James, Margaret, Charles, Sarah, & John Beckham, devisees of Charles T. Carson dec. v. William, Thomas, Rachel Mary, & Elizabeth King heirs to James King, dec.

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Supreme Court Case Name: 
James, Margaret, Charles, Sarah, & John Beckham, devisees of Charles T. Carson dec. v. William, Thomas, Rachel Mary, & Elizabeth King heirs to James King, dec.
Case Date: 
1817
Court Origin: 
Superior Court of Errors and Appeals
Cause/Crime: 
Wills, Contested

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Division: 
Middle
Number of Pages: 
22
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Carson died bequeathing his estate to his nephews and nieces. Carson was a partner in King, Carson & King merchants. Wm. Beckham died indebted to the firm. Beckham wanted to make some money by selling the firm a lot on College Street in Nashville. The suit was filed to settle the estates and moneys owed by the estates. See related case in box MT 3a.