The History of South-Carolina: From Its First Settlement in 1670, to the Year 1808, Volume 1

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David Longworth, 1809 - Slavery - 581 pages
 

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Contents

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V
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VII
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VIII
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XIII
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Page 263 - The Almighty created America to be independent of Britain : let us beware of the impiety of being backward to act as instruments in the Almighty hand, now extended to accomplish his purpose...
Page 225 - America, with full power and authority to concert, agree to, and effectually prosecute such legal measures, as in the opinion of the said deputies, and of the deputies so to be assembled, shall be most likely to obtain a repeal of the said acts, and a redress of those grievances...
Page 284 - ... be pleased to direct some mode, by which the united applications of your faithful colonists to the throne, in pursuance of their common councils, may be improved into a happy and permanent reconciliation ; and that, in the mean time, measures...
Page 102 - Your white people may very safely build houses near us ; — we shall hurt nothing that belongs to them, for we are children of one father, the great king, and we shall live and die together.
Page 457 - He then, affectionately, shook hands with three gentlemen — recommended his children to their care — and gave the signal for the cart to move. Thus fell, in the bloom of life, a brave officer, a worthy citizen, a just and upright man. Furnishing an example of heroism in death that extorted a confession from his enemies, ' that, though he did not die in a good cause, he must, at least, have acted from a persuasion of its being so.
Page 30 - ... the other provinces the lower house was to be composed of the representatives from the different counties and towns. Several officers were also to be appointed, such as an admiral, a secretary, a chief justice, a surveyor, a treasurer, a marshal, and register; and besides these, each county was to have a sheriff and four justices of the peace. Three classes of nobility were to be established, called Barons, Cassiques, and Landgraves; the first to possess twelve, the second twenty-four, and the...
Page 99 - Tenassee, their chief town, which with five eagle tails, and four scalps of their enemies, Moytoy presented to Sir Alexander, requesting him, on his arrival at Britain, to lay them , at his majesty's feet.
Page 235 - South-Carolina, holding ourselves bound by that most sacred of all obligations — the duty of good citizens towards an injured country, and thoroughly convinced that, under our present distressed circumstances, we shall be justified before God and man in resisting force by force— do unite ourselves under every tie of religion and honor, and...
Page 6 - After our arrival in Carolina," she writes, " we suffered every kind of evil. In about eighteen months our elder brother unaccustomed to hard labor we were obliged to undergo died of a fever. Since leaving France we had experienced every kind of affliction — disease — pestilence — famine — poverty — hard labor. I have been for six months together without tasting bread, working the ground like a slave ; and I have even passed three or four years without always having it when I wanted it....
Page 379 - When engaged you are not to wait for the word of command from me. I will show you by my example how to fight.

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