Clatterbuck, Debra S. Collection of Michael Henkle Estate Records, 1861, 1866.

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Summary Information

Repository:
Special Collections, Carrier Library, James Madison University
Creator:
Henkle, Evan
Title:
Debra S. Clatterbuck Collection of Michael Henkle Estate Records
Collection No.:
SC 0103
Date:
1861, 1866
Extent:
1 folder, .08 Cubic Feet
Language of the Material:
English
Abstract:
Photocopies of documents related to the settling of Michael Henkle's estate in Pendleton County, dating to 1861 and 1866.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], [box #, folder #], Debra S. Clatterbuck Collection of Michael Henkle Estate Records, 1861, 1866, SC 0103, Special Collections, Carrier Library, James Madison University, Harrisonburg, Va.

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Bio/Historical Note

The conditions of sale documents in this collection are signed by Evan Henkle, the executor of Michael Henkle's estate.

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Scope and Content

This collection consists of photocopies of three documents relevant to the settling of the estate of Michael Henkle of Pendleton County. Two documents date from 1861: one specifies the monetary conditions for the sale of Henkle's belongings, the other for the sale of Henkle's slaves. The third document, dated 1866, is a receipt from the Pendleton County clerk apparently to settle the estate record.

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Arrangement

The facsimilies are arranged chronologically in one folder.

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Administrative Information

Revision Description

Converted to schema conforming EAD by dtd2schema.vh.xsl.Edited by Kayla Payne 2013-11-21June 2012

Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research. Researchers must register and agree to copyright and privacy laws before using this collection. Please contact Research Services staff before visiting the James Madison University Special Collections Library to use this collection.

Use Restrictions

The copyright interests in this collection have not been transferred to the James Madison University Special Collection Library. For more information, contact the Special Collections Library Reference Desk (library-special@jmu.edu).

Acquisition Information

Donated by Debra S. Clatterbuck on October 31, 2001.

Provenance

Debra S. Clatterbuck signed a depository agreement November 11, 1989; that agreement was terminated October 31, 2001, with photocopies of the original documents remaining at the library.

Processing Information

After termination of depository agreement at the request of the donor, the library photocopied the documents and returned the original items to the owner. In order to streamline the process of applying collection numbers, Special Collections staff completed a large-scale renumbering campaign in the spring of 2017. This collection was previously cataloged as SC 2083.

Location of Originals

Original documents are retained by the donor.

Location

Special Collections, Carrier Library, James Madison University

880 Madison DriveMSC 1704Harrisonburg, Virginia 22807library-special@jmu.eduURL: https://www.lib.jmu.edu/special/

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Index Terms

Genre and Form

  • Estate records

Subject

  • Henkle, Michael
  • Henkel family
  • Inheritance and succession -- West Virginia -- 19th century
  • Slavery -- West Virginia -- History -- 19th century
  • Slaveholders -- West Virginia -- History -- 19th century
  • Pendleton County (W. Va.) -- Genealogy -- Sources
  • Pendleton County (W. Va.) -- History -- Sources
  • Pendleton County (W. Va.) -- Social life and customs
  • West Virginia -- History -- 19th century -- Sources
  • West Virginia -- History, Local -- Sources

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Collection Inventory

Title/Description Instances
Debra S. Clatterbuck Collection of Michael Henkle Estate Records, 1861, 1866 box 1 folder 1