Manuscript Collection

Hammond Family Papers - Accession 557 - M243 (291)

Title

Hammond Family Papers - Accession 557 - M243 (291)

Authors

Hammond Family

Files

Identifier

Accession 557 - M243 (291)

Inclusive Dates

1785-1850, 1969

Restrictions

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

Collection Size

60 pieces

Language

English;

Scope and Content Note

The Hammond Family was principally from North Augusta, South Carolina. The Hammond Family papers consists of a Hammond family history (1645-1969), original correspondence, indenture books, land plats, supply invoices, and surveyor’s certificates dating from 1785-1850. Of special interest is a document relating to the sale of five African-American slaves (1836). Also included are two pages of the Daily Chronicle and Sentinel newspaper of Augusta, GA (1836).

Provenance

The Hammond Family Papers were donated to the Archives on January 18, 1984 by Angela Burkhalter.

Copyright

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

Hammond Family Papers - Accession 557 - M243 (291)

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