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    • Julia Horner Cooper Papers , 1880-1942

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    • Emma Julia (Horner) Cooper, 1866-1944, was the daughter of James H. and Sophronia (Moore) Horner. Her father was founder of the celebrated Horner School in Oxford. Her mother was the daughter of Dr. Partius Moore of Mount Tirzah (son of General...
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    • Fayetteville Imprint, 1788

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    • Photocopy of pamphlet printed at Fayetteville by Bowen and Howard, entitled Analyse Des Loix Commerciales, Avec Les Twifs, Des Etats Des Deux Carolines, et de la Georgie, giving information in French on commercial laws of the Carolinas and Georgia...
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    • John W. Gould Letters, 1862

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    • This collection of three letters, a song, and 4 CSA currency notes relates to John W. Gould, born about 1841. He was the son of Rufus and Mary H. Gould of Oakbam, Worcester County, Massachusetts. Gould was mustered in as a musician in the 25th...
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    • Morgan Farm Book , 1882-1900

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    • Originally owned by Irvin Finch, the Morgan Farm of 590 acres in Nash County, was bequeathed to his daughter, Ferebee L. Morgan (1860-1929), at his death in 1880. Disabled in his later years, Finch had already placed operation of the farm in the...
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    • Recipe Books,1802-1860

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    • Manuscript and published recipe books giving recipes for food, wine, medicine, dye, paint, and cleaning agents, as well as household and garden hints. Original manuscript books belonged to M. Lewis (1830, P.C. 1177); Mrs. Martha T. Cowles...
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    • James Madison Collection, 1831

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    • Photocopy of covering letter from former President James Madison to Gov. Montfort Stokes sent with his copy of John Lawson's History of Carolina to replace the State Library's that was burned in the Capitol fire. Also photocopy of flyleaf and title...
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    • Francis R. and Julia Daily Hodges Collection, 1755-1920

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    • Deeds, indentures, mortgage deeds, bills of sale, land plats, and other miscellaneous items relating to the Hodges and Daily families of old Dobbs and Lenoir counties. Many of the documents pre-date the 1880 court house fire in Lenoir County that...
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    • Robert F. Hoke (1837-1912) Papers, 1852-1967

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    • Papers of Hoke, Confederate general and operator of ironworks in Lincoln, Orange, and Mitchell counties, including letter (1852) to Hoke at school in Kentucky; photocopies of letters concerning death of Col. Isaac E. Avery (1863); reports on troop...
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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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    • Capus M. Waynick Collection, 1864-1865

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    • Photocopies of letters from Lewis Waynick of Rockingham Co., lieutenant in Co. D, 1st Battalion N.C. Senior Reserves, about hunting deserters in Randolph Co., service in New Hanover Co., and raising breastworks around Charleston, S.C.; also letter...
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