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Hayes collection, 1694-1874.

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Creator: Hayes Plantation (Edenton, N.C.).
Collection number: 324
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Abstract: Johnston family of Edenton, N.C., including Gabriel Johnston (1699-1752), colonial governor; his brother, Samuel Johnston, Sr., merchant; Samuel Johnston, Jr. (1733-1816), Read more…

Mackay and Stiles family papers, 1743-1975.

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Creator: Mackay and Stiles family.
Collection number: 470
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Abstract: The Mackay and Stiles families were merchants of Savannah, Ga. Prominent family members include Robert Mackay (1772-1816); his wife, Eliza McQueen Mackay (1778-1862); their children, William Mein Mackay (1804-1865), Read more…

Hamon Bell papers, 1738-1841.

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Creator: Bell, Hamon.
Collection number: 4084-z
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Abstract: Indentures, deeds, bonds, and other legal papers, 1738-1841, of Hamon Bell of Camden County, N.C.; letters received by Bell; and Bell family data. Included are items pertaining to the sale and exchange of land and slaves with Caleb Read more…

Giles Mebane papers, 1780-1835.

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Creator: Mebane, Giles.
Collection number: 500-z
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Abstract: Deed, 1780, granting land to Nathaniel Rochester of Orange Co., N.C., including a survey; and letter, 1835, from Samuel B. Taylor of Macon, Ga., to Giles Mebane of Hillsborough, Read more…

Pettigrew family papers, 1685-circa 1939.

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Creator: Pettigrew family.
Collection number: 592
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Abstract: Represented are four generations of the Pettigrew family of Washington and Tyrrell counties, N.C. Prominent family members included James Pettigrew (d. 1784), who emigrated Read more…

L. C. Glenn papers, 1752-1927.

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Creator: Glenn, L. C. (Leonidas Chalmers), b. 1871.
Collection number: 3052
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Abstract: Wilson (sometimes Willson), Glenn, and Torrence families lived in Crowders Creek, Gaston County, N.C. (previously Tryon County and Lincoln County) and York County, S.C. The Wilson family of Cumberland County, Pa., included John Wilson Read more…

Singleton family papers, 1759-1905 (bulk 1815-1854).

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Creator: Singleton family.
Collection number: 668
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Abstract: The Singletons were cotton planters living near Sumter, S.C. Prominent family members include Richard Singleton (1776-1852), John Singleton (1754-1820), and Matthew R. Read more…

Miscellaneous letters, 1786-1982.

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Creator: Miscellaneous letters.
Collection number: 516
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Abstract: Single or very small groups of unrelated letters, many from the 19th century, to and from various persons, especially southerners who were prominent in the literary and political Read more…

Manumission papers, 1778; 1829.

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Creator: Manumission papers.
Collection number: 1294-z
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Abstract: A set of documents, 1829, pertaining to the conveyance under the auspices of the Yearly Meeting of Friends of North Carolina of a group of blacks from Perquimans County, N.C., to Wayne and to Washington counties, Ind. Read more…

John MacPherson Berrien papers, 1778-1938.

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Creator: Berrien, John MacPherson, 1781-1856.
Collection number: 63
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Abstract: Lawyer, U.S. senator from Georgia, and U.S. attorney general. Includes legal papers relative to the Florida-Georgia boundary controversy, 1851-1856; financial papers of a rice plantation and farm near Savannah and Clarksville, Ga., Read more…