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Sumter, Thomas 1734-1832

Overview
Works: 83 works in 102 publications in 1 language and 1,152 library holdings
Genres: History  Sources  Records and correspondence  Treaties  Personal narratives  Biography 
Roles: Author
Classifications: E207.S95, 923.573
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Most widely held works by Thomas Sumter
Report of the Commission appointed by the General Assembly of South Carolina to mark the grave of Gen. Thomas Sumter by South Carolina( Book )

1 edition published in 1908 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thomas Sumter by Anne King Gregorie( Book )

1 edition published in 1931 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Draper manuscript collection by Lyman Copeland Draper( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The bulk of the collection consists of Draper's voluminous correspondence with pioneer settlers, war veterans, their descendants, and others; his interview and research notes; and his writings. Interspersed among these items are copied, transcribed, and original contemporary historical manuscripts and government records, including personal and official letters; diaries and journals; reminiscences; military muster rolls, payrolls, order books, court martial lists, pension statements, and receipts; family and personal records; business and legal records; surveyors' notes, maps and plats, and other land records; and newspaper and magazine articles. These materials contain information on such topics as border forays, frontier wars, and the Mecklenberg declaration of independence; and on numerous individuals, including Daniel Boone, Joseph Brant, George Rogers Clark, William Clark, William Henry Harrison, and Tecumseh
Nathanael Greene papers by William L. Clements Library( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The Nathanael Greene papers contain Greene's military and personal correspondence during American Revolution, with the bulk of the collection documenting his command in the Southern Department (1780-1783). The collection includes Greene's communications with George Washington, the Continental Congress, the War Board, state governors, and Continental Army officers and subordinates. Also present are military documents, such as returns, memoranda, and expense reports, and personal letters to and from his wife, Catherine
Southwest Territory and Mississippi Territory collection by William L. Clements Library( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

This collection is made up of correspondence and documents related to the Southwest Territory and Mississippi Territory. The materials concern subjects such as governance and law, militia units, property ownership and finance, slavery, and Native American tribes. The collection includes post-statehood letters by Andrew Jackson and other prominent politicians and military figures
Thomas Sumter papers by Thomas Sumter( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Correspondence and other papers. Correspondents include John Quincy Adams, A.P. Butler, William Candler, Nathanael Greene, Paul Hamilton, John Rutledge, and John Thomas, Jr
Draper manuscripts: Thomas Sumter papers( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Papers about Thomas Sumter, a South Carolina merchant, military officer, and Congressional representative and senator; about the men who served under his command during the American Revolution; and their British and Loyalist opponents. Most of the volumes contain the notes Draper made on his 1871 trip to the South. The notes document the soldiers, their families, events of the period, anecdotes, and personal reminiscences from descendants. Included are notes, correspondence, newspaper and periodical articles, pension statements, interviews, and plans and negotiations with the Cherokee, Chickasaw, and Choctaw Indians
"Head quarters, high hills Santee" [S.C.], to General [Thomas] Sumter by Nathanael Greene( )

1 edition published in 1781 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Saying that "Cornwallis has not yet attempted to escape thro' North Carolina, but when he finds he has Nothing to hope but only from that attempt, he may still be induced to try the experiment"; emphasizing that it is their "duty and interest ... to be in readiness to meet him, and prepared for the worst"; asking him to "let all the State troops be got together as fast as possible, & put under close & strict discipline, that they may be prepard for the most serious service."
[n.p.], to Major-General Greene by Thomas Sumter( )

1 edition published in 1781 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Announcing his intention of sending out raiding parties near British lines
[Letter on the seizure of Oregon from the British]( Book )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Hand-written letter discussing the idea that the United States can only take Oregon region from the British by force and the willingness of southern states to assist in such an undertaking. Circa 1818-1859, probably written between the treaty of 1818 which created the boundary dispute and the Oregon Treaty of 1846 which established the British-American boundary at the 49th parallel. Includes mention of James Gadsden, Francis Marion, William Moultrie, Thomas Pinckney, and Thomas Sumter
place not identified, to the President of the United States by Thomas Sumter( )

1 edition published in 1804 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Presenting his respects and acknowledging receipt of his notes of the 11th; adding he has "duly considered the Subject Matter thereof & acted accordingly." Pres
Official correspondence between Brigadier-General Thomas Sumter and Major-General Nathaniel Greene from A.D. 1780 to 1783 by Nathanael Greene( )

1 edition published in 1900 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

"Head quarters, high hills Santee" [S.C.], to General [Thomas] Sumter by Nathanael Greene( )

1 edition published in 1781 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Describing the battle of Eutaw Springs; mentioning the arrival of the French fleet in the Chesapeake and the possible retreat of Lord Cornwallis through North Carolina to Charleston; asking Sumter to "collect all the state troops [he] can and have as many of [his] brigade of militia collected as can be brought out" to stop Cornwallis if he should attempt to escape through North Carolina
 
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Alternative Names
Thomas Sumter American Revolutionary War hero, US Representative from South Carolina

Thomas Sumter Amerikaans politicus (1734-1832)

Thomas Sumter amerikai szenátor

Thomas Sumter amerikansk politikar

Thomas Sumter amerikansk politiker

Thomas Sumter politico e generale statunitense

Thomas Sumter US-amerikaanschen Politiker

Thomas Sumter US-amerikanischer Militär im Amerikanischen Unabhängigkeitskrieg und Politiker

توماس سومتر سیاست‌مدار آمریکایی

湯瑪斯·薩姆特

Languages
English (52)

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