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Heyward and Ferguson Family Papers, 1806-1923

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351. Directions (handwritten) for keeping butchers meat -- n.d.
351. Directions (handwritten) for keeping butchers meat -- n.d. Note with tips on keeping butchered meat fresh. The note mentions using charcoal as a preservative and ranks the different types and cuts of meat according to how long they stay fresh. Author and date unknown. 2p.
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219. Note seeking Bond of Indemnity for James B. Heyward -- October 19, 1864
219. Note seeking Bond of Indemnity for James B. Heyward -- October 19, 1864 Note written by James Heyward's attorney, H. W. Fickling, seeking Bond of Indemnity for James B. Heyward if Heyward should pay his rent to Mrs. Myers and not the actual trustee, Mr. Myers. 1p.
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305. Adjudication of charges made by Thomas B. Ferguson against Freedmen -- July 13, 1866
305. Adjudication of charges made by Thomas B. Ferguson against Freedmen -- July 13, 1866 Notice affirming the charges made by Thomas B. Ferguson against freedmen at Dean Hall Plantation. The military command in Charleston agrees that the freedmen have forfeited their contract with Ferguson and gives them ten days to leave the plantation. 1p.
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315. Bill to James B. Heyward -- June 11, 1868
315. Bill to James B. Heyward -- June 11, 1868 Notice of a bill sent to James B. Heyward from C.W. [Enecks?] at Wolfe Hill. Enecks mentions threshing wheat for Heyward and asks him where he should send it. 1p.
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073. Daniel Heyward to James B. Heyward -- September 14, 1842
073. Daniel Heyward to James B. Heyward -- September 14, 1842 Offer from Daniel Heyward to James B. Heyward to buy Chelsea Plantation, a cotton and provision plantation, from the estate of John Heyward. He also offers "the Rice Plantation, Sandy Hill adjoining" if he "may not desire to embark in the cultivation of Cotton." 3p.
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261. Williams Middleton to James B. Heyward -- October 28, 1865
261. Williams Middleton to James B. Heyward -- October 28, 1865 Offer from Williams Middleton to rent his Charleston house to James B. Heyward. Middleton writes that "although still in the hands of the Yankee officials I am in daily expectation of having it restored to me." 1p.
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370. Pages from a larger volume with slave names, births, and deaths -- n.d.
370. Pages from a larger volume with slave names, births, and deaths -- n.d. Pages from a larger volume with slave names, births, and deaths. The incomplete volume lists scores of slaves from unnamed plantation(s), including the births and deaths of their children. 20p.
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362. Partial handwritten note (unknown)
362. Partial handwritten note (unknown) Partial handwritten note about an arrangement for legal aid. Author and date unknown. 2p.
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072. Aunt to James B. Heyward -- 1841
072. Aunt to James B. Heyward -- 1841 Personal letter to James B. Heyward from his aunt. 4p.
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235. Petition of Thomas B. Ferguson for confiscated goods -- 1865
235. Petition of Thomas B. Ferguson for confiscated goods -- 1865 Petition of Thomas B. Ferguson to General John Hatch, commander of the Northern District, Department of the South, for the return of goods confiscated at the plantations of his father, James. 3p.
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236. Petition of Thomas B. Ferguson for confiscated rice -- 1865
236. Petition of Thomas B. Ferguson for confiscated rice -- 1865 Petition of Thomas B. Ferguson to General John Hatch, commander of the Northern District, Department of the South, for the return of a large quantity of rice which was confiscated from his father, James. Of an approximate 7000 bushels of rice, Ferguson has been able to locate only 1185 bushels which were transported by the sloop "Julia" to Bennett's rice mill in Charleston. Ferguson's petition makes the plea that the rice "is the only means his father has for supporting and subsisting a large family. 3p.
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363. Postscript fragment (unknown)
363. Postscript fragment (unknown) Postscript fragment to an unknown letter. The author ask the recipient of the letter to not disclose any details of an unnamed business deal to any other family member. 1p.
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245. Printed circular from War Department -- September 28, 1865
245. Printed circular from War Department -- September 28, 1865 Printed circular from the War Department, Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen and Abandoned lands, concerning the confiscation of property in the "insurrectionary States" with detailed instructions on how said lands can be restored to the previous owner. 3p.
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379. Receipt between A. McKenzie and Captain T.B. Ferguson -- July 7, 1862
379. Receipt between A. McKenzie and Captain T.B. Ferguson -- July 7, 1862 Receipt between A. McKenzie and Captain T.B. Ferguson for saddle and bridle accessories. 1p.
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244. Receipt from T.B. Ferguson to [first name?] Gaillard -- July 8, 1865
244. Receipt from T.B. Ferguson to [first name?] Gaillard -- July 8, 1865 Receipt for $75 from T.B. Ferguson to [first name?] Gaillard for "one cream colored horse." 2p.
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255. Receipt for cotton sold by James B. Heyward -- September 10, 1865
255. Receipt for cotton sold by James B. Heyward -- September 10, 1865 Receipt for upland cotton sold by James B. Heyward to Barnwell and Ravenel, Charleston. 2p.
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208. Written loan for $20 -- December 9, 1863
208. Written loan for $20 -- December 9, 1863 Receipt of $20 from Thomas Ferguson for brickwork. 1p.
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299. Receipt of payment to freedmen -- June 12, 1866
299. Receipt of payment to freedmen -- June 12, 1866 Receipt of advance payment of wages to freedmen laborers at Dean Hall Plantation. 1p.
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375. Receipt of monies received by Susan S. Keith from James B. Heyward -- 1840(?) -1873
375. Receipt of monies received by Susan S. Keith from James B. Heyward -- 1840(?) -1873 Receipt of monies received by Susan S. Keith from James B. Heyward as executor/trustee of the estate of Nathaniel Heyward. The receipts mostly depict interest from a bond bequeathed to Susan Keith in the will of Nathaniel Heyward. 30p.
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252. Receipt of note from Thomas B. Ferguson to Theodore Barker -- August 16, 1865
252. Receipt of note from Thomas B. Ferguson to Theodore Barker -- August 16, 1865 Receipt of note for $400 from Thomas B. Ferguson to his lawyer, Theodore Barker, to be held as security in a claim for back wages brought by his former overseer, William Dowdey. 1p.
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