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Year Case Name County Cause/Crime Case Description Division Location # Pages Actions
1875 Merritt & Fort v. Charles M. Stuart Montgomery Rent Dispute Fisher A. Hannum Middle Range: 20
Section: G
Shelf: 4
Box Number: 44
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1875 M. V. Ingram v. John B. Thomas et al. Montgomery Debt Settlement Additional defendants: J. R. Miller, John T. Johnson, Webb T. Garth, Amanda Munford, admr. of W. B. Munford; Arthur Munford, Ella Munford, Lewis Munford, Edward Munford, Irwin Munford, James E. Bailey, admr. of Charles Baily, dec.; Mrs. Charles Bailey Defendants continued: Dr. Bright Bailey, James E. Bailey, Charles Bailey, Thomas W. King, trustee; J. H. Johnson admr. of T. W. Wisdom, dec. Middle Range: 21
Section: A
Shelf: 2
Box Number: 75
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1875 M. C. Goodlett v. J. M. Collier, John A. Rollow, Ferdinand McBride, G. A. I. Enochs, & Joseph Hatcher Montgomery Contract Dispute and Damages In December 1868 Goodlett entered into a contract with Collier to form a farming partnership for the management of Goodlett's farm. The contract stated that Enoch had produced a crop of tobacco & other products, but was not ready to sell, therefore the proceeds from the product had not been distributed. Enoch became insolvent and this suit was filed to prevent him from selling these products to settle his debts, depriving Goodlett of the profits. Middle Range: 20
Section: D
Shelf: 3
Box Number: 5a
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1875 Judith Simms, Burrell Williamson & wife v. Memphis, Clarksville, & Louisville Railroad Company Montgomery Damages 1859 the Memphis Clarksville & Louisville Railroad Company constructed a rail road over the pl's land.Athough the railroad had been running over the land for several years, the def's & pl's had still not agreed on damages for the land taken by the rail road company. Suit was filed to settle the dispute and to pay the damages. Middle Range: 20
Section: D
Shelf: 4
Box Number: 8
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1875 Joseph M. Robb & May E. Robb v. Stewart College Montgomery Promissory Note A. Robb executed promissory notes to Stewart College due in 1861 for $224. May Robb was the administrator of his account and appealed an original suit against the estate to pay the debt. Middle Range: 20
Section: D
Shelf: 3
Box Number: 6
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1875 John O'Brien, guardian v. Samuel B. Seat & C. W. Herring Montgomery Injunction Herring owed $500 to S. Seat. O'Brien, as guardian of Herring's heirs, filed an attachment & injunction against the estate of S. B. Seat and C. W. Herring in order to prevent collection of the debt without further legal analysis. Samuel Seat & Herring had been business partners as were F. P. Gracey & M. Gracey. Seat & Herring owed O'Brien Middle Range: 20
Section: D
Shelf: 5
Box Number: 10
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1875 John Hornberger, et al. v. Mrs. M. J. Hornberger, et al. Montgomery Equity Additional Plaintiffs: John D. Robins, Jacob G. Robins, D.D. & Sarah Hornberger, William Lockhart. Jacob B. Hornberger died in 1871 leaving a will. He had land in Montgomery & Davidson Counties, & a flower garden & cemetery at a house in Clarksville. He stated in the will that the city of Clarksville would be responsible for the perpetual upkeep of the cemetery, & that portion of the land would be left for that purpose. His heirs disputed the terms of the will & their bequests. Middle Range: 20
Section: D
Shelf: 1
Box Number: 1
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1875 John C. Gold, admr. v. Heirs & Creditors of Hinson Montgomery Estate Dispute/ Settlement Thomas Hinson died & Francis M. Gold was his heir. Hinson died owing many debts. The suit was filed to settle the estate & to distribute money to settle debts, giving the residue of the estate to the heirs. Names included in this case: Nannie Gavin, H. B. Bush, Mary Bowers, J. G. Hornberger, John House, W. B. Fentress, James Woods Sr. & Jr., John & Jane Bell, George Lewis, and James Yeatman. Middle Range: 20
Section: D
Shelf: 3
Box Number: 6a
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1875 J. J. Rawes v. B. F. Gill, et al. Montgomery Damages Additional defendants: Mary T. Gill, J. R. Barber, Piety Barber, Nanny A. Yancey, Sallie A. Yancey. Middle Range: 20
Section: G
Shelf: 4
Box Number: 43
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1875 Irwin Beaumont v. Charles Minor, John Minor, & P. G. Johnson, & J. D. West Montgomery Injunction The injunction was filed to prevent the Minors from suing Beaumont, who was Sheriff, after they were issued judgments in their favor from the chancery and circuit courts. Multiple previous law suits awarded the County judgments against the defendants, for which Beaumont pursued levies. Middle Range: 20
Section: D
Shelf: 3
Box Number: 5a
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1875 DeCoursey, Lafourcade & Co. v. Joshua Rice & William Moore Montgomery Attachment The pl's were a Philadelphia mercantile who sold goods to the def's valued at $188. Rice & Moore ran a mercantile in Clarksville, TN. The def's issued a promissory note as payment. Rice & Moore's business became insolvent, and they were sued to recover the debt owed. See related case Thomas Chadwell, exe. Of E. H. Childress, dec. v. Edward Lawrence, et al. in box MT 8. Middle Range: 20
Section: D
Shelf: 3
Box Number: 5a
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1875 C. L. Wilcox v. Nathaniel Parham Montgomery Petition on Promissory Note Parham issued a note to Wilcox in 1861. Wilcox left the neighborhood and gave the note to his son John L. Wilcox, cashier of the bank of Clarksville. Parham claimed he paid the note to C. B. Wilcox. The note itself was lost or mislaid. Middle Range: 37
Section: C
Shelf: 1
Box Number: 1166
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1875 A. J. Fanning, admr., of Minerva Fanning, & A. J., Cassius, Horace & Robert Fanning v. John Black, et al. Montgomery Estate Settlement Robert Black died with a probated will, & over $2400 in debt. Before he died, Black was the admr. of the estate of William Black. He took control over the estate and bought and sold property, using money from William's account as he was unable to pay the transactions himself. Suit filed to settle debts & estate. Middle Range: 20
Section: D
Shelf: 5
Box Number: 8
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1875 A. Hynes Ewing v. Charles M. Hiter & Gertrude Hiter Montgomery Deed Dispute In 1860, the defendants executed a deed which conveyed property set out to William Leonard Hiter in trustee for the use and benefit of themselves for life and then onto their children Charles & Gertrude. W. L. Hiter died in 1865 and then plaintiff was appointed as trustee. Juliet Hiter was also mentioned. Juliet, Charles Sr. & Gertrude Sr. were all dec. leaving their children as beneficiaries both of whom were under 21. Provision in deed allows trustee to sell land to pay off debts. Middle Range: 20
Section: E
Shelf: 3
Box Number: 23a
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1874 William M. Daniel v. A. Weill et al. Montgomery Land and Title Dispute Additional defendants: Lizzie Weill, Ida H. Beaumont, Georgia C. Beaumont, Frank S. Beaumont, C. W. Beaumont; dispute over purchase of land by guardian ad litem Middle Range: 32
Section: F
Shelf: 1
Box Number: 341
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1874 State v. Phil Hoffman, T. Herndon, John S. Howell Montgomery Scire Facias Incomplete case file. Middle Range: 20
Section: E
Shelf: 1
Box Number: 13
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1874 State v. Ike Bell (col.) Montgomery Larceny Items stolen were the property of G. D. White. Middle Range: 34
Section: B
Shelf: 3
Box Number: 590
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1874 State v. Dick Poindexter Montgomery Larceny Larceny against Rhoda Barton. Middle Range: 32
Section: F
Shelf: 4
Box Number: 355
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1874 Robert A. Mickle, J. G., Andrew B., Melville C., & Benjamin F. Mickle, G. W. & S. A. Clanton, Thomas & A. M. Cooper, v. Brown & O'Neal, exes. Montgomery Estate Dispute/ Settlement John C. Mickle died in 1859 w/ a probated will. Brown & Oneal were exe's falsely claimed the estate owed huge debts. They sold off $15k worth of property, including enslaved people, accepting notes. Slavery was outlawed, but the notes were still unpaid. Discussion of enslaved people including Worleigh, Judy, Harriet, Newton, Kate, Abbey, Milbon, Jane, Peter, Manus, Manuel, Jerry, Leamuel, Milly, Leannah, Jinney, Aleck, Lavinia & children, Vinny & 6 children. Also enslaved's clothing. Middle Range: 20
Section: D
Shelf: 4
Box Number: 7
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1874 Polk G. Johnson v. C. M. Stuart Montgomery Debt Dispute In Dec. 1859 James Tait?? Contracted to sell a certain parcel of land in Clarksville to C. M. Stuart for the sum of $3000. Tait executed a bond of title to Stuart and Stuart executed three promissory notes for $1000. each. The promissory notes were then transferred to 1) Mrs. Amanda Munkford (2 notes) and 2) J. M. Jones (1 note) In April 1861 jones transferred note by endorsement to J. W. Beaumont Trustee for the purpose of set out in a trust deed executed by Jones. Beaumont died w/o settling up. Middle Range: 20
Section: F
Shelf: 5
Box Number: 41
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1874 Cross Parker & Co. & Bradley & Harrell v. Memphis, Clarksville & Louisville Railroad Company Montgomery Contract Dispute and Damages Additional defendant: George T. Lewis, Rec. of the State and President of the railroad. Plaintiffs: James B. Cross, W. B. Cross, & C. Parker. Bradley & Harrell was contracted with President and Directors of RR to build a depot & station house for said company. Plaintiffs claimed the defendant did not pay them for their work an that they are entitled to a lien as mechanics on the said lot of ground and buildings for their work, labor, and materials furnished. Middle Range: 20
Section: F
Shelf: 1
Box Number: 31
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1874 Chris Hickman v. State Montgomery Liquor, Sale of Illegal Selling whiskey on a Sunday. Middle Range: 32
Section: F
Shelf: 3
Box Number: 353
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1874 C. W. Greenfield, admr. with will annexed of J. N. Barker, dec. V. J. N. Barker et als. Montgomery Estate Settlement J. N. Barker died in 1873. At the time of his death he was possessed of a 56 acre tract of land known as the Dunbar Leave track. In his will he devised that the property be divided among his wife and other heirs. There were also debts owed on the estate for which Barker had no resources to pay except by sale of the land. Medical expenses were due a Dr. Beaumont which were paid from Greenfield's pocket. The other debts coul only be paid from a sale of the land but the will did not authorize sale of land. Middle Range: 20
Section: F
Shelf: 4
Box Number: 40
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1874 Alexander Outlaw v. Larkin Bradley et al. Montgomery Debt Settlement Defendant: L. H. Baird. Additional parties: H. J. Oliphant, G. L. Keesee, W. B. Cross, John W. Matches, James H. Bradley, John Bradley, W. H. Marshall, Jane E. Bradley, A. Deland, Thomas J. Johnson, B. F. Clements, B. F. Bradley, James E. Bailey, etc. A contract dispute over the delivery of cord wood to the Corbandale Distillery. Plaintiffs decided to stop the delivered the called up Bradley for a settlement but found that the plaintiff was due $1,124.70. Bradley paid him $1,024.70 leaving out $100. Middle Range: 20
Section: E
Shelf: 1
Box Number: 18
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1873 Pat Sullivan v. State Montgomery Assault Assault and battery with intent to commit murder upon Tom Morrisey. Middle Range: 32
Section: F
Shelf: 4
Box Number: 355
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1872 W. J. Castner et al. v. Thomas C. Hopper, et al. Montgomery Debt Additional plaintiffs: J. G. Hamburger, Hamburger and House. Additional defendants: citizens of the city of Philadelphia, PA Middle Range: 21
Section: A
Shelf: 1
Box Number: 73
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1872 State v. John Upshear Montgomery Carrying an Illegal Weapon Middle Range: 32
Section: F
Shelf: 2
Box Number: 347
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1872 State v. Chris Hickman Montgomery Liquor, Sale of Illegal selling liquor on Sunday Middle Range: 32
Section: D
Shelf: 6
Box Number: 302
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1872 State v. Charles Clark (col.), et al. Montgomery Felonious Killing/Wounding of Livestock Additional defendants: John Johnson, col., Elizabeth Johnson, col.; killing a cow; arson Middle Range: 32
Section: D
Shelf: 6
Box Number: 302
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1872 Samuel Watson v. S. B. Seat Montgomery Non-payment of Bank Note Samuel Watson, trustee for Bank of Tennessee, sued Samuel B. Seat for writing a bad note to Samuel Brockman. Sought damages of $500. Similar to a case in box MT 1118 wherein Watson sued Seat for non payment of note. Middle Range: 37
Section: A
Shelf: 6
Box Number: 1120
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1872 J. C. McMullen v. Woodlie Manson Montgomery Attachment Manson had filed an attachment on the estate of McMullen for a debt owed of $173. McMullen disputed the attachment and sued to have it removed. Middle Range: 20
Section: D
Shelf: 4
Box Number: 8
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1872 H. C. Merritt, admr. Nancy Nortfleet v. R. W. Peacock, et al Montgomery Estate Dispute Additional Defendants: Martha Peacock. In 1865 S. S. Northfleet died and left instructions in his will to have all his property (with the exception of 2 bequests)to go to his wife Nancy for her support and maintenance. The two executors, Thomas McCullock and R. H. Williams took possession of the estate but never made any return or inventory thereof and never made any settlement with the County Court of Montgomery Co. Middle Range: 20
Section: F
Shelf: 4
Box Number: 40
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1871 Woodfork Lewis v. State Montgomery Larceny Victim - Dan Kelley Middle Range: 32
Section: D
Shelf: 6
Box Number: 302
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1871 T. W. King v. George B. Fleece Montgomery Estate Settlement Estate settlement of Thomas W. Atkinson, deceased. Middle Range: 32
Section: D
Shelf: 6
Box Number: 303
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1871 State v. Micajah Hendrick Montgomery Carrying an Illegal Weapon Carrying a Bowie knife or Arkansas toothpick or Spanish stiletto Middle Range: 32
Section: D
Shelf: 6
Box Number: 302
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1871 Pleasant Hunt v. State Montgomery Assault with Intent to Kill Assault and battery with intent to commit murder in the first degree Middle Range: 32
Section: D
Shelf: 6
Box Number: 302
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1871 Louisville & Nashville Railroad Co. v. Campbell& Richards Montgomery Loss of Property Defendant firm principals: Thomas G. Campbell and Samuel K. Richards; loss of items shipped by the Louisville and Nashville Railroad Company. Middle Range: 32
Section: E
Shelf: 3
Box Number: 320
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1871 George A. Hillman v. E. Withers Montgomery Debt Middle Range: 32
Section: E
Shelf: 4
Box Number: 325
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1871 Drew Johnson v. State Montgomery Larceny Larceny against M. J. Hornberger Middle Range: 32
Section: E
Shelf: 3
Box Number: 320A
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1870 State v. Norfleet Montgomery Theft Property taken was one hog. Middle Range: 32
Section: E
Shelf: 3
Box Number: 319
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1870 State v. Greenville Wilcox Montgomery Other Cause of Action: Mule stealing Middle Range: 33
Section: D
Shelf: 4
Box Number: 478
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1870 State v. Granville Wilcox Montgomery Theft File references the alleged theft of a horse. The document doubts the credibility of the witness, which the Defendant describes as an "uneducated man of color." Middle Range: 32
Section: E
Shelf: 5
Box Number: 327
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1870 Planter's Bank of Tennessee v. William T. Dortch et al. Montgomery Debt Settlement Additional Defendants: H. F. Given, W. C. Watts, H. H. Bryant, and David Watts. Middle Range: 32
Section: D
Shelf: 3
Box Number: 288
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1870 Mary W. Williams v. Smith & Jarrell Montgomery Debt Middle Range: 32
Section: E
Shelf: 4
Box Number: 322
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1870 L. J. Crabtree v. Ike H. Shelby Montgomery Unknown Settlement of the N.F. Trice estate. Middle Range: 21
Section: J
Shelf: 1
Box Number: 170
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1870 L. Eddings et al. v. D. W. Kennedy et al. Montgomery Debt Settlement Additional Plaintiffs: L. S. Walton, B. E. Orgain, W. G. Puckering, James R. Drake, Edward L. Williams, D. N. Kennedy, W. C. McClure, D. Brendan, W. C. Smith, Fannie Smith, Archie Howard. Middle Range: 32
Section: E
Shelf: 4
Box Number: 322
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1870 John W. Wright, et al. v. J. J. Ivey, et al Montgomery Estate Settlement Additional Plaintiffs: John W. Wright's wife. Additional Defendants: J. J. Ivey's wife Mary Minor Wright nee House and Columbia Ivey, nee House are the only surviving children of Robert M. House, dec. Robert M. House died in possession of a valuable home in Clarksville along with personal property. John Ivey qualified to be the administrator as a surviving partner of House and Ivey. With Ivey's death, there is no one qualified to administer the estate of Robert M. House. Middle Range: 20
Section: F
Shelf: 4
Box Number: 40
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1870 Jesse Gray v. State Montgomery Theft Defendant is a "colored man" accused of stealing a mule. Middle Range: 32
Section: E
Shelf: 5
Box Number: 327
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1870 Henry French v. Conrad Frederick Montgomery Debt Middle Range: 32
Section: E
Shelf: 6
Box Number: 333
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1870 H. C. Merritt v. H. P. Duncan et al. Montgomery Debt Additional defendants: D. H. Duncan, W. B. McGregor, Lewis Shephard, I. W. Shelby, William Griffy; debt due for bill of exchange Middle Range: 32
Section: E
Shelf: 3
Box Number: 320
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