Elliott, Stephen, 1771-1830

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Dates:
Birth 1771-11-11
Death 1830-03-28

Biographical notes:

Elliott (Yale University, B.A. 1791) returned to South Carolina to operate a plantation in 1800. He also served in the state legislature (1796-1808); was bank president in Charleston, 1812-1830. Elliott was active in the founding of the Literary and Philosophical Society of South Carolina and served as its president from 1814-1830; he was presifdent of the Charleston Library Society; and he co-founded the Southern Review with Hugh Swinton Legare in 1828. In 1820 he was elected president of the University of South Carolina. Elliott also published A sketch of the botany of South Carolina and Georgia from 1816 to 1824. He taught natural history and botany at the Medical School of South Carolina from 1824 until his death.

From the description of Papers of Stephen Elliott, 1791-1829 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 40879911

Zaccheus Collins was a merchant and botanist.

From the guide to the Zaccheus Collins botanical correspondence, 1805-1827, 1805-1827, (American Philosophical Society)

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Subjects:

  • Botany
  • Slave records
  • Slavery

Occupations:

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Places:

  • Georgia (as recorded)
  • South Carolina (as recorded)