Bedford County, Tennessee, Chancery Court Records,

Rule Docket, January 1852 - March 1857

Catalog number BCT-CHC-10

This Chancery Court Rule Docket from Bedford County, Tennessee contains the records of proceedings in cases heard in the Chancery Court of Bedford County, Tennessee from January 1852 - March 1857 . There is a partial alphabetical index (letters A - E are missing) to all cases appearing in this volume.  An index to this volume is being prepared and will be posted here.  The records themselves are 320 pages in length. You can review an image of an actual handwritten page of these court records here.

Chancery Court Rule Dockets contain information including:

  1. filing of the original case, 
  2. serving of subpoenas, 
  3. publication of announcements in newspapers,
  4. filing of answers,
  5. settings for hearings, and 
  6. the final disposition of the case.

All pages can be individually accessed by page number - no need to search through a roll of microfilm to find the page of interest. Pages can be printed directly on almost any  printer attached to your local computer - no need to pay the high copying costs at a library or archives and accept the poor quality prints produced by most microfilm printers. For far less than the cost of a book (such as Chancery Court Records of Bedford County, Tennessee by Timothy R. and Helen C. Marsh) that only abstracts selected portions of these court records you can own a copy of an entire volume of records! For less than the non-refundable $10 fee that is charged by the archives to search for a court record during a given five year period. you can own a copy of all the Chancery Court records for a five year period!

The page images contained in this product were prepared from microfilm published by the Tennessee State Library and Archives (TSLA). This original  microfilm is Roll 294 in Bedford County, Tennessee Record Group at TSLA. 

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