William E. and Henrietta Rogers Collection

1860, 1870-1892
Manuscript Collection #963
Creator(s)
Rogers family
Physical description
0.01 Cubic Feet, 15 items
Preferred Citation
William E. and Henrietta Rogers Collection (#963), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.
Repository
ECU Manuscript Collection
Access
No restrictions


Administrative information
Custodial History

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

Source of acquisition

Gift of Mrs. R. E. Boyd

Processing information

Encoded by Mark Custer, February 13, 2008

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
Rogers family
Topical
Sharecroppers--North Carolina--Pitt County

Container list
Box 1 Folder a Cash Ledger (1872-1888) 1 vol. 118 p
Box 1 Folder b Item 1 Fannie, letter to "Cousin Puss" (undated) 1 item. 1 p
Box 1 Folder b Item 2 Latham, Josephus, Greenville, N.C. 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
Box 1 Folder b Item 3 Charles Roggers receipt (2/2/1871) for oats purchased at T. R. Cherry & Co., Greenville, N.C. 1 item. 1 p
Box 1 Folder b Item 4 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
Box 1 Folder b Item 5 Payments for work (January 1882) to Charles Brown, Merrill Brown, Spenser Brown, and Ann Brown. 1 item. 1 p
Box 1 Folder b Item 6 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
Box 1 Folder b Item 7 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
Box 1 Folder b Item 8 Henrietta Rogers receipt (7/20/1887) for purchase of snuff, tobacco, and lye, from A. R. Holton. 1 item. 1 p
Box 1 Folder b Item 9 R. T. Murphy, letter to "Dear Sister (3/15/1889), dated Alapaha, Ga. 1 item. 1 p
Box 1 Folder b Item 10 Your Affectionate Bro. Letter to "Dear Sister" (3/5/1891) dated Arcadia, Fla. 1 item 2 p
Box 1 Folder b Item 11 G. W. Murphy, letter to "Dear Sister" (8/5/1891) dated Goldsboro, N.C. 1 item. 1 p
Box 1 Folder b Item 13 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
Box 1 Folder b Item 14 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, N.C. 1 item. 2 p