|Physical medium||paper handwritten.|
|Organization of material||Organized by material type; arranged chronologically.|
||Correspondence, receipt, and a bill of sale. The correspondence is between Miss Barlow and Col. John Perry of Beaufort, N.C. Perry comments on economic difficulties in Beaufort, poor cotton crops, Reconstruction government, military rule under Gen. Daniel E. Sickles, the prospect of African-American domination, shipwrecks on the Outer Banks, attempts at whaling opportunities, and difficulties of rail transportation. The receipt is for payment for dwelling repairs (1870) and the bill of sale is for purchases at Mrs. M. E. Bond's store in Tarboro (1872).
||Della Barlow Papers, #107, East Carolina Manuscript Collection, East Carolina University.
||Joyner- 65 items; Mrs. J. L. Johnson and Mrs. James A. Doggett; Wilmington, N.C. and Goldsboro, N.C.; Jan. 13, 1970.
|Biographical note||Della Barlow, resident of Tarboro, N.C., corresponded with her suitor, Col. John Perry, a lawyer living in Beaufort, N.C.|
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