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Roger Kelsall letter, 1773 March 16.

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Creator: Kelsall, Roger, fl. 1773.
Collection number: 2419-z
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Abstract: Letter from Kelsall in Nassau, Bahamas, to his sister, Elizabeth L. Amelia Kelsall, at her Read more…

John Brownson Ker papers, 1779-1988.

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Creator: Ker, John Brownson, 1860-1916.
Collection number: 3901
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Abstract: John Brownson Ker (1860-1916) was an attorney in Brooklyn, N.Y. He and his wife, Ellen Burke Ker, were both from Louisiana planter families. They were married in 1892. Read more…

Ker family papers, 1776-1996.

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Creator: Ker family.
Collection number: 4656
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Abstract: Ker family and related Baker and other families of Mississippi and Louisiana, including John Ker (1789-1850) of Natchez, Miss., and Concordia Parish, La., who was a Read more…

William Porcher Miles papers, 1784-1906.

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Creator: Miles, William Porcher, 1822-1899.
Collection number: 508
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Abstract: William Porcher Miles (1822-1899) was a South Carolina educator, mayor of Charleston, S.C. (1855-1857), United States Representative (1857-1860), member of the 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…

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…

Matt W. Ransom papers, 1845-1914 (bulk 1868-1904).

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Creator: Ransom, Matt W. (Matt Whitaker), 1826-1904.
Collection number: 2615
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Abstract: Lawyer, planter, state official, Confederate general, Redeemer, Democratic United States senator from North Carolina, 1872-1895, and minister to Mexico, 1895-1897. Read more…

William Conrad Schutte papers, 1741-1844.

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Creator: Schutte, William Conrad, 1737-1806.
Collection number: 3066
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Abstract: Papers of Schutte, a Haitian planter who emigrated to Portsmouth, Va., ca. 1793, including eight family letters exchanged between France and the West Indies, 1741-1753; Read more…

Manumission Society of North Carolina records, 1773-1845.

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Creator: Manumission Society of North Carolina records, 1773-1845 [manuscript].
Collection number: 2055
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Abstract: Papers, 1773-1845, chiefly of Richard Mendenhall of Guilford County, N.C., relating to the Manumission Society of North Carolina and other groups. Papers concern the emanicipation of slaves and emigration of free blacks Read more…