University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
These papers include letters to, from, and about Davie and his family. Two long narratives pertain to Davie's Revolutionary War experiences as a cavalry officer in North and South Carolina and as commissary general to Nathanael Greene. Other papers, of scattered dates, relate to Davie's varied activities and to his family and the related Crockett family, with only a few items later than 1805. Also present is a copy of a report of William Richardson, Presbyterian minister, on his mission to the Cherokee Indians, 1758. Collection is, in part, photostatic and typed transcript copies. The Addition of March 2009 consists of a land survey and a land grant signed by Davie. The Addition of November 2012 consists of a 14 June 1787 letter from Davie to Mary Edwards concerning the case of "Bayard versus Singleton," which helped establish the principle of judicial review
University of South Carolina
Typescript copy of Davie's will, 17 Sept. 1819 (Chester District, S.C.), naming as executors his son Hyder Ally Davie and son-in-law William F. DeSaussure; remainder of material documents a proposal to remove Davie's remains from Waxhaw Presbyterian Church, Lancaster County, S.C., for reinterment on the campus of the University of North Carolina, and objections to this plan among descendants, historians, and church members. Correspondents include John J. Parker, Alexander B. Andrews, and Gov. J. Melville Broughton
Duke University - David M. Rubenstein Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Papers of William Richardson Davie (1756-1820), lawyer, Revolutionary soldier, and governor of North Carolina, include a letter from DeBretigney concerning Davie's marriage; a land grant; a letter from William Polk concerning the Blount Conspiracy to invade Florida and Louisiana; and a letter from James Holderness of Rockingham County, North Carolina, concerning a legal matter invovling W. Ricks
Connecticut Historical Society
Instructions, in letter form, to Oliver Ellsworth, William Richardson Davie, and William Vans Murray, envoys and ministers of the United States to the French Republic
Duke University - David M. Rubenstein Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Correspondence, account books, bills, receipts, memorandum, newspaper clippings, and other papers (chiefly 1800-1886), of three generations of the Fraser family of Charleston, S.C. Correspondence of Mary De Saussure Fraser forms the larger part of the collection, and concerns life around Beaufort, S.C. (1831-1841), family affairs, farming, politics, clothing and equipment for slaves, and religious revivals. Includes account books and records of the estate of Frederick William Davie, kept by his wife, Mary Fraser Davie; and records concerning William R. Davie, governor of North Carolina and a founder of the University of North Carolina
University of South Carolina
Letter, 7 Apr. 1811, written from "Catawba" [York County?, S.C.], to A[bram] Blanding, re payment of a debt owed by Davie's father to a Mr. Burdeaux, noting that his father died intestate, and reporting that during a recent visit to Camden, S.C., he had attempted unsuccessfully to call upon Blanding to discuss the matter
Morgan Library and Museum - Pierpont Morgan Library
Introducing him to the "mother of a young man convicted of Horse Stealing - Charity induces me to say he was found guilty on testimony too doubtful to take away the life of any person - which I believe was also the opinion of the Judge who sat upon this Trial.".
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Morgan Library and Museum - Pierpont Morgan Library
Concerning the delivery of supplies

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