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Robert J. Aker/William H. Goodpasture Deed,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2009-115

Scope and Contents

The document is a written agreement between William H. Goodpasture and Robert J. Aker, stating that Goodpasture was responsible for selling one-half acre of land to Aker. In addition to the sale of the land, the deed specifies that Aker was to pay Goodpasture in three payments to be paid in full by September 1874. The document also marks, as Goodpasture's responsibility, the drafting of a "good deed" for Aker's purchase. It is signed by both Aker and Goodpasture.

Dates

  • 1873

Language of Materials

The material 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

Robert J. Aker was born around 1847 and lived in Marion, Smyth County, Virginia, with his wife, Mary E., and four children: James A., Walter S., Maggie O., and Sarah D.

William H. Goodpasture was born around 1836 and lived in Marion, Smyth County, Virginia, with his wife, Margret, and seven children: Albert, David W., Charles H., Sarah E., James G., Everett H., and Nancy J.

Extent

0.1 Cubic Feet (1 folder)

Abstract

This written agreement is for the sale of one-half acre of land to Robert J. Aker by William H. Goodpasture.

Arrangement

The collection is arranged by material type.

Source of Acquisition

The Robert J. Aker/William H. Goodpasture Deed was purchased by Special Collections.

Rights Statement for Archival Description

The guide to the Robert J. Aker/William H. Goodpasture 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, arrangement, and description of the Robert J. Aker/William H. Goodpasture Deed commenced and was completed in August 2009.

Title
A Guide to the Robert J. Aker/William H. Goodpasture Deed, 1873
Status
Completed
Author
Lora Settle
Date
2009 (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

  • 2020-11-06: Finding aid 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