Finding aid for the Chilton Collection

MUM00071

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http://purl.oclc.org/umarchives/MUM00071/

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Summary Information

Repository
University of Mississippi Libraries
Creator
Chilton family
Title
Chilton Collection
ID
MUM00071
Date
1837-1882
General Physical Description note
1 box (.917 linear feet)
Abstract:
Legal documents, primarily deeds and tax records, for the Chilton Family. Materials originate in several Mississippi counties & Texas.

Prefered Citation

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

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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.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

University of Mississippi Libraries 

Access Restrictions

The Chilton Collection is open for research.

Copyright Restrictions

The copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code) governs the making of photocopies or other reproductions of copyrighted material. Under certain conditions specified in the law, libraries and archives are authorized to furnish a photocopy or other reproduction. One of these specified conditions is that the photocopy or reproduction is not to be "used for any purpose other than private study, scholarship or research." If a user makes a request for, or later uses, a photocopy or reproduction for purposes in excess of "fair use", that user may be liable for copyright infringement.

Additions

No further additions are expected to this collection.

Processing Information

Collection processed by Archives & Special Collections staff, 1993.

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Related Materials

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.

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Controlled Access Headings

Format(s)

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

Geographic Name(s)

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

Personal Name(s)

  • Chilton family -- History

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Collection Inventory

1.1 Inventory 

1.2 Accounts for Asahel & Pelatiah Chilton, 1837-1840 

1.3 Indenture between C.A. and Margaritta Cook and R.R. Chilton for land in Oxford , 1857 

1.4 Partnership agreement between A.R. Chilton and R.R. Chilton in a drug store, 1857 

1.5 Texas land grant to T.H. Pearson, 1858 

1.6 Deed of conveyance for land in Oxford from R.R. Chilton to Thomas H. Chilton, 1867 

1.7 Partnership agreement between R.R. Chilton and J.W. McPhearson concerning a dry goods store, 1867 

1.8 Receipt to Mary Chilton for sale of land in Oxford, 1869 

1.9 Receipt for special tax. Chilton and McPhearson in Oxford, 1869 

1.10 Indenture for Oxford land. Sold by L.M. Cook to Mary Chilton, 1869 

1.11 Indenture for Tishomingo land, 1869 

1.12 Claim by R.R. Chilton against the estate of W.R. Butler, 1871 

1.13 Agreement to select the editor of the Oxford Falcon and pay his salary, 17 May 1875 - 20 November 1875 

1.14 Deed of conveyance for land in Tishomingo County from E.H. Miller to R.R. Chilton, 1876 

1.15 Claim against the estate of C.W. Smith to R.R. Chilton and Son, 1878 

1.16 Tishomingo County receipt for State, County and Special Fund Taxes paid by R.R. Chilton, 1879 

1.17 Tishomingo County receipt for State, County and Special Fund Taxes paid by R.R. Chilton, 1880 

1.18 Lafayette County Tax, 1881 

1.19 Partnership agreement between R.R. and T.H. Chilton and T.P. Coleman in R.R. Chilton and Co, 1881 

1.20 Postcard to W.C. Chilton from Tax Collector, 1882 

1.21 Accounts of Asahel R. Chilton (1834-1843), 1841 

1.22 Indenture for Marshall County land to R.R. Chilton, 1847 

1.23 Indenture for Marshall County land sold to R.R. Chilton, 1850 

1.24 Land grant to James William Drake for land in Pontotoc County, 1851 

1.25 Land grant to Archibald H. Aston for land in Pontotoc County, 1851 

1.26 Deed of conveyance to R.R. Chilton for Oxford land, 1860 

1.27 Deed of conveyance to R.R. Chilton for Oxford land, 1861