Madison County, Alabama, Orphan’s Court Minutes, 1810 – 1817, by Johnson
Chapter 2 - 1811
July 4, 1811 (Thursday). At an Orphan’s Court held [in] the County of Madison, Mississippi Territory, at the Court house in Twickenham, on Thursday the fourth day of July, 1811, Present: William Dickson, Edward Ward, John Withers, LeRoy Pope & Thomas Bibb, esquires, gentlemen Justices of the quorum.
10 From John Donilson to William Acklin, an indenture bargain on a sale made in Tennessee for lands lying in Tennessee was proven in open Court by the oaths of John Hun_ [Editor’s Note: Quite possibly John Hunt, founder of Huntsville, Alabama, whose daughter married an Acklin] and Nathaniel Austin, the subscribing witnesses thereto, and in compliance with an act of Assembly passed at the Autumnal session, 1809, of the legislature of Tennessee entitled, “An act for the relief of William Aclin,” ordered to be certified for registration.