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John Torrans letters

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Identifier: Mss 0034-081
Collection Overview A letter from John Torrans to Alexander Rose recommends that Rose buy the brigantine Industry lying at Eveleigh's Wharf, "that she will do well to go to Suranam" [Surinam]. A postscript headed "Distillery Monday Morning" asks Rose to tell Forbes that "one of the Negros is run away." The second letter (penciled note on cover reads "Charleston, S.C. List of Negros to be Mortgaged") from Torrans to Rose states he has sent a bond and mortgage bought at Well's Shop, but "did not know how many...
Dates: approximately 1775

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Avery Research Center for African American History and Culture 10
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African Americans -- Education -- South Carolina -- History -- 20th century 4
African Americans -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- History 4
African Americans -- South Carolina -- Charleston 3
African American educators -- South Carolina -- Charleston 2
African Americans -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- History -- To 1863 2
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African Americans -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- Societies, etc. -- Photographs 2
Educators -- South Carolina -- Charleston 2
Fraternal organizations -- South Carolina -- Charleston 2
High schools -- South Carolina -- Charleston 2
Hospital Workers' Strike, Charleston, S.C., 1969 2
Public schools -- South Carolina -- History -- 20th century 2
South Carolina -- History -- 1865- 2
Abolitionists -- United States -- Biography 1
Abolitionists -- United States -- History -- 19th century 1
Africa -- Social life and customs 1
African American businesspeople -- South Carolina 1
African American children -- Institutional care -- South Carolina -- Charleston 1
African American children -- South Carolina -- Charleston 1
African American churches -- South Carolina -- Charleston 1
African American churches -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- Photographs 1
African American educators -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- Photographs 1
African American fraternal organizations 1
African American fraternal organizations -- 20th century -- Photographs 1
African American fraternal organizations -- South Carolina -- Charleston 1
African American photographers -- South Carolina -- Charleston 1
African American women -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- Intellectual life 1
African American women -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- Social life and customs 1
African American women -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- Societies and clubs 1
African American women -- South Carolina -- Societies and clubs 1
African American women -- South Carolina -- Societies and clubs -- Photographs 1
African Americans -- Canada 1
African Americans -- Civil rights -- South Carolina 1
African Americans -- Education -- South Carolina 1
African Americans -- Education -- South Carolina -- History 1
African Americans -- History -- To 1863 1
African Americans -- Politics and government -- South Carolina 1
African Americans -- Social conditions 1
African Americans -- Social conditions -- South Carolina -- History -- 20th century 1
African Americans -- Societies, etc. -- Photographs 1
African Americans -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- Charities 1
African Americans -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- History -- 19th century 1
African Americans -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- History -- 20th century 1
African Americans -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- Social conditions 1
African Americans -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- Statistics, Vital 1
African Americans -- South Carolina -- Charleston County -- History 1
African Americans -- South Carolina -- Johns Island (Island) -- Social conditions 1
African Americans -- South Carolina -- Port Royal -- History 1
African Americans -- Suffrage -- South Carolina 1
Antislavery movements -- United States 1
Buildings -- South Carolina -- Charleston 1
Civil rights workers -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- History -- 20th century 1
Enslaved persons -- South Carolina -- Charleston 1
Fraternal organizations -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- Photographs 1
Freedmen -- United States 1
Hospital Workers' Strike, Charleston, S.C., 1969 -- Photographs 1
Legal assistance to the poor -- South Carolina 1
Literacy tests (Election law) -- South Carolina 1
Orphanages -- South Carolina -- Charleston 1
Orphans -- South Carolina -- Charleston 1
Police-community relations -- South Carolina -- Charleston 1
Political action committees -- South Carolina 1
Porters -- Labor unions -- United States -- History 1
Pullman porters -- Photographs 1
Pullman porters -- United States -- History 1
Race discrimination -- South Carolina -- History 1
School buildings -- South Carolina -- Photographs 1
School supervisors -- South Carolina -- History -- 20th century 1
Sea Islands -- Photographs 1
Shipping -- South Carolina -- Charleston 1
Slave records 1
Slave records -- South Carolina 1
Slave trade -- South Carolina -- Charleston 1
Slavery -- Southern States -- History 1
Slavery -- United States -- History 1
Social service -- South Carolina -- Charleston 1
South Carolina -- History 1
South Carolina -- History -- 1775-1865 1
South Carolina -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775 1
Suriname 1
Teachers -- South Carolina -- Charleston 1
Women -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- Societies and clubs 1
administrative records 1
clippings (information artifacts) 1
correspondence 1
financial records 1
letters (correspondence) 1
lists (document genres) 1
pamphlets 1
photocopies 1
photographs 1
rosters 1
scrapbooks 1
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Avery Normal Institute 5
Avery Institute of Afro-American History and Culture 2
Avery Research Center 2
Bonds-Wilson High School (Charleston, S.C.) 2
Wilson, John T., 1910-1994 2
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Allen, William Francis, 1830-1889 1
Bonds, J. R. (James Roosevelt), 1904-1992 1
Bonds, Lacy, 1910-1973 1
Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters 1
Brown Fellowship Society (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Century Fellowship Society (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Chambers, Annette Graves, 1983- 1
Charleston Area Community Relations Committee (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Citizens' Committee of Charleston (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Coming Street YWCA (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Community Organization Credit Union 1
DeCosta family 1
DeCosta, Beautine Hubert, 1913-2008 1
DeCosta, Frank A. 1
DeCosta, Frank Augustus, Jr., 1935-1999 1
DeCosta-Willis, Miriam 1
Deweese family 1
Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963 1
Elgin Association 1
Elgin Society 1
Foster, Stephen S. (Stephen Symonds), 1809-1881 1
Giddings, Joshua R. (Joshua Reed), 1795-1864 1
Graves family 1
Graves, Eugene 1
Graves, J. Michael (James Michael), 1915-1996 1
Graves, James R. B., 1883-1969 1
Graves, Pauline 1
Graves, Robert Blackburne 1
Graves, Rose L., 1890-1978 1
Hampton Institute 1
Highlander Folk School (Monteagle, Tenn.) 1
Industry (Ship) 1
Jenkins Orphanage (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Jenkins family 1
Jenkins' Orphanage Band 1
Jenkins, Daniel Joseph, 1862-1937 1
Jenkins, Esau, 1910-1972 1
Kelly family 1
Kelly, Anna D., 1913-2007 1
King, William, 1812-1895 1
May, Samuel J. (Samuel Joseph), 1797-1871 1
Orphan Aid Society (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Pease, Jane H. 1
Pease, William H., 1924- 1
Phillis Wheatley Literary and Social Club (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Political Action Committee of Charleston County (Charleston County, S.C.) 1
Progressive Club (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Pullman Company 1
Rose, Alexander, -1801 1
Torrans, John, approximately 1702-1780 1
Vigilant Committee of Philadelphia 1
Wheatley, Phillis, 1753-1784 1
Wilson, Etta Winds, 1907-1995 1
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