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Hannibal Augustus Johnson letters, 1865.

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Creator: Johnson, Hannibal Augustus, b. 1841.
Collection number: 3086
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Abstract: Letters, 14 July 1865 and 9 September 1865, from Johnson, a federal soldier from Maine serving with U.S. Army forces occupying South Carolina, to a friend, recounting Read more…

Oliver H. Middleton papers, 1792-1876.

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Creator: Middleton, Oliver H.
Collection number: 2060-z
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Abstract: Miscellaneous papers of Middleton of Columbia and Edisto Island, S.C., including bills of sale for slaves and of a church pew; morning reports, March 1863, of companies of the 3rd, 4th, Read more…

William A. Graham papers, 1750-1940.

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Creator: Graham, William A. (William Alexander), 1804-1875.
Collection number: 285
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Abstract: William Alexander Graham of Hillsborough, N.C., was a lawyer, legislator, United States senator, Secretary of the Navy, Whig vice-presidential candidate in 1852, Confederate senator, trustee of the Peabody Fund, and member of the board of Read more…

Brumby and Smith family papers, 1833-1929.

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Creator: Brumby and Smith family.
Collection number: 2780
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Abstract: The collection includes miscellaneous items of Laura Margaret Cole (Mrs. James R.) Smith (b. 1806) of South Carolina; her daughter, Laura Smith Brumby (fl. 1866- 1885); and her son-in-law, James R. Brumby (b. 1846). Included are a Read more…

John D. Ashmore plantation journal, 1853-1859.

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Creator: Ashmore, John D. (John Durant), 1819-1871.
Collection number: 2343-z
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Abstract: John Durant Ashmore (1819-1871) was a planter of Sumter and Anderson districts, S.C.; member of S.C. House of Representatives, 1848-1852; comptroller-general, 1853-1857; and Democratic congressman, 1859-1860. Plantation journal, 1853-1859, of John Durant Read more…

Federal soldiers’ letters, 1861-1865; 1890.

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Creator: Federal soldiers’ letters.
Collection number: 3185
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Abstract: Chiefly Civil War letters from Federal soldiers throughout the South, in camps, hospitals, and prisons, to family and friends in the North. This collection is made up of unrelated Read more…

Hughes family papers, 1790-1910 (bulk 1820-1898).

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Creator: Hughes family.
Collection number: 2779
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Abstract: Principal member of the Hughes family of Edgefield, S.C., are Dr. John Hughes (d. 1835) and his son, John H. Hughes (d. 1871), who were both cotton planters; John Hughes’s sister, Read more…

Ben Sparkman plantation journal, 1848-1859 (bulk 1853-1859).

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Creator: Sparkman, Ben, fl. 1853-1859.
Collection number: 3574-z
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Abstract: Ben Sparkman was a rice planter who owned or managed at least three plantations, probably in the Georgetown District of South Carolina. The collection is a plantation journal, dated Read more…

DeRosset family papers, 1671-1940 (bulk 1821-1877).

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Creator: DeRosset family.
Collection number: 214
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Abstract: The DeRosset family descended from French Huguenot Armand John DeRosset, who immigrated to the American colonies in the 1730s and settled in Wilmington, N.C., where four generations of DeRossets worked as physicians and Read more…

William Lowndes papers, 1754-1941.

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Creator: Lowndes, William, 1782-1822.
Collection number: 2778
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Abstract: Lawyer, planter, and U.S. representative from South Carolina. Papers of William Lowndes and his family. The collection consists chiefly of Lowndes’s correspondence while in Read more…