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The History of the Revolution of South Carolina…

Artist/Maker:
Ramsay, David __author
Place Made:
Trenton New Jersey United States of America
Date Made:
1785
Medium:
ink –paper –leather
Accession Number:
5860.28
Description:
David Ramsay, a Pennsylvania-born, Princeton-educated, Charleston, South Carolina, physician, believed that “the revolution of the governments of American, from British provinces into independent states, exhibited many useful lessons, both to princes and people.” Ramsay’s two-volume account of the conflict is one of the earliest histories of the American Revolution and includes a number of maps and plans detailing the conflict in the Palmetto State.
Credit Line:
Promised Gift of Thomas A. Gray in honor of Mrs. Mary E. S. Hanahan