South Carolina Occupations

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The cotton industry was very important to South Carolina's economy. An 1880 directory describes the state's cotton mills:

  • The Cotton Mills of South Carolina. Their Names, Location, Capacity and History [From the News and Courier, of Charleston, S.C.] Charleston, S.C.: The News and Courier Book Presses, 1880. Digital version at Google Books.

For a history of South Carolina lawyers, see:

  • Brooks, U.R. South Carolina Bench and Bar. Columbia, S.C.: The State Company, 1906. Digital version of Volume 1 at Google Books.

For biographies of South Carolina lawyers, see:

  • O'Neall, John Belton. Biographical Sketches of the Bench and Bar of South Carolina. 2 vols. Charleston, S.C.: S.G. Courtenay & Co., Publishers, 1859. Digital version of Volume 1 at Internet Archive; digital version of Volume 2 at Google Books. Ancestry ($) has created a database covering both volumes.