Charleston: Joseph Walker, Agt., Stationer and Printer, 129 Meeting-st, 1866.
First edition. 144 pp. 1 vols. 12mo. Printed wrappers. Lightly worn, chipped at extremities. Very good Howes C131; Singerman 1930. Item #239719
A resident of Charleston from 1796 onward, he became editor of the Southern Patriot and later its publisher. A Sephardic Jew, both he and his brother Isaac were influential among the Reformed Society of Israelites in Charleston.
The present work, published just after the Civil War, is a series of articles on Charleston's commerce, education system, press, railroads, charitable and medical organizations, etc. An Appendix provides material concerning the outset of the Civil War at Forts Moultrie and Sumter, as well as Fort Wagner and other Charleston-area sites.
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