Creator: Manning, John, 1830-1899.
Collection number: 1970
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Abstract: Lawyer of Pittsboro, N.C.; U.S. representative from North Carolina; and professor of law at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Correspondence, financial and legal items, drafts of speeches and articles, and teaching notes. Papers pertain to Manning’s work as a lawyer, as receiver for the Confederate States of America, and as a law professor at the University of North Carolina, including his commentary on Blackstone, which he used in teaching; and to Manning’s wife, Louise Hall Manning.
Repository: Southern Historical Collection
Collection Highlights: Correspondence, financial and legal items, drafts of speeches and articles, and teaching notes, chiefly relating to John Manning (1830-1899), lawyer, U.S. Representative, and law professor of Pittsboro, North Carolina. Included are documents in Folder 12 pertaining to slave disputes (1856, 1859).