Manigault rose from modest origins to become the leading merchant and private banker of colonial South Carolina. Read the Entry »

Most of what is known about Manigault comes from a letter she wrote from South Carolina to her brother in Europe. Read the Entry »

Although Manigault did not actively practice law, his legal training enabled him to pursue a political career, collect debts owed to London merchants, and manage the South Carolina business and plantation interests of absentee landowners. Read the Entry »

Mann was elected to the U.S. Congress in 1968 and served from 1969 to 1979. His most notable service was as a member of the Judiciary Committee during the impeachment of Richard Nixon. Read the Entry »

Following the war, Manning and the surrounding countryside returned to their economic mainstay—agriculture—and the town prospered. Read the Entry »

Manning had a particular fondness for South Carolina College, his alma mater and a place he equated with conservative instruction and order. Read the Entry »

In 1822 Manning entered politics by securing election to the state House of Representatives from Clarendon. He served until December 1824, when he resigned his seat following his election as governor. Read the Entry »

Manning envisioned an expanded government role in confronting the problems facing South Carolina. Read the Entry »

Known also as mobile homes or house trailers, manufactured housing units are built in a factory, transported to sites, and installed. Read the Entry »

The Marine Anti-Britannic Society faded from prominence after Gillon lost a bitterly contested election for intendant (mayor) of Charleston in 1784. Read the Entry »