|Credit line||Courtesy of Ann Chambers Mennell, in memory of Girard Chambers, Jr.|
|Collection||Girard Chambers, Jr. Collection|
|Description/Scope & Content||Document, consisting of twenty-five pages, from the Elizabeth City County court records titled "Chancery File #21." The document refers to "Morton v. Burke et als," a legal dispute over "breach of agreement on sale of BURKE'S land sold to T. TABB & H. C. WHITING after an agreement to sell to WILLIAM PORTER of Bridgeport Conn- represented by SAM W. MORTON of Washington, DC." Includes evidence and testimony relevant to the dispute. Last page contains a note that reads, "PS- There is a Plat 2 Wm S. Howard's 'Bates Land' in Survey Book #1 p. 194 Notes p. 162 (Wm. Semples)." Unsigned. Dated 1877- 1878.|
Booker, Richard Marshall, Sr. ("Dick")
Burke, J. S., Lt.
Mallory, Charles King
Morton, Sam W.
Peek, G. M.
Schmelz, Henry Lane
Segar, Arthur S.
Whiting, H. C.