Charles Kuhn Prioleau correspondence, 1860-1865
Wreck of blockade runner near Sullivan's Island, S.C.
Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division
- South Carolina Historical Society
Charles Kuhn Prioleau was a businessman and merchant in Liverpool, England.
- Photocopies of originals retained by Merseyside County Museum, Liverpool, England. Letters to Prioleau, associated with Fraser, Trenholm, and Co., Liverpool, England, from merchants and associates of John Fraser & Co., Charleston, S.C., including J. Ford Prioleau, George Alfred Trenholm, Theodore D. Wagner, James T. Weisman, and Jacob Williman; together with letters from Major Caleb Huse, European purchasing agent for the Confederate Army and General Colin John McRae, Confederate treasury agent. Topics include secession, blockade running, supplying the Confederacy, possible payment of Confederate government debts, and the situation in South Carolina during and after the Civil War.
(See the NUCMC catalog record)