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|Repository:||Western Carolina University Hunter Library Special Collections|
|Title:||William Estes Collection, 1851 - 1923|
|Language of Material:||Material in English|
|Location:||For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Hunter Library Special Collections.|
|William Estes was from Swain County, North Carolina. He served as a judicial official as well as a lieutenant in the North Carolina Militia during the Civil War. The Collection contains Estes' personal documents and correspondence from the period 1851-1923.|
|Extent:||11 linear feet|
Collection is open for research.
Copyright for materials resides with the creators of the items in question, unless otherwise designated.
[Identification of item], William Estes Collection, Special Collections, Western Carolina University Hunter Library, Cullowhee, NC, USA.
Processed by George Frizzell,
Encoded by Brian Sealy, November, 2005
William Estes was from Swain County, North Carolina. He served as a judicial official as well as a lieutenant in the North Carolina militia during the Civil War. The Collection contains Estes' personal documents and correspondence from the period 1851-1923.
Personal papers of William Estes and related family of Swain County, North Carolina. The papers include personal and/or business correspondence; papers related to Estes' capacity as a judicial official (court summons or court actions; warrants; notices of actions, petitions, and decisions; agreements); property and land related papers (notices, transactions, surveys, etc.); receipts and memorandum and account booklets; surveys and reports on stills and distilleries, road duty, or schools; promissory notes; Estes' commission as a 1st Lieutenant in the North Carolina militia (April 20, 1862); vouchers for clay hauled (1910); ephemeral printed items, books, business forms, and a photogaph.
These and related materials may be found under the following subject headings in online catalogs.
Swain County (N.C.)--History.
|Box MSS 95-3.1||
From Arkansas, 1882-1889
From Arkansas, 1890-1897
Business related, receipts, 1847-1927
|Business related (forms)|
|Distilleries and stills, surveys, reports, 1870-1877|
|Envelopes, undated, 1851-1923|
|Land related items, 1867-1923||
Land related items (notices, transactions, surveys), 1867-1882
Land and property forms (warranty deed, abstract of property, land acreage), circa 1880s-1920s
|Legal documents, 1851-1893||
Legal documents (courts summons, court actions, warrants, notices of actions petitions and decisions), 1851-1893
Legal agreements, 1853-1892
Legal agreements, search warrants, promissory notes, 1865-1892
Legal related state forms, 1877
|Memorandum and account booklets, undated, 1851-1923|
|Militia, commission from the "The State of North Carolina to William Estice" appointing him a First Lieutenant in the state militia, April 20, 1862|
|Outhouse plans and state specifications|
|Photograph and picture postcard|
|Published writings, 1851-1923|
|Box MSS 95-3.2||
Political related articles, 1871-1884
Presidential candidates (article), undated, 1851-1923
Professor's trip (pamphlet), 1889
|Promissory notes, 1855-1928||
|Box MSS 95-3.2||
Printed / forms, 1800-1923
1890s and undated
From Dr. Sansabaugh, 1868
|Road duty, 1874-1872|
|School related: list of names and Board of Education form, 1883|
|Vouchers for clay hauled, 1910|
|Printed items and books|