Definition of Laurens
1. Noun. Leader of the American Revolution and president of the Continental Congress (1724-1792).
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Literary usage of Laurens
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1904)
"Appeal from Common Pleas Circuit Court of laurens County; Benet, Special Judge. Action by James B. Park against the city of laurens ..."
2. Library of Southern Literature by Edwin Anderson Alderman, Joel Chandler Harris, Charles William Kent (1909)
"The father, John laurens, of French Huguenot descent, came to Charleston from New York ... Henry laurens so improved his advantages as to become one of the ..."
3. The Annals of Newberry: In Two Parts by John Belton O'Neall, John Abney Chapman (1892)
"laurens, age 20. HD Hunt- ington, age 35; wounded at Williamsburg in 1803 while ... WM Mi him, laurens, age 35; wounded at White Oak Swamp and captured; ..."
4. The South Carolina Historical Magazine by South Carolina Historical Society (1900)
"JOHN LAU RENS TO EUROPE IN 1781.» ("The history of the diplomatic work of Col. John laurens in Europe in 1781 has never been fully or correctly told, ..."
5. The Revolutionary Diplomatic Correspondence of the United States by United States Dept. of State, Francis Wharton, John Bassett Moore (1889)
"Congress has directed Mr. laurens to solicit from the king an aid of money and to request his ... See J. laurens to President of Congress March 20, 1781, ..."
6. The American Bar by James Clark Fifield (1918)
"laurens County Bar Ass'n; general practice, also specializes in Corporation law. ... Kappa Sigma fraternity; laurens Co., and SC State Bar Ass'ns; ..."
7. A Library of American Literature from the Earliest Settlement to the Present by Arthur Stedman, Edmund Clarence Stedman (1894)
"I was first asked, by Lord Stormont, " If my name was Henry laurens ... Mr. Chamberlain then very kindly said to me : " Mr. laurens, you are to be sent to ..."
8. Memorials of John Bartram and Humphry Marshall by William Darlington, Peter Collinson (1849)
"He was, moreover, the father of the gallant Colonel JOHN laurens, one of the last, ... HENRY laurens died at Charleston, in the year 1792, aged 60. ..."