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John Owen papers, 1749-1873 (bulk 1814-1828).

October 12, 2009

Creator: Owen, John, 1787-1841.
Collection number: 572-z
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Abstract: Governor of North Carolina, 1828-1830. Chiefly legal papers and letters dealing with lands in Bladen County, N.C., 1814-1828. Included are indentures, land plats, land grants, records of land sales and slave sales, deeds, wills, bills, receipts, and a tax list for the Confederate states, 1861.

Repository: Southern Historical Collection

Collection Highlights: Chiefly legal papers and letters of Owen, Governor of North Carolina, 1828-1830. Papers and letters relate primarily to lands in Bladen County, North Carolina, but also include records of slave sales (1815, 1819-1834).