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James Berry et al. vs Robert Gunnell, 1780-1802

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Title

James Berry et al. vs Robert Gunnell

Date

1780-1802

Repository

University of Kentucky Special CollectionsLexington, Kentucky 40506

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically.

Conditions Governing Access note

Collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation Note

[Identification of item], James Berry et al. vs Robert Gunnell, 1780-1802, 1VF65W2, Special Collections, University of Kentucky.

Extent

23 items.

Biography/History

Settler case. The suit was held before the Lexington District Court, Lexington, Ky.

Scope and Content

The papers are comprised mainly of depositions taken in a suit over rights to a parcel of land on or near the Licking River in central Kentucky. In addition to Berry other plaintiffs in the suit included James Elliott, John Elliott, Peter Hanks, Jeremiah Power, Alexander Ray, and James Stewart. The great majority of the depositions were taken in Montgomery County, Ky. with a few taken in Bourbon County, Ky. Deponents included George Balla, Thomas Cartmill, Thomas Clark, Uzal Crooks, James M. Graham, John McGuire, Patrick Jordon, Enoch Smith, Elias Tolin, and Jacob Warrick. Also present is a survey and map of the land in question.

Subjects

  • Berry, James.
  • Elliott, James.
  • Elliott, John.
  • Gunnell, Robert.
  • Hanks, Peter John.
  • Power, Jeremiah.
  • Ray, Alexander.
  • Stewart, James.
  • Balla, George.
  • Cartmill, Thomas.
  • Clark, Thomas.
  • Crooks, Uzal.
  • Graham, James.
  • McGuire, John.
  • Jordon, Patrick.
  • Smith, Enoch.
  • Tolin, Elias.
  • Warrick, Jacob.
  • Lexington District Court (Ky.)
  • Land grants--Kentucky--Montgomery County.
  • Land tenure--Kentucky.
  • Judicial process--Kentucky.
  • Licking River (Ky.)--History.
  • Bourbon County (Ky.)--History.
  • Lexington (Ky.)--Trials, litigation, etc.
  • Montgomery County (Ky.)--History

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