“One of Charleston’s finest antebellum commercial buildings.”
S.C. At the time she was purchasing painted furniture to use in the Prophet’s Chamber at her home as well as fancy carpets. People of influence and means often had their banking representatives – factors, acquire and ship household items to their rural residences without ever seeing them, but rather relying on magazine descriptions and the advice of their factors. The contents of this household, including the entire bedroom suite purchased from Mr. Silcox’s store, has survived intact and is part of Historic Rock Hill’s collection on exhibit at the White Home in downtown Rock Hill, S.C. Also see #191 King Street (same location – different number) for additional data.
Other sources of interest: Charleston Tax Payers of Charleston, SC in 1860-61 and the Dwelling Houses of Charleston by Alice R.H. Smith – 1917. Additional information related to Ann White of Rock Hill, SC: YC History #1, YC History #2, YC History #3
Other sources: Charleston Tax Payers of Charleston, SC in 1860-61, Dwelling Houses of Charleston by Alice R.H. Smith – 1917, Charleston 1861 Census Schedule, and a 1872 Bird’s Eye View of Charleston, S.C. The Hist. Charleston Foundation may also have additional data at: Past Perfect
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