Pirates of the Lowcountry

A Guide to Resources in the Beaufort County Library

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The purpose of the Beaufort District Collection is to acquire, preserve, maintain and make accessible a research collection of permanent value which records the history of our area. The era of the pirates and privateers is a critical part of that history.
Prepared by Grace Morris Cordial, MLS, SL Beaufort District Collection Manager.
Created: 11 September 2008;
Latest update: 23 November 2011


Pirates of the Lowcountry

A Guide to Resources in the Beaufort County Library



Online Resources:

“Pirates of the Lowcountry” by Dennis Adams, Information Services Coordinator
“The Crows Nest:An Exploration of Pirates in South Carolina”
Pirates and Privateers: The history of Maritime Piracy ” website by Cindy Vallar – A wealth of information and links to additional information!
Beware the Buccaneers ” by Julie Thompson Adolf
The National Maritime Museum of Greenwich, London, England has a webpage entitled ” Pirates ” within their “Ships, seafarers & life at sea” section.


You can check out these materials from Beaufort County Library:

359 BUT

Pirates, privateers & rebel raiders of the Carolina coastby Lindley S. Butler.(HHI)

364.1 SHERaiders and rebels: the golden age of piracyby Frank Sherry. (BEA, HHI)

910.45 CORUnder the black flag: the romance and the reality of life among the piratesby David Cordingly. (BEA, BLU)

910.4 PIRPirates: terror on the high seas, from the Caribbean to the South China Seaedited by David Cordingly. (BEA)

910.4 ROGPirates!: brigands, buccaneers, and privateers in fact, fiction, and legendby Jan Rogoziński. (BEA, HHI)

910.45 CONPirates and raiders of the Southern shoreby T. D. Conner. (HHI, BDC) 910.45 EAR The pirate warsby Peter Earle. (BLU)

910.45 HUGThe Carolina pirates and colonial commerce, 1670-1740by Shirley Carter Hughson. (BLU, BDC)

910.45 KONPiracy: the complete historyby Angus Konstam. (BLU)

910.45 ROBBlackbeard and other pirates of the Atlantic coastby Nancy Roberts. (BEA, BDC, HHI)

J 910.45 ZEPPirates of the Carolinas for kidsby Terrance Zepke. (LOB)

972.9 WOOThe Spanish Main: The Seafarersby Peter Wood and the Editors of Time-Life Books (BLU)

975.7 GRAPlanters, pirates & patriots: historical tales from the South Carolina Grand Strandby Rod Gragg. (BEA, HHI)

975.7 HASA Primary Source history of the colony of South Carolinaby Heather Hasan. (BLU) Chapter 4: “Pirates, Rebellion, and War.”

975.7 MCCThe history of South Carolina under the proprietary government, 1670-1719by Edward McCrady (BEA, BDC)

975.799 ROWThe history of Beaufort County, South Carolina: Volume 1, 1514-1861by Lawrence S. Rowland, Alexander Moore, George C. Rogers, Jr. (ALL) See in particular, pp. 26-27, 44-46, 50, 58, 63, 148-149, 151, 155, 176, 186, 212, 229, 247-248; for French privateers, see 20, 22-23, 32-33, 40, 42-43, 147-148, 151; for Spanish privateers, see 141, 145, 147-151, 154-155.

Come to the BDC Research Room to see these items:

Please note that materials available only through the Beaufort District Collection (BDC) are not available for checkout. Normal visiting hours are Monday – Friday: 10:00AM – 5:00PM; the BDC is closed on Saturday and Sunday.

According to the

South Carolina Encyclopedia‘s entry on “Piracy. Piracy flourished on the South Carolina coast chiefly in two periods: the early proprietary years (1670-1700) and at the end of the ‘Golden Age of Piracy’ (1716-1720)….Pirates, most of whom began their commerce raiding as legal war-time privateers, thrived” in the uncertain circumstances caused by a weak proprietary government during a period of political unrest and military threats to the English colony from Native Americans, the Spanish and the French.

B JOHNSONRobert Johnson, proprietary & royal Governor of South Carolinaby Richard P. Sherman. (BDC only)

SC 387.5 COKCharleston’s maritime heritage, 1670-1865: an illustrated history by P.C. Coker III. (BDC, HH SC only)

SC 364.13 SOUCollections by the South Carolina Historical Society, pp. 206, 239, 249, and 264. (BDC only)

SC 910.45 MARMary Long’s yesteryear Skull and crossbones: South Carolina’s infamous pirates[DVD] (BDC only)

SC 910.45 SPEShipwrecks, pirates & privateers: sunken treasures of the upper South Carolina coast, 1521-1865by E. Lee Spence. (BDC only)

SC 975.703 JACPrivateers in Charleston, 1793-1796; an account of a French palatinate in South Carolina[by] Melvin H. Jackson. (BDC only)

Piracy (vertical file)

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Beaufort District Collection

A department of the Beaufort County Library, Beaufort County Government

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James Edwin McTeer, Jr., 1903 – 1979

Latest Update: 18 August 2011

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The purpose of the Beaufort District Collection is to acquire, preserve, maintain and make accessible a research collection of permanent value which records the history of our area. Legend to materials location are at the end of the bibliography.

McTeer, James Edwin, Jr., 1903-1979 : A Bibliography

Prepared by the Beaufort District Collection of the Beaufort County Library a division of Beaufort County Government, Beaufort, South Carolina. (Latest update: 18 August 2011)  

These resources are available through the Beaufort District Collection of the Beaufort County Library.  Please visit your local Beaufort County Library branch or the Beaufort District Collection to view or borrow these materials.  Please note that materials available only through the Beaufort District Collection (BDC) are not available for checkout.  Legend to library branch abbreviations is at the bottom of this document.


Web based resources:

Beaufort County Library has posted a web page about Sheriff McTeer at http://www.beaufortcountylibrary.org/htdocs-sirsi/famous.htm#James%20Edwin%20McTeer.

Read the “Quintessentially Lowcountry” July 24, 2009 column on Sheriff McTeer by Patrick Donohue in the Beaufort Gazette at http://www.islandpacket.com/2009/07/24/915010/quintessentially-lowcountry-sheriff.html.

One of Sheriff McTeer’s more noteworthy cases involved the Nudist Colony on Cat Island. Read “Baring Witness: America’s First Nudist Colony had a South Carolina adress” by Lee Baxandall from Nude & Natural Magazine at http://www.scpronet.com/point/9509/s03.htmlPlease note: the article contains 3 images depicting the nudist lifestyle.

Listen to author Baynard Woods talk about his book Coffin Point on Radio Free Daufuskie at http://www.citytrex.com/rfd/baynard-woods1.php.  This interview occurred on December 7, 2010 before his BDC@ The Branches program held a few days later.  (approximately 6 minutes)

“200 Years of History: Beaufort County Sheriff’s Department,” by Neil Baxley, http://www.bcso.net/history.htm.

“Author Shares Legend of County’s Witch Doctor Sheriff,” by Justin Paprocki from the December 9, 2010 issue of the Island Packet at http://www.lowcountrynewspapers.net/archive/node/162945.

Author Baynard Woods was interviewed by Aaron Hinklin of WYPR, Baltimore on January 12, 2011.  Listen to the interview at http://tunein.com/tuner/?ProgramId=60224&TopicId=34260898&.  His interview begins at 45 minutes.

“That Old Black Magic,” by Tom Poland in Like The Dew: A Journal of Southern Culture and Politics can be read at http://likethedew.com/2010/12/05/that-old-black-magic/.

Security consultant, Sylvia Longmire, used Sheriff McTeer’s practice of ‘white magic’ to illustrate that Historically criminal organizations throughout the world have taken advantage of local folklore and religious faith in order to get a magical “edge” against their enemies.” Read her analysis of “Mexican Border violence” in 2010 at http://borderviolenceanalysis.typepad.com/mexicos_drug_war/2010/03/mexican-police-ask-spirits-to-guard-them-in-drug-war.html.

                    Come to the Beaufort District Collection to see these items:
 

  • His obituary is on file in the BDC.
  • We have a vertical file of materials about him in McTeer, James Edwin, Jr. (1903-1979).  Ask for help in the BDC.
  • The McTeer family donated three scrapbooks that Sheriff McTeer kept to the Beaufort District Collection.  Ask to see the preservation photocopies of the scrapbooks in the BDC.  [Please note:  The amount of information on voodoo is not extensive].
  • B MCTEER High Sheriff, Lowcountry Witch Doctor [DVD] by Fran Hensler (BDC)

 

Check out these materials from the Beaufort County Library: 

799 MCT Adventure in the woods and waters of the Low Country by James Edwin McTeer, Jr. (BDC, BEA, BLU, HHI)  
 
975.799 MCT Beaufort, now and then by James Edwin McTeer, Jr.  (BDC, BEA, BLU, HHI, STH)       
 
B MCTEER  Fifty years as a Low Country witch doctor by James Edwin McTeer, Jr.   (BDC, BEA, BLU, HHI)     
 
B MCTEER High sheriff of the low country by James Edwin McTeer, Jr.  (ALL)  
 
B MCTEER High Sheriff, Lowcountry Witch Doctor [VHS]  by Fran Hensler (ALL)
 
B MCTEER  Coffin Point: The Strange Cases of Sheriff Ed McTeer by Baynard Woods (ALL)


Materials may be found at the following Beaufort County Library locations: 

Beaufort District Collection (BDC) 
Beaufort Branch Library (BEA) 
Bluffton Branch Library (BLU) 
Hilton Head Island Branch Library (HHI) 
Lobeco Branch Library (LOB) 
St. Helena Branch Library (STH) 

(ALL) = BDC, BEA, BLU, HHI, LOB and STH

                                                        

“Dr. Buzzard” (1885 – 1947) and Rootwork

Suggested resources; Latest update July 29, 2011

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The purpose of the Beaufort District Collection is to acquire, preserve, maintain and make accessible a research collection of permanent value which records the history of our area. Here are some suggestions to help you learn more about Dr. Buzzard, (aka Stepheney Robinson, Stepany Robinson, Stephney Robinson), a root doctor from St. Helena Island, SC. Latest update: July 26, 2011.

“Dr. Buzzard” (1885 – 1947) and Rootwork: A Bibliography
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also known as Stephney Robinson, Stepany Robinson, Stepheney Robinson)

Prepared by the Beaufort District Collection of the Beaufort County Library a division of Beaufort County Government, Beaufort, South Carolina.  LEGEND to abbreviations are at the end.  Note: Lifespan of Dr. Buzzard is based on information given on his S.C. Death Certificate.

Web based resources:

“Blue Root Real Estate” by Roger Pinckney http://www.orionmagazine.org/index.php/articles/article/224/.

“Searching for Minerva,” by Rob Oldham, The South Magazine, October/November 2008 posted at http://roboldham.wordpress.com/2010/05/16/searching-for-minerva/
 

Come to the Beaufort District Collection to see these items: 

  • Dr. Buzzard [BDC Vertical File]
  • Root Doctors [BDC Vertical File]
  • McTeer, James Edwin, Jr., (1903-1979) [BDC Vertical File]
  • Gullahs–Folklore [BDC Vertical File]
  • Gullahs–Medicine [BDC Vertical File]
  • The McTeer family donated three scrapbooks that Sheriff McTeer compiled of newspaper and magazine articles about himself and rootwork to the Beaufort District Collection.  Ask to see the preservation photocopies of the scrapbooks in the BDC.  [ Please note: The amount of information on voodoo is not extensive.  The BDC does not have any of his rootwork artifacts in our holdings].
  • SC 299.6 AND  Conjure in African American Society [Microfiche] by Jeffrey E. Anderson. (BDC only)
  • SC 299.6 BEL Pattern, structure, and logic in Afro-American hoodoo performance [Microfiche] by  Michael Edward Bell. (BDC only)
  • SC 305.8961 TRO An Afrocentric analysis of the transition and transformation of African medicine (root medicine) as spiritual practice among Gullah people of Lowcountry South Carolina [Microfiche] by Wendy Carmen Trott.  (BDC only).
  • SC 398 MIT  Hoodoo medicine: Gullah Herbal Remedies by Faith Mitchell.  (BDC only).
  • SC 615.88 HEY Rootwork [Microfiche] : psychosocial aspects of malign magical and illness beliefs in a South Carolina Sea Islands community by Kathryn Wilson Heyer. 3 microfiche (BDC only)

 

Check out these materials from the Beaufort County Library: 

B MCTEER Fifty years as a Low Country witch doctor by James Edwin McTeer, Jr. (BDC, BEA, BLU, HHI)     

B MCTEER High Sheriff of the Low Country by James Edwin McTeer, Jr.  (BDC, BEA, BLU, HHI, LOB)  

B MCTEER High Sheriff, Lowcountry Witch Doctor [VHS] (BEA, BDC, BLU, HHI, STH)

299.675 ZEP Lowcountry Voodoo: Beginner’s Guide to Tales, Spells, and Boo Hags by Terrance Zepke (BDC, BEA, BLU, HHI, LOB)

398 PIN Blue roots: African-American folk magic of the Gullah people by Roger Pinckney (BDC, BEA, BLU, HHI, LOB)

615.8896 MIT African American Folk Healing by Stephanie Y. Mitchem.  (BEA) 

975.8 BAI God, Dr. Buzzard, and the Bolito Man by Cornelia Walker Bailey with Christena Bledsoe, 2000 (BEA, HHI)  
 
 These resources are available through the Beaufort District Collection of the Beaufort County Library.  Please visit your local Beaufort County Library branch or the Beaufort District Collection to view or borrow these materials.  Please note that materials available only through the Beaufort District Collection (BDC) are not available for checkout.  

LEGEND : Materials may be found at the following Beaufort County Library locations:

Beaufort District Collection (BDC) 
Beaufort Branch Library (BEA) 
Bluffton Branch Library (BLU) 
Hilton Head Island Branch Library (HHI) 
Lobeco Branch Library (LOB) 
St. Helena Branch Library (STH)                  

Fort Lyttelton (aka Lyttleton, Littleton)

A Bibliography

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Resources available in the Beaufort County Library system, a division of Beaufort County Government of Beaufort, South Carolina. Prepared by Staff of the Beaufort District Collection.
Posted: April 28, 2010

Web-Based Resources:

A short introduction to the site is found on the National Register Properties hosted on the South Carolina Department of Archives and History website.  Go to http://www.nationalregister.sc.gov/beaufort/S10817707028/index.htm. To read the Nomination form, go to http://www.nationalregister.sc.gov/beaufort/S10817707028/S10817707028.pdf.

Our library webpage on “Fort Frederick” also contains some information about Fort Lyttleton.  Go to http://www.beaufortcountylibrary.org/htdocs-sirsi/FortFrederick.htm.

Lipscomb, Terry W., ed. The Journal of the Commons House of Assembly, October 6, 1757-January 24, 1761. Columbia: University of South Carolina Press for the South Carolina Department of Archives and History, 1996. NOTE: This source is available on CD-ROM and as a pair of PDF files containing the introduction (http://www.palmettohistory.org/commonshousejournal/fttst.pdf) and the body (http://www.palmettohistory.org/commonshousejournal/txtst.pdf) of the text. 

“Global Gazetteer of the American Revolution” by John A. Robertson, c2006 has an entry about “Lyttleton, Fort” posted at http://gaz.jrshelby.com/fortlyttleton.htm.  Please note: not all links are active.

Google Books includes a digital version of South Carolina as a Royal Colony, 1719 – 1776 by William Roy Smith (Macmillan, c1903) with references to “Fort Lyttleton.”  See pp. xii, 211.  The url is http://books.google.com/books?id=gUkOAAAAIAAJ&lpg=PA211&ots=YB-nWCZOsD&dq=Fort%20Lyttleton&pg=PR3#v=onepage&q=Fort%20Lyttleton&f=false.

Come to the Beaufort District Collection to see these items:

 SC 328.7574 SOU Lipscomb, Terry W., ed. The Journal of the Commons House of Assembly, November 20, 1755-July 6, 1757. Columbia: University of South Carolina Press for the South Carolina Department of Archives and History, 1989.  (BDC)

Please ask for assistance.  “Forts of Beaufort Pre-Revolutionary: Why They Were Where They Were When They Were, a paper given before the Beaufort County Historical Society, June 30, 1959” [typescript] by Howard E. Danner.  (BCHS #1) BDC ONLY in printed form.  On the reel of Beaufort County Historical Papers microfilm at BEA and HHI Branches. 

Please ask for assistance.  “Major John LaBoularderie deTreville Fought for American Independence” [typescript] by Gerhard Spieler and Ruth deTreville Spieler,” presented before the Beaufort County Historical Society, June 25, 2000 (BCHS #69) BDC ONLY

SC 973.3 BRO Memoirs of Tarleton Brown, a Captain in the Revolutionary Army, written by himself, with a new introduction by Terry W. Lipscomb, Barnwell County Museum and Historical Board, 1999. Note: Fort Lyttleton is in the index spelled “Fort Littleton,” pp. ix, 3, 60, 67, 80 (BDC)

SC 973.33 DAN Beaufort and the Wars with England by Howard E. Danner, [typescript] no date.  BDC ONLY in printed form.  On the reel of Beaufort County Historical Papers microfilm as #4 at BEA and HHI Branches

SC 973.33 MOU Memoirs of the American Revolution, So Far as It Related to the States of North and South Carolina, and Georgia … 2 vols. reprinted in 1 [by William Moultrie] (Eyewitness Accounts of the American Revolution) reprint ed., New York Times and Arno Press, 1968, vol. 1, pp. 288 – 292, 353 (BDC)

SC 975.7 WAL The History of South Carolina by David Duncan Wallace, American Historical Society, 1934, vol. 1: 461 (BDC, HH SC REF)

SC 975.799 JOH Beaufort and the Sea Islands, Their History and Traditions by Dr. John Archibald Johnson (Typescript) pp. 83-84, 111-113 (BDC)

·         Forts [vertical file]

·         Fort Lyttleton [vertical file]

Check out these materials from the Beaufort County Library: 

917.5799 HIS Historic Beaufort, South Carolina’s Sea Island Jewel prepared by Beaufort County Chamber of Commerce, c1972, [unpaged 31] (BDC, BEA, HHI)

975.799 HEL Beaufort South Carolina: A History by Alexia Jones Helsley, History Press, 2005, pp. 41, 47, 51, 56, 73 (ALL)

975.799 ROW A History of Beaufort County, South Carolina, vol. 1: 1514-1861 by Lawrence S. Rowland et al., University of South Carolina Press, 1996, pp. 156-57, 175,188, 215-217, 219, 233, 239, 243, 288, 425 (ALL)

 Note:  Dr. Nicholas Michael Butler found this record series of crucial importance to his research:  South Carolina, Commissioners of Fortifications. “Journal of the Commissioners of Fortifications, 1755–1770.” Manuscript journal available at the South Carolina Department of Archives and History. A microfilm version of this source is also available in the South Carolina History Room at the Charleston County Public Library. The Beaufort County Library does not have a microfilm copy of the “Journal of the Commissioners of Fortifications, 1755-1770.”  Dr. Butler transcribed the entry dated 16 November 1758 which is a report of the superintendents’ about the progress of the construction work. We keep a copy of his transcription of the journal entry in the Fort Lyttleton [vertical file] in the Beaufort District Collection.


Harriet Keyserling, 1922 — 2010

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The purpose of the Beaufort District Collection is to acquire, preserve, maintain and make accessible a research collection of permanent value which records the history of our area.

Latest revision: January 25, 2011

Harriet Keyserling, 1922 – 2010
A Bibliography 

Prepared by the Beaufort District Collection of the Beaufort County Library a division of Beaufort County Government, Beaufort, South Carolina. 

These resources are available through the Beaufort District Collection of the Beaufort County Library.  Please visit your local Beaufort County Library branch or the Beaufort District Collection to view or borrow these materials.  Please note that materials available only through the Beaufort District Collection (BDC) are not available for checkout.  Normal visiting hours are Monday – Friday: 10:00AM – 5:00PM; the BDC is closed on Saturday and Sunday. 
 

Materials may be found at the following Beaufort County Library locations: 

Beaufort District Collection (BDC) 
Beaufort Branch Library (BEA) 
Bluffton Branch Library (BLU) 
Hilton Head Island Branch Library (HHI) 
Lobeco Branch Library (LOB) 
St. Helena Branch Library (STH) 
 

Web based resources:

Biography Resource Center database (DISCUS password required for access from home)  

Cross Searchable Products, DISCUS databases (DISCUS password required for access from home)  

Come to the Beaufort District Collection to see these items: 

  • Keyserling, Harriet H., (1922- 2010 ) (Legislator) [BDC Vertical File]
  • Keyserling, Billy (Legislator) [BDC Vertical File]
  • Keyserling Family [BDC Vertical File]

 

Check out these materials from the Beaufort County Library: 

Entry in South Carolina Encyclopedia (ALL)  

B KEYSERLING Against the Tide: One Woman’s Political Struggle, by Harriet Keyserling, 2004 (ALL)  

B KEYSERLING Doctor K: A Personal Memoir by Herbert Keyserling, 1999 (BDC, BEA, BLU, HHI)

John Barnwell, ca.1671 – 1724

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Latest update: 28 April 2010

        John Barnwell, (ca1671- 1724)
        (Also known as “Tuscarora Jack”) 

A Bibliography 

Prepared by the Beaufort District Collection of the Beaufort County Library a division of Beaufort County Government, Beaufort, South Carolina. 

These resources are available through the Beaufort County Library.  Please visit your local Beaufort County Library branch or the Beaufort District Collection to view or borrow these materials.  Please note that materials available only through the Beaufort District Collection (BDC) are not available for checkout. 

Materials may be found at the following Beaufort County Library locations: 

Beaufort District Collection (BDC) 
Beaufort Branch Library (BEA) 
Bluffton Branch Library (BLU) 
Hilton Head Island Branch Library (HHI) 
Lobeco Branch Library (LOB) 
St. Helena Branch Library (STH)    

Suggested Resources for EMBARQ Essay Contest 2008      Prepared at the request of Historic Beaufort Foundation By Beaufort District Collection staff at Beaufort County Library

Web based resources:

Beaufort County Library has posted a web page about John Barnwell at http://www.beaufortcountylibrary.org/htdocs-sirsi/famous.htm#Colonel%20John%20%28%22Tuscarora%20Jack%22%29%20Barnwell.

Biography Resource Center database (DISCUS, password required for access from home)  

Come to the Beaufort District Collection to see these items:  

  • Beaufort County Historical Society Papers, #14 “John Barnwell and the Tuscaroras,” Hardcopy in BDC; also on Microfilm  See also #59 “The Yamassee War in the Beaufort Port Royal area, 1601-1715.” (BDC only for hardcopy; Microfilm available at BEA, HHI)
  •   Beaufort County Historical Society Papers, #23 “Old Families of Beaufort: The Talbirds, The Barnwells, and the Chaplins of St. Helena” (BDC only for hardcopy; Microfilm available at BEA, HHI)
    •   SC 929.2 BAR The story of an American family by Stephen B. Barnwell, 1969 (BDC)
      •   SC 929 TRA The Train family : including some account of the Barnwell, Brown, Cuthbert, Fuller, Hand, Leiter, Middleton, Parker, Payson, Savage, and Tomlinson families by Russell E. Train, 2000, pp. 332- 333. 
        •   SC 975.702 CRA The Southern frontier, 1670-1732 by Verner Winslow Crane, 1929 (BDC, HHI)
          •   Salley, Alexander S. “Barnwell of South Carolina,” South Carolina Historical and Genealogical Magazine 2 (January 1901): 46-88.  Also in South Carolina Genealogies : Articles from The South Carolina Historical (and Genealogical) Magazine, vol. 1, 1983, pp. 33 – 78.  Ask for assistance.

             

            Check out these materials from the Beaufort County Library:

            Entry in South Carolina Encyclopedia (ALL)  
             
            973.25 RAM  The Yamasee War : a study of culture, economy, and conflict in the colonial South, by William L. Ramsey, 2008 (BDC, BEA, BLU, HHI, STL)  

             
            975.702 OAT A colonial complex : South Carolina’s frontiers in the era of the Yamasee War, 1680-1730 by Steven J. Oatis, 2004 (BDC, BEA, BLU, HHI, STL)  
             
            975.702 SIR Colonial South Carolina: A Political History, 1663-1763 by Marion Eugene Sirmans, 1966 (BDC, BEA, HHI)  
             
            975.798 MIG To make this land our own : community, identity, and cultural adaptation in Purrysburg Township, South Carolina, 1732-1865 by Arlin C. Migliazzo, 2007 (BDC, BEA, BLU, HHI, LOB)  
             

            975.799 ROW V1 The history of Beaufort County, South Carolina, Volume 1, 1514-1861 by Lawrence Sanders Rowland, Alexander Moore, and George C. Rogers, Jr., 1996 (ALL)  

            William John Grayson, 1788 – 1863

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            The purpose of the Beaufort District Collection is to acquire, preserve, maintain and make accessible a research collection of permanent value which records the history of our area.
            Latest update: 27 April 2010

            William John Grayson, 1788 – 1863
            A Bibliography 

            Prepared by the Beaufort District Collection of the Beaufort County Library a division of Beaufort County Government, Beaufort, South Carolina. 

            These resources are available through the Beaufort County Library.  Visit your local Beaufort County Library branch or the Beaufort District Collection to view or borrow these materials.  Please note that materials available in the Beaufort District Collection (BDC) must be used in the Research Room during our posted hours of operation.    
             

            Materials may be found at the following Beaufort County Library locations: 

            Beaufort District Collection (BDC) 
            Beaufort Branch Library (BEA) 
            Bluffton Branch Library (BLU) 
            Hilton Head Island Branch Library (HHI) 
            Lobeco Branch Library (LOB) 
            St. Helena Branch Library (STH)
             

            Web based resources:

            Beaufort County Library has posted a web page about William John Grayson at
            http://www.beaufortcountylibrary.org/rooms/documents/html/us.htm.  

            The Charleston Archive, Charleston County Public Library discovered a cache of Grayson materials hidden among some uncatalogued books in 1998.  A concise and informative “Historical Note” by Harlan Greene and Kathleen Gray is a part of the finding aid to the small collection housed in the Charleston County Public Library. 

            Come to the Beaufort District Collection to see these items: 

            • Beaufort County Historical Society Papers, #17 – “Autobiography of William John Grayson, 1788-1863” (BDC only for hardcopy; Microfilm available at BEA, HHI)
            • Beaufort County Historical Society Papers, #27 “Beaufort’s Galaxy of Great Men” (BDC only for hardcopy; Microfilm available at BEA, HHI)
            • SC 975.799 MAR Lowcountry Gossip by Chlotilde R. Martin, 1930? Photocopy of newspaper article, 1 sheet 
            • Grayson Family [BDC Vertical File]
            •  SC 975.7 GRA Witness to Sorrow: The Antebellum Autobiography of William J. Grayson, by William J. Grayson, 1990.
            • SC 811 GRA  The hireling and the slave: Chicora, and other poems by William J. Grayson, 1969
            • SC 975.799 MAR Lowcountry Gossip by Chlotilde R. Martin, 1930? Photocopy of newspaper article, 1 sheet 
            • SC 811 GRA Selected poems, by William J. Grayson, 1907
            • SC B PETRIGRU James Louis Petigru: A Biographical sketch by William J. Grayson, 1866
            •  SC 975.799 ONE  To the Hon. W. J. Grayson [Pamphlet article] by One of the people, 1850

             

            Check out these materials from the Beaufort County Library:

            Entry in South Carolina Encyclopedia (ALL)  

            973.78 CHE A diary from Dixie: the Civil War’s most celebrated journal, written 1860-1865 by the wife of James Chesnut, Jr., an aide to President Jefferson Davis and a brigadier-general in the Confederate Army by Chesnut, Mary Boykin Miller, 1997 (BEA, BLU, LOB)  

            973.782 CHE Mary Chesnut’s Civil War by Mary Boykin Miller Chesnut, 1981 (BDC, BEA, HHI)

            975.799 ROW V1 The history of Beaufort County, South Carolina, Volume 1, 1514-1861 by Lawrence Sanders Rowland, Alexander Moore, and George C. Rogers, Jr., 1996 (ALL)

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