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Today In Charleston History: March 3

1763

Peter Timothy announced he was suspending publication of the South Carolina Gazette because he was unable to procure a printing assistant, his paper stock was depleted and he had been too busy to collect bills due to him. 

1781 – British Occupation

The South Carolina Gazette resumed publication as the Royal Gazette.  The Tory publisher John Wells made sure the paper reflected the British perspective.

1853

Construction of South Carolina Institute Hall began – for the purpose of hosting agricultural and industrial fairs.

South Carolina Institute Hall on Meeting Street. Harper's Weekly illustration

South Carolina Institute Hall on Meeting Street. Harper’s Weekly illustration

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