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Heyward and Ferguson Family Papers, 1806-1923

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321. Legal complaint between William C. Bee and Godfrey Blake -- 1871
321. Legal complaint between William C. Bee and Godfrey Blake -- 1871 Legal complaint between William C. Bee and Godfrey Blake concerning the adjudication of several large tracts of lands bequeathed by Charles Heyward. 9p.
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320. Bill of Services to James B. Heyward -- December 29, 1870
320. Bill of Services to James B. Heyward -- December 29, 1870 Bill listing accounts of services from Memminger, Jervey, & Pinckney to James B. Heyward. 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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318. James B. Heyward to Joseph Daniel Pope -- December 27, 1870
318. James B. Heyward to Joseph Daniel Pope -- December 27, 1870 Letter from James B. Heyward to Joseph Daniel Pope concerning a recent monetary judgment against him. Heyward asks Pope to look into the matter and thinks it may have something to do with an ongoing dispute with Frank Myers concerning property Heyward rented during the war. 4p.
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317. Notice of monetary damages against James B. Heyward -- February 23, 1870
317. Notice of monetary damages against James B. Heyward -- February 23, 1870 Handwritten notice of monetary damages against James B. Heyward including amount of verdict, interest and assorted court costs. 2p.
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316. Bond between James B. Heyward & others -- January 22, 1870
316. Bond between James B. Heyward & others -- January 22, 1870 Bond for $12,000 between William E. Haskell, Jr., James B. Heyward, and William C. Bee & Company. 2p.
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315. Bill to James B. Heyward -- June 11, 1868
315. Bill to James B. Heyward -- June 11, 1868 Notice of a bill sent to James B. Heyward from C.W. [Enecks?] at Wolfe Hill. Enecks mentions threshing wheat for Heyward and asks him where he should send it. 1p.
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314. Edward Barnwell Heyward to James B. Heyward -- March 29, 1867
314. Edward Barnwell Heyward to James B. Heyward -- March 29, 1867 Letter from Edward Barnwell Heyward to James B. Heyward concerning the valuation of certain mutual properties including Lewisburg Plantation, "Calf-pen" and "Pine-lands." 2p.
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313. T.S. Keith to James B. Heyward -- January 2, 1867
313. T.S. Keith to James B. Heyward -- January 2, 1867 Letter from T.S. Keith to James B. Heyward concerning interest on a bond payable to Mr. Keith. Mr. Keith outlines how he would like to be paid since he is now near destitute and is unable "to pay for my washing or to buy wood for my chamber." A note at the end of the letter from James B. Heyward confirms that he has fulfilled the request. 1p.
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312. Edward Keanson to James B. Heyward -- January 2, 1867
312. Edward Keanson to James B. Heyward -- January 2, 1867 Letter from Edward Keanson to James B. Heyward concerning a disagreement over rental property. 1p.
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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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310. Receipts and Bills -- 1866
310. Receipts and Bills -- 1866 Assorted receipts for goods and services from Dean Hall Plantation. 4p.
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309. Letter from Freedmen's Bureau to Thomas B. Ferguson -- November 7, 1866
309. Letter from Freedmen's Bureau to Thomas B. Ferguson -- November 7, 1866 Letter from A. E. Niles of the Freedmen's Bureau to Thomas B. Ferguson at Dean Hall Plantation affirming the dismissal of a freedmen laborer from Ferguson's employ. 1p.
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308. T. Linard (?) to Thomas B. Ferguson -- September 5, 1866
308. T. Linard (?) to Thomas B. Ferguson -- September 5, 1866 Letter from T. Linard (?) of the Freedmen's Bureau to Thomas B. Ferguson at Dean Hall Plantation. Linard is responding to a complaint from Dennis Cash, a freedman in Ferguson's employ, about the destruction of his private crops by Ferguson's hogs and mules. 2p.
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307. William McBurney to Thomas B. Ferguson -- July 21, 1866
307. William McBurney to Thomas B. Ferguson -- July 21, 1866 Letter from William McBurney to Thomas B. Ferguson concerning supplies sent to Dean Hall Plantation. McBurney apologizes for sending articles on the sloop "Bird" instead of the "R E Lee" and returns a butter tin sent to him by Ferguson. He writes, "I think your dairy maid needs instruction,..., Mrs. McB thanks you for the butter but thinks there is room for improvement." 1p.
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306. Hyatt McBurney to Thomas B. Ferguson -- July 17, 1866
306. Hyatt McBurney to Thomas B. Ferguson -- July 17, 1866 Letter from Hyatt McBurney Co. to Thomas B. Ferguson listing supplies sent to Dean Hall Plantation. 1p.
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305. Adjudication of charges made by Thomas B. Ferguson against Freedmen -- July 13, 1866
305. Adjudication of charges made by Thomas B. Ferguson against Freedmen -- July 13, 1866 Notice affirming the charges made by Thomas B. Ferguson against freedmen at Dean Hall Plantation. The military command in Charleston agrees that the freedmen have forfeited their contract with Ferguson and gives them ten days to leave the plantation. 1p.
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304. William McBurney to Thomas B. Ferguson -- July 5, 1866
304. William McBurney to Thomas B. Ferguson -- July 5, 1866 Letter from William McBurney to Thomas B. Ferguson informing him that he is sending payroll money to Dean Hall Plantation. The payment of the wages has left McBurney without any money and he fears that the saw mill on the plantation will not generate any profit. 1p.
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303. William McBurney to Thomas B. Ferguson -- July 2, 1866
303. William McBurney to Thomas B. Ferguson -- July 2, 1866 Letter from William McBurney to Thomas B. Ferguson concerning supplies sent to Dean Hall Plantation. McBurney writes that this is an unplanned trip up the river to Dean Hall for "Cap Christian" and he might expect Ferguson to have something to ship back to town to make it worth his while. 1p.
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302. Thomas B. Ferguson to William Smitts -- June 21, 1866
302. Thomas B. Ferguson to William Smitts -- June 21, 1866 Letter from Thomas B. Ferguson to William Smitts, miller at the Dean Hall Plantation saw mill. Ferguson outlines the rules of employment for the saw hands, their pay (more money for firemen and white hands) and the work whistle system he would like Smitts to use. 3p.
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