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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…

Bacot family papers, 1767-1887.

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Bacot family.
Collection number: 916-z
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Abstract: Members of the Bacot family were cotton planters of the Mars Bluff Plantation near Florence in the Darlington District, S.C., and, beginning in 1865, partners in the Jarrot & Bacot Drug Store in Florence. The collection includes Read more…

William Johnson papers, 1760-1888 (bulk 1783-1849).

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Johnson, William, ca. 1805-ca. 1850.
Collection number: 380
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Abstract: The collection includes business and family letters, chiefly 1783-1849, of the family of William Johnson, a Franklin County, N.C., planter, including correspondence concerning such Read more…

Hamilton Brown papers, 1752-1907.

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Brown, Hamilton, 1786-1870.
Collection number: 1090
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Abstract: The Brown family was prominent in Wilkes County, N.C., and Maury County, Tenn. Persons represented include John Brown (1738-1812), immigrant from Ulster, early landowner in western North Carolina and in Tennessee; his son, Read more…

Charles William Dabney papers, 1715-1945.

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Dabney, Charles William, 1855-1945.
Collection number: 1412
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Abstract: Charles William Dabney was a scientist, educator, and author. Also represented in the collection are four generations of his ancestors, including William Dabney (ca. 1707-1772?); Charles Dabney (1745-1829); Charles William Dabney Read more…

Norfleet family papers, 1722-1929.

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Norfleet family.
Collection number: 549
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Abstract: Norfleet family of Bertie County, N.C. Correspondence, legal documents, land records, account books, plantation journals, and other records of the Norfleet family. Six of the volumes Read more…

Bryan and Leventhorpe family papers, 1797-1940.

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Bryan and Leventhorpe family.
Collection number: 3994
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Abstract: Represented are members of the related Bryan, Leventhorpe, Davenport, and Avery families, including Edmund (1791-1874) and Ursilla (Hampton) Bryan of Rutherfordton, N.C.; their daughters, Ann Eliza (Bryan) Mills and Louise (Bryan) Read more…

Jack Warren papers, 1787.

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Warren, Jack, fl. 1787.
Collection number: 673
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Abstract: Documents from the case of Jack Warren (alias Will Warren) vs. Stephen Pettes, in Norwich, Read more…

John Ball and Keating Simons Ball books, 1779-1911.

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Ball, John, 1760-1817.
Collection number: 1811
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Abstract: John Ball and Keating Simons Ball (1818-1891) were planters of Charleston District, S.C. Records of Comingtee, a Cooper River, S.C., plantation, in Charleston District (later Berkeley County), and other rice plantations of the Ball family, Read more…

Thomas Legare receipt book, 1767-1774.

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Legare, Thomas, fl. 1767-1774.
Collection number: 974-z
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Abstract: Thomas Legare was a commission merchant in Charleston, S.C., in the 1760s and 1770s. The volume contains receipts written to Thomas Legare from various individuals whose Read more…