THOMPSON, WADDY, 1798-1868.
Waddy Thompson papers, 1848-1865

Emory University

Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library

Atlanta, GA 30322


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Descriptive Summary

Creator: Thompson, Waddy, 1798-1868.
Title: Waddy Thompson papers, 1848-1865
Call Number:Manuscript Collection No. 235
Extent: 0.25 linear foot (1 box)
Abstract:Papers of South Carolina statesman, Waddy Thompson including personal correspondence, oath of allegience, and petition for pardon.
Language:Materials entirely in English.

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Purchase, 1938.


[after identification of item(s)], Waddy Thompson papers, Manuscript, Archives and Rare Book Library, Emory University.

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Biographical Note

Waddy Thompson, South Carolina statesman, was born in 1798, and died in 1868.

Waddy Thompson, South Carolina statesman, was born in 1798, and died in 1868.

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of five letters (1848-1862) to Thompson from J. Pettigrew (possibly James Johnston Pettigrew, 1828-1863), Jane Pettigrew, and Henry Wise (possibly Henry Alexander Wise, 1806-1876), regarding personal and political matters; Thompson's oath of allegience to the United States government (1865) and his petition for pardon addressed to President Andrew Johnson (1865).

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