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Published: Jan 1 1994
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William Elliott (1788–1863), a native of Beaufort, South Carolina, was a planter by profession and a writer by avocation. An alumnus of Harvard, he amassed a great fortune in land and slaves, yet his fame rests primarily on his book Carolina Sports by Land and Water, first published in 1846.
A MacArthur fellow, Theodore Rosengarten is senior research associate at Duke University's Center for Documentary Studies and author of two award-winning books—All God's Dangers: The Life of Nate Shaw and Tombee: Portrait of a Cotton Planter. Rosengarten lives in McClellanville, South Carolina.
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