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Manigault family papers, 1824-1897.

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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 Read more…

Thomas Whiteside papers, 1829-1875.

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Creator: Whiteside, Thomas, fl. 1866-1871.
Collection number: 775-z
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Abstract: Plantation owner and lawyer of York County, S.C. Scattered items of the Faris and Patton families of York County, S.C., 1829-1875, and of Thomas Whiteside of York County, Read more…

David Gavin diary, 1855-1874.

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Creator: Gavin, David, 1811-1874.
Collection number: 1103-z
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Abstract: David Gavin was a lawyer and owner of a plantation near St. George, S.C., which was probably in Dorchester County. The collection is one volume, consisting of Gavin’s diary, 1855-1871; personal accounts, Read more…

Jonathan Lewis Whitaker papers, 1862-1865; 1924.

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Creator: Whitaker, Jonathan Lewis, fl. 1862-1865.
Collection number: 3674-z
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Abstract: Civil War letters written home by Jonathan L. Whitaker, an Orange County, N.Y., physician serving as a United States Army surgeon at a hospital at Chester, Pa., and with the 26th Read more…

Perrin family papers, 1803-1880.

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Creator: Perrin family.
Collection number: 2471
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Abstract: Bills, receipts, estate papers, legal papers, slave records, and other business papers, relating to the plantations of Thomas C., James M., and Lewis W. Perrin of Abbeville District, S.C., Read more…

Wallace and Gage family papers, 1846-1901.

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Creator: Wallace and Gage family papers, 1846-1901.
Collection number: 2567
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Abstract: Chiefly papers of William Henry Wallace (1827-1901) of Union County, S.C., Confederate brigadier general and state legislator, pertaining to the estate of his father, Daniel Wallace (1801-1859), U.S. representative, 1848-1853, Read more…

David Golightly Harris journals, 1855-1870.

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Creator: Harris, David Golightly, 1824-1875.
Collection number: 982
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Abstract: Farm journals of David Golightly Harris of Spartanburg County, S.C., with detailed accounts of daily farm work, including the management of slaves, and discussion of the Civil War Read more…

Horlbeck family book, 1853-1920 (bulk 1853-1854).

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Creator: Horlbeck family.
Collection number: 3672-z
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Abstract: The Horlbeck family of Charleston, S.C., included brothers John and Henry Horlbeck (fl. ca. 1817) and Henry’s sons John, Henry, Daniel, and Edward (all fl. 1853-1854). The collection Read more…

Categories: Slavery, South Carolina

Josiah Smith letter book, 1771-1784.

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Creator: Smith, Josiah, 1731-1826.
Collection number: 3018
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Abstract: Josiah Smith Jr. was a Charleston, S.C., merchant, financial agent, and Revolutionary War patriot. He was born in Cainhoy, St. Thomas’s Parish, S.C. A merchant for most of his life, he Read more…

Edith M. Dabbs collection of papers relating to Saint Helena Island, S.C., 1791; 1860-1963.

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Creator: Dabbs, Edith M.
Collection number: 4285
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Abstract: Edith Mitchell Dabbs was born in 1906 in Dalzell, Sumter County, S.C. She married James McBride Dabbs in 1935, and, in 1937, settled at Rip Raps Plantation, the Dabbs family home just outside Sumter. She was active in documenting the Read more…