Manuscript Collection

Arthur Fairies' Revolutionary War Journal - Accession 447 - M183 (224)

Title

Arthur Fairies' Revolutionary War Journal - Accession 447 - M183 (224)

Authors

Arthur Fairies

Files

Identifier

Accession 447 - M183 (224)

Inclusive Dates

1981, 1982, No date

Restrictions

Open under the rules and regulations of the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections

Collection Size

46 pieces

Language

English

Scope and Content Note

The Arthur Fairies Papers consist of photocopies of Arthur Fairies’ journal written while he was a soldier in the Revolutionary War and served with the South Carolina militia under Colonel Andrew Williamson during the Cherokee Expedition. The journal covers a period from July 8, 1776 to October 11, 1776 and then from 1785 to 1834 which contains notes. Also included in the collection is correspondence of Ferry Gettys relating to his research to find the true location of the Tryon County Courthouse in York County, S.C., a biographical sketch of Dr. Maurice Moore and two maps of the area of the Tryon county Courthouse (York County).

Provenance

The Arthur Fairies' Revolutionary War Journal was given to the Archives by Ferry Gettys on March 3, 1982.

Copyright

For information concerning copyright please contact the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections at Winthrop University.

Arthur Fairies' Revolutionary War Journal - Accession 447 - M183 (224)

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