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Finding Aid for the Chilton Collection (MUM00071)

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Finding Aid for the Chilton Collection



Descriptive Summary

PURL: http://purl.oclc.org/umarchives/MUM00071/
Title: Chilton Collection
Dates: 1837-1882
Collector: Chilton family
Physical Extent: 1 box (.917 linear feet)
Repository: University of Mississippi. Department of Archives and Special Collections.University, MS 38677, USA
Identification: MUM00071
Language of Material: English
Abstract: Legal documents, primarily deeds and tax records, for the Chilton Family. Materials originate in several Mississippi counties & Texas.

Administrative Information

Processing Information

Collection processed by Archives & Special Collections staff, 1993.

Additions

No further additions are expected to this collection.


Subject Terms

Chilton family -- History
Lafayette County (Miss.) -- History
Tishomingo County (Miss.) -- History
Oxford (Miss.) -- History
Marshall County (Miss.) -- History
Pontotoc County (Miss.) -- History


Formats

legal documents
deeds
receipts (financial records)
tax records
land grants
partnership agreements


Biographical Note

Asahel R. Chilton & Reizen R. Chilton are listed in Cases Argued and Decided in the Supreme Court of Mississippi, volume 20 (January Term 1849), in the case of Comstock et al. v. Rayford et al.; it cannot be guaranteed that these are the same men as listed in this collection.


User Information

Prefered Citation

Chilton Collection, Archives and Special Collections, J.D. Williams Library, The University of Mississippi

Access Restrictions

The Chilton Collection is open for research.

Copyright Restrictions

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Related Material

Resources at the University of Mississippi

For more Reconstruction era materials housed at the University of Mississippi Archives & Special Collections, see our Reconstruction subject guide.


Container List

1.1 Inventory
1.2 Accounts for Asahel & Pelatiah Chilton, 1837-1840
1.3.1 Indenture between C.A. and Margaritta Cook and R.R. Chilton for land in Oxford , 1857
1.3.2 Partnership agreement between A.R. Chilton and R.R. Chilton in a drug store, 1857
1.4 Texas land grant to T.H. Pearson, 1858
1.5 Deed of conveyance for land in Oxford from R.R. Chilton to Thomas H. Chilton, 1867
1.6 Partnership agreement between R.R. Chilton and J.W. McPhearson concerning a dry goods store, 1867
1.7 Receipt to Mary Chilton for sale of land in Oxford, 1869
1.8 Receipt for special tax. Chilton and McPhearson in Oxford, 1869
1.9 Indenture for Oxford land. Sold by L.M. Cook to Mary Chilton, 1869
1.10 Indenture for Tishomingo land, 1869
1.11 Claim by R.R. Chilton against the estate of W.R. Butler, 1871
1.12 Agreement to select the editor of the Oxford Falcon and pay his salary, 17 May 1875 - 20 November 1875
1.13 Deed of conveyance for land in Tishomingo County from E.H. Miller to R.R. Chilton, 1876
1.14 Claim against the estate of C.W. Smith to R.R. Chilton and Son, 1878
1.15.1 Tishomingo County receipt for State, County and Special Fund Taxes paid by R.R. Chilton, 1879
1.15.2 Tishomingo County receipt for State, County and Special Fund Taxes paid by R.R. Chilton, 1880
1.15.3 Lafayette County Tax, 1881
1.16 Partnership agreement between R.R. and T.H. Chilton and T.P. Coleman in R.R. Chilton and Co, 1881
1.17 Postcard to W.C. Chilton from Tax Collector, 1882
1.18 Accounts of Asahel R. Chilton (1834-1843), 1841
1.19 Indenture for Marshall County land to R.R. Chilton, 1847
1.20 Indenture for Marshall County land sold to R.R. Chilton, 1850
1.21 Land grant to James William Drake for land in Pontotoc County, 1851
1.22 Land grant to Archibald H. Aston for land in Pontotoc County, 1851
1.23 Deed of conveyance to R.R. Chilton for Oxford land, 1860
1.24 Deed of conveyance to R.R. Chilton for Oxford land, 1861