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Collection Number: 00599-z

Collection Title: Nealia Pickens and Jesse Graves Papers, 1854-1868

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Size 4 items.
Abstract The collection contains two letters written to Nealia Pickens of Hendersonville, N.C., one undated from her cousin Kate and the other dated 3 January 1867 from an unidentified friend. The other two items are an indenture dated 1 April 1854 bequeathing two Negroes named Ellen and Arnold and valued at 800 dollars to Mary E. Graves wife of Jesse Graves and a demand for special tax dated 19 May 1868 from the Office of the Collector of Internal Revenue to Jesse Graves.
Creator Pickens, Nealia.

Graves, Jesse.
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 Nealia Pickens and Jesse Graves Papers, #599-z, 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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The collection contains two letters written to Nealia Pickens of Hendersonville, N.C., one undated from her cousin Kate and the other dated 3 January 1867 from an unidentified friend. The other two items are an indenture dated 1 April 1854 bequeathing two Negroes named Ellen and Arnold and valued at 800 dollars to Mary E. Graves wife of Jesse Graves and a demand for special tax dated 19 May 1868 from the Office of the Collector of Internal Revenue to Jesse Graves.

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Processing Information

Processed by: SHC Staff

Encoded by: Noah Huffman, December 2007

Updated by: Laura Clark Brown, December 2012

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