Randal McGavock v. Luke Bernard

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
Randal McGavock v. Luke Bernard
Case Date: 
1807
Court Origin: 
Superior Court of Errors and Appeals
Cause/Crime: 
Land and Title Dispute

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Division: 
Middle
Number of Pages: 
64
Notes / Description: 

John Bernard died after settling on the Cumberland, leaving his son Luke as an heir to over 600 acres of land. Walter attempted to sell land from this tract to Bernard, although he was not the heir. The suit sought to settle the land dispute. Add'l def Walter Barnard. Randal McGavock was an early Mayor of Nashville and he built Carnton Plantation in 1815.