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Daniel Worth papers, 1856-1860.

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment Go to comments

Creator: Worth, Daniel, 1795-1862.
Collection number: 3587-z
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Abstract: Daniel Worth was a Quaker from Guilford County, N.C., who migrated to Indiana, came back to North Carolina as an abolitionist Wesleyan Methodist missionary in 1857, and was forced to leave the state in 1860 after considerable trouble in connection with his antislavery activity. Letters written by or about Worth, and a few other items. Included are two letters, 1858 and 1859, from Worth at New Salem, N.C., to his nephew, Rev. Aaron Worth, about his work as an abolitionist Wesleyan Methodist missionary in North Carolina and other matters.

Repository: Southern Historical Collection

Collection Highlights: Letters written by or about Worth, a Quaker from Guilford County, North Carolina, who migrated to Indiana, returned to North Carolina as an abolitionist missionary in 1857, and was forced to leave the state in 1860 after considerable trouble with the law in connection with his antislavery activities. Photoprints only.

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