13 November 2013

Thomas H. Benton Vs. James Clendennen

Davidson Co., Tennessee
Superior Court of Law & Equity, Mero District Pleas 1805-1807

The State------ )
vs. )
James W. Clendennin )

13 November 1805

12 jurors [William Johnston, -ones Reid, Jonathan Downey, Willie Barrow, William Haggard, John White, Edward Sanders, William Matlock, Nicholas Raymond, Clement Hall, James Taylor and Edward Gwinn]

Nashville, Tennessee, District of Mero
James Clendennen, alias James W. Clendennen, late of the county of Williamson...., labourer... on 2 August 1805 with force and arms in the said county of Williamson within the district aforesaid forty Spanish mill (ed) dollars of the value of forty dollars current money of the United States, of the goods and chattels of one Thomas H. Benton then and there being found did feloniously steal, take and carry away, against the peace and dignity of the State of Tennessee.


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