Plantations -- South Carolina
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: Mss 0092
Collection Overview The papers consist of family and business correspondence between members of the Heyward family. Nathaniel Heyward (1766-1851) of South Carolina and his wife Henrietta Manigault Heyward (1769-1827) correspond with their sons Nathaniel Heyward (1790-1819) and William Manigault Heyward (1788-1820); their grandsons Nathaniel Barnwell Heyward (1816-1891), James Barnwell Heyward (1817-1886) and William Henry Heyward (1817-1889); and other relations regarding plantation provisions and rice planting...
Identifier: Mss 0027
Collection Overview Pages are missing or damaged. Business and personal accounts (1766 Sept.-1767 Dec., 1768 Feb.-1773 May, 1773 Aug.-Sept.) kept for Henry Laurens. Accounts are with individuals and companies for goods (primarily general merchandise) and services (including commissions). Several include the sale of individual slaves. A number of entries are for New Hope, Mepkin, Broton [Broughton] Island, Wambaw, and Wright's Savannah plantations. Other accounts include expenses for improvements made to brick...
Identifier: Mss 0034-054
Collection Overview Journal entries on pages interleaved in Hoff's Agricultural Almanac (1818). Includes personal and plantation entries by Charles Cotesworth Pinckney (1818 April 6-May 16, with a few scattered entries in late 1818 and early 1819). The journal records daily activities on Pinckney's plantation. Pinckney not only planted cotton, sweet potatoes, Irish potatoes, corn, and oats, but relied heavily on fish for food. Many daily entries record the number of drumfish caught and the share of the catch...