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Carr, Barnes, and Branch family papers, 1837-1867.

October 12, 2009

Creator: Carr, Barnes, and Branch family.
Collection number: 1392
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Abstract: Chiefly financial papers of various Wilson, N.C., residents, some of whom were members of the Carr, Barnes, or Branch families, including estate inventories and papers relating to the hiring of slaves and the renting of land. Also included is some correspondence, 1859, concerning the building and financing of a girls’ school in Wilson.

Repository: Southern Historical Collection

Collection Highlights: Included are estate inventories and papers relating to the hiring of slaves. (See Folder 1)