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Heyward and Ferguson Family Papers, 1806-1923

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139. Amount of crop sold by Nathaniel Barnwell -- June 7, 1852
139. Amount of crop sold by Nathaniel Barnwell -- June 7, 1852 Note on the amount of No. 3 crop (crop unspecified) sold by Nathaniel Barnwell, listed by dollar value and the persons who purchased it. 2p.
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140. Account between James B. Heyward and Nathaniel Barnwell -- June 5, 1852
140. Account between James B. Heyward and Nathaniel Barnwell -- June 5, 1852 Account statement between James B. Heyward and Nathaniel Barnwell listing debits, credits and balance. 1p.
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141. Memorandum between Keiths and Heywards -- February 16, 1853
141. Memorandum between Keiths and Heywards -- February 16, 1853 Memorandum between Matthew I. Keith, Susan Keith, William Henry Heyward, James B. Heyward, and Maria Heyward concerning a house on Meeting St., Charleston and the use of trust monies to purchase a summer house on Sullivan's Island. 4p.
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142. List of Field Slaves -- 1854-1856
142. List of Field Slaves -- 1854-1856 List of Field Slaves for Hamburgh, Copenhagen, Rotterdam and Myrtle Grove Plantations in 1854-1856, designated by sex and full hand, half hand, etc. 26p.
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143. John J. Smith to Maria Heyward -- January 18, 1854
143. John J. Smith to Maria Heyward -- January 18, 1854 Letter from John J. Smith to Maria Heyward lamenting life after the death of his wife. 3p.
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144. C. R. Hains to James B. Heyward -- January 21, 1855
144. C. R. Hains to James B. Heyward -- January 21, 1855 Letter from C.R. Hains to James B. Heyward concerning the accidental? shooting of one of James' slaves, Sam, at a Mr. Perkins' house some months earlier. 3p.
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145. Certificate of Stock Shares -- 1856
145. Certificate of Stock Shares -- 1856 Certificate of Shares (50) of the Charleston and Savannah Railroad Company purchased by James B. Heyward. The reverse details installments James made through 1859. 2p.
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146. Bill of Sale for Slaves between F.H. Wagner and James B. Heyward -- January 23, 1856
146. Bill of Sale for Slaves between F.H. Wagner and James B. Heyward -- January 23, 1856 Bill of sale between F.H. Wagner and James B. Heyward for $2000 for five slaves. The slaves sold were Glasgow, age 30, his wife Mary, age 27, and their three children. 2p.
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147. Bill of Sale for Slaves between William Yates and James B. Heyward -- January 28, 1856
147. Bill of Sale for Slaves between William Yates and James B. Heyward -- January 28, 1856 Bill of sale between William Yates and James B. Heyward for $900 for "a certain negro woman named Sally with her male Infant" both "warranted sound and healthy." 1p.
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148. Charles Heyward to James B. Heyward -- March 4, 1856
148. Charles Heyward to James B. Heyward -- March 4, 1856 Letter from Charles Heyward at Combahee to James B. Heyward concerning a monetary donation to the "Kansas Emigration Society." He writes that the "sparse white population" in the Combahee area makes it a poor place to "drum up recruits" for the effort. 1p.
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149. Thomas M. Rhett to James B. Heyward -- December 22, 1856
149. Thomas M. Rhett to James B. Heyward -- December 22, 1856 Letter from Thomas M. Rhett to James B. Heyward asking him for more time to repay a loan so he can sell property to raise the necessary funds, having "lost my Crop of provisions, and made but a half crop of light Rice. 2p.
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150. Bond between James B. and Thomas S. Heyward, and Thomas R.S. Elliott -- February 5, 1857
150. Bond between James B. and Thomas S. Heyward, and Thomas R.S. Elliott -- February 5, 1857 Bond between James B. Heyward, Thomas Savage Heyward, and Thomas R.S. Elliott for the sum of $6,960. Payment of annual installments annotated on back through February, 1860. 3p.
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151. Bill of Sale for Slaves between Thomas R.S. Elliott and James B. Heyward -- February 5, 1857
151. Bill of Sale for Slaves between Thomas R.S. Elliott and James B. Heyward -- February 5, 1857 Bill of sale between Thomas R.S. Elliott and James B. Heyward for $5220 for the "Negro Slaves, Judy, July, Luna, Chumont, Rose, Felise and Simon." 2p.
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152. Mortgage of James B. Heyward to Thomas R.S. Elliott -- February 5, 1857
152. Mortgage of James B. Heyward to Thomas R.S. Elliott -- February 5, 1857 Mortgage of James B. Heyward to Thomas R.S. Elliott apparently using recently purchased slaves as collateral for a bond. 5p.
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153. William H. Barnwell to James B. Heyward -- June 26, 1857
153. William H. Barnwell to James B. Heyward -- June 26, 1857 Letter from William H. Barnwell, while in jail in Charleston "for an intention to commit a breach of the Peace," to James B. Heyward. Barnwell asks James to post a $5,000 bond for him to secure his release. 3p.
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154. Statement of Receipts and Expenditures ca. 1859
154. Statement of Receipts and Expenditures ca. 1859 Statement of receipts and expenditures for the construction of Vernizobre Bank ("bank" believed to refer to a river bank or dyke). Earliest date appearing on the document is an expenditure to the contractor in 1854. 2p.
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155. Ledger for Vernizobre Bank Construction ca. 1860
155. Ledger for Vernizobre Bank Construction ca. 1860 Ledger for Vernizobre Bank construction (bank termed as a repair to a river) ca. 1860, including entries dated 1859. Ledger itemizes expenses associated with the building of Vernizobre bank and includes payments to various landowners for use of their slave hands and carts. 4p.
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156. Louis Manigault to James B. Heyward -- September 8, 1858
156. Louis Manigault to James B. Heyward -- September 8, 1858 Letter from Paris from Louis Manigault to James B. Heyward announcing the birth of his first child. 1p.
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157. Contract with W.L. Hadine (?), C.R. Hains and James B. Heyward -- 1858-1859
157. Contract with W.L. Hadine (?), C.R. Hains and James B. Heyward -- 1858-1859 Short contract between W.L. Hadine (?), C.R. Hains and James B. Heyward to oversee two unnamed Heyward properties in 1858. The handwritten document includes short statements from 1859 detailing the fulfillment of the contract. 1p.
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158. Edward Barnwell, Jr. to James B. Heyward -- April 11,1859
158. Edward Barnwell, Jr. to James B. Heyward -- April 11,1859 Letter from Edward Barnwell, Jr. to James B. Heyward informing him that he has sent via rail 5 bags of white seed rice. 1p.
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