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Preston H. Turner papers, 1820-1906.

October 12, 2009

Creator: Turner, Preston H.
Collection number: 3332-z
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Abstract: Miscellaneous items, most, if not all, from North Carolina, including a slave list; a letter, 1859, from Julia Frances Lilly, a student at Greensboro College, Greensboro, N.C.; a Civil War letter, possibly from Turner, in Pennsylvania; correspondence about a horse trade, 1875; and Turner’s tribute, 1906, to Jake Turner (1832-1906), his lifelong friend who was once his slave.

Repository: Southern Historical Collection

Collection Highlights: The collection includes a slave list (1800-1855) and a tribute by Turner to his former slave and lifelong friend, Jake Turner (1906).