“Their Other Brother”
Following are Donna LeFebvre’s research citations for her article on Samuel Field Phillips (class of 1841) and the background on his father, James Phillips.
- Old Days in Chapel Hill, Being the Life and Letters of Cornelia Phillips Spencer by Hope Summerell Chamberlain. Chapel Hill: UNC Press, 1926. Print.
- Devon Record Office, Exeter, England: James Postlethwaite: Marriage record of James Postlethwaite and Agnes Robins, May 29, 1814.
- Birth records of Richard Appleby Harrison Postlethwaite, son of James and Agnes Postlethwaite, born Oct. 26, 1816, and Gertrude Amelia Agnes Postlethwaite, daughter of James and Agnes Postlethwaite, born June 8, 1815.
- Royal Marines enlistment record for James Postlethwaite: Entries for military enlistment on May 15, 1809, (date of attestation) in Plymouth, England, listed as “laborer”; re-enlisted January 1817; his desertion, i.e., “Run,” recorded July 1818.
- Donna LeFebvre ’75 (JD). Visits, September 2002, to St. Gomonda-on-the-Rock Church, Roche, Cornwall, England, verifying Richard Postlethwaite as vicar from 1800 to 1818 and to St. Peter’s Church, in Nevendon, England, verifying Richard Postlethwaite as vicar from 1788 to 1798.
- The Town and Gown Architecture of Chapel Hill, North Carolina, 1795-1975 by Ruth M. Little ’68. Chapel Hill: UNC Press, 2006. Print.
- When Chapel Hill Was a Village by Cornelia Spencer Love. Chapel Hill: UNC Press, 1976. Print.
- “Samuel Field Phillips: The Odyssey of a Southern Dissenter,” North Carolina Historical Review, 58. 3 (July 1981), by Robert Delmar Miller ’71: Print.
- Pedigree of James Phillips, alias James Postlethwaite, 1792-1867. Web. 14 October 2011 www.concentric.net/~pvb/GEN/jp.html.
- The First State University, third edition, by William S. Powell ’40. Chapel Hill: UNC Press, 1992. Print.
- These Old Stone Walls by Phillips Phillips (class of 1904). Chapel Hill: Chapel Hill Historical Society, 1972. Print.
- The Woman Who Rang the Bell by Phillips Russell. Chapel Hill: UNC Press, 1949. Print.
- Light on the Hill: A History of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill by William D. Snider ’41. Chapel Hill: UNC Press, 1992. Print.
- Southern Historical Collection, Wilson Library, UNC.
— Battle Family Papers, 1765-1955
— James Spencer Love Papers, 1877-1965
— Charles Phillips Papers, 1807-1968
— Cornelia Phillips Spencer Papers, 1833-1975
- The Last Ninety Days of the War in North Carolina by Cornelia Phillips Spencer. New York: Watchman Publishing, 1866. Print.
- U.S. Justice Department, Office of the Solicitor General, “Samuel F. Phillips
Second Solicitor General, November 1872 – May 1885.” Web. 14 October 2011 www.justice.gov/osg/aboutosg/osghistpage.php?id=1.
- U.S. Supreme Court
— United States v. Reese, 92 U.S. 214 (1875)
— United States v. Cruikshank, 92 U.S. 542 (1875)
— Civil Rights Cases, 109 U.S. 3 (1883)
— United States v. Harris, 106 U.S. 629 (1883)
— Ex parte Yarbrough, 110 U.S. 651 (1884)
— Plessy v. Ferguson, 163 U.S. 537 (1896)
— Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka, 347 U.S. 483 (1954)
- Chapel Hill: An Illustrated History by James Vickers ’67, Thomas Scism ’51 and Dixon Qualls ’55. Barclay, 1985. Print.
- “Presenting the Case of the United States As It Should Be: The Solicitor General in Historical Context,” address to the Supreme Court Historical Society by Seth Waxman, solicitor general of the United States, June 1, 1998. Web. 14 October 2011. www.justice.gov/osg/aboutosg/historic-context.htm.
- Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, edited by Louis R. Wilson ’34. Chapel Hill: UNC Press, 1979-1996. Print.
- Selected Papers of Cornelia Phillips Spencer, Chapel Hill: UNC Press, 1953. Print.