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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…

Person family papers, 1728-1907.

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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…