Category Archives: Caribbean

Pettigrew family papers, 1685-circa 1939.

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 Continue reading Pettigrew family papers, 1685-circa 1939.

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

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

William Conrad Schutte papers, 1741-1844.

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; Continue reading William Conrad Schutte papers, 1741-1844.

Manumission Society of North Carolina records, 1773-1845.

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 Continue reading Manumission Society of North Carolina records, 1773-1845.

William Porcher Miles papers, 1784-1906.

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 Continue reading William Porcher Miles papers, 1784-1906.

Christian Miltenberger papers, 1739-1841.

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 Continue reading Christian Miltenberger papers, 1739-1841.