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Lamb Family Papers, 1785-1842

(Manuscript Collection #252)

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Title: Lamb Family Papers
Creator: Lamb family
Repository: ECU Manuscript Collection
Languages: English
Abstract: Papers (1785-1842) consisting of land records, cipher book, receipts, regulation of church.
Extent: 0.11 Cubic feet, 21 items , consisting of land records, cipher book, and miscellaneous.

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Accessions Information

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.

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Copyright Notice

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

Preferred Citation

Lamb Family Papers (#252), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.

Acquisition Information

  • Loaned by Mrs. Harold Forbes

Processing Information

  • Processed by J. Bouldin, June 1975

  • Encoded by Apex Data Services


Description Click here to collapse or expand the contents in this section of the finding aid

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.

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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.

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This is a finding aid. It is a description of archival material held in the Special Collections Division, J.Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University. The materials described here are physically available in our reading room. None of the original documents in this collection are digitally available online at this time.
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