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Oversize box OF14 [F09.002.07.002]


Contains 13 Collections and/or Records:

Biographical/genealogical information, 1864 - 1971

 Item — Oversize Box: OF14 [F09.002.07.002]
Scope and Contents Includes three drafts (4/12/1864, with transcripts) of a letter to Goodwin from David R. Autry, a Confederate soldier stationed at Camp Holmes in Raleigh, in which he attempts to persuade Goodwin to marry him. In one draft (leaf 2, side 1) Autry comments on the Confederate Army's dwindling supplies and questions the motives of the Southern "statesmen" in continuing the war; two poems (n.d., with transcripts), "I will pray for peace again" and "I am glad I am." The poems are presumably by...
Dates: 1864 - 1971

Oversize materials, 1862 - 1863

 File — Oversize Box: OF14 [F09.002.07.002], Folder: 6
Scope and Contents Includes two North Carolina bonds (1862) for $500, signed by Governor Zebulon Vance and State Treasurer Jonathan Worth; and Confederate bonds (1862-63) for $100 and $1000
Dates: 1862 - 1863

Wilkes, Jane Renwick--Property and Estate Papers, 1826 - 1852

 File — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents Legal papers relating to the administration of property inherited by Jane Renwick Wilkes (Mrs. Charles Wilkes) from her father William Renwick, Sr. and included in her marriage settlement.
Dates: 1826 - 1852

Renwick and Wilkes Mining Interests, 1829 - 1905

 File — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents Primarily legal documents involving the purchase and operation of mines and other businesses owned by the Renwick, Wilkes, and, to a lesser extent, Smedberg families in North and South Carolina. Mines include the Maxwell, the McComb (also known as the Charlotte and the St. Catherine), the Catawba, and the Capps. Includes items (1829 60) relating to J. Humphrey Bissell's claims to some of the property; and stock certificates (1853) for the St. Catherine's Gold Mining Co. Box 2, folder 4 contains...
Dates: 1829 - 1905