Guide to the North Carolina Moonshine Papers, 1886-1887, undated

Summary Information

Title: North Carolina Moonshine Papers, 1886-1887, undated
Collection: AC.359
Extent: 0.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Abstract:

North Carolina Moonshine Papers is a collection of indictments for the production and sale of illicit alcohol in southwestern North Carolina. Many of these indictments originated in the counties of Buncombe, Cleveland, Gaston, Polk, and Rutherford.

Creator: United States Marshall

Biographical/Historical Note

Biographical and historical information is unknown.

Scope and Contents

North Carolina Moonshine Papers is a collection of indictments for the production and sale of illicit alcohol in southwestern North Carolina.

Arrangement

This collection is housed in one archival folder.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for use in the Dougherty Reading Room without restrictions. An appointment for research is recommended. The Dougherty Reading Room is located on the 4th floor of Belk Library in Special Collections.

Acquisitions Information

The W.L. Eury Appalachian Collection purchased this collection in January 2007. The assession number is AC.2007.068. The collection was opened to the public in January 2007.

Processing Information

Processed by Kathryn Staley, January 2007; Encoded by Kathryn Staley, January 2007

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], AC.359: North Carolina Moonshine Papers, W. L. Eury Appalachian Collection, Appalachian State University, Boone, North Carolina, USA.

Container List

                   
Collection 359. North Carolina Moonshine Papers. (1886-1887, n.d.)
   
    Indictments. (1886, n.d.)
Folder  
1 1 Defendent: Williard Umphries; County of Origin: Rutherford; Charge: Ill[egal] Dist[illing]; Date: 2 August 1886.  
   
    Defendent: Joe Young; County of Origin: Mitchell; Charge: Ill[egal] Ret. and [?] Cane; Date: 27 September 1886.  
   
    Defendent: William Baugus, J.M. Baugus; County of Origin: Iredell; Charge: Distilling; Date: 19 October 1886.  
   
    Defendent: Marion Carleton; County of Origin: Iredell; Charge: Violating vs. Int[ternal] Rev[enue] Laws; Date: 24 October 1886.  
   
    Defendent: William Hall; County of Origin: Randolph; Charge: n/a; Date: 8 September 1886.  
   
    Defendent: W.A. Moon; County of Origin: Iredell; Charge: n/a; Date: 19 October 1886.  
   
    Defendent: W.B. Morter, H. Hays; County of Origin: Wilkes; Charge: n/a; Date: 17 May 1886.  
   
    Defendent: Cornelius Smith; County of Origin: Caldwell; Charge: Violating vs. Int[ernal] Rev[enue] Laws; Date: 22 October 1886.  
   
    Defendent: J.L. Whittington; County of Origin: Iredell; Charge: n/a; Date: 22 October 1886.  
   
    Defendent: Jacob Setzer; County of Origin: Caldwell; Charge: Retailing; Date: 13 May 1886.  
   
    Defendent: Eliza Young, Cephas Young; County of Origin: Catawba; Charge: Illict Distilling; Date: 19 May 1886.  
   
    Defendent: U. Arledge, H.K. Jones; County of Origin: Polk; Charge: n/a.  
   
    Defendent: Landman Smith, J.S. Higgins; County of Origin: Polk; Charge: n/a; Date: 17 July 1886.  
   
    Defendent: Thomas Arledge; County of Origin: Polk; Charge: Illicit Distilling and C[?]; Date: 2 July 1886.  
   
    Witness: B.B. Bauldin; County of Origin: Guilford; Charge: n/a; Date: 30 September 1886.  
   
    Defendent: John Bill and others; County of Origin: Cherokee; Charge: n/a; Date: 2 July 1886.  
   
    Defendent: F.A. Bridgers; County of Origin: Gaston; Charge: Don't Know; Date: 8 December 1886.  
   
    Defendent: G.D. Carrier; County of Origin: Rutherford; Charge: Distilling and C[?] Spts[?] Liquors; Date: 2 July 1886.  
   
    Defendent: William Cruse; County of Origin: Macon; Charge: Removing; Date: 17 July 1886.  
   
    Defendent: J.W. Dehart; County of Origin: Swain; Charge: n/a; Date: 13 July 1886.  
   
    Defendent: George E. Edwards; County of Origin: Polk; Charge: n/a; Date: 15 July 1886.  
   
    Defendent: Wade Herad; County of Origin: Polk; Charge: n/a; Date: 13 July 1886.  
   
    Defendent: Alfred Gilley; County of Origin: Mitchell; Charge: Retailing; Surrendered by Surities; Date: 2 November 1886.  
   
    Defendent: A.J. Green; County of Origin: Swaim; Charge: n/a; Date 17 July 1886.  
   
    Defendent: Shadrack Greene, John C. Melton; County of Origin: Mitchell; Charge: n/a; Date: 13 October 1886.  
   
    Defendent: Shaderick Greene, John C. Melton; County of Origin: Mitchell; Charge: n/a; Date: 13 October 1886.  
   
    Defendent: A.L. Howard; County of Origin: Buncombe; Charge: n/a; Date: 6 November 1886.  
   
    Defendent: S.J. Hoxit; County of Origin: Buncombe; Charge: Retailing; Date: 12 November 1886.  
   
    Defendent: David Brown; County of Origin: Buncombe; Charge: Retailing; Date: 12 November 1886.  
   
    Defendent: Solomon Dorser; County of Origin: Jackson [?]; Charge: Retailing; Date: 12 November 1886.  
   
    Defendent: William Bryson; County of Origin: [Jackson?]; Charge: Retailing; Date: 18 November 1886.  
   
    Defendent: William Johnson; County of Origin: [?]; Charge: Retailing Liquor Indians; Date: 17 July 1886.  
   
    Defendent: [?] Loving; County of Origin: [Guilford?]; Charge: Robbing U.S. Mail; Date: 13 November 1886.  
   
    Defendent: Mark Honeycuss; County of Origin: [Guilford?]; Charge: Counterfeiting; Date: 13 November 1886.  
   
    Defendent: G.W. Lowrance; County of Origin: Cherokee; Charge: Removing and Retailing Sp[irited] Liquors; Date: 2 July 1886.  
   
    Defendent: George Henson; County of Origin: Cherokee; Charge: Retailing Sp[irited] Liquor; Date: 2 July 1886.  
   
    Defendent: William Mason; County of Origin: Polk; Charge: n/a; Date: 2 July 1886.  
   
    Defendent: D.B.F. Newman; County of Origin: Polk; Charge: Illicit Distilling and C[?]; Date: 2 July 1886.  
   
    Defendent: Alfred Panter; County of Origin: Jackson; Charge: Retailing and Removing; Date: 29 September 1886.  
   
    Defendent: W.L. Panter; County of Origin: Macon; Charge: n/a; Date: 17 July 1886.  
   
    Defendent: J.D. Patterson; County of Origin: Buncombe; Charge: n/a; Date: 6 November 1886.  
   
    Defendent: George Presswood; County of Origin: Buncombe or Cherokee; Charge: Ill[egal] Dist[illing] and C[?]; Date: 12 November 1886.  
   
    Defendent: Pink Roberts; County of Origin: Buncombe; Charge: n/a; Date: 6 November 1886.  
   
    Defendent: Thomas Simpson, Sylvanas Thombrins[?]; County of Origin: Gaston; Charge: Removing and C[?]; Date: 17 July 1886.  
   
    Defendent: O.M. Scott; County of Origin: T[?] Mills; Charge: Filling Stampled Pacage with Illegal Spirits Blackened; Date: 17 September 1886.  
   
    Defendent: James Sentell; County of Origin: [Mills Spring]; Charge: Dist[illing] Ret[ail] and C[?]; Date: 2 July 1886.  
   
    Defendent: L.W. Smith and others; County of Origin: Cherokee; Charge: n/a; Date: 13 July 1886.  
   
    Defendent: John Testers; County of Origin: Ashe; Charge: Retailing Liquor without having paid special Tax; Date: 16 September 1886.  
   
    Defendent: J.L. Whittington; County of Origin: Wilkes; Charge: n/a; Date: 13 September 1886.  
   
    Defendent: J.B. Bridges; County of Origin: Gaston; Charge: n/a; Date: 1 July 1886.  
   
    Defendent: G.C. Anderson, J.W. McFarland; County of Origin: Polk; Charge: n/a; Date: 12 July 1886.  
   
    Defendent: A. Durham alias Jolly; County of Origin: Cleveland; Charge: n/a; Date: 8 July 1886.  
   
    Defendent: J.T. Buff, D.H. Buff; County of Origin: Cleveland; Charge: n/a; Date: 12 July 1886.  
   
    Defendent: Robert Buff, D.H. Buff; County of Origin: Cleveland; Charge: n/a; Date: 12 July 1886.  
   
    Defendent: Thomas Emery; Township of Origin: Mills Spring; Charge: n/a; Date: 8 July 1886.  
   
    Defendent: Thomas Ledbetter; County of Origin: Rutherford; Charge: n/a; Date: 21 October 1886.  
   
    Defendent: Joseph McCraw; County of Origin: Rutherford; Charge: n/a; Date: 12 July 1886.  
   
    Defendent: Jonathan Arledge; County of Origin: Polk; Charge: n/a; Date: 12 July 1886.  
   
    Defendent: Rufus Constant; County of Origin: Polk; Charge: n/a; Date: 12 July 1886.  
   
    Defendent: E.T. Stroup, J.F. R[?]; County of Origin: Gaston; Charge: n/a; Date: 12 July 1886.  
   
    Defendent: Larkin Thornburg; County of Origin: Buncombe; Charge: Removing Spirits; Date: 18 November 1886.  
   
    Defendent: William Frisbee, Adolph Frisbee, Chas. Candler; County of Origin: Buncombe; Charge: n/a; Date: 1 November 1886.  
   
    Defendent: Larkin Thornburg, Daniel Thornburg; County of Origin: Gaston; Charge: Removing Spirits; Date: 17 July 1886.  
   
    Defendent: John Wash Smith; County of Origin: Clay; Charge: Removing and Retailing Sp[irits] Liquor; Date: 17 September 1886.  
   
    Defendent: J.C. Herbert; County of Origin: Clay; Charge: Removing and Retailing; Date: 17 September 1886.  
   
    Fees and Expenses. (1886)
   
    Deputy: various; Date: 1886.  
   
    Recapitulations. (1887)
   
    Deputy: J.P. Cooper; Date: 1887.  
   
    Deputy: M.O. Dickinson; Date: 1887.  
   
    Deputy: J.C. Duncan; Date: 1887.  
   
    Deputy: L.M. Ford; Date: 1887.  
   
    Deputy: L.R. Fisher; Date: 1887.  
   
    Deputy: J.D. Glenn; Date: 1887.  
   
    Deputy: S.R. Hensley; Date: 1887.  
   
    Deputy: C.C. Henry; Date: 1887.  
   
    Deputy: W.A. McConnell; Date: 1887.  
   
    Deputy: D.M. Phillips; Date: 1887.  
   
    Deputy: P.A. Summey; Date: 1887.  
   
    Deputy: W.L. Swanson; Date: 1887.  
   
    Deputy: W.A. Turnbill; Date: 1887.  
   
    Deputy: M.L. Waldrop; Date: 1887.