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Collection Number: 02809-z

Collection Title: Haughton Family Papers (#2809-z) 1834-1862

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Size 9 items (2 folders)
Abstract The Haughton family of Chatham County, N.C., included planter John Haughton and his son, John Hooker Haughton (1810-1876), lawyer in Chatham County and New Bern, N.C. John Haughton's grandson, Thomas Hill Haughton (d. 1915), graduated from the University of North Carolina in 1861 and served as a lieutenant in the Confederate army. John Laurence Haughton (1841-1862), probably another grandson of John Haughton's, also graduated from the University of North Carolina in 1861, but died while in service of the Confederate army. Legal, military, and other papers and an autograph book relating to three generations of the Haughton family. Legal papers of John Haughton include an 1837 deed of land and an 1842 will. Legal papers of his son, John Hooker Haughton, include an 1834 admission as attorney to the North Carolina Superior Court of Law and Equity, a printed copy of an 1854 speech delivered in the North Carolina Senate concerning a state constitutional convention, and an 1858 deed of land. The military papers relate to orders for John Haughton's grandson, Thomas Hill Haughton, to report to duty and his appointment as drill master in the Confederate army. The autograph book was compiled by James Laurence Haughton while he was a student at the University of North Carolina.
Creator Haughton family.
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.
Provenance
Autograph book received in 1952 as gift from Mrs. E.L. Lippitt, of Charlotte, N.C. Addition received in 2000 as gift from Frances W. Henderson, of Durham, N.C. (Acc. 98654).
Sensitive Materials Statement
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John Haughton was a planter in Chatham County, N.C. His son, John Hooker Haughton (1810-1876), practiced law in both Chatham County and New Bern, N.C. John Haughton's grandson, Thomas Hill Haughton (d. 1915), graduated from the University of North Carolina in 1861 and served as a lieutenant in the Confederate army. John Laurence Haughton (1841-1862), probably another grandson of John Haughton's, also graduated from the University of North Carolina in 1861, but died while in service of the Confederate army.

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Legal, military, and other papers and an autograph book relating to three generations of the Haughton family of Chatham County, N.C. Legal papers of planter John Haughton include an 1837 deed of land and an 1842 will. Legal papers of his son, lawyer John Hooker Haughton (1810-1876), include an 1834 admission as attorney to the North Carolina Superior Court of Law and Equity, a printed copy of an 1854 speech delivered in the North Carolina Senate concerning a state constitutional convention, and an 1858 deed of land. The military papers relate to orders for John Haughton's grandson, Thomas Hill Haughton (d. 1915), to report to duty and his appointment as drill master in the Confederate army. The autograph book was compiled by James Laurence Haughton (1841-1862), probably another grandson, while he was a student at the University of North Carolina.

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9 items (2 folders).

Arrangement: chronological.

Legal, military, and other papers and an autograph book relating to three generations of the Haughton family of Chatham County, N.C. Legal papers of planter John Haughton include an 1837 deed of land and an 1842 will. Legal papers of his son, lawyer John Hooker Haughton (1810-1876), include an 1834 admission as attorney to the North Carolina Superior Court of Law and Equity, a printed copy of an 1854 speech delivered in the North Carolina Senate concerning a state constitutional convention, and an 1858 deed of land. The military papers relate to orders for John Haughton's grandson, Thomas Hill Haughton (d. 1915), to report to duty and his appointment as drill master in the Confederate army. The autograph book was compiled by James Laurence Haughton (1841-1862), probably another grandson, while he was a student at the University of North Carolina.

Folder 1

Legal and military papers, 1834-1862 #02809-z, Series: "Haughton Family Papers, 1834-1862." Folder 1

Folder 2

Autograph book, 1858-1861 #02809-z, Series: "Haughton Family Papers, 1834-1862." Folder 2

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