Authors

John Sevier

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John Sevier signs a court order as clerk of court in North Carolina to transport a George Howard to face charges of trespass brought by John Hamilton.

John Sevier gained fame for his role in the Revolutionary War Battle of Kings Mountain in 1780 and as a frontiersman.

Creation Date

11-24-1779

City

Washington County

State/Province

North Carolina

Creator Life Dates

1745-1815

Keywords

John Sevier, George Howard, John Hamilton, Spruce Macay, North Carolina, court order, warrant, 1779

Resource Identifier

070428-12

Date Digital

10-6-2013

Document Type

Manuscript

Disciplines

Legal | Political History | Social History | United States History

Publisher

Wofford College

Format (medium)

manuscript

Format (IMT)

PDF

Language

en-US

Digitization Specifications

600ppi or 800ppi 24-bit depth color; Scanned with an Epson 15000 Photo scanner with Epson Scan software; Archival master is a TIFF; Original converted to JPEG with Irfan View, Fast Stone, or GIMP software. JPEGs compiled in PDF using Adobe Acrobat XI Pro.

Source

The original from which this digital representation is taken is housed in The Littlejohn Collection at Wofford College, located in the Sandor Teszler Library.

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Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 License.

Court order signed by  John Sevier

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