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Torrance and Banks families papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS0087
Abstract Papers of Hugh Torance (1743-1816) and his descendants, including, and especially, his son, James Galbraith Torrance (sic) (1784-1847), and his grandson Richard Allison Torrance (1833-1927), concerning their extensive mercantile, planting, and milling operations at Cedar Grove plantation in northern Mecklenburg County, N.C. Includes account books, Revolutionary War service records, family correspondence, land and estate records, information on enslaved people, contracts with overseers, two...
Dates: 1765 - 1982; 1800 - 1900

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  • Repository: Manuscript Collections, J. Murrey Atkins Library Special Collections and University Archives, UNC Charlotte X
  • Subject: United States -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives, Confederate X
  • Names: Horton, George Moses X

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