Lamb Family Papers, 1785-1842

Manuscript Collection #252

  • Descriptive Summary
     
    Title: Lamb Family Papers
    Creator: Lamb family
    Repository: ECU Manuscript Collection
    Language: English
    Abstract: Papers (1785-1842) consisting of land records, cipher book, receipts, regulation of church.
    Extent: 0.11 Cubic feet, 21 items , consisting of land records, cipher book, and miscellaneous.
  • Description
     

    The collection consists primarily of land transactions (1785-1842) between the Sawyer and Lamb families in the Lamb's Mill Pond area of Camden County, N.C. A will for Isaac Lamb (1834) is also included in the papers. A covenant for the Geneva Church gives insight into the regulation of church discipline and the rules of decorum during conferences. Receipts for taxes paid and cipher book (1845) are also contained in the collection.

  • Administrative Information
     
    Accessions Information

    January 24, 1974, 21 items; Papers (1785-1842) of Lamb and Sawyer families of Camden County, N.C., including land records, cipher book, and miscellaneous. Loan and copies from Mrs. Harold Forbes, South Mills, N.C.

    Acquisition Information

    Loaned by Mrs. Harold Forbes

    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

    Lamb Family Papers (#252), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.

    Processing Information

    Processed by J. Bouldin, June 1975

    Encoded by Apex Data Services

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