Apr 14, 2015 - Sale 2380

Sale 2380 - Lot 229

Price Realized: $ 2,000
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Estimate: $ 1,500 - $ 2,500
(SOUTH CAROLINA.) Hewatt, Alexander. An Historical Account of the Rise and Progress of the Colonies of South Carolina and Georgia. xiv, 347; viii, [2], 329 pages. 2 volumes. 8vo, attractive 1/2 morocco by Sangorski & Sutcliffe; lacking blank leaf I:b4, minor foxing. London, 1779

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first edition. Hewatt had served as a Presbyterian minister in Charleston through 1775. A loyalist, he wrote this history in exile in London. It includes extensive discussions of South Carolina's Indians and natural history, as well as a critique of slavery and the colonial reaction to the Stamp Act. Clark, Old South I:255; Howes H452 ("b"); Sabin 31630.