Georgia Mitchell Collection

1710-1785
Manuscript Collection #1088
Creator(s)
Physical description
0.002 Cubic Feet, 3 items
Preferred Citation
Georgia Mitchell Collection (#1088), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.
Repository
ECU Manuscript Collection
Access
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Administrative information
Custodial History

November 13, 2006, (unprocessed) 3 items, 0.002 cubic feet; Collection (1710-1785) of land records including (a) Agreement, 7/?/1710, of Boal Brown [or Beal Brown] to pay R. P. Howcott for 200 acres of land at Ahoskie Swamp in Chowan Precinct, North Carolina & Agreement, 6/29/1719, of Boal Brown to pay Edward Howcott £200 for 200 acres of land at Ahoskie Swamp in Chowan Precinct, NC; (b) Indenture, 1/3/1711/1712, of John Perry to sell 80 acres of land in Mahearing Swamp in Nancimond County, Virginia to William Roles and his wife Patience Roles; (c) Land grant, 9/23/1785, to Benjamin Wynns for 188 acres of land on the East Side of Holley Swamp, in Bertie County, NC, 1785, signed by Governor Richard Caswell. See preliminary inventory attached. Loaned by Georgia Mitchell

Source of acquisition

Loaned by Georgia Mitchell

Processing information

Encoded by Lindsay Flood, April 3, 2008

Copyright notice

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


Container list
Folder os1 Item 1 Agreement (7/?/1710) of Boal Brown to pay R. P. Howcott, of Chowan Precinct, the sum of 300 pounds, for 200 acres of land in Chowan Precinct at Ahoskee Swamp; & on verso: Agreement (6/29/1719) of Beal Brown to pay Edward Howcott, of Chowan Precinct, the sum of 200 pounds, for 200 acres of land in Chowan Precinct at Ahoskee Swamp. 1 item. 1p
Folder os1 Item 2 Indenture (1/3/1711/12) between William Roles and John Perry of Nansemond County, Virginia, by and with the consent of Patience Roles, his wife, to sell a parcel of 80 acres of land on Mahearin Swamp adjoining John Rice's land. Signed William Roles & Patience Roles [Their marks]. 1 item. 1 p
Folder os1 Item 3 Benjamin Wynns land grant (9/23/1785) to 188 acres in Bertie County on the East side of Holley Branch, signed by Richard Caswell, Governor; Plat (9/16/1779) by David Standley, surveyor appended; and great seal appended. 1 item. 3 p. Note: Torn. Conservation needed. Seal broken