Nancy Joyner Smith Papers, 1807-1925, undated

(Manuscript Collection #1165)

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Series 1 :
DANIEL JOYNER - JOHN JOYNER - THOMAS JOYNER LAND RECORDS
  • Box 1
    • Folder a
      Joyner, Daniel, Pitt County, N.C. William H. Smith Share Cropper Agreement (1871, undated) Holograph. 2 items. 2 p.
    • Folder b
      Joyner, John, Pitt County, N.C. Benjamin Forbes Indenture for Sale of Land (16 Dec. 1807) Holograph. 1 item. 1 p.
    • Folder c
      Joyner, Thomas, Pitt County, N.C. Last Will and Testament (ca. 1860) Holograph. 1 item. 2 p.
    • Folder d
      Joyner, Thomas, Pitt County, N.C. Plat of T. Joyner [Joiner] & A. Bird's Land (6 Nov. 1807)) Holograph. 1 item. 1 p.
    • Folder e
      Joyner, Thomas, Pitt County, N.C. Plats of Land (undated) Holograph. 2 items. 2 p.
Series 2 :
WILLIAM JOYNER DOCUMENTS
  • Box 1
    • Folder f
      Davis, A. , Conwayton, S.C. Letter to William Joyner, Farmville, N.C. (11 July 1871) Holograph. 1 item. 1 p.
    • Folder g
      Joyner, William, Pitt County, N.C. Indenture of Apprenticeship (27 Feb. 1866) for orphaned colored girl, Rachel, aged 13, to live as a servant until she is 21, teaching her to read & write; signed by Horace James, for the Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen
    • Folder h
      Joyner, William, Pitt County, N.C. Oath of Allegiance to Constitution of the United States; witnessed by James W. May & Walter Newton, Justices of the Peace (13 Sept. 1865) Printed form. 1 item. 1 p.
    • Folder i
      Joyner, William, Pitt County, N.C. Pitt County Commissioner to Make Sale of Certain Negroes according to Priscilla Moore's Will (28 Feb. 1861) Holograph. 1 item. 1 p. Note: Agreement to sell one negro man named "Ned" to N. J. Allen for $985.00.
    • Folder j
      Joyner, William, Pitt County, N.C. James Ross Share Cropper Agreement (undated) Holograph. 1 item. 1 p. Note: Agreement to sell one negro man named "Ned" to N. J. Allen for $985.00.
    • Folder k
      Joyner, William, Pitt County, N.C. Miscellaneous Receipts (1837-1872) Holograph. 13 items. 13 p.
    • Folder l
      Joyner, William, Pitt County, N.C. U. S. Internal Revenue Excise Tax Receipts (Feb.-May 1867) Printed forms. 2 items. 2 p.
    • Folder m
      Joyner, William, Pitt County, N.C. U. S. Pitt County & North Carolina State Tax Receipts (10 Oct. 1871) Printed form. 1 item. 1 p. Note: $12.04 total.
    • Folder n
      Joyner, William, Pitt County, N.C. State of North Carolina, Collection District No. 3, Receipt for Taxes Paid (20 June 1884) Printed form. 1 item. 1 p. Note: $51.30 total.
    • Folder o
      Joyner, William, Marlboro, N.C. J. B. & J. L. Barrett Account Statement (11 Jan. - 31 Dec. 1860) Holograph. 1 item. 1 p.
    • Folder p
      Joyner, William, Pitt County, N.C. Lang & Mayo [Moye ?] Account Statement (6 Feb. 1872 - 21 Jan. 1873) Holograph. 1 item. 1 p.
    • Folder q
      Joyner, William, Pitt County, N.C. Amen Joyner Estate Cash Sales of Debts, Farmville Court House, N.C. (2 May 1873) Holograph. 1 item. 2 p.
    • Folder r
      Joyner, William, Pitt County, N.C. Cash Book Page 281-282 (23 Sept. 1885 - 19 Sept. 1886) Holograph. 1 item. 1 p. Note: Shows debt of $315.60.
Series 3 :
NANCY JOYNER SMITH DOCUMENTS
  • Box 1
    • Folder s
      [Smith] Ada, Hamilton, N.C. Letters to Mrs. Nancy E. Smith, Farmville, N.C. (1880-1881) Holograph. 2 items. 4 p.
    • Folder t
      Smith, Nannie E. (Mrs.) American Legion of Honor Assessments & Receipts (1884-1886) Printed forms & Holograph. 3 items. 4 p. Note: Brittle, fragile, Torn; need conservation.
    • Folder u
      Barnes, Ora L., Stantonsburg, N.C. Letter to Ora (Mrs. Jason) Turnage, Farmville, N.C. (5 May 1925) Holograph. 1 item. 2 p. Note: Sympathy on death of Ora's mother; mentions death of "Cousin Nan".
    • Folder v
      Chestnutt, J. L. Tuition Bills for Mrs. N. E. Smith, Farmville, N.C. (20 May 1885, undated) Holograph. 2 items. 5 p. Note: Penciled note: "I love you with all my heart. J.L."
    • Folder w
      Hooker, William T., Brooklyn, N.Y. & Richmond, VA. Letters to Mrs. Nancy E. Smith, Farmville, N.C. (1884-1885) Holograph. 5 items. 14 p. Note: Hooker was Nancy's cousin & friend; he had left Pitt County because he could not get along with "Jennie".
    • Folder x
      Smith, R. L., Pitt County, N.C. Jacob Gay Share Cropper Agreement (1 Jan. 1887) Holograph. 2 items. 2 p.
Series 4 :
OVERSIZED SHARE CROPPER AGREEMENTS
  • Oversize Folder 1os1
    • Joyner, Henry & Tisha E. A. Joyner (his wife), Pitt County, N.C. William H. Smith Share Cropper Agreement (21 April 1868) Holograph. 15.25" x 9.75" 1 item. 1 p.   (item #1)
    • Joyner, Thomas, Pitt County, N.C. Wesley B. Mangum Land Deed (18 Jan. 1854) Holograph. 15.25" x 9.75" 1 item. 1 p.   (item #2)
    • Smith, William H., Pitt County, N.C. Daniel Joyner Share Cropper & Sale of Personal Property Agreement for 1876 (11 Jan. 1876) Printed form. 9" x 21" 1 item. 1 p.   (item #3)

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