Mrs. Francis B. Stewart collection [manuscript], 1745-1918.

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Stewart, Francis B., Mrs.,. Mrs. Francis B. Stewart collection [manuscript], 1745-1918.

Mrs. Francis B. Stewart collection [manuscript], 1745-1918.

The collection contains papers, 1745-1918, of the Horry, Middleton, Pinckney, and Rutledge families of South Carolina, regarding family matters, the settlement of an estate, land deeds, European political affairs, poetry, and sheet music; letterbook, 1763-1771, of Harriott Horry; and commonplace book, 1770, of Harriott Horry, including household recipes and home remedies. There are letters, 1768-1791, of Eliza Lucas Pinckney, Charleston, S.C., to Harriott Horry, Thomas Pinckney, and others, regarding family matters, social life, Thomas Pinckney's education, social life, and slaves; and letter, 29 June 1776, from Charles Cotesworth Pinckney, to his mother, Eliza Lucas Pinckney, regarding the battle of Fort Moultrie. Of interest are a letter, 7 November 1785, from Harriott Horry to Eliza Lucas Pinckney, regarding the illness of Horry's husband; and letter, 27 December 1790, from Thomas Jefferson, Monticello, Va., to Edward Rutledge, Charleston, S.C., regarding financial matters, a threshing machine, the U.S. presidency, and citizens' duty to their country. Also a letter, 1791, from George Washington, Philadelphia, Pa., to Edward Rutledge, regarding the present session of Congress, and touring the U.S. during his presidential term; and a letter, ca. 1796, from Edward Rutledge to his son, regarding Charles Cotesworth Pinckney's appointment as minister to France, and citizens' duty to their country. Also three letters, 1800-1802, from Nelly Custis Lewis, Mt. Vernon, Va., to Eliza Lucas Pinckney, regarding the death of George Washington, her confinement and the birth of her first child, family matters, Washington, D.C., social life, Federalist politics, a "mammoth cheese" presented to the President, and Woodlawn, her home. Also a letter, 29 June 1828, from the Marquis de Lafayette, Paris, France, to Thomas Pinckney, regarding Harriott Horry and her husband, and political affairs in Europe; and a letter, February 1835, from John C. Calhoun and William C. Preston, Washington, D.C., to the Misses Pinckney, introducing Harriet Martineau. Also letters, October 1858, from Louis Agassiz, Cambridge, Mass., to Dr. Holbrook and from Elizabeth Agassiz, Cambridge, Mass., to Mrs. Holbrook, offering condolences on the death of Mrs. Rutledge; and a letter, 27 May 1858, from Thomas F. Davis, Camden, S.C., to Charles Cotesworth Pinckney, regarding the Theological Seminary in Columbia, S.C.

72 items + 2 v.

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Davis, Thomas F. (Thomas Frederick), 1804-1871

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Protestant Episcopal Bishop, 1853-1871, of Camden and Charleston, S.C. From the description of Thomas F. Davis papers, 1861 Sept. 4-1869 Mar. 9. (University of South Carolina). WorldCat record id: 34609261 Epithet: of Brighton British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000621.0x000040 Epithet: Secretary for the Waterloo Vase Subscription British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue :...

Stewart, Francis R.

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Collector of Charleston, S.C. From the description of Mrs. Francis B. Stewart collection [manuscript], 1745-1918. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647854165 ...

Middleton family.

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Rutledge family.

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Lewis, Nelly Custis, 1779-1852

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Born Eleanor Parke Custis, daughter of John Parke Custis, Martha Washington's son by her first marriage. Raised by George and Martha Washington; married George's nephew Lawrence Lewis. From the description of ALS, 12 Jan. 1800, Mount Vernon, to Mary Stead Pinckney. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122610706 Martha Washington's granddaughter who was also the adopted granddaughter of George Washington. From the description of Papers : of Eleano...

Martineau, Harriet, 1802-1876

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Harriet Martineau, English novelist, economist, and social reformer. From the guide to the Harriet Martineau manuscript material : 11 items, ca. 1834-1861, (The New York Public Library. Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle.) English author and traveler. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Stockbridge, Massachusetts, to Judge Joseph Story, [1836] May 5. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270871427 Harriet Martineau, journalis...

Pinckney, Thomas, 1750-1828

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Charleston, S.C. attorney, politician, plantation owner, and Revolutionary War officer. He was the son of Charles Pinckney (ca. 1699-1758) and Eliza Lucas Pinckney (1722-1793). Thomas Pinckney was interested in scientific agriculture and authored a number of articles on the subject. From the description of Thomas Pinckney papers, ca. 1790-ca. 1825. (The South Carolina Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 35953391 Charleston, South Carolina attorney, soldier, and politici...

Rutledge, Edward, 1749-1800

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Delegate to the First Continental Congress, signer of the Declaration of Independence, state legislator, and governor of South Carolina, 1798-1800. From the description of Papers, 1790-1802 (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 174146355 From the description of Papers, 1790-1820. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 20273120 From the description of Papers, 1790-1820. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 122581362 At this time, E...

Pinckney, Charles Cotesworth, 1812-1899

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Protestant Episcopal minister, of Charleston, S.C. From the description of Papers, 1822-1887. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 20071738 Charleston, South Carolina Episcopal clergyman. From the description of Letters, 1837-1847. (The South Carolina Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 32141473 Insurance agent in Catskill, N.Y. From the description of Papers, 1808-1892. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155506288 ...

Pinckney, Eliza Lucas, 1723-1793

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Eliza Lucas Pinckney, daughter of Col. George Lucas of Antigua, was the second wife of South Carolina chief justice Charles Pinckney (ca. 1699-1758). Her daughter Harriott married Daniel Horry. From the description of Letter to Harriott Horry, ca. 1780. (The South Carolina Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 32140198 Wife of Charles Pinckney (d. 1758); resident of Charleston and Belmont (York Co.), S.C. From the description of Papers, 1741-1763. (Duke Univer...

Theological Seminary (Columbia, S.C.)

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Horry family.

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Agassiz, Elizabeth Cabot Cary, 1822-1907

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American teacher and author; second wife of Louis Agassiz. From the guide to the Elizabeth Cabot Cary Agassiz letter, undated, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) Educator. Administered the Agassiz School for Girls from 1855 to 1859; in 1879 was one of the managers for Private Collegiate Instruction for Women (Harvard Annex); president of the Society for the Collegiate Instruction of Women in 1882; and first president of Radcliffe College from 1...

Pinckney, Charles Cotesworth, 1746-1825

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After serving as a brigadier general in the Continental Army, Pinckney held several legislative and diplomatic posts before being placed in command of all federal forces in the South during the war scare of 1798. From the description of ALS : Harper's Ferry, Va., to James McHenry, 1800 Mar. 20. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122409546 Pinckney was a South Carolina politician, U. S. Revolutionary War veteran, and member of the U.S. Constitutional Conven...

Calhoun, John C. (John Caldwell), 1782-1850

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South Carolina statesman. From the description of Letters, 1783-1843. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 31977848 From the description of Papers, 1765-1902. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 17363885 Vice-President of United States. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [Washington, D.C.], to B.S. Thomas, 1841 July 29. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270134323 From the description of Autograph letter signed : ...

Washington, George, 1732-1799

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Lafayette, Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier, marquis de, 1757-1834

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Charles Nicoll Bancker was a merchant and financier. From the guide to the Charles Nicoll Bancker family papers, 1733-1894, 1733-1894, (American Philosophical Society) The Marquis de Lafayette (1757-1834) was a French patriot who enlisted in the Continental Army with the rank of Major-General. He was second-in-command to General Washington. He also participated in the French Revolution until 1790 when he was forced out of the country under the rule of the Jacobi...

Agassiz, Louis, 1807-1873

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Woodlawn (Fairfax County, Va. : Dwelling)

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Preston, William C. (William Campbell), 1794-1860

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Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826

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Daughter of Eliza Lucas Pinckney (1722-1793) and Charles Pinckney (ca. 1699-1758), a prominent South Carolina attorney and state representative. Harriot Pinckney married Daniel Horry (d. 1785), owner of Hampton Plantation, and their children were Daniel Huger Horry (1769-1828), who changed his name to Charles Lucas Pinckney Horry, and Harriott Pinckney Horry (1770-1858), who married Frederick Rutledge (1769-1821). From the description of Harriott Pinckney Horry diaries, 1793-1815. (T...