The Resource Virginia Dept. of the Treasury, Unclaimed Property: Papers of Joseph Schwerin

Virginia Dept. of the Treasury, Unclaimed Property: Papers of Joseph Schwerin

Label
Virginia Dept. of the Treasury, Unclaimed Property: Papers of Joseph Schwerin, 1863-1971
Title
Virginia Dept. of the Treasury, Unclaimed Property: Papers of Joseph Schwerin
Inclusive dates
1863-1971
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • This collection consists of unclaimed property personal papers (Accession 43250) delivered to the Virginia Dept. of the Treasury from banks, executors, administrators or any other safekeeping repositories who have come into the possession of unclaimed property. Typically these personal papers will include correspondence, financial records, and legal or business papers from estates with unknown heirs
  • Lot 781208 contains two passports for Joseph Schwerin dated 14 May 1927 and 19 September 1967; a birth report for Joseph Schwerin, born 22 July 1906 in Chicago, Illinois; a French drivers' license for Joseph Schwerin, dated 18 June 1927; a New York City permit to install oil burner equipment for Joseph Schwerin, dated 5 January 1943; a certificate of residence created by the Consulate of Prussia located in New Orleans, Louisiana for Joseph Schwerin, dated 19 February 1863; court papers regarding the naturalization of Joseph Schwerin in the District Court of the United States, North Carolina District, dated 29 April 1870; and a passport certificate for Dorothea Schwerin issued by the United States Department of State, dated 27 May 1903
  • This lot also contains a greeting card addressed to Dad from Mildred, undated; a letter addressed to "Cousin" from Nora, which contains references to "Orangemen" and what appear to be Irish revolutionary issues, undated; four small black and white photographs of Joseph Schwerin, undated; letters addressed to Joseph Schwerin from Edmunds, Whitehead, Baldwin, and Graves law firm regarding real estate titles, dated 7 October 1940 and 17 October 1958; a deed of release made between Appalachian Power Company and Creswell Farm, Inc., for property located in Bedford County, Virginia, dated 1 October 1959; and a deed of release made between the Chesapeake and Potomac Telephone Company of Virginia and Creswell Farm, Inc., for property located in Bedford County, Virginia, dated 23 February 1960
  • This lot also contains title insurance documents regarding property owned by Joseph Schwerin and his wife Elizabeth S. Schwerin in Bedford County, Virginia, dated 20 May 1960; an option (legal document) granted by Creswell Farm, Inc. to the Commonwealth of Virginia, Department of Highways, dated 7 November 1960; an agreement made between Creswell Farm, Inc. of the first part, and Luther O. Moster and Hattie Y. Moser regarding improvements to State Highway 622, dated 8 November 1960; and an agenda for the closing of the sale of Creswell by Creswell Farm, Inc. to Environics, Inc., dated 19 December 1963
  • This lot also contains a deed made between Creswell Farm, Inc. of the first part and Environics, Inc. of the second part, for land located in Bedford County, Virginia, dated 19 December 1963; a purchase agreement for property located in Amherst and Nelson Counties, Virginia, dated 12 March 1964; an agreement made between Creswell Farm, Inc. and Burruss Land and Lumber Company, Inc., dated 20 March 1964; and a letter and sales receipt sent to Joseph Schwerin from Burruss Land and Lumber Company, Inc. dated 15 April 1964
  • This lot also contains a deed made between Environics, Inc. of the first part, and Charles O. Moser, Executor of the estate of Luther O. Moser, and Hattie Y. Moser, widow, for property located in Bedford County, Virginia, dated 7 July 1964; letters from Hickson, Davies and Lyle law firm to Joseph Schwerin, dated 1 October 1964 and 19 October 1964; a deed of partial release regarding property located in Bedford County, Virginia, dated 27 October 1964; and a deed made between Julian E. May and Kathleen C. May of the first part, and Creswell Farm, Inc. of the second part, for property located in Bedford County, Virginia, dated 15 November 1971
Note
Agency history record describes the history and functions of the Virginia Dept. of the Treasury. (Search Virginia Dept. of the Treasury as author).
Member of
Action
  • Accessioned
  • Described
Biographical or historical data
The Treasurer is the custodian of any property presumed abandoned and remitted to the state's custody for safekeeping. The intangible personal property is retained by the Treasurer after being declared unclaimed, for eventual delivery to the person claiming an interest in said property pursuant to Sections 55-210.20 through 55-210.22 of the Code of Virginia. Per Library of Virginia retention schedule 152-006, intangible personal property records are retained by the Dept. of Treasury for 20 years and then any records deemed archival are transferred to the Library of Virginia for permanent retention.
Cataloging source
VIC
Citation source
Salmon, John S., comp. A GUIDE TO STATE RECORDS IN THE ARCHIVES BRANCH OF THE VIRGINIA BRANCH OF THE VIRGINIA STATE LIBRARY AND ARCHIVES. Richmond: Virginia State Library, 1985
Label
Virginia Dept. of the Treasury, Unclaimed Property: Papers of Joseph Schwerin
Note
  • Lot Number: 781208
  • These records are part of the Virginia Dept. of the Treasury record group (RG# 12)
  • Researchers should be aware that there are two sets of records pertaining to Joseph Schwerin that were found in two different safe deposit boxes. Please reference Unclaimed Property Lot Number 281756 to locate these records
Arrangement
Arranged numerically by lot number.
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
5
Governing access note
There are no access restrictions
Immediate source of acquisition
Angela Milby - Virginia Dept. of the Treasury
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001579001
Terms governing use
There are no use restrictions.
Type of unit
folders.

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