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Georgia Mitchell Collection, 1710-1785

Manuscript Collection #1088

Descriptive Summary Click here to collapse or expand the contents in this section of the finding aid

Title: Georgia Mitchell Collection
Repository: ECU Manuscript Collection
Languages: English
Extent: 0.0020 Cubic feet, 3 items .

Administrative Information Click here to collapse or expand the contents in this section of the finding aid

Accessions Information

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

Access Restrictions

No restrictions

Copyright Notice

Literary rights to specific documents are retained by the authors or their descendants in accordance with U.S. copyright law.

Preferred Citation

Georgia Mitchell Collection (#1088), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.

Acquisition Information

  • Loaned by Georgia Mitchell

Processing Information

  • Encoded by Lindsay Flood, April 3, 2008


Preliminary Inventory Click here to collapse or expand the contents in this section of the finding aid

Below is material taken from a preliminary inventory and represents content from the collection that is unprocessed.

Oversize Folder os1a#1088.os1a
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.
Oversize Folder os1b#1088.os1b
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.
Oversize Folder os1c#1088.os1c
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.

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.

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