|Title:||Shirley Kilpatrick Collection|
|Repository:||ECU Manuscript Collection|
|Abstract:||Collection (1736-1922) of Lenoir County (NC) land records, financial records 7 distillery records, etc.|
|Extent:||0.055 Cubic feet, 222 items , consisting of correspondence, deeds, accounts, promissory notes, receipts, and miscellaneous material.|
September 22, 1967, 222 items; Papers (1736-1922) of Moore and Mewborn families of Lenoir County, consisting of correspondence, deeds, accounts, promissory notes, receipts, mortgages, certificates, reports, and other miscellaneous material. Given May, 1966, by Miss Shirley Kilpatrick, Kinston, N.C.
Literary rights to specific documents are retained by the authors or their descendants in accordance with U.S. copyright law.
Shirley Kilpatrick Collection (#10), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.
Processed by D. Lennon, September 1967
Encoded by Apex Data Services
The collection contains a limited amount of correspondence of a routine nature. An 1890 letter discusses the invention of and a patent for a "Machine for Plaining Electrotypes"; and a 1922 letter from Noah J. Rouse of Kinston attacks increased taxation and overspending.
Land records (1736-1884) include deeds, descriptions, a grant, and a sheriff's sale deed for property in Kinston and Lenoir County.
The bulk of the papers consists of routine financial records, including accounts (1845-1902), promissory notes (1844-1903), and receipts (1845-1902).
Other material includes returns and reports concerning the gauging of brandy at a Lenoir County distillery (1878-1880), certificates, a petition for patent and other patent material (1888, 1890), internal revenue assessment (1873), and miscellaneous items.
The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the Reading Room's card catalog. This system is no longer maintained, but it is left in place to help on-site researchers locate particular topics in the collection.
Online access to this finding aid is supported with funds created through the federal Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA). These funds come through a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services which is administered by the State Library of North Carolina, a division of the North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources. This grant is part of the North Carolina ECHO, Exploring Cultural Heritage Online, Digitization Grant Program.