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William Henry Drayton - South Carolina Revolutionary Patriot

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In this exhaustive biography, Keith Krawczynski details the political and social career of William Henry Drayton (1742-1779), an ambitious, wealthy lowcountry planter and zealous patriot leader who was at the centre of Revolutionary activity in South Carolina from 1774 until his death five years later. Considered the most effective Whig polemicist in the lower South, Drayton served on all his state's important Revolutionary governing bodies, commanded a frigate of war, was elected chief justice in 1776, co-authored South Carolina's 1778 constitution, and represented the state in the Continental Congress from 1778 until his demise. Although Drayton was a leading radical and the central figure of the American Revolution in South Carolina, historians have largely ignored his contributions. With William Henry Drayton, Krawczynski removes this fascinating man from the shadows of history.

The book has its dust jacket which is intact. The book is in excellent condition throughout.

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Author(s):
Krawczynski, Keith
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
9" by 6"
Edition:
First, 2001
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0807126616
ISBN-13:
9780807126615
Number of pages:
358
Publisher:
Louisiana State University Press
Title:
William Henry Drayton - South Carolina Revolutionary Patriot

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In this exhaustive biography, Keith Krawczynski details the political and social career of William Henry Drayton (1742-1779), an ambitious, wealthy lowcountry planter and zealous patriot leader who was at the centre of Revolutionary activity in South Carolina from 1774 until his death five years later. Considered the most effective Whig polemicist in the lower South, Drayton served on all his state's important Revolutionary governing bodies, commanded a frigate of war, was elected chief justice in 1776, co-authored South Carolina's 1778 constitution, and represented the state in the Continental Congress from 1778 until his demise. Although Drayton was a leading radical and the central figure of the American Revolution in South Carolina, historians have largely ignored his contributions. With William Henry Drayton, Krawczynski removes this fascinating man from the shadows of history.

The book has its dust jacket which is intact. The book is in excellent condition throughout.

Added value:
First Edition, First Printing
Author(s):
Krawczynski, Keith
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
9" by 6"
Edition:
First, 2001
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0807126616
ISBN-13:
9780807126615
Number of pages:
358
Publisher:
Louisiana State University Press
Title:
William Henry Drayton - South Carolina Revolutionary Patriot

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