Rutledge, Edward, 1749-1800

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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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referencedIn Philip, Pierre. Plan of a fortification who seems necessary on Shutters Folly Island to second the firing of Fort Johnson on any vessel that might have forced her passage through Fort Moultrie & would fetch a passage through the sand bank that extends from Charlestown Point to Shutters Folly : This fortification may easily be erected with (fassing) of sand & wood under which mines could be managed for in case of need have her destroyed ... Presented to his excellency Edward Ruttledge ... / Pre Philip. University of Michigan, William Clements Library
creatorOf Rutledge, Edward, 1749-1800. Letter : Charleston, to "Tom", 1779 Feb. 17. South Carolina Historical Society, SCHS
referencedIn Jay, John, 1745-1829. Letter : New York, to Edward Rutledge, 1787 Feb. 25. South Carolina Historical Society, SCHS
creatorOf Rutledge, Edward, 1749-1800. ALS (draft, initials), [1789], Charleston, S.C., to George Washington. Rosenbach Museum & Library
referencedIn Admiral Lord Richard Howe papers, 1775-1776 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
creatorOf Rutledge, Edward, 1749-1800. Papers, 1790-1820. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
referencedIn United States. President (1789-1797 : Washington). Old Fort Harrod State Park early document collection, 1775-1799. Kentucky Department of Libraries and Archives, Kentucky Guide Project Office
referencedIn Frederick M. Dearborn collection of military and political Americana, Part I: The Revolution and the Administration, 1669-1958. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Rutledge, Edward, 1749-1800. Letter : to [George Washington], 1790 Jan. 11. South Carolina Historical Society, SCHS
creatorOf Adams, Gilmer Speed, 1854-. Papers collected by Gilmer Speed Adams, 1651-1879. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Rutledge, Edward, 1749-1800. Letters of Edward Rutledge, 1788-1797. Library of Congress
creatorOf Rutledge, Edward, 1749-1800. Letters to Sarah Rutledge, 1793-1799. South Carolina Historical Society, SCHS
creatorOf Rutledge, Edward, 1749-1800. Letter to Nathanael Greene and portrait, 1776 October 22 and n.d. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Rutledge, Edward, 1749-1800. Letter : Charleston, [S.C.], to Dr. Blythe, 1799 April 12. South Carolina Historical Society, SCHS
creatorOf Rutledge, Edward, 1749-1800. ALS, 1796 May 31 : [Charleston, S.C.], Broad Street, to his daughter, London. Copley Press, J S Copley Library
creatorOf Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826. Thomas Jefferson letter to Edward Rutledge [manuscript], 1796 December 27. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Rutledge, Edward, 1749-1800. Edward Rutledge will, 1799. South Carolina Historical Society, SCHS
creatorOf Rutledge, Edward, 1749-1800. ALS, 1795 Mar. 18, to his daughter. Rosenbach Museum & Library
referencedIn Vanderhorst, John, d. 1787. John Vanderhorst papers, 1774-1804 (bulk 1786-1804). South Carolina Historical Society, SCHS
creatorOf Rutledge, Edward, 1749-1800. ALS, 1792 May 31 : [s.l.], to Jeremiah Wadsworth, Hartford. Copley Press, J S Copley Library
creatorOf Rutledge, Edward, 1749-1800. Letter : to [George Washington], [1789]. South Carolina Historical Society, SCHS
referencedIn Wythe, George, 1726-1806. Letter to John Page, 1776 October 7. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Signers collection, 1770-1826. Johns Hopkins University, Sheridan Libraries and the Milton S. Eisenhower Library
creatorOf Rutledge, Edward, 1749-1800. Letter : Charleston, [S.C.] to [Sarah Rutledge], 1795 June 4. South Carolina Historical Society, SCHS
referencedIn Blyth family. Blyth family papers, 1732-1841. South Carolina Historical Society, SCHS
creatorOf Rutledge, Edward, 1749-1800. Letter to Richard Lushington, n.d. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Logan, Deborah Norris, 1761-1839. Diaries, 1815-1839. Historical Society of Pennsylvania
creatorOf South Carolina. Governor. Speech : manuscript, [1798 Dec., no day], to the South Carolina Legislature. Rosenbach Museum & Library
creatorOf Douglas, Mrs., fl. 1827,. Miscellaneous items from the collection of Christian Hutter [manuscript] 1700-1851. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Meleney, John C., 1921-. John C. Meleney research files, 1775-1986, (bulk, 1775-1808). University of South Carolina, University Libraries
creatorOf Rutledge, Edward, 1749-1800. Autograph letter signed, 1788 May 5. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Rosenbach, A. S. W. (Abraham Simon Wolf), 1876-1952,. Signers of the Declaration of Independence autograph collection, 1756-1818. Rosenbach Museum & Library
referencedIn Nathanael Greene papers, Greene, Nathanael, papers, 1762-1852, 1780-1785 William L. Clements Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Bamberger, Louis, 1855-1944,. Autograph collection, 1683-1929. New Jersey Historical Society Library
referencedIn Smith, William Loughton, 1758-1812. William Loughton Smith papers, 1774-1834. South Carolina Historical Society, SCHS
creatorOf Stewart, Francis B., Mrs.,. Mrs. Francis B. Stewart collection [manuscript], 1745-1918. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Rutledge, Edward, 1749-1800. Bill of revivor, 1789. South Carolina Historical Society, SCHS
creatorOf Rutledge, Edward, 1749-1800. ALS, 1776 November 23 : Philadelphia, to Robert Livingston. Copley Press, J S Copley Library
creatorOf Huger, Francis Kinloch, 1773-1855. Papers of Francis Kinloch Huger [manuscript] 1795-1897. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Rutledge, Edward, 1749-1800. ALS, 1787 March 27 : (Charlestown), to unknown in New York. Copley Press, J S Copley Library
referencedIn Wertheim, E. L. [Collection of material relating to the erection of a memorial at the Conference House, Tottenville, Staten Island.]. New-York Historical Society
referencedIn Saylor, David, ca. 1749-1791. David Saylor receipt book, 1784-1787. South Carolina Historical Society, SCHS
referencedIn Washington Irving's Life of George Washington, Volume V, Miscellany, 1764-1792. Cornell University Library
creatorOf Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826. Letter to Edward Rutledge, 1796 December 27. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Hutson, Richard, 1748-1795. Richard Hutson letterbook, 1765-1777. South Carolina Historical Society, SCHS
creatorOf Livingston, Robert R., 1746-1813. ALS, [ca. 1776 October] : [s.l.], to Edward Rutledge. Copley Press, J S Copley Library
referencedIn Willard, Henry A. (Henry Augustus), 1902-. Henry A. Willard II collection, 1743-1888 (bulk 1770-1840). Library of Congress
referencedIn Middleton, Henry, 1770-1846. Letter, 1792 June 1, Charleston, South Carolina to Thomas Jefferson, n.p. William & Mary Libraries
creatorOf Huger family. Papers, 1795-1897. South Carolina Historical Society
referencedIn Gourdin family. Gourdin allied family papers, 1707-1903. South Carolina Historical Society, SCHS
referencedIn Dreer, Ferdinand Julius, 1812-1902,. Political and military history papers, 1518-1864. Historical Society of Pennsylvania
referencedIn Letters and documents of signers of the Declaration of Independence, 1750-1933. Houghton Library.
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referencedIn Stewart, Francis B., Mrs.,. Mrs. Francis B. Stewart papers, 1745-1918 [microfilm manuscript]. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
creatorOf Rutledge, Edward, 1749-1800. Papers, 1790-1802 Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
referencedIn Jared Sparks collection of documents concerning the American Revolution, 1740-1866 . Houghton Library.
creatorOf South Carolina. Court of Common Pleas. Attachment, 1774 Jan. 4, Charleston, S.C., against John Clayton. Rosenbach Museum & Library
referencedIn Henry A. Willard II Collection, 1743-1888, (bulk 1770-1840) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
creatorOf Rutledge, Edward, 1749-1800. ALS, 1776 Aug. [no day], to Robert Morris. Rosenbach Museum & Library
referencedIn Manigault, Margaret Izard, 1768-1824. Papers, 1779-1857. Hagley Museum & Library
creatorOf Rutledge, John, 1739-1800. [Document] 1794 Aug. 1 / J. Rutledge. Smith College, Neilson Library
creatorOf Hunter-Hitchcock-Coit families. Papers, 1765-1925. Library of Virginia
creatorOf Rutledge, Edward, 1749-1800. Letter : to Arthur Middleton, Philadelphia, [Pa.], 1782 April 14. South Carolina Historical Society, SCHS
creatorOf Rutledge, Edward, 1749-1800. Papers, 1790-1820. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
creatorOf Rutledge, Edward, 1749-1800. ALS, 1782 April 23 : Cane Acre [near Charleston], to Arthur Middleton. Copley Press, J S Copley Library
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Charleston (S.C.)
Charleston (S.C.)
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South Carolina
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Birth 1749-11-23

Death 1800-01-23

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