November 20, 1860: Rhett advocates secession

Robert Barnwell Rhett
R. Barnwell Rhett

Barnwell Rhett, in a speech in South Carolina, November 20, 1860:

“We are two peoples, essentially different in all that makes a people.”

Charleston Mercury, Nov. 21, 1860; cited in Cauthen, p. 73.

This entry was posted in R. Barnwell Rhett. Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *