Ebenezer Appleton papers, 1803-1804.


Ebenezer Appleton papers, 1803-1804.

Two letters written from Charleston, S.C., to a friend at home in New England, Moody Kent of Amherst, N.H., in which Appleton describes his ocean voyage to S.C., impressions of the people, society, and local customs, with comments on the slave trade and treatment of slaves, as well as the charms of local women in S.C. (white, African American and mixed-race) compared with the women of New Hampshire.

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Kent, Moody, 1779-1866

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Moody Kent was born at Kent's Island, Massachusetts, on April 22, 1779, the son of Joseph Kent and Jane Moody. He had multiple siblings, including Amos (1774-1824), Paul, Jane, and Sarah. After studying at the Dumner Academy in Newbury, Massachusetts, he attended Harvard University, graduating in 1801. Kent entered the legal profession, and he was admitted to the New Hampshire bar in 1804. He practiced law in Deerfield, New Hampshire (1804-1809) and Concord, New Hampshire (1809-1832) until his r...

Appleton, Ebenezer.

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Native of New Hampshire; possibly born 1768; Appleton's friend, Moody Kent was an 1801 graduate of Harvard and later practiced law in Pembroke, N.H. From the description of Ebenezer Appleton papers, 1803-1804. (University of South Carolina). WorldCat record id: 709777436 ...