South Carolina Canal and Railroad Company pamphlet collection. 1828-1843.


South Carolina Canal and Railroad Company pamphlet collection. 1828-1843.

1 v. (365 p.) ; 22 cm.


SNAC Resource ID: 7752863

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Chartered in South Carolina in 1827 to construct railroads or canals from Charleston to Columbia, Camden, and Hamburg, S.C.; railroad line opened in 1833 from Charleston to Hamburg (136 miles); consolidated in 1843 with Louisville, Cincinnati, and Charleston Railroad Company to form South Carolina Railroad Company. From the description of Records, 1835-1841. (Virginia Tech). WorldCat record id: 28410778 ...

Dexter, Andrew Alfred, 1809-1854 (person)

Civil engineer promoting development of railroads in South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, and elsewhere; trained as a civil engineer, Dexter surveyed the first railroad from Charleston, S.C. to Augusta, Ga., 1832-1833, and laid out the town of Aiken, S.C., where he met and married Sarah Williams, ca. 1834; Dexter became a cotton planter in Macon County (Ala.); died of yellow fever, 1854, while surveying a railroad from Mobile to New Orleans; son of Andrew Dexter (1779-1837), a native of Massachuset...

Horry, Elias, 1773-1834 (person)

South Carolina plantation owner, businessman, mayor of Charleston S.C., and South Carolina state representative. He was the son of Thomas Horry (1748-1820), a plantation owner and South Carolina state legislator. His first wife was Harriet Vanderhorst (d. 1815), who was the mother of William Branford Horry (1799-1808), Thomas Lynch Horry (1806-1871), and Harriet Vanderhorst Horry (1808-1900), who married Edward Frost. From the description of Letters to Thomas Horry, 1807-1808. (The S...

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Charleston Chamber of Commerce (Charleston, S.C.) (corporateBody)

Established as the Charles Town Chamber of Commerce, the organization reorganized about 1784 as the Charleston Chamber of Commerce. From the description of Charleston Chamber of Commerce records, 1823-1936. (College of Charleston). WorldCat record id: 31737470 ...