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Image of 258 King Street - Property File

258 King Street - Property File

Three-story brick building built in 1839 by Jacob Hersman, a dry goods merchant. Built simultaneously with 256 King Street, with a common passage through the middle. File contains newspaper article (1982 DYKYC); photocopy of photograph of building prior to restoration; letter from Jonathan Poston regarding the renovation of the facade (9/12/1995); photocopy of two photographs, one from ca. 1950s, one from 2015.

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Letter to ABR from E.F. ONeill - Letter

Letter to ABR from E.F. ONeill. Sender writes from Cedar Keys, Fla. Transcription: Col. A.B. Rhett, Charleston S.C. Dear Sir, Would you be so kind enough to let me have a list of our old Company; that is the names of those who first went to Virginia in the Old Brooks Guards. I have written to several of the Company but never could get an answer to my letters. I would consider it a very great favor, if you would oblige me that much. ...

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Image of Letter from HAR to Mr. Rhett(?) - Letter

Letter from HAR to Mr. Rhett(?) - Letter

Letter to Mr. Rhett(?) from Etta Transcribed by Elise Haremski, Dec 2010 Dear Mr. Rhett(?), Both of your letters have been received and it is now time for me to ack- knowledge their arrival. You ask me if I have written and I am obliged to confess I have not done so from a feeling of unwillingness to have my engagement made public. My object in seeking an ________ the evening you left here was to tell you of my determination t ...

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Receipts - Receipt

Three receipts: The first, dated 10/23/1863, is for lodging at the Mansion House for Major Rhett and lady, and a nurse; $5,800. The second, dated Oct. 14, 1865, is payment from ABR to Y. Yglesias for clothing made for Major Rhett; $82. The third, dated Mar. 31, 1864, is for board, lodging, and hire of a conveyance during recruiting duty in Pickens District in 1862.

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Newspaper Article: President Davis in Charleston - Article

Original article from the Charleston Daily Courier, dated Nov. 3, 1863, reporting the visit of Confederate President Jefferson Davis to Charleston, in which Major Rhett played a role. Describes his procession through Charleston streets and the address he made at City Hall. "The President retired to the Council Chamber, where he was waited upon and introduced to a large number of officers, citizens and ladies. After the ceremony of presentation ...

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Correspondence and Documents About Writing Desk, etc. - Documents

Group of typewritten documents including correspondence from Carl Bruce Kusrow of Herndon, VA, to Burnet R. Maybank, in 1978, concerning Kusrow's acquisition of ABR's writing desk, his research on ABR, and his desire to obtain an image of ABR to go with the desk. A typewritten description of the desk and the papers found inside is part of this group. This group of documents helps provide provenance for the Rhett papers.

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Letter from ABR to Edmund Rhett - Letter

Typewritten transcription of letter from ABR to Edmund Rhett, dated 8/10/1862, describing preparations for ABR's marriage and his request that Edmund send him appropriate clothing and a ring for the bride. Fax from HCF to an unidentified recipient, dated 5/14/2008.

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Confederate War Records of ABR - Record, Military

Various Confederate war records of ABR, spanning 1861-1864.

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