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Stuart, John.


Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Bernard Humbles, Collector, Cherokee Treaties and Other Material

Collection Number: A&M 3224
Overview Photocopies of colonial era treaties made in the Carolinas between the British and Cherokees. The 1756 treaty is between the Catawabas and Cherokees and Virginia to ensure a previous accord at a time of Anglo-French strife in North America. The treaty of 1768 is between the Cherokees and the British Superintendent of the Affairs of the Indian Nations in the Southern District of North America, John Stuart, for the purpose of establishing boundaries between the subjects of both parties. Other...
Dates: 1996

Stuart Family Papers

Collection Number: A&M 2586
Scope and Contents Papers of John and Lewis Stuart, 1785-1823, and of Samuel Price, 1830-1879. Price's papers include mainly legal and business correspondence related to Price's law practice in Lewisburg, West Virginia. The Stuart papers concern settlement in Greenbrier County, land transactions, and family matters. The collection includes lawyer's fee books and account books for general merchandise, ca.1830-1880. There are also printed booklets of court briefs, pamphlets concerning "the slavery...
Dates: 1785-1880

Thomas Creigh, Lewisburg General Store Ledger

Collection Number: A&M 3078
Overview Thomas Creigh, a Greenbrier County pioneer and land speculator, was a long-time Lewisburg merchant. Born 1766 in Ireland, he emigrated to Greenbrier Co. in the 1790s and became a relative through marriage of Col. John Stuart, a local prominent citizen. This ledger documents the trading activity of his general store and it is especially reflective of the bartering system which characterized much of the nineteenth century rural economy. Included in the front of the volume is an index of...
Dates: 1833-1841

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Greenbrier County (W. Va.) 2
Lewisburg (W. Va.) 2
Account books 1
Cherokee Indians -- Treaties 1