National Historical Publications & Records Commission

David Outlaw Papers

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From the David Outlaw papers.


(Microfilm Edition)

Southern Historical Collection, University of North Carolina Library

Additional information at,David.html and

David Outlaw (1806 –1868) was a lawyer, state legislator and Whig congressman from Windsor, North Carolina and a delegate to the state constitutional convention of 1835. From 1836 to 1844, he was solicitor of the first judicial district in North Carolina. In 1844 he was a delegate to the Whig National Convention, and was elected as a Whig to the 30th, 31st, and 32nd U.S. Congress. His papers (1847–66) pertain to his work as a lawyer, state legislator, and Whig congressman. There are also letters (1847–51) from Outlaw to his wife.  One reel was published in 1966, and 23 letters were added in 1969 on film spliced to the end of the reel.

1 reel, 10-page guide


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