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Milledge Luke Bonham papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCL-MS-0088
Scope and Contents Chiefly letters and papers of Bonham's military service in the Seminole, Mexican and Civil Wars, and his public service governor and railroad commissioner, including family correspondence, genealogical information, and an unpublished biography of Milledge Lipscomb Bonham, Jr. Topics discussed include the Aztec Club of 1847, African Americans and slavery, Clariosophic Society of South Carolina College, the Whig Party, Secession, Reconstruction, politics at state, national, and international...
Dates: 1771 - 1940

Thomas E. Richardson collection

 Collection
Identifier: SCL-MS-0002
Scope and Contents The manuscript collection of Thomas Eveleigh Richardson (1847-1933), relates primarily to the history of Sumter County, South Carolina. More generally, it pertains to the region east of the Wateree River. Because old Sumter District covered territory beyond the present county limits and its people had social ties in Camden and elsewhere, researchers interested in Kershaw, Lee, and Clarendon counties will find pockets of information on those areas. The manuscripts cover a period of nearly two...
Dates: 1683 - 1933