Robert Alexander Walker Collection, 1849-1890

Manuscript Collection #502

  • Descriptive Summary
    Title: Robert Alexander Walker Collection
    Creator: Walker, Robert Alexander
    Repository: ECU Manuscript Collection
    Language: English
    Abstract: Collection (1849-1890) including correspondence, an account book, promissory note, price of tobacco, transportation, sale.
    Extent: 0.215 Cubic feet, 3 items , consisting of correspondence, an account book, and a promissory note.
  • Description

    An account book (1857-1859, 1882-1890) records the payment and receipt of money for a variety of goods. It also includes an 1859 estimate for the value of six Negroes and the 1890 account of sales for the estate of Hugh Woods.

    Also included are a promissory note for $60 (March, 1849) and a letter from a tobacconist in Richmond, Virginia (October, 1866), discussing the price of tobacco and the costs involved in its transportation and sale.

  • Administrative Information
    Accessions Information

    September 2, 1985, 3 items; Person County, N.C., family papers (1849-1890), consisting of correspondence, an account book, and a promissory note. Gift of Mr. Robert A. Walker, Kinston, N.C.

    Acquisition Information

    Gift of Mr. Robert A. Walker

    Access Restrictions

    No restrictions

    Copyright Notice

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

    Preferred Citation

    Robert Alexander Walker Collection (#502), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.

    Processing Information

    Processed by M. Quintanilla, May 1988

    Encoded by Apex Data Services

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