts in the premises are and ought to be entitled to full faith and credit       In witness whereof I have hearunto set my hand and the seal of said court at office the 9th Day of June AD 1856       RR WEST clerk

The State of Mississippi Desoto County > I George FOOTE presiding Judge of the probate court of the county of Desoto State aforsaid do hearby certify that RR WEST whos genuine signature appears to the forgoing certificate and attestation is and was at the date thereof clerk of said court duly elected qualified and commissioned that his said certificate and attestation are in due form of law and that all of his acts in the premises are and ought to be entitled to full faith and credit      Given under my hand and official seal at office in Hurnando the 9th Day of June AD 1856  George FOOTE Judge of the probate ct

The State of Mississippi Desoto County > I RR WEST clerk of the probate court of Desoto State aforsaid do hearby certify that George FOOTE whos genuine signature appears to the forgoing certificate is and was at the date thereof presiding Judge of said court Duly Elected qualified and commissioned and that all of his acts in the premises are and ought to be entitled to full faith & credit

 

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In testimony whereof I have hearunto set my hand and the seal of said court at office the ninth Day of June AD 1856       RR WEST clerk Recorded the 19th July 1856 SANDERS clk

 

Recd of WVR HALLUM former clerk of the Smith County Court of Tennessee Seven Dollars & 94 cents in full of the amount due me from sale of real estate sold by order of Smith County Court in the case of LH CARDWELL & others vs Elizabeth D Leftan and others this 30th Day of May 1856  E D LEFTAN

The State of Mississippi Desoto County > Personally appeared before me WL OWEN an acting Justice of the peace in and for said county Elizabeth D LEFTAN who acknowledged the within Power of attorney for the purposes and considerations therein mentioned as her own act and deed  Given under my hand and seal this the 9th Day of June AD 1856     WL OWEN JP   

The State of Mississippi Desoto County > I RR WEST clerk of the probate court of the County of Desoto State aforsaid do hearby certify that WL OWEN whos Genuine Signature appears to the forgoing is at the date hearof an acting Justice of the peace in and for said county duly elected qualified and commissioned and that all of his acts in the premises are and ought to be entitled to full faith

 

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In Witness Whereof I have hearunto set my hand and the seal of said Court at office the 9th day of June AD 1856    RR WEST clerk

The State of Mississippi Desoto County > I George FOOTE presiding judge of the Probate Court of the County of Desoto State aforsaid do hearby certify that RR WEST whos genuine signature appears to the forgoing certificate and attestation is and was at the date thereof clerk of said court duly elected qualified and commissioned that his said certificate and attestation are in due form of law and that all of his acts in the premises are and ought to be in full faith and credit Given under my hand and official Seal at office in Hurnando the 9th Day of June AD 1856    George FOOTE Judge of the probate ct

 

The State of Mississippi Desoto County > I RR WEST clerk of the probate court of the County of Desoto State aforsaid do hearby certify that George FOOTE whos Genuine Signature appears to the forgoing certificate is and was at the date thereof presiding Judge of Said court duly elected qualified and commissioned and that all of his acts in the premises are and ought to be Entitled to full faith and credit     In witness whereof I have hearunto set my hand and the Seal of said court at office the ninth day of June AD 1856    RR WEST clerk Recorded the 23rd day of July 1856 See dile dated 1856 DC SANDERS clk

 

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Received of WJ ALEXANDER Admnr of the Estate of James MARTIN with the will annexed three hundred & Seventy four Dollars Stephan W MARTINs share of Said Estate of James MARTIN under his will this 10th Day of Oct 1855       Rain C WRIGHT E BRADLY      James ERVIN

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me David C SANDERS Clerk of the County Court of Smith County E BRADLY & James ERVIN who being first sworn depose and say that they are acquainted with Rainslaus C WRIGHT the bargainor and that he acknowledged the within receipt for the purposes therein contained Witness my hand at office the 7th July 1856  DC SANDERS clk       Recorded the 23 July 1856 See file dated 1856   SANDERS clk

 

Received of William J ALEXANDER admnr with the will annexed of the Estate of James MARTIN Deceased…Seventy four dollars & 50 cents Rice M BALLAM & his wife formerly Amanda NELSON share in the estate of the said James MARTIN Deceased under his will May 31st 1856      LD BALLAM attorney

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me David C SANDERS vlrtk of the County Court of Smith County Leanard D BALLAM with whom I am personally acquainted and who acknowledged that he executed the receipt for the purposes therein contained Witness my hand at office the 7th July 1856      DC SANDERS clk       Recorded the 23 July 1856 See file dated 1856  SANDERS clk

 

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Received of Robert H CATO admntr in the Estate of Martha HUGGINS Decst the sum of three hundred and fifty one 70/100 dollars in full of the amount coming to me as Guardian to Margaret A MERIDITH a minor as her distributive share of said Estate   Witness my hand and seal the 2nd day of June 1856      Willis L CHARLTON Guardian

State of Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me FR Charltan clk of the county court of said county the above named WL CARLTAN Guardian with whom I am personally acquainted and acknowledged the above receipt to be his act and deed for the purposes therein contained Witness my hand at office this 2nd Day of June 1856     FR CHARLTON   recorded the 12th Aug 1856 See file dated 1856   SANDERS clk

 

Recd of WS ALEXANDER Admnsr with the will annexed to the Estate of James MARTIN seventy four dollars & 90 cents my share in right of my wife formerly Martha Ann NELSON of the Estate of the said James MARTIN under his will this 6th day of October 1855  Washington Payne           Test HB Ha----       HS CRAIN

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me David C SANDERS clk of the County Court of Smith County Washington P----- with whom I am personally acquainted and who acknowledged that he executed the within receipt for the purposes therein contained Witness my hand at office the 12th Aug 1856      DC SANDERS clk       Recorded 12 Aug 1856 See file date 1856 Sanders clk

 

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We acknowledged ourselves indebten to the State of Tennessee with sum of thirteen hundred & one dollars to be rec’d of Gideon GIFFORD who has this day received of Soloman De---- Executor of Benjamin CLARD—desct the sum of six hundred thirty dollars & 66 2/3 cents which is William CLARD--- share of the tract of land and a Negro man which sum was decreed by B RIDLY Judge of the Chancery Court held at Carthage Smith County on the 15th day of August 1835 in the case of Gideon GIFFORD vz William CLARDD Joseph C MONTGOMERY and Soloman DEB--- and ordered by Judge RIDLY to be paid over to said Gideon GIFFORD should pay and refund any debt or debts against said estate which may be hearafter sued for recovered or otherwise duly made to appear this 23rd day of August 1855     Gideon GIFFORD       CPG GIFFORD   William H GIFFORD    attest J---- Deb---     William ALLEN

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me David C SANDERS clk of the County Court of Smith County EPG GIFFORD with whom I am personally acquainted and who acknowledged that he executed the within refunding bond for the purposes therein contained    Witness my hand at office the 7 July 1856       DC SANDERS clk       In the ran-- book (?)

 

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Know all men by these presents that I Stephen HAYNES for myself and I Rufus HAYNES for myself and as guardian for the minor children of Thomas HAYNES deceased to wit Elizabeth HAYNES Claborn HAYNES Harriet HAYNES Virginia HAYNES and Willis HAYNES of Jefferson County in the State of Arkansas do hearby constitute and appoint Clabourn C WEST of Smith County in the State of Tennessee to be our true sufficient and lawful attorney for us and in our names and for our sole use to receive the legacy due us Stephen HAYNES & Rufus HAYNES and also that of the minor children of Thomas HAYNES deceased and in our names to receive the amount due or coming from the estate of said Daniel SMITH deceased to the heirs of Thomas HAYNES deceased and for the purpose aforsaid we do hearby grant unto our said Attorney full power to execute and deliver all needful instruments and papers whether under seal or not to institute and prosecute final judgement and execution all process in law or equity for the authority heartofore granted as fully as we might and could do if we were personally present hearby ratifying and confirming all the acts of our said attorney done by virtue and in pursuance of these presents 

In testimony whereof we have hearto set our hands and seals this the 10th day of June in the year of our lord one thousand eight hundred and fifty six       Stephen HAYNES     Rufus HAYNES and as guardian for the minor children of Thomas HAYNES decst Elizabeth HAYNES Harriet HAYNES Virginia HAYNES Willis HAYNES

 

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State of Arkansas County of Jefferson > Be it remembered that on this the 16th day of June AD 1856 personally appeared before me at the county of Jefferson Stephen HAYNES for himself and Rufus HAYNES for himself and the minor children of Thomas HAYNES deceased to wit Elizabeth HAYNES Clabourn HAYNES Harriet HAYNES Virginia HAYNES Willis HAYNES and acknowledged the forgoing power of attorney to be their own act and deed for the purposes and considerations therein set forth     Given under my hand this the day and date aforsaid     James H HA---- JP

State of Arkansas County of Jefferson > I Duguld B McLAUCHLIN clerk of the County Court in and for said County do hearby certify that James H HA---- whose genuine signature appears to the above certificate is now and was at the time of signing the same an acting and duly commissioned Justice of the Peace within and for said County and that all his official acts as Such Justice are entitled to full faith and credit   In testimony whereof I have hearunto set my hand and affixed the seal of said court at office in Pine Bluff this 16th day of June AD 1856 D.B. McLAUCHLIN clerk

 

State of Arkansas County of Jefferson > In the Jefferson Probate Court October 9th 1855 Rufus HAYNES Guardian of  Pet appt bond etc Elizabeth HAYNES Clabourn HAYNES Harriet HAYNES Virginia HAYNES and Willis HAYNES minor heirs of Thomas HAYNES decst

 

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This day came said minors by Rufus HAYNES and Stephen HAYNES their --- friends and presented to the court their petition praying the court to appoint Rufus HAYNES their legal guardian & after due consideration thereof it is ordered by the court that said Rufus HAYNES be and he is hearby appointed guardian of said minors and required to give bond and security according to law in the sum of five hundred dollars       Whereupon said Rufus HAYNES presented his bond as Guardian as aforsaid in the final sum of five hundred dollars with Paul DENNI--- clk and William W CAGWELL his security and after consideration of the sum it is ordered by the Court that said bond be and the same is hearby approved as Guardian and sufficient and in due form of law and it is further ordered that said guardian proceed with discharge of his duty as such and that said bond be recorded according to law which is done

State of Arkansas County of Jefferson > I Duguld B McLAUCHLIN clerk of the county court and ex officio clk of the Probate Court in and for said county do hearby certify that the above said forgoing paper contains a true and perfect copy of the order of said Probate Court as therein mentioned and set forth as the same appears of record in full in my office

In testimony whereof I have hearunto set my hand and affixed the seal of said court at office in Pine Bluff this 16th day of June AD 1856      DB McLAUCHLIN clk

 

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Know all men by these presents that we Caleb READ and Sarah READ formerly Sarah PIPER and granddaughter of William GREGARY late of Smith County State of Tennessee have this day & do by these presents constitute nominate and appoint AN PIPER of Smith County Tennessee our true and lawful agent and attorney in fact for us and in our names to ask demand sue for recover & receive of and from any person or persons who may have the same in his or their hands all sum or sums of money debts or demands whatsoever which is now due & coming to us from the estate of William GREGARY decst & to have use and take all lawful ways & means for the recovery thereof & acquitances or other sufficient discharges for us & in our names to execute & deliver to the person or persons who may pay the same to him & to have use & take all lawful ways & means for the recovery thereof as our said attorney may deem expedient hearby ratifying and allowing whatever our said attorney may do in the presents by virtue of these presents

In witness whereof we have hearunto set our hands & seals this 9th day of August 1856   Caleb READ    Sarah READ

 

Commonwealth of Kentucky Graves County > I William BEADLE clerk of the County Court for the county aforsaid do certify that this Power of Attorney from Caleb READ & Sarah READ to AN PIPER was on this day acknowledged before me by the said Caleb READ and Sarah READ to be their act and deed for the purposes therein mentioned   In testimony whereof I have hearunto set my hand and affixed the seal of said Court done at Mayfield at office this 9 day Aug 1856     William BEADLE C.G.C.C. by LF ANDERSON DC

 

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Kentucky Graves County > Andrew R BOON presiding Justice of the Graves County Court do certify that BEADLES whos name is signed to the above certificate is and was on the day the same bears date the clerk of said court and that full faith & credit are due his official acts as such & state his said certificate & attestation are in due form of law. Given under my hand August 9th 1856    AR BOON PJ GCC       Recorded the 20th Aug 1856  See file dated 1856

 

Received of WVR HALLUM former clerk etc Seven dollars & 70 cts in full of our share of the land and slaves fund due us from the estate of William GREGARY Sr decst we being the daughter & son in law of Patsey GRISSIM   this 20th of August 1856    Caleb READ    Sarah READ    By AN PIPER Attorney in fact

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me David C SANDERS clk of the County Court of Smith County Alexander N PIPER with whom I am personally acquainted & who acknowledged that he executed the forgoing receipt for the purposes therein contained  Witness my hand at office the 20th day of August 1856  DC SANDERS clk       recorded the 21 Aug 1856    See file dated 1856

 

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Received of WVR HALLUM former clerk of Smith County Court Three hundred and thirty four dollars & Eighty three cents the amount due my wards Parmelia Mary John D James BEASLY minors of Irvin BEASLY Decst in his hands this 3rd November 1856   John CHAMBERS Guardian

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me David C SANDERS clerk of the County Court of Smith County John CHAMBERS the bargainor & acknowledged that he executed the forgoing receipt for the purposes therein contained witness my hand at office the 10th day of November 1856  DC SANDERS clk       Recorded the 10th Novr 1856     See file dated 1856

 

Received of WVR HALLUM former clerk of Smith County Court five hundred & fifty two Dollars & 83 cents being the balance & in full of the amount due me as the administrator of Thos MOSS Jr Decst in his hands for the sale of a slave sold by order of Smith County Court this 11th Novr 1856 Geo W.WALKER

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me David C SANDERS clk of the County Court of Smith County Geo. W.WALKER with whom I am personally acquainted and who acknowledged that he executed the forgoing receipt for the purposes therein contained  Witness my hand at office this 11th Novr 1856    DC SANDERS clk       Recorded the 11th Novr 1856     See file dated 1856

 

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October 14th 1856 Received of Pitab DUN Three hundred and Eighty Seven Dollars & 25 cts the amount of money Recd of him as guardian of Ann E. DUN     Jefferson DUN

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me David C SANDERS clk of the County Court of Smith County Jefferson DUN with whom I am personally acquainted & who acknowledged that he executed the forgoing receipt for the purposes therein contained  Witness my hand at office the --- ---- 1856     DC SANDERS clk       Recd the 11 Novr 1856   See file dated 1856

 

Know all men by these presents that we Gideon PRICE Permelia M SMITH late Permelia M PRICE & -- SMITH her husband children of Letitia Price formerly Letitia BEASLY who was the daughter of Johnson BEASLY deceased and Permilia PRICE also a daughter of said Johnson BEASLY Decst doth hearby constitute and appoint John PRICE of GRAVES COUNTY Kentucky our true and lawful attorney for us and in our names to ask demand sue for recover and receive of and from the Executors of Johnson BEASLY Decst late of Smith County State of Tennessee such sum or sums of money as shall be coming to us from them as Executors of said decedant, and also authorize our said attorney to collect from the clerk of the Smith County Court such sum or sums of money as he may have in his hands coming to us he is also authorized to collect & receive the same form any person in whos hands it may be coming to us as heirs at law of said Johnson BEASLY Decst and when our said attorney shall have received any sum or sums of money for us by virtue of this power he is hearby authorized to execute such receipts or instrument of writing as shall be nessary he is also authorized to empower some

 

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other person to act in the premises if he shall find it nessary and we hearby allow and confirm each and every act of our said attorney having our confirmation of which we have hearunto subscribed our names this 29 day of October 1856     Permelia PRICE       Permelia M SMITH     JH SMITH      Gideon PRICE

State of Kentucky Graves County S CT > I William BEADLES clerk of the County court for the county aforsaid do certify that the forgoing Power of Attorney from Permelia PRICE JH SMITH & his wife Permelia M SMITH & Gideon PRICE to John PRICE was this day acknowledged before me in my county by the said JH SMITH & Gideon PRICE to be their act and deed & the said Permelia PRICE & Permelia M SMITH being this day examined by me separate & apart from their respective husbands as the law directs acknowledged that they did sign seal & deliver the forgoing power of attorney understandingly and without any compulsion or constraint on the part of their said husbands       Witness my hand & seal of office at Maxfield this 29th day of October 1856 Wm BEADLES clerk

I Andrew BOON Presiding Judge of the Graves County Court State of Kentucky do certify that William BEADLES whos name is signed to the above certificate of acknowledgement is and was at the time of signing the same the clerk of said court that his said certificate & attestation are in due form of law & that his signature is genuine Witness my hand this 29th Day of October 1856   AR BOON P.J. G.C.C.

 

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Recd of WVR HALLUM former clerk of Smith County Court Six hundred & sixty nine dollars & sixty six cents the amount due us from the sale of the slaves sold by order of Smith county court in the case of Jordan BEASLY & others Expartee this 21st Novr 1856   John PRICE Permelia PRICE  J H SMITH     Gideon PRICE By John PRICE AT in fact

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me David C SANDERS clk of the county court John PRICE with whom I am personally acquainted & who acknowledged that he executed the forgoing receipt for the purposes therein contained   Witness my hand at office this 21st Novr 1856    DC SANDERS clk       Recorded the 21st Novr 1856 See file date 1856

 

Know all men by these presents that I Elizabeth SMITH of Hickman County State of Kentucky do hearby constitute and appoint John PRICE of Graves County Kentucky her true and lawful attorney and said PRICE is hearby empowered to ask demand sue for recover and receive of and from JD GREGARY administrator of William GREGARY Decst such sum or sums of money as shall be due and coming to her the said Elizabeth SMITH from said deceased estate she being one of the children & heirs at law of Patsey PIPER deceased & She the said Patsey being one of the heirs at law of the aforesaid William GREGARY deceased my said attorney is also authorized to ask demand sue for & receive of & from the clerk of the county court of Smith County Tennessee such sum or sums of money as he may have in his hands due her as one of the heirs of Said Patsey PIPER late GREGARY or he is authorized to collect

 

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& receive the same from any person in whos hands it may be & when my said attorney shall have received any sum of money in my name he is hearby authorized to Execute such instrument of writing as shall be nessary in the premises It is intended by this writing to Empower said PRICE with full and complete authority to transact the business for me indicated in this power of attorney hearby ratifying & confirming Every act of my said attorney in the premises    In testimony of which I have hearunto subscribed my name this 29th Day of October 1856   Elizabeth SMITH

State of Kentucky County of Graves > I William BEADLES clerk of the County Court for the County aforsaid do certify that the forgoing Power of Attorney from Elizabeth SMITH to John PRICE was this day acknowledged before me in my court by the said Elizabeth SMITH to be her act and deed for the purpose therein contained    Witness my hand & Seal of office at Mayfield this 29th day of October 1856   Wm BEADLES clerk

I Andrew R BOON Presiding Judge of the Graves County Court State of Kentucky do certify that William BEADLES whose name is signed to the forgoing certificate of acknowledgement is and was at the time of signing the same the clerk of sd court that his said certificate & attestation are in due form of law & that his signature is genuine     Given under my hand this 29 day of October 1856 AR BOON P.J.G.C.C.

 

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Recd of WVR HALLUM former clerk of Smith County Court Seven Dollars & 70 cents in full of my share of the land & Slaves fund due me from the Estate of William GREGARY -- Dect in said HALLUMs hands I being a daughter of Patsey GRISSIM this 21 Novr 1856      Elizabeth SMITH by John PRICE Atto in fact

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me David C SANDERS clerk of the county court of Smith County John PRICE attorney in fact for Elizabeth SMITH with whom I am personally acquainted and who acknowledged that he executed the forgoing receipt for the purposes therein contained witness my hand at office the 21st Novr 1856     D.C.SANDERS clk etc  Recorded the 22nd Novr 1856 See file dated 1856

 

Received of Vincent R BRADFORD admr of Jonathan H GULLICK decst nine dollars & 88 cents the balance & in full due me in his hand as said Administrator This 24th November 1856        William HASTER (HASTEN)    Test WVR HALLUM

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me David C SANDERS Clerk of the County Court of Smith County William HASTER (HASTEN) the bargainor with whom I am personally acquainted & who acknowledged that he executed the forgoing receipt for the purposes therein contained Witness my hand at office the 24th November 1856 DC SANDERS clk etc    Recorded the 28 Novr 1856  See file dated 1856

 

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Received of WVR HALLUM former clerk of Smith County one hundred forty six dollars & 9 cents the full amount due us in the hands of said clerk it being the proceeds of the sale of the real estate of which Jonathan H GULLICK decd seized & possessed & we being the son in law and daughter of Martha M SQUIRES & She the Sister of said deceased this 24th November 1856   William HASTING Mary B HASTING By NB BURDINE attorney in fact Recd the above amt of our attorney same day William HASTEN    Test VR BRADFORD

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me David C SANDERS clerk of the County Court of Smith County NB BURDINE with whom I am personally acquainted & who acknowledged that he executed the forgoing receipt for the purposes therein contained Witness my hand at office the 24th Novr 1856      DC SANDERS clerk     Recorded the 28th Novr 1856     See file dated 1856

 

Received of WVR HALLUM former Smith County Court clerk Two hundred & ninety eight dollars & 24 cents amount due my wards John HARRISON & Mary HOUSE in said clerks hands from the sale of John HOUSE lands sold by order of Smith County Court this 30th Novr 1856      S ALLISON Gard

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me David C SANDERS clerk of the County Court of Smith County Samuel ALLISON the bargainor with whom I am personally acquainted and who acknowledged that he executed the forgoing receipt for the purposes therein contained Witness my hand at office this 29th November 1856   DC SANDERS clk

 

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Recd of WVR HALLUM clerk of Smith County Court nine dollars & 96 cents in full of the amount due me in right of my wife Mary A formerly Mary A GREGARY from the sale of land and slaves of which William GREGARY Jr Decd seized & possessed She being a daughter of Smith GREGARY 1st Decr 1856   James PARKER  Test Luther RUSSELL

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me David C SANDERS clerk of the County Court of Smith County James PARKER the above named bargainor with whom I am personally acquainted & who acknowledged that he executed the forgoing receipt for the purposes therein contained  Witness my hand at office the 1st day of Decr 1856     DC SANDERS clk       Recorded the 5 Decr 1856   See file dated 1856

 

Recd of WVR HALLUM former clerk of Smith County three hundred & thirty four dollars & 83 cents the amount due me from the sale of the slaves sold by order of Smith County Court in the case of Jordan BEASLY & others Exparte this 1st December 1856 Walter BEASLY Attest LD HOGG

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me David C SANDERS clerk of county court of Smith County Walter A BEASLY the above named bargainor with whom I am personally acquainted & who acknowledged that he executed the forgoing receipt for the purposes therein contained  Witness my hand at office the 1st Decr 1856      DC SANDERS clk

 

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Recd of WVR HALLUM former clerk of Smith County Court ninety nine dollars & 48 cents the balance & in Full of the amount due me from the sale of the real Estate sold by order of Smith County Court of which John HOUSE Decd seized & possessed in his hands this 8th December 1856  WH HOUSE

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me David C SANDERS clerk of the County Court of Smith County William H HOUSE with whom I am personally acquainted and who acknowledged that he Executed the forgoing receipt for the purposes therein contained     Witness my hand at office the 8th Decr 1856      DC SANDERS clk       Recorded the 8 Decr 1856    See file dated 1856

 

Recd of WVR HALLUM former clerk of Smith County Sixty nine Dollars & 35 cents the full amount Due me in Said clerks hands from the Sale of land & slaves of which Wm GREGARY Sr Decd seized & possessed sold by order of Smith county Court this 10th Decr 1856     George O GREGARY     Test Stephin S MANN  FG MANN

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me David C SANDERS clerk of the County Court of Smith County Stephin S MANN & Felix G MANN subscribing witness thereto who being first sworn depose and say that they are acquainted with George O GREGARY the bargainor & that he acknowledged the same in their presents to be his act & deed for the purposes therein contained     Witness my hand at office the 11th Decr 1856     DC SANDERS clk       See file date 1856

 

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Received of WVR HALLUM former clerk of Smith County Court thirteen hundred & Eleven Dollars & 88 cents the full amount Due my wards William James Pauline & Edward BRUCE in said clerks hands form the Sale of real Estate & Slaves sold by order of Smith County Court of which Edward BRUCE Decd Seized & possessed this 12th Decr 1856      Harriett BRUCE

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me David C SANDERS clerk of the County Court of Smith County Harriett BRUCE with whom I am personally acquainted & who acknowledged that she executed the forgoing receipt for the purposes therein contained Witness my hand at office the 13th Decr 1856     DC SANDERS clk       See file date 1856

 

Received of WVR HALLUM former clk of Smith County fifteen hundred & nine Dollars & 85 cents the full amount Due me in my own right & in right of William C PAYNE & wife Mary J. Samuel B WILSON & wife Rachael – William Parrow & wife Margery & Lydia A BRUCE in said clerks hands from the sale of slaves & real Estate sold by order of Smith County Court of which Edward BRUCE Decd Seized & Possessed this 12th Decr 1856 all of said parties having Donated their Interest to Mrs Harriett BRUCE & recorded in the registers office   Harriett BRUCE

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me David C SANDERS clerk of the County Court of Smith County Harriett BRUCE

 

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With whom I am personally acquainted and who acknowledged that she executed the forgoing receipt for the purposes therein contained    Witness my hand at office the 12th Decr 1856   DC SANDERS clk       See file date 1856

 

Received of WVR HALLUM former clk of Smith County Court Three hundred & Twenty Seven Dollars & 97 cents the full amount Due my ward Miss Harriett BRUCE in said clerks Hands from the Sale of Slaves & real Estate sold by order of Smith County court of which Edward BRUCE Decd Seized & possessed this 12 Decr 1856      Wm C PAYNE

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me David C SANDERS clerk of the County Court of Smith County William C PAYNE the bargainor with whom I am personally acquainted & who acknowledged that he Executed the forgoing receipt for the purposes therein contained      Witness my hand at office the 12th Decr 1856     DC SANDERS clk etc  See file date 1856

 

Received of WVR HALLUM former clerk of the County Court of Smith County PB HOUSE ninety nine Dollars & 48 cents the full amount Due me in his hands arising from the sale of John House real Estate Sold by order of Smith County court in the case of George W HOUSE & others vs Alford HOUSE & others this 16th of December 1856     PB HOUSE

 

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Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me David C SANDERS clk of the County Court of Smith County PB HOUSE with whom I am personally acquainted & who acknowledged that he Executed the forgoing receipt for the purposes therein contained  Witness my hand at office the 16th December 1856 DC SANDERS clerk     See file date 1856

 

Received of WVR HALLUM former clerk of Smith County Court Six hundred & Sixty three Dollars & 45 cents in full of the amount in Said clerks hands Due my wards Andrew J Thomas C & William C DILLAN from the sale of the real Estate sold by order of Smith County Court of which Thomas S DILLAN Decd Seized & possessed this 17th Decr 1856     Harriett A DILLAN By John H DILLAN attorney in fact

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me David C SANDERS clerk of the County Court of Smith County John H DILLAN with whom I am personally acquainted & who acknowledged that he executed the forgoing receipt for the purposes therein contained  Witness my hand at office the 17th Decr 1856     DC SANDERS clerk

 

Received of WVR HALLUM former clerk of Smith County Court Two hundred & Twenty one Dollars & 15 cents in full of the amount Due me from the Last payment from the land sold by order of Smith County Court of which Thomas S DILLAN Decd Seized & possessed this 17th December 1856      John H DILLAN

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me David C SANDERS clerk of the County Court of Smith County John H DILLAN with whom I am

 

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I am personally acquainted & who acknowledged that he executed the forgoing receipt for the purposes therein contained    Witness my hand at office the 17th December 1856     DC SANDERS clk      

 

Received of WVR HALLUM former clerk of Smith County Court ninety nine Dollars & 48 cents the balance & in full of the amount due us from the Sale of the real Estate of which John HOUSE Decd seized & possessed sold by order of Smith County Court in the case of George W HOUSE & others vs Alferd HOUSE & others this 19th of December 1856  A- MINTON  Louvina MINTON By Henry PIPER attorney in fact      Recd the above amt of our said attorney at Same time A- MINTON

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me David C SANDERS Clerk of the County Court of Smith County Henry PIPER with whom I am personally acquainted & who acknowledged that he acknowledged that he executed the within receipt for the purposes therein contained    Witness my hand at office this 19th Decr 1856    DC SANDERS clerk

 

Received of Abraham H ---- admr of Thomas W WOOTON who was the administrator of Starlin M JACKSON one receipt --– Henry WILLAIMS constable etc nine Dollars & 50 cents & agreeing to allow the Estate of Thos W WOOTON fifty Dollars for his services for the past fifteen years being the full amount Due me as the administrator of Thomas JACKSON Decd this 15 Janury 1857  Albert ARINGTON

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me DC SANDERS clk of the County Court of Smith County A ARINGTON the bargainor with whom I am personally acquainted & who ackd that he executed the same for the purposes therein contained     Witness my hand at office the 15 January 1857   DC SANDERS clk

 

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Received of WVR HALLUM former clerk of Smith County Court Three hundred & thirty four Dollars & 83 cents the amount due me as the Guardian of George & Leticia OLDHAM from the sale of the slaves sold by order of Smith County Court in the case of Jordan BEASLY & others Exparto this 14th Nov 1856      William S ALEXANDER Grd of George & Letitia OLDHAM

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me David C SANDERS clerk of the County Court of Smith County William S ALEXANDER with whom I am personally acquainted & who acknowledged that he executed the forgoing receipt for the purposes therein contained witness my hand at office this 5th January 1857      DC SANDERS

 

Received of WVR HALLUM former Smith County Court clerk Two hundred & Twenty one Dollars & 15 cents in full of the amount Due us from the 2nd & last sale note given for the purchase money given for the Thos S DILLAN land Sold by order of Smith County Court this 17th January 1857   Dixon C & Martha J WILLIAMS By Sampson McClelin attorney in fact

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me David C SANDERS clerk of the County Court of Smith County Sampson McCLELIN with whom I am personally acquainted & who acknowledged that he Executed the forgoing receipt for the purposes therein contained     Witness my hand at office this 17th January 1857 DC SANDERS clerk

 

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Know all men by these presents that we Robert MARSHALL and Emiline C------ my wife of Yell County in the state of Arkansas do hearby constitute and appoint Josiah MARSHALL Esq. Of Smith County in the state of Tennessee to be our True Sufficient and Lawful attorney for us for our use; to demand receive sue for and obtain all moneys property land &etc that may be due us as our heir and legatee of Archibale Margret M RUTHERFORD deceased late of Smith County in the state of Tennessee and for the purpose aforesaid we do hearby Grant unto our Said attorney full power to execute and deliver all needful instruments and papers whether under seal or otherwise to institute and prosecute to final judgements and Execution all process in law or equity to defend any and all suits against as the constituents, to submit any and all matters in dispute to arbitration or the same to settle and compromise to appoint one or more substitutes under him and the same to revoke at pleasure; Generally to Do and perform all such acts matters and things as our said attorney deems necessary or expedient for the complete and effectual Execution of this authority hearin before granted as fully as we mite and could Do if we were personally present hearby ratifying and confirming all the acts of our said attorney or of his substitutes done by virtue and in pursuance of these presents     In testimony whereof we have hearunto set our hands and affixed our sealed this 5th Day of December AD 1856   Robert MARSHALL      Emeline C MARSHALL     signed sealed & delivered in the presents of    Albert C SLADELL     James C GALT

 

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State of Arkansas Yell County > Be it Remembered that on this 5th day of December AD 1856 at the County aforesaid and before me James C GALT an acting and duly commissioned Justice of the Peace for Said County personally came and appeared Robert MARSHALL grantor in the above deed or instrument of writing to me personally well known and acknowledged that he voluntarily executed and delivered the foregoing Deed or instrument of writing for the uses purposes and consideration therein expressed and desired the same to be Certified Given under my hand as Justice as aforesaid     James C GALT

State of Arkansas County of Yell > Be it --------- on this the 19th day of January AD 1857 before me James C GALT an acting and duly commissioned Justice of the Peace within and for said county of Yell in the State of Arkansas personally appeared Emaline C MARSHALL wife of Robt MARSHALL whose name appears signed to the foregoing instrument of writing and being then and there examined by me separate and apart from her said Husband declared that she voluntarily signed and sealed the same for the purposes therein set forth of her own free will and accord without any undue influence or coercion on the part of her said

 

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Husband and desired the same to be Certified  Given under my hand as Justice aforesaid James C GALT J.P.

State of Arkansas > I Elias N CONWAY Governor of the State of Arkansas and Keeper of the Seal thereof do hearby certify that James C GALT whose name is signed to the foregoing annexed instrument of writing was at the time of signing the same a Justice of the Peace in and for the County of Yell in Said State duly commissioned according to Law and that his attestation is in due form In testimony thereof I have hereunto set my hand and Caused the Seal of the Said State to be affixed at Little Rock on the 15th day of December AD 1856 and of the Independence of the United States the 81st Year  By the Governor Elias A CONWAY    DB G--- Secretary of State recorded 5 May 1857 SANDERS clk

 

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Received of Henry GOAD Executor of Joshua GOAD decd one hundred and fifty Dollars & 75 cts Our share in full of the Estate of Joshua GOAD decd, it being on sixth part decreed to the children of the Heirs of Anna Kirby by the Chancery Court at Carthage at the Feb Term of Said Court 1857   LF WILLIAMS, surviving partner of LF & HD WILLIAMS    Witness And.. WILLIAMS Jas C WILLIAMS

County Court Clerks office 6 Apl 1857  I certify the above receipt was proved before me by the oaths Anderson WILLIAMS & Jas. C WILLAIMS Witnesses   D.C. SANDERS clk     Recorded 22 June 1857

 

LF WILLIAMS Refunding Bond

     We the undersigned acknowledge Ourselves indebted to the State of Tennessee in the Sum of --- hundred & six dollars to be received of Lato-- F WILLAIMS who has this day received of Henry GOAD Executor of Joshua GOAD decd one hundred and fifty Dollars and 75 cts our share of the Estate of Joshua GOAD decd pur---  ----- of James and Eliza COOK should pay and refund our ratable part of any debt or debts against Said Estate, which may be Hereafter ---- for or otherwise reco—ed or made to appear This 24 March 1857  LF WILLAIMS Surviving partner LF & HD WILLIAMS  Witness Anderson WILLIAMS Jas C WILLAIMS

 

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State of Tennessee Smith County > I, D SANDERS Clerk certify that the within Refunding bond was proved by Anderson WILLIAMS and James C WILLIAMS 24 April 1857     DC SANDERS clk

 

Joseph A SMITH RECEIPT

     Received of Henry GOAD Executor of Joshua GOAD decd one hundred and Eighteen Dollars, my share of the Estate of the said Joshua GOAD decd to the heirs of Betsey by the Chancery Court at Carthage at the Feb Session 1857. Also as Guardian for Sampson M KIRBY one of the minor heirs of Betsey KIRBY his respective share one hundred and Eighteen Dollars This 4 April 1857 Joseph A SMITH           Witness Anderson WILLIAMS James C WILLAIMS  Recorded 22 June 1857

State of Tennessee Smith County > I DC SANDERS clerk Certify that the above receipt was proved by the oaths of Anderson WILLAIMS and James C WILLAIMS       6 Apl 1857     D.C. SANDERS Clk

 

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Joseph A SMITH Refunding Bond    We the Undersigned acknowledge ourselves indebted to the State of Tennessee in the Sum of four hundred and Seventy Two Dollars to be void if Joseph A SMITH, who has this day received of Henry GOAD Executor of Joshua GOAD decd my share one hundred and Eight Dollars my share of the Estate of Joshua GOAD decd as decreed to Betsy KIRBY heirs by the Chancery Court at Carthage at The Feb Term 1857. Also as Guardian for ---pson M KIRBY minor heir of Betsy KIRBY his respective share one hundred and Eighteen Dollars should pay & refund Our ratable part of any or debt against Said Estate, which may be hereafter sued for be covered, or otherwise made duty to     At ----- 4 Ap 1857 Joseph A SMITH Witnesses Anderson WILLIAMS  Jas. C WILLIAMS

State of Tennessee Smith County > I DC SANDERS clk Certify that the above was proved before me by the Oaths of Anderson WILLIAMS and James C WILLIAMS       4 Apl 1857     DC SANDERS clk       recorded 22 Jun 1857

 

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FLIPPING & CHITWOOD Receipt      Received of Henry GOAD Ex. Of Joshua GOAD Two hundred and Thirty Six Dollars as decreed to Betsy KIRBY heirs by the Chancery Court at Carthage at February Term 1857 purchased by us from Leonidus A KIRBY and Martha A KIRBY, which is in full all our interest which came to the hands of the Executor This Receipt does not include our interest in the Widows dower   Apl 4 1857    FLIPPING & CHITWOOD  Witnesses Jas C WILLIAMS  Anderson WILLIAMS

State of Tennessee Smith County > I DC SANDERS clk Certify that the above receipt was proved before me by the oaths of Jas.C. WILLAIMS and Anderson WILLIAMS 4 Apr 1857     D.C. SANDERS clk     recorded 22 June 1857

 

FLIPPING & CHITWOOD Refunding Bond     We the undersigned acknowledge Ourselves indebted to The State of Tennessee The Sum of four hundred and Sixty Dollars Void if Thomas J FLIPPING and Joel CHITWOOD who has This day received of Henry GOAD Executor of Joshua GOAD decd Two hundred and Thirty Six Dollars our share of the Estate of

 

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Joshua GOAD decd purchased of Leonidus H KIRBY and Martha A KIRBY Heirs of Betsy dcd as decreed to Said heirs by the Chancery Court at Carthage at the February Term 1857. This receipt or bond does not include our interest in the Widows dower should pay and refund our ratable part of any debt or debts against Said Estate that may hereafter be Sued for or otherwise made duly to appear. This 4 April 1857    FLIPPING & CHITWOOD  Witnesses Jas C WILLIAMS  Anderson WILLIAMS

State of Tennessee Smith County > I DC SANDERS clerk Certify that the above bond was proved by the oaths of James C WILLIAMS and Anderson WILLIAMS  The 6 Apl 1857 D.C. SANDERS     Recorded 23 June 1857

 

Receipt JC KIRBY   Received of Henry GOAD Executor of Joshua GOAD decd one hundred and Eighteen Dollars my share of the Estate of Said Joshua GOAD as decreed to the heirs of Betsy KIRBY by the Chancery Court at Carthage at the February Term 1857 Also as guardian for the minor heirs of Said Betsy KIRBY and V KIRBY and ---ra T KIRBY their respective shares – One hundred and Eighteen Dollars each 4 Apr 1857      JC KIRBY      attest Jas C WILLIAMS And WILLIAMS

 

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JC KIRBY Refunding Bond   We the undersigned acknowledge Ourselves indebted to the State of Tennessee in the Sum of Six hundred and fifty dollars to be void if Joshua C KIRBY who has this day received of Henry GOAD Executor of Joshua GOAD decd one hundred and Eighteen dollars my share of the Estate of Said Joshua GOAD decd as decreed to Betsy KIRBY Heirs by the Chancery Court at Carthage at the February Term 1857. Also as Guardian for the minor heirs of Said Betsy KIRBY decd Sarah V KIRBY and Lucy T KIRBY Their respective Shares one hundred and Eighteen Dollars each Should pay and refund our proportionable part of any debt or debts against Said Estate which may be hereafter Sued for or otherwise made duly to appear The 4 Apl 1857    JC KIRBY  Wiatt GOAD Attest  Jas C WILLIAMS Anderson WILLIAMS

State of Tennessee Smith County > I DC SANDERS clrk certify that the above receipt and bond was duly proved before me by the oath of Jas C WILLIAMS and Anderson WILLIAMS     The 6 Apl 1857       DC SANDERS clk       recorded 23 June 1857

 

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ST KIRBY Receipt & R BOND Received of Henry GOAD Executor of Joshua GOAD decd one hundred and fifty five Dollars and 75 cents My share in full of the estate of the Said Joshua GOAD it being one sixth part decreed to the Heirs of Anna KIRBY by the Chancery Court at Carthage at the February Term of Said Court 1857     Sarah T KIRBY attest LF WILLIAMS  Anderson WILLIAMS

Refunding Bond  We the undersigned acknowledge Ourselves indebted to the State of Tennessee - In the sum of Three Hundred and Four Dollars – to be void if Shally KIRBY who has this day received from Henry GOAD Executor of Joshua GOAD decd The Sum of One Hundred and Fifty Dollars and 75 Cents – her share of the Estate of Said Joshua GOAD decd Should pay and refund her ratable part of any debt or debts against Said Estate which may be hereafter Sued for or bond or otherwise duly made to appear    The 24 March 1857 Sarah T KIRBY  LF WILLIAMS Witness  Anderson WILLIAMS  Jas C WILLIAMS

 

State of Tennessee Smith County > I DC SANDERS clerk Certify that the above receipt & Bond was proved before me by the oaths of Anderson WILLIAMS & James C WILLIAMS 6 Apl 1857 DC SANDERS clk       Recorded 23 June 1857

 

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Eli MASSEY Receipt & Bond Received of Henry GOAD Executor of Joshua GOAD decd one hundred and Eighteen Dollars my share of Said decd Estate as decreed to the heirs of Betsy KIRBY by the Chancery Court at Carthage at the Feby Term 1857       - Apl 1857    Eli MASSEY

 

Refunding Bond     We acknowledge Ourselves indebted to the State of Tennessee in the Sum of Two hundred and Thirty Six Dollars to be void of Eli MASSEY who has this day received of Henry GOAD Executor of Joshua GOAD decd one hundred and Eighteen Dollars my share of Said Estate as decreed to the heirs of Betsey KIRBY by the Chancery Court at Carthage at the February Term 1857 Should pay and refund our ratable part of any debt or debts against Said Estate which may be hereafter Sued for or otherwise made duly to appear This 6 Day of Apl 1857  attest – W. KING     Acknowledged ------ Court and ordered to be recorded.  6 Apl 1857    DC SANDERS clk       Recorded 23 June 1857

 

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Martha KIRBY Receipt & Bond      Received of Henry GOAD Executor of Joshua GOAD decd One hundred and fifty Dollars and 75 Cents my share in full of the Said of Said Joshua GOAD it being one sixth part decreed to the heirs of Anna KIRBY by the Chancery Court at Carthage at the February Term 1857. This 24 March 1857      attest Jas C WILLIAMS  Anderson WILLAIMS         M KING (mark)

*note in margin: Martha should be Anthony

 

A KIRBY Refunding Bond    We acknowledge Ourselves indebted to the State of Tennessee in the Sum of Three hundred and Four dollars to be void if Anthony KING (KIRBY) who has this day received of Henry GOAD Executor of Joshua GOAD the Sum of one hundred and fifty Dollars and 75 Cents his Share of the estate of Joshua GOAD decd Should pay and refund his ratable part of any debt or debts against Said Estate which may be hereafter sued for, received or otherwise duly made to appear, This 24 March 1857     Anthony KING (KIRBY) attest  Jas C WILLIAMS  Anderson WILLIAMS       recorded 23 June 1857     

State of Tennessee Smith County > I DC SANDERS clerk Certify that the above Receipt & Bond was proved before me by the oaths of Jas C WILLIAMS & Anderson WILLIAMS This 6 Apl 1857    DC SANDERS clk

 

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Wyatt GOAD Receipt & Bond received of Henry GOAD Executor of Joshua GOAD decd Eight hundred and Eighty five Dollars my share of the estate of Joshua GOAD decd decreed to me at the Chancery Court at Carthage at the February Term 1857     April 4 1857  Wyatt GOAD    attest Jas C WILLIAMS  Anderson WILLIAMS

 

Refunding Bond     We the undersigned acknowledge Ourselves indebted to the State of Tennessee in the Sum of Seventeen hundred Dollars and Seventy Dollars to be void if Wyatt GOAD who has this day received Eight hundred and Eighty five dollars – my share of the estate of Joshua GOAD decd Should pay and refund my ratable part of any debt or debts against Said estate – which may be hereafter Sued for or received or otherwise made duly to appear 4 Apl 1857    Wyatt GOAD  T J FLIPPING   Witnesses Jas C WILLIAMS  Anderson WILLIAMS      Recorded 23 June 1857

State of Tennessee Smith County > I DC SANDERS clerk Certify that the above receipt and bond was proved before me by the oaths of Jas C WILLIAMS & Anderson WILLIAMS      6 Apl 1857    DC SANDERS

 

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John GOADs Receipt & Bond Received of Henry GOAD Executor of Joshua GOAD decd Eight hundred and Eighty five Dollars in full of my share of the Estate of Said Joshua GOAD decd This 24 March 1857   John GOAD

 

Refunding Bond     We the undersigned acknowledge Ourselves indebted to the State of Tennessee in the Sum of Seventeen hundred and Sixty five Dollars to be void if John GOAD who has this day received of Henry GOAD Executor of Joshua GOAD decd Eight hundred and Eighty five Dollars his Share in full of the Estate of Joshua GOAD decd Should pay and refund his ratable part of any debt or debts against Said estate which may be hereafter Sued for received or otherwise duly made to appear this 24th March 1857     John GOAD Jacob HUBBARD Recorded 23 June 1857

Refunding Bond acknowledged before me 4 May 1857     DC SANDERS clk

 

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Stephen GOAD Receipt & Bond Received of Henry GOAD Executor of Joshua GOAD Eighteen hundred and Eighty five Dollars my share in full of the Estate of the Said Joshua GOAD decd This 23 March 1857   Stephen GOAD

 

Refunding Bond     We the undersigned acknowledge Ourselves indebted to the State of Tennessee in the Sum of Seventeen hundred and Sixty five Dollars who

has this day received of Henry GOAD Executor of Joshua GOAD decd the sum of Eight hundred and Eighty five Dollars his Share in full of the Estate of the Said Joshua GOAD decd Should pay and refund his ratable part of any debt or debts against Said estate which may be hereafter Sued for recovered or otherwise duly made to appear – This 23 March 1857  Stephen GOAD John GOAD attest  Jacob HUBBARD  Jno W HUBBARD

State of Tennessee Smith County > I DC SANDERS clk Certify that the above bond and receipt was proved by the oaths of Jacob HUBBARD & John W HUBBARD 4 May 1857    Recorded 23 June 1857

 

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AL BA---- Admn Receipt Thomas W WOOTTEN Admn  Received of Thomas W WOOTTEN administrator of GL CARTER by the hands of AH KING administrator of TW WOOTTEN one hundred and fifty dollars 34 Cents being the full amount due Said decd Estate  AL BA--- ADM of Gilford CARTER

State of Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me David C SANDERS Clerk of the County Court of Smith County Alferd L BA---- with whom I am personally acquainted and who acknowledged that he executed the foregoing receipt for the purposes therein contained  Witness my hand at office The 4 March 1857       DC SANDERS clk     Recorded 23 June 1857

 

Soloman DE--- Refunding Bond To William KEARBY Administrator       We the undersigned acknowledge Ourselves indebted to the State of Tennessee in the Sum of one hundred Dollars each to be void If Mary STACY a minor and Dolly Ann HOLDER who have this day received from William KEARBY administrator and Commissioner by their attorney Solomon DE--- The Sum of $543.03 cts and also $182.28 cts each Their distributive share of Personal and Personal and real estate

 

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Of Archibald and Margaret RUTHERFORD Decd Should pay and refund Their part of any debt or debts against Said Estate which may be hereafter Sued for or Otherwise duly made to appear. This 24 February 1857 Sol D---- atto in fact

State of Tennessee Smith County > I DC SANDERS Certify that the above was acknowledged before me by Sol. D---- atto in fact. This 24 Feby 1857 DC SANDERS  Recorded 23 June 1857

 

JP GIFFORD Receipt To William KEARBY Administrator   Received of William KEARBY admn Thirty One Dollars and 60 Cents in full of my funds      *(note in margin: void)

 

VH ALLEN Receipt to Clerk $237.09      Received of WVR HALLUM former Clk of Smith County Two hundred and thirty Seven Dollars and nine cents, the balance and in full of the amount me from the proceeds of the real Estate Sold by Said Clerk under the Order of Said Court in the case of Virginia D ALLEN vs Andrew ALLISON & others 13 Apl 1857     VH ALLEN      Acknowledged before me The 13 Apl 1857   DC SANDERS clk

 

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Thomas SC----R Refunding Bond    We the undersigned acknowledge Ourselves indebted to the State of Tennessee in the Sum of $360. to be void if Thomas SC----R who has this day received from William KEARBY administrator and Commissioner as Guardian of Samuel and Susan C SC----R minors The sum of one Thousand and Eighty Two Dollars and 28 cents Their Distributive Share in the Estate of Archibald & Margaret RUTHERFORD deceased Should pay and refund his ratable of any debt against Said Estate which may be hereafter Sued for or received or otherwise duly made to appear This 19 March 1857     Thomas SC----R  Gideon GIFFORD    attest JP HALLEBURTON      Hugh K PATTERSON     RA BENNETT

 

Receipt of Robert MARSHALL       Received of William KIRBY administrator and Commissioner of Archibald and Margaret RUTHERFORD decd Eight hundred and Thirty Two Dollars 71/100 inful of my distributive Share of Said estate Jay 10 1857   William RUTHERFORD by Robert MARSHALL atto      attest Phillip T DAY JP of Smith County  recorded 23 June 1857

 

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Samuel RUTHERFOIRD and others Receipt  Received of William KEARBY administrator and Commissioner of Archibald & Margaret RUTHERFORD decd Eight hundred and fifty nine dollars 15/100 cts as attorney Our distributive Share of Said estate Jay 10 1857 Samuel RUTHERFORD & JH RUTHERFORD by Samuel M RUTHERFORD atto in fact      GW RUTHERFORD ------       recorded 23 June 1857

 

Robert MARSHALL by J MARSHALL atto Receipt    Received of William KEARBY administrator and Commissioner of Archibald and Margaret RUTHERFORD decd nine hundred and Seventy Two Dollars 71/100 inful of a distributive share of Said Estate Jay 10 1857      Robert MARSHALL by Josiah MARSHALL atto  attest Phillip T DAY JP of Smith County  Recorded 23 June 1857

 

Received of William KEARBY administrator and Commissioner of Archibald & Margaret RUTHERFORD decd nine hundred and Twenty Two Dollars 71/100 inful of a distributive Share of Said Estate January 10 1857   Robt MARSHALL attest Phillip T DAY JP of Smith County

 

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Samuel M RUTHERFORD Receipt Wm KIRBY Ad Received of William KIRBY Administrator and Commissioner of Archibald and Margaret RUTHERFORD decd Eight hundred and Thirty Dollars 15 cts It being the amount of Said Estate due GW RUTHERFORD January 10 1857      Sam M RUTHERFORD

 

Elizabeth E SULLIVAN & Daniel SULLIVAN power  Know all men by these presents that I Elizabeth SULLIVAN and Daniel SULLIVAN my lawful Husband of Macon County State of Tennessee do hereby appoint SD SULLIVAN of the County and State aforesaid to be my true and lawful attorney for me and in my name and for my sake use to demand ---- Sue and receipt for all Monies now in the hands of William KEARBY administrator and Commissioner in the Sale of land and Negroes or that may be due as Heirs at law in the Settlement by said administrator and commissioner in the Estate of my Father & Mother Archibald and Margaret RUTHERFORD decd hereby ratifying and Confirming all the acts of my Said Attorney done by Virtue and in pursuance if these presents     In testimony whereof I together with my Said Husband have hereunto set my hand and affixed my Seal this day of January 1857    Elizabeth E SULLIVAN Daniel SULLIVAN

 

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State of Tennessee Smith County > To John F CARR Esq You are hereby Authorized and -------- take the examination of Elizabeth E SULLIVAN privately and apart from her husband relative to her execution of the within power of attorney, and the same so taken certify under your hand and seal. Witness Jefferson B SHORT clerk of the County Court of Macon County at office the 29th day January 1857    JB SHORT clk

State of Tennessee Macon County > Elizabeth E SULLIVAN having personally appeared before me and having by virtue of the authority in me vested being examined separately and apart from her Husband Daniel SULLIVAN and She having acknowledged the due execution of the within power of attorney freely voluntarily without constraint compulsion or coercion by her Husband Same is here Certified    Witness my hand and Seal This 31 day of January 1857   John T CARR

State of Tennessee County of Macon > Personally appeared before me Jefferson B SHORT clerk of the County Court of Macon County Daniel SULLIVAN with whom I am personally acquainted and who acknowledged that he made and executed the

 

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Within power of attorney to be his act and deed for the purposes therein contained     Witness my hand at office This 10th Day of Feb 1857    JB SHORT clk  clk Fee 75 cts     Recorded 24 Jun 1857

 

RA & A LASSEY Receipt     $237.95 Received of WVR HALLUM former clerk of Smith County Court Two hundred and Thirty Seven Dollars and 95 Cents the balance and in full of the amount due Our Ward Virginia D ALLEN from the Sale of the real Estate Sold by Said Clerk under order of said Court in the Case of Virginia D ALLEN and others vs Andrew ALLISON & others   This 29 Apl 1857     RA & A LASSEY guardian

Tennessee Smith County Z> Personally appeared before me David C SANDERS clerk of the County Court of Smith Robert A LASSEY with whom I am personally acquainted and acknowledged the within receipt to be his act and deed for the purposes therein contained. Witness my hand at Office This 29 April 1857 D.C. SANDERS clk     Recorded The 24th June 1857

 

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Alethia F KEMP Receipt    Received of James HAYNIE Administrator of James KEMP decd One hundred and Twenty Eight Dollars and sixty Three Cents - in full of my distributive Share, of the estate of Said James KEMP as Guardian of William KEMP This 28th day of June 1856 Alethia F KEMP       Test Geor. M KEY  James M KEY

State of Tennessee Smith County > The above receipt was duly proved before me by the oaths of Geo M KEY and James M KEY The 6 January 1857    DC SANDERS clk       Recorded 23 June 1857

 

Alethia F KEMP Receipt    Received of James HAYNIE administrator of James KEMP, decd One hundred and Twenty eight Dollars and Sixty Three Cents in full of my distributive Share of the estate of Said James KEMP decd This 28 June 1856      Alethia F KEMP       George M KEY  James M KEY

The above receipt was proved before me by the oaths of George M KEY and James M KEY This 6 January 1857     DC SANDERS clk       Recorded 23 June 1857

 

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Alexander & Ann DIXON CAMPBELL Receipt 237.09 Received of WVR HALLUM former Smith County Court Clerk Two hundred and Thirty Seven dollars and 9 Cents the full amount due us from the State of real estate of which Alethia B ALLEN decd seized and possessed Sold by order of Court Smith County – in the Case of Virginia ALLEN & others vs Andrew ALLISON & others   This 7 April 1857    Less $1.25 for recording This receipt    Alexander & Ann DIXON CAMPBELL by their atto James B MOORE    recorded 23 June 1857     Acknowledged before me by James B MOORE atto This 8 April 1857 DC SANDERS clk

 

$711 .27 Received of WVR HALLUM for Smith County Court Clerk Seven hundred and eleven Dollars and 27 Cents in the full amount due me in my name and right and as the assignee of James ALLEN & Joseph W ALLEN from the Sale of the real Estate of which Alethia B ALLEN decd Seized & possessed Sold by order of Smith County Court – in the Case of Virginia D ALLEN and others vs Andrew ALLISON       Less $1.25 for recording This Receipt Apl 9 1857       George C ALLEN by his atto Jas B MOORE   Recorded 23 June 1857   Ack before me by James B MOORE atto This 9 Apl 1857    DC SANDERS clk

 

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Andrew & Rebecca ALLISON Receipt $237.09 Received of WVR HALLUM former Smith County Court Clerk Two hundred and Thirty Seven Dollars and 9 Cents the full amount due us from the Sale of the real Estate of which Alethia B ALLEN decd Seized and possessed of Sold by order of Smith County Court in the Case of Virginia ALLEN and others vs Andrew ALLISON & others- this 7th Apl 1857     Less $1.25 for recording this Receipt    Andrew & Rebecca ALLISON by atto in fact JB MOORE      recorded 24th June 1857     Ack before me by James B MOORE atto This 8 April 1857 DC SANDERS clk

 

DB ALLEN by SM FITE Adm Receipt  Received of WVR HALLUM former Clerk of Smith County Court Two hundred and thirty Seven dollars and 9 Cents in full of the amount due me as the Administrator of David B ALLEN decd in Said clerks hands from the Sale of the real estate, sold by Said Clerk, under a decree of Said Court in the case of Virginia D. ALLEN & others vs Andrew ALLISON & others This 8 Apl 1857   Less $1.25 for Recording This Receipt    LM FITE Adm DB ALLEN decd  Ack before me by SM FITE adm This 8 Apl 1857 DC SANDERS clk

 

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V.H. ALLEN Guardian Receipt      $237.09 Received of WVR HALLUM former clerk of Smith County Court Two hundred and Thirty Seven Dollars and 9 Cents The balance and in full of the amount due my ward John ALLEN – from the proceeds of the real Estate Sold by Said clerk under the order of Said Court in the case of Virginia D ALLEN & others vs Andrew ALLISON & others   This 13 Apl 1957     Less for recording $1.25   V ALLEN Guardian     recorded 23rd June 1857     Ack by VH ALLEN 13 Apl 1857 DC SANDERS clk

 

Samuel ALLISON Adm Receipt       $99.48 Received of WVR HALLUM former clerk etc Ninety Nine Dollars & 48 Cents the balance in full of the amount due Robert HOUSE decd from the Sale proceeds of the Sale of land Sold by Decree of Smith County of which John HOUSE decd by decree of Smith County Court of which John HOUSE decd seized and possessed in the Case of George W HOUSE & others vs Alferd HOUSE & others    This 3rd Feb 1857    Less clerks fee $1.25      S ALLEN Administrator -------- Robt HOUSE decd  The above receipt acknowledged before me by Samuel ALLISON Adminitrator & etc 3 Feb 1857   DC SANDERS clk

 

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State of Tennessee Smith County > Charles M ---- Esq You are hereby authorized and empowered to take the acknowledgement of Margaret A BLACKWELL privately and apart from her Husband James M BLACKWELL and Certify the same under your hand and seal this 9 Feb 1857   DC SANDERS,clk

State of Tennessee Smith County > Margaret A BLACKWELL, having personally appeared before me and having of virtue of the Authority in me vested being examined privately and apart from her Husband James M BLACKWELL, and She having acknowledged the due Execution of the Within or Annexed power of Attorney by her freely voluntarily without Compulsion Constraint or Coercion by her Said Husband the same is therefore Certified. Witness my hand and Seal the 10 day Feb 1857    Charles M----- Commissioner

 

Samuel BELL power atto    To all persons to whom these presents shall come, I Samuel BELL, of Phillip County in the State Arkansas, having been by the probate Court of Said Phillip County at the April Term thereof AD 1856 appointed Guardian for one Mary STORY <STACY> a minor under the age of fourteen years and residing in

 

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Said Phillip County, and also by the death of her (said minors) grandmother to wit, Elizabeth Jane HUNTER, and also, by the death of her (said minors) mother to wit, Mary STORY <STACY>, widow of the late William STORY <STACY> decd late of T----- County in the State of Mississippi has become and is one of the heirs of her (said minors) late Great Grand Father decd to wit Archibald RUTHERFORD, late of Smith County in the State of Tennessee, send greeting Whereas the Said minor having become as aforesaid one the heirs of the said Archibald RUTHERFORD decd as in and by his (said RUTHERFORD) last will and Testament duly proved, and remaining in the Clerks office in and for Said Smith County in Said State of Tennessee, relati-- ----- had ---- at ---ght app---.     Whereas the Said Minor having become, as aforesaid one of the Heirs of the Said Archibald RUTHERFORD decd as in and by his (Said RUTHERFORDs) last Will and Testament duly proved and remaining - Now know ye that I the Said Samuel BELL as guardian as aforesaid, have made constituted and appointed, and by these presents do make Constitute and appoint Solomon DEBOW of Sumner County in Said of Tennessee, my true and lawful attorney, for me and in my name as guardian as aforesaid and for the use of Said minor, to ask demand Sue for, receive and recover of and from the proper authority of Smith County ------ Tennessee or in whose hands soever the same may be found, the Said portion or share

 

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To which Said Minor is or may be entitled out the estate of her said late Great Grand Father decd and also all such other Sum or Sums of money debts, goods, ---- and demands whatsoever, for or any amount of her full Share, part, or dividend of the Estate aforesaid   Giving and granting to my Said attorney, by these presents my full and whole power Strength and authority as Guardian as aforesaid in and about the premises, to have order and take all lawful ways and means in my name for the purposes of and upon the receipt of any such Sums of money or other property (as the case may be) from Said estate acquittances or other Sufficient dues charges for me and in my name as Guardian as aforesaid to make Seal and deliver. Hereby ratifying and affirming all and Singular the acts of my Said attorney, done or performed in and concerning the powers aforesaid   In witness whereof I have hereunto Set my hand and Seal the 14th Day of June A.D. 1856    The words to wit, Archibald RUTHERFORD on first page we’ve interl---- before beginning      Samuel BELL   In the presence James R PARRISH

 

State of Arkansas County of Phillip > Be it remembered that on This 14 day of June A.D. 1856 at the County aforesaid before me, Edward H COWLEY clerk

 

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Of the Circuit Court in and for Said County personally came and appeared Samuel BELL maker of the above letter of attorney, to me personally well known and acknowledged that he voluntarily executed and delivered the foregoing letter of attorney for the uses and purposes and considerations therein expressed and desired the same to be certified   In testimony whereof I have hereunto set my hand as clerk of Said Circuit Court and affixed the seal thereof at office in Helina This the day & date above written     Edward H COWLEY clk by Chas H HILL

 

State of Arkansas County of Phillip > I Albert G UNDERWOOD presiding Judge of the County Court and Sole Judge of probate in and for Said County do hereby Certify that Edward H COWLEY, whose name appears to the above and foregoing Certificate signed by his deputy clerk, Chas H HILL is and was at the time of the making of Said Signature, the duly elected & qualified Circuit Court clerk and as such, Ex officio clerk of the Probate Court of Said County, and that said Chas H HILL is and was at the time of Signing Said above Certificate the duly qualified Deputy clerk for Said Edward H COWLY and as such all of their official acts are entitled to full faith and Credit. I further Certify that the said above and foregoing Certificate is in due form of law and that the said thereto attached is the proper Seal of said Court     July A.D. 1856     AG UNDERWOOD Judge         recorded 8 June 1857

 

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Daniel W HOLDER & D.A. HOLDER Power    Know all men by these presents that we Daniel W HOLDER and Dolly Ann HOLDER, his wife of M---- County Arkansas, do hereby constitute and appoint Solomon DEBOW, of Smith County in the State of Tennessee to be their true Sufficient and lawful attorney, for them and in their names and for their sole use to recover, for them all the right title and interest which they have in and to the estate of Margaret RUTHERFORD decd The said Dolly Ann HOLDER being one of the Heirs at law, of the Said Margaret A RUTHERFORD decd And for the purposes aforesaid they do hereby grant unto their said attorney full power to execute and deliver all needful instruments and papers whether under seal or otherwise to institute and prosecute to final judgment and execution all processes in law or equity; to submit any and all matters in dispute to arbitration or the same to settle and confirm, and generally to do and perform all such matters and things as their said atto shall deem necessary or expedient for the complete and effectual execution of the authority herebefore granted as fully as they might and could do if they were personally present hereby ratifying and confirming all the acts of their said attorney done by virtue and in pursuit of these presents. In testimony whereof they have set their hand and seal 14 May 1856 Signed Sealed and delivered Daniel W HOLDER  Dolly Ann HOLDER J.C.W. TOLLISON

 

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State of Arkansas County of Phillip > Be it remembered that on this the 24th day of May AD 1856 personally appeared before me the undersigned a Justice of the Peace in and for Said County and State Daniel W HOLDER and Dolly Ann HOLDER his wife who are personally known, who executed the above and forgoing power of attorney and acknowledged that they had executed Said power of attorney the purposes stated therein, and the said Dolly Ann HOLDER, being examined by me separate and apart acknowledged that she had done so freely and of her own accord, without any fear threats or compulsion on the part of Said Husband. Given under my hand the day and year above written       May 24th 1856 Wm S WILLIFORD (JP)

State of Arkansas County of Phillip > I Edward H COWLEY Clerk of the Circuit Court and Ex officio Clerk of the County and Probate Courts do hereby Certify that William L WILLIFORD, whose Genuine Signature appears to the foregoing acknowledgement, is and was at the time an Acting and duly Commissioned Justice of the Peace within and for the County of Phillip aforesaid and that his Official acts are entitled to full faith and Credit  In Testimony whereof I Edward H COWLEY clerk of the County Court hereunto Set my hand and official Seal Said Court at office in Helena --- --- 1856     Edward H COWLEY clk, & Chas H ----- DC   Recorded June 1857

 

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J.C.W. TOLLISON & Wife Receipt   Know all men by these presents that We James C.W. TOLLISON and Margaret A TOLLISON his Wife of Phillip County in the State of Arkansas, do hereby Constitute and appoint Solomon DEBOW, of Smith County in the State of Tennessee, to be our true, Sufficient and lawful attorney, for us and in our names and for Sole use and benefit to recover for us all the right title and interest which we have in and to the estate of Margaret A RUTHERFORD decd, the Said Margaret A TOLLISON being one of the Heirs at Law of the Said Martha A RUTHERFORD decd. And for the purposes aforesaid, we do hereby grant unto the Said attorney full power to execute and deliver all needful instruments and papers whether under Seal or otherwise to institute and prosecute to final Judgment and execution all process in law or equity, to Submit any and all matter in dispute to arbitration, or the Same to Settle and Compromise, and Generally to do, and perform all Such acts, matters and things as Their Said attorney Shall deem Necessary or Expedient for the Accomplishment and effective execution of the Authority heretofor Granted, as fully as we might or could if we were personally present, hereby ratifying and confirming all the acts of our Said attorney, done by virtue and in pursuance of these presents.     In testimony whereof we have hereunto set our hands and Seals this 28th day May 1856      J.C.W. TOLLISON  Margaret A TOLLISON

 

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State of Arkansas County of Phillip > Be it remembered that on this 28th day of May AD 1856 personally appeared before me the undersigned an acting and duly Commissioned Justice of the Peace in and for the County and State aforesaid James C.W. TOLLISON to me personally known and acknowledged that he had Signed, Sealed and executed the above and foregoing power of attorney for the uses purposes and considerations therein contained and desired the same to be Certified. And at the Same time and place also came Margaret A TOLLISON wife of Said James C.W. TOLLISON who having been examined by me separate and apart from her Said Husband acknowledged that she had freely executed the Same for the uses purposes and considerations therein expressed Without Compulsion or undue influence of her Said Husband and desired the Same to be Certified.     Witness my hand the day and date above written  Wm L WILLIFORD JP

 

State of Arkansas County of Phillip > I Edward H COWLEY Clerk of the Circuit Court and Ex officio Clerk of the County Court Within and for the County and State aforesaid, do hereby Certify that William L WILLIFORD whose genuine Signature appears to the above and foregoing Certificate of Acknowledgement, is and was at the time of Signing the same and acting and duly Commissioned Justice of the Peace in and for Spring Creek Township County and State aforesaid, that his certification is in due form and that all of his acts are hereby

 

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Entitled to full faith and Credit      In Testimony whereof I have hereunto Set my hand as clerk as aforesaid and affixed the Seal of County at Office in Helena This 31 day of May A.D. 1856      Edward H COWLEY clerk

 

State of Arkansas County of Phillip > I George W BEAZLY Judge of the first Judicial Circuit of the State of Arkansas do hereby Certify that Edward H COWLEY whose genuine Signature appears to the foregoing Certificate, is and was at the time of Signing the Same, acting and duly Commissioned Clerk of the Circuit Court & Ex Officio Clerk of the County Court within and for the County of Phillip and State aforesaid, and that all of his acts as Such are entitled to full faith and Credit and that his certificate is in due form of law     Given under my hand this 2nd day of June 1856    George W BEAZLY Judge

 

W.B. RUTHERFORD Power attorney   Know all men by these presents that I William B RUTHERFORD of ---- County in the State of Arkansas do hereby Constitute and appoint Robert MARSHALL Esq. Of the County and State aforesaid

 

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To be my true, sufficient and lawful attorney for me and in my name and for my sole use, to demand, receive, Sue for and obtain all moneys, property, land &etc that may be due me as an heir and Legatee of Margaret M RUTHERFORD, deceased, late of Smith County in the State of Tennessee. And for the purposes aforesaid, I do hereby grant unto my Said attorney full power to execute and deliver all needful instruments and papers, whether under seal or otherwise, to institute and prosecute to final Judgment and execution, all p------ion in law or equity; to defend any and all suits against me the Constituant; to Submit any and all matters in dispute to arbitration, or the same to settle and compromise, to appoint or ---- substitutes under him, and the same to make at—and generally to do and perform all such acts, matters, and things as my said attorney shall deem necessary or expedient for the complete and effectual execution of the authority hereinbefore granted as fully as I might and could do if I were personally present, hereby ratifying and confirming all the acts of my said attorney, or of his substitute done by Virtue in pursuance of these presents    In Testimony whereof I have hereunto set my hand and Seal this 2nd day December AD 1856 Wm B RUTHERFORD      Signed Sealed and delivered in the person       James C GALT  Wm TILLMAN

 

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State of Arkansas Yell County > Be it remembered that on this 2nd day of December AD 1856 at the County aforesaid, before me, James C GALT an acting and duly Commissioned Justice of the Peace for Said County personally came and appeared William B RUTHERFORD Grantor in the above deed or instrument of Writing to me personally well known, and acknowledged that he voluntarily executed and delivered the foregoing deed or instrument of Writing, for the --- purposes, and Considerations therein expressed, and desired to be certified   Given under my hand as Justice as aforesaid     James C GALT JP

State of Arkansas > I, Elias CONWAY, Governor of the State of Arkansas and keeper of the Seal thereof do hereby Certify that James GALT whose name is signed to the annexed instrument of Writing was at the time of Signing the Same a Justice of the Peace in and for the County of Yell, in said State duly Commissioned according to law   In Testimony whereof I have hereto set my hand and caused the seal of Said State to be affixed at Little Rock on the 13 day December A.D. 1856 and of the independence United the 81st Year Elias N CONWAY     By Governor DB G---- Secretary State

 

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William G HAWKINS Power atto     Know all men by these presents that I William G HAWKINS do nominate and appoint Daniel J CARDWELL my attorney in fact to receive from the Clerk of the Smith Court in the State of Tennessee, of all moneys coming to me from the estate of William HAWKINS decd Land sold by Said Clerk as Commissioned that is to say all coming to me from the first payment on Said land which will amount to about one hundred Dollars & if Said first payment falls short of one hundred Dollars I will make it up to that amount if it is over one hundred Dollars the Said CARDWELL is to be balance over to me  when collected Given under my hand and seal 30th March 1857     WG HAWKINS    Acknowledged before me DC SANDERS clerk 30 March 1857  Recorded 26 June 1857

 

Know all men by these presents that I Hansford A BOULTON do hereby nominate constitute and appoint Felix G MANN my true & lawful Attorney in fact to receive from WVR HALLUM Administrator of Charles BOULTON Sr , decd & the clerk of the Smith County Court or any other person or persons in whose hands the Same be any and all the amounts Due me from them after settling with them that is or may hearafter be due me from my father’s estate; and to sue & employ counsel one or more if necessary to secure my rights, and to give any bond or bonds receipt or receipts necessary in my name and to do any & all things necessary to accomplish the object of this power & I do

 

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Hearby ratify and confirm all the lawful actings and doings of my said Attorney and when settled my Said Attorney will pay the balance after paying all the necessary costs & expenses to me on my order     In testimony whereof I have hearunto Set my hand and Seal this 5th day of October 1857    HA BOULTON    test John A FITE  A MOORES

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me David C SANDERS clerk of the County Court of Smith County Hansford A BOULTON the bargainer with whom I am personally acquainted & who acknowledged that he executed the within power of attorney for the purposes therein contained     Witness my hand at office the 5th Oct 1857       DC SANDERS clk

 

Know all men by these presents that I Jane F MEADOW & husband John MEADOW of Macon County State of Tennessee do hearby constitute and appoint David SULLIVAN of Said County & State aforesaid to be my true sufficient & lawful attorney for me & in my name and for my sole use to Demand receive sue for & obtain all moneys in the hands of William KEARBY Administrator of my Father & Mother Archibald & Margaret RUTHEFORD decd and commissioner in the sale of land & negros of said estate in Smith County & State aforesaid and for the purposes aforesaid I do hearby grant to my said Attorney full power to execute all needful instruments and papers whether under seal or otherwise & receipt for me and in my name as fully as I might could & could do if personally

 

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Present hearby ratifying and confirming all acts performed by him in pursuance and virtue of these presents In testimony whereof I have hearunto set my hand & affixed my seal together with husband aforesaid this 13th day of January 1857 Jane F MEADOW  John MEADOW

State of Tennessee Macon County > Personally appeared before me Jefferson B SHORT Clerk of the County Court of Macon County Jane F MEADOW & John MEADOW with whom I am personally acquainted and who acknowledged that they made and executed the within power of Attorney to Daniel SULLIVAN for the purposes therin contained    Witness my hand at office this 18 May 1857 J.B. SHORT clk     recorded Nov 1857 see file date 1857

 

Received of William S ALEXANDER my Guardian my undivided half of the following Slaves to wit MARY ANN & SALLY & also Six hundred & eighteen Dollars & 12 cents being in full of all Demands De---- in Said Guardians hands this 1st day of January 1857  P G DILLARD

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me ES BRADLY an acting Justice of the Peace in & for said County Pal---- G DILLARD with whom I am personally acquainted & who acknowledged that he executed the above or forgoing receipt for the purposes therein contained In testimony whereof I have hereunto set my hand & seal this 13 Day of February 1857      ES BRADLY JP for Smith County     See file date 1857

 

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$692.68     Received of David C SANDERS clerk &etc Six hundred & ninety two Dollars & 68 cents in full of my interest & by right of Purchase of the interest Amman MERRETT & Andrew Jackson HOUSE of the first payment of the sale notes taken for the land sold by order of Smith County Court in the case of Geo W HOUSE & others against Alford HOUSE & others of which William HOUSE decd seized & possessed      This 12 August 1857  GW HOUSE

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me David C SANDERS clerk of the County Court of Smith County George W HOUSE with whom I am personally acquainted & who acknowledged that he executed the within receipt for the purposes therein contained    Witness my hand at office the 12 Day of August 1857    DC SANDERS clk`recorded the 9 Novr 1857   See file date 1857

 

$173.17     Received of David C SANDERS clerk &etc one hundred & seventy three Dollars & 17 cts in full of Isaac HOUSE decst interest arising from the first sale notes taken form the land sold by order of the Smith County Court of which Wm HOUSE decd Seized & possessed       This 12 August 1857  GW HOUSE Executor

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me David C SANDERS clk of the County Court of Smith County George W HOUSE with whom I am personally acquainted & who acknowledged that he executed the forgoing receipt for the purposes therein contained  Witness my hand at office this 12 Aug 1857      DC SANDERS clk

 

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$74.50      Received of WS ALEXANDER Administrator with the will annexed of the estate of James MARTIN Seventy four Dollars & 50 cts Saml SMITH & his wife Susan SMITH (formerly Susan T[F] WILSON) Share of the estate of Said James MARTIN under his will 23rd July 1856   WA GARRETT    witness HB HAYNIE Leonard BALLAM  Acknowledged 3rd Day of --- 1857 before me David C SANDERS clk

 

$74.50      Received of WS ALEXANDER Administrator with the will annexed of the estate of James MARTIN Seventy four Dollars & 50 cts my wifes share of the estate of the said James MARTIN under his will Oct 22 1856  ME MARTIN     AW WILLIAMS James M NANCE

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me David C SANDERS clk of the County Court of Smith County. AW WILLIAMS & James M NANCE who being first sworn depose & Say that they are acquainted with ME MARTIN the bargainor & that he acknowledged the same in their presents to be his act & Deed for the purposes therein contained     Witness my hand at office the 4August 1857      D.C. SANDERS clk

 

Received of Thomas M ASHWORTH Administrator with the will annexed of ISAAC BATES nineteen hundred and ninety two Dollars & thirty one cents in full of my Distributive Share as one of the legatees of Said estate   Susanah LANGFORD By Attorney in fact John T LANGFORD

 

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Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me David C Snaders clk of the County Court of Smith County John T LANGFORD with whom I am personally acquainted & who acknowledged that he executed the forgoing receipt for the purposes therein contained  Witness my hand at office the 12 Oct 1857       DC SANDERS clk

 

$295.74     Received of David C SANDERS clk & commissioner Two hundred & ninety five Dollars & 70 cts in full of John R HAWKINS interest which was assigned to me by him & the amount Due to Thos T & Richard HAWKINS my wards coming from first payment Due on the sale of lands in the case of W.G. HAWKINS & others vs James R NEWBY & others in Smith County Court This 7th Oct 1857    WG HAWKINS

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me David C SANDERS clk of the County Court of Smith County William G HAWKINS with whom I am personally acquainted & who acknowledged that he executed the within receipt for the purposes therein contained    Witness my hand at office the 7th Oct 1857       DC SANDERS clk

 

$98.58      Received of David C SANDERS clerk & commissioner ninety eight Dollars & 58 cents in full of my part of mony coming to me from the sale of land sold as the property of my part--- & William NEWBY Decst  This 11th Day of October 1857 on the first payment     WG HAWKINS By DJ CARDWELL attorney

 

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Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me David C SANDERS clk of the County Court of Smith County David J CARDWELL with whom I am personally acquainted & who acknowledged that he executed the forgoing receipt for the purposes therein contained  Witness my hand at office the 11th October 1857  DC SANDERS clk       recorded the 9 Nov 1857  See file date 1857

 

$ 39.07     Received of David C SANDERS clerk & Commissioner thirty nine Dollars & 07 cents in full of our distributive share of the proceeds of the first payment of land sales sold as the property of William ----------  This 14th day of September 1857       Louvina MINTAN       AJ MINTAN by Henry PIPER Attorney

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me David C SANDERS clk of Smith County Court Henry PIPER attorney in fact for Louvina MINTAN & AJ MINTAN with whom I am personally acquainted & who acknowledged that he executed the within receipt for the purposes therein contained    Witness my hand at office the 14th day of Sept 1857     DC SANDERS clk

 

Know all men that we William MANSFIELD & ELIZA A MANSFIELD do hearby nominate and appoint Stephen S M----- our true & lawful attorney in fact to demand & receive from WVR HALLUM or any other person or persons in whose hands our distributive Share of the real estate of which Elis G------- Sr Decd seized & possessed in the case of

 

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Elis G------- & others vs Mary S G------- & others in the county court of Smith county & in the event it should be necessary to sue our said Attorney is authorized Sue & recover the same at our expense & receipt for the Same & pay the balance over to us    in testimony whereof we have hearunto set our hands & Seals this 22nd August 1857     WK MANSFIELD  Eliza A MANSFIELD   test Jas T MCKEE

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me -- -- ----- Deputy clerk of the County Court of Smith County Wilkerson MANSFIELD with whom I am personally acquainted & who acknowledged that he executed the within power of Attorney for the purposes therein contained & Eliza A MANSFIELD having also personally Appeared before me privately & apart from her husband the said Wilkinson MANSFIELD & acknowledged the execution of said power of attorney to have been done by her freely voluntarally & understandingly without compulsion or restraint from her Said Husband & for the purposes therein expressed  Witness QC Sandes Deputy Clerk of Said Court at office the 22nd day of August 1857 QC SANDS Dclk

 

$369.35     Received of David C SANDERS clk & commissioner three hundred & sixty nine Dollars & 35 in full of all mony coming to me through his hands from the sale of a tract of land Sold by Decree of the County Court of Smith County belonging to the heirs of Charles PATY Decd       This 9th Day of September 1857     JD OWEN

 

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Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me David C SANDERS clk of the County Court of Smith County John D OWEN a----- with whom I am personally acquainted & who acknowledged that he Executed the forgoing rect for the purposes therein contained Witness my hand at office the 9th Sept 1857      D.C. SANDERS clerk

 

$39.07      Received of David C SANDERS clerk & Commissioner thirty nine Dollars & 7 cents in full for all mony in his hands coming to me from the William HOUSE decst in the first payment of land sales  this 9th Day of Sept 1857   T(F) B HOUSE

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me David C SANDERS clk of the County Court of Smith County T(F) B HOUSE with whom I am personally acquainted & who acknowledged that he executed the forgoing receipt for the purposes therein contained  Witness my hand at office the 9 Sept 1857 DC SANDERS clk

 

$173.17     Recd of David C SANDERS clerk &c one hundred & Seventy three Dollars & 17 cts the amount due ------ HOUSEs heirs from proceeds of Sale of William HOUSES lands & being their part costs ducted of the first payment Due on Said land Sale except one Dollar & 21 cts fee retained by Said SANDERS for recording receipt    This 22nd August 1857 S M FITE Attorney

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me Daivd C SANDERS Clk of the County Court

 

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Of Smith County Samuel M FITE with whom I am personally acquainted & whop acknowledged that he executed the forgoing receipt for the purposes therein contained    Witness my hand at office the 22nd Day of August 1857  D.C. SANDERS clk

 

$34.21      Received of David C SANDERS clerk and – thirty four Dollars & 31 cents the amount due Mary BIRDSONGs heirs form proceeds of sale of Agness HOUSEs Dower and charged to Said heirs as my fees for services in Circuit Chancery & Supreme Courts less one Dollar & 25 cts clerks fee for recording receipt  August 14th 1857     JB MOORES

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me David C SANDERS clk of the County Court of Smith County James B MOORES with whom I am personally acquainted & who acknowledged that he Executed the forgoing rect for the purposes therein contained     Witness my hand at office  the 19th Aug 1857    DC SANDERS clk

 

$676.90     Recd of Hiram LYLES administrator with the will annexed of David H--- Decst Six hundred & Seventy six Dollars & 90 cts the whole of the distributive share of the personal estate of said David H---- Decst Due my wife Mary A in the hands of said LYLES to be administered after accounting to Said est for the advancements hearto made to my Said wife Mary A amounting to five hundred & fifty five Dollars & 25 cts    This 6 Jany 1857     QC SANDERS test

 

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Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me David C SANDERS clk of the County Court of Smith County QC SANDERS with whom I am personally acquainted & who acknowledged that he executed the forgoing receipt for the purposes therein contained  Witness my hand at office the 5 Novr 1857       DC SANDERS clk

 

$922.33     Received of William F Dowell my Guardian nine hundred & twenty two Dollars & 33 cents in full of all monys in his hands as guardian for me arising from the estate of my Father William DOWELL Decst      This 10th Day of Novr 1857  MC NOLEN      RB NOLEN

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me David C SANDERS clk of the County Court of Smith County Mary C NOLEN & RB NOLEN with whom I am personally acquainted & who ack that executed the forgoing rect for the purposes therin contained      Witness my hand at office the 10 Novr 1857      DC SANDERS clk

 

State of Tennessee Obion County > Know all men by these presents that we Robt CARAM & Deborah CARAM do hearby nominate and appoint and by these presents authorize and empower A.D. CARAM our true and lawful attorney for us in fact to ask Demand receive & receipt for from Gabrial BEASLY administrator of Isham BEASLY decst the balance of mony due to us from Said estate and our Said Attorney is hearby authorized to grant receipt and acquittance for the same in as ample a manner as we could do

 

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Were we present at the doing of the same hearby ratifying and confirming all that our said attorney may lawfully do touching the premises     Witness our hands and seals this 6th day of November 1857    Robert CARAM  Deborah CARAM Witnesses present BF BLACKMON  James B BLACKMON

State of Tennessee Obion County > Personally appeared before me Samuel C HENRY clerk of the County Court of Said County James BLACKMON and BF BLACKMON the subscribing witnesses who after being Sworn Depose and Say that they were personally acquainted with Robert CARAM who executed the forgoing power of attorney and that he acknowledged the execution of the Same to be his act and deed in their presents the day it bears date and for the purposes therein contained  Given under my hand at office in Troy This 6th day of November 1857  Saml C HENRY clk

State of Tennessee Obion County > To James L PALMER Esquire you are hearby authorized and empowered to take the examination of Deborah CARAM the wife of Robert CARAM privately and apart from her husband relative to her free execution of the within or forgoing power of attorney and the same so certify under your hand and Seal   Witness Samuel C HENRY clerk of the County Court of Obion County at office the 6th day of November 1857       Samuel C HENRY clerk

State of Tennessee Obion County > Deborah CARAM wife of Robert CARAM having personally appeared before me and having by virtue of the power in me vested been examined privately and apart from her husband Robert CARAM and She having acknowledged the due execution of

 

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The within Power of Attorney by her freely voluntarily without compulsion constraint or coersion by her Said husband the Same is therefore certified Witness my hand and seal this day of November 1857   Jas L PALMER Justice of the Peace JL PALMER JP  recorded the 17 Nov 1857   See file date 1857   SANDERS clk

 

State of Tennessee Smith County > I Margriet wife of Allen WATSON formerly Margreit BATES (a ----- -------) do hearby request that all of the proceeds that may be due me as one of the heirs of ----- BATES deceased both as to real or personal property or any thing els be paid over to my Said Husband Allen WATSON whether the same be in the hands of the administrator Executor clerk of any of the Courts or Commissioners and further I hearby request and Decree my husband to make a full and final settlement of all my distributive Share of Said estate and receipt for the same Given under my hand and Seal this 12th day of September 1857   Margrit WATSON

State of Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me an acting Justice of the peace within and for the County and State aforsaid Margriet WATSON the ---------- and above named privately and apart from her husband the Said Allen WATSON and acknowledged the execution of the above written instrument to have been done by her freely voluntarily without compulsion or restraint from her Said husband for the purposes therein contained Witness my hand and seal this the 12th day of September 1857  AT JACKSON JP for Smith County      recorded 17 Novr 1857

 

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The State of Alabama Perry County > Know all men by these presents that I Susanah LANGFORD of the County of Perry and State of Alabama have made constituted and appointed and by these presents do make constitute and appoint my Son John T LANGFORD of the Same place my true and lawful Attorney for me and in my name place and stead to demand ask collect & receive either in money or property whatever amount or amounts may be due now or hearafter to become due as one of the legatees or distributees of the estate of Isaac BATES my Decst Father formerly of Smith County Tenn giving and granting unto my Said attorney full power and authority to do and perform all and every act and thing whatsoever requisite and necessary to be done in and about the premises as fully to all intents and purposes as I might or could do if personally present, with full power of Substitution and revocation hearby ratifying and confirming all that my Said Attorney or his substitutes shall lawfully do or cause to be done by virtue thereof In witness whereof I have hearunto Set my hand and Seal this 10th day of December AD 1855      Susanah LANGFORD

The State of Alabama Perry County > I Benj F BOLLING an acting Justice of the peace in and for Said County hearby certify that Susanah LANGFORD whose name is signed to the forgoing power of Attorney and who is known to me acknowledged before me on this Day that being informed of

 

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the contents of the conveyance or power of attorney She executed the same voluntarily on the day the same bears date given under my hand and Seal this 10th day of December AD 1855     Benj F BOLLING

The State of Alabama Perry County > I James F BAILY Judge of the Probate Court of said County hearby certify that Benjamin F BOLLING whose name is Signed to the forgoing acknowledgement is and was at the time of signing the Same an acting Justice of the Peace for Said County duly elected qualified & commissioned and all his official acts as such are of right entitled to full faith & credit In testimony whereof I have hearunto set my hand & affixed the seal of office in M---- Ala on this the 11th day of Decr 1855   James F BAILY Judge of Probate    Recorded 19th Novr 1857     See file date 1857   DC SANDERS clk

 

State of Tennessee Smith County > I Nancy JONES wife of James R JONES formerly Nancy BATES a -------- do here request that all of the proceeds that may be due me as one of the heirs of Isaac BATES deceased both of the real and personal be paid over Said husband James R JONES whether the same be in the hands of the administrator Executor Clerk of any of the courts or commissioners and further I hearby request and desire my husband to make a full and final settlement of all of my distributive share of Said Estate of the said Isaac BATES deceased and receive and receipt

 

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For the Same       given under my hand and Seal this 29 day of September 1857    Nancy JONES

State of Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me an acting Justice of the Peace within and for the County and State aforesaid Nancy JONES (the  ---------) and above named privately and apart from her husband the Said James R JONES and acknowledged the due execution of the above written instrument to have been done by her freely voluntarily without compulsion or restraint from her said husband for the purposes therein contained Witness my hand and Seal this the 27th day of September 1857     AT JACKSON JP for Smith County    recorded the 19th Novr 1857 See file date 1857 DC SANDERS clk

 

$208.78  Received of WVR HALLUM former Smith County Court Clerk Two hundred and Eight Dollars & 78 cents the amount Due my wards Mary F & Elijah GAMMON Son & daughter of Elijah GAMMON Sr Decst being the full amount due me as above being the proceeds of the Sale of the real estate of which Eli GAMMON Sr Decst Seized & possessed Sold by order of the Smith County Court in the case of Eli GAMMON & others vs Mary S GAMMON & others this 27 Novr 1857     John H LIGON

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me DC SANDERS clk of the County Court of Smith County John A LIGON with whom I am personally acquainted and who acknowledged that he executed the forgoing rect for the purposes therein contained     Witness my hand at office the 27 Novr 1857   DC SANDERS clk

 

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$108.34     Recd of David C SANDERS clk & commissioner for the heirs of Edmond (Edward) DILLAHAY Decst one hundred & Eight Dollars & 34 cts less $125 for recording this receipt it being full of the first payment of land and a Negro sold by order of Smith County Court the ------ the part coming to my wards T---- Joanah & Alaxander CLEAVLAND for which I am Guardian this 21 Decr 1857  Wm J CLEAVLAND Guardian

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me David C SANDERS clk of the County Court of Smith County William J CLEAVLAND with whom I am personally acquainted & who acknowledged that he executed the forgoing rect for the purposes therin contained  Witness my hand at office the 21st Decr 1857     DC SANDERS clk

 

$54.17      Recd of David C SANDERS clerk & Commissioner for the heirs of Edmand (Edward) DILLAHAY Decst fifty four Dollars & 17 cts less $125 for recording this rect it being in full for tis first payment of land and a Negro Sold by order of Smith County Court this 21 Decr 1857      Wm J CLEAVLAND

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me David C SANDERS clk of the County Court of Smith County William J CLEAVLAND with whom I am personally acquainted & who acknowledged that he Executed the forgoing rect for the purposes therin contained  Witness my hand at office the 21 Decr 1857      D.C. SANDERS clk

 

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Received of James M SPAIN Administrator of the Estate of Leroy BRADLY Decst five hundred & twenty one dollars & 4 cents in full of the amount in his hands of the personal estate of Leroy BRADLEY decst coming to Parthena _ William & Rawleigh S & Susan BRADLY heirs of Leroy BRADLY Decst this 24th Day 0f October 1857      Wm C DENNY Guardian

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me David C SANDERS clk of the County Court of Smith County Wm C DENNY with whom I am personally acquainted & who acknowledged that he executed the forgoing rect for the purposes therin contained      Witness my hand at office the 4th January 1858   D.C. SANDERS clk     See file date 1858

 

&162.51     Recd of David C SANDERS clerk & commissioner one hundred & Sixty Two Dollars & 51 cents less $125 for recording this rect in part payment of a decree of the Chancery Court at Carthage in ------ of L.D. HOGG & others against Edmand J DILLAHAY & others it being an attachment bill ------ decree Said SANDERS was directed to pay---- --- the funds coming to Said Edmund the amount of the claims of LD HOGG & S McCLELIN complainants in said attachment bill their claims amounting between two & three hundred Dollars    This 22 Decr 1857    JB MOORS Solicitor for LD HOGG & S McCLELIN

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me David C SANDERS clk of the County Court of Smith County JB MOORES with whom I am personally acquainted & who acknowledged that he executed the forgoing rect for the purposes therin contained      Witness my hand at office this 22 Decr 1857     D,C. SANDERS clk

 

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Be it remembered that at a County Court begun & held & for Graves County State of Kentucky at the court thereof in Mayfield on Monday the 21st day of September 1857 Andrew R BOON Judge presiding the following proceedings were had viz… Ordered that James H EMERSON Sr be appointed Guardian of Catherine O EMERSON his infant daughter under 14 years of age whereupon he took the oath prescribed by law & together with PB ADAMS his security executed a covenant to the Commonwealth of Kentucky conditions as the law directs the covenant re---- to law is as followes vis:

     The Commonwealth of Kentucky whereas James H EMERSON Sr has been appointed by the County Court of Graves County and has qualified as Guardian to Catherine O EMERSON a minor – how we James H EMERSON as principal and PB ADAMS his security do hearby covenant to & with the Commonwealth of Kentucky that the said James H EMERSON Sr will faithfully discharge the trust of Guardian to Said minor in all respects as required by law This 21 Day of Sept 1857      James H EMERSON      PB ADAMS      attest Wm BEADLES clk

I William BEADLES clerk of the Graves County Court in the state of Kentucky do certify that the proceedings ----- contains a true copy of the order made by said court at the September term thereof 1857 appointing James H EMERSON Guardian of his infant daughter Catherine O EMERSON & of the covenant executed by him at the time of his appointment as the same is of record & on file in my office Witness my hand & seal of office at Mayfield This 19 day of November AD 1857      Wm BEADLES clerk

 

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I Andrew R BOON presiding judge of the Graves County Court State of Kentucky do certify that William BEADLES whose name is signed to the above certificate is & was at the time of signing the same the clerk of said Court that his said certificate & attestation are in due form of law I further certify that the appointment of the Guardian aforesaid is strictly in accordance with the law of this state I further certify that I am well acquainted with the principal & witness to covenant aforesaid and that they are each solvent & good for the penalty of two thousand Dollars each I further certify that said Court is a Court of record      Given under my hand this 19 day of November 1857 Andrew R BOON presiding Judge Graves County Court    Recorded the 12 July 1858  SANDERS clk

 

Know all men by these presents that I James H EMERSON Guardian for Catherine Ophelia EMERSON of Graves County Kentucky do hearby make nominate and appoint John BYRD of Hickman County Kentucky my true and lawful attorney for me and in my name and for my use and benefit as Guardian aforesaid to ask demand sue for recover & receive of and from Solomon DEBOW administrator of William STALCUP Sr decst late of Smith County Tennessee and also from William STALCUP Jr administrator of George STALCUP decst of Smith County Tennessee all such sum or sums of money debts and demands whatsoever which are now due and owing unto me the said James H EMERSON as Guardian for Said Catherine Ophelia EMERSON by and from the estate of Said William STALCUP Sr Deceased and from the Estate of Said George STALCUP Decst and to have use and take all lawful means in my

 

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Name or attai--- for the recording thereof by attachment ---- dest---- or a------- and to com---- -------- and ---- for the same and acquittances or other sufficient discharges for me and in my name as Guardian aforesaid to make Seal & Deliver and to do all lawful acts and things whatsoever concerning the pr------ as fully and in every respect as I myself might or could do were I personally present satisfying and confirming and by these presents allowing whatsoever my Said attorney Shall in my name lawfully do Witness my hand and Seal the 18th day of Novr 1857     James H EMERSON Guardian for Catherine Ophelia EMERSON

 

State of Kentucky Graves County > I Andrew R BOON presiding Judge of the Graves County Court in the State of Kentucky which is a Court of Record, do certify that the forgoing power of Attorney from James H EMERSON Guardian for Catherine Ophelia EMERSON to John BYRD ---- and this day produced to me in my County and acknowledged by the said James H EMERSON to be his act and Deed for the purposes therein contained   Witness my hand and official signature the 19th day of November AD 1857     AR BOON presiding judge Graves County Court

 

State of Kentucky Graves County > ---- I William BEADLES clerk of the County Court for the county aforesaid do certify that AR BOON whose name is signed to the above certificate of acknowledgement is & was at the time of Signing the same the presiding judge of Said Court

 

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That full faith & credit are due his official acts as Such & that his signature is genuine    Witness my hand & Seal of office at Mayfield this the 19th day of November 1857 Wm BEADLES clerk

I Andrew R BOON Presiding Judge of the Graves County Court do certify that William BEADLES whose name is signed to the within & forgoing certificate is and was at the time of signing the same the clerk of Said Court that his Said certificate and attestation are in due form of law and that his signature is genuine Given under my hand the 19th day of November 1857      AR BOON Presiding Judge

 

$163.42     Received of Solo DEBOW Executor of the estate of William STALCUP Sr Decst one hundred & Sixty three Dollars & 42 cents Less $3.25 for the recording etc the amount it being an – part of one 9th of decd Est coming to my wife Catherine O EMERSON by right of her mother this 4th Decr 1857  James H EMERSON Guardian by John BYRD Attorney in fact

 

 

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me David C SANDERS clk of the County Court of Smith County John D BYRD with whom I am personally acquainted by Introduction and acknowledged that he executed the forgoing receipt for the purposes therein contained      Witness my hand at office the 4th Decr 1857      DC SANDERS clk     See file date 1857

 

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This indenture made and entered into this 9th day of November AD 1855 between A BYRD and Lydia BYRD his wife of the County of Hickman and State of Kentucky of the one part and John D BYRD of the County and State aforesaid of the other part witnesseth that for and in consideration of the sum of one Thousand Dollars in hand paid the receipt of which is hearby acknowledged from this day granted bargained & sold and by these presents do grant bargain sell ----- and forever ----- unto the Said John D BYRD his heirs &etc all and entire interest in and to the Estate of William STALCUP Decst (who is the father of the Said Lydia BYRD, also all our interest in the Estate of George STALCUP Decst who is the ------- of said Lydia BYRD and she being the heir at law of Said decst to have and to hold the above described interest in the above Estate unto him the said John D BYRD his heirs and assigns forever with ------ ------  In testimony of which we have hearto set our hands and seals the day and date above written     A BYRD     Lydia BYRD

 

State of Kentucky Hickman County > I ER RAY clerk of the County Court for the County aforesaid do certify that this deed from A BYRD & Lydia BYRD his wife  late STALCUP, to John D BYRD was this day produced to me in my office and acknowledged by said grantors to be there act and deed and said deed was again shown and explained to the said Lydia BYRD in the absence of A BYRD her husband and she did freely and willingly acknowledge the Same to be her act and deed without the compulsion of her said husband in any manner and desired that the same might be certified in order that said John D BYRD might proceed and devise for his own use the property that otherwise would have been coming to her from her father & brothers Estates     In testimony of which I have hearunto set my hand & Seal of office   Done at office in the town of Claibourn this 17th Day of November AD 1857   ER RAY clk HCC

 

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State of Kentucky Hickman County > I WH GALBREATH a Justice of the Peace in and for Said County do certify that ER RAY whose genuine signature appears to the forgoing certificate is and was at the time of signing the same clerk of Said Court duly elected & qualified and that all his official acts are due full faith and credit either in law or Equity and that his said Attestation is in due form of law I hearby make this certificate in the room and stead of WS JORDAN Judge of the County Court who is absent from this county according to an act authorizing the nearest magistrate to the ---- house to act in his stead in his absence     In witness whereof I have hearunto Set my hand and private seal having no seal of office WH GALBREATH JP HC

 

State of Kentucky Hickman County > I ER RAY clerk of the County Court for the County aforesaid do certify that William H GALBREATH whose genuine signature appears to the forgoing certificate is and was at the time of signing the same an acting Justice of the Peace in and for Said County elected commissioned and qualified and that all his official acts are due full faith and credit with in law or Equity and that his attestation is in due form of law and that Said GALBREATH is by law duly authorized to certify as above when the County Judge is absent     In testimony of which I have hearto set my hand and seal of office done at office in Claibourn this 17th day of November AD 1857   ER RAY C.H.C.C.

 

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Know all men by these presents William STACEY and Mary STACEY his wife formerly Mary STALCUP d---- have made and does by these presents make constitute and appoint Thomas HINTON of Smith County in the State of Tennessee our true and lawful attorney for us and in our name to demand ask sue for collect and receive all sums of money debts dues accounts and other demands of every kind and all property of every named nature and description whatever which are due coming or payable to or coming to us or either of us or to the said Mary as heir of her Father William STALCUP deceased now in the hands of Solomon DEBOW Executor or in the hands of any other person or that may be due owing or coming to her the said Mary from said estate in any manner whatever either as an heir devisee or otherwise or that may be coming to us or either of us or to the said Mary from the Estate of her brother George STALCUP of whom William STALCUP is administrator or as the- may be due owing or coming to us or either of us from any person in the State of Tennessee and for us and in our names place and stead to execute and deliver grant all sufficient receipts acquitances and discharges for the same hearby giving and granting to our said attorney full power and authority to do and perform all and every act and thing necessary to be done in and about the premises as fully to all interests and purposes as we could if personally present hearby ratifying and confirming whatsoever our said attorney may do by virtue of these presents       In witness whereof we have hearunto set our hands and seals this 18 Day of December 1857  William STACEY       Mary STACEY  Attest in Whitce----

 

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Before me George WHITCOMB clerk of the County Court in and for the State of Missouri and County of Mississippi which court is a court of record and has a clerk & seal and which said clerk is duly authorized to take the acknowledgement of Deeds and other instruments of writing this day came William STACEY and Mary STACEY his wife who are both personally known to me to be the same persons whose names are to the forgoing power of attorney as parties thereto and they acknowledged the same to be their act and deed for the purposes therein named and the said Mary being by me examined privately and apart from her said husband acknowledged the execution of said power of attorney to be done by her freely voluntarily and understandingly without compulsion or constraint from her said husband    In testimony whereof I have hearunto set my hand and the seal of said court at office in Charleston in said County this 18th day of December Anno Domini 1857  Geo WHITCOMB clerk

 

State of Missouri County of Mississippi > I William Grundy COOLEY Presiding Judge of the County Court in and for the County aforsaid certify that George WHITCOMB whose genuine signature is to the forgoing certificate is and was at the time of signing the same clerk of said court and that his attestation of the said certificate is in due form of law and that full faith and credit are due all his official acts  certified under my hand this 18th Day of December 1857 WG COOLEY Judge of the County Court

 

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I George WHITCOMB clerk of the County Court in and for the County of Mississippi in the State of Missouri certify that William Grundy COOLEY whose genuine signature is to forgoing certificate is and was at the time of signing the same the presiding judge of said Court duly commissioned and qualified      In testimony whereof I have hearto set my hand and the Seal of said court at office in Charlston this 18th day of December 1857   Geo WHITCOMB clerk   Recorded the 14 Jany 1858  DC SANDERS clk

 

Know all men by these presents that we AD JACKSON and Margriet JACKSON his wife late Margriet STALCUP of the County of Calloway & State of Kentucky have made nominated and appointed and by these presents do make nominate and appoint Thomas HINTON of the County of Smith State of Tennessee our true and lawful attorney for us and in our names & for our use and benefit to ask demand sue for recover & receive of & from Solomon DEBOW Administrator of William STALCUP Deceased all such sum or sums of money debts and demands whatsoever which are now due & owing unto us the said AD JACKSON & Margriet his wife heirs at law of said William STALCUP Deceased & from the said Solomon DEBOW Admr as aforesaid and to have & to take all lawful ways and means in our names or otherwise for the recovery thereof we also hearby nominate and appoint the said Thomas HINTON our true and lawful attorney for us & in our names & for our use & benefit to ask demand sue for recover & receive of & from William STALCUP Administrator

 

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of George STALCUP Deceased all such sum or sums of money debts and demands whatsoever which are now due & owing unto us the said A.D. JACKSON & Margriet his wife distributees at law of said George STALCUP decst by & from the said William Jr administrator as aforsaid and to have and take all lawful ways and means in our names or otherwise for the recovering thereof by attachment arrest distress or otherwise and the compound arbitrate and agree for the same in both of the forgoing attorneyships; and acquittances and other sufficient discharges for the same for us & in our names to make seal & deliver and to do all lawful acts & things whatsoever concerning both of said estates as fully & in every respect as we might or could do were we personally present ratifying & confirming & by these presents allowing whatsoever our said attorney shall in our names lawfully do in & about the premises by virtue of these presents   In witness whereof we have hearunto set our hands & seal the 12 day of December 1857      AD JACKSON    Margriet JACKSON

 

State of Kentucky Calloway County > I Paris M ALLISON clerk of the county court form the county aforesaid do certify that the forgoing Power of attorney from AD JACKSON and Margaret JACKSON his wife to Thomas HINTON was this day produced to me in my office and acknowledged by the said AD JACKSON and Margriet JACKSON to be their act and deed hand and seal for the purposes therein contained: the said Margaret having been by me examined separate and apart from her said husband and she declared that she did freely and willingly sign seal & acknowledge deliver the forgoing power of Attorney for the purposes therein contained

 

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In witness whereof I have hearunto set my hand and affixed the seal of said court at office in Murray this 12th day of December 1857    PM ELLISON clk C.C.C. by R.F. ELLISON D.C.

 

I T.M. JONES the presiding Judge of Calloway County Court in the State of Kentucky do certify that P.M. ELLISON whose name appears above and subscribed to the above certificate by his duly qualified debuty R.L. ELLISON is now and was at the time of signing the same the acting clerk Calloway County Court in said State duly elected and qualified according to law and that all his official acts as such are entitled to full faith and credit given under my hand at office this the 12th day of December 1857     T.M. JONES

 

State of Kentucky Calloway County > I Paris M ELLISON Clerk of the County Court for the county aforesaid do certify that T.M. JONES whose genuine signature appears to the within and forgoing certificate is now and was at the time of signing the same the acting presiding judge of said county court duly elected commissioned and qualified that full faith and credit shall be given to all of his official acts as such  In testimony whereof I have hearunto set my hand and affixed the seal of such county court this 12 day of December AD 1857       P.M. ELLISON clk C.C.C.    Recorded the 16th day of January 1858     DC SANDERS clk See file date 1858

 

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The State of Mississippi Monroe County > In consideration of the sum of six hundred dollars us in hand paid the receipt whereof we hearby acknowledge we Lewis V YOUNG and Nancy YOUNG his wife of the County & State aforesaid do hearby assign transfer set over and deliver unto Thomas C PEA—of the County of Wilson in the State of Tennessee all our right title claim & interest in and to the purchase money arising from the sale of the lands of the late John B ARMSTRONG deceased late of the county of Smith in the State of Tennessee which lands are situated in said county of Smith & state aforesaid & were sold by the clerk of the County Court of Smith County Tennessee under & by virtue of an order of same of the courts of said county of Smith   In testimony whereof we have hearunto set & affixed our hands & seals this 9th day of November AD 1857     L.V. YOUNG    Nancy YOUNG

 

The State of Mississippi Monroe County > Be it remembered that on this day personally appeared before me Austin POLLARD a commissioner appointed by the Governor of the State of Tennessee authorized to take the probate & acknowledgement of deeds &etc made & executed in the State of Mississippi to be --- recorded in the State of Tennessee the within named Lewis V YOUNG with Nancy YOUNG his wife with whom I am personally acquainted and who acknowledged that they executed the within deed for the purposes therein contained and Nancy YOUNG also personally appeared before me privately and apart from her husband the said Lewis V YOUNG acknowledged the execution of said deed to have been done by her freely voluntarily and understandingly without compulsion or restraint from her said husband & for the purposes therein expressed

 

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Witness my hand and seal at office this 7th day of November one thousand eight hundred & fifty seven  Austin POLLARD Commisssioned for 2----- ---     recorded the 16 January 1858       DC SANDERS

 

$305.70 Received of David C SANDERS clerk commissioner Three hundred & five dollars & 70 cts full of all money arising from the first payment less $125 on land sold by him belonging to the heirs of JB ARMSTRONG that is to say the first payment in said land coming to me by purchase of LV YOUNG & his wife Nancy YOUNG formerly Nancy ARMSTRONG it being one tenth of said estate      Given under my hand and seal this 25 day of November 1857     Thos C P----

 

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me David C SANDERS clk of the county court of Smith County Thos C P---- with whom I am personally acquainted & who acknowledged that he executed the forgoing receipt for the purposes therein contained  Witness my hand at office the 25 Novr 1857  DC SANDERS recorded the 16 January 1858     See file date 1857

 

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$305.70 Received of David C SANDERS clerk & commissioner Three hundred & five Dollars & 70 cents less $125 for recording power of Attorney & receipt in full of all money arising from the first payment on land sold belonging to the heirs of J.B. ARMSTRONG decst that is to say my interest it being one tenth part of said sales This 25th Novr 1857 Susan ARMSTRONG by TH P---- Attorney

 

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me David C SANDERS clk of the County Court of Smith County Thomas C P---- with whom I am personally acquainted & who acknowledged that he executed the forgoing receipt for the purposes therein contained  Witness my hand at office the 25th Novr 1858     D.C. SANDERS clk

 

September 15th 1856 Received of George W ---- Eighty ---- Dollars in full of the amount of money due to me from him as my guardian       Margarett E HENRY    Charles HENRY husband of Margarett HENRY late Margaret OWEN

 

State of Illinois Williamson County > I John H WHITE clerk of the County Court in and for the County & State aforsaid do certify that on this the 7th day of August AD 1857 personally appeared before me and in my presents signed the forgoing receipt the said Margarett E HENRY who acknowledged herself to be formerly Margarett E OWEN and ---- the ward of George W R--- as well as Charles HENRY the husband of said Margarett E OWEN who also signed said receipt and each s------ acknowledged before me in my official capacity as clerk of said county court that they executed the same for the uses and purposes therein expressed and that they had

 

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Received the amount of money therein mentioned In testimony whereof I have hearunto subscribed my name and affixed the seal of said County Court this the 7th day of August Ad 1857     John H WHITE clerk   Recorded the 18th January 1858 SANDERS clk

 

Received of Solomon DEBOW Executor of William STALCUP decst Eleven hundred & forty three dollars 48/100 which is my distributive share of the estate of said W STALCUP decst this 30th day of Decr 1857 Thomas HINTON attorney in fact

I certify that the within rect was duly acknowledged before me by Thomas HINTON for the purposes therein contained this 30 day of December 1857      Charles McMURRY JP     recorded the 18th January 1858     SANDERS clk

 

Received of Solomon DEBOW Executor of William STALCUP decst Eleven hundred and forty three dollars 48/100 which is my distributive share of the Estate of said W STALCUP decst this 30th Day of Decr 1857 Thomas HINTON attorney in fact

I certify that the above receipt was duly acknowledged before me by Thomas HINTON for the purposes therein contained this 31st day of Decr 1857       Charles McMURRY JP     Recorded the 18th day of January 1858     DC SANDERS clk

 

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Received of William STALCUP administrator of George W STALCUP decst two hundred and sixty six Dollars 24/100 which is our distributive share of the estate of said GW STALCUP decst This 30th day of Decr 1857       Thomas HINTON in fact

I certify that the within receipt was acknowledged by Thomas HINTON before for the purposes therein contained this 31st day of December 1857   Charles McMURRY JP   Recorded the 18th day of January 1858     DC SANDERS clk

 

Received of James GILL administrator ------ --- of Harris B TUGGLE decst nine hundred & six Dollars & 40 cents in full of my interest of the estate of Harris B TUGGLE according to his will January 4th 1855  Margarett A TUGGLE   Test Samuel PASCHAL  H.W. TUGGLE

 

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me David C SANDERS clk of the county court of Smith County Samuel PASCHAL and H.W. TUGGLE who being first sworn depose & say that they are acquainted with Margaret TUGGLE the bargainor & that she acknowledged that she executed the forgoing receipt for the purposes therein contained     Witness my hand at office the 7th day of January 1858  D.C. SANDERS clk     recorded the 18 January 1858

 

$755.75     Received of David C SANDERS clerk & commissioner Seven hundred & fifty five Dollars & 75 cents on first payment for land sold by order of county court for the Thos ------ heirs  this 24 Nov 1857     Yancy MOL--- (NOL---)

Acknowledged before me the 24th Novr 1857      D.C. SANDERS clk of Smith County Court

 

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$682.80     Received of Hiram LYLE’s administrator with the will annexed of David HOFF/HOGG decst Six hundred & Eighty two Dollars & 80 Cents the whole of the distributive Share of the personal estate of said David HOFF/HOGG decst due my wife Amelia I in the hands of said LYLE’s to be administered after accounting to said estate for the advancements heartofore made to my wife Amelia I amounting to five hundred & forty nine Dollars & 35 cents this 6th January 1857 BS CARDWELL

 

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me David C SANDERS Clerk of the County Court of Smith County Buckner S CARDWELL with whom I am personally acquainted and who acknowledged that he executed the forgoing rect for the purposes therein contained    Witness my hand at office the 23 Novr 1857      DC SANDERS clk       Recorded the 18 January 1858

 

$1244.82    Received of Hiram LYLE’s administrator with the will annexed of David HOFF/HOGG decst one hundred and forty four Dollars & 52 cts the whole of the distributive share of the personal estate of said David HOFF/HOGG decst my wife Louisa R in the hands of said LYLE’s to be administered after accounting to said estate for the advancements heretofor made to my said wife Louisa R amounting to one thousand and eighty seven Dollars & 33cts    this 6 January 1857  John S CARWELL/CORNELL

 

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me David C SANDERS clk of the County Court of Smith County John S CARWELL/CORNELL with whom I am personally acquainted & who acknowledged that he executed the forgoing receipt for the purposes therein contained   Witness my hand at office the 23 Novr 1857      DC SANDERS clk

 

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$1232.15    Received of Hiram LYLE’s administrator with the will annexed of David HOFF/HOGG decst Twelve hundred & thirty two dollars & 15 cents the whole of the distributive share of the personal estate of said David HOFF/HOGG decst due Ellen M HOFF/HOGG in the hands of Said LYLE’s to be administered this January 1857     John S CARWELL/CORNELL Guardian of EM HOFF/HOGG

 

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me David C SANDERS clk of the County Court of Smith County John S CARWELL/CORNELL with whom I am personally acquainted and who acknowledged that he executed the forgoing rect for the purposes therein contained    Witness my hand at office the 23 Novr 1857      D.C. SANDERS clk     Recorded the 19th January 1858     Sanders clk

 

$16.76      Received of David C SANDERS clerk of Sixteen Dollars & 76 cts it being the amount in his hands which he received by order of court from F.T. GILL Administrator of Eli SHY decst coming to John G SHY as his distributive share in said estate this 8 Decr 1857      Franklin SHY Guardian

 

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me Franklin SHY with whom I am personally acquainted & who acknowledged that he executed the forgoing rect for the purposes therein contained       Witness my hand at office the 8 Decr 1857       D.C. SANDERS clk

 

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$426.44     Received of David C SANDERS clerk & commissioner for the heirs of Leroy BRADLY decst four hundred & twenty six Dollars & 44 cents in full of my interest by rite of my wife Elizabeth of the sale of a Negro Woman & child & Negro man sold by order of Smith County Court     In testimony whereof I have hearunto set my hand and seal this 14th day of Decr 1857  John IVEY     attest DH CAMPBELL  Thomas FISHER

 

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me David C SANDERS clk of the County Court of Smith County John IVEY with whom I am personally acquainted and who acknowledged that he executed the forgoing rect for the purposes therein contained     Witness my hand at office the 14th Decr 1857     DC SANDERS clk

 

$162.51     Received of DC SANDERS clerk & Commissioner for the heirs of Edmund DILLAHAY Decst one hundred & sixty two Dollars & 51 cents Less 125 for recording this rect it being the amount coming to me from said estate on first payment of land & a Negro man sold by order of Smith County Court     Given under my hand and seal this 22 Decr 1857 TR DILLAHAY

 

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me David C SANDERS clk of the County Court of Smith County Thos R DILLAHAY with whom I am personally acquainted & who acknowledged that he executed the forgoing rect for the purposes therein contained     Witness my hand at office the 22 Decr 1857      DC SANDERS clk

 

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$162.51     Recd of DC SANDERS clerk & commissioner for the heirs of Edmund DILLAHAY Decst one hundred & sixty two Dollars & 51 cents in full of my interest in Said estate it being the first payment of sale of land & Negro sold by order of Smith Court County Court  Given under my hand and seal the 22 day of Decr 1857   Charles A DILLAHAY     Witness TR DILLAHAY  DP HUGHES

 

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me David C SANDERS clk of the County Court of Smith County Charles A Dillahay with whom I am personally acquainted & who acknowledged that he executed the forgoing rect for the purposes therein contained Witness my hand at office the 22 Decr 1857      DC SANDERS clk

 

$162.51     Recd of DC SANDERS clerk & commissioner for the heirs of Edmund DILLAHAY one hundred & sixty two Dollars & 51 cents less $125 for recording this receipt in full of my distributive share of the first payment on land & a Negro sold by order of Smith County Court    Given under my hand and seal this 1st day of January 1858     Johnstan DILLAHAY

Tennessee SMITH County > Personally appeared before me David C SANDERS clk of the County Court of Smith County Johnstan DILLAHAY with whom I am personally acquainted & who acknowledged that he executed the forgoing rect for the purposes therein contained     Witness my hand at office this 1st day of January 1858 DC SANDERS clk

 

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$1172.01    Received of DC SANDERS clk & C Eleven hundred & seventy two Dollars & one cent Less $125 for recording this receipt my distributive share & also two other shares by rite of Purchase of the first payment of land sold by order of Smith County Court in the case of H.A.GOODALL & wife vs N CH---- & others   Given under my hand & seal the 1st day of January 1858 H.A. GOODALL

 

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me David C SANDERS clk of Smith County Court Harrison A GOODALL with whom I am personally acquainted & who acknowledged that he executed the forgoing receipt for the purposes therein contained  Witness my hand at office this 1st day of January 1858 DC SANDERS clk

 

$781.34     Received of David C SANDERS clk & commissioner for the heirs of Thomas TUGGLE decst Seven hundred & Eighty one Dollars & 34 cents less one dollar & 25 cents for recording this rect all of the interest that is coming to my wards John T GOODALL Jr & Nancy A CH--- that is their share in the first payment of land sold by order of Smith County Court in the case of H.A. GOODALL & wife vs N CH--- & others Given under my hand & Seal this 1st day of January 1858 H.A.GOODALL Guardian

 

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me David C SANDERS clk of Smith County Court H.A. GOODALL with whom I am personally acquainted & who acknowledged that he executed the forgoing receipt for the purposes within    Witness my hand my hand at office this 1 January 1858  DC SANDERS clk

 

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$84.11      Received of David C SANDERS clerk & Commissioner for the heirs of Charles PATEY decst Eighty four Dollars & 11 cents less $125 for recording this receipt it being one eight part of land sold by order of Smith County Court coming to my ward Darthula PATEY    Given under my hand and seal the 9th day of January 1858      John GIBBS guardian     Attest T. FISHER

 

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me David C SANDERS clerk of Smith County Court John GIBBS with whom I am personally acquainted & who acknowledged that he executed the forgoing deed for the purposes therein contained   Witness my hand at office the 9th January 1858 DC SANDERS clk

 

Received of WS(L) ALEXANDER & HH BRADLY administrators of the estate of William S BRADLY Twenty five Dollars & 97 cents in full of the amount due me in right of my wife in said administrators hands having heartofore on a division of the slaves of said estate received of said estate Negroes SARAH & VIOLETT valued to seven hundred & Sixty Dollars this 23 day of August 1857     W.C. DENEY

 

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me David C SANDERS clerk of the County Court of Smith County William C DENEY with whom I am personally acquainted & who acknowledged that he executed the forgoing rect for the purposes therein contained     Witness my hand at office the 9th Sept 1857      D.C. SANDERS clk

 

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$305.70     Received of David C SANDERS clk & Commissioner for the heirs of John B ARMSTRONG decst Three hundred & five Dollars & 70 cents less $125 for recording this rect it being in full of my interest which is one tenth part of the first payment on land sold by order of Smith County Court belonging to said estate (E-ers excepted)     Given under my hand and seal the 4th day of January 1858      Jno B ARMSTRONG

 

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me David C SANDERS clk of Smith County John B ARMSTRONG with whom I am personally acquainted & who acknowledged that he executed the forgoing receipt for the purposes therein contained   Witness my hand at office the 4th January 1858   D.C. SANDERS clk

 

Received GD BEASLY, Wm H BEASLY and H--- BEASLY executors of Isham BEASLY one hundred Dollars in full of Mary J BUTLER (who is the daughter of Joanna BEASLY) share of the estate Isham BEASLY decst, left to her by the will of said Isham BEASLY Dec 7th 1857    James T BUTLER

 

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me David C SANDERS clk of the County Court of Smith County James T BUTLER with whom I am personally acquainted & who acknowledged that he executed the forgoing rect for the purposes there in contained    Witness my hand at office the 7 Decr 1857       D.C. SANDERS clk

 

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Received of GD BEASLY, Wm H BEASLY and H---- BEASLY Eight hundred & fifty three Dollars and 4 cts my share of the estate of Isham BEASLY decst of every kind and discription real personal or mixed     Given under my hand and seal this 5 of October 1857    Walter A BEASLY

 

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me David C SANDERS clk of the County Court of Smith County Walter A BEASLY with whom I am personally acquainted & who aknowledged that he exceuted the forgoing receipt for the purposes therein contained   Witness my hand at office the 5th October 1857   D.C. SANDERS clk

 

$1143.95    Received of Solomon DEBOW executor of the estate of William STALCUP decst Eleven hundred & forty three Dollars & 95 cents less $2.25 for recording deed or transfer & receipt it being my mothers interest which I purchased from her by deed which are hear filed for re—istrotion in said estate this 4th day of Decr 1857   John D BYRD

 

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me DC SANDERS clk of Smith County Court John D BYRD with whom I am personally acquainted by introduction & who acknowledged that he executed the forgoing receipt for the purposes therein contained  Witness my hand at office the 4th day of December 1857 DC SANDERS clk

 

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$208.78     Received of WVR HALLUM former clerk of the County Court of Smith County Two hundred & Eight Dollars & 78 in full of our distributive share of the real estate of which Eli GAMMON Sr decd seized & possessed sold by order of the Smith County Court in the case of Eli GAMMON & others vs Mary S GAMMON & others 25 August 1857 WR MANSFIELD   Elizabeth A MANSFIELD by SS MANN attorney in fact      Received the above amount of our said attorney this 25th day of August 1857 HR MANSFIELD

 

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me David C SANDERS clk of the County Court of Smith County SS MANN with whom I am personally acquainted & who acknowledged that he executed the forgoing receipt for the purposes therein contained Witness my hand at office the 31 Decr 1857      D.C. SANDERS clk

 

$210.94     Received of WVR HALLUM former clerk of Smith County Court Two hundred & ten Dollars & 94 cents the full amount due me in right of my wife Elizabeth J due from the sale of real estate sold by order of Smith County Court in the case of Eli GAMMON & others vs Mary S GAMMON & others of which Eli GAMMON Sr deceased seized & possessed this 4th January 1858     Isaac N PARKER

 

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me David C SANDERS clk of the County Court of Smith County Isaac N PARKER with whom I am personally acquainted & who acknowledged that he executed the forgoing receipt for the purposes therein contained  Witness my hand at office this the 5th day of January 1858    D.C. SANDERS clk

 

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$210.94     Received of WVR HALLUM former clerk of Smith County Court Two hundred and ten Dollars & 94 cents the full amount due me in right of my wife Mary S being the full amount due me from the sale of the real estate sold by order of Smith County Court in the case of Eli GAMMON & others vs Mary S GAMMON

& others of which Eli GAMMON Sr decd seized & possessed this 4 January 1858      William BARROW       test Eli GAMMON      Isaac N PARKER

 

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me David C SANDERS clk of the County Court of Smith County William J BARROW with whom I am personally acquainted & who acknowledged that executed the forgoing receipt for the purposes therein contained     Witness my hand at office this the 5th day of January 1858    D.C. SABNDERS clk

 

$210.94     Received of WVR HALLUM former clerk of Smith County Court two hundred & ten Dollars & 94 cents being the full amount due me from sale of the real estate sold by order of Smith County Court in the case of Eli GAMMON & others vs Mary S GAMMON & others of which Eli GAMMON Sr deceased seized & possessed this 4th January 1858     Eli GAMMON

 

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me David C SANDERS clk of the County Court of Smith County Eli GAMMON with whom I am personally acquainted & who acknowledged that he executed the forgoing receipt for the purposes therein contained  Witness my hand at office the 5th day of January 1858  D.C. SANDERS clk

 

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Recd of Ed ATWOOD as Administrator of Sarah ATWOOD deceased thirteen Dollars & 80 cts in full of my distributive Share of the personal estate this 17th November 1856     E.H. MORRIS   Martha MORRIS

 

State of Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me in & for said county Elijah H MORRIS with whom I am personally acquainted & who acknowledged that he Executed the annexed rect to be his act and deed for the purposes therein contained also personally appeared before me Martha MORRIS privately and apart from her husband the said E.H. MORRIS and acknowledged that she executed the annexed receipt to be her act & deed without compulsion constraint or coercian on the part of her said husband & for the purposes therein contained   Witness my hand and seal 21 January 1858 J.W. PATEY JP for Smith County

 

Received of E ATWOOD adminstrator of Sarah ATWOOD decst thirteen Dollars & 80 cents in full of my distributive share of the personal estate this 17th November 1856 B.F. ATWOOD

 

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me John W PATEY an acting Justice of the Peace in & for said county B.F. ATWOOD with whom I am personally acquainted & who acknowledged that he executed the annexed rect to be his act and deed for the purposes therein contained       Witness my hand and seal the 21st day of January 1857     J.W. PATEY JP for Smith County

 

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Received of E ATWOOD as administrator of Sarah ATWOOD decst twenty six Dollars & 60 cents in full of our distributive share of the personal estate of said Sarah ATWOOD     this 3rd day of December 1856      Moses ATWOOD  Newton ATWOOD Attest James M WASHBOURN

 

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me David C SANDERS clk of the County Court of Smith County James M WASHBOURN who being first sworn depose & say that he is acquainted with Moses & Newton ATWOOD the bargainors & that they acknowledged the same in his presents to be their act and deed for the purposes therein contained     Witness my hand at office the 5th Oct 185?       D.C. SANDERS clk

 

Recd of Edwin ATWOOD as administrator of Sarah ATWOOD decst thirteen Dollars & 80 cents in full of my distributive share of the personal estate this 14th December 1855     E.J. HUDSON (HODSON) Jane HUDSON (HODSON)

 

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me John W PATEY an acting Justice of the Peace in and for said county E.J. HUDSON (HODSON) with whom I am personally acquainted & who acknowledged the annexed rect to be his act and deed for the purposes therein contained also personally appeared before me Jane HUDSON (HODSON) privately and apart from her husband the said E.J. HUDSON (HODSON) acknowledged that she executed the annexed receipt to be her act without compulsion constraint or coercion on the part of her said husband & for the purposes therein contained      Witness my hand & seal the 2nd Day of January 1858     J.W. PATEY J.P.      recorded the 21 January 1858

 

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Received of E ATWOOD as administrator of Sarah ATWOOD decst thirteen Dollars & 80 cents in full of my distributive share of the personal estate the 24 December 1855     Sarah C—TNEY  test J.T. M C—TNEY

 

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me John W PATEY an acting Justce of the Peace in & for said county Sarah C—TNEY with whom I am personally acquainted & who acknowledged that she executed the annexed receipt to be her act and deed for the purposes therein contained   Witness my hand and seal the 2nd day of January 1858     J.W. PATEY J.P.      Recorded the 21 January 1858 SANDERS clk

 

$305.70     Recd of David C SANDERS clk & commissioner for the heirs of John B ARMSTRONG decst three hundred & five Dollars & 70 cents less $125 for recording this receipt it being the first payment on land sold by order of Smith County Court (E---- Excepted) this 18 day of January 1858       John McCALL

 

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me David C SANDERS clk of the County Court of Smith County John McCALL with whom I am personally acquainted & who acknowledged that he executed the forgoing receipt for the purposes therein contained  Witness my hand at office the 18th January 1858  D.C. SANDERS clk

 

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&76.42      Recd of David C SANDERS clk & commissioner for the heirs of John B ARMSTRONG decst Seventy Six Dollars & 42 cents less $125 for recording this rect the amount coming to my children which I am guardian for it being the one 4th of one share from said estate from the first payment on land sold by order of Smith County Court (E----- excepted) this 18 January 1858   John McCALL guardian

 

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me David C SANDERS clk of the County Court of Smith County John McCALL with whom I am personally acquainted & who acknowledged that he executed the forgoing receipt for the purposes therein contained  Witness my hand at office the 18 January 1858   D.C. SANDERS clk

 

Whereas one Edmund DILLAHAY departed this life in the County of Smith and State of Tennessee on the day of 18 having previously made and published his last will & testament by the terms of which one Agnes CARTER wife of Berry CARTER now entitled to a portion of his estate and whereas said Agnes CARTER died on the 5th day of May 1853 intestate having Elizabeth MILES formerly Elizabeth CARTER and wife of Alexander MILES both of the County of Marshall and state of Tennessee Joanna RITCHIE wife of Thomas RITCHIE formerly Joanna CARTER her two children and only heirs at law and whereas by the terms of the said last will of said Edmund/Edward DILLAHAY said two children are entitled to a share of the proceeds of the sale of the lands of said DILLAHAY decst lastly had by the said County Court of Smith

 

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Now therefore we Alexander MILES and wife Elizabeth MILES formerly Elizabeth CARTER and daughter of said Agnes CARTER and granddaughter of said Edmund/Edward DILLAHAY have this nominated and appointed and do hearby nominate constitute and appoint Abel SMITH of the County of Smith and State of Tennessee our attorney in fact to demand and receive from our clerk of the County Court of said County of Smith or from any other person having possession of or liable for the same a sum arising from the sale of the estate of one Edmund/Edward DILLAHAY sold by order of said Court said estate consisting of a tract of land and one Negro it be our interest in said estate being the one half of the one thirteenth part thereof amounting to _____Dollars and all proper receipts bonds and acquittances for us & in our name to execute for and about the same our said Attorney is hearby fully empowered and authorized to execute

We do further empower our said Attorney to sue for and receive the said distributive share aforsaid and for that purpose to make and employ one or more attorneys under him and to do all other things necessary to accomplish the object of this power at our expense and charge in and we do hearby ratify and confirm all the lawful actings and doings of our said attorney in the premises in as full and ample a manner as if we were present acting ourselves   Witness our hands and seals this 11th day of January 1858     Alexander MILES      Elizabeth MILES      Attest James C DAVIS Wm David McCLAREY

 

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State of Tennessee County of Marshall > On this 11th day of January 1858 personally appeared before me Stephen TULLEY clerk of said County one Alexander MILES with whom I am personally and who acknowledged that he executed the forgoing Power of Attorney for the purposes therein expressed in and also at same time and place Elizabeth MILES having also personally appeared and with whom I am personally acquainted privately and apart from her husband the said Alexander MILES acknowledged the execution of the forgoing power of Attorney to have been done by her freely voluntarily and understandingly without compulsion or restraint from her said husband and for the purposes therein expressed  Witness Stephen TULLEY clerk of said Court at office this 11th day of January AD 1858     Stephen TULLEY clerk recorded the 26 January 1858      SANDERS clk

 

$81.25      Recd of David C SANDERS clerk & commissioner for the heirs of Edmund DILLAHAY decst Eighty one Dollars & 25 cts less $125 for recording this receipt & power of Attorney it being the amount coming to us on first payment of land and a negro sold by order of Smith County Court that is our distributive share which is one half of one thirteenth this 25 January 1858  Alexander MILES      Elizabeth MILES      by Abel SMITH Attorney in fact

Acknowledged before me by Abel SMITH the 25 January 1858    D.C> SANDERS clerk

 

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$162.57     Recd of David C SANDERS clerk & commissioner for the heirs of Edmund DILLAHAY decst one hundred & sixty two Dollars & 57 cents less 125 for recording this receipt the amount coming from said Clerk to me by rite of purchase from Alexander DILLAHAY it being one thirteenth part of land & a Negro sold by order of Smith County Court on first payment belonging to said estate this 25 January 1858      CW WEST       Acknowledged before me by CW WEST the 25 day of January 1858  DC SANDERS clk

 

$162.57     Received of David C SANDERS clerk & commissioner for the heirs of Edmund DILLAHAY decst one hundred & Sixty two Dollars & 57 cents less $125 for recording this receipt the amount coming to me from said estate by rite of purchase from Barnett T DILLAHAY it being the first payment of land & a Negro sold by order of Smith County Court & one thirteenth part of said estate this 25 January 1858    CW WEST       Acknowledged before me by CW WEST the 25 January 1858  D.C. SANDERS clerk

 

$162.57     Recd of DC SANDERS clerk & commissioner for the heirs of Edmund DILLAHAY decst one hundred & Sixty two Dollars & 57 cents less $125 for recording this receipt the amount coming to me from said estate by rite of purchase from Barnett T DILLAHAY and he from & her from M McKNIGHT & wife Joanah formerly Joanah DILLAHAY it being one thirteenth part of the first payment on land & a Negro sold by order of Smith County Court belonging to said decst estate this 25 January 1858 C.W. WEST     Acknowledged before me by CW WEST the 25 January 1858      D.C. SANDERS clerk

 

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$39.07      Recd of David C SANDERS clerk & commissioner for the heirs of Wm HOUSE decst in the case of GW HOUSE & others vs Alford HOUSE & others thirty nine Dollars & 7 cents less $125 for recording this rect it being the first payment on land sold by order of Smith County Court this 23 January 1858    WH HOUSE      JA HOUSE     Acknowledged before me by WH HOUSE & JA HOUSE the 23 January 1858    D.C. SANDERS clk

 

$200.       Recd of David C SANDERS clerk & commissioner for the heirs of Leroy BRADLY decst Two hundred Dollars less $125 for recording this receipt it being my distributive share of a slave which is one sixth part of said slave sold by order of Smith County Court given under my hand and seal the 28 January 1858    Jane BRADLY

 

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me ES BRADLY an acting Justice of the Peace in and for said County Jane BRADLY with whom I am personally acquainted and who acknowledged that she executed the forgoing receipt for the purposes therein contained    Witness my hand and seal the 28 Day of January 1858    ES BRADLY JP for Smith County

 

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$376.56     Recd of HB McDONALD my Attorney Three hundred and Seventy Six 56/100 Dollars the full amount he collected from Thomas ARINGTON former guardian for my children Melvina G ALLEN – Robert J ALLEN and Moses H ALLEN and the full amount due me as the guardian of my children, viz, Melvina G ALLEN Robt J ALLEN & Moses H ALLEN this 4th of January 1858       Archibald ALLEN      Witness John McCLARIN      Hugh McCLARIN Proven by John McCLARIN & Hugh McCLARIN before me the 16 Feby 1858   D.C. SANDERS clk

 

Received of GAMMON & MANSFIELD Two Negroes valued at 1900 dollars for Caleb C GAMMON and one valued 800 for Sarah F GAMMON minors it being their portion of Eli GAMMON estate This 23 January 1858      TT STOVALL Guardian for Caleb C and Sarah F GAMMON     Acknowledged before me by TT STAVALL the 1st February 1858    D.C. SANDERS clk

 

Received of MANSFIELD & GAMMON administrators Ely GAMMON decst Three hundred & fifty seven Dollars and 24 cents it being the amount in full of three shares of estate This January 23 1858    This January 23 1858 TT STOVALL Guardian

Acknowledged before me by TT STOVALL the 1st Day of February 1858  DC SANDERS clk

 

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Received of Jonathan BAILEY executor of John W EASTES who was Guardian for the heirs of Joseph J LYNCH Thirty nine Dollars & 10 cents in full of Amanda J MANVERS formerly Amanda J LYNCH of distributive share of said Joseph J LYNCHes estate this 14 Day of March 1857 Robert NICKSON by power Attorney  Test William GARN--  Acknowledged before me by Robt NICKSON Attorney the 1st Feby 1858     D.C. SANDERS clk

 

$313.22     Recd of David C SANDERS clerk & commissioner for the heirs of Mary A DOWELL decst Three hundred & thirteen Dollars & 22 It being one fourth part of a Negro boy PRESS sold by order of Smith County Court coming to me by right of my wife Elizabeth CRUTCHFIELD formerly Elizabeth DOWELL and a sister of said Mary A decst less $125 for recording this rect this 2nd day of February 1858     W.H. CRUTCHFIELD     Acknowledged before me by William CRUTCHFIELD the 2nd February 1858  D.C. SANDERS clk

 

$334.65     Recd of David C SANDERS clerk & commissioner for the heirs of AB ALLEN decst in the case of Virginia D ALLEN & others vs A ALLEN & others Three hundred & thirty four Dollars & 65 cents less 250 for recording these receipts the amount coming to George ALLEN it being one 9th of said estate & all 2 shares to GC ALLEN as assinee of Jane G ALLEN & Joseph W ALLEN also A---- ALLISON & wife share also Alexander CAMPBELL & wife share in the first payment of town lots sold in Carthage by order of Smith County Court the several shares in the first payment being $66.93 less the above mentioned fees this 6th February 1858  JB MOORES solicitor & Attorney in fact     Acknowledged before me by JB MOORES the 6 February 1858       DC SANBDERS clk

 

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$119.97     Recd of James BARRETT one hundred & nineteen Dollars & 97 cts the amount due John J R---- as guardian the amount due said R--- an ------ with the clerk of Smith County Court the 1st January 1855 this 8 Feby 1858     DJ CARDWELL Attorney Acknowledged before me the 8 Feby 1858 by DJ CARDWELL  DC SANDERS clk

 

Recd of Campbell CRUTCHFIELD administrator of Elizabeth CRUTCHFIELD decst Twenty Dollars in full of all demands against said Administrator the above being a balance due me from said estate of Elizabeth CRUTCHFIELD decst having received all But Twenty Dollars heartofore this the 1st March 1858 William STROTHER     you can date the receipt when you pay over the money to Willam ------ Wm STROTHER   recorded the 4th March 1858 D.C. SANDERS clk

 

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$313.22     Recd of DC SANDERS clerk & commissioner for the heirs of Mary A DOWELL decd Three hundred & thirteen Dollars & 22 cents less one dollar & 25 cents for recording this receipt it being the amt of money coming to me from the sale of a slave, Press sold by order of Smith County Court in right of my wife Francis A formerly Francis A DOWELL; This 5th April 1858   John M BARRETT       Acknowledged before me by John BARRETT this 5th April 1858    DC SANDERS clk       See file date 1858

 

$853.04     Recd GD BEASLEY, Wm H BEASLEY and Henry BEASLEY Exrs of Isham BEASLEY decd eight hundred and fifty three dollars and four cts the share of Permilia BEASLEY Mary – BEASLEY John & James BEASLEY children of Ervan BEASLEY of the estate of Isham BEASLEY of every kind and discription real personal or mixed given under my hand and seal this Oct 29th 1857   John CHAMBERS Guardian     Test JJ BLANKENSHIP  RH BEASLEY    Drawn before me by the subscribing witnesses, 6th April 1858  DC SANDERS clk     See file date 1858

 

$109.00     Recd of WVR HALLUM former clerk of Smith County Court, one hundred and nine dollars in full of the amt due my said ward from said clerk from the sale of the real estate sold by order of Smith County Court in the case of

 

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James T BUTLER and wife against Elizabeth M BEASLEY & others this 1st day of March 1858 RJ DUKE

 

Tennessee Smith County > Personally appeared before me David C SANDERS clk of the County Court of Smith County Richard J DUKE with whom I am personally acquainted and acknowledged that he executed the foregoing receipt for the purposes therein contained Witness my hand and seal at office this 1st day of March 1858 DC SANDERS clk     See file date 1858

 

$100.00     Recd of David C SANDERS clerk & commissioner for the heirs of Edmund DILLAHAY decd one hundred dollars less one dollar & 25 cents for recording this recpt it being amount going to D HUDDLESTON from the amount coming to Sally KNIGHTs heirs by way of compromise this 12th April 1858 JB MOORES solicitor  Acknowledged before me by JB MOORES Atty the same day the same bears date  DC SANDERS clk       See file date 1858

 

$965.00     Recd of MANSFIELD & GAMMON two Negroes valued at nine hundred & fifty dollars and advancements fifteen dollars total amount nine hundred & sixty five dollars of my share of the personal estate of Eli GAMMON decd this 23rd January 1858     Isaac N BURROW       Acknowledged before me by Isaac N BURROW the 2nd Feby 1858    DC SANDERS clk See file date 1858

 

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$1528.55    Recd of GD BEASLEY Wm H BEASLEY and Henry BEASLEY Exrs of Isham BEASLEY decd one thousand & five hundred and twenty eight dollars and fifty five cts the share of Sarah F BRADLEY (minor) of the estate of Isham BEASLEY of every kind and discription real personal or mixed, given under my hand this 17th October 1857   James BRADLEY     Test JJ BLASNKENSHIP  RH BEASLEY  Proven before me by the subscribing witnesses`DC SANDERS      see file date 1858

 

$6136 37/100       Recd of GD BEASLEY WH BEASLEY and Henry BEASLEY exrs of Isham BEASLEY decd Six thousand & one hundred and thirty six dollars and 37/100 cts in full of my distributive share of the estate of said Isham BEASLEY of every kind and discription given under my hand this 25th of January 1858   Clarkey HAYNIE       Test  Charles E ROYSTER  EJ ROYSTER       Proven by Charles E ROYSTER and EJ ROYSTER 6th April 1858     DC SANDERS clk       see file date 1858

 

Recd of WJ (I) (S) ALEXANDER & HH BRADLEY Admrs of the estate of William
S BRADLEY twenty dollars and 82 cts the full amount due from said estate in the hands of said Admrs to the six minor heirs of said estate, to wit, Lutetia, Fanny Matilda Joseph James & William BRADLEY (having heretofore received by decree of the Chancery Court their share of the sleves of said estate, to wit, DILSA and child LINDA and child, and AMEY, ABSALOM

 

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ANDY and little KITTY old JIM having died, valued to the sum of forty six hundred and ninety five dollars) this 7th day Sept 1857       Francis E BRADLEY    Witnesses Joseph Bowman      Edwin T BOWLES       Proven by Joseph BOWMAN and Edwin T BOWLES 5th April 1858     DC SANDERS clk       See file date 1858

 

$259.00     Recd GD BEASLEY Wm H BEASLEY and Henry BEASLEY Exrs of Isham BEASLEY decd Two hundred and fifty nine dollars in full of Terry BRADLEY share of the estate of Isham BEASLEY decd of every kind and discription real personal or mixed given under my hand and seal this 17th of October 1857   James BRADLEY Adminisrtrator      Test JJ BLANKENSHIP RH BEASLEY    Proven before me by the subscribing witnesses 6th April 1858  DC SANDERS    See file date 1858

 

$66.93      Recd of David C SANDERS Clerk & commissioner for the heirs of Alethia B ALLEN decd Sixty six dollars & 93 cts less one dollar & 25 cts for recording this recpt It being the amt coming to my ward Virginia D ALLEN from the first payment of Town lots sold belonging to the estate of Alethia B ALLEN decd this 4th Day of March 1858     RA LAPSLEY for RA & A LAPSLEY guardians  Acknowledged before me the 4th March 1858 DC SANDERS    See file date 1858

 

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$7.81       Recd of DC SANDERS clerk & commissioner for the heirs of Edmund DILLAHAY decd Seven dollars & 81 cents less one dollar & 25 cts for recording this recpt it being the one 8th of one 13th part of land & a Negro sold by order of Smith County Court on first payment less $100 retained for compromise between the heirs & the exrs of D HUDDLESTON decd this 13th March 1858  Test   Ellis E KNIGHT Jr    Acknowledged before me the 13th March 1858       DC SANDERS clk       See file date 1858

 

$6118.25    Recd of GD BEASLEY Wm H BEASLEY and Henry BEASLEY Exrs of Isham BEASLEY decd Six thousand one hundred and eighteen dollars & 25 cts our share of the estate of Isham BEASLEY of every kind and discription real personal or mixed given under our hands this October 27th 1857    Wade BAKER MM RIDLEY Test JJ BLANKENSHIP  RH BEASLEY     Proven before me by the subscribing witnesses 6th April 1858  DC SANDERS Clk       See file date 1858

 

$548.00     Recd of GD BEASLEY Wm H BEASLEY and Henry BEASLEY Exrs of Isham BEASLEY decd five hundred & forty eight dollars in full of his share of the estate of said Isham BEASLEY of every kind and discription given under my hand this November 30th 1857 John PRICE    Test   JJ BLANKENSHIP       RH BEASLEY    Proven before me by the subscribing witnesses 6th April 1858    DC SANDERS    See file date 1858

 

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Recd of MANSFIELD & GAMMON one Negro valued at seven hundred dollars and advancements forty five dollars total amount seven hundred & forty five dollars of my share of the personal estate of Eli GAMMON decd this 23rd Jany 1858       William BURRESS      Test WK MANSFIELD    Acknowledged before me by W BURRESS the 29 Jany 1858   DC SANDERS Clk     see file date 1858

 

Recd of GD BEASLEY Wm H BEASLEY and Henry BEASLEY Excrs of Isham BEASLEY decd  five hundred and nine dollars & 82 cts my share of the estate of Isham BEASLEY decd of every kind and discription real personal or mixed given under my hand this 8th Oct 1857       AM WINKLER    Test RH BEASLEY JJ BLANKENSHIP    Proven before me by the above witnesses the 6th April 1858     DC SANDERS Clk       See file date 1858

 

$313.22     Recd of DC SANDERS clerk & commissioner for the heirs of Mary A DOWELL decd Three hundred & thirteen dollars & 22 cts less one dollar & 25 cts for recording this recpt, the amount coming to me by right of my wife Martha J formerly Martha J DOWELL from the proceeds of a Negro girl sold by order of Smith County Court    This 27th March 1858  Dudley MOORE  Acknowledged before me the 27th March 1858       DC SANDERS Clk       See file date 1858

 

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$853.04     Recd of GD BEASLEY Wm H BEASLEY and Henry BEASLEY Exrs of Isham BEASLEY decd eight hundred and fifty three dollars and 4 cts my share of the estate of Isham BEASLEY Decd of every kind and description real personal or mixed  Given under my hand and seal October 29th 1857   Jordan BEASLEY       Test   JJ BLANKENSHIP       RH BEASLEY     Proven before me by the subscribing witnesses 6th April 1858  see file date 1858   DC SANDERS clk

 

$100.00     Recd of Henry BEASLEY GD BEASLEY and Wm H BEASLEY Exrs of Isham BEASLEY Decd One hundred dollars in full of the legacy of the estate of said Isham BEASLEY willed to Maza BEASLEY daughter of Joannah BEASLEY this given under my hand & seal     February 2nd 1858    Richard S DUKE       Test Eliza O Grissard      James W Rutherford  Acknowledged before me by Richard S DUKE the 3rd May 1858     DC SANDERS Clk       See fiule date 1858

 

$155.97     Recd of WS ALEXANDER & HH BRADLEY Amrs of the estate of Wm S BRADLEY one hundred & fifty five dollars & 97 cts in full of the amount due me by right of my wife in said Admrs hands, having heretofore on a division of the slaves of said estate, viz of said estate slave LUVENIA valued at six hundred & thirty dollars, this 22nd day of August 1857     GL RANDOLPH   Test   Joseph BOWMAN JW HUGHES     Proven before me by Joseph BOWMAN & JW HUGHES the 5th April 1858     DC SANDERS Clk       see file date 1858

 

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$760.00     Recd of WS ALEXANDER & HH BRADLEY Admrs of the estate of WS BRADLEY twenty five dollars & 97 cts in full of the amount due me in right of my wife in said Administrators hands (having heretofore on a division of the slaves of said estate viz of said estateS slaves SARAH & VIOLETT valued at seven hundred & sixty dollars) this 22nd day of August 1857   Wm C DENNEY   Acknowledged before me by WC DENNEY 5th April 1858     DC SANDERS Clk       see file date 1858

 

$708.00     Recd of WS ALEXANDER & HH BRADLEY Administrators of the estate of WS BRADLEY five dollars & 97 cts in full of the amount due from said estate in the hands of said administrators (having heretofore on a division of then slaves of said estate viz of said estate Negroes KITTY & LOUISA valued at seven hundred & eight dollars) this 7th day of Sept 1857      FE BRADLEY    Test Edwin Rowles    Joseph BOWMAN Proven before me by EF ROWLES & Joseph BOWMAN the 5th April 1858     DC SANDERS Clk       see file date 1858

 

#850.00     Recd of MANSFIELD & GAMMON one negroe valued at eight hundred & fifty dollars my share of the personal estate of Eli GAMMON Decd this 23rd of January 18     Francis GAMMON       Test Wm BURROW       Proven before me by Wm BURROW the 29th Janry 1858      DC SANDERS Clk       see file date 1858

 

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Recd of David C SANDERS clerk of Smith County Court seven dollars & 81 cts less one dollar & 25 cts for recording this receipt it being the amount coming to us from the first payment on land & a Negro sold by order of Smith County Court belonging to the heirs of Edmund DILLAHAY Decd this 16th March 185? Jesse MARTIN  Mary O MARTIN     Acknowledged before me by oath the 16th March 1858     see file date 1858   DC SANDERS Clk

 

$7.81       Recd of DC SANDERS clerk & commissioner for the heirs of Edmund DILLAHAY Decd seven dollars & 81 cts it being the first payment on land & a Negro sold by order of Smith County Court less one dollar & 25 cts for recording this recpt this 22nd March 1858   Henry F KNIGHT       Acknowledged before me the 22nd March 1858       see file date 1858   DC SANDERS Clk       see file date 1858

 

$3059.10    Recd of GD BEASLEY WH BEASLEY and Henry BEASLEY Exrs of Isham BEASLEY Decd Three thousand & fifty ninedollars & ten cents in full of our shares of the estate of Isham BEASLEY of every kind and description real personal or mixed     Given under our hands 19th October 1857   Mary B CAGE          LM BRADLEY    Susan T BRADLEY     Mahala BRADLEY       JM BRADLEY    ERVINE O BRADLEY     Test   JJ BLANKENSHIP       RH BEASLEY    Proven before me by the subscribing witnesses 6th April 1858  DC SANDERS Clk see file date 1858

 

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$1318.25    Recd of GD BEASLEY Henry BEASLEY and Wm H BEASLEY Exrs of Isham BEASLEY Decd One thousand three hundred and eighteen dollars and twenty five cents the full balance due us from said Isham BEASLEY estate of all & every kind real personal or mixed this 17th Novemnber 1857  Robert CAARU---      Debor                                                                                                                               iah AARU—(CORU---) by AD COR--- their Agent   Test JJ BALNKENSHIP  RH BEASLEY    Proven by JJ BALNKENSHIP & RH BEASLEY the 5th April 1858      DC SANDERS    see file date 1858

 

$547.37     Recd of GD BEASLEY Wm BEASLEY & Henry BEASLEY Exrs of the estate of Isham BEASLEY five hundred & forty seven dollars & thirty seven cts Geo OLDHAM & Luther OLDHAMS of said estate having heretofore recd of WVR HALLUM their share of the slaves of said estate sold by him as Clerk or Commissioner this October 30th 1857   WS ALEXANDER Guardian for Geo & Luther OLDHAM    Test Leonard BALLOW  Will M PAYNE  JJ BLANKENSHIP       RH BEASLEY    Proven before me by the above subscribing witnesses 6th April 1858  DC SANDERS Clk       see file date 1858

 

$6118.25    Recd of GD BEASLEY Wm H BEASLEY and Henry BEASLEY Exrs of Isham BEASLEY Decd Six thousand one hundred and eighteen dollars and twenty five cents in full of my share of the estate of said Isham BEASLEY of every kind and

 

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description real personal or mixed given under my hand this 29th March 1858      Eliza O GRISSARD     Test JJ BLANKENSHIP  RH BEASLEY    Proven JJ BLANKENSHIP & RH BEASLEY this 5th April 1858 DC SANDERS see file date 1858

 

$325.90     Recd of David C SANDERS Clerk & Commissioner for the heirs of J B ARMSTRONG Decd Three hundred and twenty five dollars and ninety cents less one dollar and 25 cts for recording this recpt, it being about the amount coming to me from said estate on first payment on land sold by order of Smith County this 14th April 1858  MW ARMSTRONG   Acknowledged before me by MW ARMSTRONG the 14th April 1858    DC SANDERS Clk       (see file date 1858)

 

$325.90     Recd of David C SANDERS Clerk and Commissioner for the heirs of JB ARMSTRONG Decd Three hundred and twenty five dollars and 90 cts less one dollar and 25 cts for recording this recpt it being the amount coming to me by right of purchase from BF (T) Armstrong from said estate on first payment for land sold by order of Smith County Court       This 14th April 1858 MW ARMSTRONG  Acknowledged before me by MW ARMSTRONG this 14th April 1858   DC SANDERS Clk       see file date 1858

 

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Recd of GD BEASLEY Wm H BEASLEY and Henry BEASLEY Exrs of Isham BEASLEY Decd five hundred and forty eight dollars in full of our share of the estate of Isham BEASLEY of every kind and description       Given under our hands this November                                                              30th 1857    Gideon PRICE  JH SMITH     by John PRICE Their Agent and Atty in fact      Test JJ BLANKENSHIP  RH BEASLEY    Proven before me by the above subscribing witnesses    6th April 1858 See file date 1858 DC SANDERS CLK

 

$389.50     Recd of GD BEASLEY Wm H BEASLEY and Henry BEASLEY Exrs of Isham BEASLEY Decd Three hundred and eighty nine dollars and fifty cents in full of the shares of Permilia O VADEN   Martha L VADEN Lucinda VADEN and Mahala VADEN Jr heirs at law of Mahala VADEN Sr who was a daughter of said Isham BEASLEY Decd Given under my hand this the 23rd day of January 1858     William VADEN Guardian     Test   JJ BALNKENSHIP       RH BEASLEY    Proven before me DC SANDERS Clerk of Smith County Court by the above subscribing witnesses this 6th April 1858      DC SANDERS Clk       see file date 1858

 

$486.87 ½   We Wm B DUNCAN and wife Elizabeth DUNCAN Wm B VADEN, Wm MOORE and wife Mary A MOORE, Edwin D POSEY and wife Matilda POSEY and Lodwick VADEN heirs of Mahala VADEN who was the daughter of Isham BEALEY have this day received of

 

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GD BEASLEY Wm H BEASLEY and Henry BEASLEY Executors of Isham BEASLEY Decd the sum of four hundred and eighty six dollars and 87 1/2 cents in full of our distributive shares of the estate of Isham BEASLEY of every kind and description given under our hands this 23rd day of Jany 1858      William B VADEN      William B DUNCAN     Elizabeth F DUNCAN   William MOORE Mary A MOORE  Edwin D POSEY Matilda Ann POSEY    Lodwick J VADEN by William VADEN their agent and Attorney in fact    Test JJ BLANKENSHIP RH BEASLEY    Proven before me by the above subscribing witnesses this 6th April 1858     DC SANDERS Clk       see file date 1858

 

$39.07      Recd of David C SANDERS Clerk and Commissioner for the heirs of William HOUSE Decd thirty nine dollars and 7 cts less one dollar and 25 cents for recording this receipt it being our distributive share of the first payment of land sold by order of Smith County Court this 11th March 1858      LJ SQUIRES and wife by Henry PIPER Atty Recd the Amount from my Atty Henry PIPER this 11th March 1858 LJ SQUIRES    Acknowledged by Henry PIPER Atty this 11th March 1858  DC SANDERS Clk       see file date 1858

 

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$3268.25    Recd of GD BEASLEY Wm H BEASLEY and Henry BEASLEY Exrs of Isham BEASLEY Decd three thousand one hundred and eighteen dollars and 25 cts his share of the estate of Isham BEASLEY of every kind and description real personal or mixed also received one hundred and fifty dollars for the support of the old slave JENNY her lifetime given under my hand this October 1st 1857     Ellis B BEASLEY      Test RA BUFORD       Jas L ALEXANDER      RH BEASLEY JJ BLANKENSHIP  Proven by RH BEASLEY and JJ BLANKENSHIP 5th April 1858. DC SANDERS Clk       see file date 1858

 

$660.85     Recd of Hirum LYLES Administrator with the will annexed of David HOGG Decd six hundred and sixty dollars and 85 cts the whole of the distributive share of the personal estate of said David HOGG Decd due the minor heirs of RLW HOGG Decd in the hands of said LYLES to be administered after accounting to said estate for the advancements heretofore made to RLW HOGG Decd amounting to five hundred and seventy dollars and 30 cts this 6th January 1857     EW CORNWELL Guardian for minor heirs of RLW HOGG Decd      Acknowledged before me by EW CORNWELL this 5th April 1858     DC SANDERS Clk       see file date 1858

 

$1142.48    Recd of