Manuscript Collections

The L.P. Summers Letters consists of one 1932 letter from L.P. Summers, a lawyer from Abindon, Virginia, to Adlai [no surname listed].

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This small collection is an original official summons to Marine Krepps from the Commonwealth of Virginia, Justice of Peace's office in Jefferson County, Virginia, on September 1, 1854 on behalf of James Logie.

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This collection of Watauga County, North Carolina deeds, tax receipts, and other materials was collected by Martha O'Neal of Boone, North Carolina.

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This collection consists of six handwritten, very delicate and fragile lists of real estate properties with owners' names, number of acres, location of properties, and amount of tax owed per year on said properties. One lists lands and lots returned as Delinquent in the County of Morgan and the other list with names is one of lands and lots which were certified for sale in 1840 to the Sheriff of Morgan County, but which were not sold by him, shewing the amount due upon each tract up to that year. Years listed are 1840 to 1845.

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Mountain State Schools School Building Bonds consist of four 1956 school bonds for Greenbrier County, West Virginia and two checks. These bonds illustrate the desire of Alderson, West Virginia residents to support the improvement of the county's school buildings.

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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.

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The Paris F. French Papers includes tax receipts, promissory notes, deeds and survey, insurance assessments, and correspondence of Mr. French and/or his wife Josephine, dated between 1886 and 1932.

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