Category Archives: Plantations

Elliott and Gonzales family papers, 1701-1898.

Creator: Elliott and Gonzales family.
Collection number: 1009
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Abstract: Prominent members of the Elliott and Gonzales families of Beaufort and Colleton districts, S.C., included William Elliott (1788-1863), planter, state legislator, and writer; Phoebe Continue reading Elliott and Gonzales family papers, 1701-1898.

Jackson and Prince family papers, 1784-1947.

Creator: Jackson and Prince family.
Collection number: 371
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Abstract: The Rootes family of Fredericksburg, Va., and the Cobb, Jackson, and Prince families of Athens, Macon, and other locations in Georgia belonged to the elite of the southern planter artistocracy. Henry Jackson(1778-1840) Continue reading Jackson and Prince family papers, 1784-1947.

John Houston Bills papers, 1843-1871.

Creator: Bills, John Houston, 1800-1871.
Collection number: 2245
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Abstract: John Houston Bills was a Tennessee planter who was active in the Democratic Party, the Freemasons, a temperance society, and was a friend of President James K. Polk (1795-1849). The collection includse a diary of Bills, 1843-1871, and a few Continue reading John Houston Bills papers, 1843-1871.

Boykin family papers, 1748-1932, 2001 (bulk 1830-1862).

Creator: Boykin family.
Collection number: 78
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Abstract: The Boykin family of Camden, S.C., included Alexander Hamilton Boykin (1815-1866), cotton planter, state legislator, and Confederate officer. Family, business, and military papers of Boykin family members, chiefly 1830s through Continue reading Boykin family papers, 1748-1932, 2001 (bulk 1830-1862).

Manigault family papers, 1824-1897.

Creator: Manigault family.
Collection number: 484
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Abstract: The Manigault family of Charleston, S.C., and plantations in the Berkeley District, S.C., and on Argyle Island in the Savannah River, Ga., included Charles, merchant and rice planter; and his sons Gabriel Edward, planter, physician, and curator Continue reading Manigault family papers, 1824-1897.

Maxwell Troax Clarke papers, 1854-1890 (bulk 1862-1863).

Creator: Clarke, Maxwell Troax, 1830-1911.
Collection number: 2592
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Abstract: Confederate soldier. Chiefly letters, 1862-1863, to Clarke from his father, Colin Clarke (1792-1865), planter and lawyer, living at Warner Hall, Gloucester County, Va., describing Continue reading Maxwell Troax Clarke papers, 1854-1890 (bulk 1862-1863).

Shanks family papers, 1801-1923 (bulk 1830-1879).

Creator: Shanks family.
Collection number: 2090
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Abstract: The William Shanks family and the William A. Moody family were related. Both were chiefly tobacco planters of Granville County, N.C., and Mecklenburg County, Va. The Royster Continue reading Shanks family papers, 1801-1923 (bulk 1830-1879).

Bacot family papers, 1767-1887.

Creator: Bacot family.
Collection number: 916-z
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Abstract: Members of the Bacot family were cotton planters of the Mars Bluff Plantation near Florence in the Darlington District, S.C., and, beginning in 1865, partners in the Jarrot & Bacot Drug Store in Florence. The collection includes Continue reading Bacot family papers, 1767-1887.