Georgia Mitchell Collection (#1088), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.
ECU Manuscript Collection
November 13, 2006, (unprocessed) 3 items, 0.002 cubic feet; Collection (1710-1785) of land records including (a) Agreement, 7/?/1710, of Boal Brown [or Beal Brown] to pay R. P. Howcott for 200 acres of land at Ahoskie Swamp in Chowan Precinct, North Carolina & Agreement, 6/29/1719, of Boal Brown to pay Edward Howcott £200 for 200 acres of land at Ahoskie Swamp in Chowan Precinct, NC; (b) Indenture, 1/3/1711/1712, of John Perry to sell 80 acres of land in Mahearing Swamp in Nancimond County, Virginia to William Roles and his wife Patience Roles; (c) Land grant, 9/23/1785, to Benjamin Wynns for 188 acres of land on the East Side of Holley Swamp, in Bertie County, NC, 1785, signed by Governor Richard Caswell. See preliminary inventory attached. Loaned by Georgia Mitchell
Source of acquisition
Loaned by Georgia Mitchell
Encoded by Lindsay Flood, April 3, 2008
Literary rights to specific documents are retained by the authors or their descendants in accordance with U.S. copyright law.
Land grants--North Carolina--Bertie County
Land tenure--North Carolina--Chowan County
Land titles--Virginia--Nansemond County
Folder os1 Item 1
Agreement (7/?/1710) of Boal Brown to pay R. P. Howcott, of Chowan Precinct, the sum of 300 pounds, for 200 acres of land in Chowan Precinct at Ahoskee Swamp; & on verso: Agreement (6/29/1719) of Beal Brown to pay Edward Howcott, of Chowan Precinct, the sum of 200 pounds, for 200 acres of land in Chowan Precinct at Ahoskee Swamp. 1 item. 1p
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Indenture (1/3/1711/12) between William Roles and John Perry of Nansemond County, Virginia, by and with the consent of Patience Roles, his wife, to sell a parcel of 80 acres of land on Mahearin Swamp adjoining John Rice's land. Signed William Roles & Patience Roles [Their marks]. 1 item. 1 p
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Benjamin Wynns land grant (9/23/1785) to 188 acres in Bertie County on the East side of Holley Branch, signed by Richard Caswell, Governor; Plat (9/16/1779) by David Standley, surveyor appended; and great seal appended. 1 item. 3 p. Note: Torn. Conservation needed. Seal broken