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Occasion. After service a collection of $19.50 was taken up "in aid of our Hospitals"
Charleston is now under Martial law & the Provost Marshal & his assistants keep the city under strict military rule.

S. 17 This is the day for meeting of the Ladies Relief Assn, & Mary & the girls will go in
When I think of our late disasters, I feel cast down, & almost at times disheartened, but, (thank God for a sanguine & hopeful temperament) I soon recover my bouyancy of spirits, & my strong unquenchable Faith in our ultimate success. Because, I believe our cause to be a just & proper one, in every aspect in which I examine it. We contend for the right of self government on the basis of our Declaration of Independance in 1776, which our enemies have always professed to respect until now. We absolved our connection with the United States in a formal & legal, not in a revolutionary or irregular way. We wish to preserve the institutions among us, by which we have prospered, & by which most undoubtedly the African race has attained a degree

  • Title

    Henry William Ravenel, 1814-1887: Private Journal 1862: Page 68

  • Date

    1862-05-16

    1862-05-17

  • Subject

    Aiken County (S.C.)--History

    South Carolina--Social conditions

    Ravenel family

    Fungi of Carolina

    Illustrated by Natural Specimens of the Species

    Botanists--South Carolina--History--19th century

    Berkeley County (S.C.)--History--19th century

    Botanists--South Carolina--History--19th century

    South Carolina--Social conditions

    United States--Description and travel

    Aiken County (S.C.)--History

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  • Contributing Institution

    University of South Carolina. South Caroliniana Library