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Image of Plats for 46 Tradd Street (a/k/a 46-48 Tradd Street, a/k/a 46-48-50 Tradd Street) - Plat

Plats for 46 Tradd Street (a/k/a 46-48 Tradd Street, a/k/a 46-48-50 Tradd Street) - Plat

Three plats: Title of drawing: Plat Prepared for Blanche Cauthen Brumley Showing Easement Being Granted to Historic Charleston Foundation, #46-48 Tradd Street Date of drawing: May 1, 1998 Name of creator: Thomas V. Bessent, Land Surveyor Scale: 1" = 10' Drawing No. LL-1954 Location map not shown. Provides information regarding reference plats. Shows annotation (red ink) indicating property line adjustment. Title of drawing: Plat ...

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Image of City of Charleston Homeowner Initiative Proposed Property Acquisitions:  Housing Provider Map - Map

City of Charleston Homeowner Initiative Proposed Property Acquisitions: Housing Provider Map - Map

Map of proposed property acquisitions in the Cannonborough, Elliottborough, Radcliffeborough, and West Side neighborhoods. Color-coded to indicate parcels by housing provider, homeownership initiative neighborhoods, and water features. Housing providers: Charleston Housing Trust and Development Corporation; City of Charleston, Charleston Affordable Housing, Episcopal Diocese, American and Humanities Foundation.

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Image of 31 Legare Street (Hannah Heyward House) - Property File

31 Legare Street (Hannah Heyward House) - Property File

Constructed ca. 1789. The sister-in-law of the wealthy rice planter Thomas Heyward completed this simple Neoclassical villa within a few years after the Revolution. The curvilinear bay on the south facade boasts a Venetian (Palladian) window lighting a large upstairs drawing room. Rented by Mrs. Heyward's daughter to Julia Datty, the dwelling served as a girls' school run by this native of French Santo Domingo. The Augustine T. Smythe family acqui ...

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129 Rutledge Avenue - Property File

Constructed by 1842, possibly by John S. Richardson. Three-and-a-half story house constructed of red brick laid in Flemish bond. The Creditos family operated it as a grocery store for over 50 years. Located at the northwest corner of Rutledge Avenue and Calhoun Street. File contains two newspaper articles (DYKYC and 1989 editorial regarding its loss).

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A. Burnet Rhett Papers - Collection

Various documents (original correspondence, military records, photocopies, etc.) of varied provenance, spanning the 1860s-1870s. The documents lend themselves to two series, which is how they are organized at this time: 1) Original correspondence, etc., identified as having been found in the writing desk of Andrew Burnet Rhett 2) Miscellaneous documents pertaining to Andrew Burnet Rhett and the Rhett family

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A. Burnet Rhett Papers: Original Correspondence, Etc. - Series

These documents, mostly letters, were identified as having been found in the writing desk of Andrew Burnet Rhett.

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209 Ashley Avenue - Property File

Built before 1830, this notable wooden residence, on a high brick basement, has unusual curving bays and semicircular piazzas. (Source: Info for Guides of Historic Charleston) No additional house history on file. Needs further research. File contains Rosen and Associates (engineers) inspection report (1996). No image on file.

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Letter to HAR from Mary Bryan - Letter

Sender writes from New York. Transcription: October 4th 1865 New York My Dear Mrs Rhett After Parting from you I arrived in New York with safety, without the least trouble. I found my sister and her family all well and the oldest Daughter is married and they were all glad to see me especially my sister that is blind she says she cannot think of parting with me again so I have made up my mind to stay here for the Winter But I must sa ...

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