|Title:||Smith-Grady Family Papers|
|Repository:||ECU Manuscript Collection|
|Abstract:||Papers (1817-1902) consisting of deeds, receipts, clipping, account book, dauguerreotype, transfer of land, photographs. 10 items.|
|Extent:||4.45 Cubic feet, 10 items , consisting of deeds, receipts, clipping, account book, and a daguerreotype.|
May 31, 1969, 10 items, papers (1817-1902), including account book (1845-1854) of Whitfield Grady, deeds, receipts, clipping, and a daguerreotype. Deposited by Mrs. Gray Smith, Deep Run, N.C.
Literary rights to specific documents are retained by the authors or their descendants in accordance with U.S. copyright law.
Smith-Grady Family Papers (#94), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.
Processed by M. Quintanilla, October 1986
Encoded by Apex Data Services
This collection contains the deeds of Berkley and Mary Smith who sold parcels of land in the Southwest Creek area of Lenoir County to Stephen Herring (March 19, 1817) and Bryan Davenport (January 1, 1902), and the transfer of land from Oliver Herring to Calvin Herring (May 28, 1857). Also included is an account book (1845-1854) belonging to Whitfield Grady that records the purchases of foodstuffs, agricultural equipment, and labor. Financial records include receipts, money orders, etc. (1866-1899). There is also a photo of Silvia, a freed slave formerly belonging to Whitfield Grady.
Online access to this finding aid is supported with funds created through the federal Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA). These funds come through a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services which is administered by the State Library of North Carolina, a division of the North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources. This grant is part of the North Carolina ECHO, Exploring Cultural Heritage Online, Digitization Grant Program.