|Title:||Robert Alexander Walker Collection|
|Creator:||Walker, Robert Alexander|
|Repository:||ECU Manuscript Collection|
|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.|
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.
Literary rights to specific documents are retained by the authors or their descendants in accordance with U.S. copyright law.
Robert Alexander Walker Collection (#502), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.
Processed by M. Quintanilla, May 1988
Encoded by Apex Data Services
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.
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