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The Allstons of Chicora Wood : wealth, honor, and gentility in the South Carolina lowcountry /
William Kauffman Scarborough.
imprint
Baton Rouge : Louisiana State University Press, c2011.
description
xii, 204 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
ISBN
0807138436 (cloth : alk. paper), 0807138444 (mobi), 0807138452 (pdf), 0807138460 (epub), 9780807138434 (cloth : alk. paper), 9780807138441 (mobi), 9780807138458 (pdf), 9780807138465 (epub)
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imprint
Baton Rouge : Louisiana State University Press, c2011.
isbn
0807138436 (cloth : alk. paper)
0807138444 (mobi)
0807138452 (pdf)
0807138460 (epub)
9780807138434 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780807138441 (mobi)
9780807138458 (pdf)
9780807138465 (epub)
contents note
The early years : West Point and return to Carolina -- Politics and marriage, 1828-1840 -- Constructing a plantation empire -- Church and school : Robert Allston's religious and educational contributions -- Politics and family : Senate president, the Nashville Convention, and Ben at West Point, 1840-1855 -- Governor and the approach of Armageddon, 1856-1861 -- War and defeat : the deaths of James L. Petigru and Robert F.W. Allston, 1861-1865 -- Postbellum travails : Adele's school, return to Chicora Wood, Bessie as woman rice planter -- Appendix A. The Allston and Petigru families -- Appendix B. The Allston plantations -- Appendix C. The public career of Robert F.W. Allston.
catalogue key
8208494
 
Includes bibliographical references (p. 191-196) and index.

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