J. R. Thomas Collection

1790-1835, 1910
Manuscript Collection #506
Thomas, J. R.
Physical description
1.302 Cubic Feet, 9 items , deeds, a receipt, and a stock certificate.
Preferred Citation
J. R. Thomas Collection (#506), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.
ECU Manuscript Collection
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Collection (1790-1835, 1910) including deeds, receipts, stock certificates, and miscellaneous.

Scope and arrangement

This collection consists of land records (1790-1835) for property on the the north side of the Tar River in Edgecombe County, N.C. Also included is information concerning the Little, Cromwell, Shelton, Moorning, and Boykin families.

Also found in this collection are a Tarboro cotton factory stock certificate (1910) and a gin-saw sharpening testimonial.

Administrative information
Custodial History

December 15, 1985, 9 items; Edgecombe County land records (1790-1834) and miscellany (1910). Gift of Miss Mary F. Howard, Tarboro, N.C.

Source of acquisition

Gift of Miss Mary F. Howard

Processing information

Processed by L. Harrid, January 1987

Encoded by Apex Data Services

Copyright notice

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

Key terms
Cotton manufacture--North Carolina--Tarboro
Edgecombe County (N.C.)--Genealogy