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Thomas Evance Receipt Book, 1753-1775

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Author:
Evance, Thomas -1777
Collector:
Warshaw, Isadore d. 1969
Physical description:
0.1 cu. ft. 1 box
Culture:
African Americans 18th century
Santee Indians
Type:
Manuscripts
Collection descriptions
18th century
Receipts
Place:
United States
Santee (S.C.)
South Carolina
Date:
1753
1753-1775
18th century
Notes:
Evance was a merchant in Charles Town, South Carolina, according to Rudolf Loeser in an e-mail, 1/12/2011, who cited "The Papers of Henry Laurens," 2:212n. (Laurens, Henry (1972). Papers of Henry Laurens. editors: Philip May Hamer, George C Rogers, David R Chesnutt. Columbia, S.C.: Univ. of South Carolina Press. ISBN 1570034656. OCLC 63771927.)
Summary:
A book of receipts for payments made by Thomas Evance to various individuals for purchases and payment of debts. Items listed include a bedstead, horses, rent, rum, food, books, rice, a wig, chimney construction, coal, freight for 32,000 shingles, wages as overseer of a "plantation at Santee" (South Carolina?), and "Two Negro's [sic] sent up this year" [as slaves?].
Cite as:
Thomas Evance Receipt Book, 1754-1774, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
Coal
Rents
Food--Prices
Wages
Horses
Wigs
Plantations
Slavery
Local number:
293320 (NMAH Acc.)
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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