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Nicholas Biddle Gibbon papers

 Collection
Call Number: 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.

Mecklenburg and Lincoln County land records

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

John L. Morehead papers concerning land transactions

 Collection
Call Number: 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...

Whitsett family records

 Collection — Box: SFC3 [F09.090.03.01], Folder: 322
Call Number: 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.