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John Hughes Papers, 1797-1833

July 24, 2012 Leave a comment

Creator: Hughes, John, fl. 1797-1833.
Collection number: 5512-z
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Abstract: John Hughes was a Patrick County, Va., planter. The collection is chiefly court Read more…

Edenton (N.C.) papers, 1717-1937.

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Edenton (N.C.) papers.
Collection number: 1910
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Abstract: Miscellaneous papers, chiefly bills, receipts, deeds, court proceedings, wills, estate settlements (including the division of slaves), and other legal and business papers of Edenton and Read more…

Robert Walker Withers papers, 1794-1890 (bulk 1820-1853).

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Withers, Robert Walker, 1798-1854.
Collection number: 3235
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Abstract: Robert Walker Withers was a physician, planter, and businessman of Greene and Hale counties, Ala. Papers of Withers include two volumes contain varied accounts and memoranda Read more…

Daniel Moreau Barringer papers, 1797-1873.

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Barringer, Daniel Moreau, 1806-1873.
Collection number: 3359
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Abstract: Daniel Moreau Barringer of Cabarrus County and Raleigh, N.C., was a lawyer; North Carolina state legislator; United States representative, 1843-1849; minister to Spain, 1849-1853; active Whig and later Democrat; and member of the Read more…

Alves Long papers, 1783, 1882, 1934, and undated.

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Long, Alves, collector.
Collection number: 2727-z
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Abstract: A letter, 20 March 1783, from John Huske, of Wilmington, N.C., to Thomas Burke, Tyaquin [Orange County, N.C.?], concerning mortgaged slaves; a letter, 10 November 1882, from Read more…

Stephen Moore papers, 1767-1867.

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Moore, Stephen, 1734-1799.
Collection number: 2205
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Abstract: The collection includes accounts and business papers of Stephen Moore of New York, who moved to North Carolina during the Revolution, and of his son, PHillips (b. 1771), Read more…

Jonathan Eliot papers, 1799; 1817; 1876.

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Eliot, Jonathan, d. 1881.
Collection number: 1659-z
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Abstract: Miscellaneous items of Jonathan Eliot and others, including a slave bill of sale, 1799; a diploma from the University of North Carolina, 1817, issued to John Eliot; a tax receipt, 1876, for Read more…

Person family papers, 1728-1907.

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Person family.
Collection number: 590
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Abstract: Person family members included Thomas Person (1733-1800), North Carolina Revolutionary leader, born in Brunswick County, Va., but resident from infancy in Granville Read more…

Gillespie and Wright family papers, 1735-1990 (bulk 1735-1845).

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Gillespie and Wright family.
Collection number: 275
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Abstract: Members of the Gillespie and Wright family, included James Gillespie (1747?-1805), planter, North Carolina state legislator, 1779-1786, and U.S. congressman, 1793-1799 and Read more…

Macay and McNeely family papers, 1746-1918.

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Macay and McNeely family.
Collection number: 447
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Abstract: Prominent members of the Macay and McNeely families of Rowan County, N.C., included Spruce Macay (1755-1808), lawyer and judge; and his sons, Alfred (d. 1827) and William Spruce Macay (d. ca. 1861). Also Read more…