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Edward Blake tax return

Identifier: Mss 0034-042
Collection Overview

This collection consists of a return of taxable property belonging to Edward Blake in October 1794. It includes lots on Legare Street and South Bay Street along with plantations and slaves in St. Andrew's Parish, Ninety Six District and Saint Bartholomew's Parish.

Dates: 1794

Holloway family scrapbook

Identifier: AMN 1065
Abstract James Harrison Holloway, compiler of the family scrapbook, collected materials in the early twentieth century to preserve a record of his family’s legacy as free prominent African Americans in Charleston, South Carolina, from their arrival in the late eighteenth century. In the wake of Reconstruction and the dawn of Jim Crow, Holloway, whose vocations ranged between preacher, postmaster, and harness maker, sought to assert his family's legacy against the economic, social, and political...
Dates: 1776-1977, undated

Slave pass for Grace

Identifier: Mss 0034-111
Collection Overview

The document is a slave pass written by Isaac Riddell for an enslaved person named Grace. The pass gives Grace permission to sleep in Pattan's Lot from October 3, 1849 until January 3, 1850.

Dates: 1849 October 3

Slave passes for Mack and Ellack

Identifier: Mss 0034-040
Collection Overview

The folder contains two slave passes written by Sarah H. Savage and dated 1843. One pass gives an enslaved person named Mack permission to sleep in Bedon's Alley. The other pass, which has been penned through, gives an enslaved person named Ellack permission to sleep in Stoll's alley for three months.

Dates: 1843, undated

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