Draper manuscripts: South Carolina in the Revolution miscellanies, 1775-1877.


Draper, Lyman Copeland, 1815-1891,. Draper manuscripts: South Carolina in the Revolution miscellanies, 1775-1877.

Draper manuscripts: South Carolina in the Revolution miscellanies, 1775-1877.

A collection of materials focusing on South Carolina during the American Revolution. Included are descriptions of battles, biographies and sketches, accounts of military service, and speeches. A few unrelated items include a narrative by John Stuart about the campaign of Andrew Lewis and the Battle of Point Pleasant during Dunmore's War in 1774 in West Virginia, and articles on the presidential election of 1800 in the electoral college.

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De Kalb, Johann, 1721-1780

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French officer in the Revolutionary War; born in Huttendorf, Bavaria, and died from wounds received in battle near Camden, South Carolina, in 1780. From the description of Johann De Kalb correspondence, 1859-ca. 1860. (New York University, Group Batchload). WorldCat record id: 58782916 Revolutionary War general; also known as Baron de Kalb and Jean de Kalb; native of Bavaria; died 19 Aug. 1780, Camden, S.C. From the description of Johann De Kalb papers, 1780 July...

Sumter, Thomas, 1734-1832

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Army officer and U.S. senator from South Carolina. From the description of Papers of Thomas Sumter, 1761-1838 (bulk 1780-1832) (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 78618773 American soldier and legislator. From the description of Autograph letter in third person : [n.p.], to the President of the United States, 1804 Feb. 15. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270574308 Virginia soldier and legislator. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [n...

Gates, Horatio, 1728-1806

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American revolutionary general. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Traveller's Rest, to F. Meriwether, Esq., 1787 Jan. 19. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270864014 Revolutionary general. Born in England, Gates settled in Virginia in 1772 after a career in the British army that included service in the French and Indian War. He was commissioned adjutant-general of the Continental Army in 1775, and was in command at the pivotal victory of Saratoga. After Saratoga...

Simpson, John, 1740-1808

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Dudley, Guilford, A., 1921-

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Colonel U.S.A. From the description of Excerpts from a letter : to Governor Burke, 1781 Sept. 3. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270742470 ...

Berrien, John MacPherson, 1781-1856

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John Macpherson Berrien was an eloquent lawyer, a U.S. senator, and the attorney general of the United States during U.S. president Andrew Jackson's administration. Berrien County, created in south Georgia in 1856, is named for him. From the description of Berrien, John letters, 1796-1799. (University of Georgia). WorldCat record id: 268674733 Georgia resident (Savannah) and U.S. senator. From the description of Letters, 1820-1852. (Duke University Library). Worl...

Lewis, Andrew, 1720-1781

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Of Irish descent, Lewis was a resident of Augusta County, Va., and active in the militia there; served with distinction under Washington and Braddock during the French and Indian War; was appointed a Brigadier General in the Continental Army, 1 March 1776; took command of the forces at Williamsburg and at Gwynn Island, where in July, 1776 he was in charge of the forces that drove Gov. Dunmore out of the Old Dominion; resigned his commission, 15 April 1777 for reasons of health, but remained acti...

Tarleton, Lieutenant-General (Banastre), 1754-1833

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English soldier. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Bath, to Messrs. Byfield, 1805 Aug. 21. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270574491 British commander in the Revolutionary War. From the description of Autograph signature to power of attorney, 1791 Dec. 3. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270580596 From the description of Autograph letter in the third person : to M. De Chemart, 1815 Jan. 24. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270574284 B...

Pinckney, Thomas, 1750-1828

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Charleston, S.C. attorney, politician, plantation owner, and Revolutionary War officer. He was the son of Charles Pinckney (ca. 1699-1758) and Eliza Lucas Pinckney (1722-1793). Thomas Pinckney was interested in scientific agriculture and authored a number of articles on the subject. From the description of Thomas Pinckney papers, ca. 1790-ca. 1825. (The South Carolina Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 35953391 Charleston, South Carolina attorney, soldier, and politici...

Draper, Lyman Copeland, 1815-1891

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Historian, librarian, and collector. From the description of Draper manuscript collection, 1779-1794 (Detroit Public Library). WorldCat record id: 665066657 From the description of Collection of Lyman Copeland Draper Manuscripts, 1735-1890. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 78163206 Lyman Copeland Draper (1815-1891) was born in New York. In 1840 he became the corresponding secretary of the State Historical Society of Wisconsin. Draper spent most of his life researching...

Stinson, Daniel T.

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Stuart, John, 1700-1779.

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Marion, Francis, 1732-1795

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Francis Marion organized his brigade of South Carolina militia late in 1780. From the description of Orderly book of Marion's Brigade of South Carolina militia, 1781, Feb. 16 - 1782, Dec. 15. (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 122560055 General Marion is known as the "Swamp Fox" since he based his guerrilla operations in the South Carolina low country. From the description of ALS, 1781 May 29 : Georgetown, to Major ...

Drayton, William, 1732-1790

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Jurist. From the description of Papers of William Drayton, 1778. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71064158 ...

White, John W.

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General store operator in Middletown (Frederick Co.), Md. From the description of Ledger and exercise books, 1858-1870. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 38754404 John White was a Victorian Naval Contingent. From the description of Diary [manuscript]. 1900. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 223012347 ...

Lacey, Edward, 1742-1813

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