3 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Preston, William C. (William Campbell), 1794-1860--Correspondence.

  1. James Henry Hammond papers, 1774-1875

    8,000 items. 38 containers plus 3 oversize. 10 linear feet. 20 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Senator, governor, and plantation owner. Correspondence, diaries, speeches, plantation manuals, account books, and scrapbooks pertaining chiefly to South Carolina and national politics in the three decades preceding the Civil War. Subjects include nullification, secession, slavery, the Southern Convention at Nashville, Tennessee (1850), state banks, states' rights, and the tariff. Also includes a mercantile letterbook, 1774-1780, of Andrew McLean.

  2. Singleton family papers, 1758-1860

    900 items. 5 containers. 2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Plantation owners in South Carolina. Family and general correspondence, legal papers, clippings, invitations, receipts, poetry, and miscellaneous items of various members of the Singleton and allied Van Buren and Deveaux (DeVoe) families.

  3. Waddy Thompson papers, 1826-1882

    100 items. 1 container. .2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    U.S. representative from South Carolina, lawyer, and diplomat. Chiefly correspondence relating to nullification, relations with Mexico, plantation life, slavery, and South Carolina and national politics. Includes family papers.