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Thomas Middleton plantation book, 1734-1813.

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Creator: Middleton, Thomas, 1753-1797.
Collection number: 506-z
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Abstract: Thomas Middleton, son of Henry Middleton (1717-1784) and grandson of Arthur Middleton (1681-1737), was a planter on the Combahee River, which forms the border between Read more…

Peter Wilson Hairston papers, 1773-1965; 1986.

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Creator: Hairston, Peter Wilson, 1819-1886.
Collection number: 299
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Abstract: Peter Wilson Hairston (1819-1886), tobacco planter of southwestern Virginia and north central North Carolina, Confederate soldier, and commission merchant. Other prominent family members include Peter Wilson Hairston’s great- Read more…

William Ruffin Smith papers, 1772-1959.

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Creator: Smith, William Ruffin, 1803-1872.
Collection number: 678
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Abstract: William Ruffin Smith lived in Halifax County, N.C. His father was William Ruffin Smith (1779-1846); his father-in-law, Peter Evans (1781-1852); and his granddaughter, Lena Smith. The Read more…

Walter Alves papers, 1771-1858.

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Creator: Alves, Walter, 1768-1819.
Collection number: 3792
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Abstract: Walter Alves of Orange County, N.C., was the son of James Hogg (1730-1804) and Ann McDowal (Alves) Hogg (1732-1801) of Scotland. The family emigrated to America in 1774, settling in North Carolina. His father legally changed his sons’ last names from Hogg to Alves Read more…

E. V. Howell papers, 1725-1929.

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Creator: Howell, E. V. (Edward Vernon), 1872-1931.
Collection number: 1060
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Abstract: Founder of the University of North Carolina’s School of Pharmacy and its dean for 33 years. Howell’s personal and professional correspondence, 1900-1929, relating to pharmacy Read more…

Wilson and Hairston family papers, 1751-1928.

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Creator: Wilson and Hairston family papers, 1751-1928.
Collection number: 4134
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Abstract: Members of the Wilson and Hairston families were planters and merchants of Henry and Pittsylvania counties, Va., and Davie, Rockingham, and Stokes counties, N.C. Peter Hairston (1752-1832), of Pittsylvania, later Read more…

Caroline Elizabeth Burgwin Clitherall diaries, 1751-1860.

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Creator: Clitherall, Caroline Elizabeth Burgwin, 1784-1863.
Collection number: 158
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Abstract: Caroline Elizabeth Burgwin Clitherall was a plantation owner’s wife and school teacher who lived in Belleville and Walterboro, S.C., at Thornbury Plantation in North Carolina, and in Read more…

Christian Miltenberger papers, 1739-1841.

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Creator: Miltenberger, Christian, 1764-1829.
Collection number: 513
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Abstract: Christian Miltenberger, physician, was married to Marie Aim? Mersier (fl. 1803-1841), whose family owned coffee plantations in Saint Domingue on the island of Hispaniola. After their Read more…

John McKee Sharpe papers, 1793-1954.

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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.

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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…