Westfall Collection

1802-1863
Manuscript Collection #8
Creator(s)
Westfall, Stephen
Physical description
0.073 Cubic Feet, 15 items , consisting of correspondence, deeds, a will, a lease, receipts, a note, and a newspaper.
Preferred Citation
Westfall Collection (#8), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.
Repository
ECU Manuscript Collection
Access
No restrictions

Collection (1802-1863) of a New York family including correspondence from England,


Scope and arrangement

Correspondence includes two letters (1831, 1839) from England to relatives in America, describing the unsettled conditions and continued burning of large farms in the English countryside. Other subjects of discussion include agricultural failures, adventures of a seafaring relative, and the unequal division of a family estate in addition to general family news.

Other items include New York deeds (1802, 1827), a lease (1810), a will (1863), receipts (1822-1861), a note written in German, and a copy of The Clinton Courier (Clinton, N.Y.), January 20, 1863.


Administrative information
Custodial History

September 21, 1967, 15 items; Papers (1802-1863) of the Miller family of New York, consisting of correspondence, deeds, a will, a lease, receipts, a note, and a newspaper. Deposited February 1966 by Mr. Stephen Westfall, Martinsville, Virginia.

Source of acquisition

Gift of Mr. Stephen Westfall

Processing information

Processed by D. Lennon, September 1967

Encoded by Apex Data Services

Copyright notice

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


Key terms
Personal Names
Miller family
Topical
British Americans--New York (State)
Deeds--New York (State)
Inheritance and succession--Great Britain
Places
Clinton (N.Y.)--Newspapers
Great Britain--Social life and customs--19th century

Container list
Box 1 Folder a Item 1 Letter to Frank from Mother. Date: , August 1895
Box 1 Folder a Item 2 Letter to Frank from Mother. Date: , August 1895
Box 1 Folder a Item 3 Letter to Mrs. Miller from A. S. Barrington. Undated
Box 1 Folder a Item 4 Receipt. Date: 2, February 1817
Box 1 Folder a Item 5 Receipt. Date: , May 1822
Box 1 Folder a Item 6 Receipt. Date: 2, February 1823
Box 1 Folder a Item 7 Receipt. Date: 2, March 1827
Box 1 Folder a Item 8 Receipt. Date: 1, September 1861
Box 1 Folder a Item 9 Note. Undated
Box 1 Folder a Item 10 Will of Andrew Miller. Date: , April 1863
Folder os1 Item 2 Indenture. Date: 2, July 1802
Folder os1 Item 3 Legal Land Document. Date: 2, April 1810
Folder os1 Item 4 Legal Land Document. Date: 3, June 1827