Guide to the John Preston Papers, July 23, 1845

Summary Information

Title: John Preston Papers, July 23, 1845
Collection: AC.558
Extent: 0.01 linear feet (1 folder)

This is a handwritten note from John Preston to Nelson Right (see signature on back) on a court matter to be in Pulaski, Virginia September 1, 1845. Right acknowledged receipt of this notice on back on July 23, 1845.

Creator: Preston, John

Biographical/Historical Note

From this paper, it seems that John Preston has a court date of September 1, 1845 during which he tells Nelson Right to be present when he uses a "suposition" of Joseph C. Rhea as evidence in a case pending in the Chaucery Court at Jonesboro. James Rhea and John Preston are complainants and he (Right) is respondent. Dated July 23, 1845

Scope and Contents

John Preston sent this note to Nelson Right as notification for Right to be at the court house in Pulaski on Monday, September 1, 1845 where Preston will "take the suposition of Jos. C. Rhea to be used as evidence in the case now pending in the Chaucery court at Jonesboro". Complainants are James Rhea & John Preston; respondent is Nelson Right.  Nelson Right signed acknowledgement of receipts of this note on July 23, 1845.


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

This collection was purchased from Bookworm and Silverfish in Fall 2001. Accession number is AC.2001.085.

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.558, John Preston Papers, W.L. Eury Appalachian Collection, Appalachian State University, Boone, North Carolina, USA.

Container List

Papers, 1845 ACSC_Box 16.23