[Letters] / John Rutledge. [1801-1807]


Rutledge, John, 1766-1819. [Letters] / John Rutledge.

[Letters] / John Rutledge. [1801-1807]

Letter, 1801 Nov. 31, Newport, [S.C.]. To an unknown individual informing the recipient of the letter that he is sending a box of letters to him in Washington, D.C. that he is to hold until Rutledge arrives in Washington. If he is unable to hold them, they are to be given for safe keeping to a Col. Burrows in Georgetown. -- Letter, 1807 Aug. 7, Charlestown [to] E. Whitney, Whitney's Manufactory, New Haven, Ct.. Rutledge requests Whitney to manufacture 50 muskets "of the same caliber & bore as [those] you make for the Government of the United States, but lighter ... & neater," for the newly-formed 28th Regiment of the South Carolina Militia in Charleston.

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Whitney, Eli, 1765-1825

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American inventor. From the description of Autograph letter signed : New Haven, Ct., to J.C. Calhoun, Secretary of War., 1824 May 3. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270872501 Eli Whitney (1765-1825), American inventor and gun manufacturer, received his patent for the first cotton gin in 1794. From the description of Whitney, Eli, 1765-1825 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10580711 Whitney, American inventor, especially known for ...

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 Car...