House Family Papers, 1776-1860

Manuscript Collection #26

  • Descriptive Summary
    Title: House Family Papers
    Creator: House family
    Repository: ECU Manuscript Collection
    Language: English
    Abstract: Papers (1776-1860) including deeds, and a promissory note concerning Halifax County (N.C.) property.
    Extent: 0.044 Cubic feet, 283 items , consisting of deeds and a promissory note.
  • Description

    The House Family Papers belonged to the father of Mrs. Clifford J. Cocowitch. The collection is made up primarily of land deeds from Halifax County, N.C. There is, however, one deed from Martin County.

    There are numerous land deeds held by William Legget of Halifax County dealing primarily with property along Deep Creek in that county. Also included is a promissory note held by John H. Ivey against William Legget for $3,300 (1856).

  • Administrative Information
    Accessions Information

    October 2, 1967; House Family Papers, consisting of deeds (1776-1860) and a promissory note (1856). Gift of Mrs. Clifford J. Cocowitch, Rocky Mount, N.C.

    Acquisition Information

    Gift of Mrs. Clifford J. Cocowitch

    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

    House Family Papers (#26), 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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