A letter from John Ball Sr. in Charleston, South Carolina to his son John Ball Jr. at Harvard College in Massachusetts on sending the enslaved man Nat to Boston to assist John, the confinement of Susey's children due to sickness, business matters, and John's education. The letter ends discussing the enslaved man Nat and his wages.
A letter from John Ball Sr. in Charleston, South Carolina to his son John Ball Jr. at Harvard College in Massachusetts discussing traveling to Newport, Susey's boys and her financial struggles, the health of citizens in Charleston, and a publication on the number of deaths in the city for whites and blacks. The letter ends discussing the deaths of the P.M. Parker, the newly elected assistant rector of St. Philip's Church and Cousin Corbett's son Tom.
A letter from John Ball in Charleston, South Carolina to his son John Ball Jr. at Harvard College in Massachusetts discussing John's poor health, travel and Jane Ball's poor health. The letter ends with a notation that "the news of peace has put a stop to the selling of rice."
A letter from John Ball Sr. in Charleston, South Carolina to his son John Ball Jr. at Harvard College in Massachusetts discussing education, health, money, and sending the enslaved man Nat to Boston to assist John.
A letter from John Ball Sr. at Kensington Plantation to his son John Ball Jr. at Harvard College in Massachusetts discussing the weather, Jane Ball's health, an outbreak of measles in Charleston and small pox at Midway Plantation, the inoculation of forty enslaved persons, a publication from Doctor Waterhouse on diseases, and the death of cattle due to a drought.
200 acres laid out to Jonathan Stocks situated in Colleton County lying on the side of Kywa [Kiawah] Creek, shows surrounding properties with no land type or detail. Names associated with this plat are Jonathan Stock, John Jones, John Edenborough, Thomas Jones, and Thomas Weatherby.
"Release from Thomas Osborn a Sheriff Charleston District to Philip Hart dated 6 October 1794 for a tract of land measuring and Containing 500 acres more or less situated lying and being on the Cypress Swamp in the district of Charleston Butting and Bounding Westwardly on land now or late the property of David Manll. Southwardly on lands of John Conard, Eastwardly on lands of Thomas Waring and Northeastwardly on lands belonging to Major James Postell - Sold under [?] in the property of William Doweth." Names associated with this plat are Thomas Osborn, William Dewitt, Hart, David Manll, John Conrad, Thomas Waring, Philip Hart, James Postell, and William Doweth. Notable geographic locations include St. George Parish, Cypress Swamp and Charleston District.
Plat of 230 acres on Johns Island. Little detail included on the plat, but there is an short explanation of the deed. Names associated with this plat are John Jones, Ebenezer Simmons, James Witter, Samuel Palmevine, John Palmavin, and Welkins. Notable geographic locations included in this plat are the Keiwaugh [Kiawah] River, Coll’s Creek, Savannah Tract, Johns Island, and Colleton County.