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HISTORY

OF

SOUTH-CAROLINA,

FROM

ITS FIRST SETTLEMENT IN 1670,

TO

THE YEAR 1808.

IN TWO VOLUMES. .

VOL. II.

BY DAVID RAMSAY, M. D.

* The Muse of history has been so much in love with Mars, that she has seldorp

couversed with Minerva." Henry.

CHARLESTON:

FCBLISHED BY DAVID LONGWORTH, FOR THE AUTHOR.

1809.

District of South-Carolina, to wit: DE it remembered, that on the seventeenth day of March, anno Domini one thousand

1 right bundred and nine, and in the thirty-third year of the independence of the Uns ted States of America, Doctor David Ramsay of the said district, has deposited in this office the title of a book, the right where of he claims as author, in the words following, to wit:

The history of South-Carolina from its first settlement in 1670 to the year 1808, by David Ramsay, M. D.

The Muse of history has been so much in love with Mars, that she has seldom conversed with Minerva. Henry.”

In conformity to the act of the Congress of the United States entitled “ an act for the encouragement of learning, by securing the copies of maps, cbarts, and books, to the authors and proprietors of such copies, during the times therein mentioned," and also to an act entitled “ an act supplementary to an act entitled an act for the encouragement of learning, by securing the copies of maps, charts, and books, to the authors and proprietors of such copies, during the times therein mentioned, and extending the benefits thereof to the arts of derigoing, engraving, and etching historical and other prints."

THOMAS HALL,
Clerk of the district of South Caroling.

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VOLUME II.

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I. Ecclesiastical history of South-Carolina, . '1
II. Medical history,

. 49
III. Legal and constitutional history,

· 121
IV, Fiscal history, .

. 160
V. Agricultural history,
VI. Commercial history,

232
VII. Of the Arts, ..
VIII. Natural history,
IX. Literary history,
X. Miscellaneous history virtues, vices, customs and
diversions, &c. of the inhabitants,

384
Dress, . . .
Complexion, .

410
Manners and character,

Fecundity, population, and longevity,
XI. Civil history, from the termination of the revolu.'

tionary war in 1783 to the year 1808, à 425
Biographical sketches of literary men and other

distinguished characters.
Lionel Chalmers, M. D.

451
Rev. Richard Clarke, .

452
William Henry Drayton,

454
Christopher Gadsden, .

· 457
Rev. Commissary Garden,
Alexander Garden, M. D.
Major John James,
Sir Nathaniel Johnson, i
John Lining, M. D. .
Henry Laurens,
John Laurens,
Gabriel Manigault,

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