Ralph Izard papers, 1709-1955 bulk, 1768-1831.


Ralph Izard papers, 1709-1955 bulk, 1768-1831.

Chiefly family, political, and economic correspondence including letter, 22 Dec. 1778, Paris, France, Ralph Izard to John Adams, re [Gov. George Johnstone's] Proclamation and Manifesto issued by British [Carlisle] commissioners in America and suggesting possible measures for counteracting proclamation; letter, 23 Oct. 1782, Philadelphia, Pa., Ralph Izard, to John Lowell, Boston, Mass., re British Naval activities; receipt, 28 Apr. 1783, for "Rice, Corn, Ruff Rice & Corn blades supplied the State Commissary," with principal and interest noted; letter, 22 July 1795, Charleston, S.C., Ralph Izard, to Jacob Read, re Jay's Treaty and public opinion of South Carolinians. Letters, 5 May 1802-27 Mar. 1826, Charleston, S.C., and Washington, D.C., Ralph Izard, Jr. and his wife, to his mother, Alice Delancey Izard, Philadelphia, Pa., re U.S. Senate, and news of Washington and Charleston; letter, 16 Feb. 1805, New York, N.Y., Henry Barclay to [A.D. Izard], disputing rumor re death of Ralph Izard, Jr.; letter, 4 Mar. 1809, Charleston, S.C., Ralph Izard, Jr., to A.D. Izard, Philadelphia, re his wife's illness, arrival of Gen. James Wilkinson, and military promotion of Col. Wade Hampton [I]. Two letters, 27 June 1812 and 19 July 1812, Landsford Canal, Chester County, S.C., Ralph Izard, Jr., to A.D. Izard, Philadelphia, Pa., re declaration of War, destruction of rice crops, and possibly returning to the Navy due to financial difficulties; and notes of Yates Snowden, from letters, ca. 1801-1826, of Ralph Izard Jr. and his wife, re Robert Goodloe Harper, Thomas Paine, property in Georgia, Aaron Burr controversy, Catawba River area, Francis Marion, and interview with Joel Roberts Poinsett.

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Read, Jacob, 1752-1816

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Izard, Ralph, 1785-1824

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Poinsett, Joel Roberts, 1779-1851

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Charleston and Georgetown, S.C. attorney, plantation owner, and politician. Poinsett served as the U.S. Secretary of War under President Martin Van Buren from 1837 to 1841. From the description of Letters, 1837-1839. (The South Carolina Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 37522812 U.S. diplomat and secretary of war. An amateur of natural history, he imported and cultivated the Mexican flower named in his honor, and was one of the founders in 1840 of the National Institu...