Shirley Kilpatrick Collection, 1736-1922

Manuscript Collection #10

  • Descriptive Summary
     
    Title: Shirley Kilpatrick Collection
    Creator: Kilpatrick, Shirley
    Repository: ECU Manuscript Collection
    Language: English
    Abstract: Collection (1736-1922) of Lenoir County (NC) land records, financial records 7 distillery records, etc.
    Extent: 0.055 Cubic feet, 222 items , consisting of correspondence, deeds, accounts, promissory notes, receipts, and miscellaneous material.
  • Description
     

    The collection contains a limited amount of correspondence of a routine nature. An 1890 letter discusses the invention of and a patent for a "Machine for Plaining Electrotypes"; and a 1922 letter from Noah J. Rouse of Kinston attacks increased taxation and overspending.

    Land records (1736-1884) include deeds, descriptions, a grant, and a sheriff's sale deed for property in Kinston and Lenoir County.

    The bulk of the papers consists of routine financial records, including accounts (1845-1902), promissory notes (1844-1903), and receipts (1845-1902).

    Other material includes returns and reports concerning the gauging of brandy at a Lenoir County distillery (1878-1880), certificates, a petition for patent and other patent material (1888, 1890), internal revenue assessment (1873), and miscellaneous items.

  • Administrative Information
     
    Accessions Information

    September 22, 1967, 222 items; Papers (1736-1922) of Moore and Mewborn families of Lenoir County, consisting of correspondence, deeds, accounts, promissory notes, receipts, mortgages, certificates, reports, and other miscellaneous material. Given May, 1966, by Miss Shirley Kilpatrick, Kinston, N.C.

    Acquisition Information

    Gift of Miss Shirley Kilpatrick

    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

    Shirley Kilpatrick Collection (#10), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.

    Processing Information

    Processed by D. Lennon, September 1967

    Encoded by Apex Data Services

Container List

  • Box 1
     
    Correspondence & Deeds & Surveys relating to lands in Dobbs County, Craven County, & Lenoir County, North Carolina (1736-1922) ALS, TLS, Holograph & Printed forms. Encapsulated. 25 items. 26 p.
    Jesse J. Moore, L. J. Mewborn, et. al. Dry Goods, Grocery, Stationery, Etc. Accounts, Kinston, North Carolina (1845-1902) Holograph & Printed form. Encapsulated. 67 items. 67 p.
    Jesse J. Moore, L. J. Mewborn, et. al. Receipts (1844-1903) Holograph & Printed form. Encapsulated. 67 items. 67 p.
    Jesse J. Moore, Lemuel J. Newborn & Lemuel J. Mewborn, Jr. Miscellaneous Items, including John A. Miltz's New Orleans, LA Provost Marshal's Pass, Oath of Allegiance & citizenship certificate (New York, NY) - Distillery Tax forms - Mortgages - Lenoir County, NC Probate Court guardianship certificate - Knight's of Pythias Kinston, NC Lodge No. 66 Membership certificate - Machine for Planing Stereotypes Patent Petition, Printed forms & Pamphlet - D. W. Whitaker's Printer's Galley Patent description & drawings - Columbia Typographical Union No, 101, Washington, DC Officers and Members List - Plat of the Benjamin Parrott Land - Confederate States of America 1863 $100 Bonds Nos. 20158-20159 (1862-1897, undated) Holographic & Printed & Printed forms. Encapsulated. 24 items. 41 p.

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Container List

  • Box 1
     
    Correspondence & Deeds & Surveys relating to lands in Dobbs County, Craven County, & Lenoir County, North Carolina (1736-1922) ALS, TLS, Holograph & Printed forms. Encapsulated. 25 items. 26 p.
    Jesse J. Moore, L. J. Mewborn, et. al. Dry Goods, Grocery, Stationery, Etc. Accounts, Kinston, North Carolina (1845-1902) Holograph & Printed form. Encapsulated. 67 items. 67 p.
    Jesse J. Moore, L. J. Mewborn, et. al. Receipts (1844-1903) Holograph & Printed form. Encapsulated. 67 items. 67 p.
    Jesse J. Moore, Lemuel J. Newborn & Lemuel J. Mewborn, Jr. Miscellaneous Items, including John A. Miltz's New Orleans, LA Provost Marshal's Pass, Oath of Allegiance & citizenship certificate (New York, NY) - Distillery Tax forms - Mortgages - Lenoir County, NC Probate Court guardianship certificate - Knight's of Pythias Kinston, NC Lodge No. 66 Membership certificate - Machine for Planing Stereotypes Patent Petition, Printed forms & Pamphlet - D. W. Whitaker's Printer's Galley Patent description & drawings - Columbia Typographical Union No, 101, Washington, DC Officers and Members List - Plat of the Benjamin Parrott Land - Confederate States of America 1863 $100 Bonds Nos. 20158-20159 (1862-1897, undated) Holographic & Printed & Printed forms. Encapsulated. 24 items. 41 p.


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