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Heyward and Ferguson Family Papers, 1806-1923

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127. Bill of Sale for Slaves -- August 14, 1851
127. Bill of Sale for Slaves -- August 14, 1851 Bill of sale for slaves between Charles Heyward and James B. Heyward. James purchased, for $550, the slave "Phoebe and her daughter Charlotte." 2p.
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126. Bond between James B. Heyward and William Henry Heyward -- August 7, 1851
126. Bond between James B. Heyward and William Henry Heyward -- August 7, 1851 Bond between James B. Heyward and William Henry Heyward in 1851 concerning a property on Meeting St., Charleston, held in trust for Susan Keith and outlining the distribution of said property in the event of the death of Mrs. Keith. The final page, written November 26, 1880, outlines the circumstances canceling the abovementioned bond, and mentions the loss of trust money invested in a house on Sullivan's Island "which was destroyed in the late war to make way for fortifications." 4p.
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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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124. Agreement for settling the Estate of Nathaniel Heyward -- June 7, 1851
124. Agreement for settling the Estate of Nathaniel Heyward -- June 7, 1851 Agreement for settling the estate of Nathaniel Heyward, June 7, 1851, outlining some of the beneficiaries of his estate. 4p.
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123. Bond between James B. Heyward and James Cuthbert -- June 7, 1851
123. Bond between James B. Heyward and James Cuthbert -- June 7, 1851 Bond between James B. Heyward and James Cuthbert, June 7th, 1851, with notation of partial payment on June 8th, 1952. 2p.
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122. Mr. Petigru's Opinion on the Will of Nathaniel Heyward -- May 3, 1851
122. Mr. Petigru's Opinion on the Will of Nathaniel Heyward -- May 3, 1851 James Louis Petigru, noted Charleston jurist, gives the Heyward family his legal opinion on the adjudication of Nathaniel Heyward's (1766-1851) last will and testament. 3p.
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121. Esther Heyward to James B. Heyward -- January 22, 1851
121. Esther Heyward to James B. Heyward -- January 22, 1851 Letter from Esther Heyward in Rome, Italy, to her brother, James B. Heyward. Esther writes of her plans to return home soon, claiming that after she sees "Mont Vesuvius and Pompeii, my astonishments will be over." She writes in detail about St. Peter's Basilica and notes that she climbed to the top and that "It was much easier than I expected, but I made it still easier by being carried in a chair." She mentions the time honored tradition of kissing the statue of St. Peter's toe and requests additional funds to pay for the care of her children she left behind in South Carolina. 4p.
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120. James B. Heyward to Francis D. Quash -- January 1, 1851
120. James B. Heyward to Francis D. Quash -- January 1, 1851 Letter from James B. Heyward on behalf of his infirm grandfather, Nathaniel Heyward, to Francis D. Quash about an offer to invest his property in some unspecified manner. 2p.
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119. Notebook with lists of slaves and cloth assigned to them -- 1850-1852
119. Notebook with lists of slaves and cloth assigned to them -- 1850-1852 Detailed notebook with lists of slaves and cloth (in yards?) assigned to them at Rotterdam, Myrtle Grove, Hamburgh and Copenhagen Plantations from 1850 -1852. Also includes lists of "Blankets to Infants" and "Blankets to young negroes". 17p.
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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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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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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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115. Daniel Heyward Hamilton to James B. Heyward -- December 3, 1851
115. Daniel Heyward Hamilton to James B. Heyward -- December 3, 1851 Letter from Daniel Heyward Hamilton to James B. Heyward concerning an offer of $77,500 for some unknown property. 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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113. List of Slaves, 118 names -- ca. 1852. (location unknown)
113. List of Slaves, 118 names -- ca. 1852. (location unknown) List of 118 slaves, (location and exact date unknown), numbered in pen and an additional 12 duplicate names listed at the end in pencil. The list was perhaps compiled as an inventory of property after the death of Nathaniel Heyward (1766-1851). 3p.
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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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111. Bond between James B. Heyward and James Cuthbert -- June 7, 1851
111. Bond between James B. Heyward and James Cuthbert -- June 7, 1851 Bond between James B. Heyward and James Cuthbert, June 7th, 1851, with notation of partial payment on June 8th, 1952. 2p.
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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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109. Grandmother (Barnwell) to Maria H. Heyward -- March 1848
109. Grandmother (Barnwell) to Maria H. Heyward -- March 1848 Letter from Grandmother Barnwell in Beaufort to Maria H. Heyward at "Blue House." In her letter, Grandma Barnwell includes an extract from the last letter of Henrietta Heyward, Maria's sister, who wished to have a copy of it. 4p.
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108. James B. Heyward to Charles Baring -- December 18, 1847
108. James B. Heyward to Charles Baring -- December 18, 1847 Letter from James B. Heyward at Hamburgh plantation to Charles Baring at Bee Hive plantation, Pon Pon, in reply to Baring's letter concerning a delinquent tax bill. James refuses to pay, claiming his grandfather paid the bill in Charleston instead of Walterborough, but will "give immediate attention" to the mix up. 2p.
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