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Heyward and Ferguson Family Papers, 1806-1923

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027. Hetty B. Heyward to Mother -- November 9, 1818
027. Hetty B. Heyward to Mother -- November 9, 1818 Letter from Hetty Heyward in Combahee to her mother, Mary Barnwell, in Beaufort, South Carolina. Hetty informs her mother that they are "home" at their plantation on the Combahee after a journey of three days from Charleston. They are not quite settled yet "as the Sloop has not yet arrived with our Servants and baggage." 3p.
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026. Hetty B. Heyward to Mother -- September 22, 1818
026. Hetty B. Heyward to Mother -- September 22, 1818 Letter from Hetty Heyward in Charleston to her mother, Mary Barnwell, in Beaufort, South Carolina. Hetty writes about the various items she is shipping her mother via Capt. Bythewood, the health of her children, and comments that the "weather is very unfavourable for the Cotton planters." 4p.
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025. Hetty B. Heyward to Mother -- August 5, 1818
025. Hetty B. Heyward to Mother -- August 5, 1818 Letter from Hetty Heyward in Charleston to her mother, Mary Barnwell, in Beaufort, South Carolina. Hetty thanks her mother for the watermelons that she sent and gives a short financial account of items she is shipping to Beaufort. 3p.
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024. Hetty B. Heyward to Mary Smith -- July 29, 1818
024. Hetty B. Heyward to Mary Smith -- July 29, 1818 Letter from Hetty Heyward in Charleston to her sister, Mary Smith, in Beaufort. Hetty writes about their recent stay at the Jones' establishment on Sullivan's Island and comments on the families who were vactioning there with them. 4p.
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023. Hetty B. Heyward to Mother -- November 8, 1817
023. Hetty B. Heyward to Mother -- November 8, 1817 Letter from Hetty Heyward from Charleston to her mother, Mary Barnwell, in Beaufort, South Carolina. Hetty writes about the lingering sickness pervading the lowcountry and worries about the health of her husband Nathaniel who she fears may have gone to their plantation too early "as we have had no frost yet." 4p.
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022. Nathaniel Heyward (II) to Mother -- October 9, 1817
022. Nathaniel Heyward (II) to Mother -- October 9, 1817 Short letter from Nathaniel Heyward to his mother announcing the birth of his third son James. 2p.
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021. Hetty B. Heyward to Mother -- September 18, 1817
021. Hetty B. Heyward to Mother -- September 18, 1817 Letter from Hetty Heyward from Charleston to her mother, Mary Barnwell, in Beaufort, South Carolina. Hetty writes about the continuing saga surrounding her children's nurse and briefs her mother on the politics of the Ladies Benevolent Society that she is part of. 4p.
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020a. William Manigault Heyward to Mother -- September 15th, ca. 1817
020a. William Manigault Heyward to Mother -- September 15th, ca. 1817 Letter from William Manigault Heyward to his mother while traveling in New Jersey and Philadelphia. Heyward writes about spending time at "Mr. Smiths" in Black Point, New Jersey, arriving just after the departure of exiled Spanish King Joseph Bonaparte from the estate. He comments on the pine barrens of New Jersey and writes of socializing with Charlestonians General George Izard and Ben Huger. 4p.
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020. Hetty B. Heyward to Mother -- September 13, 1817
020. Hetty B. Heyward to Mother -- September 13, 1817 Letter from Hetty Heyward from Charleston to her mother, Mary Barnwell, in Beaufort, South Carolina. In her letter Hetty laments losing her children's nurse and writes frequently about the "Fever" plaguing the lowcountry. 3p.
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019. Hetty B. Heyward to Mother -- March 10, 1817
019. Hetty B. Heyward to Mother -- March 10, 1817 Letter from Hetty Heyward from Charleston to her mother, Mary Barnwell, in Beaufort, South Carolina. Hetty mentions the baptism of her son Nat and an upcoming Masquerade party she is to attend. 4p.
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018. Hetty B. Heyward to Mother -- January 16, 1817
018. Hetty B. Heyward to Mother -- January 16, 1817 Letter from Hetty Heyward from her Combahee plantation to her mother, Mary Barnwell, in Beaufort, South Carolina. Hetty sends her mother a list of items for her to purchase and $40 to cover the cost and thanks her for her pickled oysters and artichokes. 3p.
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017. Nathaniel Heyward (II) to Mother-in-Law -- January 5, 1817
017. Nathaniel Heyward (II) to Mother-in-Law -- January 5, 1817 Nathaniel Heyward writes to his mother-in-law in Beaufort from his Combahee plantation. He apologizes for being unable to fill some of her commissions and informs her he is sending barrels of rice and flour to her when her boat arrives. 3p.
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016. Hetty B. Heyward to Mother -- January 4, 1817
016. Hetty B. Heyward to Mother -- January 4, 1817 Letter from Hetty Heyward from her Combahee plantation to her mother, Mary Barnwell, in Beaufort, South Carolina. Hetty keeps her mother abreast of the latest news in the family and mentions a busy social schedule and an upcoming Heyward family wedding in Charleston. 4p.
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015. Nathaniel Heyward (II) to Mother-in-Law -- November 29, 1816
015. Nathaniel Heyward (II) to Mother-in-Law -- November 29, 1816 Nathaniel Heyward writes to his mother-in-law in Beaufort about purchasing a carriage for her in Charleston. He suggests that it would be wise to spend more money on a finely crafted one than one from an "inferior workman at a lower rate." He mentions news of his children and that his youngest, Nat, has been recently vaccinated. 3p.
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014. Hetty B. Heyward to Mother-in-Law -- September 27, 1816
014. Hetty B. Heyward to Mother-in-Law -- September 27, 1816 Letter from Hetty Heyward to her mother-in-law, Mrs. Nathaniel Heyward. Hetty thanks her mother-in-law for various gifts sent via (Capt.?) Bythewood and corresponds with her about her children. 3p.
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013. Hetty B. Heyward to Mother-in-Law -- September 11, 1816
013. Hetty B. Heyward to Mother-in-Law -- September 11, 1816 Letter from Hetty Heyward to her mother-in-law, Mrs. Nathaniel Heyward. Hetty thanks her mother-in-law for various gifts and asks her to send flannel, candles and other sundry items. 4p.
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012a. William Manigault Heyward to Mother -- June 20th, ca. 1816
012a. William Manigault Heyward to Mother -- June 20th, ca. 1816 Letter from William Manigault Heyward to his mother. Heyward mentions a drought that has severely hurt his rice crop and writes about hunting, fishing and daily rides with his wife Susan. 4p.
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012. Hetty Heyward to Mother -- October 19, 1814
012. Hetty Heyward to Mother -- October 19, 1814 Letter from Hetty Heyward to her mother, Mary Barnwell, in Beaufort, South Carolina. Hetty comments mostly about family affairs and health, frequently mentioning the "Fever" plaguing the area, and looks forward to a trip from Charleston to Beaufort to visit her mother. 4p.
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011. William Manigault Heyward to Father -- July 28, 1814
011. William Manigault Heyward to Father -- July 28, 1814 Letter from William Heyward to his father from White Sulphur Springs in (now) West Virginia. William writes about the spring's health benefits and comments that he swallowed "thirteen glasses" of the spring water "with the hope that it will carry off any Bile that my stomach may be charged with." He also mentions visiting the natural bridge near Lexington, Va -- "a wonderful and sublime sight." 4p.
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010. Certificate of Departure -- July 18, 1812
010. Certificate of Departure -- July 18, 1812 Certificate of Departure from London to Boston, for Nathaniel Heyward, July 18, 1812. 1p.
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