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Samuel Wallace Deed

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2008-050

Scope and Contents

This collection contains a contract between Samuel Wallace, of Scott County, Virginia, and John Allan, of Tazewell County, Virginia, for the sale of Wallace's land in Southwest Virginia, situated between Clinch River and Stony Creek.

Dates

  • 1832

Creator

Language of Materials

The materials in the collection are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open to research.

Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use

The copyright status of this collection is unknown. Copyright restrictions may apply. Contact Special Collections and University Archives for assistance in determining the use of these materials. Reproduction or digitization of materials for personal or research use can be requested using our reproduction/digitization form: http://bit.ly/scuareproduction. Reproduction or digitization of materials for publication or exhibit use can be requested using our publication/exhibition form: http://bit.ly/scuapublication. Please contact Special Collections and University Archives (specref@vt.edu or 540-231-6308) if you need assistance with forms or to submit a completed form.

Biographical Note

No further information on Samuel Wallace or John Allan could be found. Buried in the Wallace Family Cemetery in Shelby County, Alabama is a Samuel Wallace (1784-1869); also within this cemetery is a Mary Jane Mallory (1822-1906), who is listed as the daughter of Samuel and Ann Wallace and born in Scott County, Virginia.

Extent

0.1 Cubic Feet (1 folder)

Abstract

The collection contains the contract between Samuel Wallace, of Scott County, Virginia, and John Allan of Tazewell County, Virginia, for sale of land.

Source of Acquisition

The Samuel Wallace Deed was purchased by Special Collections in 2008. Sold in a lot named the "Scott County Collection," the deed was accompanied by three receipts for Emory M. Cox and an 1854 letter from William Vinson. In the course of processing, the items were divided into three separate manuscript collections.

Rights Statement for Archival Description

The guide to the Samuel Wallace Deed by Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech, is licensed under a CC0 (https://creativecommons.org/share-your-work/public-domain/cc0/).

Processing Information

The processing and description of the Samuel Wallace Deed commenced and was completed in July, 2008.

Creator

Title
A Guide to the Samuel Wallace Deed, 1832
Status
Completed
Author
John M. Jackson
Date
2008 (CC0 1.0)
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Description is in English

Revision Statements

  • 2020-10-20: Finding aid notes updated to new department standards. juliags

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech Repository

Contact:
Special Collections and University Archives, University Libraries (0434)
560 Drillfield Drive
Newman Library, Virginia Tech
Blacksburg Virginia 24061 US
540-231-6308