Manuscript Collections

Trivette and Holshouser Lawyer's Desk Books from Boone, North Carolina consists of two lawyer'desk books from Watauga County, North Carolina law firms, dated 1929 and 1932. The desk books were used to identify receipts received and actions taken.

0.03 linear feet (3 folders)

This is a handwritten marriage certificate for Tuble F. Brock and Sarah F. Belcher in Franklin County, Virginia on October 29, 1855. Parents of both parties are named, and authorized by Silas Minter.

0.01 linear feet (1 folder)

This collection offers a variety of legal documents of W. R. Gragg and others from Boone and/or Watauga County, North Carolina, dating 1844 to 1925. Gragg was at one time, the Mayor of Boone, the Watauga County Register of Deeds, and operator of an automobile livery.

1.51 linear feet (1 folder, 1 oversize folder)

This collection of Washington County, Tennessee Magistrate and Justice of the Peace Court Records appears to be various legal documents produced over the years 1936-1945 by a few magistrates of that county for varying infractions of the law.

0.5 linear feet (1 box)

Washington Sheriff Summons consists of one summons from North Carolina to Washington County, Tennessee. This document is signed John Seviers. The person being summoned is Todd Lewis.

0.01 linear feet (1 folder)

This ledger book is from an unnamed attorney who practiced in Watauga County, North Carolina. It lists accounts charged and received in the year 1933.

0.75 linear feet (1 medium box)

The Watauga County, North Carolina Land Deeds contains 34 original deeds, all but three designated Watauga County, of land transactions within the extended family of the Hamptons in the 1800's and early 1900's, being part of the Hampton estate in 2004.

1.5 linear feet (1 flat box)