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|Abstract||William Norwood (fl. 1815-1841) and his Scottish wife Robina Hogg Norwood, of Hillsborough, N.C., had extended family members located in the various parts of the United States and Scotland. The collection includes scattered family letters and other items including news of the family and of Napoleon Bonaparte's defeat.|
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William Norwood and his wife Robina Hogg Norwood resided in Hillsborough, N.C. Their extended family including Eliza T. Hogg, Jane Burgess, James Alves, William J. Bingham, James Hogg, McDowell Alves, and Robert Worth Bingham lived in various parts of the United States and Scotland.Back to Top
The collection includes typed copies of scattered family letters and other items relating to William Norwood and his Scottish wife, Robina Hogg Norwood, of Hillsborough, N.C., including news of the family and of Napoleon Bonaparte's defeat. Also included are sketches of the Norwood family history and Robina Hogg. There is also a photographic copy of a portrait of Walter Scott said to have been painted by William Cumming (1797-1823) and some correspondence and notes about the history of the original.Back to Top
|Image Folder PF-2258/1|
Photograph (PF-2258/1).Back to Top
Processed by: SHC Staff
Encoded by: Noah Huffman, December 2007
Updated by: Kate Stratton and Jodi Berkowitz, January 2009
This collection was rehoused and a summary created with support from the National Endowment for the Humanities.
This finding aid was created with support from NC ECHO.Back to Top