Sawyer, Frederick Adolphus, 1822-1891

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Birth 1822-12-12
Death 1891-07-31

Biographical notes:

U.S. Senator from South Carolina. Born in Bolton, Massachusetts, Frederick A. Sawyer took charge of a normal school in Charleston, South Carolina in 1859. During the Civil War he and his family were allowed to return North. In 1865 Sawyer returned to Charleston and was active in advancing reconstruction measures. In May 1865 he was appointed collector of internal revenue in the 2nd South Carolina district.

From the description of Letter : Charleston, S.C., to Celia, 1865 June 18. (The South Carolina Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 32140149

Principal and teacher, Charleston, S.C.; U.S. Senator, 1868-1873; delegate, of Charleston, S.C., Constitutional Convention of 187?; principal, of Girls' High and Normal School in Charleston, S.C., 1859-1864; graduate, of Harvard College, 1844; Union sympathizer, left S.C., 1864, and returned to Charleston, 1865; Collector of Internal Revenue, Second District of S.C.

From the description of Frederick A. Sawyer papers, 1848-1873. (University of South Carolina). WorldCat record id: 42648635

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Subjects:

  • Deaf--Education
  • Reconstruction
  • Sign language
  • Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877)
  • Amnesty

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  • United States (as recorded)
  • Washington (D.C.) (as recorded)
  • Charleston (S.C.) (as recorded)
  • Charleston (S.C.) (as recorded)
  • South Carolina (as recorded)
  • South Carolina (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)