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Collection Number: 01472

Collection Title: Le Vert Family Papers, 1760-1888.

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

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Size 1.5 feet of linear shelf space (approximately 990 items)
Abstract Claude Le Vert of Alabama was a French immigrant who served in the American Revolution. The collection consists of correspondence, chiefly 1815-1869, among Claude Le Vert's extended, but closely knit family. Included are Le Vert's three sons: Francis John Le Vert, merchant of Huntsville Ala.; Eugene V. Le Vert (d. 1875), Methodist minister of Millwood, Ala.; and Henry Strachey Le Vert (d. 1859), physician and scientist of Mobile, Ala. Also included are their wives and members of the related Walton, Withers, and Clay families. Topics included mercantile and property transactions, general social and economic conditions, and personal news.
Creator Le Vert 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 Le Vert Family Papers #1472, Southern Historical Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Acquisitions Information
Received from Mrs. Edwin R. Dickenson of Tampa, Fla., in 1948, and purchased from Laurence Lingle of Fort Worth, Tex., in 1972.
Additional Descriptive Resources
Original finding aid 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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Claude Le Vert of Alabama was a French immigrant who served in the American Revolution.

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The collection consists of correspondence, chiefly 1815-1869, among Claude Le Vert's extended, but closely knit family. Included are Le Vert's three sons: Francis John Le Vert, merchant of Huntsville Ala.; Eugene V. Le Vert (d. 1875), Methodist minister of Millwood, Ala.; and Henry Strachey Le Vert (d. 1859), physician and scientist of Mobile, Ala. Also included are their wives and members of the related Walton, Withers, and Clay families. Topics included mercantile and property transactions, general social and economic conditions, and personal news.

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Contents list

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Folder 1a

Original finding aid #01472, Series: "Le Vert Family Papers, 1760-1888." Folder 1a

Folder 1

1760-1822 #01472, Series: "Le Vert Family Papers, 1760-1888." Folder 1

Folder 2

1823-1826 #01472, Series: "Le Vert Family Papers, 1760-1888." Folder 2

Folder 3

1827-1829 #01472, Series: "Le Vert Family Papers, 1760-1888." Folder 3

Folder 4

1830-1831 #01472, Series: "Le Vert Family Papers, 1760-1888." Folder 4

Folder 5

1832-1833 #01472, Series: "Le Vert Family Papers, 1760-1888." Folder 5

Folder 6

1834-1835 #01472, Series: "Le Vert Family Papers, 1760-1888." Folder 6

Folder 7

1836-1837 #01472, Series: "Le Vert Family Papers, 1760-1888." Folder 7

Folder 8

1838-1839 #01472, Series: "Le Vert Family Papers, 1760-1888." Folder 8

Folder 9

1840-1842 #01472, Series: "Le Vert Family Papers, 1760-1888." Folder 9

Folder 10

1843-1844 #01472, Series: "Le Vert Family Papers, 1760-1888." Folder 10

Folder 11

1845 #01472, Series: "Le Vert Family Papers, 1760-1888." Folder 11

Folder 12

1846 #01472, Series: "Le Vert Family Papers, 1760-1888." Folder 12

Folder 13

1847 #01472, Series: "Le Vert Family Papers, 1760-1888." Folder 13

Folder 14

January-April 1848 #01472, Series: "Le Vert Family Papers, 1760-1888." Folder 14

Folder 15

May-July 1848 #01472, Series: "Le Vert Family Papers, 1760-1888." Folder 15

Folder 16

August-December 1848 #01472, Series: "Le Vert Family Papers, 1760-1888." Folder 16

Folder 17

January-April 1849 #01472, Series: "Le Vert Family Papers, 1760-1888." Folder 17

Folder 18

May-December 1849 #01472, Series: "Le Vert Family Papers, 1760-1888." Folder 18

Folder 19

January-May 1850 #01472, Series: "Le Vert Family Papers, 1760-1888." Folder 19

Folder 20

June-December 1850 #01472, Series: "Le Vert Family Papers, 1760-1888." Folder 20

Folder 21

1851 #01472, Series: "Le Vert Family Papers, 1760-1888." Folder 21

Folder 22

January-October 1852 #01472, Series: "Le Vert Family Papers, 1760-1888." Folder 22

Folder 23

1853 #01472, Series: "Le Vert Family Papers, 1760-1888." Folder 23

Folder 24

January-August 1854 #01472, Series: "Le Vert Family Papers, 1760-1888." Folder 24

Folder 25

September-December 1854 #01472, Series: "Le Vert Family Papers, 1760-1888." Folder 25

Folder 26

January-July 1855 #01472, Series: "Le Vert Family Papers, 1760-1888." Folder 26

Folder 27

August-December 1855 #01472, Series: "Le Vert Family Papers, 1760-1888." Folder 27

Folder 28

1856 #01472, Series: "Le Vert Family Papers, 1760-1888." Folder 28

Folder 29

1857 #01472, Series: "Le Vert Family Papers, 1760-1888." Folder 29

Folder 30

1858-1859 #01472, Series: "Le Vert Family Papers, 1760-1888." Folder 30

Folder 31

1860-1861 #01472, Series: "Le Vert Family Papers, 1760-1888." Folder 31

Folder 32

1862-1865 #01472, Series: "Le Vert Family Papers, 1760-1888." Folder 32

Folder 33

1866-1867 #01472, Series: "Le Vert Family Papers, 1760-1888." Folder 33

Folder 34

1868-1869 #01472, Series: "Le Vert Family Papers, 1760-1888." Folder 34

Folder 35

1870-1888; miscellaneous and undated #01472, Series: "Le Vert Family Papers, 1760-1888." Folder 35

Folder 36

Undated and illegibly dated #01472, Series: "Le Vert Family Papers, 1760-1888." Folder 36

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Processing Information

Processed by: Suzanne Ruffing, February 1996

Encoded by: ByteManagers Inc., 2008

Updated by: Kathryn Michaelis, March 2010

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

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