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Heyward and Ferguson Family Papers, 1806-1923

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009. William Manigault Heyward to Mother -- May 3, 1812
009. William Manigault Heyward to Mother -- May 3, 1812 Letter from William Heyward to his mother from London. William writes of issues he has had in procuring a passport and describes a lengthy visit to Liverpool. He mentions some of the purchases he has made for the family back home and relays the news that his brother Nathaniel has recently arrived in England from France. 4p.
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008. Nathaniel Heyward (II) to Mother -- April 24, 1812
008. Nathaniel Heyward (II) to Mother -- April 24, 1812 Nathaniel Heyward letter to his mother from Cherbourg, France. In the letter Nathaniel describes the difficulty his party has had in securing passports to leave France and writes of his eagerness to get to London to meet up with his Aunt Heyward. 4p.
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007. Nathaniel Heyward (II) to Father -- January 28, 1812
007. Nathaniel Heyward (II) to Father -- January 28, 1812 Letter sent from Paris from Nathaniel Heyward to his father. Nathaniel tells his father about his future plans to travel around England and describes in detail the Louvre Museum and the artwork he has seen. In a postscript, he comments on the joy felt in Paris upon hearing the news of the fall of Valencia during the Peninsular War. 4p.
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006. Nathaniel Heyward (II) to Mother -- December 28, 1811
006. Nathaniel Heyward (II) to Mother -- December 28, 1811 Letter from Nathaniel Heyward to his mother while abroad in Paris. Nathaniel comments on the Paris social scene and complains that his inability to speak French has ruined his time there. 4p.
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005. Nathaniel Heyward (II) to Mother -- June 29, 1810
005. Nathaniel Heyward (II) to Mother -- June 29, 1810 In this letter Nathaniel Heyward writes to his mother about his travels from Philadelphia to New York via Princeton and New Haven. While in New Haven he tours a woolen cloth factory and looks up a friend at Yale University. While touring Yale he stumbles upon the grave of a relative, Benjamin Heyward. 4p.
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004. William Manigault Heyward to Mother -- June 10, 1810
004. William Manigault Heyward to Mother -- June 10, 1810 In a letter to his mother from London, William Manigault Heyward inquires about other family members including his brothers "Nat", Joseph, Arthur and Charles and sisters Ann and Elizabeth. He comments vividly about the social scene in London and admits after seven months he has wearied of it, having "been to so many balls, events, concerts, dinner parties, plays, operas, masquerades, etc." He mentions socializing in London with several prominent Charleston families including Pinckney, Middleton, Izard and Rutledge. He also describes firsthand the events surrounding the arrest of radical MP Francis Burdett, who was famously imprisoned in the Tower of London for libelling the House of Commons, even participating in the protests outside Burdett's house "to satisfy my curiosity and see what a London mob is." 8p.
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003. Nathaniel Heyward (II) to Father -- October 6, 1806
003. Nathaniel Heyward (II) to Father -- October 6, 1806 Nathaniel Heyward writes his father from New York, thanking him for the vacation money he sent and requests more funds to pay for his schooling. 2p.
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002. Nathaniel Heyward (II) to Mother -- August 9, 1806
002. Nathaniel Heyward (II) to Mother -- August 9, 1806 In a letter to his mother from Princeton, New Jersey, Nathaniel Heyward writes at length about the death of a local friend and acknowledges receipt of $400 dollars he is to split with his brother for expenses. 4p.
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001. Nathaniel Heyward (II) to Mother -- July 18, 1806
001. Nathaniel Heyward (II) to Mother -- July 18, 1806 Nathaniel Heyward writes to his mother from college in Princeton, New Jersey. He thanks her for the shirts she sent and requests some good cotton or silk stockings which are "difficult to be got in Princeton." He mentions a carriage accident involving his aunt and his desire to visit Philadelphia for vacation. 4p.
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