This letter is about a fence line dispute with an neighbor. The letterhead reflects Wilbur F. Askew's position as captain of the steamer S. A. McCALL owned by the Jamesville and Washington Rail Road Company. W. F. Askew left the BERTIE in October 1888 to take charge of the S. A. McCALL. He had navigated on the Cashie River for seventeen years before switching to the S. A. McCALL. (Windsor Public Ledger, 3 October 1888.)
Twenty-Fourth Annual Report
DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND PRINTING
State of North Carolina
M. L. Shipman, Commissioner
GEO. B. Justice, Asst. Commissioner
Edwards & Broughton Printing Co., State Printers and Binders
CONDITION OF FARMERS
Average Table No. 1--Showing Condition Farm Land andLabor, by Counties
p. 16 Pitt County
Average Table No. 2.-- Showing Wages , FinancialCondition, Etc.
p. 19 Pitt County
Average Table No. 3--Showing Cost of Production.
p. 21 Pitt County
Average Table No. 4--Showing Road, Educational and Religious Conditions.
p. 24 Pitt County
Table No. 1--Factories by Counties, President , Secretary,Articles Manufactured, etc.
pp. 86-87 Pitt County
|Post Office||Factory||President||Secretary or Treasurer||Articles Manufactured||Capital Stock||Year Incorporated or CommencedBusiness||Estimated Value of Plant|
|Ayden||Ayden Lumber Co.||G.J. Cherry||D. Gibb||Pine, cypress, oak, gum lumber,etc.||$15,600||1900||$50,000|
|Ayden||J. R. Smith Co.’s Mill||J. R. Smith||H. C. Ormond||Lumber, trucks, etc.; grind andgin; electric current||25,000||1907||10,000|
|Farmville||Farmville Oil and Fert. Co.||R. L. Davis||J. R. Morgan||Fertilizers, cotton-seed products||---||1910||---|
|Greenville||Cabinet Veneer Co.||F. G. Perkins||W. J. Rickey||Veneer and panels||73,300||1909||50,000|
|Greenville||Flanagan Buggy Co.||E. G. Flanagan||W. E. Hooker||Buggies and carriages||15,000||1904||15,000|
|Greenville||Greenville Lumber and Veneer Co.||A.B. Miner||Geo. H. Cole||Lumber, box shooks, truck barrelsand baskets||19,500||1903||20,000|
|Pactolus||Fleming, R.R.||R.R. Fleming, Owner.||---||Lumber and shingles||20,000||1900||8,000|
|Winterville||Cox, A. G., Mfg. Co.||A. G. Cox||R.H. Hunsucker||Cotton planters, guano sowers,carts, wagons, buggies, etc.||30,000||1899||13,000|
Table No. 1–Showing List of Newspapers in North Carolina
p. 252 Pitt County
|Town||Name of Paper||How published||Editor||Proprietor|
|Ayden||Freewill Baptist||Weekly||E. T. Phillips||Freewill Baptist Publishing Co.|
|Greenville||Daily Reflector||(e) daily||D. J. Whichard||The Reflector Co.|
|Greenville||Carolina Home and Farm and theEastern Reflector.||Weekly||D. J. Whichard||The Reflector Co.|