The Life and Legacy of David Rogerson Williams

New York: np, 1916. First edition. 8vo. x, 338 pp. Frontispiece portrait. Williams (1776-1830), a native of South Carolina, was educated in the north and was admitted to the bar and practiced law there through 1800; he edited the Gazette in Charleston, S.C. 1801-1803 and then engaged in cotton planting in Darlington County until his death. After serving several terms in Congress, 1805-1809 and 1811-1813, he served as a brigadier general in the War of 1812 and was elected governor of his home state (1814-1816). Very good. Original gilt-stamped navy cloth, top edge gilt, others untrimmed. (#8054). Item #60995

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