Papers of the Loring and Lee families, 1834-1963.


Papers of the Loring and Lee families, 1834-1963.

Family, business, and personal correspondence, bills, receipts, agricultural liens, and other papers of members of the Loring and Lee families of Sumter, including correspondence, Sept. 1924-May 1928, from Pauline Loring Lee (b. 1907) as a student at Converse College, Spartanburg, S.C., to her parents, Washington Loring Lee and Harriet Chalmers Fishburne Lee, and her brother, Washington Loring Lee, Jr. Signed certificate, 16 Apr. 1860, commissioning J[ohn] Dozier Lee (1840-1862) cadet captain in the Corps of State Cadets, Citadel Academy; monthly grade report, 3 Apr. 1861, for Miss Anna [Charlotte] Loring from Columbia Female Academy; and 3 items, 14 Mar. 1874, funeral invitation, newspaper obituary, and tribute of respect upon the death of Col. George Washington Lee (1815-1874). Broadside, ca. 1908, reprinting editorial extracts from various S.C. newspapers re senatorial contest between John Gary Evans and Ellison Durant Smith; 6 letters, 15 Nov.-17 Dec. 1918, addressed to Mrs. [Alice C.] Ravenel re death of her husband, Theodore DuBose Ravenel, Jr., killed in action, 10 Nov. 1918, Meusse-Argonne, France. Letter, 23 Apr. 1919, USC, A[ndrew] C[harles] Moore, to G[eorge] W[ashington] Loring, Sumter, re dedication of memorial trees in honor of alumni killed during World War I; and letter, 8 Feb. 1925, Converse [College], Pauline [Loring Lee], to "Mother," describing a lecture and reading by S.C. poet Archibald Rutledge. Contains 2 unbound volumes, 12 Apr. 1834-18 Aug. 1835, 18 May 1836, and undated, copybooks of M[arsena] Brunson as a student at Sumterville Female Academy, containing poetry, essays, and penmanship exercises. Other persons represented include Nessfield Green Loring [Mrs. G.W.], David Worth Loring, Francis Marion Dwight, Jr., Francis Marion Dwight III, and Harriet Lee Dwight.

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