Miller, Stephen Decatur, 1787-1838

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1787-05-08
Death 1838-03-08

Biographical notes:

Lancaster and Sumter District S.C. attorney, plantation owner, and politician. He served in the South Carolina Senate and was governor of the state 1828 to 1830. An ardent supporter of states rights, Miller also served in the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate. Miller's daughter Mary Boykin Miller married James Chesnut, Jr. (1815-1885).

From the description of Stephen Decatur Miller papers, 1821-1834. (The South Carolina Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 36794127

South Carolina governor and U.S. senator.

From the description of Papers, 1828-1834. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 41150067

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Subjects:

  • Legislators--Correspondence
  • Tariff
  • Plantations
  • Free trade--Societies, etc
  • Governor--Correspondence
  • State rights
  • Secession
  • Newspaper editors--Correspondence

Occupations:

  • Lawyers
  • Governors
  • Legislators
  • Plantation owners

Places:

  • South Carolina (as recorded)
  • Plane Hill Plantation (Kershaw County, S.C.) (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • Stateburg (S.C.) (as recorded)
  • South Carolina (as recorded)
  • Lancaster (S.C.) (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)