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Lord family papers, 1784-1890 (bulk 1835-1877).

October 12, 2009

Creator: Lord family.
Collection number: 2241-z
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Abstract: Deeds, estate settlement papers, and scattered family correspondence, chiefly 1835-1877, of the Lord family of Smithville and Wilmington, N.C., including William C. Lord, his wife, Eliza Hill Lord, their son, Frederick James Lord, and their daughter, Eliza Jane Lord De Rosset.

Repository: Southern Historical Collection

Collection Highlights: Included are papers related to the division of slaves in an estate settlement  between 1845-1859 (Folder 1).