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William Wragg Smith

South Carolina

Wm. Wragg Smith has been described as a gentleman planter, lawyer, naturalist, translator and poet. He was a founding member of the Elliott Natural History Society. [Source: Wikipedia Encyclopedia]

Smith was the son of William Loughton Smith (1758-1812) and Charlotte Wragg, daughter of William Wragg (1714-1777). He died at Astoria, New York in 1875. [Source: Bio/History note, William Wragg Smith Papers, South Carolina Historical Society Library)

William Wragg Smith

Broad Street (Charles Town, South Carolina)
Charleston County Public Library

The Smith-Wagg Plantation




William Wragg Smith, The Last Canto of Childe Harold's Pilgrimage (Charleston: Printed by B.B. Hussey, 1842)

Research Resources

William Wragg Smith Papers
South Carolina Historical Society Library
Charleston, South Carolina