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Collection Number: 01597

Collection Title: Borough House Books, 1815-1910

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Size 20 volumes (3 microfilm reels)
Abstract Records of several generations of the Anderson family, physicians and planters near Stateburg, S.C., chiefly their account books containing records of physicians' fees, planting, advances to freedmen, estates, and lumber. Also included are a diary, 1853-1857, of John Benjamin Anderson at Stateburg; Stateburg tavern accounts, 1834-1838; plantation records of Samuel Porcher Gaillard, 1863-1868; minutes of the Stateburg Democratic Club, 1890-1910; and a letterbook of Col. Thomas Childs (1796-1853) of Massachusetts as U.S. military governor of Puebla, Mexico, 1848.
Creator Borough House (Stateburg, S.C.)
Language English
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Restrictions to Access
No restrictions. Open for research.
Copyright Notice
Copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.
Preferred Citation
[Identification of item], in the Borough House Books #1597, Southern Historical Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Acquisitions Information
Copied from Mrs. Walter White of Gates Mills, Ohio, in April 1949.
Sensitive Materials Statement
Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, the North Carolina Public Records Act (N.C.G.S. § 132 1 et seq.), and Article 7 of the North Carolina State Personnel Act (Privacy of State Employee Personnel Records, N.C.G.S. § 126-22 et seq.). Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill assumes no responsibility.
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Records of several generations of the Anderson family, physicians and planters near Stateburg, S.C., chiefly their account books containing records of physicians' fees, planting, advances to freedmen, estates, and lumber. Also included are a diary, 1853-1857, of John Benjamin Anderson at Stateburg; Stateburg tavern accounts, 1834-1838; plantation records of Samuel Porcher Gaillard, 1863-1868; minutes of the Stateburg Democratic Club, 1890-1910; and a letterbook of Col. Thomas Childs (1796-1853) of Massachusetts as U.S. military governor of Puebla, Mexico, 1848.

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Reel No. 1. #01597, Series: "Borough House Books, 1815-1910. "

Volume 1

14 June 1830. Slave book and notes on an operation by Dr. W. W. Anderson. #01597, Series: "Borough House Books, 1815-1910. " 1

Volume 2

September 1865. Contract with freedmen. #01597, Series: "Borough House Books, 1815-1910. " 2

Volume 3

1818-1827. Account book kept by Dr. W. W. Anderson. #01597, Series: "Borough House Books, 1815-1910. " 3

Volume 4

1832-1845. Account book kept by Dr. W. W. Anderson. #01597, Series: "Borough House Books, 1815-1910. " 4

Volume 5

1844-1852. Account book kept by Dr. W. W. Anderson. #01597, Series: "Borough House Books, 1815-1910. " 5

Volume 6

1853-1867. Account book kept by Dr. W. W. Anderson. #01597, Series: "Borough House Books, 1815-1910. " 6

Reel No. 2. #01597, Series: "Borough House Books, 1815-1910. " 6

Volume 7

1890-1910. Minute book and roll of the Stateburg Democratic Club. #01597, Series: "Borough House Books, 1815-1910. " 7

Volume 8

1837-1838. Tavern account book from Stateburg, S.C. #01597, Series: "Borough House Books, 1815-1910. " 8

Volume 9

1859-1866 and 1866-1868. W. W. Anderson account book with sales of lumber at saw mill, store accounts, and advances made to freedmen. #01597, Series: "Borough House Books, 1815-1910. " 9

Volume 10

1850-1855 and 1868. Plantation book of W. W. Anderson. #01597, Series: "Borough House Books, 1815-1910. " 10

Volume 11

1863-1866. Plantation book of Samuel Porcher Gaillard. #01597, Series: "Borough House Books, 1815-1910. " 11

Volume 12

1866-1867. Plantation book of Samuel Porcher Gaillard. #01597, Series: "Borough House Books, 1815-1910. " 12

Volume 13

1867-1868. Plantation book of Samuel Porcher Gaillard. #01597, Series: "Borough House Books, 1815-1910. " 13

Volume 14

1848. Letter book of Colonel Thomas Childs, civil and military governor of Puebla. #01597, Series: "Borough House Books, 1815-1910. " 14

Volume 15

1853-1857. Diary of John Benjamin Anderson of Stateburg, S.C. #01597, Series: "Borough House Books, 1815-1910. " 15

Reel No. 3. #01597, Series: "Borough House Books, 1815-1910. " 15

Volume 16

1868-1874. Account book kept by Dr. W. W. Anderson. #01597, Series: "Borough House Books, 1815-1910. " 16

Volume 17

1875-1890. Account book kept by Dr. W. W. Anderson. #01597, Series: "Borough House Books, 1815-1910. " 17

Volume 18

1891-1902. Account book kept by Dr. W. W. Anderson. #01597, Series: "Borough House Books, 1815-1910. " 18

Volume 19

1815-1819. Account book kept by Dr. W. W. Anderson. #01597, Series: "Borough House Books, 1815-1910. " 19

Volume 20

1864-1877. Account book of W. W. Anderson, executor of the estate of Dr. W. W. Anderson. #01597, Series: "Borough House Books, 1815-1910. " 20

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Processing Information

Processed by: Suzanne Ruffing, July 1996

Encoded by: ByteManagers Inc., 2008

This collection was processed with support from the Randleigh Foundation Trust.

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