A letter from Tristram T. Hyde to Captain C.G. Ducker, President of the St. Matthew's congregation. The letter states Ducker's counter offer of $2000 per acre is too high, and that Hyde is authorized to offer $3000 for the roughly two-acre plot.
1850-1859, 1860-1869, 1840-1849, 1830-1839, 1800-1809, 1810-1819, and 1820-1829
The Record of Claremont Church, 1808-1865, is a bound volume that records lists of communicants, baptisms for infants and adults, burials for confederate soldiers and church members, confirmations and marriages performed. Each section includes entries for both enslaved people, freed persons, and white church members. The entries for enslaved people often include the names of their parents or mother, age, name of their slave owner or if they are free.
The Edisto Island Presbyterian Church Register is an unbound book recorded between 1837-1901. The register contains minutes from church sessions, baptism and marriage records, church memberships and church controversies with references to enslaved men and women by name and the accusations against them. Also included is the constitution of the Edisto Union Church, which was formed by Africans Americans, formerly enslaved, who took over the Edisto Island Presbyterian Church following the Civil War.
1900, 1901, 1850-1859, 1890-1899, 1880-1889, 1870-1879, 1860-1869, and 1840-1849
This German-language ledger book contains the records of marriages and deaths within the community of St. Matthew's Lutheran Church from 1840 to 1900, with a few additional entries for 1901. The book is divided into two sections. The front portion contains marriage records while the back portion contains death records.
A letter from Tristram T. Hyde to Captain C.G. Ducker, President of the St. Matthew's congregation. The letter describes a 2.08-acre tract of land Hyde wishes to purchase on behalf of a client. He states he's authorized to offer $1000 per acre.
A letter from Tristram T. Hyde to Captain C.G. Ducker, President of the St. Matthew's congregation. Hyde states he's offered to take an option for $4000, "with the assurance that $4000.00 will be paid for said land if the plan contemplated can be carried out. Hyde asks Ducker to bring the offer to the next church meeting and explain that the land's sale will lead to "public improvement."
A list of burials with occasional notations on the individuals. Makes notations on the deaths of a refugee from Auburn, a wounded soldier from the Confederate Army and a soldier who died at the age of nineteen in the hands of "the enemy."