A Collection in
Collection Number Ms2008-050
Special Collections, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State UniversityContact Information:
P.O. Box 90001
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Blacksburg, Virginia 24062-9001
Phone: (540) 231-6308
Fax: (540) 231-3694
Processed by: John M. Jackson, Special Collections Staff
2008 By Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. All rights reserved.
Collection is open to research.
Permission to publish material from the Samuel Wallace Deed must be obtained from Special Collections, Virginia Tech.
Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: Samuel Wallace Deed, Ms2008-050 - Special Collections, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.
The Samuel Wallace Deed was purchased by Special Collections in 2008. Sold in a lot named the "Scott County Collection," the deed was accompanied by three receipts for Emory M. Cox and an 1854 letter from William Vinson. In the course of processing, the items were divided into three separate manuscript collections.
The processing and description of the Samuel Wallace Deed commenced and was completed in July, 2008.
No further information on Samuel Wallace or John Allan could be found. Buried in the Wallace Family Cemetery in Shelby County, Alabama is a Samuel Wallace (1784-1869; also within this cemetery is a Mary Jane Mallory (1822-1906), who is listed as the daughter of Samuel and Ann Wallace and born in Scott County, Virginia.
This collection contains a contract between Samuel Wallace, of Scott County, Virginia, and John Allan, of Tazewell County, Virginia, for the sale of Wallace's land in Southwest Virginia, situated between Clinch River and Stony Creek.