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  Edward Rutledge   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-07)
Edward Rutledge born 23 November 1749 in Charleston, S.C., was a signer of the Declaration of Independence and a statesman.
Edward Rutledge (AP-52) was built in 1931 by New York Shipbuilding Corp., Camden, N.J., as Exeter; transferred to the Navy from the Maritime Commission 7 January 1942; converted by Tampa Shipbuilding Co., Tampa, Fla.; and commissioned 18 April 1942, Captain M.
Edward Rutledge's crew attempted to beach her but all power had been lost; she settled rapidly by the stern and sank with the loss of 15 men.
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  Edward Rutledge - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Edward Rutledge (November 23, 1749–January 23, 1800), South Carolina statesman, was a signer of the Declaration of Independence and later governor of South Carolina.
Rutledge caused commotion when the original draft of the Declaration stated and supported by Thomas Jefferson wanted to ban slavery, and lead southern states to not vote for it, until the clause had been removed, which it was.
It was ironically discovered that upon returning to South Carolina, Rutledge freed all of his slaves.
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 John Rutledge - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
John Rutledge (September 17, 1739 – July 18, 1800) was Governor of South Carolina, delegate to the Constitutional Convention, and served on the U.S. Supreme Court (Chief Justice from August to December 1795).
Rutledge was born into a large family at or near Charleston, South Carolina and received his early education from his father, an Irish immigrant and physician, and from an Anglican priest and a tutor.
Rutledge died in 1800 at the age of 60 and was interred at St.
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 USS Edward Rutledge AP 52
Edward Rutledge born 29 November 1749 in Charleston, S.C., was a signer of the Declaration of Independence and a statesman.
Edward Rutledge (AP-52) was built in 1931 by New York Shipbuilding Corp., Camden, N.J., as Exeter transferred to the Navy from the Maritime Commission 7 January 1942; converted by Tampa Shipbuilding Co., Tampa, Fla.; and commissioned 18 April 1942, Captain M. Hutchinson, Jr., in command.
Edward Rutledge's crew attempted to beach her but all power had been lost; she settled rapidly by the stern and sank with the loss of 16 men.
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 From Revolution to Reconstruction: Biographies: John Rutledge
John Rutledge, elder brother of Edward Rutledge, signer of the Declaration of Independence, was born into a large family at or near Charleston, SC, in 1739.
In 1782-83 Rutledge was a delegate to the Continental Congress.
Rutledge died in 1800 at the age of 60 and was interred at St. Michael's Episcopal Church in Charleston.
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 Edward Rutledge
Born to an aristocratic Family in South Carolina, Edward Rutledge was perhaps destined to a life of Public service.
He was educated in law at Oxford and studied for and was admitted to the English Bar.
Edward attended Congress at the remarkable age of 27, and was no doubt pretty excited to find himself in the company of the most eminent men of the colonies.
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 U.S. Senate: Art & History Home > Historical Minutes > 1787-1800 > Chief Justice Nomination Rejected
Rutledge seemed blind to the fact that the president had supported—and the Senate had recently consented to—that difficult treaty.
Rutledge ignored the escalating criticism and took his seat on the high court.
Rutledge thus became the first rejected Supreme Court nominee and the only one among the fifteen who would gain their offices through recess appointments not to be subsequently confirmed.
www.senate.gov /artandhistory/history/minute/A_Chief_Justice_Rejected.htm   (483 words)

  
 Lowcountry NOW: Local News - Edward Rutledge: youngest signer of the Declaration of Independence 05/26/03
Edward Rutledge was one of four men from South Carolina who traveled to Philadelphia to sign one of the most famous documents in American history, the Declaration of Independence.
Born in 1749 in Charleston, Rutledge was the youngest of seven children.
Rutledge did not know his father very well because his father died shortly after he was born.
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 Genealogy of Rutledge family South Carolina "Still the Indomitable Irishry"
He was the father of two South Carolina governors, John Rutledge, a signer of the U.S. Constitution, and his younger brother, Edward Rutledge, a signer of the Declaration of Independence.
She was the last of the Rutledges born on the Rutledge farm in County Cavan.
The name of the father of Andrew Rutledge and his brother Dr. John Rutledge was Thomas Rutledge, the grandfather of the distinguished John and Edward Rutledge, founders and governors of the State of South Carolina and significant founders of the American Republic.
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 National Park Service - Signers of the Declaration (Edward Rutledge)
Edward Rutledge, at the age of 26, was the youngest of the signers.
The fifth son and youngest child of an Irish immigrant and physician, Rutledge was born in 1749 at or near Charleston, S.C. Like Middleton, Lynch, and Heyward, the other South Carolina signers, as a young man he studied law in England.
Rutledge spent his first congressional term in the shadow of the more experienced South Carolina Delegates, among them his older brother, John, and his father-in-law, Henry Middleton.
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 Search Results for "Rutledge"   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-07)
Rutledge, John, 1739-1800, American jurist and political leader, 2d Chief Justice of the United States, b.
Rutledge, Edward, 1749-1800, political leader in the American Revolution, signer of the Declaration of Independence, b.
Lee was a member (with John Adams and Edward Rutledge) of the committee that placed George Washington in command of the Continental...
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 THIRD GENERATION
Infant Rutledge was born in 1844 in Maury County, Tennessee.
Martha Jane Rutledge was born on 18 Mar 1848 in Maury County, Tennessee.
Delila "Dolly" Rutledge was born on 6 Jan 1858 in Pond Springs, Williamson County, Texas.
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 California AHGP - Andrew T. Rutledge   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-07)
Rutledge is a native of the Old Dominion state of Virginia, born in Montgomery county, August 22, 1830, so that his lifetime now covers the long period of three-quarters of a century.
Rutledge was married in Boone county, Indiana, to Miss Catherine R. Gordon, a native of Indiana.
Rutledge is a member of the Presbyterian church at Woodbridge and is an attendant at the Congregational church in Lodi, being a member of the choir in the latter church.
www.usgennet.org /usa/ca/state1/biographies/atrutledge.html   (565 words)

  
 The Religion Report: 19 October  2005  - Nostra Aetate - 40 years on
Edward Cardinal Cassidy: Our first job was to heal those wounds of the past 2,000 years practically, of wounds there that were very deep especially in the Jewish world, but there was also that anti-Semitism in the Christian world which was almost part of our thinking as young people.
Edward Cardinal Cassidy: The Holocaust and the terrible experience of the Jews in that period meant that we had to look at that again and say, Well this is all wrong; we owe so much to them, we have so much in common.
Edward Cardinal Cassidy: This is a very wonderful question that was part of a document which was brought out by the American Catholic Bishops’ Conference, and the representative of the Jewish Synagogues of America a couple of years ago, called Covenant and Mission.
www.abc.net.au /rn/talks/8.30/relrpt/stories/s1487992.htm   (1184 words)

  
 Colonial Hall: Biography of Edward Rutledge, Page 2
Edward Rutledge, the first of the South Carolina delegation, who affixes his name to the Declaration of Independence, was born in the city of Charleston, November, 1749.
Her eldest son was John Rutledge, distinguished for his patriotic zeal during the revolution.
He was placed under the care of David Smith, of New-Jersey, by whom he was instructed in the learned languages; but he appears not to have made as rapid attainments as some others, although, as a scholar, he was respectable.
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 History Channel Search Results
Brother of John Rutledge, he was born Nov.
He served in the South Carolina legislature between 1782 and 1796, and in 1798 he was elected governor of the state.
Rutledge died in Charleston on Jan. 23, 1800.
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 George Frederick Jewett, Sr.
Stored in five file boxes are all the financial and legal records of the Edward Rutledge Timber Company and its associated companies, large bound volumes precluded from being placed in file boxes by virtue of their size.
Included with the papers of the legal entity, the Edward Rutledge Timber Company, are the records and documents of some of its subsidiary and parallel corporations, that is, corporations in the same field with essentially the same group of men as executive officers.
Jewett remained as manager of the Rutledge Unit of P.F.I. and throughout that decade was active-in establishing P.F.I. as an efficient and prosperous business concern and as a company which established a reputation of being forward looking and a pioneer company in the propagation of new methods in both forestry and in the industry itself.
www.lib.uidaho.edu /special-collections/Manuscripts/mg043.htm   (5184 words)

  
 Edward Rutledge
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 RUTLEDGE, Edward (1749-1800) Guide to Research Papers   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-07)
In the letter, Edward Rutledge writes concerning military personnel matters and the delay in writing the Articles of Confederation, for which Edward Rutledge favors a separate convention.
In the speech, Edward Rutledge warns of the dangerous situation in Europe and the necessity of preparations for war.
In the letter, Thomas Jefferson asks Edward Rutledge for 20 bushels of cowpeas, gives instructions on shipping to Charles Johnston and Co., Richmond and payment through John Barnes of Philadelphia, and discusses improvements he has made on the Lieth machine for threshing wheat in Virginia and rice in South Carolina.
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 Rutledges & Related Lines
James Vernon Rutledge was born October 17, 1920.
Marvin Kenneth Rutledge was born December 21, 1922.
Edward Francis Rutledge was born June 19, 1927.
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 EDWARDRUTLEDGE
Contact US Edward Rutledge was born in 1749 not far from Charleston, South Carolina.
In the following year, Rutledge was one of five delegates selected by the Whigs to attend the First Continental Congress.
He suggested that another vote be held the very next day, and utilized the extra time to convince the other South Carolina delegates to support independence in order to give the final decision a sense of unanimity.
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 Rediscovering George Washington . Letter to Edward Rutledge, September 9, 1799 | PBS
Washington has been confined by a fever for some days past; she seems at present to be a little better; but is still very low.
Rutledge’s kind regards and most sincerely reciprocates them, on which she is joined by.
In 1778 Rutledge was elected to the legislature in South Carolina.
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 Rutledges & Related Lines: BESS Family   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-07)
She married Edward Francis Rutledge in St. Louis City, Missouri, November 10, 1950.
(Edward Francis Rutledge reference RUR00008) (Edward Francis Rutledge is #8.) Edward was born in Kinloch, St. Louis Cty., Missouri June 19, 1927.
At 24 years of age Edward became the father of Deborah Ann Rutledge Pratte in St. Louis City, Missouri, August 17, 1951.
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 Printable Version on Encyclopedia.com
RUTLEDGE, EDWARD [Rutledge, Edward] 1749-1800, political leader in the American Revolution, signer of the Declaration of Independence, b.
He studied law at the Middle Temple, London, and was admitted (1772) to the English bar.
Encyclopedia.com is a service of HighBeam Research, Inc.
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 The Rutledge signers of Independance & Constitution , USA
The story of their European ancestry is somewhat vague, Several theories abound, I have seen many references to them as English lawyers (somewhat misleading as it probably refers to their education at the Inns of court "middle temple" in London).
The Ruttledge families of County Mayo article by Thomas Ormsby Ruttledge names a William Ruttledge who was obliged to flee to America and whose sons later became members of congress, However it is a known fact that Dr. John Rutledge was indeed the signers father.
In James Haw's book "John & Edward Rutledge of South Carolina" (The University of Georgia press) He states " The direct forbears of South Carolina's distinguished Rutledges went to Ireland in the 1650's as part of the English settlement that followed Oliver Cromwell's conquest.
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 Declaration of Independence, Constitution Day Materials, Pocket Constitution Book, US Constitution, Bill of Rights
The ages of the signers ranged from 26 (Edward Rutledge) to 70 (Benjamin Franklin), but the majority of the signers were in their thirties or forties.
Edward Rutledge (1749-1800)—Edward Rutledge was elected to the Continental Congress from 1774-76 and 1779, a captain in the Charleston Battalion of Artillery from 1776-1779, a state legislator from 1782-1798, College of Electors in the presidential elections of 1788, 1792, 1796 and elected Governor for South Carolina in 1798.
From 1782-1798 Rutledge was a member of the state legislature and was elected Governor in 1798.
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 This Day in History
Rutledge was born in Charleston, to a physician who had emigrated from Ireland.
Neither Rutledge brother was eager to sever ties with Great Britain, but it fell to Edward to sign the Declaration of Independence and create the appearance of unanimity to strengthen the Patriots’ stand.
At age 26, Edward Rutledge was the youngest American to literally risk his neck by signing the document.
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