Three-page court decision against a defendant stating that he may appeal the decision to the Supreme Court of Tennessee since he posted a bond of $50,000 “most of it secured by his slaves.”. Case against Charles Temple.
Three-page court decision against a defendant stating that he may appeal the decision to the Supreme Court of Tennessee since he posted a bond of $50,000 “most of it secured by his slaves.”

Three-page court decision against a defendant stating that he may appeal the decision to the Supreme Court of Tennessee since he posted a bond of $50,000 “most of it secured by his slaves.”

Tennessee: 1853. Unbound. This document measures 7.5” x 12.25”. It is in nice shape with two tape repairs. The document follows a complicated series of debts and repayments and, the presiding judge, “Calvin Jones, Chancellor,” concludes by directing the defendants pay the plaintiffs a sum of $1,851.69, and authorizes him to appeal the decision “to the next term of the Supreme Court of the State of Tennessee to be holden at Jackson” provided they post a bond of “double the amount of the decree in this case.” Docketing indicates that “Charles Temple, et al is under a 50,000 Bond, most of it secured by his slaves. The Court feels the bond with cover adequately.”. Very good. Item #009199

The American Almanac and Repository of Useful Information for the Year 1853 identifies Calvin Jones as the Chancellor of Chancellor of Tennessee’s Court of Chancery, Western Division.

Price: $75.00

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