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Garden Plan [43 Tradd Street, Jonathan Badger Tenement] - Plan, Landscape (Garden)

Garden Plan (original drawing) Client: Mrs. Edward Ely Name of property: Jonathan Badger Tenement Address of property: 43 Tradd Street, Charleston (see note about address) Date(s) of drawing: 11/23/1932

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Construction Drawings - Garden [100 Tradd Street] - Plan, Landscape (Garden)

Construction Drawings - Garden (photocopy) Client: Mr. and Mrs. Frederick Richards, Jr. Address of property: 100 Tradd Street, Charleston Date(s) of drawing: undated

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58 Tradd Street (Cleland-Wells House) - Property File

Constructed ca. 1760; renovated 1935-36. Dr. William Cleland, who lived in the single house next door at 60 Tradd Street which was constructed as early as 1727, built this house in about 1760 for his son William. After William's death, the latter house passed in 1778 to the newspaper editor and printer Robert Wells. Wells with his son John operated a newspaper, supposedly in the cellar but probably on the first floor, known as the South Carolina and American General Gazette. As Tories, the Wellses were officially banished, and their house was sold at auction by the sheriff under the 1782 Act of Confiscation. This is a three-story stuccoed single house with a clay-tile, hip roof with one

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Loutrel Briggs Gardens Survey (Historic American Landscape Survey) - Collection

In 2003, landscape architect James Cothran contacted former HCF employee Susan Epstein about conducting a Historic American Landscapes Survey of Loutrel Briggs gardens in Charleston. Ms. Epstein coordinated the effort and enlisted the help of volunteers from HCF, SC Historical Society, Charleston Horticulture Society, and the Preservation Society, who documented and inventoried several Loutrel Briggs gardens. Intern Nancy Norberg from Georgia State University organized and cataloged the completed surveys. Gardens were identified and surveys were then undertaken. Project volunteers included Ellen Clarke, Ellen Smith, Roseanne Wray, Jan MacDougal, Nancy Norberg, Susan Walker, and Glen Gar

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Documentation of the 1955 Renovations to 72 Tradd Street - Documents

Documentation of the 1955 renovations made to 72 Tradd Street when the house was occupied by Mrs. Lucille Cobb, mother of the owner, Mildred Cobb Roosevelt. The renovations were done by Herbert DeCosta & Co., and were arranged (and paid for) by Mrs. Cobb's two daughters and their spouses, Mr. and Mrs. Bushrod B. Howard and Mr. and Mrs. George Roosevelt. Documentation includes correspondence from H.A. DeCosta Co. outlining the scope of work, invoices, and a floor plan.* Also includes documentation of work done by the painting contractor, plumber, electrician, and heating company. *Floor plan filed separately, 2017.002.3.

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Alterations to Nos. 72-74 Tradd Street, for Mrs. B.B. Howard - Drawing, Architectural

Title of drawing: Alterations to Nos. 72-74 Tradd Street, for Mrs. B.B. Howard Date of drawing: [January 1955]* Name of creator: H.A. Decosta Co., Contractors First floor plan, second floor plan, and partial basement plan. Scale: 1/4" = 1'-0" *Likely the drawings accompanied by a Jan. 30, 1955 letter from Herbert DeCosta enclosing copies of a "rough floor plan for you to locate if possible electrical outlets and switches." (See property file.)

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Plat of Numbers 72 & 74 Tradd Street, Charleston, South Carolina - Plat

Title of drawing: Plat of Numbers 72 and 74 Tradd Street, Charleston, South Carolina Date of drawing: January 1955 Name of creator: John McCrady Company Scale: 1" = 10' Copy of accompanying letter of January 4, 1955, attached.

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72 Tradd Street / 74 Tradd Street - Deed

Compilation of original deeds, titles, and other documentation related to the transfer, sale, and ownership of 72-74 Tradd Street. Also includes blueprints and photographs. Spans 1765 to 1961, likely representing the entire history of the ownership of the double tenement up to 1960. Book was created ca. 1960 by Thomas Thornhill who owned the house at the time. He received the documents from the previous owner (Eola Willis) at the time he purchased the house. Mr. Thornhill sent the documents to the South Carolina Department of Archives & History to have the damaged documents repaired and the plastic sleeves created. A circa 1958 plat has been glued to the inside of the front cover. Pho