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    • Charles Slover Hollister Family Bible Records

    • 1642; 1643; 1644; 1645; 1646; 1647; 1648; 1649; 1650; 1651; 1652; 1653; 1654; 1655; 1656; 1657; 1658; 1659; 1660; 1661; 1662; 1663; 1664; 1665; 1666; 1667; 1668; 1669; 1670; 1671; 1672; 1673; 1674; 1675; 1676; 1677; 1678; 1679; 1680; 1681; 1682;...
    • There is a mention of a Revolutionary War Brigadier General, and a Confederate States of America Lieutenant. Also, the etymology of the name Hollister (Holly Terra) is explained: William Hollister had two holly trees planted on either side of his...
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    • Ruth R. Sermon Collection, 1954-1977

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    • In 1954, the Raleigh City Council adopted an ordinance establishing the Andrew Johnson Memorial Commission to supervise the birthplace. The ordinance was effective June 12, 1955. Mrs. Sermon, together with Mrs.Joye Jordan, Mrs. James Cordon, Mr. F....
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    • William Lay Smith Papers, 1798-1920

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    • Letters from Smith, Connecticut native and Hertford Co. physician, written to parents from school (1798), and from North Carolina (1806-1813) describing journey to Edenton and Pitch Landing, problems in setting up practice, venture into shipping...
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    • Gaston Henry Wilder (1814-1873) Papers, 1798-1915

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    • Papers of Wilder, Wake Co. legislator, paymaster of the U.S. Army during the Mexican War, and president of the Raleigh and Gaston Railroad. Letters include one from R. M. Saunders on campaign plans and speeches scheduled (1844), one in Spanish from...
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    • Asa Biggs (1811-1878) Journal, 1832-ca. 1914

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    • Journal of Biggs, Williamston attorney, legislator, congressman (1846-1848), U.S. senator(1854-1858), U.S. and Confederate district judge (1858-1865), and member of secession convention (1861). The journal is composed mainly of diaries of trips in...
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    • William Hollister Account Book, 1801-1883

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    • Twenty-six journals and ledgers (1801-1843) and a ship disbursement book (1810-1833) from William Hollister's shipping and mercantile business in New Bern. Accounts indicate trade to American, West Indian, and occasionally European ports and...
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    • James Trotter Papers, 1824, 1846-1878

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    • Papers of Trotter, native of Scotland, trained as gardener in Stirling, who emigrated to Buncombe Co. in 1850 and later moved to Greenville, S.C. Letters are chiefly to him from Scotland and England concerning family and friends (1846-1861), two...
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    • John H. Thorpe Papers, 1865-1930, 1981

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    • Ledger and papers of Captain John H. Thorpe (1840-1932), Nash County. Thorpe served in the Confederate Army, was a lawyer and farmer in Rocky Mount, and was a member of the state legislature. The majority of the papers concern the history of the...
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    • Thomas Settle, Jr. (1831-1888), Letters, 1863-1864

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    • Photocopies of letters to Governor Vance from Thomas Settle, Jr., district solicitor, later a leading Republican, N.C. Supreme Court justice (1868-1876), and U.S. district judge in Florida (1877-1888). One letter (1863) requests special Rockingham...
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    • William Smith Papers, 1793-1817

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    • Papers of William Smith, including letters sent him while employed by mercantile firm Fenwick and Dabney in Richmond, Va. (1793- 1798), from family and friends in Granville Co. and Petersburg con- cerning local news, horse racing, war between...
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    • Mary Virginia Sevier Papers, 1840-1976

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    • Correspondence, newspaper clippings, medical records, political material, photographs, yearbooks, and genealogical notes relative to Dr. Daniel Sevier, William C. Templeton, Zebulon Weaver, and Miss Mary Virginia Sevier.
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    • William Smith Papers, 1855

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    • Military land warrant issued in Tuscaloosa, Ala., to Robert N. Henry; and deed to William Smith from Elijah and Mary Dollar for land in St. Clair Co., Ala.
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    • Roy Wilder Papers, 1954-1955, 1960

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    • Papers of Wilder, publicity staff worker in campaigns of former Gov. W. Kerr Scott for the U.S. Senate in 1954 and of Terry Sanford for governor in 1960. Scott campaign material includes television film script; endorsement by Negro organization;...
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    • Richard Blackledge Letter Book, 1782-1787

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    • Copies of letters from Blackledge, merchant and shipowner of Washington, N.C., who was engaged in trade to Philadelphia, New York, Boston, the West Indies, and Britain. Most of the letters are addressed to ship captains and merchants, including...
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    • Susan Iden Scrapbooks, 1798-1941

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    • Scrapbooks (1927-1929) of articles written by Miss Iden, reporter for the Raleigh Times, many concerning visits to scenic or historic sites in Virginia and North Carolina, parks in Raleigh, and historic houses in Wake Co., with photographs. Also...
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    • Tobacco Papers, 1895

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    • Letter from Julian S. Carr, president of Blackwell's Durham Tobacco Company, September 20, 1895, to Mrs. E. E. Moffitt, Raleigh. Letterhead shows the company building and logo.
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