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Collection Number: 05220-z

Collection Title: Thomas Hallyburton Papers, 1833-1971 (bulk 1833-1843)

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Abstract Thomas Hallyburton (1763-1841), probably of Rutherfordton, N.C., was a shoemaker and gold miner. The papers of Thomas Hallyburton include a ledger, an insert in the ledger, a bulletin, and photocopied pages of a book. Thomas Hallyburton's ledger dates from 1833 to 1843, and mostly contains information related to shoe sales and repairs and sales of gold from Doggett's Mine. An undated insert in the ledger is a handwritten note about how the Rutherfordton Baptist Church collected contributions from parishioners. Also included is Gold Deposits in North Carolina by Herman J. Bryson, a bulletin published by the North Carolina Department of Conservation and Development in 1936, and photocopied pages from Gold and Silver in the West: The Illustrated History of the American Dream by T. H. Watkins, 1971, which includes historical information about the Appalacian Gold Fields.
Creator Hallyburton, Thomas, 1763-1841.
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 Thomas Hallyburton Papers #5220-z, Southern Historical Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Acquisitions Information
Received from M & S Rare Books, Inc., of Providence, R.I., in June 2005 (Acc. 100103).
Sensitive Materials Statement
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Thomas Hallyburton (1763-1841), probably of Rutherfordton, N.C., was a shoemaker and gold miner.

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Papers of Thomas Hallyburton (1763-1841), probably of Rutherfordton, N.C., shoemaker and gold miner, include a ledger, an insert in the ledger, a bulletin, and photocopied pages of a book. Thomas Hallyburton's ledger dates from 1833 to 1843, and mostly contains information related to shoe sales and repairs and sales of gold from Doggett's Mine. An undated insert in the ledger is a handwritten note about how the Rutherfordton Baptist Church collected contributions from parishioners. Also included is Gold Deposits in North Carolina by Herman J. Bryson, a bulletin published by the North Carolina Department of Conservation and Development in 1936, and photocopied pages from Gold and Silver in the West: The Illustrated History of the American Dream by T. H. Watkins, 1971, which includes historical information about the Appalacian Gold Fields.

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Contents list

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Processing Information

Processed by: Nathalie Wheaton, December 2005

Encoded by: Nathalie Wheaton, December 2005

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