Broadside promoting Sullivans Island as a destination for day trips and extended visits at the New Brighton Hotel, with transport service by the Mt. Pleasant and Sullivan's Island Ferry Company and by South Carolina Railway Company, with provided service to Charleston from Columbia, S.C., and Augusta, Ga. Although undated, this broadside features an image of the New Brighton Hotel, which was known to have been in operation by 1885 and was renamed Atlantic Beach Hotel in 1896. Copy of broadside held by SCL is missing top portion of sheet and first word of text; word Excursions supplied by cataloger. View the Document »

Announcing charges of the society to supply foreign laborers as field hands and mechanics during Reconstruction-era; listing expenses for seasonal hire of a laborer,or an entire immigrant family, with rates for travel expenses for workers coming from New York to any point on the South Carolina and Greenville and Columbia Rail Road; and offering suggestions to improve labor relations. Officers of the society include F.W. Bruggemann, General Agent of the Society; Rev. T[haddeus] S[treet] Boinest, president; Silas Johnstone, Secretary; and B.L.McCaughrin, treasurer. View the Document »

Announcing charges of the society to supply foreign laborers as field hands and mechanics during Reconstruction-era; listing expenses for seasonal hire of a laborer,or an entire immigrant family, with rates for travel expenses for workers coming from New York to any point on the South Carolina and Greenville and Columbia Rail Road; and offering suggestions to improve labor relations. Officers of the society include F.W. Bruggemann, General Agent of the Society; Rev. T[haddeus] S[treet] Boinest, president; Silas Johnstone, Secretary; and B.L.McCaughrin, treasurer. View the Document »

Transcription of article appearing in the Charleston Daily Courier, July 9, 1862, reprinting a letter from Sgt. Alexander V. O'Donnell of the South Carolina Irish Volunteers to his brother. The letter recounts the Battle of Gaines's Mill (June 27; also First Cold Harbor or Battle of Chickahominy River), part of the Seven Days Battles of the Peninsula Campaign. View the Document »