Creator: Elliot, Jane Evans, 1820-1882.
Collection number: 5343-z
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Abstract: Jane Evans Elliot was a diarist in Fayetteville, N.C., during the 19th century. Her husband was Alexander Elliot, a lumberman who served in the North Carolina House of Commons, 1824-1825, and the North Carolina Senate, 1826. He was a colonel in the militia and active in the Civil War. The collection consists of three diaries describing Elliot’s daily life. The diaries record church attendance, religious reflections, and family matters and also include observations on the Presbyterian New School Controversy of 1837-1838 and the Civil War.
Repository: Southern Historical Collection