South Carolina Founds the American union.
the essays of Freeman had appeared, and the sum-
chap. XIV.} 1765.
June. mons for the Congress had gone forth fromhe towns.
The inhabitants of North Carolina set up looms for weaving their own clothes, and South Carolina was ready to follow the example.
The people, wrote the LieutenantGover-nor Sharpe, of Maryllating or low, and knew not how to hesitate or feign.
After two legislatures had held back, South Carolina, by his achievement, pronounced for union.
Our state, he used to say, particularly attentivounded the trumpet, but to Carolina is it owing that it was attended to. Had it not been for South Carolina, no Congress would then have happened.
As the united American people spread through the vn now extends, be it remembered that the blessing of union is due to the warm-heartedness of South Carolina. She was all alive, and felt at every pore.
And when we count up those who, above others, c