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Lenoir family papers, 1763-1936, 1969-1975 (general abstract).

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Creator: Lenoir family.
Collection number: 426
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Abstract: Lenoir family members include William Lenoir, Revolutionary War general and N.C. politician of Fort Defiance, Caldwell County, N.C.; Lenoir’s friend and father-in-law of two of Read more…

Mary Hunter Kennedy papers, 1759-1955.

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Creator: Kennedy, Mary Hunter.
Collection number: 3242
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Abstract: Correspondence; legal and financial papers; genealogical material; student notebooks, account books, and other volumes; pictures; and other papers of members of the Read more…

DeRosset family papers, 1671-1940 (bulk 1821-1877).

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Creator: DeRosset family.
Collection number: 214
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Abstract: The DeRosset family descended from French Huguenot Armand John DeRosset, who immigrated to the American colonies in the 1730s and settled in Wilmington, N.C., where four generations of DeRossets worked as physicians and Read more…

Perrin family papers, 1803-1880.

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Creator: Perrin family.
Collection number: 2471
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Abstract: Bills, receipts, estate papers, legal papers, slave records, and other business papers, relating to the plantations of Thomas C., James M., and Lewis W. Perrin of Abbeville District, S.C., Read more…

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

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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).

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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…