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Rice to ruin : the Jonathan Lucas family in South Carolina, 1793-1929

Author: Roy Williams, III; Alexander Lucas Lofton
Publisher: Columbia, South Carolina : The University of South Carolina Press, [2018]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The saga of the precipitous rise and ultimate fall of the Jonathan Lucas family's rice-mill dynasty

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Williams, Roy, III.
Rice to ruin.
Columbia, South Carolina : The University of South Carolina Press, [2018]
(DLC) 2017041481
Named Person: Lucas family.; Jonathan Lucas; Lucas family.; Jonathan Lucas
Material Type: Biography, Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Roy Williams, III; Alexander Lucas Lofton
ISBN: 9781611178357 1611178355
OCLC Number: 1004376538
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Shipwreck at Cape Romain --
First tidal rice mill --
First rice toll mill --
Mill builder, troubleshooter --
Jonathan Lucas II --
William Lucas --
Death of the patriarch --
Rice planter extraordinaire --
William Lucas's Charleston villa --
Ann Lucas Pearce Venning --
William Lucas's expanding empire --
Jonathan Lucas II and his family in England --
The children of Jonathan Lucas II --
Jonathan Lucas III and J.J. Lucas --
Thomas Bennett Lucas --
William Lucas's children --
Secession, before and after --
Benjamin Simons Lucas's sons, war and aftermath --
William Lucas's progeny at war, prelude --
Alexander Lucas into action --
Comrades in arms --
Beginning of the end and the fall --
Attempts to regain a lost world --
Engagement and courtship of Alexander Lucas --
Marriage, rice, and domestic concerns --
Robert Lucas in California --
Death of Charles Lucas --
The frustrations of Robert Lucas --
Settling a depleted estate --
Pitfalls of the Lucas genealogy --
An heiress without her fortune --
Robert's hopes for Janie --
Brothers across the continent --
Defeat after defeat --
A closing circle --
Contrasts within the family --
Death, depression, decline --
Into the abyss --
Heir disputes, final settlement.
Responsibility: Roy Williams III and Alexander Lucas Lofton.

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"Rice to Ruin: The Jonathan Lucas Family, 1783-1929 is a family epic in the genre of Robert Myers' Children of Pride. Jonathan Lucas I did for rice culture what contemporary Eli Whitney did for Read more...

 
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