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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…

Alexander Justice papers, 1750-1925 (bulk 1843-1879).

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Creator: Justice, Alexander, 1825-1879.
Collection number: 1308
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Abstract: Lawyer of New Bern, N.C. Chiefly legal and business papers of New Bern, N.C., lawyer, Alexander Justice, including grants, deeds, indentures, plats, bills of sale for slaves, wills, amnesty Read more…

William Henry Tripp and Araminta Guilford Tripp papers, 1801-1910 (bulk 1861-1865).

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Creator: William Henry Tripp and Araminta Guilford Tripp papers, 1801-1910 (bulk 1861-1865).
Collection number: 4551
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Abstract: William Henry Tripp (1820-1881) and his wife Araminta Guilford Tripp (1833-1897) grew corn and other crops at Durham’s Creek, Beaufort County, N.C., 1850s-1880s. William was a state legislator in the 1850s and, during Read more…

James B. Bailey papers, 1847-1885.

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Creator: Bailey, James, d. 1864.
Collection number: 38
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Abstract: James B. Bailey (1820-1864), his wife, Mary N. Bailey, and their children, including their son, C.O. Bailey, moved from Hickory Bend, a plantation near Montgomery, Ala., to Alachua County, Fla., near Gainesville, in 1852. There, Bailey Read more…

Eleanore Eulalie Cay Fleming papers, 1836-1920.

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Creator: Fleming, Eleanore Eulalie Cay, 1848-1934.
Collection number: 4169
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Abstract: Business correspondence, 1851-1855, of Raymond Cay (1805-1880), general merchant and cotton factor of Liberty County, Ga.; personal and family correspondence, 1865-1920, of his daughter, Eleonore Eulalie Cay Fleming of Liberty and Read more…

Leander Quincy Sharpe papers, 1804-1875.

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Creator: Sharpe, Leander Quincy, 1816-1866.
Collection number: 2374
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Abstract: Lawyer, of Statesville, Iredell County, N.C., and member of the North Carolina state legislature. Papers consisting primarily of wills, deeds, legal correspondence and proceedings, and Read more…

Edmund Ruffin Jr. journal, 1851-1862, 1866-1873.

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Creator: Ruffin, Edmund, Jr., fl. 1823-1873.
Collection number: 639-z
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Abstract: Edmund Ruffin Jr. was a wheat, tobacco, and cotton planter of Prince George, Hanover, and Amelia counties, Va. Ruffin, the son of Edmund, Sr., and Susan (Travis) Ruffin, owned two Read more…

Edward Courtney Bullock letter, 1860 October 26.

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Creator: Bullock, Edward Courtney, 1822-1861.
Collection number: 1913-z
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Abstract: Alabama lawyer, legislator, and secessionist, whose father came south from Rhode Island. Letter from N. Bullock of Bristol, R.I., to his nephew, E. C. Bullock, concerning slavery, abolitionist opinions in New England, and N. Bullock’s fear that Read more…

J. Bryan Grimes papers, 1712-1924.

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Creator: Grimes, J. Bryan (John Bryan), 1868-1923.
Collection number: 1765
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Abstract: J. Bryan Grimes of Pitt County, N.C., was a conservative leader of the Farmers’ Alliance, the Grange, and other agricultural organizations; managed the family farms in Pitt and Beaufort counties; and was North Carolina secretary of state, Read more…