Rutledge, Edward, 1749-1800

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1749-11-23
Death 1800-01-23

Biographical notes:

Delegate to the First Continental Congress, signer of the Declaration of Independence, state legislator, and governor of South Carolina, 1798-1800.

From the description of Papers, 1790-1802 (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 174146355

From the description of Papers, 1790-1820. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 20273120

From the description of Papers, 1790-1820. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 122581362

At this time, Edward Rutledge was a legislature for the state of South Carolina. Richard Lushington commanded a militia in South Carolina during the American Revolution.

From the description of Letter to Richard Lushington, n.d. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155866496

South Carolina plantation owner, attorney, and politician. Edward Rutledge served as governor of South Carolina from 1798 to 1800.

From the description of Letter : Charleston, [S.C.], to Dr. Blythe, 1799 April 12. (The South Carolina Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 36865645

South Carolina attorney, plantation owner, and politician. Edward Rutledge was a U.S. Continental Congressman and a signer of the Declaration of Independence.

From the description of Letter : to [George Washington], [1789]. (The South Carolina Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 36865775

From the description of Letter : to [George Washington], 1790 Jan. 11. (The South Carolina Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 36865780

Declaration of Independence signer from South Carolina.

From the description of Letter to Nathanael Greene and portrait, 1776 October 22 and n.d. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 55228023

South Carolina plantation owner and politician. Edward Rutledge was governor of South Carolina, a Continental Congressman, and a signer of the Declaration of Independence.

From the description of Letter : to Arthur Middleton, Philadelphia, [Pa.], 1782 April 14. (The South Carolina Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 32144783

South Carolina state legislator and governor. Edward Rutledge also served as a member of the U.S. Continental Congress and was a signer of the Declaration of Independence. In 1779 he was re-elected to the Continental Congress but did not attend due to illness. In February of 1779 Rutledge served as an officer of a company which defeated British forces at Beaufort and Port Royal, S.C.

From the description of Letter : Charleston, to "Tom", 1779 Feb. 17. (The South Carolina Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 36865602

Governor of South Carolina, delegate from South Carolina to the U.S. Continental Congress, and army officer.

From the description of Letters of Edward Rutledge, 1788-1797. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71015426

Rutledge was a Signer of the Declaration of Independence and Governor of South Carolina.

From the description of ALS, 1776 November 23 : Philadelphia, to Robert Livingston. (Copley Press, J S Copley Library). WorldCat record id: 13901944

South Carolina attorney, governor of South Carolina, and U.S. Continental Congressman.

From the description of Bill of revivor, 1789. (The South Carolina Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 32140025

South Carolina attorney, plantation owner, and politician.

From the description of Edward Rutledge will, 1799. (The South Carolina Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 36865500

From the description of Letter : Charleston, [S.C.] to [Sarah Rutledge], 1795 June 4. (The South Carolina Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 36865635

South Carolina attorney, plantation owner, and politician. Edward Rutledge was a member of the Continental Congress and was a signer of the Declaration of Independence. In 1774 he married Henrietta Middleton (1750-1792). Their children included Henry Middleton Rutledge (1775-1844) and Sarah Rutledge (1782-1855).

From the description of Letters to Sarah Rutledge, 1793-1799. (The South Carolina Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 36865825

Signer of the Declaration of Independence, governor of South Carolina.

From the description of ALS, 1796 May 31 : [Charleston, S.C.], Broad Street, to his daughter, London. (Copley Press, J S Copley Library). WorldCat record id: 13920927

From the description of ALS, 1782 April 23 : Cane Acre [near Charleston], to Arthur Middleton. (Copley Press, J S Copley Library). WorldCat record id: 13896297

From the description of ALS, 1792 May 31 : [s.l.], to Jeremiah Wadsworth, Hartford. (Copley Press, J S Copley Library). WorldCat record id: 13915111

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Subjects:

  • Constitutional history
  • Probate law and practice
  • Estates (law)
  • Prisoners of war
  • Slavery
  • Legal documents
  • American loyalists
  • Governor
  • Attachment and garnishment
  • Cottonseed oil
  • Street lighting
  • Money
  • Actions and defenses
  • Women--Education
  • Confiscations
  • Judges
  • Constitutional convention
  • Fortification
  • Gentry
  • Upper class

Occupations:

  • Lawyers
  • Army officers
  • Governors--South Carolina
  • Officers (military officers)
  • Delegates, U.S. Continental Congress--South Carolina
  • Politicians

Places:

  • Charleston (S.C.) (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • Charleston (S.C.) (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • South Carolina (as recorded)
  • South Carolina (as recorded)
  • Beaufort (S.C.) (as recorded)
  • Winyah Bay (S.C.) (as recorded)
  • South Carolina (as recorded)
  • South Carolina (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • South Carolina (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • Georgetown (S.C.) (as recorded)
  • United States--Selection and appointment (as recorded)
  • South Carolina (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • Charleston (S.C.) (as recorded)
  • Charleston (S.C.) (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • South Carolina (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • South Carolina--Georgetown County (as recorded)
  • South Carolina (as recorded)
  • South Carolina (as recorded)
  • South Carolina (as recorded)
  • South Carolina (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • South Carolina (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • South Carolina (as recorded)