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Bryan and Leventhorpe family papers, 1797-1940.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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…

Brownrigg family papers, 1736-1986.

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Creator: Brownrigg family.
Collection number: 2226
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Abstract: Brownrigg family of Wicklow County, Ireland; Chowan, Pasquotank, and Hertford counties, N.C.; and Mississippi. Included are Richard Brownrigg (d. 1771) of Ireland; brothers John and Thomas Brownrigg; Thomas’s wife, Ruth; their son, Read more…

De Caradeuc family papers, 1771-1947.

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Creator: De Caradeuc family.
Collection number: 1497
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Abstract: Family and business correspondence, legal and political documents, reminiscences, and family history of the De Caradeuc family of France, Haiti, and South Carolina. Early letters and legal documents, 1771-1783 (in French), include a grant Read more…

William Page papers, 1783-1825.

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Creator: Page, William, 1764-1827.
Collection number: 1254
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Abstract: William Page of Retreat Plantation, St. Simons Island (Glynn Co.), Ga., grew rice and Sea Island cotton. Page also owned Colonel’s Island, Ga. The collection is primarily business papers Read more…

Coffield and Bellamy family papers, 1723-1920.

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Creator: Coffield and Bellamy family.
Collection number: 3162
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Abstract: Land grants, deeds, bills, accounts, wills, other business papers, and some family correspondence of David Coffield (d. 1818?) of Edgecombe County, N.C.; his sons, Spier W. Coffield and John W. Coffield; and their Whitaker, Bellamy, Hall, and Read more…

Eliza Mary Bond Weissinger papers, 1785-1868.

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Creator: Weissinger, Eliza Mary Bond, 1805-1875.
Collection number: 4443
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Abstract: Correspondence, financial and legal papers, and other materials relating to Eliza Mary Bond Johnston Weissinger of Hillsborough, N.C., and her family. The collection consists chiefly of Read more…

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…