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Collection Number: 04116-z

Collection Title: Raleigh (N.C.) Ledger Index, circa 1870-1890s

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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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Abstract The collection includes an alphabetical index to an unidentified ledger, probably of a bank, in Raleigh, N.C., circa 1870-1890s. Individuals listed include Kemp Battle, George W. Mordecai, Paul C. Cameron, and others.
Language English
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Restrictions to Access
No restrictions. Open for research.
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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 Raleigh (N.C.) ledger index, #4116-z, Southern Historical Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Acquisitions Information
Received from Mr. and Mrs. Paul Smith of Chapel Hill, N.C.
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 is a volume containing an alphabetical index to an unidentified ledger, probably of a bank, in Raleigh, N.C., circa 1870-1890s, listing individuals, partnerships, businesses, institutions, governmental units, and internal accounts. Individuals listed include Kemp Battle, R. H. Battle, George W. Mordecai, Paul C. Cameron, Matt Ransom, Walter Clark, James M. Waddell, and others. There are also entries for partnerships and businesses including Raleigh Gas Light Company, North Carolina Railroad, Deep River Manufacturing Company, Baltimore Steam Packet Company, and Farmers and Merchants National Bank. There are also institutions and governmental units including the Augustine Street Normal School, the Catholic Church, the Y.M.C.A., the City of Raleigh, North Carolina Penitentiary, Franklin County, Insane Asylum of North Carolina, and the United States Tax Collector. Among the internal accounts are bills payable, bills received, commission accounts, consignment accounts, exchange accounts, expense accounts, future's margin, capital account, capital fund, private account, interest account, stock account, and suspended accounts.

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Processing Information

Processed by: SHC Staff

Encoded by: Noah Huffman, December 2007

Updated by: Kate Stratton and Jodi Berkowitz, January 2009

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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