Ange Family Papers

1829-1895
Manuscript Collection #205
Creator(s)
Ange family
Physical description
0.044 Cubic Feet, 80 items , including correspondence, legal papers, promissory notes, financial records, and miscellaneous.
Preferred Citation
Ange Family Papers (#205), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.
Repository
ECU Manuscript Collection
Access
No restrictions

Papers (1829-1895) consisting correspondence, legal papers, promissory notes, financial records, loyalty oath, receipts for state and local tax.


Scope and arrangement

The collection deals primarily with economic affairs of the Ange family of Martin County, N.C. during the period 1829-1895.

Included are numerous promissory notes, court debt suits, and receipts for payment of debt. There are also lists of debts accumulated by the family for calico, rum, whiskey, tobacco, cows, pigs, etc. Numerous receipts for state and local taxes are included.

Correspondence is primarily family centered but there are references to economic affairs including the construction of hog pens, logrolling, planting crops, and picking cotton. Miscellaneous material includes the loyalty oath of Francis Ange, 1880 medicine advertisements, and a poem "The Vain Squirrel."


Administrative information
Custodial History

July 12, 1972, 80 items; Papers (1829-1895), including correspondence, legal papers, promissory notes, financial records, and miscellaneous. Loaned for copying by Mr. Vernon White, Winterville, N.C.

Source of acquisition

Loaned by Mr. Vernon White

Processing information

Processed by D. Lennon

Encoded by Apex Data Services

Copyright notice

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


Key terms
Personal Names
Ange family
Topical
Agriculture--North Carolina--Martin County--History--19th century
Debtor and creditor--North Carolina--Martin County
Patent medicines--History--19th century
Places
Martin County (N.C.)--Economic conditions--19th century