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South Carolina Court of Common Pleas records

Identifier: Mss 0034-073

Collection Overview

Judgments of the South Carolina Court of Common Pleas levied against debtors (their goods, chattles, lands, and other hereditaments and real estate) for the recovery of moneys owed. Cases include: Ebenezer Simmons, Benjamin Smith, and James Nott versus Nathanael Snow of St. James Goose Creek (1748 Jan. 3); James Reid versus Henry Varnor, a Christ Church Parish planter (1748 Oct. 1); John McCall versus William Brown (1748 July 5); Maurice Harvey and Robert Philip, Charles Town [Charleston] merchants versus Thomas Barker of St. George Parish [Dorchester] (1760 July 1); Hugh Ferguson, Maurice Harvey, and John Parker versus Thomas Barker (1760 July 1); Maurice Harvey and Robert Philip versus Joseph Day, a bricklayer (1760 July 1); and John McQueen, John Beswicke, and Maurice Harvey versus Robert Mills, alias Robert Miller, a Prince William Parish planter.


  • Creation: 1748-1812


Language of Material

Materials in English.

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research.

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Historical Note

South Carolina court of debts and misdemeanors.


2 folders (10 items)

Inventory of the South Carolina Court of Common Pleas Records, 1748-1812
Processed by: Special Collections staff; finding aid created by: Special Collections staff
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Repository Details

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