Writings of Hugh Swinton Legare

Title

Writings of Hugh Swinton Legare

Call Number

AC 8. L4 vol.1

Date of Publication

1846

Collection Size

558 pages

Restrictions

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

Language

English

Historical Note

Hugh Swinton Legare was born on January 2, 1797 in Charleston, S.C. He graduated from South Carolina College in 1814 and, after studying law and doing post graduate work in Paris and Edinburgh, was admitted to the S.C. bar in 1822. He was a member of the SC House of Representatives, S.C. Attorney General, a member of the U.S. House of Representatives, U.S. Charge D'affaires to Belgium, and U.S. Attorney General. He died at the age of 46 on June 20, 1843.

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Description

Writings of Hugh Swinton Legare volume 1 includes a memoir, a diary, a journal, correspondence, speeches and other writings of Legare. Please see attached Table of Contents for a full listing.

Provenance

The two volume set of The Writings of Hugh Swinton Legare was purchased by Winthrop in November 1900 for $4.00

Publisher

Burges & James

City

Charleston, South Carolina

Keywords

Diaries, Journals, Correspondence, Diplomatic Service, Speeches, Brussels, the Rhine, Greece, Roman Legislation

Disciplines

Diplomatic History | International Relations | Legal

Writings of Hugh Swinton Legare

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