Draper manuscripts : Thomas Sumter papers, 1763-1885.

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Draper, Lyman Copeland, 1815-1891,. Draper manuscripts : Thomas Sumter papers, 1763-1885.

Draper manuscripts : Thomas Sumter papers, 1763-1885.

Papers about Thomas Sumter, a South Carolina merchant, military officer, and Congressional representative and senator; about the men who served under his command during the American Revolution; and their British and Loyalist opponents. Most of the volumes contain the notes Draper made on his 1871 trip to the South. The notes document the soldiers, their families, events of the period, anecdotes, and personal reminiscences from descendants. Included are notes, correspondence, newspaper and periodical articles, pension statements, interviews, and plans and negotiations with the Cherokee, Chickasaw, and Choctaw Indians.

4.6 c.f. (24 volumes)

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