Paul Hamilton, 1762- 1816

Suggested resources for the HBF/EMBARQ Essay 2008



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 explain why Paul Hamilton, 1762- 1816 deserves to be nominated to the SC Hall of Fame.

Suggested Resources for EMBARQ Essay Contest 2008      Prepared at the request of Historic Beaufort Foundation By Beaufort District Collection staff at Beaufort County Library Hamilton,
Paul, 1762- 1816


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

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.

may be found at the following Beaufort
County Library locations:

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

“The Paul Hamilton Papers, 1802-1812”
are online, hosted by University of South Carolina Digital Collections found at

Come to the Beaufort
District Collection to see these items:

  • Beaufort County Historical
    Society Papers, #12 “Paul Hamilton and Henry William DeSaussaure”
    also in hardcopy at SC 920 BAY. (BDC only for hardcopy; Microfilm
    available at BEA, HHI)
  • We have a vertical file of
    materials about him labeled Hamilton,
    .   Ask for help.
  • We have a vertical file of
    materials about the Hamilton Family.


Check out these materials
from the Beaufort County Library:

Entry in South Carolina Encyclopedia

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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