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Mercer, Hugh


Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Henry Ruffner (1790-1861) and William Henry (1824-1908) Papers

Collection Number: A&M 1942
Overview Pamphlets include Henry Ruffner's antislavery pamphlet, 1847, and his Union speech, 1856. Subjects of the manuscripts and correspondence include family history; travel; Kanawha Salt Works; schools in Virginia and Kanawha County; Lane Seminary Library; Presbyterian Church; slavery, coal, gas, iron, and timber; Johns Hopkins, Washington and Lee, Harvard, Hobart, Cornell, and Hampden-Sydney colleges; Greenbrier County; Alabama; election of 1904; University of Virginia; Kanawha Valley floods;...
Dates: 1829-1913

Virginia N. Stribling, A Narrative Account of the Life of Hugh Mercer

Collection Number: A&M 0235

A narrative by Virginia N. Stribling giving an account of Mercer's life, and of a 16,000 acre tract of land south of the Kanawha River which was given to Mercer by Washington. Material covers the years 1754-1825.

Dates: undated

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Abolition of slavery 1
African-Americans. SEE ALSO Coal miners - African Americans. 1
Alabama 1
Authors -- Letters and papers 1
Churches -- Presbyterian 1