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Mecklenburg and Lincoln County land records

 Collection — Oversize Box: OF13 [F09.002.07.01], Folder: 1
Identifier: MS0028

Scope and Contents

Miscellaneous records pertaining to property in Mecklenburg and Lincoln counties. Includes a property survey (2/15/1801) of 368 acres owned by Charles Connor in Mecklenburg County. Signed by John McKnitt Alexander; state land grant (12/5/1811) to Samuel Boyes for 30 acres in Mecklenburg County. Signed by North Carolina Governor Benjamin Smith. Attached is handwritten description (10/25/1811) of Boyes's property by surveyer John Black; and county land indenture (10/22/1862) to John Nixon for 165.75 acres in Lincoln County. Signed by William J. Hoke, Clerk and Master of Equity for Lincoln County.


  • 1801, 1811, 1862


Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Some material may be copyrighted or restricted. It is the patron's obligation to determine and satisfy copyright or other case restrictions when publishing or otherwise distributing materials found in the collections.


1.5 Linear Feet

Language of Materials



Miscellaneous records (3 oversize documents, 1 framed), pertaining to property in Mecklenburg and Lincoln counties.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Alice Alexander Conner, 1986; some from unknown source.

Physical Description

16 leaves in various foliations

Processing Information

Processed by Randy Penninger, 1986.

Mecklenburg and Lincoln County land records
Randy Penninger
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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Repository Details

Part of the Manuscript Collections, J. Murrey Atkins Library Special Collections and University Archives, UNC Charlotte Repository

Atkins Library, UNC Charlotte
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Charlotte 28223 United Stated

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