Gibson County, Tennessee: 1836. Unbound. This partially printed document measures 7.75” x 13.5” It is in good shape with some moderate soiling and short split along one storage fold. The document requires the administrators of Harris Bradford’s estate to provide a complete inventory of his property and belongs within two years or forfeit $20,000. In lieu of cash security, the court accepted “the River Oaks Plantation and 5 slaves listed as security. . . .” The five slaves were Baber (26 years old), Esau (36), Isiah (44), Frump (31), and Pearl (38). Very good. Item #009204
River Oaks Plantation was apparently located on near the Forked Deer River not far from the town of Humboldt about a hundred miles northeast of Memphis. (See the Lee-Davis U.D.C. Historical Society’s Families and history of Gibson County, Tennessee to 1989.