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Charles W. Johnston papers, 1820-1853.

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment Go to comments

Creator: Johnston, Charles W., fl. 1820-1853.
Collection number: 2611
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Abstract: Farmer and railroad entrepreneur of Orange County, N.C. Letters to Johnston, mostly from correspondents in North Carolina, mentioning religious camp meetings, slaves, crops, and construction of the North Carolina Railroad.

Repository: Southern Historical Collection

Collection Highlights: Letters to Johnston, mainly from North Carolina, which mention the renting-out and sale of slaves and runaway slaves between 1845-1851.

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