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William C. Russell papers, 1813-1935 (bulk 1870s-1880s).

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment Go to comments

Creator: Russell, William C.
Collection number: 3622
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Abstract: Chiefly personal letters, mostly 1870s-1880s, received by Russell of Sardis, Miss., and Petersburg, Va., from relatives and friends. Correspondents include members of the Webb family of Granville County, N.C.; a resident of Batesville, Ark.; and other persons scattered over most of the southern and several eastern and midwestern states. Also included is “The Russells, the Heflins, and the Webbs of Granville County, N.C.” (18 p.), by William James Webb, 1935, consisting of genealogical data, copies of wills, and information about slaves and the location of Webb lands and houses.

Repository: Southern Historical Collection

Collection Highlights: Folder 4 includes information about family slaves (n.d.)

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