Mrs. Mary Hoover Boyd Mann Collection, ca. 1743-1910

Manuscript Collection #1049

  • Descriptive Summary
     
    Title: Mrs. Mary Hoover Boyd Mann Collection
    Creator: Mann, Mary Hoover Boyd
    Repository: ECU Manuscript Collection
    Language: English
    Abstract:
    Extent: 0.25 Cubic feet, 12 items ,
  • Administrative Information
     
    Accessions Information

    September 1, 2005, (unprocessed) 12 items, 0.25 cubic feet; Collection (ca. 1743-1910) of correspondence, deeds, genealogical records, receipts, and school records pertaining to the family of John & Nancy Hoover and the related family of A. & Elizabeth Adelaid Taft of Washington, Beaufort County and Greenville, Pitt County, North Carolina. See preliminary inventory attached. Donor: Mrs. Mary Hoover Boyd Mann

    Acquisition Information

    Gift of Mrs. Mary Hoover Boyd Mann

    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

    Mrs. Mary Hoover Boyd Mann Collection (#1049), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.

    Processing Information

    Encoded by Lindsay Flood, April 3, 2008


Preliminary Inventory

Below is material taken from a preliminary inventory and represents content from the collection that is unprocessed.

  • Box 1
     
    • Folder a
       
      Land document, Beaufort County, North Carolina (ca. 1743). Printed form. 1 item. 1 p. Note: Torn; majority missing; fragile; needs conservation. (item 1)
      Simpson, John. Deed No. 562 (11/6/1783) for 50 acres of land in Pitt County, North Carolina; witnessed by Governor Alexander Martin, New Bern, NC; Plat of land (2/10/1783); & State Seal affixed with cotton tape. 1 item. 3 p. (item 2)
      Smith, Henry, Sheriff of Pitt County, North Carolina. Deed for 230 acres (4/25/1818) to John S. Easton, enrolled in the Regt. Office of Pitt County, NC, Book AA Page 218 by Peter Sugg, Registrar. 1 item. 2 p. Note: fragile, torn; needs conservation. (item 3)
      Smith, Eliza. Receipt (7/21/1818) to William Moore for $1,050.00 in payment for her Right of Dower of all the land purchased by William Moore from the estate of David Smith; Samuel Simpson, witness. 1 item. 1 p. (item 4)
      Copy of Deed of William Harris to George Harris, dated 2/22/1762; copy certified (5/2/1838) by William Clark, Registrar, Greenville, Pitt County, North Carolina. 1 item. 1 p. (item 5)
      Hardee, J. B., Baltimore, MD. Letter (3/2/1891) to Dear John regarding measurement of the graveyard. Signed "Your cousin". 1 item. 1 p. (item 6)
      John Flanagan Buggy Company, Greenville, North Carolina. Receipt for $100.00 (10/6/1896) to J. W. Brooks, administrator, in payment for coffin furnished to Oliver Moore, Est. Printed form. 1 item. 1 p. (item 7)
      Manning, F, V., Pitt County, North Carolina. Deed (11/10/1897) to John W. Brooks, for 58 ¼ acres of land from Hardy's Run to the mouth of Meadow Branch; recorded in Book H-6, page 204. Printed form. 1 item. 1 p. Note: Fragile, torn; needs conservation. (item 8)
      School Census, District No. 9, Greenville, Pitt County (1904) for White children, aged 6 to 21, in District No. 9, recording Names, Ages, Sex, and Name of Parent or Guardian. Printed form. 1 item. 2 p. (item 9)
      Lottie, R.F.D. #3. Postcard (10/5/1910) to Miss Bessie Brooks, Greenville, North Carolina; verso image caption: "Big Chief, he love squaw" 1 item. 1 p. (item 10)
      Hoover Family Bible Records (1815-1895), showing births, marriages & deaths 2 items. 2 p. Note: Torn; fragile. Needs conservation. (item 11-12)

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Preliminary Inventory

  • Box 1
     
    • Folder a
       
      Land document, Beaufort County, North Carolina (ca. 1743). Printed form. 1 item. 1 p. Note: Torn; majority missing; fragile; needs conservation. (item 1)
      Simpson, John. Deed No. 562 (11/6/1783) for 50 acres of land in Pitt County, North Carolina; witnessed by Governor Alexander Martin, New Bern, NC; Plat of land (2/10/1783); & State Seal affixed with cotton tape. 1 item. 3 p. (item 2)
      Smith, Henry, Sheriff of Pitt County, North Carolina. Deed for 230 acres (4/25/1818) to John S. Easton, enrolled in the Regt. Office of Pitt County, NC, Book AA Page 218 by Peter Sugg, Registrar. 1 item. 2 p. Note: fragile, torn; needs conservation. (item 3)
      Smith, Eliza. Receipt (7/21/1818) to William Moore for $1,050.00 in payment for her Right of Dower of all the land purchased by William Moore from the estate of David Smith; Samuel Simpson, witness. 1 item. 1 p. (item 4)
      Copy of Deed of William Harris to George Harris, dated 2/22/1762; copy certified (5/2/1838) by William Clark, Registrar, Greenville, Pitt County, North Carolina. 1 item. 1 p. (item 5)
      Hardee, J. B., Baltimore, MD. Letter (3/2/1891) to Dear John regarding measurement of the graveyard. Signed "Your cousin". 1 item. 1 p. (item 6)
      John Flanagan Buggy Company, Greenville, North Carolina. Receipt for $100.00 (10/6/1896) to J. W. Brooks, administrator, in payment for coffin furnished to Oliver Moore, Est. Printed form. 1 item. 1 p. (item 7)
      Manning, F, V., Pitt County, North Carolina. Deed (11/10/1897) to John W. Brooks, for 58 ¼ acres of land from Hardy's Run to the mouth of Meadow Branch; recorded in Book H-6, page 204. Printed form. 1 item. 1 p. Note: Fragile, torn; needs conservation. (item 8)
      School Census, District No. 9, Greenville, Pitt County (1904) for White children, aged 6 to 21, in District No. 9, recording Names, Ages, Sex, and Name of Parent or Guardian. Printed form. 1 item. 2 p. (item 9)
      Lottie, R.F.D. #3. Postcard (10/5/1910) to Miss Bessie Brooks, Greenville, North Carolina; verso image caption: "Big Chief, he love squaw" 1 item. 1 p. (item 10)
      Hoover Family Bible Records (1815-1895), showing births, marriages & deaths 2 items. 2 p. Note: Torn; fragile. Needs conservation. (item 11-12)

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