Category Archives: Insurrections

Clayton Family Papers, 1855-1922

Creator name: Clayton family.
Collection number: 4792
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Abstract: Thomas L. Clayton (1934-1905) of Asheville, N.C., was the son of Ephraim Clayton (1804-1892) and Nancy McElroy Clayton (d. 1892). He married Emma A. Clayton (1829-1887). During the Civil War, Clayton served in the Confederate Continue reading Clayton Family Papers, 1855-1922

Michael Ferrall papers, 1818-1960.

Creator: Ferrall, Michael, b. 1811.
Collection number: 3880
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Abstract: General commission merchant of Halifax, N.C., and Norfolk, Va., during the mid-19th century. Included are four account books, 1845-1861, a lettercopy book, 1844-1861, and correspondence, 1830-1856, of Michael Ferrall documenting his Continue reading Michael Ferrall papers, 1818-1960.

John DeBerniere Hooper papers, 1778-1911.

Creator: Hooper, John DeBerniere, 1811-1886.
Collection number: 835
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Abstract: John DeBerniere Hooper was a student, tutor, and professor at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill, N.C., and a teacher in schools in several other North Carolina locations, Continue reading John DeBerniere Hooper papers, 1778-1911.

Philip Henry Pitts papers, 1814-1884.

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 Continue reading Philip Henry Pitts papers, 1814-1884.

Peter Wilson Hairston papers, 1773-1965; 1986.

Creator: Hairston, Peter Wilson, 1819-1886.
Collection number: 299
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Abstract: Peter Wilson Hairston (1819-1886), tobacco planter of southwestern Virginia and north central North Carolina, Confederate soldier, and commission merchant. Other prominent family members include Peter Wilson Hairston’s great- Continue reading Peter Wilson Hairston papers, 1773-1965; 1986.

Hughes family papers, 1790-1910 (bulk 1820-1898).

Creator: Hughes family.
Collection number: 2779
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Abstract: Principal member of the Hughes family of Edgefield, S.C., are Dr. John Hughes (d. 1835) and his son, John H. Hughes (d. 1871), who were both cotton planters; John Hughes’s sister, Continue reading Hughes family papers, 1790-1910 (bulk 1820-1898).

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.

William Alexander Hoke papers, 1750-1925.

Creator: Hoke, William Alexander, 1851-1925.
Collection number: 345
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Abstract: William Alexander Hoke, lawyer, legislator, and chief justice of the North Carolina Supreme Court, of Lincolnton, Lincoln County, N.C., was the son of John Franklin Hoke Continue reading William Alexander Hoke papers, 1750-1925.

Scott family papers, 1839-1867.

Creator: Scott family.
Collection number: 4638
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Abstract: Letters and a few other items, 1839-1867, chiefly relating to the members of the Scott family of New Hampshire and Vermont. The earliest papers are deeds, 1839 an 1849 copies of Continue reading Scott family papers, 1839-1867.