Tison Family Records

Manuscript Collection #1236

  • Descriptive Summary
     
    Title: Tison Family Records
    Creator: Alleine, Joseph
    Tison, Jonathan
    Repository: ECU Manuscript Collection
    Language: English
    Abstract: This collection consists of a book that has late 1700s Tison family birth, marriage, and death dates on the fly leafs and on the margins of pages. The book is titled, An Alarm to Unconverted Sinners in a Serious Treatise and was written by Joseph Alleine, late Minister of the Gospel at Taunton in Somersetshire [England], in 1672. This edition is the 1767 Boston, N.E. [New England] printing. On page 224 of the book is written, “Jonathan Tison his book baught [sic] January the 18 day 1775. The price 5S.” The book is probably from the Farmville, North Carolina, area.
    Extent: 0.027 Cubic feet, 1 archival box, consisting of a book
  • Administrative Information
     
    Accessions Information

    August 3, 2015, (unprocessed), 0.027 cu. ft.; This collection consists of a book that has late 1700s Tison family birth, marriage, and death dates on the fly leafs and on the margins of pages. The book is titled, An Alarm to Unconverted Sinners in a Serious Treatise and was written by Joseph Alleine, late Minister of the Gospel at Taunton in Somersetshire [England], in 1672. This edition is the 1767 Boston, N.E. [New England] printing. On page 224 of the book is written, “Jonathan Tison his book baught [sic] January the 18 day 1775. The price 5S.” The book is probably from the Farmville, N.C., area. Donor: Ronald M. Tyson

    Acquisition Information

    Gift of Ronald M. Tyson

    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

    Tison Family Records (#1236), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA

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