William M. Gordon papers, 1820-1904 (bulk 1840-1879).
Creator: Gordon, William M., fl. 1840-1870.
Collection number: 1610
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Abstract: Bills, receipts, deeds, legal agreements, promissory notes, and some other papers of William M. Gordon, James M. Wiggins, and Robert L. Hunt, of Granville County, N.C., as administrators, guardians, and business agents, chiefly 1840s, 1850s, and 1870s. Also included are receipts for the Oxford Colored Baptist Church and a series of letters from Wiggins describing life at Rusk, Tex., 1855-1858.
Repository: Southern Historical Collection
Collection Highlights: Financial, legal, and business papers of Gordon, James M. Wiggins, and Robert L. Hunt, of Granville County, North Carolina. The collection includes Hunt’s receipts as treasurer of the Trustees of the Oxford Colored Baptist Church. Also included are apprentice papers for freedmen (1865-1866).