« Back to all Primary Sources

Letter from Sarah Gibbes to John Gibbes

1783 Colonial & Early National (1746-1820), Antebellum (1820-1861)

A letter from Sarah Gibbes to her son John Gibbes (Class of 1784) in which she encourages him to maintain ties to the Boudinots and Stocktons, wealthy New Jersey families. 

Stories Using this Source
Source

Sarah Gibbes to John Gibbes, 1783, Gibbes Family Papers, Box 11, Folder 151/7, South Carolina Historical Society, Charleston, S.C. 

Publisher

South Carolina Historical Society

Format JPEG
Share this Source:
Did You Know...?A slave sale took place on campus in 1766. Read More