Papers of Willie Person Mangum, 1771-1906.

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Mangum, Willie Person, 1792-1861. Papers of Willie Person Mangum, 1771-1906.

Papers of Willie Person Mangum, 1771-1906.

Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, speeches, legal papers, genealogical materials, financial papers, and printed materials concerning local, southern, and national politics, the Whig Party in the South, economic and social conditions in North Carolina, the Mangum plantation, and education of the Mangum children. Includes business papers of Arthur Mangum (Willie Mangum's grandfather), Priestly Hinton Mangum (1795-1850; Willie Mangum's brother), Priestly Hinton Mangum, Jr. (b. 1829; agriculturist of North Carolina), and Willie Person Mangum (1827-1881; Mangum's nephew and consul to China and Japan); correspondence of Willie Mangum's wife, Charity Alston Cain Mangum, with her husband and other members of the Mangum and Cain families; and genealogical and biographical material compiled by Stephen B. Weeks. Correspondents include George E. Badger, James Brown, Anson Burlingame, Hutchins G. Burton, William Cain, Paul C. Cameron, John Chavis, Weston R. Gales, William Gaston, Robert B. Gilliam, William A. Graham, William H. Haywood, Jr., Charles L. Hinton, James Iredell, Reverdy Johnson, Frederick Nash, Romulus M. Saunders, George F. Seward, William H. Seward, Robert W. Shufeldt, Samuel L. Southard, Edward Stanly, David L. Swain, Hugh Waddell, J. Watson Webb, Daniel Webster, Thurlow Weed, and Lewis Williams.

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Weeks, Stephen B. (Stephen Beauregard), 1865-1918

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Stanly, Edward, 1810-1872

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Burton, H. G. (Hutchins Gordon), 1782-1836

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H. G. (Hutchins Gordon) Burton (1782-1836) served in the North Carolina General Assembly, 1810-1816; was elected to the state House of Commons, 1817; served in the United States House of Representatives, 1819-1824; and was Governor of North Carolina, 1824-1827. From the guide to the H. G. Burton Papers, ., 1809-1839, (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. Southern Historical Collection.) H. G. Burton was U.S. representative (1819-1824) from and governor (1824...

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Seward, George F. (George Frederick), 1840-1910

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Williams, Lewis, 1786-1842

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Gilliam, Robert B.

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Mangum, Charity Alston Cain.

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Haywood, William H. (William Henry), 1801-1852

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Webb, J. Watson (James Watson), 1802-1884

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James Watson Webb was born in Claverack, New York on February 8, 1802. Webb's military career included service in Illinois during the 1820s. In 1827 his journalistic career began with the acquisition of the New York Morning Courier. In 1829 he acquired and merged the New York Enquirer with the Courier. In 1861 he sold his newspaper interest to the New York World. Webb was a nationally prominent journalist and editor whose writings sometimes resulted in libel suits and duels. During the Civil War...

Brown, James, British businessman.

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Cameron, Paul C. (Paul Carrington), 1808-1891

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Paul C. Cameron was born in Stagville, NC. He attended the University of North Carolina from 1823 to 1825. At which point, he entered the American Literary, Scientific and Military Academy (forerunner to Norwich University), and graduated in 1828. He then attended Trinity College from 1828 to 1829. Paul Cameron owned extensive plantations in North Carolina, Alabama and Mississippi. He was also active in railroad construction, banking, cotton manufacture and politics. Cameron was a liberal suppor...

Gaston, William, 1778-1844

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American jurist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Savannah, to Charles S. Henry, 1825 Nov. 5. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269581046 From the description of Autograph letter signed : to F. De Petit De Villers, Esq., 1828 July 15. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269582548 Epithet: of Balcombe British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000446.0x0001af William Gaston of New Ber...

Burlingame, Anson, 1820-1870

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Attorney, Boston, Massachusetts; Massachusetts state senator, 1852; congressman, 1855-1860; U.S. minister to Peking, China, 1860-1867. From the description of Letter : Washington, [D.C], to W[illia]m L. Lincoln, 1860 June 10. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 27988840 Anson Burlingame was American envoy to China. The city of Burlingame, Calif., was named in his honor by William C. Ralston. From the description of Anson Burlingame papers,...

Cain, Wm. (William), 1847-1930

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Mathematician and civil engineer. From the description of Wm. Cain books, 1868-1896, and 1920s [manuscript]. WorldCat record id: 23045553 William Cain (1847-1930) was a mathematician and civil engineer. He was the son of William Cain and Sarah Jane Bailey Cain of Hillsboro, N.C. He came to the University of North Carolina as a member of the faculty in 1889. From the guide to the Wm. Cain Books, ., 1868-1896, and 1920s, (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill...