Writings of Hugh Swinton Legare
AC 8. L4 vol.1
Date of Publication
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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.
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.
The two volume set of The Writings of Hugh Swinton Legare was purchased by Winthrop in November 1900 for $4.00
Burges & James
Charleston, South Carolina
Diaries, Journals, Correspondence, Diplomatic Service, Speeches, Brussels, the Rhine, Greece, Roman Legislation
Diplomatic History | International Relations | Legal
AC 8 .L4 Vol. 1; Legare, Hugh Swinton; and Legare, Mary S., "Writings of Hugh Swinton Legare" (1846). Rare Books. 12.