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Ball and Gilchrist families papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCL-MS-14226
Scope and Contents Correspondence, business papers, estate and legal papers, plantation journals and diaries, literary compositions, recollections of life on various Ball family properties, and photographic images of individuals, family gatherings, and homes and buildings ranging from daguerreotypes to snapshots have been added to the South Caroliniana Library’s holdings of the Ball and related families whose plantations were located along the banks of the Cooper River in St. John’s Parish, Berkeley District,...
Dates: 1746-1999

Lewis Malone Ayer papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCL-MS-10367
Scope and Contents The 1567 manuscripts in this collection document the economic and political activities of Lewis Malone Ayer (1769-1863), who served with Francis Marion in the Revolutionary War, and of his son, Lewis M. Ayer, Jr. (1821-1895), who served in the Confederate Congress. Topics discussed date to the Colonial era, the Revolutionary War, the Early National period, and the antebellum and Civil War periods. Correspondence with factors, merchants, and other planters shows the growth, especially during...
Dates: 1769 - 1863

Townsend Mikell papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCL-MS-5092
Dates: 1826 - 1927

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