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Collection Reference Number GLC00719
From Archive Folder Unassociated Civil War Documents 1860 
Title The Address of the People of South Carolina, assembled in convention, to the people of the slave states of the United States
Date 1860
Author Rhett, Robert Barnwell (1800-1876)  
Document Type Pamphlet
Content Description Concerns South Carolina seceding from the Union and encouraging other slaveholding states to join in forming a confederacy. Printed by order of the convention by Evans & Cogswell, Charleston, South Carolina. No wrappers.
Subjects African American History  Slavery  Secession  Government and Civics  Confederate General or Leader  Confederate States of America  Military History  Civil War  
People Rhett, Robert Barnwell (1800-1876)  
Place written Charleston, South Carolina
Theme Slavery & Abolition; The American Civil War; African Americans; Government & Politics
Sub-collection Papers and Images of the American Civil War
Additional Information Rhett was a South Carolina lawyer, state legislator, state attorney general, U.S. representative, and U.S. senator. He was a member of the South Carolina secession convention in 1860.
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Civil War, Reconstruction and the Modern Era: 1860-1945