Ralph C. Deal Collection, 1753-1852

Manuscript Collection #27

  • Descriptive Summary
    Title: Ralph C. Deal Collection
    Creator: Deal, Ralph C.
    Repository: ECU Manuscript Collection
    Language: English
    Abstract: Collection (1753-1852) including deeds concerning Bladen and Bath counties (NC).
    Extent: 0.044 Cubic feet, 15 items , deeds
  • Description

    This collection is made up entirely of land deeds, almost all of which concern various sections of Bladen County, N.C. The only unrelated item is a copy of a 1728 deed for the sale of land in Bath County, N.C.

    Rather than containing the deeds for the sale and resale of one piece of property, the collection consists of an assortment of deeds in which different persons have bought various tracts of land.

    One deed (1799) of particular interest is concerned with the sale of 320 acres of land on the Cape Fear River to Thomas Smith by Richard Dobbs Spaight, North Carolina governor and signer of the United States Constitution.

  • Administrative Information
    Accessions Information

    October 2, 1967, Land deeds for Bladen County, N. C. (1753-1852). Given to Joyner Library by Professor and Mrs. Ralph C. Deal of East Carolina University and transferred to the East Carolina Manuscript Collection.

    Acquisition Information

    Gift of Professor and Mrs. Ralph C. Deal

    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

    Ralph C. Deal Collection (#27), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.

    Processing Information

    Processed by D. Lennon

    Encoded by Apex Data Services

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