Manuscript Collection

The Charlestown Directory for 1782 and The Charleston Directory for 1785 - Accession 715 #63

Title

The Charlestown Directory for 1782 and The Charleston Directory for 1785 - Accession 715 #63

Files

Identifier

Accession 715 #63

Inclusive Dates

1951

Restrictions

Open under the rules and regulations of the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections

Collection Size

1 bound volume; 24 pages

Language

English

Historical Note

Founded in 1670, Charleston, South Carolina was the leading city in the South from colonial times to the American Civil War. Its wealth and prominence were derived in part from the export of rice and sea island cotton. The city served as the home of many wealthy merchants, landowners, and officials.

Scope and Content Note

The Charlestown Directory for 1782 and The Charleston Directory for 1785 with a foreword by Mary A. Sparkman is a reprint by the Historical Commission of Charleston, S.C. with the permission of the Trustees of the Charleston Library Society in 1951.

Provenance

Gift of the South Carolina Historical Commission in July 1951

Keywords

Genealogy, Charleston SC

Copyright

For information concerning copyright please contact the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections at Winthrop University.

The Charlestown Directory for 1782 and The Charleston Directory for 1785 - Accession 715 #63

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