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 McKee Sharpe papers, 1793-1954.

October 12, 2009 Comments off

Creator: Sharpe, John McKee.
Collection number: 3592
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Abstract: John McKee Sharpe of Stateville, N.C. Papers of John McKee Sharpe, including his own genealogical correspondence, and correspondence, business papers, etc., of the Sharpe family and Read more…

Lewis Thompson papers, 1723-1895.

October 12, 2009 Comments off

Creator: Thompson, Lewis, 1808-1867.
Collection number: 716
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Abstract: Lewis Thompson was the owner of plantations near Woodville (also called Hotel), Bertie County, N.C., and at Bayou Boeuf, near Alexandria, Rapides Parish, La. Thompson was also a Read more…

Stark Armistead papers, 1716-1832.

October 12, 2009 Comments off

Creator: Armistead, Stark.
Collection number: 1210-z
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Abstract: A letter about routine family matters, 1796; a brief business letter, 1832; and forty-six deeds, plats, and pertinent legal papers relating to property and slaves in Bertie, Washington, and Chowan counties, N.C., purchased by Stark Armistead and other members of his Read more…

Hubard family papers, 1741-1907.

October 12, 2009 Comments off

Creator: Hubard family.
Collection number: 360
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Abstract: The collection includes business and personal papers of Edmund Wilcox Hubard (1806-1878), planter, militia officer, state legislator, and U.S. Representative from Virginia, and of Read more…

Iveson L. Brookes papers, 1785-1868.

October 12, 2009 Comments off

Creator: Brookes, Iveson L., 1793-1865.
Collection number: 3249
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Abstract: Iveson Lewis Brookes, teacher, Baptist minister, and planter, was born in Rockingham County, N.C. Brookes, a 1819 graduate of the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, N.C., amassed, through marriage and purchase, considerable holdings Read more…

Edith M. Dabbs collection of papers relating to Saint Helena Island, S.C., 1791; 1860-1963.

October 12, 2009 Comments off

Creator: Dabbs, Edith M.
Collection number: 4285
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Abstract: Edith Mitchell Dabbs was born in 1906 in Dalzell, Sumter County, S.C. She married James McBride Dabbs in 1935, and, in 1937, settled at Rip Raps Plantation, the Dabbs family home just outside Sumter. She was active in documenting the Read more…

John Morel estate paper, 1777.

October 12, 2009 Comments off

Creator: Morel, John.
Collection number: 1279-z
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Abstract: Typed copy of 1777 inventory and appraisal of the estate and personal property of John Read more…

Categories: 18th Century, Georgia, Slavery

Arnold and Screven family papers, 1762-1903 (bulk 1818-1900).

October 12, 2009 1 comment

Creator: Arnold and Screven family.
Collection number: 3419
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Abstract: Arnold family of Providence, R.I., and Bryan County, Ga., and Screven family of Savannah, Ga., whose members included Richard James Arnold (1796-1873), husband of Louisa Carolina Gindrat and native of Providence, R.I., who owned Read more…

Annie Blackwell Thorne papers, 1769-1965.

October 12, 2009 Comments off

Creator: Thorne, Annie Blackwell, b. 1878.
Collection number: 4521
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Abstract: Papers collected or created by Annie Blackwell Thorne (b. 1878) include correspondence, legal and financial materials, genealogical papers, and other items of the Alston, Read more…