Category Archives: Free People of Color

Pinckney Cotesworth Harrington papers, 1829-1893.

Creator: Harrington, Pinckney Cotesworth, fl. 1853-1893.
Collection number: 1705
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Abstract: Pinckney Cotesworth Harrington and his father, James Harrington (d. 1866), were cotton planters in Franklin County, Miss. The collection is chiefly papers relating to the Harringtons’ cotton plantations. There are Continue reading Pinckney Cotesworth Harrington papers, 1829-1893.

Edenton Methodist Episcopal Church record book, 1804-1863.

Creator: Edenton Methodist Episcopal Church.
Collection number: 3075-z
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Abstract: Volume with three parts: a merchandise ledger, 1804-1806; church records, 1815-1853 and 1863; and commonplace entries, undated. The bulk of the volume consists of the Continue reading Edenton Methodist Episcopal Church record book, 1804-1863.

Mackay and Stiles family papers, 1743-1975.

Creator: Mackay and Stiles family.
Collection number: 470
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Abstract: The Mackay and Stiles families were merchants of Savannah, Ga. Prominent family members include Robert Mackay (1772-1816); his wife, Eliza McQueen Mackay (1778-1862); their children, William Mein Mackay (1804-1865), Continue reading Mackay and Stiles family papers, 1743-1975.

Everard Green papers, 1848-1876.

Creator: Baker, Everard Green, b. 1826.
Collection number: 41
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Abstract: The collection includes personal diaries and plantation journal of Baker of Jefferson, Panola, and Hinds counties, Miss., containing references to farming, household matters, neighborhood affairs, philosophical ideas, and Continue reading Everard Green papers, 1848-1876.

Hannibal Augustus Johnson letters, 1865.

Creator: Johnson, Hannibal Augustus, b. 1841.
Collection number: 3086
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Abstract: Letters, 14 July 1865 and 9 September 1865, from Johnson, a federal soldier from Maine serving with U.S. Army forces occupying South Carolina, to a friend, recounting Continue reading Hannibal Augustus Johnson letters, 1865.

Springs family papers, 1772-1924 (bulk 1845-1870).

Creator: Springs family.
Collection number: 4121
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Abstract: The Springs family of Mecklenburg County, N.C., and York District, S.C., included John Springs III (1782-1853) and his son, Andrew Baxter Springs (1819-1886), both of whom resided at Continue reading Springs family papers, 1772-1924 (bulk 1845-1870).

Isaac C. Richardson letters, 1862-1865.

Creator: Richardson, Isaac C., fl. 1862-1865.
Collection number: 3033
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Abstract: Letters, 1862-1865, from Richardson, a Union soldier with the 10th New Hampshire regiment, serving in Virginia, to his wife Esther Richardson, written in the form of diary entries each covering several days. Richardson Continue reading Isaac C. Richardson letters, 1862-1865.

George W. Burwell papers, 1786, 1800-1884.

Creator: Burwell, George W., d. 1873.
Collection number: 4291
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Abstract: George W. Burwell was a physician, planter, and businessman of Mecklenburg County, Va. He had family and business connections to Henderson, Granville County, N.C., and other locations along the North Carolina-Virginia border, Continue reading George W. Burwell papers, 1786, 1800-1884.