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Wilkinson-Keith Family Papers

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060. Willis Keith to Anna Bell Keith -- July 13, 1862
060. Willis Keith to Anna Bell Keith -- July 13, 1862 [Incomplete letter] Willis writes detailing life at camp, a fateful charge [also described in previous correspondence] and its death tolls, and also the experiences of his camp slaves, Paris and Fred, who apparently declined an opportunity to desert.
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045. Anna Keith to Paul Trapier Keith -- April 19, 1844
045. Anna Keith to Paul Trapier Keith -- April 19, 1844 [Transcript] Anna describes having leeches applied to her children, seemingly to treat small pox.
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059. Willis Keith to Anna Bell Keith -- June 30, 1862
059. Willis Keith to Anna Bell Keith -- June 30, 1862 [Typescript] Willis - 12th Regiment, South Carolina Volunteers - writes from near Richmond on charging with the 1st Regiment, under orders of General Gregg. He reports great loss of life including two "Rhetts" and Shubrick Hayne. Willis notes he is next to head off Union General McClellan.
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066. Willis Keith to Anna Bell Keith -- August 18, 1862
066. Willis Keith to Anna Bell Keith -- August 18, 1862 [Typescript] Willis writes from near Gordonsville, Virginia, on a surprise and swift attack by Stonewall Jackson and the privations of camp
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044. [Paul Trapier Keith?] to M. E. Keith -- Sept. 27, 1938
044. [Paul Trapier Keith?] to M. E. Keith -- Sept. 27, 1938 A description of the writer's travels to Flat Rock, via Swannanoa and Asheville.
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012. Anna Wilkinson to Dr. W. Wilkinson -- March 2, 1825
012. Anna Wilkinson to Dr. W. Wilkinson -- March 2, 1825 A letter from Anna Bella Wilkinson to her father, who is in Charleston for business. She discusses her trips to Town, and passes on an apology from her mother for not packing Dr. Wilkinson's shaving apparatus.
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017. Anna Wilkinson to Eleanora Wilkinson -- April 12, 1836
017. Anna Wilkinson to Eleanora Wilkinson -- April 12, 1836 A letter from Anna Bella Wilkinson to her mother, sharing family news from Charleston. Anna reports that Mary has a family of goslings, and that Ellen was recently vaccinated. She also discusses the high cost of renting a house, and says that small houses are renting for $600 per year.
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018. C.G. Memminger to Anna Wilkinson -- April 3, 1837
018. C.G. Memminger to Anna Wilkinson -- April 3, 1837 A letter from C.G. Memminger to "Stanner" - Anna Bella Wilkinson, his sister-in-law. He reports that Anna's father will not be able to travel to Savannah to accompany Anna and Sarah home. He also wants to hear her narrative of the Ogeechee reform and its effect upon the behavior of the slaves.
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015. Willis Wilkinson to Anna Wilkinson -- March 24, 1834
015. Willis Wilkinson to Anna Wilkinson -- March 24, 1834 A letter from Dr. Willis Wilkinson to his daughter Anna. He discusses her upcoming visit, and talks about a nurse who may be available to work for Mary, if Mary prefers a white nurse.
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016. Willis Wilkinson to Anna Wilkinson -- September 23, 1834
016. Willis Wilkinson to Anna Wilkinson -- September 23, 1834 A letter from Dr. Willis Wilkinson to his daughter, from New York. He writes that he heard of the gale and the cholera outbreak in the Carolinas and for those reasons, he is coming home earlier than planned.
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019. Mary Wilkinson Memminger to Anna Wilkinson -- April 6, 1837
019. Mary Wilkinson Memminger to Anna Wilkinson -- April 6, 1837 A letter from Mary Wilkinson Memminger to "Stanner" - Anna Bella Wilkinson, her sister. She tries to clear up some confusion brought about by letters from their mother and Virginia. She says she does not have much news, and talks about Ellen (her daughter).
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020. Mary Wilkinson Memminger to Anna Wilkinson -- September 30, 1837
020. Mary Wilkinson Memminger to Anna Wilkinson -- September 30, 1837 A letter from Mary Wilkinson Memminger to "Stanner" - Anna Bella Wilkinson, her sister. She writes from Greenville, and reports that they will soon start home, although her husband will first go to Flat Rock, N.C. for a railroad convention. She also tells stories about her daughter Alice.
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022. Mary Wilkinson Memminger to Anna Wilkinson -- October 9, 1837
022. Mary Wilkinson Memminger to Anna Wilkinson -- October 9, 1837 A letter from Mary Wilkinson Memminger to "Stanner" - Anna Bella Wilkinson, her sister. She writes from Greenville, reporting that the weather has been very stormy and rainy. She talks about her children, and plans for their stay at Mamma's house in Charleston.
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023. Mary Wilkinson Memminger to Anna Wilkinson -- [July?] 27, 1837
023. Mary Wilkinson Memminger to Anna Wilkinson -- [July?] 27, 1837 A letter from Mary Wilkinson Memminger to "Stanner" - Anna Bella Wilkinson, her sister. She writes from Greenville, thanking Anna for writing, as hers was the first letter from home she had received. She talks of visiting neighbors, and talks about her children.
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025. Mary Wilkinson Memminger to Eleanora Wilkinson -- May 28, 1842
025. Mary Wilkinson Memminger to Eleanora Wilkinson -- May 28, 1842 A letter from Mary Wilkinson Memminger to her mother. She writes that she enjoys the country living in Rock Hill. She also remarks on her sister Virginia's recent marriage to Mr. Belin.
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030. Mary Wilkinson Memminger to Eleanora Wilkinson -- July 13, 1847
030. Mary Wilkinson Memminger to Eleanora Wilkinson -- July 13, 1847 A letter from Mary Wilkinson Memminger to her mother. She mentions Stanna's [Anna Wilkinson's] trouble with her foot, and describes her daily afternoon ritual with her children, including sitting on the piazza and having tea. She also describes some health problems her daughter Ellen has been suffering.
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033. Mary Wilkinson Memminger to Eleanora Wilkinson -- October 16, 1849
033. Mary Wilkinson Memminger to Eleanora Wilkinson -- October 16, 1849 A letter from Mary Wilkinson Memminger to her mother, in which she talks about her excitement about her upcoming visit home.
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011. M.E. Withers to friend -- May 3, 1824
011. M.E. Withers to friend -- May 3, 1824 A letter from Mrs. Withers thanking her friend for sending a package containing a dress pattern, some tobacco for Mr. Withers, and some items for Mrs. Huger. Mrs. Huger also requests some preserved fruit be sent in the fall.
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026. Virginia Belin to Eleanora Wilkinson -- May 13, 1843
026. Virginia Belin to Eleanora Wilkinson -- May 13, 1843 A letter from Virginia Wilkinson Belin at Sandy Knowe plantation to her mother, Eleanora Wilkinson. She informs her mother that she will be visiting in the next 2 weeks, and asks her to prepare her room with camphor to keep the bugs away. She also says that she will be sending a puppy named Rollo a few days ahead of her.
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027. Virginia Belin to Eleanora Wilkinson -- February 4, 1845
027. Virginia Belin to Eleanora Wilkinson -- February 4, 1845 A letter from Virginia Wilkinson Belin at Sandy Knowe plantation to her mother, Eleanora Wilkinson. She shares some news of nearby Friendfield plantation, where 10 slaves ran away.
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