Izard, Ralph, 1742-1804

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St. James Goose Creek Parish and Charleston, S.C. politician, U.S. diplomat, U.S. Continental Congressman, and U.S. Senator.

From the description of Letter : Philadelphia, to Herman LeRoy, 1794 Jan. 22. (The South Carolina Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 36865688

Member of the Continental Congress.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Schveling, to General Pinckney, 1793 Mar. 2. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269535759

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Philadelphia, to Herman Le Roy, Esq., 1794 May 30. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269534044

Delegate to the U.S. Continental Congress and U.S. senator from South Carolina and diplomat.

From the description of Ralph Izard family papers, 1778-1826 (bulk 1801-1814). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71068876

Planter of Charleston, S.C.; member of U.S. Senate, 1789-1795; member, Continental Congress, 1782-1783; Commissioner, Court of Tuscany, 1776-1779; husband of Alice DeLancey Izard; father of Ralph Izard, Jr. (1788-1824), member of S.C. House, 1818-1819.

From the description of Ralph Izard papers, 1709-1955 bulk, 1768-1831. (University of South Carolina). WorldCat record id: 42002927

Delegate to the Continental Congress, 1782-1783, and U.S. Senator from South Carolina, 1789-1795; from Charleston, S.C.

From the description of Papers, 1775-1821. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 19851452

Biographical Note

  • 1742, Jan. 23: Born near Charleston, S.C.
  • 1767: Married Alice DeLancy (died 1832)
  • 1771 - 1776 : Resided in London, England, and Paris, France
  • 1776 - 1779 : Served as commissioner to the Court of Tuscany for the Continental Congress
  • 1780: Pledged his estate in South Carolina for the payment of warships to be used in the American Revolution
  • 1782 - 1783 : Member, Continental Congress
  • 1789 - 1796 : Served in United States Senate; president pro tempore of the senate
  • 1804, May 30: Died, near Charleston, S.C.

From the guide to the Ralph Izard Family Papers, 1778-1826, (bulk 1801-1814), (Manuscript Division Library of Congress)

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Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn Genet, Edmond Charles, 1763-1834. Edmond Charles Genet papers, 1734-1895 (bulk 1789-1793). Library of Congress
referencedIn Robert, Richard Brooks. Major Richard Brooks Robert letter, 1794 April 30. University of Georgia, University of Georgia, Main Library
referencedIn Frederick M. Dearborn collection of military and political Americana, Part I: The Revolution and the Administration, 1669-1958. Houghton Library, , Harvard College Library, Harvard University
creatorOf Izard, Ralph, 1742-1804. Ralph Izard papers, 1709-1955 bulk, 1768-1831. University of South Carolina, University Libraries
creatorOf Izard, Ralph, 1742-1804. Autograph letter signed : Schveling, to General Pinckney, 1793 Mar. 2. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Izard, Ralph, 1742-1804. Ralph Izard family papers, 1778-1826 (bulk 1801-1814). Library of Congress
creatorOf Lee, Arthur, 1740-1792. Arthur Lee papers, 1741-1882 (inclusive), 1766-1787 (bulk). Harvard University, Houghton Library
referencedIn Shippen, William, 1736?-1808. Prescription book, 1789 Oct. 1-1791 July 10. American Philosophical Society Library
referencedIn William Shippen prescription book, 1789 Oct. 1-1791 July 10, 1789-1791 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Manigault, Margaret Izard, 1768-1824. Papers, 1779-1857. Hagley Museum & Library
referencedIn Kean, John, 1756-1795. John Kean papers, 1788-1794. University of South Carolina, University Libraries
referencedIn John Vaughan papers, 1768 - Circa 1936, 1768 - Circa 1936 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Manigault, Peter, 1731-1773. Peter Manigault papers, 1749-1773. South Carolina Historical Society, SCHS
referencedIn War of 1812 mss., 1776-1879 Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)
creatorOf Izard, Ralph, 1742-1804. Letter : Philadelphia, to Herman LeRoy, 1794 Jan. 22. South Carolina Historical Society, SCHS
referencedIn Manigault family. Manigault family papers, 1685-1971. South Carolina Historical Society, SCHS
referencedIn Anthony Wayne family papers, Wayne, Anthony, family papers, 1681-1913 William L. Clements Library , University of Michigan
creatorOf Ralph Izard Family Papers, 1778-1826, (bulk 1801-1814) Manuscript Division, Library of Congress
referencedIn Edmond Charles Genet Papers, 1734-1895, (bulk 1789-1793) Manuscript Division, Library of Congress
creatorOf Izard, Ralph, 1742-1804. Papers, 1775-1821. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
referencedIn Washington Irving's Life of George Washington, Volume VI, miscellany, 1774-1807. Cornell University Library
creatorOf Wayne family. Anthony Wayne family papers, 1681-1913. University of Michigan, William Clements Library
creatorOf Douglas, Mrs., fl. 1827,. Miscellaneous items from the collection of Christian Hutter [manuscript] 1700-1851. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Izard, Ralph, 1742-1804. Autograph letter signed : Philadelphia, to Herman Le Roy, Esq., 1794 May 30. Pierpont Morgan Library.
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correspondedWith Adams, John, 1735-1826 person
correspondedWith Barclay, Henry person
associatedWith Burr, Aaron, 1756-1836. person
associatedWith Dearborn, Frederick M. (Frederick Myers), b. 1876 person
associatedWith Genet, Edmond Charles, 1763-1834. person
associatedWith Great Britain. Royal Navy corporateBody
associatedWith Hampton, Wade, 1752-1835. person
correspondedWith Izard, Alice DeLancey person
correspondedWith Izard, Elizabeth Middleton, 1787-1822 person
associatedWith Izard family. family
associatedWith Izard family. family
associatedWith Izard, George. person
associatedWith Izard, George, 1777-1828. person
correspondedWith Izard, Ralph, 1788-1824 person
correspondedWith Kean, John, 1756-1795. person
associatedWith Lee, Arthur, 1740-1792. person
associatedWith Le Roy, Herman, person
associatedWith LeRoy, Herman. person
associatedWith Lowell, John, 1799-1836. person
associatedWith Manigault family. family
correspondedWith Manigault, Margaret Izard, 1768-1824 person
associatedWith Manigault, Peter, 1731-1773. person
associatedWith Moultrie, William, 1730-1805. person
correspondedWith Parker, John, 1759-1832 person
associatedWith Pinckney, General, person
correspondedWith Pinckney, Thomas, 1750-1828 person
associatedWith Poinsett, Joel Roberts, 1779-1851. person
associatedWith Read, Jacob, 1752-1816. person
correspondedWith Robert, Richard Brooks. person
associatedWith Shippen, William, 1736?-1808. person
associatedWith Snowden, Yates, 1858-1933. person
associatedWith United States. Navy corporateBody
associatedWith Vaughan, John, 1756-1841 person
associatedWith Wayne family family
associatedWith Wayne family. family
associatedWith Wright, James, 1716-1785. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
South Carolina
South Carolina--Charleston
Washington (D.C.)
South Carolina
South Carolina
United States
Pennsylvania
Philadelphia (Pa.)
Charleston (S.C.)
United States
Philadelphia (Pa.)
South Carolina
Charleston (S.C.)
United States
Charleston (S.C.)
Georgia
South Carolina
Pennsylvania
Subject
Agriculture
Landsford Canal (Chester County, S.C.)
Governor
Jay's Treaty, 1794--Public opinion
Rice Industry--19th century
Plantation management
Occupation
Senators, U.S. Congress--South Carolina
Delegates, U.S. Continental Congress--South Carolina
Diplomats
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Birth 1742

Death 1804-05-30

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