Matt R. Moore Collection, 1795-1889

Manuscript Collection #38

  • Descriptive Summary
     
    Title: Matt R. Moore Collection
    Creator: Moore, Matt R.
    Repository: ECU Manuscript Collection
    Language: English
    Abstract: Collection (1795-1889) including letter, deeds, plats, land descriptions, receipt, and an agreement.
    Extent: 0.11 Cubic feet, 13 items , including a letter, land deeds, plats, land description, receipt, and an agreement.
  • Description
     

    The collection consists primarily of deeds (indentures) covering lands purchased by the Moore family in Pitt County. The land lying adjacent to Swift Creek, south of the Tar River, was part of an original patent granted to John Causey in March 1775. The deeds cover sales and purchases of land from May 1795 through May 1829. Accompanying these documents are surveyors' descriptions and plats of the lands of Churchwell Moore. Of interest is a land sale receipt to Churchwell Moore from the Treasury office of North Carolina, dated 1855.

  • Administrative Information
     
    Accessions Information

    December 11, 1967, 13 items; Papers (1795-1889) of the Moore family of Pitt County, N. C. Collection includes a letter, deeds, plats, land description, receipt, and an agreement. Loaned for copying by Mr. Matt R. Moore, Havelock, N. C.

    Acquisition Information

    Loaned by Mr. Matt R. Moore

    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

    Matt R. Moore Collection (#38), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.

    Processing Information

    Processed by D. Lennon, February 1968

    Encoded by Apex Data Services

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