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Slavery -- North Carolina

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Harold Pulley [1], 2012 May 31

 File
Identifier: OH-UA-PU0084
Scope and Contents In this first of four interviews, Harold Pulley, North Carolina native and alumnus of the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, begins by discussing his family background including his father's acquisition of farmland in return for construction labor, his mother's education and personality, and his maternal grandfather's parentage and role in helping enslaved people escape, fighting in the Civil War, and bootlegging. He recalls how his father's stories about the African-American experience...
Dates: 2012 May 31

Willis Irwin Henderson papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS0430
Overview 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

Materials documenting Loney, an enslaved man in North Carolina

 Collection — Box SFC4 [F09.090.03.02], Folder: 404
Identifier: MS0404
Overview 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Betty L. Means collection of historical documents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
Overview Collection of assorted historical documents belonging to Betty Means.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