|Bibliography, etc. Note:
|| Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Formatted Contents Note:
|| "The scribe and the prince" : legal culture, the courts and elite political power -- "Crimes of the most heinous nature" : criminal justice and law enforcement -- "Nothing but terrors and punishments" : slavery and the law -- "Placed therein and managed" : the Church of England, poor relief, and elite political power -- "Accountable for their misdemeanors" : the assembly and the placeholders -- "Sign or die" : the imperial crisis and the reconstruction of South Carolina's government -- Epilogue -- Appendix.
|| A Rule of Law offers a fresh examination of how South Carolina's colonial elite ruled through a host of institutions beyond the legislature and jealously guarded this rule against all encroachment in the period leading to the American Revolution.
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|| Print version record.