LEA, JOHN OVERTON, FAMILY PAPERS, 1867-1911

The John Overton Lea Papers containing six volumes and approximately four thousand items, span the period 1867-1911. The collection is composed of accounts (receipted bills, statements in account with Overton & Grosvenor real estate firm in Memphis, Tennessee, and tax records); correspondence; two diaries; documents (a bill, agreements, two powers of attorney, petitions, etc.); papers dealing with Lea’s Sussex cattle; and some miscellaneous family papers.