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Chesnut, Mary, 1775-1864



  • Existence: 1775-1864
  • Existence: 1775 - 1864


Mary Cox Chesnut, Vice Regent for South Carolina (1860-1864), Mrs. James Chesnut

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Ann Pamela Cunningham to Mary C. Chesnut, 1859

 File — Box 49
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Draft in writing of her secretary. Declares few states have been so rapidly organized. Cites work in Charleston, difficulties of finding qualified VRs. ER-11, p. 103

Dates: 1859

Chesnut, Mary [South Carolina], 1860-1864

 File — Box 52, Folder: 20

Mary Chesnut to Ann Pamela Cunningham, 1860 July 20

 File — Box 54
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A.L.S. Sandy Hill. Collected $200 and asks for instructions in depositing it. ER-3, p. 234

Dates: 1860 July 20

Mary Chesnut to Ann Pamela Cunningham, 1859 March 21

 File — Box 40
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A.L. Thought to be written by Mary Chesnut, a future Vice Regent. Near Camden, South Carolina. Forwards a handwritten account of a reception at Trenton in 1789 and a song "Ode, Song at Trenton" by an 84 year old woman who claims to have been an acquaintance of Washington. She also sends a donation. ER-3, p. 202 and 204

Dates: 1859 March 21

Mary Chesnut to unknown recipient, 1860 May 12

 File — Box 53
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A.L.S. Camden. As Vice Regent for South Carolina, she has been tasked with assigning Lady Managers for the MVLA. Asks if the recipient would be willing to accept this job. ER-301

Dates: 1860 May 12

Mary McMakin to Mary Chesnut, 1860 August

 File — Box 55
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Draft. Informs her how to send remittances--difficulty with one of editors of Record make it necessary to suspend publication for 2 months--sends her 25 copies of last number to disseminate knowledge of doings of Association--congratulates her on success in South Carolina --Miss Cunningham suffers prostration of her energies now. ER-D-118

Dates: 1860 August