Nancy Joyner Smith Papers

1807-1925, undated
Manuscript Collection #1165
Creator(s)
Smith, Nancy Joyner
Physical description
0.51 Cubic Feet, 51 items
Preferred Citation
Nancy Joyner Smith Papers (#1165), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.
Repository
ECU Manuscript Collection
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Administrative information
Custodial History

May 3, 2010, (unprocessed) 51 items, 0.51 cubic feet; Papers (1807-1925, undated) relating to the Joyner ? Smith family of Farmville, Pitt County, North Carolina area, compiled by Nancy (Nannie) Joyner Smith, & including family correspondence, wills, deeds, indentures, plat maps & other land records; apprenticeship & share cropping agreements; financial, tax, & insurance records; & oath of allegiance to the United States, etc. See preliminary inventory attached. 1 box & 1 oversized folder. 51 items. 69 p. (ca. 0.51 cubic feet) Recd. 9/16/2009. Note: Gift transferred from North Carolina Collection. Donor: Mrs. Betty Lou Howard

Source of acquisition

Gift of Mrs. Betty Lou Howard

Processing information

Encoded by Jonathan Dembo, May 03, 2010

Copyright notice

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


Container list
Box 1 Folder a Joyner, Daniel, Pitt County, N.C. William H. Smith Share Cropper Agreement (1871, undated) Holograph. 2 items. 2 p
Box 1 Folder b Joyner, John, Pitt County, N.C. Benjamin Forbes Indenture for Sale of Land (16 Dec. 1807) Holograph. 1 item. 1 p
Box 1 Folder c Joyner, Thomas, Pitt County, N.C. Last Will and Testament (ca. 1860) Holograph. 1 item. 2 p
Box 1 Folder d Joyner, Thomas, Pitt County, N.C. Plat of T. Joyner [Joiner] & A. Bird's Land (6 Nov. 1807)) Holograph. 1 item. 1 p
Box 1 Folder e Joyner, Thomas, Pitt County, N.C. Plats of Land (undated) Holograph. 2 items. 2 p
Box 1 Folder f Davis, A. , Conwayton, S.C. Letter to William Joyner, Farmville, N.C. (11 July 1871) Holograph. 1 item. 1 p
Box 1 Folder g Joyner, William, Pitt County, N.C. Indenture of Apprenticeship (27 Feb. 1866) for orphaned colored girl, Rachel, aged 13, to live as a servant until she is 21, teaching her to read & write; signed by Horace James, for the Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen
Box 1 Folder h Joyner, William, Pitt County, N.C. Oath of Allegiance to Constitution of the United States; witnessed by James W. May & Walter Newton, Justices of the Peace (13 Sept. 1865) Printed form. 1 item. 1 p
Box 1 Folder i Joyner, William, Pitt County, N.C. Pitt County Commissioner to Make Sale of Certain Negroes according to Priscilla Moore's Will (28 Feb. 1861) Holograph. 1 item. 1 p. Note: Agreement to sell one negro man named "Ned" to N. J. Allen for $985.00
Box 1 Folder j Joyner, William, Pitt County, N.C. James Ross Share Cropper Agreement (undated) Holograph. 1 item. 1 p. Note: Agreement to sell one negro man named "Ned" to N. J. Allen for $985.00
Box 1 Folder k Joyner, William, Pitt County, N.C. Miscellaneous Receipts (1837-1872) Holograph. 13 items. 13 p
Box 1 Folder l Joyner, William, Pitt County, N.C. U. S. Internal Revenue Excise Tax Receipts (Feb.-May 1867) Printed forms. 2 items. 2 p
Box 1 Folder m Joyner, William, Pitt County, N.C. U. S. Pitt County & North Carolina State Tax Receipts (10 Oct. 1871) Printed form. 1 item. 1 p. Note: $12.04 total
Box 1 Folder n Joyner, William, Pitt County, N.C. State of North Carolina, Collection District No. 3, Receipt for Taxes Paid (20 June 1884) Printed form. 1 item. 1 p. Note: $51.30 total
Box 1 Folder o Joyner, William, Marlboro, N.C. J. B. & J. L. Barrett Account Statement (11 Jan. - 31 Dec. 1860) Holograph. 1 item. 1 p
Box 1 Folder p Joyner, William, Pitt County, N.C. Lang & Mayo [Moye ?] Account Statement (6 Feb. 1872 - 21 Jan. 1873) Holograph. 1 item. 1 p
Box 1 Folder q Joyner, William, Pitt County, N.C. Amen Joyner Estate Cash Sales of Debts, Farmville Court House, N.C. (2 May 1873) Holograph. 1 item. 2 p
Box 1 Folder r Joyner, William, Pitt County, N.C. Cash Book Page 281-282 (23 Sept. 1885 - 19 Sept. 1886) Holograph. 1 item. 1 p. Note: Shows debt of $315.60
Box 1 Folder t Smith, Nannie E. (Mrs.) American Legion of Honor Assessments & Receipts (1884-1886) Printed forms & Holograph. 3 items. 4 p. Note: Brittle, fragile, Torn; need conservation
Box 1 Folder u Barnes, Ora L., Stantonsburg, N.C. Letter to Ora (Mrs. Jason) Turnage, Farmville, N.C. (5 May 1925) Holograph. 1 item. 2 p. Note: Sympathy on death of Ora's mother; mentions death of "Cousin Nan"
Box 1 Folder v Chestnutt, J. L. Tuition Bills for Mrs. N. E. Smith, Farmville, N.C. (20 May 1885, undated) Holograph. 2 items. 5 p. Note: Penciled note: "I love you with all my heart. J.L."
Box 1 Folder w Hooker, William T., Brooklyn, N.Y. & Richmond, VA. Letters to Mrs. Nancy E. Smith, Farmville, N.C. (1884-1885) Holograph. 5 items. 14 p. Note: Hooker was Nancy's cousin & friend; he had left Pitt County because he could not get along with "Jennie"
Box 1 Folder x Smith, R. L., Pitt County, N.C. Jacob Gay Share Cropper Agreement (1 Jan. 1887) Holograph. 2 items. 2 p
Folder os1 Folder 4 Item 1 Joyner, Henry & Tisha E. A. Joyner (his wife), Pitt County, N.C. William H. Smith Share Cropper Agreement (21 April 1868) Holograph. 15.25" x 9.75" 1 item. 1 p
Folder os1 Folder 4 Item 2 Joyner, Thomas, Pitt County, N.C. Wesley B. Mangum Land Deed (18 Jan. 1854) Holograph. 15.25" x 9.75" 1 item. 1 p
Folder os1 Folder 4 Item 3 Smith, William H., Pitt County, N.C. Daniel Joyner Share Cropper & Sale of Personal Property Agreement for 1876 (11 Jan. 1876) Printed form. 9" x 21" 1 item. 1 p