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Daves family papers, 1708-1930.

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Creator: Daves family.
Collection number: 3967
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Abstract: Scattered family papers and data pertaining to the descendants of John Daves (1748-1804) of New Bern, N.C., and to related branches of the Haynes, Pugh, and Collins families. Correspondence includes letters, 1803- 1818, received by Josiah Collins, Jr. (1768-1839) of Edenton, N.C. from relatives in New Bern, N.C., concerning business, banking, and family matters; deed of sale for slaves, Craven County, N.C., 1816; and letters, 1855, to Edward Graham Daves (1833-1894) of Cambridge, Mass., concerning the illness and death of his brother Jack.

Repository: Southern Historical Collection

Collection Highlights: In Folder 2, the collection includes a copy of a deed for sale of slaves (1816). Microfilm available.

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