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Year Case Name County Cause/Crime Case Description Division Location # Pages Actions
1858 State v. William Emerson Montgomery Larceny, Grand Issues on appeal: validity of confession, illegal imprisonment, admissibility of witness testimony, incompetency of witness. The property taken was an enslaved girl named Halle Middle Range: 32
Section: C
Shelf: 6
Box Number: 273
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1858 R. H. Frazier v. W. E. Newell et al. Montgomery Trespass and Damages Additional Defendants: John Pritchett, West Jordan, G.H. Jordan, Ralf Eldridge, W. Dortch, and John St. Jones. Middle Range: 32
Section: D
Shelf: 2
Box Number: 281
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1858 Paradise Hill & Clarksville Turnpike Co. v. George J. McCauley Montgomery Trespass and Damages Middle Range: 32
Section: D
Shelf: 1
Box Number: 279
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1858 Memphis, Clarksville,& Louisville Railroad Company v. John K. Smith Montgomery Debt Dispute Middle Range: 32
Section: D
Shelf: 2
Box Number: 281
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1858 Memphis, Clarksville,& Louisville Railroad Co. v. T. J. Swift Montgomery Debt Dispute Dispute involves the Defendant's unpaid stock in the railroad company. Middle Range: 32
Section: C
Shelf: 5
Box Number: 271
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1858 George W. Stanfill v. Joseph Chilton Montgomery Fraud Concerns the sale of the property known as the "Franklin House" - a tavern. Middle Range: 32
Section: C
Shelf: 6
Box Number: 275
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1858 G. A. Henry& J. Shackleford v. Thomas Phillips& Richard Jordan Montgomery Trespass and Damages Middle Range: 32
Section: D
Shelf: 2
Box Number: 285
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1858 G. A. Henry & J. Shackleford v. Thomas Phillips& Richard Jordan Montgomery Trespass and Damages Middle Range: 32
Section: D
Shelf: 2
Box Number: 285
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1856 John S. Brien& G. D. Brien v. Ledbetter & Bostick Montgomery Other Cause of Action: Supersedeas. Middle Range: 32
Section: C
Shelf: 3
Box Number: 260
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1856 John Riggins v. Leigh Chrisenhall Montgomery Breach of Contract Defendant did not build a saw mill as contracted to do so by the Plaintiff. Middle Range: 32
Section: C
Shelf: 3
Box Number: 260
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1856 Jane Dennis v. James L. Riggs, et al. Montgomery Estate Dispute Other defendants: Elizabeth Riggs Middle Range: 32
Section: C
Shelf: 3
Box Number: 260
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1856 Clarksville & Russellville Turnpike Co. v. James Reynolds Montgomery Land and Title Dispute Middle Range: 32
Section: C
Shelf: 2
Box Number: 253
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1855 William Lockert et al. v. Albert C. Northington et. Al Montgomery Ejectment Additional plaintiff - James Herring - additional defendants David Norrington Ejectment - $1000.00 Middle Range: 32
Section: C
Shelf: 2
Box Number: 252
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1855 W. H. Bryarly v. T. T. Willis & W. L. Burney Montgomery Forcible Detainer Plaintiff owned a lot(Lot 44) in Roberts addition of Clarksville. He avers that defendants unlawfully kicked them off lot and detained it Middle Range: 32
Section: C
Shelf: 2
Box Number: 254
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1855 W. B. Dortch, admr. of Willie Johnson v. F. A. Harrnum et al. Montgomery Estate Settlement Dortch is attempting to settle the estate of the late Willie Johnson. He claims the estate is insolvent and he wishes to have a list of all debts against the estate. Harrnum is one of many who claim that money is owed to him Middle Range: 32
Section: C
Shelf: 3
Box Number: 256
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1855 State or the Relation of John or Elizabeth Dolan v. Clarksville & Russellville Turnpike Company Montgomery Obstructing a Public Road/Road/Right of Way Plaintiffs assert the defendant company opened a toll road that prevents citizens of Clarksville from leaving the town without paying a toll. Middle Range: 32
Section: C
Shelf: 2
Box Number: 252
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1855 Samuel H. Dabney et al. Ex Parte Montgomery Ex Parte Petition Additional Plaintiffs: Mary Ann Cattrell, Joseph Dye, guardian of Cordelia Dabney, and Eli Lockhart. Middle Range: 32
Section: C
Shelf: 1
Box Number: 247
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1855 Robert T. Adams v. Lewis G. Williams Montgomery Debt Debt for delivery of tobacco. Middle Range: 21
Section: D
Shelf: 2
Box Number: 111
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1855 Robert Collins, et al. v. W. E. Luten Montgomery Land, Sale of Additional plaintiff: C. C. Collins. Additional defendant: Joseph Johnson. Amount in dispute $1600.00. Middle Range: 32
Section: C
Shelf: 3
Box Number: 256
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1855 N. F. Trice v. Clarksville & Hopkinsville Turnpike Co. Montgomery Damages Plaintiff sued defendant for building a road through Trice's property and destroyed valuable timber. Middle Range: 32
Section: C
Shelf: 2
Box Number: 254
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1855 Leonard F. Howard admr. of James Howard v. Joshua Cobb admr. of William Howard, et al. Montgomery Slaves, Ownership of Additional Defendants: F.A. Hannum, admr of E. Howard, dec. Middle Range: 32
Section: C
Shelf: 4
Box Number: 263
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1855 Len H. Johnson v. Cobb, Welsh,& Co. Montgomery Slaves, Ownership of Business partners are: Joshua Cobb; William Phillips; Samuel R. Cook; T. G. Welsh. Middle Range: 32
Section: C
Shelf: 1
Box Number: 250
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1855 John Bradly v. Joshua Elder, admr. of M. A. Martin Montgomery Debt Middle Range: 32
Section: C
Shelf: 2
Box Number: 112
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1855 John Bradley & William E. Senter v. Joshua Elder, admr. of M. A. Martin Montgomery Debt Middle Range: 32
Section: C
Shelf: 3
Box Number: 256
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1855 Jeff Adams v. Williams Montgomery Debt "To recover the value of 8 hogsheads of tobacco destroyed by fire in a warehouse in Clarksville." One page case. Williams' first name not given. Middle Range: 32
Section: C
Shelf: 2
Box Number: 254
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1855 James A. Trice admr. of Mary Trice v. W. J. Barbee et al. Montgomery Estate Dispute Additional defendants - R. S. Pollard, James S. Riggs and William Dinwiddle Amount in dispute $500.00 Middle Range: 32
Section: C
Shelf: 3
Box Number: 256
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1855 Henry F. Beaumont v. James Irvine et al. Montgomery Estate Dispute Defendants: heirs of Joseph M. and Adeline Irvine Middle Range: 32
Section: C
Shelf: 2
Box Number: 254
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1855 Eliza Holmes v. H. F. Beaumont Montgomery Estate Dispute Holmes administrator of B. Holmes. Beaumont administrator of J. W. Irwin Middle Range: 32
Section: C
Shelf: 2
Box Number: 252
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1855 Charles O'Neal v. Joshua Cobb Montgomery Debt Middle Range: 32
Section: C
Shelf: 2
Box Number: 254
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1855 C. H. Smith, et al. v. E. Marian Barker Montgomery Damages Amount of damages, $14,000.00. Middle Range: 32
Section: C
Shelf: 2
Box Number: 252
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1855 A. S. Underwood, et al. v. George Parker & wife Montgomery Estate Dispute Additional plaintiffs: Sarah J. Nuckolls Underwood, William H. Baldridge, Lucy E. H. Nuckolls Balrdridge , James W. Nuckolls, David B. Nuckolls, John B. Sloan, Elizabeth Ellen Sloan Middle Range: 32
Section: C
Shelf: 2
Box Number: 252
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1854 The Heirs of William Mosely v. A. Hollis Montgomery Wills, Contested Additional Defendants: Thomas Mosley, Andrew Sharp and wife Lucy Sharp, Mary Mosely, and Margaret Mosely. Case also includes property disputes, etc. Middle Range: 32
Section: C
Shelf: 1
Box Number: 247
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1854 State v. Elias, a slave Montgomery Rape Elias was the property of William G. Adams of Montgomery County. Elias was charged with raping Sarah Bristow, a free white woman on Nov. 4, 1852. Elias was held in the county jail until April 7th when a gallow was to be erected one mile from the court house at which he would be hanged between 3:00-10:00. The clerk marked out the date and that he was hanged in the transcript. Middle Range: 34
Section: B
Shelf: 1
Box Number: Oversize 4
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1854 State v. Ben, alias Ben Herbert a slave Montgomery Murder Middle Range: 32
Section: B
Shelf: 6
Box Number: 244
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1854 State v. Ben Herbert Montgomery Murder Ben Herbert, a freed slave murdered a slave named Hannah with an axe Middle Range: 32
Section: C
Shelf: 1
Box Number: 248
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1854 L. H. Johnson. v. Cobb, Welsh & Co. Montgomery Damages Middle Range: 32
Section: C
Shelf: 1
Box Number: 248
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1854 Joshua Elder v. Gustuvus A. Henry, admr. of James B. Reynolds Montgomery Debt Middle Range: 32
Section: C
Shelf: 1
Box Number: 248
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1853 State v. Hannah Cahall Montgomery Liquor Violation Middle Range: 32
Section: B
Shelf: 6
Box Number: 244
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1853 S. Warden v. Miles Greenwood Montgomery Bond Dispute 1st name of plaintiff could be Satterlee. Middle Range: 32
Section: C
Shelf: 1
Box Number: 250
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1853 Robert Baxter, admr., Ex Parte v. Stephen D. Watkins, et al. Ex Parte Montgomery Land and Title Dispute Additional defendants: Mary D. Watkins, Theodore Baxter, Alexander Jackson and his wife, Emma A. Baxter, Thomas D. Baxter, William Baxter, and several minors under the age of 21. This file is a petition for the sale of land only. The original case concerned P. Priestly and the selling of the property mentioned in the petitions. The land in disptue provided wood for the iron furnances and forges that was housed on it. Middle Range: 34
Section: A
Shelf: 1
Box Number: Oversize 1
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1853 Joshua R. Killebrew v. Newell D. Elliot Montgomery Debt Middle Range: 32
Section: B
Shelf: 6
Box Number: 242
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1853 Joseph Chilton v. George W. Stanfill Montgomery Debt Dispute Middle Range: 32
Section: C
Shelf: 1
Box Number: 247
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1853 Hiram Moore & wife & Lucy J. Ellis v. J. M. Barker, exe. et al. Montgomery Estate Dispute Additional Defendants: John Jarrard and George Crop Middle Range: 32
Section: B
Shelf: 6
Box Number: 242
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1853 Emily Farrier, et al. v. David Parrish, et al. Montgomery Attachment Additional plaintiff: W. H. Allensworth. Additional Defendant: O. W. Herring. Attachment was on a slave. Middle Range: 32
Section: B
Shelf: 6
Box Number: 241
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1853 Agnes Shelton, et al. v. John M. Pope, et al Montgomery Slaves, Ownership of Additional plaintiffs: Ellen J. Shelton, Marietta Minerva Shelton, Eliza Lucas Shelton Additional defendants: Rebecca Pope, John L. Pope, James S. Pope Middle Range: 33
Section: B
Shelf: 5
Box Number: 422
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1852 Thomas B. Powell & W. C. Jones, exe. of Nathan Skinner v. William Etheridge Montgomery Bond Middle Range: 32
Section: B
Shelf: 5
Box Number: 236
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1852 Susan Martin v. A. H. Lyle Montgomery Contract Dispute and Damages Middle Range: 32
Section: B
Shelf: 6
Box Number: 242
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1852 Red River Bridge Company v. Clarksville Montgomery Injunction Middle Range: 33
Section: A
Shelf: 3
Box Number: 383
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1852 Patience Bowling v. R. P. Bowling, admr., et al. Montgomery Wills, Contested John Bowling, dec. Additional defendants: John Bowling, Gabrielle Bowling, Elisha Bowling. James Bowling was appointed the guardian of John Bowling and Gabriella Bowling. Patience Bowling was appointed the guardian of Elisha Bowling. All 3 were infants. Will stated that the dec. property, stock and slaves were be divided up between 3 infants and that plaintiff would receive house and small part of land. Plaintiff contested the will after realizing she didn't receive any additional support or maintenance. Middle Range: 34
Section: A
Shelf: 1
Box Number: Oversize 2
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1852 John Etheridge v. William Jones& Thomas Powell, exe. of Nathan Skinner, dec. Montgomery Estate Settlement Middle Range: 32
Section: B
Shelf: 4
Box Number: 234
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