John D. Warren papers, 1856-1885.


John D. Warren papers, 1856-1885.

Consisting of mortgages, leases, bills, receipts, land papers and other business and family correspondence of Col. John D. Warren documenting antebellum plantation management and Reconstruction-era social and economic conditions in the lowcountry, and financialaspects of his legal guardianship of his nieces and nephews, such as tuition expenses. Topics discussed include hiring-out, appraisal, transportation, and sale of African American slaves by auction firm of Capers & Heyward (Charleston, S.C. ), including letter 20 Dec. 1858, from John A. Warren of Mary's Island, re accusation against Harry, a slave, of attempted arson; cotton sales from Charleston factors Green Trapmann & Co. and Jno. Fraser & Co.; Civil War items re damages, 1862, to Warren's plantation on Ashepoo Neck by Confederate forces under the command of Maj. R.J. Jefford, including the confiscation of Warren's slaves, the maiming and slaughter of livestock, and Warren's attempts to secure reimbursement from the Confederate government. Reconstruction-era materials document quartering of African-American troops in Walterboro, S.C.; Warren's efforts to resume cultivation of his lands; freedmen's contract, July 1865, re provisions and crop disbursement; letters from former overseers negotiating for management of Warren's land; and observations re the migration of freed people. Correspondents include R[ichard] S[tobo] Bedon, E[ustace] S[t.] P[ierre] Bellinger, Julius E. Chaplin, Ralph E[mms] Elliott, William Elliott, Benjamin Evans, C. Baring Farmer, Robert Fishburne, William H. Gilland, J. Edward Glover, A[mbrosio] J[ose] Gonzales, D[aniel] S[ullivan] Henderson, T[homas] Savage Heyward, J. Fraser Mathewes, Charles S. Minott, W.B. Minott, Joshua Nicholls, Charles Pinckney, A[lbert] M[oore] Rhett, Edmund Rhett, Haskell S[mith] Rhett, Robert Barnwell Rhett, Eliza B. Warren, Emma C. Warren, M.A. Warren, and William Dalton Warren. Places represented include Charleston, York, Rock Hill, and Erwinton, S.C., and the plantations of Ashepoo, Brick House, Chatoaw, Hickory Hill, Mary's Island, Montazuma, Smiley, Spring Hill, and Warren's Island, and elsewhere.

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