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

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)

Archival Resources
Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn Robert, Richard Brooks. Major Richard Brooks Robert letter, 1794 April 30. University of Georgia, University of Georgia, Main Library
referencedIn Thomas Addis Emmet collection, 1483-1876 (bulk:1700-1800) New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Benjamin Franklin Papers Part 3 -- Letters to Franklin, 1778 April-December American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Manigault, Margaret Izard, 1768-1824. Papers, 1779-1857. Hagley Museum & Library
referencedIn Benjamin Franklin Papers Part 5 -- Letters to Franklin, 1779 December-1780 December American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Benjamin Franklin Papers Part 4 -- Letters to Franklin, 1779 January-November American Philosophical Society
creatorOf Izard, Ralph, 1742-1804. Ralph Izard papers, 1709-1955 bulk, 1768-1831. University of South Carolina, University Libraries
referencedIn CORRESPONDENCE of John Almon, author, editor, and publisher, 1766-1805. The writers are as follows: T. P. Andrews [proposing the publication of "A Letter to James Macpherson, Esq.," which appeared anonymously in 1779]; 16 Apr. 1775, f. 6. C. B[radfor..., 1766-1805 British Library
creatorOf Izard, Ralph, 1742-1804. Autograph letter signed : Philadelphia, to Herman Le Roy, Esq., 1794 May 30. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Manigault, Peter, 1731-1773. Peter Manigault papers, 1749-1773. South Carolina Historical Society, SCHS
referencedIn Benjamin Franklin Papers Part 1 -- Letters to Franklin, 1730-1776 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn William Temple Franklin Papers, 1775-1819 American Philosophical Society
creatorOf Izard, Ralph, 1742-1804. Ralph Izard family papers, 1778-1826 (bulk 1801-1814). Library of Congress
referencedIn Edmond Charles Genet Papers, 1734-1895, (bulk 1789-1793) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Anthony Wayne family papers, Wayne, Anthony, family papers, 1681-1913 William L. Clements Library
creatorOf Ralph Izard Family Papers, 1778-1826, (bulk 1801-1814) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Frederick M. Dearborn collection of military and political Americana, Part I: The Revolution and the Administration, 1669-1958. Houghton Library
creatorOf Izard, Ralph, 1742-1804. Papers, 1775-1821. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
referencedIn Gaines Collection of Americana, 1786-1981 Archives & Special Collections at the Thomas J. Dodd Research Center.
creatorOf Douglas, Mrs., fl. 1827,. Miscellaneous items from the collection of Christian Hutter [manuscript] 1700-1851. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Sparks, Jared, 1789-1866. Jared Sparks collection of American manuscripts, 1582-1843 Houghton Library
referencedIn Shippen, William, 1736?-1808. Prescription book, 1789 Oct. 1-1791 July 10. American Philosophical Society Library
referencedIn Manigault family. Manigault family papers, 1685-1971. South Carolina Historical Society, SCHS
referencedIn Washington Irving's Life of George Washington, Volume VI, miscellany, 1774-1807. Cornell University Library
creatorOf Izard, Ralph, 1742-1804. Letter : Philadelphia, to Herman LeRoy, 1794 Jan. 22. South Carolina Historical Society, SCHS
referencedIn Kean, John, 1756-1795. John Kean papers, 1788-1794. University of South Carolina, University Libraries
referencedIn War of 1812 mss., 1776-1879 Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)
referencedIn William Shippen prescription book, 1789 Oct. 1-1791 July 10, 1789-1791 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Benjamin Franklin Papers Part 2 -- Letters to Franklin, 1777 January-1778 March American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Albert Stephens Borgman autograph collection, 1600-1950. Houghton Library
referencedIn Vaughan, John, 1755-1841. Papers, 1768 - ca. 1936 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Vol. I. 22 Sept 1773-14 May 1787.Gloucester, William Henry, Duke of; 3rd son of Frederick, Prince of Wales: Correspondence relating to the visit of him and his duchess to Venice and Padua: 1775.Veniee: Correspondence and papers of J. Strange, Engli... British Library
creatorOf Lee, Arthur, 1740-1792. Arthur Lee papers, 1741-1882 (inclusive), 1766-1787 (bulk). Houghton Library
creatorOf Izard, Ralph, 1742-1804. Autograph letter signed : Schveling, to General Pinckney, 1793 Mar. 2. Pierpont Morgan Library.
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correspondedWith Adams, John, 1735-1826 person
correspondedWith Almon, John, 1737-1805 person
correspondedWith Barclay, Henry person
associatedWith Borgman, Albert Stephens, 1890-1954 person
associatedWith Burr, Aaron, 1756-1836. person
associatedWith Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790 person
associatedWith Franklin, William, 1731-1813 person
associatedWith Genet, Edmond Charles, 1763-1834. person
associatedWith Great Britain. Royal Navy corporateBody
associatedWith Hampton, Wade, 1752-1835. person
spouseOf Izard, Alice DeLancey person
correspondedWith Izard, Elizabeth Middleton, 1787-1822 person
associatedWith Izard family. family
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 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
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
correspondedWith Strange, John, 1732-1799 person
associatedWith United States. Navy corporateBody
associatedWith Vaughan, John, 1756-1841 person
associatedWith Washington, George, 1732-1799 person
associatedWith Wayne family family
associatedWith Wright, James, 1716-1785. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
South Carolina
Charleston (S.C.)
Pennsylvania
South Carolina
United States
Philadelphia (Pa.)
Botzen, the Tyrol
United States
South Carolina--Charleston
South Carolina
Pennsylvania
Charleston (S.C.)
Washington (D.C.)
Charleston (S.C.)
Georgia
South Carolina
Venice, Italy
South Carolina
Philadelphia (Pa.)
United States
Subject
Rice Industry--19th century
Agriculture
Plantation management
Landsford Canal (Chester County, S.C.)
Governor
Jay's Treaty, 1794--Public opinion
Occupation
Senators, U.S. Congress--South Carolina
Diplomats
Delegates, U.S. Continental Congress--South Carolina
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Person

Birth 1742

Death 1804-05-30

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Americans,

Britons

English,

French

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