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Subject: Re: SC Lists of Records with Slave Names
From: RICKY C GODBOLT
Date: March 01, 1998

Steve,

Thanks for posting the websites with your message.  I was able to find two
of my ancestors surnames.

Rick
-----Original Message-----
From: Steve Coker 
To: afrigeneas@MsState.Edu 
Date: Sunday, March 01, 1998 1:39 PM
Subject: SC Lists of Records with Slave Names


The following are just a few examples of various records of slaves names.
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>A list of the names of slaves owned by Robert Chisolm, 1895.
>1 item.
>
>Request #: 43/434
>
>Typescript list with handwritten additions lists first and last names of
>slaves
>of "Robert Chisolm of Beaufort and Colleton Counties, South Carolina, at
the
>date of the Emancipation Proclamation." Includes an affidavit (1895 May 15)
>by
>former slave Adonis Washington that "he personally knew all of the persons
>named
>within." List is notarized by J.V. Burke in Marion County, Florida, and
>signed
>by Edward North Chisolm, son of Robert Chisolm.
>
>Formerly part of Miscellaneous Manuscripts Series I.
>
>Cite as: A list of the slaves owned by Robert Chisolm, 1895. (43/434) South
>Carolina Historical Society.
>
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>
>List of slaves belonging to the estate of R. Russell Ash, 1807.
>1 item.
>
>Request #: 43/809
>
>Document is a certified return of commissioners appointed to carry out a
>writ of
>partition for the slaves of the estate of R. Russell Ash. Return lists the
>names
>of slaves and their value, divided into nine groups and alloted to John
>Richardson, John Fraser, William Fraser, George Fraser, Miss Harriet
Fraser,
>Alexander Fraser, Dr. Henry Richardson, Miss Caroline Fraser, and Richard
A.
>Fraser.
>
>R. Russell Ash is probably Richard Russell Ash, son of St. Paul's Parish,
>S.C.
>plantation owner Cato Ash (d. ca. 1757).
>
>Cite as: List of slaves belonging to the estate of R. Russell Ash, 1807.
>
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>
>[Newton plantation] slave lists and blanket distribution book, 1854-1861. 
>1 v.
>
>Request #: 43/654
>
>Slave lists include names of "Trust Negroes" and "Negroes Mortgaged to Sue"
>with
>information concerning births, deaths, and purchasers. The blanket list
>includes
>names and the years blankets were distributed. 
>
>Attributed to Newton Plantation.
>
>Formerly in Miscellaneous Manuscripts Series I.
>
>Cite as: [Newton plantation] slave lists and blanket distribution book,
>1854-1861. (43/654) South Carolina Historical Society.
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>
>Trapier, Paul, 1716-1793.
>Losses sustained during the British war in America, ca. 1783.
>1 item.
>
>Request #: 43/508
>
>Prince George Winyah Parish, South Carolina attorney, plantation owner,
>South
>Carolina state Representative, and U.S. Continental Congressman.
>
>List of Trapier's property, including slaves, crops, houses, and cattle,
>which
>was stolen or destroyed by the British during the Revolutionary War.
>
>Formerly part of Miscellaneous Manuscripts Series I.
>
>Cite as: Trapier, Paul, 1716-1793. Losses sustained during the British war
>in
>America, ca. 1783. (43/508) South Carolina Historical Society.
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>
>White, Alonzo J., 1812-1880.
>List book of negroes for sale by Alonzo J. White, 1853-1863.
>1 v.
>
>Request #: Mfm 45/325b || 34/350
>
>Charleston, South Carolina resident, auctioneer, broker, and commission
>agent.
>Alonzo J. White married Eliza Marie Ingraham (1813-1893).
>
>Volume related to slave auctions contains lists of slaves, a partial index,
>one
>list of cattle and other goods, and attached lists of slaves and
>calculations.
>The book was kept by or for Alonzo J. White.
>
>Slave lists contain amount of money received from sales as well as the
>names,
>ages, and other information related to the slaves' physical conditions,
>occupations, and skills.
>
>Sales are for the estate of Dr. J.W. Schmidt (plantation in St.
>Bartholomew's
>Parish, Colleton District and "city negroes"), J.I.H., W.P. Ingraham
(Spring
>Hill and Benevento Plantations), Lieutenant Shubrick, the estate of Mrs.
>James
>Lowndes, J.W. Wilkinson, W.J. Grayson, S. Magwood, Charles Alston Jr., and
>Capt.
>D.N. Ingraham.
>
>Additional sales are for R. DeTreville, Col. J.P. Alston (of Waccamaw),
W.M.
>Hunt, H.P. Walker, J. Motte Alston, Charles Kerrison, Chas. Bearing,
Harmony
>[Plantation], the estate of Harriett Hamlin (Samuel H. Hamlin,
>administrator),
>A. & W. Middleton, the estate of W[illia]m S. Fenell, and J.L. Fabian.
>
>A list of cattle and other goods pertains to Dr. J.W. Schmidt's plantation.
>
>Microfilm (45/325/8) available in repository.
>
>Inscription in pencil on back endpaper reads "Thos. S. Bridgham 54th Mass.
>1st
>Lieut."
>
>Cite as: White, Alonzo J., 1812-1880. List book of negroes for sale by
>Alonzo J.
>White, 1853-1863. (34/350) South Carolina Historical Society.
>
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>
>Horry, Elias, 1773-1834.
>Elias Horry estate book, 1837-1864.
>1 v.
>
>Request #: 34/411
>
>Georgetown County, South Carolina plantation owner. Elias Horry was a
>Charleston, South Carolina attorney and a South Carolina Representative.
>Horry
>married Harriet Vanderhorst (d. 1815) in 1797. After the death of his first
>wife, Horry married Mary Rutledge Shubrick in 1817. His children were
>William
>Branford Shubrick Horry (1818-1863), Julia Elizabeth Horry Trapier
>(1825-1881),
>Edward Shubrick Horry (1827-1892), and Paul Trapier Horry (1829-1878).
>
>Volume contains records of the Elias Horry estate including slave lists,
>rice
>quantities, livestock lists, timber sawn, goods received, cloth and
blankets
>distributed to slaves, and the births and deaths of slaves.
>
>Records of quantities of rice shipped to Charleston (S.C.) at various dates
>include the names of sloops on which rice was shipped as well as the amount
>of
>rice delivered to the mill in 1837 and to the mill at Milldam from Newland,
>Midland, and Milldam in 1838.
>
>Volume also includes lists of livestock (1838 and 1839); timber sawn by the
>mill
>at Wamba [Wambaw] (S.C.); and goods received from Charleston (rum, tallow,
>tobacco, sugar, corn, oil, bacon, rope, oats, files, and other goods).
>
>"A List of Negroes Belonging to the Est. of E. Horry" includes the names of
>slaves at Milldam and Newland plantations (Georgetown County, S.C.). The
>volume
>lists the number of yards of "Negro cloth," number of blankets, and other
>goods
>given to slaves. Births and deaths of slaves at a farm in Greenville (S.C.)
>and
>the sale of various slaves are noted in 1864. The volume also contains a
>"List
>of slaves owned by William B.S. Horry, Julia H. Trapier, Edward S. Horry,
>and
>Paul T. Horry" (1863) from the estate of Elias Horry.
>
>Photocopies.
>
>Original in private collection.
>
>Previously known as: Estate account book, 1837-1864.
>
>Cite as: Horry, Elias, 1773-1834. Elias Horry estate book, 1837-1864.
>(34/411)
>South Carolina Historical Society.
>
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>FOR LOTS MORE SEE THE SCHS ONLINE CATALOGS.
>
>Source:
>South Carolina Historical Society
>100 Meeting Street
>Charleston,SC 29401
>Voice: (803) 723-3225 FAX: (803) 723-8584
>(area code changes to 843 in March 1988)
>
>SEARCH THE ONLINE CATALOGS FOR MORE ABSTRACTS LIKE THESE!
>
>South Carolina Historical Research Library Catalogs
>http://www.historic.com/schs/index.html
>http://www2.citadel.edu/otherserv/schs/indexmss.html
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