Pleasant Pickett Family Papers

Pleasant Pickett (1823-1864) was an early Durham resident and soldier in the Confederate Army. Materials in this collection pertain to him and to his immediate family. This digital collection includes Pickett family photographs, financial records, (including state tax receipts) receipts of purchased goods, and doctors' receipts. Of particular interest is a doctor's receipt with the signature of Bartlett Durham, signed as B. L. Durham, for whom the city and county of Durham are named.

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