Newsom Jones Pittman Papers


Title
Newsom Jones Pittman Papers
Description
1754 Land Survey for John Prockter, description of the organization and governance of the Church of Jesus Christ (1820), a statement by the Neuse Association opposing membership in the Masonic Order by church members (1819?), a request to be raised to Master Mason from the Concorde Lodge, Tarboro, NC (1823), bill for entertainment for members of Concorde Lodge No. 58, Tarboro, NC (1812), a deed for the sale of Ned, Pink (?), Tomy, Sabry, Diney, Martin and Mehaley, enslaved individuals, by their enslaver John Andrews to Joseph Battle (1816),a request that a member be restored to communion (1822), notices that various members had been expelled from the Greensborough Lodge No. 76 (1829, 1848, undated), a bill for entertainment for lodge members of Concorde Lodge (1812), a notice that a member had passed to Master Mason at Warren Lodge No. 92, Nashville (1841), a bill of sale to Pittman for an enslaved man named Clem "supposed to be about fifty years of age” (1847), bill for items, including a coffin for a Black woman (1858), bills for medical services, some to Black persons (1859, 1861), property tax listing which reflects the values for lots, acres, and enslaved persons between twelve and fifty years of age, silverware, a gold watch and chain, railroad and bank stock, bonds, and a carriage (1860), a bill of sale to Pittman for an enslaved person (1847), a statement of membership in the Baptist Church of Nash County (1841), invitation (1855) from Dr. Jackson of Philadelphia, an undated composition by Mary O. Ballance entitled, "Effects of Fashion." Miscellaneous materials consist of undated invitations from A. C. Kingsland and Hamilton Fish for entertainment at their residences in New York City, Land records include indentures for lands in Edgecombe County (1772, 1795, 1813, and 1860)
Date
1772-1861
Original Format
manuscripts
Extent
Local Identifier
0500-b1-fa
Subject(s)
Spatial
Location of Original
East Carolina Manuscript Collection
Rights
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