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Adam Waterford vs. Isaac Baker Case Transcript

 Collection — other: Box 1
Identifier: AppMs-314

Scope and Contents

The Waterford vs Baker transcript details a case initially filed by Adam Waterford in Hawkins County Chancery Court in Rogersville, Tennessee, in 1830. The case details Waterford's efforts to prevent Baker from both securing as payment for debts titles to lands held in trust by a third party, and from retaining possession of a slave previously owned by Waterford. The case began in 1830 and continued through 1841.


  • 1830-1841
  • Other: Date acquired: 1987-12-01


Conditions Governing Access

The transcript is open for research.


0.25 linear feet

Custodial History

The Adam Waterford vs Isaac Baker Case Transcript was transferred to the archives by Fred Borchuck, Director of Sherrod Library, in December 1987. Borchuck found the transcript in a closet in his office.

Processing Information

Georgia Greer, Ed Speer, Marie Tedesco completed processing of the transcript in 1992.
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Repository Details

Part of the Archives of Appalachia Repository

PO Box 70295
344 J.L. Seehorn Jr. Rd.
Johnson City TN 37614 USA