1858 Address Unknown, Raleigh, North Carolina.
Miss. Partridge was recorded on October 27, 1858 in one announcement in the Weekly North Carolina Standard (Raleigh, North Carolina). [By Our Own Reporter.] Annual Fair Of The State Agricultural Society Of North Carolina, Held in this City On the 19th, 20th, 21st, & 22d October, 1858….List of Premiums Awarded…Floral Hall…No. 63—Fine Arts.
Best specimens of daguerreotypes, T. J. Haven(s), 5. Best specimens of ambrotypes, T. J. Haven(s), 5. Best specimens of photographs, Havens & Andrews, 5. Best piece colored photographs, Miss Partridge, 5. Best improvement on ambrotypes or daguerreotypes, Mr. Havens, 5. 2d Best specimen of painting in oil, Miss. Partridge, 5.
*Miss. Partridge may be a colorist and not a photographer. Note explanation from committee. [Miss. Partridge specimen of oil painting is well drawn and fairly executed; but being a copy, the committee deems Mrs. Walker’s oil painting , (as being a sketch from nature,) most worthy of the first premium, especially, as it bears a favorable comparison, in execution, with Miss. Partridge’s painting.
Miss. Partridge is not recorded in other photographic directories.
1855 Address Unknown, Fayetteville, North Carolina.
James D. Nott appeared in two announcements in the Weekly North Carolina Standard (Raleigh, North Carolina). The first appeared on October 24, 1855. The State Fair. The Third annual Fair of the Agricultural Society of North Carolina, commenced in this City on Tuesday last, and will close to-day, Friday….Floral Hall.
Daguerreotypes in oil, and ambrotypes, by Mr. Havens, of Raleigh—Very life-like and handsome.—Some fine daguerreotypes, by J. D. Nott, Fayetteville.
The second announcement appeared on December 19, 1855. Cumberland County Fair. The several Examining Committees of the Agricultural Society of Cumberland County awarded the following Premiums at their Annual Exhibition, Nov. 28th, 29th, and 30th, 1855….Sundries….
Jas. D. Nott, Daguerreotypes, $2.
James D. Nott is recorded in Craig’s Daguerreian Registry as J. D. Nott as being active in Fayetteville, North Carolina in 1856-1857. Mr. Havens is possibly T. J. Havens or C. B. Havens both are recorded in other photographic directories.
1853 Address Unknown, Raleigh, North Carolina.
S. Gales was recorded in an announcement on November 2, 1853 in the Weekly North Carolina Standard (Raleigh, North Carolina). List of Premiums Awarded at the First Annual Fair of the North Carolina State Agricultural Society, October 21st, 1853….
No. 631. 13 daguerreotypes, T. J. Havens, Raleigh, diploma. No. 634. Daguerreotype of the first Daily Raleigh Register, S. Gales, Raleigh, diploma.
S. Gales is not recorded in other photographic directories. T. J. Havens is recorded in Craig’s Daguerreian Registry.