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Collection Number: 03357

Collection Title: Grimes Family Papers, 1713-1947

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Size 8.5 feet of linear shelf space (approximately 4300 items)
Abstract In 1815, Bryan Grimes (1793-1860) of Pitt County, N.C., married Nancy Grist. Three of their children reached maturity: Susan, William (1823-1884), and Bryan Grimes Jr. (1828-1880). The elder Grimes gave his two sons plantations along the Tar River. The brothers prospered as slave owners, cotton growers, and real estate investors. At the outbreak of the Civil War, Bryan became a major in the 4th North Carolina Infantry Regiment. He rose to the rank of major general. William remained in North Carolina. After the conflict, Bryan returned to his plantation Grimesland. William resided in Raleigh, where he became an absentee landlord in the tenant farming system, cattle breeder, and hotel owner. In 1880, Bryan became embroiled in a feud with the Paramore brothers and was killed by their hired assassin. William died four years later. The collection includes correspondence, financial and legal items, military papers, estate papers, account books, genealogical material, and other items relating to the Grimes family of North Carolina and the related Hanraham, Kennedy, and Singeltary families, chiefly 1830-1880. Among the topics documented are daily routines, the Civil War both in the military arena and on the home front, education at the University of North Carolina and other institutions, plantation management, slavery, sharecropping, livestock breeding, and cotton growing. Some materials relate to the buying and selling of slaves, and there are a few post-Civil War letters from ex-slaves. Besides members of the principal families, people important in the collection include Asa Biggs, John Gray Blount, William Boyd, William Cherry, Pulaski Cowper, James R. Hoyle, W.W. Meyers, James O'K Williams, and Charles Clements Yellowley. Significant locations include Beaufort County, Hyde County, Pitt County, and Raleigh (including information about the Exchange Hotel and the Yarborough House, both owned by family members), all in North Carolina, and Charleston, S.C.
Creator Grimes family.
Language English
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Copyright Notice
Copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.
Preferred Citation
[Identification of item], in the Grimes Family Papers #3357, Southern Historical Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Alternate Form of Material
All or part of this collection is available on microfilm from University Publications of America as part of the Records of ante-bellum southern plantations from the Revolution through the Civil War, Series J.
Acquisitions Information
Received from William Grimes and Jane Grimes Thomas in November 1953, Olivia B. Grimes in January 1948, Mrs. A. L. Purrington Jr. in March 1985, and Alfred Purrington III in August 2011 (Acc. 101475).
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On 24 June 1760, Demsie Grimes married Penelope Coffield of Bertie County, N.C. The couple eventually settled on "Avon" Plantation (Farms) in Pitt County, N.C. Demsie Grimes was active in supporting the Continental Congress and his son, William, served as a soldier. William Grimes (1766-1797), Demsie's eldest son, married Anne Bryan (d. 1828) after the war. The pair had two children that reached adulthood. They were Sarah and Bryan.

In 1813, Bryan Grimes (1793-1860) attended the University of North Carolina. Two years later he married Nancy Grist. Three of their children reached maturity: Susan, William (1823-1884), and Bryan Grimes Jr. (1828-1880). Susan married Dr. John G. Myers and lived in Washington, N.C. William attended the University of North Carolina and graduated from Princeton College, N.J. He later married Elizabeth Hanrahan. Bryan Jr. graduated from the University of North Carolina in 1841; a decade later, he married Elizabeth Hilliard Davis, and, after her death, he married Charlotte Emily Bryan in 1863.

Following the death of his first wife, Bryan Grimes Sr. married Lucy Olivia Blount, with whom he had six more children. Grimes's only son from this marriage, John Gray Blount Grimes (1834-1909), married Helen Manly. Helen Manly Grimes was the daughter of Governor Charles Manly (1795-1891) of North Carolina. During the Civil War, J.G.B. Grimes served in the same regiment as Bryan Grimes Jr.

Throughout his adult life, Bryan Grimes Sr. managed his business and family affairs in eastern North Carolina. These matters included the buying and selling of land and slaves, various banking transactions, concerns for local transportation routes, and developing his plantations. Grimes did show some interest in politics, but spent the majority of his time as a planter.

Bryan Grimes Sr. also frequently served as an executor or guardian for his relatives. Estates involved included those of John Singeltary, John Kennedy, Thomas and Walter Hanrahan, William Boyd, William Cherry, James O'K. Williams, and James R. Hoyle. Through Grimes's supervision the children of these men were clothed, fed, and educated, their lands were managed, and their slaves contracted out to other planters on an annual basis.

The two sons from Bryan Grimes Sr.'s first marriage followed lifestyles similar to their father's. Both men were planters, neither demonstrated a great interest in political or military affairs before the Civil War, and both had large families of their own. William Grimes lived in Raleigh and received his income from Yankee Hall, another family plantation on the Tar River in Pitt County. Bryan Grimes Jr. resided at Grimesland, also in Pitt County. Yankee Hall and Grimesland were gifts to his sons from Bryan Grimes Sr. before his death in 1860.

With the outbreak of the Civil War, Bryan Grimes Jr. became major of the 4th North Carolina Infantry. He earned the reputation of a fierce fighter and rose to the rank of major general before the close of the war. William remained in Raleigh during the war.

After the war, the Grimes family continued their agricultural and business activities in North Carolina. The overseers on the plantations resumed the growing of cotton, along with corn and peas. William was involved also with animal husbandry and owned two Raleigh hotels, the Yarborough House and the Exchange Hotel. Bryan returned to Grimesland, and, in 1877, became a trustee of the University of North Carolina. In 1880, he became embroiled in a feud with the Paramore Brothers and was killed by their hired assassin.

William Grimes continued to live in Raleigh. He died in 1884, leaving a widow and five children. His male children and wife, Elizabeth, took over the family businesses after his death. The donors of these papers are descended from William Grimes.

[Sources of this biographical note are Ashe's Biographical History of North Carolina , Vol. 6; John R. Peacock, III, (unpublished honors paper in history, VPI&SU, Blacksburg, Va., 1979).]

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The collection includes correspondence, financial and legal items, military papers, estate papers, account books, genealogical material, and other items relating to the Grimes family of North Carolina and the related Hanraham, Kennedy, and Singeltary families, chiefly 1830-1880. Among the topics documented are daily routines, the Civil War both in the military arena and on the home front, education at the University of North Carolina and other institutions, plantation management, slavery, sharecropping, livestock breeding, and cotton growing. Some materials relate to the buying and selling of slaves, and there are a few post-Civil War letters from ex-slaves. Besides members of the principal families, people important in the collection include Asa Biggs, John Gray Blount, William Boyd, William Cherry, Pulaski Cowper, James R. Hoyle, W.W. Meyers, James O'K Williams, and Charles Clements Yellowley. Significant locations include Beaufort County, Hyde County, Pitt County, and Raleigh (including information about the Exchange Hotel and the Yarborough House, both owned by family members), all in North Carolina, and Charleston, S.C.

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Series 1. Correspondence, 1820-1895, and undated.

expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 1.1. Letters from Major General Bryan Grimes Jr., 1860-1865, 1868, and undated.

About 75 items.

Arrangement: chronological.

Letters from Major General Bryan Grimes Jr. chiefly to his brother, William. The content covers family business matters, camp life, enemy movements, events involving the 4th North Carolina Infantry Regiment, Grimes's rise through the ranks, and battle results. Grimes was mainly with his regiment in the Army of Northern Virginia in the Virginia theater.

Notable topics include camp life following the first battle of Bull Run, events during the Peninsula Campaign, the healing of battle wounds, the two major offensives outside of Virginia, politics within the brigade and division, and the siege of Petersburg.

Folder 1

1860-1861 #03357, Subseries: "1.1. Letters from Major General Bryan Grimes Jr., 1860-1865, 1868, and undated." Folder 1

Undated notes of the Civil War era and letters of General Grimes mostly to his brother, William, discussing travel to Europe, house repairs, family business, and military events before Grimes joined the army. The wartime letters are written from Manassas after the battle of Bull Run discussing camp life, family business, sickness, and enemy movements.

Folder 2

January-May 1862 #03357, Subseries: "1.1. Letters from Major General Bryan Grimes Jr., 1860-1865, 1868, and undated." Folder 2

Mostly letters to Grimes's brother, William, discussing camp life and enemy movements near Manassas, his resignation, Confederate affairs, troop movements to the Rappahannock and York Rivers, weather conditions, shelling by enemy gunboats, and movement from Yorktown to the defenses near Richmond.

Folder 3

June-December 1862 #03357, Subseries: "1.1. Letters from Major General Bryan Grimes Jr., 1860-1865, 1868, and undated." Folder 3

Mostly letters to Grimes's brother, William, discussing affairs of the 4th North Carolina Infantry Regiment, battles of the Peninsula Campaign, promotion to colonel, Antietam Campaign, Grimes's leg wound and his recovery, troop movements, death of General Anderson, camp life near Port Royal, Va., and Battle of Fredericksburg.

Folder 4

1863 #03357, Subseries: "1.1. Letters from Major General Bryan Grimes Jr., 1860-1865, 1868, and undated." Folder 4

Mostly letters to Grimes's brother, William, discussing the Chancellorsville Campaign, his new wound, enemy troop movements, the Gettysburg Campaign, camp life near Hagerstown, Md., and morale.

Folder 5

1864-1865 #03357, Subseries: "1.1. Letters from Major General Bryan Grimes Jr., 1860-1865, 1868, and undated." Folder 5

Mostly letters to Grimes's brother, William, discussing Grimes's promotion to general, the 1864 Valley Campaign, the Wilderness Campaign, family business including the selling of slaves in 1865, and the siege of Petersburg.

Folder 6

1868-1879 #03357, Subseries: "1.1. Letters from Major General Bryan Grimes Jr., 1860-1865, 1868, and undated." Folder 6

Mostly letters to Grimes's brother, William, discussing tenant farmers, crop production, legal disputes with the Grist family, Pulaski Cowper, real estate, and Buffalo Springs, Mecklenburg, Va.

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About 200 items.

Arrangement: chronological.

Mostly weekly reports to William Grimes from the overseer of Avon Plantation (Farms) in Pitt County, N.C. The reports cover routine operations, conditions and problems with white and black farm hands, and purchase and sale of livestock. Problems include illnesses, poor weather, and transportation. The plantation produced mostly cotton, but also grew peas and corn. Other items of note are a group of letters from Oregon Farms, and mentions of Yankee Hall, animal husbandry, and General Bryan Grimes Jr.

Folder 7

Avon Plantation, Overseers Reports 1860-1865 #03357, Subseries: "1.2. Reports and Accounts of Overseers, 1860-1878." Folder 7

Items include numerous references to "Yankee" depredations, and skirmishes and other military matters affecting the farm operation, as well as references to slaves.

Folder 8

Avon Plantation, Overseers Reports 1867-1868 #03357, Subseries: "1.2. Reports and Accounts of Overseers, 1860-1878." Folder 8

Items include references to the types of crops planted, interactions with freedmen, the weather, prices and the growing of cotton, and the need for supplies.

Folder 9

Avon Plantation, Overseers Reports October 1873-March 1875 #03357, Subseries: "1.2. Reports and Accounts of Overseers, 1860-1878." Folder 9

Items include reference to cotton, problems at work, black employees, progress with planting, employee problems, taxes, animal husbandry, and General Bryan Grimes.

Folder 10

Avon Plantation, Overseers Reports April-June 1875 #03357, Subseries: "1.2. Reports and Accounts of Overseers, 1860-1878." Folder 10

Items include references to cotton, the weather, tenant farmers, peas, farm supplies, progress with planting, employee problems, taxes, black employees, animal husbandry, and General Bryan Grimes.

Folder 11

Avon Plantation, Overseers Reports July-December 1875 #03357, Subseries: "1.2. Reports and Accounts of Overseers, 1860-1878." Folder 11

Items include references to corn, cotton, animal husbandry, weather, Yankee Hall, illness, farm supplies, General Bryan Grimes, tenants, and black employees.

Folder 12

Avon Plantation, Overseers Reports January-May 1876 #03357, Subseries: "1.2. Reports and Accounts of Overseers, 1860-1878." Folder 12

Items include references to corn, peas, animal husbandry, trucking to markets, supplies, cotton, employees, illness, Yankee Hall, the weather, and planting progress.

Folder 13

Avon Plantation, Overseers Reports October-December 1876 #03357, Subseries: "1.2. Reports and Accounts of Overseers, 1860-1878." Folder 13

Items include references to cotton, farm supplies, employees, illness, General Bryan Grimes, corn, Yankee Hall, trucking to market, animal husbandry, and tenants.

Folder 14

Avon Plantation, Overseers Reports January-March 1877 #03357, Subseries: "1.2. Reports and Accounts of Overseers, 1860-1878." Folder 14

Items include references to weather, black employees, tenants, Yankee Hall, corn, feedstuffs, cotton, animal husbandry, supplies, and illness.

Folder 15

Avon Plantation, Overseers Reports April-October 1877 #03357, Subseries: "1.2. Reports and Accounts of Overseers, 1860-1878." Folder 15

Items include references to weather, animal husbandry, corn, Yankee Hall, trucking to market, cotton, and farm supplies.

Folder 16

Avon Plantation, Overseers Reports November-December 1877 #03357, Subseries: "1.2. Reports and Accounts of Overseers, 1860-1878." Folder 16

Items include references to black employees, corn, weather, cotton, Yankee Hall, animal husbandry, and trucking to market.

Folder 17

Avon Plantation, Overseers Reports January-May 1878 #03357, Subseries: "1.2. Reports and Accounts of Overseers, 1860-1878." Folder 17

Items include references to cotton, Yankee Hall, supplies, corn, animal husbandry, feedstuffs, problems with black employees, weather, and tenants.

Folder 18

Avon Plantation, Overseers Reports 1878, 1882, and undated #03357, Subseries: "1.2. Reports and Accounts of Overseers, 1860-1878." Folder 18

Items include references to tenants, animal husbandry, cotton, Yankee Hall, the weather, and illness.

Folder 19

Oregon Farm, Overseer's Monthly Accounts and Other Financial Records 1876 #03357, Subseries: "1.2. Reports and Accounts of Overseers, 1860-1878." Folder 19

Account sheets of cash received and paid; listings of prices for wages, farm produce, supplies, repairs, building and foodstuffs; and notes on bills and receipts.

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About 500 items.
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About 100 items.

Correspondence to and from various members of the Grimes family. Many letters concern family businesses and the managing of estate property by Bryan Grimes Sr. Financial correspondence includes discussions of shipping, purchases, loans, cotton, real estate, bankruptcy, animal husbandry, and employment. Notable correspondents and persons mentioned include Asa Biggs (1811-1878), Thomas Ruffin (1787-1870), Charles Courtenay Tew (1827-1862), Kemp P. Battle (1831-1919), Pulaski Cowper (1832-1901), and William Grimes's attorney, Charles Clements Yellowley (1821-1885). Colonel Yellowley commanded the 8th North Carolina State Troops.

Business transactions discussed were chiefly concentrated in Raleigh and the coastal plain of North Carolina. However, also included are letters from cotton factors in Norfolk, Baltimore, and New York. Noteworthy military items of the Civil War era include notes to Colonel Bryan Grimes Jr. and letters from Alonzo H. Mansfield, a relative of the Grimes family. Mansfield attended the Hillsboro Military Academy, later fought in the war, and also served in the 8th North Carolina State Troops.

Most of these letters were written to William Grimes; almost all of the rest were written to Bryan Grimes or other members of the Grimes family.

Folder 20

1820-1835 #03357, Subseries: "1.3.1. General Correspondence, 1820-1866." Folder 20

Includes a letter to Bryan Grimes Sr. discussing the settlement/judgment concerning the heirs of Thomas Gorham; a letter to Polly Bryan concerning medical bills, a letter to Bryan Grimes Sr. concerning his father's estate; a note concerning the purchase of shad; a fragment of an unsigned letter discussing travel to Virginia and Maryland; and parts of two letters concerned with debt collection.

Folder 21

1838-1846 #03357, Subseries: "1.3.1. General Correspondence, 1820-1866." Folder 21

Includes letters to Bryan Grimes, Thomas Hanrahan, William Grimes, and H. C. Hoyt. Writers include Asa Biggs and James R. Hoyle. Among topics discussed are Hoyle's reported habit of tampering with the mail as postmaster, Grimes family matters, Whig politics, and business.

Folder 22

1850-1855 #03357, Subseries: "1.3.1. General Correspondence, 1820-1866." Folder 22

Includes letters from J.G.B. Grimes, John Latham, Richard Singeltary, Pulaski Cowper, Betty Grimes, D. C. Freeman, and B.(?) Riddick.Among topics discussed are cotton prices in N. Y., Rose Bay Plantation, real estate, life at the University of North Carolina, various crops, and the estate of John Singeltary.

Folder 23

1856-1859 #03357, Subseries: "1.3.1. General Correspondence, 1820-1866." Folder 23

Includes letters from Joshua Tayloe, George Singeltary, and Pulaski Cowper. Among topics discussed are travel, Judge Thomas Ruffin, expenses at the University of North Carolina, and the estate of John Singeltary.

Folder 24

1860-1862 #03357, Subseries: "1.3.1. General Correspondence, 1820-1866." Folder 24

Includes letters from Alonzo H. Mansfield, Thomas C. Singeltary, William B. Rodney, and Pulaski Cowper. Among topics discussed are the death of Bryan Grimes (1793-1860), cotton, slavery, the estate of John Singeltary, family matters, preparations for war, the Hillsborough (N.C.) Military Academy, Colonel Charles C. Tew (1827-1862), and camp life at Drewry's Bluff, Va.

Folder 25

1863-1864 #03357, Subseries: "1.3.1. General Correspondence, 1820-1866." Folder 25

Includes three notes/letters to Colonel Bryan Grimes; a letter to Colonel Bryan Grimes from his brother, William, discussing the family business; two notes/letters from overseers to William Grimes discussing problems on the plantations; a letter written by two different people (one a slave?) discussing the separation of husband and wife and working on fortifications; six letters written from or to William Grimes discussing business and Union troop movements; part of a letter discussing the fighting around New Bern; and two letters from A. H. Mansfield discussing his illness and his regiment's move, with the rest of General Thomas L. Clingman's (1812-1897) brigade, from South Carolina to Virginia.

Folder 26

1865-1866 #03357, Subseries: "1.3.1. General Correspondence, 1820-1866." Folder 26

Includes letters from William S. Kennedy in Alabama, Colonel Edward C. Yellowley, and A. H. Mansfield. Among topics discussed are the occupation of William Grimes's farm by Union troops and the imprisonment of A. H. Mansfield.

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 1.3.2. General Correspondence, 1867-1940 1867-1940 and undated.

About 400 items.

Post-war correspondence to and from various members of the Grimes family, mostly concerning real estate, cotton, bankruptcy, and court cases. Also included are discussions of loans, animal husbandry, family matters, the Yarborough House and the Exchange Hotel.

Folder 27

January-June 1867 #03357, Subseries: "1.3.2. General Correspondence, 1867-1940 1867-1940 and undated." Folder 27

Includes letters from William Grimes, William S. Kennedy, and Edward C. Yellowley. Among topics discussed are the Kennedy family, banking, loans, and bankruptcy laws.

Folder 28

July-December 1867 #03357, Subseries: "1.3.2. General Correspondence, 1867-1940 1867-1940 and undated." Folder 28

Includes letters from Thomas Royall, John B. Daniel, and Alonzo H. Mansfield. Among topics discussed are taxes, bankruptcy, family illnesses, Yankee Hall, problems with employees, and real estate.

Folder 29

January-March 1868 #03357, Subseries: "1.3.2. General Correspondence, 1867-1940 1867-1940 and undated." Folder 29

Includes correspondence of William Grimes with Pulaski Cowper, N. P. Bowman, William Kennedy, Alonzo H. Mansfield, William A. Blount, and Edward Yellowley discussing real estate, crops, repairs, bankruptcy, family matters, and Yankee Hall.

Folder 30

April-June 1868 #03357, Subseries: "1.3.2. General Correspondence, 1867-1940 1867-1940 and undated." Folder 30

Includes letters from J.G.B. Grimes, Pulaski Cowper, R. S. Myers, Asa Biggs, Edward Yellowley, and Willima B. Myers discussing crops, employees, real estate, and family matters.

Folder 31

July-December 1868 #03357, Subseries: "1.3.2. General Correspondence, 1867-1940 1867-1940 and undated." Folder 31

Includes correspondence of William Grimes with Virginia Whitehead, William B. Myers, Pulaski Cowper, Edward Yellowley, and William Kennedy in Alabama concerning postwar settlements, crops, family matters, Avon Plantation, and share-cropping.

Folder 32

January-February 1869 #03357, Subseries: "1.3.2. General Correspondence, 1867-1940 1867-1940 and undated." Folder 32

Includes correspondence of William Grimes with J. R. Stubbs, Edward Yellowley, William R. Rodman, and R. S. Myers concerning real estate, bankruptcy, cotton prices in New York City, and Asa Biggs.

Folder 33

March-May 1869 #03357, Subseries: "1.3.2. General Correspondence, 1867-1940 1867-1940 and undated." Folder 33

Includes letters from William B. Rodman, R. S. Myers, Pulaski Cowper, and William Kennedy concerning bans, bonds, court cases, real estate, cotton prices in New York City, Yankee Hall, and the Kennedy family.

Folder 34

June-December 1869 #03357, Subseries: "1.3.2. General Correspondence, 1867-1940 1867-1940 and undated." Folder 34

Includes letters from Virginia Whitehead, William B. Rodman, William Kennedy, and William B. Myers concerning loans, bankruptcy, real estate and cotton.

Folder 35

1870-1871 #03357, Subseries: "1.3.2. General Correspondence, 1867-1940 1867-1940 and undated." Folder 35

Includes letters from William Kennedy, A. J. Rutjes, and H. F. Grainger discussing real estate and court cases.

Folder 36

1872-1873 #03357, Subseries: "1.3.2. General Correspondence, 1867-1940 1867-1940 and undated." Folder 36

Includes letters from Kemp P. Battle, R. S. Myers, G. W. Blacknall, Edward C. Yellowley, and J.G.B. Grimes about livestock, real estate, loans, cotton prices in New York City, the Exchange Hotel, and the Yarbourough House.

Folder 37

1874 #03357, Subseries: "1.3.2. General Correspondence, 1867-1940 1867-1940 and undated." Folder 37

Includes correspondence of the Grimes family and business associates discussing cotton, loans, employment, and moving a building, written from Greenville, Egypt (Cumnock), Cobton, and Wilmington, N.C., and Bales Hill near Georgetown, S.C.; and a letter from Danville, Ill., discussing Chicago and the rebuilding after the fire.

Folder 38

January-March 1875 #03357, Subseries: "1.3.2. General Correspondence, 1867-1940 1867-1940 and undated." Folder 38

Includes various business letters to members of the Grimes family concerning loans, breeding pigs, dresses, sales, claims against an estate, and cotton, written from Norfolk, Va; Raleigh, Pactolus, Goldsboro, Warrenton, and Cobton, N.C.; New York City; and Baltimore and Prince Georges County, Md.

Folder 39

April-June 1875 #03357, Subseries: "1.3.2. General Correspondence, 1867-1940 1867-1940 and undated." Folder 39

Includes correspondence of the Grimes family concerning land, loans, fertilizers, cotton, building a school house, stock shares, rent, and bankruptcy, written from Raleigh, Washington, New Hope, Grimesland, Pactolus, Blount's Farm, and Littleton, N.C.; New York City; and Norfolk, Va.

Folder 40

July-October 1875 #03357, Subseries: "1.3.2. General Correspondence, 1867-1940 1867-1940 and undated." Folder 40

Includes various business letters to members of the Grimes family concerning legal matters, a horse, raising money, land, second mortgage on furniture, loans, a school house, construction of a warehouse, selling the Wilmington Journal Publishing Company, and building repairs, written from Woodlawn, Cobton, Greenville, Wilmington, Wilson, Raleigh, Washington, Lake Landing (Hyde County), Salem, Gatersville, and Goldsboro, N.C.; and Columbia, S.C.; and two letters concerning the death of F. B. Satterwaite and building a church.

Folder 41

November-December 1875 #03357, Subseries: "1.3.2. General Correspondence, 1867-1940 1867-1940 and undated." Folder 41

Includes correspondence of the Grimes family concerning land sales, repairs, rent, goods, subscriptions, cotton prices, a family in need, judgment payments, employment, bankruptcy, and loans, from Morris Plains, Wood Lawn, Shepherd's Rest, Hillsborough, Marlboro, and Hope Farm, N.C.; and New York City.

Folder 42

January-April 1876 #03357, Subseries: "1.3.2. General Correspondence, 1867-1940 1867-1940 and undated." Folder 42

Includes business letters to members of the Grimes family concerning taxes, employment, rent, loans, land, cotton, repairs to the Yarborough House, farming, and animal husbandry, written from various parts of North Carolina, and Spring Station, Ky.; and a circular to the ladies of North Carolina.

Folder 43

May-December 1876 #03357, Subseries: "1.3.2. General Correspondence, 1867-1940 1867-1940 and undated." Folder 43

Various business letters to members of the Grimes family concerning rent, employment, selling a hotel, land sales, legal/business matters, Dr. Johnson's Health Lift, farming, and loans; a letter from Kemp P. Battle offering to sell land to William Grimes; a subscription order; and social notes and correspondence from the director of the Insane Asylum of North Carolina.

Folder 44

January-March 1877 #03357, Subseries: "1.3.2. General Correspondence, 1867-1940 1867-1940 and undated." Folder 44

Includes various correspondence of the Grimes family concerning building repairs, fuel, loans, lumber, animal husbandry, rent, real estate, employment, and cotton, written from various parts of North Carolina.

Folder 45

April-December 1877 #03357, Subseries: "1.3.2. General Correspondence, 1867-1940 1867-1940 and undated." Folder 45

Includes letters to members of the Grimes family concerning real estate, rent, the North Carolina State Fair, board at the University of North Carolina, church dues, cotton, repairs, loans, the Exchange Hotel, and bankruptcy. Also included are a note from Kemp P. Battle and an invitation to meet Governor Zebulon Baird Vance (1830-1894).

Folder 46

January-May 1878 #03357, Subseries: "1.3.2. General Correspondence, 1867-1940 1867-1940 and undated." Folder 46

Includes various correspondence of the Grimes family concerning the Exchange Hotel, animal husbandry, employment, rent, loans, a medical bill, family business, and banking matters.

Folder 47

September-December 1878 #03357, Subseries: "1.3.2. General Correspondence, 1867-1940 1867-1940 and undated." Folder 47

Includes various correspondence of the Grimes family concerning rent, real estate, animal husbandry, employment, banking matters, sewage, family business, and fuel.

Folder 48

1879 #03357, Subseries: "1.3.2. General Correspondence, 1867-1940 1867-1940 and undated." Folder 48

Includes letters to various members of the Grimes family discussing the University of North Carolina, real estate, and family matters.Includes letters to various members of the Grimes family discussing the University of North Carolina, real estate, and family matters.

Folder 49

1880-1894 #03357, Subseries: "1.3.2. General Correspondence, 1867-1940 1867-1940 and undated." Folder 49

Includes letters discussing cotton transactions in Norfolk; Pantops Academy near Charlottesville, Va.; fuel; and family business.

Folder 50

1895-1899 #03357, Subseries: "1.3.2. General Correspondence, 1867-1940 1867-1940 and undated." Folder 50

Includes letters concerning the Yarborough House, Avon Plantation, and renting.

Folder 51

1903-1940 #03357, Subseries: "1.3.2. General Correspondence, 1867-1940 1867-1940 and undated." Folder 51

Includes letters to members of the Grimes family from Howell Cobb, William B. Rodman, and others discussing real estate in Culpeper County, Va.; the Yarborough House; Yankee Hall; and Grimes/Grist genealogy.

Folder 52

Undated #03357, Subseries: "1.3.2. General Correspondence, 1867-1940 1867-1940 and undated." Folder 52

Includes invitations, notes, and letters to members of the Grimes family discussing illnesses and deaths in the family and repairs.

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Series 2. Estate Papers, 1792-1860.

About 1300 items.

Arrangement: by estate and then chronologically.

expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 2.1. Estate of John Singeltary, 1831-1860.

About 300 items.

Bills and receipts from the estate of John Singeltary as controlled by Bryan Grimes Sr. John Singeltary's children were George, Thomas, and Richard Singeltary. George Badger Singeltary (d. 1862) married Cora Manly. He served as commander of the 44th North Carolina Regiment and was killed in action at Tranter's Creek, N.C. Thomas Chappeau Singeltary (1840-1873), a graduate of the University of North Carolina, replaced his brother as colonel of the unit.

These legal and financial papers cover expenses for tuition, books, washing, clothing, transportation, room and board, and other documents related to the wishes of John Singeltary for his estate after his death.

Folder 53

1831-1839 #03357, Subseries: "2.1. Estate of John Singeltary, 1831-1860." Folder 53

Legal documents, accounts, and bills and receipts from the estate of John Singeltary concerning slaves, land sales, and plantation expenses. Also in this group is the ordination paper of Singeltary as a deacon of the Episcopal church.

Folder 54

1840-1843 #03357, Subseries: "2.1. Estate of John Singeltary, 1831-1860." Folder 54

Legal documents, accounts, receipts, and bills from the estate of John Singeltary concerning plantation expenses and repairs, foodstuffs, and land sales in Beaufort County.

Folder 55

1844 #03357, Subseries: "2.1. Estate of John Singeltary, 1831-1860." Folder 55

Legal documents, account sheets, bills, and receipts from the estate of John Singeltary concerning slaves (hired and purchased), taxes, medical receipts for slaves' treatment, and plantation expenses.

Folder 56

1845 #03357, Subseries: "2.1. Estate of John Singeltary, 1831-1860." Folder 56

Loose account sheets and inventories, concerning the personal transactions of Richard and Thomas Singeltary, and the estate of John Singeltary.

Folder 57

1845 #03357, Subseries: "2.1. Estate of John Singeltary, 1831-1860." Folder 57

Bills and receipts, a will of John Singeltary, and instructions to Bryan Grimes, appointing him Singeltary's attorney. Also a letter.

Folder 58

1846 #03357, Subseries: "2.1. Estate of John Singeltary, 1831-1860." Folder 58

Bills and receipts for taxes, advertising, banking, and spending money at school.

Folder 59

1846 #03357, Subseries: "2.1. Estate of John Singeltary, 1831-1860." Folder 59

Bills and receipts from the affairs of Richard Singeltary while ward of Bryan Grimes Sr. including receipts for clothing and expenses, such as tuition and board while attending the Washington Academy.

Folder 60

1847 #03357, Subseries: "2.1. Estate of John Singeltary, 1831-1860." Folder 60

Bills and receipts for taxes, copying fees, church legacy installment, and clothing. Also account sheets of the estate of John Singeltary.

Folder 61

1847 #03357, Subseries: "2.1. Estate of John Singeltary, 1831-1860." Folder 61

Bills and receipts of Richard Singeltary for clothing, books, spending money, and tuition while attending the Washington Academy.

Folder 62

1848 #03357, Subseries: "2.1. Estate of John Singeltary, 1831-1860." Folder 62

Bills and receipts for Thomas, Richard, and George Singeltary, including school expenses, clothing, spending money, household repairs, and hardware. Also a legal document releasing Bryan Grimes Sr. from his guardianship of George Singeltary.

Folder 63

1848 #03357, Subseries: "2.1. Estate of John Singeltary, 1831-1860." Folder 63

Bills and receipts of Richard Singeltary for clothing, books, medical bills, tuition to Dr. J. M. Lovejoy, taxes, and wharf improvements.

Folder 64

1849 #03357, Subseries: "2.1. Estate of John Singeltary, 1831-1860." Folder 64

Bills and receipts of Richard Singeltary for clothing, books, tuition to Dr. J. M. Lovejoy, taxes, and church legacy installment. Also a land rental agreement and inventory of notes, stocks, and receipts.

Folder 65

1850 #03357, Subseries: "2.1. Estate of John Singeltary, 1831-1860." Folder 65

Bills and receipts of Richard and Thomas Singeltary for books, clothing, school supplies, tuition to Dr. J. M. Lovejoy, taxes, and church legacy installments.

Folder 66

1851 #03357, Subseries: "2.1. Estate of John Singeltary, 1831-1860." Folder 66

Bills and receipts for medical expenses, taxes, a church legacy installment, masonry work, clothing, tuition, school books and supplies, and shoes.

Folder 67

1852 #03357, Subseries: "2.1. Estate of John Singeltary, 1831-1860." Folder 67

Bills and receipts for taxes, shoes, tuition, dental expenses, school books and supplies, and clothing.

Folder 68

1853 #03357, Subseries: "2.1. Estate of John Singeltary, 1831-1860." Folder 68

Bills and receipts of Richard Singeltary for tuition to J. M. Lovejoy and the University of North Carolina, and for shoes, books, school supplies, and taxes.

Folder 69

1854 #03357, Subseries: "2.1. Estate of John Singeltary, 1831-1860." Folder 69

Bills and receipts of Richard Singeltary for clothing, spending money, dental work, and hotel expenses, relating to his education at the University of North Carolina; receipts for taxes; land deed paid by G. E. B. Singeltary; and a bank statement.

Folder 70

1855-1856 #03357, Subseries: "2.1. Estate of John Singeltary, 1831-1860." Folder 70

Bills and receipts of Richard Singeltary for spending money, clothing, tuition at the University of North Carolina, and taxes.

Folder 71

1857-1860 #03357, Subseries: "2.1. Estate of John Singeltary, 1831-1860." Folder 71

Bills and receipts for taxes, spending money, and clothes. Also a bill and report from the bursar of the University of North Carolina; correspondence of George and Richard Singeltary concerning their father's estate; and bank records and transactions between William Grimes and George Singeltary.

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 2.2. Estate of John Kennedy, 1825-1839.

About 330 items.

Bills, receipts, and legal documentation concerning the estate of John Kennedy and his children, Mary, Susan, Ann Eliza, and Warren E. Kennedy. Much of the material covers the leasing of slaves from the estate by Bryan Grimes Sr. and expenses incurred while educating Kennedy's children.

Folder 72

1825-1826 #03357, Subseries: "2.2. Estate of John Kennedy, 1825-1839." Folder 72

Bills and receipts for cloth, tuition, and clothing; will of John Kennedy. Also a list of slaves.

Folder 73

1827 #03357, Subseries: "2.2. Estate of John Kennedy, 1825-1839." Folder 73

Bills and receipts for cloth, clothing, board, shoes, tuition, taxes, and household items. Also lists of land and slaves with their hired value.

Folder 74

1828 #03357, Subseries: "2.2. Estate of John Kennedy, 1825-1839." Folder 74

Bills and receipts for cloth, shoes, board, clothing, clothing repairs, midwife services, paper, medical expenses, tuition, and school books.

Folder 75

1828 #03357, Subseries: "2.2. Estate of John Kennedy, 1825-1839." Folder 75

Bills and receipts for taxes, medical services for slaves, clothing, board, shoes, cloth, tuition, books, and paper. Also a list of slaves hired.

Folder 76

1829 #03357, Subseries: "2.2. Estate of John Kennedy, 1825-1839." Folder 76

Bills and receipts for cloth, shoes, midwife services, taxes, board, and tuition. Also a list of slaves and rented lands.

Folder 77

1829 #03357, Subseries: "2.2. Estate of John Kennedy, 1825-1839." Folder 77

Bills and receipts for board, cloth, shad, tuition, taxes, medical expenses, a coffin, and shoes.

Folder 78

1829 #03357, Subseries: "2.2. Estate of John Kennedy, 1825-1839." Folder 78

Bills and receipts for tolls, clothing, tuition, cloth, and medical expenses.

Folder 79

1830 #03357, Subseries: "2.2. Estate of John Kennedy, 1825-1839." Folder 79

Bills and receipts for tuition, board, shoes, taxes, cloth, medical visits, spending money, and clothing. Also a list of slaves with values.

Folder 80

1830 #03357, Subseries: "2.2. Estate of John Kennedy, 1825-1839." Folder 80

Bills and receipts for cloth, clothing, women's accessories, tuition, board, medical expenses, taxes, shoes, and midwife services.

Folder 81

1831 #03357, Subseries: "2.2. Estate of John Kennedy, 1825-1839." Folder 81

Bills and receipts for tuition, shoes, taxes, cloth, clothing, women's accessories, midwife services, and repairs.

Folder 82

1831 #03357, Subseries: "2.2. Estate of John Kennedy, 1825-1839." Folder 82

Bills and receipts for clothing repairs, tolls, tuition, shoes, board, cloth, clothing, printing, taxes, servant fees, and women's accessories. Also a list of slaves with their hired values.

Folder 83

1832 #03357, Subseries: "2.2. Estate of John Kennedy, 1825-1839." Folder 83

Bills and receipts for tuition, board, cloth, spending money, taxes, and women's accessories. Also a settlement with Ann Eliza Kennedy.

Folder 84

1832 #03357, Subseries: "2.2. Estate of John Kennedy, 1825-1839." Folder 84

Bills and receipts for spending money, cloth, splitting rails, clothing, medicine, paper, shoes, tuition, board, and women's accessories. Also a list of slaves and their rented value.

Folder 85

1833 #03357, Subseries: "2.2. Estate of John Kennedy, 1825-1839." Folder 85

Bills and receipts for cloth, clothing, estate expenses, horse, board, midwife expenses, shoes, and men's and women's accessories. Also a list of slaves and their rented value.

Folder 86

1833 #03357, Subseries: "2.2. Estate of John Kennedy, 1825-1839." Folder 86

Bills and receipts for shoes, spending money, char woman services, board, midwife services, taxes, and women's accessories.

Folder 87

1834 #03357, Subseries: "2.2. Estate of John Kennedy, 1825-1839." Folder 87

Bills and receipts for a coffin, board, cloth, midwife services, medical expenses, medicine, and women's accessories. Also a list of slaves and their rented value.

Folder 88

1835-1836 #03357, Subseries: "2.2. Estate of John Kennedy, 1825-1839." Folder 88

Bills and receipts for midwife services, taxes, room and board, cloth, clothing, medical expenses for slaves, and a coffin. Also a settlement with Warren E. Kennedy and list of slaves and their rented values.

Folder 89

1837 #03357, Subseries: "2.2. Estate of John Kennedy, 1825-1839." Folder 89

Bills and receipts for midwife services, taxes, room and board of slaves, clothing, board, medicine, and women's accessories. Also a list of slaves and their hired value.

Folder 90

1838-1839 #03357, Subseries: "2.2. Estate of John Kennedy, 1825-1839." Folder 90

Bills and receipts for shoes, stage fare, board, women's accessories, building additions, medicine for slaves, cloth and clothing. Also a deed for land sales in Pitt County, N.C.; settlements with Susan and Mary Kennedy; and a list of slaves and their hired value.

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 2.3. Estates of Thomas and Walter Hanrahan, 1792-1859.

About 450 items.

Bills, receipts, and legal documentation concerning the estates of Thomas and Walter Hanrahan and their children. Bryan Grimes Sr. acted as guardian of the children and was related to the family through marriage. Most of the items concern the material needs and education of the children, paying taxes on the property, and administering the slaves owned by the estate.

Folder 91

1792-1816 #03357, Subseries: "2.3. Estates of Thomas and Walter Hanrahan, 1792-1859." Folder 91

Deeds of sale of land in Greenville, Pitt County; receipts for slaves; and instructions for administering an estate and land sales in Beaufort County.

Folder 92

1818-1820 #03357, Subseries: "2.3. Estates of Thomas and Walter Hanrahan, 1792-1859." Folder 92

Deed of sale for slaves and land in Beaufort and Pitt counties.

Folder 93

1821-1828 #03357, Subseries: "2.3. Estates of Thomas and Walter Hanrahan, 1792-1859." Folder 93

Deeds of sale for land and slaves in Beaufort and Pitt counties and account sheets.

Folder 94

1829 #03357, Subseries: "2.3. Estates of Thomas and Walter Hanrahan, 1792-1859." Folder 94

Deed of sale for land and slaves in Beaufort and Pitt counties, account sheets, and list of lots owned.

Folder 95

1830-1834 #03357, Subseries: "2.3. Estates of Thomas and Walter Hanrahan, 1792-1859." Folder 95

Court agreements concerning complaints, a letter concerning debt owed to William Hanrahan, slave and land sales, list of lots owned, and meeting minutes concerning the formation of a company in Beaufort County.

Folder 96

1835-1836 #03357, Subseries: "2.3. Estates of Thomas and Walter Hanrahan, 1792-1859." Folder 96

Deed of sale for land and slaves, tax receipts, receipt for a coffin and funeral expenses, and settlement of an estate.

Folder 97

1837 #03357, Subseries: "2.3. Estates of Thomas and Walter Hanrahan, 1792-1859." Folder 97

Deed of sale for land and horses, bills and receipts for farm items.

Folder 98

1838-1839 #03357, Subseries: "2.3. Estates of Thomas and Walter Hanrahan, 1792-1859." Folder 98

Bills and receipts for taxes, boarding horses, household items, and deed of sale for land and slaves.

Folder 99

1840 #03357, Subseries: "2.3. Estates of Thomas and Walter Hanrahan, 1792-1859." Folder 99

Debts, bills and receipts for farm implements and shoes, deed of sale for slaves, and list of items stolen from a store in Pitt County.

Folder 100

1841 #03357, Subseries: "2.3. Estates of Thomas and Walter Hanrahan, 1792-1859." Folder 100

Bills and receipts for taxes, subscriptions, cloth, and repairs. Also deed of sale for slaves, complaints filed in court, and items concerning the death of James Hanrahan.

Folder 101

1842 #03357, Subseries: "2.3. Estates of Thomas and Walter Hanrahan, 1792-1859." Folder 101

Bills and receipts for interest payments, complaints filed in court, deed of sale for land, items concerning the death and estate of James Hanrahan, and will of William Hanrahan.

Folder 102

1843-1844 #03357, Subseries: "2.3. Estates of Thomas and Walter Hanrahan, 1792-1859." Folder 102

Bills and receipts for taxes and renting slaves, complaints filed in court, deeds of sale for slaves and land, and items concerning the estate of James Hanrahan.

Folder 103

1845-1846 #03357, Subseries: "2.3. Estates of Thomas and Walter Hanrahan, 1792-1859." Folder 103

Bills and receipts for shoe repairs, taxes, and land sales; letter to Walter Hanrahan from New York concerning the hardware business, complaints filed in court, and record of interest payments.

Folder 104

1847 #03357, Subseries: "2.3. Estates of Thomas and Walter Hanrahan, 1792-1859." Folder 104

Bills and receipts for a variety of household items, foodstuffs, farm implements, postage, clothing, and the support and clothing of a Negro woman and her children. Also complaints filed in court and will of Thomas Hanrahan.

Folder 105

1848 #03357, Subseries: "2.3. Estates of Thomas and Walter Hanrahan, 1792-1859." Folder 105

Bills and receipts for household items, foodstuffs, farm implements, postage, medicine for slaves, clothing, the support and clothing of a Negro woman and her children. Also complaints filed in court and deed for slave sales.

Folder 106

1849 #03357, Subseries: "2.3. Estates of Thomas and Walter Hanrahan, 1792-1859." Folder 106

Bills and receipts for household items, medicine for slaves, sawing of planks, taxes, farm repairs, and subscriptions. Also hand-written copy of the will of Thomas Hanrahan, land deed, and list of notes due.

Folder 107

1849 #03357, Subseries: "2.3. Estates of Thomas and Walter Hanrahan, 1792-1859." Folder 107

Bills and receipts for board at White Sulphur Springs (Surry County) and tuition. Also business transactions with Alex T. Stewart & Company of New York City concerning cloth sales.

Folder 108

1849 #03357, Subseries: "2.3. Estates of Thomas and Walter Hanrahan, 1792-1859." Folder 108

Bills and receipts for blacksmith, medical expenses for slaves, moving fees, household items, foodstuffs, boarding at Shocco Springs (Warren County), postage, and bricks.

Folder 109

1850 #03357, Subseries: "2.3. Estates of Thomas and Walter Hanrahan, 1792-1859." Folder 109

Bills and receipts for shipping, foodstuffs, hotel rooms, farming implements, postage, medical expenses for slaves, blacksmith's services, and court settlements.

Folder 110

1850 #03357, Subseries: "2.3. Estates of Thomas and Walter Hanrahan, 1792-1859." Folder 110

Bills and receipts for hotel rooms, lime, repairs, foodstuffs, and postage.

Folder 111

1850 #03357, Subseries: "2.3. Estates of Thomas and Walter Hanrahan, 1792-1859." Folder 111

Bills and receipts for shipping and planks, business transactions with a New York firm, and a land deed.

Folder 112

1851 #03357, Subseries: "2.3. Estates of Thomas and Walter Hanrahan, 1792-1859." Folder 112

Bills and receipts for tuition, shipping, foodstuffs, cloth and clothing, and farm repairs.

Folder 113

1851 #03357, Subseries: "2.3. Estates of Thomas and Walter Hanrahan, 1792-1859." Folder 113

Bills and receipts for postage, board, cloth, and foodstuffs. Also handwritten copy of the will of Thomas Hanrahan.

Folder 114

1852 #03357, Subseries: "2.3. Estates of Thomas and Walter Hanrahan, 1792-1859." Folder 114

Bills and receipts for stock in the Greenville and Raleigh Plank Road Company, tuition, bricks, salt, taxes, shipping, and postage. Also directive from the will of William Hanrahan.

Folder 115

1852 #03357, Subseries: "2.3. Estates of Thomas and Walter Hanrahan, 1792-1859." Folder 115

Bills and receipts for board, medical treatments, shingles, clothing, cloth, foodstuffs, house hold items, women's accessories. Also a power of attorney.

Folder 116

1853 #03357, Subseries: "2.3. Estates of Thomas and Walter Hanrahan, 1792-1859." Folder 116

Bills and receipts for planking, hardware and construction items, barrels, medical expenses, minor blacksmithing repairs, taxes, boots, cloth, clothing, household items, and women's accessories.

Folder 117

1853 #03357, Subseries: "2.3. Estates of Thomas and Walter Hanrahan, 1792-1859." Folder 117

Bills and receipts for taxes, tuition, and repairs. Also appointment of attorney, deed of gift, and a check.

Folder 118

1854 #03357, Subseries: "2.3. Estates of Thomas and Walter Hanrahan, 1792-1859." Folder 118

Bills and receipts for medical expenses for slaves, postage, foodstuffs, farm items, tuition, books, and estate expenses.

Folder 119

1855 #03357, Subseries: "2.3. Estates of Thomas and Walter Hanrahan, 1792-1859." Folder 119

Bills and receipts for estate expenses, Greenville & Raleigh Plank Road Company, foodstuffs, items for slaves, cloth and clothing, taxes, medicine, and a coffin. Also a list of slaves.

Folder 120

1856 #03357, Subseries: "2.3. Estates of Thomas and Walter Hanrahan, 1792-1859." Folder 120

Bills and receipts for estate expenses, wine, repairs, foodstuffs, medicine, cloth and clothing, medical expenses for slaves, a coffin, and board of a slave while in jail. Also a list of slaves.

Folder 121

1857-1859 #03357, Subseries: "2.3. Estates of Thomas and Walter Hanrahan, 1792-1859." Folder 121

Statement of loans, bills and receipts for taxes, slaves, and coffins.

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 2.4. Estate of William Boyd, 1822-1826.

13 items.

Expenses related to Bryan Grimes Sr. serving as guardian to the children of William Boyd.

Folder 122

1822-1826 #03357, Subseries: "2.4. Estate of William Boyd, 1822-1826." Folder 122

Bills and receipts for spending money, shoes, cloth, and clothing. Also account sheets from the estate of William Boyd--Bryan Grimes, guardian.

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 2.5. Estate of William Cherry, 1842-1844.

19 items.

Documentation related to Walter Hanrahan serving as trustee to the estate of William Cherry.

Folder 123

1842-1844 #03357, Subseries: "2.5. Estate of William Cherry, 1842-1844." Folder 123

Account sheets, sale of slaves, and taxes on the estate of William Cherry--Walter Hanrahan, trustee.

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 2.6. Estate of James O'K. Williams, 1827-1841.

About 150 items.

Bills, receipts, and other documentation related to Bryan Grimes Sr. serving as guardian of the children of James O'K. Williams. Items cover the education of the children and the leasing and medical expenses of slaves.

Folder 124

1827-1830 #03357, Subseries: "2.6. Estate of James O'K. Williams, 1827-1841." Folder 124

Bills and receipts for renting slaves and paying for clothing, boots, tuition, and shoes.

Folder 125

1831 #03357, Subseries: "2.6. Estate of James O'K. Williams, 1827-1841." Folder 125

Bills and receipts for cloth, clothing, tuitions, books, taxes, shoes, and shoe repairs.

Folder 126

1831 #03357, Subseries: "2.6. Estate of James O'K. Williams, 1827-1841." Folder 126

Bills and receipts for women's accessories, midwife services, board, cloth, books, and an alabaster doll. Also a list of slaves and their hired value.

Folder 127

1832 #03357, Subseries: "2.6. Estate of James O'K. Williams, 1827-1841." Folder 127

Bills and receipts for cloth, clothing, women's accessories, shoes, books, board, and tuition.

Folder 128

1832 #03357, Subseries: "2.6. Estate of James O'K. Williams, 1827-1841." Folder 128

Bills and receipts for cloth, clothing, tuition, books, women's accessories, shoes, medical expenses, and taxes. Also a list of slaves and their hired value.

Folder 129

1833 #03357, Subseries: "2.6. Estate of James O'K. Williams, 1827-1841." Folder 129

Bills and receipts for cloth, clothing, shoes, women's accessories, and board.

Folder 130

1833 #03357, Subseries: "2.6. Estate of James O'K. Williams, 1827-1841." Folder 130

Bills and receipts for cloth, clothing, women's accessories, shoes, taxes, repairs, and medical expenses. Also a list of slaves for hire and rent from land.

Folder 131

1834 #03357, Subseries: "2.6. Estate of James O'K. Williams, 1827-1841." Folder 131

Bills and receipts for cloth, clothing, tuition, books, taxes, shoes, shoe repairs, and midwife services.

Folder 132

1835-1836 #03357, Subseries: "2.6. Estate of James O'K. Williams, 1827-1841." Folder 132

Bills and receipts for cloth, clothing, tuition, books, taxes, shoes, shoe repairs, care of slaves, and medical care for family.

Folder 133

1837-1841 #03357, Subseries: "2.6. Estate of James O'K. Williams, 1827-1841." Folder 133

Bills and receipts for cloth, clothing, tuition, books, taxes, shoes, shoe repairs, and estate settlement.

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 2.7. Legal and Estate Papers of James R. Hoyle, 1836-1842.

27 items.

Documentation generated by Walter Hanrahan, acting as executor of the estate of James R. Hoyle. Also correspondence to Hoyle.

Folder 134

1836-1842 #03357, Subseries: "2.7. Legal and Estate Papers of James R. Hoyle, 1836-1842." Folder 134

Legal and estate papers of James R. Hoyle--Walter Hanrahan, executor. Items include documents naming Walter Hanrahan as executor, account sheets, complaints, sales of property, court agreements, deeds in trust, documents naming J. R. Hoyle as deputy, and a summons.

Folder 135

1836-1840 #03357, Subseries: "2.7. Legal and Estate Papers of James R. Hoyle, 1836-1842." Folder 135

Instruction and correspondence from Samuel Ralston to James R. Hoyle of Pactolus, Pitt County. There is one interesting letter concerning Whig politics in North Carolina.

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Series 3. Other Financial and Legal Items, 1713-1914 and undated.

About 1725 items.

Arrangement: chronological.

expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 3.1. Financial and Legal Items, 1713-1866.

About 800 items.

Items covering the Grimes's business affairs in eastern North Carolina. Among these items are land deeds, bills, receipts, bills of lading, shipping orders, notices, articles of agreement, legal announcements, and other material. Most of these items concern the business dealings of William Grimes and Bryan Grimes Sr. The transactions include the buying and selling of real estate, slaves, and cotton. Within the series are documents that mention Bryan Grimes Jr. and the estates managed by Bryan Grimes Sr.

Folder 136

1713-1767 #03357, Subseries: "3.1. Financial and Legal Items, 1713-1866." Folder 136

Three copies, handwritten in 1849, of a grant of land in Beaufort Precinct, N.C., given to Thomas Roper in 1713; deeds of sale and land grants in Bathe, Beaufort, and Pitt counties, N.C.

Folder 137

1770-1779 #03357, Subseries: "3.1. Financial and Legal Items, 1713-1866." Folder 137

Part of a plea made by John Anderson (Revolutionary War soldier); deeds of sale for land in Pitt, Beaufort, and Edgecombe counties, N.C.; and the will of William Jones of Pitt County. Two of the deeds are transactions made by Demsie Grimes.

Folder 138

1780-1782 #03357, Subseries: "3.1. Financial and Legal Items, 1713-1866." Folder 138

Deeds for land sales in Pitt and Hyde counties, N.C., some of which concern Demsie Grimes.

Folder 139

1783-1789 #03357, Subseries: "3.1. Financial and Legal Items, 1713-1866." Folder 139

Deeds for land sales in Washington, Hyde, Beaufort, and Pitt counties, N.C., some of which concern Demsie Grimes and John Gray Blount, and fragments of documents from the 18th century.

Folder 140

1790-1795 #03357, Subseries: "3.1. Financial and Legal Items, 1713-1866." Folder 140

Deeds for land sales in Beaufort, Pitt, and Hyde counties, and in the city of Raleigh, N.C., some of which concern John Gray Blount, and William (d. 1797) and Demsie Grimes.

Folder 141

1796-1799 #03357, Subseries: "3.1. Financial and Legal Items, 1713-1866." Folder 141

Deeds for land sales in Pitt, Beaufort, and Hyde counties, and in the town of Greenville, N.C.; and transactions concerning the estate of William Grimes, including an inventory of personal property and the will of William Grimes.

Folder 142

1800-1803 #03357, Subseries: "3.1. Financial and Legal Items, 1713-1866." Folder 142

Transactions concerning the estate of William Grimes; deeds for land sales in Pitt County and in the city of Raleigh, N.C.; and bills for clothing, foodstuffs, and household items.

Folder 143

1804-1806 #03357, Subseries: "3.1. Financial and Legal Items, 1713-1866." Folder 143

Transactions concerning the estate of William Grimes, with Reading Grist as guardian of Grimes's heirs, including bills for household items, cloth, clothing, and foodstuffs, and the sale of land in Pitt County and a slave. Some of the transactions involved Walter and Thomas Hanrahan.

Folder 144

1807-1809 #03357, Subseries: "3.1. Financial and Legal Items, 1713-1866." Folder 144

Bills for cloth, household items, foodstuffs and trimmings, notes concerning brandy and land sales, a deed for land sale in Beaufort County, N.C., and an inventory of the estate of Richard Grice of Washington County, Ga. The inventory includes a price listing of slaves, livestock, and household items.

Folder 145

1810-1812 #03357, Subseries: "3.1. Financial and Legal Items, 1713-1866." Folder 145

Deeds for land and slave sales in Pitt and Beaufort counties, and in the town of Washington, N.C.; bills and receipts for cloth, clothing, taxes, boarding, sewing items, and foodstuffs; loan statements and documents concerning the role of Reading and Frederick Grist, executors of the estate of William Grimes; and the will of Thomas Gorham of Pitt County.

Folder 146

1813-1815 #03357, Subseries: "3.1. Financial and Legal Items, 1713-1866." Folder 146

Deeds for land sales in Pitt County, N.C.; documentation concerning the estate of William Grimes; bills and receipts for taxes, tuition, board, foodstuffs, farm items, and tack repairs.

Folder 147

1816 #03357, Subseries: "3.1. Financial and Legal Items, 1713-1866." Folder 147

Deeds for sale of land and slaves in Pitt County, N.C., and Washington, Ga.; bills and receipts for furniture, household items, taxes, tuition, and board; and documentation concerning the estates of William Grimes and Richard Grice.

Folder 148

1817 #03357, Subseries: "3.1. Financial and Legal Items, 1713-1866." Folder 148

Bills and receipts for tuition, cloth, foodstuffs, and taxes; deeds for land and slave sales in Washington County, Ga., and Pitt County, N.C.

Folder 149

1818-1819 #03357, Subseries: "3.1. Financial and Legal Items, 1713-1866." Folder 149

Deeds for sale of land and slaves in Pitt County, N.C.; documents concerning taxation; a note of judgment against Franklin Gorham; and bills for board, tuition, pork, plantation articles, feed-stuffs, foodstuffs, household items, medicine, medical treatment, and cloth.

Folder 150

1820 #03357, Subseries: "3.1. Financial and Legal Items, 1713-1866." Folder 150

Deeds for land sales in Pitt County, N.C.; documents concerning the estate of Franklin Gorham; bills and receipts concerning tuition, household items, foodstuffs, liquor, medicines, and medical treatment for slaves; a marriage license; and documentation naming B. Grimes as attorney to Reading Grist.

Folder 151

1821-1822 #03357, Subseries: "3.1. Financial and Legal Items, 1713-1866." Folder 151

Deeds for sale of slaves and land in Pitt and Beaufort counties, N.C.; loan statements; subscription to the National Vaccine Institution; and bills and receipts for liquor, foodstuffs, farm implements, cloth, household items, medical expenses, house and farm repairs, and account sheets.

Folder 152

1823-1824 #03357, Subseries: "3.1. Financial and Legal Items, 1713-1866." Folder 152

Deeds for sale of slaves and land in Pitt County, most involving Bryan Grimes; bills and receipts for a cotton gin, farm supplies, foodstuffs, tuition, marble tombstones, household items, medical expenses, cloth, books, and taxes; a marriage agreement; a summons to superior court; and a copy of the will of John Gray Blount.

Folder 153

1825 #03357, Subseries: "3.1. Financial and Legal Items, 1713-1866." Folder 153

Bills and receipts for household items, foodstuffs, farm supplies, clothing, labor for repairs, court agreements, deeds for sale of land, and a statement from the Chief Justice of the Superior Court of North Carolina that William H. Hardin is fit to practice law.

Folder 154

1826 #03357, Subseries: "3.1. Financial and Legal Items, 1713-1866." Folder 154

Deed for land sales in Pitt County and in the town of Washington, N.C.; permission note for marriage; contracts; court settlements; bills and receipts for medical expenses, subscriptions, foodstuffs, household items, cloth, and farm equipment; and will of Christopher Crandell.

Folder 155

1827 #03357, Subseries: "3.1. Financial and Legal Items, 1713-1866." Folder 155

Deeds for sale of land and slaves in Pitt County and in the town of Washington, N.C.; a document related to the Washington Toll Bridge Company; bills and receipts for household items, cloth, feedstuffs, taxes, and foodstuffs; and accounts of the estate of Ann Grimes.

Folder 156

1828 #03357, Subseries: "3.1. Financial and Legal Items, 1713-1866." Folder 156

Deeds for sale of land and slaves in Beaufort County and in the town of Washington, N.C.; account notes; bills and receipts for medicines, taxes, a newspaper, and poll taxes; documentation concerning the estate of Ann Grimes.

Folder 157

1828 #03357, Subseries: "3.1. Financial and Legal Items, 1713-1866." Folder 157

Promissory note; bills and receipts for household items, farm items, foodstuffs, cloth, clothing, medicine, medical expenses, furniture, shoes, farm repairs, and lumber; and a legal agreement made by John Gray Blount concerning Rose Bay.

Folder 158

1829 #03357, Subseries: "3.1. Financial and Legal Items, 1713-1866." Folder 158

Deeds for sale of land and slaves in Pitt County, N.C.; bills and receipts for newspaper subscriptions, taxes, cloth, clothing, shoes, household items, tuition, farm items, and legal services; and a list of taxable people in the Moyes District, Pitt County.

Folder 159

1830 #03357, Subseries: "3.1. Financial and Legal Items, 1713-1866." Folder 159

Documentation of interest paid to wards of Bryan Grimes; deeds for land sales in Pitt and Beaufort counties, N.C.; a petition for partition of land by Bryan Grimes and others; documentation concerning cotton sales, bridge construction, and bridge stock; and a legal agreement made by John Gray Blount concerning Smithfield Plantation.

Folder 160

1830 #03357, Subseries: "3.1. Financial and Legal Items, 1713-1866." Folder 160

Bills and receipts for tuition, foodstuffs, cloth, clothing, shoes, an ink stand, farm supplies, repairs, feedstuffs, and turpentine.

Folder 161

1831-1833 #03357, Subseries: "3.1. Financial and Legal Items, 1713-1866." Folder 161

Bills and receipts for cloth, household items, medical expenses, tuition, and subscriptions; loan agreements; list of debtors/creditors; and deeds for sale of land and slaves in the towns of Raleigh and Washington and in Pitt and Beaufort counties, N.C..

Folder 162

1834-1835 #03357, Subseries: "3.1. Financial and Legal Items, 1713-1866." Folder 162

Bills and receipts for jewelry repairs and board; a legal warrant; loan agreements; and deeds for sale of land and slaves in the town of Washington and Pitt and Beaufort counties, N.C..

Folder 163

1836 #03357, Subseries: "3.1. Financial and Legal Items, 1713-1866." Folder 163

Bills and receipts for feedstuffs, company shares, and clothing; agreements of Thomas Hanrahan; a loan agreement; deed of sale for land in Greenville and Pitt County, N.C.; account sheets; a document making James R. Hoyle a deputy; and a land agreement concerning J. G. Blount.

Folder 164

1837 #03357, Subseries: "3.1. Financial and Legal Items, 1713-1866." Folder 164

Bills and receipts for clothing, cloth, shipping fees, and shoes; a check from New York, legal complaints; loan agreements; and deeds for real property and slaves in Pitt and Beaufort counties, N.C.

Folder 165

1838 #03357, Subseries: "3.1. Financial and Legal Items, 1713-1866." Folder 165

Bill of lading for cotton bales; payment of trust agreements; loan agreements; memo of claims returned by J. Hoyle; an estate agreement; settlements; bills and receipts for teachers and foodstuffs; and deeds for land sales in Pitt County and Greenville, N.C.

Folder 166

1839 #03357, Subseries: "3.1. Financial and Legal Items, 1713-1866." Folder 166

Bills and receipts for clothes, settlements, taxes, and stock in the Greenville Silk Company; deeds for sale of land in Duplin County and Greenville, N.C.; and explanation of a map of land owned by the Blount family in Hyde County.

Folder 167

1840 #03357, Subseries: "3.1. Financial and Legal Items, 1713-1866." Folder 167

Bills and receipts for cloth, shoes, clothing, household items, farm supplies, and medicine; account sheets; loan agreements; debtor/creditor sheets; and deed of sale for a slave.

Folder 168

1841 #03357, Subseries: "3.1. Financial and Legal Items, 1713-1866." Folder 168

Loose notes on the number of shad and herring caught during the day and night, beginning in 1841, as well as their value, the number salted, and the number consumed and a survey map of a tract of land in Pamlico, N.C.

Folder 169

1841-1844 #03357, Subseries: "3.1. Financial and Legal Items, 1713-1866." Folder 169

Deeds of sale for a slave and land in Pitt County, N.C.; receipts for fancy stuffs; and land agreements and complaints.

Folder 170

1845 #03357, Subseries: "3.1. Financial and Legal Items, 1713-1866." Folder 170

Bills, receipts, and legal items concerning real estate, clothing, household items, foodstuffs, medical care, repairs, and hardware; a deed of sale for land; an item concerning the estate of James O'K. Williams; and a land agreement made by Thomas H. Blount related to Rose Bay.

Folder 171

1846-1847 #03357, Subseries: "3.1. Financial and Legal Items, 1713-1866." Folder 171

Deeds for the sale of land and slaves in Raleigh, and Pitt, Halifax, and Beaufort counties, N.C. (one slave sold is an eight-year-old boy without his mother); and a list of slaves with their ages and their offspring.

Folder 172

1848-1849 #03357, Subseries: "3.1. Financial and Legal Items, 1713-1866." Folder 172

Bills for foodstuffs and medical treatment; a list of notes due; two business letters; deeds for the sale of slaves and land in Pitt and Beaufort counties, N.C.; a survey map showing land in Pitt County; and an announcement of a slave auction.

Folder 173

1850-1851 #03357, Subseries: "3.1. Financial and Legal Items, 1713-1866." Folder 173

Bills and receipts for household items, furniture, medical expenses, and clothing; a deed for land sales in Culpeper County, Va., signed by J.G.B. Grimes (for related items see folder 326); a list of notes due; a list of articles sold at Rose Bay for Bryan Grimes; and records for clothing and food for slaves on Avon Plantation.

Folder 174

1852-1853 #03357, Subseries: "3.1. Financial and Legal Items, 1713-1866." Folder 174

Lists of state bonds and notes due compiled by A. H. Mansfield; a bill for foodstuffs and farm equipment; a deed for the sale of land in Pitt County; a note concerning transportation agreements; and a copy of the will of Mrs. Bryan Grimes.

Folder 175

1854 #03357, Subseries: "3.1. Financial and Legal Items, 1713-1866." Folder 175

Bills and receipts for medical treatment, cotton, slaves, insurance payments, cloth, clothing, foodstuffs, household items, and stationery and lists of notes due.

Folder 176

1855 #03357, Subseries: "3.1. Financial and Legal Items, 1713-1866." Folder 176

Bills, receipts, and account sheets for interest, cotton, stock and bond payments, loans, and the National Intelligencer ; lists of taxable slaves with ages and value; the will of Edward Salter; and deeds for land sales in Pitt County.

Folder 177

1856 #03357, Subseries: "3.1. Financial and Legal Items, 1713-1866." Folder 177

Bills and receipts for taxes, tack and shoeing of horses, the Weekly Register, cloth, and foodstuffs.

Folder 178

1857 #03357, Subseries: "3.1. Financial and Legal Items, 1713-1866." Folder 178

Bills and receipts for household and farming items, supplies related to cotton planting, and lumber; a list concerning clothing for slaves.

Folder 179

1857 #03357, Subseries: "3.1. Financial and Legal Items, 1713-1866." Folder 179

Bills and receipts for foodstuffs, furniture, clothing, and medicine; a deed of sale for land in Culpeper County, Va., by J.G.B. Grimes.

Folder 180

1857 #03357, Subseries: "3.1. Financial and Legal Items, 1713-1866." Folder 180

Bills and receipts for subscriptions and taxes; notes from the North Carolina Mutual Insurance Company and the Louisiana State Bank; will of Elizabeth Grimes and related material; business letters concerning the case of William Grimes v. Bryan Grimes ; will of Thomas Hanrahan; and note concerning the will of Bryan Grimes Sr.

Folder 181

1858 #03357, Subseries: "3.1. Financial and Legal Items, 1713-1866." Folder 181

Bills and receipts for subscriptions, taxes, wages, premiums, banking transactions, household items, carpet, dishes, and furniture.

Folder 182

1858 #03357, Subseries: "3.1. Financial and Legal Items, 1713-1866." Folder 182

Bills, receipts, and notes related to farming and planting, including sale of slaves, cotton production, loans, and carriage repairs; legal correspondence.

Folder 183

1858 #03357, Subseries: "3.1. Financial and Legal Items, 1713-1866." Folder 183

Bills and receipts for foodstuffs, household items, clothing and related items, medicine, and medical expenses for slaves; list of notes due and related transactions.

Folder 184

1858 #03357, Subseries: "3.1. Financial and Legal Items, 1713-1866." Folder 184

Deeds for land sales in Raleigh, and Pitt, Hyde, and Lenoir counties, N.C.; documentation concerning banking transactions and insurance; settlement of legal differences between Bryan and William Grimes; a receipt for liquor and fancy goods; notes concerning the estates of Bryan Grimes Sr. and Thomas Hanrahan; lists concerning feedstuffs and clothing given to slaves.

Folder 185

1859 #03357, Subseries: "3.1. Financial and Legal Items, 1713-1866." Folder 185

Bills, receipts, and notes concerning cotton sales in New York City.

Folder 186

1859 #03357, Subseries: "3.1. Financial and Legal Items, 1713-1866." Folder 186

Bills and receipts for banking transactions with the Branch Bank of Cape Fear, Bank of Fayetteville; subscriptions.

Folder 187

1859 #03357, Subseries: "3.1. Financial and Legal Items, 1713-1866." Folder 187

Bills and receipts for photographs, portraits, furniture, board at the Lafayette Hotel, Jones Springs, Hot Springs; loan transactions, wills of Bryan Grimes Sr. and William Grimes; and a note concerning the will of Thomas Hanrahan.

Folder 188

1859 #03357, Subseries: "3.1. Financial and Legal Items, 1713-1866." Folder 188

Bills, receipts, and account sheets for farm-related repairs, feedstuffs, medicine and medical care for slaves, and agricultural implements.

Folder 189

1859 #03357, Subseries: "3.1. Financial and Legal Items, 1713-1866." Folder 189

Bills and receipts for clothing and related items, foodstuffs, and household items; and a deed of sale for land in Pitt County.

Folder 190

1860 #03357, Subseries: "3.1. Financial and Legal Items, 1713-1866." Folder 190

Bills, notes, and receipts for clothing, board, North Carolina state taxes, subscriptions to the Weekly Register , household and farming repairs, corn, and farming implements.

Folder 191

1860 #03357, Subseries: "3.1. Financial and Legal Items, 1713-1866." Folder 191

Documentation of banking transactions; will of William Grimes; notices concerning the estates of B. F. Bright of Pitt County, N.C., Bryan Grimes Sr. and Elizabeth Grimes.

Folder 192

1860 #03357, Subseries: "3.1. Financial and Legal Items, 1713-1866." Folder 192

Bills, receipts, and financial letters concerning cotton prices in New York City, and a business note from Thomas C. Singeltary to "Dear Uncle."

Folder 193

1861 #03357, Subseries: "3.1. Financial and Legal Items, 1713-1866." Folder 193

Instructions to William Grimes and Pulaski Cowper concerning the estate of Bryan Grimes Sr.

Folder 194

1861 #03357, Subseries: "3.1. Financial and Legal Items, 1713-1866." Folder 194

Bills and receipts for gas pipes, hardware, corn, cotton, clothing, and state, county, and war taxes.

Folder 195

1861 #03357, Subseries: "3.1. Financial and Legal Items, 1713-1866." Folder 195

Bills and receipts for tuition, Raleigh Gas Light Company, advertising, newspaper subscription, hardware, medical expenses, land transactions, and slaves.

Folder 196

1862 #03357, Subseries: "3.1. Financial and Legal Items, 1713-1866." Folder 196

Bills, letters, and receipts for Raleigh Gas Light Company, newspaper subscriptions, clothing, building repairs, Thomas Singeltary, loans, medical expenses, post office fees and taxes, and related notes; military passes.

Folder 197

1862 #03357, Subseries: "3.1. Financial and Legal Items, 1713-1866." Folder 197

Bills and receipts for items for slaves; documentation of the destruction of picked cotton as directed by the government of the Confederate States of America; documentation of Grimes v. Pugh, a civil suit; a list of slaves who "went to the Yankees in Washington, N.C."; account notes.

Folder 198

1863 #03357, Subseries: "3.1. Financial and Legal Items, 1713-1866." Folder 198

Bills, receipts and accounts concerning plantation items, the Raleigh Gas Light Company, taxes, tolls, a plant nursery, and shares in the Joint Stock Confederate Publishing Company.

Folder 199

1863 #03357, Subseries: "3.1. Financial and Legal Items, 1713-1866." Folder 199

Pass from the Goldsboro, N.C., Provost Marshal; account sheets concerning slaves and estates; deeds for land sales in Craven County and Raleigh, N.C.; and a note concerning Confederate bonds.

Folder 200

1864 #03357, Subseries: "3.1. Financial and Legal Items, 1713-1866." Folder 200

Bills, receipts, and account records for taxes, the Raleigh Gas Light Company, repairs, and shipping; passes from the Goldsboro and Washington, N.C., Provost Marshals; deeds for land sales in Craven County; and documentation from a Court of Equity of Lenoir County, N.C.

Folder 201

1865 #03357, Subseries: "3.1. Financial and Legal Items, 1713-1866." Folder 201

Bills and receipts for taxes, medicine, and the Raleigh Gas Light Company; documentation of coupon bonds; an ordinance; and a deed for land sales in Raleigh.

Folder 202

1866 #03357, Subseries: "3.1. Financial and Legal Items, 1713-1866." Folder 202

Sharecropping agreements in Pitt County; deeds for land sales in Raleigh and Beaufort and Lenior counties; action of guardianship; rent payments; promissory notes; legal correspondence from Edward Clements Yellowley (1821-1885); and a tax receipt belonging to J. G. B. Grimes.

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 3.2. Financial and Legal Items, 1867-1914 and undated.

About 925 items.

Items concerning the Grimes family's business affairs after the Civil War. Included are land deeds, insurance policies, tax receipts and related documentation, sharecropping agreements, and bills and receipts for farming and household items. Also included are documents concerning the Yarborough House and Exchange Hotel in Raleigh.

Folder 203

1867 #03357, Subseries: "3.2. Financial and Legal Items, 1867-1914 and undated." Folder 203

Business agreement between George and William C. Stronach and Bryan Grimes; deeds for land sales in Beaufort, Pitt, Lenoir, and Wake counties and Raleigh, N.C.; and sharecropping agreements.

Folder 204

1867 #03357, Subseries: "3.2. Financial and Legal Items, 1867-1914 and undated." Folder 204

Legal correspondence from E. C. Yellowley and other documentation concerning bankruptcy, receipts, and accounting notes concerning interest.

Folder 205

1867 #03357, Subseries: "3.2. Financial and Legal Items, 1867-1914 and undated." Folder 205

Bills and receipts for taxes, fruits, hardware, and foodstuffs; a business letter; and a sharecropping agreement between William Grimes and a freedman. Two of these items concern J.G.B. Grimes.

Folder 206

1868 #03357, Subseries: "3.2. Financial and Legal Items, 1867-1914 and undated." Folder 206

Business transactions between William Grimes and William Andrews and the Stronachs.

Folder 207

1868 #03357, Subseries: "3.2. Financial and Legal Items, 1867-1914 and undated." Folder 207

Bills, receipts and notes concerning debts, a horse, subscriptions, interest payments, bonds, and legal fees.

Folder 208

1868 #03357, Subseries: "3.2. Financial and Legal Items, 1867-1914 and undated." Folder 208

Business and legal correspondence concerning debts, real estate, bankruptcy, and estates; maps of real estate in Raleigh and Craven County, N.C.; a notice from the Internal Revenue Service.

Folder 209

1868 #03357, Subseries: "3.2. Financial and Legal Items, 1867-1914 and undated." Folder 209

Deeds for land sales in Craven, Lenoir, Wake, and Pitt counties, and Raleigh, N.C.

Folder 210

1868 #03357, Subseries: "3.2. Financial and Legal Items, 1867-1914 and undated." Folder 210

Sharecropping agreements, one with a freedman; a bankruptcy notice; documentation concerning repairs, law suits, and will of Bryan Grimes Sr.

Folder 211

1869 #03357, Subseries: "3.2. Financial and Legal Items, 1867-1914 and undated." Folder 211

Deeds for land sales in Craven, Wake, Lenoir, and Beaufort counties, and Raleigh, N.C.; petitions; and court agreements.

Folder 212

1869 #03357, Subseries: "3.2. Financial and Legal Items, 1867-1914 and undated." Folder 212

Court agreements; notes, bills, and receipts concerning real estate mortgages, taxes, and loans.

Folder 213

1869 #03357, Subseries: "3.2. Financial and Legal Items, 1867-1914 and undated." Folder 213

Receipts and bills for taxes and notes due; account sheets concerning the production of cotton and feedstuffs; certificate from the North Carolina Agricultural Society; business correspondence; furniture lists; and an insurance policy on the Exchange Hotel in Raleigh, N.C.

Folder 214

1870 #03357, Subseries: "3.2. Financial and Legal Items, 1867-1914 and undated." Folder 214

Furniture and fixtures lists from the Exchange Hotel; deeds, agreements, and petitions concerning real estate in Pitt, Lenoir, and Wake counties, and Raleigh, N.C.

Folder 215

1870 #03357, Subseries: "3.2. Financial and Legal Items, 1867-1914 and undated." Folder 215

Receipts and bills for registered letters, foodstuffs, taxes, cotton, pork, debts and interests, some of which concern Avon Farms.

Folder 216

1871 #03357, Subseries: "3.2. Financial and Legal Items, 1867-1914 and undated." Folder 216

Insurance policies, deeds, and documentation concerning real estate; capital stock in the Masonic Temple Association; wages paid, settlements, and notes due.

Folder 217

1871 #03357, Subseries: "3.2. Financial and Legal Items, 1867-1914 and undated." Folder 217

Tax receipts and related documentation.

Folder 218

1872 #03357, Subseries: "3.2. Financial and Legal Items, 1867-1914 and undated." Folder 218

Tax receipts, related documentation, and business notes concerning settlements and shipping.

Folder 219

1872 #03357, Subseries: "3.2. Financial and Legal Items, 1867-1914 and undated." Folder 219

Bills, receipts, and notes concerning Avon Farms, the Yarborough House, attorney's fees, lumber, hardware, interest, lighting, rent, and fruit trees; and a sharecropping agreement.

Folder 220

1872 #03357, Subseries: "3.2. Financial and Legal Items, 1867-1914 and undated." Folder 220

Bills, receipts, and notes concerning carriage items, debts, shipping, the Yarborough House, attorney's fees, and interest payments.

Folder 221

1873 #03357, Subseries: "3.2. Financial and Legal Items, 1867-1914 and undated." Folder 221

Insurance policies; inventories; letters concerning the Yarborough House, bricks, and cotton; a contract; and bankruptcy notices.

Folder 222

1873 #03357, Subseries: "3.2. Financial and Legal Items, 1867-1914 and undated." Folder 222

Tax receipts and related documentation.

Folder 223

1874 #03357, Subseries: "3.2. Financial and Legal Items, 1867-1914 and undated." Folder 223

Insurance policies and a letter covering cotton, iron ties, and the Yarborough House.

Folder 224

1874 #03357, Subseries: "3.2. Financial and Legal Items, 1867-1914 and undated." Folder 224

North Carolina merchants and lawyers receipts, including registered letter receipts, and bills from hardware and pharmaceutical firms.

Folder 225

1874 #03357, Subseries: "3.2. Financial and Legal Items, 1867-1914 and undated." Folder 225

Receipts for carriage and buggy tack, farming implements, and cloth; business correspondence with New York City cotton merchant and other out of state business firms; bankruptcy notice; and a receipt related to Avon Farm.

Folder 226

1874 #03357, Subseries: "3.2. Financial and Legal Items, 1867-1914 and undated." Folder 226

Bills, receipts, and notes concerning taxes, Yarbourough House, carriage tack, and hotel improvements; a bankruptcy notice; and deed for the sale of land in Lenoir County, N.C.

Folder 227

1875 #03357, Subseries: "3.2. Financial and Legal Items, 1867-1914 and undated." Folder 227

Receipts from Baltimore, Md., merchants, cotton brokers, and The American Farmer.

Folder 228

1875 #03357, Subseries: "3.2. Financial and Legal Items, 1867-1914 and undated." Folder 228

Receipts from Norfolk, Va., New York City, and Chicago, cotton brokers, merchants, retailers, and advertisers of magazines.

Folder 229

1875 #03357, Subseries: "3.2. Financial and Legal Items, 1867-1914 and undated." Folder 229

Receipts for books and tuition, various account sheets, items related to Avon Farms, and documents concerning renting property in Raleigh, N.C.

Folder 230

1875 #03357, Subseries: "3.2. Financial and Legal Items, 1867-1914 and undated." Folder 230

Accounts for foodstuffs, clothing, household items, and cloth.

Folder 231

1875 #03357, Subseries: "3.2. Financial and Legal Items, 1867-1914 and undated." Folder 231

Accounts and bills for foodstuffs, clothing, furniture, veterinary services, household repairs, and farm repairs.

Folder 232

1875 #03357, Subseries: "3.2. Financial and Legal Items, 1867-1914 and undated." Folder 232

Receipts and bills from Raleigh Gas Light Company; rent for post office box; coal and plumbing bills for the Yarborough House and logging.

Folder 233

1875 #03357, Subseries: "3.2. Financial and Legal Items, 1867-1914 and undated." Folder 233

Receipts and bills for cloth, clothing, baking, and confectionary items.

Folder 234

1875 #03357, Subseries: "3.2. Financial and Legal Items, 1867-1914 and undated." Folder 234

Receipts and bills for foodstuffs, tools, and hardware from Raleigh, N.C., merchants.

Folder 235

1875 #03357, Subseries: "3.2. Financial and Legal Items, 1867-1914 and undated." Folder 235

Receipts and bills for garden nursery items, hardware, household fixtures, and meal and oats from Raleigh, N.C., merchants.

Folder 236

1875 #03357, Subseries: "3.2. Financial and Legal Items, 1867-1914 and undated." Folder 236

Receipts from W. C. and A. B. Stronach and Williamson, Upchurch and Thomas, both merchants and commission merchants of Raleigh, N.C., covering hardware, sacks, twine, bagging, and ties for cotton.

Folder 237

1875 #03357, Subseries: "3.2. Financial and Legal Items, 1867-1914 and undated." Folder 237

Bank receipts, credit statements, subscription receipts, and bankruptcy notices, two of which concern J.G.B. Grimes.

Folder 238

1875 #03357, Subseries: "3.2. Financial and Legal Items, 1867-1914 and undated." Folder 238

Receipts, bills, and accounts for household items, hardware, doctor, and pharmacist.

Folder 239

1875 #03357, Subseries: "3.2. Financial and Legal Items, 1867-1914 and undated." Folder 239

Insurance policies and a note covering cotton and iron ties at Avon Farms, a map, a description of Avon Farms, bills for carriage tack and repairs.

Folder 240

1875 #03357, Subseries: "3.2. Financial and Legal Items, 1867-1914 and undated." Folder 240

Bills, deeds, letters, and receipts for rent, repairs, and land in Craven County, N.C.; and an article of agreement.

Folder 241

1875 #03357, Subseries: "3.2. Financial and Legal Items, 1867-1914 and undated." Folder 241

Tax receipts and related documentation.

Folder 242

1876 #03357, Subseries: "3.2. Financial and Legal Items, 1867-1914 and undated." Folder 242

Receipts and bills for medical, dental, clothing, and jewelry expenses.

Folder 243

1876 #03357, Subseries: "3.2. Financial and Legal Items, 1867-1914 and undated." Folder 243

Receipts and accounts for meal, foodstuffs, and guano covering business with W. C. and A. B. Stronach, Oak City Mills, Sylvester Smith, and Gattis and Jones, all of Raleigh, N.C.

Folder 244

1876 #03357, Subseries: "3.2. Financial and Legal Items, 1867-1914 and undated." Folder 244

Receipts for registered letters, rent for a post office box, and Raleigh Gas Light Company.

Folder 245

1876 #03357, Subseries: "3.2. Financial and Legal Items, 1867-1914 and undated." Folder 245

Receipts for tuition, Peace Institute, books, newspapers, and rent for room in Exchange Hotel.

Folder 246

1876 #03357, Subseries: "3.2. Financial and Legal Items, 1867-1914 and undated." Folder 246

Receipts for repairs to the Yarborough House, Exchange Hotel, and other buildings. Also receipts for farming and household items, all from Raleigh, N.C., merchants or contractors.

Folder 247

1876 #03357, Subseries: "3.2. Financial and Legal Items, 1867-1914 and undated." Folder 247

Various receipts including foodstuffs, coal, household items, and repairs.

Folder 248

1876 #03357, Subseries: "3.2. Financial and Legal Items, 1867-1914 and undated." Folder 248

Various receipts and account sheets.

Folder 249

1876 #03357, Subseries: "3.2. Financial and Legal Items, 1867-1914 and undated." Folder 249

Bills of lading; freight receipts for cattle, taxes, meal, and peas; and cotton accounts with Lea & Whitaker of Raleigh, N.C.

Folder 250

1876 #03357, Subseries: "3.2. Financial and Legal Items, 1867-1914 and undated." Folder 250

Receipts for registered letters and estate payment; an insurance policy; business and legal correspondence discussing real estate; and purchasing agreements covering land in Craven County and Raleigh, N.C., of which three items concern J.G.B. Grimes.

Folder 251

1877 #03357, Subseries: "3.2. Financial and Legal Items, 1867-1914 and undated." Folder 251

Receipts for meal, bacon, and rice from various Raleigh, N.C., merchants.

Folder 252

1877 #03357, Subseries: "3.2. Financial and Legal Items, 1867-1914 and undated." Folder 252

Receipts for clothing, sewing items, cloth, and medical and dental charges, mostly from Raleigh, N.C.

Folder 253

1877 #03357, Subseries: "3.2. Financial and Legal Items, 1867-1914 and undated." Folder 253

Receipts from banks, subscriptions, the Raleigh Gas Light Company, post office box rental, and registered mail.

Folder 254

1877 #03357, Subseries: "3.2. Financial and Legal Items, 1867-1914 and undated." Folder 254

Receipts for tuition, dancing lessons, tuition at Peace Institute, advertising in Raleigh, N.C., newspapers, writing items, and taxes.

Folder 255

1877 #03357, Subseries: "3.2. Financial and Legal Items, 1867-1914 and undated." Folder 255

Receipts for wagon and buggy repair, maintenance, shoeing horses, household repairs, and painting and paint.

Folder 256

1877 #03357, Subseries: "3.2. Financial and Legal Items, 1867-1914 and undated." Folder 256

Receipts for lumber, nails, and building items, some concerning the Exchange Hotel and the Yarborough House. Also receipt for coal and fertilizer.

Folder 257

1877 #03357, Subseries: "3.2. Financial and Legal Items, 1867-1914 and undated." Folder 257

Various receipts and business notes including list of cows and receipts for household items and freight receipts.

Folder 258

1877 #03357, Subseries: "3.2. Financial and Legal Items, 1867-1914 and undated." Folder 258

Receipts for foodstuffs and household items, mostly from Raleigh, N.C., merchants and grocers.

Folder 259

1877 #03357, Subseries: "3.2. Financial and Legal Items, 1867-1914 and undated." Folder 259

Reports, letters, and notices from the New York Cotton Exchange.

Folder 260

1877 #03357, Subseries: "3.2. Financial and Legal Items, 1867-1914 and undated." Folder 260

Furniture and fixture lists, rent agreements, and correspondence all pertaining to the Yarborough House and Exchange Hotel.

Folder 261

1877 #03357, Subseries: "3.2. Financial and Legal Items, 1867-1914 and undated." Folder 261

Bills and receipts for rent, interest, and cotton; business and legal correspondence pertaining to real estate and cotton sales.

Folder 262

1878 #03357, Subseries: "3.2. Financial and Legal Items, 1867-1914 and undated." Folder 262

Receipts for meal, hams, coffee, bacon, and rye.

Folder 263

1878 #03357, Subseries: "3.2. Financial and Legal Items, 1867-1914 and undated." Folder 263

Receipts for foodstuffs and a mare.

Folder 264

1878 #03357, Subseries: "3.2. Financial and Legal Items, 1867-1914 and undated." Folder 264

Various receipts, account ledgers, and notes, one of which concerns J.G.B. Grimes.

Folder 265

1878 #03357, Subseries: "3.2. Financial and Legal Items, 1867-1914 and undated." Folder 265

Receipts for cloth, clothing, silversmith repair, Raleigh Gas Light Company, postage box rental, subscriptions, and a medical bill.

Folder 266

1878 #03357, Subseries: "3.2. Financial and Legal Items, 1867-1914 and undated." Folder 266

Receipts for repairs and household and building items, mostly from Raleigh, N.C., merchants and contractors.

Folder 267

1878 #03357, Subseries: "3.2. Financial and Legal Items, 1867-1914 and undated." Folder 267

Receipts for taxes, wood, coal oil, and items related to cotton growing.

Folder 268

1878 #03357, Subseries: "3.2. Financial and Legal Items, 1867-1914 and undated." Folder 268

Legal and business letters pertaining to contracts, building expansion and improvements, sewer lines, real estate, and furniture, of which one item concerns J.G.B. Grimes.

Folder 269

1878 #03357, Subseries: "3.2. Financial and Legal Items, 1867-1914 and undated." Folder 269

Bills, receipts, deeds, leases, and account notes concerning rent, bank payments, sewer additions, loans, furniture and land in Greenville, and Raleigh, N.C.; an inventory of goods in the Exchange Hotel.

Folder 270

1879 #03357, Subseries: "3.2. Financial and Legal Items, 1867-1914 and undated." Folder 270

Bills, receipts, notes, letters, and documentation concerning the Raleigh Cemetery Association, taxes, and real estate. One item concerns J.G.B. Grimes.

Folder 271

1880 #03357, Subseries: "3.2. Financial and Legal Items, 1867-1914 and undated." Folder 271

Business notes to and from J.G.B. Grimes concerning cotton, real estate, and payments due.

Folder 272

1881 #03357, Subseries: "3.2. Financial and Legal Items, 1867-1914 and undated." Folder 272

Business letters with McLean and Kendall Carriage Manufacturers of Wilmington, DE; and a letter from a law firm to J.G.B. Grimes.

Folder 273

1882 #03357, Subseries: "3.2. Financial and Legal Items, 1867-1914 and undated." Folder 273

Bills and receipts for a dog license, building improvements, and traveling expenses; business letters pertaining to real estate, cotton sales, payments, and the Yarborough Hotel; and appointment of power of attorney. Three of these items pertain to J.G.B. Grimes.

Folder 274

1883 #03357, Subseries: "3.2. Financial and Legal Items, 1867-1914 and undated." Folder 274

Deeds for the sale of land in Raleigh and Buncombe and Wake Counties, N.C.; and documentation relating to the Yarborough House.

Folder 275

1883 #03357, Subseries: "3.2. Financial and Legal Items, 1867-1914 and undated." Folder 275

Business and legal letters from Avon Farms, Pactolus, Raleigh, N.C., and New York City, concerning cotton, real estate, and expenses; and a receipt. One of these items pertains to J.G.B. Grimes.

Folder 276

1884-1886 #03357, Subseries: "3.2. Financial and Legal Items, 1867-1914 and undated." Folder 276

Bills, receipts, and notices concerning the North Carolina State Agricultural Society, insurance, men's accessories, foodstuffs and medicines; a lease agreement; and two insurance policies covering J. G. B. Grimes.

Folder 277

1887 #03357, Subseries: "3.2. Financial and Legal Items, 1867-1914 and undated." Folder 277

Lists of cattle; and bills, receipts, and notices concerning the bank and insurance policies.

Folder 278

1888 #03357, Subseries: "3.2. Financial and Legal Items, 1867-1914 and undated." Folder 278

Bills, receipts, and notices concerning insurance policies, paving, taxes, loans, household fixtures, smithing equipment, and horseshoeing.

Folder 279

1889 #03357, Subseries: "3.2. Financial and Legal Items, 1867-1914 and undated." Folder 279

Bills, receipts, and notices concerning insurance, repairs to the Yarborough House, sacks, tuition, and foodstuffs.

Folder 280

1890 #03357, Subseries: "3.2. Financial and Legal Items, 1867-1914 and undated." Folder 280

Bills, receipts, and notices concerning insurance, taxes, spices, foodstuffs, and medical items.

Folder 281

1890 #03357, Subseries: "3.2. Financial and Legal Items, 1867-1914 and undated." Folder 281

Bills, receipts, and notices concerning insurance, carriage repairs, natural gas, clothing and other items.

Folder 282

1891 #03357, Subseries: "3.2. Financial and Legal Items, 1867-1914 and undated." Folder 282

Receipts for wood and coal, mostly from the firm of Andrews and Grimes.

Folder 283

1891 #03357, Subseries: "3.2. Financial and Legal Items, 1867-1914 and undated." Folder 283

Bills and receipts for foodstuffs, clothing and related items, and carriage repairs.

Folder 284

1891 #03357, Subseries: "3.2. Financial and Legal Items, 1867-1914 and undated." Folder 284

Bills, receipts, and business notes for subscriptions, stable fees, writing supplies, foodstuffs, household repairs, and coal; and a bill of lading.

Folder 285

1891 #03357, Subseries: "3.2. Financial and Legal Items, 1867-1914 and undated." Folder 285

Bills and receipts for natural gas, ice cream, fuel, clothing, and repairs to the Yarborough House; a lease agreement; and a deed for real estate sales.

Folder 286

1891 #03357, Subseries: "3.2. Financial and Legal Items, 1867-1914 and undated." Folder 286

Bills and receipts for fuel, taxes, and newspaper subscriptions; bank deposit slips; and various notes concerning the firm of Andrews and Grimes.

Folder 287

1891 #03357, Subseries: "3.2. Financial and Legal Items, 1867-1914 and undated." Folder 287

Bills, receipts, and notices concerning insurance and cotton.

Folder 288

1892 #03357, Subseries: "3.2. Financial and Legal Items, 1867-1914 and undated." Folder 288

Bills, receipts, and notices concerning insurance, wages, clothing, repairs, and interest; an inventory of stock and implements on Avon Farms; a legal agreement.

Folder 289

1893 #03357, Subseries: "3.2. Financial and Legal Items, 1867-1914 and undated." Folder 289

Bills, receipts, notices, correspondence, and policies concerning insurance and leases; and a list of livestock and implements at Yankee Hall.

Folder 290

1894 #03357, Subseries: "3.2. Financial and Legal Items, 1867-1914 and undated." Folder 290

Correspondence pertaining to the Yarborough House, improvement of sewage lines, cotton, and business agreements; receipts for interest payments and taxes; and account sheets covering farm expenses.

Folder 291

1894 #03357, Subseries: "3.2. Financial and Legal Items, 1867-1914 and undated." Folder 291

Lease agreement covering the Yarborough House; deed covering timber sales; documentation concerning the estate of William Grimes and sewage improvements.

Folder 292

1895 #03357, Subseries: "3.2. Financial and Legal Items, 1867-1914 and undated." Folder 292

Bills and receipts concerning insurance.

Folder 293

1895 #03357, Subseries: "3.2. Financial and Legal Items, 1867-1914 and undated." Folder 293

Bills and receipts for taxes, interest, and carriage repairs; loan agreements; ledger sheet covering debits and credits on Avon Farms and Yankee Hall.

Folder 294

1895 #03357, Subseries: "3.2. Financial and Legal Items, 1867-1914 and undated." Folder 294

Bill of lading for cotton; correspondence discussing the value of Avon Farms; agreements related to Avon Farms; and legal documentation concerning the estate of William Grimes.

Folder 295

1896 #03357, Subseries: "3.2. Financial and Legal Items, 1867-1914 and undated." Folder 295

Correspondence and a bill related to inspection of the Yarborough House; receipts, statements, and notes concerning mortgage and interest payments.

Folder 296

1896 #03357, Subseries: "3.2. Financial and Legal Items, 1867-1914 and undated." Folder 296

Correspondence, bills and receipts concerning repairs to the Yarborough House; lease agreements covering the Yarborough House; loan statements.

Folder 297

1896 #03357, Subseries: "3.2. Financial and Legal Items, 1867-1914 and undated." Folder 297

Bills and receipts covering insurance.

Folder 298

1897 #03357, Subseries: "3.2. Financial and Legal Items, 1867-1914 and undated." Folder 298

Bills and receipts covering insurance and loans.

Folder 299

1898 #03357, Subseries: "3.2. Financial and Legal Items, 1867-1914 and undated." Folder 299

Bills and receipts concerning insurance, loans, and building repairs; and correspondence concerning laying sewer pipes.

Folder 300

1899 #03357, Subseries: "3.2. Financial and Legal Items, 1867-1914 and undated." Folder 300

Bills and receipts for building repairs, much of which is related to the Yarborough House; and banking documentation concerning loans and interest payments.

Folder 301

1899 #03357, Subseries: "3.2. Financial and Legal Items, 1867-1914 and undated." Folder 301

Correspondence concerning the case of Davenport v. Grimes and the laying of water pipes.

Folder 302

1899 #03357, Subseries: "3.2. Financial and Legal Items, 1867-1914 and undated." Folder 302

Legal agreements and memos concerning the Yarborough House and laying water pipes; and a list of improvements, with the costs, completed on the Yarborough House.

Folder 303

1899 #03357, Subseries: "3.2. Financial and Legal Items, 1867-1914 and undated." Folder 303

Bills, receipts, notices, and correspondence concerning insurance.

Folder 304

1900 #03357, Subseries: "3.2. Financial and Legal Items, 1867-1914 and undated." Folder 304

Bills, receipts, notices, and correspondence concerning insurance.

Folder 305

1901-1902 #03357, Subseries: "3.2. Financial and Legal Items, 1867-1914 and undated." Folder 305

Bills, receipts, and correspondence concerning insurance; and legal agreement between Elizabeth Grimes and her son, William Grimes, concerning real estate.

Folder 306

1903 #03357, Subseries: "3.2. Financial and Legal Items, 1867-1914 and undated." Folder 306

Bills and receipts concerning insurance and repairs to the Yarborough House; notes on the land around Yankee Hall; and a notice appointing Walter H. Grimes the power of attorney of Elizabeth Grimes's property.

Folder 307

1904-1905 #03357, Subseries: "3.2. Financial and Legal Items, 1867-1914 and undated." Folder 307

Bills and receipts concerning insurance.

Folder 308

1906-1907 #03357, Subseries: "3.2. Financial and Legal Items, 1867-1914 and undated." Folder 308

Bills, notes, and receipts concerning insurance and the Yarborough House.

Folder 309

1908-1909, 1914 #03357, Subseries: "3.2. Financial and Legal Items, 1867-1914 and undated." Folder 309

Bills, receipts, and correspondence concerning insurance; a loan agreement; and a bill for Irish potatoes.

Folder 310

Undated #03357, Subseries: "3.2. Financial and Legal Items, 1867-1914 and undated." Folder 310

A letter to William Grimes concerning land in Pitt County, N.C.; a note listing the taxable real estate of William Grimes; a diagram showing the water flow of an unknown river; list of debts to be paid from insurance; and survey maps.

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Series 4. Other Papers, circa 1820-1925.

Approximately 260 items.

Arrangement: first by type, then chronologically.

expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 4.1. W. W. Myers Materials, July 1867-September 1868.

Approximately 170 items.

Dr. Myers served in the U. S. Army as Acting Assistant Surgeon in the Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen and Abandoned Land in its medical facilities at Wilmington, N.C.. The letters, printed orders, circulars, invoices, rosters, and records are concerned with ordering supplies, hiring freedmen employees, consuming medicines, and submitting reports. The correspondence originated from Washington, DC; New Bern, Raleigh, and Wilmington, N.C.; Charleston, S.C.; and Richmond and Petersburg, Va. This material is filed first by type and then chronologically.

Folder 311

July-November 1867 #03357, Subseries: "4.1. W. W. Myers Materials, July 1867-September 1868." Folder 311

Handwritten correspondence and printed circular letters from and to Dr. Myers. These items cover the procedures for ordering supplies and changes in the chain-of-command.

Folder 312

December 1867 #03357, Subseries: "4.1. W. W. Myers Materials, July 1867-September 1868." Folder 312

Correspondence from and to Dr. Myers covering supplies and submitting reports.

Folder 313

January-March 1868 #03357, Subseries: "4.1. W. W. Myers Materials, July 1867-September 1868." Folder 313

Handwritten correspondence and printed circular letters to Dr. Myers. This material is a discussion of vouchers, accounts, the chain-of-command, persons hired, and lists of the Bureau's officers in North Carolina.

Folder 314

April-June 1868 #03357, Subseries: "4.1. W. W. Myers Materials, July 1867-September 1868." Folder 314

Circulars, form letters, and correspondence to Dr. Myers. This material is a discussion of vouchers, letters from a doctor in New Bern, N.C., and lists of the Bureau's officers in North Carolina.

Folder 315

July 1867-March 1868 #03357, Subseries: "4.1. W. W. Myers Materials, July 1867-September 1868." Folder 315

Contracts between Dr. Myers and Rufus Craig (an Afro-American) concerning employment. Also, reports and receipt rolls covering the length of service and salaries of Rufus Craig, Ephiam Williams, and Alexander Williams as nurses/ attendants.

Folder 316

April-September 1868 #03357, Subseries: "4.1. W. W. Myers Materials, July 1867-September 1868." Folder 316

Employment and reports of Rufus Craig.

Folder 317

November 1867-February 1868 #03357, Subseries: "4.1. W. W. Myers Materials, July 1867-September 1868." Folder 317

Weekly reports of a sick freedman at Hogan Dispensary in Wilmington, N.C.

Folder 318

March-June 1868 #03357, Subseries: "4.1. W. W. Myers Materials, July 1867-September 1868." Folder 318

Weekly reports of a sick freedman.

Folder 319

July-September 1868 #03357, Subseries: "4.1. W. W. Myers Materials, July 1867-September 1868." Folder 319

Weekly reports of a sick freedman.

Folder 320

December 1867-September 1868 #03357, Subseries: "4.1. W. W. Myers Materials, July 1867-September 1868." Folder 320

Monthly hospital reports (oversized items).

Folder 321

October 1867-June 1868 #03357, Subseries: "4.1. W. W. Myers Materials, July 1867-September 1868." Folder 321

Invoices, requisitions, bills of lading, and packing lists for hospital supplies, foodstuffs, and medicines.

Folder 322

December 1867-September 1868 #03357, Subseries: "4.1. W. W. Myers Materials, July 1867-September 1868." Folder 322

Invoices, requisitions, bills of lading, and packing lists for hospital supplies, foodstuffs, and medicines.

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 4.2. Miscellaneous Items, 1832-1947.

Approximately 110 items.

Arrangement: by subject.

Various items, including charts, administrative instructions, family histories, speeches, poems, newspaper clippings, and quarter-master's papers that concern the activities of members of the Grimes and related families.

Folder 323

Miscellaneous items #03357, Subseries: "4.2. Miscellaneous Items, 1832-1947." Folder 323

Accounts of the Grimes family history; a handwritten list of the members of the Blount family compiled by Olivia Blount Grimes in 1947; a genealogical chart of the Blount family, starting with the family members who flourished in the mid-1700s; additional material concerning the Richard Grist family that flourished between 1800 and 1850, the Blount family, and a poem apparently written by Walter Hanrahan.

Folder 324

Circa 1855-1860 #03357, Subseries: "4.2. Miscellaneous Items, 1832-1947." Folder 324

Various items relating to Bryan Grimes Sr., including directions to overseers and copies of newspaper clippings telling of his death.

Folder 325

1862-1874 #03357, Subseries: "4.2. Miscellaneous Items, 1832-1947." Folder 325

Various items pertaining to William Grimes, including his one-day service in the Confederate Army, discharge, pardon, and honorary membership in the Raleigh Light Infantry.

Folder 326

1854-1933 #03357, Subseries: "4.2. Miscellaneous Items, 1832-1947." Folder 326

Various items relating to J.G.B. Grimes, including his pardon, death notices, and a speech he may have given in 1854 at the University of North Carolina before the graduating class.

Folder 327

1862 #03357, Subseries: "4.2. Miscellaneous Items, 1832-1947." Folder 327

Various official reports and forms signed by Captain J.G.B. Grimes when he served in the 4th North Carolina Regiment during the Civil War. The documentation covers items needing replacement, new issues, gear related to transportation, and muster rolls.

Folder 328

1861-1864 #03357, Subseries: "4.2. Miscellaneous Items, 1832-1947." Folder 328

Same as above.

Folder 329

Circa 1850-1880 #03357, Subseries: "4.2. Miscellaneous Items, 1832-1947." Folder 329

Various items concerning the life, Civil War career, and death of General Bryan Grimes Jr. including copies of newspaper clippings, fliers, and a handwritten copy of a poem possibly written by Grimes.

Folder 330

1823-1863 #03357, Subseries: "4.2. Miscellaneous Items, 1832-1947." Folder 330

Various unrelated items, including instructions for Nathan G. Blount's Steel Saw Gin in Kinston, N.C.; a detailed map of Charleston, S.C., circa 1863, possibly drawn by Alonzo H. Mansfield; an 1817 University of North Carolina diploma awarded to William H. Harding; three hand-drawn patterns; and the commission of William H. Hardin in the North Carolina state militia, dated 3 January 1823.

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Series 5. Volumes, 1827-1904 and undated.

82 items.

Arrangement: chronological.

expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 5.1. Volumes, 1827-1864.

38 volumes.

Account books, ledger books, notebooks, studbooks, albums, recipe books, memorandum books, and bank books belonging to the Grimes family. Among these items are accounts of the Kennedy and Hanrahan estates; the Grimes family plantations; albums owned by John Gray Blount Grimes; business records of William Grimes relating to his concerns in Raleigh; and account books kept by a housewife living near Raleigh.

Folder 331

Volume 1: 1827-1859 #03357, Subseries: "5.1. Volumes, 1827-1864." Folder 331

Accounts of Bryan Grimes Sr. as guardian of the estate of John Kennedy (children: John T., Warren, Ann E., Mary T., and Susan T. Kennedy), 1827-1839; estate of A. Grimes (children: Mary Bryan and Sarah Ann Williams), 1830-1838; and estate of John Singletary (children: Richard, George, and Thomas C. Singletary), 1845-1859. 51 pp.

Folder 332

Volume 2: 1830-1840 #03357, Subseries: "5.1. Volumes, 1827-1864." Folder 332

List of notes belonging to Sarah A. G. Williams, with Bryan Grimes Sr. acting as guardian. 3 pp.

Folder 333

Volume 3: 1836 #03357, Subseries: "5.1. Volumes, 1827-1864." Folder 333

List of expenses. 35 pp.

Folder 334

Volume 4: 1837-1846 #03357, Subseries: "5.1. Volumes, 1827-1864." Folder 334

List of notes belonging to Thomas Hanrahan. 20 pp.

Folder 335

Volume 5: 1837-1859 #03357, Subseries: "5.1. Volumes, 1827-1864." Folder 335

Expenditures on children of Bryan Grimes Sr., 1840-1854; plantation records of Yankee Hall, Grimesland, and Avon in Pitt County, and also of Rose Bay, Jericho, and Pungo. These accounts include yields of feedstuffs, animal husbandry, turpentine processing, fish caught, funds from Washington toll bridge, overseer's wages, and black workers hired. 122 pp.

Folder 336

Volume 6: 1839-1849 #03357, Subseries: "5.1. Volumes, 1827-1864." Folder 336

List of notes belonging to Thomas Hanrahan. 16 pp.

Folder 337

Volume 7: 1840 #03357, Subseries: "5.1. Volumes, 1827-1864." Folder 337

Cash paid for crops and a list of expenditures. 61 pp.

Folder 338

Volume 8: 1841 #03357, Subseries: "5.1. Volumes, 1827-1864." Folder 338

List of fish caught (mostly shad), and list of books. 24 pp.

Folder 339

Volume 9: 1842-1843 #03357, Subseries: "5.1. Volumes, 1827-1864." Folder 339

Account book of William Grimes for Yankee Hall plantation, including crop production records and a list of expenditures.

Folder 340

Volume 10: 1842-1846 #03357, Subseries: "5.1. Volumes, 1827-1864." Folder 340

List of notes belonging to Thomas Hanrahan.

Folder 341

Volume 11: 1842-1850 #03357, Subseries: "5.1. Volumes, 1827-1864." Folder 341

List of notes. 12 pp.

Folder 342

Volume 12: 1842-1851 #03357, Subseries: "5.1. Volumes, 1827-1864." Folder 342

List of notes belonging to Thomas Hanrahan.

Folder 343

Volume 13: 1842-1857 #03357, Subseries: "5.1. Volumes, 1827-1864." Folder 343

List of notes concerning Thomas Hanrahan.

Folder 344

Volume 14: 1845-1852 #03357, Subseries: "5.1. Volumes, 1827-1864." Folder 344

List of notes belonging to Thomas Hanrahan. 27 pp.

Folder 345

Volume 15: 1845-1852 #03357, Subseries: "5.1. Volumes, 1827-1864." Folder 345

List of notes belonging to Thomas Hanrahan. 25 pp.

Folder 346

Volume 16: 1849-1854 #03357, Subseries: "5.1. Volumes, 1827-1864." Folder 346

List of notes belonging to Thomas Hanrahan. 26 pp.

Folder 347

Volume 17: 1849-1860 #03357, Subseries: "5.1. Volumes, 1827-1864." Folder 347

Account book of notes, bonds, stocks, and cash, which seems to have belonged to the estate Bryan Grimes Sr. 13 pp.

Folder 348

Volume 18: 1850s-1860s #03357, Subseries: "5.1. Volumes, 1827-1864." Folder 348

Notebook belonging to William Grimes, listing state bonds and notes. 22 pp.

Folder 349

Volume 19: 1851-1859 #03357, Subseries: "5.1. Volumes, 1827-1864." Folder 349

Bank book belonging to Thomas Hanrahan, listing slaves. 10 pp.

Folder 350

Volume 20: 1852 #03357, Subseries: "5.1. Volumes, 1827-1864." Folder 350

Account book of William Grimes, covering the expenditures of Head of Pungo Plantation. 4 pp.

Folder 351

Volume 21: 1852-1858 #03357, Subseries: "5.1. Volumes, 1827-1864." Folder 351

Account book belonging to William Grimes, covering traveling expenses, clothing, postage fees, and other expenditures. 41 pp.

Folder 352

Volume 22: 1853-1887 #03357, Subseries: "5.1. Volumes, 1827-1864." Folder 352

List of state bonds belonging to William Grimes. 13 pp.

Folder 353

Volume 23: 1854 #03357, Subseries: "5.1. Volumes, 1827-1864." Folder 353

List of notes belonging to Thomas Hanrahan. 26 pp.

Folder 354

Volume 24: 1854 #03357, Subseries: "5.1. Volumes, 1827-1864." Folder 354

Autograph album of John Gray Blount Grimes (1834-1909), University of North Carolina class of 1854, containing only one message, from James Cathcart Johnston Jr. This volume also has a frontispiece and five engravings of vases and flowers, all of which are handcolored.

Folder 355

Volume 25: 1854 #03357, Subseries: "5.1. Volumes, 1827-1864." Folder 355

Autograph album of Joseph Adolphus Engelhard (1832-1879), University of North Carolina class of 1854, containing the autographs of about 150 members of the classes of 1854, 1855, 1856, and 1857, with some biographical data. This book was presented to J.G.B. Grimes by Mrs. J. A. Engelhard. It appears that Grimes has penciled in some additional information about a number of students.

Folder 356

Volume 26: 1854 #03357, Subseries: "5.1. Volumes, 1827-1864." Folder 356

Album of engravings of the University of North Carolina class of 1854 (without front end papers, frontispiece or title page), containing about 55 engraved portraits, owned by J.G.B. Grimes.

Folder 357

Volume 27: circa 1854 #03357, Subseries: "5.1. Volumes, 1827-1864." Folder 357

A book of remedies and recipes, handwritten and clippings, 6 pages. Some pages dated 1860 and 1870s, owned by J.G.B. Grimes.

Folder 358

Volume 28: 1854-1857 #03357, Subseries: "5.1. Volumes, 1827-1864." Folder 358

Notebook of debts, mortgages, and trusts. 20 pp.

Folder 359

Volume 29: 1854-1857 #03357, Subseries: "5.1. Volumes, 1827-1864." Folder 359

List of notes belonging to by Thomas Hanrahan, with Bryan Grimes Sr. as guardian. 19 pp.

Folder 360

Volume 30: 1854-1857 #03357, Subseries: "5.1. Volumes, 1827-1864." Folder 360

List of notes belonging to Thomas Hanrahan, with Bryan Grimes Sr. as guardian. 19 pp.

Folder 361

Volume 31: 1854-1861 #03357, Subseries: "5.1. Volumes, 1827-1864." Folder 361

Notebook concerning Thomas Hanrahan. 12 pp.

Folder 362

Volume 32: 1855-1863 #03357, Subseries: "5.1. Volumes, 1827-1864." Folder 362

Record book of notes, bonds, and other intangible assets belonging to William Grimes (as copied by Pulaski Cowper in 1863). 17 pp.

Folder 363

Volume 33: 1855-1851 #03357, Subseries: "5.1. Volumes, 1827-1864." Folder 363

List of notes, inventory of notes belonging to William Grimes from the estate of William Hanrahan, and letter pertaining to Ransom Buck's debt. 106 pp.

Folder 364

Volume 34: 1858-1862 #03357, Subseries: "5.1. Volumes, 1827-1864." Folder 364

Notebook listing bonds belonging to William Grimes. 38 pp.

Folder 365

Volume 35: 1858-1863 #03357, Subseries: "5.1. Volumes, 1827-1864." Folder 365

Notebook listing of bonds and notes belonging to William Grimes. 18 pp.

Folder 366

Volume 36: 1858-1863 #03357, Subseries: "5.1. Volumes, 1827-1864." Folder 366

Account book of notes, bonds, and other intangibles belonging to William Grimes (as copied by Pulaski Cowper in 1866). 13 pp.

Folder 367

Folder 37: 1859 #03357, Subseries: "5.1. Volumes, 1827-1864." Folder 367

Notebook of personal expenditures belonging to William Grimes. 5 pp.

Folder 368

Volume 38: 1860-1864 #03357, Subseries: "5.1. Volumes, 1827-1864." Folder 368

Memorandum book belonging to William Grimes listing tuition paid in 1864, slaves and their value, and amounts owed by William and Bryan Grimes for school and poor taxes. 120 pp.

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 5.2. Volumes, 1867-1904 and undated.

44 volumes.

Account books and other volumes belonging to the Grimes family. Included are payroll accounts, cotton production records, and farming expenses for the Grimes family plantations Oregon Farms, Avon Farm, and Yankee Hall; studbooks for Jersey cattle at the Spring Hill Dairy; and accounts for household items and foodstuffs.

Folder 369

Volume 39: 1867 #03357, Subseries: "5.2. Volumes, 1867-1904 and undated." Folder 369

Account book covering Oregon Farms, Pitt County, belonging to a Walter Grimes. 9 pp.

Folder 370

Volume 40: 1867-1869, 1880 #03357, Subseries: "5.2. Volumes, 1867-1904 and undated." Folder 370

W.C. and R.R.R. account book belonging to Mr. and Mrs. John G. Justice, including shipping fees, foodstuffs, and tobacco and salt prices. 110 pp.

Folder 371

Volume 41: 1870-1871 #03357, Subseries: "5.2. Volumes, 1867-1904 and undated." Folder 371

Account book belonging to William Grimes, concerning Yankee Hall payroll and list of notes. 38 pp.

Folder 372

Volume 42: 1870-1872 #03357, Subseries: "5.2. Volumes, 1867-1904 and undated." Folder 372

Account book belonging to William Grimes, covering Avon Farm, Pitt County. 18 pp.

Folder 373

Volume 43: 1871 #03357, Subseries: "5.2. Volumes, 1867-1904 and undated." Folder 373

Account book belonging to Oregon Farm, Pitt County. 15 pp.

Folder 374

Volume 44: 1871 #03357, Subseries: "5.2. Volumes, 1867-1904 and undated." Folder 374

Account book belonging to William Grimes, concerning business with W. C. and A. B. Stronach. 12 pp.

Folder 375

Volume 45: 1871 #03357, Subseries: "5.2. Volumes, 1867-1904 and undated." Folder 375

Account book belonging to William Grimes, concerning payrolls. 34 pp.

Folder 376

Volume 46: 1871 #03357, Subseries: "5.2. Volumes, 1867-1904 and undated." Folder 376

Account book belonging to William Grimes, concerning payrolls. 27 pp.

Folder 377

Volume 47: 1872 #03357, Subseries: "5.2. Volumes, 1867-1904 and undated." Folder 377

Account book belonging to William Grimes,listing small debts and debtors. 37 pp.

Folder 378

Volume 48: 1873 #03357, Subseries: "5.2. Volumes, 1867-1904 and undated." Folder 378

Record book belonging to William Grimes, listing cotton production records and pounds harvested per picker. 25 pp.

Folder 379

Volume 49: 1873-1874 #03357, Subseries: "5.2. Volumes, 1867-1904 and undated." Folder 379

Record books of personal and real property and expenses of William Grimes. 25 pp.

Folder 380

Volume 50: 1874 #03357, Subseries: "5.2. Volumes, 1867-1904 and undated." Folder 380

Account book belonging to William Grimes. 27 pp.

Folder 381

Volume 51: 1877-1879 #03357, Subseries: "5.2. Volumes, 1867-1904 and undated." Folder 381

Account book of minor transactions, belonging to an unidentified person. About 180 pp.

Folder 382

Volume 52: 1878 #03357, Subseries: "5.2. Volumes, 1867-1904 and undated." Folder 382

Notebook belonging to William Grimes, listing hours worked by employees. 46 pp.

Folder 383

Volume 53: 1878-1883 #03357, Subseries: "5.2. Volumes, 1867-1904 and undated." Folder 383

Account book, probably belonging to William Grimes, covering pounds of cotton harvested per picker, acres planted, expenses for feedstuffs, foodstuffs, and expenses covering cotton production. 51 pp.

Folder 384

Volume 54: 1880-1887 #03357, Subseries: "5.2. Volumes, 1867-1904 and undated." Folder 384

Studbook and list of cattle on Oregon Farm, most likely belonging to William Grimes, with related news clippings. 71 pp.

Folder 385

Volume 55: 1881 #03357, Subseries: "5.2. Volumes, 1867-1904 and undated." Folder 385

Account book belonging to William Grimes, covering payroll records at Oregon Farm. 32 pp.

Folder 386

Folder number not used #03357, Subseries: "5.2. Volumes, 1867-1904 and undated." Folder 386

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Volume 56: 1881-1883 #03357, Subseries: "5.2. Volumes, 1867-1904 and undated." SV-3357/56

Account book for farming expenses, probably belonging to William Grimes, covering production records and wages paid. (Patrick J. O'Neill, overseer.) 331 pp.

Folder 387

Volume 57: 1881-1884 #03357, Subseries: "5.2. Volumes, 1867-1904 and undated." Folder 387

Account book of Elizabeth Grimes. About 60 pp.

Folder 388

Volume 58: 1882-1883 #03357, Subseries: "5.2. Volumes, 1867-1904 and undated." Folder 388

Account book and loose papers of debts owed by laborers, including money, foodstuffs, clothes and medicines with a separate listing for Afro-Americans. It also contains labor records, cost of peanut crops, and a farm journal covering sharecropping agreements. About 50 pp.

Folder 389

Volume 59: 1882-1889 #03357, Subseries: "5.2. Volumes, 1867-1904 and undated." Folder 389

Studbooks for Jersey cattle belonging to William Grimes on Spring Hill Dairy on Oregon Farm. It also includes milk records and gestation lists. 50 pp.

Folder 390

Volume 60: 1882-1889 #03357, Subseries: "5.2. Volumes, 1867-1904 and undated." Folder 390

Studbook for Jersey Cattle of Spring Hill. 48 pp.

Folder 391

Volume 61: 1887 #03357, Subseries: "5.2. Volumes, 1867-1904 and undated." Folder 391

Account book of Oregon Farm, including transactions with a druggist, blacksmith, and harness maker. (Patrick J. O'Neill, overseer). 10 pp.

Folder 392

Volume 62: 1887-1892 #03357, Subseries: "5.2. Volumes, 1867-1904 and undated." Folder 392

Account book belonging to J.G.B. Grimes, covering various household and personal items. There is also a subheading for Helen Olivia Grimes. 120 pp.

Folder 393

Volume 63: 1888 #03357, Subseries: "5.2. Volumes, 1867-1904 and undated." Folder 393

Account book belonging to William Grimes, covering deposits made to the Bank of Washington, N.C.

Folder 394

Volume 64: 1888, 1890 #03357, Subseries: "5.2. Volumes, 1867-1904 and undated." Folder 394

Jersey cattle handbook of Spring Hill Dairy on Oregon Farm belonging to William Grimes [1, 24-37, 140, 150-151] pp. Also accounts of the Yarborough House, Raleigh, N.C., and the Capitol Club, [41-42] pp; theatrical notes and a play (author unknown) for the Raleigh Amateurs [45-52, 57-69] pp.

Folder 395

Volume 65: 1889 #03357, Subseries: "5.2. Volumes, 1867-1904 and undated." Folder 395

Ledger book, probably belonging to Walter Hanrahan Grimes, listing the accounts of farm expenses and wages paid (John Jacob Buffalo, Raleigh, N.C., may have been the overseer). 47 pp.

Folder 396

Volume 66: 1889 #03357, Subseries: "5.2. Volumes, 1867-1904 and undated." Folder 396

Ledger book belonging to W.B. Grimes, listing wages paid laborers on Oregon Farm. 24 pp.

Folder 397

Folder number not used #03357, Subseries: "5.2. Volumes, 1867-1904 and undated." Folder 397

Oversize Volume SV-3357/67

Volume 67: 1889-1890 #03357, Subseries: "5.2. Volumes, 1867-1904 and undated." SV-3357/67

Account book of Andrews and Grimes, Raleigh, N.C. This ledger contains transactions with a number of local businesses concerning feed and fuel. There is also a folder of 13 loose items related to the firm. About 375 pp.

Folder 398

Volume 68: 1891 #03357, Subseries: "5.2. Volumes, 1867-1904 and undated." Folder 398

Notebook of miscellaneous matters, including reading and cooking, kept in an 1872 diary, owned by E.(?) Justice, apparently a woman. About 20 pp.

Folder 399

Folder number not used #03357, Subseries: "5.2. Volumes, 1867-1904 and undated." Folder 399

Oversize Volume SV-3357/69

Volume 69: 1891 #03357, Subseries: "5.2. Volumes, 1867-1904 and undated." SV-3357/69

Account book of Andrews and Grimes, Raleigh, N.C. This ledger contains transactions for fuel and feed.

Folder 400

Volume 70: 1897 #03357, Subseries: "5.2. Volumes, 1867-1904 and undated." Folder 400

Account book for household items and foodstuffs. 40 pp.

Folder 401

Volume 71: 1897-1898 #03357, Subseries: "5.2. Volumes, 1867-1904 and undated." Folder 401

Account book for household items and foodstuffs. 41 pp.

Folder 402

Volume 72: 1898-1899 #03357, Subseries: "5.2. Volumes, 1867-1904 and undated." Folder 402

Account book for household items and foodstuffs. 88 pp.

Folder 403

Volume 73: 1899-1900 #03357, Subseries: "5.2. Volumes, 1867-1904 and undated." Folder 403

Account book for household items and foodstuffs. 118 pp.

Folder 404

Volume 74: 1900-1901 #03357, Subseries: "5.2. Volumes, 1867-1904 and undated." Folder 404

Account book for household items and foodstuffs. 125 pp.

Folder 405

Volume 75: 1901-1902 #03357, Subseries: "5.2. Volumes, 1867-1904 and undated." Folder 405

Account book for household items and foodstuffs. 100 pp.

Folder 406

Volume 76: 1902-1904 #03357, Subseries: "5.2. Volumes, 1867-1904 and undated." Folder 406

Account book for household items and foodstuffs. About 125 pp.

Folder 407

Volume 77: Undated #03357, Subseries: "5.2. Volumes, 1867-1904 and undated." Folder 407

Account book recording the amount of cotton picked. 29 pp.

Folder 408

Volume 78: Undated #03357, Subseries: "5.2. Volumes, 1867-1904 and undated." Folder 408

Weekly time book kept by William Grimes for employees. 40 pp.

Folder 409

Volume 79: Undated #03357, Subseries: "5.2. Volumes, 1867-1904 and undated." Folder 409

Account book for hardware, books, clothing, and foodstuffs. 10 pp.

Folder 410

Volume 80: Undated #03357, Subseries: "5.2. Volumes, 1867-1904 and undated." Folder 410

Account book for expenses and notes due. 14 pp.

Folder 411

Volume 81: Undated #03357, Subseries: "5.2. Volumes, 1867-1904 and undated." Folder 411

Weekly time book kept by William Grimes for employees. 41 pp.

Folder 412

Volume 82: Undated #03357, Subseries: "5.2. Volumes, 1867-1904 and undated." Folder 412

Weekly time book kept by William Grimes for employees. 43 pp.

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About 125 items.

Processing Note: Many of these materials closely relate to those in the original deposit. Researchers should check the original deposit to be sure they have identified all files of interest to them.

Chiefly correspondence between various members of the Grimes family and their associates. Also included is a small amount of scattered financial materials, clippings, printed materials, and other items. Correspondence largely relates to the daily lives of Grimes family members and their associates, the Civil War, and financial matters. In several letters, Bryan Grimes Jr. wrote to his brother William Grimes describing his experiences serving in the Confederate Army. Later letters from several correspondents reflect the social and financial changes brought about by the Civil War; included are a few letters from former Grimes family slaves. Also included are materials relating to education, among them letters to William Grimes and Elizabeth (Bettie) Grimes from their respective fathers written while they were away at school; school and university programs; and other printed materials.

Folder 413

Grimes family correspondence, 1839-1845 #03357, Series: "Addition of August 2011 (Acc. 101475), 1839-1947." Folder 413

Letters from Bryan Grimes Sr. to his son William Grimes, written while William Grimes was first preparing to enter and then studying at at Princeton University (then the College of New Jersey). In several letters, Bryan Grimes wrote enouraging William to enroll at the University of North Carolina instead and, in another letter, Bryan Grimes described the University of North Carolina's 1842 commencement ceremonies.

Folder 414

Grimes family correspondence, 1846-1847 #03357, Series: "Addition of August 2011 (Acc. 101475), 1839-1947." Folder 414

Letters from Thomas Hanrahan to his daughter Elizabeth (Bettie) Hanrahan, who later married William Grimes, written while Elizabeth was a student at the Academy of the Visitation in Washington, D.C.

Folder 415

Grimes family correspondence, 1852-1859 #03357, Series: "Addition of August 2011 (Acc. 101475), 1839-1947." Folder 415

Correspondence between members of the Grimes family and their friends and associates discussing family matters, illnesses, and financial concerns including purchasing and loaning of slaves. Correspondents include William Grimes, Bryan Grimes, Thomas Hanrahan, Pulaski Cowper, Thomas C. Singeltary, and E.M. Blount.

Folder 416

Grimes family correspondence, 1861-1863 #03357, Series: "Addition of August 2011 (Acc. 101475), 1839-1947." Folder 416

Letters discussing the Civil War; chiefly letters from Bryan Grimes Jr. to his brother William Grimes, discussing Bryan's service as a major general with the 4th North Carolina Infantry Regiment. In the first three letters, Bryan Grimes Jr. wrote to William Grimes from Camp Hill, N.C., near Garysburg and Weldon, describing his adjustment to the military and camp life and requesting equipment, clothing, and other supplies. In two later letters, Bryan Grimes Jr. wrote from camps near Manassas, Va., describing his duties, fellow officers (including General Beauregard), troop movements, and the aftermath of the Battle of Manassas, including the lack of necessary supplies and the disposition of dead soldiers. Other correspondents include A. Mansfield and Bryan Grimes Jr.'s stepbrother, John Gray Blount Grimes.

Folder 417

Grimes family correspondence, 1865-1869 #03357, Series: "Addition of August 2011 (Acc. 101475), 1839-1947." Folder 417

Letters to and from William Grimes. In one letter, William Grimes wrote to William C. Blount refusing to accept devalued Confederate currency as payment for a debt that had originally been paid in United States currency. In another, a former Union colonel named Letcher thanked William Grimes for his actions during a wartime dispute in which Letcher had entered Grimes's home. Filed with the letter is an undated statement by William Grimes describing the encounter. Also included is a letter to William Grimes from a former slave, also named William Grimes, who had become a Methodist circuit preacher. Other correspondents include B. Rodman and an unidentified correspondent.

Folder 418

Grimes family correspondence, 1873-1878 #03357, Series: "Addition of August 2011 (Acc. 101475), 1839-1947." Folder 418

Letters to and from William Grimes relating to financial, legal, and philanthropic matters. Included is a letter from a former slave named Phyllis to William Grimes asking to visit and obtain employment. Also included is a letter from Kemp Battle dated May 1875 seeking subscription donations to re-open the University of North Carolina following its closure after the Civil War. Correspondents include G.W. Brooks, N. Collin Hughes, M.S. Delaney, and Bryan Grimes.

Folder 419

Grimes family correspondence, 1880-1895 #03357, Series: "Addition of August 2011 (Acc. 101475), 1839-1947." Folder 419

Correspondence between members of the Grimes family and their associates discussing family and financial matters, including a letter from Mrs. L.H. Daly thanking William Grimes for financing her orphaned nephew Harry Symond's education. Grimes family correspondents include William Grimes, his wife Elizabeth (Bettie) Grimes, their children, and William Grimes's brother Bryan Grimes Jr. Other correspondents include E.B. Walters of the Kugler Lumber Company, Fernando Ward, and James Cardinal Gibbons.

Folder 420

Grimes family correspondence, undated #03357, Series: "Addition of August 2011 (Acc. 101475), 1839-1947." Folder 420

Correspondence between members of the Grimes family and their friends and associates discussing family and local news and concerns, as well as religious, charitable, and financial matters. Grimes family correspondents include William Grimes, his wife Elizabeth (Bettie) Grimes, their children, William Grimes's father Bryan Grimes Sr., his second wife Lucy O. Grimes, and their daughter Anne Grimes (later Stickney). Other correspondents include C.H. Manly, Janie Ward, Jacky Ann Elizabeth Stevens, Mary Mason, and several unidentified people.

Folder 421

William Grimes and Elizabeth Grimes correspondence, 1868-1877 and undated #03357, Series: "Addition of August 2011 (Acc. 101475), 1839-1947." Folder 421

Primarily letters to William Grimes from his wife Elizabeth (Bettie) Grimes discussing family and household concerns, illnesses, and local news, among other topics. Included us one letter from William Grimes to Elizabeth (Bettie) Grimes.

Folder 422

Clippings, 1860-1947 #03357, Series: "Addition of August 2011 (Acc. 101475), 1839-1947." Folder 422

Includes obituaries of Bryan Grimes Sr. and William and Elizabeth Grimes's son William Grimes Jr.; a marriage announcement; and an article about the Grimes family home in Raleigh, N.C.

Folder 423-424

Folder 423

Folder 424

Other materials, 1844-1906 and undated #03357, Series: "Addition of August 2011 (Acc. 101475), 1839-1947." Folder 423-424

Legal and financial materials, a biographical sketch of William Grimes, and programs and other printed materials, among other items. Many materials relate to the schools and universities attended by members of the Grimes family, particularly Princeton University (then the College of New Jersey) and the University of North Carolina.

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Processing Information

Processed by: Benjamin H. Trask, Anne von Storch, November 1986

Encoded by: ByteManagers Inc., 2008

Finding aid updated for digitization by Kathryn Michaelis, July 2010

This collection incorporates what were formerly the William Bryan Grimes Books (#2978) and the J.G.B. Grimes Books (#1426).

Finding aid updated in September 2011 by Anna Kephart because of addition.

Additions received after March 1985 have not been integrated into the original deposits. Researchers should always check additions to be sure they have identified all files of interest to them.

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