History of The Waxhaws 1993 South & North Carolina ~Waxhaw Settlement (Lancaster, Craven, Union, Mecklenburg, Anson County) ~Louise Pettus


Title: The Waxhaws

Author: Louise Pettus / Assisted by Nancy Crockett

Description: Boards in red cloth with gilt lettering. A few pages show light handling, but are otherwise clean and unmarked. 150 pages. A history of the Waxhaws region of South & North Carolina, covering the period from the time from its earliest settlement to about 1900.

1) In the Beginning.
2) The World of Work.
3) The Church.
4) School and Scholars.
5) War Brings a Second Wave of Settlers.
6) The Birthplace of Andrew Jackson.
7) The Waxhaws and the American Revolution.
8) President Washington Visits Lancaster.
9) Methodism and the Presbyterian ''Great Revival''.
10) Changing the Boundary Line.
11) Storekeepers.
12) The Cotton Economy.
13) The Cradle of Genius.
14) The Slavery Issue.
15) The Civil War.
16) The Coming of the Railroad.
17) The Sons of Planters Become Entrepreneurs.
18) Commemorating the Past.

Initial Patents and Grants of the Settlers in the Waxhaws (1752-1764);
Settlers in the Waxhaws Who Purchased Land (1752-1764);
List of the Military Company commanded by Capt. Andrew Pickens in Anson County (1755);
Roster 5th Company, Upper Battalion 34th Regiment (1813);
War of 1812 roster of Capt John Montgomery's Company of Infantry from Lancaster County.
A five-page Bibliography.

Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Near Fine
Jacket Condition: None

Publisher: [self published] / Regal Graphics
Place: Rock Hill, S.C.
Year: 1993

Keywords: history, South Carolina, Lancaster County, Craven County, North Carolina, Union County, Mecklenburg County, Anson County, Waxhaw Settlement, Waxhaw,

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