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Charles Fraser book of precedents

 Item
Identifier: Mss 0017
Collection Overview Rebound indexed volume contains copies of legal cases compiled by Charles Fraser, drawings, and a clipping. The volume contains copies of writs for both civil and criminal actions and decisions from the Court of Chancery, Court of Pleas, and Commissioners of the Peace.; "Part First" contains writs and decisions. "Part Second" contains pleas, judgments, and executions. Drawings (renumbered pages 51 and 57) are of a bull and pig, and of a hand with pointed finger. A clipping concerns a case...
Dates: 1800-1819; Majority of material found within 1800-1807

Grimke family papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 0176
Abstract Materials include Revolutionary War papers of John Paul Grimke and his son John Faucheraud Grimke, with materials re the latter as intendant (mayor) of Charleston. Papers of his son Thomas Smith Grimke document temperance, politics and education and contain an autograph collection. With papers of Thomas's siblings Frederick Grimke, abolitionists Sarah Moore Grimke and Angelina Grimke Weld and others. With materials of two more following generations, and genealogical materials on Grimke,...
Dates: 1678-1977, circa 1990s