Papers (1851,1880-1881,1907) consisting of correspondence, newspapers, notice of sale.
The collection consists of two pieces of correspondence, an estate sale notice, and a bound volume of newspapers. The correspondence concerns incidences of influenza or "la grippe" in Richmond, VA (January 14, 1907), and tonsillitis and diphtheria in Goldsboro, NC (September 23, 1907). The estate sale notice lists items for sale and includes a new cotton gin, supplies for building a gin house, two bushel barrels of apple brandy, 8,000 shingles, and 30 bushel barrels of plank road dip. The bound volume of newspapers contains The Anson Times from October 13, 1880 to October 5, 1881.
Gift of Mr. James H. Darden III
Processed by M. Boccaccio; A. Merriman, November 1999
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