|Title:||Thomas Newby Papers|
|Creator:||Newby, Thomas, d. 1863|
|Repository:||ECU Manuscript Collection|
|Abstract:||Papers (1816-1884) of wealthy, Quaker landowner, in Perquimans County, NC, consisting of land records, accounts, receipts, financial papers and notes owned.|
|Extent:||0.073 Cubic feet, 40 items , consisting of land records, accounts, and receipts.|
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.
Literary rights to specific documents are retained by the authors or their descendants in accordance with U.S. copyright law.
Thomas Newby Papers (#295), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.
Processed by J. Smith, January 1984
Encoded by Apex Data Services
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.
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