Ange Family Papers, 1829-1895

Manuscript Collection #205

  • Descriptive Summary
    Title: Ange Family Papers
    Creator: Ange family
    Repository: ECU Manuscript Collection
    Language: English
    Abstract: Papers (1829-1895) consisting correspondence, legal papers, promissory notes, financial records, loyalty oath, receipts for state and local tax.
    Extent: 0.044 Cubic feet, 80 items , including correspondence, legal papers, promissory notes, financial records, and miscellaneous.
  • Description

    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
    Accessions Information

    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.

    Acquisition Information

    Loaned by Mr. Vernon White

    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

    Ange Family Papers (#205), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.

    Processing Information

    Processed by D. Lennon

    Encoded by Apex Data Services

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