THIS AUCTION CONTAINS THE SIGNATU RE OF AN EARLY GOVERNOR OF TENNESSEE, JOSEPH McMINN, FROM 18 18-21. SIGNED "BY THE GOVERNOR, Jo s. Mc Minn .
IT IS 12 1/2" X 6" I N SIZE, AND IS THE BOTTOM PORTION OF A LAND SALE IN 18 18 , MARCH 31. "To have and to hold the said tract or parcel of Land, with its apurtenances, to the Said Sapten Wallace and his heirs fore ver . In wit ness whereof, JOSEPH M'MINN, Governor of the state of Tennessee , hath hereunto set his hand, and cau sed the great seal of the st ate to be affixed, at Knoxville, on the Thirty First day on march in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hund re d and eighteen, and of the Independe nce of the United States the forty=second."
Joseph McMinn *From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Joseph McMinn Portrait of McMinn by Rembrandt Peale 4 th Governor of Tennessee In office
27 September 1815 – 1 October 1821 Preceded byWillie Blount Succeeded by William Carroll Speaker of the
Tennessee Senate In office
1805–1811 [1 ] Preceded by James White Succeeded by Thomas Henderson Personal details Born ( 1758-06-22 )June 22, 1758
West Marlborough Township, Pennsylvania [2 ] Died October 17, 1824 (1824-10-17 ) (aged 66)
Calhoun, Tennessee Resting place Shiloh Presbyterian ... read more