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Badger family papers, 1835-1888.

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Creator: Badger family.
Collection number: 953-z
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Abstract: The Badger family of North Carolina included George E. Badger, superior court judge, secretary of the Navy, and United States senator, 1844-1855, of Raleigh, N.C.; his third wife, Delia Read more…

Fitzgerald family papers, 1864-1954.

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Creator: Fitzgerald family.
Collection number: 4177
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Abstract: Diaries, 1864 and 1867-1871, and a sketchbook of Robert G. Fitzgerald (1840-1919); copies of his pension record and marriage certificate and of the manumission certificate of Thomas Fitzgerald (father of Robert G.); two letters; and articles Read more…

William Royal papers, 1863-1869.

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Creator: Royal, William, fl. 1863-1869.
Collection number: 5176-z
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Abstract: William Royal, originally from New York State, was captain of Company F, 9th Colored Infantry Regiment, during the Civil War, and, after the war, a Freedmen’s Bureau (Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands) Read more…

E. H. Riggan account book, 1846-1870 (bulk 1854-1864).

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Creator: Riggan, E. H.
Collection number: 2366-z
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Abstract: The collection is an account book, with cash account entries chiefly dated 1854-1864, kept by an individual, presumably E. H. Riggan, who apparently lived in or near Mecklenburg Read more…

Bullitt family papers, 1785-1960.

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Creator: Bullitt family.
Collection number: 3549
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Abstract: In part, microfilm. The majority of the collection is correspondence. Included are letters to Mildred Ann (Fry) Bullitt at Oxmoor Plantation, Louisville, Ky., from friends and relatives, and a few from Virginia, Missouri, Alabama, Ohio, New Mexico, and Read more…

Margaret Ann Meta Morris Grimball diary, 1860-1866.

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Creator: Grimball, Margaret Ann Meta Morris, 1810-1881.
Collection number: 975-z
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Abstract: Wife of John Berkley Grimball (1800-1892), rice planter of St. Paul’s Parish in the Colleton District of South Carolina, with connections to the Manigault and Lowndes families of South Carolina and to the Morris family of Morrisania, N.Y. Read more…

Elliott and Gonzales family papers, 1701-1898.

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Creator: Elliott and Gonzales family.
Collection number: 1009
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Abstract: Prominent members of the Elliott and Gonzales families of Beaufort and Colleton districts, S.C., included William Elliott (1788-1863), planter, state legislator, and writer; Phoebe Read more…

Jeremiah Stetson papers, 1861-1863.

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Creator: Stetson, Jeremiah, 1810-1869.
Collection number: 5028-z
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Abstract: Jeremiah Stetson (1810-1869), a farmer from Hanson, Mass., served in the 23rd Massachusetts Infantry Regiment in the Civil War. The collection includes 20 letters and seven Read more…

Louis M. DeSaussure journal, 1835-1865.

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Creator: DeSaussure, Louis M., 1804-1869.
Collection number: 2251-z
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Abstract: Louis M. DeSaussure was a physician and planter of Beaufort County, S.C., son of Henry W. DeSaussure, longtime state chancellor. The collection is a plantation journal of Louis M. DeSaussure relating to his Beaufort County, S.C., cotton Read more…

John Bratton letters, 1861-1865.

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Creator: Bratton, John, 1831-1898.
Collection number: 2216
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Abstract: Physician, state legislator, and Confederate Army officer, from Winnsboro, S.C. Civil War letters from John Bratton with the 6th South Carolina Regiment to his wife, Betty (DuBose) Bratton in and near Winnsboro, S.C. The letters describe Read more…