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Heyward and Ferguson Family Papers, 1806-1923

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222a. James B. Heyward to Dr. James H. Boatwright -- November 14, 1864
222a. James B. Heyward to Dr. James H. Boatwright -- November 14, 1864 Letter from James B. Heyward to Dr. James H. Boatwright concerning rent for the house occupied by James. James accepts the offer of $8000 to rent the house owned by Boatwright, but asks him to put in writing that it is okay to pay in Confederate currency adding, "difficulties with other parties must be offered in excuse for requesting what may otherwise seem to you to be so unnecessary a stipulation." 2p.
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222. Jno. H. Boatwright to James B. Heyward -- November 12, 1864
222. Jno. H. Boatwright to James B. Heyward -- November 12, 1864 Letter from Jno. Boatwright to James B. Heyward concerning rent for a plantation. 1p.
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221. Sarah Myers to James B. Heyward -- October 31, 1864
221. Sarah Myers to James B. Heyward -- October 31, 1864 Letter from Sarah Myers to James B. Heyward replying to his note of the same date. Myers consents to the use of "present currency" for that years' rent and indemnifies him should another interested party later object. For the next years' rent she states that she will only take currency if others are still using it. 1p.
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220. James B. Heyward to Mrs. Frank E. Myers -- October 31, 1864
220. James B. Heyward to Mrs. Frank E. Myers -- October 31, 1864 Letter from James B. Heyward to Mrs. Frank E. Myers concerning rent for Myers' plantation. James is anxious to have an agreement in place because "the time to plant our fall crops is now at hand." James alludes to the ongoing problem concerning the payment of rent in currency. 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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218a. Frank Myers to James B. Heyward -- October 3, 1864
218a. Frank Myers to James B. Heyward -- October 3, 1864 Letter from Frank Myers to James B. Heyward informing Heyward that he cannot accept a clause Heyward wants inserted in their rental agreement. 1p.
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218. Note of Bond between Frank Myers and James B. Heyward -- October 1, 1864
218. Note of Bond between Frank Myers and James B. Heyward -- October 1, 1864 Note of Bond between Frank Myers and James B. Heyward. The bond, dated March 13, 1963, is at the center of a dispute between Myers and Heyward over the use of Confederate Treasury notes to pay for Heyward's rental of Myers' trust property. 1p.
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217. William Henry Heyward to John P. Meau -- September 24, 1864
217. William Henry Heyward to John P. Meau -- September 24, 1864 Letter from William Henry Heyward to John P. Meau concerning the assessment for the Confederate Tax of 1864. Letter includes an exhaustive inventory of slaves, acreage, types of crops, etc., for several Heyward plantations including Fife, Myrtle Grove, Rotterdam and Hamburgh. On one unnamed Heyward plantation in St. Peter's Parish, William Henry Heyward writes, "in consequence of the proximity of the enemy the greater portion of this land has been abandoned." 4p.
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216. Frank Myers to James B. Heyward -- September 21, 1864
216. Frank Myers to James B. Heyward -- September 21, 1864 Letter from Frank Myers to James B. Heyward concerning tenancy for next year and the ongoing dispute about the use of "present currency." 2p.
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215. James B. Heyward to Frank Myers -- 1864
215. James B. Heyward to Frank Myers -- 1864 Letter from James B. Heyward to Frank Myers concerning an ongoing dispute about a rental agreement and the use of present currency. 1p.
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214. James B. Heyward to Frank Myers -- September 18, 1864
214. James B. Heyward to Frank Myers -- September 18, 1864 Letter from James B. Heyward to Frank Myers informing him that he most likely will rent his property again but wants time to look for another place "where I may have greater hopes of health and profit." 2p.
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213a. Frank Myers to James B. Heyward -- September 7, 1864
213a. Frank Myers to James B. Heyward -- September 7, 1864 Letter from Frank Myers to James B. Heyward reminding him that only he should receive the rent for the properties Heyward is leasing. 1p.
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213. Frank Myers to James B. Heyward -- August 21, 1864
213. Frank Myers to James B. Heyward -- August 21, 1864 Letter from Frank Myers to James B. Heyward inquiring if he intends to rent for next year "the place now occupied by your negroes." 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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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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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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209. 3 Confederate Checks --1864
209. 3 Confederate Checks --1864 Three receipts for confederate bonds issued to the holder under the "Act to reduce the Currency." All of the receipts are notarized on the reverse and two of them are, in return, transferred to pay taxes. 6p.
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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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207. Frank Myers to James B. Heyward -- December 3, 1863
207. Frank Myers to James B. Heyward -- December 3, 1863 Letter from Frank Myers to James B. Heyward informing him that he should look for another overseer because he is appealing the revocation of his medical exemption for service and that he may need to use the overseer that he had previously offered James. 2p.
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206. Frank Myers to James B. Heyward -- November 28, 1863 (second letter)
206. Frank Myers to James B. Heyward -- November 28, 1863 (second letter) Second letter of the same date from Frank Myers to James B. Heyward telling him that he (Myers) may be able to be exempt from service if James would make him his overseer. 1p.
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