Hamon Bell papers, 1738-1841.

Creator: Bell, Hamon.
Collection number: 4084-z
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Abstract: Indentures, deeds, bonds, and other legal papers, 1738-1841, of Hamon Bell of Camden County, N.C.; letters received by Bell; and Bell family data. Included are items pertaining to the sale and exchange of land and slaves with Caleb Dozier, members of the Sawyer and Lamb families, and Samuel F. Aydelette, and to the settlement of the estates of Alexandria Hastings and others. Letters, 1840-1841, are from Louisa Hastings Berry and her husband, M. R. Berry, of Shelby County, Tenn., giving personal and family news and descriptions of Shelby County social life.

Repository: Southern Historical Collection

Collection Highlights: Legal papers of and letters received by Bell of Camden County, North Carolina. Some of the papers pertain to the sale and exchange of slaves. Microfilm available.