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Giles Mebane papers, 1780-1835.

October 12, 2009

Creator: Mebane, Giles.
Collection number: 500-z
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Abstract: Deed, 1780, granting land to Nathaniel Rochester of Orange Co., N.C., including a survey; and letter, 1835, from Samuel B. Taylor of Macon, Ga., to Giles Mebane of Hillsborough, N.C., discussing the law in Georgia regarding estates and briefly reflecting on the effect of abolitionists on slave prices and economic and legal affairs in Macon.

Repository: Southern Historical Collection

Collection Highlights: A land grant deeding property to Nathaniel Rochester of Orange County, North Carolina (1780); and a letter from Sam B. Taylor of Macon, Georgia, to Giles Mebane of Hillsborough, North Carolina, regarding laws for the settlement of estates and the high prices of cotton and slaves (1835).