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|Named Person:||Pierce Mason Butler; Isaac Harding Duval; Miranda Julia Duval Butler; A Burt; Edwin W De Leon; F H Elmore; James C Gardner; Robert Barnwell Rhett; Robert Young Hayne; William C Preston; Butler family.|
|Document Type:||Book, Archival Material|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Pierce Mason Butler; Miranda Julia Duval Butler; Isaac Harding Duval
|Description:||1376 items. 8 v.|
Will, 2 Nov. 1818, Edgefield District, S.C., of William Moore, with Pierce Mason Butler as legatee; Army commission, 1 Sept. 1822; letter, 11 Jan. 1833, Columbia, S.C., Pierce M. Butler, to Robert Y. Hayne, Charleston, S.C., re recruiting soldiers, preparations for military service, and gathering and storing supplies.
Letter, 7 Jan. 1835, Columbia, S.C., Pierce M. Butler, to William Campbell Preston, re resignation of postmastership and offering several possible replacements; letter, 17 July 1840 (Columbia, S.C.) to General James Jones in Aiken, S.C., re Butler's somewhat cryptic response to Jones' informative letter of 15 July 1840, which Butler reports "places the matter in an entirely different light to what I had ever heard," and he is convinced that "some active & decided mover in the matter" is all that is wanting. He assures Jones that he will be "instrumental in any way in meeting your kind & generous suggestions" and that he will be "glad to aid any plan that shall settle a matter." Butler concludes his letter by noting that "Young Brooks" had been sent to him and that he "must take care of him" even though he is "not his friend-direct." commission as Colonel of the Palmetto Regiment, 29 June 1846; affidavit, c. 1845, re property owned and indebtedness, including character appraisal of slaves; list and description, 1 July 1846, of African-American slaves; printed orders, 22 and 23 Nov. 1846, assembling S.C. troops to serve in the Mexican War.
Memoirs, c. 1890s, by Isaac Harding Duval, re activities as a member of Pierce M. Butler's staff during Butler's service as Indian Commissioner in 1846; correspondence, 9 Sept. 1973-31 Mar. 1974, between Pierce Butler and James C. Gardner of Shreveport, La., re Butler family's plantation.
- Butler, Pierce Mason, -- 1798-1847 -- Correspondence.
- Duval, Isaac Harding.
- Butler, Miranda Julia Duval -- Correspondence.
- Burt, A. -- (Armistead), -- 1802-1883 -- Correspondence.
- De Leon, Edwin W. -- (Edwin Warren), -- 1868-1918 -- Correspondence.
- Elmore, F. H. -- (Franklin Harper), -- 1799-1850 -- Correspondence.
- Gardner, James C. -- Correspondence.
- Rhett, Robert Barnwell, -- 1800-1876 -- Correspondence.
- Hayne, Robert Young, -- 1791-1839.
- Preston, William C. -- (William Campbell), -- 1794-1860.
- Butler family.
- United States. -- Army. -- South Carolina Regiment -- History.
- United States. -- Army -- Appointments and retirements.
- Governors -- South Carolina -- Correspondence.
- Indian agents -- Oklahoma -- Correspondence.
- Indians of North America -- Government relations.
- Mexican War, 1846-1848 -- Campaigns.
- Postmaster -- Selection and appointment -- South Carolina -- Columbia.
- Seminole War, 2nd, 1835-1842 -- Personal narratives.
- Slavery -- South Carolina.
- Columbia (S.C.) -- Social life and customs.
- South Carolina -- Politics and government -- 1775-1865.
- United States -- Politics and government -- 1815-1861.