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Overton B. Pettit Papers, 1834-1850

Title
Overton B. Pettit Papers, 1834-1850
ID
Mss. 39.2 P45
Extent
3.0 Items
Scope and Contents
Deed, 1834, from John Duffield, wife Amanda A. Duffield, John Duffield, Jr., wife Frances Duffield, Henry M. Myers, wife Caroline M. Myers and William H. Duffield transferring their rights as heirs of David Ross (to the estate, "Cobbham," Cumberland County, Va.) to Frederick A. Ross, trustee; deed of trust, 1844, from Overton B. Pettit and wife Mary E. Pettit to William Fontaine and Abraham Shepherd, trustees for money owed to Samuel Pettit (includes "Cobbham," slaves, equipment and crops); and attachment, 1850, on property of Overton B. Pettit.
Subjects
Cumberland County (Va.)--History--20th century
Legal documents
Slavery--Virginia--19th century
Languages
English

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Administrative Information

Acquired
10/15/1938.
Restrictions
Collection is open to all researchers. Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, such as the Virginia Public Records Act (Code of Virginia. § 42.1-76-91); and the Virginia Freedom of Information Act (Code of Virginia § 2.2-3705.5). Confidential material may include, but is not limited to, educational, medical, and personnel records. If sensitive material is found in this collection, please contact a staff member immediately. The disclosure of personally identifiable information pertaining to a living individual may have legal consequences for which the College of William and Mary assumes no responsibility.
Rights
Before reproducing or quoting from any materials, in whole or in part, permission must be obtained from the Special Collections Research Center, and the holder of the copyright, if not Swem Library.
Acquisition Note
 Source: Louis H. Stoneman of Columbia, Va..
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Preferred Citation
Overton B. Pettit Papers, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.
Collection Material Type:
Papers
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