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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

Williams, Chesnut and Manning families papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCL-MS-9437
Scope and Contents Papers and correspondence, 1766 - 1905 and 1927 (496 items) of the Williams, Chesnut, Manning and related families; topics discussed include national, state and local politics, legislation and controversies of the day; family news; reports on weather, crops and agricultural matters related to farming and farmers and owners plantation; collection includes letters, photographs, clippings, cards, recipes, and other items. Places represented include South Carolina (Camden and Charleston;...
Dates: 1766 - 1927

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