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Collection Number: 03587-z

Collection Title: Daniel Worth Papers, 1856-1860

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Size 10 items
Abstract Daniel Worth was a Quaker from Guilford County, N.C., who migrated to Indiana, came back to North Carolina as an abolitionist Wesleyan Methodist missionary in 1857, and was forced to leave the state in 1860 after considerable trouble in connection with his antislavery activity. Letters written by or about Worth, and a few other items. Included are two letters, 1858 and 1859, from Worth at New Salem, N.C., to his nephew, Rev. Aaron Worth, about his work as an abolitionist Wesleyan Methodist missionary in North Carolina and other matters.
Creator Worth, Daniel, 1795-1862.
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 Daniel Worth papers #3587-z, Southern Historical Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Acquisitions Information
Photocopies received from N. J. Tolbert of the University of North Carolina Library, Chapel Hill, N.C., in June 1962. Originals were held by the Library of Congress; North Carolina Department of Archives and History; Greensboro (N.C.) Public Library; and Everett and Mildred Davis of Fountain City, Ind.
Sensitive Materials Statement
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Letters written by or about Worth, and a few other items. Included are two letters, 1858 and 1859, from Worth at New Salem, N.C., to his nephew, Rev. Aaron Worth, about his work as an abolitionist Wesleyan Methodist missionary in North Carolina and other matters.

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Processing Information

Processed by: Suzanne Ruffing, August 1996

Encoded by: ByteManagers Inc., 2008

This collection was processed with support from the Randleigh Foundation Trust.

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