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Vernon Keeter Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SC-MS-203

Scope and Contents

This collection contains a variety of Columbus County court records and legal documents from the eighteenth, nineteenth, and early twentieth centuries. Documents bills of sale, land deeds, warranty deeds, loan agreements, and court documents such as court summons, witness statements, depositions, jury decisions, and travel payments. Topics of the court cases include a 1874 Polling Place Riot in Wilmington, N.C., cases of indebtedness, illegitimate children cases, cases of affray, and assault and battery. There are also a number of business records for the shipping company of Wooten and Richardson.

Dates

  • 1784-1914

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research use.

Copyright Statement

Copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

Extent

2 Linear Feet (Contains 5 document boxes and 1 map case folder)

Language

English

Overview

This collection contains a variety of Columbus County court records and legal documents from the eighteenth, nineteenth, and early twentieth centuries.

Acquisition Information

This collection was donated by Vernon Keeter in 2007.
Title
Vernon Keeter Collection
Status
Partially Processed
Author
Christine Ingram
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the Randall Library Special Collections Repository

Contact:

910-962-7462