John & M. J. Atkins Letter, 1840

Manuscript Collection #941

  • Descriptive Summary
    Title: John & M. J. Atkins Letter
    Repository: ECU Manuscript Collection
    Language: English
    Extent: 0.001 Cubic feet, 1 item,
  • Administrative Information
    Accessions Information

    October 1, 2003 (unprocessed) 1 item, 0.0003 cubic feet; Letter (6/22 - 6/23/1840) from John & M. J. Atkins, Averasboro, Cumberland County, NC, each writing part of the text, to their cousin Mrs. Caroline E. Turner, Montgomery, AL mentioning "hard times," dressmaking, cooking & preserving, family news, and the "great Whig meeting" to be held in Averasboro, etc. Donor: Howard J. McGinnis

    Acquisition Information

    Gift of Howard J. McGinnis

    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

    John & M. J. Atkins Letter (#941), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.

    Processing Information

    Encoded by Mark Custer, January 2, 2008

Preliminary Inventory

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