Category Archives: Politics

Frederick’s Hall Plantation ledgers and other volumes, 1727-1862, 1981.

Creator: Frederick’s Hall Plantation (Louisa Co., Va.).
Collection number: 1422
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Abstract: The collection includes account books from Hanover and York counties, Va., 1727-1775, and from Frederick’s Hall Plantation in Louisa County, Va., 1849-1862. The relationship, if any, between the former and the Continue reading Frederick’s Hall Plantation ledgers and other volumes, 1727-1862, 1981.

Pope family papers, 1851-1983.

Creator: Pope family.
Collection number: 5085
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Abstract: Pope family of North Carolina, including Jonas Elias Pope of Northampton County, a man of color who was free before the Civil War; his son, M.T. Pope, who was born in Northampton Continue reading Pope family papers, 1851-1983.

Fitzgerald family papers, 1864-1954.

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 Continue reading Fitzgerald family papers, 1864-1954.

Frank Caldwell Patton papers, 1913-1980.

Creator: Patton, Frank Caldwell, 1896-1980.
Collection number: 5402
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Abstract: Frank Caldwell Patton, Republican of Morganton, Burke County, N.C., was born in 1896. He served as Assistant United States District Attorney for the Western District of North Continue reading Frank Caldwell Patton papers, 1913-1980.

George Washington Jones papers, 1835-1884 (bulk 1840s and 1870s).

Creator: Jones, George Washington, 1806-1884.
Collection number: 1837
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Abstract: George Washington Jones, a native of Tennessee, was Democratic state representative, 1835-1839, and state senator, 1839-1841; clerk of the Lincoln County Court, 1840-1843; United Continue reading George Washington Jones papers, 1835-1884 (bulk 1840s and 1870s).

Josiah Smith letter book, 1771-1784.

Creator: Smith, Josiah, 1731-1826.
Collection number: 3018
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Abstract: Josiah Smith Jr. was a Charleston, S.C., merchant, financial agent, and Revolutionary War patriot. He was born in Cainhoy, St. Thomas’s Parish, S.C. A merchant for most of his life, he Continue reading Josiah Smith letter book, 1771-1784.