Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:
This collection consists of assorted legal instruments and correspondence that document the ownership of parcels of land on the Pocotaligo River, Prince Williams Parish, Beaufort District from 1764 to 1850. Known variously as Myrtle Grove, Live Oak, Providence and/or Leith plantations, they were cultivated (circa 1799) in cotton and rice, and were owned by various members of the Cuthbert, Rutledge, Palmer, Stoutenberg, Corbett, Heyward, and other families.
Diaries, ledgers, correspondence, inventories, plats, sketches, architectural drawings of John Drayton, Charles Drayton I-III, James Glen, Charlotta Drayton, Mary Middleton Drayton and others, relating mainly to affairs at Drayton Hall and other family plantations. Collection also includes artwork, reflections on eighteenth century literature, deeds, newspaper clippings and photographs.
Family papers collected by Jan Goin, owner of the Jan Goin Gallery in Charleston, S.C. and estate executor for relative and Charleston social worker Rena Muller. Includes data regarding Muller, Kruse, Wulbern and related German family history, including Charleston real estate materials, items from World War II veteran Kruse Muller, family photographs, Confederate paper money, and a large number of Charleston artist files from the gallery.
The Wendell M. Levi Real Estate Records contains documents produced over the course of Levi’s legal career. The bulk of the collection dates to the first half of the 20th century. Records relate to Sumter County and Clarendon County and include various mortgages, bonds, plats, real estate titles, deeds, farm leases, land rent liens, checks, and financial statements. Some documents, mainly plats, are housed separately due to size.
Financial records, letters and correspondence, plats, and printed materials relating to the Pinehurst Tea Plantation founded in Summerville, South Carolina, by Charles U. Shepard for his experiments in tea cultivation, production, and marketing. Materials relate primarily to the sale, purchase, and transfer of the property and properties that would become the Pinehurst Tea Plantation.