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Title:[License to practice law] 1828 Mar. 19, State of Tennessee / [signed by John Catron et. al.] : a machine readable transcription of an image
Author:Catron, John

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Date: March 19, 1828
Extent: 1p
Summary:This document is a license to practice law in the state of Tennessee granted to Sandy Owens of Davidson County. The license is dated March 19, 1828 and is signed by John Catron, Robert Whyte, and Jacob Peck, all judges in the Tennessee Supreme Court of Errors and Appeals.
Collection:License to practice law
Folder:Tennessee State Library, Miscellaneous documents 81-45

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State of Tennessee ,

Whereas Sandy Owen of the County of Davidson & State aforesaid has applied to us Robert Whyte Jacob Peck & John Catron, Judges of the Supreme Court of Errors and Appeals in & for said State, and has produced to us from the Court of Pleas & Quarter Sessions for said County of Davidson testimonials of his age & moral character as required by Law: And Whereas, We the Judges aforesaid having examined the said Sandy Owen Vouching his legal attainments & being satisfied therein: Do hereby License & admit him to practise [practice] as an Attorney and Counsellor at Law in the several Courts of Law & Equity in this State

In testimony whereof we have hereunto set our hands & Seals at Nashville this 19th day of March A. D. [Anno Domini] 1828

Jn [John] Catron
handwritten seal
Robert Whyte
handwritten seal
Jacob Peck
handwritten seal

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