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Guilford Andrews Ledger, 1875-1903

Manuscript Collection #1218

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

Title: Guilford Andrews Ledger
Creator: Andrews, Guilford
Repository: ECU Manuscript Collection
Languages: English
Abstract: This ledger (1886-1903) contains accounts for a general store in Bethel, N.C., owned by Guilford Andrews, one of the town commissioners who incorporated Bethel in 1873. Loose papers (mostly concerning Guilford Andrews in Pitt County) found in the ledger are land records (1879-1887), insurance policies (1875, 1882), tax receipts (1880-1898), receipts and bills of lading (1880-1884, 1900), a license to sell liquor (1877), business correspondence (1884) and accounts.
Extent: 0.25 Cubic feet, 1 archival box, consisting of a ledger, correspondence, insurance policies, land records, receipts, and bills of lading

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

Accessions Information

September 10, 2013, (unprocessed) 0.25 cubic feet; This ledger (1886-1903) contains accounts for a general `store in Bethel, N.C., owned by Guilford Andrews, one of the town commissioners who incorporated Bethel in 1873. Loose papers (mostly concerning Guilford Andrews in Pitt County) found in the ledger are land records (1879-1887), insurance policies (1875, 1882), tax receipts (1880-1898), receipts and bills of lading (1880-1884, 1900), a license to sell liquor (1877), business correspondence (1884) and accounts. Gift of Ms. Sloan S. Mason.

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

Preferred Citation

Guilford Andrews Ledger (#1218), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.

Acquisition Information

  • Gift of Ms. Sloan S. Mason

Biographical / Historical Note Click here to collapse or expand the contents in this section of the finding aid

Guilford Andrews (November 17, 1839 - August 12, 1913) of Pitt County, North Carolina, was the son of William Henry Andrews and Mary A. Hutchins Andrews. He married Cinderella Briley on August 17, 1871, and they had five children. Andrews was a general store owner, a member of the town commissioners who incorporated Bethel, N.C., in 1873, and was the first mayor of Bethel.

Sources: http://newsarch.rootsweb.com/th/read/NCROOTS/1999-03/0922593497 A history of the town of Bethel written by Roger E. Kammerer which can be found at http://www.bethelnc.org/index.asp?SEC=78D6A426-BE68-4500-AD79-0BB2D35E424B&Type=B_BASIC

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