Robert J. Aker/William H. Goodpasture Deed,
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.
Language of Materials
The material in the collection are in English.
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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.
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This written agreement is for the sale of one-half acre of land to Robert J. Aker by William H. Goodpasture.
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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/).
The processing, arrangement, and description of the Robert J. Aker/William H. Goodpasture Deed commenced and was completed in August 2009.
- A Guide to the Robert J. Aker/William H. Goodpasture Deed, 1873
- Lora Settle
- 2009 (CC0 1.0)
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