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Philip Ricard Fendall paper, undated.

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Creator: Fendall, Philip Ricard, 1794-1868.
Collection number: 3153
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Abstract: Manuscript draft of a speech or treatise on the aims, policies, activities, and effects of the American Colonization Society. The paper is unsigned but is attributed to Fendall, a Washington, D.C., lawyer and author. Read more…

T. Butler King papers, 1763-1868, 2003 (bulk 1835-1868).

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Creator: King, T. Butler (Thomas Butler), 1800-1864.
Collection number: 1252
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Abstract: Thomas Butler King of Retreat Plantation, Saint Simons Island, Ga., was a Georgia and United States legislator, collector of the port of San Francisco, and Georgia Read more…

Alexander Robert Lawton papers, 1774-1952 (bulk 1839-1896).

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Creator: Lawton, Alexander Robert, 1818-1896.
Collection number: 415
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Abstract: Alexander Robert Lawton of Savannah, Ga., was a lawyer, Confederate brigadier and quartermaster general, president of the American Bar Association, Georgia state legislator, and Read more…

Lewis Thompson papers, 1723-1895.

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Creator: Thompson, Lewis, 1808-1867.
Collection number: 716
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Abstract: Lewis Thompson was the owner of plantations near Woodville (also called Hotel), Bertie County, N.C., and at Bayou Boeuf, near Alexandria, Rapides Parish, La. Thompson was also a Read more…

Capehart family papers, 1782-1983 (bulk 1811-1899).

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Creator: Capehart family.
Collection number: 1494
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Abstract: The collection includes correspondence, volumes, financial items, and other materials, mostly 1811-1899, of the Capehart family of “Scotch Hall Plantation,” Bertie County, Read more…

John Berkley Grimball diaries, 1832-1883.

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Creator: Grimball, John Berkley, 1800-1892.
Collection number: 970
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Abstract: John Berkeley Grimball was a rice planter of Charleston and the Colleton District, S.C. Married Margaret Ann (“Meta”) Morris. Grimball’s diary discusses plantation management and cultivation of crops, especially rice; slavery and free Read more…

Arnold and Screven family papers, 1762-1903 (bulk 1818-1900).

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Creator: Arnold and Screven family.
Collection number: 3419
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Abstract: Arnold family of Providence, R.I., and Bryan County, Ga., and Screven family of Savannah, Ga., whose members included Richard James Arnold (1796-1873), husband of Louisa Carolina Gindrat and native of Providence, R.I., who owned Read more…

Philip Henry Pitts papers, 1814-1884.

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Creator: Pitts, Philip Henry, 1814-1884.
Collection number: 602
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Abstract: Philip Henry Pitts was a cotton planter of Union Town (now Uniontown), Perry County, Ala. The collection includes etters written to and from members of the Pitts family, miscellaneous Read more…

Iron Station (N.C.) papers, 1852-1878.

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Creator: Iron Station (N.C.).
Collection number: 4073
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Abstract: Sales correspondence, bills, and receipts, 1863-1865, of High Shoals Manufacturing Company; business letters, 1866-1878, received by Lawrence S. Camp, including letters from his brother in Centre, Ala., describing farm Read more…

Francis Asbury Dickins papers, 1729-1934.

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Creator: Dickins, Francis Asbury.
Collection number: 218
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Abstract: Francis Asbury Dickins (1804-1901) was a planter of Ossian Hall in Fairfax County, Va., agent for the United States War and Treasury departments and lawyer of Washington, D.C., specializing in government claims, son of Asbury Dickins Read more…