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Perry, Benjamin Franklin

November 20, 1805–December 3, 1886


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  • Title Perry, Benjamin Franklin
  • Coverage November 20, 1805–December 3, 1886
  • Author
  • Keywords Journalist, governor, editorship from 1830 to 1833 of the Greenville Mountaineer, Elected to the 1832 nullification convention, Perry voted against the ordinance, appointment as provisional governor of South Carolina by President Andrew Johnson, “the Old Roman”, Reminiscences of Public Men
  • Website Name South Carolina Encyclopedia
  • Publisher University of South Carolina, Institute for Southern Studies
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  • Access Date August 11, 2022
  • Original Published Date
  • Date of Last Update January 9, 2017
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