William Bledsoe vs. William Tandy papers, 1779-1802

Descriptive Summary

Title
William Bledsoe vs. William Tandy papers, 1779-1802
Creator
Bledsoe, William.
Extent
24 items.
Subjects
Bryant, George.
Bryant, Morgan.
Bush, William.
Forbes, James.
Grant, William.
Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826.
Rogers, Joseph.
Sanders, Robert.
Stricken, Jacob.
Tandy, William.
Thompson, Clifton.
Todd, William.
Tomlinson, Richard.
Tomlinson, William.
Wilcoxson, Daniel.
Court records--Kentucky--Fayette County.
Law--Kentucky--Cases.
Land tenure--Kentucky.
Judicial process--Kentucky.
Bryan Station (Ky.)--History.
Fayette County (Ky.)--History.
Lexington (Ky.)--History.
Depositions.
Land grants
Arrangement
Arranged chronologically.
Finding Aid Author
Processed by: Archives Staff ; machine-readable finding aid created by:Eric Weig
Repository
University of Kentucky

Collection Overview

Biography / History
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.
Scope and Content
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.

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