This is the first page of a letter written to "William" from Elias L. Rivers on April 29, 1895, in order to "preserve" a memory. In the letter, Rivers recalls the meeting of 14 men who were from James Island and that had served in the Civil War at "William's" home on March 27, 1895. Rivers lists the men's names and where they were living at the time. The men at the meeting included: Constant H. Rivers, E.L. Rivers, Jenkins Holmes, J.F. Lawton, J.H. Freer, W.G. Hinson, Dr. Robert Lebby, Dr. W.B. Seabrook, Dr. b.M. Lebby, W.A. Clark, W.B. Minott, Edward T. Legare, R.E. Mellichamp, Chas. H. Rivers. Mr. Rivers recalls that one man had not been to James Island since 1854 and was shocked at all of the changes he encountered upon arrival in 1895. The bottom of this page states that the group had a dinner and were joined by Mr. J.T. Dill, Robert Bee, and S.L. Hinson.
Black-and-white photograph, on card, of a bride and groom. Writing on back of card reads, "Bride and Groom. Dr. and Mrs. W.D. Ellis about 1840. Parents of: Judge W.D. Ellis, Atlanta; Mrs. W.W. McLeod; Miss Rose M. Ellis; Mrs. John P. Fort; Dr. D.W. Ellis."
One of three scrapbooks compiled by William Henry Johnson containing, among other materials, photographs depicting scenes of the South Carolina Lowcountry, with descriptive notes. Volume 1 includes photographs depicting cemeteries, churches, plantations, historic buildings, ruins, landscapes, and the interiors of buildings. Subjects include locations in Berkeley County, St. Johns (Berkeley) Parish, Goose Creek, and along the Cooper River. Other sites and subjects include Belmont, Black Oak Church, Bluford, Casada, Cedar Grove, Cedar Spring, Comingtee, a Prioleau family burial ground, Crowfield, Dean Hall Plantation, Dockon Plantation, Eutaw, Eutaw Springs, Exeter, Fairspring, Fort Dorchester, Four Hole Swamp, Gippy, Gravel Hill, the gravestone of Susan Bee, Hanover Plantation, Indian Fields Campground, Ingleside, Indianfield, Liberty Hall Club, Lewisfield, Magnolia Cemetery, monument of Col. Hezekiah Maham, grave of Major Majoribanks, Medway Plantation, Mepkin, a milestone by the Cooper River, Moorfield, Mount Pleasant Plantation, Mulberry Castle, North Hampton, Numertia, The Oaks Plantation, Ophir, Otranto Hunting Club, Parnassus, Pimlico, Pinegrove, Pond Bluff, Pooshee Plantation, John Poppenheim's plantation, Quarter house, Red Bank Hunting Club, an Episcopal church in Pineville, Rice Hope Plantation, The Rocks, St. James Goose Creek church, St. Johns Berkeley rectory site, St. Johns AME Church, a St. Julien family house, a Santee Canal lock, "Sarrazin house," a shanty, Somerset Plantation, Somerton Plantation, "Francis Marion spring," Springfield, Stoney Landing, Strawberry Chapel, Ten Mile Hill, Thoroughgood, Wadboo Barony, Wadboo bridge, Walnut Grove, Walworth, Wampee, Wampoolah, Wappetaw, Washington Plantation, the Whaley place, White Hall, Wiskinboo, Woodlawn, and Yeamans Hall.
Color photograph of Willie McLeod seated with birthday cake on table. Four other people standing around him. Writing on back of image reads, "Mr. Pope. Al Foy. Vivian Foy. John Haizlop. Mr William McLeod 100 years! Febr 4, 1985."
The Rose Hill Time Book is a record of the tasks completed on the property and the figures related to pay for working these tasks starting in the month of July and ending in the month of December of 1878. Also included in this account are the names of the laborers on site. This location was once known as "Rose Hill Plantation" prior to the Civil War and this Time Book represents the agricultural labor of freedmen post Civil War during the era of Reconstruction. The names of the laborers are listed as: Abby, Adam, Bacus, Balinda, Ben, Berry, Bess, Billy, Bina, Binky, Blake, Brooks, Butler, Caroline, Catharina, Ceasar, Charity, Charlot, Chas, Cinty, Clay, Cloe, Curry, Dafney, Daniel, Dareus, David, Ellen, Eve, Fanny, Fay, Flora, Franky, Friday, Gibs, Hacklus, Hanah, Hariet , Hariott, Harot, Henry, Isaac, Israil, Jacob, James, Jane, January, Jerry, Jim/Jimm/Jimmy, Joana, Jock, John, Josiah, Judy, Julian, Jun, Laury ,Leah ,Leny, Lesby, Liddy, London, Luck , Maria, Mary, Maryann, Mily, Mingo, Morris, Moses, Ned , Patience, Patima, Patty, Peggy, Peter, Phillip, Pompy, Primus, Prince ,Queen, Richard ,Rob, Robert, Robin, Rose ,Saby, Sally, Sam, Sambo , Sampson ,Scilla, Scipio, Sealy, Sharlott, Silvey, Smart, Sory, Stephen, Tamar, Thomas, Toby, Tom, Tug, Violet, William.
The Rose Hill Time Book is a record of the tasks completed on the property and the figures related to pay for working these tasks starting in the month of January and ending in the month of May of 1878. Also included in this account are the names of the laborers on site. This location was once known as "Rose Hill Plantation" prior to the Civil War and this Time Book represents the agricultural labor of freedmen post Civil War during the era of Reconstruction. The names of the laborers are repeated throughout the record and are listed as: Abby, Adam, Balinda, Ben, Berry, Bina, Binky, Burry, Butler, Caesar, Charity, Charles, Charlot, Charot, Clarrida, Curly, Daniel, Daphney, Dareus, Edward, Ellen, Fay, Flora, Frank, Gibs, Hacklus, Hanah, Hariot, Harry, Henry, Isaac, Israil, Jacob, January, Jenny, Jerry, Jim/Jimmy, Joan, John, Judy, June, Juno, Leah, Linda, Lindy, Luck, Martha, Mary, Mingo, Miny, Mira, Morris, Nancy, Ned, Patty, Peggy, Phillip, Pompy, Queen, Richard, Robert, Robin, Rose, Sabe, Sally, Salvy, Sarah, Serpio, Silvey, Smart, Stephen, Tom, Violet.
1850-1859, 1840-1849, 1830-1839, 1800-1809, 1810-1819, 1820-1829, and 1790-1799
The A.B Flagg Medical Day Book, 1792-1853, is the medical account of Doctor Arthur Belin Flagg. This book includes descriptions of medical treatments and a list of fees for medical services for plantation families and slaves. The details includes the names of the plantation owners and the names of the enslaved peoples. Also recorded in this account book is Dr. Flagg's visit to the military location Camp Magill in Waccamaw, South Carolina to treat wounded soldiers during the Civil War in 1861.The last section of the book was written starting from the back of the book resulting in upside down pages. The names of the enslaved people are listed as:
Amelia, Ananias, Aplira, Beck, Ben, Betsy, Betty, Beu, Billy, Bina, Bob, Brutus, Caesar, Carolina, Catty, Charles, Charlotte, Chrysilla, Clara, Cyrus, Delia, Dianah, Emiline, Flora, Francis, Gabriel, Hampton, Hariet, Henrietta, Henry, Hep, Jack, James, Jane, Jenny, Johny, Joseph, Judy, Juno, Letty, Louisia, Lucy, Lydia, Margaret, Martha, Mary, May, Melia, Mia, Monday, Note, Nurse, Patty, Peggy, Polly, Prince, Priscilla, Rhina, Rose, Sally, Sam/Samuel, Sarah, Scripio, Smart, Stewart, Tom, and Will/William
The Coffin Almanac is an 1808 almanac repurposed as plantation journals. The almanac includes notes relating to cotton and vegetable farming and lists the names of enslaved people on the plantation. The enslaved people are listed as: Affey, Alea, Auber, Bella, Betty, Binah, Chloe, Deborah, Edmond, Elira, George, Hercules, January, John, Leah, Little Diana, Maria, Miley, Milley, Mingo, Minty, Monday, Old Diana, Old Jenny, Old Simon, Old Tinah, Patra, Peg, Peter, Phillis, Rodwell, Long Ceasar/S. Ceasar, Sampson, Sara, Shayer, Simon, Sukey, Sury, Sylva, Tener, Tinah, Toby, Toney/ L. Toney, and Yellow Will.
The Plantation Journal (1813) contains an account of the enslaved people at Coffin Point Plantation written by multiple authors including the plantation manager E. W. Rose. The journal records the work that was completed for each month of the year on the plantation including cotton and vegetable farming. Names of the enslaved people are: Affey, Bella, Betty, Binah, Bristol, Caesar, Chloe, Cynder, Deborah, Diana, Edmund, Elsy, Frank, George, Hercules, Isaac, Ishmeal, James, January, Jenny, Jim, John, Leah, Little Debra, Long Caesar, Maria, Mariann, Miley, Mingo, Minney, Minty, Nat, Ned, Old Binah, Old Isaac, Old Jenny, Old Simon, Old Toney, Old Will, Patra, Peg, Peter, Philis, Phoebe, Rodwell, Sampson, Sara, Simon, Sukey, Susy, Sylva, Tenah, Tinah, Toby, Toney, Will. Names of the enslaved children are listed as: Abraham, Beck, Billy, Bristol, Butcher, Butler, Caesar, Celia, Charlotte, Daphne, Davy, Dinah, Doll, Grace, Hagar, Hetty, Ishmeal, Jacob, James, Joe, Juliet, Kate, Kembo, Lara, Lot, Lydia, Mary, Moses, Nancy, Nanny, Nelly, Patra, Prince, Robert, Romeo, Sambo, Smart, Sukey, Tinah, Toney, William.
The Coffin Almanac is an 1813 almanac repurposed as a plantation journal. The almanac includes notes relating to cotton and vegetable farming as well as mentions of traveling to locations such as Charleston, South Carolina and Savannah, Georgia. The almanac also lists the names of the enslaved people on the plantation. The names of the enslaved men are listed as: Bias, Bristol, Caesar/Long Caesar, Dick, Edmund, George, Hercules, Ishmeal, January, Jenn, Jenny, John, Mingo, Monday, Ned, Old Isaac, Old Simon, Toney/Old Toney, Will/ Old Will. Peter, Rodwell, Sam, Sampson, Sharper/Simon, Toby. The names of the enslaved women are listed as: Affey, Amy, Bella, Betty, Binah/ Old Binah, Chloe, Cynder, Deborah, Diana/ Old Diana Elsy, Hannah, Jenny/Old Jenny, Judy, Leah, Maria, Mariann/Old Mariann, Miley, Milley, Minny, Minty, Nancy, Patra, Peg, Philis, Phoebe, Rachel, Sara, Sukey, Susy, Sylva, Tamer, Tenah/Tinah. The names of the young enslaved boys are listed as: Abraham, Billy, Bristol, Butcher, Butler, Caesar, Cyrus, Daniel, Davy, Frank, Isaac, Ishmeal, Jacob, Joe, John,Kemba, Lara, Lot, Moses, Nat, Pompey, Prince, Robert, Romeo, Sambo, Smart, Toney, William. The names of the young enslaved girls are listed as: Beck, Binah, Calia, Charlotte, Daphne, Doll, Grace, Hagar, Hagar, Hetty, Juliet, Kate, Lydia, Mary, Nancy, Nanny, Nelly, Patra, Tinah.
Journal entries on pages interleaved in Hoff's Agricultural Almanac (1818). Includes personal and plantation entries by Charles Cotesworth Pinckney (1818 April 6-May 16, with a few scattered entries in late 1818 and early 1819). The journal records daily activities on Pinckney's plantation. Pinckney not only planted cotton, sweet potatoes, Irish potatoes, corn, and oats, but relied heavily on fish for food. Many daily entries record the number of drumfish caught and the share of the catch (and other items) distributed to slaves. Other entries concern milk cows and curing meat. Several pages of the journal contain a list of slaves at "The Crescent," "the old Place," "the Point," and Pinckney Island.
Letter from Francis Lynch to Bishop Patrick Lynch with news from Cheraw. Francis writes that he has finished constructing a house for some of the Bishop's slaves containing "two rooms, with dbl chimney in the middle" that he hopes will be sufficient. He also writes about his recent conscription, claiming the enrolling officer does not consider Francis to be a tanner which would have exempted him from service. August 24, 1863. 1p.
The Arthur B. Flagg Journal and Commonplace Book is comprised of information relating to rice and other agricultural farming on the Brookgreen Plantation post Civil War. The journal also serves as a record of the laborers working on the property as well as medical and financial data. The names of the laborers are listed as: Abby, Abram, Amanda, Andrew, Ane/Anne, Anthony, August, Bella, Bena, Bennett, Bep, Billey/Billy, Blue, Bob, Brop, Brown, Cazee, Ceasar, Charles, Charlott, Cirus, Conner, Cuffee, Delia, Edward, Ellen, Fontine, Frances, Francis, Frank, Henrietta, Isaac, Jack, Jackson, Jacob, Jeny, Joanna, John, Jonah, Josephine, Kittyann, Little M, Lucas, Marcus, Martha, Mary, Mier, Nanny, Napolion, Ned, Nippy, Patty, Paul, Phobea, Prince, Rachal, Richard, Rondal, Ropel, Simon, Smith, Solomon, Susan, Toney, Victor, Wil, Wiloughby, Zach, and Zalia.
The Rose Hill Time Book is a record of the tasks completed on the property and the figures related to pay for working these tasks starting in the month of May and ending in the month of July of 1878. Also included in this account are the names of the laborers on site. This location was once known as "Rose Hill Plantation" prior to the Civil War and this Time Book represents the agricultural labor of freedmen post Civil War during the era of Reconstruction. The names of the laborers are repeated throughout the record and are listed as: Abby, Adam, Affy, Annie, Bacus, Balinda, Beck, Berry, Bina, Bob, Ceasar, Charity, Charles, Charlott, Cinda, Cinty, Class, Cley, Cloe, Cudjoe, Dafney, Daniel, Dealia, Dick, Ealy, Eve, Fay, Flora, Franky, Friday, George, Gibbs, Hacklus, Hally, Hariott, Harry, Hera, Isaac, Israil/ Isreal, Jacob, James, Jane, January, Jenny, Jerry, Jim, Joe, John, Julia, Juliet, June, Juno, Katy, Lavinia, Liddy, Lindy, Lizet, Lucas, Luck, Lucy, Macky, Martha, Mingo, Mira, Molly, Morri, Nancy, Nilly, Patience, Peggy, Philip/Phillip, Pompy, Primas, Robert, Robin, Rocky, Salli/Sally, Sambo, Sary, Scipio, Sealy, Siby, Silvey, Simon, Smart, Titus, Toby, Tom, Tony.
Black-and-white photograph, mounted on card, of a portrait of a large group of men, each one with a number written on or near them. Text under the image reads, "Members of the Constitutional Convention of South Carolina, 1895." The numbers near each man coordinate with a list of names below the title of the photograph.