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Carter County Court Minutes 1848-1853, 1871-1916
FHC Film 1011370 pg. 305
Transcribed by Billy Markland

Transcriber's Note: I have attempted to copy, as originally written, this document with the following exceptions: I have added the word "District" to the numerical designation given and also written the year rather than use the ditto sign (") .


Wednesday 5th March 1851



Came Albert J. Tipton Sheriff and Tax Collector of the Public Taxes for Carter County and made the following report which is in words and figures as follows Viz.

State of Tennessee
Carter County

I Albert J. Tipton Sheriff an [sic] Collector of the public Tax for Carter County do hereby report to the Court the following tracts of land as having been given for Taxes for the year 1850 that the Tax thereon remains due and unpaid and the respective owners or claimants thereof have no goods or chattles within my County on which I can distrain for said Taxes.

      Acres Value Poll Taxes Year
1st District William Bunton 130 $ 130.00   $ .65 1850
  James Bunton 1922 $ 500.00   2.50 1850
  Jesse Coply 50 $ 50.00   .25 1850
  Peter B. Cable 100 $ 75.00 Poll 1.07 ½ 1850
  A. F. Morton 572 $ 100.00   .50 1850
  W. Moreland (Admin. D. Stout) 8,854 $1000.00 Poll 5.00 1850
  David N. Morton 10 $ 30.00 Poll .85 1850
  Jonston [sic] Potter Jr. 650 $ 300.00   2.20 1850
  James B. Potter 151 $ 100.00 Part Poll .65 1850
  John R. Stout 78 ½ $ 100.00 Poll 1.20 1850
  John G. Stout 156 $ 200.00 Poll 1.15 1850
8th District John Henderson 400 $ 100.00   .50 1850
  Rubin Miller 345 $ 450.00   2.25 1850
  William Perry 50 $ 125.00   .62 1850
  William Smith 1250 $ 300.00 Poll 2.20 1850
  George Smith 50 $ 100.00   .50 1850
9th District Wm. B. Carter's Heirs 50 $ 50.00   .25 1850
  David Odell 177 ½ $1600.00   8.00 1850
  Silas Richey 75 $ 700.00 Poll 4.20 1850
  Saml. Anderson 200 $ 500.00 Poll 3.20 1850
  Julias [sic] Dugger 125 $ 50.00   .25 1850
  Wm. J. Estep 41 ½ $ 130.00   .65 1850
  Lewis D. Lewis 270 $ 200.00 Poll 1.70 1850
  Edd Overbey 25 $ 25.00   .12 1850
  Vaught Rasor 50 $ 150.00 Poll 2.20 1850
2nd District Isaac Avery 200 [250?] $ 100.00   .50 1849
  Isaac Avery 100 $ 100.00   .50 1850
  John Shell 800 $ 600.00 Poll 1.65 1850
4th District Wm. Peoples (Admr. Of W. Mat[?]) 80 $ 150.00   .75 1850
  [?]. F. Swingle 75 $ 100.00   .50 1850
5th District Taylor McNabb 80 $ 50.00   .25 1850
6th District A.W. Martin 121 $ 150.00   .75 1850
               

Albert J. Tipton   Sheriff

Whereupon it is considered by the Court that Judgement be and is hereby entered against the aforesaid tracts of land in the named [end of document]