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Arthur Middleton was born in South Carolina in 1742. He was educated in England and graduated a Cambridge in 1763. He was elected to the Council of Safety at Charleston in 1775, and in 1776 was a delegate to the Continental Congress. He was captured by the British when Charleston was overrun 1780, and held prisoner at St. Augustine for a year. Most of his fortune was destroyed during the Revolution. He was engaged in politics until his death on the first of January, 1787.

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