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David Ashby Stuckey bills of sale, receipts, and correspondence

Identifier: Mss 1034-085

Collection Overview

Bills of sale, receipts, and correspondence of cotton farmer David Ashby Stuckey. Materials include bills of sale from Worth and Worth General Shipping and Commission Merchants (Wilmington, North Carolina), Ducker and Bultman (Sumter, South Carolina), and W.R. Scarborough (Bishopville, South Carolina). Also included is correspondence from the office of Worth and Worth to David Ashby Stuckey regarding the sale of three bales of cotton, bale pricing, and credit balances.


  • Creation: 1873-1899, undated


Language of Material

Materials in English

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research.

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Biographical Note

David Ashby Stuckey (1849-1932) was a cotton farmer in the Manville area of Lee County, South Carolina. His grandfather, Edmund Stuckey, settled the area circa 1800.


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Bills of sale, receipts, and correspondence of David Ashby Stuckey, a cotton farmer from Lee County, South Carolina.

Acquisitions Information

Materials donated in 2009 by Rachael Bowman Bradbury

Related Material

Related materials in Special Collections include the 2010 publication Bishopville and Lee County by Rachael Bowman Bradbury and William P. Baskin III.

Processing Information

Processed by Joshua Minor, July 2011.

Inventory of the David Ashby Stuckey Bills of Sale, Receipts, and Correspondence, 1873-1899, undated
Processed by: Joshua Minor; machine-readable finding aid created by: Joshua Minor
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Repository Details

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