Lamb Family Papers

Manuscript Collection #252
Lamb family
Physical description
0.11 Cubic Feet, 21 items , consisting of land records, cipher book, and miscellaneous.
Preferred Citation
Lamb Family Papers (#252), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.
ECU Manuscript Collection
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Papers (1785-1842) consisting of land records, cipher book, receipts, regulation of church.

Scope and arrangement

The collection consists primarily of land transactions (1785-1842) between the Sawyer and Lamb families in the Lamb's Mill Pond area of Camden County, N.C. A will for Isaac Lamb (1834) is also included in the papers. A covenant for the Geneva Church gives insight into the regulation of church discipline and the rules of decorum during conferences. Receipts for taxes paid and cipher book (1845) are also contained in the collection.

Administrative information
Custodial History

January 24, 1974, 21 items; Papers (1785-1842) of Lamb and Sawyer families of Camden County, N.C., including land records, cipher book, and miscellaneous. Loan and copies from Mrs. Harold Forbes, South Mills, N.C.

Source of acquisition

Loaned by Mrs. Harold Forbes

Processing information

Processed by J. Bouldin, June 1975

Encoded by Apex Data Services

Copyright notice

Literary rights to specific documents are retained by the authors or their descendants in accordance with U.S. copyright law.

Key terms
Family Names
Lamb family
Sawyer family
Baptists--North Carolina--Camden County
Real property--North Carolina--Camden County