Elliott, Stephen, 1771-1830

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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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referencedIn Muhlenberg Family. Papers, 1769-1866. American Philosophical Society Library
referencedIn Weatherby, Charles Alfred, 1875-1949. Papers of Charles Alfred Weatherby, 1893-1948 (bulk). Harvard University, Gray Herbarium
referencedIn Puckette, Clara Childs. Stephen Elliott [(1771-1830) biographical sketch], 1933 Feb. 27. University of South Carolina, University Libraries
referencedIn Cooley, Dennis. Letters, 1819-1853. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
referencedIn Darlington, William, 1782-1863. Letters, 1836-1857. American Philosophical Society Library
referencedIn Miscellaneous Manuscripts Collection, 1668-1983, Bulk, 1750-1850, 1668-1983 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Harvard University. Herbaria. Combined records of the Arnold Arboretum and the Gray Herbarium, 1850- Harvard University, Gray Herbarium
referencedIn Muhlenberg family papers, 1769-1866, 1769-1866 American Philosophical Society
creatorOf Zaccheus Collins botanical correspondence, 1805-1827, 1805-1827 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn William Darlington letters, 1836-1857, 1836-1857 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Collins, Zaccheus, ca. 1764-1831. Botanical correspondence of Zaccheus Collins of Philadelphia, 1805-1827. American Philosophical Society Library
creatorOf Elliott, Stephen, 1771-1830. Papers of Stephen Elliott, 1791-1829 (inclusive). Harvard University, Botany Libraries
referencedIn Agricultural Society of South Carolina. Agricultural Society of South Carolina records, 1785-1860. South Carolina Historical Society, SCHS
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associatedWith Barton, William P. C., (William Paul Crillon), 1786-1856 person
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associatedWith Cleaver, Isaac person
associatedWith Collins, Zaccheus, ca. 1764-1831. person
associatedWith Cooley, Dennis. person
associatedWith Cooper, Thomas, 1759-1839 person
associatedWith Coues, Elliott, 1842-1899 person
associatedWith Cuvier, Georges, Baron, 1769-1832 person
associatedWith Darlington, William, 1782-1863. person
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associatedWith Genth, F. A., (Frederick Augustus), 1820-1893 person
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associatedWith Macbride, J. Francis (James Francis), 1892- person
associatedWith Michaux, François André, 1770-1855. person
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associatedWith Puckette, Clara Childs. person
associatedWith Rittenhouse, David, 1732-1796 person
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associatedWith Schoolcraft, Henry Rowe, 1793-1864 person
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associatedWith Steinhauer, Henry, d. 1818 person
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associatedWith Sully, Thomas, 1783-1872 person
associatedWith Thomson, Charles, 1729-1824 person
associatedWith Torrey, John, 1796-1873 person
associatedWith Waterton, Charles, 1782-1865 person
associatedWith Wayne, Anthony person
associatedWith Weatherby, Charles Alfred, 1875-1949. person
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Birth 1771-11-11

Death 1830-03-28


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