Mrs. Mary Hoover Boyd Mann Collection, ca. 1743-1910

Manuscript Collection #1049

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Title: Mrs. Mary Hoover Boyd Mann Collection
Creator: Mann, Mary Hoover Boyd
Repository: ECU Manuscript Collection
Languages: English
Extent: 0.25 Cubic feet, 12 items .

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Accessions Information

September 1, 2005, (unprocessed) 12 items, 0.25 cubic feet; Collection (ca. 1743-1910) of correspondence, deeds, genealogical records, receipts, and school records pertaining to the family of John & Nancy Hoover and the related family of A. & Elizabeth Adelaid Taft of Washington, Beaufort County and Greenville, Pitt County, North Carolina. See preliminary inventory attached. Donor: Mrs. Mary Hoover Boyd Mann

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

Mrs. Mary Hoover Boyd Mann Collection (#1049), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.

Acquisition Information

  • Gift of Mrs. Mary Hoover Boyd Mann

Processing Information

  • Encoded by Lindsay Flood, April 3, 2008


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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.

  • Box 1#1049.1
    • Folder a#1049.1.a
      • Land document, Beaufort County, North Carolina (ca. 1743). Printed form. 1 item. 1 p. Note: Torn; majority missing; fragile; needs conservation.  (item #1)
      • Simpson, John. Deed No. 562 (11/6/1783) for 50 acres of land in Pitt County, North Carolina; witnessed by Governor Alexander Martin, New Bern, NC; Plat of land (2/10/1783); & State Seal affixed with cotton tape. 1 item. 3 p.  (item #2)
      • Smith, Henry, Sheriff of Pitt County, North Carolina. Deed for 230 acres (4/25/1818) to John S. Easton, enrolled in the Regt. Office of Pitt County, NC, Book AA Page 218 by Peter Sugg, Registrar. 1 item. 2 p. Note: fragile, torn; needs conservation.  (item #3)
      • Smith, Eliza. Receipt (7/21/1818) to William Moore for $1,050.00 in payment for her Right of Dower of all the land purchased by William Moore from the estate of David Smith; Samuel Simpson, witness. 1 item. 1 p.  (item #4)
      • Copy of Deed of William Harris to George Harris, dated 2/22/1762; copy certified (5/2/1838) by William Clark, Registrar, Greenville, Pitt County, North Carolina. 1 item. 1 p.  (item #5)
      • Hardee, J. B., Baltimore, MD. Letter (3/2/1891) to Dear John regarding measurement of the graveyard. Signed "Your cousin". 1 item. 1 p.  (item #6)
      • John Flanagan Buggy Company, Greenville, North Carolina. Receipt for $100.00 (10/6/1896) to J. W. Brooks, administrator, in payment for coffin furnished to Oliver Moore, Est. Printed form. 1 item. 1 p.  (item #7)
      • Manning, F, V., Pitt County, North Carolina. Deed (11/10/1897) to John W. Brooks, for 58 ¼ acres of land from Hardy's Run to the mouth of Meadow Branch; recorded in Book H-6, page 204. Printed form. 1 item. 1 p. Note: Fragile, torn; needs conservation.  (item #8)
      • School Census, District No. 9, Greenville, Pitt County (1904) for White children, aged 6 to 21, in District No. 9, recording Names, Ages, Sex, and Name of Parent or Guardian. Printed form. 1 item. 2 p.  (item #9)
      • Lottie, R.F.D. #3. Postcard (10/5/1910) to Miss Bessie Brooks, Greenville, North Carolina; verso image caption: "Big Chief, he love squaw" 1 item. 1 p.  (item #10)
      • Hoover Family Bible Records (1815-1895), showing births, marriages & deaths 2 items. 2 p. Note: Torn; fragile. Needs conservation.  (item #11-12)

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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