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Bank of Charleston records

Identifier: Mss 0004

Records of the Bank of Charleston, Charleston, South Carolina. Materials relate to the daily operations and financial transactions of the Bank of Charleston. Collection includes ledgers, journals, and receipt books containing records of general accounts, deposits, loans, and exchange rates. Also included are ledgers containing the business accounts of Merchants National Bank, Savannah, Georgia, and the Bank of Liverpool.

Dates: 1837-1874

Farr family papers

Identifier: AMN 1066
Abstract Joseph M. Farr, his wife Mary Behn Farr and their four children were a white, slave and land owning family in Beaufort County. Two of their slaves were Elizabeth and Robert [Bob] Farr. The latter, as a freed man, served as a private in Company H of the 104th U.S. Colored Troops. William W. Farr, the oldest son of Joseph and Mary Farr, was a Civil War veteran and later a banker in Beaufort, who had a long standing relationship with Maria Green, an African American female farmer. Together,...
Dates: 1828-1990

Lewis R. Gibbes papers

Identifier: Mss 0020
Abstract Papers of Lewis R. Gibbes, Professor of mathematics, astronomy, and physics at the College of Charleston, Charleston, South Carolina, from 1838-1892. Papers include materials relating to Gibbes' studies in France, assorted obituaries, eulogies, and memorials, his published papers and newspaper articles (collected into several scrapbooks) on his scientific work and other topics, assorted Elliott Society of Natural History materials, astronomical charts and calculations, assorted cartes de...
Dates: 1800s-1893, 1937

James Elliott receipt

Identifier: Mss 0034-133
Collection Overview

This collection consists of a receipt issued to James Elliot for 200 dollars for a year-long subscription to the Fairfield Herald newspaper. The recipt is signed by E.H. Britton.

Dates: 1849

Lipsitz family papers

Identifier: Mss 1102

Promotional materials, business materials, clippings, correspondence, and publications of the Lipsitz family of Beaufort, South Carolina. Materials primarily relate to the Lipsitz Department store, owned and operated by three generations of the Lipsitz family from 1902 to 2009.

Dates: 1876-1953

Randolph family papers

Identifier: Mss 0043
Collection Overview Papers consist of financial and legal documents and correspondence pertaining to Harrison and Louise Wagener Randolph, the Randolph family, and George Andreas Wagener. Financial documents include bank deposit books (1918-1961) of Harrison and Louise W. Randolph, tax returns (1946-1960) for Harrison and Louise W. Randolph and their estates, a ledger (1955-1959) of accounts of Louise W. Randolph and her estate, reports of audits (1956-1959) of the accounts of Louise W. Randolph and the estate...
Dates: 1870-1961


Identifier: Mss 0034-132
Collection Overview This collection consists of a receipt issued by the Office of Receiver in Charleston, S.C. to Patrick O'Donnell for 279 dollars and 58 cents. It is dated October 21, 1864 and signed by John Y. Stock, receiver. "Confederate States of America. Office of Receiver, under the Sequestration Act of 1861. Received at Charleston, oct. 21st 1864 of Mr. Patk. O'Donnell. Two hundred and seventy-nine Dollars 58 cents, the same being in full amount due by him for 2 year's interest to 31st Aug. 1864 under...
Dates: 1864

Receipt for schooner Betsey

Identifier: Mss 0034-047
Collection Overview

Receipt of payment for three months dockage from January to March 1837 from Captain Edmund Palmer for the schooner Betsey to S. Gould of the Harborsmouth Wharf Company. The payment of five dollars and twenty-four cents was received on March 15, 1837 in turnips, potatoes and hay.

Dates: 1837

Receipt for sloop Mary

Identifier: Mss 0034-058
Collection Overview

This collection consists of a single receipt for peas and flour received from Bollman Brothers by the sloop Mary on June 17, 1870. The goods were sent to C.P. and G.W. Chiman at Toogoodoo signed for by E.D. LaRoche. On the reverse side of the receipt is written "Sloop Mary, Captain Mills, June 27, 1870".

Dates: 1870

Thomas Robert receipt book

Identifier: Mss 0034-061
Collection Overview This small volume appears to have been used by both Thomas Robert and Peter Robert. The back cover is inscribed "Peter Robert, 1781: Memorandum Book." Most entries pertain to Thomas Robert and include receipts (1776-1779), lists of slaves (n.d.), and a note (1778) by William Newman which is addressed to Capt. Samuel Little and certifies that Thomas Robert "enrolled and has done duty in my company this 26th November 1778." One receipt was written in Charleston (S.C.). Other entries include a...
Dates: 1772-1792

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