Charles James McDonald Furman papers, 1804-1903.
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"Hayne, Paul Hamilton (1 Jan. 1830-6 July 1886), poet and man of letters, was born in Charleston, South Carolina, the son of Paul Hamilton Hayne, a lieutenant in the U.S. Navy, and Emily McElhenny, members of families prominent in politics, law, and religion. Two of the elder Hayne's brothers were U.S. senators, one of whom, Robert Young Hayne, was Daniel Webster's redoubtable opponent in the debates on Nullification and young Hayne's guardian after yellow fever caused the early death of his fat...
Charleston, S.C. attorney, businessman, and politician. Born in Oxford, Mass., Campbell came to Edisto Island, S.C. in 1826 as a teacher. He studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1832, settling in Charleston. He married Anna M. Bennett, and they had two daughters, Mary B. and Celia Campbell. Campbell served as director of the Savannah and Charleston Railroad Co., the Edisto and Ashley Canal Co., and other companies. Beginning with the nullification controversy, Campbell became active in pol...
Charleston, South Carolina attorney, civic leader, and vestryman of St. Philips (Episcopal) Church. Born in 1802, McCrady was raised under the care of his grandfather William Johnson and was sent to Yale College at the age of fifteen, graduating in 1820. McCrady served as the U.S. District Attorney in South Carolina from 1839 to 1850, and as a state legislator. In 1829 he married Louisa Rebecca Lane. Edward McCrady died in 1892. From the description of Edward McCrady legal journal, 1...
Historian and amateur anthropologist of Sumter County, S.C., known for his interest in ethnology and promotion of S.C. history, African American history, votes for women, etc.; commonly known as "McDonald Furman"; attended school at Greenville Military Institute (S.C.) and South Carolina College (University of South Carolina). From the description of Charles James McDonald Furman papers, 1804-1903. (University of South Carolina). WorldCat record id: 55692926 ...
Soldier stationed at Jefferson Barracks, Missouri at the time of the Mexican War, with family in Woodford County, Illinois. From the description of Letter, July 14, 1846. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 53791408 B.F. Perry, of Greenville, S.C., was a lawyer and editor, anti-secessionist, and governor of South Carolina during Reconstruction. From the description of B.F. Perry papers, 1822-1960. WorldCat record id: 23765279 Prom...
Author, editor of the Sewanee Review from 1892 to 1899, and professor of English literature at Columbia University from 1900 to 1929. From the description of Papers, ca.1800-1941. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122529084 William Peterfield Trent was born in Richmond, Va. He received the M.A. degree from the University of Virginia in 1884 and a Ph.D. from John Hopkins University. He was professor of English at the University of...
J. N. B. Hewitt was an Iroquois Indian and ethnologist. From the guide to the Tuscarora Indian materials, 1883-1890, 1883-1890, (American Philosophical Society) Albert S. Gatschet, 1832-1907,was an American ethnologist. He was born in Switzerland and was trained as a linguist in the universities of Bern and Berlin. After his arrival in the United States, he was a pioneer in the scientific study of Native American languages. In 1877 he became ethnologist of the U.S. Geologica...
Clarendon County, S.C. plantation owner, South Carolina state representative and senator, and governor of South Carolina 1852 to 1854. From the description of John L. Manning papers, 1839-1888 (bulk 1839-1863). (The South Carolina Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 36794049 Resident of Sumter (Sumter Co.), S.C. From the description of Papers, 1778-1864. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 19902886 Governor of South Carolina ...
S.C. Statute 1811(5)639 specified that every board of commissioners of free schools was to make a yearly return to the legislature. Governor Middleton recommended the passage of this act as a response to the systematic lack of education in the state. The first appropriation made possible 124 elementary schools for the state. As the system progressed, the term "free school" became embarrassingly exchangeable with pauper schools, because the 1811 act carried within it a written directive that an a...
William Ashmead Courtenary was a Charleston and Columbia, S.C. businessman and newspaper editor. He served as mayor of Charleston from 1879 to 1887. From the description of Fragments of Family Records and Papers Chiefly in South Carolina, Georgia and Alabama, 1791-1891. (The South Carolina Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 775783242 Mayor of Charleston, S.C. From the description of Letter : to E.D. Jordan, 1886 Sept. 15. (The South Carolina Historical Soci...
James Mooney was the main speaker at the event. From the description of Address for the one hundredth anniversary of the Historical Society of Western Pennsylvania 1979 [manuscript] (Historical Society of W Pennsylvania). WorldCat record id: 314404182 ...