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Pembroke Jones purchase and correspondence, 1887-1906

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 17

Scope and Contents

Contains correspondence on the Lebanon Chapel-adjacent land purchase by Pembroke Jones and his plan to close the roadway to the chapel that had previously been used by St. James. Letters are from the warden of the vestry, Clayton Giles, to various local lawyers asking their legal opinions on whether Jones had the right to close the road, as well as between St. James and Jones once a mutually agreed upon resolution was determined in 1906. A statement and receipts from the sale of the cottage on the grounds of Lebanon Chapel in 1887-1888, prior to the road issue, are also included.


  • Creation: 1887-1906


Conditions Governing Access

Access to portions of this collection have been restricted by Special Collections in order to preserve the original materials and pursuant to extant statutory restrictions. Contact staff at the Center for Southeast North Carolina Archives and History ( for information on access to this collection.


From the Collection: 62 Containers (Contains 24 bankers boxes, 10 document boxes, 6 oversize boxes, 4 photo albums, 5 tube boxes, 7 card file boxes, and 6 flat files.)

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English