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Heyward and Ferguson Family Papers, 1806-1923

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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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380. William Henry Heyward to James Heyward -- January 5, 1850
380. William Henry Heyward to James Heyward -- January 5, 1850 Letter from William Henry Heyward to James Heyward about his travels in Rome. He describes the coliseum and St. Peter's Basilica in detail, writes about attending Christmas mass held by the Pope and comments on what news he has heard about secession talk in America. 8p.
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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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378. E. Barnwell Heyward to James B. Heyward -- March 27, 1866
378. E. Barnwell Heyward to James B. Heyward -- March 27, 1866 Letter from E. Barnwell Heyward to his cousin James B. Heyward informing him of the death of E. Barnwell Heyward's father. E. Heyward also comments briefly on the state of affairs in South Carolina since the end of the war. 2p.
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377. Fannie Heyward to her father -- September 27, 1886
377. Fannie Heyward to her father -- September 27, 1886 Letter from Fannie Heyward to her father (father-in-law?) asking him to send a recipe for "putting up butter for winter use." Fannie comments on aftershocks of the 1886 Charleston earthquake and writes that she is happy to hear "the Legare St. house pronounced safe." 4p.
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376. James B. Heyward to Daniel Blake Esq. -- April 21, 1857
376. James B. Heyward to Daniel Blake Esq. -- April 21, 1857 Letter from James B. Heyward to Daniel Blake Esq., concerning the return of a plat detailing a canal dug on some unnamed 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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374. Miscellaneous receipts from the Heyward and Ferguson families -- 1852-1880
374. Miscellaneous receipts from the Heyward and Ferguson families -- 1852-1880 Various receipts from the Heyward and Ferguson families including plantation goods and services, rent, and a Civil War receipt for "permanent labor on fortifications." 32p.
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373. Miscellaneous, undated receipts from the Heyward Family and Thomas B. Ferguson
373. Miscellaneous, undated receipts from the Heyward Family and Thomas B. Ferguson Various receipts from the Heyward Family and Thomas B. Ferguson from business and plantation dealings. 25p.
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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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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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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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369. Memorandum of purchase of Myrtle Grove Plantation -- n.d.
369. Memorandum of purchase of Myrtle Grove Plantation -- n.d. Handwritten memorandum concerning the purchase of Myrtle Grove plantation by William Henry Heyward. W. H. Heyward purchased the plantation and turned the rights over to James B. Heyward with the understanding that James would allow him to dig a canal from his "Pines" Plantation to the Combahee River through a portion of Myrtle Grove. The memorandum states that James B. Heyward has given W.H. Heyward a sliver of Myrtle Grove for $5. 4p.
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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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367. Expenses owed by James B. Heyward for Fife Plantation -- n.d.
367. Expenses owed by James B. Heyward for Fife Plantation -- n.d. Note of expenses owed by James B. Heyward to William Henry Heyward as co-owner of Fife Plantation. The expenses are associated with their attempt to sell Fife and include fees for advertising the plantation in Charleston and Savannah. 1p.
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366. Note with map of Fife Plantation -- n.d.
366. Note with map of Fife Plantation -- n.d. Note briefly describing the property of Fife Plantation along the Savannah River. The note includes a crude map of the plantation boundaries including the river, the property of Robert Smith to the north and northeast and the property of Joseph Heyer to the south. 2p.
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365. Ada Henry to sister Lou -- ca. 1863
365. Ada Henry to sister Lou -- ca. 1863 Letter from Ada Henry to sister Lou concerning friends and family in England and India. The letter is undated, although Henry references the recent death of Stonewall Jackson and the troubles in America. The connection to the Heyward or Ferguson families is unclear. 6p.
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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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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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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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