Samuel Gilman papers, 1828-1961.


Samuel Gilman papers, 1828-1961.

Notes, sermons, and letters re Caroline Howard Gilman's literary work, family issues, and current events in and around Charleston, S.C. Letters, 14 Feb. 1844, 12 Mar. 1845 and 8 Dec. 1846, Charleston, S.C., to Mrs. Ellis Gray Loring, Boston, Mass., re writings of his wife Caroline Howard Gilman, and educational instruction of an African American slave prior to his emancipation; and literary criticism of [Thomas] Carlyle and [Ralph Waldo] Emerson; letter, 7 Aug. 1837, Charleston, S.C., to Benjamin Pierce, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass., re inadequacies of a text book used for entrance requirement in mathematics. Letter, 4 Mar. 1846, Charleston, S.C., re introduction to John Russell, and the opening of a bookstore in Charleston; 2 letters, 2 Apr. 1856 and Aug. 1856, Charleston, S.C., to his daughter, re her travels, his church duties and writings, social life in Charleston, and comments on national politics, sectional tensions, and anticipation of secession. Broadside, titled "Calhoun," c.1850, written by C.H. Gilman shortly after Calhoun's death [photocopy]; letter, 15 Nov. 1843, Charleston, S.C., to "My Dear Sir", re employment for his son as a tutor with a planter's family near Columbia, S.C., or at a female academy in Columbia teaching astronomy.

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