James Latta Plantation Study - Accession 838 - M397 (448)
Accession 838 - M397 (448)
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Scope and Content Note
This collection consists of a study of the James Latta Plantation by Jack Orr Boyte to provide guidelines for continuing the preservation, restoration, reconstruction and demonstration of this early 19th century farm as a living history site. This study has information on boundaries, partnership, labor, trade, estate, overseer, land, remnants, equipment, records, etc. The plantation is located in the Hopewell Community of northern Mecklenburg County, North Carolina. The Latta House was built about 1800 by James Latta and was a cotton plantation which contained more than 800 acres during its most prosperous years. It is currently located within the Latta Plantation Nature Preserve and the original home and smokehouse is situated on a 62-acre lot.
The James Latta Plantation Records were Deposited in the Archives on November 29, 1993 by Aline Gaines.
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Finding Aid Citation
Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections, Winthrop University, "James Latta Plantation Study - Accession 838 - M397 (448)". Finding Aid 612.