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Elliott, Robert Brown

August 11, 1842–August 9, 1884


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  • Title Elliott, Robert Brown
  • Coverage August 11, 1842–August 9, 1884
  • Author
  • Keywords Legislator, congressman, Elliott, Jonathan J. Wright, and William Whipper were the first African Americans admitted to the South Carolina Bar, “the ablest negro in South Carolina.”, first full-blooded man of color elected to Congress,
  • Website Name South Carolina Encyclopedia
  • Publisher University of South Carolina, Institute for Southern Studies
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  • Access Date May 9, 2021
  • Original Published Date
  • Date of Last Update September 30, 2016
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