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Putnam, George Palmer, (1814-1872) Charleston, S.C. in 1780

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC08878.0056.02 Author/Creator: Putnam, George Palmer, (1814-1872) Place Written: New York, New York Type: Engraving Date: Pagination: 1 print : b&w ; 28 x 17 cm..

Summary of Content: One engraving entitled, "Charleston, South Carolina in 1780," published in 1850. Depicts a view of the Charleston Customs House and port. The customs house was at the center of Charleston, South Carolina's bustling trade in rice, indigo, and slaves. Engraved by G.P. Putnam. Duplicate of CLC08878.0056.01.

People: Putnam, George, Palmer, 1814-1872

Historical Era: American Revolution, 1763-1783

Subjects: Slave TradeShipsTrade

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