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Oliver H. Middleton papers, 1792-1876.

October 12, 2009

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, and 5th S.C. Cavalry regiments, commanded by Col. Benjamin Huger Rutledge; papers concerning the restoration of property confiscated by the U.S. government; and articles of agreement between Middleton and freed men and women on his plantation on Edisto Island.

Repository: Southern Historical Collection

Collection Highlights: The collection includes slave bills of sale (1792) and articles of agreement between Middleton and freedmen and freedwomen on his plantation on Edisto Island (1863). See Folder 1.