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Roger Kelsall letter, 1773 March 16.

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Creator: Kelsall, Roger, fl. 1773.
Collection number: 2419-z
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Abstract: Letter from Kelsall in Nassau, Bahamas, to his sister, Elizabeth L. Amelia Kelsall, at her Read more…

Thomas Sparrow papers, 1835-1871.

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Creator: Sparrow, Thomas, 1819-1884.
Collection number: 1878
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Abstract: Lawyer, North Carolina state legislator, and Confederate officer, of Washington (Beaufort County), N.C. Antebellum papers include legal and political correspondence and letters Read more…

J. Smith DuShane letters, 1860-1862.

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Creator: DuShane, J. Smith, 1838-1922.
Collection number: 5198-z
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Abstract: Schoolteacher, lawyer, and Union Army soldier J. Smith DuShane was born in New Castle, Lawrence County, Pa. DuShane enlisted on 31 August 1861 as a sergeant in Company K of the 100th Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment. Most of his war Read more…

Milligan family papers, 1771-1885 (bulk 1830-1850).

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Creator: Milligan family.
Collection number: 1020
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Abstract: Milligan family members included Joseph Milligan (b. 1800) of Hamburg, S.C., and Augusta, Ga., physician, druggist, natural scientist, and cotton speculator; his son, Read more…

Letitia Dabney Miller recollections, 1926.

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Creator: Miller, Letitia Dabney, b. 1852.
Collection number: 1844-z
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Abstract: Recollections by Miller of her childhood in Raymond, Miss., before and during the Civil War, including a stay in Charleston, S.C., in 1861 with Varina (Mrs. Jefferson) Davis, commenting Read more…

Heyward and Ferguson family papers, 1806-1923.

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Creator: Heyward and Ferguson family.
Collection number: 2754-z
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Abstract: Heyward and Ferguson family members included Nathaniel Heyward (1766-1851) of South Carolina, whose estate included 45,000 acres of Low Country plantations and over 2,000 Read more…

Margaret Ann Meta Morris Grimball diary, 1860-1866.

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Creator: Grimball, Margaret Ann Meta Morris, 1810-1881.
Collection number: 975-z
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Abstract: Wife of John Berkley Grimball (1800-1892), rice planter of St. Paul’s Parish in the Colleton District of South Carolina, with connections to the Manigault and Lowndes families of South Carolina and to the Morris family of Morrisania, N.Y. Read more…

Field studies in the modern culture of the South records, 1945-1957.

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Creator: Institute for Research in Social Science at the University of North Carolina.
Collection number: 4214
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Abstract: Field notes and related items produced between 1945 and 1957 by researchers in a project sponsored by the Institute for Research in Social Science at the University of North Carolina. The notes were made during Read more…

John Ball and Keating Simons Ball books, 1779-1911.

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Creator: Ball, John, 1760-1817.
Collection number: 1811
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Abstract: John Ball and Keating Simons Ball (1818-1891) were planters of Charleston District, S.C. Records of Comingtee, a Cooper River, S.C., plantation, in Charleston District (later Berkeley County), and other rice plantations of the Ball family, Read more…

John Bratton letters, 1861-1865.

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Creator: Bratton, John, 1831-1898.
Collection number: 2216
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Abstract: Physician, state legislator, and Confederate Army officer, from Winnsboro, S.C. Civil War letters from John Bratton with the 6th South Carolina Regiment to his wife, Betty (DuBose) Bratton in and near Winnsboro, S.C. The letters describe Read more…