Rutledge, John, 1766-1819

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Lawyer, planter, and U.S. representative from South Carolina.

From the description of Papers of John Rutledge, 1782-1872. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 82466018

John Rutledge (1766-1819) of South Carolina was the son of Governor John Rutledge (1739-1800). He studied in Charleston and Philadelphia and traveled in Europe in 1787 through early 1790. His wife was Sarah Motte Smith. He practiced law in Charleston, was a planter in the Savannah River area, served in the South Carolina legislature, was a member of the United States House of Representatives, 1797-1803, and was an officer in the South Carolina militia.

From the guide to the John Rutledge Papers, ., 1782-1872, (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. Southern Historical Collection.)

John Rutledge served in the U.S. House of Representatives from South Carolina (1797-1803). He was a member of, and later the commander, of the 28th Regiment, South Carolina Militia, 1799-1816.

From the description of [Letters] / John Rutledge. [1801-1807] (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 352925838

State legislator, militia officer, and U.S. Representative from South Carolina.

From the description of Papers, 1760-1862 ; (bulk 1788-1798). (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 154270886

U.S. representative and public official of South Carolina, army officer, and planter.

From the description of Letter of John Rutledge, 1801. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71015429

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creatorOf Rutledge, John, 1766-1819. [Letters] / John Rutledge. Smith College, Neilson Library
referencedIn Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826. Notes on the grand tour [manuscript}, 1788 February. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Anonymous, fl. 1804. Letter, 1804 Mar. 20, Boston, Mass., to "My dear Welles." University of South Carolina, System Library Service, University Libraries
referencedIn Plumer, William, 1759-1850. Letter, 1803 Jan. 31, Washington, [D.C.], to Oliver Peabody, Exeter, N.H. Dartmouth College Library
creatorOf John Rutledge Papers, ., 1782-1872 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. Southern Historical Collection
referencedIn Meleney, John C., 1921-. John C. Meleney research files, 1775-1986, (bulk, 1775-1808). University of South Carolina, System Library Service, University Libraries
creatorOf Rutledge, John, 1766-1819. Papers of John Rutledge, 1782-1872. Library of Congress
creatorOf Rutledge, John, 1766-1819. Letter of John Rutledge, 1801. Library of Congress
creatorOf Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826. Letter to John Rutledge, Jr. [manuscript] 1788 February 2. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Rutledge, John, 1766-1819. Papers, 1760-1862 ; (bulk 1788-1798). Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
creatorOf Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826. Letter, 1807 July 26, Washington [D.C.] to Lt. Col. John Rutledge, n.p. William & Mary Libraries
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associatedWith Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826. person
associatedWith Massias, Abram A. person
associatedWith Meleney, John C., 1921- person
associatedWith Otis, Harrison Gray, 1765-1848. person
associatedWith Plumer, William, 1759-1850. person
associatedWith Rose, Hugh, 1756-1811 person
associatedWith Rutledge family family
associatedWith Rutledge family. family
associatedWith Short, William, 1759-1849. person
associatedWith Smith, Robert, 1732-1801. person
associatedWith United States. corporateBody
associatedWith Whitney, Eli, 1765-1825, person
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North Carolina
South Carolina
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Army officers
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Representatives, U.S. Congress--South Carolina
Public officials--South Carolina


Birth 1766

Death 1819-09-01



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