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|Abstract||The collection includes miscellaneous items, plans of the town of Wilmington, N.C., showing streets and lots, 1769 and 1800; a letter, 6 January 1817, concerning the sale of a brig at Wilmington; and a letter, March 1852, from W. B. Davis, a Wilmington resident, to Joseph Abney, Edgefield, S.C., discussing the Missouri Compromise, and other correspondence.|
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The collection contains miscellaneous correspondence sent from Wilmington, N.C., concerning various topics including land and sea travel, 1817 and 1845; the Missouri Compromise, 1852; and complaints of crop theft by military stationed in South Carolina, 1865. Correspondents include H. C. Risley, W. S. Hugins, W. B. Davis, Joseph Abney, William R. Utley, and N. W. Williams. There is also an amnesty document to William R. Utley of Wilmington from President Andrew Johnson, 1865; photocopies of plans of the town of Wilmington showing streets and lots, 1769 and 1800; and a photocopy of a newspaper, 1865.Back to Top
|Extra Oversize Paper Folder X-OPF-2497/1|
Oversize papers (X-OPF-2497/1).Back to Top
Processed by: SHC Staff
Encoded by: Noah Huffman, December 2007Back to Top