Toole family papers, 1756-1894.

Creator: Toole family.
Collection number: 4252
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Abstract: Chiefly items relating to the buying and selling of land in Edgecombe County, N.C. Some of the items are directly related to members of the Toole family, but others appear to have been collected by family members, who were perhaps attempting to gather evidence to be used in property disputes. Included are materials documenting ownership of land by members of the Bellamy, Blount, Braswell, Cotten, and Nash families, among others. Also included are a few bills, receipts, wills, and legal documents relating to court actions, chiefly property disputes. During the 1840s and 1850s, there are a small number of slave bills of sale.

Repository: Southern Historical Collection

Collection Highlights: The collection also includes several slave bills of sale (1840s, 1850s). See Folders 7-9.