Hewat, Alexander 1739-1824
Dr. Alexander Hewat(t) (1739–1824; b. Roxburgh, Scotland) was the first historian of South Carolina and Georgia, and the brother of Andrew Hewat, a loyalist planter in South Carolina. Both remained loyal to the King during the American Revolution, and as a result their property was seized and they were expelled under threat of death. Dr. Hewat was pastor of the First (or Scotch) Presbyterian Church of Charleston, South Carolina 1768-1776.
Entry from Bibliotheca Britannica, Volume 1 - 1824 (page 492 - first column)
"Hewatt, Alexander, D.D. -- Sermons, Lond. 1803-5, 2 vols. 8vo. 7s. each."
Religion essential to the being and happiness of society: a sermon for the fast day, March 9, 1796, Part 4 (1796) 29 pages
Annals of the American Pulpit, Volume 2 - 1860 (see page 250)
An historical account of the rise and progress of the colonies of South Carolina and Georgia. In Two Volumes, Volume 1. Alexander Hewat - 1779
An historical account of the rise and progress of the colonies of South Carolina and Georgia. In Two Volumes, Volume 2 Alexander Hewat - 1779