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Fain family -- Correspondence

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Fain Family

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 80-21
Content Description The collection consists of papers relating to the Fain family of Cherokee County, NC, especially Mercer Fain (1820-1893) and his sons, John E. Fain and Alfred Allen Fain. Mercer Fain settled in Murphy, NC, around 1839. He was an attorney, land speculator, merchant, and a Confederate leader during the Civil War. He was also a railroad promoter and the first president of the Georgia & North Carolina Railroad, a narrow gauge line from Marietta, GA, which reached Murphy in 1888.

Fain Family, Add. #1

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 80-22
Content Description This addition to the Fain collection (see MSS 80-21) contains correspondence, legal papers, and business papers relating to the Fain family of Cherokee County, NC.

Fain Family, Addition # 2

 Collection
Identifier: SM 80-41
Scope and Contents The collection contains a photocopy of a family Bible and three letters from the Fain family of Cherokee County, NC, written to Dr. C.M. Hitchcock.



NOTE: For more information see Fain Family (MSS 80-21) and FAIN Family, Add. #1 (MSS 80-22).