Zalmon Wildman papers, 1812-1840.


Zalmon Wildman papers, 1812-1840.

Chiefly correspondence from Charleston, S.C., and Danbury, Conn., of E.M. Starr, William Waters, and Samuel G. Starr re operation of Wildman's business, Wildman and Starr, in Charleston, S.C., re city politics, cotton prices, business conditions, and recent outbreak of yellow fever. Letter, 19 July 1822, Charleston, S.C., from E.M. Starr, re Denmark Vesey slave insurrection and plans for traveling north; 2 letters, 15 Mar. 1825 and 26 Dec. 1825, Charleston and Columbia, S.C., to Wildman's son, Frederick S. Wildman, Danbury, Conn., re his arrival in South Carolina, social activities, business accounts, and business opportunities in Columbia. Letter, 20 Jan. 1826, Charleston, S.C., to Wildman's daughter, Mary Wildman, Danbury, Conn., re journal describing recent trip through S.C., business acquaintances, smallpox outbreaks, and arson attempts in Charleston, S.C.; letter, 12 Feb. 1828, Newberry, S.C., from Job Johnston, to Z. Wildman, Danbury, Conn., re collection of accounts due; letter, 18 June 1828, Edgefield District, S.C., from H[ollis] Dunton, re Dunton's inability to pay his debt to Wildman.

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