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Collection Number: 04264-z

Collection Title: Elizabeth Webb Strudwick Papers, 1779-1870

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Size 0.5 feet of linear shelf space (approximately 75 items)
Abstract Wife of William Francis Strudwick (d. 1851) of Demopolis, Ala.; born Elizabeth Webb, Hillsborough, N.C., daughter of James and Anne Alves Huske Webb. Letters, chiefly 1840-1865, to and from members of the Strudwick family of Demopolis, Ala., and the Webb family of Hillsborough, N.C.; and financial records. Many of the letters were written or received by Elizabeth Webb Strudwick. Letters concern affairs on the Strudwick farm near Demopolis, activities of family members in Hillsborough, health problems, and schooling of the Strudwick children. Correspondence from the Civil War year consists mostly of courting letters written to Elizabeth Strudwick's daughter Annie by two suitors. Troop movements and destruction at home also are occasionally noted. Two financial items record the sale of cotton by Elizabeth Strudwick in 1857.
Creator Strudwick, Elizabeth Webb, 1812-1894.
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 Elizabeth Webb Strudwick papers #4264-z, Southern Historical Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Alternate Form of Material
All or part of this collection is available on microfilm from University Publications of America as part of Southern women and their families in the 19th century, Series A.
Acquisitions Information
Received from Anne Strudwick Gee and Anne Gee McGee of Carrollton, Miss., in April 1981
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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Wife of William Francis Strudwick (d. 1851) of Demopolis, Ala.; born Elizabeth Webb, Hillsborough, N.C., daughter of James and Anne Alves Huske Webb.

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Letters, chiefly 1840-1865, to and from members of the Strudwick family of Demopolis, Ala., and the Webb family of Hillsborough, N.C.; and financial records. Many of the letters were written or received by Elizabeth Webb Strudwick. Letters concern affairs on the Strudwick farm near Demopolis, activities of family members in Hillsborough, health problems, and schooling of the Strudwick children. Correspondence from the Civil War year consists mostly of courting letters written to Elizabeth Strudwick's daughter Annie by two suitors. Troop movements and destruction at home also are occasionally noted. Two financial items record the sale of cotton by Elizabeth Strudwick in 1857.

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Contents list

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Processing Information

Processed by: Elaine Kaye Lanning, July 1981; Roslyn Holdzkom, December 1992

Encoded by: ByteManagers Inc., 2008

For additional genealogical information, see Genealogy and Letters of the Strudwick, Ashe, Young, and Allied Families, Betsy Lawson Willis, 1971.

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