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Miller, Furman, Dabbs and family papers

Identifier: SCL-MS-0012
Scope and Contents John Blount Miller (1782-1851) was the patriarch of these families and is the principal correspondent in the collection. Miller served as Commissioner in Equity for Sumter District, S.C., over a forty-year period and was active in legal affairs. He was also a planter whose estate, probated in 1851, included thirty-three slaves and substantial lands.Letters addressed to J.B. Miler and other family members, chiefly from former residents of Sumter District who migrated to other...
Dates: 1778-1931

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  • Subject: Plantation life -- Southern States -- History -- 19th century. X
  • Subject: Plantations -- South Carolina. X