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|Abstract||Michael Spainhour was a schoolmaster, probably of Burke County (now Caldwell County), N.C. The collection includes records, 1838-1841, kept by Spainhour including accounts of fees, personal expenses, costs of building a schoolhouse, and memoranda of attendance; and a letter to Spainhour from a friend, 1858.|
|Creator||Spainhour, Michael, fl. 1838-1858.|
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Michael Spainhour (fl. 1838-1858) was a schoolmaster, probably of Burke County (now Caldwell County), N.C.Back to Top
The collection includes records for "School on Johns River," 1838-1840, and "School at Mountain Cross Roads," 1840-1841, kept by Michael Spainhour. Records include accounts of fees and tuition received, expenses related to the operation of a mill and the construction of a new schoolhouse, memoranda on student attendance and awards, and accounts for goods, livestock, and labor. There is also a letter, 1858, to Spainhour from a friend in Wisconsin mentioning financial hardships.Back to Top
Processed by: SHC Staff
Encoded by: Noah Huffman, December 2007
Updated by: Kate Stratton and Jodi Berkowitz, January 2009
This collection was rehoused and a summary created with support from the National Endowment for the Humanities.
This finding aid was created with support from NC ECHO.Back to Top