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Collection Number: 02473

Collection Title: Aaron Ashley Flowers Seawell Papers, 1810-1893 (bulk 1850s-1880s).

This is a finding aid. It is a description of archival material held in the Wilson Library at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Unless otherwise noted, the materials described below are physically available in our reading room, and not digitally available through the World Wide Web. See the section for more information.


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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Size 1.0 feet of linear shelf space (approximately 885 items)
Abstract Aaron Ashley Flowers Seawell (1810-1893) was a lawyer of Moore County, N.C. The collection includes deeds, land plats, wills, notes, receipts, legal proceedings, accounts for lumber and merchandise, memorandum books containing scattered notes and figures, scattered family correspondence, and other papers, chiefly 1850s-1880s, of Seawell and of other members of the Seawell family and members of the Buie family of Moore County.
Creator Seawell, Aaron Ashley Flowers, 1810-1893.
Language English
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Restrictions to Access
No restrictions. Open for research.
Restrictions to Use
No usage restrictions.
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 Aaron Ashley Flowers Seawell Papers, #2473, Southern Historical Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Acquisitions Information
Received from the Seawell family, July 1942.
Additional Descriptive Resources
A copy of the original finding aid for this collection 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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The following terms from Library of Congress Subject Headings suggest topics, persons, geography, etc. interspersed through the entire collection; the terms do not usually represent discrete and easily identifiable portions of the collection--such as folders or items.

Clicking on a subject heading below will take you into the University Library's online catalog.

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Aaron Ashley Flowers Seawell (1810-1893) was a lawyer of Moore County, N.C.

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The collection includes deeds, land plats, indentures, wills, notes, receipts, legal proceedings, county records, accounts for lumber and merchandise, memorandum books containing scattered notes and figures, scattered family correspondence, and other papers, chiefly 1850s-1880s, of Aaron Ashley Flowers Seawell and of other members of the Seawell family and members of the Buie family of Moore County.

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Contents list

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Folder 1a

Original finding aid #02473, Series: "Aaron Ashley Flowers Seawell Papers, 1810-1893 and undated." Folder 1a

Folder 1

1810-1844 #02473, Series: "Aaron Ashley Flowers Seawell Papers, 1810-1893 and undated." Folder 1

Folder 2

1850-1859 #02473, Series: "Aaron Ashley Flowers Seawell Papers, 1810-1893 and undated." Folder 2

Folder 3

1860-1861 #02473, Series: "Aaron Ashley Flowers Seawell Papers, 1810-1893 and undated." Folder 3

Folder 4

1862-1867 #02473, Series: "Aaron Ashley Flowers Seawell Papers, 1810-1893 and undated." Folder 4

Folder 5

1868-1869 #02473, Series: "Aaron Ashley Flowers Seawell Papers, 1810-1893 and undated." Folder 5

Folder 6

1870-1872 #02473, Series: "Aaron Ashley Flowers Seawell Papers, 1810-1893 and undated." Folder 6

Folder 7

1873 #02473, Series: "Aaron Ashley Flowers Seawell Papers, 1810-1893 and undated." Folder 7

Folder 8

1874 #02473, Series: "Aaron Ashley Flowers Seawell Papers, 1810-1893 and undated." Folder 8

Folder 9

1875 #02473, Series: "Aaron Ashley Flowers Seawell Papers, 1810-1893 and undated." Folder 9

Folder 10

1876-1877 #02473, Series: "Aaron Ashley Flowers Seawell Papers, 1810-1893 and undated." Folder 10

Folder 11

1878 #02473, Series: "Aaron Ashley Flowers Seawell Papers, 1810-1893 and undated." Folder 11

Folder 12

1879 #02473, Series: "Aaron Ashley Flowers Seawell Papers, 1810-1893 and undated." Folder 12

Folder 13

1880 #02473, Series: "Aaron Ashley Flowers Seawell Papers, 1810-1893 and undated." Folder 13

Folder 14

1881 #02473, Series: "Aaron Ashley Flowers Seawell Papers, 1810-1893 and undated." Folder 14

Folder 15

1882-1883 #02473, Series: "Aaron Ashley Flowers Seawell Papers, 1810-1893 and undated." Folder 15

Folder 16

1884 #02473, Series: "Aaron Ashley Flowers Seawell Papers, 1810-1893 and undated." Folder 16

Folder 17-18

Folder 17

Folder 18

1885 #02473, Series: "Aaron Ashley Flowers Seawell Papers, 1810-1893 and undated." Folder 17-18

Folder 19

1886-1888 #02473, Series: "Aaron Ashley Flowers Seawell Papers, 1810-1893 and undated." Folder 19

Folder 20

1890-1893 #02473, Series: "Aaron Ashley Flowers Seawell Papers, 1810-1893 and undated." Folder 20

Folder 21-23

Folder 21

Folder 22

Folder 23

Undated #02473, Series: "Aaron Ashley Flowers Seawell Papers, 1810-1893 and undated." Folder 21-23

Folder 24-31

Folder 24

Folder 25

Folder 26

Folder 27

Folder 28

Folder 29

Folder 30

Folder 31

Volumes 1-8: Memoranda books #02473, Series: "Aaron Ashley Flowers Seawell Papers, 1810-1893 and undated." Folder 24-31

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Processing Information

Processed by: SHC Staff

Encoded by: Noah Huffman, December 2007

Updated by: Kate Stratton and Jodi Berkowitz, April 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.

Diacritics and other special characters have been omitted from this finding aid to facilitate keyword searching in web browsers.

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