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William Bledsoe vs. William Tandy papers
University of Kentucky Special CollectionsLexington, Kentucky 40506
Collection is open for research.
[Identification of item], William Bledsoe vs. William Tandy papers, 1779-1802, 1M52W83, Special Collections, University of Kentucky.
Settler case. The case was tried before the Supreme Court for the District of Kentucky and in the chancery in the Lexington District Court, Lexington, Kentucky.
The papers consist of preemptions, land grants, surveys, and numerous depositions concerning the location of the Hunter's Trace emanating from Bryan's or Bryan Station, Kentucky. Among those whose depositions are included are William Bush, George Bryant, Morgan Bryant, James Forbes, William Grant, Joseph Rogers, Robert Sanders, Jacob Stricken, Clifton Thompson, Richard Tomlinson, William Tomlinson, and Daniel Wilcoxson. Also present are copies of land grants issued by Thomas Jefferson as Governor of Virginia.