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Author: Gertrude Dixon Enfield (ed)
Title:The life and letters of Christopher Houston
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Commentary:The original manuscript for this work is housed in the Manuscripts Department, Library of the University of North Carolina

at Chapel Hill, SOUTHERN HISTORICAL COLLECTION, item #3696, GERTRUDE DIXON ENFIELD PAPERS. It is described thusly in the Departments "Finding aid":

Enfield, Gertrude Dixon, d. 1969.
Papers, 1744-1964.
12 items.
"The life and letters of Christopher Houston," the manuscript of a

biography (191 p.) of Christopher Houston (1744-1837) of Iredell County, N.C., Revolutionary soldier and early settler in Maury County, Tenn., by Gertrude Dixon Enfield, including transcriptions of about forty letters by Houston (originals in the Mary Hunter Kennedy Papers, Southern Historical Collection), and discussions of other members of the Houston family; transcriptions of related letters, including a long letter, 1876, from Adlai E. Stevenson (1835-1914) describing his visit to Statesville, N.C., hometown of his ancestors, and letters, 1864, 1865, and 1888, from Peter Singleton Wilkes about family history; and a few related photographs made in the 1950s.

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