M. A. Curtis papers, 1720-1950.

Creator: Curtis, M. A. (Moses Ashley), 1808-1872.
Collection number: 199
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Abstract: Moses Ashley Curtis was born in Stockbridge, Mass., and educated at Williams College in Massachusetts. After graduating, he became a tutor for the children of former Governor Edward Bishop Dudley in Wilmington, N.C., returning to Massachusetts in 1833 to study theology. He Continue reading “M. A. Curtis papers, 1720-1950.”

Wiliam Henry Wills papers, 1712-1921 (bulk 1803-1882).

Creator: Wills, William Henry, 1809-1889.
Collection number: 792
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Abstract: William H. Wills was a general merchant, Methodist Protestant minister, and cotton planter of Halifax County, N.C. His wife was Anna Wills (1817-1893), and his children included Reverend Richard H. (1836-1891); George Whitaker (1842-1864); Mary (1848-1941); Lucy (b. Continue reading “Wiliam Henry Wills papers, 1712-1921 (bulk 1803-1882).”