Adams Family Correspondence, volume 7

Edward Baldwin to Abigail Adams

Abigail Adams to Mary Smith Cranch


James Heyward (b. 1764) of St. John, Berkeley Parish, traveled extensively in Britain and the rest of Europe after obtaining a large income from his father's estates (James Barnwell Heyward II, Heyward, n.p., 1931, p. 54). Henry Gibbes (b. 1764) of Charlestown was admitted to the Middle Temple in April 281785 (E. Alfred Jones, American Members of the Inns of Court, London, 1924, p. 86). The other two South Carolinians were possibly George Redhead (b. ca. 1749) of Berekeley County and Thomas Shubrick Jr. (b. 1756) (The Papers of Henry Laurens, ed. David R. Chesnutt and C. James Taylor, 16 vols., Columbia, S.C., 1968–2003, 11:297, 472).