Manuscript Collection

Laura Tate Pearson Letters - Accession 1637 - M801 (858)

Title

Laura Tate Pearson Letters - Accession 1637 - M801 (858)

Files

Identifier

Accession 1637 - M801 (858)

Inclusive Dates

2009

Restrictions

Open under the rules and regulations of the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections

Collection Size

63 pieces

Language

English;

Scope and Content Note

This collections consists of a privately published booklet titled, Laura Tate Pearson Letters: Burke County, North Carolina written and prepared by John B. Bowen, III of Yorba Linda, CA in 2009 which contains transcriptions of 36 letters written Laura Tate Pearson of Morgantown, North Carolina to American Civil War veteran Captain Neill W. Ray in Fayetteville, North Carolina from December 31, 1875 through March 30, 1878. The letters were originally transcribed by Myrtle N. Bridges which are currently a part of the Pearson Family Papers (RL.01006) housed at the Duke University Archives and Manuscripts Collection. Also, included in the booklet is some genealogical information related to the descendants of Isaac Pearson (1778-1837) and Elizabeth Caldwell (1777-1855) and includes such family names as: Anderson; Caldwell; Ervin; Erwin; Moore; Ray; Tate;

Provenance

The Laura Tate Pearson Letters were donated to the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections by John B. Bowen on January 31, 2019.

Copyright

For information concerning copyright please contact the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections at Winthrop University.

Laura Tate Pearson Letters - Accession 1637 - M801 (858)

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