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Heyward and Ferguson Family Papers, 1806-1923

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326. Bond between Maria Heyward and James B. Heyward -- March 22, 1877
326. Bond between Maria Heyward and James B. Heyward -- March 22, 1877 Bond between Maria Heyward and James B. Heyward with detailed payments of interest through February 1885. 3p.
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199. Bond -- August 7, 1863
199. Bond -- August 7, 1863 Bond between Susan S. Keith, William Henry Heyward and James B. Heyward for $1000. 2p
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125. Bond between William Henry Heyward and Charles Heyward -- July, 1851
125. Bond between William Henry Heyward and Charles Heyward -- July, 1851 Bond between William Henry Heyward, one of the beneficiaries of Nathaniel Heyward, indemnifying Charles Heyward, a residuary legatee of same, in case Arthur Heyward, another residuary legatee, should object to the transfer of properties bequeathed to William. 3p.
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196. Bond of slave purchase -- June 1863
196. Bond of slave purchase -- June 1863 Bond detailing the purchase of a slave from Susan S. Keith to William Henry Heyward and James B. Heyward. The slave, "Joe", was purchased for $2315. 2p.
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134. Bond between James B. Heyward and William C. Heyward -- January 10, 1852
134. Bond between James B. Heyward and William C. Heyward -- January 10, 1852 Bond for $11,200 between James B. Heyward and William C. Heyward. On the back are lists of payments on said bond through 1858. Appears to be 2p.
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135. Bond between James B. Heyward and William C. Heyward -- January 10, 1852
135. Bond between James B. Heyward and William C. Heyward -- January 10, 1852 Bond for $11,200 between James B. Heyward and William C. Heyward. Near copy of No. 134. 2p.
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136. Bond between James B. Heyward and William C. Heyward -- January 10, 1852
136. Bond between James B. Heyward and William C. Heyward -- January 10, 1852 Bond for $11,200 between James B. Heyward and William C. Heyward. Near copy of nos. 134 and 135. 2p.
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316. Bond between James B. Heyward & others -- January 22, 1870
316. Bond between James B. Heyward & others -- January 22, 1870 Bond for $12,000 between William E. Haskell, Jr., James B. Heyward, and William C. Bee & Company. 2p.
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112. Bond between James B., Charles, and William Henry Heyward -- July, 1851
112. Bond between James B., Charles, and William Henry Heyward -- July, 1851 Bond of indemnity by James B. Heyward to Charles and William Henry Heyward for any financial obligations that may ensue from granting James the property bequeathed to him in the will of his recently departed grandfather, Nathaniel Heyward (1766-1851). 4p.
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110. Bond of James B. Heyward obligated to Rawlins Lowndes -- March 27, 1845
110. Bond of James B. Heyward obligated to Rawlins Lowndes -- March 27, 1845 Bond of James B. Heyward obligated to Rawlins Lowndes, March 27th, 1845, with notes of annual payments through April, 1949. 2p.
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184. Bond (Military Defense) to James B. Heyward for $5,000 -- January 1, 1862
184. Bond (Military Defense) to James B. Heyward for $5,000 -- January 1, 1862 Bond to James B. Heyward for $5,000 for money lent to the state of South Carolina for military defense. 1p.
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371. Booklet used to improve penmanship -- 1893-1896
371. Booklet used to improve penmanship -- 1893-1896 Booklet with poetry, psalms, and letters copied probably to improve penmanship (some letters found in collection). Dated entries range from 1893-1896. Some signed Marie Hayne Heyward. 84p.
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372. Curran's Stables (New York) business card -- n.d.
372. Curran's Stables (New York) business card -- n.d. Business card from Curran's Stables in New York City offering carriage rides of Central Park. Reverse side contains facts and figures concerning Central Park. 2p.
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010. Certificate of Departure -- July 18, 1812
010. Certificate of Departure -- July 18, 1812 Certificate of Departure from London to Boston, for Nathaniel Heyward, July 18, 1812. 1p.
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145. Certificate of Stock Shares -- 1856
145. Certificate of Stock Shares -- 1856 Certificate of Shares (50) of the Charleston and Savannah Railroad Company purchased by James B. Heyward. The reverse details installments James made through 1859. 2p.
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251. Articles belonging to James Ferguson -- August 3, 1865
251. Articles belonging to James Ferguson -- August 3, 1865 Certified list from Thomas Ferguson of articles belonging to James Ferguson at two Charleston, SC, residences. The list is signed by the Provost Marshall, Levi Stuber, head of the U.S. military police controlling Charleston. 1p.
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241. Note of delivery of rough rice to Bennett's Mill -- June 26, 1865
241. Note of delivery of rough rice to Bennett's Mill -- June 26, 1865 Certified statement from a miller at Bennett's Mill concerning the purchase of rice taken from James Ferguson's Dockon Plantation. The note was apparently used in defense of Thomas Ferguson's petition to reclaim or be remunerated for the confiscated rice. 2p.
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238. Note of rough rice taken from James Ferguson' s plantation -- June 20, 1865
238. Note of rough rice taken from James Ferguson' s plantation -- June 20, 1865 Certified statement from the former overseer concerning rice taken from James Ferguson's Dockon Plantation. The note was apparently used in defense of Thomas Ferguson's petition to reclaim or be remunerated for the confiscated rice. 2p.
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226. James B. Heyward to Maria Heyward -- December 25, 1864
226. James B. Heyward to Maria Heyward -- December 25, 1864 Christmas day letter from James B. Heyward back at Combahee to Maria Heyward in Columbia. In his letter, James is reflecting on the dire situation and the bleakness of their future believing soon "it will all be over and we shall be reduced to a poverty irretrievable." He struggles with what to do with his slaves given the eventual "scarcity of food" and "depreciated currency." He intends to leave the majority at his plantation but expects to bring up to Columbia "John's wife so as to take from him that temptation to running off." He writes that he will also bring "Mary if she will leave her daughter Molly...I don't value Mary so much as to saddle myself with the support of Molly." 10p.
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185. Commission of Thomas B. Ferguson to the South Carolina Artillery -- January 1, 1862
185. Commission of Thomas B. Ferguson to the South Carolina Artillery -- January 1, 1862 Commission of Thomas B. Ferguson as captain of the South Carolina Artillery, signed by F. W. Pickens, governor of South Carolina. 2p.
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