Hampton family papers, 1773-1974.

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Hampton family. Hampton family papers, 1773-1974.

Hampton family papers, 1773-1974.

Antebellum business correspondence and antebellum and Civil War family correspondence of three generations of Wade Hamptons: Wade Hampton I (1752-1835), army officer and U.S. representative from Virginia; Wade Hampton II (1791-1858); and Wade Hampton III (1818-1902), Confederate Army officer and governor and U.S. senator of South Carolina. Papers are of Wade Hampton I concern operations at Houmas, his sugar plantation in Ascension Parish (Louisiana), and his South Carolina rice and cotton plantations, including the purchase of plantation supplies and the marketing of his crops, chiefly 1829-1835. Personal papers of Wade Hampton II and Wade Hampton III include letters to Mary Fisher Hampton, daughter and sister, respectively, concerning family, social, and plantation news from Walnut Ridge and Wild Woods, Miss., and letters from Wade Hampton III to his first wife, Margaret (Preston) Hampton (b. 1851), from England and Scotland, 1846 (typed transcript copies); and to his second wife in the late 1850s and during the Civil War. Later papers include materials dating to Reconstruction, later 19th century, and 20th century papers re politics, family history, farming operations, land and real estate, and other topics.

ca. 2 linear ft.

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