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J. R. Thomas Collection, 1790-1835, 1910

Manuscript Collection #506

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Title: J. R. Thomas Collection
Creator: Thomas, J. R.
Repository: ECU Manuscript Collection
Languages: English
Abstract: Collection (1790-1835, 1910) including deeds, receipts, stock certificates, and miscellaneous.
Extent: 1.302 Cubic feet, 9 items , deeds, a receipt, and a stock certificate.

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Accessions Information

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

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

J. R. Thomas Collection (#506), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.

Acquisition Information

  • Gift of Miss Mary F. Howard

Processing Information

  • Processed by L. Harrid, January 1987

  • Encoded by Apex Data Services


Description Click here to collapse or expand the contents in this section of the finding aid

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.

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Online access to this finding aid is supported with funds created through the federal Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA). These funds come through a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services which is administered by the State Library of North Carolina, a division of the North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources. This grant is part of the North Carolina ECHO, Exploring Cultural Heritage Online, Digitization Grant Program.

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This is a finding aid. It is a description of archival material held in the Special Collections Division, J.Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University. The materials described here are physically available in our reading room. None of the original documents in this collection are digitally available online at this time.
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