Hawkins heirs vs. Hart heirs, 1779-1823

Descriptive Summary

Title
Hawkins heirs vs. Hart heirs, 1779-1823
Creator
Hawkins family.
Extent
.15 cubic ft. (65 pieces)
Subjects
Hawkins family.
Hart family.
Hart, Nathaniel, 1734-1792--Family.
Hawkins, John,--Family.
Court records--Kentucky.
Frontier and pioneer life--Kentucky.
Land titles--Kentucky.
Law--Kentucky--Cases.
Survey (land)
Summonses.
Depositions
Arrangement
Arranged chronologically.
Finding Aid Author
Processed by: Archives Staff ; machine-readable finding aid created by:Eric Weig
Repository
University of Kentucky

Collection Overview

Scope and Content
The records contain various documents and papers regarding a lawsuit over disputed land in Kentucky. According to one of the documents, the heirs of Nathaniel Hart were the complainants in the suit, and the heirs of John Hawkins were the defendants. The papers consist of summons, notices of taking depositions, depositions, letters and other statements. There may be more than one law suit involved in this land dispute. The papers are not clear in this matter. The location of the land is not certain. It may have been in the Lexington, Ky. area, as the depositions were taken there.

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