Petition 17-1-1799 to the Tennessee General Assembly
See also Petition No. 24-1-1799, transcribed on this Web site.
Inhabitants of Grainger Co. ask that no new county be formed … the “bounds between Cock [sic] County and Cumberland Mountains or the Indian boundary line is by No means sufficient for three counties … Nature has formed it for two and No more…” Also “laying a superior Court District Between that of Washington and Hambelton … ”
Source: Tennessee Genealogical Society, “Ansearchin'” News, Fall, 1991, page 114.
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