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Title:[Legal Quits of Claim and Registration Certification] 1814 -1816 [for] James Hamilton of Davidson County, Tennessee and William Anderson of Lexington County Ky : a machine readable transcription of an image

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Date: Dec. 15, 1814
Date: May, 1816
Date: Dec. 15, 1814
Extent: 4p
Summary:These are three different documents. The first one is dated Dec. 15, 1814, and is written by James Hamilton. It is a quit of claim of the Cherokee/African slaves that his brother in law, Joseph Brown took back from the Cherokee Chief Cotetoy. The slaves were descendents of a slave named Sue that was owned by Hamilton's father in law (Joseph Brown's father), James Brown, and stolen by Cotetoy. The second paper is the registration certification for said quit, written by Joseph Porter in May 1816. The third paper is dated Dec. 15, 1814. It is a quit of claim to two slaves, Jinney and Suey, and offspring, by William Anderson. He also states that Joseph Brown has payed him $150 for the portion of James Brown's estate that Anderson inherited.
Collection:Joseph Brown Papers

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Know all Men by these preasents [presents] that I James Hamilton of the State of Tennessee and County of Davidson have and by these preasents [present] quit Claim to Certain Negroes (Viz [Videlicit]) Jinney Suey Jainney Newchous Tannenole Senelaca Dorusendey & Omiah Certain Negroes [unclear: Recovered ] by Joseph Brown from the Cherokee Indiens [Indians] a part of the property taken by said Cherokee Indiens from My father in law James Brown Deceased and as I Neaver [Never] have Recev.d [Received] aney [any] part of Said Estate since the Death of said Deceased and Will Not be accountable for aney Demand against said Estate I therefore quit all Claim to aney part of the [unclear: said ] Negroes and Do Warrent and Defend the same from my [Heir or assignee]Haire or assigne [Warrant] to the other Ligation of Said Estate as to me or my Haire [Heirs] Witness my hand & seal 15th December 1814 [unclear: Test ]

George W Chartton James Hamilton [added:
] Milberry Hamilton Samuel Tarner [added: Acknowledged by James Hamilton July 9th 1815 Joseph B. Porter [unclear: I was ]]

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quit Claim of Indian Negroes to Joseph Brown [added: Entired [interred]]

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State of Tennessee Maury County May Term 1816

when th [the] within quit claim deed was Exhibited into open Court and the Execution thereof duly proven by the oath of Milberry Hamilton & [unclear: Subscrybing ] witness thereto and [unclear: ordered ] to be certifiyed [certified] for rigistration [registration]

Joseph B. Porter

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Know all Men by these preasents that I William Anderson of the state of Kaintucky [Kentucky] & County Lexington Do as an Hair [Heir] of the Estate of James Brown Deceased quit all Claim to two Negro Wemen [Women] & their family (Viz Jinney & Suey & their offspring unto Joseph Brown and the other ligatures of said Estate as the said Joseph Brown has this Day payed me one Hundred & fifty Dollars it being my proportional part of said Estate the Receipt Whereof is hearby [hereby] acknowledged Witness My hand and seal 15th December 1814

James Hamilton Wm [William] Anderson [added:
] Milberry Hamilton

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