Archive for the ‘18th Century’ Category

John Hughes Papers, 1797-1833

July 24, 2012 Comments off

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…

John Alexander Barry papers, 1861-1903.

October 12, 2009 Comments off

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 Comments off

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 Comments off

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 Comments off

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…

Hayes collection, 1694-1874.

October 12, 2009 Comments off

Creator: Hayes Plantation (Edenton, N.C.).
Collection number: 324
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Abstract: Johnston family of Edenton, N.C., including Gabriel Johnston (1699-1752), colonial governor; his brother, Samuel Johnston, Sr., merchant; Samuel Johnston, Jr. (1733-1816), Read more…

Mackay and Stiles family papers, 1743-1975.

October 12, 2009 Comments off

Creator: Mackay and Stiles family.
Collection number: 470
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Abstract: The Mackay and Stiles families were merchants of Savannah, Ga. Prominent family members include Robert Mackay (1772-1816); his wife, Eliza McQueen Mackay (1778-1862); their children, William Mein Mackay (1804-1865), Read more…

Hamon Bell papers, 1738-1841.

October 12, 2009 Comments off

Creator: Bell, Hamon.
Collection number: 4084-z
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Abstract: Indentures, deeds, bonds, and other legal papers, 1738-1841, of Hamon Bell of Camden County, N.C.; letters received by Bell; and Bell family data. Included are items pertaining to the sale and exchange of land and slaves with Caleb Read more…

Giles Mebane papers, 1780-1835.

October 12, 2009 Comments off

Creator: Mebane, Giles.
Collection number: 500-z
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Abstract: Deed, 1780, granting land to Nathaniel Rochester of Orange Co., N.C., including a survey; and letter, 1835, from Samuel B. Taylor of Macon, Ga., to Giles Mebane of Hillsborough, Read more…