Grady Family Papers, 1793-2002, undated

(Manuscript Collection #898)

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Series 1 :
Correspondence
  • Box 1
    • Folder a
      Letters (1917, 1921-1922, undated) pertaining to the shipment and burial of John K. Grady; personal letter to his parents describing his time at camp in Greenville, S.C. ; Harry Forbes' partial letter of sympathy written to John K. Grady's parents; letter from J. D. Sutton, Secretary of the Southport Fish-Scrap and Oil Company, to Mr. L. J. Grady acknowledging receipt of a stock certificate. 6 items. 16 p.
Series 2 :
Financial Records
  • Box 1
    • Folder b
      Financial Records (1908-1934) including The Seminole Phosphate Company stock certificates #843 9/8/1919 & #22A 8/21/1920 issued to L. J. [Louis Jones] Grady; promissory note, 1/17/1908, from L. J. [Louis Jones] Grady promising to pay $233.33 to W.E. Hamilton; note on verso "Interest $56.00 paid to Jan. 17, 1912…paid all 21-1911"; form letter, 5/9/1919 from Henry D. Lindsley, Director to Mr. Louis Jones Grady informing Grady that he is the beneficiary of $10,000 left in a insurance policy by John K. Grady; receipt to L. J. [Louis Jones] Grady for $40 to be paid to his ward Haley Grace Grady on guardian account; receipt dated 5/10/1934 and is written on notepaper from the Commercial Printing Company, Raleigh, N.C. 5 items. 5 p.
Series 3 :
Legal Records
  • Box 1
    • Folder c
      Deeds, mortgages and a will (1793-1919) relating to John Grady, including deeds between L. J. Grady and other parties (Fuller, Harper families) primarily relating to the purchase of land in Kinston, N.C.; also deeds involving B.C. Grady, his wife May Grady and others; also a chattel mortgage by John A. E. Baisehere of Onslow County, who was indebted to Lewis J. Grady of Lenoir County, conveying cattle and crops to Grady to sell and to go towards this debt if payment is not made. 12 items. 32 p.
Series 4 :
Digital Reproductions of Photographic Prints
  • Box 1
    • Folder d
      Grady family photographs (ca. 2002) including a portrait of John K. Grady in uniform during World War I, ca. 1917-1918; also a photograph of the monument erected to honor John Grady and his family, the first settlers in Duplin County, N.C. Digital Reproductions of Photographic Prints. Black & White. 6 items. 6 p.
Series 5 :
Printed Material
  • Box 1
    • Folder e
      John Grady of Duplin County, The First North Carolina Man To Die In The Revolutionary War, by Patsy M. Boyette (undated) and printed by the Olde Kinston Gazette. Photocopied clipping. 2 items. 4 p.

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