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Sams, Donald D., Charleston, South Carolina, to Chloe Whittle, 1865 August 19

 File — Box: Manuscripts Oversize Box 13, Folder: 1
Identifier: id114517

Scope and Contents

Concerning the death of Horace (Sams?), his brother; the sale of "Datha," under which act and to whom it was sold; the necessity for civil law to supersede military authority in matters of property claims and settlements; the working of D. Sams' place on Lady's Island by former slaves; concern for the future of his family's hereditary lands.


  • Creation: 1865 August 19


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From the Collection: 7.75 Linear Feet


From the Collection: English

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository