Manuscript Collection

Henry William De Saussure - Accession 718

Henry William De Saussure - Accession 718

Files

Identifier

Accession 718

Inclusive Dates

ca1950s (inclusive dates 1812-1861)

Restrictions

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

Collection Size

1 bound volume

Language

English;

Scope and Content Note

The Henry William De Saussure Family Papers consists of photostatic copies of original documents related to De Saussure and his family. Henry William de Saussure (1763-1839) was a lawyer, jurist, and statesman and from South Carolina. He was one of the leading members of the Federalist Party following the Revolutionary War. The papers consist of a deed of property in Chester District (April 4, 1812), a Plat of the property, an inventory of the property of John Thomas (November 18, 1811), Articles sold by Samuel Lowery to Henry William De Saussure, Household furniture and notes of John Thomas, Miscellaneous notes, and The Chester Standard (August 29, 1861) that contains the members of Captain W. A. Walker’s Troop of Cavalry, war news, etc. There are other documents included as well including deeds, surveys, and lists of properties. Henry William’s grandson, Wilmot S. Gibbes is mentioned in several of the documents.

Provenance

Transferred from Special Collections and originally donated by Fred Hambirght and Tom Crowson.

Copyright

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

Henry William De Saussure - Accession 718

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