Jean McIver Lane Fonville Collection, 1760-1940

(Manuscript Collection #257)

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Series 1 :
Manuscript Materials
  • Box 1
    • Folder a
      Moore County, North Carolina Land Records (1796-1892, undated) Holograph.
      • Land grant (1796) to Alexander McLeod for 100 acres in Moore County, North Carolina, both sides of Upper Little River, signed by Gov. Williams (1799); Land Plat for Alexander McLeod for 100 acres (entered 1799); 2 items. 3 p. Notes: Documents fragile, need conservation.  (item #1)
      • Chatham County, N.C. land grant (1830) for 4 acres on west side of Buffalo Creek, to Evander McIver. Holograph copy. 1 item, 1 p.  (item #2)
      • Land Grant (1834) with Seal, to Jonathan O. Gore in Columbus County, N.C. $5 for 100 acres. 1 item. 2 p. Notes: Fragile, Needs Conservation.  (item #3)
      • Slave bill of sale (1835), Dan Kornegay to James O'Neal, witnessed by William Lane. 1 item, 1 p.  (item #4)
      • Description of 2675 acres owned by Evander McIver (ca. 1830's); 1 item, 5 p.  (item #5)
      • Evander McIver land record; Entry in county deed book. Holograph copy ca. 1830's (undated). 1 item, 2 p.  (item #6)
      • Land Indenture from McIver family to Evander McIver (1845) for $51, north side of Buffalo Creek in Chatham County, N.C. 1 item, 2 p.  (item #7)
      • Account book, William Kilpatrick Lane (1850-1851). List of dry good sales, receivables, cash. 1 item. 36 p. Note: Contains brief genealogy.  (item #8)
      • Letter (1851) from A. McIver, Quincy, Florida to J. McIver, Moore County, N.C., concerning tobacco cultivation, daily life, possible marriage and appointment to state office; Holograph copy of same letter. 2 items, 6 p.  (item #9)
      • Slave lease (1854) promising to pay William K. Lane, guardian of A.N. and H.I. Grant, for the lease of a slave for one year. 1 item, 1 p.  (item #10)
      • Slave deed (1855) from D.M. to daughter N.B. Photocopy. 1 item, 1 p.  (item #11)
      • Moore County, N.C. land deed (1887) from William and Kate Scott to T.E. White; land deed (1887) for J.D. McIver. Photocopies.1 item, 2 p.  (item #12)
      • Moore County, N.C. land deed (1892) sold to M.B. Nicholson by Brian Buchanan and wife for $800 in Janisboro Township along Little River. Photocopy. 1 item, 1 p.  (item #13)
    • Folder b
      Letter (1931) from Brig. Gen. Samson Lane Faison concerning Lane Family land records in New Bern, N.C.; Genealogical record (c.1939) of Cobb, Heritage, and Whitfield families; Description of 2675 acres of land owned by Evander McIver on both sides of Big and Little Buffalo Creeks bordering McIver families (A.D., Isabella, D.R., J.D., Mary and William McNeill and W.M. Dyer). Holograph copy. 4 items. 9 p.
    • Folder c
      Genealogy (c. 1940's) of Lane, Jones and Mumford families of Onslow County, N.C. and New Bern, N.C. (c. 1740's-1770's); black and white photographic print of "Anne, DeRay, and Friends". 2 items. 3 p.
    • Folder d
      Papers (1865,1867) relating to William K. Lane's Civil War service, including a copy of the form he signed (12/20/1865) acknowledging receipt and acceptance of the President's Warrant of Pardon (12/2/1865); State Department form (3/12/1867), signed by Secretary of State William Seward, certifying the Lane's acceptance of a pardon for his Civil War service to the Confederacy. Printed forms. 2 items. 2 p. Notes: Capt. William K. Lane, the donor's grandfather, served as quartermaster in Company C., 16th Battalion, N.C. Calvary, C.S.A.
Series 2 :
Oversized Material
  • Box 1
    • Folder a
      • Indenture (1760) by John Earl Granville, Lord Carteret, proprietor of North Carolina, granting James Crawford 201 acres of vacant land in Saint Matthew's Parrish in Orange County on south side of Deep River between Buffalo Creek or Tomlins Creek for 10 shillings and annual rent of 8 shillings and one-half penny. 1 item. 1 p.  (item #os1)

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