In this four-page handwritten letter, C.C. Tseng writes of his sadness at leaving Charleston, South Carolina and Laura M. Bragg's friendship and company. Miss Bragg is at the Valentine Museum in Richmond, Virginia. C.C. Tseng mentions Chinese friends, Miss Lin, Mr. An, and Mr. Lin, and Charleston friends Miss Richardson and Helen. A recent storm destroyed some flowers in Miss Bragg's garden.
In this four-page handwritten letter, C.C. Tseng discusses his return to Charleston, a visit to Snug Harbor, South Carolina, summer reading plans, and possible visit to New York. Mr. An reports he is now a "talking machine." He has also made the last payment for an automobile and plans to do some gardening. He has received two checks from Laura Bragg and mentions Miss Liu.
Letter from John Cox to Nathanael Greene reporting an encounter between 800 Continental troops, North Carolina militia, Virginia militia, and the British. Cox reports that the American troops were outnumbered and eventually defeated by Lord Cornwallis and his men.
Promissory note from Thomas Drayton promising to return a security deposit to Algernon and Thomas Wilson once debts had been paid. The Wilsons owed Drayton "three notes" (of varying monetary amounts). Middleton plantation is mentioned.
Letter from Elizabeth Caroline Grimke to her sisters Angelina Grimke and Mrs. Anna Rutledge Grimke Frost regarding the death of their brother Thomas Smith Grimke, and the impact it had on his widow and a family member named John.
A portion of a will possibly belonging to Thomas Drayton in which Drayton specifies the ways in which he would like his slaves distributed. The writer also wills several "hacks" and tracts of land on the Ashley River.
A three-page letter written by Colonel George Roberts in Purrysburg, South Carolina to John F. Grimke at the "Two Sisters" camp. Roberts writes about the failure of the American Navy and France and Spain's naval and monetary assistance during the Revolutionary War.
A two-page letter written by R.B. Roberts from the "Camp at Ashepoo," in South Carolina. Roberts writes that an officer, Captain Wickly's, conduct had been "scandalous & infamous" while at camp by refusing to heed Roberts' orders.
Letter from Aunt (?) "Elzh" in Charleston to James B. Heyward in Cambridge, Mass. "Elzh" catches James up on all the news of friends and family in Charleston, Beaufort and elsewhere and mentions a new law passed by the Legislature "preventing coloured People from teaching." 4p.
Letter from friend, Anne H Darrell, to James B. Heyward in Cambridge, Mass. Ann mentions the bitterly cold winter they are having in Charleston and the destruction of St. Philips Church by fire, and informs him she has sent him some oranges from "Augustine." 3p.
Nathaniel Heyward writes to his grandson James B. Heyward in Cambridge apologizing for failing to submit his quarterly remittance. He exhorts him to "keep on the fashionable side" as "the Ladies of Boston have very sweet mouths for Southerners." 3p.
Letter from Abraham Lott to Nathanael Greene regarding his poor health, family, and the current state of military affairs, including the enemy retreat from Charlestown, where their current strong holds are, and movements of companies of men.
Correspondence from James Simons of Simons, Siegling, and Cappelmann to Felicia Goodwin, President of the "Colored Young Womens Christian Association of the City of Charleston, S. C." regarding the "purchase of property on the east side of Coming Street by the Colored Young Womens Christian Association of the City of Charleston, S. C. from Mr. H. Willard Silcox."