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|Named Person:||Edmund Ruffin; Edmund Ruffin; Edmund Ruffin|
|Material Type:||Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Edmund Ruffin; William M Mathew
|Description:||xvi, 368 p. : ill., map ; 24 cm.|
|Contents:||Introduction: The South Carolina Agricultural Survey of 1843 --
Private Diary of Edmund Ruffin, Agricultural Surveyor in South Carolina, 1843. Pt. I. Winter and Spring: The Low Country. 1. Arrival in Charleston (26 January-30 January). 2. Scenes of Desolation on Cooper River (31 January). 3. By the Cooper Rice Lands to Mepkin and Mulberry Bluffs (1 February-4 February). 4. Along the Santee Canal to Black Oak (4 February-6 February). 5. Return to Charleston (6 February-7 February). 6. Ashley River Plantations (8 February-9 February). 7. Conversation and Work in Charleston (10 February-11 February). 8. Visit to Edmund Ravenel at the Grove (13 February-15 February). 9. Ashley River and the Lost Village of Dorchester (16 February-20 February). 10. Long-Staple Cotton on James Island (21 February-22 February). 11. Letter Writing and Specimen Analysis in Charleston (22 February-25 February). 12. Sociable and Improving Planters on Edisto Island (26 February-28 February). 13. Jehossee Island and the Edisto Agricultural Society (1 March). 14. West through Colleton (2 March-4 March). 15. Sea Islands of Beaufort (4 March-8 March). 16. In and around Beaufort Town (8 March-10 March). 17. Broad River to Savannah River by Grahamville and Purysburg (11 March-14 March). 18. Getting through Barnwell and Orangeburgh (15 March-18 March). 19. Springs, Sinks, and Marl Exposures at Eutaw (18 March-20 March). 20. Embanking and Marling on the Santee (21 March-24 March). 21. The Cymbee of Woodboo (25 March). 22. By the Santee Canal (25 March-27 March). 23. The Abandonment of Pineville (28 March). 24. Santee Marlers (29 March-30 March). 25. Hunting Alligators (30 March). 26. Santee River to Waccamaw River: Pine Barrens and Poor Whites (31 March). 27. Georgetown Sandhills and Ocean (1 April-2 April). 28. The Pee Dee Delta (3 April-4 April). 29. Georgetown Shells, Fish Pestilence, and Coastal Floods (5 April). 30. Sandy Island (6 April-8 April). 31. Black River and Lower Pee Dee (9 April-13 April). 32. In Marion: Geological Investigations on the Pee Dee (13 April-18 April). 33. Marion-Williamsburgh Borderlands: Trials of a Surveyor (19 April). 34. Cattle Country of Williamsburgh (20 April-22 April). 35. To Charleston and Home to Virginia (23 April-25 April). Pt. II. Early Summer: Middle Country. 36. Back in Charleston and on Cooper River (10 May-12 May). 37. Renewed Eutaw, Santee, and Cooper Investigations (13 May-15 May). 38. "Magnificent & Beautiful Exposures of Marl" at Vance's Ferry (16 May). 39. Along the Santee in Orangeburgh (17 May-20 May). 40. Excursion to Columbia (21 May-24 May). 41. Between the Santee and the Edisto in Orangeburgh (24 May-27 May). 42. Barnwell District: Springs, Marl, and a Rattlesnake (27 May-4 June). 43. Barnwell District: Sales-Day Marlers and Malarial Mill Ponds (5 June-6 June). 44. Silver Bluff, Shell Bluff, and Savannah Swamps (7 June-8 June). 45. At Home with James Hammond (9 June-15 June). 46. Wasted Time in Augusta and Edgefield (16 June-19 June). 47. Columbia: South Carolina College and Millwood (20 June-23 June). 48. Richland, Statesburgh, and the "Richardson Settlement" (24 June-25 June). 49. "Indigo Marl Deposites" in Sumter (26 June-27 June). 50. In and around the Sandhills of Sumter (27 June-30 June). 51. Unwell at Columbia and the Monticello Convention (1 July-8 July). 52. To Charleston, Indisposed, and Home to Virginia (9 July-11 July). Pt. III. Late Summer and Early Fall: Toward the Mountains. 53. Return to Columbia and Buggy to Fairfield (22 August-27 August). 54. Union and Spartanburgh: Limestone Springs and Gold Mines (28 August-1 September). 55. Legume Culture and a Company Hotel in Spartanburgh (1 September). 56. Iron and Lime Production in York (2 September-3 September). 57. Illness in Limestone Springs and an Address to the Planters of Spartanburgh (4 September-11 September). 58. Over the Line into North Carolina (12 September-13 September).
|Responsibility:||edited by William M. Mathew.|
- South Carolina -- Description and travel.
- Agriculture -- South Carolina -- History -- 19th century.
- Geology -- South Carolina -- History -- 19th century.
- Ruffin, Edmund, -- 1794-1865 -- Diaries.
- Ruffin, Edmund, -- 1794-1865.
- South Carolina
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