Ange Family Papers, 1829-1895

(Manuscript Collection #205)

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Title: Ange Family Papers
Creator: Ange family
Repository: ECU Manuscript Collection
Languages: English
Abstract: Papers (1829-1895) consisting correspondence, legal papers, promissory notes, financial records, loyalty oath, receipts for state and local tax.
Extent: 0.044 Cubic feet, 80 items , including correspondence, legal papers, promissory notes, financial records, and miscellaneous.

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Accessions Information

July 12, 1972, 80 items; Papers (1829-1895), including correspondence, legal papers, promissory notes, financial records, and miscellaneous. Loaned for copying by Mr. Vernon White, Winterville, 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

Ange Family Papers (#205), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.

Acquisition Information

  • Loaned by Mr. Vernon White

Processing Information

  • Processed by D. Lennon

  • Encoded by Apex Data Services


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The collection deals primarily with economic affairs of the Ange family of Martin County, N.C. during the period 1829-1895.

Included are numerous promissory notes, court debt suits, and receipts for payment of debt. There are also lists of debts accumulated by the family for calico, rum, whiskey, tobacco, cows, pigs, etc. Numerous receipts for state and local taxes are included.

Correspondence is primarily family centered but there are references to economic affairs including the construction of hog pens, logrolling, planting crops, and picking cotton. Miscellaneous material includes the loyalty oath of Francis Ange, 1880 medicine advertisements, and a poem "The Vain Squirrel."

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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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