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Claude J. Sauthier - and his maps of North Carolina By Stewart Dunaway
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This COLOR book provide interpretive details about Claude Sauthier’s ten town maps. Hillsborough, Brunswick, New Bern, Bath, Edenton, Halifax, Wilmington, Salisbury, Cross Creek (Fayetteville),... More > and Beaufort were drawn between the years of 1768 to 1770. Although Sauthier did provide a key for some of the details in each town, many smaller detailed items were never defined. This book attempts to interpret these items. Also included in this book are numerous tables (data mining) defining quantity of houses, outbuildings etc, as well as many detailed drawings defining house sizes, lot size etc., using Sauthier’s own scale. Using original color images of these maps, the reader will enjoy delving into the details.< Less
Granville Co. N.C. - Ejectments - Volume 2 (1818-1829) By Stewart Dunaway
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Granville County was formed in 1746, from Edgecombe County (formed in 1741 from Bertie). Granville was reduced in size, when Orange County gets part of the western side in 1752. Bute County was... More > formed in 1764, from Granville County and then abolished in 1779, when Franklin and Warren County was created. The last division occurred in 1881, when Vance County was created from parts of Granville, Warren and Franklin counties. Granville County has a 5-box collection spanning from 1788 to 1886. This book contains box 2. Subsequent volumes may be released as time is allocated to this effort. Originally, the action of ejectment was intended to protect the rights of a tenant who leased the land. Ultimately, it came to be the principal method for determining the ownership of real property. When the question of title to land became the issue, it was essential to describe the property as carefully as it would be described in a deed to a purchaser. This led to enforcement of very strict technicalities by the court.< Less
Granville Co. N.C. - Ejectments - Volume 1 (1788-1817) By Stewart Dunaway
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Ejectment is the common law term for civil action to recover the possession of and title to land. It replaced the old Real Actions as well as the various possessory assizes. Though still used in some... More > places, the term is now obsolete in many common law jurisdictions, in which possession and title are contested via the actions of eviction and quiet title, respectively. Granville County was formed in 1746, from Edgecombe County (formed in 1741 from Bertie). Granville was reduced in size, when Orange County gets part of the western side in 1752. Bute County was formed in 1764, from Granville County and then abolished in 1779, when Franklin and Warren County was created. The last division occurred in 1881, when Vance County was created from parts of Granville, Warren and Franklin counties. Granville County has a 5-box collection spanning from 1788 to 1886. This book contains box 1. Subsequent volumes may be released as time is allocated to this effort.< Less
Granville County, N.C. - Miscellaneous Land Records - Vol 2 (1742-1914) By Stewart Dunaway
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This is the second (and final) volume containing miscellaneous land records for Granville County. This volume (containing the second box)contains maps, drawings, plats, etc. along with other land... More > oriented documents, as preserved by the NC State Archives. SEE VOLUME ONE for more information about the county and this collection.< Less