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Legaré, Hugh Swinton

Legaré, Hugh Swinton

January 2, 1797–June 20, 1843

Writings of Hugh Swinton Legaré, late Attorney General and acting Secretary of State of the United States: consisting of a diary of Brussels, and journal of the Rhine : extracts from his private and diplomatic correspondence : orations and speeches : and contributions to the New-York and Southern reviews : prefaced by a memoir of his life, embellished with a portrait / edited by his sister.

2 volumes originally from Harvard

Speech of Mr. H.S. Legare, of South Carolina, on the bill imposing additional duties as depositaries, in certain cases, on public officers

Published in 1837

Classical Learning: Hugh Swinton Legaré versus Thomas S. Grimké

Southern literary messenger; devoted to every department of literature and the fine arts. [Volume 34, Issue 6, June 1862; pp. 368-375]

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  • Title Legaré, Hugh Swinton
  • Coverage January 2, 1797–June 20, 1843
  • Author
  • Keywords Legislator, U.S. attorney general, writer, intellectual, studied under the great schoolmaster Moses Waddel at Willington Academy, attorney general in 1841 in John Tyler’s cabinet, became secretary of state ad interim, Southern Review,
  • Website Name South Carolina Encyclopedia
  • Publisher University of South Carolina, Institute for Southern Studies
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  • Access Date July 21, 2024
  • Original Published Date
  • Date of Last Update August 9, 2022
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