January 24, 1974, 21 items; Papers (1785-1842) of Lamb and Sawyer families of Camden County, N.C., including land records, cipher book, and miscellaneous. Loan and copies from Mrs. Harold Forbes, South Mills, N.C.
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Lamb Family Papers (#252), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.
- Loaned by Mrs. Harold Forbes
The collection consists primarily of land transactions (1785-1842) between the Sawyer and Lamb families in the Lamb's Mill Pond area of Camden County, N.C. A will for Isaac Lamb (1834) is also included in the papers. A covenant for the Geneva Church gives insight into the regulation of church discipline and the rules of decorum during conferences. Receipts for taxes paid and cipher book (1845) are also contained in the collection.