August 22, 2014, (unprocessed), 0.30 cu. ft.; Collection contains mainly land records (1793-1867, 1889, 1912) pertaining to the Summers family of Guilford County, North Carolina. Also included are Richardson’s Monitor of Free-Masonry written by Jabez Richardson (publication date unknown), and a few letters (1904-1924). The documents were kept in the attic of the Deaver family home (built ca. 1916) in Simpson in Pitt County, N.C. The last person to live in the house was Alma Louise Deaver Sauls and the donors are her granddaughter and her great granddaughter. No family connection is known between the Summers and Deaver families. Gift of Heidi Elizabeth Miller and India Ashley West.
Gift of Heidi Elizabeth Miller
Gift of India Ashley West
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Summers Family Papers (#1234), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA