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Collection Number: 00939-z

Collection Title: John Thompson Account Books, 1832-1857

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This collection was processed with support from the sponsorship of a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities, Office of Preservation, Washington, D.C., 1990-1993.

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Size 2 items
Abstract John Thompson apparently lived in Nashville, Tenn. The collection is two volumes belonging to Thompson. One volume (15 pages) contains scattered accounts, 1832-1833 and 1854. The other (8 pages, on microfilm) includes slave records, lists of furniture, garden records, and cures and recipes, 1833-1857.
Creator Thompson, John, fl. 1832-1857.
Language English
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Restrictions to Access
Microfilm missing as of July 2012.
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 John Thompson Account Books, #939-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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John Thompson apparently lived in Nashville, Tenn.

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The collection is two volumes belonging to Thompson. One volume (15 pages) contains scattered accounts, 1832-1833 and 1854. The other (8 pages, on microfilm) includes slave records, lists of furniture, garden records, and cures and recipes, 1833-1857.

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Contents list

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2 items.
Folder 1

Volume 1: 1832-1833; 1854 #00939-z, Series: "John Thompson Account Books, 1832-1857." Folder 1

Labeled "John Thompson Guardian With Off B N S Nashville." Contains records of rents received, some cash accounts, and Mr. Dunn's? cotton bales.

Reel M-939/1 (missing as of July 2012)

Volume 2: 1833-1857 #00939-z, Series: "John Thompson Account Books, 1832-1857." Reel M-939/1 (missing as of July 2012)

Slave records, lists of furniture, garden records, and cures and recipes.

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Processing Information

Processed by: SHC Staff

Encoded by: Noah Huffman, December 2007

Updated by: Kathryn Michaelis, April 2011

This collection was processed with support from the sponsorship of a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities, Office of Preservation, Washington, D.C., 1990-1993.

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