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Jacksonborough Committee to Henry Laurens
Parish, September 20,
Your Letter of the 19th. Instant
Relative to the Threats of Capt.
of the Tamar
Sloop of War, by
the Post came to hand this day; when We immediately made Copies
thereof & sent to the Committees of Beaufort, Prince
Williams, & St Peters's[Page 411]
Parishes which we hope will reach those places to morrow
night having an immediate Oppty.
We are Very Respectfully,
Your most Obedt. Hble Servt
P.S. All proper Intelligence of said
Threats is given at all the proper places in our Parish_
LS, Emmet Collection, NN
; addressed on cover "To / Henry Laurens Esqr.
/ Chairman of the / General Committee / Chas.
"St Bartholomew Parish 20 Sepr
."; docketed by HL "Jacksonburgh Committee / 20 Septem¯
1775. / Recd. 22d_
] Philip Smith
(ca. 1728-1796), a planter in St. Bartholomew
parish, served as a militia captain, and represented his
parish in the Provincial Congresses. After
the fall of Charleston he was exiled to
St. Augustine. Directory of the S.C. House, III,
] Joseph Glover
(1719-1783), a North Carolina native,
was a St. Bartholomew parish planter,
colonel of the Colleton
County militia, and represented his parish in the Royal Assembly (1757-1760) and the General Assembly (1782-1783). In 1781 he was
seized with other militia officers and sent aboard the British prison
. Directory of the S.C. House, II,
; South Carolina Historical
Magazine, XL (1939), 1-7
Shepheard (Shepherd) (1744-1779) held a lieutenant's
commission in Capt. James
Skirving, Jr.'s company of volunteers from St. Bartholomew parish and later served as a
captain with the Charleston German Fusiliers (1779). He
was killed at the seige of Savannah. South Carolina Historical Magazine, III
; IX (1908),
; X (1909), 154,
; Moss, South Carolina
Patriots, p. 895
The Papers of Henry Laurens,
ed. David R. Chesnutt, et al.
(Columbia, S.C.: Model Editions Partnership, 1999).
Electronic version based on
The Papers of Henry Laurens
(Columbia, S.C.: University of South Carolina Press, 1994), Vol. 10, pp. 305-415. On the Web at http://mep.blackmesatech.com/mep/ [Accessed 14 January 2018]