Archive for the ‘18th Century’ Category

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…

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).

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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.

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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…

John Alexander Barry papers, 1861-1903.

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Creator: Barry, John Alexander.
Collection number: 3015
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Abstract: Letters from John Alexander Barry of Phillips’ Legion, Wofford’s Brigade, to members of his family in Dalton, Ga., written from Virginia and while serving with Longstreet’s corps in Tennessee, 1863-1864, and three later family letters. The Read more…

Manigault family papers, 1824-1897.

October 12, 2009 1 comment

Creator: Manigault family.
Collection number: 484
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Abstract: The Manigault family of Charleston, S.C., and plantations in the Berkeley District, S.C., and on Argyle Island in the Savannah River, Ga., included Charles, merchant and rice planter; and his sons Gabriel Edward, planter, physician, and curator Read more…

Benjamin Robinson and Benjamin West Robinson account books, 1805-1863.

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Robinson, Benjamin, 1775-1857.
Collection number: 3155
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Abstract: Thirteen ledgers, eleven daybooks, and two other volumes of Benjamin Robinson (1775-1857) and Benjamin West Robinson, father and son, physicians of Fayetteville, N.C. These volumes contain records of accounts Read more…

Henry William Faison papers, 1770-1937.

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Faison, Henry William, 1823-1885.
Collection number: 3789
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Abstract: Physician and cotton farmer of Duplin County, N.C. Chiefly cotton accounts of Henry W. Faison with merchants in Wilmington, N.C., and bills, receipts and other business items, as well as estate papers, of Faison and his Faison, Williams, Read more…

William Conrad Schutte papers, 1741-1844.

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Schutte, William Conrad, 1737-1806.
Collection number: 3066
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Abstract: Papers of Schutte, a Haitian planter who emigrated to Portsmouth, Va., ca. 1793, including eight family letters exchanged between France and the West Indies, 1741-1753; Read more…