|Title:||Ballard Family Papers|
|Repository:||ECU Manuscript Collection|
|Abstract:||Papers (1786--1873) consisting of land records, tax paid, bankruptcy, etc.|
|Extent:||0.1 Cubic feet, 43 items , consisting of land records and miscellaneous legal papers.|
November 1, 1973, 43 items; Pitt County land records (1786-1873). Deposited by Dr. Joseph W. Congleton, Greenville, N.C.
August 26, 1980, (unprocessed addition 1), 2 items; slave records (1860, 1863). Donor: Dr. Joseph W. Congleton.
Literary rights to specific documents are retained by the authors or their descendants in accordance with U.S. copyright law.
Ballard Family Papers (#242), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.
Processed by L. Hofler, May 1974
Encoded by Apex Data Services
The bulk of this collection consists of land records for Greenville, N.C., and the Ballard Crossroads community of Pitt County, N.C. (1786-1873). Benjamin May and Elias Carr (grandfather of Governor Elias Carr) were involved in some of these land transactions. Also included in this collection is a contract concerning the recovery of taxes paid on cotton, a notice of bankruptcy, a voucher of an estates administrator and miscellaneous legal documents.
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