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Series 1, Correspondence

Folder 1. 1864

  • Letter, from Benson at Camp Comp R near Georgetown [Mcfie detachment Brooks troop] to “Brother,” May 12, 1864 [John H. Harrison 1840-1919]
  • Order, Enrolling Office, Greenville, “conscript John H. Harrison Junr [1809-1879] having appeared before Medical Board . . . ordered to report to Medical Board in Columbia . . .,” May 17, 1864
  • Letter, from cousin Mac at Camp, Brooks Troop near Georgetown to cousin John, May 19, 1864
  • Letter, from cousin Mac at Camp, Brooks Troop near Georgetown to cousin John, June 19, 1864
  • Letter, from Benson at Camp near Georgetown to “Brother,” July 1, 1864
  • Envelope, to John H. Harrison Jr., Belton, S.C., with Confederate Postage Stamp, green 10 Cent Jefferson Davis [from cousin Mac]

Folder 2. 1870-1894

  • Letter from J.K. Stow to John H. Harrison Junr [1809-1879], January 7, 1870. Request to release Henry from his contract so he can live with his sister Rosey who is recently widowed.
  • Letter, From H.W. Cely to Jno H. Harrison, June 12, 1883. On Cely & Brother, General Merchants letterhead
  • Letter, from H.W. Cely to John H. Harrison, September 21, 1888. On Cely & Bro. letterhead; regarding illness of Mr. Keys
  • Letter, from Sallie, Honea Path, to Sister, July 9, 1889 [news about acquaintances]
  • Letter, from Sallie, Honea Path, to Sister, September 24, 1889 [news about acquaintances]
  • Letter, Perry & Heyward, Attorneys at Law to John H. Harrison, March 11, 1890 regarding Ferguson & Miller vs. J.H. Harrison et al
  • Letter, from niece Fannie Pratt to Uncle & Aunt, May [?], 1890
  • Letter, from Hattie McClanahan to cousins Mr. & Mrs. J.H. Harrison, September 5, 1891, with envelope
  • Letters (2) with envelope; from John H. Harrison, Sr. (1840-1919) to his son John and daughter-in-law, Nannie, February 21, 1892; letter from Lillie Harrison (1877-1919) to her brother John, February 21, 1892
  • Letter to John H. Harrison from Perry & Heyward, June 3, 1892
  • Letter to John H. Harrison from Perry & Heyward, July 30, 1892
  • Note, Perry & Heyward, Attorneys at Law, to John H. Harrison regarding verdict on Ferguson & Miller case, June 14, 1893
  • Note, Perry & Heyward, Attorneys at Law, to John H. Harrison regarding a deed, July 6, 1893 [with envelope]
  • Letter from Josth Edwards to John H. Edwards, August 17, 1894

Folder 3. Envelopes, 1888-1893 and undated

  • Envelope, Geo. W. Sullivan, Pelzer, S.C. to John H. Harrison, postmark, February 10, 1888
  • Envelope, Mr. J.H. Harrison, Fork Shoals, postmark date May 28, 1889
  • Envelope, from Perry & Heyward to John H. Harrison, Fair View, postmarked July 1893
  • Envelope, “J.H. Harrison” handwritten on front, undated
  • Envelope, “Notes” handwritten on front, undated
  • Envelope, “Jenkins note” handwritten on front, undated
  • Envelope, from Ferguson & Miller to Mr. John H. Harrison, Fairview, postmark Jan. 24
  • Envelope, from Cely & Bro. dealers in Sash, doors and blinds to John H. Harrison, Fairview, undated
  • Envelope, partial envelope, from Perry & Heyward to John H. [Harrison], Fair[view] , undated
  • Envelope, “Plats, Land Plats” and J H Harrison, Deed & Mortgage and Plats” handwritten on front, undated
  • Envelope, “shoes and cotton bill, J.H. Harrison” written on front, undated
  • Envelope, Southern Express Company, “Papers Value $20, Mr. T.L. Woodside, From JW Duncan, December 29”, with stamped wax seals on reverse

Series 2, Financial documents, 1849-1912 and undated

Folder 4. 1849-1879

  • Account Statement, Long & Goodlett, 1849-1850
  • Handwritten receipt from Ferguson & Miller to John H. Harrison “Jr.”, July 16, 1872
  • Handwritten receipt to J. Harrison Jr, February 26, 1872 [Harrison 1809-1879]
  • receipt from Ferguson & Miller to John H. Harrison, Jr., September 1, 1874 [Harrison 1809-1879]
  • Receipt from Beattie & Co. from John H. Harrison, Jr. [Harrison 1809-1879] 1876
  • Receipt, J. H. Harrison from Ferguson & Miller, dealers in the choicest coffees, sugars, teas, . . ., April 8, 1879   [Harrison 1809-1879 ]

Folder 5. 1880-1883

  • Promise to pay J.H. Harrison (Jr) $50.00, Elihu B. Jenkins [1858-1942] and Rebecca Jenkins, (1) March 27th, 1880, (2) April 3, 1880  [John H. Harrison 1840-1919]
  • Receipts, (1) John H. Harrison from Ferguson & Miller, March 4, 1881; (2) Ferguson & Miller received funds from John H. Harrison, March 4, 1881; (3) Wm. Beattie received funds from John H. Harrison Jr, March 4, 1881
  • receipt from Office of Vardry McBee receiving funds from John H. Harrison, March 28, 1882; (2) receipt from William Beattie receiving funds from J H Harrison, March 28, 1882;
  • Tax receipt [partial], 400 acres and 2 buildings, J.H. Harrison, fiscal year 1883
  • Tax receipt no. 3513 [partial], 400 acres and 2 buildings, J.H. Harrison, fiscal year 1883
  • Receipt, John H. Harrison paid on account at Jas. T. Williams & Co., July 24, 1883
  • Receipt, J. H. Harrison bought of Ferguson & Miller, January 9, 1883
  • Account statement, John H. Harrison at H.C. Markley, 1883
  • Receipt, John Harrison bought of G.D. Barr & Sons, November 5, 1883
  • Receipt, Jno Harrison bought of Cely & Bro. December 17, 1883
  • Account Statement, John H. Harrison bought of Hovey & Townes, December 19, 1883

Folder 6. 1884 [John H. Harrison 1840-1919]

  • Promissory note for pastoral services of Rev. J.K. Mendenhall for Fork Shoals Church, 1884
  • Account statement, John H. Harrison to [?] Markley, listing of hardware material, 1884
  • Receipt, J.H. Harrison bought of Greenville Cotton Seed Oil Mill, June 16,  1884
  • Receipt, Southern Express Company received of J.H. Harrison, December 3, 1884
  • Receipt, Jno H. Harrison bought of Hovet & Townes, December 2, 1884
  • Receipt, John H. Harrison bought of Ferguson & Miller, December 30, 1884

Folder 7. 1885

  • Statement, J.H. Harrison bought of Abell & Morgan, Dealers, January 9, 1885
  • Receipt, received of John H. Harrison, subscription to The Enterprise and Mountaineer, January 13, 1885
  • Receipt, received of John H. Harrison, McMahan & Gwynn, January 28, 1885
  • Receipt, received of John H. Harrison, Jas. T. Williams & Co, Greenville, January 28, 1885
  • Receipt, received of J. H. Harrison, D.R. Anderson, hire of horse one month, February 9, 1885
  • Receipt, received of J. H. Harrison, bought of Ferguson & Miller, subscription to The Enterprise and Mountaineer, January 13, 1885
  • Receipt, received of John H. Harrison, bought of Ferguson & Miller, April 21, 1885
  • Bill, bought of J. Van Lindley, Pomona Hill Nurseries (N.C.), June 3, 1885
  • Receipt, received of John H. Harrison, bought of Ferguson & Miller, June 15, 1885
  • Receipt, received of John H. Harrison, bought of Ferguson & Miller, September 26, 1885
  • Tax receipt, received from Wash Thuman, October 22, 1885
  • Receipt, J. H. Harrison, sold cotton bales to The Piedmont Manf’g Co., October 30, 1885
  • Receipt, received of Mr. Harrison, bought of Hovey & Townes, December 10, 1885

Folder 8. 1886

  • Receipt, received of Jno H. Harrison, bought of Hovey & Townes, January 11, 1886
  • Receipt, Mr. E. Harrison, sold to T.B. Hayne, cotton bales, February 10, 1886
  • Receipt, received of John H. Harrison, on account at Jas. T. Williams & Co., February 10, 1886
  • Handwritten statement, Cely M. Harrison, 1886
  • Cotton note, J.H. Harrison promise to pay Julius C. Smith for fertilizer, June 1, 1886
  • Receipt, received of J. H. Harrison, bought of Hovey & Townes, July 27, 1886
  • Receipt, J. H. Harrison, bought of R.E. Allen & Brother, November 23, 1886

Folder 9. 1887

  • Statement, John H. Harrison bought of Geo. W. Sullivan, Jr., Pelzer, March 2, 1887
  • Receipt, John H. Harrison bought of Geo. W. Sullivan, Jr., Pelzer, September 22, 1887
  • Tax receipt for Greenville County, Wiley Thurman, October 20, 1887
  • Receipt, J. H. Harrison bought of Geo. W. Sullivan, Jr., Pelzer, November 10, 1887
  • Receipt, John H. Harrison to Fork Shoals Baptist Church, December 24, 1887
  • Tax receipt for Greenville County, Nannie E. Harrison, October 20, 1887

Folder 10. 1888

  • Cover letter to John H. Harrison, [missing] statement from Geo. W. Sullivan, Jr., Pelzer, August 23, 1888
  • Receipt, John H. Harrison bought of Geo. W. Sullivan, Jr., January 27, 1888
  • Promissory note, John H. Harrison to John D. Sullivan, April 28, 1888
  • Cover letter to John H. Harrison, [missing] statement from Geo. W. Sullivan, Jr., Pelzer, August 23, 1888
  • Tax receipt for Greenville County, Nannie E. Harrison, September 18, 1898
  • Cover letter, from Enterprise and Mountaineer Office, October 1, 1888; statement of account for January 1, 1889 attached [missing].

Folder 11. 1890

  • Receipt, Nesbitt Traubudge received $9.33 from October 13, 1890
  • Receipt, Goldsmith & Moore received $20.00 from John H. Harrison, November 10, 1890
  • Receipt, Mr. J. H. Harrison bought of Goldsmith & Moore, Simpsonville, December 5, 1890

Folder 12. 1891-1899

  • Receipt, J.A. Cannon received money on account of J.H. Harrison, May 28, 1891
  • Receipt, Gresham & Green received money on account of J.H. Harrison, October 5, 1891
  • Account statement, Richard Harrison to H.C. Markley, October 19, 1891
  • Promissory note, John H. Harrison to Perry & Heyward, May 16 1892
  • Receipt for cotton bales sold to The Piedmont Manfg. Co., December 1, 1894; handwritten receipt for flour, coffee, sugar, tobacco, December 11, 1894
  • Receipts [4], John H. Harrison bought of J.A. Cannon, dealer in Dry Goods, Notions . . ., Nesbitt & Son General Merchandise, W.C. McKenzie & Co., General Merchandise, The Piedmont Manfg. Co.
  • Receipts [2], John H. Harrison to J.A. Cannon
  • Receipts, J.H. Harrison bought from J.A. Cannon, dealer in Dry Goods, Notions . . . [3], The Cedar Falls Mills, Nesbitt & Son, Managers
  • Receipt [partial], J.H. Harrison sold cotton to Pelzer Mfg. Co., October 2, 1899

Folder 13. 1900 – 1912

  • 2 receipts, John H. Harrison, from J.A. Cannon of Pratts Food and J.A. Cannon, 1900
  • 2 receipts, John H. Harrison, from Nesbitt & Son and J.A. Cannon
  • Property tax receipt from Nannie E. Harrison, November 10, 1902
  • Note, J.H. Harrison, S.E. Harrison, $100 to City National Bank, March 4, 1905
  • Receipt from Garrett & McKelvey, Dealers in General Merchandise, J.H. Harrison, March 1, 1906
  • Property tax receipt from Nannie E. Harrison, December 9, 1909
  • Note, J.H. Harrison, J.H. Harrison Jr. and Robert Harrison, $100 to American Board, June 23, 1911
  • Deposit slips, Bank of Simpsonville, January 31, 1912

Folder 14. Financial documents (undated)

  • Blank check, Bank of Simpsonville [191_] (qty 2)
  • Blank note, The People’s Bank of Fountain Inn, S.C. [191_]
  • Blank note, The City National Bank of Greenville, S.C., signed by J.H. Harrison [189_]
  • Statement, J.H. Harrison account at A.S. Peden & Co., Dealers in General Merchandise, [189_]

Series 3, Legal documents, 1880-1893

Folder 15. Apprentice Certificate, Harriet Walker, Board of County Commissioners, August 3, 1880 [John H. Harrison 1840-1919]

Folder 16. 1883-1893

  • Resurvey of land of John R. Harrison, deceased by J.M. Southern, February 20, 1883
  • Title to real estate, Edward and Richard Harrison to John H. Harrison, recorded June 13, 1883
  • Title to Real Estate, H.M. Cely to John H. Harrison, recorded July 25, 1883
  • Court of Common Pleas, Complaint on Promissory Notes, Ferguson & Miller vs J.H. Harrison, May 31, 1886
  • Summons for Relief, Court of Common Pleas, Perry C. Markley vs John H. Harrison, January 27, 1887
  • Summons for Relief, Court of Common Pleas, Joseph P. Latimer and John H. Latimer, Executors vs John H. Harrison, December 16, 1887
  • Summons for Debt, Trial Justice, H.S. Cureton against John H. Harrison, March 19, 1888
  • Note and mortgage, Richard Harrison, Sr. [1861-1932, brother] promises to pay John H. Harrison, April 21, 1892
  • Contract for rent of land between J.F. Fowler and Henry Cox, August 29, 1893. [also signed by J.H. Harrison]

Series 4, Printed Material

Folder 17. Undated, folder 1 of 2

  • Pamphlet, “The Perverted Parable.” From The Restitution, Christian Publishing Association, Plymouth, Ind., undated
  • Reynolds New Elementary Spelling Book, 1878. Cover only, another partial book inside.
  • Partial book, Second Reader
  • Partial book, math

Folder 18. Undated, folder 2 of 2

  • Programme for Union Meeting of the First District of the Greenville Baptist Association, December 29-30, 1882
  • Broadside, Tax Notice, Treasurer of Greenville County, collection locations, September, 15, 1886
  • Advertisement, Gower, Cox & Markley, Greenville, S.C., photocopy, undated
  • Broadside, “To the Democracy of the Fourth Congressional District, announcing candidacy of D.R. Duncan.,” undated
  • Poem, untitled, from “Your Friend, F____”, St. Valentine’s Day, undated
  • Product tag, Zell’s Ammoniated Bone Superphosphate, manufactured by P. Zell & Sons. Baltimore, Md.
  • Title to real estate, blank

Folder 19. Newspaper clippings, photocopies, undated

Series 5, Negatives, undated

Folder 20. Negatives, undated