Petition to the General Assembly of Tennessee

# 53-1-1803

October 21, 1803

Citizens of Jackson County state that the present limits of the county do not include as much acreage as the constitution requires, falling short by 125 square miles. They suggest the Cumberland River as a divider for the counties; it would extend to the Indian Boundary line. The names listed below seem to be written by one person. Signers were:

Smith Hutching

Mathew Mayes

Daniel Draper

Joseph Taylor

L W Davis

Ezekiel Williams

Joseph Bell

Robert Alen

William Mosby

Suet Hutchings

John Sanders

J. Campbell Alen

B Blackbourne Sr

John Hutchings

William Lambert

Thomas Maughon

Isaac Hutchings

Richard Davis

William Pryer

Henery Green

Nathaniel Turney

Jacob Anderson

William McDowell

William Woods

Georg Criner

Peter Turney

James Taylor

Edward Scott, Clk of House

J Trimble, Senate


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