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Thomas Broughton Document Set - 1736 December 28

The document reads as follows: "South Carolina By the Hon.ble Thomas Broughton Esq. Lieut. Governor and commander in Chief in and over this His Majesties Provinces A Proclamation Whereas His most Sacred Majesty has been graciously pleased to give Directions for laying out & Settling Several Townships for the Encouragement of Such poor Protestans as Shall Come into this Province, and for the better Security & Defense of His Subjects in this Part of His Domminions, and Whereas the General afsembly of this Provinces in Obediences to His Majesties Royal Instructions and from a [illegible] & gratefull Sense of His Majesties Just Concern for His People have applied one

Image of William Moultrie document set - 1775 July 27 [letter]; n.d. [engraving]; n.d. [engraving]; n.d. [engraving].

William Moultrie document set - 1775 July 27 [letter]; n.d. [engraving]; n.d. [engraving]; n.d. [engraving].

William Moultrie document set. 2 items - 3 leaf pamphlet with letter and engraving; two leaf pamphlet. A.L.S., 1775, July 27, no address, to Council of Safety of South Carolina, no address; requests money for next week's regimental pay. William Moultrie engravings. The first engraving is a small, oval head and shoulders portrait. Underneath is inscribed "MOULTRIE" and then "AMERICAN BANK NOTE CO. 100." The second engraving, in the same pamphlet, is larger and square, inscribed with "Painted by Col. J. Trumbull P.A.A.E.A." and "Engraved by Edw'd Scriven" along the bottom edge of the engraving. Underneath is inscribed "MAJOR GENERAL WILLIAM MOULTRIE" under which is a facsimile of his sig

Image of Christopher Gadsden document set - 1775 January 20 [letter]; 1870 [engraving].

Christopher Gadsden document set - 1775 January 20 [letter]; 1870 [engraving].

Christopher Gadsden document set. 1 items - 2 leaf pamphlet with letter. L.S., 1775, January 20, Charlestown [MA], to, no address; acknowledging receiving one thousand "Journals of the Congress" and requesting five hundred copies of "the Petition to the King." Christopher Gadsden portrait engraving. Steel engraving signed "Etch'd by H.B. Hall Morrisania N.Y. 1870." In block letters underneath engraving, "GEN_ GADSDEN_" Inscribed with a facsimile of his signature, "Chris Gadsden." Christopher Gadsden (1723-1805): Born 16 February 1723 in Charleston, Charleston County, South Carolina; died 15 September 1805 in Charleston, Charleston County, South Carolina; interment at St. Philip's Chu

Image of Mordecai Gist document set - 1779 [illegible] 23 [letter]; n.d. [engraving].

Mordecai Gist document set - 1779 [illegible] 23 [letter]; n.d. [engraving].

Mordecai Gist document set. 1 item - 3 leaf pamphlet with letter. From Camp Butter Milk Falls, to the Baron de Kalb; referring to the drunken disorderly behavior of one man in the brigade. Mordecai Gist portrait engraving. Engraving is not signed nor does it have any other form of identification. It merely has "MORDECAI GIST" printed in block letters beneath it. Mordecai Gist (1742-1792): Born 1742 in Baltimore, Maryland; died 1792 in Charleston, South Carolina. Member of a prominent Maryland family who became a general in command of the Maryland Line in the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War. Johann Kalb (1721-1780): American general in the Revolution.

James Hogun document set - 1785 February 25 [letter].

James Hogun document set. 1 item - 2 leaf pamphlet with letter. L.S., 1785, February 25, Town Creek [DE], to "Sir" [no address]; describes bad roads impeding progress to join - asks him for [?] to be sent to meet him. No engraving in this document set. James Hogun (?-1781): Born unknown year in Ireland; died 4 January 1781 at Haddrel's Point, South Carolina, in prison after the fall of Charleston. Delegate to the Provincial Congresses and the Constitutional Convention when they met in Halifax town.

Isaac Huger document set - 1779 June 30 [letter].

Isaac Huger document set. 1 item - 2 leaf pamphlet with letter. A.L.S., 1779, June 30, Camp at Capt. Somer's, to Maj. General Lincoln [no address]; Describes his troop movements on account "of the enemy's motion up PonPon River." No engraving in this document set. Isaac Huger (1742-1797): Born 19 March 1742 at Limerick Plantation, South Caroline; died 17 Oct 1797. Lieutenant in the Cherokee War and a Lieutenant-colonel in 1776. In 1779 he was made a brigadier-general. Benjamin Lincoln (1733-1810): General in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War; Lieutenant Governor of Massachusetts, 1788-89.

Image of Charles Cotesworth Pinckney document set - 1775 October 8 [letter]; n.d. [engraving]; 1779 March 28 [letter]; n.d. [engraving].

Charles Cotesworth Pinckney document set - 1775 October 8 [letter]; n.d. [engraving]; 1779 March 28 [letter]; n.d. [engraving].

Charles Cotesworth Pinckney document set. 2 items - 3 leaf pamphlet with letter; 3 leaf pamphlet with letter. A.L.S., 1775, October 8, no address, to the Hon. Arthur Middleton Esq., no address; complaint that the contractor is supplying poor bread and bad meat (maggoty). A.L.S., 1779, March 28, Camp at Purisburg, to Major General Lincoln, no address; extensive discussion of deployment of artillery for defense; recruits joining South Carolina detachment - supplies needed for North Carolina regiment. Charles Cotesworth Pinckney portrait engraving. A square portrait of Pinckney, inscribed on the bottom edge of the portrait "Engraved by E. Wellmore from a Miniature by Malbone." Under t

Thomas Heyward document set - 1788 July 22 [letter]; 1797 May 29 [letter]; 1777 October 6 [letter]

3 a.l.s. The first letter: South-Carolina, The state of South-Carolina. To all and singular the sheriffs of said state, greeting: you, and each of you, are hereby commanded, without delay, to attach the body of Paul Warley, otherwise called Paul Warley of Amerlia Planter wheresoever he may be found, within your and each of your respective districts, so that you compel him to be and appear before the justices of the said state . . . [it continues in the same manner] Mr. Heyward is witness. July 22nd, 1788. Signed by Jacob Read. The second letter: 1 p. a.l.s. Dated: May 29th, 1797 Addressed to: Dear Nat [Nathaniel Heyward] The letter concerns previous correspondence. Signed: Thom

Robert Johnson document set - 1719 December 16

Robert Johnson document set. 1 Item-two leaf pamphlet with manuscript letter. The manuscript letter reads as follows: "Gentlemen What was Spoke to me Just now by Mr. Middleton as the Sentiments of the Representative Body of the People being only Delivered by Word of mouth, And being a matter of Very Great Import, and Consequence, and being unwilling to Trust to my memory Desire the Same may be Sent me In Writing And as I Take it for Granted that you have not as yet Chose a Speaker, I Expect the Same be Signed by Every Individual member that approves the Same, and if you have chosen any Speaker in [illegible] Sight the Same in that Capacity I Shall Look upon it as the Act of Every me

John Rutledge document set - 1777 November 3

John Rutledge document set. One Item: two leaf pamphlet with manuscript and engraving. The manuscript reads as follows: "Nov. 3dd. 1777 D.r Sir I am much obliged to you, for the favour of several Letters, since you arrived at Philadelphia-I wish, indeed the last, [illegible] had brought better News; However, we shall, I hope, be soon, more fortunate. I request, that you will take the Trouble of giving me a Line, as often as Leisure & opportunity admit-I am frequently in [illegible], ab.t Matters to the Northward, for, tho', We havemany Reports concerning [illegible], I look upon them not [illegible], unlefs transmitted by our Delegates, or published by order of Congrefs.

William Bull Document Set - 1762 August 9

William Bull document set. 1 item- 2 leaf pamphlet with letter. The letter reads as follows: "South Carolina To the Honourable William Bull, Esquire, Lieutenant Governor, Intendant General Of the Police and Ordinary of his Majesty's said Province. The petition of Septuagesima, a Minor of the age of Fourteen Years or thereabouts Sheweth That your Petioner is intitled to a personal Estate, which for want of some proper person to take charge of the same may suffer waste. Your petitioner therefore prays you will be pleased to appoint Mr. John Hatfield to be Guardian of her Person and property, during her said Minority. And [illegible] as in duty bound will ever pray he

Arthur Middleton document set - 1712 June 7

Arthur Middleton document set. 1 Item-two leaf pamphlet with manuscript The following are excerpts from the manuscript: "An Act to Confirm the Right and Title of William Cattle Ben Cattle, and Peter Cattle Sons of John Cattle the Elder, Deceased, and of John Cattle a Minor, and Grandson of the Said Deceased to their Several Pofsesions in Survey [illegible] of Land and to make [illegible] partition of Other Lands Equaly Amongst them As Also to Confirm the Right & Title of John Williams Son in Law of the Said Deceased John Cattle to his Pofsefsion in two hundred Acres of Land gien to him by the Said John Cattle in his Lifetime." "Provided alwais that Nothing in this Act Contained That

Francis Nicholson document set - 1704 November 21; 1721

Francis Nicholson document set. 2 Items: Item 1-two leaf pamphlet with manuscript letter; Item 2-two leaf pamphlet with manuscript . First letter: The following is an excerpt from the manuscript: "Virginia Williamsburgh November 21st 1704 Sir I am favoured with [illegible] Excell.cys letter of the 11th of September last and it would have been a very great satisfaction to me to have had the good fortune of seeing you at New York or Burlington: but calling on my old friend & acquaintance his Excell.cy [illegible] Seymour at Annapolis, I found he could not pofsibly go to the [illegible] in order to our meeting together, So his Excell.cy my Lord Cornbury and my self found we coul

Christopher Gadsen Document Set - 1803, March 29

Christopher Gadsen document set. One item: two leaf pamphlet with manuscript. The manuscript reads as follows: "Charleston 29th March 1803 Dear Sir After begging pardon for having so long omitted to answer your Favor by Mr. Andrews w.ch was accidentally mislaid & continued so for a considerable Time, & my having been more unwell since I rec.d [illegible] than for many years past, let me afsure you that I will do him every Service in my Power, but which,, from the [illegible] abundance [illegible] of foreign Waters that have burst in upon us from all Parts of Europe, espcecially Ireland, can be very little indeed. He soon after his arrival published his paper to which I subscr

Colonel John Bull document set - 1779 October 25 [letter]

1 a.l.s. The first letter: 1 p. a.l.s. The Honorable Executive Council will please to grant an order upon the Treasurer for Two Thousand Pounds towards paying for Materials and Workmen out of President's House and they will oblige their humble servant J. Bull [Colonel John Bull] To Honorable Executive Council October 25th 1779 John Bull (c.1740–1802) was an American statesman and revolutionary who served as a delegate from South Carolina in the Continental Congress from 1784 to 1787. (Wikipedia)

William Drayton document set - 1777 April 24 [letter]

1 a.l.s. The first letter: 1 p. a.l.s. Dated: South Carolina, April 24th, 1777 The author, Chief Justice of the State of South Carolina writes to say that Samuel Youngblood did go to jail per his orders. The memo read Horse Stealing. Signed: William Henry Drayton William Henry Drayton (September 1742– September 3, 1779), was an American planter and lawyer from Charleston, South Carolina. He served as a delegate for South Carolina to the Continental Congress in 1778 and 1779. He became a member of South Carolina's Committee of Safety in 1775, as well as the provisional Congress that functioned as the colony's rebel government. In 1776 he and Arthur Middleton designed the Great Seal

Nicholas Eveleigh document set - 1781 September 6 [letter]

1 a.l.s. The first letter: 1 p. a.l.s. Addressed to: Dear General Dated: Philadelphia, September 6th, 1781 The letter concerns its carrier, a Judge Burke from South Carolina. It also concerns General Washington. Signed: N. Eveleigh Nicholas Eveleigh (c. 1748–1791) was an American planter and political leader who was a delegate to the Continental Congress for South Carolina in 1781 and 1782. Nicholas was born in Charleston, South Carolina, but while still a boy his parents returned to England. He remained there until 1774, although he conducted some business related to family property from London. Then he returned to South Carolina where he made his home for the rest of his life.

Christopher Gadsden document set - 1780 May 10 [letter]

1 a.l.s. The first letter: 1 p. a.l.s. Addressed to: Dear Sir [Major Gen. Lincoln] Dated: [Charleston], May 10th, 1780 The letter sends a number of papers to the general at the behest of the inhabitants of Charleston. They are probably papers of surrender; the siege of Charleston ended on May 12th. The author asks that a copy of the papers be made for him by the general. Signed: Christopher Gadsden The Siege of Charleston was one of the major battles which took place towards the end of the American Revolutionary War, after the British began to shift their strategic focus towards the Southern Colonies. As a defeat, it was the biggest loss of troops suffered to the Continental Army

John Gervais document set - 1775 April 6 [letter]; 1779 June 5 [letter]

2 a.l.s. The first letter: 1 p. a.l.s. Dated: Charleston, April 6th, 1775 Addressed to: Dear Sir The author does not wish to hire a certain worker; he does not have enough work for him, and he is not a very good worker. Signed: John Lewis Gervais The second letter: 1 p. a.l.s. Dated: Charleston, June 5th, 1779 Addressed to: Dear Sir [General Lincoln] The letter concerns money. Signed: Your most obedient and humble servant John Lewis Gervais Benjamin Lincoln (January 24, 1733-May 9, 1810) was a American army officer. He served as a major general in the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War. He is notable for overseeing the largest US surrender of the war

John Houstoun document set - 1778 December 11 [letter]; 1779 June 5 [letter]

2 a.l.s. The first letter: 3 p. a.l.s. Dated: Savannah, December 11th, 1778 Addressed to: Sir [General Lincoln] 'Affairs in this part of the continent have for some months past worn an unfavorable aspect.' Signed: John Houstoun The second letter: 2 p. a.l.s. Dated: South Carolina, June 5th, 1779 Addressed to: Dear Sir The letter concerns prisoners. Signed: John Houstoun Benjamin Lincoln (January 24, 1733-May 9, 1810) was a American army officer. He served as a major general in the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War. He is notable for overseeing the largest US surrender of the war at Siege of Charleston and for being the officer who formally accepted