Marcus Cicero Bogey Papers, 1835-1840

Manuscript Collection #110

  • Descriptive Summary
    Title: Marcus Cicero Bogey Papers
    Creator: Bogey, Marcus Cicero
    Repository: ECU Manuscript Collection
    Language: English
    Abstract: Papers (1835-1840) consisting of correspondence, letters primarily concerned with family members, comments
    Extent: 0.073 Cubic feet, 8 items , consisting of correspondence (photocopies of each item included).
  • Description

    The collection contains correspondence written from Alabama, Mississippi, and Louisiana by various members of Mrs. Bogey's family, the Fleetwoods, between June 1834 and December 1840.

    The letters are primarily concerned with family matters such as deaths and illness. Included are comments on crop failures in Mississippi, productivity of the soil, adverse weather conditions, and inflated prices of goods, land, slaves, and steamboat transportation. Other topics mentioned concern immigration from North Carolina to the Mississippi-Alabama area, dissatisfaction with the lack of social life, and religious fervor caused in Lenoir County, N.C., by a visit from a traveling preacher.

  • Administrative Information
    Accessions Information

    January 20, 1970, 8 items; Letters (1835-1846) to M. C. and Margaret Bogey. Deposited by Mrs. G. T. Richardson, New Bern, N.C.

    Acquisition Information

    Gift of Mrs. G. T. Richardson

    Access Restrictions

    No restrictions

    Copyright Notice

    Literary rights to specific documents are retained by the authors or their descendants in accordance with U.S. copyright law.

    Preferred Citation

    Marcus Cicero Bogey Papers (#110), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.

    Processing Information

    Processed by H. Hunneycutt, March 1970

    Encoded by Apex Data Services

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