Finding Aid of the James Holeman Letters, <date calendar="gregorian" era="ce" normal="1846/1862">1846 - 1862</date>, PC.1769

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Finding Aid of the James Holeman Letters, <date calendar="gregorian" era="ce" normal="1846/1862">1846 - 1862</date>, PC.1769

Abstract

James Holeman (1800-1874), was a whig and was first elected a a state representative from Person County. Holeman married his second wife, Elizabeth Webb, also of Person County, shortly before the election of 1846.
These ten letters were written by Holeman to his wife while in Raleigh attending sessions of the Assembly from 1846 to 1862.

James Holeman (1800-1874), was a whig and was first elected a a state representative from Person County. Holeman married his second wife, Elizabeth Webb, also of Person County, shortly before the election of 1846. These ten letters were written by Holeman to his wife while in Raleigh attending sessions of the Assembly from 1846 to 1862.

Descriptive Summary

Title
James Holeman Letters
Call Number
PC.1769
Creator
Holeman, James, 1800-1874.
Date
1846 - 1862
Extent
10.00 letters
Language
English
Repository
State Archives of North Carolina

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    [Identification of item], PC.1769, James Holeman Letters, State Archives of North Carolina, Raleigh, NC, USA.

    Biographical Note

    James Holeman (1800-1874), a native of Person County from near Timberlake, N.C., and a whig, was elected one of the representatives from Person, an overwhelmingly Democratic county, in 1846 and 1852, and state senator in 1862. His first wife, Mary Vanhook, having died in 1838, Holeman married as his second wife Elizabeth Webb of Person County shortly before the election of 1846.

    Contents of the Collection

    Subject Headings

  1. Holeman, James, 1800-1874
  2. Webb, Elizabeth
  3. North Carolina. General Assembly.
  4. North Carolina. General Assembly
  5. Politicians--Humor.
  6. Politicians
  7. Wit and humor
  8. Raleigh (N.C.)
  9. Raleigh (N.C.)
  10. Person County (N.C.)
  11. Acquisitions Information

    Purchase, Friends of the Archives, January 1990.

    Processing Information

  12. Processed by George Stevenson, September, 1990
  13. Encoded by Fran Tracy-Walls, July, 2002