EDWARD LIVINGSTON HISTORICAL ASSOCIATION

Box 1

Folder 1—Rebecca R. Snyder vs. B.D. Gullett

  1. Testimony of R.Y. and J.B. Gullet—June 1887
  2. Testimony of Jim Lawhorn—June 1887
  3. Testimony of Augustus Gullet and Jennie Gullet—June 1887
  4. Notice to file cross examinations—May 11, 1887
  5. Petition-Filed October 28, 1886
  6. Answer of Defendant –filed January 14, 1887
  7. Answer of Defendant—filed January 14, 1887
  8. Rule to show cause why deposition should not be read—filed June 6, 1887.
  9. Rule to compel Plaintiff to give bond and security—filed June 7, 1887
  10. Rule to compel Plaintiff to give bond and security (copy)
  11. Answer to rule for bond—filed June 8, 1877
  12. Note of testimony on rule—filed June 8, 1877
  13. Rule to show cause why deposition should not be read—filed June 9, 1887.
  14. Bond for costs-filed June 13, 1887
  15. Motion for continuance opinion—filed June 14, 1887
  16. Affidavit for a continuance—filed June 14, 1887
  17. Interrogation of R. Y. and J.B. Gullet—filed May 11, 1887
  18. Application for commission to take testimony—filed May 11, 1887
  19. Notice to file cross examinations—filed May 16, 1887.
  20. Notice to file cross examinations—filed May 16, 1887.
  21. Interrogations of Jim Lawhorn—filed May 18, 1887
  22. Commission to take testimony and Interrogation of Jim Lawhorn—filed May 18, 1887
  23. Application for commission to take testimony—filed May 19, 1887
  24. Interrogation of Lee Baker—filed May 20, 1887
  25. Application for commission to take testimony—May 23, 1887.
  26. Notice to file cross interrogations—filed May 23, 1887
  27. Notice to file cross interrogations—filed May 12, 1887
  28. Cross interrogations of J, Lawhorn—filed May 26, 1887
  29. Interrogation of R.Y. and J. B. Gullett—filed May 28, 1887
  30. Answers of the witness J. Lawhorn—filed May 28, 1887
  31. Objection to the testimony of Jim Lawhorn—filed May 28, 1887
  32. Answer of defendant—filed January 14 and May 28, 1887
  33. Interrogation of A.H. Gullett—filed May 31, 1887
  34. Interrogations of J.B. and R. Y. Gullett and Mr. and Mrs. A.A. Gullett—filed May 31,1887
  35. Rule—filed January 4, 1888
  36. Petition for commission to take testimony—filed December 5, 1887
  37. Application for commission to take testimony—filed December 5, 1887
  38. Notice to file cross interrogations—filed December 8, 1887.
  39. Notice to file cross interrogations—filed December 8, 1887.
  40. Petition for commission to take testimony—filed December 10, 1887
  41. Cross interrogation of Plaintiff—filed December 12, 1887
  42. Notice to file cross interrogation—filed December12, 1887
  43. Cross interrogations of Plaintiff-- filed December 12, 1887
  44. Commission to take deposition of R.Y. and J.B. Gullett—May 24, 1887
  45. Testimony of Lydia G. Cryer—Filed December 26, 1887
  46. Interrogation of Lydia G. Cryer—filed December 26, 1887
  47. Rule—filed January 2, 1888
  48. Rule—filed January 3, 1888
  49. Rule—filed January 4, 1888
  50. Answers of H. Charlton, Mrs. A. Charlton, Green Story, and Price Shumway—filed January 4, 1888
  51. Commission to take testimony—filed January 4, 1888
  52. Answer of S. H. Wood—filed January 4, 1888
  53. Commission to take testimony—filed January 4, 1888
  54. Rule—field January 5, 1888
  55. Rule—filed January 5, 1888
  56. Consent—filed January 12, 1888
  57. Judgment
  58. Fee for collection of testimony
  59. Interrogations of Mr. and Mrs. A.A. Gullett and R. Y. and J. B. Gullett

Folder 2:  Spiller Family

  1. Hickman Spiller vs. William Spiller: copy of an attachment against the estate of Williams Spiller—1817
  2. Hickman Spiller vs. Michael Ameila and wife: petition, 1822
  3. Hickman Spiller vs. Willliams Spiller, 1803
  4. William Spiller Account settled by Hickman Spiller, 1804
  5. Robert Gamble v. Williams Spiller and Hickman Spiller-1805
  6. Attachment in favor of Hickman Spiller against Williams Spiller-1804
  7. Summons to Blassingham Spiller
  8. Summons to Hilary Kemp and Angus Blue-1821
  9. Obligation of Blassingham Spiller to David Gains-1820
  10. Obligation of Blassingham Spiller to David Gains-1820
  11. William Giorgi vs. Blassingham Spiller
  12. A list of property belonging to William Spiller
  13. William Spiller Accounts 1812-1814
  14. Decision of the Jury: Isaac Kemp vs. Blassingham Spiller-1831
  15. Kemp vs. B. Spiller—1831
  16. Summons: Zechariah Nettler, Hezekiah Wheat, William Wells, and William Womack in Kemp vs. Spiller
  17. Summons: M. Harris in Kemp vs. Spiller—1831
  18. Land Assessments in Kemp vs. Spiller—1831
  19. Order for Sherriff’s Sale in Kemp vs. Spiller—1831
  20. Opinion of the judges in a horse race between Kemp & Spiller--1830
  21. Agreement to apprentice Williams Bell to William Spiller—1811
  22. Testimony of John W. Leonard in Smelser & wife vs. Sanders & wife—1817
  23. Summons of Michael Smelser—1820
  24. Judgment by default in Lewis Woolf vs. Michael Smelser—1820
  25. Account between Michael Smelser and Lewis Woolf—1820
  26. Petition of Lewis Woolf against Michael Smelser—1820
  27. Account between Nicholas Highland and Lewis Woolf—1821
  28. Petition of Lewis Woolf against Lydia Hyland (Highland)-1822
  29. Summons of Robert Duncan in Lewis Woolf vs. Lydia Hyland (Highland)-1821
  30. Summons of Elizabeth Hays in Lewis Woolf vs. Lydia Highland—1821
  31. Summons of Lydia Hyland in L. Woolf vs. Lydia Hyland (Highland)—1821
  32. Petition of Lydia Highland—1821
  33. Act of Sale from John Routh & Ann Routh to Jane Smelser, Michael Smelser and Morgan, Latita, Hickman and Eliza Spiller (children of William Spiller)—1816

Folder 3:  McKee Family Litigation

  1. Testimony from Gillespie and wife vs. McKee and wife—filed April 27, 1825
  2. Interpleading Bill of James Harris—April 27, 1825
  3. Bill of exceptions—April 28, 1825
  4. Bill of exceptions—April 28, 1825
  5. Motion for a new trial—April 29, 1825
  6. Summons of George Spiller, Jeremiah Spiller and Delilah Stilley—April 11, 1825
  7. Bond by D.H. Gillespie and Frances Gillespie to the children of Ann McKee and James McKee (deceased) October 7, 1826
  8. Act of Sale: Ann McKee to Blassingham Spiller—January 24, 1827
  9. Sheriff Sale to James McKee—March 7, 1827
  10. Answers of James and Ann McKee—filed April 23, 1825
  11. Petition of David and Frances Gillespie—filed April 5, 1825
  12. Partition of property between James Harris and Ann McKee—filed March 23, 1827
  13. Auction of the estate of James McKee—November 4, 1826
  14. Privilege and Mortgage claims on the estate of James McKee
  15. Classification of the estate of James McKee
  16. List of Ordinary Claims against the estate of James McKee
  17. Mortgage of James McKee and Ann McKee—December 24, 1825
  18. Commission of Robert Fluker—September 4, 1822
  19. Answers of Williams Philsots—filed October 28, 1822
  20. Petition of Joseph Cuttraire & citation fo James McKee—March 26, 1826
  21. Summons of James McKee—March 26, 1826
  22. Summons of James McKee—March 26, 1826
  23. Summons of William Kendrick—March 25, 1826
  24. Summons of Williams Kendick—March 25, 1826
  25. Execution of the Estate of James McKee—October 5, 1826
  26. Citation of Ann McKee—February 24, 1827
  27. Petition of James Harris—February 19, 1827
  28. Petition of Abraham Markley—November 8, 1828
  29. Inventory & Appraisement (Blank)
  30. Mortgage Ann McKee to Robert Duncan—April 24 1829
  31. James Harris vs. James McKee & wife
  32. James McKee vs. David Salisbury
  33. James McKee vs. Robert Singleton
  34. Elizabeth Bond vs. Hugh McKee
  35. James Bradford vs. Ann McKee
  36. Samuel Settoon vs. Ann McKee

Folder 4—Womack Family Litigation

  1. Indictment of Jonathon K. Womack—April 7, 1860
  2. Bond of Jonathon K. Womack—April 20, 1860
  3. Certificate of H.P. Womack—Filed November 12, 1860
  4. Attorney receipt for J. K. Womack November 12, 1860
  5. Clerk of Court receipt for J.K. Womack—November 26, 1860
  6. Arrest Warrant for Johnathon K. Womack—April 19, 1860
  7. Extract from the Partition of the Estate of Johathon Kemp—September 13, 1832
  8. Petition of Elizabeth P. Womack, filed April 24, 1832
  9. Affidavit Elizabeth Womack vs. A. Womack—filed September 13, 1832
  10. Summons of John Gallaway, Isaac R., and Williams Woamck—September 13, 1832
  11. Summons of Benjamin Glasscock—September 12, 1832
  12. Benjamin Glasscock witness bill—September 1832
  13. Testimony of Thomas Allen, Thomas Wright, and Jonathan Kemp—June 30, 1845
  14. Promissory note of George Holloway--January 1, 1837
  15. Promissory note of George Holloway January 2, 1830
  16. Petition of Henry P. Womack—filed August 9, 1839
  17. Citation of George Holloway—August 10. 1839
  18. Order for satisfaction from George Holloway—March 4, 1840
  19. Promissory note of George Holloway—February 7, 1839
  20. Sheriff’s sale appraisal—January 26, 1839
  21. Judgment against George Holloway—February 7, 1839
  22. Order for satisfaction from George Holloway—October 31, 1838
  23. Petition for David Womack in Womack Vs. Kemp—Filed March 28, 1826
  24. Affidavit of Isaac Kemp—filed April 28, 1826
  25. Testimony of John McCallister—September 4, 1826
  26. Petition for a jury trial in Womack vs. Kemp—filed April 17, 1826
  27. Affidavit of Isaac Kemp—filed June 30, 1825
  28. Interrogatories for David Gorman, John McAllister, and Adair—filed May 14, 1826
  29. Citation of Isaac Kemp—March 28, 1826
  30. Interrogatories for David Gorman, John McAllister, and Adair—filed May 8, 1826
  31. Motion for a new trial Womack vs. Kemp—filed April 26, 1824
  32. Deposition of David Womack—June 4, 1825
  33. Motion for a new trial, Womack vs. Kemp—filed April 28, 1824
  34. Statement of facts Womack vs. Kemp—filed May 4, 1824
  35. Verdict of the Jury—Womack v. Kemp—filed April 25, 1824
  36. Summons of Sidney Anderson, Joseph Huff, and John Allen—filed April 3, 1824
  37. Summons of William Breed, John Beter, Charles Williams—March 27, 1827
  38. Summons of Samuel Rankins—April 24, 1827
  39. Bond for Appeal of Isaac Kemp—May 4, 1827
  40. Summons of Martin Lacy—April 24, 1827
  41. Deposition of David Womack—June 4, 1825
  42. Commission of Thomas Rule—May 21, 1826
  43. Interrogatories for David Gorman, John McAllister, and Adair—true copy—May 13, 1827
  44. Arrest Warrant for David Womack, June 23, 1825
  45. Citation of Appeal—May 23, 1827
  46. Exception and Answers of Isaac Kemp—filed April 25, 1826
  47. Bill of Exceptions—filed April 24, 1827
  48. Summons of William Carruth, Jonathon Kemp, Abner Womack—April 8, 1826
  49. Account of J.H. McLeads with H.P. Womack—1840
  50. Account of Mansker & Dervey with H.P. Womack—1839
  51. Assault and Battery charge against Williams J. Womack—1870
  52. Affidavit of William J. Womack—July 5, 1870
  53. Testimony of Williams Womack, Jason R. Goff, Daniel Vernon, and John Holloway in State vs. Layton Hall (not dated)
  54. Petition in Chisholm vs. Womack—filed July 30, 1818
  55. Petition in Kerry P. Womack v. George W. Womack-filed May 28, 1844
  56. Petition of Kerry P. Womack (not dated)
  57. Exhibit “A” “Expenses for the year 1838”
  58. Receipt between Bader Rasby & William Moore
  59. Daniel MKinzy vs. AB Womack
  60. Celia Womack Vs. Henry Womack
  61. P. Womack vs. Geo. Womack

Folder 5—Litigation of Abner Womack

  1. Bill of Sale to A. Womack—November 1, 1831
  2. Womack vs. William Chisholm—filed August 1818
  3. Correspondence with Breedlove and Bradford; 2 documents
  4. Abner Womack vs. Jesse Vick; 12 documents
  5. Breedlove and Robertson vs. Abner Womack; 4 documents
  6. Charles Morgan vs. Abner Womack; 20 documents

Folder 6—Litigation of Abner Womack

  1. C. Harbin Vs. Abner Womack; 49 documents, 1842-1852
  2. Letter to John Beckham from A.E. Laird, 1847,1849
  3. Testimony of Jacob Smith about Womack—October 15, 1817
  4. Testimony of Matthew Ellis about Abner Womack—October 16, 1817
  5. Testimony of George Myers—October 21, 1817
  6. Note to Michael Smelser regarding timber--October 12, 1817
  7. Abner Womack vs. Lydia Highland (14 documents) 1823-1825
  8. Elizabeth Kemp vs. Abner Womack and wife (7 documents) 1829-1830

Folder 7—Bookter Family Litigation

  1. Commission to question Alexander Wood, David Lizinbe, Kenneth McRea, Michael White, and others—April 9, 1830
  2. Interrogatories for Alexander Wood, David Lizinbe, Kenneth McRea, Michael White and others—April 9, 1830
  3. Testimony of William Womack—filed April 30, 1821
  4. Matrimonial Bond—Moses Wolf to Mary Bordelon—July 18, 1865
  5. Certificate of Marriage—Moses Wolf to Mary Bordelon—July 11, 1865
  6. Advertisement for state of Edtat of Pearson Wells—filed November 9, 1840
  7. Protest of non-payment—John Wells to Robert Holloway—October 4, 1812
  8. Inventory and sale of the estate of Susannah Wells—July 4, 1818
  9. Act of Sale—Moses B. Richardson to Williams B. Lyon—July 6, 1858
  10. Authorization of auctioneer to sell a tract of land from the vacant estate of Jeremiah Wells—January 17, 1843
  11. Account—Micajah Harris to Jacob Rheams—1829
  12. Order of Probate Court for Edward Miller—October 11, 1817
  13. Copy of Deed of Gift John Mink to Heirs of Bookter—August 27, 1800
  14. James Starnes v. Alexander Bookter, petition and citation—filed September 4, 1824
  15. Petition for Appeal, Bookter v. McDaniel—filed July 20, 1813
  16. Affidavit of Alexander Bookter—filed November 28, 1815
  17. Deposition of Chandler Lindsey—August 23, 1813
  18. Citation of James McDaniel—July 20, 1813
  19. Citation of James McDaniel—July 20, 1813
  20. Appeal of Alexander Bookter—November 9, 1814
  21. Subpoena of Robert Singleton—November 24, 1815
  22. Subpoena of Samuel Mains—November 28
  23. Appeal Bond, Bookter v. McDaniel—filed January 19, 1816
  24. Subpoena of James Rheams—July 25, 1814
  25. Subpoena of George Spiller—July 25, 1814
  26. Petition of Appeal, Bookter vs. McDaniel—filed January 25, 1816
  27. Sheriff’s cost Bookter vs. McDaniel—April 19, 1816
  28. Witness compensation bill—November 28, 1815 (John Stearch)
  29. Witness compensation bill—November 28, 1815 (Jacob Rheams)
  30. Witness compensation bill—November 28, 1815 (James Rheams)
  31. Witness compensation bill—November 28, 1815 (Sam Mains)
  32. Witness compensation bill—December 14, 1815 (John Storch)
  33. Witness compensation bill—May 16, 1815 (John Storch)
  34. Witness compensation bill—December 14, 1813 (George Packwood)
  35. Witness compensation bill—December 14, 1813 (John Harry)
  36. Subpoena of Rheams, Rheams, and Efferson—November 4, 1815
  37. Subpoena of Jacob Rheams, James Rheams, and George Spiller, July 25, 1814
  38. Estate of Skipeth Durbin, Last will and Letters Testamentary—November 8, 1814

Folder 8—Alexander Bookter Litigation

  1. Agreement between Bookter as agent of James Harris and James Maxwell and George Graham over a grist mill and another agreement between Harris and Lewis Crowell over a schooner; 1811
  2. James McKee and wife v. Alexander Bookter; 8 documents, September 7, 1824
  3. Salisbury v. Bookter, appeal petition, March 22, 1821
  4. Agreement between Bookter and Henry Arnold; 3 documents, March 1817
  5. Bookter vs. Young Williams; 7 documents, November 24, 1819
  6. Bookter vs. Thomas Kennedy; 20 documents, filed 1819-1823
  7. Bookter vs. George Packwood, petition and account, 1821
  8. Bookter vs, Daniel Bookter, et. Al.; 4 documents, 1818
  9. Bookter vs. Joseph Thomas; 3 documents, December 17, 1816
  10. Bookter vs. Shepherd Brown; 10 documents, 1815
  11. Bookter vs. Jesse Mains; 4 documents, 1822
  12. Agreement between Chandler Lindsey and Bookter over cattle, May 1814; and Bookter vs. Lindsey; 3 documents, 1814
  13. Bookter vs. Forticue Cuming, appeal; 2 documents, October 1, 1813

Folder 9—Alexander Bookter Cases

  1. Account of John Morgan to William Kendrick—1830
  2. Petition of Alexander Bookter in Bookter v. Young—filed November 3, 1821
  3. Account of Wiley Young to Alexander Bookter—1820
  4. Judgment for defendant in Bookter c M. Lacy—filed November 5, 1823
  5. Answers of the defendant in Bookter vs. M. Lacy—filed November 18, 1823
  6. Petition of Alexander Bookter in Bookter v. S. Lacy—filed November 5, 1823
  7. Promissory Note of Stephen Bookter—October 24, 1821
  8. Promissory Note of Stephen Bookter—October 24, 1821
  9. Citation of Stephen Lacy in Bookter v. S. Long—November 5, 1823
  10. Order for payment of judgment in Bookter v. S. Lacy—January 21, 1824
  11. Order for Clerk’s fees in Bookter v. S. Lacy—March 8, 1824
  12. Petition of Alexander Bookter in Bookter v. M. Lacy—filed November 19, 1823
  13. Citation of Martin Lacy in Bookter v. M. Lacy—November 5, 1823
  14. Copy of note—M. Lacy to Bookter—filed November 19, 1823
  15. Promissory note of Garret Loyster to Alexander Bookter—December 1, 1822
  16. Account of Garret Loyster to Alexander Bookter—February 14, 1823
  17. Answers of Defendant in G. Loyster vs. A. Bookter—filed May 20, 1823
  18. Account of Alexander Bookter to Garret Loyster—1823
  19. Citation of John Breed in A. Bookter v. John Breed—May 27, 1822
  20. Partition of Alexander bookter in A. Bookter v. John Breed—filed May 27, 1822
  21. Answers of John Breed in A. Bookter Vs. John Breed—filed June 18, 1822
  22. Affidavit for new trial in A. Bookter v. John Breed—not dated
  23. Bond for Attachment Jacob Huber and James McKee to Carlton Cooper and Rodney Cooper—Spetember 14, 1815
  24. Answer of Carlton Cooper and Rodney Cooper against petition filed by Jacob Huber—Filed January 11, 1816
  25. Citation of Jacob Pennington in Thomas Courtney vs. the heirs of his Succession—September 12, 1834
  26. Petition of Williams Kinchen in William Kinchen vs. Thomas Courtney—filed March 21, 1834
  27. Citation of Williams Day in Mark Gillespie vs. William Day—March 22, 1838
  28. Petition of Mark Gillespie in Mark Gillespie vs. William Day—filed March 21, 1838
  29. Warrant for Jessie Williams—February 15, 1831
  30. Letter to S.B. Draugham, evidence in Bank of Louisiana vs. J. Killiam, March 30, 1842
  31. Affidavit of James Boykin regarding commitment of Runaway slave “Bill”—March 20, 1844
  32. Order to arrest slave “Bill”—March 20, 1844
  33. Petition of Caswell J. Todd, December 21, 1814
  34. Account of John L. Davidson to J. R. Goff, 1837
  35. Assignment of Power of Attorney, Alexander W. Carruth, November 7, 1848
  36. Summons of James Blount, John Johnson, Emanueal De Mineaville, Hudson Kendrick and Michael Duffy in Bookter vs. White, June 2, 1822
  37. Summons of Joseph White, in Bookter v. White—May 25, 1822
  38. Petition of Alexander Bookter in Bookter vs. White--filed May 25, 1822
  39. Answers of Joseph White, including account of Alexander Bookter to White in Bookter vs. White--1822
  40. Promissory Note of Joseph White and John Sibert (2 copies) and Order for payment in Bookter vs. White--August 1822
  41. Petition of Alexander Bookter in Alexander Bookter vs. Micajah Spiller—filed February 28, 1843
  42. Attachment for the property of Micajah Spiller in Alexander Bookter vs. Micajah Spiller, February 28, 1823
  43. Summons of Enoch Richardson in Alexander Bookter vs. Micajah Spiller, March 8, 1823
  44. Summons of Micajah Spiller in Alexander Bookter vs. Micajah Spiller, March 4, 1823
  45. Bill for a beaver trap Micajah Spiller to Alexander Bookter, March 10, 1822
  46. Promissory Note—Micajah Spiller to Alexander Bookter—March 4, 1822
  47. Order for payment in Alexander Bookter vs. Micajah Spiller—July 28, 1823
  48. Order for Clerk’s fees in Alexander Bookter Vs. Micajah Spiller—May 21, 1823
  49. Attachment for bond, Alexander Bookter and Elijah Pearson to Micajah Spiller—February 28, 1823
  50. Petition of Moore and Holden in Moore and Holden vs. Alexander Bookter—Filed December 1, 1821

Folder 10—Alexander Bookter Cases

  1. Account of Garret Luyster to Alexander Bookter, 1821
  2. Interrogatories and answers of Elisha Price, commission to take testimony, and interrogatories for Kenny Packwood, for Williams Lee vs. Alexander Bookter, 1813
  3. Receipt for cotton sold by Packwood and Price for Alexander Bookter—April 5, 1814
  4. Order to sell cotton, Alexander Bookter to Packwood and Price, January 26, 1813
  5. Act of sale for land—David Gillespie and Frances Bookter to James Purdin, January 3, 1831
  6. Bookter v. Redman, petition and account, 1821
  7. Account of Alexander Bookter to Garret Luyster, 1821
  8. Attachment for Bond, Alexander Bookter and James MKee to Garret Luyster, in Alexander Bookter vs. Garret Luyster—filed November 17, 1821
  9. Interrogatories for John Gustavus, in Bookter vs. Lee December 15, 1815
  10. Letter from Kenny Packwood to Mr. D.W. Packwood, October 28, 1815
  11. Letter from William Lee to Packwood and Price, May 22, 1811
  12. Letter from Alexander Bookter to Captain Gary Spiller
  13. Receipt of payment on jailed slaves, Robert Burton to Goff estate—February 8, 1841
  14. David Kemp Account Balance, December 1815
  15. Receipt for steer John Bell and John Simm to Alexander Bookter—June 2, 1821
  16. Payment to Stephen Forman from the estate of Charles B. Howell, October 14, 1833
  17. Promissory note—James Burry to Alexander Bookter, June 17, 1820
  18. Petition of Alexander Bookter in Alexander Bookter vs. Margaret Burry—filed September 12, 1821
  19. Summons of Willis Grinage and Aaron Grinage, April 17, 1816
  20. Petition of Alexander Bookter in Alexander Bookter vs. Willis and Aaron Grinage, Filed April 17, 1816
  21. Summons of Aaron Grinage—April 17, 1816
  22. Petition of Alexander Bookter in Alexander Bookter vs. Aaron Grinage—filed April 16, 1816
  23. Evidence for Alexander Bookter’s appeal of A. Bookter vs. Lewis Woolf—filed July 4, 1823
  24. Copy of the summons of Lewis Woolf, along with copy of promissory note of Alexander Bookter to Lewis Carsey in A Bookter v. Lewis Woolf, not dated
  25. Promissory note, account, and petition for Alexander Bookter vs. John Wilks, 1822-1823
  26. Attachment for Bond, Alexander Bookter and James McKee to John Wilks—filed September 18, 1823
  27. Receipt for payment of judgment John Wilkes to Alexander Bookter, May 21, 1825
  28. Promissory note and petition for Alexander bookter vs. John Simms, 1821
  29. Petition of Alexander Bookter in Alexander Bookter vs. Martin Lacy—July 7, 1823
  30. Citation of Martin Lacy in Alexander Bookter vs. Martin Lacy—June 4, 1823
  31. Petition of Alexander Bookter in Alexander Bookter vs. Stephen Lacy and James McPherson—July 7, 1823
  32. Account of Lewis Woolf to Alexander Bookter, 1818
  33. Petition of Alexander Bookter in Alexander Bookter vs. Lewis Woolf—filed January 10, 1819
  34. Citation of Thomas Kennedy—March 18, 1819
  35. Order for payment of judgment, Thomas Kennedy to Alexander Bookter—December 3, 1822
  36. Order for payment of judgment, Thomas Kennedy to Alexander Bookter—May 2, 1823
  37. Petition of Garrit Luyster in Garrit Luyster vs. Alexander Bookter—filed May 9, 1823

Folder 11—Alexander Bookter Litigation

  1. Bookter and McKee vs. A. Grenage, 1819
  2. Bookter vs. Jacob Smith of Jesse McMahon—filed 10/25/1824
  3. Bookter vs. John Sims, Petitions; 2 documents, 1821
  4. Bookter vs. A. Grenage; 7 documents, 1813
  5. Bookter vs. David Gains; petition, March 5, 1823
  6. Bookter vs. Salisbury; 4 documents, 1821
  7. Bookter vs. Joseph Brown; 5 documents, 1816
  8. Bookter vs. James McDaniel; 2 documents, 1813
  9. Grinage vs. Bookter, 1816
  10. Aaron Grinage vs bookter; 3 documents, 1816
  11. Nancy Day vs. Bookter, 1821
  12. Bookter vs. Patterson; 4 documents, 1817
  13. Thomas Banks vs. A. Kinchin and Bookter; 2 documents, 1824
  14. David Sailsbury vs. Bookter; 13 documents, 1820-1821
  15. Bookter vs. Howell; 3 documents, 1816
  16. Bookter vs. Parker; petition, December 19, 1816
  17. Bookter and McKee vs. P. Gray; petition and answer (2 documents), November 23, 1818
  18. Margaret Bookter vs. Alexander Bookter, property sales, 1827
  19. Bookter vs. Lweis Wolfe, answer, 1823
  20. Bookter vs. Starnes, answer, 1824
  21. Starnes vs. bookter, citation, September 14, 1824
  22. Articles of agreement between Bookter and John Alexander, 1813
  23. Bookter vs. Burton, 1819
  24. Bookter vs. C. Todd, 1819
  25. Bookter vs. Will Wolverton; 2 documents, 1818
  26. Bookter vs. Breed

Folder 12—Alexander Bookter; Accounts and Bills, arranged by date

  1. 2 documents, not dated
  2. 4 documents, 1804-1808
  3. 14 documents, 1811-1819
  4. 25 documents, 1820-1824
  5. 1 document, 1830

Folder 13—Abram Markeley Court Cases

  1. Bill of exceptions Abram Markeley vs. D.H. Gillespie—filed November 21, 1828
  2. Motion to discuss Abram Markeley vs. Micajah Harris—filed May 2, 1829
  3. Citation of David & Frances Gillespie—October 13, 1828
  4. Citation of William Harris—November 11, 1828
  5. Petition of Abram Markley—filed November 8, 1828
  6. Bill of exceptions Markley vs. Bookter—filed November 1, 1828
  7. Citation of Micajah Harris—November 11, 1828
  8. Petition of Appeal of David & Frances Gillespie—November 1, 1828
  9. Answer of David & Frances Gillepie—filed October 28, 1828
  10. Amendment to answer of David and Frances Gillespie—filed October 31, 1828
  11. The slaves and representations of David Kemp—filed August 29, 1820
  12. Bill of exceptions Markley v. Bookter—filed November 1, 1828
  13. Motion for a new trial Markley vs. Bookter—filed November 1, 1828
  14. Statement of Facts A. Markley vs. Gillepie and wife—filed November 1, 1828
  15. Answer of Anne McKee, Markley vs. McKee—filed April 29, 1829

Folder 14—Burton, Moore, and Matthews Litigation

  1. Written evidence taken in case of Burton vs. Burton—filed August 25, 1837
  2. Account Sale of the estate of John Burton and Rebecca Womack—filed January 12, 1836
  3. Proceeds of sale of Samuel Amacker Estate, July 23, 1835; Marriage certificate of John Burton and Barbara Amacker, May 21, 1835; and Attorney Authorization Barbara Burton, May 19, 1842
  4. Petition of Barbara Burton, no date; John Burton to Barbara Burton, no date; Inventors of the estate of Samuel Amacker, June 4, 1835; Partitions of the estate of Mary Yair, January 18, 1828
  5. Arrest Warrant for Robert Taylor and Charles Holmes—November 7, 1814
  6. Petition and affidavit of William Moore in William Moore, senior vs. David Moore—filed March 2, 1849; deposition of John Bickham, March 2, 1849
  7. Sequestration Bond William Moore, Jr. and J. F. Thompson to David Moore, March 2, 1849
  8. Writ of sequestration and note of seizure, March 2, 1849
  9. Appointment of counsel for David Moore—filed March 12, 1844
  10. Petition to dismiss suit in Moore vs. Moore—filed March 12, 1849
  11. Original citation in Moore vs. Moore
  12. Petition of William/Robert Rose in Rose v. Mathews—filed January 14, 1843; Agreement and consent in same case—filed May 11, 1843; Original citation in same case—February 2, 1843
  13. Testimony of John Taylor in Rose vs. Williams—October 9, 1843
  14. Commission and petition to take testimony in William Rose vs. William Mathews—October 1843
  15. Deposition of Pierre Despluer in Rose v. Mathews—October 10, 1843
  16. Motion and order of Appeal in W.W. Rose vs. William Mathews—filed October 23, 1844
  17. Receipt of Transcript—W Rose vs. W. Mathews—December 5, 1844
  18. Judgment on appeal—Rose vs. Mathews—March 11, 1845
  19. Bond for appeal—William Mathews and Thomas Webb—filed October 23, 1844
  20. Note of testimony and note of documents to be copied, Rose vs. Mathews—filed October 23, 1844
  21. Deposition of Layton Hall in Rose vs. Mathews—filed October 16, 1843
  22. Deposition of J. Le in Rose vs. Mathews—filed October 16, 1843
  23. Commission to take depositions, interrogatories and answers of Catherine Revel, and certification of W.A. Wade in case of Rose vs. Mathews—1843-1844
  24. Defendant’s answer and pleas in Rose vs. Mathews—filed May 24, 1844
  25. Petition to bind John Lowing to Samuel Lewis—November 20, 1819
  26. Inventory of the estate of John Burton—December 3, 1835
  27. Answers of Jane Burton in Jane Burton vs. Jacob Burton—filed March 21, 1837
  28. Estate of John Burton and Rebecca Womack—December 7, 1835
  29. Answers of John Burton in Jane Burton vs. Jacob Burton—Filed August 21, 1837
  30. Promissory Note George Patterson to Leonard Marbury—May 1, 1811
  31. Petition of Leonard Marbury in Marbury vs. Patterson—filed April 8, 1817
  32. Process verbal of Family Meeting, Estate of John Burton—filed December 5, 1835
  33. Succession Rebecca Womack—filed October 23, 1844

Folder 15—Successions and Civil War Lawsuits

  1. Letter from Captain Jas. E. Randolph to Lieutenant Roberts—May 20, 1864
  2. Special orders for Capt. S.H.Gilman
  3. Petition of Mary Frank—May 16, 1864
  4. Receipt—J.J. Carruth to Jonathan Kemp—May 18 (no year)
  5. Receipt on account of James West—April 30, 1825
  6. Citation and petition in Joseph Strode vs. John Glasscock—November 25, 1837
  7. Petition for writ of habeas corpus in A. J. Johnson vs. Lt. Col. Terry and Capt. Ellis—filed April 18, 1865.
  8. Answers of Lt. Col. Thomas Terry in Johnson v. Terry and Ellis—filed April 18, 1865.
  9. Statement and evidence of A.J. Johnson in Johnson v. Terry and Ellis—filed April 18, 1865.
  10. Petition of Blassingham Spiller in Blassingham Spiller vs. Zachariah Nettler—filed August 27, 1834
  11. Payment from the estate of Vincent Chance to Vincent Chance (son)—August 29. 1821
  12. Attorney’s fee of J.J. Carruth fro services to David Newton—August 9, 1845
  13. Promissory note of William Cashin—May 8, 1845
  14. Account of Bartholomew Trener to Jacob Smith—1831
  15. Account of Bartholomew Trayner to Harvey McMichael—1832
  16. Affidavit of Drury Early on Negro—September 2, 1823
  17. Bond of curatorship in the estate of Robert Early
  18. Petition of Rebeccah Gorman authorizing her to appear in court—filed August 25, 1841
  19. Protest against the insufficiency of the St. Helena Parish Jail—July 6, 1813
  20. Petition for a writ of sequestration—William Howard v. Lt. Col. H. Miller, CSA—filed February 21, 1863.
  21. Petition for writ of sequestration—William Wells v. Lt. Col. H. Miller, CSA—Filed February 21, 1863
  22. Account of Joel Simmons to C. Lindsey—1813-1814
  23. Account of Mrs. Cannon to E. Bushwich—April 11, 1831
  24. Account of Mrs. Canon to J. Finnerty—April 5, 1831
  25. Transcript of judgment—John Hager and Col. Robert Fluker—filed May 19, 1830
  26. David Rheams obligation of indemnity E.G. Kemp and S.B. Draughon—June 3, 1848

Folder 16—Harris, McKay, Childress, Clark, and Baham Court Cases

  1. Promissory note of Thomas Davidson, June 2, 1814
  2. Receipt for payment, William Harris to William Howell, November 22, 1816
  3. Petition of Michael McKay in Michael McKay vs Isaac Kemp, January 22, 1832
  4. Harmon Glasscock vs. Lanier Smith and John Bell—December 24, 1826-April 13, 1827
  5. Answers of Burling Childress in Stephen Bottom vs. Burlin Childress—filed April 28, 1829
  6. Petition of Stephen Bottom in Stephen Bottom vs. Burling Childress—filed April 9, 1824
  7. Petition of John Allen in John Allen vs. John Breed—filed October 29, 1823
  8. Promissory note of Samuel Settoon—July 27, 1823
  9. Order for the arrest of Samuel Settoon in John Wallace vs. Samuel Settoon—April 25, 1825
  10. Account of Mrs. Clark to James Parker, February 1825
  11. Account of Mrs. Clark to John Silver—July 1821
  12. Petition of Sarah Ann Williams that her children be appointed a tutor from the succession of Elizabeth Cheney—filed August 20, 1833
  13. The estate of Joseph Clark to David Hill, January, 1822
  14. Account of John Leonard to William Reed, December 1809
  15. Petition of Angie Vining in Angie M. Vining vs. Hypolite A. Baham—filed December 28, 1898
  16. Notice of Judgment against Hypolite Baham in Angie Vining vs. Hypolite Baham—July 18, 1900
  17. Notice of Judgment against Hypolite Baham in Angie Vining vs. Hypolite Baham—July 18, 1900
  18. Summons of W.W. Bankston, Sr., W.H. Corey, Harry Addison, Boss Addison, and Mrs. Frank Vining in Angie Viningvs. Hypolite Baham, June 4, 1900
  19. Summons of W.H. Corey in Angie Vining v. Hypolite Baham, January 5, 1900
  20. Summons of H.L. Addison and L.P. Addison in Anige Vining vs. Hypolite Baham—January 3, 1900
  21. Notice of Judgment against Hypolite Baham in Angie Vining vs. Hypolite Baham—July 18, 1900
  22. Bond for suit Angie Vining to Willis Bankston in Angie Vining vs. Hypolite Baham—June 11, 1900
  23. Sheriff’s fee in Angie Vining vs. Hypolite Baham—May 3, 1899
  24. Letter from Joseph Lancaster to P.P. McMichael—June 5, 1899
  25. Citation of Hypolite Baham in Angie Vining s. Hypolite Baham—July 2, 1900
  26. Answers of Lucinda Hayden in Henry Rayburn vs. Lucinda Hayden—January 28, 1880
  27. Salisbury vs. A. Bookter—filed March 30, 1821
  28. Summons of Lewis Woolf, L.H. Moore, and Hugh McClelland in David Salisbury vs. Alexander Bookter, September 8, 1820
  29. Promissory Note, Carwell J. Todd to Lewis Woolf—July 12, 1819
  30. Letter and Bills, M. Smelser, May 24, 1828.
  31. Deposition of Abraham Womack and Alexander Bookter in an unidentified case, October 15, 1817
  32. Deposition of John Simms in and unidentified case, October 15, 1817
  33. Deed, Priscilla Spiller to Young Williams, Nancy Settoon, Temperance Williams, Merraman Williams, Martha Williams—November 20, 1819
  34. Petition of Young Williams in Young Williams vs. George Moore and John Purham—filed October 5, 1821
  35. Account of Matthew Ellis vs. Lindsey Ellis, November 1811 to January 1814
  36. Articles of Agreement existing between William Kendrick and Jill Love, January 24, 1832
  37. Credit Balance Sheet, not dated.

Folder 17—McCluskey, Kemp, Burton, Hurst, Gorman, Reddin, and Lea court cases

  1. Enumeration of books and notes of James McKee, not dated
  2. Certificate of Lewis Whitsel
  3. Receipt of citation Wright vs. McCluskey
  4. Prison Bonds for the Parish of St. Helena, January 22, 1828
  5. Deposition of George Patterson, July 22, 1817
  6. Amendment for new court, in Kemp v. Benjamin, filed May 19, 1823
  7. Summons of David Benjamin in Kemp v. Benjamin, May 6, 1823
  8. Receipt for judgment in Henry Straight v. John Burton, not dated
  9. Summons of John Burton in Henry straight v. John Burton, May 4, 1836
  10. Answer of John Burton in Henry Straight v. John Burton—filed May 14, 1836
  11. Summons of Oliver Perkins, John Beles, Menry Metton, John Courtney, and Richard Gardner in Straight v. Burton—May 12, 1837
  12. Summons of Henry Straight vs. John Burton—May 19, 1837
  13. Order for payment in judgment of Henry Straight v. John Burton—May 1, 1841
  14. Petition and accounts in Henry Straight v. John Burton—1835-1837
  15. Deposition of Patton, John George, and Martin Lacy, August 14, 1830
  16. Police juror election—June 7, 1819
  17. Petition for Introduction, William Reddin v. Charles Stewart, filed October 23, 1834
  18. Bill for Sheriff’s fees in John Hamilton v. Ann Corbett
  19. Petition of James Harris, Alexander Bookter, and Daniel Bookter in James Harris et. Al. vs. Thomas Freeman—filed March 14, 1814
  20. Petition of George R. Henley in George Henley vs. Anthony Atkins—September 18, 1869
  21. Account of Anthony Atkins, 1867
  22. Summons of David Salisbury in J. Smith v. D.G. Salisbury
  23. Summons of Lewis Woolf in J. Smith v. D.G. Salisbury
  24. Bond of David Salisbury, Robert Early, and Frankling Early to Jesse McMahon—June 13, 1822
  25. Petition, account, and confession in S.M. Todd and Co. v. Robert Clark—1869
  26. Petition of James Brown in Brown vs. Williams—filed September 5, 1818
  27. Notice of a meeting of the creditors of Stanly N. Veiss—March 22, 1841
  28. Citation of Richard Harris in Samuel Williams vs. Richard Hurst—September 30, 1835
  29. Answers of Richard Harris in Samuel Williams vs. Richard Hurst—October 13, 1835
  30. Petition of Samuel Williams in Samuel Williams vs. Richard Hurst—September 25, 1835
  31. Judgment in Deborah McClusky vs. Thomas Gorman—July 2, 1842
  32. Plaintiff’s Evidence in Deborah McClusky vs. Thomas Gorman—filed October 19, 1841
  33. Notice of Judgment in Deborah McClusky v. Thomas Gorman, June 7, 1842
  34. Judgment and court fees in Deborah McClusky v. Thomas Gorman—January 6, 1843
  35. Motion for a new trial in Deborah McClusky v. Thomas Gorman—filed October 22, 1841
  36. Oath of Lewis Woolf against James Thomason—September 5, 1816
  37. Memorandum of articles furnished to Williams Gibbins—1823
  38. Petition of William Reddin in William Reddin v. Samuel Rammells—filed October 28, 1823
  39. Citation of Samuel J. Rammells in William Reddin vs. Samuel Rammells—November 4, 1823
  40. Petition of Samuel Rammells in William Reddin vs. Samuel Rammells—filed November 19, 1823
  41. Answer of Samuel Rammells in William Reddin vs. Samuel Rammells—filed November 18, 1823
  42. Authorization for lawsuit—William Lea to Virginia Caroline Lea—August 18, 1834 and Petition of Virginia C. Lea in Virginia C. Lea vs. Elizabeth Kemp—filed August 30, 1834
  43. Elizabeth Kemp’s exceptions to answers of defendants in Elizabeth Kemp vs Abner P. Womack and wife—filed August 16, 1830
  44. Deborah McClusky vs. Thomas Gorman, judgment, Oct. 20, 1841

Folder 18—Papers of George Watson and Hardy Pope

  1. Watson and Pope Vs. Gibson Clarke over debt of $67; 7 documents, 1831
  2. Watson and Pope vs. John Brocus over debt of $87.79; 5 documents; 1831-1832
  3. William Gasquet, James Gasquet, Peter Coneroy, Henry Parish, Daniel Parish and Joseph Kemohan vs. Watson and Pope over damages worth $2500; 6 documents, 3 attached to each other; 1831
  4. Artaman Hill, Howard Henderson, and Moulton Bullock vs. Watson and Pope over $1000; 6 documents, 1831
  5. Watson and Pope for Gasquet vs. John Thomson over debt of $135.36; 6 documents, 1831
  6. Watson and Pope for A. Fisk vs. John Hays; 9 documents; 1831
  7. Watson and Pope for A. Fisk vs. Jacob Segrist over $205.78; 5 documents, 1831
  8. Watson and Pope for A. Fisk vs. Peter Buchan over $50.56; 3 docs; 1831
  9. Watson and Pope for Bonny and Baker vs. Amaziah Ingram; 4 documents; 1831
  10. Watson and Pope for A. Fish vs. John Conger over $239.32; 4 documents; 1831
  11. Watson and Pope vs. Martin Powell over $327.67; 4 documents; 1831
  12. Watson and pope for A. Fisk vs. Thomas Wade; 3 documents; 1831
  13. Watson and Pope vs. James Davis; 2 documents; 1831
  14. Watson and Pope vs. Elijak Parlin; 3 documents, 2 attached to each other; 1831
  15. Watson and Pope vs. Charles Ritchy; 2 documents attached to each other; 1831
  16. Watson and Pope vs. John Conger and Horace Carpinter; 1 document; 1831
  17. Watson and Pope for Bonny and Baker vs. John Deen and John booth; 2 documents; 1831
  18. Watson and Pope for Bonny and Baker vs. James Harris; 1 document; 1831
  19. Watson and Pope for Alvarez Fisk vs. James Thompson; 1 document; 1831
  20. Watson and pope vs. Samuel Matthews; 1 document; 1831
  21. Watson and Pope vs. Jacob Segrist and Isaac Connelly; 2 documents; 1832
  22. Watson and Pope for Alvarez Fisk vs. John Hays et. al.; 1 document; 1733
  23. Protest; Watson and Pope; March 29. 1831

Folder 19—Papers of George Watson

  1. George Watson and Earnest Watson to D. W. Brazeale; Bail Bond;l June 20. 1810
  2. Earnest Watson and George Watson to John Hamilton; Bail Bond; March 25, 1811
  3. Patterson vs. George Watson; Fi. Fa.; January 5, 1813
  4. Frage vs. G. B. Watson; Fi. Fa.; Dec. 18, 1813
  5. Watson and Henry Middleton; Rep. Bond; Oct. 31, 1815
  6. Smith vs. G. Watson; Bond and fi. fa. Aug 27, 1816
  7. Francis Wood vs. Geo. Watson; 4 documents; 1819
  8. Samuel Overton vs. Geo. Watson; 6 documents; 1819
  9. Bank of Mississippi vs. Louis Cronly, Geo. Watson, and E. W. Hairing; 4 documents; 1831, 1833
  10. William Causlin, Geo. Watson vs. Edward Ragsdale, fi. fa.; Jan. 30, 1832
  11. Hodge, Alden Manifield, and William Goodin vs. Geo. Watson; 4 documents; 1841
  12. Fidilea S. Hunt vs. Geo. Watson, fi.fa., 1848

Folder 20—George B. Watson on behalf of J. H. Gascoigne vs. David Jones

            6 documents, July 1830-November 1832


Box 2

Folder 1—Litigation of the Wells Family

  1. Papers of Williams Wells conducting business for John Wells in State of Georgia; 5 documents; 1795
  2. Letter to Clerk of St. Helena Parish; March 6, 1835
  3. Receipt for taxes, Susannah Wells; Feb. 23, 1816
  4. Memo of expenses for cotton, S. Wells; 1815
  5. Account of Susanna Wells to John Leonard; 3 documents; 1815
  6. Union Bank of Louisiana vs. William Wells; 9 documents, 3 attached; 1830-1833
  7. James Wells vs. Robert Brown; 4 documents; 1831
  8. John Holloway vs. William Wells; 5 documents; 1833
  9. John J. Arbuthnot vs. William Wells and John Womack; 5 documents; 1839
  10. William Wells vs. Absalom Wells; 3 documents; 1815
  11. Lanier vs. Pearson Wells, evidence, n.d.

Folder 2—Williams Wells vs. Jeremiah Brown, Nancy Draughton, and Stephen Draughton

Documents relating to case over land sale in succession of Abner Womack; 15 documents; 1846-1849

Folder 3—Edwin R. Wells et. al. vs. William Wells, et. al.

Case over land claim at Sec. 16, T6S R7E; 10 documents; 1883-1884, 1886

Folder 4—Dismukes Family Papers

  1. Nancy Wilson vs. Ephraim Dismukes, separation petition and settlement; 4 documents; 1811
  2. John leonard vs. Nancy Wilson, petition; 1818
  3. C. Terry vs. Nancy Dismukes, bond; 1819
  4. State vs. Nancy Dismukes, oath; 1819
  5. E. Dismukes and Nancy Dismukes vs. Abner Womack; 12 documents; 1820-1822, 1849
  6. Gabriel Grice vs. Ephraim Dismukes; regards curatorship; 3 documents; 1824
  7. Nancy Dismukes vs. John Siberro; 1 document; 1829
  8. Bill of sale from Nancy Dismukes to Mrs. Moses Richardson; 2 documents; 1838
  9. Nancy Dismuckes vs. Abraham Womaeck, Jr. over $450 for a mortgage on a tract of land; 7 documents; 1847-1848
  10. Receipt from N. Dismukes to N. Baylis, 1850
  11. Tax Receipt, Nancy Dismukes, 1849
  12. Tax receipt, Nancy Dismukes and Moses Richardson, 1850
  13. Nancy Dismukes vs. Levi Wells, account 1856
  14. Asenth Dismukes vs. Jesse Hill, over succession of Nancy Dismukes; 5 documents; 1856-1857

Folder 5—Davenport Family Litigation

  1. Marriage permission and bond for James Davenport to marry Emily Cook; August 1814
  2. George Purvis for James Irvin vs. James Davenport over $50; 6 documents; 1820-1821
  3. Emily Davenport vs. James Slaiter for rent; 4 documents; 1827
  4. Rob Henderson McCay vs. David Davenport for $200 in damages; 2 documents; 1827
  5. Absalom Breedlove and Daniel Greenleaf for the use of John Watt vs. David Davenport for $94.61 fi. fa.; 1828
  6. Thomas Cotton, James Cotton, and John Watt (Cottens and Watt for use of C. Dart and Co. vs. David Davenport over $362.02; 2 documents; 1828
  7. William Davenport vs. Joseph Bemis, summons; Mar. 7, 1832
  8. F. Offutt and Co. vs. James Davenport Jr. fi. fa; Feb. 15, 1825
  9. B.M. Studman and Co. vs. Ephraim davenport over debt of $142.15 for labor; 5 documents; 1835
  10. David Davenport vs. John Killian; 6 documents; 1845
  11. Receipt from Malina Herndon to Mrs. Davenport; Sept. 11, 1858
  12. Receipt from Malinda Herndon to Mrs. Davenport; Sept. 11, 1858
  13. D. W. Davenport vs. D.J. Davenport; 1 document; Dec. 17, 1875
  14. D.D. Davenport vs. B.M. Hulbert; 4 documents; 1876

Folder 6—Litigation of Glass and Core Families

  1. F. Cumming vs. J. Mink, answer, filed Mar. 7, 1814
  2. Account and settlement of Jain Spiller to Pleasant Glass; May 1815, Nov. 1815
  3. David Kemp, curator vs. Pleasant Glass over the estate of Chandler Lindsey; filed Sept. 11, 1815
  4. Receipt issued by Pleasant Glass; December 10, 1815
  5. Papers of John Core; 6 documents; July 1817
  6. Oath of William Cunningham; July 26, 1817

Folder 7—Litigation of the Settoon Family

  1. Oath of Elisha Waller on Cotton claim; June 7, 1818
  2. Letter to Samuel Settoon, n.d.
  3. Petition of Samuel Sttoon to Kennedy; Mar. 19, 1821
  4. Samuel Settoon vs. Blassingham Spiller; 6 documents; 1820-1822
  5. Fill of sale to Calvin Simms from Mary Core; Aug. 18.1820
  6. Account and receipt of Samuel Settoon indebted to James Widney; 1820
  7. Bill to James McMullans; Aug 10. 1821
  8. Jackson and Reynolds cs. Samuel Settoon; 7 documents; 1823-1829
  9. Samuel Settoon vs. Michael Eldrdge; 6 documents; 1822
  10. Settoon vs. George Spiller; 2 documents; 1824
  11. Proceedings of family meeting for Heirs of Nancy Kinchin; May 12, 1823
  12. Robert Fluker vs. Settoon; 3 documents; 1823
  13. Citation; A. Bookter vs. John Wilks; 1823
  14. U. Elwell vs. Settoon; 4 documents; 1825
  15. Settoon vs. Weathersby; 3 documents, 1831
  16. Letter to Judge Leonard from Elijah Settoon; Nov. 20, 1833
  17. Letter to Samuel Leonard from Bartholomew Settoon; Oct. 27, 1834
  18. Letter to Samuel Leonard from John Settoon; Oct. 27, 1834

Folder 8—C. Eldridge vs. Samuel Settoon

            Case over a debt; 17 documents; 1823

Folder 9—Litigation of Rheams Family

  1. Order for saddles for Tobias and Benjamin Rheams, n.d.
  2. Petition, Jacob Rheams vs. J. George, 1820
  3. Jacob Smith vs. Jacob Rheams; 2 documents; 1821
  4. Thomas Davidson vs. Benjamin Rheams; 2 documents; 1837
  5. Richard Wade vs. Benjamin Rheams; 3 documents; 1839-1840
  6. John F. Drake vs. Rheams & Co.; 9 documents; 1843-1854
  7. Receipt, Rheams and Tate; June 3, 1846
  8. Bond, Rheams and Tate for Retailing Liquor; June 3, 1846
  9. Authorization of William Collinsworth to his wife Ann Hodges to bring suit against Union Bank of Louisiana—filed Aug. 18, 1846
  10. Character reference for Tobias Rheams in his effort to get right to sell liquor; July 1847
  11. Tobias Rheams, bond to retail liquor; July 5, 1847
  12. Inventory of the Succession of David Rheams; filed Sept. 25, 1852

Folder 10—Litigation of the Reddin Family

  1. Reddin vs. Early; 4 documents; 1823
  2. William Reddin vs. Stephen Lacy; 7 documents; 1824
  3. Lacy vs. Reddin; 1 document; 1824
  4. Transfer of land to John Holloway; Feb. 25, 1840
  5. Transfer of slaves from Williams Reddin to Nancy Harvin; Oct. 10, 1840
  6. Act of sale and mortgage from William Reddin and Grace Reddin to Hillary Kemp; filed September 4, 1843
  7. Transfer of land to John Davidson of Livingston Parish; Sept. 28, 1843
  8. Geo. Reddin vs. Heirs of Wm. Reddin, 1859

Folder 11—Papers of Michael Stilley

  1. Delila L. Stilley, amount of money paid by her
  2. Thomas and David Kemp vs. Michael Stilley; 10 documents
  3. Promissory note Michael Stilley to Jesse McMahon; Aug. 27, 1817
  4. Promissory note, Stilley to George Gorman; Jan. 1, 1820
  5. Promissory note, Stilley to Wm. Gibbins; Jan. 27, 1821
  6. Promissory note, Stilley to Samuel Settoon; Apr. 19, 1822
  7. Promissory note from M. Stilley, Jun. 17, 1822
  8. Promissory note from M. Stilley to Frederick Starns; Jan. 1, 1823
  9. Receipt of D. Stilley to Webb, 1823
  10. Promissory note, M. Stilley to Jacob Smith, Jan. 20, 1823
  11. Promissory note, M. Stilley to A. Bookter; Feb. 21, 1823
  12. Promissory note, M. Stilley to James Nettles; Mar. 13, 1823
  13. Promissory note, M. Stilley to Elijah Pearson, Mar. 17, 1823
  14. Promissory note, M. Stilley to Luis Woolf, Mar. 17, 1823
  15. Account of M. Stilley to Peirson and Blue, 1823
  16. Account of M, stilley to Thomas Jewell, Mar. 21, 1824
  17. Promissory note James Starnes to Dempsey Kemp; Apr 27. 1824
  18. Account of James Starnes
  19. Account of Michael Stilley to Thomas Kennedy, Oct. 20, 1724
  20. Lewis Woolf vs. Michael Stilley; 7 documents; 1718-1723
  21. Jacob Smithy vs. Michael Stilley; 6 documents; 1720- 1825
  22. Promissory note of M. Stilley to Lewis Woolf; Jan. 1, 1820
  23. George Gorman vs. Michael Stilley; 3 documents; 1821

Folder 12—Alexander Freeland vs. Michael Stilley

            Case fought over possession of a slave; 22 documents; 1817-1819

Folder 13—Papers of John Stilley

  1. Petition in John Stilley vs. E. B. Starnes; Feb. 20, 1868
  2. Injunction bond of John Stilley; Feb. 20, 1868
  3. Citation for E.B. Starnes, Feb. 27, 1868
  4. Citation for Sheriff William Carter, St. Helena Parish; Feb. 27, 1868
  5. Receipt of EB Starnes to John Stilley; May 5, 1868
  6. Promissory note, Apr. 12, 1810

Folder 14—Litigation of Prestley Stephenson

  1. Account of Thomas McCleary and White, 1811
  2. Prestley Stephenson vs. Abner P. Womack, Jr. petition; Sept. 1, 1830
  3. Isaac Kemp vs. Prestley Stephenson; 3 documents; 1831
  4. John Johnson vs. Prestley Stephenson; 7 documents; 1833

Folder 15—Prestley Stephenson and Henry Thompson cases

  1. Henry L. Thompson vs. Prestley Stephenson; 12 documents; 1831-1832
  2. Prestley Stephenson vs. Henry L. Thompson; 10 documents; 1828-1830

Folder 16—Litigation of John and George Holloway

  1. Transfer of slaves from Arthur Weathersby to Frederick Starnes, n.d.
  2. Transfer from J. Kinchin to John Holloway, Oct. 11, 1830
  3. Transfer from John Holloway to T.G. Davidson, Jan. 4, 1832
  4. John Holloway vs. William Wells and Prestley Stephenson; 4 documents; 1834
  5. Abraham Morris vs. George Holloway and wife; 4 documents; 1838-1844
  6. Estate of James Goff, John Holloway, admin. vs. Joseph Young; 5 documents, 1838-1844
  7. John Holloway vs. Robert Hodges; 4 documents; 1841
  8. John Holloway use of Mrs. S. Wheat vs. George Lea; Mar. 17, 1840
  9. Appraisal of slaves, Dec. 1840
  10. John Holloway vs. Sarah Glasscock; 3 documents; 1843
  11. Letter to John Holloway from David D. Armsby; June 18, 1845
  12. John Holloway vs. Goodman Davis; 1 documents; Mar. 4, 1848
  13. Notice to vacate for Moses Glasscock; Dec. 15, 1871

Folder 17—Litigation of Isaac Kemp

  1. John Robertson vs. Isaac Kemp; 6 documents; 1803-1806
  2. Isaac Kemp vs. John Killian; 5 documents; 1833-1834

Folder 18—Litigation of Elijah L. Clark

  1. Seth Rendell vs. Elijah L. Clark, James King, and P. B. Griffin; 4 documents; 1819-1820
  2. Eli. Clark vs. Thomas and Phil Dixon; 2 documents; 1828
  3. E.L. Clark vs. Daniel McDonald; 2 documents; 1828
  4. Account of Lydia Truly to Mason, Mitchell, and Pyke, 1830-1831
  5. Thomas A. Compton of James Shaw and Co. vs. Elijah L. Clarke; 2 documents; 1832, 1834
  6. Sarah Stilley vs. E.L. Clark; 4 documents; 1832-1834
  7. Mason and Pyke use of S.A. Mason vs. Elijah L. Clark and wife, Lydia Clark; 8 documents; 1833-1834
  8. Thornton Davis vs. Elijah L. Clark; 3 documents; May 1834
  9. Thornton Davis vs. E.L. Clarke; 2 documents; 1834
  10. Thornton Davis vs. E. L. Clarke; 1 document; Feb. 10, 1835
  11. Thomas Compton vs. E.L. Clarke; 1 document; May 1835
  12. Thomas Compton vs. Samuel Peters; 1 document; May 1835
  13. Douglas Cooper vs. E.L. Clarke; 3 documents; 1834
  14. Douglas Cooper vs. E.L. Clarke; 3 documents; 1835
  15. Mason and Pyke use of S.A. Mason vs. E.L. Clarke and wife; 2 documents; 1835
  16. Mason and Pyke use of S.A. Mason vs. E. L. Clarke and wife, 1 document; 1835
  17. Volney Stamps, Wm. Irish, and James Maury vs. E.L. Clark; 1 document; Mar. 31, 1837
  18. Stamps, Irish, and Maury vs. E.L. Clark; 1 document; no date
  19. James Maury vs. E.L. Clarke; 4 documents; 1847
  20. R.H. Hardin vs. Sarah Wheat; fi. fa.; 1848
  21. Andrew Wilson vs. Richard M. Moore; fi. fa.; 1848

Folder 19—Litigation of Thomas Going

  1. Charles Lee vs. Thomas Going; 1 document; n.d.
  2. Daniel Vertner vs. Thomas Going; 28 document; 1814-1819
  3. Thomas Tracy vs. Thomas Going; 15 documents; 1829-1830

Folder 20—Litigation of Skipeth Durbin

  1. Skipeth Durbin vs. E. and L. Spiller; 8 documents; 1866-1868
  2. Skipeth Durbin vs. Burton and Amacker; 4 documents; 1866-1867

Folder 21—Litigation of Ann Corbet

  1. Ann Corbet, curatrix, vs. Jonathan Kemp; 2 documents; 1814
  2. Smelser and wife vs. Sanders and wife; 1 document; 1816
  3. William Spiller vs. Ann Corbet, curaterix; 3 documents; Sept. 1815
  4. Sheriff’s fee for Ann Corbet; Dec. 21, 1815
  5. Robert Pavers vs. Ann Corbet, curaterix; 2 documents; Dec. 1815
  6. Citation and acct. for Ann Corbet; Dec. 21, 1815
  7. D. Kemp, et. al. vs. Ann Corbet; 1 document; Feb. 6. 1816

Folder 22—Dennis Corbet vs. Ann Corbet

Case over the separation of bed and board; 28 documents; 1811-1814

Folder 23—Peter Kemp Litigation

  1. Transfer from Thomas Clayton to M. Bookter, 1834
  2. Peter Kemp vs. John Moody; 15 documents; 1836-1837
  3. Rebecca Bookter vs. Peter Kemp; 16 documents; 1846-1867

Folder 24—Litigation of Moses Wolf

  1. Benjamin Weil vs. Moses Wolf; 21 documents; 1854-1856
  2. John Sharkey vs. R.V. McMichael; 2 documents; 1855
  3. Moses Wolf vs. Young Bankston; 10 documents; 1856-1857
  4. Pinkard steele and Co. vs. Moses Wolf; 6 documents; 1867
  5. Letter to P. Phillips; Nov. 12, 1873
  6. Moses Wolf vs. Emanuel Robins; 13 documents; 1873-1892

Folder 25—Litigation of Thomas White

  1. Thomas White vs. William Brocus and his executors; 5 documents; 1806-1807
  2. Thomas White vs. Thomas Calvit; 3 documents; 1809

Folder 26—Litigation of Jeremiah Watson, Jr.

  1. Jeremiah Watson, Jr. vs. C. Dart and Co.; 4 documents; 1827-1828
  2. Harris and Jordan vs. Jeremiah Watson, Jr.; 5 documents; 1828

Folder 27—Litigation of Robert Ashley

  1. Account, n.d.
  2. Correspondence of Robert Ashley, 1806
  3. Transfer of a slave from Matthew Moss to John Leybourn—Mar. 3, 1809
  4. Testimony of Ruth Noble—Aug. 29, 1812
  5. John Cummins, William Scott and Robert Ashley by Joshua Clark, their attorney vs. B. Watkins; 4 documents; 1807-1808
  6. Claiborne Co., MS; Robert Ashley vs. Thomas Harrington; 4 documents; 1808-1812
  7. John Leybourn vs. Robert Ashley; 10 documents; 1809-1812

Folder 28—John Clarke vs. Robert Ashley

Claiborne Co., MS; 16 documents; 1810-1812

Folder 29—Litigation of Gibson Clark Sr. and Jr. (all cases from Claiborne Co. MS)

  1. Thomas Crabb vs. Gibson Clark; 7 documents; 1804-1808
  2. David Lattimore vs. Gibson Clark, Sr.; 4 documents; 1812
  3. Trigg, Dougherty, and Co. vs. Gibson Clark, Sr. and Gibson Clark, Jr.; 5 documents; 1812-1814
  4. Jesse Nelson vs. Gibson Clarke and James Chambers; 5 documents; 1822
  5. B.M. Stedman vs. Gibson Clark; 14 documents; 1833-1836

Folder 30—Legal Papers of W.H. Wooldridge (all cases from Claiborne Co., MS Territory)

  1. W.H. Wooldridge vs. Charles Patterson and Co.; 4 documents; 1810-1811
  2. John Wilkins vs. William H. Wooldridge; 4 documents; 1812-1813
  3. Richard Cotton vs. W.H. Wooldridge; 3 documents; 1811-1812
  4. W.H. Wooldridge vs. S.C. Hall; 2 documents; 1811

Folder 31—Litigation of Thomas Webb (all cases from St. Helena Parish, LA)

  1. Thomas Webb vs. Hezekiah Thompson; 34 documents; 1835-1849
  2. Thomas Webb vs. Wilford Kemp; 7 documents; 1838-1841

Folder 32—Litigation of William Kinchin

  1. Elizabeth Davis vs. William Kinchin; 4 documents; 1821-1822
  2. Daniel Jones vs. William Kinchin; 6 documents; 1825-1827

Folder 33—Litigation against NOLA/Jackson and Great Northern Railroad Company

  1. James Vincent vs. NOLA/ Jackson and Great Northern Railroad Company; 13 documents; 1861-1869
  2. Mrs. Z.A. Walker vs. NOLA/Jackson and Great Northern Railroad Company; 9 documents; 1866
  3. James Dixon vs. NOLA/Jackson and Great Northern Railroad Company; 15 documents; 1866-1871
  4. Rob. Creevey vs. NOLA/Jackson and Great Northern Railroad Company; 1 document; Apr. 1861
  5. Jacob Watts vs. NOLA/ Jackson and Great Northern Railroad Company; 3 documents; 1863, 1866

Folder 34—Katherine O’Neil vs. Yazoo and Mississippi Valley Railroad Company

            Louisiana, 1st Circuit Court, Amite City; 2 documents; Jan. 13, 1913

Folder 35—Litigation against the Kentwood, Greensburg, and Southwestern RR Co. (cases from St. Helena Parish, LA)

  1. Pierce Phillips vs. Kentwood, Greensburg, and Southwestern RR Co; 2 documents; 1914, 1917
  2. J.H. Martin vs. Kentwood, Greensburg, and Southwestern RR Co; 2 documents; 1920
  3. Pierce Phillips vs. Kentwood Greensburg, and the Southwestern RR Co.; 1 document- Note Testimony

Folder 36—Litigation against the Illinois Central Railroad

  1. M.J. Hayden vs. Illinois Central Railroad; 3 documents; 1899
  2. Marion Dean vs. Illinois Central Railroad; 2 documents; 1899
  3. Arthur Isom vs. Illinois Central Railroad; 10 documents; 1899-1907
  4. Jos. Demarco vs. the Illinois Central Railroad; 1 document; 1917
  5. Ben Hall vs. Illinois Central Railroad; 2 documents; 1917
  6. Ellen Johnson vs. Illinois Central Railroad; 1 documents; 1895
  7. Leander Stevens and wife vs. Illinois Central Railroad, Petition, 1904

Folder 36b – Litigation against the Illinois Central Railroad

  1. Envelope labeled “Thomas E. Warner, Est., Amite City, LA” from Wells- inside 8 documents including Note from the Office of Thomas E. Warner and summons
  2. H.D. Corbin vs. Illinois Central Railroad; 26 documents;1892-1893
  3. J.O. Corbin vs. Illinois Central Railroad; 1 document; 1893

Folder 37—Kindred Williams Legal Papers

  1. Kindred Williams vs. E. Hooper, J. Hooper, Jane Watson, and Samuel Watson; 10 documents; 1822
  2. Account of Kindred Williams to L. Bormeaze, 1841

Box 3

Folder 1—Eliza Chaney, wife vs. Needham Cook, husband

            Separation of property and divorce; St. Helena Parish, LA; 46 documents; 1832-1836

Folder 2—David Kemp vs. William Sharpert

Over breach of contract with delivery and sale of cotton seeds; St. Helena Parish, LA; 4 documents; 1818

Folder 3—Fred Starnes vs. John Hodges

Over $136 debt to succession of Kennedy and Bartlett; St. Helena Parish, LA; 4 documents, 1839

Folder 4—Margaret Morris vs. Merrit Kemp

Over illegal possession of a tract of land; St. Helena Parish, LA; 5 documents; May 1839

Folder 5—Avery Breed vs. J. Rapshier, et. al.

Over taking illegal possession of bark meant to be sold; St. Helena Parish, LA; 16 documents; June-Oct. 1815

Folder 6—Jeremiah Watson vs. Henry Cheek

Over contracted labor costs; Jefferson Co, MS Territory; 13 documents; 1811-1812, 1830

Folder 7—John Powell vs. Zachariah Worley

Over Partnership in owning a sawmill; St. Helena Parish, LA; 28 documents; 1857-1858

Folder 8—Alex Davidson vs. James McPherson

Over assault and theft of a horse; St. Helena Parish, LA; 4 documents; 1822

Folder 9—Litigation of James Cooper

  1. James Kenily vs. James Cooper; 6 documents; 1837-1838
  2. Mabon Cooper vs. James Cooper, et. al.; 7 documents; 1838-1840

Folder 10—William Wheat vs. Robert Conn

Over debt of $50 regarding the sale of a slave; Yazoo Co., MS; 13 documents; 1820, 1828-1829

Folder 11—Harvey Days vs. Elias Hoff and William Hurst

For slander and defamation of character; St. Helena Parish, LA; 24 documents; 1836-1840

Folder 12—Rachael Rannels vs. Jordan West

Over debt of $175 for purchase of house and land in Montpelier; St. Helena Parish, LA; 12 documents; 1829-1831

Folder 13—D. Hadden vs. Mrs. C.E. Dunbar

Over debt of $350 for freight and carriage from Amite City to Mobile; St. Helena Parish, LA; 9 documents; 1863-1864

Folder 14—James Walker vs. Robert Wingfield

Over debt of $1000 for accommodating the steamboat “Iriquois;” St. Helena Parish, LA; 24 documents; 1859-1860

Folder 15—Stephen Richardson vs. William Dennis, Jr.

Over open account for medical services; St. Helena Parish, LA; 2 documents; 1854, 1856

Folder 16—Moses Richardson vs. William Jones

Over special mortgage of a slave; St. Helena Parish, LA; 5 documents; 1841

Folder 17—Alex Johnson vs. T.K. Davis

Over the use of a horse; St. Helena Parish, LA; 6 documents; 1875

Folder 18—Samuel Haeden et. als. Vs. Mrs. Francis Haeden et. als.

Over debt of $283.40; Tangipahoa Parish, LA; 5 documents; 1898-1899

Folder 19—James Hogg vs. Gideon Matlock

Over $214.12 for goods; Claiborne Co., MS; 5 documents; 1804-1805

Folder 20—Hillary Kemp vs. E.O. Kemp, et. al.

To prevent defendant from seizing plaintiff’s property; St. Helena Parish, LA; 34 documents; 1853-1857

Folder 21—Jacob Smith vs. David Salisbury

Over debt of $250 from a shooting match between both parties; St. Helena Parish, LA; 4 documents; 1822

Folder 22—Elizabeth McClendon vs. John Van

For separation of property; St. Helena Parish, LA; 7 documents; 1842

Folder 23—James Derrah vs. Isaac Watson

Over debt of $250; Claiborne Co., MS; 4 documents; 1838-1839

Folder 24—Alexander Carmichael, use of Hunt and Smith, vs. John Alston

Over debt of $404; Claiborne Co., MS; 15 documents; 1808-1813

Folder 25—William Pearson vs. Ephrain Bates

Over debt of $141.81 for goods, merchandise, liquor and rent for the plantation; St. Helena Parish, LA; 12 documents; 1838-1841

Folder 26—R.M. Singleton vs. M. Hendry

Over $57 debt for agreement to grow cotton on Plaintiff’s land; St. Helena Parish, LA; 3 documents; 1877

Folder 27—A. Ellis vs. J. Crane and E. Watson

Over debt of $1100; Claiborne Co., MS; 3 documents; 1820

Folder 28—Litigation of Samuel Hutchinson

  1. Simpson Hutchinson vs. Samuel Hutchinson; St. Helena Parish, LA; 8 documents; 1868-1871
  2. Petition for William Hutchinson vs. Samuel Hutchinson

Folder 29—Sameul Rainer vs. Hillary Kemp

Over a debt of $500 on a mortgage of a slave; St. Helena Parish, LA; 14 documents; 1831-1832

Folder 30—Edward Gorman and wife vs. Daniel Gallagher

Over contract to start a mercantile house in Montpelier; St. Helena Parish, LA; 7 documents; 1830-1831

Folder 31—L.J. Patenote vs. Walter O’Eldridge

Over $750 for sawmill and equipment, defendant sold it, but did not own it; Tangipahoa Parish, LA; 3 documents; 1904

Folder 32—Hunt and Smith vs. John Cochran

Over debt of $42.85 for goods; Claiborne Co., MS; 6 documents; 1805-1806

Folder 33—Wilford Hoggatt vs. Thomas Woods

Over $450 debt; Warren Co., MS; 5 documents; 1813-1814

Folder 34—James Durbin vs. Helena Spencer

Over a $560 debt; St. Helena Parish; 4 documents; 1866-1867

Folder 35—John Glasscock, Sr. vs. Henry Melton

About charges of trespassing and taking land; St. Helena Parish, LA; 16 documents; 1837-1841

Folder 36—A. Montgomery vs. Earnest Watson

Over a debt of $100; Claiborne, MS; 4 documents; 1809-1813

Folder 37—William Rounds vs. Isaac and Abraham Pennington

Over debt of $250; St. Helena Parish, LA; 5 documents; 1839

Folder 38—Robert Dunbar vs. Mitchell McCullagh

Over debt of $969; Claiborne, MS; 11 documents; 1810-1813

Folder 39—Ebeneezer Rees vs. Bennett Truly

Over debt of $517.97; Claiborne Co., MS; 3 documents; 1802, 1812

Folder 40—Shubal and Romanta Tillotson vs. A.J. Singleton

Over a debt of $95; Claiborne Co., MS; 4 documents; 1831, 1833

Folder 41—John Craig vs. John Altson

Over $23 in seed cotton to be given to Craig; Claiborne Co., MS; 8 documents; 1809-1812

Folder 42—Selden Minor vs. O.B. Goodrich

Over debt of $756.14; Claiborne Co., MS; 6 documents; 1830-1831

Folder 43—William Burcae vs. D. Brazeal

Over debt of $282; Claiborne Co., MS; 7 documents; 1808-1812

Folder 44—Parmenas Briscoe vs. Samuel Clark and George Clark

Over debt of $70 in beaver fur; Claiborne Co., MS; 7 documents; 1822-1824

Folder 45—Feilder Offutt vs. Elijah Clarke and Elijah L. Clarke

Over debt of $1100 for a slave; Claiborne Co., MS; 14 documents; 1818-1820

Folder 46—John Jay Wanzer vs. John Hastings

Over debt of $751.92; Claiborne Co., MS; 5 documents; 1838-1839

Folder 47—Lydia Dowell vs. James Watson

Plea of trespass to sum of $500; Claiborne Co., MS; 6 documents; 1834

Folder 48—Cochran and Lindsay vs. John Clarke

Over $280 in goods; Claiborne Co., MS; 6 documents; 1805-1807

Folder 49—Robert Duncan vs. James Parker and William Quigley

Over defendants illegally cutting timber on plaintiff’s land; St. Helena Parish, LA; 6 documents; 1832

Folder 50—Henry H. Bankston vs. Mary Frank

Over sale of a horse; St. Helena Parish, LA; 5 documents; 1865

Folder 51—Robert Rose vs. William Matthews

Documents are testimony related to the case; St. Helena Parish, LA; 3 documents; 1843-1844

Folder 52—John Cummins vs. James Duley

Over debt of $200; Claiborne Co., MS; 3 documents; 1808, 1812

Folder 53—Peter Vandron vs. Solomon Whitley

Over damages of $250 dollars, 2 bales of cotton, gin, and other goods; Claiborne Co., MS; 6 documents; 1805

Folder 54—Samuel Flower vs. James and Bennet Truly

Over $96.49 debt; Claiborne Co. MS; 6 documents; 1803-1812

Folder 55—Cochran Murdock vs. Josias Ailsworth

Over damages in the amount of $250; Claiborne Co., MS; 7 documents; 1806-1811

Folder 56—Thomas Wade vs. Isaac Choat

For defamation of character; Claiborne Co. MS; 11 documents; 1832

Folder 57—John Waller vs. John Cook

Over a debt of 209 pounds, 12 shillings and 9 pence in Kentucky money; Claiborne Co., MS; 9 documents; 1830-1835

Folder 58—Presley Kemp vs. Edmund Dorsey

Over a debt of $108 for a labor contract on Kemp’s plantation; St. Helena Parish, LA; 6 documents; 1869

Folder 59—George B. Watson vs. Jeremiah Watson

Dispute over $6000 in slaves; Claiborne Co., MS; 31 documents; 1801, 1830-1831

Folder 60—William Rhody cases

  1. Sarah Ann Nichol vs. William Rhody; Tangipahoa Parish, LA; 9 documents; 1895-1899
  2. Annie Reinerth vs. William Rhody; Tangipahoa Parish, LA; 15 documents; 1899-1900

Folder 61—Mrs. H. Miller vs. Mrs. J.E. Johnson

Tangipahoa Parish, LA; 8 documents; 1879-1880

Folder 62—Wang and Cotton vs. H. Saal and Co.

Over a debt of $137.83 for goods and merchandise; Tangipahoa Parish, LA; 3 documents; 1879-1880

Folder 63—Earnest Watson vs. James Crane

Over a debt of $600; Claiborne Co., MS; 13 documents; 1819-1820

Folder 64—Benjamin vs. William Lisle

Plaintiff claims to be an unlawfully enslaved freedman; Claiborne Co., MS; 18 documents; 1830-1833

Folder 65—Earnest Watson vs. Samuel Mason

Over damages of $300; Claiborne Co., MS; 8 documents; 1819-1820

Folder 66—J.J. Boswell vs. P. Eivers

Over a breach of contract; Lawrence Co., MS; 5 documents; 1862, 1868

Folder 67—Daniel McDougall vs. James Robinson

Over a debt of $830.14; Claiborne Co., MS; 6 documents; 1844, 1846-1847

Folder 68—Peter McIntyre vs. J.C. Gaithwaite

Claiborne Co., MS; 4 documents; 1841-1842

Folder 69—Duncan McIntyre vs. Baynard Turpin and Peter McIntyre

Claiborne Co., MS; 4 documents; 1840-1841

Folder 70—Madeline and Isabella Eivers vs. W.J. Armstrong

Over a land dispute; Lawrence Co., MS; 30 documents; 1900-1901


Box 4

Folder 1—William Durbin vs. Edward Hoover

Over a debt of $100; Tangipahoa Parish, LA; 20 documents; 1877-1878

Folder 2—R.A. Cobin vs. O.P. London and J.D. Hughes

Over a breach of contract operating a sawmill; Tangipahoa Parish, LA; 12 documents; 1887

Folder 3—Charles Patterson vs. Gibson Clarke et. al.

Claiborne Co, MS; 2 documents; 1813, 1814

Folder 4—C. Anderson vs. L. Highland

Over a $67 debt for keeping a man (Joshua Sanders) safe in jail; St. Helena Parish, LA; 6 documents; 1821-1824

Folder 5—John Moore vs. William Blackwell

Over a debt of $97; St. Helena Parish, LA; 7 documents; 1865-1869

Folder 6—Robert Duncan vs. Lydia Hyland

Over a debt of $93 to guard an incarcerated man (Joshua Sanders); St. Helena Parish, LA; 8 documents; 1821

Folder 7—Elizabeth [Kemp] Veirs vs. Nathaniel Amacker et. al.

To stop the seizure of property; St. Helena Parish, LA; 4 documents; 1847-1850

Folder 8—Gideon Tillwell vs. Bradberry

Claiborne Co., MS; 4 documents; 1830, 1831

Folder 9—John Smith vs. D.W. Breazeale

Claiborne Co., MS; 5 documents; 1809, 1812

Folder 10—Francis Lee vs. Thomas Maupin, et. al.

Over a sale of land; Claiborne Co., MS; 5 documents; 1844

Folder 11—R.B. Russel vs. Samuel Luckett

Over the theft of slaves in a dispute over the succession of James Luckett; Claiborne Co., MS; 15 documents, 1838-1839

Folder 12—Ferdinand Claiborne vs. Henry Porter

Over a debt of $39.60; Claiborne Co., MS; 7 documents; 1807-1812

Folder 13—John Murrell vs. William Coursey

Over a parcel of land; Claiborne Co., MS; 10 documents; 1803-1805

Folder 14—Ferdinand Claiborne vs. Gibson Clarke, Jr.

Over $63.86 debt for goods; Claiborne Co., MS; 6 documents; 1804-1806

Folder 15—Peter Candorn vs. Gibson Clarke, Jr.

Claiborne Co., MS; 7 documents, 1805

Folder 16—Trigg, Doughty, and Co. vs. Earnest Watson

Over unpaid debt for goods; Claiborne Co., MS; 12 documents; 1809-1812

Folder 17—Lucy Burgess vs. O.P. Loudon

Over a land dispute’ Tangipahoa Parish, LA; 12 documents; 1886-1893

Folder 18—Malcolm Blue vs. Thomas Davidson

St. Helena Parish, LA; 7 documents; 1832

Folder 19—William Carter and Robert Carter vs. K.A. George and Thomas Newsom

St. Helena Parish, LA; 4 documents; 1867, 1869, 1875

Folder 20—Elijah L. McCoy vs. Jonathan D. Kemp

Over the illegal detaining of oxen; St. Helena Parish, LA; 10 documents; 1864

Folder 21—George Robbins, Samuel Painter, and Nathan Green vs. John Hastings

Over a debt of $1369.43; Claiborne Co., MS; 11 documents; 1836-1841

Folder 22—Thomas Windor vs. Patirck Cogan

Over a debt associated with medical care; Claiborne Co. MS; 5 documents; 1805-1806

Folder 23—Mildred Wells vs. Talbot Arthur

Claiborne Co. MS; 13 documents; 1831

Folder 24—G.K. McCoy vs. Dr. C.M. Sitman

St. Helena Parish, LA; 5 documents; 1902-1903

Folder 25—Hutchinson and Brown vs. American Express Co.

Over $500 debt for mill equipment; Tangipahoa Parish, LA; 3 documents; 1899

Folder 26—Jesse Hayden vs. James Hayden

Tangipahoa Parish, LA; 4 documents; 1899

Folder 27—E. and J. Hooper vs. Samuel Lanier

Over a debt of $300; St. Helena Parish, LA; 4 documents; 1829

Folder 28—Thomas Thompkins vs. G.H. Bradford

Over a $400 penalty for not building an agreed-upon set of mills; St. Helena Parish, LA; 8 documents; 1835-1836

Folder 29—Jacob Smith vs. Samuel Starnes

St. Helena Parish, LA; 5 documents; 1821-1822

Folder 30—Nathaniel Amacker vs. John Arbuthnot and Peter Kemp

St. Helena Parish, LA; 15 documents; 1841, 1843-1844

Folder 31—M.Starns vs. S.A. Bankston

Over cruel and unfair treatment during their marriage;Tangipahoa Parish, LA; 5 documents; 1883-1884

 

Box 5

Folder 1—Simion B. Hennigan vs. William Pearson

Charges of slander and defamation of character; St. Helena Parish, LA; 6 documents; 1842

Folder 2—George Bankston vs. James Bankston, et. al.

Over an inheritance; Tangipahoa Parish, LA; 12 documents; 1875

Folder 3—John Arbuthot vs. James Jolly

Over a debt of $125 for a trade of horses; St. Helena Parish, LA; 20 documents; 1835-1838, 1840

Folder 4—Stanley Viers vs. John Corken, Jr.

Over defamation of the character of Veirs’s daughter, Eliza; St. Helena Parish, LA; 22 documents; 1841-1842

Folder 5—Samuel Middleton, Stephen Middleton, and Henry Middleton vs. Robert Sharkey

For $700, deals with slaves; Claiborne Co., MS; 7 documents; 1830-1831

Folder 6—Rachael Armstrong vs. Rucker Gully

For $2000, deals with a slave; Claiborne Co., MS; 5 documents; 1837-1838

Folder 7—W.H. Strickland vs. W.B. Benson

Over breach of contract; St. Helena Parish, LA; 4 documents; 1854

Folder 8—J. Thompkins vs. Thos. Thompkins

Over a debt of $460 for labor at a sawmill; St. Helena Parish, LA; 14 documents; 1840-1841

Folder 9—Agnes Hoggatt vs. John Morris

Over a separation of property; St. Helena Parish, LA; 10 documents; 1839-1840

Folder 10—Daniel Burnet vs. Will Wooldridge

Over a debt of $120; Claiborne Co. MS; 13 documents; 1806-1808, 1812

Folder 11—Lucie Ham vs. William Powell

Over custody of their youngest child; St. Helena Parish, LA; 5 documents; 1875

Folder 12—John Moore vs. James Dickson and the NOLA/Jackson and Great Northern Railroad Co.

For debt from medical treatment due to company negligence; St. Helena Parish, LA; 8 documents; 1866

Folder 13—Charles Newman vs. Moore and Wolf

Over debt of $281.31; St. Helena Parish, LA; 9 documents; 1854, 1856-1859

Folder 14—Susuan Deacon vs. Edwin Morgan

Over a breach of agreement regarding a hotel “The Southern;” Tangipahoa Parish, LA; 18 documents; 1900

Folder 15—John Core vs. John Salisbury

Assault charges; St. Helena Parish, LA; 6 documents; 1817-1818

Folder 16—Elizabeth Stilley vs. Alexander Freeland

Over theft of slaves; St. Helena Parish, LA; 18 documents; 1811, 1815-1817

Folder 17—F. Starnes vs. Thos. Kennedy

Over a debt of $100; St. Helena Parish, LA; 4 documents, 1819-1821

Folder 18—Thomas Webb vs. Hillary Kemp

Over a debt of $55.50; St. Helena Parish, LA; 6 documents; 1824

Folder 19—John Hays vs. Fernando Gayosa

St. Helena Parish, LA; 2 documents; 1860

Folder 20—Margaret Hart et. al. vs. James Willis

Over a claim to slaves and other personal property; St. Helena Parish, LA; 25 documents; 1825, 1827-1830

Folder 21—Patrick Evers vs. James Woods

Over a debt; St. Helena Parish, LA; 6 documents, 1834-1836

 

Box 6

Folder 1—Heirs of Wm. Spiller vs. John Glascock

Over a tract of land once belonging to Spiller; St. Helena, LA; 8 documents; 1838-1843

Folder 2—Papers of Elisha Spiller

  1. Account of E. Spiller bought of Burton and Amacker; Aug. 7, 1854-Mar. 10, 1855
  2. Account of E. Spiller to NOLA/Jackson and Great Northern Railroad Company; Nov. 1, 1854
  3. Account of E. Spiller to R.S. Morse; Nov. 20, 1854
  4. Account of E. Spiller to Stewart and Co. Oct.-Dec. 1856
  5. Account of E. Spiller to Greenwell Springs; Aug. 23, 1857
  6. Account of E. Spiller to J.H. McMichael; Mar. 3, 1859
  7. Receipt to E. Spiller for smokehouses; May 12, 1860
  8. Account of E. Spiller to W. Lewis; Aug-Dec 1860
  9. Account of E. Spiller to W. Silverstone; Sept-Dec 1860
  10. Account of E. Spiller to Murphy’s Hotel; Jan. 14, 1861

 

Folder 3—Jacob Hyland vs. Walter Leaky and Henry Johnson

Over property in the estate of Robert Sharkey; Claiborne Co., MS; 1812-1815

Folder 4—S. Bullock vs. T. Trader’s Estate

Claiborne Co., MS; 7 documents; 1811-1812

Folder 5—Estate of Daniel Armsby

            12 documents dated 1830-1838

Folder 6—Estate of Alexander Bookter

Accounts, sales, and disputes dated 1813-1833; 66 documents

Folder 7—Estate of Mary Bookter

Accounts, inventory and correspondence dated 1824-1830; 9 documents

Folder 8—Estate of Samuel Bell

3 documents; early 1800s

Folder 9—Estate of John Caffrey

Accounts and summaries from 1810-1815; Claiborne Co., MS; 6 documents

Folder 10—Estate of Matthew Cannon

Accounts and other documents; Lawrence Co., MS; 7 documents; 1833, 1853

Folder 11—Estate of Baynes Carters

3 documents related to the sale of property; St. Helena Parish, LA; 1820

Folder 12—Estate of Gibson Clark

13 documents, including will and inventory of property; St. Helena Parish, LA; 1820-21, 1831

Folder 13—Estate of Elijah Clarke

4 documents related to the estate; Claiborne Co., MS; 1823, 1826

Folder 14—Estate of Jacob Cobb

1 document related to the execution of the will and inventory of property; St. Helena Parish, LA; 1818-1819

Folder 15—Estate of Lewis Crowell

3 documents, including inventory and accounts, 1811

Folder 16—Estate of Timothy Cryer

2 documents related to dispute of the estate; St. Helena Parish, LA; 1813-1814

Folder 17—Estate of Thomas Davidson

7 documents, including inventory, receipts, and distribution of estate; Louisiana; 1817, 1824

Folder 18—Estate of William and Dicy Day

8 documents related to the inventory and partition of the estate; St. Helena Parish, LA; 1852-1854

Folder 19—Estate of Ephraim Davenport

11 documents, including will and inventory; Claiborne Co., MS; 1862-1863, 1868

Folder 20—Estate of Rueben Denham

8 documents, including inventory; St. Helena Parish, LA; 1815-1816

Folder 21—Estate of Manuel Dias

1 document translated to English regard Dias’s land, 1809

Folder 22—Estate of Nancy Dismukes

31 documents, including inventory, sales, and disputes; St. Helena Parish, LA; 1829, 1843, 1854-1859

Folder 23—Estate of Robert Easley

16 documents, including inventory of estate; St. Helena Parish, LA; 1823-1824

Folder 24—Estate of Jesse Edwards

Transcript of the records of the estate; Wilkinson Co., MS; 1839-1851

Folder 25—Estate of Madeline Eivers

14 documents, including will, inventory, and accounts; Lawrence Co., MS; 1910


Box 7

Folder 1—Estate of James Harris

7 documents, including inventory; St. Helena Parish, LA; 1814, 1828

Folder 2—Estate of John Hoggatt

11 documents, including inventory and partition of the estate; Jefferson Co., MS; 1826-1827, 1829-1830, 1841

Folder 3—Estate of John Holloway

4 documents including inventory; St. Helena Parish, LA; 1851

Folder 4—Estate of Charles B. Howell

42 documents, including accounts, receipts, inventories, and disputes; St. Helena Parish, LA; 1818-1819, 1821-1825, 1831

Folder 5—Estate of John Hufman

10 documents, including accounts; St. Helena Parish, LA; 1804-1806

Folder 6—Estate of James Hughes

3 documents, including inventory and receipt; St. Helena Parish, LA; 1821, 1827

Folder 7—Estate of Thomas Jones

10 documents, including inventory and accounts; 1809-1810

Folder 8—Estate of David Kemp

31 documents, including inventory, accounts, and disputes; St. Helena Parish, LA; 1819-1825, 1828, 1830, 1835-1836, 1843

Folder 9—Estate of Dempsey Kemp

2 documents, including will and accounts, St. Helena Parish, LA, 1835, 1837

Folder 10—Estate of Jonathon Kemp

13 documents, includes disputes; St. Helena Parish, LA; 1815, 1818, 1819, 1825, 1827-1830

Folder 11—Estate of Thomas Kemp

7 documents, including inventories and will; St. Helena Parish, LA; 1835, 1837

Folder 12—Estate of John Leonard

9 documents, including disputes; St. Helena, LA; 1819-1820, 1841-1842

Folder 13—Estate of Samuel Leonard

2 documents, including a petition and estate sale; St. Helena Parish, LA; 1846-1847

Folder 14—Estate of Chandler Lindsey

17 documents, including accounts and inventories; St. Helena District, West Florida; 1810, 1812-1817

Folder 15—Estate of Samuel Mains

3 documents, including sales and disputes; St. Helena Parish, LA; 1816, 1836

Folder 16—Estate of James McKee

8 documents, including inventory; St. Helena Parish, LA; 1825-1827, 1829

Folder 17—Estate of Duncan H. McIntyre

6 documents, including seizures of property; Claiborne Co., MS; 1822, 1825, 1846

Folder 18—Estate of Daniel McPherson

19 documents, including accounts and minor heirs papers; Jefferson Co., MS; 1849, 1854-1863

Folder 19—Estate of John McPherson

29 documents, including accounts and bills; Claiborne Co., MS; 1845, 1853-1858, 1860-1866

Folder 20—Estate of Henry Morris

1 document, court proceedings over the estate; Tangipahoa Parish, LA; 1899

Folder 21—Estate of Hezekiah Phelps

2 documents, including inventory and an estate sale; St. Helena Parish, LA; 1816

Folder 22—Estate of Jacob Rheams

9 documents, including inventory and petitions; St. Helena Parish, LA; 1832, 1843-1844

Folder 23—Estate of Tobias Rheams

8 documents, including accounts, petitions, and an inventory; St. Helena Parish, LA; 1814, 1850-1852, 1856

Folder 24—Estate of Nancy Roddy

3 documents, including inventory; St. Helena Parish, LA; 1879

Folder 25—Estate of A.B. Ross

11 documents, including accounts and summonses; Claiborne Co. MS; 1840-1842, 1848, 1851-1852

Folder 26—Estate of Elizabeth Salisbury

5 documents, including inventory and account; St. Helena Parish, LA; 1820-1822, 1824-1825

Folder 27—Estate of John Salisbury

11 documents, including power of attorney papers and an inventory; St. Helena, LA; 1816, 1821-1823

Folder 28—Estate of Elizabeth (Raoul) Settoon

5 documents, including inventory; St. Helena Parish, LA; 1826-1828

Folder 29—Estate of John Settoon

5 documents, including partition of estate; St. Helena Parish, LA; 1832-1834

 

Box 8

Folder 1—Estate of John Simms

14 documents, including disputes; St. Helena Parish, LA; 1820, 1823-1825, 1828, 1831-1833

Folder 2—Estate of Matthew Sims

Court proceedings dealing with the estate (1 document); St. Helena Parish, LA; 1809

Folder 3—Estate of Joel Simmons

8 documents, including accounts and sale of estate; St. Helena Parish; 1814, 1816

Folder 4—Estate of Isaac Smith

9 documents, including receipts and summonses; Lawrence Co., MS; 1862, 1864-1866, 1869

Folder 5—Estate of Jacob Smith

9 documents, including appraisal and accounts; St. Helena Parish, LA; 1831, 1836, 1839, 1858

Folder 6—Estate of Col. William Spiller

18 documents, including accounts and the proceedings of a family meeting; St. Helena Parish, LA; 1812-1814, 1816, 1832-1833

Folder 7—Estate of Gideon Stacy

12 documents, including accounts and court proceedings, St. Helena Parish, LA; 1808

Folder 8—Estate of John Starnes

10 documents, including inventory and disputes; St. Helena Parish, LA; 1815-1816

Folder 9—Estate of Prestley Stephenson

15 documents, including inventories and legal proceedings; St. Helena Parish, LA; 1831, 1835, 1837-1839, 1841, 1850, 1852

Folder 10—Estate of Charles Stewart

6 documents, including accounts; St. Helena Parish; 1813-1814, 1834

Folder 11—Estate of John Stilley

41 documents, including accounts and receipts; Claiborne Co. MS; 1808-1816

Folder 12—Estate of Michael Stilley

12 documents; St. Helena Parish, LA; 1823, 1825, 1827

Folder 13—Estate of Reuben Stilley

20 documents including bonds, accounts, and summonses; Claiborne Co. MS; 1820-1825, 1832-1834

Folder 14—Estate of John Storch

5 documents, including inventory, St. Helena Parish, LA, 1817

Folder 15—Estate of Richard Ward

4 documents, including petition, account, and inventory; St. Helena Parish, LA; 1823

Folder 16—Estate of James Watson, Jr.

3 documents, including accounts; Claibornes Co., MS; 1824-1825

Folder 17—Estate of John Wells

38 documents, including accounts, inventories, and disputes; St. Helena Parish, LA; 1815-1819, 1835, 1842, 1844-1845

Folder 18—Estate of Kindred Williams

5 documents, including inventories and partitions; St. Helena Parish, LA; 1839, 1840, 1844

Folder 19—Estate of Col. William Willis

3 documents, accounts; Concordia Parish, LA; 1818, 1820, 1829

Folder 20—Estate of Abner Womack

45 documents, including disputes over estate and accounts; St. Helena Parish, LA; 1844-1845

Folder 21—Estate of Abraham Womack

2 documents, including estate sale and testimony; St. Helena Parish, LA; 1860, 1867

Folder 22—Estate of Nancy Womack

3 documents, including inventory and notice of family meeting; St. Helena Parish, LA; 1851

Folder 23—Estate of William Womack

3 documents, including proceedings of a family meeting, petition, and authorization to take an inventory; St. Helena Parish, LA; 1853

 

Box 9

Folder 1—Mortgages

Mortgage papers on land, slaves, and other property from:

  1. Robert Hart to M. Douagh, May 8, 1807
  2. Michael Jones to Daniel Rainer, Sept. 1812
  3. Thos. Davidson to Daniel Bookter, Feb. 29, 1813
  4. Sarah Lawing to David Kemp, assignment of mortgage; Dec. 1817
  5. Mortgage to p. Arnold
  6. James and Bartholomew Settoon to James Harris, Mar. 4, 1826
  7. Burlin Childress to John Kinchin, 1828
  8. Moses Tylor to Hugh Montgomery, Feb. 18, 1830
  9. Transcript of mortgage transfer, from Cader Ruby to Samuel Rainer Feb. 7, 1831
  10. Hillary Kemp to Cader Ruby, Feb. 7, 1831
  11. Prestley Stephenson to the Union Bank of Louisiana, Mar. 28, 1835
  12. For the sale of a slave belonging to Alexander Bookter, Mar. 12, 1836
  13. Zachariah Nettles and wife to Citizens Bank of Louisiana, 1838
  14. D. Kemp and wife to Citizens Bank, 1838
  15. Rachael Boykins, et. al. to Peter Kemp, Aug. 1, 1841
  16. William Fletcher to Mrs. Mary Gamble, Apr. 25, 1844
  17. Transfer of mortgage from C.L. Starnes to Agnes Harma, Jan. 3, 1845
  18. E.H. Bates to Estate of A Womack, Jan. 17, 1845
  19. J.R. Corken to Skipeth Durbin, Jun. 8, 1849
  20. John Purley to John Sharkey, June 1, 1854
  21. Enuch Hunphrey and others to Samuel Bagnell, Apr. 15, 1870
  22. W. L. Varnado to J.E. Varnado and son, July 30, 1878
  23. Sarah Day to William Atkinson, Aug. 24, 1895

Folder 2—Wills

Wills from various people in West Florida, and the States of Louisiana and Mississippi from:

  1. Samuel Kirkland, Jul. 22, 1808
  2. Joseph Nettles, May 13, 1810
  3. Thomas Cryer, Aug. 6, 1810
  4. Robert Coulton, Oct. 5, 1814
  5. Daniel Cobb, Mar. 15, 1815
  6. Charles Kemp, May 11, 1821
  7. William Wells, Jul. 10, 1821
  8. Joseph Clark, Aug. 4, 1821
  9. Archor Johnson, Apr. 26, 1826
  10. Joseph Phillips, May 7, 1837
  11. William Calmes, 1842
  12. Hugh Patrick (2 documents), 14, 1843
  13. Sarah Hunt, Jan. 1, 1849
  14. M. Cannon, Mar. 25, 1884

Folder 3—Accounts against Estates

Accounts against various estates in Louisiana and Mississippi from:

  1. List of people owed money, n.d.
  2. Succession of Blassingham Spiller, n.d.
  3. Estate of James Hounds, n.d.
  4. Postcard referencing accounts of Newsom estate, Jan. 18, no year
  5. Estate of Thomas Green, 1808-1812
  6. Estate of Colonel Spiller (possibly William Spiller), 1814
  7. Estate of Isaac Randalls, 1819-1820
  8. Estate of John Green, 1819
  9. Estate of Williams Willis, 1824
  10. Estate of John Patterson, 1827-1832
  11. Estate of Lewis Hagwood, 1837
  12. Estate of James Goff, 1838
  13. Estate of William and Sarah Hoff, 1839
  14. Estate of Blassingham Spiller, 1854
  15. Estate of Blassingham Spiller, 1859
  16. Estate of Blassingham Spiller, 1860

Folder 4—Estate Inventories, no date

  1. List of goods, no name
  2. Livingston
  3. Estate of Samuel Davis
  4. Fragment with no name
  5. Estate of Gente Dome, written in French
  6. List of goods, no name
  7. List of goods for estate in Mississippi
  8. Partial inventory

Folder 5—Estate Inventories, 1811-1830

Various estate inventories from Louisiana and Mississippi 1820-1830

  1. D. Quilingo, 1811
  2. M. Heirnan, 1813
  3. Michael Kiernan, 1813
  4. C.T. Mumford, 1814
  5. Seyzere Haydell, nee Millet, 1814
  6. R. Childress, 1814
  7. James Maxwell, 1815
  8. Godfrey Clayton, 1815
  9. Elizabeth Tickell, 1815
  10. No name, 1816
  11. Anderson Taylor Rome, 1817
  12. Jesse Effirson, 1817
  13. Edward Dykes, 1817
  14. William Barrow, 1818
  15. Thomas McKnight, 1818
  16. Susannah Wills, 1818
  17. Benjamin Hitchborm, 1818
  18. Thomas Christmass, 1819
  19. Jacob Huber, 1821
  20. L. Morris, 1820
  21. Samuel Kirkland and wife, 1821
  22. Joseph Lamban, includes sale of estate, 1821
  23. Nicholas Highland, 1821
  24. Henry Hughby, 1821
  25. Richard Tickell, 1822
  26. No name, but signatures show Peter Hill, Jonathon Courtney and William Kinchin, 1822
  27. Jesse McMahon, 1823
  28. Elizabeth Harris, alias Elizabeth Bookter, 1823
  29. N. Hyland, 1824
  30. Mary Rowell, 1826
  31. Cornelius Thames, 1827
  32. David Black, 1828
  33. George Spiller, 1830

Folder 6—Estate Inventories, 1831-1918

Various Estate Inventories from Louisiana and Mississippi John Rollins, 1831

  1. Jeremiah Watson, Sr., 1832
  2. Elizabeth Hooper, 1834
  3. Samuel Watson, 1835
  4. Elizabeth Strickland, 1836
  5. Maurice Cameon, 1836
  6. Green Bradford, 1838
  7. James Goff, 1840
  8. Lane Wales, 1843
  9. Harvey Day, 1846
  10. Matild Tillerz and Mary Cain, order for inventory, 1847
  11. Blassingham Spiller, with account, 1854
  12. Samuel McPherson, 1860
  13. J.H. Oates, 1864
  14. Sarah Ann Williams, 1873
  15. Cade Strickland, 1878
  16. E. G. Morgan, 1918

Folder 7—Estate Sales

Various estate sales in Louisiana and Mississippi

  1. Sale of slaves from estate, n.d.
  2. Joseph Heard, n.d.
  3. 2 lists of items bought by various people, n.d.
  4. Process verbal of sale and family meeting, 1816
  5. Joshua Randall, 1816
  6. Joell Doss, 1817
  7. William Borrow, 1818
  8. James Arbuthnot, 1820
  9. Charles Kemp, 1821
  10. Thomas Quellen, 1824
  11. Jesse McMahon, 1823
  12. Henry Hurst, 1825
  13. Cornelius Thames, 1825
  14. Bartholomew Tremer, 1834
  15. Pearson Wells, 1835
  16. James and Ann Jackson, 1835
  17. Thomas and Ann Courtney, 1835
  18. Joseph Phillips, 1839
  19. Louisa Kemp, 1847
  20. Caleb and Wilmoth Kemp, 1848
  21. J.M. Cannon, 1884
  22. Mary Jane Starnes, 1914

Folder 8—Parition Papers

Papers dealing with partitioning an estate

  1. Petition, Estate of Joseph Clark, 1828
  2. Heirs of William Cheney and Eliza Core, 1835
  3. Act of Partition, Absoleum Pennington, 1835
  4. Estate of James Goff, 1839
  5. Jacob Burton and Nancy Burton, 1842
  6. Levi Spiller vs. Elisha Spiller, petition, 1861
  7. Zack and Jane Hano, 1917

Folder 9—Tutorship/Curatorship Papers

  1. Curator bond to George Bookter, n.d.
  2. Expenses of Ann Clark, n.d.
  3. Oath of Frederick Starnes to care for property of Elizabeth Starnes, n.d.
  4. List of the named heirs of Banes and Mary Carter, n.d.
  5. Bond for guardianship of Cynthia Dismukes, Sept. 23, 1811
  6. Heirs of Tell Shoney, 1812
  7. Petition of Alexander Bookter for letter of curatorship of Estate of Daniel Bookter, 1812
  8. Petition of A Heydel for tutorship on estate of minor children, 1814
  9. Petition of Michael Smelser and wife for tutorship, 1814
  10. Account of Francisca Starnes, curator, 1815
  11. Petition of Williams Wells for tutorship of minor children of John Wells, Jan. 12, 1816
  12. Petition of Alexander Bookter for discharge from the curatorship of the estate of Robert Williams, July 28, 1817
  13. Appointment of Samuel Settoon and Young Williams as curator of the estate of Robert Williams, Aug. 9, 1817
  14. Petition of Alexander Bookter for letter of curatorship in estate of John Mink
  15. Charles B. Howell, tutor of William and Samuel Lewis, May 1820
  16. Bond of Margaret Kemp, Dempsey Kemp, and Peter Hutchinson for tutorship, Aug. 29, 1820
  17. Petition of Charles B. Howell for tutorship of stepson, May 20, 1820
  18. Bond of James Watson et. al. as administrators, May 25, 1824
  19. Petition of Alexander Bookter, Jr. for appointment as curator, Jun. 1, 1824
  20. Petition of Alexander Bookter for appointment as tutor, Jun. 1, 1824
  21. Notice of James McKee, dealing with tutorship of minor children, Oct. 31, 1825
  22. Statement of James Harris confirming tutorship of his minor children
  23. Petition of James Harris, tutor, vs. James McKee and Wife, dealing with tutorship of minor children, Oct. 27, 1825
  24. M and W. Harris vs. Heirs of Mary Bookter, petition of minors of Elizabeth Bookter, May 3, 1830
  25. Final Settlement of A.B. Sanders as the guardian for the minor heirs, account, 1830
  26. Report of guardianship of Susan Middleton and petition of Susan Middleton in her mother’s estate, Mar. 24, 1834, 1838
  27. Bond of John P. Taylor, et. al. as administrators, Sept. 25, 1837
  28. Petition of Jemimah Gustavus for letter of tutorship of her children, Feb. 23, 1835
  29. Letter of curatorship for James Dupue, Oct. 14, 1835
  30. Order for a family meeting at house of Rebecca Stone, July 3, 1840
  31. Petition of Barbary Burton and John Burton, tutors vs. Heirs of Sarah Amacker, Nov. 7, 1846
  32. Partial account of estate of Ann Clarke, ward, Jan. 1, 1847
  33. Petition of Phillip Spiller for tutorship, May 20, 1854
  34. Peter Sharkey vs. Mager Dumonteil, Dec. 20, 1863
  35. Wainwright, Admin. vs. Mrs. Podges et. als., Apr. 23, 1866
  36. Petition and oath of Julia Ann Williams to be a tutrix in succession of Vincent Williams, 1868
  37. Account of Robert Murry, tutor; Succession of John Sharkey, 1895-1896
  38. Petition and account of Robert Murry in the Succession of John Sharkey, 1899
  39. Tutor’s account, Succession of John Sharkey, Feb. 14, 1900

Folder 10—Misc. Estate Documents

  1. Family meeting ordered by Stilley, n.d.
  2. Judgment, Jos. Killian vs. Jacob Smith, June 15, 1831
  3. Margaret Kendrick vs. Thomas Kendrick, answer of defendant, May 21, 1839
  4. Petition of Jane Parker, n.d.
  5. Partition notice, Williams family, 1844
  6. Process verbal of family meeting of Stephen Rouchman, May 1819
  7. Petition of James Harris to take testimony, Nov. 23, 1825
  8. Petition of John Simms related to the estate of Absalom Simms, 1828
  9. Harris vs. Heirs of Mary Bookter, answer, July 3, 1830
  10. Petition of Lilla Cooper, Sept. 30, 1831
  11. Deposition, Patrick Eivers, Dec. 3, 1834
  12. Answer of John and F. Stilley, Jan 19, 1836
  13. Papers confirming marriage of James Finn and Elizabeth Murray, from Ireland
  14. Succession of Harvey Day, May 15, 1850
  15. Petition of John Moore, Sept. 19, 1866
  16. Protest against Elizabeth Ann Grice, March 27, 1869
  17. Succession of Amon Johnson French, judgment, March 27, 1869
  18. Succession of Ms. Jane Burton Inventory and appraisement, process verbal, Nov. 12, 1857
  19. Petition of Henry W. Strickland, 1857
  20. Petition of executors of the estate of James Cameron, May 1890
  21. Proceedings of the family meeting for the estate of John Myers, Sr., 1817
  22. Petition regarding the estate of William Brown, Sr., 1806
  23. Power of attorney Cade Strickland and Jane Burton to John Burton, Jan. 30, 1841
  24. Executors of the estate of William King vs. Earnest Watson, 1809
  25. Executor Jan 22, 1817, partial document
  26. Partial document mentioning McKee and Burlin, n.d.
  27. Small document fragments

 

Box 10

Folder 1—The State of Louisiana vs. Captain Walsh

For the unlawful imprisonment of Hillary Glasscock; St. Helena Parish, LA; 4 documents; 1864

Folder 2—The State of Mississippi vs. Dennis, a slave

For accessory to theft; Claiborne Co., MS; 11 documents; 1828, 1837

Folder 3—The State of Louisiana vs. George Amacker

For the assault of Joshua Methvin; St. Helena Parish, LA; 6 documents; 1849

Folder 4—The State of Louisiana vs. William Whitten

For the murder of David Williams; St. Helena Parish, LA; 2 documents; 1849

Folder 5—The State of Louisiana vs. Manson Miller

For the attempted rape and assault of Letha Page; St. Helena Parish, LA; 30 documents; 1873-1874

Folder 6—The State of Louisiana vs. Ezekiel Ferguson

For the murder of Berry Lively; East Baton Rouge Parish, LA; 6 documents; 1845-1846

Folder 7—The State of Louisiana vs. Joseph Glasscock

For the assault and battery of F. Lambeth; St. Helena, LA; 11 documents; 1841, 1843

Folder 8—The State of Louisiana vs. William Thompson

For the theft of goods from the store of William Cole; St. Helena Parish, LA; 4 documents; 1841

Folder 9—The State of Louisiana vs. George Holloway

For the assault with intent to rape of Vienna Woodward; St. Helena Parish, LA; 5 documents; 1877

Folder 10—The State of Mississippi vs. Richard M. Jones

For the murder of James Houlet; Copiah Co., MS; 31 documents; 1838-1839

Folder 11—The State of Mississippi vs. Isaac and January, slaves and Ellick, a slave

For the theft of shoes from Englehart Deshinger; Claiborne Co., MS; 8 documents; 1849

Folder 12—The State of Louisiana vs. Abraham Morris

For the cruel treatment of a slave; St. Helena Parish, LA; 3 documents; 1847-1848

Folder 13—The State of Louisiana vs. Peter Nelson and Brandon Watkins

For the murder of Edward Kinchin; Livingston Parish, LA; 15 documents; 1867-1868

Folder 14—The State of Mississippi vs. Joseph Brock, Robert Russell, Asa Curtis, and Andrew Smith

For the attempted murder of Rob Luckett, Warren Co., MS; 17 documents; 1838-1839

Folder 15—The Territory of Mississippi vs. William Brooks

For the assault and battery of his wife, Nancy Brooks, and his son, B. Brooks; Claiborne, Co., MS Territory; 5 documents; 1816-1817

Folder 16—The State of Louisiana vs. Thomas Jennings

For the act of perjury that implicated Newton Mchabb; St. Helena Parish, LA; 9 documents; 1867

Folder 17—The State of Louisiana vs. L.R. Baham and Marion Baham

For the assault and attempted murder of Ben Kinchin; Tangipahoa Parish, LA; 10 documents; 1915

Folder 18—The State of Mississippi vs. David McClellan and Mildred Wells

For the act of adultery; Claiborne Co. MS; 5 documents; 1823

Folder 19—The State of Mississippi vs. Thomas McIntyre

For illegal gambling; Claiborne Co., MS; 8 documents; 1845-1846

Folder 20—The State of Louisiana vs. Gideon Lanier

For assault with intent to murder; St. Helena Parish, LA; 11 documents; 1843, 1854-1855

Folder 21—The Territory of Mississippi vs. Dempsey White

For illegally altering a public road; Claiborne Co., MS Territory; 7 documents; 1815-1817

Folder 22—The Territory of Mississippi vs. A.M. Cullagh

For the failure to pay taxes for land;  Claiborne Co., MS Territory; 6 documents; 1804-1806

Folder 23—The State of Mississippi vs. Elizabeth Roan

For the assault on John Baptiste Broman; Claiborne Co., MS; 11 documents; 1825-1826

Folder 24—The State of Louisiana vs. Giles Hatch

For the murder of Archy Nettles; St. Helena Parish, LA; 5 documents; 1871

Folder 25—The State of Mississippi vs. John W. Thompson

For the murder of a slave named Daniel; Claiborne Co., MS; 20 documents; 1837-1838

Folder 26—The State of Louisiana vs. AB Womack, Henry Womack, James R. Bradley, Jr.

For the kidnapping of Nathaniel Edmons; St. Helena Parish, LA; 9 documents; 1857-1858

Folder 27—The State of Mississippi vs. Angeline Goza, Margaret Goza, and Isaac Fife

For keeping a house of ill repute; Claiborne Co., MS; 5 documents; 1878

Folder 28—The State of Louisiana vs. Albert Lee

For the murder of Joseph Martin; St. Helena Parish, LA; 23 documents; 1873

 

Box 11

Folder 1—Larceny Cases

Misc. documents related to cases of larceny in Louisiana and Mississippi

  1. Oath of John Childers, Dec. 7, 1816
  2. Statement of Solomon Lunsford, Aug. 4, 1817
  3. Receipt and account of services rendered as special constable, William Evans, Mar. 1822
  4. The State of Mississippi vs. Clinton Clark, a true bill, May 1840
  5. The State of Louisiana vs. Blassingham Spiller, info, May 23, 1844
  6. The State of Louisiana vs. Alexander Guthry; 3 documents; April 1845
  7. The State of Louisiana vs. William Adolphus Waters, Indictment, May 29, 1850
  8. The State of Louisiana vs. N.B. Lewis, affidavit and testimony of Morris Cohn, Dec. 18, 1857
  9. The State of Louisiana vs. James Renolds, Indictment, July 1, 1859
  10. The State of Louisiana vs. Avery Quillin, Testimony, 1861
  11. The State of Louisiana vs. Deorge Knight, Indictment, Apr. 27, 1866
  12. Sworn statement of G. Norman, Sept. 3, 1866
  13. The State of Louisiana vs. George, a free man of color, affidavit, Apr. 14, 1867
  14. Statement of Thomas Jennings, Sept. 11, 1867
  15. The State of Louisiana vs. Wesley, a free man of color, Jan. 22, 1868
  16. The State of Louisiana vs. John and Thomas Bickam, information; Jun. 10, 1869
  17. The State of Louisiana vs. Aleck Mixon, a true bill, Nov. 17, 1870
  18. The State of Louisiana vs. Isaac Levi and Solomon Williams, Information; Nov. 8, 1871
  19. The State of Louisiana vs. Samuel Taylor; warrant, information, and subpoenas (2); Feb. 6, 1875
  20. The State of Louisiana vs. Sebarn and James James, warrants (2); Apr. 22, 1877
  21. The State of Louisiana vs. Jermina Taylor, prisoner transfer, May 29, 1877
  22. The State of Louisiana vs. William Watson, information, March 1880
  23. The State of Louisiana vs. Anderson Reams, Jr., et. al., Indictment, July 5, 1885
  24. The State of Louisiana vs. James Johnson, Indictment, Aug. 20, 1890
  25. The State of Louisiana vs. Daniel Booker, alias Grant Booker, Indictment, Sept. 22, 1892
  26. The State of Louisiana vs. J. Knox, M. Knox, A. Knox, W. Knox, and V. Knox, Indictment, Feb. 22, 1893
  27. The State of Louisiana vs. Henry, Eli, and George (Sr. and Jr.) Hutchings; Indictment; Sept. 1895

Folder 2--Assault Cases

  1. The State of Louisiana vs. John Hodges, indictment, n.d.
  2. The Territory of Louisiana vs. John Simms, warrant, August 5, 1811
  3. The State of Louisiana vs. Stephen Wheat, bail bond and subpoenas (2), 1830, 1832, 1837
  4. The State of Louisiana vs. Layton Hall, Indictment, May 17, 1837
  5. The State of Louisiana vs. Layton Hall and Bazel Wheat, sworn statement, Apr. 10, 1837
  6. The State of Louisiana vs. John Burton, Indictment, Nov. 3, 1837
  7. The State of Louisiana vs. Layton Hall, affidavit, Nov. 23, 1837
  8. Statement against Ezekiel Bratner, et. al.; Sept. 29, 1838
  9. The State of Louisiana vs. Stephen Wheat, et. al., Feb. 8, 1838
  10. The State of Louisiana vs. Isaiah Watson, fi. fa.; Mar. 9, 1839
  11. The State of Louisiana vs. Joseph Glasscock, Indictment and subpoena, May 21, 1839
  12. The State of Louisiana vs. Ezekiel Boatner, et. al.; motion; May 30, 1839
  13. The State of Louisiana vs. G. Lanier; 4 documents; November 1839
  14. The State of Louisiana vs. Chas. Waggoner; Oct. 24, 1843
  15. The State of Louisiana vs. Abraham Womack, Jr.; warrant; March 18, 1844
  16. The State of Louisiana vs. Blassingham Spiller; Nov. 20, 1844
  17. The State of Louisiana vs. Pearson Lanier; information; Nov. 18, 1846
  18. The State of Louisiana vs. Abraham Womack, Jr.; information; November 18, 1846
  19. The State of Louisiana vs. James Vaughn; Indictment; May 25, 1847
  20. The State of Louisiana vs. James Caldwell; Information; May 25, 1847
  21. The State of Louisiana vs. Henry Bankston; Information; May 25, 1847
  22. The State of Louisiana vs. Daniel Campbell; Information; May 25, 1847
  23. The State of Louisiana vs. Daniel Campbell; Verdict; May 25, 1847
  24. The State of Louisiana vs. Charles Holley; Indictment; May 28, 1850
  25. The State of Louisiana vs. Isaac Schwartz; appearance bond; May 18, 1853
  26. Warrant for Charles Holley; May 16, 1854
  27. The State of Louisiana vs. Pearson Lanier; verdict; November 1856
  28. The State of Louisiana vs. Peter Stubblefield; presentment, information, and warrant; Dec. 15, 1856
  29. Bond of William Lindsey, August 13, 1857
  30. The State of Louisiana vs. G.W. Hatch, affidavits (2); Jan. 2, 1865
  31. The State of Louisiana vs. Ben Allen, affidavit and testimony; Jul. 21, 1866
  32. The State of Louisiana vs. John Womack; Indictment; Apr. 22, 1867
  33. The State of Louisiana vs. Frank Fozelman; testimony; Sept. 1867
  34. The State of Louisiana vs. Cain McClendon; affidavit; Dec. 18, 1867
  35. The State of Louisiana vs. Moses Roy, Information; Sept. 8, 1876
  36. The State of Louisiana vs. Pierce and Jas. Morgan; warrant and testimony; Dec. 13, 1876
  37. The State of Louisiana vs. Jerry Travis; Information, complaint and warrant; 1877
  38. The State of Louisiana vs. John Adcock; Indictment; Jul. 6, 1877
  39. The State of Louisiana vs. Sylvester Richardson and Wash. Durbin; Information; Sept. 3, 1877
  40. The State of Louisiana vs. Collins Jackson; Indictment; Oct. 21, 1886
  41. The State of Louisiana vs. Alex Smith; Indictment; Apr. 6, 1887
  42. The State of Louisiana vs. Chas. Williams; Information; Apr. 12, 1889
  43. The State of Louisiana vs. C.S. Stickland; Indictment; 1891
  44. The State of Louisiana vs. Eb. Hunter; Indictment; Sept. 19, 1875
  45. The State of Louisiana vs. Pres. Ord; Indictment; Oct. 28, 1890

Folder 3—Murder/Attempted Murder

  1. The State of Louisiana vs. Marian Syms; testimony, n.d.
  2. The State of Louisiana vs. Marian Syms; testimony, n.d.
  3. Indictment for murder; State of Louisiana vs. Blassingham Spiller; May 19, 1841
  4. Testimony of John Stanford; Jul. 11, 1849
  5. State of Louisiana vs. Keng Holt, et. al. , indictment; Nov. 12, 1864
  6. Warrant in St. Helena Parish for Jo and Caroline Barksdale, Aug. 20, 1867
  7. Charges filed against Jo and Caroline Barksdale; Aug. 20, 1867
  8. The State of Louisiana vs. Moses Wolf; Jun. 21, 1874
  9. Inquisition for murder; May 31, 1881
  10. Testimony of Alice Banks, n.d.
  11. Inquisition on the body of Emanuel Fielder; Jan. 25, 1887
  12. Testimony of Ben Kinon, n.d.
  13. Examination of Levy Davis, Oct. 11, 1881
  14. State of Louisiana vs. Napoleon Durley, Indictment, Nov. 20, 1883
  15. Motion for a new trial in The State of Louisiana vs. Collins Jackson; Apr. 16, 1887
  16. State of Louisiana vs. Josie Roman, indictment, Sept. 1895 (2)
  17. Testimony in The state of Louisiana vs. D.T. Taylor; Sept. 12, 1908
  18. The State of Louisiana vs. Robert Poche, application and order for a preliminary trial; Dec. 26, 1908
  19. The State of Louisiana vs. Robert Poche, testimony, Jan. 8, 1909
  20. The State of Louisiana vs. Robert Spears, appeal, Feb. 14, 1914
  21. The State of Louisiana vs. Ed Bates; Mar. 1, 1938

Folder 4—Individual Indictments

  1. 1816; Claiborne Co., MS Territory; Territory vs. John Thomson, Hon Burns, and Joseph White for disturbing the peace
  2. 1838; Claiborne Co., MS; State vs. Richard Brenham for unlawful duel; with 3 subpeonas
  3. 1838; Claiborne Co. MS; State vs. Edward Hill and Richard Brenham for unlawful duel; with 3 subpeonas
  4. 1838; Claiborne, Co. MS; State vs. D.S. Newell for unlawful duel; with 2 subpeonas and one bond
  5. Oct. 17, 1849; St. Helena Parish, LA; State vs. Phillip Sims for unlawful sale of slaves
  6. May 20, 1844; St. Helena Parish, LA; State vs. John Matthews for harboring a slave named Sarah, property of Thomas Green Davidson
  7. Jun. 11, 1886; Tangipahoa Parish, LA; State vs. J. J. Kemp for selling liquor without a license
  8. Oct. 24, 1888; St. Helena Parish, LA; State vs. Adolphus Frazier for carrying a concealed weapon
  9. Oct. 28, 1890; St. Helena Parish, LA; State vs. Charles Green for carrying a concealed weapon
  10. Oct. 23, 1890; St. Helena Parish, LA; state vs. Lewis Furlough for neglecting to work on a Public Road after getting payment
  11. Feb. 25, 1895; St. Helena Parish, LA; State vs. James Thompson for publishing a forged order

Folder 5—Misc. Criminal Case Documents

  1. Mississippi Territory vs. Andrew Mundell; 2 documents; 1812
  2. The State of Mississippi vs. Moses Moore; default juror; Sept. 10, 1813
  3. The State of Louisiana vs. J. R. Salisbury, motion, Jan. 1, 1818
  4. The State of Louisiana vs. James Moore, jury selection; May 22, 1832
  5. The State of Mississippi vs. Lewis Hutchinson; Aug. 20, 1834
  6. The State of Mississippi vs. John Day; Apr. 9, 1837
  7. The State of Louisiana vs. James Moore, information; Nov. 22, 1837
  8. Daniel Vernon, summons, Mar. 30, 1838
  9. The State of Louisiana vs. John Taylor, March 9, 1839
  10. The State of Mississippi vs. W. Pendleton; 2 documents; Nov. 2, 1839
  11. Presentment to Grand Jury, Oct. 17, 1843
  12. State vs. Shepherd Draughn; Oct. 21, 1845
  13. State of Louisiana vs. Edward Easley, swindling, May 16, 1854
  14. The State of Louisiana vs. William Hause, obstructing railway, Oct. 25, 1856
  15. The State of Mississippi vs. Marie and Clorine Devoux, vagrancy, Nov. 24, 1857
  16. The State of Louisiana vs. Moses Wolf, selling Liquor without a license, Apr. 19, 1860
  17. Testimony, Aug. 6, 1866
  18. Affidavit, Dec. 18, 1867
  19. The State of Louisiana vs. Baylies, affidavit, Mar. 23, 1871
  20. The State of Louisiana vs. Hardy Bridges; Mar. 6, 1871
  21. The State of Louisiana vs. Daniel Warren, et. al., information, Mar. 6, 1877
  22. The State of Louisiana vs. William Giles and others, information, Oct. 1890
  23. The State of Louisiana vs. Day and Bradham, motion to quash, Mar. 20, 1891
  24. The State of Louisiana vs. Buss Muse, et. al., Nov. 13, 1925

 

Box 12

Folder 1—Petitions, no date

  1. Alexander Painter vs. Reuben Beavers
  2. Notes on a petition
  3. William McChord vs. Elizabeth Strickland

Folder 2—Petitions, 1800-1819

  1. John Cummins vs. James Duley, 1809
  2. Partial petition from Claiborne Co., MS, 1809
  3. Moan Robeshaw vs. John Knight, May 21, 1810
  4. Joseph Thomas vs. John Repshen, Nov. 28, 1811
  5. Tearney vs. Brown, petition and related documents, 1812
  6. Jonathon Kemp vs. Daniel Ranier, Feb. 11, 1814
  7. Alexander Bookter  for the Sale of the M. King Estate, Apr. 25, 1814
  8. M. Ellis vs. Chandler Lindsey, Jul. 4, 1814
  9. R. Cooper vs. John Knight, Sept. 15, 1815
  10. Renez Roan vs. R. Cooper and Carlton Cooper, Sept. 17, 1815
  11. Robert Badon vs. R. cooper and Carlton Cooper, Sept. 17, 1815
  12. Baptiste Baam vs. R. Cooper and Carlton Cooper, Sept. 14, 1815
  13. Jacob Huber vs. C. and R. Cooper, Sept. 14, 1815
  14. Samuel Lanier vs. SGC Cooper and R. Cooper, Oct. 31, 1815
  15. Campbell and Ritchie vs. Ann Corbit, Dec. 21, 1815
  16. Mary Palmer vs. James Blount, Dec. 26, 1815
  17. Petition for a bond, Feb. 2, 1816
  18. Smeller and wife vs. Arthur Haydere, Mar. 11, 1816
  19. Petition dealing with the estate of Robert Williams, Apr. 22, 1816
  20. Brand and Hameson vs. D. Kemp Apr. 15, 1816
  21. A. Bookter vs. William Starnes, Aug. 5, 1816
  22. Michael Smilson, Dec. 5, 1816
  23. Bookter vs. LaRoche, Dec. 19, 1816
  24. Crane vs. Fluber and Pettifilles, Jan. 17, 1817
  25. Kemp vs. Howell, Feb. 3, 1817
  26. Cunningham vs. Settoon, Nov. 5, 1817
  27. McConnel vs. Salisubry, Jul. 19, 1817
  28. Francisca Starnes vs. T. Kennedy et. al., Dec. 31, 1817
  29. John Breed, Aug. 23, 1817
  30. Paxton vs. Kemp, Jan. 20, 1818
  31. Bookter vs. Cunningham, Feb. 25, 1818
  32. Sam Milesky (?) vs. Deborah Leonard, Mar. 18, 1818
  33. Painter vs. Beaver, Apr. 24, 1818
  34. Lacy vs. Nelson, Jul. 11, 1818
  35. Glasscock vs. Kemp, Nov. 23, 1818
  36. Bookter vs. Grinage, Nov. 23, 1818
  37. Joiner vs. Jackson, Sept. 14, 1818
  38. Glasscock vs. Kemp, Jan. 14, 1819
  39. Young Williams, summons, Jan. 12, 1819
  40. George Burton, summons, Mar. 27, 1819
  41. McCombs vs. Salisbury, Mar. 9, 1819
  42. Bookter vs. Holly, Sept. 2 , 1819
  43. Smith vs. Henry, et. al. Aug. 4, 1819
  44. Salisbury vs. Rannells, Jul. 26, 1819
  45. Williamson vs. Feadle, Oct. 1, 1819
  46. Williamson vs. Taylor, Oct. 1, 1819
  47. Minor vs. Cummins, Oct. 15, 1819

Folder 3—Petitions, 1820-1829

  1. Petition of Thomas Kennedy, Jan. 1, 1820
  2. Zachariah Kirkland vs. Francis Kirkland, Feb. 26, 1820
  3. George Gorman use of J. Smith vs. Samuel Starnes, Mar. 27, 1820
  4. James Bradford vs. William Phillips, Jun. 20, 1820
  5. William Allain vs. Morton Lacy, April 5, 1820
  6. Jackson and Reynolds vs. Samuel Settoon, Aug. 13, 1821
  7. Frederick Starnes vs. Thomas Kennedy, Mar. 20, 1821
  8. James McKee vs. D. J. Salisbury, Aug. 22, 1821
  9. Daniel Lowry vs. Thomas Kennedy, Sept. 1821
  10. Joseph L. Minden vs. John Brewer, October 29, 1821
  11. Reuben Roe against D. Mineauville, 1822
  12. Citation for D. Mineauville, Oct. 31, 1822
  13. Robert Hart vs. Thomas McKnight, Nov. 1, 1822
  14. Joseph Reynolds vs. vs. Samuel Lanier, Oct. 21, 1822
  15. Martin Lacy vs. Alexander Davidson, Nov. 18, 1822
  16. Lloyd Gilbert and John Reid vs. Joseph Montgomery, Oct. 28, 1823
  17. Prestley Stephenson vs. Margaret Gorman, Apr. 11, 1824
  18. George Killion vs. Robert Fluker, Mar. 21, 1825
  19. Josephine Dias vs. John Dias, Apr. 29, 1825
  20. Gillespie and wife vs. McKee and wife, Apr. 28, 1825
  21. Richard Lakeman vs. John Allen, Jul. 15, 1825
  22. James Harvey and wife vs. James McKee and wife, Nov. 23, 1825
  23. Kennon Kendrick vs.  vs. Isaac Kemp, May 4, 1827
  24. Stephen Roberts vs. Burlin Childress, Apr. 10, 1827
  25. James Morgan vs. Henry Kinchin, Aug. 30, 1827
  26. James Morgan vs. Henry Kinchin, citation for appeal, Nov. 1, 1827
  27. Prestley Stephenson vs. Henry Thompson and John Kinchin, December 8, 1828
  28. Prestley Stpehenson vs. Henry Thompson and John Kinchin, Apr. 24, 1829
  29. Eli Montgomery vs. Elijah Clark, Apr. 1829
  30. Alexander Rogers vs. Bartholemew Tremer, Jul. 7, 1829
  31. John McDonoge vs, John Roberts, answer, July 27, 1829

Folder 4—Petitions 1830-1839

  1. Petition of Thomas White, January 1830
  2. William Wells vs. David Womack, March 15, 1830
  3. William Wells vs. David Womack, Mar. 18, 1830
  4. Martin Lacy vs. Blassingham Spiller, May 3, 1830
  5. Morgan Morgan vs. Martin Lacy, May 14, 1830
  6. Petition of Thomas Courtney, Dec. 24, 1830
  7. Petition of John McDonough vs. Geronimo Lachipella; 1831
  8. Samuel Hunter vs. Bartholomew Trainer, Jan. 19, 1831
  9. Alexander Rogers vs. James Starnes, Jun. 11, 1831
  10. E. Harris vs. M. Harris, et. al.; Sept. 24, 1831
  11. Malcolm Blue vs. Jacob Smith, petition and answer, Apr. 1826
  12. James Bennet vs. Reuben Bennet, Apr. 1832
  13. Parsons clough and Co. vs. Phillip Spiller, Mar. 8, 1832
  14. James Bennet vs. Reuben Bennet, citation, Apr. 21, 1832
  15. William Dennis vs. Pearson Wells, May 23, 1832
  16. John McNeill vs. Reuben Bennet, with citation, fi. fa. and account, Apr. 20, 1832
  17. James Nanortibeck vs. Stanley Veirs, Oct. 17, 1832
  18. Raney Lee vs. Benjamin Glasscock, Feb. 1833
  19. Petition of Caleb Kemp, March 22, 1833
  20. Richard Blount vs. J. Kemp Gorman, July 28, 1834
  21. Virginia Kemp of Mrs. Lea and Merrit Kemp vs. Dempsey Kemp and Peter Hutchinson, Oct. 21, 1834
  22. Rainey Lee vs. Benjamin Glasscock, citation, Apr. 11, 1835
  23. Green Bradford vs. Walthall Burton, with citation and summons (3), 1835
  24. Bradford vs. Collinsworth, with answer Sept. 21, 1835
  25. Volney Stamps, William Irish, and James Maury vs. Joseph Davenport, with warrant, Mar. 31, 1837
  26. Benjamin Kendrick vs. Peter Kemp and John Moody, May 15, 1837
  27. Margaret Kendrick vs. Phorons Kendrick, July 14, 1838
  28. John Arbuthnot vs. James Jolly, April 15, 1839
  29. Erasmus Williams vs. Ezekiel Burton, May 22, 1839
  30. John Stigale and Erasmus Williams vs. Charles Jones, Aug. 27, 1839
  31. James Mansker vs. George Nettles, with account, Sept. 26, 1839
  32. F. Starnes vs. John Hodges Nov. 19, 1839

Folder 5—Petitions 1840-1859

  1. Jefferson Lea vs. Thomas Tompkins, Jan. 29, 1840
  2. Administrators of James Goff’s estate vs. James Glasscock, Mar. 6, 1840
  3. Joseph Glasscock vs. Wm. Womack, answer, Aug. 14, 1841
  4. H. Kemp vs. Pillip Sims, Aug. 15, 1841
  5. G. W. Womack vs. Mary Vaughn, Oct. 5, 1841
  6. Nancy Young vs. Richard Young, Oct. 17, 1841
  7. Thomas Millsaps vs. Grand Gulf Railroad company and Banking Company, Oct. 17, 1842
  8. Ann Hodges vs. William Collinsworth, answer, Oct. 18, 1842
  9. Sarah Mains vs. Thomas Paxton, Oct. 18, 1842
  10. David Gorman vs. His creditors, Apr. 21, 1843
  11. Philip Williams vs. George McMichael, May 3, 1843
  12. Caroline Brown vs. W. Brown, October 8, 1844
  13. Elizabeth Kemp vs. Permilia Kemp, Aug. 17, 1846
  14. Elijah Self and others vs. John Vernon, tutor, with answer, Nov. 19, 1846
  15. John Burton vs. William Melton, Feb. 4, 1847
  16. Petition of Charlotte Breed in matter of succession of Avery Breed, Oct. 1, 1847
  17. C. Terry vs. C. B. Howell, 1847
  18. James Gillespie vs. Albert Packwood, citation, Jan. 1849
  19. William Davis vs. Elisha Cary, with list of witnesses, Sept. 4, 1849
  20. William Davis vs. Tobias Rheams, Sept. 4, 1849
  21. Petition of William A. Water for unlawful imprisonment, Nov. 23, 1849
  22. Citation of Levi Spiller, May 7, 1851
  23. H. Draughton vs. C.C. Thompson, June 21, 1856
  24. J.J. Thomson vs. A. Womack, Aug. 1, 1857
  25. Franklin Eady vs. Aristides Bennet, with answer, Oct. 22, 1857
  26. Petition of John M. Smith, May 1859

Box 13

Folder 1—Petitions, 1860-1899

  1. Matthew Renan vs. Josiah Moore, 1861
  2. Young Williams vs. W. Woods, 1861
  3. Desire Clements vs. John Moore, 1862
  4. M.P. Das vs. S. Jackson, 1862
  5. Aaron Dreyfuss vs. Major Dumentan, 1862
  6. John S. Arbuthnot vs. Edward Miller, 1862
  7. Sarah Peck vs. Mariette Peck, 1863
  8. Peter Sharkey vs. May Dumontiel, 1862
  9. William Melton vs. Marittea Parker, 1863
  10. David Hadden vs. C.E. Dunbar, citation (3), 1863
  11. Jno. Lawzer vs. Thomas Krow, 1863
  12. Edmund Lazer vs. L. Russel, petition for writ of habeas corpus, 1863
  13. L. Frank vs. R.V. McMichael, 1864
  14. B.F. Ringgot vs. W.L. D’Armond, 1864
  15. Warren Girce vs. John Wentz, 1864
  16. Dorothy Gause vs. Francenia Craney, 1864
  17. T. Davidson vs. P. Sharkey, 1864
  18. D. Clements vs. D.J.M. Moore, 1864
  19. David Hudson vs. C.E. Dunbar, 1864
  20. Thomas Jennings vs. William Travis, et. al.
  21. May Frank vs. James Randolph, 1869
  22. H.H. Bankston vs. Thomas Craft, citation, 1865
  23. William Prescott vs. M. Nettles, with citation, 1865
  24. S. Durbin vs. William McMichael, 1866
  25. N.J. Womack vs. A.C. DeLombre, 1868
  26. L. Friersen vs. M. Watson, 1868
  27. Wood vs. Sheriff, et. al., 1869
  28. George Wheat vs. William Davidson, 1869
  29. Adda Graves vs. C.P. Sutton, 1869
  30. Jno. Rogers vs. Robert Moore, 1872
  31. Bernard Mases vs. Silas Hutchinson, 1873
  32. Dr. C.M. Sitinano vs. Silas Hutchinson, 1875
  33. W. Preston Hughes vs. Izona Conch, 1875
  34. Margaret Fletcher vs. the State of Louisiana, petition for pension, 1876
  35. Max Will vs. W.A. Skinnen, et. al.; 1878
  36. Interdiction of Elizabeth Darrouse, 1887
  37. William Taylor vs. William Harbeck, 1893
  38. William Watson vs. F. P. Watson, 1893
  39. Sarah Day vs. William Atkinson, 1895
  40. Roberta Norman vs. William Boos, 1898
  41. Samuel Haeden et. al vs. Frances Haeden, citations (3), 1898

Folder 2—Petitions, 1900-1914, 1935

  1. William Atkinson vs. Sarah Day, 1901
  2. H.B. Howell vs. Joy Jones, 1910
  3. J.S. Higginbotham vs. H. Lindsey, 1910
  4. Louis Pfister vs. C.L. Matthews, with account, 1912
  5. W.J. Settoon vs. A.E. Folle, 1914
  6. Gullett Gin Company vs. W. N. Guy, 1914
  7. W. Otis Stafford vs. New Orleans, Natalbany, and Natchez Railroad Company, 1914
  8. Petition of Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College, 1935

Folder 3—Petitions for Sequestration

Petitions and writs for the sequestration of property

  1. Jonathon Kemp vs. Daniel Rainer, sequestration bond, 1814
  2. Cythia Bashias vs. Asa Bashias, 1820
  3. N. Mineauville vs. D. Mineauville, 1822
  4. Robert Hart vs. James Willis, 1828
  5. James Vannortwick vs. S. Viers, 1832
  6. Jmes Gilpin vs. Albert Packwood, 1849
  7. H. Glasscock vs. Lieuts. Nauls and Kirkland, 1863
  8. A. Frank vs. R. McMichael, 1864
  9. D. Clementz vs. R. McMichael, 1865
  10. Daniel Seward vs. Col. Dillon, 1864
  11. Edward McImuny vs. Moses Wolf, et.al., 1864
  12. L Frank vs. R. McMichael, 1864
  13. Stephen Morgan vs. Moses Glasscock, 1875
  14. D.A. Kimball vs. Micajah Hendry, 1876
  15. James Martin vs. John S. Day, 1876
  16. Theophilius Boyd vs. J. Facundus, 1889

Folder 4—Warrants

Various warrants from Louisiana and Mississippi

  1. To the Claiborne Co. Sheriff for arrest of Earnest Watson, n.d.
  2. To the Claiborne Co. Sheriff for arrest of James Glasscock, 1804
  3. To Claiborne Co. Sheriff for arrest of William Scott, 1808
  4. To the Claiborne Co. Sheriff for arrest of Will Scott, 1808
  5. To the Sheriff of Claiborne Co. for arrest of James Daly, 1808
  6. To the Sheriff of Claiborne Co. for arrest of John Cummins, 1811
  7. To the Sheriff of Claiborne Co. for arrest of Poultney, 1812
  8. To the Sheriff of Claiborne Co. for arrest of Phebe Goodin, 1812
  9. To the Sheriff of St. Helena Parish for arrest of Jiles McKee, 1816
  10. To the Sheriff of St. Helena Parish for arrest of William Starnes, 1816
  11. To the Sheriff of Claiborne Co. for arrest of Walter Trimble and Michael Trimble, 1817
  12. To the Sheriff of Claiborne Co. for arrest of William Tabor, 1819
  13. To the Sheriff of Claiborne Co. for arrest of James Davenport and George C. Purvis, 1819
  14. To the Sheriff of Claiborne Co. for arrest of William Faber and Reuben White, 1819
  15. Partial warrant in Claiborne Co. for Sarah, a woman of color and her children, 1822
  16. To the Sheriff of Claiborne Co. for arrest of Elijah L. Clarke, 1829
  17. To the Sheriff of St. Helena Parish for arrest of Layton Hall, 1837
  18. To the Sheriff of St. Helena Parish for arrest of Ezeikiel Boatner and Jessy Elliott, 1838
  19. To the Sheriff of St. Helena Parish for arrest of Ezekiel Boatner, 1839
  20. State warrant for arrest of G. A. Weche, G. V. Moody, P.M. Man, Abner Forbes, Thomas Warner, Andrew Allen, Frederick Graff, A.J. Bridewell, and George Stockdell, 1839
  21. To the Sheriff of St. Helena Parish for arrest of James Miller, 1844
  22. To the Sheriff of St. Helena Parish for arrest of Abraham Womack, Jr, and Amos Kent, 1845
  23. To the Sheriff of St. Helena Parish for arrest of James Buckley, 1849
  24. To the Sheriff of St. Helena Parish for arrest of Allen Header, 1854
  25. To the Sheriff of St. Helena Parish in case of State of Louisiana vs. Isham, 1853
  26. To the Sheriff of St. Helena Parish for arrest of William Lewis, 1857
  27. To the Sheriff of St. Helena Parish to go to Thomas Warren Day and take custody of his infant, 1862
  28. Warrant to search property of Bithe Bennet, 1866
  29. To the Sheriff of St. Helena Parish for the arrest of John Settoon and his wife, Phoebe, 1866
  30. Warrant to search property of Daniel McHatten, 1875
  31. Affidavit and order for a search warrant of Daniel McHatten’s property, 1875
  32. To the Sheriff of St. Helena Parish for the arrest of Jake Wade, 1894

Folder 5—Summonses and Subpoenas

  1. Subpoena of Richard Cotton, et. al., in Trigg, Dougherty, and Co. vs. Earnest Watson, 1812
  2. Subpoena of Lewis Edward Clarke, 1813
  3. Subpoena of Thomas Davidson in Joseph Thomas vs. Jno. Repshaw, 1814
  4. Subpoena of John Robinson, E. Clarke, and G. B. Watson, 1815
  5. Summons of Francisca Starnes, 1815
  6. Subpoena of Jesse Efferson, Jeremiah Bryant, Smauel Day, and William Howel in Pleasant Glass vs. Francisca Starnes, 1815
  7. Subpoena  of William Bridges, Elias Bridges, and Parmenas Briscoe in Territory of Mississippi vs. William Willis, 1817
  8. Subpoenas (2), Territory of Mississippi vs. Jno. Burns et. al, 1817
  9. Subpoenas (3), Territory of Mississippi vs. Jno. V. Thompson, et. al., 1817
  10. Subpeonas (3), Territory of Mississippi vs. S.B. Minor, 1817
  11. Summons in George Gorman vs. Samuel Starnes, 1820
  12. Subpeona of George Spiller in John Salisbury vs. Thomas Kennedy, 1827
  13. Subpoenas (12) in John Salisbury vs. Michael Stilley, 1822
  14. Subpoenas (3) in Reuben Rowe vs. D. Mineauville, 1822
  15. Subpoena of Britton Hall in James Hall vs. A. Jones, 1822
  16. Summons of Dempsey and Isaac Kemp, Cador Ruby, and Jacob Rheams in Wilford Kemp vs. Elizabeth Kemp, 1830
  17. Subpeona of Malcolm Blue  in John McNeill vs. Reuben Bennet, 1832
  18. Subpoena of Rheubin Bavers in Edward Gord vs. James Glasscock, 1834
  19. Subpoena of L. Higgenbotham, et. al. in G. H. Bradford vs. Walthall Burton, 1836
  20. Subpoena of Joseph Glasscock in an assault case, 1841
  21. Summons of the President and executives of the Grad Gulf Rail Road and Banking Company to answer William B. Bind and Thomas Millsap, 1842
  22. Subpoenas (17) in J S. Arbuthnot vs. Edward Miller, 1863
  23. Subpoena of M.M. Frierson in Frierson vs. Watson, 1867
  24. Subpoena in Lucie Ham vs. William Powell, 1875
  25. Summons in Terry vs. Wilos, 1878
  26. Summons in William B. Bend vs. The Grand Gulf Railroad and Banking Company, 1842

Folder 6—Courtroom Motions/Proceedings

  1. Motion for a new trial in Repshaw vs. Thomas, 1812
  2. Injunction in Wells, et. al. vs. Salisbury, 1816
  3. Motion to set a family meeting, 1836
  4. Motion of the defendant in Celia Herron vs. Daniel Newton, 1845
  5. Decision of judge on plaintiff’s motion in Moses Wolf vs. Silas Hutchinson, 1873

Folder 7—Dockets for the Parish Court

            Dockets for St. Helena Parish Court

  1. No date
  2. No parish listed, 1814
  3. August 1815
  4. August 1818
  5. Feb. 1820
  6. Oct. 1820
  7. 1821
  8. Dec. 1821
  9. Jan. 1823

Folder 8—Individual Case Judgments

Judgments on various cases from Louisiana and Mississippi

  1. No date, unknown case
  2. Lewis woolf vs. Michel Smelser, n.d.
  3. Acquittal of Milley Armstrong, 1787
  4. Markley vs. Gillespie and wife, opinion of the court, 1792
  5. F. Claiborne vs. G. Matlock, 1804
  6. Jacob Smith vs. M.L. Stilley, 1810
  7. List of judgments obtained at March term 1810 in Superior Court of Claiborne Co., MS
  8. Settlement in Hunt and Smith vs. P. Allandorn, 1813
  9. William Childress vs. William Phillips, 1820
  10. Injunction in John Simms vs. Alexander Bookter, 1821
  11. Jacob Humble vs. William Reddin, transcript of judgment, 1823
  12. S. Roberts vs. William Kinchin, opinion of court, 1827
  13. Alexander Rogers vs. Martin Lacy, 1827
  14. John McNeill vs. William Wells, 1831
  15. Burlin Childress vs. William Stephen Allen, 1831
  16. T.G. Davidson vs. Bartholemew Trener, 1832
  17. John Holloway vs. William Wells, 1833
  18. Bank State of Mississippi vs. F.B. Ragdale and Samuel Gillespie, 1833
  19. John Arbuthnot vs. Wells and Womack, 1839
  20. Hugh Dowlin vs. New Orleans and Nashville Railroad, 1848
  21. Sarah Jackson vs. J. Bazoon, notice, 1843
  22. Judgment against A.P. Womack, Jr., 1844
  23. Decision of Grand Jury against Amos Kent and Abraham Woamck, Jr., 1845
  24. Jeremiah Brown vs. Cathrine Wright and J. W. Wright, 1845
  25. Benjamin Weel vs. Moses Wolf, 1858
  26. Nancy Hazzard vs. David Moore, 1866
  27. Durbin vs. McMichael, 1866
  28. Elizabeth Womack vs. August Green, et. al., 1867
  29. Elizabeth Watson vs. J. Watson, 1867
  30. Skipeth Durbin vs. E.C. Strickland, 1868
  31. Louisa Watson vs. John Davis, 1873
  32. G. K. McCoy vs. Sheriff and C.M. Sitman, 1903
  33. Alfred Hirsch vs. R.E. Starnes, opinion and decree, 1917
  34. Phillip T. Smith vs. H.W. Robinson, 1917

Folder 9—Notary Records

  1. Protest of Carlile Pollock, 1820
  2. Records of duties for henry Womack, 1835

Folder 10—Jury Selection in St. Helena Parish

  1. List of Jurors, 1824
  2. List of Jurors, 1850

Box 14

Folder 1—Accounts and Bills, no date

  1. Schedule of accounts for Capt. William Kendrick
  2. Robert Duncan account Estate of J. McKee
  3. Joel Simmons to P. Glass
  4. John Birch to James Lea
  5. List of accounts for Kendrick and Armsby
  6. List of accounts
  7. List of purchases on page in a ledger
  8. List of purchases
  9. List of purchases
  10. Bill for lumber for fences
  11. Thomas Davidson to Samuel Settoon
  12. Thomas Davidson
  13. William Spiller
  14. Sheriff’s fees in Pleasant Glass vs. F. Starnes
  15. List of accounts
  16. Bill for working on a schooner
  17. List of notes due to D. and J. Kemp
  18. List of accounts with people from Springfield, LA, partial document
  19. Partial account

Folder 2—Accounts and Bills, 1801-1829

  1. Alexander Bookter to John Lambert, 1801
  2. Mr. Bookter to Stacy and Garden, 1804
  3. Accounts of goods left with W. Raner, 1804
  4. Matthew Sims with Mrs. Graham. 1804
  5. Patrick Cogan to Thos. Winder, 1804-1805
  6. M. Galsspay to Stacy, Jul. 22, 1805
  7. Sims to Gideon Stacy, 1806
  8. Accounts of passengers, , 1806
  9. John Patterson, 1806
  10. Jacob Funcundas, 1807
  11. Gideon Stacy to Ignatius Pigman, 1806 (2)
  12. Captain Stacy to Hildneth and Jones. Jun. 14, 1807
  13. Lewis Crowell to Mygatt and Bullen, 1807
  14. William Scott bought of John Durbin, 1808
  15. John Core to Matthew Sims, 1808
  16. William Spiller to William Beddin, 1810
  17. John Starnes to Pleasant Glass, 1810
  18. White and McCleary to Alexander Bookter, 1811
  19. William Spiller to William Davidson, 1811
  20. John Starnes to Lindsey Ellis, 1811
  21. Matthew Ellis, 1811
  22. Court costs in Joseph Thomas vs. Jno. Repsher, 1822
  23. John Lambert to Mr. Mumford, 1812
  24. William Spiller to John Womack, 1812
  25. Dolphin Harris to Chandler and Ellis, 1812
  26. Reuben Beavers  to Alexander Painter, 1814
  27. Samuel Paxton, 1815
  28. John Stearns to Geroge Repsher, 1815
  29. Thomas Kennedy bought of G. Bernard, 1815
  30. Mr. Laroach, 1816
  31. Court costs in Pleasant Glass vs. Francisca Starnes, 1816
  32. Account signed by Samuel Leonard, 1816
  33. Bill of David Kemp,1818
  34. Court costs in Bookter vs. Brown, 1817
  35. Amt. of costs due D. Kemp, St. Helena Shreiff,  1818
  36. Expenses for F. Starnes
  37. Thomas Christmas bought of J. Kinchin, 1819
  38. Charles B. Howell to James Winter, Dec. 1819
  39. Court costs in H. Harmon vs. j Davenport and Geo. Purvis, 1819
  40. Charles B. Howell to Duffy and Ray, 1820
  41. List of notes due the firm, 1819
  42. Elijah Peirson in account current, 1821
  43. Ledekiah Martin to Charles B. Howell, 1821
  44. John Sims, bill, 1821
  45. Captain Richard Ward, account, 1821
  46. Richard Ward to Baban, 1821
  47. John Corder to Augustin Lombardo, 1822
  48. Benjamin Leys to Augustin Lombardo, 1822
  49. Houston to C.B. Howell, bill, 1822
  50. Account with William Kirkland, 1823
  51. John and Freeman George, bill, 1823
  52. Partial account, no names, 1824
  53. Mr. Pearson to Mrs. Westmoreland, 1825
  54. Mrs. Martha Clark to John Sulser, 1824
  55. Alexander Bookter to Nathan Cumming, 1824
  56. Court Costs in James Watson vs. George Watson, 1825
  57. A list of suits in the St. Helena Parish Court, costs, 1825
  58. Bills of the Schooner Caroline of Springfield for repairs and supplies, signed by Samuel Settoon, (6 documents), 1823, 1825
  59. Hervey Hunt to Jesse Lea, 1826
  60. Burlin Childress to D. Connely, 1826
  61. Court Costs for James Harris vs. James McKee, 1826
  62. Bartholomew vs. Alexander Rogers, 1826
  63. Bill of timber measured for Henry Parker, 1827
  64. Bill of David Bradford, 1827
  65. Bills (2) of Mr. Hoggatt for steamboat passage, 1828
  66. Account of Norwood and Collinsworth with MacNeil and Reid, 1829
  67. Majer Harress to M. Kirkland, 1828
  68. William Herress to Jacob Smith, 1829
  69. William and Sarah Hoff to D.W. Wall, 1828
  70. William Starnes to Lewis Woolf, 1829

Folder 3—Accounts and Bills, 1830-1859

  1. Court Costs in Elizabeth Kemp vs. Abner Womack, 1830
  2. Account and fi. fa. of Robert Fluker, 1830
  3. Account of A.K. Shafer, 1830
  4. Linoen Simms to William Kendrick, 1831
  5. Bill due to Jacob Smith, April 9, 1830
  6. C.W. Mumato to Mark Ring
  7. Account of T. Smith, 1831
  8. James R. Gordon to William Kendrick and Co., 1830
  9. Account of Jeremiah Watson, Sr., 1832
  10. Account for educating children, 1832
  11. Demsey Kemp to T. J. Baulers, 1833
  12. Isaac Davenport to  B.M. Staman and Co., 1834
  13. Dempsey Kemp of Harlow and Hullen, 1835
  14. Prestley Stephenson to John Killian, 1835
  15. P. Wells to P. Breeden, 1835
  16. Account of Prestley Stephenson, 1838
  17. Account for various services, 1838
  18. Benjamin Randolph to Hughes and Fluker, June 23, 1838
  19. Oswald Kemp to J.J. Carrutt, March 26, 1839
  20. Court Costs in case of Samuel Brown vs. D. Newton, 1840
  21. H.P. Womack to James Manskel, May 21, 1841
  22. H.P. Womack to Morgan Morgan, 1841-1842
  23. H.P. Womack to Taylor Gardiner, March 2, 1841
  24. Invoice of sundries bought by H.O. Anderson and shipped to Grand Gulf, Nov. 20, 1841
  25. Costs in the case of Henry Leonard vs. Hezekiah Thompson, 1849
  26. John Burton to L. H. Venables,1843-1847
  27. J.J. Carruth vs. B. Weil, 1844
  28. Thomas Roddy to William Cole, 1848
  29. Materials bought of C. Duvall and Co., ca. 1850s
  30. Matthew Simms to John Knight, 1850
  31. A.W. Heard to M. Frank, 1852
  32. E. Spiller to Sillman H.C. Institute, 1855
  33. Williams to H.W. Stickland, 1858

Folder 4—Accounts and Bills, 1860-1889

  1. Ann McPherson to Hoss Morgan, 1860
  2. list of items bought of M. Silverton, 1861
  3. Account to Theo M’Gill, April 17, 1862
  4. Bill of Mrs. Simms, 1862
  5. Bill of goods bought for Mrs. Williams, Sept. 19, 1864
  6. R. F. Gordon to W. Rupell, 1863-1865
  7. Memorandum of pledge of E.J. McKay, 1867
  8. Thomas R. Craft bought of J.B. Nachman,1867
  9. List of good purchased, no name, 1867
  10. D.L. McGahn in account with W.A. Gill,1868
  11. Third partial account rendered by R.F. Gordon and wife, 1870-1871
  12. Account of Michael Eck, Charles Fleming, and Scott Newland, 1871
  13. M. Hendry to R. M. Singleton, 1877
  14. Mr. Cade Strickland bought of Dr. C.M. Sitman, ca. 1880s
  15. H.P. Pittman bought of D.H. Sanders, Aug 18, 1880
  16. Ben Alvers in account with J.S. Gatlin, 1884-1885
  17. T.R. Newsom in account with John Evan, 1884
  18. Accounts of L.R. Newsom bought of D.H. Sanders and Co. August 7, 1885 and Jan. 18, 1886
  19. Account of S. H. Strickland bought of W.E. Hamberlin, August 28, 1886
  20. Samuel A. Strickland in account with J.B. Gice, Spet. 1, 1886
  21. T.E. Morgan bought of Harvell and Warren, Oct. 22, 1889

Folder 5—Accounts and Bills, 1890-1920

  1. J.C. Allin to Lemoine and Huze, July 12, 1895
  2. Wm. Atkinson and Bacto Co., 1895
  3. Wm. Atkinson and Bacot Co., bought of J.J. Day, Oct. 23, 1895
  4. Bill with Wm. Atkinson and Bacot Co., Apr. 27, 1895
  5. Wm. Atkinson and Bacot Co. bought of J.J. Day, Feb. 25, 1895
  6. bill with Wm. Tkinson and Bacot Co., Feb. 25, 1895
  7. Wm. Atkinson and Bacot Co. bought of J.J. Day, 1895
  8. Albert Mackie Grocer Co. Ltd. In account with L. C. Hayden, 1910
  9. Goods sold to Thos. G. Davidson from Wash. Davie and Co., Ltd., Jun 22, 1920

Folder 6—Bonds

  1. Bond of William Chennault, 1788
  2. Bond of Patrick Sharkey, et. al., Aug. 15, 1807
  3. Bond of Audley Osborne, et. al., Jan. 23, 1811
  4. Bond to appear in court for Willie Lodbetter and Benj. Parker, May 28, 1811
  5. Bail bond of John Cummins to Stephen Minor, aug. 2, 1811
  6. Bond of Henry Middleton and Elisha Flowers, feb, 1811
  7. Bond of George B. Watson and James Watson to James Fletcher, Mar. 2, 1812
  8. Bond of E. Watson to Stilleys Admin., May 26, 1814
  9. Bond of David Kemp and Thomas Kemp, 1815
  10. Bond on purchase of Jos. McRaine and Hugh McKee to John Trumbull, Oct. 31, 1815
  11. Bond of J.G. Clarke to Ellis and Moore, Oct. 31, 1815
  12. Bond of Alexander Bookter and James Harris to James McKee, Sept, 20, 1814
  13. Attachment bond of Baam to Cooper, June 26, 1815
  14. Bond of Jno. Womack as constable protem, Feb. 23, 1817.
  15. Bond of George Myers to Thos. Kennedy, May 31, 1817
  16. Bond of David Gillespie, Julym 17, 1819
  17. Bail bond of James Davenport to H. Harmans, Aug. 28, 1819
  18. Bail bond of G. C. Purvis to H. Harmans, Aug. 28, 1819
  19. Bond in the Estate of John Mink, Aug. 9, 1819
  20. Bail bond of Samuel Mason to E.L. Clarke, Dec. 28, 1819
  21. Bond of John Burns, et. al. to William Bridgers, Nov. 18, 1820
  22. Attachment bond of Frederick Starnes to William Starnes, Mar. 25, 1821
  23. Bond of Nancy Mineauville and Elaine Kinchin, Oct. 30, 1822
  24. John Kirkland, Elijah Pearson, John Tate, and Joseph Kirkland to William Kinchin, Dec. 5, 1822
  25. Bond of William and Joseph Kirkland, John Tate and Elijah Peirson to William Kinchin, Dec. 5, 1822
  26. Bond of Delilah Stilley and Frederick Starnes, 1823
  27. Bond of Thomas Davidson and Jesse McMahon, July 23, 1823
  28. Penal bond of Robert Easley, Nov. 18, 1823
  29. Bond of J. Killian to Jonathon Davis, Mar. 3, 1824
  30. Bond of Lewis Woolf to Johnathan Davis, Mar. 3, 1824
  31. Bond of George Packwood, et. al. to Jonathon Davis, Mar. 3, 1824
  32. Bond of David Gains and John George to Jonathan Davis, Mar. 3, 1824
  33. Bond of Robert and John Holloway to Jonathon Davis, Mar. 3, 1824
  34. Bond of Jacob Rheams, et. al., to Jonathan Davis, Mar. 3, 1824
  35. Bond of Chester Eldridge and Elizabeth Eldridge, Jun. 11, 1824
  36. Bond and fi fa of Ann Gibson to William Brune, 1824
  37. Bond and fi.fa. of Reuben White to Thomas Berry use of John L. Buck, 1824
  38. Bond of James Harris to James and Ann McKee, Oct. 1, 1825
  39. Bond of Boyer for Bonner to H.E. Watson and Cornelius Haring, Sept. 1, 1828
  40. Forthcoming Bond of C. Haring for use of Carven Washburn and Co. to Freeland and Watston, Feb. 1, 1829
  41. Bond of William Womack and Edward Gorman to William Breed, Oct. 1, 1831
  42. Bond of Bayley Chaney to Burlin Childress, Feb. 5, 1833
  43. Bond of Jon A. Rownd and John S. Hodges to Samuel Leonard, Feb. 20, 1837
  44. Bond of Isham Kendrick and James Wills to Joseph Strode, Sept. 28, 1838
  45. Bond of Lawrence Gayle, et. al. to Gov. Edward White, Sept. 29, 1838
  46. Bond of James Gerrald, et. al. to Gov. Edward White, Sept 29, 1838
  47. Bond of Edward Coleman, et. al. to Gov. Edward White, Sept. 29, 1838
  48. Bond of Ezeikiel Boatner, Oct. 1, 1838
  49. Bond of Jesse Elliot, et. al. to Gov. Edward White, Oct. 4, 1838
  50. Bail bond in White vs. Rheams, Aug. 2, 1839
  51. Bond of Colbert Day and Jacob Rheams to Samuel Leonard, Nov. 16, 1839
  52. Bond of Sarah Gordon, et. al., Mar. 27, 1860
  53. Bond of R. W. Williams and H. W. Pippin to J.M. Wells, 1866
  54. Appearance bond for State of Louisiana vs. Caroline Barksdale, August 30, 1867
  55. Appearance bond for State of Louisiana vs. Jo Barksdale, Sept. 1867
  56. Appearance Bond for State of Louisiana vs. Jo Barksdale, Sept. 7, 1867

Folder 7—Fi. fa. and seizures of property

  1. Orders to pay debts given by Earnest Watson, 17 documents, Aug. 1, 1809
  2. Fi. fa. In Ann Corbet vs. Dennis Corbet, Oct. 1812
  3. Court order for Jacob Rheams to pay William Spiller, Nov. 24, 1813
  4. Fi. fa. in A. Benjamin vs. J. Glasscock, Feb. 1814
  5. Order given to William Takom to pay judgment against him, June 14, 1814
  6. Order for William Starnes to pay debt, Aug. 11, 1814
  7. Order for Nathaniel Hoggat to pay debt, June 28, 1815
  8. Order for Caden Ruby to pay debt, Aug. 5, 1815
  9. Fi fa. in Powers vs. Corbet, Jan. 18, 1816
  10. Order for Alexander Bookter to pay debt, August 16, 1816
  11. Order for David Kemp to bring in property, Oct. 14, 1816
  12. Fi. fa. for Joseph and Catherine Gorman, Sept. 1819
  13. Order for Kemp to pay his debt, Jan. 1819
  14. Fi fa. in Frederick Starnes vs. Thomas Kennedy, Oct. 1, 1820
  15. Fi fa. in Joseph Vinair vs. Thomas Kennedy, May 21, 1821
  16. Fi fa. against David Salisbury for James McKee, April 1822
  17. Fi Fa. in Reuben Row vs. D. Mineauville, May 4, 1823
  18. Fi fa. in Smith Sheldon and Biglow vs. Anderson and Elam, May 19, 1823
  19. Fi. fa. in Jonathon Davis vs. C. D. Crane, July 23, 1827
  20. Fi. fa.s issued by the State of Mississippi, 7 documents, 1823
  21. Execution of a fi. fa. in Thomas Banks vs. Asa Kinchin, May 4, 1825
  22. Fi. fa. in Mathaniel McFadin vs. Joseph Morrison and David Davenport, July 7, 1827
  23. Fi. fa. in John Watt and Co. vs. W. Harvey, Oct. 1827
  24. Fi Fa. in Tobia Gibson and Co. vs David Gibson, Oct. 1827
  25. Fi fa in John Snodgrass vs. Abram DeFrance Oct. 1827
  26. Fi. fa. in Bayer for Banner vs. H.E. Watson Oct. 1828
  27. Fi. fa. of William Scott, Dec. 13, 1828
  28. Fi. fa. in Harris and Jordan vs. Jeremiah Watson, Jr., Dec. 1828
  29. Fi. fa. in Cotton and Watson vs. W. Murphy, et. al., Apr. 1829
  30. Order for Samuel Amacker to pay debt Jan. 10, 1829
  31. Fi. fa. in John D. Geiser vs. Daniel McIntyre, Apr. 1829
  32. Fi fa. in R. W. McCay vs. I. Clarke et. al., Apr. 1829
  33. Fi fa. against Samuel Settoon, Mar. 4, 1829
  34. Order of seizure in Bank of Louisiana vs. Martin Lacy, filed Aug. 23, 1831
  35. Fi. fa. in John McNeill vs. William Kinchin, Oct. 21, 1831
  36. Fi fa. in James Bennet vs. Reuben Bennet, July 13, 1832
  37. Fi. fa. in W. A. Weisner vs. Wagnan and Buchan, Feb. 1832
  38. Fi Fa. in the Bank of the State of Mississippi vs. Louis Cronly, June 13, 1834
  39. Fi fa. in G. Bradford vs. W. Burton, Nov. 9, 1837
  40. Fi fa. in Wright and Newton vs. Burd and Harry, Oct. 7, 1840
  41. Fi. fa. in Cummings and Ramsay vs. Samuel Leonard, Oct. 19, 1841
  42. Fi. fa. in H. F. Middleton vs. E. W. Jameson, and James Cooper, Oct. 28, 1846
  43. Writ of seizure and sale in John Hays vs. Fernando Gayosa, Dec. 4 1860
  44. Writ of seizure and sale in H. S. Graves vs. E. L. Montgomery, 1867
  45. Fi Fa. in T.W. Broughton vs. Andrew White, 1875
  46. Fi Fa. in J.G. Cole vs. Thomas Tate, 1879
  47. Fi Fa. in M.V. Mckee vs. John Kirby, 1891

Folder 8—Promissory Notes

  1. Aug. 1776, John Armstrong to Matthew Simms and May 21, 1781, Matthew Sims to Milley Armstrong
  2. Fe.b 26, 1787, Matthew Sims to William Irvine
  3. Oct. 4, 1802, Bennet Truly to Frederick Ward and Co.
  4. Nov. 3, 1804, Jn. Cummins to Lewis Clark
  5. Jun. 26, 1809, Williams Bacon to Elizabeth Sims
  6. May 2, 1810, Michael Jones to Abraham Spears
  7. Dec. 6, 1810, Henry Middleton to Stephen Gibson
  8. Nov. 23, 1811, J.D. Starnes to Chandler Lindsey
  9. Oct. 14, 1813, Unknown debtor to Robert Holloway (portion of document missing)
  10. Nov. 29, 1813, Chandler Lindsey to Madam F. (unable to read name)
  11. Mar. 12, 1814, William Spiller to John Hambleton
  12. May 29, 1814 Thomas Kennedy to Francisca Starnes
  13. Nov. 29, 1815, Mary Ilby to C. Baloin
  14. Jun. 18, 1818, James Davenport and Geo. Purvis to Catharine Harmon
  15. Jul. 14, 1818, Thomas Kennedy to Joseph Vemin
  16. Aug. 8, 1818, Gibson Clarke to Joseph MacQuillen, with petition and fi.fa.
  17. Oct. 13, 1818, Robert Easley to James Taton
  18. Feb. 21, 1818, William Tabor and R. White to John Cooth, with bail bond
  19. Apr. 11, 1819, John Burns to Goerge Tanehill
  20. Apr. 10, 1819, M.L. Stilley to Jacob Smith
  21. Jan. 1, 1820, Samuel Starnes to George Gorman
  22. Mar. 2, 1820, William Starnes to Thomas Kennedy
  23. Mar. 25, 1820, M. Plant and George Killian to Alexander Bookter
  24. Apr. 7, 1821, Robert Easley to John Reother
  25. Jan. 29, 1822, David Benjamin to Robert Singleton, with petition
  26. Aug. 5, 1820, Alex. Bookter to James McKee, with receipt
  27. Apr. 22, 1820, Hugh V. to James Bennet
  28. Aug. 5, 1820, Alexander Bookter to James McKee
  29. Apr. 11, 1822, William Reddin to Jacob Humble
  30. Sept. 19, 1822, C.B. Howell to H. Howell and Maria Howell
  31. Aug. 3, 1823, James McKee to James Starnes
  32. Jan. 1, 1824, David Segrist to James Watson, with warrant
  33. Dec. 16, 1824, Henry Hunt to William Travis
  34. May 4, 1827, Whiting and Fletcher vs. Samuel Leonard, with Sheriff’s fees and settlement
  35. Nov. 9, 1827, Harrison Watson to Louis Cronly, with warrant
  36. Oct. 14, 1829, Estate of E. Hunt to William Reddin
  37. May 15, 1830, Reuben Bennet to Merriman Williams
  38. Nov. 17, 1834, Pearson Wells and Henry Leonard to Samuel Leonard
  39. Sept. 28, 1838, John Arbuthnot to Elizabeth Bradford
  40. Dec. 7, 1838, Francis Starnes to Samuel Leonard, with order to pay debt
  41. Oct. 12, 1853, Blassingham Spiller to Skipeth Durbin
  42. Mar. 4, 1866, Avery Quillian to Mosilla Quillian
  43. Apr. 20, 1869, no names
  44. Oct. 22, 1879, D.C. Davis to McCarty and Sebastian

Folder 9—Receipts

  1. 1783, Tax receipt for Jesse Embry
  2. Sept. 19, 1785, Rec’d of Matthew Simms
  3. Nov. 1, 1790, A and J. Parker, delivered to Matthew Simms
  4. Jan. 26, 1799, receipt written by Baron Storndaly
  5. Receipts of Matthew Simms, 1790 and 1798
  6. Mar. 2, 1804, Rec’d of John Knight
  7. Jul. 11, 1806 Rec’d of Gideon Stacy
  8. Dec. 24, 1807, Rec’d of E. McCauley
  9. Oct. 9, 1810, Rec’d of John Lambert
  10. Mar. 24, 1812, rec’d of Ralph Reagan
  11. July 27, 1814, rec’d of C. Lindsey
  12. Jan. 5, 1815, rec’d of John Breed
  13. No date, paid L.R. Draughon
  14.  Mar. 1, 1815, rec’d of James Alexander
  15. Jun. 4, 1815, rec’d of James Spiller
  16. Nov. 10, 1815, Susannah Wells
  17. Feb. 4 and Feb. 8, 1816, Rec’d of Isaac Davis
  18. Mar. 4, 1817, rec’d of Robert Singleton
  19. Apr. 16, 1817, rec’d of A. Smelser
  20. July 26, 1817, rec’d of Absolam Wells
  21. Sept. 15, 1817, rec’d of Williams Wells
  22. Oct. 8, 1817, rec’d of Aaron Grinage
  23. Dec. 18, 1817, rec’d of John Grinage
  24. Dec. 8, 1818, Rec’d of William Wells
  25. Feb. 9, 1819, rec’d of Jacob Bradford
  26. Feb. 16, 1819, rec’d of David Kemp
  27.  Mar. 1, 1823, rec’d of W. Hoggatt
  28. Jan. 17, 1824, rec’d of Elizabeth Salisbury
  29. Dec. 31, 1824, rec’d of W.D. Kirkland
  30. Feb. 13, 1825, rec’d of Bankston
  31. Feb. 17, 1825, rec’d of James Bankston
  32. July 18, 1825, rec’d of Debra Stilley
  33. Aug. 30, 1825, rec’d of L.H. Moore
  34. Mar. 18, 1827, rec’d of Nathaniel Harbin
  35. Jun. 12, 1827, rec’d of Jurnigan
  36. May 22, 1828, rec’d of Mr. Smelser
  37. Jul. 18, 1828, rec’d of Micager Harris
  38. May 16, 1829, rec’d of Micajah Harris
  39. Mar. 15, 1831, rec’d of Joseph Killian
  40. May 1832, rec’d of Robert Holloway
  41. Jan. 26, 1839, rec’d of H.P. Wamenc
  42. Apr. 28, 1855, Rec’d of Thomas Spiller
  43. May 28, 1861, rec’d of E. Spiller
  44. Apr. 15, 1866, rec’d of S.N. Baldwin
  45. Nov. 23, 1881, rec’d of Thomas Newson

 

Box 15

Folder 1—Individual Testimony, no date, 1800-1819

  1. Statement of Spiller, no date
  2. Statement on the Good Character of Joel Simmons, 1806
  3. Statement of David Bell, March 6, 1813
  4. Statement of Elizabeth Order in State of Louisiana vs. George Oreder and Babary Oreder, n.d.
  5. Statement of Killian n.d.
  6. Petition and interrogatories of D.H. Gillespie, n.d.
  7. Answer to interrogatories in Mississippi case, n. d.
  8. Notes on examination of witnesses:  John Leonard, E. Stilley, John Wilson, and M. Jones, n.d.
  9. Statement o f Joshua Stockstell, Jan. 21, 1805
  10. Statement of Benjamin Hutchinson, et. al., Mar. 23, 1805
  11. Testimony of various people with various dates, 1806
  12. Statement of Thos. Jones, Mar. 1809
  13. Testimony in Richard Smith vs. Elizabeth Carney, 1810
  14. Interrogatories given to William Davis and David Reese, Jul. 1810
  15. Statement of Chandler Lindsey, Mar. 9, 1814
  16. Copy of Interrogatories in Gray and Smith, Apr. 15, 1815
  17. Statement of facts in Avery Breed vs. Jacob and John Repshaw, Jan. 10, 1816
  18. Oath of O. D. Crane, Jan. 1, 1817
  19. Oath of Alexander Bookter, Jun. 4, 1817
  20. Oath of Aaron Grinage against John Core, Jul. 28, 1817
  21. Oath of Alexander Bookter, Oct. 5, 1817
  22. Oath of William Wells, Mar. 9, 1819

Folder 2—Individual Testimony, 1820-1829

  1. Cross examination of Dempsey Kemp, ca. 1820
  2. Oath of George Killian and David Kemp, 1820
  3. Statement of John Salisbury, Jan. 9, 1821
  4. Affidavit taken before Judge Tessier, 1821
  5. Statement of Samuel Rannels, Sept. 17, 1821
  6. Statement of John Tate, Sept. 21, 1821
  7. Statement of Joseph Dias, Oct. 2, 1821
  8. Testimony in case against Robert Easley, Jul. 1823
  9. Testimony in James McKee vs. David Salisbury, 1822
  10. Testimony in Jesse Mains at the suit of Alexander Bookter. Ca. 1823
  11. Testimony of John Lavario, 1824
  12. Testimony of Joseph, 1825
  13. Statement of Stephen Rackman, Mar. 24, 1827
  14. Testimony in Harmon Kendrick vs. Isaac Kemp, Apr. 26, 1826
  15. Testimony in W. Neil vs. H. Glasscock, May 1827
  16. Testimony take by the court, Oct. 21, 1828
  17. Testimony of Abram Womack, Apr. 28, 1829
  18. Statement of John Reid, 1829
  19. Statement of Burlin Childress, Apr. 24, 1829
  20. Statement in M. Childress vs. A.W. Smith, July 23, 1829
  21. Testimony of Kemp and Womack, 1829

Folder 3—Individual Testimony, 1830-1849

  1. Testimony in James Grace, use of Avery Breed vs. William Moore, Apr. 25, 1831
  2. Statement of James Carpenter, Apr. 28, 1832
  3. Testimony of James Carpenter, May 25, April 1832
  4. Testimony in Virginia Kemp and Merit Kemp vs. J. Kemp, et. al., Sept. 9, 1835
  5. Testimony of witnesses in open cases, Sept. 9, 1835
  6. Testimony in Gill and Love vs. M. Reneau, Oct. 12, 1835
  7. Witness Bond in the case of State vs. Boatner and others
  8. Affidavit of Thomas Harper, Aug. 4, 1838
  9. Testimony in the State of Mississippi vs. Moses Starnes, 1844
  10. Testimony in H Womack vs. G. Womack, 1844
  11. Testimony in the dispute over Succession of W. H. Womack, Sept. 15, 1847

Folder 4—Individual Testimony, 1850-1891

  1. Testimony in Harrison and Babbington vs. John burton, Sept. 4, 1850
  2. Testimony of John Settoon, et. al. in Harrison and Babbington vs. John Burton, Feb. 26, 1851
  3. Testimony in Lydia Day vs. William S. Gordon, Oct. 27, 1853
  4. Affidavit of W. Dennison, Apr. 24, 1855
  5. Testimony in the State of Louisiana vs. Robert Hodges, Dec. 4, 1858
  6. Statement of Josiah Moore, Dec. 28, 1858
  7. Statement of O. M. Blackman, Jul. 5, 1860
  8. Testimony in Peter Sharkey vs. Major Dumontiel, Sept. 27, 1862
  9. Testimony of R.M. Amacker in the State vs. Samuel Taylor, Jan. 19, 1869
  10. Testimony in Antony Muse vs. Neil, ca. 1880
  11. Statement of Harry Jeffers, Oct. 1, 1887
  12. Testimony taken in preliminary examination in State of Louisiana vs. Monroe Dudley and John Smith, Feb. 5, 1891

Folder 5—Individual Testimony, 1908-1919

  1. Testimony in the case of State of Louisiana vs. D.T. Taylor, Sept. 12, 1908
  2. Complaint of E.B. McLean, June 14, 1909
  3. Testimony taken in Joseph Johnson vs. Matilda Williams, Mar. 14, 1913
  4. Testimony in W.W. Brown vs. Yazoo and Mississippi Valley Railroad Co., et. al.

Box 16

Folder 1—Marriage License Petitions

  1. James MacKee & Nancy Bookter, Jan. 12, 1814
  2. Robert Womack  & Nancy Knight, Mar. 9, 1814
  3. Marian Simms & Nancy Knight, Sept. 19, 1814
  4. Samuel Settoon & Nancy Williams, Nov. 8, 1814
  5. James McDaniel & Elizabeth Stilley, Dec. 28, 1814
  6. Cader Raby, Jr. & Diana Kemp, Aug. 15, 1815, with license
  7. Samuel Lanier & Ruth Wells, Aug. 16, 1815
  8. Jeremiah Durbin & Juily Hayden, Apr. 27, 1816
  9. Williams Howell & Ann Myers, July 3, 1816
  10. George Spiller & Barbara Rheams, August 1, 1816
  11. William Davis & Frankey Lacy, 1818
  12. William Johnson & Vena Durbin, 1818
  13. John Settoon & Leviny Strickland, Apr. 23, 1819
  14. Joseph Sevario & Maria Arrewett, Feb. 1, 1820
  15. John Villan & Aurora Picou, Apr. 27, 1820
  16. Thomas Willard & Vashte Womack, 1820
  17. Asa Kinchin & Thoma Lanier, 1820
  18. James Morgan & Viney Johnston, Oct. 25, 1820
  19. Simon Broadaway & Easter Holloway, Oct. 28, 1820
  20. William Blue & Mary Davis, Feb. 4, 1821
  21. William Redman & Mary McKinney, 1821
  22. Dr. Menocouso & Nancy Kinchin, Nov. 28, 1821
  23. Vincent Carr & May Rheams, July 8, 1824
  24. A.B. Graham & Jane Holloway, May 31, 1827
  25. Elijah Montgomery & Synthia Dismukes, Nov. 4, 1827, with license
  26. William Durbin & Rebecca Richardson, Feb. 21, 1828
  27. Stephen Durbin & Ann Bankston, Mar. 21, 1828
  28. Daniel Moore & Tabisa Joiner, Dec. 1, 1828
  29. Moses Richardson & Ascenth Dismukes, 1828
  30. Abner Womack & Elizabeth Kemp, Jan. 26, 1829, with license
  31. Spencer Bankston & Louisa Watson, Jan. 31, 1829
  32. E. Settoon & Martha Sims, 1829
  33. Daniel Settoon & Caroline Rheams, Nov. 2, 1829, with bond
  34. John Perry & Maria Dismukes, Jul. 1, 1830
  35. Nathaniel Amacker & Mosella Wallin, June 1831
  36. David Henson & Susan Holloway, May 24, 1832
  37. Hillary Kemp & Katharine Killian, Dec. 20, 1832
  38. Samuel Story & Mary Reddin, Dec. 1833
  39. George Bookter & Lavina Curtis, Aug. 1834
  40. Thomas Phillips and Emily Day , Oct. 1834, with bond
  41. William Kinchin & Martha Fletcher, 1835
  42. John Stewart & Susannah Brewson, Oct. 1835, with bond
  43. Daniel Cutrer & Cinderella Waller, 1836, with bond
  44. Reuben Thompson & Raina Bradford, Dec. 5, 1836
  45. John R. Ratcliff & Sinah Lee, May 18, 1836
  46. Mark A Gillespie & Nancy Day, Apr. 1836
  47. Richard Gardner & Helen Viers, Aug. 3, 1836, with bond
  48. John Rownd & Ann Loudon, Feb. 20, 1837
  49. William Rounds & Matilda Hodges, Dec. 11, 1837
  50. H. Cutrer & Clarina Amacker, Dec. 31, 1838
  51. Colbert Day & Mary Rheams, Nov. 16, 1839
  52. Willliam Kinchin & Martha Fletcher, Mar. 3, 1855
  53. Caleb Kemp and Wilmonette George, 1814
  54. Unknown petitioner and Elizabeth Montgomery, 1828
  55. Partial petition of James Simms mentioning marriage, n.d.

Folder 2—Marriage Bonds

  1. Bond of Elijah and Lewis Clarke, 1807
  2. Bond of S. Booth, Jan. 1805
  3. Bond of Joseph Moore and John Hunter, Mar. 1805
  4. Bond of David and James Simms, Mar. 1805
  5. Bond of Shadric Foster and Reuben White, Jul. 1805
  6. Bond of Ashton and Lindsay, 1806
  7. Bond of Peter Vandorn and Joseph Briggs, Oct. 2, 1806
  8. Bond of Reuben Stilley and John Stilley, Dec. 16, 1806
  9. Bond of Anthony Glass and Joseph Downs, Jan. 12, 1804
  10. Bond of Jesse Right, and Joshua Downs, July 17, 1807
  11. Bond of Joseph Briggs and John Pattinson, Nov. 17, 1808
  12. Bond of Williams Collins and Thomas Beams, Aug. 18, 1809
  13. Bond of Simeon Holliday, et. al., Sept. 11, 1809
  14. Bond of Minor and Pattinson, Sept. 29, 1810
  15. Bond of John Hendrick and William Bassett, Oct. 9, 1811
  16. Bond of Thomas freeland, Mar. 31, 1813
  17. Bond of Davenport Wiseman and Joseph Moore, August 4, 1814
  18. Bond of William Minor and Joseph McQuillan, Jan. 19, 1815
  19. Bond of William Henderson and Henry Middleton, Mar. 28, 1815
  20. Bond of Henry Parr and John Falls, Nov. 11, 1815
  21. Bond of Joseph Powell and Reuben White, Dec. 24, 1816
  22. Bond of Francis Wood and Cornelius Hariney, May 14, 1818
  23. Bond of Thomas Coe and Peter Glasscock, Aug. 3, 1818
  24. Bond of Benjamin Hutchinson and James Starnes, May 8, 1819
  25. Bond of James Morgan, et. al., Oct. 25, 1820
  26. Bond of William Clarke and Elijah L. Clarke, Jan. 24, 1820
  27. Bond of Thomas Going, et. al., Feb. 9, 1820
  28. Bond of Lawrence Moor and Frederick Starnes, Feb. 18, 1820
  29. Bond of Thomas Davidson and James Starnes, Jul. 23, 1823
  30. Bond of Duncan Blue and Thomas Davidson, May 1829
  31. Bond of William Watson and John George, June 3, 1829
  32. Bond of John Perry and John Holloway, Jul. 1, 1830
  33. Bond of George Facundus and S. Pearson, Jul. 17, 1830
  34. Bond of John O’Dean and Fredrick Lambeth, Mar. 13, 1832
  35. Bond of William Rounds and John Hays, Dec. 11, 1837
  36. Bond of F. D. Stilley, Oct. 18, 1854
  37. Bond of Alexander Bookter, Dec. 11, 1858
  38. Bond of Jackson McPherson, Jan. 24, 1861

Folder 3—Parental Consent for Marriage

  1. Consent for Harry Christmas to marry E. Raneswall, n.d.
  2. Consent for Bartholomew Settoon to marry Nancy Simms, n.d.
  3. Consent for John Headrick to marry Nancy Clark, Oct. 9, 1814
  4. Consent for James Starnes to marry Rachael Rheams, Jan. 14, 1812
  5. Consent for William Brown to marry Elizabeth Kinchin, Jan. 1819
  6. Consent for Daniel Morgan to marry Nancy Smith, 1824
  7. Consent for John Harper to marry Patsey McCallister, Jan. 5, 1824
  8. Consent for George Richardson to marry Andgaline Hoover, Apr. 2, 1826
  9. Consent for John Cropper to marry 1826
  10. Consent for Abner Womack to Elizabeth Kemp, Jan. 1829
  11. Consent for William Durbin and Rebecca Richardson, Feb. 16, 1828
  12. Consent for Moses Richardson and Asenath Dismukes, Aug. 26, 1828
  13. Consent for Spencer Bankston and Louisa Watson, Jan. 31, 1829
  14. Note that consent was given for Mary Settoon to marry, Sept. 28, 1831
  15. Consent for Samuel Butler to marry Emily Watson, May 18, 1863

Folder 4—Marriage Licenses

  1. Certificate of Marriage, Seth Caston & Rebecca Gibson, Apr. 12, 1801
  2. Certificate of Marriage, Joseph Moore and Ester Gibson, Mar, 11, 1805
  3. Partial Certificate of Marriage, John Patterson, clerk, 1806
  4. Certificate of Marriage, William Moon and Martha Sims, Nov. 27, 1806
  5. Certificate of Marriage, Anthony Glass and Mary Hylands, Jan. 26, 1807
  6. Marriage License, Thomas Heath and Huldah Divine, Jan. 2, 1808
  7. Marriage License, Ralph Regam and Phebe White, May 3, 1808
  8. Marriage License, Joseph Briggs and Ann McCaleb, Nov. 17, 1808
  9. Marriage License, James Witell and Rhoda Simm, Apr. 17, 1809
  10. Certificate of Marriage, James Johns and Lucy Robison, Sept. 8, 1809
  11. Certificate of Marriage, Jacob Hyland and Matilda Steel, Oct. 19, 1809
  12. Certificate of Marriage, Raford Price and Elizabeth Moore, Nov. 6, 1809
  13. Marriage License, Benett Truly and Elizabeth Lane, April 26, 1810
  14. Marriage License, James Davenport and Emily Cook, Aug. 9, 1814
  15. Certificate of Marriage, davenport Wiseman and Sophia Sims, August 27, 1814
  16. Certificate of Marriage, John Hendrick and Nancy Clark, Oct. 10, 1818
  17. Certificate of Marriage, William Minor and Elizabeth Clark, Jan. 19, 1815
  18. Marriage License, Williams Richardson and Elizabeth Jennings, Mar. 28, 1815
  19. Marriage License, Thomas Freeland and Emily Willis, March 31, 1815
  20. Marriage License, Thomas Kemp and Margaret Hutchinson, 1815
  21. Marriage License, Samuel Lanier and Ruth Wells, Aug. 16, 1815
  22. Marriage License, Jesse Right and Lucy Clarke, July 11, 1817
  23. Marriage License, Thomas Coe and Jane Glasscock, Aug. 3, 1818
  24. Marriage License, Francis Wood and Elizabeth Davenport, May 14, 1818
  25. Marriage License and Bond, Lewis Clark, Jr. and Polly Stilley, Jul 14, 1818
  26. Marriage License and Bond, Williams Johnston and Elizabeth Largent, Sept. 23, 1818
  27. Marriage License, John Settoon and Laveny Strickland, Apr. 23, 1819
  28. Marriage License, Andrew Lathrop and Marguerite Grinage, May 24, 1819
  29. Marriage License, Williams Clarke and Fanny Clarke, Jan. 24, 1820
  30. Marriage License, jeremiah Spiller and Elizabeth Richardson, May 5, 1820
  31. Marriage License, Henry White and Phoebe White, May 1821
  32. Marriage License, John Burton and Rebecca Womack, Nov. 10, 1821
  33. Marriage License, William Womack and Permilia Kemp, Dec. 28, 1821
  34. Marriage license, Lewis Woolf and Susannah Reader, Mar. 27, 1822
  35. Marriage License, Peter Clark and Lydia Clemens, Jul 20, 1823
  36. Marriage License, Vincent Carr and Mary Rheams, Dec. 24, 1823
  37. Marriage Certificate, Angus McIntyre and Bitsey Stilley, Feb. 5, 1824
  38. Marriage Certificate, Bartholemew Settoon and Ann S., Dec. 27, 1827
  39. Marriage Certificate, Williams Durbin and Rebecca Richardson, Feb. 28, 1828
  40. Marriage Certificate with petition, Joseph Liggin and Cindrilla Dismukes, Apr. 29, 1829
  41. Marriage License and certificate, David Hinkson and Susan Holloway, May 24, 1832
  42. Marriage Certificate, Bazel Wheat and Zellah Glasscock, Sept. 13, 1830
  43. Marriage Certificate and License, Thomas Thompson and Aleena Watson, Dec. 20, 1831
  44. Marriage License and Bond, Hillary Kemp and Katherine Killain, Dec. 20, 1832
  45. Marriage License, George Bookter and Laoinia Curtis, August 1834
  46. Marriage License, John Hayden Bankston and Lydia Cunningham, Dec. 8, 1837
  47. Marriage License and petition, John Burton and Barbara Amacker, May 19, 1835
  48. Marriage License, John Morgan and Mary Stephens, Jul. 2, 1838
  49. Marriage License, Henry Woamck and Mary Ann Hill, November 28, 1838
  50. Marriage License and Certificate, Patrick Eavans and Melinda Durbin, 1843
  51. Marriage bond, license, and certificate, Stephen Parker and Margaret Durbin, May 6, 1857
  52. Marriage license and bond, James Johnson and Massalu Dezoo, 1858
  53. Marriage license, Jackson McPherson and Martha Bookter, Jan. 24, 1861
  54. Marriage license and certificate, Marion James and Levina Bankston, Jun 10, 1863
  55. Marriage License, David Wolfe and Kissy Dean, Nov. 30, 1865
  56. Marriage License, George Lindsey and Jane Spence, May 10, 1887

Folder 5—Papers associated with Bigamy Cases

  1. Affidavit in State vs. Wolf Moses, June 3, 1852
  2. State of Louisiana vs. Leena Webster, 1904

Folder 6—Divorce Cases

  1. Margaret M. Gorman vs. Abram R. Morris, St. Helena Parish, 1840
  2. John Crow vs. Martha Drake, St. Helena Parish, LA, 1846
  3. Moses Moore vs. Caroline King, St. Helena Parish, LA, 1852
  4. James Moore vs. Sophia Moore, St. Helena Parish, LA, 1865
  5. H.C. Moore vs. R.W. Williams, St. Helena Parish, LA, 1866
  6. D.J. Durbin vs. Fulton Gosselin, Tangipahoa Parish, LA, 1878
  7. C.W. Briagis vs. Dortha Dillon, St. Helena Parish, LA, 1879

Folder 7—Divorce Petitions

  1. Elizabeth Eldridge vs. Chester Eldridge, with property inventory and judgment, 1825
  2. Lucy Womack vs. Daniel Addison, May 23, 1845
  3. Cynthia Brashears vs. Assa Brashears, May 1820
  4. Elizabeth Womack vs. Abner Womack, answer, Sept. 11, 1832
  5. Nancy Kemp vs. Nathan Dalton, May 5, 1841
  6. Ann Hodges vs. William Collinsworth, 1842
  7. Sarah Jackson vs. John Bragoon, Jan. 25, 1832
  8. Wilborne Lee vs. Adelaide Miller, with citation and answer, Feb. 8, 1871
  9. Sarah Francis Smith vs. William White, Feb. 1, 1875
  10. Joseph Williams vs. Nathan Tharas, Jan. 12, 1876
  11. Priscilla Bickham vs. Matthew Courtney, July 28, 1877
  12. Nancy Mathis vs. John Mathis, Apr. 1, 1878
  13. Emily Kaiser vs. Alcede Kaiser, Jan. 22, 1879
  14. Robert Smith vs. Nora Smith, May 8, 1880
  15. Jerry Taylor vs. Catherine Coleman, Petition and Answer, May 11, 1881
  16. Ann Daniels vs. Jonas Daniels, Nov. 9, 1880
  17. Cecelia Lyon vs. Jos. Lyon, with answer, Jan. 10, 1887
  18. William Jones Spence vs. Jane Hoover, answer and testimony, June 8, 1887
  19. Elias Hughes vs. Lucinda Pearson, July 3, 1886
  20. Anna Hays vs. Harrison Hays, Feb. 23, 1893
  21. Perry Brown vs. Phyllis Williams, divorce, 1893
  22. Menerra Hayden vs. James Hayden, with answer, testimony, and judgment, 1894
  23. Louis Andrews vs. Lucinda Andrews, with affidavits and answer, 1901
  24. Diddie Martin vs. Richmond Chaney, 1913
  25. Emma Campbelle vs. John Morgan, 1920

Folder 8—Separation Petitions

  1. Cynthia Brashears vs. Asa Brashears, 1821
  2. Ann Sanders vs. Joshua Sanders, 1822
  3. Margaret Gorman vs. Edward Gorman, 1835
  4. Williams Collinsworth vs. Ann Hodges, 1842
  5. Elizabeth Sendon vs. John Van, 1842
  6. Elizabeth Breed vs. Harvey Tate, 1844
  7. Mary Sharkey vs. William Parker, with evidence and answer, Nov. 5, 1861
  8. Harriet Moore vs. Robert Williams, 1865
  9. Mrs. James vs. Josiah Moore, 1865
  10. Ann Vincent vs. Robert Cobb, 1866
  11. George Orier vs. Sallie Wicker, 1877
  12. F. Albin vs. J. Albin, with answer, 1878

Folder 9—Sales and Transfers of Land

Various land papers from West Florida, Louisiana and Mississippi

  1. Bill of sale, partial, n.d.
  2. Bill of sale from John McDonagh to Robert Hart, n.d.
  3. Bill of Sale, John Rubirt to Joseph Sims, Oct. 29, 1805
  4. Bill of Sale, Hugh Smith to Peter Smith, Jan. 31, 1806
  5. Bill of sale, Thomas Norton, May 1806
  6. Bill of Sale, William Lucas to Stephen Williams, July 18, 1809
  7. Bill of Sale, Jose de Hevia to Hezekiah Wheat, Sept. 6, 1809
  8. Bill of Sale; R.D. Sheperd to Eleonora Keene Hart, (Written in French), Feb. 13, 1811
  9. Bill of Sale, Alexander Bookter to Thomas Kennedy, Jan 9, 1812
  10. Bill of Sale, John Moore to William Vollens, Feb. 14, 1812
  11. Bill of Sale, Daniel Bookter to Thomas Davidson, Apr. 11, 1812
  12. Transfer, Antoine Perez to Andrew Perez, Jul. 2, 1813
  13. Transfer, William Sampson to Thomas Kemp, Jul. 7, 1813
  14. Sale of land from William Redman to Bailous Corner, Sept. 25, 1815
  15. Bill of Sale, Leven Quilling to Umphra Stewart, 1816
  16. Bill of Sale, William Green to William Willis, Sept. 1819
  17. Transfer, William Allen to Stephen Allen, Feb. 24, 1826
  18. Sheriff Kendrick to A. Bookter, Nov. 28, 1823
  19. Land sold by Jesse McMahon to Angus Blue to satisfy taxes, Jun. 21, 1823
  20. Transfer of land, Sheriff Kendrick to A. Bookter, Apr. 17, 1824
  21. Transfer as result of fi. fa. in Cummings and Ramsay vs. Samuel Leonard, 1824
  22. Bill of sale, Henry Kinchin and Samuel Lindsay to Samuel Cobb, Jan. 10. 1825
  23. Receipt in consideration for the purchase of land from Isaiah Flannigin, Dec. 5, 1825
  24. Bill of sale, Elijah Pearson to William Kirkland, 1826
  25. Bill of sale, John Tauton to Martin Lacy, Apr. 29, 1828
  26. Bill of sale, David Gillespie to Joseph Strode, Oct. 1, 1831
  27. Transfer due to fi fa. in Samuel Hunter vs. Bartholomew Tremer, 1, 1831
  28. Bill of sale, David Gillespie to James Hoggatt, Nov. 8, 1831
  29. Sale of land from Frances Starnes to Alexander Rogers; Jan. 16, 1832
  30. Transfer due to fi. fa. in William Williams vs. Benjamin Glasscock, Jan. 15, 1833
  31. Transfer of land from Charles Williams to his sons; May 20, 1833
  32. Bill of sale, William Smith to Ephraim Smith, Dec. 20, 1836
  33. Bill of sale, Nancy Settoon to Abraham Womack, Oct. 27, 1831
  34. Sales made of lands by William Collinsworth, ca. 1835
  35. Act of sale from George Rose and wife to Jesse Hill, Aug. 7, 1838
  36. Copy of transfer from Abner Womack to Josephine Cummings, Oct. 21, 1839
  37. Transfer of land to John Holloway, 1835
  38. Transfer of land; Nancy Dismukes to Charles Dismukes, Aug. 6, 1840
  39. Copy of a deed of conveyance of land by W.D. Lucas to Stephen Williams and of the assignment of the same from Williams to John Leonard, September 1841
  40. Sheriffs Sale to Thomas Gorman, filed Oct. 19, 1841
  41. Deed of sale, J. S. Glasscock to James Glasscock, filed Jan. 6, 1842
  42. Deed of Conveyance, N. D. Young to Calvin Starnes, filed, August 9, 1842
  43. Transfer of land due to fi.fa. in Dempsey Kemp vs. William Dennis, May 4, 1842
  44. Sale of lot from Eliza Leonard to W. P/ Dean, Filed May 11, 1843
  45. Transfer of Land from Sarah McNabb to Harvey Tate, field Jan 6, 1844
  46. Transfer of land from Henry Womack to Abram Womack, Jr., Feb. 21, 1845
  47. Transfer of land from Deborah McClusky, Filed Sept. 16, 1846
  48. Transfer from Eliza Leonard to John Leonard of land and other property, filed Nov. 16, 1846
  49. Acceptation and sale, Deborah McCluskey to Nathaniel Cox, filed May 22, 1846
  50. Sale of land, Daniel Newton to Isaac B Shipter, Feb. 9, 1847
  51. Adjudication to William Carruth by Samuel Leonard, copy, May 22, 1847
  52. Sale of land from Nancy Dismukes to Moses Richardson; Sept. 30, 1847
  53. Act of sale, R. Fluker to David Reams, filed Nov. 7, 1845
  54. Sale of land from Mary Ann Boatwick to Tobias Rheams, Dec. 22, 1847
  55. Bill of Sale from Williams A. Moor and wife to Robert Williams, Filed Feb. 15, 1847
  56. Sale of land, Union Bank of Louisiana to Lewis Martin, Oct. 27, 1847
  57. Sale from Goodwin Davis to Nancy Atkins, Filed Jan. 29, 1848
  58. Act of sale, Joseph Killian to john Holloway, filed Oct. 26, 1848
  59. Donation of land from D.M. McClusky to Eliza Wills, filed 1, 1849
  60. Act of Sale and mortgage, William Reddin to Thomas Davidson, Filed May 30, 1849
  61. Transfer of land from Tobias Reams to S.B. Draughon, filed Feb. 6, 1849
  62. Sale from Williams Reams to John Burton, filed Oct. 29, 1850
  63. Act of sale, Moses Richardson to Robert Cole, filed July 1858
  64. Sale from David Haddon to Evelyn Bondwrant, Filed May 25, 1867
  65. Sale of land from Jno. Coleman to M.L. Stilley, Mar. 13, 1869
  66. Act of sale from S.R. Nettles to Antony Muse, field Jan. 7, 1871
  67. Act of donation from Joshua Methvein to Susannah Methvein, file Nov. 8, 1879
  68. Act of donation from Charles Cate to Hammond Mission, Oct. 27, 1888
  69. Sale of Land, William Duncan to D. Settoon, recorded Feb. 26, 1890
  70. Deed of land A. Bulwer and wife to H.H. Stanley, Oct. 16, 1899

Folder 10—Land Claims

  1. N.d., claim of David Kemp
  2. Dec. 10, 1805, claim of Martin Owens
  3. Sept. 29, 1806, claim of Matthew Sims (written in Spanish)
  4. Oct. 20, 1806, claim of James McElroy
  5. Sept. 1807, Writ of possession, succession of William Carney
  6. Jun. 3, 1807; claim of Anthony Calvit
  7. Apr. 29, 1811; claim of William Spiller
  8. May 17, 1813, claim of John Leonard
  9. May 14, 1814, Notice of entry for Caleb Kemp
  10. Feb. 20, 1821, claim of Jonathon Kemp
  11. Apr. 16, 1836; request for a refund on a claim of land
  12. Oct. 18, 1841; map of claims in S38 T2 R4E

Folder 11—Misc. Land Papers

  1. Proposition to the committees appointed to draft a bridge across the Tickfaw, n. d.
  2. Lease from S.D. Richardson to William Johnson, n.d.
  3. Land paper referencing Lake Pontchartrain, signed by Charles Parent (written in French), 1804
  4. Partition of a tract of land, Mar. 22, 1813
  5. Partition of a tract of land, Daniel Burnett, et. al., Apr. 9, 1814
  6. Evidence in case of John Knight vs. William Williams, references land claim, filed Apr. 26, 1831
  7. William Kendrick relinquishing claim on land , Feb. 7, 1833
  8. Commissioners, Inspectors, and Overseers of Public Roads, report for the year 1837
  9. Lein, Beaker to C.W. Booth, filed and enrolled, Feb. 14, 1870
  10. Lein, Mose Whitney to C.W. Booth, filed and enrolled, Feb. 14, 1870
  11. Lein and Contract, Crab Barnes to S.J. Bridges, filed and enrolled, July 23, 1870
  12. Petition for defendant to vacate; A. Levi vs. W.L. Melton, ca. 1878

 

Box 17

Folder 1—Commerce/Trade Documents/Bills of Sale

  1. Sale of hogs, no date
  2. Order for corn, Robert Brooks, 1792
  3. Bill of sale for a horse, William Cooper, Sept. 20, 1805
  4. Bill of sale for a horse, Jeremiah Strickland, Oct. 30, 1807
  5. Bill of sale for Schooner Luis, Francis Rofart, Sept. 21, 1808
  6. Bill of sale for Schooner Elizabeth, Ephraim Hanley, July 31, 1810
  7. Sale of property, authorization given to Matthew Ellis, 1811
  8. Bill of sale for shotgun and ax, Jon. Brown, Aug. 7, 1811
  9. Bill of sale for plantation with furniture and crops, Corbet, Nov. 25, 1811
  10. Bill of sale for a horse, James McDaniel, 1815
  11. Bill of sale for a horse, Blassingham Spiller, Apr. 21, 1817
  12. Transfer ½ of sloop Hornet, Thomas Kennedy, May 31, 1817
  13. Transfer of ½ sloop Hornet, George Myers Oct. 25, 1817
  14. Sale of personal property of Henry Cassels, Dec. 20, 1820
  15. Order for writing paper, CB Howell, Sept. 9, 1821
  16. Order for Whiskey, CB Howell, Nov. 29, 1821
  17. Order for Rum, CB Howell, Dec. 3, 1821
  18. Order for black pepper, CB Howell, Dec. 24, 1821
  19. Order for Whiskey, CB Howell, May 17, 1822
  20. Order for Rum, CB Howell, June 2, 1822
  21. Order for cloth, Jos. B. Howell, Sept. 21, 1822
  22. Sale of stock of cattle of belonging to George Spiller, Sept. 29, 1823
  23. Process verbal for the sale of the Schooner Caroline, Aug. 31, 1825
  24. Sale recorded in notary book Mar. 16, 1826
  25. Sale of cotton bales by Richard Bynes, Nov. 16, 1826
  26. Cotton bales bought of Nathaniel Hoggat, Apr. 5, 1827
  27. Cotton bales soled to Eli Montgomery by Nathaniel Hoggat, Apr. 29, 1828
  28. Cotton bales bought by F.H. Stanton of Nathaniel Hoggat, Dec. 1829
  29. Cotton bales sold by James Wilkins, Jan. 26, 1830
  30. Bill of sale to James Hoggatt, filed Nov. 19, 1831
  31. Merchant’s Transcript and New Orleans Price Current, Feb. 2, 1842
  32. Sheriff’s sale of various property seized by fi fa in Barbary Burton vs. John Burton, field Dec. 8, 1842
  33. Sale of various property, John Bragoon, Nov. 14, 1843
  34. Various sales of property, 1845-1846
  35. New Orleans Price Current, Commercial Intelligence and Merchant’s Transcript, July 14, 1849
  36. Sale of steamer Iroquois, P.M. Blanchard, July 5, 1860
  37. Sales of Vermont Chemical Manufacturing Co. (H.B. Howell and Company) Ltd., Apr. 15, 1900

Folder 2—Slavery, Bills of Sale

  1. N.d. inventory of slaves
  2. N.d.; for a boy named Tom
  3. Feb. 10, 1797; sold by William Tinkers to Randol Sims
  4. Dec 5, 1811; sold by Philip Alston Gray to James Pierce
  5. Apr. 20, 1811; sold by Llewellyn Griffith to Gillespie and Webb
  6. Aug. 17, 1809; sold by Philip Alston Gray to James Perry
  7. Dec. 23, 1811; sold by James Holloway to Elizabeth Stilley
  8. May 6, 1816; declaration by Richard Tickle, Jr., et. al. that slaves were sold to Richard Tickle, Sr.
  9. Jan. 26, 1817; Receipt written by Amos Webb to Gillespie and Webb
  10. Nov. 10, 1818; sold by Ludwell Digges to David Kemp
  11. Nov. 1, 1818; sold by William Beale to John Proctor
  12. Oct. 30, 1818; sold by George Ross to David Kemp
  13. Feb. 22, 1822; Bond of William Brown for the delivery of a slave
  14. Jan 3, 1823; Mortgage on a slave
  15. Feb. 5, 1824; sold by Lewis Harrel, et. al. to David Hill
  16. Jan. 1, 1829; transfer from Jacob Burton to Nancy George
  17. Apr. 27, 1830; transfer from James Parker to Powell
  18. Apr. 27, 1830; transfer from James Parker to Sarah Powell
  19. Apr. 25, 1831; Sheriff’s sale of slaves from seizure of property of Williams Marbury
  20. Apt. 23, 1832; Sold by Wiford Hoggat to William George
  21. Mar. 11, 1833; sold by John Holloway to Jacob Cobb
  22. Mar. 12, 1836; copy of sale from Isaac Kemp to Abner Womack in 1821
  23. Feb. 13, 1837; sold by Mrs. Self to Franklin Eady
  24. Jun. 3, 1837; sold by Prestley Stephenson to William Wright
  25. Filed Feb. 27, 1843; Writ of Possession; Am. Hodges vs. William Collinsworth
  26. Nov. 17, 1843; sold by Jas. Moore to Mary Watson
  27. Apr. 29, 1843; sold by Benjamin Hart, Sr. to Sarah Hart
  28. Feb. 21, 1845; sold by Abram Womack to Henry Womack
  29. May 29, 1845; act of reinvestment from William Day to his wife Lydia
  30. Sept. 5, 1845; sold by M. Harris to Nancy Dismukes
  31. Mar. 9, 1846; Transfer from John Kendrick to David Reams
  32. Jun. 13, 1848; sold by Elizabeth Bates to William Gordon
  33.  Nov. 26, 1860; sold by A. Bennet to Thos. Bennet

Folder 3—Emancipation Papers and Suits for Freedom

  1. Suit to free Sarah, a slave; 1820
  2. Bond of slave owner with four slaves suing for freedom, Oct. 17, 1820
  3. Testimony claiming that John Brooks was born free; Mar. 8, 1825
  4. Petition of Sarah Nicholson suing for freedom (2 copies); Aug. 20, 1827
  5. Document of emancipation for Nancy, Jan 16, 1836

Folder 4—Criminal Case documents dealing with slavery

  1. Larceny case against a slave named Frank, 1814
  2. The State of Mississippi vs. Joe, a slave; 1836
  3. The State of Mississippi vs. Lemuel Hall, for entertaining slaves; 1837
  4. The State of Mississippi vs. Scott, a slave; for theft; 1848
  5. The State of Louisiana vs. Abraham Morris; for murder; 1847
  6. The State of Louisiana vs. R. McFaden and Bill, slaves; murder; 1862
  7. The State of Louisiana vs. Elijah Wall; for gambling with a slave; indictment; 1855
  8. The State of Mississippi vs. William Jennings; for selling goods to slaves without permission; 1858
  9. The State of Louisiana vs. H.H. Raney; for keeping slaves without an overseer; 1859

Folder 5—Advertisements/Notices

  1. Notice warning the public of fraudulent monetary notes; June 1808
  2. Advertisement of space to rent in Montpelier; Jan. 22, 1836
  3. Receipt for advertising for E. Davenport; Nov. 26, 1855
  4. Newspaper advertisement for a public sale; Jul. 21, 1860
  5. Newspapers advertisement showing the democratic ticket; 1892

Folder 6—Tax Assessments/appraisals

  1. Recapitulation of Carney’s Estate, no date
  2. Tax assessments, no date
  3. Receipt for taxes for John Starnes’s estate, 1814
  4. List of taxes due; Dec. 22, 1817
  5. List of suits in St. Helena Parish Court, subject to a tax; Mar. 23, 1823
  6. Appraisal of the Schooner Caroline, Sept. 20, 1825
  7. Recapitulation of the property brought into the community during the marriage of Isaac Kemp and Lavinia Kemp, 1825
  8. Assessment of property in Breed family, Apr. 28, 1827
  9. Levy made on a house and lot together with all improvements in Springfield, Feb. 9, 1828
  10. Assessment of a tract of land in East Feliciana Parish, 1832
  11. Appraisals of property, 1839
  12. Appraisal of a mare, Aug. 25, 1840
  13. Appraisal of slaves, 1861
  14. Claiborne Co. MS; tax list of Taylor Ingram; Apr. 24, 1877
  15. Notification to pay taxes, T.R. Newsom; for the year of 1885; Feb. 3, 1886

Folder 7—Wagers and Contracts

  1. Bottomree bond for Schooner St. Helena Packet, to settle debt
  2. Articles of Agreement between O.D. Crane and Jacob Huber, Mar. 30, 1814
  3. Articles of Agreement between Chandler Lindsey and Matthew Lindsey; Jun. 1814
  4. Articles of Agreement between Willis Watson and David Kemp; Aug. 16, 1814
  5. Indenture of Ebenezer Nowland; May 17, 1815
  6. Indenture of Edward Strawbridge; May 17, 1815
  7. Agreement between John Williamson and William Woodward; Apr. 1, 1815
  8. Articles of Agreement between David Kemp and John Greene; June 1816
  9. Articles of Agreement between jno. Salisbury and Thos. Harris; 1817
  10. Articles of Agreement between David Kemp and Lucy Woolf; Feb. 19, 1818
  11. Articles of Agreement between David Kemp and John Kinchin; April 24, 1818
  12. Articles of Agreement between Robert Bratton and Jacob School; Jan. 1, 1820
  13. Indenture of John Arbuthnot to Dempsey Kemp; Feb. 3, 1820
  14. Articles of Agreement between John West and Wilson McKinney, with copy, January 27, 1823
  15. Articles of Partnership; between Jesse McMahon and William Gibbins; Apr. 3, 1823
  16. Agreement to deliver goods to Patton and Martin; Apr. 17, 1823
  17. Articles of Agreement between Margaret Hart and Alexander Pickard; Jan. 12, 1834
  18. Articles of agreement between J.J. Carruth and Lawson Higgenbotham; Mar. 16, 1842
  19. Articles of agreement between Elias Self and Napoleon Melton; Feb. 21, 1848
  20. Commercial Partnership between H.B. McKee and Cade and Strickland, Jr. filed Dec. 7, 1849
  21. Contract and Lease between James Williams and J.W. Broughton, Filed Mar. 12, 1870
  22. Contract sale of crops, signed by W. G. Hodges; Feb. 10, 1891
  23. Contract sale between C.R. Eldridge and L.J. Pattenotte; filed Oct. 24, 1904

Folder 8—Correspondance

  1. To judge Samuel Leonard from unknown, n.d.
  2. Letters to Thomas Quilling, n.d.
  3. Letter to Maurice from Matthew, n.d.
  4. To Gideon Stacy from Benjamin Gilman, Sept. 17, 1805
  5. To Gideon Stacy from Hannah Stacy; Feb. 26, 1806
  6. To Mr. Crooks from J. McNulty; Jan. 5, 1809
  7. To Gideon Stacy from William Stacy; Mar. 7, 1808
  8. To A. Bookter from S. Cornell; Dec. 14, 1808
  9. Letters to Lindsay; 1809
  10. To Mr. Vandorn from Jacob Taliafino; Jul. 10, 1814
  11. To John Leonard from Squire Lea, 1815
  12. To the Judge of St. Helena Parish from John McNulty; Aug. 17, 1817
  13. To Mrs. Hannah Quilling from N.B. Quilling; Jul. 20, 1818
  14. To Quilling from N.B. Quilling; Feb. 28, 1818
  15. To Quilling from N.B. Quilling; May 24, 1819
  16. To Quilling from N.B. Quilling; Jan. 8, 1820
  17. To Quilling from Leven Quilling; Mar. 1820
  18. To Quilling from N.B. Quilling; Mar. 3, 1820
  19. Copies of Letters to L.H. Moore; 1821-1823
  20. To William Kinchin from James Bradford; Dec. 8, 1824
  1. To Mr. Moor from J. McNable; Feb. 27, 1826
  2. To the St. Helena Parish Clerk of Court; from Jno. McRea; Nov. 16, 1840

Folder 9—Coroner’s Inquests

  1. Examination of the body of Nancy, a slave; Nov. 18, 1813
  2. Examination of the body of Thomas McKnight; May 4, 1818
  3. Examination of the body of America, a slave; Mar. 22, 1847
  4. Witness evidence on the inquisition into the death of A. Jackson; July 9, 1859
  5. Coroner’s Inquest and jury verdict in the death of Mathew Evers; June 4, 1860
  6. Inquest on the body of Edward Goodman; May 31, 1866
  7. Inquisition taken on the bodies of S. Lanier, G. Lanier, and William Kirby; May 20, 1883
  8. Inquisition taken on the body of M.P. Easley; request and testimony taken before Coroner’s jury; Aug. 29, 1887
  9. Testimony of the witnesses taken over the body of Tomie Day on Jun. 2, 1889 before coroner and jury
  10. Inquisition taken upon view of the body of Wilton Arnold; Dec. 26, 1908
  11. Inquisition taken upon view of the body of James McNain; filed Jun. 26, 1908
  12. Coroner’s Jury inquest on the body of Dortha Joiner; Jan. 4, 1916

Folder 10—Declarations of Mental Incompetence

  1. Writ for inquiry into the sanity of Mrs. Francenia Crarey; Apr. 23, 1864
  2. Report of Drs. Sutten, McKinney, and Overstreet; filed Apr. 26, 1864
  3. Petition of TM Boyd to declare J. Womack a lunatic; May 29, 1877
  4. Interdiction of Preston Bankston; Jan. 26, 1889

Folder 11—Military Documents, Oaths

  1. Oath of citizens of St. Helena Parish to participate in company of Riflemen; n.d.
  2. Rations due to John Craig; Dec. 21, 1812
  3. Joel Simmons’s honorable discharge; 1815
  4. Oath of Thomas Renedy; May 13, 1816
  5. John Bickham’s request for backpay for service in the Mexican-American War; Oct. 5, 1848
  6. Request for furlough for D. Clementz; June 18, 1864
  7. Document discussing James Jolly Lamberth of the Beaver Creek Rifles; 1865
  8. Oath of Thomas Craft; May 16, 1865
  9. Testimony of Henry Day confirming the military service of William Gordon; July 12, 1873

Folder 12—Misc. Legal Documents

  1. John Carlisle of Baton Rouge; written in Spanish; Dec. 1801
  2. Captain’s log, unknown Schooner, but it traveled to various waterways in Louisiana; 1806-1808
  3. Representations of Williams Kinchin overseer of the poor for the 5th ward; Nov. 24, 1817
  4. List of voters in Louisiana; Aug. 19, 1818
  5. Jno. Trumble vs. Walter Trumble, lists clerks; 1821
  6. Statement of facts in Henry Kinchin vs. James Morgan; 1828
  7. Solomon Weatherby’s affidavit on slaves brought into the state; May 25, 1832
  8. Answer of defendant in Grace vs. Moore Jan. 24, 1833
  9. Grand Jury report on the Jail; May 23, 1838
  10. Transcript Samuel Mains vs. his creditors; Sept. 19, 1861
  11. Evidence of plaintiff, May 1878
  12. Game Laws of Louisiana, n.d.
  13. Recipe for medicine, n.d.
  14. Partial tavern license of William Wooldridge, n.d.
  15. Partial document dated Sept 16, 1820, mentioning sheriff W. Bridges
  16. Price and Johns to the Governor, n.d.
  17. Partial document from James McKee vs. D.G. Salisbury, 1816
  18. Partial document from Glass vs. Starnes, 1816
  19. Order of Grand Jury, 1884
  20. Election Roster of possible voters in the Congressional election for the 3rd senatorial district, n.d.
  21. Partial document signed S.B. Draughton, Dec. 16, 1839
  22. Partial document mentioning Tyre Morris and J.R. Salisbury, Dec. 29, 1820
  23. Partial document signed by Parish Judge S. Saunders, no date
  24. Partial document mentioning Burlin Childress, Jun 3, 1829
  25. Partial document with “court reporter” typed on it, c.a. late 19th century
  26. Fragment with partial signature, n.d.

Folder 13—Blank papers and envelopes

35 items

 

Box 18

Contains oversized items

  1. Notes and Accounts due to Robert Earley’s Estate
  2. Tax assessment of land, n.d.
  3. Document regarding the division of land, n.d.
  4. Account of Burlin Childress, n.d.
  5. Anthony Glass to James Andrews, account
  6. Account of Dr. John Robertson with Hunt and Smith, 1808
  7. Account of court costs, Corbett vs. Corbett, 1813
  8. Nomination of WCC Claiborne of David Wright as Justice of the Peace in St. Helena parish, Mar. 25, 1814
  9. Docket of the St. Helena Parish Court, Nov. 1815
  10. Account of the Estate of John Wells, 1816
  11. Recapitulation of the taxes of St. Helena Parish, 1816
  12. Appraisement of Property by Cobb and Kinchin
  13. Account of Edward Robertson
  14. Bond issued in Claiborne Co. MS, 1820
  15. Recapitulation of state taxes; Jan. 21, 1823
  16. Account of Salisbury to A. Bookter, 1821
  17. Bill of sale of land in NOLA; Apr. 15, 1825
  18. Bill of sale of land inn NOLA; Feb. 15, 1825
  19. Account, 1825
  20. Account of Jacob Smith, 1830
  21. Account of B. Tremar to Jacob Smith, 1832
  22. Register of Settlement Claims in 1840; Greensburg Land Office
  23. 8 bills of court costs in State of Mississippi, 1837-1841
  24. Death warrant from A.B. Roman, governor of LA to P.H. Kemp on body of John Parker, Jul. 1, 1841
  25. Bill of court costs in 1841 and 1847
  26. Balance Sheet between Joe Powell and Zach Morley, 1856
  27. Confederate States of America War Bond; May 26, 1861
  28. Mrs. S.A. Peck vs. Marrietta Kellogg Peck, Interrogatories, Apr. 8, 1863
  29. Account of J.B. Thompson to McGrath and Wang, Dec. 19, 1867
  30. Inventory of sequestered property, Sept. 26, 1868
  31. Bill of sale of land, St. Helena Parish, LA from Martha Howey to Thomas Melton, 1869
  32. Appointment of Samuel Well as Constable of 1st district of Claiborne Co., ca. 1870
  33. Account of Bailey Boyd to John Tate and Co. Jan. 2, 1898
  34. Thomas Bros. to John Strong, bill land appraisal for horses, 1900
  35. Madeline Eivers vs. W.J. Armstrong, information on land T6-R20, 1901, Lawrence Co. MS
  36. Voting stats in St. Helena Parish, n.d.
  37. Order to deliver 5 slaves held in jail, 1816