Commissioners of the town of Monroe in Overton County v George Gordon et al

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
Commissioners of the town of Monroe in Overton County v George Gordon et al
Case Date: 
1832
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Civil
Cause/Crime: 
Land and Title Dispute

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Division: 
Middle
Number of Pages: 
120
Notes / Description: 

This case relates to land grant #300 in the name of John Sevier for 32,000 acres dated 1795 in the Middle Tennessee District. Some of the land was now a part of Overton and Fentress Counties. The land was on the Cumberland River with a plat to subdivide. Sevier sold the land to Gordon and his descendants. Gordon donated the land to the Commissioners of the and town of Monroe. George W. Sevier and William Chilton were to divide the land.