August 3, 2015, (unprocessed), 0.027 cu. ft.; This collection consists of a book that has late 1700s Tison family birth, marriage, and death dates on the fly leafs and on the margins of pages. The book is titled, An Alarm to Unconverted Sinners in a Serious Treatise and was written by Joseph Alleine, late Minister of the Gospel at Taunton in Somersetshire [England], in 1672. This edition is the 1767 Boston, N.E. [New England] printing. On page 224 of the book is written, “Jonathan Tison his book baught [sic] January the 18 day 1775. The price 5S.” The book is probably from the Farmville, N.C., area. Donor: Ronald M. Tyson
Gift of Ronald M. Tyson
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Tison Family Records (#1236), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA