|Title:||Darden Family Papers|
|Repository:||ECU Manuscript Collection|
|Abstract:||Papers (1851,1880-1881,1907) consisting of correspondence, newspapers, notice of sale.|
|Extent:||0.11 Cubic feet, 3 items, 1 volume .|
June 23, 1971, 3 items and 1 volume; Correspondence (1907) and notice of sale (1857). Volume of Anson Times (1880-1881). Gift of Mr. James H. Darden III, Greenville, NC.
Literary rights to specific documents are retained by the authors or their descendants in accordance with U.S. copyright law.
Darden Family Papers (#173), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.
Processed by M. Boccaccio; A. Merriman, November 1999
Encoded by Apex Data Services
The collection consists of two pieces of correspondence, an estate sale notice, and a bound volume of newspapers. The correspondence concerns incidences of influenza or "la grippe" in Richmond, VA (January 14, 1907), and tonsillitis and diphtheria in Goldsboro, NC (September 23, 1907). The estate sale notice lists items for sale and includes a new cotton gin, supplies for building a gin house, two bushel barrels of apple brandy, 8,000 shingles, and 30 bushel barrels of plank road dip. The bound volume of newspapers contains The Anson Times from October 13, 1880 to October 5, 1881.
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