Papers (1816-1884) of wealthy, Quaker landowner, in Perquimans County, NC, consisting of land records, accounts, receipts, financial papers and notes owned.
Thomas Newby (d. 1863), a well-to-do land owner of Quaker extraction from Perquimans County, N.C., accumulated property on Durant's Neck, on the Albemarle Sound. The majority of the items in the collection document his land transactions (1817-1867). The remainder of the collection contains financial papers, including receipts and account pages for general merchandise (1859-1876, 1884), the hire of slaves (1862-63), and notes owed to Thomas Newby at his death in August, 1863.
October 27, 1975, 40 items; Perquimans County family papers (1816-1884), including estate papers, land records, accounts, receipts, and miscellaneous. Gift of Mr. Herbert N. Nixon, Hertford, N.C.
Gift of Mr. Herbert N. Nixon
Processed by J. Smith, January 1984
Encoded by Apex Data Services
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