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Chambers family papers, 1816-1918.

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Creator: Chambers family.
Collection number: 2828
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Abstract: The collectionincludes manuscripts by and about members of the Chambers family of Iredell County, N.C. Volumes include the account book, 1816-1865, of Joseph Chambers (1791-1848); account book, 1841-1884, of Joseph Chambers and his son, Pinckney Brown Chambers at “Farmville,” an Iredell County plantation, and at Morganton and Statesville; merchants’ accounts, 1852- 1854, kept at Salisbury, N.C.; captain’s record book, 1865, for Company C, 49th North Carolina Regiment, C.S.A.; three volumes of Chambers family history from 1708 to 1918; and miscellaneous letters.

Repository: Southern Historical Collection

Collection Highlights: In Volume 1 (folder 11), there are recordings of slave births, deaths, and marriages. Volume 3 (folder 13) contains records relating to slaves of the Avery family.

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