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Heyward and Ferguson Family Papers, 1806-1923

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099. Kate Ferguson to F.R. Barker -- January 11th (ca. 1864)
099. Kate Ferguson to F.R. Barker -- January 11th (ca. 1864) Kate Ferguson, wife of Samuel Wragg Ferguson, writes to her husband's godmother. This undated letter was apparently written after Samuel Ferguson's promotion to brigadier general in the Confederate army. She relates how "Ferguson's command is now resting from his last terrible raid" and that "Capt Nugent and William Barker have not yet returned from Deer Creek." 4p.
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100. Bond of James B. Heyward obligated to Rawlins Lowndes -- March 27th, 1845
100. Bond of James B. Heyward obligated to Rawlins Lowndes -- March 27th, 1845 Bond between James B. Heyward and Rawlins Lowndes for $12,000. 2p.
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101. Mortgage of James B. Heyward obligated to Rawlins Lowndes -- March 27th, 1845
101. Mortgage of James B. Heyward obligated to Rawlins Lowndes -- March 27th, 1845 Mortgage of James B. Heyward obligated to Rawlins Lowndes concerning property on Broad St., Charleston, South Carolina. 3p.
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102. Title with Covenants between James B. Heyward and Rawlins Lowndes -- 1845
102. Title with Covenants between James B. Heyward and Rawlins Lowndes -- 1845 Title with Covenants between James B. Heyward and Rawlins Lowndes and a Renunciation of Dower from Gertrude Laura Lowndes to James B. Heyward, 1845. 4p.
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103. Nathaniel Heyward to James B. Heyward -- January 2, 1845
103. Nathaniel Heyward to James B. Heyward -- January 2, 1845 Nathaniel Heyward writes from his Combahee plantation to his grandson James B. Heyward concerning James' desire to build a residence near him. 3p.
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104. Nathaniel Heyward to James B. Heyward -- March 8, 1845
104. Nathaniel Heyward to James B. Heyward -- March 8, 1845 Nathaniel Heyward writes from the "Bluff" on Combahee to his grandson James B. Heyward. He references a conflict, "Morris Vs. Wilson," vowing "not to interfere" and leaves James an order for cotton and stone lime. 2p.
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105. Charles Heyward to James B. Heyward -- December 14, 1845
105. Charles Heyward to James B. Heyward -- December 14, 1845 Letter from Charles Heyward to James B. Heyward informing him of the serious illness of his grandfather, Nathaniel. Enclosed is a second letter from Dr. Thomas Hutson asking James to contact "any of your medical friends in the city." 4p.
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106. J.M. Perneau to Charles Heyward -- February 9, 1846
106. J.M. Perneau to Charles Heyward -- February 9, 1846 Letter from J.M. Perneau to Charles Heyward enclosing a release outlining the final disposition of the will and testament of James Heyward (1764-1798) upon the recent death of his remarried wife, Susan, on September 7th. 1845. 5p.
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107. Charles Baring to James B. Heyward -- December 13, 1847
107. Charles Baring to James B. Heyward -- December 13, 1847 Letter from Charles Baring at Bee Hive plantation to James B. Heyward at the "Cottage" concerning a delinquent tax bill for $156.21. 3p.
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108. James B. Heyward to Charles Baring -- December 18, 1847
108. James B. Heyward to Charles Baring -- December 18, 1847 Letter from James B. Heyward at Hamburgh plantation to Charles Baring at Bee Hive plantation, Pon Pon, in reply to Baring's letter concerning a delinquent tax bill. James refuses to pay, claiming his grandfather paid the bill in Charleston instead of Walterborough, but will "give immediate attention" to the mix up. 2p.
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109. Grandmother (Barnwell) to Maria H. Heyward -- March 1848
109. Grandmother (Barnwell) to Maria H. Heyward -- March 1848 Letter from Grandmother Barnwell in Beaufort to Maria H. Heyward at "Blue House." In her letter, Grandma Barnwell includes an extract from the last letter of Henrietta Heyward, Maria's sister, who wished to have a copy of it. 4p.
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110. Bond of James B. Heyward obligated to Rawlins Lowndes -- March 27, 1845
110. Bond of James B. Heyward obligated to Rawlins Lowndes -- March 27, 1845 Bond of James B. Heyward obligated to Rawlins Lowndes, March 27th, 1845, with notes of annual payments through April, 1949. 2p.
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111. Bond between James B. Heyward and James Cuthbert -- June 7, 1851
111. Bond between James B. Heyward and James Cuthbert -- June 7, 1851 Bond between James B. Heyward and James Cuthbert, June 7th, 1851, with notation of partial payment on June 8th, 1952. 2p.
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112. Bond between James B., Charles, and William Henry Heyward -- July, 1851
112. Bond between James B., Charles, and William Henry Heyward -- July, 1851 Bond of indemnity by James B. Heyward to Charles and William Henry Heyward for any financial obligations that may ensue from granting James the property bequeathed to him in the will of his recently departed grandfather, Nathaniel Heyward (1766-1851). 4p.
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113. List of Slaves, 118 names -- ca. 1852. (location unknown)
113. List of Slaves, 118 names -- ca. 1852. (location unknown) List of 118 slaves, (location and exact date unknown), numbered in pen and an additional 12 duplicate names listed at the end in pencil. The list was perhaps compiled as an inventory of property after the death of Nathaniel Heyward (1766-1851). 3p.
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114. Myrtle Grove Plantation, Number of Bushels -- 1848-1852
114. Myrtle Grove Plantation, Number of Bushels -- 1848-1852 List of the number of bushels of all crops harvested each year at Myrtle Grove Plantation from 1848-1852 with the price obtained and the acreage planted. 1p.
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115. Daniel Heyward Hamilton to James B. Heyward -- December 3, 1851
115. Daniel Heyward Hamilton to James B. Heyward -- December 3, 1851 Letter from Daniel Heyward Hamilton to James B. Heyward concerning an offer of $77,500 for some unknown property. 1p.
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116. Calculations jotted on paper ca. 1852.
116. Calculations jotted on paper ca. 1852. Monetary calculations jotted on paper. The figures on page 2 appear to reflect the sale of barrels of unknown cargo. 2p.
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117. List of Fife Plantation Negroes -- 1851
117. List of Fife Plantation Negroes -- 1851 List of Fife Plantation slaves including name, family makeup, age, work qualifications and condition. 7p.
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118. Memorandum for purchase of Fife Plantation -- January, 7, 1852
118. Memorandum for purchase of Fife Plantation -- January, 7, 1852 Memorandum for purchase of Fife Plantation by Nathaniel Heyward (III), James B. Heyward, and William Henry Heyward from Daniel Heyward Hamilton. The memorandum declares the property will be jointly held by the three and all monies made will either go back into the plantation for operating costs or to pay back the principal and interest of the loan. In addition to the property and slaves of Fife Plantation the Heywards purchased an additional forty slaves from the estate of "Mrs. Hamilton." 3p.
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