A letter from C.G. Memminger to "Stanner" - Anna Bella Wilkinson, his sister-in-law. He reports that Anna's father will not be able to travel to Savannah to accompany Anna and Sarah home. He also wants to hear her narrative of the Ogeechee reform and its effect upon the behavior of the slaves.
A letter from Mary Wilkinson Memminger to "Stanner" - Anna Bella Wilkinson, her sister. She tries to clear up some confusion brought about by letters from their mother and Virginia. She says she does not have much news, and talks about Ellen (her daughter).
In this six-page, handwritten letter Warren Hubert Moise writes to his nephew, Edwin Warren Moise (b. 1889), about a trip he took to Savannah and Tybee Island, Georgia. He also discusses his father, Edwin Warren Moise (b. 1810), whose death in 1868 left the family in financial distress.
Plat of 500 acres off of the Savannah River granted to James Sutherland in 1737. Detail includes a creek of the southern branch of the Savannah River and various trees on the property lines. Names associated with this plat are James Sutherland, Patrick McKay, and James Stobo. Notable geographic locations include St. Peters Parish, Savannah Lands, and the South Branch of a creek of the Savannah River.
Published in 1782, the Tobler almanac for South Carolina and Georgia contains a Charleston City Directory and listing of the Charleston Board of Police in addition to weather forecasts, planting information, tide table, household remedies, and other folklore. The almanac is 32 pages long and contains one illustration concerning the anatomy of a man's body governed by the twelve constellations.
Carolus Drayton more commonly known as Charles Drayton I (1743-1820). Concerns day-to-day management of Drayton plantations, (particularly Drayton Hall and Jehossee), focusing on crops, livestock, labor, and the movement of these between estates.
Pencil sketches and one watercolor, by Charleston-born architect William Martin Aiken. Includes images of grand houses (exterior and interior) with architectural details, gates and doors, sailing vessels and flora. Charleston, Savannah, Rhode Island, and England.