|Title:||Lancaster Family Papers|
|Repository:||ECU Manuscript Collection|
|Abstract:||Papers (1786-1912, undated) consisting correspondence, land records, financial records, plat, summons, mortgages and receipts.|
|Extent:||0.0050 Cubic feet, 19 items , consisting of correspondence, land records, financial records, and a plat.|
March 31, 1969, 19 items; Papers (1804-1912), including correspondence, deeds, mortgages, receipts, and a plat. Deposited by Mrs. Gardner Powell, Vanceboro, N.C.
Literary rights to specific documents are retained by the authors or their descendants in accordance with U.S. copyright law.
Lancaster Family Papers (#82), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.
Processed by D. Lennon, March 1970
Encoded by Apex Data Services
The collection contains legal records and financial papers of several generations of the Lancaster family.
Land records pertain to the Swift Creek section of Craven County north of the Neuse River and reflect transactions of St. Clair Lancaster, Benjamin Williams, William Bryan, Elisha Griffin, Allen Anderson and Amon Joyner. Other papers include a bill of sale for a Negro boy (1846), correspondence concerning bank financing (1850), a summons, a plat for land on Swift Creek, mortgages, and receipts.
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