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Collection Number: 01477

Collection Title: Hardee and Zacharie Family Papers, 1795-1913 (bulk 1830-1886).

This is a finding aid. It is a description of archival material held in the Wilson Library at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Unless otherwise noted, the materials described below are physically available in our reading room, and not digitally available through the World Wide Web. See the section for more information.


This collection was rehoused and a summary created with support from the National Endowment for the Humanities; this finding aid was created with support from NC ECHO.

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Size 2.5 feet of linear shelf space (approximately 175 items)
Abstract This collection includes account books, grants and deeds, letter books, shipping records, and other business papers, chiefly 1830-1886, of James W. Zacharie and Company, a New Orleans firm of commission merchants also engaged in general merchandising, finance, insurance, and in the real estate business, particularly in Louisiana and at Brownsville, Tex. Also included is a record book of Francis C. Zacharie, colonel, 25th Louisiana Regiment, Confederate States of America; a few military papers of Confederate General William Joseph Hardee, including a brief correspondence with Jefferson Davis (1808-1889); and a letterpress copybook of James S. Zacharie (fl. 1898-1899) as Chilean consul at New Orleans, 1898-1899.
Creator Hardee family.



Zacharie family.

Language English
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Restrictions to Access
No restrictions. Open for research.
Restrictions to Use
No usage restrictions.
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 Hardee and Zacharie Family Papers, #1477, Southern Historical Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Acquisitions Information
Received from Mrs. George W. Hardee of New Orleans, La., 1948; and Nathaniel C. Hughes, Jr., 1956.
Additional Descriptive Resources
A copy of the original finding aid for this collection is filed in folder 1a.
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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The following terms from Library of Congress Subject Headings suggest topics, persons, geography, etc. interspersed through the entire collection; the terms do not usually represent discrete and easily identifiable portions of the collection--such as folders or items.

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James W. Zacharie and Company were a New Orleans firm of commission merchants whose business included general merchandising, finance, insurance, and real estate. William Joseph Hardee (1815-1873) was a Confederate general.

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This collection includes account books, grants and deeds, letter books, shipping records, and other business papers, chiefly 1830-1886, of James W. Zacharie and Company, a New Orleans firm of commission merchants also engaged in general merchandising, finance, insurance, and in the real estate business, particularly in Louisiana and at Brownsville, Tex. Also included is a record book of Francis C. Zacharie, colonel, 25th Louisiana Regiment, Confederate States of America; a few military papers of Confederate General William Joseph Hardee, including a brief correspondence with Jefferson Davis (1808-1889); and a letterpress copybook of James S. Zacharie (fl. 1898-1899) as Chilean consul at New Orleans, 1898-1899.

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Contents list

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Folder 1a

Original finding aid #01477, Series: "Hardee and Zacharie Family Papers, 1795-1913 and undated." Folder 1a

Folder 1

Papers, 1795-1835 #01477, Series: "Hardee and Zacharie Family Papers, 1795-1913 and undated." Folder 1

Folder 2

Account, 1838-1848 #01477, Series: "Hardee and Zacharie Family Papers, 1795-1913 and undated." Folder 2

Folder 3

Papers, 1839-1841 #01477, Series: "Hardee and Zacharie Family Papers, 1795-1913 and undated." Folder 3

Folder 4

Papers, 1845-1849 #01477, Series: "Hardee and Zacharie Family Papers, 1795-1913 and undated." Folder 4

Folder 5

Papers, 1850-1854 #01477, Series: "Hardee and Zacharie Family Papers, 1795-1913 and undated." Folder 5

Folder 6

Papers, 1855-1863 #01477, Series: "Hardee and Zacharie Family Papers, 1795-1913 and undated." Folder 6

Folder 7

Papers, 1864-1878 #01477, Series: "Hardee and Zacharie Family Papers, 1795-1913 and undated." Folder 7

Folder 8

Papers, 1879-1913 #01477, Series: "Hardee and Zacharie Family Papers, 1795-1913 and undated." Folder 8

Folder 9

Letters #01477, Series: "Hardee and Zacharie Family Papers, 1795-1913 and undated." Folder 9

Folder 10

Undated #01477, Series: "Hardee and Zacharie Family Papers, 1795-1913 and undated." Folder 10

Folder 11

Volume 1: Letterbook, W. F. Wigers & Co., 1830-1831; James S. Zacharie, 1881-1883 #01477, Series: "Hardee and Zacharie Family Papers, 1795-1913 and undated." Folder 11

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Folder 12

Folder 13

Folder 14

Folder 15

Folder 16

Folder 17

Folder 18

#01477, Series: "Hardee and Zacharie Family Papers, 1795-1913 and undated." Folder 12-18

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Volume 2: Letterbook, unsigned, 1836-1837 #01477, Series: "Hardee and Zacharie Family Papers, 1795-1913 and undated." SV-1477/2

Oversize Volume SV-1477/3

Volume 3: Letterbook, James W. Zacharie and Company, 1837-1839 #01477, Series: "Hardee and Zacharie Family Papers, 1795-1913 and undated." SV-1477/3

Oversize Volume SV-1477/4

Volume 4: Ledger, 1839-1841; Scrapbook, 1885-1886 #01477, Series: "Hardee and Zacharie Family Papers, 1795-1913 and undated." SV-1477/4

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Volume 5: List of real estate for sale, James S. Zacharie, 1840-1843 #01477, Series: "Hardee and Zacharie Family Papers, 1795-1913 and undated." SV-1477/5

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Volume 6: Account book, James W. Zacharie and Company, 1853-1869 #01477, Series: "Hardee and Zacharie Family Papers, 1795-1913 and undated." SV-1477/6

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Volume 7: Account book, James W. Zacharie and Company, 1858-1862 #01477, Series: "Hardee and Zacharie Family Papers, 1795-1913 and undated." SV-1477/7

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Volume 8: Ledger, 1860-1862 #01477, Series: "Hardee and Zacharie Family Papers, 1795-1913 and undated." SV-1477/8

Folder 19

Volume 9: Military records, Francis C. Zacharie, 1863-1864 #01477, Series: "Hardee and Zacharie Family Papers, 1795-1913 and undated." Folder 19

Folder 20

Volume 10: Letterbook, Guyol, Gayle, and Company, 1867 #01477, Series: "Hardee and Zacharie Family Papers, 1795-1913 and undated." Folder 20

Folder 21

Volume 11: Letterbook, James W. Zacharie, 1872-1875 #01477, Series: "Hardee and Zacharie Family Papers, 1795-1913 and undated." Folder 21

Folder 22

Volume 12: Letterbook, D. D. Pogers, 1875-1880 #01477, Series: "Hardee and Zacharie Family Papers, 1795-1913 and undated." Folder 22

Folder 23

Volume 13: Letterbook, James Gonegal, 1876-1879 #01477, Series: "Hardee and Zacharie Family Papers, 1795-1913 and undated." Folder 23

Folder 24

Volume 14: Letterbook, James S. Zacharie, 1880-1883 #01477, Series: "Hardee and Zacharie Family Papers, 1795-1913 and undated." Folder 24

Folder 25

Volume 15: Scrapbook, James S. Zacharie, 1881-1883 #01477, Series: "Hardee and Zacharie Family Papers, 1795-1913 and undated." Folder 25

Folder 26

Volume 16: Letterbook, James S. Zacharie, 1883-1884 #01477, Series: "Hardee and Zacharie Family Papers, 1795-1913 and undated." Folder 26

Folder 27

Volume 17: Letterbook, James S. Zacharie, 1884-1886 #01477, Series: "Hardee and Zacharie Family Papers, 1795-1913 and undated." Folder 27

Folder 28

Volume 18: Letterbook, James S. Zacharie, 1898-1899 #01477, Series: "Hardee and Zacharie Family Papers, 1795-1913 and undated." Folder 28

Folder 29

Volume 19: Shipping records, 1898-1899; Scrapbook, 1900-1905 #01477, Series: "Hardee and Zacharie Family Papers, 1795-1913 and undated." Folder 29

Image Folder PF-1477/1

Photographs #01477, Series: "Hardee and Zacharie Family Papers, 1795-1913 and undated." PF-1477/1

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Processing Information

Processed by: SHC Staff

Encoded by: Noah Huffman, December 2007

Updated by: Adam Fielding, Kate Stratton, and Jodi Berkowitz, October 2010

This collection was rehoused and a summary created with support from the National Endowment for the Humanities.

This finding aid was created with support from NC ECHO.

Diacritics and other special characters have been omitted from this finding aid to facilitate keyword searching in web browsers.

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