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Collection Number: 01285

Collection Title: Hemphill Family Papers, 1797-1911.

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Size 1 microfilm reel.
Abstract Papers include scattered letters between various individuals of the Hemphill, Nixon, and Adair families of South Carolina and Texas, regarding family news and history, marriages and deaths in the family, and an outbreak of yellow fever in New Orleans; an 1815 devotional poem written for the Battle of New Orleans; a letter from George F. Moore regarding his quotation of Hon. John Hemphill's opinion in the Dred Scott case and an obituary for Hemphill's death; receipts; a biographical sketch of Hon. John Hemphill and Robert Nixon Hemphill (1816-1891); a memorandum on James Clark Brawley and his family; remarks on the descendants of Reverend John Hemphill, D.D.; and pamphlets including biographical works and eulogies on members of the Adair and Hemphill families and other short works of local history pertaining to the Hemphill family.
Creator Hemphill 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.
Preferred Citation
[Identification of item], in the Hemphill Family Papers, #1285, Southern Historical Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
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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Papers include scattered letters between various individuals of the Hemphill, Nixon, and Adair families of South Carolina and Texas, regarding family news and history, marriages and deaths in the family, and an outbreak of yellow fever in New Orleans; an 1815 devotional poem written for the Battle of New Orleans; a letter from George F. Moore regarding his quotation of Hon. John Hemphill's opinion in the Dred Scott case and an obituary for Hemphill's death; receipts; a biographical sketch of Hon. John Hemphill and Robert Nixon Hemphill (1816-1891); a memorandum on James Clark Brawley and his family; remarks on the descendants of Reverend John Hemphill, D.D.; and pamphlets including biographical works and eulogies on members of the Adair and Hemphill families and other short works of local history pertaining to the Hemphill family.

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Processing Information

Processed by: SHC Staff

Encoded by: Noah Huffman, December 2007

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