See also:American physician and historian, the son of an Irish emigrant, was
See also:born in
See also:county, Pennsylvania, on the 2nd of
See also:April 1749 . He graduate( at
See also:Princeton in 1765, and M.B. at the University of Penn sylvania in 1773, and then settled as a physician at Charlestor: South Carolina, where he had a large practice . During tht War of Independence he served as a
See also:field-surgeon (178o-1781), and from 1776 to 1783 he was a member of the South Carolins legislature . Having acted as one of the " council of safety ' at
See also:Charleston, he was, on the capture of that city in 178c. seized by the
See also:British as a
See also:hostage, and for nearly a
See also:year wat kept.in confinement at St Augustine . From 1782 to 1786 ht served in the
See also:Continental Congress, and from 18o1 to 1815 ir the state
See also:Senate, of which he was long
See also:president . In 1785 he published in two volumes
See also:History of the Revolution of South Carolina, in 1789 in two volumes History of the American Revolution, in 1807 a
See also:Life of
See also:Washington, and in 1809 in two volumes a History of South Carolina . He was also the author of several minor
See also:works . He died at Charleston on the 8th of May 1815 from a
See also:wound inflicted by a lunatic . His History of the
See also:United States in 3 vols. was published posthumously in 1816—1817, and forms the first three volumes of his Universal History Americanized, published in 12 vols. in 1819 . .
See also:RAMSAY, ROBERT (1842—1882), Australian statesman, was a native of
See also:Roxburghshire, but his parents emigrated to
See also:Victoria when he was a
See also:child of four, and he was educated at the Scottish
See also:college in Melbourne . He studied
See also:law at Melbourne University, and subsequently became a member of a well-known
See also:firm of solicitors in the city . He married in 1868 Isabella Catherine Urquhart, and in 1870 entered the
See also:assembly for East
See also:Bourke in the Conservative and
See also:interest .
He was a member of the
See also:government of
See also:James Goodall
See also:Francis in 1872—74 . He was subsequently postmaster-general (1874—75) in the administration of
See also:George Biscoe Kerferd; he held the same
See also:office in conjunction with the
See also:ministry of
See also:education (1875—77) under
See also:Sir James M`Culloch; and for a
See also:term in 188o hH was chief secretary and
See also:minister of education in the first administration of James Service . He died on the 23rd of May 1882 .
ANDREW MICHAEL RAMSAY (1686-1743)
SIR WILLIAM RAMSAY (1852– )
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