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Letter to ABR from E.W. Rhett - Letter

Letter addressed to ABR in Columbia. A 1-sentence "addendum" to the letter is dated Mar. 27th. Transcription: Dear Burnie, It is so very long since I have heard from you, or Edmund, that we are all at a loss as to the cause. What can be the matter? B. Rhett writes constantly to his family; why can't you do the same? You have not told me yet whether the shirts sent by Rhett fit you, or not - let me know if you please. Barnwell has jus ...

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Three Letters: To HAR from Helie [Helen] To HAR from Elvia [aunt] To HAR from ABR - Letter

One envelope and three letters kept together because of the original numbering system. May be separated at a later date. (1) The envelope, numbered 2/1, is inscribed: In case of my sudden death to be destroyed unopened. A Burnet Rhett April 28th 1861 NOTE: According to Robert Stockton, the letters numbered 2/2, 2/3, and 2/4 are "hardly scandalous"; Stockton wonders if the original contents of the envelope may have been lost. ( ...

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Military Request and Letter to Robert E. Lee [handwritten copies] - Record, Military

On one side: Handwritten copy of a request that an artillery battery be turned over to Capt. Rhett, signed by Col. Gorgas, Chief Ordnance, and J.C. Shields, Lt. Col. Comdg., dated May 1, 1862. Transcription: (Copy) Headquarters Lt. S--- Camp Lee 1 May /62 Colonel I respectfully request that the battery (for which requisition has been forwarded) which will be turned over to Capt. Rhett may be sent out at once. The ammuni ...

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Letter to ABR from William H. Cain - Letter

Note to ABR from William H. Cain, dated 10/13/1865, inquiring whether or not ABR is interested in purchasing a mare. Sender writes from St. Johns, Berkeley. Transcription: St Johns Berkley(?) Oct 13th 1865 My Dear Major, I have seen my brother in relation to the mare your wish to purchase. He will sell her, and asks two hundred and twenty five dollars. She has been ridden a good deal of late and looks thin. If you still decide to ...

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HAR Calling Card - Card, Calling

Calling card of Mrs. A. Burnet Rhett, with "Maj. &" handwritten in.

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Oath of Andrew B. Rhett - Record, Military

Oath of ABR swearing to his having read the Amnesty Proclamation of President Andrew Johnson, and swearing to support and defend the Constitution and the Union of the States, and to support all laws and proclamations which have been made "during the existing rebellion with reference to the emancipation of slaves." Most of it is a typed form with the particulars handwritten in. Transcription: I Andrew B. Rhett solemnly swear that I have care ...

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Letter to HAR from M.R. Singleton - Letter

Letter to HAR from M.R. Singleton Envelope: Mrs. Burnett Rhett Charleston, SC Politeness of Mr. Clarkson Handwritten on back of envelope: "The 'watch' alluded to herein no have in our office," signed J.D. Aiken(?), Oct. 2 Letter: [side 1] Sep 28 Dearest Etta, I was not very much surprised to find by your letter that you were not coming up - for it was getting rather late for the Sandhills(?) & not late enough for t ...

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Letter to HAR from V.C. Aiken - Letter

Letter to Mrs. Burnet from V.C.(?) Aiken. Envelope is addressed to her in care of Mr. ---andale, Mansion House, Greenville, SC. Transcription: Condnacca(?) Mar. 22 [18]65 Dear Mrs. Rhett I received your letter on Friday last & only defered [sic] writing this evng [sic] that I might hear positively from Mr. Aiken (who only returned today) if the sad news of Hugh's death could be so, we had heard the rumor, & I am sorry to tell you he ...

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