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Cuthbertson family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS0417
Overview The collection contains a small assortment of papers generated by the Cuthbertson family of Monroe, North Carolina. Most of the papers concern the administration of the estate of Thomas Lee Cuthbertson, who died in 1884; and the administration of the estates of his children in the late nineteenth century.
Dates: 1859 - 1955; 1859 - 1899

Nicholas Biddle Gibbon papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS0078
Overview Thirty-page typescript transcription of the Civil War memoirs of Nicholas Biddle Gibbon, written between 1861 and 1866, and describing his service in North Carolina and Virginia as a drill master and commissary in the 1st and 28th North Carolina Regiments. Also includes genealogical information about Gibbon's family and that of his wife, Harriet Cornelia Alexander, a descendant of Hezekiah Alexander. All materials are reproductions.
Dates: 1799 - 2000

Mecklenburg and Lincoln County land records

 Collection — Oversize Box: OF13 [F09.002.07.01], Folder: 1
Identifier: MS0028
Overview Miscellaneous records (3 oversize documents, 1 framed), pertaining to property in Mecklenburg and Lincoln counties.
Dates: 1801, 1811, 1862

John L. Morehead papers concerning land transactions

 Collection
Identifier: MS0090
Overview Deeds, surveyors' statements, and other records collected for a title search in the 1850s relating to property in Mecklenburg and Cabarrus counties in the vicinity of Rocky River, Mallard, Buffalo, and Coddle Creeks, probably including the land at the intersection of U.S. Highway 29 and Morehead Road, site of the Charlotte Motor Speedway. Much of this land was originally acquired by Robert Washington Smith between 1790 and 1830. Also includes a document (1881) concerning the estate of John...
Dates: 1765 - 1881; 1850 - 1859

North Carolina Secretary of State Land Grant Records

 Collection — Drawer: 2.9
Identifier: MS0293
Overview Microfilm copies of county records preserved in the North Carolina State Archives. There are deeds, wills, inventories, land papers, bills of sale, headrights grants, petitions, etc. for various North Carolina counties.
Dates: 1693 - 1960

Whitsett family records

 Collection — Box: SFC3 [F09.090.03.01], Folder: 322
Identifier: MS0322
Overview The collection contains primarily property deeds for plots of land in Charlotte, Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, dating from 1860 to 1947. The collection also includes some promissory notes.
Dates: 1860-1947