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Correspondence of Henry Laurens, of South Carolina

Henry Laurens

Correspondence of Henry Laurens, of South Carolina

by Henry Laurens

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Published by Zenger Club in [New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Sources

  • Edition Notes

    GenreSources.
    SeriesMaterials for history / Frank Moore, editor -- 1st series, Library of American civilization -- LAC 16093.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination240 p.
    Number of Pages240
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17546701M

    John Laurens was born in Charleston, South Carolina on Octo , to Henry Laurens and Eleanor Ball Laurens, both of whose families were prosperous as planters cultivating rice. By the s, Henry Laurens and his business partner George Austin had become wealthy as owners of one of the largest slave trading houses in North : Lieutenant colonel.   Laurens Henry. 19 Feb Paperback. US$ Add to basket. Correspondence of Henry Laurens, of South Carolina. Henry Laurens. 24 Aug Hardback. US$ Add to basket. An Address Delivered Before the Bible Society of the University of Virginia, March 11th, ; Correspondence of Henry Laurens, of South Carolina. Henry Laurens.

    CORRESPONDENCE OE HENRY LAURENS 99 HENRY LAURENS TO THE REVd. Mp. S*. JOHN7 26th July, Providence. Sir: I presume you have heard ere now of my return to this place from London, as well as of my great misfortune in the Death of my Father, these have involved me into so much Business, in the sale. Henry Laurens Called “Conservative Revolutionary” Henry Laurens was in a bit of a quandary at the onset of the American Revolution. The namesake o f the only American Revolutionary War fort built in what now is the state of Ohio, could have just as easily been an English Tory as he was an American patriot. Born in Charleston, South Carolina in , Henry Laurens was sent to England by his.

    Charleston, South Carolina was a primary point of entry for captured Africans shipped to America during the 18th century. Charleston merchant Henry Laurens played a major role in the shipping and selling of many of these African slaves. Between and the firm of Austin & Laurens sold an estimated 7, African men, women, and. Yes, on his plantation Mepkin in South Carolina, all of which were freed after the revolutionary war.


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Correspondence of Henry Laurens, of South Carolina by Henry Laurens Download PDF EPUB FB2

Title Correspondence of Henry Laurens, of South Of South Carolina book. Contributor Names Laurens, Henry, Excerpt from Correspondence of Henry Laurens, of South Carolina The Materials for History consists of original papers, in the form of correspondence, military jour nals, private diaries, and such other documents as illus trate the history of America, more particularly that portion of it embraced in the period between the years and /5(1).

Laurens, Henry, Correspondence of Henry Laurens. [New York], [Printed for the Zenger Club], [] (OCoLC) Named Person: Henry Laurens; Henry Laurens: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Henry Laurens.

The papers of Henry Laurens consist of correspondence, congressional and military records, and other items.

Included are the papers of John Laurens () and William Thompson () and the correspondence of James Laurens (), the Marquis. Correspondence of Henry Laurens, of South Carolina Item Preview remove-circle Correspondence of Henry Laurens, of South Carolina by Laurens, Henry, Publication date Topics Laurens, Henry, HTTP" link in the "View the book" box to the left to find XML files that contain more metadata about the original images and Pages: This banner text can have markup.

web; books; video; audio; software; images; Toggle navigation. Get this from a library. Correspondence of Henry Laurens, of South Carolina. [Henry Laurens]. Henry Laurens (March 6, [O.S. Febru ] – December 8, ) was an American merchant, slave trader, and rice planter from South Carolina who became a political leader during the Revolutionary War.A delegate to the Second Continental Congress, Laurens succeeded John Hancock as President of the Congress.

He was a signatory to the Articles of Confederation and President of the Born: March 6,Charleston, Province of South. Papers:8 linear feet. The papers of Henry Laurens consist of correspondence, congressional and military records, and other items. Included are the papers of John Laurens () and William Thompson () and the correspondence of James Laurens (), the Marquis de Lafayette (), and William Piercy.

In the yearthe South Carolina Historical Society began publishing a quarterly magazine known as "The South Carolina Historical and Genealogical Magazine," first pulled together and edited by Mr. Alexander Samuel Salley, Jr., who prefered to be known as A.S.

Salley, Jr., and who was the Secretary, Treasurer, and Librarian of the SC Historical Society at that time. Henry Laurens was born in Charleston, South Carolina, in the year He took an early part in opposing the arbitrary claims of Great Britain at the commencement of the American Revolution.

When the provincial Congress of Carolina met in June,he was appointed its president; in which capacity he drew up a form of association, to be. Lt Col John Laurens. John Laurens was born at Charleston, South Carolina inthe fourth of twelve brothers and sisters, and the first to live to reach maturity.

His father, Henry Laurens, owned several plantations and hundreds of slaves, making him one of the wealthiest men in America. As a member of this prosperous family, John had the.

Names of Families in Laurens County Probate Records Laurens County was established in as part of the Ninety Six District. It was named for Revolutionary War leader Henry Laurens (). Settlers were Scotch-Irish and English immigrants who came in the early eighteenth century.

The Army Correspondence of Colonel John Laurens in the Years - Kindle edition by Laurens, John. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets.

Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Army Correspondence of Colonel John Laurens in the Years /5(1). Free 2-day shipping. Buy Correspondence of Henry Laurens, of South Carolina (Classic Reprint) at nd: Henry Laurens.

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Laurens returned to South Carolina in January and withdrew from public affairs. Elected as a delegate to both the Philadelphia constitutional convention and the South Carolina constitutional convention, he declined to serve in both. Features a collection of the papers of American Revolutionary statesman Henry Laurens (), provided online by the Model Editions Partnership program of the University of South Carolina.

Offers access to correspondence, biographies, a bibliography, maps, and images. HENRY LAURENS TO JOHN NICKLESON 14th. April London I wrote you the 5th November Last ^ the Loyal Judith Cowie acknowledging Receipt of your favour the 8th August & forwarding 7 "The Adventure" was certainly at sea by July 28th (South Carolina Gazette July 29th ).

Henry Laurens has written: 'A South Carolina protest against slavery' -- subject(s): Sources, Slavery, History, Controversial literature, Early works to 'Extracts from the proceedings of the.Book/Printed Material A South Carolina protest against slavery: being a letter from Henry Laurens, second President of the Continental Congress, to his son, Colonel John Laurens; dated Charleston, S.

C., August 14th, Now published from the original. Henry Laurens was a plantation owner and wealthy merchant in Charleston, South Carolina. Inhe was sent as a delegate of the colony to Philadelphia. Inhe was elected President of the Continental Congress and remained in the position to almost the end of Author: Bob Ruppert.