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The history of South-Carolina, from its first settlement in 1670, to the year 1808 : in two volumes ; vol. I[-II]

Author: David Ramsay; James Akin
Publisher: Charleston [S.C.] : Published by David Longworth, for the author, 1809.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Also issued on microfilm.
[Bethesda, Md.] : National Library of Medicine, 1966.
1 microfilm reel : negative ; 35 mm.
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David Ramsay; James Akin
OCLC Number: 14836509
Notes: In two separate volumes, each with a dated title page and separate pagination and registers.
"Engraved by James Akin"--Recto of map, vol. 1.
Signatures: [a]⁴ b² B-3P⁴; ²[A]² B-4G⁴ 4H² (sigs. 3P4 and 4H2 blanks).
NLM copy: untrimmed edges throughout both volumes.
NLM copy: v. 1 map catalogued separately and housed in the P & P collection.
NLM copy imperfect: sig. 2Z of v. 2 wanting; missing leaves supplied in photocopy from the Library of Congress copy.
Description: 2 v. (xii, 478, [2]; iv, 602, [2] p., [1+] folded plates) : maps (engravings) ; 23 cm. (8vo)
Contents: V. 1. Civil history of South-Carolina --
Population --
Proprietary government from its commencement in 1670, till its abolition in 1719 --
The revolution in 1719 from proprietary to royal government --
Royal government from 1720 to 1776 --
Contests with Spaniards --
Contests with Indians --
Military operations against pirates --
The settlement of the back country: the civil and military history of South-Carolina from a British province to an independent state --
Of introductory events, and taking of arms --
Of the extinction of royal authority and of the royalists --
Of the formation of a regular constitution --
Of the attack of the fort on Sullivan's Island by Sir Peter Parker and Sir Henry Clinton, and the invasion of the Cherokees by Colonel Williamson --
Of independence, and the alliance with France --
Campaign of 1779 --
Campaign of 1780: fall of Charleston --
Campaign of 1781 --
Marion's brigade --
Campaign of 1782 --
Revolutionary miscellaneous history --
V. 2. Ecclesiatical history of South Carolina --
Medical history --
Legal and constitutional history --
Fiscal history --
Agricultural history --
Commercial history --
Of the arts --
Natural history --
Literary history --
Miscellaneous history: virtues, vices, customs and diversions, &c. of the inhabitants --
Dress; complexion; manners and character --
Fecundity, population, and longevity --
Civil history, from the termination of the Revolutionary War in 1783 to the year 1808 --
Biographical sketches of literary men and other distinguished characters: Lionel Chalmers, M.D. --
Rev. Richard Clarke --
William Henry Drayton --
Christopher Gadsden --
Rev. Commissary Garden --
Alexander Garden, M.D. --
Major John James --
Sir Nathaniel Johnson --
John Lining, M.D. --
Henry Laurens --
John Laurens --
Gabriel Manigault --
Peter Manigault --
Thomas Reese, D.D. --
Col. William Rhett --
John Rutledge --
Edward Rutledge --
Rev. Josiah Smith, A.M. --
Rev. William Tennent, A.M. --
Nicholas Trott, L.L.D. --
William Wragg --
Appendix: A statistical account of Edisto Island --
A statistical account of St. Stephens district --
A statistical view of Pendleton district --
A statistical account of Orangeburgh district --
A statistical account of Beaufort --
A statistical account of Georgetown --
A statistical account of Claremont district --
A statistical account of Camden --
A general view of the upper country.
Other Titles: Ramsays South Carolina
Responsibility: by David Ramsay, M.D.

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