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Collection Number: 00236-z

Collection Title: John Hill's Edgefield District (S.C.) Militia and Plantation Record, 1830-1843

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Abstract John Hill operated a plantation, apparently in the Edgefield District, in South Carolina. He commanded the Springfield Beat Company of the South Carolina militia in the Edgefield District. The collection is a plantation journal, January-September 1830, kept by John Hill, presumably in Edgefield District, S.C., including references to slaves; accounts for medical services to slaves rendered by Hill in 1835; and records of the Springfield Beat Company of the South Carolina militia, kept by Colonel John Hill, Edgefield District, S.C., 1836-1843.
Creator Hill, John, fl. 1830-1843.
Language English
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Restrictions to Access
No restrictions. Open for research.
Copyright Notice
Copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.
Preferred Citation
[Identification of item], in the John Hill's Edgefield District (S.C.) Militia and Plantation Record #236-z, Southern Historical Collection, Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Alternate Form of Material
Microfilm copy (filmed April 2005) available.
  • Reel 1: Folder 1 of 1
Alternate Form of Material
Typed transcription of plantation journal, 1830, available.
Acquisitions Information
Puchased before 1940.
Sensitive Materials Statement
Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, the North Carolina Public Records Act (N.C.G.S. § 132 1 et seq.), and Article 7 of the North Carolina State Personnel Act (Privacy of State Employee Personnel Records, N.C.G.S. § 126-22 et seq.). Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill assumes no responsibility.
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John Hill operated a plantation, apparently in the Edgefield District, in South Carolina. He commanded the Springfield Beat Company of the South Carolina militia in the Edgefield District.

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Plantation journal, January-September 1830, kept by John Hill, presumably in Edgefield District, S.C., including references to slaves; accounts for medical services to slaves rendered by Hill in 1835; and records of the Springfield Beat Company of the South Carolina militia, kept by Colonel John Hill, Edgefield District, S.C., 1836-1843.

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1 item.

One volume containing a plantation journal, 1830; accounts for medical services to slaves, 1835; and records of the Springfield Beat Company of the South Carolina militia, kept by Colonel John Hill, Edgefield District, S.C., 1836-1843. The plantation journal, 1830, contains records of daily activities of John Hill and workers on his plantation constructing farm buildings and caring for animals, tools, and crops, which included cotton, corn, and oats. Accounts, 1835, are for medical services to slaves rendered by John Hill, including medicines supplied. The records of the Springfield Beat, 1836-1843, include rolls, orders, and records of drills, elections, courts-martial, fines, and expenditures.

Folder 1

Militia and plantation record #00236-z, Series: "John Hill's Edgefield District (S.C.) Militia and Plantation Record, 1830-1843." Folder 1

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Processing Information

Processed by: Mary F. Henderson, 1936-1939

Encoded by: Linda Sellars, March 2005

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