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Guide to the Thomson Family Papers, RG No.: 208
Listed by: DWA
Date: September 23, 1970

Size: 19 items

Date Span: 1820-1889

Scope / Content: Miscellaneous legal papers of the Thomson family, including the wills of Elizabeth Thomson (1889) and William Scott (1820); freedmen's labor contracts (1865-1867); military passes (1863), parole (1865) and oaths of allegiance to the United States (1865); a land title (1886); and genealogical information.

Biographical Sketch: W.A. and Elizabeth Thomson owned a plantation in Sumter District, South Carolina. Their son, John A. Thomson, served in the 7th South Carolina Cavalry during the Civil War.


SERIES 1: Legal Documents

SERIES 2: Material Dealing with Civil War

SERIES 3: Genealogical Material

SERIES 4: Financial Material -- Cotton Accounts of W.A. Thomson; Charleston, 1860
 
 


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