James Jonathan Lucas papers, 1851-1947.


James Jonathan Lucas papers, 1851-1947.

Chiefly personal and business correspondence re Lucas's service as a member of the board of trustees of the Atlantic Coast Line Railroad Co.; board of visitors of the South Carolina Military Acasdemy [Citadel], and board of trustees of Porter Military Academy (Charleston, S.C.), his involvement in politics as a candidate for U.S. Congress on the anti-Tillman platform, 1892, and as an applicant for collector of internal revenue, 1892-1893. Other items discuss his involvement in affairs of the Episcopal church, particularly Trinity Church (Society Hill, S.C.); family letters of Lucas' wife, Caroline (Carrie) McIver (1834-1901), their children, Thomas Smith (1863-1939), Frances (Fannie) McIver Lucas Wilkes (d. 1944), James Jonathan (Jon), Jr. (1866-1901), Benjamin Simons (1868-1938), Elizabeth Wilds Lucas McIver (1872-1948), Mary McIver Lucas (d. 1914), and Melita (Lita) Eleanor (1877-1907), and J.J. Lucas's brothers, Benjamin Simons (1833-1915), Thomas Ephraim (1836-1920), and Simons D., and others. Includes letters, 1894-1903, from Martin Ernst, Vineland, N.J., advising Lucas re alternative agricultural practices and products as well as sources of farm labor; business papers re settlement of estate of Henry H. Bacot and Dr. Benjamin Simons Lucas (1804-1890); and miscellaneous items re maintenance and removal of a bridge across the Great Pee Dee River owned by Societey Hill and Marlboro Bridge Co. Receipts for the sale of cotton by Lucas and Dr. Thomas Smith from Adams Frost & Co., Brown Shipley & Co., and Adams Cotton Co.; various issues of Adams Cotton Co.'s "Weekly Cotton Circular"; notices of stockholders meetings from The People's Bank of Darlington; and miscellaneous items re Bennettsville & Cheraw Railroad, Blue Ridge Railway Co., Hampton and Branchville Railroad and Lumber Co., Union & Glenn Springs Railroad Co., Alcolu Railroad Co., and North Western Rail Road Co. Other correspondents include Matthew Calbraith Butler, Ellison Capers, William Franklin Dargan, William Alexander Guerry, Johnson Hagood, James Calvin Hemphill, William Bell White Howe, Joshua Hillary Hudson, Hugh Lide Law, Anthony Toomer Porter, Robert Bethea Scarborough, Albert Sidney Thomas, and John M. Waddill. Contains 1 volume, 1867-1907, Darlington County, S.C., [legal size] accounts of the Society Hill and Marlboro Bridge Co., including a list of stock holders with amount of subscriptions.

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