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Elected intendant September 9, 1799, succeeding Henry William DeSaussure. Re-elected September 8, 1800; succeeded by John Ward, September 1801.
Born 1760, died April 15, 1829, buried in St. Philip's Episcopal Church cemetery.
Son of William Roper and Grace Hext, married Lydia Harvey 1781.
Planter, St. Paul's Parish.
Represented St. Philip's and St. Michael's parishes in State House during three General Assemblies, 1796-1801.

Bailey, N. Louise. Biographical Directory of the South Carolina State House of Representatives. Volume 4, 1791-1815. Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, 1984.

Carolina Gazette, September 11, 1800.
Charleston City Gazette, September 15, 1801.
South-Carolina State Gazette, September 10, 1799.

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