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Collection Number: 00146

Collection Title: Joseph Blount Cheshire Papers, 1758-1954.

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Size 16.5 feet of linear shelf space (approximately 5000 items)
Abstract Joseph Blount Cheshire (1850-1932) was Episcopal bishop of North Carolina from 1893 until 1932. Correspondence, sermons, speeches and writings, reports, financial and legal material, clippings and volumes documenting the work of Joseph Blount Cheshire. Also included are minutes and account books of diocesan organizations, 1828-1884, before Cheshire became bishop. The addition of February 2000 contains family letters from Joseph Blount Cheshire (1814-1899), Episcopal priest in Edgecombe and Halifax counties, and letters of Theophilus Parker (1775-1849) and John Haywood Parker, as well as speeches and writings by Joseph Blount Cheshire (1850-1932) and account books of attorney Joseph Blount Cheshire (1882-1961) of Raleigh, N.C.
Creator Cheshire, Joseph Blount, 1850-1932.
Curatorial Unit University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. Southern Historical Collection.
Language English
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Restrictions to Access
No restrictions. Open for research.
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 Joseph Blount Cheshire Papers #146, Southern Historical Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Acquisitions Information
Received from Joseph Blount Cheshire, Jr., of Raleigh, N.C., before 1940, with additions received from Joseph Blount Cheshire, Jr., in 1970; Lawrence London of Chapel Hill, N.C., in 1942, 1983, and 1986; David Stick of Kitty Hawk, N.C., in 1966; Bishop Thomas A. Fraser of Raleigh, N.C., in 1982; material transferred from Episcopal Diocese of North Carolina Records (#3438), in 1987. Addition filed as folder 269a, received from Jacqueline Drane Nash in May 1989 (Acc. 89025); folder 220b received from Henry Clark of Chapel Hill, N.C., in February 1999 (Acc. 98293); addition of February 2000 (Acc. 98563) transferred from North Carolina Collection; addition of October 2002 (Acc. 99343) transferred from Rare Book Collection.
Sensitive Materials Statement
Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, the North Carolina Public Records Act (N.C.G.S. § 132 1 et seq.), and Article 7 of the North Carolina State Personnel Act (Privacy of State Employee Personnel Records, N.C.G.S. § 126-22 et seq.). Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill assumes no responsibility.
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Joseph Blount Cheshire, son of the Reverend Joseph Blount Cheshire (1814-1899) and Elizabeth Toole Parker Cheshire, was born in Tarboro, N.C., 27 March 1850. In 1869, he received a B.A. from Trinity College, in Hartford, Conn. After he graduated from college, Cheshire taught Greek and Latin at St. Clement's Hall in Ellicott City, Md.

In 1871, Cheshire moved back to North Carolina and began studying law under William Ruffin of Hillsborough and then under Judge George Howard of Tarboro. Cheshire was licensed to practice law in 1872. He began his work as a lawyer in Baltimore, Md., with his college friend George Hooper. Fifteen months later, Cheshire joined the the law firm of Colonel John L. Bridgers and his son in Tarboro, N.C.

In 1876, Cheshire began to consider becoming a candidate for holy orders and began studying theology under the direction of his father. In 1878, he was ordained a deacon in the Episcopal Church. Kemp Battle, president of the University of North Carolina, requested that Cheshire be assigned to Chapel of the Cross in Chapel Hill. While at Chapel of the Cross, Cheshire organized the mission of St. Phillip's in Durham.

Cheshire was ordained in 1880. In 1881, he became rector of St. Peter's Church in Charlotte; he was rector there for twelve years. During this time, Cheshire was deeply involved in mission work in Charlotte and the surrounding counties. In Charlotte, he organized St. Martin's Church and St. Michael and All Angels, a black mission. He also organized St. Mark's mission in Mecklenburg and St. Paul's mission in Monroe. He was actively involved in building two hospitals in the Charlotte area, St. Peter's and Good Samaritan. In addition, Cheshire, with the help of the Reverend E. A. Osborne, established the Thompson Orphanage in Charlotte.

In October 1893, Cheshire was elected Bishop Coadjuator to Bishop Thomas Lyman. After the death of Bishop Lyman in December 1893, Cheshire became the first native North Carolinian to be elected bishop of the Diocese of North Carolina.

Cheshire accomplished much during his tenure as Bishop and was prominent in the national church. He was very interested in the cause of mission and promoted the growth of the Episcopal Church in the mountains of western North Carolina. In 1895, his efforts led to the creation of a separate mission district in the western part of the state, which was later given its own bishop.

Cheshire was also noted for his contributions to education in the diocese. At his urging, St. Mary's School in Raleigh, now St. Mary's College, became a diocesan institution. (It had been a private girls' school run by an Episcopal clergyman and was failing.) Under Cheshire's leadership, its endowment grew and its success was insured. Cheshire also established St. Augustine's School in Raleigh, which was devoted to the education of African-Americans.

Cheshire's relationship with black Episcopalians in the Diocese was apparently very good. During his episcopacy, Henry B. Delany, a black clergyman, was elected Suffragan Bishop. Cheshire served on the General Convention's Joint Commission on a Racial Episcopate. He did not support separation of the races, but supported the idea of separate bishops for blacks after he was persuaded that blacks themselves preferred it.

Cheshire was a writer and a historian as well as a clergyman. He was elected president of the State Literary and Historical Association in 1930. His most famous historical work, The Church in the Confederate States, was published in 1912. Nonnulla, a book of reminiscences, Cheshire's most popular book, was published in 1930.

Cheshire married Annie Huske Webb of Hillsborough, N.C., in 1874. They had six children: Elizabeth Toole, Sarah, Joseph Blount, Jr., Annie, James Webb, and Godfrey. Cheshire's wife died in 1897, and two years later, he married again. His second wife was Elizabeth Lansdale Mitchell of Beltsville, Md. They had no children.

After 1922, Cheshire gradually began to turn over his episcopal duties to his Bishop Coadjutor, the Reverend Edwin Penick. Joseph Blount Cheshire died 27 December 1932.

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Most of the collection documents the professional life of Joseph Blount Cheshire. The professional material consists of correspondence, speeches and writings, and subject files documenting Cheshire's activities as a clergyman and bishop from 1878 to 1932.

Before the addition of February 2000, personal and family materials were scant. A memoir Cheshire wrote about his father is in Subseries 2.2. About thirty miscellaneous personal items are in Subseries 3.4. There are a few personal letters in Series 1. The addition of February 2000 contains many family letters, 1800-1856, mostly of Cheshire's grandfather, Theophilus Parker, and uncle, John Haywood Parker, and many letters to Cheshire from his father, 1866-1897.

Also included in the collection are minutes and account books pertaining to various diocesan organizations, dating from the period prior to Cheshire's election to the episcopacy. These materials are in Series 3.

The addition of February 2000 also contains many speeches and writings by Cheshire and account books of his son, Joseph Blount Cheshire, a lawyer in Raleigh, N.C.

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Series 1. Correspondence, 1878-1932.

About 2500 items.

Arrangement: chronological.

Correspondence between Cheshire and bishops, clergy, laity, and others relating to church activities in the Diocese of North Carolina, settlements of disputes, financial issues, doctrine, theology, race relations, the institution of marriage, the church during World War I, and many other topics.

Correspondence is divided into two sections: incoming letters, and handwritten copies of outgoing letters. Incoming material does include a few copies of outgoing letters, because Cheshire occasionally jotted responses on the backs of incoming letters. However, most of the outgoing letters in this collection are included in twenty-three letterpress books, which are filed separate from incoming letters.

Correspondents include Kemp P. Battle, Julian S. Carr, H. G. Connor, Locke Craig, Josephus Daniels, Henry B. Delany, W. C. Dewitt, W. H. Hardin, Archibald Henderson, John S. Henderson, W. A. Hoke, F. F. Johnson, W. W. Kitchin, A. S. Lloyd, Theodore Lyman, J. S. Manning, Hugh Morson, M. C. S. Noble, Edwin Penick, E. A. Osborne, Walter H. Page, A. M. Randolph, Frederick F. Reese, F. M. Simmons, Robert Strange, Francis P. Venable, and A. M. Waddell. Of particular interest are letters from individuals in Warren County relating to the lynching there in 1921 (folder 131).

For more information about the Diocese of North Carolina see Subseries 3.1 and for more information about Cheshire's involvement in the Episcopal Church see Subseries 3.2. For family correspondence, see the addition of February 2000.

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[Note: this material was transferred to this collection after the rest of the material in the collection had been arranged. It is thus is filed at the end of the collection, Boxes 7 and 8.]

Folder 270

25 September-17 December 1894

Folder 271

17 December 1894-13 March 1895

Folder 272

13 March-7 May 1895

Folder 273

8 May-11 September 1895

Folder 274

11 September-15 November 1895

Folder 275

13 November-27 December 1895

Folder 276

27 December 1895-6 March 1896

Folder 277

6 March-13 May 1896

Folder 278

13 May-31 August 1896

Folder 279

1-16 September 1896

Folder 280

18-28 September 1896

Folder 281

1-8 October 1896

Folder 282

8-15 October 1896

Folder 283

20-28 October 1896

Folder 284

29 October-5 November 1896

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5-18 November 1896

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21 November-10 December 1896

Folder 287

10-19 December 1896

Folder 288

20 December 1896-2 January 1897

Folder 289

4 January-24 February 1897

Folder 290

26 February-28 March 1897

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3-30 April 1897

Folder 292

1 May-7 October 1897

Folder 293

23 October-18 December 1897

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About 400 items.

Acquisitions Information: Accession 98563

Arrangement: chronological.

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Volume containing letters, 1805-1856

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1911-1931 and n.d.

Folder 307

Letters by Joseph Blount Chesire, 1870-1931 and undated

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About 400 items.

Arrangement: chronological.

Sermons, sermon notes, and two small notebooks in which Cheshire kept a record of sermons he gave and where he gave them. Cheshire numbered his sermons from 1 to 369, dating from 1877 to 1932. A few are missing. They are followed by some unnumbered sermons and sermon notes. Cheshire's sermon notebooks provide a record of Cheshire's episcopal visitations to churches in the Diocese of North Carolina.

See additional sermons in the addition of February 2000.

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Sermons 1-369

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Unnumbered Sermons

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Sermon Notes

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Record Book of Sermons and Services

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About 35 items.

Arrangement: alphabetical by title.

Handwritten and typed versions of speeches and writings by Cheshire, programs from events at which he spoke, publication material relating to his book The Church in the Confederate States, and a notebook of his private prayers (folder 227). Also included are a few writings by others (folder 233). The addition of February 2000 contains more speeches and writings.

Folder 216

Address of the Bishop to the Diocesean Convention, 1905

Folder 217

"Battle of Ashdune--A Ballad," no date

Folder 218

"Church and the Negro," 1885-1886?

Folder 219

"Church in the Confederate States," n.d.

Folder 220a

"Church in the Confederate States," n.d., publication material

Folder 220b

"Clark, Henry Toole," 1908. Photocopy of speech by Joseph Blount Cheshire to the Edgecombe County chapter of the United Daughters of the Confederacy.

Folder 221

"Confirmation Charge," no date

Folder 222

Herbert, George, 1908

Folder 223

"Important Utterance of Southern Bishops," 1910

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Folder 224

Folder 225

"Memories of my Father," 1932

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Folder 227

Private Prayers

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Folder 229

"Racial Episcopate," 1916

Folder 230

"Ravenscroft, John--First Bishop of North Carolina," n.d.

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"Sketches of Church History in North Carolina," 1892

Folder 232

Untitled Writings

Folder 233

Writings of Others

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Acquisitions Information: Accession 98563

Folder 308

Sermon, n.d.

Folder 309

Baptism of Virginia Dare

Folder 310

Church in North Carolina in 1817

Folder 311

Church of the Good Shepherd

Folder 312

Church work among the Negroes and the Woman's Auxiliary

Folder 313

Colonial Church history

Folder 314

Fifty years of church life in N.C.

Folder 315

St. Augustine's College opening of the Cheshire Building

Folder 316

St. Matthew's Church

Folder 317

St. Peter's Church

Folder 318

Twenty-fifth anniversary address

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Bishop's addresses to Convocation of the Colored Work in the Diocese of North Carolina, 1900-1906

Folder 320

Bishop's addresses to the Convocation of the Colored Work in the Diocese of North Carolina, 1907-1911

Folder 321

Bishop's addresses to the Convocation of the Colored Work in the Diocese of North Carolina, 1912-1914

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St. Mary's School, 1902-19173

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St. Mary's School, 1922-1927 and n.d.

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Bishop Atkinson and the Church in the Confederacy

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Thomas Atkinson

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Autobiography, Vol. I, p.1-190

Folder 327

Autobiography, Vol. II, p.191-421

Folder 328

Some Account of My Life I

Folder 329

Some Account of My Life II

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Some Account of my Life III

Folder 331

Some Account of My Life IV"

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Some Account of My Life V and VI

Folder 333

Some Account of My Life VII and VIII

Folder 334

Sketches from Carolina Churchman

Folder 335

First four bishops of North Carolina: Sketches for Carolina Churchman

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Folder 339

Joseph Blount Cheshire 1-4

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Joseph Blount Cheshire, Vol I, p.1-153

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Joseph Blount Cheshire, Vol II, p.154-315

Folder 342

Joseph Blount Cheshire from his life by Bishop Cheshire, Aug 1949

Folder 343

Chesire, Joseph Blount

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The children's stories

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"So-tales" for children

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Church in the Confederate States: notes and memoranda

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Church in the Confederate States: Letters

Folder 348

Henry Toole Clark

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Ecclesiastical Annals I

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Ecclesiastical Annals of the Province of North Carolina

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Ecclesiastical Annals of the Province of North Carolina

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Ecclesiastical Annals of the PRovince of North Carolina

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Fundamental Constitutions of Carolina and Religious Liberty in the Province of North Carolina

Folder 356

James Hogg

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James Hogg enclosures

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Folder 359

Papers relating to James Hogg

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How our church came to North Carolina"

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Milnor Jones: deacon and missionary

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Milnor Jones: article

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Letters about Milnor Jones

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Journal of trip amont N.C. mountains, 6-12 July 1910

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North Carolina Bibliography I

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North Carolina Bibliography II

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Notes and short writings

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Obituaries or eulogies

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Pittman, Thomas M. and Cheshire Re Dissenters in Colonial North Carolina

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Response to Toast for N.C. Cincinnati Society, 1905

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St. Peters Church, Charlotte, N.C., 1863-1893

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St. Peters Church

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Bishop Strange

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Robert Strange, second bishop of East Carolina

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Valle Crucis Mission

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Watson, Bishop Alfred A.

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Henderson, Archibald. "History of St. Luke's Parish"

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Hill, Stuart H. "The Chowan Blounts"

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Lay, Henry C. "Two Months withing the Lines of the Enemy, October and November 1864"

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Writings by others

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Designs for Diocesan seals

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 3.1. Diocese of North Carolina, 1828-1930.

About 850 items.

Arrangement: alphabetical by subject.

Reports, account books, receipts, typed transcriptions and handwritten copies of wills and deeds, minutes, programs, pamphlets, programs, and clippings relating to various organizations of the Diocese of North Carolina. Most of the material dates from Cheshire's episcopacy. There are some items that predate his tenure as bishop and are indicated on the folder list by their dates.

See more Diocese of North Carolina files in the addition of February 2000.

Folder 234

Church War Committee

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Folder 236

Convocation Among Colored People

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Convocation of Charlotte

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Convocation of Raleigh (1874-1889)

Folder 241

Dorsey Fund (1881-1891)

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Episcopal School, Raleigh (1835-1836)

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Executive Council

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Executive Missionary Council (1885-1893)

Folder 245

Holt Fund

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Laymens' Missionary League

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Folder 252

Missionary Society (1828-1884)

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School Committee of the Diocese of North Carolina Proceedings (1833-1839)

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Folder 255

St. Augustine's School, Raleigh

Folder 256

St. Mary's School, Raleigh

Folder 257

St. Michael's School, Charlotte

Folder 258

Standing Committee

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Thompson Orphanage, Charlotte

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About 200 items.

Arrangement: alphabetical by subject.

Reports, minutes, manuscript drafts of position papers, and other material relating to Cheshire's involvement in the House of Bishops of the General Convention, the national organization of the Episcopal Church. Included are materials from several committees and commissions on which Cheshire served; materials from meetings of the Province of Sewannee, a regional division of the national church; and materials relating to the University of the South in Sewannee, Tennessee.

Folder 260

Committee on Reservation

Folder 261

Joint Commission on Legislation Matters

Folder 262-263

Folder 262

Folder 263

Joint Commission on a Racial Episcopate

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Folder 266

Province of Sewannee

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University of the South

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About 30 items.

Receipts from The Church Messenger, a paper published in Rock Hill, S.C. Cheshire seems to have been involved with the paper while he was rector of St. Peter's Church in Charlotte, from 1878 to 1893.

Folder 268

The Church Messenger

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About 50 items.

Receipts, budgets, stock and tax certificates, indentures,Cheshire's son Godfrey's grade reports from the University of the South, and other personal materials.

See additional personal materials in the additions of February 2000 and October 2002.

Folder 269-269a

Personal materials

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Acquisitions Information: Accession 98563

Folder 391

Divorce law in N.C.

Folder 392

Cheshire, Kate

Folder 393

Library of Joseph Blount Cheshire, Jr.

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Edenton property

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Folder 404

Cash books, 1 Jan 1911-1 April 1938

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Series 3A. Subject Files, 1937-1948 and undated. (Addition of October 2002).

4 items.

Acquisitions Information: Accession 99343

Records of the baptisms, at St. Peter's Episcopal Church in Charlotte, N.C., of four of the children of Joseph Blount Cheshire (1850-1932), and other genealogical information about the Cheshire, Webb, and related families.

Folder 414

Family History Material

Extra Oversize Paper Folder XOPF-146/1

Genealogy tree

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Series 4. Account Books and Papers of Joseph Blount Cheshire (1882-1961) 1911-1954.

About 30 items.

Arrangement: chronological.

Account books, 1911-1954, of Joseph Blount Cheshire (1882-1961), an attorney in Raleigh, N.C., and the son of Joseph Blount Cheshire (1850-1932). Also included are a power of attorney from Augustine Washington Tucker to Joseph Blount Cheshire, Jr., 1916; a plat of a subdivision owned by Joseph Blount Cheshire, Jr., and J.C. Webb in Edenton, N.C., 1923; and a lease for a store building in Raleigh, N.C., 1931.

Folder 398

Cash Book, 1 January 1911-3 May 1918

Folder 399

Enclosures from cash book

Oversize Paper Folder OPF-146/1

Stock certificate, 1916

Folder 400

Cash Book, 3 May 1918-1 October 1924

Folder 401

Enclosures from cash book

Oversize Paper Folder OPF-146/1

Plat of subdivision, 1923

Folder 402

Cash book, 1 October 1924-22 February 1930

Folder 403

Enclosures from cash book

Oversize Paper Folder OPF-146/1

Lease for store building, 1931

Folder 404

Cash book, 22 February 1930-1 April 1938

Folder 405

Cash book, 1 April 1938-6 July 1954

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Folder 407

Journal, 1 January 1911-24 May 1935

Folder 408

Ledger, 1911-1917

Folder 409

Ledger, 1911-1929

Folder 410

Ledger, 1915-1936

Folder 411

Ledger, 1923-1949

Folder 412

Ledger, 1 Jan. 1911-18 May 1954

Folder 413

Loose papers, 1916-1931

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Acquisitions Information: Accession 98563

Folder 398-404

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Folder 404

Cash books, 1 Jan 1911-1 April 1938

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Items Separated

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