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Andrew Jackson

Lengthy Tennessee legal deposition

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Lengthy Tennessee legal deposition

Partial manuscript DS, one page both sides, 8 x 13, May 10, 1825. Part of a deposition given by Jackson to Justice of the Peace Absalom Gleaves of Davidson County, Tennessee. In part: “This deponent answereth that Mr. Fulton… of the Bank was before the arbitrators, & believe brought with the Bank Book: but of this he is not positive, but the arbitrator had all the information that they and the parties thought necessary for them to come to a just conclusion… it was admitted by the parties that the bank stock of S K Blythe & Co was transferred in the usual form to the name of the firm of Gwin Wiedburn Co by S K Blythe, but his power to create a new firm without the knowledge or consent of the two defendants, J Gwin & H M Cryer, and to transfer their stock in Bank was denied by them.” Document continues, in part: "I Abssolom Gleaves a justice of the peace for and in the county of Davidson State of Tennessee do hereby certify that the foregoing deposition of Andrew Jackson was taken, sworn to, and subscribed by Andrew Jackson… and that the whole matters therein contained were reduced to writing by deponent himself, and then and there transcribed by Andrew J. Donelson Esq. with the consent of the complaintent… I also certify that the transcript as it now sealed by myself.” Paper loss, binding holes, and tape repairs to left edge, uniform toning, tape repair along central horizontal fold, rough top edge, and a couple of brushes to text, otherwise very good condition. Pre-certified John Reznikoff/PSA/DNA and RR Auction COA.

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  • Auction Title: October Monthly
  • Dates: #393 - Ended October 17, 2012

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