Manuscript Collection

Speech Of the Honorable M.W. Gary On The Public Debt Of The State Of South Carolina- Accession 1285 - M628 (682)

Title

Speech Of the Honorable M.W. Gary On The Public Debt Of The State Of South Carolina- Accession 1285 - M628 (682)

Files

Download Speech Of Honorable M.W. Gary On The Public Debt Of The State Of South Carolina (2.4 MB)

Identifier

Accession 1285 - M628 (682)

Inclusive Dates

1878

Restrictions

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

Collection Size

8 pieces

Language

English

Scope and Content Note

This is a published speech that Hon. Martin Witherspoon Gary (1831-1881), senator from Edgefield County, delivered to the state Senate titled, Speech Of Honorable M.W. Gary On The Public Debt Of The State Of South Carolina. It deals with several issues regarding South Carolina’s debt: how much it was, how it should be paid, and the ability of the state and its citizens to pay it. Martin Witherspoon Gary was a Confederate Brigadier General during the American Civil War and an attorney and politician from South Carolina. He served in the State Senate from 1876-1881 and aided Wade Hampton III in his campaign to become South Carolina Governor in 1876.

Provenance

Transferred from Special Collections.

Copyright

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

Speech Of the Honorable M.W. Gary On The Public Debt Of The State Of South Carolina- Accession 1285 - M628 (682)

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