The Resource 1853-1865.
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- Stewart, Isabella
- Tobacco -- United States
- Norvell, Charles
- Stewart, Daniel Kerr, 1809-1889
- Cotton. -- United States
- Banks and banking. -- Louisiana | New Orleans
- Tobacco -- Confederate States of America
- Richmond (Va.) -- Social life and customs -- 19th century
- Merchants -- New York | New York
- Stewart family
- Stewart, John, 1806-1885
- Episcopal Church -- Clergy -- Iowa | Keokuk
- Southern Bank (New Orleans, La.)
- Hand, Thomas Jennings
- Stanton, Edwin M., (Edwin McMasters), 1814-1869
- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Prisoners and prisons
- Cotton. -- Confederate States of America
- Stewart, Mary Amanda Williamson, 1822-1910
- Letters (correspondence)
- Iope[?], R
- Merchants -- Virginia | Richmond
- England. -- History -- 19th century
- Richmond (Va.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
- Richmond (Va.) -- History -- 19th century
- England -- Social life and customs -- 19th century
- Oxley, John Stewart
- Confederate States of America -- History
- Scotland -- History -- 19th century
- McKnight, Virgil
- Scotland. -- Social life and customs -- 19th century
- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
- Personal papers -- New York | New York
- Correspondence, 1853-1865, of Daniel Kerr Stewart (1809-1889) of Richmond, Virginia, and New York, New York, concerning his efforts to continue his business of selling tobacco and cotton during the Civil War. Includes letters from his brother John Stewart (1806-1885) in Richmond and other family members in Richmond and Scotland concerning the war, family business and family matters. Also correspondence from Thomas Layton of New Orleans, Louisiana, concerning Stewart family stock in the Southern Bank; from Charles Norvell, a prisoner-of-war Stewart offered to help; and from an Episcopal priest, R. Iope (?) hoping to leave his parish in Iowa for one in Jamaica. Also contains letters from Stewart to Secretary of War Edwin Stanton (1814-1869) asking for a pass to Richmond to visit his brother and family, as well as clippings from English newspapers concerning the Civil War
- Biographical or historical data
- Daniel Kerr Stewart was born in Rothesay, Scotland, 9 August 1809 to Bryce and Marion Stewart. He emigrated to the United States and became a successful merchant along with his brother John Stewart (1806-1885). During the Civil War, Stewart relocated to New York. Stewart died 11 August 1889.
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