John Den, lessee of State of Tennessee v. Thomas Henderson & Thomas Calloway

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
John Den, lessee of State of Tennessee v. Thomas Henderson & Thomas Calloway
Case Date: 
1863
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Civil
Cause/Crime: 
Land and Title Dispute

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Division: 
East
Number of Pages: 
20
Notes / Description: 

Dispute re Hiwassee District land held by school comm'rs; legislature ordered it sold; held by John Lowry as agent of Toqua Will, school comm'rs, then Henderson for Andrew Miller's heirs. Original Defs: Rob't Stapp, Wm F Brown, Jn Beaty, Solomon Aiken. T. Hartley Crawford (Comm'r of Indian Affairs): Andrew Miller was mbr of Cherokee nation. This case relates to his heirs' claim to reservation of land under Cherokee treaties. Also Cherokees: George Hicks, James Chisolen. See related case in ET Box 1164.