Roach Family Papers: miscellaneous papers

Roach Family Papers: miscellaneous papers
Folder of miscellaneous papers of the Roach family. Included are advertisements (undated) pertaining to a Philadelphia firm and to the subscription of several Southern newspapers. A census of William's District, Craven County (ca. 1865) delineates men, offices held, and professions. Three poems (undated) pertain to the Mexican War, emigration to Tennessee, and an enslaved person promised, but denied, freedom. Two volumes exist: the first is a cipher book (1849), and the second, a notebook of Charles Roach (undated) containing accounts, lists of figures, and miscellaneous figures. The Roach family was prominent in Craven County, N.C., during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.
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advertisements books financial records manuscripts
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East Carolina Manuscript Collection
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