Elliott family papers, 1710-1944; (bulk, 1861-1910).


Elliott family. Elliott family papers, 1710-1944; (bulk, 1861-1910).

Elliott family papers, 1710-1944; (bulk, 1861-1910).

Consisting of correspondence, deeds, and bills of sale relating to the Elliott family of Beaufort County, S.C., including letters of the Rev. Stephen Elliott (1804-1866); his son, Brigadier General Stephen Elliott (1830-1866), re the Democratic convention of 1860, the sectional crisis, and Stephen Elliott's command of Ft. Sumter, 1863-1864; Also includes papers of Stephen Elliott's son, Lieutenant Colonel William Elliott re his various campaigns in South Carolina, Virginia, Mississippi, Georgia, Alabama, Tennessee, and North Carolina; William's wife, Sarah Means Stuart Elliott, including letters to their son, William Elliott, Jr. (1872-1943), a student in Virginia, and later a participant in the 1903 trial and acquittal of James H. Tillman for the murder of Narcisco G. Gonzales, editor of "The State." Also includes land and legal papers, 1710-1871, documenting the sale of land and town lots in Beaufort and Beaufort District; and bills of sale and other legal documents re African American slaves, 1802-1856. Other correspondents include Robert Woodward Barnwell, Varina Howell Davis, Charles W. Eliot, George Parsons Elliott, Wade Hampton, III, Paul Hamilton Hayne, Herbert Hoover, Henry Middleton, John Joseph Pershing, John Gardiner Richards, Herbert Ravenel Sass, Alexander Sprunt, Benjamin Ryan Tillman, George Dionysius Tillman, Laura Matilda Towne, and William Henry Trescot.

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Tillman, James Hammond, 1868-1911.

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Elliott, William, 1838-1907

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Eliot, Charles William, 1834-1926

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Eliot served as president of Harvard University (1869-1909). From the description of Correspondence of Charles W. Eliot, 1870-1920. (Harvard Law School Library). WorldCat record id: 234339031 Charles William Eliot (1834-1926) was President of Harvard University from March 12, 1869 to May 19, 1909. He also taught mathematics and chemistry at Harvard University (1858-1863) and at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (1865-1869). Eliot was one of the most influential educa...

Richards, John G. (John Gardiner), 1864-1941

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First four-year term governor of South Carolina, 1927-1931; lawyer and politicians of Kershaw, S.C.; organizer of Liberty Hills Rifles (South Carolina 3rd Battalion); member, S.C. Railroad Commission, U.S. Railroad Commissiona and S.C. Tax Commission; member, S.C. House of Representatives, 1898-1926. From the description of John G. Richards papers, 1889-1966. (University of South Carolina). WorldCat record id: 28415634 ...

Sass, Herbert Ravenel, 1884-1958

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Charleston, S.C. newspaperman, writer, and historian. He was the son of George Herbert Sass (1845-1908), also a writer, and Anna Ravenel Sass. Sass served on the editorial staff of the News & Courier, a Charleston newspaper, and later gave up newspaper work to write stories, articles, novels, and other works, most of which concern the natural history and history of South Carolina. He married Marion Hutson and was the father of three children. From the description of Herbert Raven...

Tillman, D. (George Dionysius), 1826-1902

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Barnwell, Robert Woodward, 1860-

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Middleton, Henry, 1797-1876

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Sprunt, Alexander, 1989-1973

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Towne, Laura M. (Laura Matilda), 1825-1901

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Trescot, William Henry, 1822-1898

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Charleston and Pendleton, South Carolina attorney, plantation owner, historian, and politician. From the description of Letters to W.W. Humphries, 1868-1871. (The South Carolina Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 32140211 ...

Hayne, Paul Hamilton, 1830-1886

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"Hayne, Paul Hamilton (1 Jan. 1830-6 July 1886), poet and man of letters, was born in Charleston, South Carolina, the son of Paul Hamilton Hayne, a lieutenant in the U.S. Navy, and Emily McElhenny, members of families prominent in politics, law, and religion. Two of the elder Hayne's brothers were U.S. senators, one of whom, Robert Young Hayne, was Daniel Webster's redoubtable opponent in the debates on Nullification and young Hayne's guardian after yellow fever caused the early death of his fat...

Tillman, Benjamin R. (Benjamin Ryan), 1847-1918

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Farmer, governor of South Carolina, 1890-1894, and U.S. senator, 1895-1918; from Trenton (Edgefield Co.), S.C. From the description of Papers, 1894-1897. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 20400241 The series title represents "Personal Unprocessed" and was designed as such by staff at the South Caroliniana Library as part of their system of classifying collections. Apparently this part of the Tillman Papers was processed at a later date than the Incoming and Outg...

Davis, Varina, 1826-1906

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Second wife of Confederate States of America president Jefferson Davis. From the description of Letter and article: New York [N.Y.], 1905 Oct. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 29417912 First Lady of Confederacy. From the description of Letter: Montgomery [Al.], 1863 March [1]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122415155 Author; wife of Jefferson Davis [1808-1889], president of the Confederacy. From the description of V...

Elliott, William, 1872-1943

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Elliott, George P. (George Parsons)

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Elliott family.

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Residents of Beaufort County, S.C.; William Elliott (1838-1907) married, first Isabella Barnwell (1841-1867), and second, Sarah Means Stuart Elliott (1846-1939). From the description of Elliott family papers, 1710-1944; (bulk, 1861-1910). (University of South Carolina). WorldCat record id: 30066820 ...

Democratic National Convention (1860 : Charleston, S.C.)

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Pershing, John J. (John Joseph), 1860-1948

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Career Army officer who served in the Philippines as an adjutant general and engineer officer, collector of customs, and cavalry squadron commander, participating in actions against the Tausug (Moros), 1899-1903; later apppointed governor of Moro Province and commander, Department of Mindanao, 1909-1913. Well-known for his command of the American Expeditionary Forces in France during World War I, 1917-1919. From the description of General John J. Pershing photograph collection [pictu...

Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964

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Herbert Clark Hoover (b. August 10, 1874, Iowa-d. October 20, 1964), thirty-first president of the United States, was born in Iowa, and was orphaned as a child. A Quaker known from his childhood as "Bert" to his friends, he began a career as a mining engineer soon after graduating from Stanford University in 1895. Within twenty years he had used his engineering knowledge and business acumen to make a fortune as an independent mining consultant. In 1914 Hoover administered the American Relief Com...

Elliott, Stephen, 1830-1866.

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Commander of Fort Sumter, Aug. 1863-May 1864, during Civil War; native of Beaufort District, S.C.; son of Stephen Elliott (1806-1866), first Protestant Episcopal Bishop of the Diocease of Georgia. From the description of Calendar of selected papers, 1861-1865, of Stephen Elliott (1830-1866) among the Elliott family papers, 2004 Apr. (University of South Carolina). WorldCat record id: 57175299 ...

Hampton, Wade, 1818-1902

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Wade Hampton (1818-1902) was a planter, Confederate officer, governor of South Carolina, and United States senator. From the guide to the Wade Hampton Papers, ., 1813-1891, (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. Southern Historical Collection.) South Carolina governor. From the description of Letter : Columbia, S.C., to Gen. Conner, 1880 October 31. (The South Carolina Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 32140158 Confederate Army off...

Gonzales, Narcisco Gener, 1858-1903.

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