Smith, William Loughton, 1758-1812

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Charleston, S.C. attorney, plantation owner, South Carolina state representative, U.S. representative, and U.S. diplomat. Smith used his wealth to subscribe nearly $12,000 of the state debt due to the Revolution. He was president (1808) of the Santee Canal Co. and invested heavily in it and other canal projects.

From the description of William Loughton Smith papers, 1774-1834. (The South Carolina Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 36794383

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Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn United States. President. LS, 1801 May 30, Washington, D.C., to the Prince Regent of Portugal. Rosenbach Museum & Library
referencedIn James L. Cathcart Papers, 1785-1817 Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Carnes, Susannah Smith Elliott. Susannah Carnes letters, ca. 1783-1794. South Carolina Historical Society
creatorOf Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826. Invitation, [ca. 1791], Philadelphia, Pa., to William Loughton Smith. Rosenbach Museum & Library
creatorOf William L. Clements Library. James McHenry papers, 1777-1832. William L. Clements Library
referencedIn Humphreys, David, 1752-1818. Humphreys-Marvin-Olmstead collection, 1776-1867 (inclusive). Yale University Library
referencedIn Smith, Joseph Allen. Letters to Rufus King [photocopies], 1797-1805. Winterthur Library
referencedIn Humphreys-Marvin-Olmstead collection, 1776-1867 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
referencedIn Gilmor, Robert, 1774-1848. Notes taken in a tour through the states of Virginia, North Carolina, and South Carolina... 1806-1807. University of South Carolina, System Library Service, University Libraries
creatorOf Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826. AN (3rd person), 1791 Apr. 16, Philadelphia, to William Loughton Smith. Rosenbach Museum & Library
creatorOf Smith, William Loughton, 1758-1812. William Loughton Smith papers, 1774-1834. South Carolina Historical Society
referencedIn Hamilton, Paul, 1762-1816. Paul Hamilton papers, 1802-1812. University of South Carolina, System Library Service, University Libraries
referencedIn Campbell, David, d. 1822. David Campbell papers, 1788-1818. South Carolina Historical Society
creatorOf King, Rufus, 1755-1827,. Papers of Rufus King, 1782-1830. Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
referencedIn Cathcart, James L. (James Leander), 1767-1843. James L. Cathcart papers, 1785-1817. Library of Congress
referencedIn Thomas Addis Emmet collection, 1483-1876 (bulk:1700-1800) New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn James McHenry papers, McHenry, James papers, 1777-1832 William L. Clements Library
referencedIn Izard, Claudia Smith, d. 1855. Claudia S. Izard receipt, 1814. South Carolina Historical Society
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associatedWith Campbell, David, d. 1822. person
associatedWith Carnes, Susannah Smith Elliott. person
associatedWith Catawba Company. corporateBody
correspondedWith Cathcart, James L. (James Leander), 1767-1843. person
associatedWith College of Charleston. corporateBody
associatedWith Dismal Swamp Canal Company. corporateBody
associatedWith Elliott, Barnard, d. 1778 person
associatedWith Emmet, Thomas Addis person
associatedWith Gilmor, Robert, 1774-1848. person
associatedWith Hamilton, Paul, 1762-1816. person
associatedWith Humphreys, David, 1752-1818. person
associatedWith Izard, Claudia Smith, d. 1855. person
associatedWith Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826. person
associatedWith King, Rufus, 1755-1827, person
associatedWith Pederson, Anne Caroline Smith. person
associatedWith Rutledge, Edward, 1749-1800. person
associatedWith Santee Canal Company. corporateBody
associatedWith Skene, Alexander, d. 1740 person
associatedWith Smith, Joseph Allen. person
associatedWith Smith, Joseph Allen, ca. 1769-1828. person
associatedWith Smith, Thomas Loughton, d. 1817. person
associatedWith South Carolina (Frigate) corporateBody
associatedWith United States. President corporateBody
associatedWith William L. Clements Library. corporateBody
Place Name Admin Code Country
Southern States
United States
South Carolina
Subject
Canals
Decedents' estates
Occupation
Members of Congress
Lawyers--Correspondence.--South Carolina
Legislators--Correspondence.--United States
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Birth 1758

Death 1812-12-19

English,

French

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