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Adam Brevard Davidson Collection

Identifier: DC0184s

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of Confederate bank and bond certificates. Companies represented include the Bank of the State of North Carolina (1854), Merchants Bank of South Carolina, Cheraw (1859), Bank of Chester, South Carolina (1855), Commercial Insurance Company (1855), Exchange Bank of Columbia (1859-1862), North Carolina Volunteer Navy Company (1864), Western Plank Road Company (1854), Steamship Rattlesnake (1862), and Joint Stock Confederate Publishing Company (undated). For biographical information and family history see the Edward Lee Baxter Davidson Collection - DC0180s


  • Creation: 1854-1871 and undated

Biographical / Historical

A. Brevard Davidson was a Trustee of Davidson College from 1845 to 1876. Although he was opposed to North Carolina's succession, he eventually invested heavily in Confederate Bonds. After the war, he invested in real estate in Charlotte, North Carolina. His son, E.L. Baxter Davidson attended Davidson in the 1870s.


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Processed on Sep-94

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Part of the Manuscript Collections Repository