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Collection Number: 02497-z

Collection Title: Wilmington (N.C.) Papers, 1769; 1800-1865.

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Size 9 items
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.
Language English
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Restrictions to Access
No restrictions. Open for research.
Restrictions to Use
No usage restrictions.
Copyright Notice
Copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.
Preferred Citation
[Identification of item], in the Wilmington (N.C.) Papers, #2497-z, Southern Historical Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Acquisitions Information
Received from J. O. Carr of Wilmington, N.C., January 1945.
Received from Winston Broadfoot of Wilmington, N.C., September and October 1957.
Additional Descriptive Resources
A copy of the original finding aid for this collection is filed in folder 1.
Sensitive Materials Statement
Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, the North Carolina Public Records Act (N.C.G.S. § 132 1 et seq.), and Article 7 of the North Carolina State Personnel Act (Privacy of State Employee Personnel Records, N.C.G.S. § 126-22 et seq.). Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill assumes no responsibility.
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The following terms from Library of Congress Subject Headings suggest topics, persons, geography, etc. interspersed through the entire collection; the terms do not usually represent discrete and easily identifiable portions of the collection--such as folders or items.

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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.

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Contents list

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Oversize papers (X-OPF-2497/1).

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Processing Information

Processed by: SHC Staff

Encoded by: Noah Huffman, December 2007

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