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Year Case Name County Cause/Crime Case Description Division Location # Pages Actions
1879 State v. Charles Harris (col.) Montgomery Larceny Sentenced to five years in prison Middle Range: 32
Section: F
Shelf: 6
Box Number: 368
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1879 State v. Charles Carmal (col.) Montgomery Larceny Defendant is listed as "a man of color." Victim: W. L. Bessy. Middle Range: 20
Section: H
Shelf: 1
Box Number: 50
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1879 S. W. Martin v. Louisville & Nashville Railroad Company Montgomery Damages Judgment for the plaintiff of $159.50. Bill of Costs. Cost $74.34. Incomplete case. Middle Range: 35
Section: A
Shelf: 3
Box Number: 738
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1879 Mrs. Reynolds et al. v. John D. Dolan et al Montgomery Estate Dispute 2 folders. Additional Plantiffs: J.B. Reynolds (deceased), J. Gushnit, J. Brownlord, N. McAlease, & H.P. Dorris Additional Defendants: G.A. Henry Claiming that the heirs of J.B. Reynolds did not receive their due portion of inheritance and estate, totaling around $30,000. Middle Range: 35
Section: C
Shelf: 1
Box Number: 797
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1879 Montgomery County v. Charles W. Tyler Montgomery Breach of Official Duty Additional plaintiffs: R. H. McFall, W. H. Anderson, H. C. Merritt, C. G. Smith. Tyler is judge of county court and criminal court. Tyler paid himself "extra compensation for his services as financial agent of county" out of taxes collected for rail road. Middle Range: 37
Section: B
Shelf: 3
Box Number: 1144
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1879 Jones D. Nebbett, exe. of B. O. Keesee, dec. v. Cornelia R. Keesee, et al. Montgomery Wills, Construction of Additional defendants: W. P. Keesee, Robert Keesee, Florence Keesee, Beele Keeseer, May Keesee, P. H. Keesee, George S. Keesee, John William Keesee, Mrs. Pleasants Metcalf, John Bellamy, M. C. Northington, Joseph R. Nebbett, John S. Nebbett Defendants: Mattie Nebbett, Lucy Ann Nebbett, Cornelia Nebbett, Jones Nebbett, Jennie Nebbett, Jennie Keesee, Annie Keesee, Bill Keesee. Middle Range: 34
Section: B
Shelf: 3
Box Number: 594
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1879 Joe C. Hall v. Louisville & Nashville Railroad Company Montgomery Damages Hall sued the railroad for $1500 in damages for the loss of bay stallion. Middle Range: 20
Section: F
Shelf: 3
Box Number: 38
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1879 J. O. Shackelford et al.v. A. Will Montgomery Damages Additional Plaintiffs: J. P. Helms. Additional parties: Elizabeth Will Middle Range: 20
Section: G
Shelf: 4
Box Number: 44
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1878 State v. C. W. Wallace Montgomery Fraud Middle Range: 20
Section: H
Shelf: 1
Box Number: 50
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1878 Montgomery County v. Louisville & Nashville Railroad Co. Montgomery Damages Montgomery County sued the defendant railroad for $100,000 in damages for breach of contract. Montgomery County held stock in the railroad. Middle Range: 37
Section: B
Shelf: 2
Box Number: 1137
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1878 M. C. Goodlett et ux. v. W. W. Anderson Montgomery Breach of Contract Additional Plaintiffs: C. D. M Goodlett by next friend Robert W. Humphreys. C. D. M Goodlett owned a farm near Clarksville upon which she and her husband entered a contract with Anderson for him to grow wheat and other crops on their land. They were to split the crops/profit but the Goodletts alleged that Anderson did not return possesion of their farm and property, including their share of the crops. They sued for breach of contract and to retake possession. Middle Range: 37
Section: A
Shelf: 7
Box Number: 1129
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1878 Lee Rose v. State Montgomery Murder, 2nd degree Rose was accused of stabbing Charles Cormell (col.) to death. Middle Range: 20
Section: F
Shelf: 6
Box Number: 45
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1878 John West v. A. S. Wood et al Montgomery Deed, Fraudulent Plaintiff, assignee of defendant in bankruptcy filed this bill to declare a deed executed by defendant to Brow for 3 tracks of land fraudulent and void as to creditors and to subject the same to the payment of the bankruptcy debts. Middle Range: 35
Section: B
Shelf: 7
Box Number: 790
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1878 Jo Linnbaugh v. J. W. Bryan Montgomery Debt allowed Bryan to use part of his land to farm and cultivate stock; indebted to Linnbaugh $81.60 Middle Range: 37
Section: A
Shelf: 7
Box Number: 1127
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1878 J. E. Sutcliff and J. A. Carter v. Branch & White et al. Montgomery Breach of Trust Additional Defendants: W. P. Branch and G. D. White under the partnership name of Branch & White, W. P. Branch and wife Allice Branch, and William Smith (col). The defendants executed a deed of trust to the plaintiffs to secure their debts. The trust stated that Branch & White retain the property for 1 year and if debts were not paid the plaintiffs would take possession of the property in trust (merchandise, cash notes, land). The plaintiffs claimed that the sale of a mare to Smith was a breach. Middle Range: 37
Section: A
Shelf: 7
Box Number: 1127
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1878 Henry Quarles v. State Montgomery Theft Henry Quarles was listed as "colored" in the transcript. Quarles was accused of stealing one pistol belonging to George Perkins. Middle Range: 20
Section: F
Shelf: 6
Box Number: 43a
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1878 George Bennett (col.) v. State Montgomery Larceny Bennett was accused of stealing a horse that belonged to Stephen Whitlock worth $100. See related case file in MT 55. Middle Range: 20
Section: F
Shelf: 6
Box Number: 43a
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1878 Edward Bryan v. John W. Butler et als Montgomery Promissory Note Butler conveyed to Bryan a deed for a tract of land in Robertson County; complainant's father paid $4125 cash and an additional three promissory notes; seeking payments on promissory notes for purchase of land Middle Range: 37
Section: A
Shelf: 7
Box Number: 1127
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1878 City of Clarksville v. Louisville & Nashville Railroad Company Montgomery Breach of Contract Charles G. Smith. Middle Range: 20
Section: G
Shelf: 4
Box Number: 44
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1877 W. H. Tater v. D. Marr Montgomery Debt Dispute S. H. Tater Middle Range: 20
Section: G
Shelf: 4
Box Number: 44
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1877 Trustees of the Tennessee Orphan Asylum ex parte Montgomery Land, Sale of Sale of the orphanage building and land to the Russellville Turnpike for $6,000. Middle Range: 35
Section: C
Shelf: 1
Box Number: 797
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1877 Thomas Morrisey v. Pat Sullivan et al. Montgomery Injury and Damages Morrisey sued Patrick Sullivan and M. Sullivan for payment of a $400 note and additional money based on a pending ruling for damages he sustained when Patrick assaulted and shot him. Middle Range: 37
Section: B
Shelf: 1
Box Number: 1133
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1877 State v. Robert Mallory Montgomery Larceny, Petit Incomplete case file. Judgment only. Middle Range: 35
Section: A
Shelf: 3
Box Number: 738
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1877 State v. Fred Allensworth (col.) Montgomery Larceny, Grand See smiliar case in same box but with different docket number. Middle Range: 20
Section: E
Shelf: 6
Box Number: 29a
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1877 State v. C. W. Wallace Montgomery Other Cause of action: Obtaining money under false pretenses. Wallace fraudulently represented himself to John F. Counts a senior member of the firms John F. Conts and Son as M. S. Marley, a member of the firm Harley Matt & Co. furniture dealers. Wallace convinced Conts to sign a $50 draft. Wallace was found guilty and sentenced to five years in prison. Middle Range: 20
Section: E
Shelf: 6
Box Number: 29
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1877 State v. Bob Anderson Montgomery Larceny, Petit Incomplete case file. Verdict and sentence document only. Middle Range: 35
Section: A
Shelf: 3
Box Number: 738
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1877 Samuel Watson, Trustee v. Henry A. Fowlkes Montgomery Non-payment of Bank Note Additional defendants: S. B. Seat and Mrs. Fowlkes. Samuel Watson, trustee of the Bank of Tennessee and Bank of Tennessee sued defendants for unpaid note. Borrowed for Mrs. Watson through her husband and trustee, Henry A. Fowlkes. Originally for $700, with interest $2,000. Middle Range: 37
Section: A
Shelf: 5
Box Number: 1118
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1877 Sam Watson, trustee v. Sam Seah and C. Knopp Montgomery Damages Sam Watson acting as trustee for Bank of Tennessee. May be related to case Sam Watson v. Knopp. Middle Range: 37
Section: A
Shelf: 6
Box Number: 1120
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1877 Sam Watson v. S. M. and J. M. Ligan Montgomery Damages Additional defendant: J.P. Campbell, admr. of J. P. Ligan. Sam Watson is trustee of Bank of Tennessee. Middle Range: 37
Section: A
Shelf: 6
Box Number: 1120
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1877 Sam Watson v. Knopp Montgomery Debt Deceased: J. P. Williams; administrator: Sarah A. Williams; Williams owed $600 of debt before death May be related to Sam Watson, trustee v Sam Seah and C. Knopp (docket number 9872, 9873). Middle Range: 37
Section: B
Shelf: 1
Box Number: 1131
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1877 Sam Watson v. J. P. Daley, W. R. Thompson and H. Lyle Montgomery Non-payment of Bank Note Agreed to a bank note of $300; seeking payment with interest Middle Range: 37
Section: B
Shelf: 1
Box Number: 1131
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1877 Sally A. Garratt v. Frahern & Garratt et al. Montgomery Land, Fraud Defendants: J. J. Garrett and J. B. Frahern (Garrett & Frahern), Louisa Clardy, Bob Johnson and wife Polly Johnson, Garratt Dunlap, Austin Oldham, and Grun Garratt ("all colored"). As the widow of Austin Garratt, dec., Sally filed a injunction bill against the defendants who were in possession of land owned by her husband to prevent the further sale or use of certain tracts. She claimed that one tract was sold at a very low price, constituting fraud. Middle Range: 37
Section: A
Shelf: 7
Box Number: 1129
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1877 Peter Oneal v. W. B. Collins et als. Montgomery Estate Settlement Oneal requested the sale of land and slaves formerly belonging to parents to split proceeds among the children. Middle Range: 37
Section: B
Shelf: 1
Box Number: 1131
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1877 Peter Oneal v. V. W. Smith et al. Montgomery Debt Additional Defendants: J. F. Outlam, James T. Trice, Ed Herrett, B. F. Moore, Thomas Herndon, and L. T. Gold. Peter Oneal was the County clerk of Montgomery and the surety for an obligation of the defendants concerning a tract of land. Middle Range: 37
Section: B
Shelf: 1
Box Number: 1133
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1877 John B. Taylor v. Alex Smith Montgomery Default on Promissory Note Taylor borrowed $723.45 from Smith and executed a note to him payable in Sept. 1874 with a 10% interest rate. Taylor also signed over a deed of mortgage for a 226 acre property that the plaintiff owned. If the note was not paid, the defendant was entitled to sell the land for repayment. However, the defendant never indicated he wanted his money when the deadline arrived or that he was selling the land. The plaintiff asked for an injunction to prevent the sale. Middle Range: 37
Section: B
Shelf: 1
Box Number: 1133
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1877 J. Dean v. Louisville & Nashville Railroad Company Montgomery Damages Middle Range: 20
Section: G
Shelf: 5
Box Number: 46
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1877 D. A. Merritt and John T. Fort, admrs. of F. A. Hannum, dec. v. F. A. Hannum heirs Montgomery Estate Settlement Merritt and Fort filed suit to settle the estate of F. A. Hannum and have it declared insolvent. Hannum left two wards, E S. Dik and A. J. Dick. Middle Range: 37
Section: B
Shelf: 2
Box Number: 1137
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1877 Caldwell & Shelton v. W. J. Tutt Montgomery Lien The case was concerning a lean that the plaintiff claimed to have on a mare in the possession of the defendant. Middle Range: 37
Section: B
Shelf: 1
Box Number: 1131
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1877 Buck Day v. Wyatt Johnson Montgomery Replevin Both men are listed as "colored." Day claimed that Johnson had detained from him unjustly a colt and a mule. Middle Range: 20
Section: E
Shelf: 6
Box Number: 29
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1877 (unknown) Montgomery Larceny, Grand Hall was accused of stealing $5 dollar bill and five $10 dollar bills from Miss Inez Packer. Middle Range: 20
Section: F
Shelf: 6
Box Number: 35a
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1876 State v. Len Ogburn Montgomery Carrying an Illegal Weapon Charged with carrying a socket pistol. Middle Range: 20
Section: E
Shelf: 2
Box Number: 18a
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1876 State v. Fred Allensworth (col.) Montgomery Larceny, Grand Peter Vaughn (col.) was also indicted with Allensworth. Allensworth was accused of stealing goods and chattels from M. V. Hatcher & Co. See similar case in same box with different docket numbers. Middle Range: 20
Section: E
Shelf: 5
Box Number: 29a
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1876 State v. Alec Kirby (col.) Montgomery Arson Kirby was arrested for being drunk and disorderly and was housed in the Calaboose. The Calaboose was a cell in the market house. The defendant was said to have started a fire on the cell floor and the cell caught on fire. He was found guilty of house burning and sentenced to four years in the Penitentiary. Middle Range: 20
Section: E
Shelf: 6
Box Number: 30a
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1876 Smith & wife v. Price & wife Montgomery Estate Dispute Adler left land to the plaintiff and defendant. The plaintiff is disputing the property line between the two tracks of land. Middle Range: 35
Section: B
Shelf: 7
Box Number: 790
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1876 Mary Sullivan v. Silvanus Sullivan Montgomery Promissory Note Defendant signed a promissory note with Sullivan with a mortgage on a house and lot to secure its payment. Sullivan died testate and his widow filed suit to foreclose the mortgage and sell the house and lot for the payment of the note. Middle Range: 35
Section: C
Shelf: 7
Box Number: 790
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1876 Louisville & Nashville Railroad Company v. William B. Gardner Montgomery Damages Gardner sued for damages of $1000 after he was injured by the railroad. Middle Range: 20
Section: F
Shelf: 5
Box Number: 42a
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1876 Lawson Clardy v. Robert T. Johnson Montgomery Property Damage In 1876 Clardy and George Beasley drove to Johnson's house in a wagon to find out if a stray sow had wandered to the property. Johnson said that the sow was there but had caused quite a bit of damage to his property. He asked Clardy to pay for the damage if he wanted his sow back. The two disagreed on the matter and eventually filed this suit to settle the matter. Middle Range: 36
Section: c
Shelf: 6
Box Number: 1011
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1876 J. J. Rawls v. Montgomery County Montgomery Debt for Wages Rawls was a constable for Montgomery County and sued the county on the account for services in waiting on the criminal court of Montgomery County. Middle Range: 20
Section: F
Shelf: 4
Box Number: 39a
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1875 Wyatt Johnson v. A. A. Rowland Montgomery Petitions for Certiorari A judgement was rendered against Johnson in 1873 for costs owed to A. A. Rowland for damages in another suit. The two had disputed whether or not Rowland was guilty of "enticing" Johnson's property to Kentucky where Rowland claimed it as his own. Middle Range: 20
Section: D
Shelf: 3
Box Number: 6
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1875 William F. Taylor v. A. H. Ewing, et al. Montgomery Debt Settlement Hon. Charles G. Smith, Chancellor, 6th Chancery Divison. Polk G. Johnson, Clerk & Master, Chancery Court, Clarksville. John F. Taylor, J.E. Bailey, H.E. Ewing, T.W. MacGill, A.G. Wilcox, J.E. Rice, Mrs. Hattie (Ewing) MacGill. Middle Range: 21
Section: J
Shelf: 2
Box Number: 172
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