|Title:||House Family Papers|
|Repository:||ECU Manuscript Collection|
|Abstract:||Papers (1776-1860) including deeds, and a promissory note concerning Halifax County (NC) property.|
|Extent:||0.044 Cubic feet, 283 items , consisting of deeds and a promissory note.|
October 2, 1967; House Family Papers, consisting of deeds (1776-1860) and a promissory note (1856). Gift of Mrs. Clifford J. Cocowitch, Rocky Mount, N. C.
Literary rights to specific documents are retained by the authors or their descendants in accordance with U.S. copyright law.
House Family Papers (#26), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.
Processed by D. Lennon
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The House Family Papers belonged to the father of Mrs. Clifford J. Cocowitch. The collection is made up primarily of land deeds from Halifax County, N. C. There is, however, one deed from Martin County.
There are numerous land deeds held by William Legget of Halifax County dealing primarily with property along Deep Creek in that county. Also included is a promissory note held by John H. Ivey against William Legget for $3,300 (1856).
Below is material taken from a preliminary inventory and represents content from the collection that is unprocessed.
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.