Laura Tate Pearson Letters - Accession 1637 - M801 (858)
Accession 1637 - M801 (858)
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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 Bishop Bowen, III 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;
The Laura Tate Pearson Letters were donated to the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections by John Bishop Bowen III on January 31, 2019.
For information concerning copyright please contact the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections at Winthrop University.
Finding Aid Citation
Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections, Winthrop University, "Laura Tate Pearson Letters - Accession 1637 - M801 (858)". Finding Aid 1267.
LC Subject Headings
Ray, Laura Pearson, 1847-1931--Correspondence; Ray, Neill W. (Neill William), 1839-1899--Correspondence; Pearson, Isaac, 1778-1837--Family; Caldwell, Elizabeth, 1777-1855--Family; Anderson family; Caldwell family; Irwin family; Moore family; Ray family; Tate family; Burke County (N.C.)--History; Morganton (N.C.)--History; Fayetteville (N.C.)--History