Henry Augustus Middleton Plantation Journal - Accession 806
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Scope and Content Note
The Henry Augustus Middleton Plantation Journal collection consists of microfiche copies of a journal Henry Middleton began when he took over Weehaw Plantation in 1855 through the early days of the Civil War, when he began recruiting for Hampton’s Legion. The journal does included data that predates his taking over the plantation and includes lists of slaves on the plantation, children vaccinated, tasks assigned, allowances of clothing and provisions, expenses, fields planted, yields (1842-1861), overseers (1841-1861), livestock, tools, rules governing work, “Form Contract with Overseer”, “Supplies purchased, contacts made, clippings re Confederacy and agriculture, and for 1861, a personal diary. Henry Augustus Middleton (1793-1887) was a Georgetown County plantation Owner born to Thomas Middleton (1753-1797) and Anne Manigault Middleton (1762-1811).
The microfiche Henry Augustus Middleton Plantation Journal were purchased for the Archives from the South Carolina Historical Society on August 31, 1992. The original collection is SCHS 184.
For information concerning copyright please contact the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections at Winthrop University.
Finding Aid Citation
Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections, Winthrop University, "Henry Augustus Middleton Plantation Journal - Accession 806". Finding Aid 1064.
LC Subject Headings
Plantations--South Carolina; South Carolina--History--Sources; Weehaw Plantation (S.C.)