|Title:||Tony N. Forbes Papers|
|Creator:||Forbes, Tony N., 1873-1911|
|Repository:||ECU Manuscript Collection|
|Abstract:||Papers (1891-1893) including correspondence, Bible pages (photocopies) relating to an African American family in Greenville (NC).|
|Extent:||0.507 Cubic feet, 16 items , including correspondence and copies of pages from a family Bible.|
February 6, 1968, 16 items; Papers consisting of correspondence (1891-1893) and Bible records. Deposited by Mrs. Hattie Forbes Streeter of Greenville, N.C.
Literary rights to specific documents are retained by the authors or their descendants in accordance with U.S. copyright law.
Tony N. Forbes Papers (#42), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.
Processed by D. Lennon, March 1968
Encoded by Apex Data Services
Tony N. Forbes (1873-1911), a Negro resident of Greenville, N.C., married Hattie Forbes (1873-1928) in 1894. The Forbeses, who were not related, were the parents of the donor.
The collection contains correspondence written by Tony N. Forbes to Miss Hattie Forbes, between May, 1891, and December, 1893. The letters are concerned primarily with personal matters and include a proposal of marriage. Also included in the collection are four pages from a family Bible, which note the birth, marriage, and death dates of Tony and Hattie Forbes.
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