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Slaves -- South Carolina -- Charleston

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

"Chart: Members and Applicants to the Friendly Moralist Society", 1841 - 1856

 File — Box 1, Folder: 6
Scope and Contents

From "Free Black Benevolence in Antebellum Charleston;" photocopied transcripts. Includes "names, residence, religious and social affiliations, relations, slaves (enslaved if held in Charleston County only), real estate, taxable value of property/taxes, and notes." Pages 312-345.

Dates: 1841 - 1856

John L. Dart family papers

Identifier: AMN 1069
Abstract John Lewis Dart (1854-1915) was born a free person of color in Charleston, South Carolina. He graduated from Avery Normal Institute in 1872 and attended Atlanta University in Georgia, and Newton Theological Seminary in Massachusetts, where he was ordained a Baptist minister. He returned to Charleston in 1886 and became pastor of Morris Street Baptist Church. Sixteen years later, Dart ministered the Shiloh Baptist Church. In 1894, he opened the Charleston Normal and Industrial Institute, a...
Dates: 1844-1947

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

Vincent P. Lannie collection

Identifier: Mss 0077
Abstract Materials collected by Vincent P. Lannie relate to writer Elizabeth Waties Allston Pringle, Allston and Vanderhost family members and their enslaved people, Confederate imprints, a broadside advertisement for a rice planting device, Civil War ships USS Monitor and Keokuk, a Revolutionary era parole, and a letter of John Rutledge. Also includes letters to George N. Shuster, former president of Hunter College and editor of...
Dates: 1733-1974

Sarah H. Savage permission notes

Identifier: Mss 0034-040
Collection Overview

The folder contains two notes written by Sarah H. Savage and dated 1843. One note gives a slave named "Mack" permission to sleep in Bedon's Alley. The other note, which has been scribbled over gives permission for "Ellack" to sleep in Stoll's alley for three months.

Dates: 1843