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Daniel DeSaussure (1735-1798)
Daniel DeSaussure was a South Carolina merchant, first in Beaufort and later in Charleston. He was captured by the British during the Revolution, and held prisoner at St. Augustine. Following the war, he served for several years as a member of the South Carolina Senate.
Excerpted from Dictionary of American Biography, Vol. 3: pp. 253-254.
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 25 October 2017]