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Heyward and Ferguson Family Papers, 1806-1923

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117. List of Fife Plantation Negroes -- 1851
117. List of Fife Plantation Negroes -- 1851 List of Fife Plantation slaves including name, family makeup, age, work qualifications and condition. 7p.
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249. Property List of Thomas B. Ferguson -- July 13, 1865
249. Property List of Thomas B. Ferguson -- July 13, 1865 List of property identified by Thomas Ferguson from two homes on East Bay and Broad Street in Charleston, SC. The note gives Ferguson the right to reclaim the named items. 2p.
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368. List of seeds purchased -- n.d.
368. List of seeds purchased -- n.d. List of seeds purchased, buyer and property unknown. 1p.
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114. Myrtle Grove Plantation, Number of Bushels -- 1848-1852
114. Myrtle Grove Plantation, Number of Bushels -- 1848-1852 List of the number of bushels of all crops harvested each year at Myrtle Grove Plantation from 1848-1852 with the price obtained and the acreage planted. 1p.
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163. Church of the Ascension Pew Holders -- 1861
163. Church of the Ascension Pew Holders -- 1861 List of the pew holders in the Church of the Ascension in St. Bartholomew's parish Colleton County, SC. 1p.
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229. Corn and rice given by James B. Heyward -- January, 1865
229. Corn and rice given by James B. Heyward -- January, 1865 Lists of corn and rice amounts given by James B. Heyward for "Soldiers Wife's Tax." 4p.
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328. Memoranda -- 1878-1880
328. Memoranda -- 1878-1880 Memoranda associated with the final adjudication of a bond bequeathed by Nathaniel Heyward in his will of 1851. 5p.
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141. Memorandum between Keiths and Heywards -- February 16, 1853
141. Memorandum between Keiths and Heywards -- February 16, 1853 Memorandum between Matthew I. Keith, Susan Keith, William Henry Heyward, James B. Heyward, and Maria Heyward concerning a house on Meeting St., Charleston and the use of trust monies to purchase a summer house on Sullivan's Island. 4p.
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254. Memorandum between Thomas B. Ferguson and William McBurney -- August 23, 1865
254. Memorandum between Thomas B. Ferguson and William McBurney -- August 23, 1865 Memorandum between Thomas B. Ferguson, William McBurney, John J. Darcy, Michael Darcy, and John O'Mara to repair the engine and boiler of the rice mill at Dean Hall Plantation. 5p.
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118. Memorandum for purchase of Fife Plantation -- January, 7, 1852
118. Memorandum for purchase of Fife Plantation -- January, 7, 1852 Memorandum for purchase of Fife Plantation by Nathaniel Heyward (III), James B. Heyward, and William Henry Heyward from Daniel Heyward Hamilton. The memorandum declares the property will be jointly held by the three and all monies made will either go back into the plantation for operating costs or to pay back the principal and interest of the loan. In addition to the property and slaves of Fife Plantation the Heywards purchased an additional forty slaves from the estate of "Mrs. Hamilton." 3p.
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210. Military Commission of J.B. Ferguson -- August 8, 1864
210. Military Commission of J.B. Ferguson -- August 8, 1864 Military commission of J.B. Ferguson as a Major of Artillery. 1p.
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329. Minutes of meeting of Stockholders, Bank of Charleston -- January 14, 1880
329. Minutes of meeting of Stockholders, Bank of Charleston -- January 14, 1880 Minutes of meeting of stockholders, Bank of Charleston, revealing a small yearly profit of $3979. 1p.
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381. Miscellaneous, loose envelopes
381. Miscellaneous, loose envelopes Miscellaneous envelopes from the Heyward and Ferguson family papers, 1806-1923
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116. Calculations jotted on paper ca. 1852.
116. Calculations jotted on paper ca. 1852. Monetary calculations jotted on paper. The figures on page 2 appear to reflect the sale of barrels of unknown cargo. 2p.
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198. Mortgage for personal property -- August 7, 1863
198. Mortgage for personal property -- August 7, 1863 Mortgage for personal property between Susan S. Keith, William Henry Heyward and James B. Heyward using a slave named "John" as collateral. 3p.
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101. Mortgage of James B. Heyward obligated to Rawlins Lowndes -- March 27th, 1845
101. Mortgage of James B. Heyward obligated to Rawlins Lowndes -- March 27th, 1845 Mortgage of James B. Heyward obligated to Rawlins Lowndes concerning property on Broad St., Charleston, South Carolina. 3p.
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152. Mortgage of James B. Heyward to Thomas R.S. Elliott -- February 5, 1857
152. Mortgage of James B. Heyward to Thomas R.S. Elliott -- February 5, 1857 Mortgage of James B. Heyward to Thomas R.S. Elliott apparently using recently purchased slaves as collateral for a bond. 5p.
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364. Sarah Ellen Coates to cousin Lorissa -- n.d.
364. Sarah Ellen Coates to cousin Lorissa -- n.d. Mostly crosshatch letter from Sarah Ellen Coates to cousin Lorissa about her life in England. The letter is undated and the connection to the Heyward or Ferguson families is unclear. 6p.
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008. Nathaniel Heyward (II) to Mother -- April 24, 1812
008. Nathaniel Heyward (II) to Mother -- April 24, 1812 Nathaniel Heyward letter to his mother from Cherbourg, France. In the letter Nathaniel describes the difficulty his party has had in securing passports to leave France and writes of his eagerness to get to London to meet up with his Aunt Heyward. 4p.
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048. Nathaniel Heyward to James B. Heyward -- November 12, 1834
048. Nathaniel Heyward to James B. Heyward -- November 12, 1834 Nathaniel Heyward writes from "Blue House" near one of his Combahee plantations to his grandson James B. Heyward congratulating him on his acceptance to Harvard. He provides detailed instructions on how James is to receive money for his studies and tells James he is writing to the president of Harvard but that "he shall know nothing of our money affairs." Nathaniel relates how busy he has been at his mills as he prepares "for a bountiful crop of rice." 2p.
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