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Papers of the Read and Lance families, 1677-1907.

Author: Read family.; Lance family.
Edition/Format:   Book   Microform : Manuscript : Microfilm   Archival Material : English
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Chiefly consisting of plantation records, re land, bonds, mortgages, indentures; bills and receipts for taxes; plantation supplies; blacksmiths; and purchase and sale of slaves; receipts from Winyah Indigo Society for dues; settlement of estates of John Mann Taylor, John G. Lance, and Maurice Harvey Lance; bills to pay laborers at Wedgefield Plantation; and legal correspondence of Walter Hazard, James L[ouis]
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Genre/Form: Correspondence
Records and correspondence
Personal narratives, Confederate
Named Person: Walter Hazard; Maurice Harvey Lance; Elizabeth LaRoche; Mitchell King; James Louis Petigru; James Harleston Read; James Simons; John Mann Taylor
Material Type: Manuscript
Document Type: Book, Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Read family.; Lance family.
OCLC Number: 40815728
Reproduction Notes: Read-Lance Papers appear in the microfilm edition of "Records of Ante-Bellum Southern Plantations." Originals restricted due to fragile condition.
Description: 1,350 items and 6 volumes.

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Chiefly consisting of plantation records, re land, bonds, mortgages, indentures; bills and receipts for taxes; plantation supplies; blacksmiths; and purchase and sale of slaves; receipts from Winyah Indigo Society for dues; settlement of estates of John Mann Taylor, John G. Lance, and Maurice Harvey Lance; bills to pay laborers at Wedgefield Plantation; and legal correspondence of Walter Hazard, James L[ouis] Petigru, James Simons and law firms of Petigru and Lessene, and Rutledge and Young.

Including letter, 1 Dec. 1753, Charleston, S.C., Elizabeth Laroche, to John Mall, requesting that funeral costs of her cousin, Charlotte Lewis, to be included in expenses of estate.

Roster, 26 Dec. 1861, listing officers and privates of the Pee Dee Home Guard who volunteered for 12 month muster into Confederate service for local defense; commission, 24 June 1864, Richmond, Va., issued to J[ames] H[arleston] Read as major in the 21st S.C. Regiment; letter, 26 Aug. 1865, Aiken, S.C., Andrew McDowall, to Reverend M.H. Lance, re disasters of the war.

Two letters, 24 Dec. 1866, Charleston, S.C., James Simons, to J.H. Read, re copy of his father's will, serving as executor of the estate, a trust for Reads' mother, securing money for planting purposes, and recommendations on planting and labor; labor agreement, 20 Apr.1868, A. Morgan and M.H. Lance, for planting on shares including a lien on a crop; account, 2 Jan. 1869, J.H. Read, listing 1868 crop statement for Wedgefield Plantation, reckoning amount received by each worker, and fines deducted.

Premiere issue of newspaper, 11 July 1888 (Vol. 1, No. 1) of the Plantersville Gathered Scraps, a community newspaper; contract, 26 Dec. 1907, between J.H. Read and Daniel A. Hooks, contracting Hooks to reside on the Maryville Plantation, and work for J.H. Read; undated documents include plans of Palmetto Tram Way and Steam Mill Company including organizational objectives, and company dealings in lumber and naval stores; draft of amendment to establish ferry service on Sampit River in Georgetown County, S.C.

Volumes include journal, 1850-1858, re weather, plantation activities, crop yields, and travel; letter book, 1867-1882, J.H. Read, re religious writings, plantation production, and accounts, 1870-1874, for M.H. Lance estate; volume, 1845-1861, re rice crop statistics, planting cycles, yields, and sales; record of laborers, 1852-1860 and 1867-1869, identifying African Americans by name, age, sex, occupation, and supplies received at Mauricena Plantation (Orangeburg, S.C.) and elsewhere during antebellum and Reconstruction eras.

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