William E. and Henrietta Rogers Collection, 1860, 1870-1892

Manuscript Collection #963

  • Descriptive Summary
     
    Title: William E. and Henrietta Rogers Collection
    Creator: Rogers family
    Repository: ECU Manuscript Collection
    Language: English
    Abstract:
    Extent: 0.01 Cubic feet, 15 items ,
  • Administrative Information
     
    Accessions Information

    October 23, 2003, (unprocessed) 15 items, 0.01 cubic feet; Collection (1860, 1870-1892) of correspondence, notes, newspaper, and financial records, including cash ledger, 1871-1888, and rental, employment agreements, including a sharecropping agreements with Eliza Smith "colored," 1/1/1873, Claton McCarter and Henry Brown "col", 1/17/1887, and other documents relating to the Rogers family of Scuffleton and Ridge Spring, Pitt County, North Carolina. Donor: Mrs. R. E. Boyd

    Acquisition Information

    Gift of Mrs. R. E. Boyd

    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

    William E. and Henrietta Rogers Collection (#963), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.

    Processing Information

    Encoded by Mark Custer, February 13, 2008


Preliminary Inventory

Below is material taken from a preliminary inventory and represents content from the collection that is unprocessed.

  • Box 1
     
    Cash Ledger (1872-1888) 1 vol. 118 p.
    • Folder b
       
      Payments for work (January 1882) to Charles Brown, Merrill Brown, Spenser Brown, and Ann Brown. 1 item. 1 p. (item v)
      Fannie, letter to "Cousin Puss" (undated) 1 item. 1 p. (item i)
      Your Affectionate Bro. Letter to "Dear Sister" (3/5/1891) dated Arcadia, FL. 1 item 2 p. (item x)
      G. W. Murphy, letter to "Dear Sister" (8/5/1891) dated Goldsboro, NC. 1 item. 1 p. (item xi)
      Latham, Josephus, Greenville, NC. Letter (c. 1870) to W. E. Rogers, regarding Latham's Cotton Planter Patented July 5th 1870, written on a flyer for planter. 1 item. 1 p. (item ii)
      William E. Rogers agreement (1/1/1873) to rent a one horse farm and supply team and tools, to Eliza Smith (X) [her mark], colored, in exchange for a share of her crops. 1 item. 1 p. (item iv)
      R. T. Murphy, letter to "Dear Sister (3/15/1889), dated Alapaha, GA. 1 item. 1 p. (item ix)
      Henrietta Rogers agreement (1/17/1887) with Claton McCarter (X) [his mark] to work until 9/1/1887 for $10.00 per month; McCarter also to share the product of six acres of corn with Henrietta Rogers. 1 item 1 p. (item vi)
      Henrietta Rogers agreement (1/17/1887) to rent to Henry Brown (X) [his mark] Col [colored] a one horse farm and provide team and tools; Brown to share the product of farm with Henrietta Rogers. 1 item 1 p. (item vii)
      Charles Roggers receipt (2/2/1871) for oats purchased at T. R. Cherry & Co., Greenville, NC. 1 item. 1 p. (item iii)
      J. T. Murphy, letter to "Dear Sister" (9/24/1892) dated Bessemer, AL. 1 item. 5 p. (item xii)
      The Spirit of the Age vol. 12, n. 7 (10/10/1860) A weekly family journal; Devoted to Temperance, Literature, Education, and the News of the Day. Raleigh, NC. 1 item. 2 p. (item xiv)
      Farmer's Life Association Assessment No. 8 (9/27/1892) upon proof of the death of Mary M. Smith have been made. 1 item. 1 p. (item xiii)
      Henrietta Rogers receipt (7/20/1887) for purchase of snuff, tobacco & lye, from A. R. Holton. 1 item. 1 p. (item viii)

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Preliminary Inventory

  • Box 1
     
    Cash Ledger (1872-1888) 1 vol. 118 p.
    • Folder b
       
      Payments for work (January 1882) to Charles Brown, Merrill Brown, Spenser Brown, and Ann Brown. 1 item. 1 p. (item v)
      Fannie, letter to "Cousin Puss" (undated) 1 item. 1 p. (item i)
      Your Affectionate Bro. Letter to "Dear Sister" (3/5/1891) dated Arcadia, FL. 1 item 2 p. (item x)
      G. W. Murphy, letter to "Dear Sister" (8/5/1891) dated Goldsboro, NC. 1 item. 1 p. (item xi)
      Latham, Josephus, Greenville, NC. Letter (c. 1870) to W. E. Rogers, regarding Latham's Cotton Planter Patented July 5th 1870, written on a flyer for planter. 1 item. 1 p. (item ii)
      William E. Rogers agreement (1/1/1873) to rent a one horse farm and supply team and tools, to Eliza Smith (X) [her mark], colored, in exchange for a share of her crops. 1 item. 1 p. (item iv)
      R. T. Murphy, letter to "Dear Sister (3/15/1889), dated Alapaha, GA. 1 item. 1 p. (item ix)
      Henrietta Rogers agreement (1/17/1887) with Claton McCarter (X) [his mark] to work until 9/1/1887 for $10.00 per month; McCarter also to share the product of six acres of corn with Henrietta Rogers. 1 item 1 p. (item vi)
      Henrietta Rogers agreement (1/17/1887) to rent to Henry Brown (X) [his mark] Col [colored] a one horse farm and provide team and tools; Brown to share the product of farm with Henrietta Rogers. 1 item 1 p. (item vii)
      Charles Roggers receipt (2/2/1871) for oats purchased at T. R. Cherry & Co., Greenville, NC. 1 item. 1 p. (item iii)
      J. T. Murphy, letter to "Dear Sister" (9/24/1892) dated Bessemer, AL. 1 item. 5 p. (item xii)
      The Spirit of the Age vol. 12, n. 7 (10/10/1860) A weekly family journal; Devoted to Temperance, Literature, Education, and the News of the Day. Raleigh, NC. 1 item. 2 p. (item xiv)
      Farmer's Life Association Assessment No. 8 (9/27/1892) upon proof of the death of Mary M. Smith have been made. 1 item. 1 p. (item xiii)
      Henrietta Rogers receipt (7/20/1887) for purchase of snuff, tobacco & lye, from A. R. Holton. 1 item. 1 p. (item viii)

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