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David Ramsay

Born: 2-Apr-1749
Birthplace: Lancaster County, PA
Died: 8-May-1815
Location of death: Charleston, SC
Cause of death: Murder
Remains: Buried, Circular Congregational Church, Charleston, SC

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Historian, Politician

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: The History of the American Revolution

Brother: Nathaniel Ramsey (Congressman, b. 1-May-1741, d. 23-Oct-1817)
Wife: Sabina Ellis (m. 1775, d. 1776)
Wife: Frances Witherspoon (m. 1783, d. 1784)
Wife: Martha Laurens (m. 1787, d. 1811)

    University: BA, Princeton University (1765)
    Medical School: MD, University of Pennsylvania (1773)

    Delegate to the Continental Congress (1782-86)

Author of books:
The History of the American Revolution (1789, history)
The History of South Carolina, From Its First Settlement in 1670, to the Year 1808 (1809, history)
An Eulogium Upon Benjamin Rush, M.D. (1813, biography)


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