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Heyward and Ferguson Family Papers, 1806-1923

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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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357. James B. Heyward to Nathaniel Heyward -- May 23, 1923
357. James B. Heyward to Nathaniel Heyward -- May 23, 1923 Letter from James B. Heyward to Nathaniel Heyward concerning James' work on the genealogy of the Heyward family. James frequently criticizes the Heyward family in his letter and mentions a mistake in the family crest. 4p.
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161. James B. Heyward to Rev. A.J. Leavenworth -- June 27, 1859
161. James B. Heyward to Rev. A.J. Leavenworth -- June 27, 1859 Letter from James B. Heyward to Rev. A.J. Leavenworth informing him of the death of his daughter Charlotte.
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190. James B. Heyward to Rev. O.L. Bartier -- November 6, 1862
190. James B. Heyward to Rev. O.L. Bartier -- November 6, 1862 Letter from James B. Heyward to Rev. O.L. Bartier requesting a favor concerning the remains of his son, Nathaniel, who was killed in Manassas. James had traveled to Warrenton, Virginia, a few weeks after the battle and spoke to a wounded soldier who had helped bury Nathaniel but "the reported presence of the enemy" derailed James plans to accompany him to Manassas to disinter his son. James commissioned the soldier and two others to exhume the remains when safe and "place them in the grave yard of the Episcopal Church at Hay Market." A note was later received that the job had been done as requested but Heyward questions the veracity of the note and requests Rev. Bartier to look into the matter. 3p.
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159. James B. Heyward to T.M. Rhett -- May 30, 1859
159. James B. Heyward to T.M. Rhett -- May 30, 1859 Letter from James B. Heyward to T.M. Rhett informing him that his agents in Charleston have "declined your note in my favour for One thousand Dollars." 2p.
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279. James B. Heyward to William (Henry Heyward) -- March 16, 1866
279. James B. Heyward to William (Henry Heyward) -- March 16, 1866 Letter from James B. Heyward to William Henry Heyward about their business agreement with John Chadwick at Fife Plantation. James dislikes the terms of the agreement and doesn't want it extended beyond the one year. He would rather sell Fife "than go into these extortionate bargains for cultivating it." 2p.
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311. James B. Heyward to William C. Bee -- November 11, 1866
311. James B. Heyward to William C. Bee -- November 11, 1866 Letter from James B. Heyward to William C. Bee seeking a partner in planting Myrtle Grove Plantation. Heyward alludes to an 1854 hurricane that has damaged the long term rice yield at Myrtle Grove but hopes with sufficient capital and his one year of "experience in management under the present system" that a profitable crop of rice could be realized. 4p.
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166. James Lacklison to James B. Heyward -- April 30, 1861
166. James Lacklison to James B. Heyward -- April 30, 1861 Letter from James Lacklison, of Lacklison & Co., to James B. Heyward quoting him a price of $630 for 2 boilers for Fife Plantation. 1p.
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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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222b. John H. Boatwright to James B. Heyward -- November 14, 1864
222b. John H. Boatwright to James B. Heyward -- November 14, 1864 Letter from Jno. Boatwright to James B. Heyward affirming that he will accept confederate currency for the year's rent. 1p.
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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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177. John W. Chambers to James B. Heyward -- September 6, 1862
177. John W. Chambers to James B. Heyward -- September 6, 1862 Letter from John W. Chambers to James B. Heyward concerning the particulars of the death of Heyward's son Nathaniel at the Second Battle of Bull Run. According to Lt. Chambers the "musketing in our part of the field had ceased [and] the men were sitting down talking and resting" when a "shell exploded fifteen feet from them." He writes about having to bury Nathaniel and a Lt. Munro in the same grave, which he marked by carving "NH - 1st SCV" on a piece of board. He also asks James about hiring Nathaniel's body servant, John. 3p.
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183. John W. Chambers to James B. Heyward -- November 1, 1862
183. John W. Chambers to James B. Heyward -- November 1, 1862 Letter from John W. Chambers to James B. Heyward concerning his slave, John, the body servant of James' deceased son Nathaniel. Captain Chambers writes that sending James' servant to Richmond is problematic because of the heavy travel on the rail route and that "it is with difficulty a white person can engage a passage and any servant would be compelled to walk." 1p.
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319. Joseph Daniel Pope to James B. Heyward -- December 28, 1870
319. Joseph Daniel Pope to James B. Heyward -- December 28, 1870 Letter from Joseph Daniel Pope to James B. Heyward concerning a recent monetary judgment against Heyward. Pope assures Heyward that his firm vigorously defended him and that the plaintiff sought a lot more in damages than were awarded. 2p.
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167. Lacklison & Co. to James B. Heyward -- May 31, 1861
167. Lacklison & Co. to James B. Heyward -- May 31, 1861 Letter from Lacklison & Co. in Savannah to James B. Heyward. The letter states that "owing to all communication being cut off from the South," the company is unable to secure from Philadelphia the boilers James had ordered for Fife Plantation. 1p.
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346. Lewis Lucas to F. W. Heyward -- September 14, 1890
346. Lewis Lucas to F. W. Heyward -- September 14, 1890 Letter from Lewis Lucas to F. W. Heyward concerning some furniture Heyward is storing for him at Wappahoola Plantation. 2p.
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348. Lewis Lucas to F. W. Heyward -- September 19, 1890
348. Lewis Lucas to F. W. Heyward -- September 19, 1890 Letter from Lewis Lucas to F. W. Heyward thanking him for storing his furniture. 2p.
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075. Mathew Irvine Keith to James B. Heyward -- March 19, 1844
075. Mathew Irvine Keith to James B. Heyward -- March 19, 1844 Letter from M. Keith to James B. Heyward thanking James' grandfather for money. 3p.
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179. M. Munro to Maria Heyward -- September 24, 1862
179. M. Munro to Maria Heyward -- September 24, 1862 Letter from M. Munro to Maria Heyward concerning the deaths of their sons at the Second Battle of Bull Run who were killed by the same shell, August 29, 1862. Mrs. Munro writes that she is planning on retrieving the hastily buried body of her son and since Maria's son, Nathaniel, is in the same grave she inquires whether or not Maria would like to coordinate a plan to disinter her son as well. She notes that according to her information neither body "can be disinterred alone, without some violence or exposures, offered to the precious remains,..., if either of us, undertake this work alone." 4p.
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178. Mary Heyward to Frank Heyward -- September 11, 1862
178. Mary Heyward to Frank Heyward -- September 11, 1862 Letter from Mary Heyward to her cousin Frank Heyward about the death of his brother Nathaniel at Manassas. She writes that his father, James, is traveling to Gordonsville, Virginia, and possibly on "to the battlefield" and laments "the war has really come home to us." 4p.
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