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South Carolina Historical Society

The Fireproof Building

100 Meeting Street
Charleston, South Carolina 29401

Description:

Established in 1855, the South Carolina Historical Society is dedicated to expanding, preserving, and making accessible our invaluable collection, and encouraging interest and pride in the rich history of our state.

http://schistory.org/

Categories: Andrew Johnson, Ulysses S. Grant, James A. Garfield,

Collections:
William Ravenel pardon, 1865
Memorial praying the appointment of a provisional governor, 1865
Alice Sloan Witte Papers, 1845-1965
Charles O. Witte consular papers, 1845-1881
Alice Witte Sloan Papers, 1845-1965

Note that this is an incomplete collections list. Please contact the organization directly for the most current information about their holdings.


William Ravenel pardon, 1865

1 item.
Pardon issued to William Ravenel of South Carolina by President Andrew Johnson on September 26, 1865.
Cite as: Ravenel, William, 1806-1888. William Ravenel pardon, 1865. (33/122-04) South Carolina Historical Society.
 

Size
1 item

Presidential content includes:

- Andrew Johnson

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Memorial praying the appointment of a provisional governor, 1865

1 item.
Formerly part of Miscellaneous Manuscripts Series I.
Handwritten petition addressed to U.S. President Andrew Johnson by citizens of Charleston and other sections of South Carolina who have taken an oath of allegiance to the Union. Memorial asks for "restoration of civil government" in South Carolina and the appointment of a provisional governor. The petition is unsigned but a clerk's endorsement lists the names of twenty-two individuals.
Cite as: Memorial praying the appointment of a provisional governor, 1865. (43/448) South Carolina Historical Society.
http://beta.worldcat.org/archivegrid/collection/data/32144278

Size
1 item

Presidential content includes:

- Andrew Johnson

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Alice Sloan Witte Papers, 1845-1965

25 linear ft.
Described in: South Carolina Historical Magazine 87 (July 1986): 194-195.
Poetical diary (1891-1894), poems, short stories, and essays written by Sloan; together with letters of her aunt, Rosa Glen (Reeves) Witte (1842-1931), relating to her childhood in Charleston and her family's refugee life during and after the Civil War; letters, photo album, and other items of other family members, including papers of Sloan's father, Charles Otto Witte (1823-1908), containing correspondence and documents with signatures of President James A. Garfield and President Ulysses S. Grant concerning Witte's activities as consul representing the German Empire and the Austro-Hungarian Empire, other letters, and certificates (1845-1852) in German; and genealogical data of related families, including Bounetheau, Manigault, Sully, Weyman, and Witte.
Author, of Charleston, S.C.; b. Alice Witte; married Earle Sloan (1858-1926).
Some items in German.
http://beta.worldcat.org/archivegrid/collection/data/28414361

Presidential content includes:

- Ulysses S. Grant

- James A. Garfield

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Charles O. Witte consular papers, 1845-1881

7 items.
Documents include two certificates dated [1845], one of which bears a royal Hanoverian seal and concerns Charles Otto Witte, giving his date of birth and possibly the name of his parents; a letter (1865) to Witte from U.S. Acting Secretary of State William Hunter transmitting an act recognizing Witte as the consul of Hamburg at Charleston (S.C.); a travel pass (text and date in German) issued at Hamburg; a document (1871) appointing Witte as consul of the German Empire at Charleston, signed by President Ulysses S. Grant; and a document (1881) appointing Witte as vice-consul of Austria-Hungary at Charleston, signed by President James A. Garfield.
Witte, Charles Otto, 1823-1908. Charles O. Witte consular papers, 1845-1881. (33/122-08) South Carolina Historical Society.
Some documents in German.
http://beta.worldcat.org/archivegrid/collection/data/730247263

Size
7 items

Presidential content includes:

- Ulysses S. Grant

- James A. Garfield

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Alice Witte Sloan Papers, 1845-1965

Poetical diary (1891-1894), poems, short stories, and essays written by Alice Witte Sloan; together with letters of her aunt, Rosa Glen (Reeves) Witte (1842-1931), relating to her childhood in Charleston and her family's refugee life during and after the Civil War; letters, photo album, and other items of other family members, including papers of Sloan's father, Charles Otto Witte (1823-1908), containing correspondence and documents with signatures of President James A. Garfield and President Ulysses S. Grant concerning Witte's activities as consul representing the German Empire and the Austro-Hungarian Empire, other letters, and certificates (1845-1852) in German; and genealogical data of related families, including Bounetheau, Manigault, Sully, Weyman, and Witte.

Author, of Charleston, S.C.; b. Alice Witte; married Earle Sloan (1858-1926). Sloan lived from 1866 to 1940. Some items in German.
 

http://beta.worldcat.org/archivegrid/collection/data/28414361

Size
.25 linear feet

Presidential content includes:

- James A. Garfield

- Ulysses S. Grant

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