Manuscript Collection

James Latta Plantation Study - Accession 838 - M397 (448)

Title

James Latta Plantation Study - Accession 838 - M397 (448)

Authors

James Latta

Files

Identifier

Accession 838 - M397 (448)

Inclusive Dates

1973

Restrictions

Open under the rules and regulations of the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections

Collection Size

13 pieces

Language

English;

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.

Provenance

The James Latta Plantation Records were Deposited in the Archives on November 29, 1993 by Aline Gaines.

Copyright

For information concerning copyright please contact the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections at Winthrop University.

James Latta Plantation Study - Accession 838 - M397 (448)

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