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Edward Hyrne letter, 1700 (photocopy)

Identifier: Mss 0034-114

Collection Overview

The document is a photocopy of a letter sent from Charleston to England. It was written by Edward Hyrne to his wife, who is only identified as "My Dear Love," on October 19, 1700. In the letter, Hyrne described a hurricane that hit Charleston on September 30, 1700. He also gave a brief account of life in the city. A typescript of the letter is also included in the collection. Each leaf is a two sided photocopy. On the back side of each leaf is a stamp from the "Taurus Gallery" in London, England.


  • Creation: approximately 1980


Language of Material

Materials in English.

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research.

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1 folder (2 items) : 14 leaves ; 30 cm.

Inventory of the Edward Hyrne Letter, 1700 (Photocopy), approximately 1980
Processed by: Special Collections staff; finding aid created by: Special Collections staff
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Repository Details

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