Guide to the Hansford W. Carter Estate Papers, 1864

Summary Information

Title: Hansford W. Carter Estate Papers, 1864
Collection: AC.529
Extent: 1.5 linear feet (1 oversize folder)
Abstract:

This fragile collection is a document of a list of persons indebted to the estate of Hansford W. Carter, Scott County, Virginia, dated December 1864.

Creator: Johnston, George M.

Biographical/Historical Note

Sheriff Sampson Burham was presented this list of indebted persons to the estate of Hansford W. Carter from the administrator, George M. Johnston, December 9, 1864. In the text it is stated Sheriff had received this list before for collection on June 14, 1854 from Hansford Carter. The back of the paper lists court dates the suit was continued, until July 1868.

Scope and Contents

This is a legal document for collection of debts by numerous individuals, indebted to the estate of Hansford W. Carter, Scott County, Virginia, dated December 9, 1864. The document was presented to Sheriff Sampson Burham for collection in June 1854, but he failed to collect.

This paper is very fragile and torn, but legible.

Arrangement

It is a single-item collection.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for use in the Dougherty Reading Room. An appointment for research is recommended. The Dougherty Reading Room is located on the 4th floor of Belk Library in Special Collections.

Acquisitions Information

Purchased from Bookworm and Silverfish before January 2001. Accession number is AC.2001.037

Processing Information

Processed by Anita Elliott, March 2013. This collection was processed as part of a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission. The grant funded extensive processing of the backlog within the W. L. Eury Appalachian Collection between 2012 and 2014.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], AC.529: Hansford W. Carter Estate Papers, W.L. Eury Appalachian Collection, Appalachian State University, Boone, North Carolina, USA.

Container List

Estate papers, 1854 ACSC Oversize Box 1