The Huguenots of colonial South Carolina / by Arthur Henry Hirsch.


Hamden : Archon Books, [1962] .

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Subjects Huguenots -- South Carolina.
Huguenots.
South Carolina -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775.
South Carolina.
Description xv, 338 pages, [22] leaves of plates : maps, facsimiles, portraits ; 24 cm
Copyright Date [1962]
©1928
Notes Reprint. Originally published: Durham, N.C. : Duke University Press, 1928.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 265-282) and index.
Contents 1. The European background and the beginnings in Carolina. Persecutions in Europe ; South Carolina a favored retreat ; Ribault's colony of 1562 ; Laudonniere ; Kingswell's colony, 1633 ; Governor Sayle's colony of 1669 ; Petit's venture in 1679 ; Colonies after 1685 -- 2. The Huguenot settlements. Charles Town ; Santee ; St. Thomas and St. Denis and Orange Quarter ; St. John's Berkley ; St. Stephen's ; Purrysburg ; The Back Country Movement ; Hillsboro -- 3. The French-Protestant churches. Polity and doctrine ; Local adjustments ; The Charles Town Huguenot Church ; Succession of ministers ; Periods of distress ; Conflicts with Anglicanism ; The Santee church ; The Good Creek church ; Orange quarter ; St. John's parish ; Purrysburg French ; The New Bordeaux congregation -- 4. The assimilation of the Huguenots. A remarkable feature of their early history ; Assimilation not easy at first ; It involves church forms, names, customs, languages, et cetera -- 5. The dissenter fight, religio-political struggle, 1682-1706. Political alignments in South Carolina ; The question of naturalization and denization ; Superiority of the dissenters ; Revolt and political distress of the Huguenots ; Confiscation of Huguenot goods ; The anti-dissenter triumph ; French Protestants satisfied ; Results -- 6. Political and religious rivalries after 1706. Conflict between Anglicans and French Protestants over church forms ; Richbourg, La Pierre, L'Escot involved ; The new money bills ; Appeal of Charles Town merchants ; The assembly's protest ; Attacks upon Godin and Conscillers ; Protestants removed from office ; The Charles Town dissenters ; Flight of Governor Nicholson ; Illegal voting attacked
7. The French Protestants and culture. Not leaders as a class ; Education among French settlers ; Private libraries ; Early French teachers and schools ; Schools which combined arts and crafts ; Dancing and fencing ; Settlers' sons educated in England ; The Charles Town Library Society ; Portraits ; The press and the theatre -- 8. The economic successes of the Huguenots in South Carolina. Reasons for French colonization ; English official motives ; Characteristics of French Protestants ; Huguenot thrift ; Examples of wealth ; Land ; Slaves ; White servants ; Live stock ; Race horses ; Huguenots in commerce, as money lenders, as factors ; French Protestants in the Indian trade -- 9. Rural industries i which Huguenots engaged extensively. Silk culture ; The Richmond venture ; First organized effort ; Added encouragement ; Highest development ; Failure ; Grape culture ; Early experiments ; Garvais's vine ; St. Pierre ; Failure ; Olive culture is displace ; Rice culture ; Guerard's pendulum engine ; Villepontoux's improved machine ; Dupont introduces water culture ; Indigo culture ; Deveaux's experiments ; Fortunes in indigo ; Mellichamp's improved method ; Indigo is displaced by chemical dyes ; Cotton culture supreme after the American Revolution -- 10. Sidelights on Huguenot influence in Charles Town. Timothee and the South Carolina Gazette ; District postal service ; First fire insurance company ; Mellichamp and the salt factory ; The D'Harriettes wealth ; The widow LeBrasseur and social life ; The widow Timothee ; The widow Marion ; No pauper class among Huguenots ; Evidences of benevolence ; Benevolent societies -- 11. Eminent and thrifty Huguenot families. Hector Berenger de Beaufain ; George Faudoin ; Chabociere ; D'Harriette ; DeSaussure ; Gendron ; Guignard ; Huger ; Legare ; LeNoble ; Manigault ; Mazyck ; Perroneau ; Porcher ' Prudhomme ; Ravenel ; St. Juliens, et cetera -- 12. Conclusion.
Genre History.
Geographic Area South Carolina
Network Numbers (OCoLC)477169
(OCoLC)ocm00477169
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Hirsch, Arthur Henry, 1878-
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