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Mecklenburg County (N.C.) -- History -- 19th century

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Pharr and Walker families papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS0197
Overview Papers of the Rev. Samuel Caldwell Pharr (1825-84) and of his descendants, particularly his son, Walter Springs Pharr (1856-1932), and his daughter-in-law, Mary Jane (Jennie) Estelle Walker Pharr (1858-1914). Includes 19th and early 20th century deeds and contracts for land in Mecklenburg County; the Rev. Pharr's lecture notes (1842) from Joseph Henry's class in natural philosophy at Princeton University; papers (1847-1914) of Jennie Walker Pharr, including letters (1854-59) by her father, the...
Dates: 1800 - 1950; 1847 - 1941

Whitsett family records

 Collection — Box SFC3 [F09.090.03.01], Folder: 322
Identifier: MS0322
Overview The collection contains primarily property deeds for plots of land in Charlotte, Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, dating from 1860 to 1947. The collection also includes some promissory notes.
Dates: 1860-1947

Miles L. Wriston papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS0021
Overview Consists primarily of financial records, including Confederate and North Carolina state bonds (1862-64), shares of stock (1866) in the Rock Island Manufacturing Company, and bills and receipts (1884-85) paid by the estate of Joseph Harvey Wilson of Charlotte. Also includes a document (1829) attesting to the descent of title to Robert Neely of a 68-acre tract of land originally owned by Thomas Polk, an early settler in Mecklenburg County, a legal brief (1917) concerning the settlement of...
Dates: 1829 - 1987; 1862 - 1885