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Collection Number: 04233-z

Collection Title: Tuttle Family Papers, 1842-1903

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This collection was rehoused and a summary created with support from the National Endowment for the Humanities; this finding aid was created with support from NC ECHO.

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Size 15 items
Abstract Members of the Tuttle family lived in Stokes County, N.C. The collection includes letters and financial and legal material of the Tuttle family and their Martin family relatives in Floyd County, Va. Letters deal chiefly with routine family matters in the 1840s and 1850s; one letter describes a visit to Salt Lake City, Utah, in 1895.
Creator Tuttle family.
Language English
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Restrictions to Access
No restrictions. Open for research.
Restrictions to Use
No usage restrictions.
Copyright Notice
Copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.
Preferred Citation
[Identification of item], in the Tuttle Family Papers, #4233-z, Southern Historical Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Acquisitions Information
Received from Martha Anne and Jack Brown, Chapel Hill, N.C., May 1980.
Additional Descriptive Resources
A copy of the original finding aid for this collection is filed in folder 1.
Sensitive Materials Statement
Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, the North Carolina Public Records Act (N.C.G.S. § 132 1 et seq.), and Article 7 of the North Carolina State Personnel Act (Privacy of State Employee Personnel Records, N.C.G.S. § 126-22 et seq.). Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill assumes no responsibility.
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John Tuttle lived in Stokes County, N.C. in the 1840s and 1850s. Some of his children were Elijah Tuttle, Josiah Tuttle, Alexander Tuttle, and Mary Tuttle Martin. Two of his grandchildren were Martin Ebbert and Elizabeth Ebbert Swain.

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The collection includes letters and financial and legal material of the Tuttle family of Stokes County, N.C., and their Martin family relatives in Floyd County, Va. Letters deal chiefly with routine family matters in the 1840s and 1850s including the settling of John Tuttle's estate; one letter describes a visit to Salt Lake City, Utah, in 1895.

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Contents list

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4 items.

Correspondence between William and Elizabeth Tuttle of Stokes County, N.C., and Mary and Abram Martin of Floyd County, Va. The letters deal mostly with family matters such as illness of children and the settlement of inherited lands. The letter from Josiah Tuttle, 1895, describes a visit to Salt Lake City, Utah.

Folder 1

1848-1902 (original collection finding aid included) #04233-z, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1848-1902." Folder 1

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4 items.

Mostly inheritance claims to the property of John Tuttle and his grandson Martin Ebbert. Also, a land indenture transferring property in Stokes County, N.C., from George and Nancy May to Henry Fries is included.

Folder 2

1849-1869 #04233-z, Series: "2. Legal Material, 1849-1869." Folder 2

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7 items.

Receipts for goods purchased; an account of wages owed Peter Tuttle, 1842; and one 1903 receipt for five shares of stock in the Grabs Manufacturing Company, King, N.C.

Folder 3

1842-1903 #04233-z, Series: "3. Financial Material, 1842-1903." Folder 3

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Processing Information

Processed by: SHC Staff

Encoded by: Noah Huffman, December 2007

Updated by: Kate Stratton and Jodi Berkowitz, January 2009

This collection was rehoused and a summary created with support from the National Endowment for the Humanities.

This finding aid was created with support from NC ECHO.

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