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Envelope and receipts to Jane Moore, Rickey Moore, and John Moore

Date: May. 05 1874 - Jan. 27 1898 | Identifier: 596.1.c.10
Three items are grouped together. First is an envelope dated 27 January 1898 from Eureka Lumber Company, Washington, North Carolina, to Jane Moore, Greenville, N.C. Second is a receipt dated 2 October 1895 for Rickey Moore to use a patented method of hanging tobacco on his Pitt County farm. The third item on the reverse is a U.S. Internal Revenue receipt to John Moore for payment of $57.00 for Special Tax Stamp to retail tobacco in Greenville, North Carolina, from May 1874 to May 1875. Included at the bottom is a biographical note: "Jane Moore, Rickey Moore, and John Moore were children of John Moore Senior. Jane sold lumber; Rickey received money for a promotion; and John paid a tobacco tax." more...