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Judge Asa Biggs Journal, 1832, 1858-1872

(Manuscript Collection #1037)

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Title: Judge Asa Biggs Journal
Creator: Biggs, Asa, 1811-1878
Repository: ECU Manuscript Collection
Languages: English
Extent: 0.15 Cubic feet, 2 items, 2 volumes.

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Accessions Information

May 24, 2005 (unprocessed) 2 items, 0.15 cubic feet; Journal (1832, 1858-1872) of North Carolina Democratic attorney, politician and judge Asa Biggs, 1811-1878, who served as U. S. Representative, 1845-1847, U. S. Senator, 1855-1858, U. S. District Judge, NC, 1858-1861, Confederate judge, 1861-1865, including lists of acquaintances, newspaper clippings of items written by the Biggs, including Biography of Hon. David S. Reid, Sketch of Martin County, Journal of a trip to and from Williamston, NC to New York, in 1932, and Biggs' autobiography, written March - July 1865; Photocopy of transcript of Autobiography of Asa Biggs including a journal of a Trip from NC to New York in 1832 (Bulletin No. 19, Publications of the NC Historical Commission.) Holograph, Typescript. Photocopies. Digital reproductions. Loaned by Ann P. Phelps, Branch Librarian, Martin Memorial Library, Williamston, NC

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Copyright Notice

Literary rights to specific documents are retained by the authors or their descendants in accordance with U.S. copyright law.

Preferred Citation

Judge Asa Biggs Journal (#1037), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.

Acquisition Information

  • Loaned by Ann P. Phelps, Branch Librarian, Martin Memorial Library, Williamston, NC

Processing Information

  • Encoded by Mark Custer, January 3, 2008


Online access to this finding aid is supported with funds created through the federal Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA). These funds come through a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services which is administered by the State Library of North Carolina, a division of the North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources. This grant is part of the North Carolina ECHO, Exploring Cultural Heritage Online, Digitization Grant Program.

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