Scrapbooks of the Conway, Black, and Davis families, 1852-1961.
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Thomas Walter (ca. 1740-1788) was an early figure in American botany. Born in Hampshire, England, he immigrated to South Carolina in the 1760s and acquired a plantation on the Santee River in South Carolina, where he prepared his Flora Caroliniana, published in 1788. This publication used the Linnaeus' system of classification. He also had a herbarium which contained all of the specimens described in his book. From the description of Flora Caroliniana, secundum systema vegetabilium p...
Andrew Johnson (b. December 29, 1808, Raleigh, North Carolina-d. July 31, 1875, Carter's Station, Tennessee) became the seventeenth president of the United States after the assassination of Abraham Lincoln in 1865. Johnson was born in Raleigh, North Carolina in 1808. He began his political career in Greenville, Tennessee in 1828. At the time of this letter he was the Democratic senator from Tennessee. Emerson Etheridge was born in Carrituck County, North Carolina. As a representative of Tennes...
Poet, "poet laureate of the Confederacy" From the description of Papers: of Henry Timrod, 1867, n.d. [manuscript]. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647809839 Author and poet, of Charleston and Columbia, S.C.; known as "Poet Laureate of the Confederacy;" part-owner and editor, Daily South Carolinian newspaper; contributor, Russell's Magazine; son, of William Henry Timrod (1792-1838) and Thyrza Prince Timrod; husband of Kate Goodwin; father of William Timrod (1864...