Papers, 1779-1915.

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De Bow, J. D. B. (James Dunwoody Brownson), 1820-1867. Papers, 1779-1915.

Papers, 1779-1915.

Business and personal correspondence, diary, and other papers. Much of the material relates to De Bow's Review, which he founded and edited, and to De Bow's position as agent for the Confederacy's cotton and produce loan, with many letters to and from Christopher G. Memminger and George A. Trenholm concerning details of the loan. Includes early items apparently collected in connection with De Bow's statistical work, essays written while a student at Charleston College, lectures on temperance, and a scrapbook of accounts of Civil War campaigns. Correspondents include John W. Daniel, Charles E. Fenner, George Fitzhugh, Charles Gayarré, Alexander D. Von Humboldt, Freeman Hunt, Edmund Ruffin, William Gilmore Simms, Harriet Beecher Stowe, and Maunsel White.

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Fenner, Charles E. (Charles Erasmus), 1834-1911

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Charles E. (Charles Erasmus) Fenner (1834-1911) was a Louisiana Supreme Court justice and an officer in the Confederate Trans-Mississippi Department. He was married to Caroline Payne, daughter of Jacob V. Payne, merchant of New Orleans, La. From the guide to the Charles E. Fenner Papers, ., 1797-1900, (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. Southern Historical Collection.) Louisiana Supreme Court justice; officer in Confederate Trans-Mississippi Department. ...

Von Humboldt, Alexander, 1769-1859

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Born in Berlin, Germany, and educated at the universities of Frankfurt and Göttingen, Alexander von Humboldt (1769-1859) was one of the most prominent European figures of his age. His fame largely derived from his scientific expedition in Latin America between 1799 and 1804, which resulted in numerous discoveries, particularly related to physical geography and meteorology. Notably, he spent 1803 in New Spain (present day Mexico) conducting a census of the territory. Source: Alexander von ...

White, Maunsel, 1783-1863

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Maunsel White was a New Orleans commission merchant and Plaquemines Parish, La., planter. His son, Maunsell White, Jr. (fl. 1835-1883), was also a merchant and planter. From the description of Maunsel White papers, 1802-1912. (Oceanside Free Library). WorldCat record id: 22875656 Born near Limerick, Ireland, Maunsel White was orphaned as a boy and came to the U.S. at the age of 13. After working for several years in Louisville, Ky., where he became a close friend of Zachary ...

Memminger, C. G. (Christopher Gustavus), 1803-1888

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South Carolina legislator and Confederate Secretary of the Treasury; from Charleston, S.C. From the description of Papers, 1861-1878. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 20030153 Lawyer and politician of Charleston, S.C.; member of: S.C. House, 1836-1852, 1855-1860, 1877; Secession convention, 1861; Board of Free School Commissioners of Charleston; drafter of Confederate constitution; Confederate Secretary of the Treasury, 1861-1864; President of the Etiwan Phospa...

Hunt, Freeman, 1804-1858

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Publisher. From the description of Freeman Hunt correspondence, no year Dec. 28. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980691 Author and editor; founder of "Merchants Magazine." From the description of Freeman Hunt letter to Cary & Keith [manuscript], no date. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 750257403 From the description of Freeman Hunt letter to unidentified recipient [manuscript], 1849 November 5. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record...

Trenholm, George Alfred, 1806-1876

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Secretary of Confederate Treasury; member of South Carolina House of Representatives; cotton broker and native of Charleston, S.C.; Trenholm owned John Fraser & Company of Charleston, S.C., and shipped sea island cotton to Fraser, Trenholm, and Co. (Liverpool, England); Trenholm also owned interests in interests in steamships, railroads, banks, hotels, plantations, wharves, and cotton presses; father of William Lee Trenholm (1836-1901), who served as Captain, Company B, Seventh Regiment, Sou...

Simms, William Gilmore, 1806-1870

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Author, poet, and editor of South Carolina. From the description of William Gilmore Simms papers, 1735-1987. (University of South Carolina). WorldCat record id: 766024802 South Carolina author. From the description of ALsS : Woodland, near Midway, S.C., to his publishers, Philadelphia, 1840-1843. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122525116 Poet and author. From the description of William Gilmore Simms correspondence, 1842-...

College of Charleston

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Confederate States of America. Produce Loan Office

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Ruffin, Edmund, 1794-1865

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Agriculturalist and prominent Secessionist. From the description of Papers of Edmund Ruffin [manuscript], 1861. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647855369 Edmund Ruffin was a noted agriculturalist and publisher of Prince George and Hanover counties, Va. He was a strong defender of slavery and a secessionist. From the description of Edmund Ruffin papers, 1784-1893. (Oceanside Free Library). WorldCat record id: 32040042 Edmund Ruffin was an ag...

Daniel, John W. (John Warwick), 1842-1910

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Daniel was born and educated at Lynchburg, Virginia, served in the Confederate Army and practised law afterwards. He was a member of Congress from 1885-1887 and a United States Senator from 1887-1910. From the description of Papers, 1849-1910 (inclusive), 1865-1910 (bulk). (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 122471372 John Warwick Daniel (1842-1910) was prominent in Virginia and national political circles. He served as a representative and senator both on a state ...

Stowe, Harriet Beecher, 1811-1896

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Harriet Beecher Stowe (b. June 14, 1811, Litchfield, Connecticut – d. July 1, 1896, Hartford, Connecticut) was an American abolitionist and author. She is the daughter of Rev. Lyman Beecher who preached against slavery. She is best known for writing Uncle Tom's Cabin. It became an instant and controversial best-seller, both in the United States and abroad. The novel had a major impact on Northerners' attitudes toward slavery and by the beginning of the Civil War had sold more than a million copi...

De Bow, J. D. B. (James Dunwoody Brownson), 1820-1867

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Editor and statistician, of New Orleans, La. From the description of Papers, 1779-1915. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 19491448 Robert William Hughes was born at Muddy Creek Plantation, Powhatan County, Va. in 1821. His parents died in 1822 and he was raised by Edward C. Carrington and Eliza Preston Carrington. He attended Caldwell Institute, Greensboro, N. C. and studied law in Fincastle, Va. He married Eliza M. Johnston, niece of Joseph E. John...

Gayarré, Charles, 1805-1895

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Louisiana jurist, planter, statesman, and historian. Author of historical and political writings, including HISTORY OF LOUISIANA. From the description of Charles Gayarré journals, 1835-1872 (bulk 1835-1868). (Louisiana State University). WorldCat record id: 244482195 Charles E.A. Gayarré was a Louisiana jurist, planter, statesman, and historian. He was the author of historical and political writings, including his HISTORY OF LOUISIANA. Gayarré was appointed as Secretary o...

Fitzhugh, George, 1806-1881

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