Journal of the Provincial Congress of South Carolina, 1776.
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Published by Reprinted for J. Almon in Charles-Town: Printed, London .
Written in English


  • South Carolina -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783,
  • South Carolina -- Politics and government

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Edition Notes

StatementPub. by order of the Congress
SeriesSelected Americana from Sabin"s Dictionary of books relating to America, from its discovery to the present time -- 87635
The Physical Object
Pagination134 p.
Number of Pages134
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14482512M

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First English edition of the Journal of South Carolina’s new Provincial Congress, with a key printing of the second state constitution passed in America—conceived three months before the Continental Congress in Philadelphia would urge each colony to adopt independent governments in a move John Adams described as “the most important Resolution that was . Extracts from the journals of the Provincial Congress of South-Carolina. Held at Charles-Town, February 1st, Published by order of the Congress. the journal of the provincial congress of north carolina, held at halifax, november the twelfth day, anno. dom. State of North Carolina. At a Congress begun and held at Halifax, in the county of Halifax, the twelfth day of November, in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and seventy-six. PROWNCIAL CONGRESS of South 'Camlz'nm begun and holden at Charles-Town, on Tburſday, the ſt 'of Februarjy', Theonourable H ' CaptainILLIAM'-HENRY W DRAYToN, as Prefident, ' Havingaken t the Chair; NDthe' bad weather having prevented the at tendance of a ſufficient numberof members to'.roceed p upon buſineſs.

By , with rebellion against British control imminent, the Commons House of Assembly was reorganized as the Provincial Congress. On Ma , South Carolina declared its independence and adopted a new constitution. Custodial History: unspecified. Acquisition Information: South Carolina. Provincial Congress. JOURNAL OF THE PROVINCIAL CONGRESS AT HALIFAX, NORTH CAROLINA. in the year of our Lord It being certified that the following persons were duly elected and returned for the respective counties and towns, to wit: as also the coast from Occacock to Bogue Inlet, and from that Inlet to the South Carolina line, is totally defenceless. Audio Books & Poetry Community Audio Computers, Technology and Science Music, Full text of "The journal of the proceedings of the Provincial Congress of North Carolina, held at Halifax on the fourth day of April " See other formats.   Excellent article, and I agree completely on Galphin’s importance. I would argue, that Galphin’s efforts were part of a broader strategy by the Patriot leadership – the provincial congresses and councils of safety – to isolate the British from the three groups – loyalists, Indians, and slaves/free blacks – whose support they would need to a) hold onto power in Author: Bryan Rindfleisch.

  Journal of the Committee of Safety, J May 8, [Four committees, appointed by the Provincial Congress, July 8, Sept. 2, Dec. 16, , and Ma , respectively] Journal of the Provincial Convention [i.e. Convention of the representatives of the state of New York] July 9, William Moultrie, Memoirs of the American Revolution, So Far as It Related to the States of North and South-Carolina, and Georgia, Vol. 1 (New York: David Longworth, ), ; Terry W. Lipscomb, The Carolina Lowcountry, April June , and the Battle of Fort Moultrie (Columbia: South Carolina Department of Archives and History, Author: Jim Piecuch. Get this from a library! Journal of the Provincial congress of South Carolina, [South Carolina. Provincial Congress.]. After becoming the President of the Provincial Congress and Council of Safety in , he was the de facto chief executive of South Carolina before the adoption of the state constitution of He was then appointed Vice President of South Carolina, a post he held until being elected as a delegate to the Continental Congress in