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  Rawlins Lowndes - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Rawlins Lowndes (1721–1800) was an American lawyer and politician from South Carolina.
Lowndes was born on the island of St.
Lowndes was first elected to the South Carolina General Assembly, the colonial legislature, in 1749.
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 Rawlins Lowndes -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Rawlins Lowndes (1721–1800) was an (A native or inhabitant of the United States) American lawyer and jurist from (A state in the Deep South; one of the original 13 colonies) South Carolina.
Lowndes was born on the island of (The largest of the islands comprising Saint Christopher-Nevis) St.
Lowndes died in (A port city in southeastern South Carolina) Charleston, (A state in the Deep South; one of the original 13 colonies) South Carolina on August 24, 1800.
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 Lowndes County, Georgia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Lowndes County is a county located in the state of Georgia.
The county is a major commercial, educational, and manufacturing center of south Georgia with considerable forest products including pulpwood and naval stores, such as turpentine and rosin.
The county was named for William Jones Lowndes, whose father, Rawlins Lowndes, had been a Revolutionary War leader from South Carolina.
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 Lowndes - in the USA   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
William Lowndes of Chesham, born 1771, died 1831, was bachelor of civil law, justice of the peace, deputy Lieutenant, son of William Lowndes and grandson of Charles Lowndes, Secretary of the Treasury; married Harriet Wilson, daughter of John Kingston of Hickmansworth (Richmansworth??).
Rawlins Lowndes, born in 1721, was successively a member of the Legislature, Speaker of the House, Justice of the Quorum, and in 1766, received from the Crown, the appointment of Associate Judge.
Charles Lowndes, son of Christopher and Elizabeth (Lloyd) Lowndes, and progenitor of Gov. Lloyd Lowndes of Maryland, was born in 1765, died in 1846.
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 Rawlins Lowndes
Lowndes made a vigorous resistance, but, having fewer than 10,000 men in the field, he was unable to oppose overwhelming forces by sea and land.
Lowndes was elected to the lower house of the general assembly of South Carolina, retaining his seat until 1810, when he was chosen a member of congress as a Democrat, and re-elected five times successively, serving from 4 November, 1811, till 8 May, 1822, when failing health compelled his resignation.
Lowndes was by Morse, and is in the Corcoran gallery, Washington.
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Lowndes, Rawlins (1721-1800) President of South Carolina: Lowndes was elected to the colonial legislature consistently between 1749 and 1775, and twice served as Speaker.
Lowndes was one of the elite guiding South Carolina's revolutionary government, being a member of both Provincial Congresses, both Councils of Safety, and the First and Second General Assemblies.
Lowndes became South Carolina's last president in 1778, since his successor was given the title of governor.
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 New Georgia Encyclopedia: Lowndes County
Lowndes County in southwest Georgia was created in 1825 by an act of the state legislature.
Lowndes County was originally bordered by Irwin County to the north, Ware County to the east, Florida to the south, and Thomas County to the west.
Lowndes County continues to grow even as other counties in Georgia are losing population.
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 Lowndes - in the USA-print version   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
William Lowndes was known through the length and breadth of Great Britain as "Ways and Means Lowndes." He married first, in 1677, Elizabeth, daughter of Sir Roger Harsnett and, by her, who died in 1680, had a son, (1) Robert Lowndes, baptized in 1678 at Winslow.
Rawlins Lowndes, was chosen a member of the Committee of Safety, and when South Carolina declared her independence of the Crown, Mr.Lowndes, who had been one of a committee of eleven to devise a plan of government, was chosen a member of the legislative council.
William Lowndes of SC, who at the time of his death was the nominee of his native state for the office of President of the United States, was born February 11, 1782, on the Horseshoe Plantation, St. Bartholomew's parish, Colleton, S.C., and died at sea October 27, 1822.
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RAWLINS LOWNDES desired gentlemen to consider that his antagonists were mostly gentlemen of the law, who were capable of giving ingenious explanations to such points as they wished to have adopted, He explained his opinion relative to treaties to be, that no treaty concluded contrary to the express laws of the land could be valid.
LOWNDES continued -- that we had a law prohibiting the importation of negroes for three years, a law he greatly approved of; but there was no reason offered why the Southern States might not find it necessary to alter their conduct, and open their ports.
Lowndes) who opposed the new Constitution had asserted that treaties made under the old Confederation were not deemed paramount to the laws of the land, and that treaties made by the king of Great Britain required the ratification of Parliament to render them valid.
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 Expert About ra:Rawlins
Following their new deal and a 1998 album, Rawlins Cross came off a world tour of sorts over the last year, making the pilgrimage to the Celtic homeland, which somehow included not only Ireland, but Kansas, Chile and anywhere else the tap flowed.
Rawlins, a reluctant amateur sleuth, unravels the mystery behind the murder of a red-haired woman -- the "little scarlet" of the title -- against the backdrop of flames and gunfire of the riots.
Rawlins County voters turned out two commissioners and a sheriff, but approved a 13-mill tax levy to support its hospital.
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 Lowndes Family Genealogy (South Carolina)
His Lowndes family were a prominent gentry family in Cheshire who traced their ancestry back at least to the Tudor period.
This Charles Lowndes is believed to be the shared emigrant ancestor of the South Carolina branch.
She was probably the widow of Mr Garner and daughter to Henry Rawlins whose family had reportedly been in St Kitts already for three generations.
www.hillmanc.fsnet.co.uk /lowndes.htm   (1117 words)

 Amazon.ca: Books: Blind Obedience: A True Story of Family Loyalty and Murder in South Georgia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Rawlins moved twice and each time he thought he had seen the last of his archenemy.
Joe Rawlins became one of the most quoted condemned men in Georgia history, and the demand for accounts of the trial and subsequent appeals turned the twice-a-week Valdosta Times into a daily newspaper.
Even today, the Rawlins case is remembered as the most famous murder case in the history of Lowndes County, as well as one of the most notorious in Southern history.
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William Lowndes, an eminent statesman and virtuous citizen, the youngest son of Rawlins Lowndes, was born in Charleston, February, 1782, and educated in his native city.
Lowndes had a high sense of the importance of religion, and a great respect for all whom he thought were sincere in their profession of it.
Lowndes sustaining the first office which the people of these United States have to bestow.
searches.rootsweb.com /usgenweb/archives/ga/bios/lowndes.txt   (514 words)

 Search Results for "Rawlins"   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
...Lowndes, Rawlins, (loundz) (KEY), 1721-1800, president of South Carolina (1778-79), b.
In 1730 his family moved to Charleston, S.C., where Lowndes later...
Rawlins, John Aaron, 1831-69, Union general in the American Civil War, b.
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 RootsWeb's WorldConnect Project: 67744
James LOWNDES was born 1769, and died 1838.
Rawlins LOWNDES was born 6 JAN 1720/21 in Saint Kitts, and died 24 AUG 1800 in St Philips, Charleston, SC, USA.
Charles LOWNDES was born in Cheshire, England, and died MAR 1735/36 in Charleston, SC, USA.
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 Morrisville History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Hampton called on Captain Rawlins Lowndes and gave him the note and ordered him to take a white flag and deliver it across the lines to Kilpatrick's headquarters in Morrisville.
Lowndes rubbed in the disgrace which Kilpatrick faced in early March, at Monroe's Crossroads, where the Union commander was surprised in bed (not alone) while his command was surprised on the battlefield.
The next day April 15th, Atkins would move on to fight his last skirmish with the Confederate cavalry over New Hope Creek and eleven days later the war would be over for them with Johnston's surrender to Sherman at the Bennett house outside of Durham.
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 South Carolina SC - Rawlins Lowndes - 1778-1779
March 19, 1778 – President Lowndes approved the changes to the state constitution that changed the title of South Carolina's chief executive's office from president to governor, although he was called "president" until the end of his term
1766 – Lowndes authored a resolution to erect a statue of William Pitt in Charleston, South Carolina
On March 6, 1778, Lowndes was elected president by the South Carolina General Assembly.
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 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
RAWLINS LOWNDES, From 26 August, 1796, to 29 July, 1797.
Rawlins Lowndes 24 Aug., 1796 29 July, 1797 18.
Thomas Lowndes 20 June, 1814 22 Oct., 1821 50.
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 STAR Project message board
Regarding Caribbean research within Americas and transatlantic research, I would appreciate any suggestions or leads to locate biographical information on the Lowndes for whom Lowndes Square in London is named.
I believe some of the same Lowndes were the ones who migrated (1700s) to the Caribbean island of St. Kitts (originally St. Christopher[s]), located next to the island of Nevis.
Lowndes, Rawlins and other families later migrated from St. Kitts to Charleston, South Carolina (USA).
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 AllRefer.com - Rawlins Lowndes (U.S. History, Biography) - Encyclopedia
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Rawlins Lowndes[loundz] Pronunciation Key, 1721–1800, president of South Carolina (1778–79), b.
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The Lowndes family of South Carolina descends from Charles Lowndes of St. Kitt's, B. I., who immigrated to South Carolina in 1730.
According to Burke's Landed Gentry, he was a grandson of John Lowndes of Bostock Hall, Lancashire, whose family had earlier been seated at Hasall Hall, Cheshire.
Rawlins Lowndes, third son of Charles was prominent tin the Colonial and Revolutionary periods and was President of South Carolina from March 1778 to January, 1779, and served in the House of Representatives until 1790.
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 Official Records : Page 723 | Chapter XXXIX. THE GETTYSBURG CAMPAIGN.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Captain [W. H.] Cowles, First North Carolina, accompanied by Captain [W. R.] Wood, of the same regiment, performed a dashing feat by charging with a squadron through the ranks of the enemy, following him for some miles, and returning around his column in safety, with 60 prisoners.
The members of my staff-Captains [T. G.] Barker and [Rawlins] Lowndes, with Lieutenants [John] Preston and [T. P.] Hampton - rendered me invaluable assistance on the field, and bore themselves with great gallantry.
The reports of field officers show that 216 prisoners were captured by the brigade, while the ground over which they fought proved by the dead and wounded on it how faithfully they performed their work.
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 The History Buff, Original Historical Autographs & Manuscripts
by 7 in.), on chain laid paper, dated July 15, 1778, being a military dispatch to the Governor of South Carolina and an American Revolutionary War leader, Rawlins Lowndes (1721-1800), to raise funds for troop support.
Reads in part: "I shall be obliged to your Excellency to order the Treasurer to advance to Captain Spencer, Assist QM General, two thousand dollars for the use of Troops in the State.
Signed and endorsed by Lowndes and Captain Calvin Spencer (1753-1801), an American patriot who served under Moultrie and Francis Marion during the war.
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 The TEI and Model Editions Partnership
In other words, they wanted to be able to find every instance when Rawlins Lowndes spoke in defense of slavery.
To accomplish this, we added a speaker attribute [spkr = "Lowndes"] to both the division, paragraph and segment elements.
This also proved to be a useful device in marking up the letters and diaries in the First Congress project.
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 Letters of Delegates to Congress: Volume 10 June 1, 1778 - September 30, 1778
Discussions of the provenance of these resolves can be found in the editorial notes to Laurens' May 14 and 17 letters to Lowndes and in his May 18, 1778, letter to William Moultrie.
The Committee to whom were referred the Letters from President Lowndes and your Self having made their Report Congress there upon formed an Act on the 29th Inst.
Rawlins Lowndes of South Carolina over the accountability of a Continental deputy paymaster to state authority, see JCC, 11:552-53; and Laurens to Lowndes, May 17, and to Moultrie, May 18,1778.
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 Find in a Library: The rise of Rawlins Lowndes, 1721-1800
Find in a Library: The rise of Rawlins Lowndes, 1721-1800
Publisher: Columbia : Published for the South Carolina Tricentennial Commission by the University of South Carolina Press, 1978.
WorldCat is provided by OCLC Online Computer Library Center, Inc. on behalf of its member libraries.
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 LOWNDES, LEHRE/LAREY, LOWNDES, HUTCHINSON, EGAN, MASON, RUGELEY - Elizabeth Russo   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
to MARY LEHRE (LAREY), widow, of Charleston, for L 350 currency, a lot "up the path" in St. Philips Parish, marked #8 on the plat of RAWLINS LOWNDES' land; bounding NE 75 ft. on the Broad Road leading to Charleston; 200 ft. deep; NW on lot marked #7; SE on lot #9.
Before WILLIAM MASON, JP, on 19 Mar. 1772.
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 Organization of the Quartermaster's Department
Robert Howe was then in command of the Southern Army, with Col. Francis Huger as his deputy quartermaster general.
The latter was compelled to resign, however, under pressure exerted by President Rawlins Lowndes of South Carolina, who refused to advance him more money until he had accounted for what he had already received.
Congress supported the action taken by President Lowndes; by a resolution of 9 February 1778 it had granted him power to suspend from pay and employment any staff officer in the state appointed by the head of his department and not immediately by Congress.
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 1800 - Biocrawler definition:1800 - Biocrawler   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Johann Hermann, German physician and naturalist (born 1738)
Rawlins Lowndes, American lawyer and jurist (born 1721)
Gabriel Prosser, African American slave and revolutionary (born 1775)
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 Daniel - SC Land Deeds   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
2-135=CC-243 12 Nov 1746 Provost Marshall Rawlins Lowndes, to John Daniel, ship carpenter, of Charleston.
2-337=PP-7 14 Jul 1749 Rawlins Lowndes, P.M. [Provost Marshall], to James Irving.
Before Robert Rawlins, J.P. Recd 9 May 1769 by R.P. hatley, Dep.
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