Private Acts: Boundary Changes, 1809

Acts of 1809 (1st Session)
Chapter 20

SECTION 1.  That the middle of Clinch river shall hereafter be the dividing line between the counties of Grainger and Claiborne, so far as the north bank of said river is at present the line between said counties, any law, custom or usage, to the contrary notwithstanding.

SECTION 2.  That this act shall be in force, from and after the passage thereof.

Passed:  October 19, 1809.

Acts of 1809 (1st Session)
Chapter 29

That the lines hereafter described, shall be the dividing lines between the counties of Hawkins and Grainger, to wit: Beginning at or near the house of John Mossatt, esquire, where the original line between said counties began running, thence with the road leading from Haynes’s Iron Works to Cheeks Cross Roads to where John Mossatt’s line crosses said road; then with said line to the road leading from Cheeks Cross Roads to Marshall’s ferry on Holston River, then with said road to where it crosses the present line between said counties, and all that part lying westwardly of said line, shall be added to and made a part of Grainger county, any law to the contrary notwithstanding:  Provided, That nothing herein contained, shall be so construed as to prevent any collector or other officer of Hawkins county from collecting any arrearages of taxes or other demands which may be due.

Passed: Nov. 22, 1809.

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