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30-1-1803-1(1)
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Primary County: Cannon

Date Filed (format: YYYY/MM/DD): 1803/01/30

Petitioner(s): Jas Hamilton

Purpose / Short Description: Petition to enable building a damn across the Stones River

Text of Petition (drag lower right corner to enlarge box): To the General Assembly of the State of Tennessee granting to the [illegible] by an ac of the assembly of this state the navigation of stones river is to be kept open as high as the forks and as your petitioner has a Desier to build a mill on the above river he humbly prays your hounorable [?] to pass a Law that will give him the privelidge of building a dam across the said river it is well known that it is with Difficulty that even small Canoes without burden pas it for the most of the year and as good streames for Hills in very [?] in this Country and as I Conseve that Hills on the above river will be a greater product Good

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30-1-1803-1(2)
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Primary County: Knox

Date Filed (format: YYYY/MM/DD): 1803/01/31

Petitioner(s): Joseph Love

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Text of Petition (drag lower right corner to enlarge box): To the Honourable the General assembly of the State of Tennessee The petition of Joseph Love Deputy Sheriff of Knox County Humbley Shewitt that your petitioner at the time that Joseph Ravenhill was killed by Stephen Duncan and others, had the care of the jail for Hamilton district, and the insufficiency there of put him under the necessity of calling on the militia or hereing a Guard at his own expense to keep said prisoners safe for Trial, he therefore hired two men of integrity for that duty at twenty dollars cash per month from the twenty seventh day of July to the twenty first day of October 1808 - Your petitioner prays your honourable body to take his care into consideration and grant him such relief as you in your wisdom may think right; and your petitioner will ever pray. Joseph Love 28th October 1803

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32-1-1803-1(1)(1)
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32-1-1803-1(1)(1)

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Text of Petition (drag lower right corner to enlarge box): Mero District Decer 18th 1802 32-1-1803-1 We the people Living on and near big Harpeth Creek(scratched out) River means to present to the next General asembly held for the State of tenesee . a pettion For amend county to be laid off in the folowing manner viz - Beginning at the mouth of Little Harpeth where the williamson county line crosses thence with sd line asouth west coarse to the Indean boundary line hence down the sd line untill it compleets a constitutional bounds . Hence a north east coarse unto cumberland river hence up the sd river with its meanders to the ridge that divids Indean creek and overall, s creek Hence up sd ridge contining its coarce by flatt creek and Pitch land creek to a constitusional bounds. Hence a xxx land by coarce to the beginng Ezekial Douglafs 1 Joseph Haimok 4 John Cash _____ 2 John Douglafs 5 James Douglafs 3 xxxx 6 xxx 4 xxx John Cooper 5 xxxx 7 John Coshen 6 Saml Boyt Willaim Cash 7 Soloman Roach Tas Demofs Charles Kelly Fenes Ballnisie ~~~ George Houtt > Neel Thompson John Harwood William Thompson Win Harwood Allen Thompson John Rourke Andrew Patterson William Evens JMS D Sharp Philip Cland Leonard Liles _____ Jorge Edwards William Bligt

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