These two files contain the final report on land ownership for the twelve Appalachian counties in the state of North Carolina which were part of a larger Appalachian Land Ownership Survey conducted in 1979. There are profiles for each county and three case studies—on Henderson, Swain, and Watauga Counties—in the report.
These two files correspond to land ownership surveys of multiple counties in Virginia and North Carolina which was conducted in 1979 as part of a larger Appalachian Land Ownership Survey. To interpret the survey codes, use the Key to the Appalachian Land Ownership Survey.
This letter from Aswell Eller to his father, Luke Eller, asks Luke not to come look for land until a later date because of the increased prices. Aswell says that crops are also increasing in price. Aswell has asked his father to pay for the postage of the letter.