Henry Laurens Esq’r president of the American Congress 1778
Laurens, Henry

Laurens, Henry

February 24, 1724–December 8, 1792

Letter from Henry Laurens to Benjamin Lincoln

Letter from Henry Laurens to Benjamin Lincoln regarding his travel plans to board a ship for Cadiz. He also reports that the horses are in deplorable condition and paper is running out.

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  • Title Laurens, Henry
  • Coverage February 24, 1724–December 8, 1792
  • Author
  • Keywords Merchant, planter, statesman, diplomat, Huguenot refugees, owned four South Carolina plantations, Cherokee Expedition of 1761, political moderate, First Provincial Congress, prisoner in the Tower of London from October 1780 through December 1781, Mepkin plantation
  • Website Name South Carolina Encyclopedia
  • Publisher University of South Carolina, Institute for Southern Studies
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  • Access Date December 4, 2023
  • Original Published Date
  • Date of Last Update August 9, 2022
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