Charles Harris Ledger
Scope and Contents
The files contain a letter from Mrs. Jane Harris Nierenberg, a medical ledger (1796-1807), and a typescript of portions of the ledger entries. The ledger entries include names, treatments and payment information. The typescript provides the names and dates for payment entries and occasionally comments about the payments.
- Creation: 1796 - 1807
Biographical / Historical
Dr. Charles Harris (1762-1825) is credited with the first medical school in North Carolina in "Historical Sketches of North Carolina" by James Hill Wheeler, on page 68, Volume II of the 1925 and 1851 editions. His son, William Shakespeare Harris (1815-1875) served in the North Carolina legislature, and was the author of "Historical Sketches of Poplar Tent Church."
1 folders (1 folder + oversize)
Single Manuscript Box 11s Main Archival Storage
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Given by Jane Harris Nierenberg - great, great-granddaughter of Harris. The collection was donated on May 28, 1993.
Processed on 18-Nov-96
- Charles Harris Ledger
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