RAMSAY, David, 1749-1815


Extended Bibliography

Grimshaw, William. Key, Adapted to the Questions for Ramsay’s Life of Washington. Baltimore: J. Jewett, and Cushing & Sons, 1832.

Ramsay, David. An Address Delivered on the Fourth of July, 1820, by Appointment of the ’76 Association, and Published at their Request. Charleston: W. P. Young and Son, Printers, 1920.

———. An Address to the Freemen of South-Carolina on the Subject of the Foederal [sic] Constitution: Proposed by the Convention, Which Met in Philadelphia, May 1787. Charleston: Printed by Bowen and Co., [1788].

———. A Dissertation on the Manner of Acquiring the Character and Privileges of a Citizen of the United States. [Charleston, S.C.? N.p.]: Printed in the year 1789.

———. A Dissertation on the Means of Preserving Health in Charleston and the Adjacent Low Country: Read Before the Medical Society of South-Carolina, on the 29th of May 1790. Charleston, S.C.: Printed by Markland & M’Iver, 1790.

———. History of South Carolina: From its First Settlement in 1670 to the Year 1808. 1858. Reprint, [Spartanburg, S.C.: Reprint Co., 1959-1960].

———. The History of the American Revolution. Edited by Lester H. Cohen. 1793. Reprint, Indianapolis: Liberty Classics, 1990.

———. The Life of George Washington, Commander in Chief of the Armies of the United States of America, Throughout the War which Established their Independence; and First President of the United States. With notes and a biographical sketch of the author. 1807. Reprint, Ithaca, N.Y.: Mack, Andrus & Woodruff, 1840.

———. Memoirs of Martha Laurens Ramsay, who died in Charleston, S.C., on the tenth of June, 1811, in the fifty-second year of her age: With extracts from her diary, letters, and other private papers, and also from letters written to her, by her father, Henry Laurens, 1771-1776. Philadelphia: James Maxwell, printer, 1811. Reprint, Philadelphia: American Sunday-school Union, [1845].

———. Oration Delivered Before the Cincinnati and the ‘76 Association, on the 4th of July, 1854. Published by the societies. Charleston: Harper & Calvo, Printers, 1854.

———. An Oration, Delivered on the Anniversary of American Independence, July 4, 1794: In Saint Michael’s Church, to the Inhabitants of Charleston, South Carolina. London: Printed by D. I. Eaton, 1795.

———. An Oration on the Advantages of American Independence: Spoken Before a Publick Assembly of the Inhabitants of Charlestown [sic] in South-Carolina, on the Second Anniversary of that Glorious Aera [sic]. Charlestown [sic]: Printed by John Wells, jun., 1778.

———. Selections from His Writings. Edited with introduction and notes by Robert L. Brunhouse. Philadelphia: American Philosophical Society, 1965.

———. A Sketch of the Soil, Climate, Weather, and Diseases of South-Carolina: Read Before the Medical Society of that State. Charleston: Printed by W. P. Young, 1796.

Shaffer, Arthur H. To Be an American: David Ramsay and the Making of the American Consciousness. Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, 1991.

Smith, William Raymond. History as Argument; Three Patriot Historians of the American Revolution. The Hague: Mouton & Co., ca. 1967.