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

Descriptive Summary

Title
James Berry et al. vs Robert Gunnell, 1780-1802
Creator
Berry, James.
Extent
23 items.
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
Arrangement
Arranged chronologically.
Finding Aid Author
Processed by: Archives Staff ; machine-readable finding aid created by:Eric Weig
Repository
University of Kentucky

Collection Overview

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.

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