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Heyward and Ferguson Family Papers, 1806-1923

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119. Notebook with lists of slaves and cloth assigned to them -- 1850-1852
119. Notebook with lists of slaves and cloth assigned to them -- 1850-1852 Detailed notebook with lists of slaves and cloth (in yards?) assigned to them at Rotterdam, Myrtle Grove, Hamburgh and Copenhagen Plantations from 1850 -1852. Also includes lists of "Blankets to Infants" and "Blankets to young negroes". 17p.
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120. James B. Heyward to Francis D. Quash -- January 1, 1851
120. James B. Heyward to Francis D. Quash -- January 1, 1851 Letter from James B. Heyward on behalf of his infirm grandfather, Nathaniel Heyward, to Francis D. Quash about an offer to invest his property in some unspecified manner. 2p.
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121. Esther Heyward to James B. Heyward -- January 22, 1851
121. Esther Heyward to James B. Heyward -- January 22, 1851 Letter from Esther Heyward in Rome, Italy, to her brother, James B. Heyward. Esther writes of her plans to return home soon, claiming that after she sees "Mont Vesuvius and Pompeii, my astonishments will be over." She writes in detail about St. Peter's Basilica and notes that she climbed to the top and that "It was much easier than I expected, but I made it still easier by being carried in a chair." She mentions the time honored tradition of kissing the statue of St. Peter's toe and requests additional funds to pay for the care of her children she left behind in South Carolina. 4p.
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122. Mr. Petigru's Opinion on the Will of Nathaniel Heyward -- May 3, 1851
122. Mr. Petigru's Opinion on the Will of Nathaniel Heyward -- May 3, 1851 James Louis Petigru, noted Charleston jurist, gives the Heyward family his legal opinion on the adjudication of Nathaniel Heyward's (1766-1851) last will and testament. 3p.
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123. Bond between James B. Heyward and James Cuthbert -- June 7, 1851
123. 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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124. Agreement for settling the Estate of Nathaniel Heyward -- June 7, 1851
124. Agreement for settling the Estate of Nathaniel Heyward -- June 7, 1851 Agreement for settling the estate of Nathaniel Heyward, June 7, 1851, outlining some of the beneficiaries of his estate. 4p.
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125. Bond between William Henry Heyward and Charles Heyward -- July, 1851
125. Bond between William Henry Heyward and Charles Heyward -- July, 1851 Bond between William Henry Heyward, one of the beneficiaries of Nathaniel Heyward, indemnifying Charles Heyward, a residuary legatee of same, in case Arthur Heyward, another residuary legatee, should object to the transfer of properties bequeathed to William. 3p.
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126. Bond between James B. Heyward and William Henry Heyward -- August 7, 1851
126. Bond between James B. Heyward and William Henry Heyward -- August 7, 1851 Bond between James B. Heyward and William Henry Heyward in 1851 concerning a property on Meeting St., Charleston, held in trust for Susan Keith and outlining the distribution of said property in the event of the death of Mrs. Keith. The final page, written November 26, 1880, outlines the circumstances canceling the abovementioned bond, and mentions the loss of trust money invested in a house on Sullivan's Island "which was destroyed in the late war to make way for fortifications." 4p.
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127. Bill of Sale for Slaves -- August 14, 1851
127. Bill of Sale for Slaves -- August 14, 1851 Bill of sale for slaves between Charles Heyward and James B. Heyward. James purchased, for $550, the slave "Phoebe and her daughter Charlotte." 2p.
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128. Richard Bacot to James B. Heyward -- April 25, 1852
128. Richard Bacot to James B. Heyward -- April 25, 1852 Letter from Richard Bacot, surveyor, to James B. Heyward at Hamburgh Plantation concerning a plot of land adjacent to Myrtle Grove Plantation. 3p.
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129. List of Slave Carpenters with New Tools Received, 1852
129. List of Slave Carpenters with New Tools Received, 1852 Short list of slave carpenters and the tools assigned to them, plantation unknown. 1p.
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130. List of Slaves for Rotterdam Plantation, 1852
130. List of Slaves for Rotterdam Plantation, 1852 List of 48 slaves at Rotterdam Plantation, segregated by sex, and designated full hand, half hand, etc. 2p.
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131. Slave numbers for Hamburgh and Copenhagen Plantations -- 1852
131. Slave numbers for Hamburgh and Copenhagen Plantations -- 1852 Short list of the number of slaves at Rotterdam and Hamburgh Plantations in 1852 delineated by trade, i.e. field hand, carpenter, waterminder and waggoner. 2p.
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132. List of slaves and the carpenter's tools assigned to them -- 1853-1858
132. List of slaves and the carpenter's tools assigned to them -- 1853-1858 Small booklet with the names of slaves and the carpenter's tools assigned to them on a yearly basis from 1853-1858 (cover of booklet lists 1852). There is no mention of the plantation but the slave names match several on the list of Fife Plantation slaves (no. 117). 16p.
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133. Aunt to James B. Heyward -- January 16, 1852
133. Aunt to James B. Heyward -- January 16, 1852 Letter from Aunt Smith to James B. Heyward telling him about a new missionary that may be able to administer his joint properties in absence of any other missions. 2p.
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134. Bond between James B. Heyward and William C. Heyward -- January 10, 1852
134. Bond between James B. Heyward and William C. Heyward -- January 10, 1852 Bond for $11,200 between James B. Heyward and William C. Heyward. On the back are lists of payments on said bond through 1858. Appears to be 2p.
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135. Bond between James B. Heyward and William C. Heyward -- January 10, 1852
135. Bond between James B. Heyward and William C. Heyward -- January 10, 1852 Bond for $11,200 between James B. Heyward and William C. Heyward. Near copy of No. 134. 2p.
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136. Bond between James B. Heyward and William C. Heyward -- January 10, 1852
136. Bond between James B. Heyward and William C. Heyward -- January 10, 1852 Bond for $11,200 between James B. Heyward and William C. Heyward. Near copy of nos. 134 and 135. 2p.
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137. William Henry Heyward to James B. Heyward -- April 25, 1852
137. William Henry Heyward to James B. Heyward -- April 25, 1852 Letter from William Henry Heyward at Clayhall Plantation to James B. Heyward about a recent survey and a misunderstanding concerning the sale of property on or around Myrtle Grove Plantation. 3p.
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138. William Henry Heyward to James B. Heyward -- April 26, 1852
138. William Henry Heyward to James B. Heyward -- April 26, 1852 Letter from William Henry Heyward at Whitehall Plantation to James B. Heyward at Hamburgh Plantation concerning dissatisfaction with a recent survey. 2p.
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