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Anchram H. and Elizabeth K. Evans Civil War Letters

 Collection
Identifier: SC-MS-254
Scope and Contents This collection consists of correspondence between Anchram Harris Evans, a Confederate soldier during the Civil War from Brunswick County, NC, and his wife Elizabeth Kelly Evans (she is referred to as either "Bettie" or "Lizzie" in the letters). There are a handful of letters to or from other family members, as well as typed transcripts of the letters by their grandson, Troy Henry, from 1956. The bulk of the correspondence occured in 1864, but letters span the duration of the war from 1861...
Dates: 1861-1865, 1956; Majority of material found within 1861-1865

Bill Faver Papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: SH-MS-002
Scope and Contents

This collection contains bound copies of newspaper article copies, newspaper clippings, and typed article drafts written by Bill Faver as part of his work as a reporter with the Brunswick Beacon from the 1970s-1990s.

Dates: 1978-1995

Bland Family Papers

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Identifier: SC-MS-303
Scope and Contents This collection consists of papers and artifacts of or relating to the Bland Family of North Carolina, including papers of other prominent families who have close relations to the Blands. This collection spans from 1802 to 1985 and consists primarily of legal documents regarding the transfer and acquisition of land in Brunswick and Columbus counties of North Carolina. There are various types of deeds, the majority being land deeds, as well as several indentures between Bland family members...
Dates: 1802-1985

Brunswick County Miscellaneous Court Documents

 Collection
Identifier: SC-MS-223
Dates: 1840-1854, undated

Cornelius M. Dickinson Thomas Letters

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Identifier: SC-MS-179
Abstract

Cornelius (Neal) Dickinson Thomas, local artist and author, spent most of his life at his family home, Clarendon Plantation, in Brunswick county. This collection includes personal correspondence, post cards, greeting cards, photographs, documents relating to James Forte and two paintings.

Dates: 1940-1972

Dr. John D. Bellamy Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC-MS-066
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of photocopies of land grants, deeds, and land surveys for various properties in North and South Carolina. Also of significance in this collection are photocopies of Dr. Bellamy's Oath of Allegiance (U.S. Department of State Certificate), his pardon from President Andrew Johnson, and his letter of the pardon to Secretary of State William H. Seward.

Dates: 1778-1865 (photocopies)

John D. Bellamy, Jr. Legal Records

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Identifier: LCF-MS-002
Scope and Contents This collection is the property of the Lower Cape Fear Historical Society and is housed in Randall Library Special Collections as part of a long-term loan agreement between the Society and the Library.This collection contains legal records pertaining to the Wilmington law firm, John D. Bellamy & Sons. Most of the records are directly related to John Dillard Bellamy, Jr. (24 March 1853-25 September 1942), and Bellamy’s law associates, including his son Emmett Hargrove Bellamy...
Dates: 1898-1953

North Carolina Indentures

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Identifier: SC-MS-120
Scope and Contents

This collection contains over a hundred years worth of North Carolina land indentures, mortgage deeds, and warranty deeds, mostly in Brunswick County. Three documents refer specifically to lots of land in the city of Wilmington, and another refers to land in the State of New York.

Dates: Other: 1799-1928

Rhinehart Collection of Lower Cape Fear Historical Documents

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Identifier: SC-MS-404
Scope and Contents This collection contains late 18th century and 19th century documents related to areas in and around the Lower Cape Fear region of Southeast North Carolina, including parts of South Carolina. Material includes agreements, indentures, land deeds, bills of sale, and land surveys, the bulk of which focus on Brunswick County and Duplin County and connect to the Bellamy and Hill families.Early 20th century photographs of the Historic Kenan House in Wilmington, North Carolina and...
Dates: 1780-1941

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