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Heyward and Ferguson Family Papers, 1806-1923

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052. Anne H Darrell to James B. Heyward -- February 25, 1835
052. Anne H Darrell to James B. Heyward -- February 25, 1835 Letter from friend, Anne H Darrell, to James B. Heyward in Cambridge, Mass. Ann mentions the bitterly cold winter they are having in Charleston and the destruction of St. Philips Church by fire, and informs him she has sent him some oranges from "Augustine." 3p.
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243. G.E. Manigault to James B. Heyward -- May 22, 1865
243. G.E. Manigault to James B. Heyward -- May 22, 1865 Letter from Gabriel Edward Manigault to James B. Heyward describing the enormous changes that have occurred in Charleston "since the new regime" took over. He laments the loss of his servants and writes that, given the economic stagnation of the times, "I see nothing but starvation staring the negroes in the face." 4p.
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109. Grandmother (Barnwell) to Maria H. Heyward -- March 1848
109. Grandmother (Barnwell) to Maria H. Heyward -- March 1848 Letter from Grandmother Barnwell in Beaufort to Maria H. Heyward at "Blue House." In her letter, Grandma Barnwell includes an extract from the last letter of Henrietta Heyward, Maria's sister, who wished to have a copy of it. 4p.
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190a. H.C. Palmer to James B. Heyward (?) -- November 10, 1862
190a. H.C. Palmer to James B. Heyward (?) -- November 10, 1862 Letter from H.C. Palmer to (probably) James B. Heyward. Heyward had questioned the veracity of a letter that claimed his son's remains were disinterred from the battlefield at Manassas. This letter from Palmer apparently informs Heyward how he came in possession of the note concerning the claim and apologizes if the information was inaccurate. 1p.
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211. H.L. Elliott to James B. Heyward -- March 9, 1864
211. H.L. Elliott to James B. Heyward -- March 9, 1864 Letter from H.L. Elliott to James B. Heyward concerning an ongoing disagreement between Heyward and Frank Myers concerning payment of rent in "present currency." 1p.
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212. H.L. Elliott to James B. Heyward -- March 10, 1864
212. H.L. Elliott to James B. Heyward -- March 10, 1864 Letter from H.L. Elliott to James B. Heyward concerning an ongoing disagreement between Heyward and Frank Myers about payment of rent in "present currency." At the time the agreement was made "little distinction was made between confederate currency and Bank Notes." 2p.
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019. Hetty B. Heyward to Mother -- March 10, 1817
019. Hetty B. Heyward to Mother -- March 10, 1817 Letter from Hetty Heyward from Charleston to her mother, Mary Barnwell, in Beaufort, South Carolina. Hetty mentions the baptism of her son Nat and an upcoming Masquerade party she is to attend. 4p.
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020. Hetty B. Heyward to Mother -- September 13, 1817
020. Hetty B. Heyward to Mother -- September 13, 1817 Letter from Hetty Heyward from Charleston to her mother, Mary Barnwell, in Beaufort, South Carolina. In her letter Hetty laments losing her children's nurse and writes frequently about the "Fever" plaguing the lowcountry. 3p.
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021. Hetty B. Heyward to Mother -- September 18, 1817
021. Hetty B. Heyward to Mother -- September 18, 1817 Letter from Hetty Heyward from Charleston to her mother, Mary Barnwell, in Beaufort, South Carolina. Hetty writes about the continuing saga surrounding her children's nurse and briefs her mother on the politics of the Ladies Benevolent Society that she is part of. 4p.
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023. Hetty B. Heyward to Mother -- November 8, 1817
023. Hetty B. Heyward to Mother -- November 8, 1817 Letter from Hetty Heyward from Charleston to her mother, Mary Barnwell, in Beaufort, South Carolina. Hetty writes about the lingering sickness pervading the lowcountry and worries about the health of her husband Nathaniel who she fears may have gone to their plantation too early "as we have had no frost yet." 4p.
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016. Hetty B. Heyward to Mother -- January 4, 1817
016. Hetty B. Heyward to Mother -- January 4, 1817 Letter from Hetty Heyward from her Combahee plantation to her mother, Mary Barnwell, in Beaufort, South Carolina. Hetty keeps her mother abreast of the latest news in the family and mentions a busy social schedule and an upcoming Heyward family wedding in Charleston. 4p.
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018. Hetty B. Heyward to Mother -- January 16, 1817
018. Hetty B. Heyward to Mother -- January 16, 1817 Letter from Hetty Heyward from her Combahee plantation to her mother, Mary Barnwell, in Beaufort, South Carolina. Hetty sends her mother a list of items for her to purchase and $40 to cover the cost and thanks her for her pickled oysters and artichokes. 3p.
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024. Hetty B. Heyward to Mary Smith -- July 29, 1818
024. Hetty B. Heyward to Mary Smith -- July 29, 1818 Letter from Hetty Heyward in Charleston to her sister, Mary Smith, in Beaufort. Hetty writes about their recent stay at the Jones' establishment on Sullivan's Island and comments on the families who were vactioning there with them. 4p.
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025. Hetty B. Heyward to Mother -- August 5, 1818
025. Hetty B. Heyward to Mother -- August 5, 1818 Letter from Hetty Heyward in Charleston to her mother, Mary Barnwell, in Beaufort, South Carolina. Hetty thanks her mother for the watermelons that she sent and gives a short financial account of items she is shipping to Beaufort. 3p.
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026. Hetty B. Heyward to Mother -- September 22, 1818
026. Hetty B. Heyward to Mother -- September 22, 1818 Letter from Hetty Heyward in Charleston to her mother, Mary Barnwell, in Beaufort, South Carolina. Hetty writes about the various items she is shipping her mother via Capt. Bythewood, the health of her children, and comments that the "weather is very unfavourable for the Cotton planters." 4p.
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027. Hetty B. Heyward to Mother -- November 9, 1818
027. Hetty B. Heyward to Mother -- November 9, 1818 Letter from Hetty Heyward in Combahee to her mother, Mary Barnwell, in Beaufort, South Carolina. Hetty informs her mother that they are "home" at their plantation on the Combahee after a journey of three days from Charleston. They are not quite settled yet "as the Sloop has not yet arrived with our Servants and baggage." 3p.
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012. Hetty Heyward to Mother -- October 19, 1814
012. Hetty Heyward to Mother -- October 19, 1814 Letter from Hetty Heyward to her mother, Mary Barnwell, in Beaufort, South Carolina. Hetty comments mostly about family affairs and health, frequently mentioning the "Fever" plaguing the area, and looks forward to a trip from Charleston to Beaufort to visit her mother. 4p.
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013. Hetty B. Heyward to Mother-in-Law -- September 11, 1816
013. Hetty B. Heyward to Mother-in-Law -- September 11, 1816 Letter from Hetty Heyward to her mother-in-law, Mrs. Nathaniel Heyward. Hetty thanks her mother-in-law for various gifts and asks her to send flannel, candles and other sundry items. 4p.
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014. Hetty B. Heyward to Mother-in-Law -- September 27, 1816
014. Hetty B. Heyward to Mother-in-Law -- September 27, 1816 Letter from Hetty Heyward to her mother-in-law, Mrs. Nathaniel Heyward. Hetty thanks her mother-in-law for various gifts sent via (Capt.?) Bythewood and corresponds with her about her children. 3p.
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306. Hyatt McBurney to Thomas B. Ferguson -- July 17, 1866
306. Hyatt McBurney to Thomas B. Ferguson -- July 17, 1866 Letter from Hyatt McBurney Co. to Thomas B. Ferguson listing supplies sent to Dean Hall Plantation. 1p.
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