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MS Am 2772

South Carolina. Governor, recipient. Telegrams sent to governors of South Carolina, 1861-1864: Guide.

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Descriptive Summary

Location: Harvard Depository
Call No.: MS Am 2772
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: South Carolina. Governor, recipient.
Title: Telegrams sent to governors of South Carolina,
Date(s): 1861-1864.
Quantity: 1 collection (.25 linear feet (1 box)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Telegrams sent to South Carolina while a part of the Confederate States of America. Includes governors Francis Wilkinson Pickens and Milledge Luke Bonham.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

No accession number. Found with: MS Storage 281. Collection materials assembled by Carolyn Jakeman.

Processing Information:

Processed by: Bonnie B. Salt

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.
This collection is not housed at the Houghton Library but is shelved offsite at the Harvard Depository. Retrieval requires advance notice. Readers should check with Houghton Public Services staff to determine what material is offsite and retrieval policies and times.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Telegrams Sent to Governors of South Carolina, 1861-1864 (MS Am 2772). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Arrangement

Arranged into the following series:

Scope and Contents

All telegrams are to the Office of the Governor of South Carolina during the period when South Carolina had seceded from the United States and was part of the Confederate States of America. Telegrams sent to governor Francis Wilkinson Pickens (Governor 1860-1862) or to Milledge Luke Bonham (Governor 1862-1864). Telegrams are all on printed forms with manuscript additions. Forms are from either The Southern Telegraph Companies or the American Telegraph Company.
Telegrams are from a variety of people, including the military, government officials, and civilians. Subjects concern slave trade, movements of ships, troops, and goods and services, among other topics.

General

This collection is shelved offsite at the Harvard Depository. See access restrictions below for additional information.

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