Manuscript Collection

The Militia and Patrol Laws of South Carolina - Accession 1297 - M641 (695)

Title

The Militia and Patrol Laws of South Carolina - Accession 1297 - M641 (695)

Files

Identifier

Accession 1297 - M641 (695)

Inclusive Dates

1845

Restrictions

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

Collection Size

1 bound volume, 75 pages

Language

English;

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of The Militia and Patrol Laws of South Carolina, December 1844 published by order of the General Assembly. This publication was published by A.H. Pemberton, State Printer in Columbia, SC in 1845. This book offers a detailed list of laws regulation the behavior of the South Carolina military. It deals with everything from how much to fine a soldier who fails show up to the proper pay for an enlisted soldier. The book is particularly of interest to those studying the history of slavery in the South, as several of the regulations deal with what to do when coming upon an unattended slave on patrol.

Provenance

unknown

Copyright

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

The Militia and Patrol Laws of South Carolina - Accession 1297 - M641 (695)

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