Sessional Papers, 1718-1725

Encoded Archival Description - Identification

Unit Title: Sessional papers, 1718-1725



Creator: South Carolina. General Assembly. Commons House.

Physical Description: none

Language: English

Encoded Archival Description

Biography or History: unspecified

Custodial History: Bulk of series returned to state custody by the South Carolina Historical Society in 1985.

Acquisition Information: South Carolina. General Assembly. Commons House.

Scope and Content: Although there is one draft message from 1718 and a few stray items after 1721, this series is principally comprised of the loose papers of the Commons House of Assembly, 1719-1721, during its revolt against the government of the Lords Proprietors.

Appraisal Information: unspecified

Accruals: no

Arrangement: Series arranged chronologically with two folders of items that either were in the repository prior to the 1985 transfer or came from other sources in a separate sequence at the end. Items in the 1985 transfer are sequentially numbered in pencil on the lower left.

Conditions Governing Access: none

Conditions Governing Use: none

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements: none

Other Finding Aid: Series briefly described on pp. 455-458 of Charles H. Lesser, South Carolina Begins: The Records of a Proprietary Colony, 1663-1721, published by the repository in 1995. Series contains an index in manuscript form in the box with the paper records. A digitized version of this index is available as the first file in the series.

Location of Originals: South Carolina Department of Archives and History, 8301 Parklane Road, Columbia, SC 29223.

Alternative Form Available: none

Related Material: none

Bibliography: none

Other Descriptive Data: Optical media in this series housed in Box 1 of Optical Media Storage, 273A01.

Processing Information: None

Encoded Archival Description - Header

Identifier: S165125

Title Proper of the Finding Aid: Sessional papers, 1718-1725

Creation Date: 2016

Descriptive Rules: DACS

Sessional Papers, 1718-1725

Object Type: Collection

In Collection: Commons House of Assembly

Sessional Papers, 1718-1725
Sessional Papers, 1718-1725