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Willis Irwin Henderson papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS0430
Abstract

The collection contains a wide variety of materials, including a bill-of-sale for an enslaved person, letters, land conveyancing papers for land for the Andrew Jackson historic site, DAR papers for the Mecklenburg Chapter, and obituaries for Henderson family members (Willis Irwin Henderson and Perrin Quarles Henderson).

Dates: 1812 - 2007

Jimmie Lee Kirkpatrick and De Kirkpatrick on the Legacy of Slavery in Mecklenburg County

 Collection
Identifier: OH-KP
Abstract Native Charlotteans Jimmie Lee Kirkpatrick and De Kirkpatrick discuss their ongoing journey together after discovering that their family histories were interwoven through the institution of slavery. Although they were both classmates at Myers Park High School in the mid-1960s, it was not until almost fifty years later that a newspaper article recounting the injustice Jimmie Lee had faced as a thwarted contender for the Shrine Bowl brought the two classmates into contact with each other. As...
Dates: 2017-10 - 2017-11

Materials documenting Loney, an enslaved man in North Carolina

 Collection — Box: SFC4 [F09.090.03.02], Folder: 404
Identifier: MS0404
Abstract

Loney was an enslaved man in North Carolina. On January 2, 1865 he was approximately 27 years old. This document is a bill of sale dated January 2, 1865 for Loney. The buying enslaver was N. A. Wingate & Co. of Charlotte, North Carolina; and the selling enslaver was J. A. Bisaner, of Lincolnton. Loney was sold for $6,000 in Confederate currency.

Dates: 1865 January 2

Betty L. Means collection of historical documents

 Collection
Identifier: MS0033
Abstract

Collection of assorted historical documents belonging to Betty Means. Includes a bill of sale for an enslaved woman in Pasquotank county, North Carolina and two letters (one from poet Edward Arlington Robinson and one from James Boyd).

Dates: 1835 - 1926

Patterson Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS0341
Abstract

Papers of the Patterson family of northern Mecklenburg County, mainly concerning their business activities, real estate purchases, wills and family correspondence. Also includes papers from several related families, especially their Cumming, Hodges, Potts, and Sloan connections.

Dates: 1761 - 1999

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