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Franklin Harper Elmore papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCL-MS-0166
Scope and Contents This collection is chiefly family correspondence which gives a glimpse of antebellum life. Gov. John Taylor agrees to the marriage of Harriet and Elmore in a letter, 17 Oct. 1826, and states "what I may [be] able to give as a Dowry . . . I claim the Right of giving as I have given to my Daughter Rebecca." Although the collection provides little information on Elmore's career as a lawyer, banker and U. S. Congressman — serving in both houses — correspondence with his family reveals him as a...
Dates: 1818-1877

Singleton Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCL-MS-5176
Scope and Contents Chiefly correspondence, business records, and estate papers of Richard Singleton (1776-1852), including letter, 10 April 1823, from "Parson" Mason Locke Weems (Charleston, S.C.) to Richard Singleton (High Hills, Sumter District, S.C.), re mention of a box of books that Singleton had ordered, writing that he "took the liberty to place a little pamphlet of my own scribbling, just reprinted here a day or two ago. It is popular and Judge Waties who sat on the bench when the Heroine of this tragedy...
Dates: 1750-10-25 - 1956