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Heyward and Ferguson Family Papers, 1806-1923

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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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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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165. W.C. Bee to James B. Heyward -- April 9, 1861
165. W.C. Bee to James B. Heyward -- April 9, 1861 Letter from W. C. Bee to James B. Heyward concerning payment to the family of the late Mr. Duman for services at Fife Plantation. 2p.
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164. C.R. Hains to James B. Heyward -- 1861-1862
164. C.R. Hains to James B. Heyward -- 1861-1862 Statement of account and expenses incurred from C.R. Hains, overseer, to James B. Heyward. 2p.
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163. Church of the Ascension Pew Holders -- 1861
163. Church of the Ascension Pew Holders -- 1861 List of the pew holders in the Church of the Ascension in St. Bartholomew's parish Colleton County, SC. 1p.
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162. Rev. A.J. Leavenworth to James B. Heyward -- July 19, 1860
162. Rev. A.J. Leavenworth to James B. Heyward -- July 19, 1860 Letter from Rev. A.J. Leavenworth in Petersburg, Virginia, to James B. Heyward thanking him for the daguerreotypes of his daughters. He writes at length about the beauty and charm of James Heyward's recently departed daughter Charlotte and concludes the letter with several suggestions for epitaphs. 8p.
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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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160. W.H. Barnwell to James B. Heyward -- June 16, 1859
160. W.H. Barnwell to James B. Heyward -- June 16, 1859 Letter from W.H. Barnwell in Beaufort to James B. Heyward. In his letter, W.H. Barnwell writes about some nonspecific legal proceedings against him and references a similar action that occurred in 1857. He writes "I anticipate an entire defeat on their part. But to despise an enemy is unwise." 1p.
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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