The South Carolina Historical and Genealogical Magazine, Volume 12

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South Carolina Historical Society., 1911 - South Carolina
 

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Page 219 - I'll say that for Oldsworth [though I lost by his Timothy's], he translates an ode of Horace the quickest of any man in England. I remember Dr. King would write verses in a tavern, three hours after he could not speak : and there is Sir Richard, in that rumbling old chariot of his, between Fleet Ditch and St. Giles's Pound, shall make you half a Job.
Page 156 - His honours perish in the dust, And pomp and beauty, birth and blood : That glorious day exalts the just, To full dominion o'er the proud.
Page 76 - all that dividend which shall belong to her of my estate in Carolina" during her natural life or widowhood and after her decease or marriage...
Page 111 - Before leaving however Johnson drew up his defence one of the most manly straightforward and "dignified documents which I have encountered in "these records. Amidst all the craven changes of that "mean and pitiful time this man remained honest and "patriotic, faithful to him whom he judged to be his "lawful king, yet never unfaithful to his country.
Page 45 - St. John, and chosen Speaker of that Assembly," and from 1694 to 1702 there are on record a succession of powers of attorney from him to persons in South Carolina to oversee his plantations and conduct his business." So far as the record shows he does not appear to have again visited the Province. How far he built upon and settled up his barony during his residence in South Carolina can be only matter of conjecture. As it represented his estate in his official dignity as a Landgrave it is probable...
Page 115 - Respects to one whom they might "justly look upon as their common Father." * * * "His Excellency died in the 59" year of his age and "in the 5th of his Government. He had on his ad"vancement disposed of all his Patrimony in England "so that his Interest might concur with his Inclinations in promoting the Welfare of that Country his "Majesty had done him the Honour to intrust him "with the Care of.
Page 111 - On 12" September, 1686, he was commissioned by the King Governor of the Leeward Islands, viz : the Islands of St. Christopher, Nevis, Antigua and Montserrat." On the accession of King William and Queen Mary to the throne of England Sir Nathaniel found himself unwilling to continue to hold his place as Governor, and on 24...
Page 7 - July, 1714, executed a renunciation of dower to Daniel Huger in "a plantation on the head of "Cooper river commonly known by the Name of Lymerick "plantation or the Midle Settlement and formerly part of "the Cipruss Barony" and recited that her husband was formerly of the County of Berkley in the Province of South Carolina, but then of the Island of Barbados.' This Daniel Huger was the son of the first emigrant to South Carolina of that name. To the 3,415 acres purchased from Michael Mahon, Daniel...
Page 203 - States are & of right ought to be amenable to the laws of the State in which they reside in Common with other Citizens But as to the Propriety of undertaking distant expeditions & Enterprizes or other Military operations & the mode of Conducting them, the General or Commanding officer must finally Judge & Determine at his Peril Detail Cap: Lieuts: Serg: R.
Page 166 - And whereas the number of negroes do extremely increase in this province, and through the afflicting providence of God the white persons do not proportionably multiply, by reason whereof the safety of the said province is greatly endangered...

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