Henry Laurens


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Henry Laurens leader of the American Revolution and president of the Continental Congress (1724-1792)
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In literature:

Among these may be mentioned the names of Moultrie,* Henry Laurens, Andrew Pickens and Isaac Huger.
"The Life of Francis Marion" by William Gilmore Simms
In 1780 it sent John Adams to Paris, and John Jay and Henry Laurens were also members of the American Commission.
"Washington and his Comrades in Arms" by George Wrong
"The Fathers of the Constitution" by Max Farrand
John and Henry Laurens are famous statesmen of Revolutionary times.
"Elson Grammar School Literature, Book Four." by William H. Elson
In a letter to Washington of March 16, 1779, Henry Laurens suggested the raising and training of three thousand Negroes in South Carolina.
"A Social History of The American Negro" by Benjamin Brawley
With this purpose they wrote to Henry and Laurens; with this purpose they made Conway inspector-general.
"George Washington, Vol. I" by Henry Cabot Lodge
Laurens, Henry, treaty of peace signed by, in 1782, iii.
"Washington and the American Republic, Vol. 3." by Benson J. Lossing
LAURENS, HENRY, of South Carolina.
"Salem Witchcraft and Cotton Mather" by Charles W. Upham
Henry Laurens of South Carolina Nov. 1, 1777.
"The Critical Period of American History" by John Fiske
Lafayette was exasperated and wrote frantic letters to Washington, to Congress, and to Henry Laurens.
"Lafayette" by Martha Foote Crow
Henry Laurens, of South Carolina, President from Nov. 1, 1777, to Dec. 1778.
"Key-Notes of American Liberty" by Various
Henry Laurens, wrote to his son John.
"Benjamin Franklin, A Picture of the Struggles of Our Infant Nation One Hundred Years Ago" by John S. C. Abbott
John Adams, John Jay, and Henry Laurens were joined with him in the commission.
"The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 15, No. 91, May, 1865" by Various
Henry Laurens lead in the effort.
"The Black Phalanx" by Joseph T. Wilson
LAURENS HENRY was ushered into the world at Charleston, S. C. in 1724.
"Sages and Heroes of the American Revolution" by L. Carroll Judson
Laurens, Henry, sent to the Netherlands, 521; his capture, 522.
"The Colonization of North America" by Herbert Eugene Bolton
Lining, Henry Laurens and John Laurens, 315.
"Benjamin Franklin; Self-Revealed, Volume II (of 2)" by Wiliam Cabell Bruce
His plans are stated in a letter to Henry Laurens.
"The Life Of Thomas Paine, Vol. I. (of II)" by Moncure Daniel Conway
Capture at sea of Henry Laurens, president of Congress.
"The Loyalists of Massachusetts" by James H. Stark
LAURENS, Henry, his body burnt, after death, by his request, 95.
"Dealings With The Dead" by A Sexton of the Old School

In news:

Lauren Levian and husband Henry Darrow.
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Henry Laurens, a merchant slave trader and one of the wealthiest men in all of the American colonies, distinguished between slaves based on skills they learned in their native lands.