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#9057 J.S. McCubbins Collection

J.S. McCubbins Collection

MSS #9057


Abstract: James Samuel (1822-1879) eldest son of James Edward McCubbins, migrated to Salisbury, NC from Iredell County, NC. In Rowan County, he became quite prosperous and politically active. He served as mayor of Salisbury after the Civil War and later served in the General Assembly. This collection primarily consists of business documents, receipts, and correspondence originating from the business dealings of James Samuel McCubbins (1822-1879). Collection also contains documents created by McCubbins’ son, James Franklin (1863-1923), who served as Rowan County Clerk of Superior Court from 1902 to 1923, the year of his death. James Franklin was married to Mary Louisa (Gaskill) McCubbins. Most materials originated in Rowan County and date from the 1800s to early 1900s.

Subject Headings in Catalog:

McCubbins, James Samuel, 1822-1879 Correspondence

McCubbins, James Franklin, 1863-1923 Correspondence

Mayors North Carolina Salisbury

Rowan County (N.C.) History

Rowan County (N.C.) Biography

Rowan County (N.C) Genealogy

Size: .5 linear feet (1 box)

Provenance: Materials acquired by Rowan Public Library in 1990. Collection processed in September 2000. Donor unknown.

Copyright: Retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

Folder List:

  1. Cancelled Checks (Salisbury Savings Bank – Wachovia)
  2.  Chattel Mortgage’s –1
  3.  Chattel Mortgage’s – 2
  4.  Chattel Mortgage’s – 3
  5.  Chattel Mortgage’s – 4
  6.  Chattel Mortgage’s – 5
  7.  Chattel Mortgage’s – 6
  8.  Deed & Store Contract
  9.  Hudson, James A. Promissory Note
  10.  Receipts – 1
  11.  Receipts – 2
  12.  Receipts – 3
  13.  Correspondence
  14.  Business Notes
  15.  Bonds
  16.  Personal Correspondence
  17.  Receipts – Home Repair
  18.  Business Contracts
  19.  Stansill, J.F. vs. Margaret Stansill
  20.  Indentures-1872
  21.  Shaver, Daniel M.
  22.  McCubbins, J.F. - Guardian